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Wise Quotes about Affection

May you find great value in these Affection quotes and sayings.

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

We can live without religion and meditation,
but we cannot survive without human affection.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama


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You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone
who is more deserving of your
love and affection than you are yourself,
and that person is not to be found anywhere.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe
deserve your love and affection.
- The Buddha

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

 

Like everyone else I feel the need of relations and friendship,
of affection, of friendly intercourse,
and I am not made of stone or iron,
so I cannot miss these things without feeling,
as does any other intelligent man, a void and deep need.
I tell you this to let you know how much good your visit has done me.
- Vincent Van Gogh

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

To affect the quality of the day,
that is the highest of arts.
- Henry David Thoreau

Globalization, as defined by rich people like us,
is a very nice thing...
you are talking about the Internet,
you are talking about cell phones,
you are talking about computers.
This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.
- Jimmy Carter

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, -
a mere heart of stone.
- Charles Darwin

There is a magic in the memory of schoolboy friendships;
it softens the heart,
and even affects the nervous system
of those who have no heart.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.
I can never be what I ought to be
until you are what you ought to be.
This is the interrelated structure of reality.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe.
Therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole.
All thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings,
and deeds are listened to by all that is.
- Serge Kahili King

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions,
the mobility and flow of risk capital...
the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital,
and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
- John F. Kennedy

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love.
Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

If you shut the door to all errors,
truth will be shut out.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
- Maimonides

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
cannot be trusted with important matters.
- Albert Einstein


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