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Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the read more

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.

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Found in: Affection Quotes,
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The bee's favorite couplet: a sunup brimming buttercuplet.

The bee's favorite couplet: a sunup brimming buttercuplet.

by Saiom Shriver Found in: Affection Quotes,
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The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all read more

The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish,--all duties even.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Affection Quotes,
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Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; read more

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.

by Leigh Hunt Found in: Affection Quotes,
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Cards were at first for benefits designed, sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind.

Cards were at first for benefits designed, sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind.

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Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.

Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.

by Paul Goodman Found in: Malice Quotes,
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Malice drinks one half of its own poison.

Malice drinks one half of its own poison.

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca Found in: Malice Quotes,
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Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Affection Quotes,
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Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.

Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Amusement Quotes,
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