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.     

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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.     

Proverb

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.     

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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.     

Virgil

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.     

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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

Hugs are God's way of reminding us how much we are loved.     

Gail Lynne Goodwin

The best place in the world is in the arms of someone who will not only hold you at your best, but will pick you up and hug you tight at your weakest moments.     

unknown

Hugs are part of everyday life for me. Ill hug all sorts of people — I dont worry about it looking unmanly or whatever. I think physical human contact is one of the things that makes living worthwhile.     

AJ McLean

If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.     

Peter Marshall

A hug a day keeps the demons at bay     

Proverb

No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back.     

P.S. I Love You

Hugs and kisses are ways to express what cannot be said.     

Kacie Conroy

He who hugs too much, hugs badly!     

Jeanne Calment

A hug makes you feel good all day.     

Kathleen Keating

Praise is warming and desirable. But it is an earned thing. It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child.     

Phyllis McGinley

There's nothing like a mama-hug.     

Terri Guillemets

Did you know that, if you visualise, you can actually hug on the phone?     

Shelley Long

No matter how strong a woman is, she has a week point. And sometimes all she needs is a hug.     

Melanie McNichols

In an ideal world no one would talk before 10 A.M. People would just hug, because waking up is really hard.     

Zooey Deschannel

What makes us truly great is this noble desire, this passion that transcends all separation that goes beyond one's limitations and wants to hug others and embrace the world.     

Ilichi Lee

They were giving us these incredible bear hugs, and my ribs are still aching from all of those bear hugs.     

Craig Marberry

She taught us how to love limitlessly ... how to laugh and weep and give innumerable heartfelt hugs. My mother did all this and more, in spades.     

Deborah Hazen

I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like the kissing and the crying, I like the impatience, the stories that the mouth can't tell fast enough, the ears that aren't big enough, the eyes that can't take in all of the change, I like the hugging, the bringing together, the end of missing someone.     

Jonathan Safran Foer

Love is a circular emotion that surrounds you, like a hug. Or a noose.     

Jarod Kintz

Hugs aren't like pieces of pie. Plenty of hugs to go around.     

Bernie Mac

You need eight hugs a day. You'll be happier and the world will be a better place.      

Paul J. Zak

I cannot think of permanent enmity between man and man, and believing as I do in the theory of reincarnation, I live in the hope that if not in this birth, in some other birth I shall be able to hug all of humanity in friendly embrace.     

Mahatma Gandhi

I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life.... If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.     

Roald Dahl

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

Irvin Ball

The best thing to hold on to in life is each other.     

Audrey Hepburn

I wanted a good relationship with my mother, and I realized I had a choice: Either I could spend all my time angry that she didn't give me the hugs I thought I needed, or I could understand that she hugs differently. It's not a spread-open-the-arms, 'come here' hug. She hugs by sheltering me from her worries.      

Chandra Wilson

A hug is a mutual act of love and affection that induces feelings of comfort, contentment, and security. Hugs are one of the most beautifully human things we can do.      

Brenda Knight

Love is sweeping the country; / Waves are hugging the shore; / All the sexes / From Maine to Texas / Have never known such love before.      

Ira Gershwin

Embraces are keen like pain.     

Algernon Charles Swinburne

And the softness of my body will be guarded from embrace. / By each button , hook, and lace.      

Amy Lowell

Maybe when social distancing is a thing of the past, we'll hug a little harder, hold on a little longer, and remember that nothing matters more than the time we spend with people we love.      

Lori Deschene

I just hugged you in my thoughts. I hope you felt it.      

Rosa Perry

A hug is a perfect gift. You can exchange it anytime.      

Ben Kubassek

Come girl, and embrace / And ask no more I wed thee; / Know then you are sweet of face, / Soft-limbed and fashioned lovingly; / Must you go marketing your charms / In cunning woman-like, / And filled with old wives' tales' alarms?     

Frank James Prewett

Come to me, grief, on my bosom press, / Lest it should burst with joy’s excess: / Heaven, with disaster, hell, with your pains, / Calm its commotion. For here awhile / She has lain. Strike, foes!     

Henrik Wergeland