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Affection

«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.»
«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.»
«A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.»
Author: Arthur Helps (Historian, Novelist) | About: Affection | Keywords: mixture, recipes
«All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind that only pleases the sight but does not captivate the affections.»
«A husband and wife ought to continue united so long as they love each other. Any law which should bind them to cohabitation for one moment after the decay of their affection would be a most intolerable tyranny, and the most unworthy of toleration.»
«A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.»
«Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.»
«Affection between adults - if they are really adult in mind and not merely grown up children - and creatures so relatively selfish and cruel as children necessarily are without knowing it or meaning it, cannot be called natural»
«All my life, affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it»
«A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.»