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Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
Alfred A. Montapert
Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests.
To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
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.
That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.
There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.
Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
Logan P. Smith
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections.
It is sad to see a woman sacrificing the ties of the affections even to do good.
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age.
Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.
The Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator.
For film and television, it's interesting how fans feel that their particular ways of manifesting their affections are the correct ones. It's not just about being a fan, it's about how you perform your fandom. That's always been interesting to me.
Every man hath a general desire of his own happiness; and likewise a variety of particular affections, passions, and appetites to particular external objects.
Every one of our passions and affections hath its natural stint and bound, which may easily be exceeded; whereas our enjoyments can possibly be but in a determinate measure and degree.
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