Quotes of Companionship

“ Friendships are fragile things and require as much care in handling as any other fragile and precious thing. ”

- Randolph Silliman Bourne

“ To lose a friend is hardship, but to forget them is as if you died too. - Unknown. ”

- Unknown

“ True friendship is seen through the heart, not through the eyes. ”

- Unknown

“ A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. - Unknown. ”

- Unknown

“ Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. ”

- Aristotle

“ Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. ”

- Tom Robbins

“ I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up. ”

- Barbara Bush

“ If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair… To let friendship die away by negligence and silence is certainly not wise. It is voluntarily to throw away one of the greatest comforts of this weary pilgrimage. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ I can understand companionship. I can understand bought sex in the afternoon. I cannot understand the love affair. ”

- Gore Vidal

“ Golf is 20 percent mechanics and technique. The other 80 percent is philosophy, humor, tragedy, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie, cussedness, and conversation. ”

- Grantland Rice

“ Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage. ”

- Henry Brooks Adams

“ Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale. ”

- Elsa Schiaparelli

“ Painful for a person is rebellious independence, only in loving companionship with his associates does a person feel safe: Only in reverently bowing down before the higher does a person feel exalted. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship. ”

- Lew Wallace

“ One may define flattery as a base companionship which is most advantageous to the flatterer. ”

- Theophrastus

“ I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something. ”

- Woodrow Wilson

“ A pilgrimage, after all, is a strenuous undertaking, one in which companionship and support may be pivotal. ”

- Julie Cameron

“ Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking. ”

- George Eliot

“ The first duty of love is to listen. ”

- Paul Tillich

“ Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods. ”

- Aristotle

“ Friendship is a sheltering tree. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“ Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. ”

- Ben Hecht

“ When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out. ”

- Elizabeth Bowen

“ Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat. ”

- Joanne Woodward

“ A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. ”

- Andre Maurois

“ I recently read that love is entirely a matter of chemistry. That must be why my wife treats me like toxic waste. ”

- David Bissonette

“ I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. ”

- Groucho Marx

“ The bottom line is that doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. ”

- Tom Robbins
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