Quotes About Hugs

Quotes tagged as "hugs" (showing 1-30 of 57)
Deb Caletti
“That's what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.”
Deb Caletti

Bill Watterson
“You know, sometimes the world seems like a pretty mean place.'

'That's why animals are so soft and huggy.”
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes: Scientific Progress Goes "Boink"

“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.”
John Joseph Powell, The Secret of Staying in Love

Rainbow Rowell
“You think that holding someone hard will bring them closer. You think that you can hold them so hard that you'll still feel them, embossed on you, when you pull away.
Every time Eleanor pulled away from Park, she felt the gasping loss of him.”
Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

Rick Riordan
“Yay!” Tyson went around the couches and gave everyone a big hug—even Octavian, who didn't look thrilled about it.”
Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.”

Jarod Kintz
“I love firm hugs. Statues are so affectionate. Well, at least compared to my ex wife.”
Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

Gillian Flynn
“He was one of those guys who'd pronounce I'm a hugger as he came at you, neglecting to ask if the feeling was mutual.”
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
tags: hugs

Jarod Kintz
“Squeeze out the competition—with hugs. I’m giving out FREE hugs while samples last. After that I’ll have to charge an arm and a leg—or maybe just two arms.”
Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

Jarod Kintz
“I have two hands, so when I’m networking and I meet two new people, is it OK to shake both their hands at once? Or would it be more appropriate to organize a group hug?”
Jarod Kintz, How to put out forest fires with your naked body

Nora Roberts
“He gave her a quick, casual kiss on the cheek first. Then came the hug, and it was the hug that always made Laurel’s heart mush. Serious grip, cheek to the hair, eyes closed, just a little sway. Del’s hugs mattered, she thought, and made him impossible to resist.”
Nora Roberts, Savor the Moment

“If you're angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug - which is all the more reason to do so. It's hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that's precisely what happens when we hug each other.”
Walter Anderson, The Confidence Course: Seven Steps to Self-Fulfillment

John Flanagan
“There was a roar of delight from the forward bench, and then the bearlike figure of Nils Ropehander came lumbering down the deck, bellowing congratulations.
"What's that? The General? Engaged? Well General, here's my hand in congratulations!"
The expression here's my hand turned out to be a loose one. Nils scooped Horace up in a massive bear hug of delight. The hug, unlike the expression, was not a loose one. When he released Horace, the young groom-to-be crumpled, moaning breathlessly, to the deck.”
John Flanagan, The Emperor of Nihon-Ja

Jarod Kintz
“Granddaddy Cove, it’s where all the lost hugs are. I know where the treasure is buried, and I’ll take you there for a small finder’s fee.”
Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

Criss Jami
“It is never ridicule, but a compliment, that knocks a philosopher off his feet. He is already positioned for every possible counter-attack, counter-argument, and retort...only to find a big bear hug coming his way.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Amanda Palmer
“Sometimes it was like Neil was from an alien planet, where people never asked for or shared anything emotional without deeply apologizing first. He assured me that he was simply British. And that we Americans, with all of our loud oversharing and need for random hugs and free admissions to people we've just met of deep, traumatic childhood wounds looks just as alien to them.”
Amanda Palmer, The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“#1487: Hug a cow.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr., The Complete Life's Little Instruction Book

Jarod Kintz
“I made a t-shirt that says, "Today's my birthday" on it, so that I can ask for hugs from strangers and point to the text on my tee as the reason why they should oblige. It's not a once-a-year t-shirt, as I wear it every Tuesday.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Dan Pearce
“Some moments can only be cured with a big squishy grandma hug.”
Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Sometimes all you can do is hug a friend tightly and wish that their pain could be transferred by touch to your own emotional hard drive.”
Richelle E. Goodrich

Cassandra Clare
“When he let go of Clary, he turned and hugged Jace. Clary watched, tears running down her face.”
Cassandra Clare, Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy

Dean Koontz
“You can't fix things with a hug, but you can't make them any worse either.”
Dean Koontz, Brother Odd

Richelle E. Goodrich
“It is in the coldest months that hugs linger snug, and they warm the soul the most.”
Richelle E. Goodrich

C.J. English
“I wrapped my arms around him like I was saving an oak tree.”
C.J. English, Affairytale

Lailah Gifty Akita
“If you have the grace to hug someone, never miss this sacred moment.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

“There's something I want to say in this space, but it's an emptiness where there's usually a hug. — Colin Morton to Mary Lee Bragg, 1972”
David Eso, Where the Nights Are Twice as Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets

“A hug makes you feel good all day.”
Kathleen Keating
tags: hug, hugs

Sandy Fussell
“A hug from a samurai girl is warmer than a heap of blankets and more meaningful than a pile of words.”
Sandy Fussell, Shaolin Tiger
tags: hugs

“Group hugs - feel it.”
Russell Eric Dobda
tags: hugs

Margaret Peterson Haddix
“Listen, I'll share some of the wisdom I learned over the years. When you near the end of your life... when you're a lonely old man... you start realizing what your accomplishments are really worth. The most brilliant clue I ever deciphered, the millions I earned -- even the microwavable burrito itself -- sometimes I think I'd be willing to trade all of it for a single hug of someone who truly loves me.”
Margaret Peterson Haddix

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