- In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Every gift, though it be small, is in reality great if given with affection.
We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment.
The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.