Companions Proverbs

Sayings about Companions

Choose your neighbors before your house and your companions before the road. ~ Arabian Proverbs

No road is too long in the company of a friend. ~ Japanese Proverbs

You can accompany a friend for a thousand miles but at some time you must take your leave. ~ Chinese Proverbs

The third person makes good company. ~ Dutch Proverbs

In the company of the blind, close your eyes. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Better alone than in bad company. ~ French Proverbs

Good company on a journey is worth a coach. ~ Scottish Proverbs

Try to be in good company, even when you are alone. ~ Hungarian Proverbs

Good company on the road is the shortest of short cuts. ~ Italian Proverbs

When you have no companion, look to your walking stick. ~ Albanian Proverbs

The dead are not seen in the company of the living. ~ African Proverb

In a choice between bad company and loneliness — the second is preferable. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Tell me the company you keep, and I’ll tell you what you are. ~ Dutch Proverb

Without the companionship even paradise would be boring. ~ Arabian Proverb

In the company of the good we become good. ~ Dutch Proverb

We let him in; but then he brought his donkey along, too! ~ Egyptian Proverbs

Cheerful company shortens the journey. ~ German Proverbs

Quotations about Companions

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

When we are away from home, our only constant companion is our self. ~ Rory MacLean

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

We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way. ~ Frank Moore Colby

We are in the same boat. ~ Pope Clement I

Valued companionships begin with a personal commitment to be an exemplary companion. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

Two i’s company, three i’s trumpery. ~ Mrs. Parr

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

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

Tell me thy company and I will tell thee what thou art. ~ Cervantes

People are known by the company they keep. Companies are known by the people they keep. ~ Author Unknown

People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy. ~ Samuel Butler

Patience is the companion of wisdom. ~ Saint Augustine

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

No possession is gratifying without a companion. ~ Seneca

No man can be provident of his time who is not prudent in the choice of his company. ~ Jeremy Taylor

No company is far preferable to bad, because we are more apt to catch the vices of others than their virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Never make a companion equal to a brother. ~ Hesiod

Never have a companion that casts you in the shade. ~  Baltasar Gracian

My ideal travel companions are my family. ~ Pharrell Williams

More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery. ~ Thomas Traherne

Man loves company, even if it is only that of a smoldering candle. ~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

It is a comfort to the miserable to have comrades in misfortune, but it is a poor comfort after all. ~ Christopher Marlowe

I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.~ Rainer Marie Rilke

I think humans have to learn a new way of dwelling on this earth. A way of living with their companions: animals, plants and fish. ~ John Burnside

I need nothing from my companion. No money, no financial security, no emotional support, nothing. All I want is the freedom to be myself. ~ Kangana Ranaut

I have always considered that choosing a companion for life was a very important affair and that my happyness or misery in this life depended on the choice. ~ Ezra Cornell

Hope… is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles. ~ Samuel Smiles

He who must needs have company, must needs have sometimes bad company. ~ Sir Thomas Browne

He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter. ~ Isaac Barrow

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

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

Fortune has rarely condescended to be the companion of genius. ~ Isaac D’Israeli

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

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

Bride and groom are not just two contracting parties but two loving and beloved companions, joined in establishing a home that will be nothing less than a source of immortality. ~ Meir Soloveichik

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

Better your room than your company. ~ Simon Forman

Be cautious with whom you associate, and never give your company or your confidence to persons of whose good principles you are not certain. ~ William Hart Coleridge

Animals are companions on this planet, not necessarily our feedbags. ~ D. A. Pennebaker

An agreeable companion on a journey is as good as a carriage. ~ Syrus

A merry companion is as good as a wagon. ~ John Lyly

A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself. ~ James Boswell

External link : A Year of Spiritual Companionship: 52 Weeks of Wisdom for a Life of Gratitude, Balance and Happiness. ~ Book Preview

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