Top 188 Hug Quotes

Hug Quotes: Embracing Love, Comfort, and Connection

The Power of a Hug

A hug is more than just a physical gesture; it is a universal language of love, comfort, and connection. It has the ability to transcend words, bridge distances, and convey emotions that words alone cannot express. In this article, we celebrate the profound impact of hugs and present a collection of quotes that capture the essence of this simple yet powerful act.

A hug has the remarkable power to heal, to soothe, and to make us feel seen and understood. It is a gesture that creates a sense of safety, warmth, and belonging. Whether it’s a tight embrace from a loved one or a gentle hug from a friend, the act of hugging envelops us in a cocoon of love and support, reminding us that we are not alone.

Embracing the Magic: Quotes that Warm the Heart

Throughout history, poets, writers, and philosophers have sought to capture the beauty and significance of hugs through their words. Their quotes encapsulate the profound impact of this simple act, inspiring us to embrace love, offer comfort, and foster meaningful connections. Below, we present a collection of heartwarming quotes that celebrate the power of hugs.

Girdles and wire stays should have never been invented.

Girdles and wire stays should have never been invented. No man wants to hug a padded bird cage.
Marilyn Monroe
With age, you get to a place where you don’t want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug.
Vin Diesel
I consider myself lucky that Sheila Johnson, the cofounder of Black Entertainment Television, didn’t choose to rest on her very impressive business laurels. Her luscious 100 percent modal scarves, printed with photos she takes all over the world, are gorgeous. Wearing one is like being wrapped in a hug.
Gayle King
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
I’m not a psychopath to hug somebody if the person doesn’t want to talk to me.
Sana Khan
I got a hug from Kathleen Marshall, Sheryl Crow, and Barry Levinson all in the same day – and that was something pretty special!
Diana DeGarmo
The first thing I do each morning is get out of bed and give my dog, Audrey, a hug. She’s a Jack Russell. I think having an animal is a wonderful thing, particularly dogs. They are great levelers, there’s no nonsense with them, and they just want simple affection.
Donatella Versace
Whenever I am at the airport, I always manage to get a hug from the security personnel present at the security check. They always tell me that they love the songs from ‘Border,’ and its amazing that even 20 years later, the songs continue to hold the same meaning and impact they had when the film was released.
Anu Malik
Ken, my husband, just smelled like he belonged to me. I’m not talking about hygiene. I’m talking about when you hug him, he either feels like a member of your tribe or not. It’s their scent.
Erica Jong
I’m an emotional person. Anger and frustration comes out in many ways… I’m not afraid to hug my friends that I love, and I’m not afraid to express my emotions when I’m upset.
Big Show
‘Hug’ is my mother’s word for affection.
Robert Indiana
Hug your mom. Hug your mom and thank your mom.
Brian Tyree Henry
It’s not necessarily the best situation for me to try to hug someone unless I really know them. And I don’t really know anybody, so.
Naomi Osaka
Hug the shore; let others try the deep.
With age, you get to a place where you don’t want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug.
Vin Diesel
If I’m in the airport, people will come up and just hug me because they feel like they can – and that’s the greatest. They just want to hug because some place, some memory in their lives, I meant something to them.
Lynda Carter
I’ve had girls that kissed me on the cheek. People get so pumped, and so excited, they don’t see you as a person. Which is fair. Sometimes, I don’t see people as people. But at the end of the day, you can’t put your hands on me unless I hug you first.
Iliza Shlesinger
Let’s set aside our political and ideological differences and take a moment to love our families, hug our children, parents and grandparents and through love and respect, strengthen the bonds that made us the greatest nation on Earth.
James Lankford
I’m not just going to hug every person that asks to hug me.
Frankie Cosmos
The day I got to Los Angeles after I got traded, Chase Utley was the first guy I saw. He welcomed me. He gave me a big hug. He was, like, ‘You. You are my brother.’
Carlos Ruiz
I remember watching an Iranian film, ‘A Separation.’ When the film ended, I felt like going to Iran, getting that family together, hug them and just being with them.
Shoojit Sircar
People I’ve never spoken to before come up to me and give me a hug.
Lesley Nicol
And if you see me, smile and maybe give me a hug. That’s important to me too.
Jim Valvano
Some black women hug me and walk away. A lot of black men talk about dating white women and how they’ve been there, too. People open up about their racial experiences. I feel like I’m a walking therapy session. It’s quite intense. But it means a lot to people.
Daniel Kaluuya
Even though the white-haired politician has no colorful wardrobe, after he speaks… you want to hug him. Why? Because what Bernie Sanders says feels like the truth. The unbridled truth. And he says it loud.
John Densmore
I love hugging people. I still hug everybody in my meet-and-greet lines.
Taylor Swift
Cute is when a person’s personality shines through their looks. Like in the way they walk, every time you see them you just want to run up and hug them.
Natalie Portman
I went to my local Sure Start centre, and they put me on a parenting course. I learned things that might seem simple – that it was important to hug and love your child, and read to them. This might seem obvious, but it wasn’t to me at the time.
Angela Rayner
A young fella snuck out on to the field somehow, but when he was coming up to give me a hug, he got smoked by the guard. He was lucky the guy didn’t break his ribs.
Sonny Bill Williams
I received a call from Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum and head coach Eric Mangini. They asked me if I was ready to become a New York Jet. I quickly answered ‘yes’ and began to hug everyone at the table.
D’Brickashaw Ferguson
The thing is, I’m used to handshakes. Every time someone comes for a hug, I’m very confused. I’m told that I give out the worst hugs, too.
Naomi Osaka
HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can

HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.
Princess Diana
It’s nice when people come up to me in the street and give me a hug, I love it.
Scarlett Moffatt
Cute is when a person’s personality shines through their looks. Like in the way they walk, every time you see them you just want to run up and hug them.
Natalie Portman
A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.
Bil Keane
We all know the wonders of Skype, but there’s nothing like getting a hug from your daughters or taking them to school.
David Harewood
I wish I could just hug you all, but I’m not gonna.
Layne Staley
I feel most glamorous in tight-fitting dresses that hug my curves, and the highest heels.
Amanda Lepore
Most of the people at my headline shows are in their 20s, but it varies a ton: like, I’ve had a six-year-old hug my leg after the show and a 60-year-old shake my hand. It’s cool to see people connecting with the music across different generations.
K. Flay
I dread handshakes. I’ve got some problems with my hands, and everywhere I go, people want to impress me with their grip. To make it worse, now women are coming up with that firm shake. So I’ll say, ‘Gimme five!’ If a boy wants a handshake, I’ll just give him a hug.
George Foreman
I cry at random things, like a flower, or someone giving me a present, or my sister giving me a nice hug.
Naomie Harris
I had fallen in love once with someone, and I remember it being so distinct, where after the first time they’d hug me, I never wanted another man to ever touch me ever again.
Lela Loren
Girdles and wire stays should have never been invented. No man wants to hug a padded bird cage.
Marilyn Monroe
The world is a mess. It seems that life gets harder on a personal level each and every day. Hug and kiss those you love every day. You never know when the tragedies of this world may visit your life.
Kevin Nash
You know, food is such – it’s a hug for people.
Rachael Ray
You know, food is such – it’s a hug for people.
Rachael Ray
It’s weird to not know what a family is. Not know what a mother’s love is. And not really know what a hug is or anything.
Oksana Masters
I’ve seen my name on marquees and bowed to standing ovations. I’ve also been called a fraud, a mental case, a heretic. People all over the country wait in line to hug me or curse me.
Glennon Doyle Melton
I have friends who come to the Australia Zoo, and it’s just, instead of playing video games, we get to hug and kiss a giraffe or walk a tiger.
Bindi Irwin
Having a child, that’s huge. I get to go home and hug my daughter. That’s the greatest thing in the world.
Nick Foles
I won’t have a standout moment until I perform at the VMAs, meet Ryan Gosling, and hug Sky Ferreira.
Kevin Abstract
I got the famous Oprah hug!
Taylor Lautner
Laughing together is as close as you can get to a hug without touching.
Gina Barreca
I’ve seen fathers criticizing their sons the moment a game’s over. Not my dad. It doesn’t matter if I threw an interception or a Hail Mary, he always says, ‘Good job, son, I’m proud of you.’ Then he shakes my hand and gives me a hug. Every time.
Ben Roethlisberger
If you can make it so that I could touch somebody remotely through a wearable because it has haptic feedback – like, I could give a hug and it would touch you or pinch you – that would be killer.
Renee James
As a woman, this is one of these areas where you have to walk a fine line: the classic, ‘Are you soft and squishy, and you hug everybody, and you’re a cheerleader?’ versus, ‘Are you the hard-nosed you-know-what female dog?’
Sandra E. Peterson