Affectionate Quotes

Affectionate is a characteristic that expresses love and fondness. There are many ways to be affectionate such as sending flowers, gifts, showing gratitude, cuddles, or cooking their favorite meal.

Browse through a collection of affectionate quotes from couples, celebrities, famous authors, and others for suggestions and ways to be affectionate towards your partner or loved ones.

 
Johnny Ray Ryder, Jr.- A simple hug warms the heart

Johnny Ray Ryder, Jr.- A simple hug warms the heart

There's something in a simple hug That always warms the heart, It welcomes us back home And makes it easier to part....

Johnny Ray Ryder, Jr.

Kathleen Keating-  A hug makes you feel good all day

Kathleen Keating- A hug makes you feel good all day

A hug makes you feel good all day.

Kathleen Keating

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote On Having Affection

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote On Having Affection

It's true that nothing in this world makes us so necessary to others as the affection we have for them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Dave Guerrero

Dave Guerrero

Sometimes words are like water and lips as strong as wine.

James Henry Leigh Hunt

James Henry Leigh Hunt

Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.     

Damon Galgut

Damon Galgut

No emotion was supposed to cross the great divide of class. Affection could erase all hierarchy; in this was the danger, and the delight.

Kilroy J. Oldster

Kilroy J. Oldster

We are what comes to us and by what we choose to fulfill. We learn love by experiencing other people loving us and by cultivating compassion for all humankind.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow- Affection is Never Wasted

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow- Affection is Never Wasted

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Richelle E. Goodrich

Richelle E. Goodrich

Often we withhold our affections, waiting first for love to be extended to us. The irony is that we are loved for loving.

Victor Hugo- Father and Son

Victor Hugo- Father and Son

He was not his father, and this was not his work; but he was the master, and this was his masterpiece.
Victor Hugo
      

Sir John Lubbock

Sir John Lubbock

Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.     

Alain De Botton

Alain De Botton

Only as we mature does affection begin to depend on achievement.     

Pradeepa Pandiyan

Pradeepa Pandiyan

No man can protect you like your father, No women can love you like your mother.

John Bytheway

John Bytheway

Expressions of affection, like putting your arm around someone's shoulder, holding hands, or giving a kiss good night, involve the principle of honesty.

Geirge Harrison

Geirge Harrison

With our love, we could save the world.

Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

Laughter is more than just a pleasurable activity...When people laugh together, they tend to talk and touch more and to make eye contact more frequently.     

Balroop Singh

Balroop Singh

Affection is a much profound emotion, which is inexplicable but can be fathomed through our pores. It percolates down our skin slowly.     

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston

Affection makes your spirit slither out from its concealing spot.     

Neil Young

Neil Young

A little love and affection in everything you do will make the world a better place with or without you.     

George Eliot

George Eliot

Affection is the broadest basis of a good life.

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

Affection is like bread, unnoticed till we starve, and then we dream of it, and sing of it, and paint it, when every urchin in the street has more than he can eat.     

Libba Brat

Libba Brat

True affection and love have a purity which shall always prevail over bigotry.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Mehmet Murat ildan

Set your affection to infinity and your hate to zero!

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Affection is a habit.

James Howell

James Howell

Affection is blind reason.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita

True love is deep spiritual affection.     

Arthur Helps on recipe for affection

Arthur Helps on recipe for affection

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.     

C.S. Lewis- Public Affection

C.S. Lewis- Public Affection

Affection would not be affection if it was loudly and frequently expressed; to produce it in public is like getting your household furniture out for a move. It did very well in its place, but it looks shabby or tawdry or grotesque in the sunshine.
C.S. Lewis

Munia Khan Quote On Concrete Love

Munia Khan Quote On Concrete Love

A concrete love is a mass of emotion formed into a compound mixture of affection, care, desire, and expectation.
Munia Khan

Irène Némirovsky

Irène Némirovsky

When you love someone as much as that, you don't believe they can die. You think your love protects them.

Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome K. Jerome

Affection will burn cheerily when the white flame of love is flickered out. Affection is a fire that can be fed from day to day and be piled up ever higher as the wintry years draw nigh.

J.C. Ryle

J.C. Ryle

The greater are our affections the deeper are our afflictions, and the more we love the more we have to weep.     

Marty Rubin- Affection goes a long way

Marty Rubin- Affection goes a long way

A little bit of affection goes a long way toward reconciling one with the world.  
Marty Rubin   

James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell

All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.

Bertrand Russell on affection

Bertrand Russell on affection

Affection cannot be created no matter how hard one tries; it can only be liberated.

Amanda Mosher

Amanda Mosher

Affection is the source of self-confidence, happiness, security, and a comfortable mental state.     

Seneca Quote On The Power Of Affection

Seneca Quote On The Power Of Affection

There is no power greater than true affection.  
Seneca   

Isabel Allende- Affection is like the noonday sun

Isabel Allende- Affection is like the noonday sun

Affection is like the noonday sun; it does not need the presence of another to be manifest.
Isabel Allende

Gordon Merrick

Gordon Merrick

Affection expressed physically made friendship so complete and binding.

Lorii Myers

Lorii Myers

Needs cause motivation. Deep-rooted desires for esteem, affection, belonging, achievement, self-actualization, power, and control motivate us to push for what we want and need in our lives.     

Ellen J. Barrier

Ellen J. Barrier

Sharing the same passionate love with another person, gives a feeling of being alive! The experience of something real, is unforgettable.     

Nan Fairbrother

Nan Fairbrother

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.     

Thomas Browne

Thomas Browne

Affection should not be too sharp eyed, and love is not made by magnifying glasses.

Basil Rathbone

Basil Rathbone

Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.

Auliq Ice

Auliq Ice

Love is one of the strongest feelings one can ever have. It comes over you all of a sudden and totally absorbs before you manage to realize the fact.

Brahma Kumaris

Brahma Kumaris

Any love or happiness given to anyone always comes back. Unfortunately we expect it from the same person.     

Mason Cooley Quote On Affection

Mason Cooley Quote On Affection

Affection reproaches, but does not denounce.
Mason Cooley

Timothy Gray

Timothy Gray

"A married couple should show appreciation for each other, care for each other, be affectionate toward each other, and show interest in each other."