Quotes with affections
A moral character is attached to autumnal scenes; the leaves falling like our years, the flowers fading like our hours, the clouds fleeting like our illusions, the light diminishing like our intelligence, the sun growing colder like our affections, the rivers becoming frozen like our lives -- all bear secret revelations to our destinies.
My feelings about Mr. Nixon remained the same until his death -- a tangle of familial echoes, affections, and curiosities never satisfied.
Crazy Rhythm: My Journey From Brooklyn, Jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon’s White House, Watergate, and Beyond (1997)
There is nothing of permanent value (putting aside a few human affections), nothing that satisfies quiet reflection, except the sense of having worked according to one’s capacity and light to make things clear and get rid of cant and shams of all sorts.