Quotes of Companion

“ Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. ”

- Franklin P. Jones

“ In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. ”

- John Churton Collins

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

- Charles Lamb

“ If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. ”

- Maxwell Maltz

“ Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're really a yawn if it goes! ”

- Bette Midler

“ But oh! shipmates! on the starboard hand of every woe, there is a sure delight; and higher the top of that delight, than the bottom of the woe is deep. ”

- Herman Melville

“ Teacher, tender comrade, wife, A fellow-farer true through life. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ She is but half a wife that is not, nor is capable of being, a friend. ”

- William Penn

“ I would rather be having a burger and beers with my mates but I can't do that when I know I've got to dance. ”

- Michael Flatley

“ Majesty and love do not consort well together, nor do they dwell in the same place. ”

- Ovid

“ You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life. ”

- Greta Garbo

“ If he be not fellow with the best king, thou shalt find the best king of good fellows. - King Henry V. Act v. Sc. 2. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ A lot of Playmates look like Playmates, but I look so girl-next-door and wholesome. ”

- Karen McDougal

“ I did Playboy. There was an ad in the paper for playmates. Playboy called me and flew me to Los Angeles, and I was on the March cover of 1992. ”

- Anna Nicole Smith

“ Not until you become a stranger to yourself will you be able to make acquaintance with the Friend. ”

- Mark Twain

“ A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend - and he's a priest. ”

- Erma Bombeck

“ We are not commanded to love our mates, our children, our friends, our country, because such affections come naturally to us and are good in themselves, although we may corrupt them. We are commanded to love our neighbor because our "natural" attitude toward the "other" is one of either indifference or hostility. ”

- W. H. Auden

“ The truth of the matter is that it's way too early to talk about extraordinary circumstances. I'm not hearing any of my colleagues talk about it, and I'd rather not hear any of my colleagues on the other side talk about it as well. ”

- Ben Nelson

“ He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh. ”

- The Koran

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

- Henry David Thoreau

“ In what concerns you much, do not think that you have companions: know that you are alone in the world. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Patience is the companion of wisdom. ”

- Saint Augustine

“ Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. ”

- Samuel Smiles

“ 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. ”

- St. John Baptist de La Salle

“ God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly. ”

- Paul Valery

“ A companion's words of persuasion are effective. ”

- Homer

“ It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. ”

- Dr. Isaac Barrow

“ My friend is one… who take me for what I am. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ How tranquil is a coral tomb, and may the heavens grant that my companions and I be buried in no other! ”

- Jules Verne
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