Companion Quotes

Companion Quotes by Annie Leibovitz, Genghis Khan, Franz Grillparzer, Cornel West, Lori Lightfoot, Edward Burnett Tylor and many others.

When you are younger, the camera is like a friend and you can go places and feel like you‘re with someone, like you have a companion.
Remember, you have no companions but your shadow
Just as the queen bee, the highest-ranking, peerless creature of her hive, is surrounded by lowly drones to please her, whereas the workers produce honey, the same way is the one who sits on the throne an equal only to himself, and no one’s companion.
Those who have never despaired have neither lived nor loved. Hope is inseparable from despair. Those of us who truly hope make despair a constant companion whom we out-wrestle every day
owing to our commitment to justice, love, and hope.
Our childrendeserve 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.
We were very kindly received by the English merchants to whom my companion had letters, and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico.
The Prydain Companion is more than a quick reference or handy glossary, though it is all of that as well. Instructive, certainly. But, like any good companion, a pleasure to be with over a long period of time.
I looked at the canine companion. “Me cookies. You stay.
A merry companion is as good as a wagon.
My ideal travel companions are my family.
Nothing upset me more than the award of Companion of Honour to Eric Hobsbawm in reward for a lifetime of unswerving loyalty to the Soviet Union.
Valued companionships begin with a personal commitment to be an exemplary companion.
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
I wish theater criticism in this country could be more of a companion piece to the experience than a warning about where not to spend your money.
An agreeable companion on a journey is as good as a carriage.
In misery it is great comfort to have a companion.
A man of sense and education should meet a suitable companion in a wife. It is a miserable thing when the conversation can only be such as whether the mutton should be boiled or roasted, and probably a dispute about that.
Tom Hyde, the tinker, standing on the gallows, was asked if he had anything to say. “Tell the tailors,” said he, “to remember to make a knot in their thread before they take the first stitch.” His companion’s prayer is forgotten.
The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion; and so let all young persons take their choice.
and yet she was leaving the world as a woman who had love and been loved back. she was leaving it as a friend, a companion, a guardian. a mother. a person of consequence at last.
Adam was created to be the friend and companion of God, he was to have dominion over all the life in the air and earth and sea, but one thing he was not to have dominion over, and that was himself.
The key to the remembering that brings and maintains testimony is receiving the Holy Ghost as a companion. It is the Holy Ghost who helps us see what God has done for us. It is the Holy Ghost who can help those we serve to see what God has done for them.
When I was dating and the wine list was presented to my male companion, I tried to ignore this unfortunate faux pas. But this practice still goes onClosing note to all servers and sommeliers: please include women in wine selection. Okay?
Alpana Singh
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 ‘animal guardian’ to replace ‘pet owner’ 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.
No matter what else comes, your courage will be your companion for life.
My ideal travel companions are my surfboard, wetsuit, and guitar.
Without knowledge there can be no sure progress. Vice and barbarism are the inseparable companions of ignorance. Nor is it too much to say that, except in rare instances, the highest virtue is attained only through intelligence.
I am grateful my own eternal companion served a mission in Hawaii before we were married in the Salt Lake Temple, and I am pleased that I have had three granddaughters serve full-time missions.
It’s a wonderful thing to have a companion like that who just wants to sit by you while you work.
Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.
Never make a companion equal to a brother.
The man who lives in a small community lives in a much larger world… The reason is obvious. In a large community we can choose our companions. In a small community our companions are chosen for us.
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.
We killed you and it was not new for us, we killed the companions of the Prophet and the friends of God. O how many Messengers did we slay? O how many imams? We killed you and you prayed the night prayer, as all of our days are struggle – and all of our days are Karbala.
I will not hide my tastes or aversions. If you are true, but not in the same truth with me, cleave to your companions; I will seek my own.
Talking over the things which you have read with your companions fixes them on the mind.
If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight.
Pain and trials are almost constant companions, but never enemies. They drive me into His sovereign arms. There He takes my disappointments and works everything together for good.
Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.
Dan Greenburg
Good Nature, and Evenness of Temper, will give you an easie Companion for Life; Vertue and good Sense, an agreeable Friend; Love and Constancy, a good Wife or Husband. Where we meet one Person with all these Accomplishments, we find an Hundred without any one of them.
There are always risks in battle. It’s a dangerous business. The trick is to take the right ones.’ [said Halt]. ‘How do you know which are the right ones?’ Shigeru asked. Halt glanced at his two younger companions. They grinned and answered in chorus, ‘You wait and see if you win.
The gift of the Holy Ghost, which is the right to receive the Holy Ghost as a constant companion, is obtained only upon condition of faith in Christ, repentance, baptism by immersion, and the laying on of hands by authorized servants endowed with the Melchizedek Priesthood.
Why was it that pride and foolishness were so often close companions?
Friendship arises out of mere Companionship when two or more of the companions discover that they have in common some insight or interest or even taste which the others do not share and which, till that moment, each believed to be his own unique treasure (or burden).
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.
I listen to NPR when I listen to the radio, but I don’t listen to the radio that much. You know, I listen to Garrison Keillor, I listen to ‘Prairie Home Companion.’
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.”
A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself.
In an age where the lowered eyelid is just a sign of fatigue, the delicate game of love is pining away. Freud and flirtation are poor companions.
I pray my companion, if he wishes for bread, to ask me for bread, and if he wishes for sassafras or arsenic, to ask me for them, and not to hold out his plate, as if I knew already.
A companion is but another self; wherefore it is an argument that a man is wicked if he keep company with the wicked.
The point is that getting married for lust or money or social status or even love is usually trouble. The point is that marriage is a maze into which we wander – a maze that is best got through with a great companion.
The coquette has companions, indeed, but no lovers,–for love is respectful and timorous; and where among her followers will she find a husband?
‘Longtime Companion’ was really the first movie that I know of that addressed the problem of AIDS. This was back in the ‘80s that we did this.
Endurance is the free companion of Sorrow, and Patience her master.
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.
Companions the creator seeks, not corpses, not herds and believers. Fellow creators the creator seeks — those who write new values on new tablets. Companions the creator seeks, and fellow harvesters; for everything about him is ripe for the harvest.
Hymns are companions for life travelers.
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.
My own particular feline companion answers, or rather doesn’t answer, to Cinnamon. One of my kids must have given her the name, even though she’s mostly gray and white.
Giving no pain to any creature, let him slowly accumulate spiritual merit, for the sake ,of acquiring a companion to the next world, just as the white ant ,gradually raises its hill.
With all the attention given to the personal computer, it’s hard to remember that other companion machine in the room – the printer.
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.
O my companion, Worldly comfort is an illusion, As soon you get it, it goes.
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.
Woman, as Nature has created her and as she is currently reared by man, is his enemy and can only be his slave or his despot, but never his companion. She will be able to become his companion only when she has the same rights as he, when she is his equal in education and work.
The painter must be solitary. For if you are alone you are completely yourself, but if you are accompanied by a single companion, you are only half yourself.
Do you know what ‘Sputnik’ means in Russian? ‘Travelling companion’. 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. It’s just a poor little lump of metal, spinning around the Earth.
I lived for nearly seven years with the awareness that death was my everyday companion.
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.
The famous Apollonius being very early at Vespasian’s gate, and finding him stirring, from thence conjectured that he was worthy to govern an empire, and said to his companion, This man surely will be emperor; he is so early.
A man’s subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.
Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit.
The one thing you can give God that will truly impress God is freindship. God is an eternal companion who is with you all the time – never judges, just is.
Paul had an almost missionary companion. His name was Demas. Paul wrote his entire history in nine words. He says: Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world.
When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
I’m constantly on the hunt for insights about happiness or ideas about how to be happier – which probably makes me a somewhat tiresome companion at times.
If I’m not in love, if I’m not with a long-term companion, I cannot be happy.
When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death-ourselves.
You asked me where I generally lived. In my workshop [i.e. in his study] in the mornings and always in the library in the evening. Books are companions even if you don’t open them.
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.
Zhang Zai
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.
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.
Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
This morning it occurred to me for the first time that my body, my faithful companion and friend, truer and better known to me than my own soul, may be after all only a sly beast who will end by devouring his master.
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.
What’s this?” he demanded, looking from Clary to his companions, as if they might know what she was doing there. “It’s a girl,” Jace said,recovering his composure. “Surely you’ve seen girls before, Alec. Your sister Isabelle is one.
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.
Burton Watson
A blessed companion is a book! A book that, fitly chosen, is a life-long friend. A book — the unfailing Damon to his loving Pythias. A book that — at a touch — pours its heart into our own.
Being born he have himself as our Companion, Eating with us he gave himself as Food, Dying He became our Ransom, Reigning he gives himself as our Reward
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.
Among the arts of conversation no one pleases more than mutual deference or civility, which leads us to resign our own inclinations to those of our companions, and to curb and conceal that presumption and arrogance so natural to the human mind.
Once in debt, interest is your companion every minute of the day and night; you cannot shun it or slip away from it; you cannot dismiss it; it yields neither to entreaties, demands, or orders; and whenever you get in its way or cross its course or fail to meet its demands, it crushes you.
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
If you like affection, then about one in three squirrels makes an excellent 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.
Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.
Permitted to inhabit neither the realm of the ideal nor the realm of the real, to be neither aspiration nor companion, beauty comes to us like a fugitive bird unable to fly, unable to land.
Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims.
It is much better to learn the elements of geology, of botany, or ornithology and astronomy by word of mouth from a companion than dully from a book.
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.
A pipe is the fountain of contemplation, the source of pleasure, the companion of the wise; and the man who smokes, thinks like a philosopher and acts like a Samaritan.
The rotten apple spoils his companion.
I am an ark in the swift flood of time, and my companions, a fellowship. Who throws in with us sails into light.
I was also supposed to quiz my various companions on a number of important matters such as nostalgia, fear of unknown animals, food fantasies, nocturnal emissions, hobbies, choice of radio program, changes in out look and so forth.
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.
Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks.
Fear is good. In the right degree it prevents us from making fools of ourselves. But in the wrong measure it prevents us from fully living. Fear is our boon companion but never our master.
It is of far more important that a man shall play something himself, even if he plays it badly, than that he shall go with hundreds of companions to see someone else play well.
What a lonely species we are, searching for signals of life from other galaxies, adopting companion animals, visiting parks and zoos to commune with other beasts. In the process, we discover our shared identity.
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.
In the germ, when the first trace of life begins to stir, music is the nurse of the soul; it murmurs in the ear, and the child sleeps; the tones are companions of his dreams- they are the world in which he lives
Bettina Skrzypczak
I have found it a singular luxury to talk across the pond to a companion on the opposite side.
It’s funny how despair can soon become an old companion
Choose your companions from the best; Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill.
The real friends of the space voyager are the stars. Their friendly, familiar patterns are constant companions, unchanging, out there.
The word ‘carer’ makes me think of someone with a nylon overall and a long list of ‘clients‘ to wash before she finishes her shift. A companion was something unique. A kind of live-in friend.
The animals are right here, right in front of us. And how we treat these companions is a test.
Lift up yourselves, men, take yourselves out of the mire and hitch your hopes to the very stars themselves. Let no man pull you down, let no man destroy your ambition, because man is but your companion, your equal; man is your brother; he is not your Lord, he is not your sovereign master.
Do not imprison those about you to your way of thinking; give your companion the opportunity to interpret life as freely as you do.
Fathers and husbands! do ye not also understand this fact? Do ye not see how, in the mental bondage of your wives and fair companions, ye yourselves are bound?
God did not want me to be a blind beggar on the street, alone and bitter. He gave me music, first to be my companion and then to be my salvation.
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.
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.
So maybe it was just as well that my companion was more like Mulder. A coked-out Mulder with a lot of weapons, who knew that the monsters under the bed were real and would gut you.
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.
Some men act upon women like champagne; when they appear the women are sparkling and full of brilliance; when they leave the fair ones grow flat, stale, and most unprofitable companions.
My folks were and are devoted public radio fans, who started listening to ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ in the 1980s; Garrison and Co. were the permanent headliners of their weekends.
Fly from bad companions as from the bite of a poisonous snake.
‘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.
I danced with the Ballet Russe in Paris when I was 16 and did not need 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.
Happiness, eternal or temporal, is not the reward that mankind seeks, Happinesses are but his wayside companions. His soul is in the journey and in the struggle.
The forgotten world is made up primarily of the developing nations, where most of the people, comprising more than fifty percent of the total world population, live in poverty, with hunger as a constant companion and fear of famine a continual menace.
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
A person’s own opinion is the best companion of his life, but first search it on web to ensure that it is truly his own and not others thrown or well known in one or other words form.
Let us do whatever is required to qualify for the Holy Ghost as our companion and then let us go forward fearlessly so that we will be given the powers to do whatever the Lord calls us to do.
How many days have I spent alone with my cat… and when I say alone, I mean without a material being, for my cat is a mystical companion, a spirit.
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.
In time of actual war, great discretionary powers are constantly given to the Executive Magistrate. Constant apprehension of War, has the same tendency to render the head too large for the body. A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.
Compassion and justice are companions, not choices.
It is necessary to shed old ideas, habits, opinions and even companions sometimes.
With no companion but the constant Muse, Who sought me when I needed her ah, when Did I not need her, solitary else?
Even if it is painful and lonely, associate with worthy companions.
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.
A cold and moist brain is an inseparable companion to folly.
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.
When a companion’s heart of itself overflows, the best one can do is to do nothing.
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.
Working on behalf of companion animals is so important. We start to realize how healing they are.
Fishing books , lit by emotion recollected in tranquility, are like poetry. .. . We do not think of them as books but as men. They are our companions and not only riverside. Summer and winter they are with us and what a pleasant company they are.
If you knew the secret of life, you too would choose no other companion but love.
Companions, in misery and worse, that is what we all are, and to try to change this substantially avails us nothing.
Base yourself in loyalty and trust. Don’t be companion with those who are not your moral equal. When you make a mistake, don’t hesitate to correct it.
He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
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.
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
Is there anything in the world better than words on the page? Magic signs, the voices of the dead, building blocks to make wonderful worlds better than this one, comforters, companions in loneliness. Keepers of secrets, speakers of the truth…all those glorious words.
The greatest help you will ever have in this life is the Holy Ghost! Cultivate him as a friend and constant companion.
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.
People will not be bored. They may listen politely at a dinner table to boasts and personalities, life history, etc. But in print they choose their own companions, their own subjects. They was to be amused or benefitted
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.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
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.
Laugh as loud as you please at your companion’s wit; do not even smile at his folly.
One finds many companions for food and drink, but in a serious business a man’s companions are very few.
Creation happens to us, burns into us, changes us, we tremble and swoon, we submit. Creation – we participate in it, we encounter the creator, offer ourselves to him, helpers and companions.
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.
Chairil Anwar
An unanswered question is a fine traveling companion. It sharpens your eye for the road.
When there is sympathy, there needs but one wise man in a company and all are wise,–so, a blockhead makes a blockhead of his companion. Wonderful power to benumb possesses this brother.
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.
At best, the true philosopher can fulfil his mission very imperfectly, which is to pilot himself, or at most a few voluntary companions who may find themselves in the same boat.
On the intimate level, anyone who has loved a companion animal knows the uniquely wonderful experience these ‘other nations’ provide, and their important presence in our shared lives. In their very local way they show us the global truth of our real wealth, our biodiversity.
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.
Had I a careful and pleasant companion that should show me my angry face in a glass, I should not at all take it ill; to behold man’s self so unnaturally disguised and dishonored will conduce not a little to the impeachment of anger.
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.
JIBO isn’t an appliance, it’s a companion, one that can interact and react with its human owners in ways that delight instead of disturb.
Lance Ulanoff
You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion.
Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion.
Go and see whether the Doctor is about,’ said Jack, ‘and if he is, ask him to look in, when he has a moment.’ 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.
That I might live alone once with my gold!
O, ‘tis a sweet companion! kind and true:
A man may trust it when his father cheats him,
Brother, or friend, or wife. O wondrous pelf!
That which makes all men false, is true itself.
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.
The Companion of Honour I regarded as an award from the country for 50 years of work – which I thought was okay.
I’ve read there is no such thing as a single tear, that old poetic trope. And perhaps there isn’t, since hers was simply a companion to my own.
The second of our Lord’s two great commandments carries a double charge: ‘Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself‘ (Matt. 22:39). Therefore, love of companion is governed, in part, by esteem of self.
What release to write so that one forgets oneself, forgets one’s companion, forgets where one is or what one is going to do next to be drenched in sleep or in the sea. Pencils and pads and curling blue sheets alive with letters heap up on the desk.
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!
I carry Yeats with me wherever I go. He’s my constant companion. I always can find some comfort in Yeats no matter what the situation is. Months and months and months go by and I know I need to switch to Shelley or somebody else, but right now Yeats is enough for me.
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.
Charles Gavan Duffy
I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail. Let this be righted, let the spring come to him, the morning rise over his couch, and he will forsake his generous companions without apology.
Definition is the companion of clarity; clarity is the guide to your goals.
Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they’re really not. They’re companions – the hero and the sidekick.
Ulysses is son to Laertes, but he is father to Telemachus, husband to Penelope, lover of Calypso, companion in arms of the Greek warriors around Troy, and King of Ithaca. He was subjected to many trials, but with wisdom and courage came through them all…. he is a complete man as well, a good man.
When I was 66, my wife June died of cancer. Two years later–a year and a half ago–I married Kristen McMain, the eternal companion who now stands at my side.
Beauty and folly are generally companions.
I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal.
I am alone on this road strewn with bones and bordered by ruins! Angels have their brothers, and demons have their infernal companions. Yet I have but the sound of my scythe when it harvests, my whistling arrows, my galloping horse. Always the sound of the same wave eating away at the world
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.
No companion however wise, no friend however useful, can be to me what my mother has been: her image will long pursue my fancy; her voice for ever hang in my ears: may her precepts but sink into my heart!
Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
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.
Alain Finkielkr
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It is always my endeavour however in making a picture that it should be without a companion in the world. At least such should be a painters ambition.
Just when I most needed important conversation, a sniff of the man-wide world, that is, at least one brainy companion who could translate my friendly language into his tongue of undying carnal love, I was forced to lounge in our neighborhood park, surrounded by children.
I’ve nothing against people who love truth. Apart from the fact that they make dull companions.
If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere.
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.
Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.
A star shoots bleeding across the skyline, a companion to the black wind. Silence comes sweeping across everything.
JoГ« Bousquet
Of course, when one is faced with a canvas, one is no longer alone, and the sense of solitude diminishes. This can be an agreeable passage of time. In fact, solitude then becomes a kind of companion.
With faith and obedience practiced long enough, the Holy Ghost becomes a constant companion, our natures change, and endurance becomes certain.
As we seek Christ, as we find Him, as we follow Him, we shall have the Christmas spirit, not for one fleeting day each year, but as a companion always.
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.
Books—they weren’t ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions.
Coming out of the Louvre for the first time in 1971, dizzy with new love, I stood on Pont Neuf and made a pledge to myself that the art of this newly discovered world in the Old World would be my life companion.
He that can enjoy the intimacy of the great, and on no occasion disgust them by familiarity, or disgrace himself by servility, proves that he is as perfect a gentleman by nature as his companions are by rank.
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.
God is our portion, Christ our companion, the Spirit our Comforter, Earth our lodge, and Heaven is our home.
Nothing is more binding than the friendship of companions-in-arms.
A smoke in times of rest is a great companion to the solitary soldier.
My wife Ciera and I can stand face-to-face in our kitchen and stare into each other’s eyes and talk for three hours without noticing that any time has passed. She is the kind of gal I spent a lifetime daydreaming about. She is an actor and a creative companion.
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.
He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes.
One must accept the fact that we have only one companion in this world, a companion who accompanies us from the cradle to the grave – our own self. Get on good terms with that companion – learn to live with yourself.
I like cooking the biggest steaks. It cooks nice and evenly when it’s that thick, and you’re not eating the whole thing yourself, which is nice. You get to share that with a companion.
Despite everything I’ve achieved in my life, the culinary awards, the military commendations, the honorary degrees, I have never, ever lost sight of what’s truly important. The thing that gives meaning to these triumphs. Someone to share them with. A companion. A help mate. A wife.
If you will make your first concern the comfort, the well-being, and the happiness of your companion, sublimating any personal concern to that loftier goal, you will be happy, and your marriage will go on through eternity
Some of your best songs come from a desperate attempt to escape, so sitting in an airport for hours I can just start pulling out little fragments of songs from my head. A lot of times a melody will just occur to me and be my companion for a couple of months.
If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.
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.
Humor is hope’s companion in arms. It is not brash, it is not cheap, it is not heartless. Among other things I think humor is a shield, a weapon, a survival kit.
Dolls are safe companions.
Yet when the books have been read, it boils down to the horse, his human companion, and what goes on between them
Studies are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; they are companions by night, and in travel, and in the country.
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).
I loved everything about marriage. I loved having a companion to wake up with and have barbecues with. But things happen and people grow apart.
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.
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.
Have as much good nature as good sense since they generally are companions.
Then Arjuma saw in both armies fathers, grandfathers, sons, grandsons; fathers of wives, uncles, masters; brothers companions and friends. . . . When Arjuna thus saw his kinsmen face to face in both lines of battle, he was overcome by grief and despair and thus he spoke with a sinking heart.
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.
You ache with loneliness one night so much you weep and I say ‘here is a rope tie it around me Hafiz will be your companion for life’.
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.
Imagawa Sadayo
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?
Robert Beverly Hale
Faustus: Stay, Mephistopheles, and tell me, what good will my soul do thy lord? Mephistopheles: Enlarge his kingdom. Faustus: Is that the reason he tempts us thus? Mephistopheles: Solamen miseris socios habuisse doloris. (It is a comfort to the wretched to have companions in misery)
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 need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.
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.
Hope… is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.
I have not permitted myself, gentlemen, to conclude that I am the best man in the country; but I am reminded, in this connection, of a story of an old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that “it was not best to swap horses when crossing streams.”
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.
While we might now have expanded into the U.S.A. with our California office, I’m a Coundon girl born and bred and proud that Crafter’s Companion is based in the North East of England.
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.
His love of danger, his intense appreciation of the drama of an adventure–all the more intense for being held tightly in–his consistent view that every peril in life is a form of sport, a fierce game betwixt you and Fate, with Death as a forfeit, made him a wonderful companion at such hours.
She was no longer wrestling with the grief,
but could sit down with it as a lasting companion
and make it a sharer in her thoughts.
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.
We are called to be strong companions and clear mirrors to one another, to seek those who reflect with compassion and a keen eye how we are doing, whether we seem centered or off course … we need the nourishing company of others to create the circle needed for growth, freedom and healing.
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.
For me, it was watching ‘Reds’ and ‘Splendor in the Grass.’ To me, ‘Splendor’ is like the companion piece to ‘Rules Don’t Apply.’ It’s set in the time when Warren [Beatty] came to Hollywood, and when he did that first film.
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.
I master my doubts now. I have fun with them, they’re my travelling companions.
My recipe for bliss on a Friday night consists of a ‘New York Timescrossword puzzle and a new episode of ‘Homicide;’ Saturdays and Sundays are oriented around walks in the woods with the dog, human companion in tow some of the time but not always.
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.
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.
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.
Make room for the Lord in your homes and in your hearts, and He will be your companion. He will be by your side.
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.
Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity…If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man’s superior…If non-violence is the law of our being, the future is with women.
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.
Dan Reynolds isn’t ashamed to admit he hears ‘things’ others cannot. It has haunted his every walking moment for years. He doesn’t like to talk about it much, but the voices in his head have become his constant companion. And when his inner muse speaks, Reynolds is quick to take notes.
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.
Man no longer dreams over a book in which a soft voice, a constant companion, observes, exhorts, or sighs with him through the pangs of youth and age. Today he is more likely to sit before a screen and dream the mass dream which comes from outside.
We should choose our books as we would our companions, for their sterling and intrinsic merit.
Then the Warrior of the Light thanks his traveling companions, takes a deep breath and continues on, laden with memories of an unforgettable journey.
He liked to read with the silence and the golden color of the whiskey as his companions. He liked food, people, talk, but reading was an inexhaustible pleasure. What the joys of music were to others, words on a page were to him.
U.K. citizens fleeing the Middle East and Japan have been allowed to take their animal companions with them on evacuation flights. The U.S. is not so civilized, and that’s a blot on our national copybook.
I guess that is what dying must be like; to be finished and to be able to look back at the struggles of life, and know that God was your constant companion.
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.
Unless a woman has an amorous heart, she is a dull companion.
In the beginning, God placed a woman in a companion role with the priesthood.
I and my companions suffer from a disease of the heart which can be cured only with gold.
[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 you’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.
I hate flashy metrosexual men. I prefer a rustic man who will make a long-time companion.
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.
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
My daughter is a fantastic travelling companion – she’s totally organised, whereas I’m hopeless.
A Daughter: The companion, the friend, and the confidant of her mother, and the object of a pleasure something like the love between the angels to her father.
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.
The Christian religion alone contemplates the conjugal union in the order of nature; it is the only religion which presents woman to man as a companion; every other abandons her to him as a slave. To religion alone do European women owe their liberty.
Mud, rubbish and dirt are man’s companions all his life; shouldn’t they be precious to him, and isn’t one doing man’s service to remind him of their beauty?
It’s easier to find a traveling companion than to get rid of one.
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then will the faculties rise fair and full within.
Success, like fashion, is a fickle companion and can leave one in the wink of an eye.
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.
Knowledge and understanding are life’s faithful companions who will never prove untrue to you. For knowledge is your crown, and understanding your staff; and when they are with you, you can possess no greater treasures.
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.
Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone.
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.
When you are lonely, you get desperate to find a companion. My advice is instead of seeking Mr Right, use the time to hone your talents or workout at a gym. You may just meet someone special along the way.
I was raised by television. It was my first cultural window. It was a constant companion.
And the bright faces of my young companions
Are wrinkled like my own, or are no more.
Music is not just my passion it’s my companion.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend, not the man for your banker, though he may do for a traveling 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.
It is adverse to talent to be consorted and trained up with inferior minds and inferior companions, however high they may rank. The foal of the racer neither finds out his speed nor calls out his powers if pastured out with the common herd, that are destined for the collar and the yoke.
Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions.
Opinion is the companion of probability within the medieval epistemology.
The Holy Ghost is a comforter and a guide. But it is also a cleansing agent. That is why service in the kingdom is so crucial to enduring. When we are called to serve, we can pray for the Holy Ghost to be our companion with assurance it will come.
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.
A pleasant traveling companion on a journey is as good as a carriage. Each day is the scholar of yesterday.
A man cannot speak but he judges himself. With his will or against his will he draws his portrait to the eye of his companions by every word. Every opinion reacts on him who utters it. It is a threadball thrown at a mark, but the other end remains on the thrower
Most of us choose our companions and surroundings to reflect ourselves.
A pleasant companion is as good as a coach.
Cruelty in all countries is the companion of anger; but there is only one, and never was another on the globe, where she coquets both with anger and mirth.
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.
To love is for the Soul to choose a companion, and travel with it along the perilous defiles and winding ways of life; mutually sustaining, when it is rugged with obstructions, and mutually rejoicing, when rich broad plains and sunny slopes make journeying delight.
Children are guilty of unpardonable rudeness when they spit in the face of a companion; neither are they excusable who spit from windows or on walls or furniture.