Affairs that are done by due degrees, are soon ended.
Affairs, like salt fish, ought to be a good while a soaking.
Affamé n'a pas de sens.
Affanni, malanni. modo di dire
Affari di Maria Cazzetta (Gli).
Affaticati per sapere e lavora per avere.
Affe bleibt Affe, auch wenn er goldenes Geschmeide trägt. Altgriechisch
Affé di Bacco.
Affe, was hast du für schöne Jungen! info] Ironische Bewunderung von hässlichen Kindern und widerwärtigen Taten.
Affect not little shifts and subterfuges to avoid the force of an argument. Watts
Affect not to despise beauty, no one is freed from its dominion; but regard is not a pearl of price, it is fleeting as the bow in the clouds. Tupper
Affect words that are not of current use. Michel De Montaigne
Affectation discovers sooner what one is than it makes known what one would fain appear to be. Stanislaus
Affectation endeavors to correct natural defects, and has always the laudable aim of pleasing, though it always misses it. Locke
Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins. Horace Mann
Affectation in any part of our carriage is lighting up a candle to see our defects, and never fails to make us taken notice of, either as wanting sense or sincerity. Locke
Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than small-pox.
Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than the small-pox. St. Evremond
Affectation is a greater injury to the face than small-pox.
Affectation is an awkward and forced Imitation of what should be genuine and easy, wanting the Beauty that accompanies what is natural. Locke
Affectation is as necessary to the mind as dress is to the body. Hazlitt
Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models, the young begin with being ridiculous, and often end in being vicious. Blair
Affectation is the product of falsehood. Carlyle
Affectation is to be always distinguished from hypocrisy, as being the art of counterfeiting those qualities, which we might with innocence and safety, be known to want. Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villany; affectation part of the chosen trappings of folly. Johnson
Affectation naturally counterfeits those excellences which are placed at the greatest distance from possibility of attainment, because, knowing our own defects, we eagerly endeavor to supply them with artificial excellence. Johnson
Affectation proceeds from one of these two causes, - vanity or hypocrisy; for as vanity puts us on affecting false characters, in order to purchase applause; so hypocrisy sets us on an endeavor to avoid censure, by concealing our vices under an appearance of their opposite virtues. Fielding
Affected simplicity is refined imposture. La Rochefoucauld
Affected superiority mars good fellowship.
Affecter ere som traer, tit blive store af en liden saed.
Affecter la simplicité, comme c'est afficher qu'on ne l'a pas! Anne Barratin, 1845-1911
Affecterne ere laster, om vi bruge dem ilde; dyder, om vi bruge dem vel.
Affectio maritalis. en] Intention of Marriage.
Affectio societatis. en] Intention to form a society.
Affection aveugle raison. / L'amour est aveuge.
Affection blinds reason.
Affection can withstand very severe storms of rigor, but not a long polar frost of downright indifference. Love will subsist on wonderfully little hope, but not altogether without it. Scott
Affection de gendre, soleil d'hiver.
Affection de l'enfant, de l'eau dans un crible.
Affection has its share of affliction.
Affection is a coal that must be cool'd, Else, suffer'd, it will set the heart on fire. Shakespeare: Venus and A., Line 387.
Affection is the broadest basis of a good life. George Eliot
Affection towards their husbands, (not) until they have lost them. Michel De Montaigne
Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles. Leigh Hunt
Affection, mistress of passion, sways it to the mood of what it likes or loathes. Shakespeare
Affection, thy intention stabs the centre; Thou dost make possible, things not so held, Communicat'st with dreams. William Shakespeare, Das Wintermärchen (Leontes)
Affections injured by tyranny, or rigor of compulsion, like tempest-threatened trees, unfirmly rooted, never spring to timely growth. John Ford
Affectus cito cadit, aequalis est ratio. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (1-65), De ira dt] Die Leidenschaft lässt schnell nach, die Vernunft bleibt sich gleich.
Affectus mentis operam patet experimentis.
Affectus non punitur, nisi sequatur effectus. Rechtsregel dt] Die Absicht wird nicht bestraft, wenn sie unausgeführt bleibt.
Affectus quidem tam mali ministri quam duces sunt. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (1-65), De ira dt] Die Leidenschaften sind ebenso schlechte Diener wie Führer.