Best Quotes About Affectionate

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him. -Herbert Hoover

Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mother. -W. Somerset Maugham

A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. -Leo Rosten

People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate. -George Eliot

The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones. -Northrop Frye

Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies. -Joseph Wood Krutch

Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft. -Ovid

Again, I shall be told that the law presumes the husband to be kind, affectionate, and ready to provide for and protect his wife. But what right, I ask, has the law to presume at all on the subject? -Ernestine Rose

And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions. -Margaret Cavendish

My family was loving… they were very supportive and very affectionate, and basically I could do what I wanted, and basically it wasn't anything dangerous, thank God. -Bob Balaban

THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour, the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government. -Charles Inglis

The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it. -Walt Whitman

The musicians are really on board, they're doing a great job together. There is some kind of a good chemistry, I would say affectionate chemistry and it's a huge promise of success. -Lucien Bouchard

It's not every day that you get to be affectionate around something, it just doesn't happen that often. -Larry David

We are still so close, David and I. We were at a party the other day at my mum's house and I was sitting on his lap. We're very affectionate. And I looked at him and thought after being married for 11 years! We were the only couple who were even near each other at that party. We're soul mates. -Victoria Beckham

Like many people in Britain, I have an affectionate respect for the Queen, and am surprised that I should be having such republican thoughts. -A. N. Wilson

I'm an affectionate person. -Zara Phillips

We cannot know the whole truth, which belongs to God alone, but our task nevertheless is to seek to know what is true. And if we offend gravely enough against what we know to be true, as by failing badly enough to deal affectionately and responsibly with our land and our neighbors, truth will retaliate with ugliness, poverty, and disease. -Wendell Berry

I got bored of not feeling affectionate towards girls. -Rod Stewart

My father's drinking was sometimes a problem. And a great deal went unspoken. He was not particularly acute or articulate about the emotions. But he was very affectionate towards me. -Ian Mcewan

My daughter is very strong-willed and is a great kid. She doesn't drink. She doesn't smoke. She doesn't fold to peer pressure. I think how affectionate my wife and I have been with her over the years all plays into that. She realizes the more people she is exposed to that kids who have both parents around grow up to be much better people. -Doug Flutie

My feelings towards the newspapers are very affectionate. -Annalena McAfee

Jane was my wicked stepmother: she was generous, affectionate and resourceful; she salvaged my schooling and I owe her an unknowable debt for that. One flaw: sometimes, early on, she would tell me things designed to make me think less of my mother, and I would wave her away, saying, 'Jane, this just backfires and makes me think less of you.' -Martin Amis

Blakes Hotel in South Kensington was a particular favourite of mine during what I affectionately think of as my Restless Years. -Julie Burchill

Comic-Con fans are so affectionate, and it's always a lovely way to start a new season. -Kunal Nayyar

In Asian languages, the word for 'mind' and the word for 'heart' are same. So if you're not hearing mindfulness in some deep way as heartfulness, you're not really understanding it. Compassion and kindness towards oneself are intrinsically woven into it. You could think of mindfulness as wise and affectionate attention. -Jon Kabat-Zinn

Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood. -Ginger Rogers

Kids with Down syndrome are, by and large, quite affectionate and relatively guileless, and frequently, the attachments to them grow and deepen. And the meaning that parents find in it grows and deepens. -Andrew Solomon

Turkeys know their names, come when you call, and are totally affectionate. They're better than teenagers. -Elayne Boosler

My wife and I are very affectionate. -Tom Brady

When you're dead, you're dead. No one is going to remember me when I'm dead. Oh, maybe a few friends will remember me affectionately. Being remembered isn't the most important thing, anyhow. It's what you do when you are here that's important. -Susan Hayward

I've always wanted male friends that I could be real intimate with and talk about important things with and be as affectionate with that person as I would be with a girl. -Kurt Cobain

My mom was very affectionate but also very loud. My whole house was very loud. My father screamed, my mother screamed – everybody screamed. -Michael De Luca

My dog is vicious to the uninvited guest, lavishly affectionate to the invited one, and so freakishly acute that he has mastered the English language. -Jean Hanff Korelitz

I will never say a bad word about 'One Tree Hill'. The entire shape of my world changed because of that show, so I'll always be very affectionate toward it. -Hilarie Burton

I love the homely atmosphere of Indore and Bhopal. People here are very warm and affectionate. -Malaika Arora Khan

I can be affectionate about a lot of things without watching them. -Tom Stoppard

If people want to talk about Bob Dylan, I can talk about that. But my dad belongs to me and four other people exclusively. I'm very protective of that. And telling people whether he was affectionate is telling people a lot. It has so little to do with me. I come up against a wall. -Jakob Dylan

There are certain characteristics that define a good chimp mother. She is patient, she is protective but she is not over-protective – that is really important. She is tolerant, but she can impose discipline. She is affectionate. She plays. And the most important of all: she is supportive. -Jane Goodall

I've kind of blocked it out, but a good friend affectionately reminded me that yes, I was a dork. I was not a cool kid in high school. -Mamie Gummer

I'm not a fan of Dr. Seuss's better-known work, but his fables leave me awe-struck. 'Ten Tall Tales' is a collection of stories where his trademark anarchy is combined with a tautness of writing that shines an affectionate yet uncompromising spotlight on some of the absurdities of human behaviour. -Giles Andreae

My father superintended the English part of my education, and to his care I am indebted for anything valuable which I may have acquired in my youth. He was my only intelligent companion, and was both a watchful parent and an affectionate friend. -John Marshall

Interacting with Indian children was so fulfilling. They are so affectionate. Every school I've visited, I've been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm and love they've showered me with! -Ken Spillman

Imagine trying to be a gay actor, a gay anything in modern Russia? Where to be positively oneself, to be affectionate in public with someone you love of the same gender, or to talk of that love in the hearing of anyone under 18, will put you prison? -Ian Mckellen

The severe household has no fierce slaves, but it is the affectionate mother. -Han Fei

Ghost! I miss him! Is that weird? I miss him even though I invented him. I feel a lot of tenderness toward him. I don't write a lot of stuff that is sad or that is tender and affectionate, so that has a very special place in my heart. -Daniel Mallory Ortberg

I esteem it the crowning mercy of my life that not only the chief ends I contemplated on becoming a missionary are attained, but I am allowed to see competent, faithful, and affectionate successors actively engaged in the work. -Adoniram Judson

One of the things I've always loved about queer culture is the openness and passionate curiosity about love, desire and the myriad forms of affectionate ties. -Stacey D'Erasmo

A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the 'why' for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any 'how.' -Viktor E. Frankl

At the age when other children, I imagine, experience their first 'feeling' for a person, or for art, or for religion, I was affectionate, good, and even pious: by that I mean that under the influence of my mother, I was devoted to the Child Jesus. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I directed Bebe Neuwirth in 'Here Lies Jenny' at the Post Street Theatre. I was gobsmacked – the audiences were extremely knowledgeable, affectionate, interested, and not cynical. -Roger Rees

I was affectionately known as Bird Legs during high school. -Mitt Romney

Few places on earth have been as affectionately alchemised into literature as the Lake District. -Melvyn Bragg

I'm one of 10 children, and all my brothers call me Jim. And all my sisters… well, they call me something even more affectionate. My mother calls me James, and I do what my mother tells me. -James P. Gorman

I come from a family where people are physically affectionate. Hugging and kissing comes naturally to me. -Ranveer Singh

Mel Brooks is an interesting one because he started out making films about stuff that he was totally affectionate about, like musicals, westerns, horror films, Hitchcock films. And then, as they get further on, and you get to 'Spaceballs,' then it's just kind of contrived. -Edgar Wright

When I've got a girlfriend, I like to be with them as much as possible, and I'm very affectionate. -James Arthur

All I know is that my fans have been really wonderful and affectionate. -Adam West

We are a total of our sum parts, right? I came from a family of very strong women – black women. And if I go back as far as my great grandmothers, there was always that love and the ability to be nurturing. Then I grew up in a household where my father was the one who was more affectionate with me. -Omari Hardwick

Our aim is to develop affectionate robots that can make people smile. -Masayoshi Son

I do this thing with my daughter – I put my hand on her face and shake her head, but really affectionately. But I didn't think, and I did that to Flea. -Watkin Tudor Jones

The severe household has no fierce slaves, while it is the affectionate mother who has the prodigal son. -Han Fei

Koreans love to dance; they love to sing. If you actually know Koreans, you see how absurd the stereotype of the 'Asian robot' is. They love to laugh – they're very affectionate. Maybe because of their history of oppression, when they feel you are part of their tribe, they are intensely loyal. I love that about Koreans! -Min Jin Lee

It couldn't be more satisfying to work on something almost anonymously for years, then to have it received affectionately with support. -Bennett Miller

Cesar's not even that hard. But I suppose Azpilicueta is. Some said my name was too difficult to pronounce and could they call me Dave. It's stuck. It's also done affectionately. -Cesar Azpilicueta

When American troops find themselves fighting for their lives, there is no better sound than an A-10 – a plane officially nicknamed the Thunderbolt II but known affectionately by the troops as the Warthog – firing its enormous 30-millimeter gun at the enemy. -Martha McSally

I see 'Grace' as an affectionate refusal of things that just aren't true. With all our power and money and influence, we still can't raise up high over people's consciousness. -Lizz Wright

The mixtapes, and a lot of our music, it comes from a place of fandom and appreciation and of respect and of nodding toward stuff that we feel really affectionate towards. -Dan Smith

I had auditioned for 'Lagaan.' That's where I met Aamir for the first time. He was a superstar; I was a nobody. Yet, he treated me gently and affectionately. He put me at ease completely. -Amisha Patel

Daddy – as I affectionately called him – and I were so similar in a lot of ways, and we shared that extra-special bond of professional wrestling and our careers. -Natalya Neidhart

Me and me dad didn't have a great relationship when we were younger. We had a good relationship, but it wasn't an affectionate relationship. -Ronan Keating

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