51 Meaningful Hugs Quotes So Far


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Hugs Quotes – Many times, when we are feeling sad, we need someone who can hug us. Sometimes words are not that much stronger than hugs. The words sometimes are not enough to overcome the sadness.

If you give your loved ones a single hug at the time of difficulty, it will comfort them. Hugs are the powerful ways by which you can show your feelings to your loved ones.


You can easily communicate your feelings with others with hugs.  Hugs are not just to convey your message but also to show your love towards someone by hugging them. It is for creating good relations. It also helps in creating a strong bond.

Many people write several quotes about the hug. For you, we have compiled some famous hugs quotes. These quotes will let you know the importance of hugs in life.

51 Most Famous Hugs Quotes

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  2. “I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.” – Ann Hood
  3. “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. 
  4. “A hug makes you feel good all day.” – Kathleen Keating
  5. “Where I live if someone gives you a hug, it’s from the heart.” – Steve Irwin
  6. “Getting people where they want to go, reliably and happily, can make or break their ability to succeed in a work endeavor or to hug a family member at an important moment.” – Oscar Munoz
  7. “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
  8. “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
  9. “Everbody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.” – Leo Buscaglia
  10. “A hug a day keeps the demons at bay.” – German Proverb
  11. “Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.” – Princess Diana
  12. “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
  13. “Ken, my husband, just smelled like he belonged to me. I’m not talking about hygience. 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
  14. “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
  15. “When the right person hugs you, it’s like medicine. I’m so grateful for those few people in my life who are good for my soul.” – Steve Maraboli
  16. “The good part of having six kids is, there’s always one who wants to hug you and say, ‘Daddy, I love you.’” – John McEnroe
  17. “Hugs are the universal medicine.” – Unknown
  18. “Some moments can only be cured with a big squishy grandma hug.” – Dan Pearce
  19. “However long a hug lasts, it doesn’t last long enough.” – Kyle Schmalenberg

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  21. “Laughter with those that understand us is music for the soul. A hug at the right moment and a kind shoulder to lean on, Is the sprinkle of magic that keeps us walking towards hope.” – Mimi Novic
  22. “A few weeks after my mom passed in November of 2013, I came back from an injury and entered the Egg Bowl in the second half against Ole Miss. I’ll never forger the feeling when I walked back out on the field. As I walked into the Egg Bowl, the crowd stood up and clapped like they were enveloping me in a giant hug.” – Dak Prescott
  23. “Feel the presence of love wrapped up within a hug.” – Robert M. Hensel
  24. “Mama hugs me and I hold her back. Sometimes all you can do is hold on.” – Jasmine Warga
  25. “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 Rider
  26. “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
  27. “Be a love pharmacist: dispense hugs like medicine—they are!” – Terri Guillemets
  28. “I love meeting people, and I know it’s so difficult for people to come up to me and introduce themselves, so when they do, I’ll grab them and hug them. It makes their day, you know? I love that, and I get positive energy from that.” – Nicola Formichetti
  29. “Hugs and kisses are ways to express what cannot be said.” – Kacie Conroy
  30. “When you are hugging a child, always be the last one to let go. You never know how long they need it.” – Unknown
  31. “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.” – Unknown
  32. “Sometimes a silent hug is the only thing to say.” – Robert Brault
  33. “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
  34. “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

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  36. “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.” – Unknown
  37. “A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance.” – Proverb
  38. “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 Star
  39. “I love hugging people. I still hug everybody in my meet-and-greet lines.” – Taylor Swift
  40. “There’s nothing like a mama-hug.” – Terri Guillemets
  41. “I don’t ever wanna come across too intimidating, so as long as I look like you can come up and give me a hug, that’s good.” – Jessica Simpson
  42. “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
  43. “Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?” – Desiderius Erasmus
  44. “I wish I could just hug you all, but I’m not gonna.” – Layne Staley
  45. “Children are not unforgiving. You can punish them and they will hug you in a few minutes.” – T.D. Jakes
  46. “I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug ten people at a time.” – Drew Barrymore
  47. “You know, sometimes the world seems like a pretty mean place. That’s why animals are so soft and huggy.” – Bill Watterson
  48. “You know, food is such – it’s a hug for people.” – Rachael Ray
  49. “I’d love to have a big old hug with Richard Simmons.” – Blake Shelton
  50. “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
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When you are tired from life problems, simple hugs can motivate you to face those problems. A hug will make you stronger and let you fight with the difficulties of life.

Sometimes you might find that your loved ones are feeling down or sad, and you do not find suitable words to overcome their sadness.

“Laughing together is as close as you can get to a hug without touching.” – Gina Barreca

So, at that time, a hug is the right thing that can give comfort to your loved ones at the time of difficulty and make them happy. Sometimes our single hug is much better than words. The collection of these quotes will give you the real meaning of hugs.


By reading these quotes, you will know about the love that is present behind a hug. Do let me know what you think about hugs? If you like these hug quotes, then do share them with your loved ones.