Companion Quotes by Annie Leibovitz, Genghis Khan, Franz Grillparzer, Cornel West, Lori Lightfoot, Edward Burnett Tylor and many others.
Our children… deserve to grow up in an environment where fear is not their constant companion. And I’m determined to do everything I can to make sure every kid – in every neighborhood regardless of zip code, economic status and race or ethnicity – is able to live a life of safety.
The purified, integrated mind, so perfected in its own understanding, lives in close communion with the soul radiance so that light becomes the constant companion of the mind.
I am satisfied that happiness in marriage is not so much a matter of romance as it is an anxious concern for the comfort and well-being of one’s companion. Any man who will make his wife‘s comfort his first concern will stay in love with her throughout their lives and through the eternity yet to come
Animals are not resources or property with whom we can do what we please, their lives matter very much, and they should be firmly entrenched in our moral community. Accepting the notion of вЂanimal guardianвЂ™ to replace вЂpet ownerвЂ™ will go a long way towards making the lives of our companions much better and richer.
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness is the perfect companion to Mindfulness in Plain English. Written with the thoroughness and the masterful simplicity so characteristic of his teaching, Bhante Gunaratana presents essential guidelines for turning the Buddha’s teachings on the Eightfold Path into living wisdom.
My ideal travel companions are my surfboard, wetsuit, and guitar.
Never make a companion equal to a brother.
Why was it that pride and foolishness were so often close companions?
I’ve been following Jesus for 35 years. He’s guided me, comforted me, encouraged me, challenged me, befriended me, and been my constant companion since November 8, 1981.
Anyone who’s lived with companion cats or dogs knows that they are unique individuals with their own personalities. I think animals’ secret to getting along is that they are not burdened by an ego.
Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.
It was Mrs. Campbell, for instance, who, on a celebrated occasion, threw her companion into a flurry by describing her recent marriage as “the deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-longue.”
Beauty and folly are old companions.
I read the lifestyles of our Rasul (pbuh) and the Sahabah (companions of the Prophet) a lot. I read the lifestyles of people who have done a lot for the people – of Muslims and non-Muslims [working] together.
As Lucretius says: ‘Thus ever from himself doth each man flee.’ But what does he gain if he does not escape from himself? He ever follows himself and weighs upon himself as his own most burdensome companion. And so we ought to understand that what we struggle with is the fault, not of the places, but of ourselves
While you are alone you are entirely your own master and if you have one companion you are but half your own, and the less so in proportion to the indiscretion of his behavior.
Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life’s work.
Far from being the father of jihad, [Prophet] Mohammad was a peacemaker, who risked his life and nearly lost the loyalty of his closest companions because he was determined to effect a reconciliation with Mecca
These books are my friends, my companions.
Though we cannot totally change our nature, we may in great measure correct it by reflection and philosophy; and some philosophy is a very necessary companion in this world, where, even to the most fortunate, the chances are greatly against happiness.
Do you know what вЂSputnikвЂ™ means in Russian? вЂTravelling companionвЂ™. I looked it up in a dictionary not long ago. Kind of a strange coincidence if you think about it. I wonder why the Russians gave their satellite that strange name. ItвЂ™s just a poor little lump of metal, spinning around the Earth.
I’ve been all over the world on my own because, as a scientist, you travel a great deal if your work is reasonably successful or published. I get invitations to go to all sorts of strange countries where I would mostly be by myself and just meet other people there, instead of having travelling companions.
A real pleasure is a pleasure that one enjoys by one’s self, without a companion, and without a single argument.
In everything that moves through the universe, I see my own body, and in everything that governs the universe, my own soul. All men are my brethren, and all things my companions.
I had no companions to quarrel with, nobody to assist, and nobody to thank… the evil consequence of all this was not, however, what might perhaps have been expected, that I grew up selfish or non affectionate; but that, when affection did come, it came with a violence utterly rampant and unmanageable.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
He had been driven hither by the impulse of that Remorse which dogged him everywhere, and whose own sister and closely linked companion was that Cowardice which invariably drew him back, with her tremulous gripe, just when the other impulse had hurried him to the verge of a disclosure.
The father who raises a son to have a profession he once dreamed of, and the mother who uses her daughter as the adult companion her husband is not; the parents who urge their children into accomplishments as status symbols-all these and many more are ways of subordinating a child‘s authentic self to a parent s needs.
As fear is a close companion to falsehood, so truth follows fearlessness.
A murderer was a worthy companion.
If you find someone with wisdom, good judgment, and good actions; make him a companion.
The singular man is singular in comparison to other men, but a companion of Heaven. So it is said, the petty man of Heaven is a gentleman among men; the gentleman among men is the petty man of Heaven.
This is the entire spiritual life, Ananda, that is, good friendship, good companionship, good comradeship. When a monk has a good friend, a good companion, a good comrade, it is to be expected that he will develop and cultivate the Noble Eightfold Path.
Action and contemplation are very close companions; they live together in one house on equal terms. Martha and Mary are sisters.
Our companions please us less from the charms we find in their conversation than from those they find in ours.
Loving yourself…does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion
Cynicism is more than a pose; it’s also a handy time saver. By deflating your companion’s enthusiasm, you can cut conversations in half.
Reading has always been my home, my sustenance, my great invincible companion. “Book love,” Trollope called it. “It will make your hours pleasant to you as long as you live.” Yet of all the many things in which we recognize some universal comfort…reading seems to be the one in which the comfort is most undersung.
Are we not all shipwrecked,…condemned to death?… However impatient our neighbours make us, however much indignation our race arouses, we are all bound together, and the companions of a chain-gang have everything to lose by mutual insults.
I am an ark in the swift flood of time, and my companions, a fellowship. Who throws in with us sails into light.
My dad was a great movie companion. He wouldn’t diminish ‘The Jerk.’ If I liked it, he liked it. He could see it through my eyes.
There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be companions with it.
For the actor, The Lee Strasberg Notes are an indispensable companion.
Solitude has a healing consoler, friend, companion: it is work.
It’s funny how despair can soon become an old companion
The real friends of the space voyager are the stars. Their friendly, familiar patterns are constant companions, unchanging, out there.
Do not imprison those about you to your way of thinking; give your companion the opportunity to interpret life as freely as you do.
Only a great fool or a great genius is likely to flout all social grace with impunity, and neither one, doing so, makes the most comfortable companion.
My art takes birth when my loneliness becomes my companion… when I take lives and deaths much personally and work when others play. When I meet myself and find that the truth of life is not the dream of tender age … but the fire within me that creates the work of art.
Regret is the most tiresome of companions.
I am a woman who, you know, I run my own business. I don’t need a man financially, for anything, but just to be a companion.
‘In Memoriam’ has been my companion for all my grownup life.
After you work out, you have your dog with you. There’s no better companion. You’ve got to have a friend. I didn’t like opponents who had dogs with them. Because you know they had a little edge. They have a friend
My parents always used to ask me to settle down, and I could never understand that term. However, after marriage, I have finally realised the importance of having a companion.
We should not expect the state to appear in the guise of an extravagant good fairy at every christening, a loquacious companion at every stage of life’s journey, and the unknown mourner at every funeral.
living for oneself is a bad thing. The keenest intellectual pleasure comes from being able to return to the self after being absent from it for a spell. But living all the time inside the self, that most tyrannical, demanding and capricious of companions – no, one shouldn’t do it.
My professional acting life, stage and screen, has brought me public support, emotional fulfillment and material comfort. It has brought me together with fine people, good companions with whom I’ve shared the inevitable lot of all actors: flops and hits.
Cold Mountain is hidden in white clouds It’s peaceful to be cut off from the busy world I use dry grass for cushions in my mountain home My only light is the round moon My bed is the rock beside the green pool Tigers and deer are my companions I delight in this happy peaceful life Forever beyond the world of men
Beauty and fear make uneasy companions
Most Americans, like most Japanese, view their dogs, cats, and other animal companions as family members, and rightly so.
Having no human companion I felt a spirit of comradeship for the objects of nature around me. In my childish way I communed with these as with my own soul; they became the sharers of my confidence.
Compassion and justice are companions, not choices.
No possession is gratifying without a companion.
Writing was my companion and stories were my companion when I was bedridden and didn’t think I was going to walk again and all of that treacherous stuff. And stories are how you can comfort a child. It’s certainly how I comforted my daughter, in good and bad times.
Our German forefathers had a very kind religion. They believed that, after death, they would meet again all the good dogs that had been their companions in life. I wish I could believe that too.
When a man says to me, ‘Let us work together in the great cause you have undertaken, and let me be your companion and aid, for I admire you more than I have ever admired any other woman,’ then I shall say, ‘I am yours truly’; but he must ask me to be his equal, not his slave.
Golf is the art of driving hard, avoiding the rough, surmounting traps and hazards, aiming straight, and arriving on the green at last, only to end up in a hole in the ground before your companions. The favored pastime of businessmen and their cronies, probably without a full appreciation of its metaphorical implications.
We ogle plants and animals up close on television, the Internet and in the movies. We may not worship the animals we see, but we still regard them as necessary physical and spiritual companions. Technological nature can’t completely satisfy that yearning.
Wisdom is the best guide and faith is the best companion.
I know that my companions from the moment of birth were heaven‘s choicest souls. I grew side by side with them, in fact all the education and inspiration came over them.
If you knew the secret of life, you too would choose no other companion but love.
The trick, my brethren and sisters is to enjoy the journey, traveling hand in hand, in sunshine and storm, as companions who love one another.
During the year 1894, Pierre Curie wrote me letters that seem to me admirable in their form. No one of them was very long, for he had the habit of concise expression, but all were written in a spirit of sincerity and with an evident anxiety to make the one he desired as a companion know him as he was.
I read when I get up in the morning, when I can during the day and every single evening. Most of my weekends are spent reading great books. Books are my constant companions. If you eat three times a day you’ll be fed. But if you read three times a day you’ll be wise.
Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves.
A man commented to his lunch companion: My wife had a funny dream last night. She dreamed she’d married a millionaire. You’re lucky, sighed the companion. My wife dreams that in the daytime.
It is good to have companions when occasion arises, and it is good to be contented with whatever comes.
There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
[On Thomas Babington Macaulay:] He was a most disagreeable companion to my fancy … His conversation was a procession of one.
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.
Express your love often and make your man feel appreciated for more than just being a provider and a companion.
Religion has treated knowledge sometimes as an enemy, sometimes as a hostage; often as a captive and more often as a child; but knowledge has become of age, and religion must either renounce her acquaintance, or introduce her as a companion and respect her as a friend.
“You’ve experienced the way I can manipulate the emotions around myself, Bella, but I wonder if you realize how the feelings in a room affect me. I live every day in a climate of emotion. For the first century of my life, I lived in a world of bloodthirsty vengeance. Hate was my constant companion.” – Jasper Hale
Men there have been who have done the essayist’s part so well as to have earned an immortality in the doing; but we have had not many of them, and they make but a poor figure on our shelves. It is a pity that things should be thus with us, for a good essayist is the pleasantest companion imaginable.
Crafter’s Companion started life as a big dream in my little university bedroom.
Why should I cumber myself with regrets that the receiver is not capacious? It never troubles the sun that some of his rays fall wide and vain into ungrateful space, and only a small part on the reflecting planet. Let your greatness educate the crude and cold companion.
Here I am, a wild beast cut off from his companions.
An unanswered question is a fine traveling companion. It sharpens your eye for the road.
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.
It doesn’t matter where you are in your own personal development, nor has it mattered where you have been culturally; dogs simply don’t pass judgment on you the way all of the rest of life and all your other companions seem to.
The only roads of enquiry there are to think of: one, that it is and that it is not possible for it not to be, this is the path of persuasion (for truth is its companion); the other, that it is not and that it must not be – this I say to you is a path wholly unknowable.
I had one companion. He was a teacher from the Ukraine who spoke English so we could communicate a bit. I learnt a few Russian words, but it was hard to concentrate.
Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion.
Go and see whether the Doctor is about,вЂ™ said Jack, вЂand if he is, ask him to look in, when he has a moment.вЂ™ Which he is in the fish-market, turning over some old-fashioned lobsters. No. I tell a lie. That is him, falling down the companion-way and cursing in foreign.
I always, I would say, make sure that in my presentation I’ll have what I want to do. I try and make it so interesting to my companions that they want to go, too. I don’t have to twist any arms or make – you know – any great challenges available.
America has a strange relationship with its racial memory. Death has always been a constant companion of black people.
Read somewhat in the English poets every day. You will find them elegant, entertaining and constructive companions through your whole life.
I think it is not very difficult to discern by the duties and converses of Christians, what frames their spirits are under. Take a Christian in a good frame, and how serious, heavenly, and profitable, will his converses and duties be! what a lovely companion is he during the continuance of it!
A good companion is one you wouldn’t mind dying with.
My best chosen friend, companion, guide, to walk through life, Linked hand-in-hand, two equal, loving friends, true husband and true wife.
Definition is the companion of clarity; clarity is the guide to your goals.
Beauty and folly are generally companions.
I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal.
He who regards all things as one is a companion of Nature.
The art of conversation, or the qualification for a good companion, is a certain self-control, which now holds the subject, now lets it go, with a respect for the emergencies of the moment.
I believe that in this generation those with the courage to enter the conflict will find themselves with companions in every corner of the world.
Self-doubt is a constant companion for a chubby, gay, black boy born in the South.
Ankita is the best wife and the best companion I could ever get.
Barbarism is not the inheritance of our pre-history.В It is the companion that dogs our every step.
I’ve nothing against people who love truth. Apart from the fact that they make dull companions.
Metellus Numidicus, the censor, acknowledged to the Roman people, in a public oration, that had kind nature allowed us to exist without the help of women, we should be delivered from a very troublesome companion; and he could recommend matrimony only as the sacrifice of private pleasure to public duty.
Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.
The night is my companion, and solitude my guide.
In a way my work is documentary. But I am also a photographer who has a distinct style. My photographs are a companion to the reality of the situation.
I have become so accustomed to think “scientifically” that I am afraid even to imagine that there may be something else beyond the outer covering of life. I feel like a man condemned to death, whose companions have been hanged and who has already become reconciled to the thought that the same fate awaits him.
No one is much pleased with a companion who does not increase, in some respect, their fondness for themselves.
Nothing is more binding than the friendship of companions-in-arms.
Painting is a companion with whom one may walk a great part of life’s journey.
I feel like one of God’s chosen people, having had the opportunity to share, with many fine companions, these varied and lovely realms of our natural world.
It has always pleased me to read while eating if I have no companion; it gives me the society I lack. I devour alternately a page and a mouthful; it is as though my book were dining with me.
Only by keeping oneself in constant process of growth, under the constant influence of the best things in one’s own age, does one become a companion halfway good enough for one’s children.
Power is a companion it is not easy to part with, when it goes, the zest of life goes with it. With dry eyes and clenched fist, one stares after it, jealous of the next one it will single out.
There was a golden retriever who saved countless lives on September 11 by going back in to find people. His companion was in a wheelchair. He got him out and kept going back in to save others.
It’s not the breed that makes a good companion. All dogs are great companions.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Dolls are safe companions.
Whether we know it or not, we are all in a quest after the Great Companion. All study, all art, all music, all literature, all government, all industry are in essence a search after the Infinite.
We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures.
Among the principles of the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama’ah lie the attitude of peace and purity of their heart and tongue towards the Sahaba(Companions) of the Prophet (saw).
A soul that makes virtue its companion is like an over-flowing well, for it is clean and pellucid, sweet and wholesome, open to all, rich, blameless and indestructible.
Have as much good nature as good sense since they generally are companions.
Choose your companions before you choose your road.
The wicked can have only accomplices, the voluptuous have companions in debauchery, self-seekers have associates, the politic assemble the factions, the typical idler has connections, princes have courtiers. Only the virtuous have friends.
My dogs have been my most loyal friends and constant companions.
Just as water will conform to the shape of the vessel that contains it, so will a man follow the good and evil of his companions.
The people of your world became so stupid and rude that my companions and I no longer enjoyed teaching them. You must surely have heard of us: we were called oracles, nymphs, spirits, fairies, household gods, lemures, larvas, lamias, sprites, water-nymphs, incubi, shades, spirits of the dead, specters and ghosts.
Let those be thy choicest companions who have made Christ their chief companion.
For me nonviolence is a creed. I must act up to it, whether I am alone or have companions.
Am I the kind of person I want my eternal companion to be?
We may take Fancy for a companion, but must follow Reason as our guide.
Death is a companion for all of us, whether we acknowledge it or not, whether we’re aware of it or not, and it’s not necessarily a terrible thing.
I believe it is the conviction of the purest men, that the net amount of man and man does not much vary. Each is incomparably superior to his companion in some faculty. His want of skill in other directions, has added to his fitness for his own work.
My journal is my life’s companion.
A drunkard is the annoyance of modesty, the trouble of civility, the spoil of wealth, the distraction of reason. He is the brewer’s agent, the tavern and alehouse benefactor, the beggar’s companion, the constable’s trouble, his wife’s woe, his children’s sorrow, his neighbours scoff, his own shame.
Our moods and insights are transitory. This current is a flow of grace moving us to our right livelihood, companions, destiny.
The horse must understand and accept any demands made by rider without any resistance. Reward the horse each time he does what is asked of him. Never ask for more than he is capable of giving. Make him a COMPANION, and not a slave, then you will see what a true friend he is.
There are three basic ways [to use a dog to work with autistic children], one is just to be companion person and I’m thinking now more of autistic kids not somebody in a wheelchair or the dog belongs to a therapist and then it’s used as an ice breaker to get the kid talking and get the kid interacting.
Exaggeration, the inseparable companion of greatness.
But that guitar is the perfect companion to the human voice. You rest it against your gut, against your heart, and when you strum it the vibrations go outwards for all to hear, but the vibration also hits you on your body.
To keep farmers on the farm we must maintain a strong farm safety net, but we will also have to build a thriving companion economy to compliment production agriculture in rural America.
The visual and literary arts are of perennial interest to me, and these art forms have become more and more a part of my life; they have become companions of sorts. I cannot imagine my day to day experiences without the presence of these art forms. They’re absolutely essential.
I scorn you, scurvy companion.
Make the universe your companion, always bearing in mind the true nature of things-mountains and rivers, trees and grasses, and humanity-and enjoy the falling blossoms and the scattering leaves.
When passion and habit long lie in company it is only slowly and with incredulity that habit awakens to finds its companion fled, itself alone.
Ambition is an uncomfortable companion many times. He creates a discontent with present surroundings and achievements; he is never satisfied but always pressing forward to better things in the future. Restless, energetic, purposeful, it is ambition that makes of the creature a real man.
In traveling, a companion, in life, compassion.
We should talk over the lessons of the day, or lose them in Music, Chess, or the merriments of our family companions.
I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
Professed authors who overestimate their vocation are too full of themselves to be agreeable companions. The demands of their egotism are inveterate.
There Adam slept, and God formed the body of woman from one of his ribs, signifying that she should stand at his side as a companion and never lie at his feet like a slave, and also that he should love her as his own flesh.
There is an unfortunate disposition in a man to attend much more to the faults of his companions which offend him, than to their perfections which please him.
Our friends should be companions who inspire us, who help us rise to our best.
I was lonely as a young teenager and my only companion was an acoustic guitar. I would bring it with me on modeling trips.
Then the Warrior of the Light thanks his traveling companions, takes a deep breath and continues on, laden with memories of an unforgettable journey.
Often you shall think your road impassable, sombre and companionless. Have will and plod along; and round each curve you shall find a new companion.
In the beginning, God placed a woman in a companion role with the priesthood.
[My novel] took up the sweetest part of my mind and the rarest part of my imagination; it was like being in love and better. All day long when I was busy […], I had my unfinished novel personified almost as a secret companion and accomplice following me like a shadow wherever I went, whatever I did.
In the end I sort of though we created a companion who was so alive and dynamic and so wedded to the doctor that youвЂ™d need a whole universe to contain her in. The only way to get rid of her is to send her into a parallel world from which she can never return; otherwise she would stay with the doctor forever.
Music is the child of prayer, the companion of religion.
Life is a journey one that much better traveled with a companion by our side. Sometimes, we lose our companions along the way and then the journey becomes unbearable. You see, human beings are designed for many things, but loneliness isn’t one of them.
It is a truism to say that the dog is largely what his master makes of him: he can be savage and dangerous, untrustworthy, cringing and fearful; or he can be faithful and loyal, courageous and the best of companions and allies.
Each of us knew that the journey to exaltation would be long, strenuous, and sometimes lonely, but we also knew that we would not travel alone. Heavenly Father provides all who fulfill the prerequisites of faith, repentance, and baptism with a companion and guide, the Holy Ghost.
The winter moon becomes a companion, the heart of the priest, sunk in meditation upon religion and philosophy, there in the mountain hall, is engaged in a delicate interplay and exchange with the moon; and it is this of which the poet sings.
It’s easier to find a traveling companion than to get rid of one.
I think the Chainsaw remake is very good and captures the spirit of the original film. It’s true to the tone of the original, to the point that it’s almost a companion piece.
A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
I just love dogs, and there really is no better companion than an animal.
I don’t use the word ‘pet.’ I think it’s speciest language. I prefer ‘companion animal.’ We would no longer allow… pet shops… Eventually companion animals would be phased out.
If they are ignorant, they are despised, if learned, mocked. In love they are reduced to the status of courtesans. As wives they are treated more as servants than as companions. Men do not love them: they make use of them, they exploit them, and expect, in that way, to make them subject to the law of fidelity.
Parents are untamed, excessive, potentially troublesome creatures; charming to be with for a time, in the main they must lead their own lives, independent and self-employed, with companions of their own age and selection.
. . . companions were to be valued, wherever one found them.
And the bright faces of my young companions
Are wrinkled like my own, or are no more.
Are wrinkled like my own, or are no more.
Music is not just my passion it’s my companion.
The greatest and truest models for all oratorsis Demosthenes. One who has not studied deeply and constantly all the great speeches of the great Athenian, is not prepared to speak in public. Only as the constant companion of Demosthenes, Burke, Fox, Canning and Webster, can we hope to become orators.
These were the companions who justified my principles, who gave me the strength to continue against any foe, real or imagined. These were the companions who fought the helplessness, the rage, and frustration. These were the friends who gave me my life.
Opinion is the companion of probability within the medieval epistemology.
You do not have to marry in order not to be alone- all you need not to be alone is to have some other humans to be your companions and close friends.
It is more reasonable to wish for reputation while it may be enjoyed, as Anacreon calls upon his companions to give him for present use the wine and garlands which they propose to bestow upon his tomb.
Most of us choose our companions and surroundings to reflect ourselves.
A pleasant companion is as good as a coach.
There’s a long history of anthropomorphic animals in Japanese literature. The so-called ‘funny animal scrolls’ were the first narratives in Japanese history, and the heroes of many folk tales have animals as their companions.
An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.
I am nothing to you but Captain Nemo; and you and your companions are nothing to me but the passengers of the Nautilus.