fondness quotes

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I love and honour [Paulus Aemilius, in Plutarch's Lives], for his fondness for his children, which instead of blushing at, he avow ...
"I don't suppose there's a man going, as possesses the fondness for youth that I do. There's youth to the amount of eight hundred ...
I do not speak with any fondness but the language of coolest history, when I say that Boston commands attention as the town which ...
I am fifty-one years old today. Gray hairs are getting into my brow; hair grows perceptibly thinner, but no baldness yet. I read w ...
Death cancels everything but truth; and strips a man of everything but genius and virtue. It is a sort of natural canonization. It ...
Parents and children seldom act in concert: each child endeavours to appropriate the esteem or fondness of the parents, and the pa ...
The fondness or indifference that the philosophers expressed for life was merely a preference inspired by their self-love, and wil ...
I never heard a single expression of fondness for him fall from the lips of any of those who knew him well.
No gray hairs streak my soul,
no grandfatherly fondness there!
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I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not d ...
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