Companions Quotes

We are not apt to fear for the fearless, when we are companions in their danger. - George Eliot

 

Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

Beauty and folly are old companions. - Benjamin Franklin

 

True happiness, arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and, in the next, from friendship and conversation of a few selection companions. - Joseph Addison

 

Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life. - Pythagoras

 

Wives are young men's mistresses; companions for middle age; and old men's nurses. - Sir Francis Bacon

 

It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery. - Publius [Publilius Syrus]

 

Choose your companions from the best; Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill. - William Butler Yeats

 

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people. - Charles Lamb

 

Never were two people more opposite in sentiment than my companions.-William Hamilton Maxwell

 

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.-Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

People always joke that "dog" spells "god" backwards. They should consider that it might be the higher power coming down to see just how well they do, what kind of people they are. The animals are right here, right in front of us. And how we treat these companions is a test.-Linda Blair

 

Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions.-Pierre Charron

 

Still, I have been no one's enemy but my own. My easy nature, either in drinking or anything else, was always ready to submit to persuasions of profligate companions, who often led me into snares.-John Clare

 

The animals are right here, right in front of us. And how we treat these companions is a test.-Linda Blair

 

The golden hour of invention must terminate like other hours, and when the man of genius returns to the cares, the duties, the vexations, and the amusements of life, his companions behold him as one of themselves - the creature of habits and infirmities.-Isaac Disraeli

 

The reader need not be told that John Bull never leaves home without encumbering himself with the greatest possible load of luggage. Our companions were no exception to the rule.-Francis Parkman

 

There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.-Henry Ward Beecher

 

'Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone.-Thomas More

 

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.-Joseph Addison

 

We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.-Henry Fielding

 

When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.-Walter Scott

 

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.-Henry David Thoreau

 

Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.-M. F. K. Fisher

 

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.-Francis Bacon

 

A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change.-Katharine Butler Hathaway

 

As I began to discover my own truth and endeavored to possess it with clarity, I became more and more alienated from that which my companions held, or professed to hold.-Juan Goytisolo

 

Beauty and folly are old companions.-Benjamin Franklin

 

Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims.-George Henry Lewes

 

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.-Charles Lamb

 

Choose your companions from the best; Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill.-William Butler Yeats

 

Companions, in misery and worse, that is what we all are, and to try to change this substantially avails us nothing.-Franz Liszt

 

Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.-Francis Beaumont

 

For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame.-Charles Simmons

 

Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.-Pythagoras

 

Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it.-Buffalo Bill

 

Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.-Robert Falcon Scott

 

Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

I employ 20 people in Vienna. The other 130 coworkers are pilots and flight companions. The Overhead is limited with me. Reduces naturally the costs of my fliers.-Niki Lauda

 

I had become, with the approach of night, once more aware of loneliness and time - those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything.-Lawrence Durrell

 

I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.-Charles Lamb

 

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.-Henry David Thoreau

 

It even has the same phraseology as the English orders of knighthood, companions and this sort of thing.-George Woodcock

 

It is a comfort to the unfortunate to have companions in woe.-Simon Forman

 

It was so quiet that morning in Paris that the heels of my two companions and myself were loud on the deserted pavements. It was a city of shuttered shops, and barred windows, and deserted avenues.-Philip Gibbs

 
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