Hugs Sayings and Quotes

Hugs are magic. It’s impossible to feel angry while receiving one and they have an unexplainable way of comforting us when we feel low. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about hugs.

Millions and millions of years would still not give me half enough time to describe that tiny instant of all eternity when you put your arms around me and I put my arms around you.     

Jacques Prevert

There's something in a simple hug / That always warms the heart / It welcomes us back home /And makes it easier to part     

Johnny Ray Ryder, Jr.

I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.     

Ann Hood

A hug is a wonderful thing. It's a marvelous gift to share. It's a grand way to say; 'I care.' A hug communicates support, security, affection, unity, and belonging. A hug shows compassion. A hug brings delight. A hug charms the senses. A hug touches the soul.     

Bob Stoess

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

One day someone is going to hug you so tight that all all of your broken pieces will stick together.     


A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.     

Bil Keane

Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.     

Leo Buscaglia

A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance.     


Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.     

Edward Hoagland

Laughing together is as close as you can get to a hug without touching.     

Gina Barreca

A hug is the perfect gift; one size fits all, and nobody minds if you exchange it.     


A hug a day keeps the demons at bay.     

German Proverb

They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything.     

Bil Keane

Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children.     

Princess Diana

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

They say that love is more important than money, have you ever tried paying your bills with a hug?     

Nishan Panwar

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

A hug is an amazing thing. It's just the perfect way To show the love we're feeling But can't find the words to say     

Johnny Ray Ryder

I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.     

Shel Silverstein

Hug your friends tight, but your enemies tighter - hug 'em so tight they can't wiggle     

Lyndon B. Johnson

Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.     

Harold MacMillan

Hug the shore; let others try the deep.     


Feel the presence of love, wrapped up within a hug.     

Robert M. Hensel

Hugs are one of the reasons God gave us arms. So, stretch out your arms to someone today. Reach out to those you love. It will warm the heart of the giver and give light to the soul of the recipient.     


I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug ten people at a time.     

Drew Barrymore

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.     

Virginia Satir

A hug is a smile with arms, a laugh with a stronger grip.     

Terri Guillemets

However long a hug lasts, it doesn't last long enough.     

Kyle Schmalenberg

Where I live if someone gives you a hug it's from the heart.     

Steve Irwin