Quotation Explorer - 'Companionship'

I hope that you mothers will realize that when all is said and done, you have no more compelling responsibility, nor any laden with greater rewards, than the nurture you give your children in an environment of security, peace, companionship, love, and motivation to grow and do well. - Gordon B. Hinckley
The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There should be a little gap between you and your friends, though you'll miss their companionship and you'll also miss their disrespect. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. - Aristotle
For me, marriage worked differently. As a single person, I never felt totally free. My commitment to my marriage freed me. No lies, no mind games, no judging each other. For me, marriage is pure joyful companionship. - Shon Mehta
After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. - Philip Pullman
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give. - Bertrand Russell
I think loneliness is much better than companionship of a selfish. - Tanmaya Guru
I want love, passion, honesty, and companionship... sex that drives me crazy and conversation that drives me sane. - Steve Maraboli
Life makes beggars out of those who have joyful hearts, taxing the living with hardship and tribulation, but the charity of companionship, the currency of shared and unmitigated love, alleviates all disconsolation. - Michelle Franklin
I choose to be alone cause I wanted to experience freedom, but I realized that freedom needs a companionship - Ahmed Alibage
Humankind has turned the world into a cruel and at times inhospitable place. The thing that makes it all bearable is the potential for loving companionship. - Christopher Earley
Love someone because their soul inspires you, not because you’re interested in the relief from loneliness and companionship they can provide. Anybody can do that. Not just anybody can show you to yourself. - Brianna Wiest
But give thanks, at least, that you still have Frost's poems; and when you feel the need of solitude, retreat to the companionship of moon, water, hills and trees. Retreat, he reminds us, should not be confused with escape. And take these poems along for good luck! - Robert Graves
Even though men and women are different in our thinking, we all share the need and desire for compassion, compliments, and companionship. - Germany Kent
It has nothing to do with who I am as compared to everyone else. It has everything to do with who I am in companionship with God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations. - Kahlil Gibran
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Greatest Companionship you have is your Mind... Your Conscience Mind... The one which talks to you ! The only thing you need to make sure is that; it's positive ! - Alamvusha
I can understand companionship. I can understand bought sex in the afternoon. I cannot understand the love affair. - Gore Vidal
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It sometimes takes a state of solitude to bring to mind the real power of companionship. - Stephen Richards
No matter how righteous you are, no matter how carefully youcultivate the companionship of the Holy Ghost, there are vast amounts of knowledge which you need to acquireand which you are not going to receive through revelation. - Rex E. Lee
A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. - Aristotle
A picture lives by companionship, expanding and quickening in the eyes of the sensitive observer. It dies by the same token. It is therefore risky to send it out into the world. How often it must be impaired by the eyes of the unfeeling and the cruelty of the impotent. - Mark Rothko
Humankind has turned to world into a cruel and inhospitable place. The thing that makes it all bearable is the potential for loving companionship. - Christopher Earle
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level. - Oscar Wilde
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