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William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-1965+1
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother.
Sir John Lubbock
British statesman and banker 1834-19130
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.
Joseph Wood Krutch
American writer, critic, and naturalist 1893-19700
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.
Polish-American scientist 1908-19970
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
American author 1874-19460
I simply contend that the middle-class ideal which demands that people be affectionate, respectable, honest and content, that they avoid excitements and cultivate serenity is the ideal that appeals to me, it is in short the ideal of affectionate family life, of honorable business methods.
Like many people in Britain, I have an affectionate respect for the Queen, and am surprised that I should be having such republican thoughts.
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.
British writer 1717-17970
Old friends are the great blessings of one's later years. Half a word conveys one's meaning. They have a memory of the same events, have the same mode of thinking. I have young relations that may grow upon me, for my nature is affectionate, but can they grow [To Be] old friends?
English writer and poet 1819-18800
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Canadian literair criticus 1912-19910
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.
Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD0
Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
Women are so gentle, so affectionate, so true in sorrow, so untired and untiring! but the leaf withers not sooner, and tropic light fades not more abruptly.
You know I won't turn over a new leaf I am so obstinate, but then I am no less obstinate in being your affectionate Husband.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832-1
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.