85 Hug Quotes To Inspire Love, Comfort, And Connection

In a world where people struggle to convey their emotions of love, empathy, and solace, a tight hug can bring warmth, comfort, and a sense of belonging. Here are the best hug quotes that will remind you how much you can communicate through hugging.

A hug is like a secret language that everyone understands. It helps you show support during low moments, times of sorrow, and moments of celebration.

Hugs are magical as they have the power to mend spirits, heal souls, and remind us of the importance of human connection.

Whether it is a warm hug from your family members, a tight hug from your friends, or an affectionate cuddle from kids, every hug has an extraordinary and transformative power that thousands of words cannot express.

Research has shown that hugging can reduce stress levels and promote feelings of happiness and contentment. It also brings people closer to each other and improves bonding and trust between them.

There are times when people feel low and don’t feel like talking to anyone. All that they need is a warm hug and a silent conversation with their loved ones to get the reassurance they need. A hug is best received when it’s needed the most.

These inspirational hug quotes and sayings will remind you of the warmth of a hug and the beauty of shared emotions.

Top 10 Hug Quotes

  1. “Sometimes a hug is all you need.” — Unknown   

    Hug Quotes
    Hug Quotes
  2. “Hugs are the universal medicine.” — Unknown 

    Quotes On Hugging
    Quotes On Hugging
  3. “A hug makes you feel good all day.” — Kathleen Keating

    Quotes About A Hug
    Quotes About A Hug
  4. “A hug is worth a thousand words.” — Charles Caleb Colton

    Emotional Hug Quotes
    Emotional Hug Quotes
  5. “Hugging is a silent way of saying you matter to me.” — Unknown

    Quotes About Hugs
    Quotes About Hugs
  6. “Feel the presence of love wrapped up within a hug.” — Robert M. Hensel 

    Comfort Hug Quotes
    Comfort Hug Quotes
  7. “Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.” — Princess Diana

    Hugging Quotes
    Hugging Quotes
  8. “A hug is a perfect gift—one size fits all, and nobody minds if you exchange it.” — Unknown

    Hugs Quotes
    Hugs Quotes
  9. “Sometimes in life you just need a hug…no words, no advice, just a hug to make you feel better.” — Unknown

    Hugs And Kisses Quotes
    Hugs And Kisses Quotes
  10. “I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.” — Ann Hood

    Best Hug Quotes
    Best Hug Quotes

Best Quotes About Hugs

  1. “Hugging makes heart tender.” — Lailah Gifty Akita
  2. “Share. Care. Hug like a bear.” — Amy Leigh Mercree
  3. “There’s nothing like a mama-hug.” — Terri Guillemets
  4. “A hug is the bridge between two souls.” — Anoir Ou-Chad
  5. “You know, food is such – it’s a hug for people.” — Rachael Ray
  6. “Sometimes a silent hug is the only thing to say.” — Robert Brault
  7. “Hugs are like fire extinguishers. It can save lives.” — Nancy Arora
  8. “A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.” — Bil Keane
  9. “However long a hug lasts, it doesn’t last long enough.” — Kyle Schmalenberg
  10. “The good thing about hugs: when you give one, you get one.” — Diana Rowland
  11. “Some moments can only be cured with a big squishy grandma hug.” — Dan Pearce
  12. “Hugs are God’s way of reminding us how much we are loved.” — Gail Lynne Goodwin
  13. “Did you know that if you visualize, you can actually hug on the phone.” — Shelley Long
  14. “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
  15. “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, Jr.

Quotes On Hugging To Express Your Love

  1. “A hug a day keeps the demons at bay.” — German Proverb
  2. “Sometimes a hug is worth more than a thousand words.” — Unknown
  3. “Sometimes a hug is all you need to make you feel better.” — Unknown
  4. “A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance.” — Proverb
  5. “Hugs aren’t like pieces of pie. Plenty of hugs to go around.” — Bernie Mac
  6. “Be a love pharmacist: dispense hugs like medicine—they are!” — Terri Guillemets
  7. “The hug that lasts longer even after it was let go if from our mothers.” — Maria Bastida
  8. “She had a lot of hugs to give, but not enough people to give them to.” — James Patterson
  9. “They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything.” — Bil Keane
  10. “Hug me and you will see the moon. Love me and I will bring the moon to you!” — Kelly Clark
  11. “Sometimes the right hug from the right person at the right time makes everything bad in the world go away.” — Unknown
  12. “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
  13. “Just a simple hug can be very powerful. It has the ability to reduce the stress, cure sadness and heals any wound.” — Unknown
  14. “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
  15. “I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.” — Maya Angelou

Hug Quotes for Everyone Who Needs a Hug

  1. “I just think hugs are the most healing thing ever.” — Unknown
  2. “Sometimes when you don’t know what to say, a hug says enough.” — Unknown
  3. “When you hug someone, never be the first to let go.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  4. “Sending warm hugs to those people who are fighting their battles silently.” — Unknown
  5. “An only cure for certain pain is an affectionate, pauseful, warm hug.” — Meghna Sodha
  6. “Sometimes it’s better to put love into hugs than to put it into words.” — Percy Bysshe Shelley
  7. “A hug delights, warms, and charms. That must be why God gave us arms.” — Lashana Harney
  8. “The best gift you can give is a hug: one size fits all and no one ever minds if you return it.” — Marge Piercy
  9. “Like the hug of someone who matters when it’s cold and you wanted to look nice, not warm.” — Sarah Millican
  10. “Had life not given me reasons to grieve, I would never have known the healing power of a hug.” — Richelle E Goodrich
  11. “Girdles and wire stays should have never been invented. No man wants to hug a padded bird cage.” — Marilyn Monroe
  12. “If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.” — Peter Marshall
  13. “Being able to give someone a hug from the heart, it’s healing. It’s healing for yourself and healing for others, and we need a lot of that.” — Big Show
  14. “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

Beautiful Hugging Quotes To Share Warmth

  1. “Hug while you can.” — Jay Woodman
  2. “A hug is always the right size.” — Winnie the Pooh
  3. “Sometimes a hug is all that you need.” — Avijeet Das
  4. “You can never have too many books or too many hugs.” — Gina House
  5. “Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.” — Leo Buscaglia
  6. “Hugs and kisses are ways to express what cannot be said.” — Kacie Conroy
  7. “A hug is a smile with arms, a laugh with a stronger grip.” — Terri Guillemets
  8. “Once the bear’s hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.” — Harold MacMillan
  9. “Hugs are one of the most beautifully human things we can do.” — Brenda Knight
  10. “Eating something fresh out of the oven is like a hug you can taste.” — Regina Brett
  11. “Your biggest critic and hater is likely yourself. Give yourself a hug.” — Richie Norton
  12. “I love hugging people. I still hug everybody in my meet-and-greet lines.” — Taylor Swift
  13. “Laughing together is as close as you can get to a hug without touching.” — Gina Barreca
  14. “I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug ten people at a time.” — Drew Barrymore
  15. “Children are not unforgiving. You can punish them and they will hug you in a few minutes.” — T.D. Jakes

Cozy Hug Quotes For Him & Her

  1. “When I hug you I feel home!” — Avijeet Das
  2. “The best place in the world is inside a hug.” — J Quest
  3. “I just want to hug you so much right now.” — Unknown
  4. “A hug puts a smile on your heart.” — Matshona Dhliwayo
  5. “Hugging is the seed of a happy heart.” — Lailah Gifty Akita
  6. “Hugs are great gifts… The only wrapping is arms!” — Bil Keane
  7. “Giggle until you cry Hug without asking why.” — Terri Guillemets
  8. “A hug that gives you butterflies in the stomach, is everything.” — Pawan Rawal
  9. “Hugs make you feel psychologically more secure and together.” — Leo Buscaglia
  10. “Hugging is a silent way of saying – “You matter to me”. Happy Hug Day!” — Unknown
  11. “You can as easily love without trusting as you can hug without embracing.” — Robert Breault
  12. “Recycle kisses, hugs and smiles, they never go out of style and everybody needs one.” — Crystal DeLarm Clymer
  13. “He always held her closer to his heart to keep her warm. After all, he was her summer on frigid cold days!” — Shilpa K
  14. “I need one of those long hugs where you kinda forget whatever else is happening around you for a minute.” — Unknown
  15. “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

More Quotes About Hugging

  1. “One of the best feelings in the world is when you hug someone you love, and they hug you back even tighter!” — WordsOfHeartNZ
  2. “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
  3. “I’ve learned that every day you should reach out to someone. People love a warm hug or just a friendly pat on the back.” — Maya Angelou
  4. “Your hugs are so big that when I’m feeling sad or scared or lonely, they’re all I need to remind me of how much love there is in this world.” — Unknown
  5. “I will not play tug of 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

Best Hug Day Quotes And Messages (2024)

  1. “No matter the distance between us, my hugs are always with you, wrapping you in love and warmth. Happy Hug Day to my dearest!”
  2. “In a world full of chaos, a simple hug has the power to soothe the soul and heal the heart. Here’s a heartfelt hug just for you. Happy Hug Day!”
  3. “Sending you the warmest and tightest virtual hug on this special day! May you feel all the love and warmth surrounding you. Happy Hug Day!”
  4. “Let’s celebrate the power of hugs today and every day! Sending you a hug filled with all the affection and tenderness I can muster. Happy Hug Day!”
  5. “On this Hug Day, I wish you countless hugs that bring you comfort, joy, and a sense of being deeply cared for. You deserve all the happiness in the world.”
  6. “Sometimes, a hug is all we need to feel loved and cherished. Here’s a big hug from me to you, to remind you that you’re always in my thoughts. Happy Hug Day!”
  7. “May this Hug Day be a reminder of how much you mean to me and how grateful I am to have you in my life. Sending you all my love wrapped in a warm embrace. Happy Hug Day!”
  8. “A hug is a silent way of saying ‘you matter to me’ without uttering a word. So here’s me, silently telling you how much you mean to me with a warm and affectionate hug. Happy Hug Day!”
  9. “A hug is a silent way of saying ‘you matter to me’ without uttering a word. So here’s me, silently telling you how much you mean to me with a warm and affectionate hug. Happy Hug Day!”
  10. “Today, let’s embrace each other with open arms and open hearts, celebrating the beautiful bond we share. Wishing you a day filled with love, laughter, and lots of hugs. Happy Hug Day!”


A hug is a gesture that transcends language barriers, bringing comfort to anyone who is grieving, feeling low, or is sad. Even at times of joy and celebration, offering a hug can help you share your happiness with others. Although a hug is a very simple gesture that takes little effort but has a great impact on the receiver.

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