Quotation Explorer - 'Companion'

It is sweet to think I was a companion in an expedition that never ends - Czesław Miłosz
Loneliness is your only companion. - Compton Gage
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. - Leonardo da Vinci
We were friends, never paramours. A lover who is enigmatic will most likely prove to be a cataclysm waiting to happen. But a charming friend whose usual warmth is raveled through moments of cool inscrutability can be an intriguing companion. - Dean Koontz
Writing a long and substantial book is like having a friend and companion at your side, to whom you can always turn for comfort and amusement, and whose society becomes more attractive as a new and widening field of interest is lighted in the mind. - Winston S. Churchill
We have been shown how to fight hate without becoming hate ourselves. We have been given a Companion and a Friend and not just a good idea. We have been given joy in the midst of failure, and not just a way of winning or being right. - Richard Rohr
Barbarism is not the inheritance of our prehistory. It is the companion that dogs our every step. - Alain Finkielkraut
You will never feel alone, if you run down the stairs of loneliness; as every solitary step becomes your companion. - Munia Khan
A star shoots bleeding across the skyline, a companion to the black wind. Silence comes sweeping across everything. - Joë Bousquet
I wished a companion to lie near me in the starlight, silent and not moving, but ever within touch. For there is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Never let the little things, disrupt the biggest things you cherish in life. The smallest mistake, can cause the biggest regret and hurt to your closest companion. - Unarine Ramaru
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. - Samuel Smiles
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly - Paul Valéry
Relationship Time to Aloneness." Having a companion fixes you in time and that of the present, but when the quality of aloneness settles down, past, present and future all flow together. A memory, a present event, and a forecast all equally present. - John Steinbeck
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. - Eda J. LeShan
Loneliness is not lack of companion; it is the absence of the right people in our life. That is why we are alone even among the people. - M.F. Moonzajer
Jesus came to give us life so unimaginably beyond anything that we could ever hope to conceptualize that wonder cannot help but be our constant companion. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you have enthusiasm you have a very dynamic effective companion to travel with you on the road to somewhere. - Loretta Young
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. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. - Dr. Isaac Barrow
She was no longer wresting with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts. - George Eliot
I am grateful for the magic, mystery and majesty of nature my loyal friend and companion always there, welcoming and waiting for me to come; to be healed. - Tom North
Love can either be your greatest companion or your worst enemy, depending on your pride to accept or deny things. - Anthony Liccione
If I had to choose a companion to be at the return of eternal darkness with, I'd choose you.'No offence, but I'd choose someone massive and really good at magic. - J.K Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so?""They were looking only for gold his companion answered. They were seeking the treasure of their personal legend, without wanting actually to live out the personal legend. - Paulo Coelho
There is no greater companion like books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
No one is much pleased with a companion who does not increase, in some respect, their fondness for themselves. - Samuel Johnson
The true Christian can nurture a trustful optimism, because he is certain of not walking alone. In sending us Jesus, the eternal Son made man, God has drawn near to each of us. In Christ he has become our travelling companion. - Pope John Paul II
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
My flute, M. Poirot, is my oldest companion. When everything else fails, music remains. - Agatha Christie
Complements from your companion will do you no good, but if you get complements from your competitors it means you are really doing good. - Amit Kalantri
...stories break silence and nourish those who work, feel, and dream.From Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion - Carmen Naranjo
Jesus Christ is my greatest companion. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have made You the companion of my heart.But my body is available to those who desire its company,And my body is friendly toward its guest,But the Beloved of my heart is the guest of my soul. - Rabia Al-Adawiyya
A blessed companion is a book--a book that, fitly chosen, is a lifelong friend...a book that, at a touch, pours its heart into your own. - Douglas William Jerrold
Let this little book be thy friend, if, owing to fortune or through thine own fault, thou canst not find a dearer companion. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Joy is a loyal companion, love is a faithful friend, fear is a terrible adversary, and hatred is a merciless enemy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Had I owned the words I would've told him what my heart intuited - that joy and sorrow often travel the same road and sometimes, whether by grace or misfortune, they meet and become each other's companion. - Ratner, Vaddey
Silence is a great companion when words are devoid of meanings. - Nema Al-Araby
Isolation, for him, had become a basic sine qua non for existence and loneliness, his sole companion like a perfectly faithful twin. He was someone for whom even happiness would cry for, mourning the death of his sentiments and murdering the existence of his soul. - Faraaz Kazi
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion. - Blaise Pascal
There is no great companion like a book. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Greatest companion is found in reading great books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Anyone that wants to live a successful life and a prosperous life has to know that life is wired in such a way that for you to survive and make it in life, CHANGE must be your constant companion. - Sunday Adelaja
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.
Tried a lot,but can't find a companion like you my dear solitude. Let us shake our hands again. - sandeep bhat
Patience is the companion of wisdom. - Saint Augustine
Mediocrity is the companion of passivity and will not heed the call of great things. Courage is the companion of sacrifice and cannot help but heed the call of great things. And we are left of our own accord to choose one or the other. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You don't buy all the clothes in the market. You choose slowly and carefully, asking the prices for each before buying. The same way you choose your friends, by looking into their lives carefully, before taking any as a companion, then dropping those that are not relevant. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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. - Khaled Hosseini
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility. - Charles Caleb Colton
Regret is her companion and the one who whispers to her often. She has even let hope die and that brings about despair. - Donna Lynn Hope
I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. - Eugene Delacroix
Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion. - Lorraine Anderson
More than a plan the right companion is who makes your travel memorable. - Sanjeet Veen
I stole you, among others, from the streets of God’s birthplace. I forced you to work as a slave. Imprisoned, mistreated and starved you and your companion. To top it off, I am in the process of selling your life to the highest bidder. Why would you trust me? - V.S. Carnes
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. - Susan B. Anthony
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. - P. G. Wodehouse
Yet when books have been read and reread, it boils down to the horse, his human companion, and what goes on between them. - Walter Farley
Saturday 12 July 1823 [Halifax]Could not sleep last night. Dozing, hot & disturbed ... a violent longing for a female companion came over me. Never remember feeling it so painfully before ... It was absolute pain to me. - Anne Lister
A wise doesn’t need advice or action of the people to know their true intention because a sane person can gauge it by mere observation of the attitude, good or bad, of their close companion towards others. - Anuj Somany
Morning tide makes a great companion when you don't want to be around people. It soothes and comforts and doesn't ask for anything. - Anna Banks
Love is making friends with fear because fear is the constant companion of intimacy ~ and when you bring fear out of the darkness and into the light, you realize it was an illusion based on our own insecurities. - Allen L. Roland
Wisdom is a reliable companion. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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