It's absolutely true that it's almost impossible to play a character without having any affection for him.
All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years.
And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart.
Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
I think the President inspires tremendous affection and loyalty by a wide range of people.
The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
My father, who died a few years ago, was a good, simple, very honest man. His faith and affection for his family was just unassailable, without question.
Michael is a funny character, for whom I have a great deal of affection. He sat across his desk and seemed to be a bit of a blunt fellow. We began talking about the characters and he opened up about his vision.
In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and, I do believe, an object of affection and-yes, love.
He makes a great mistake... who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection.
The United States form a young republic, a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a union of interests and affection, under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence.
I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned. Now I despise all my seven children equally.
While I've lived in L.A. since 1985, I'll always consider Chicago my home town and have much affection for it. My parents and sister still live there so I try to visit as often as I'm able.
When a writer admits that he has an affection for something which he has written, it is high time to pray for his soul.
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means.
The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.
The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.