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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. Nathaniel Hawthorne#Affections 67
Nathaniel Hawthorne#Affections 67
In life, there are no perfect affections. James Merrill#Affections 59
James Merrill#Affections 59
The place of my birth, and residence for nearly sixteen years, in the early part of my life, became endeared to my feelings and affections; and more especially so after I had quitted it for an unknown place, and to associate with strangers. John Britton#Affections 55
John Britton#Affections 55
The Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator. Mary Astell#Affections 50
Mary Astell#Affections 50
My affections are easily swayed and I can be very unfaithful. Dusty Springfield#Affections 47
Dusty Springfield#Affections 47
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections. George Eliot#Affections 46
George Eliot#Affections 46
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone. Charles Darwin#Affections 43
Charles Darwin#Affections 43
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections. Daniel Boone#Affections 41
Daniel Boone#Affections 41
Many things are unknown to the wisest, and the best men can never wholly divest themselves of passions and affections... nothing can or ought to be permanent but that which is perfect. Algernon Sidney#Affections 40
Algernon Sidney#Affections 40
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child. Alexander Pope#Affections 39
Alexander Pope#Affections 39
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