Quotation Explorer - 'Company'

Negative people enjoy the company of fake friends, but a positive person disowns them. - Anuj Somany
It was cold, dark & lonely in the great cathedral-like chambers, with only coffins and corpses for company. - Billie-Jo Williams
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep. - Euripides
If you're creative, if you can think independently, if you can articulate passion, if you can override the fear of being wrong, then your company needs you now more than it ever did. And now your company can no longer afford to pretend that isn't the case. - Hugh Macleod
I know love and lust don't always keep the same company. - Stephenie Meyer
Sleep, that sometimes shuts up sorrow's eye, steal me awhile from mine own company. - William Shakespeare
Being liked or not, having company or not, being understood or not, being acknowledged or not are not issues of concern on the spiritual path. - Donna Goddard
It is in the company of others that one can be really lonely, for then one's personality is forced openly to try to express what it's separate individuality is. - Nanamoli Thera
At my lowest point, when things were at their most desperate and uncomfortable, I always found myself in the company of Australians, who were like a reminder that I'd touched bottom. - Paul Theroux
None fills the void like the company of a true friend. - Rishi H Sanghani
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
It is not that we love to be alone, but that we love to soar, and when we do soar, the company grows thinner and thinner until there is none at all. …We are not the less to aim at the summits though the multitude does not ascend them. - Henry David Thoreau
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. - Jeff Bezos
In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear. - John C. Dvorak
If books are not good company, where shall I find it? - Mark Twain
Don't sweat the small stuff" doesn't work with parenting small children. They only work in small stuff. They aren't making company decisions. They are deciding whether to use a crayon on the wall. Bill Klein - The Little Couple
A healthy company is a group of people well aligned for the same purpose propelled by the same values - Jan Tlusťák
Each writer is born with a repertory company in his head. - Gore Vidal
The good company counts in your life, make a right choice because bad company will eat you alive. - Euginia Herlihy
The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.
Learning makes a man fit company for himself. - Thomas Fuller
Blessed are you when you enjoyed the company of elderly people. They are always ready to share their rich experience and wisdom with young people. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It's better to be a company than to work for a company. - Jim Coudal
It’s tough when markets change and your people within the company don’t. - Harvard Business Review
This perpetual hurry of business and company ruins me in soul if not in body. More solitude and earlier hours! - William Wilberforce
To enjoy beauty in the company of myself is to experience beauty bound by the limits of the sole person that I am. But, to experience beauty in the company of God is to experience beauty bound by the limits of Who God is, which is to experience beauty without limits. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Alas my love you do me wrong, To cast me of discurteously; And I have loved you so long, Delighting in your company. - Anonymous
He remembered the gracefulness with which she moved in battle—like liquid flesh. There was no one quite like his wife, and he never felt more triumphant and free than when he was in her company. - Nadia Scrieva
The missionary is building the product and building the service because they love the customer, because they love the product, because they love the service. The mercenary is building the product or service so that they can flip the company and make money. - Jeff Bezos
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
You call me a misanthrope because I avoid society. You err; I love society. Yet in order not to hate people, I must avoid their company. - Caspar David Friedrich
Writing is lonely. Until that moment you write your first character and suddenly you have company. - Eliza Green
My characters are quite as real to me as so-called real people; which is one reason why I'm not subject to what is known as loneliness. I have plenty of company. - William S. Burroughs
CEOs will gladly overpay for a company if the acquisition enables them to keep their jobs. - Jay Samit
Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. - Zora Neale Hurston
As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate. - Ludwig Feuerbach
Building a career or a company is about living a few years of your life like most people won't so that you can spend the rest of your life living at a level most people can't. - Jay Samit
When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign. - Stefan Molyneux
Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as the latter. - Paxton Hood
Tell me what company you keep and I'll tell you what you are. - Miguel de Cervantes
You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company. - Samuel Johnson
Our goodness, our badness all develop from social experience, the company we keep, the things we're taught when we're young. We start with a clean slate. It's everyone else who fucks us up. - S. Walden
I don't know, and have no intention of finding out. IQ is like dick size - if you have to measure, you're way too invested in it. And both are gauche to discuss in polite company. (Upon being asked his IQ on Quora) - Adrian Lamo
Nothing, to my way of thinking, is a better proof of a well ordered mind than a man’s ability to stop just where he is and pass some time in his own company. - Seneca
You are never alone as long as you are in the company of your precious self. - Miya Yamanouchi
It is better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
You know what they say, Two pairs a company, cheese a croud - Annoying Orange
If you are not a psychiatrist, stay away from idiots. They are too stupid to pay a layman for his company. - Stanislaw J. Lec
I think that maybe in every company today there is always at least one person who is going crazy slowly. - Joseph Heller
The pond is clear, but it isn't this beyond the sea blue and has never been. The sky is blue, but it isn't this strikingly bright and vivid nor has it ever been. But together, and in each other's company, they are more beautiful than they could ever have been alone... - Anoma Natasha Paleebut
All we cared about was dividends. Well, we can't do business that way today. We have learned that what's best for the countries we operate in is best for the company. Maybe we can't make the people love us, but we will make ourselves so useful to them that they will want us to stay. - Sam Zemurray
Honor doesn’t revise according to company just as integrity doesn’t diminish due to circumstance. - Donna Lynn Hope
If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Happiness comes in many forms in the company of good friends, in the feeling you get when you make someone else’s dream come true, or in the promise of hope renewed. It’s okay to let yourself be happy because you never know how fleeting that happiness might be. - Lucas Scott
The most peaceable way for you, if you do take a thief, is, to let him show himself what he is and steal out of your company. - William Shakespeare
If your endeavors result in success of the company in a continuity of atleast a few years, you are a successful manager. If other companies followyour business approach, you are certainly an important manager withleader characteristics. - Eraldo Banovac
In a company of children and grown-ups, the latter are those who should demonstrate good manners and always let the children speak first. - Zoran Stojkovski
Be patient, you are in good company. Our Lord Himself, our Lady, the apostles, and countless saints, both men and women, have been poor. - Francis de Sales
Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave. - The Talmud
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train - Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still? - J. Paul Getty
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words - Anonymous
Good company requires only birth, education, and manners, and with regard to education is not very nice. Birth and good manners are essential; but a little learning is by no means a dangerous thing in good company; on the contrary, it will do very well. - Jane Austen
A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never. - Henry Ward Beecher
If you need true friend 'a cup of tea can be' it gives you company, listen without complain and makes you fresh anytime,anywhere - Rahul Bodkhe
It is both relaxing and invigorating to occasionally set aside the worries of life, seek the company of a friendly book...from the reading of 'good books' there comes a richness of life that can be obtained in no other way. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Learning is achieved only in company. - The Talmud
It's the company, not the cooking, that makes a meal. - Kirby Larson
Family connexions were always worth preserving, good company always worth seeking. - Jane Austen
If you love yourself, you will be happy because you will always have your own company and attention - Mr Imbuya
One company can serve some of your needs all of the time, or all of your needs some of the time, but never both. - Abraham Lincoln
Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue. - Izaak Walton
A man is known by the company he avoids. - Anonymous
An employee made a mistake that cost the company $10 million, he walked into the office of Tom Watson, the C.E.O., expecting to get fired. Fire you? Mr. Watson asked. I just spent $10 million educating you. - Adam Grant
There are times when you are home to yourself and you long for company. - Srividya Srinivasan
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. - William Lyon Phelps
Marisa starts to snoop. I might as well too. It's not often that I get to visit a water pellet company in a freaky refugee nation. -from Fireseed One - Catherine Stine
In a beautiful morning, walking barefoot to the work through the green fields with the company of the singing birds... and there you shall meet the real happiness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A visionary company is one which is seen growing in a consistent pattern by being goal oriented driven by a vision and a mission - Henrietta Newton Martin
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid. - Jonathan Swift
Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company.
I think the primary function of radio is that people want company. - Elise Nordling
I cannot stand the company of men. They flatter or they judge. I can stand neither of the two. - Albert Camus
Keep your eyes open and try to catch people in your company doing something right, then praise them for it. - Tom Hopkins
Can you be alone without being lonely? Can you spend time by yourself without craving noise or company of other people? Have you discovered the glory of quiet time spent alone, time spent listening to your soul? Solitude brings with it gifts that come from nowhere else. - Steve Goodier
I have discovered," he said to Charles Dewy, "that when a man marries, peace of mind and freedom go out of the window.""Well, old boy," said Charles comfortably, "that's the price we have to pay for having company in our old age and for ensuring that we have heirs to follow us. - Colleen McCullough
Be very circumspect in the choice of thy company. In the society of thine equals thou shalt enjoy more pleasure; in the society of thy superiors thou shalt find more profit. To be the best in the company is the way to grow worse. - Francis Quarles
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. - Vince Lombardi
This time around I was so lonely that I was forced to be face to face with myself. Realizing at the end of the day I only have me and I didn't seem to like my own company. I decided to I had to make myself into someone I can live with. - kandi dougherty
To the body and mind which have been cramped by noxious work or company, nature is medicinal and restores their tone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We come into this world alone. You’re going to die alone. That’s the way it is.I think a really great interpretation of love is: feeling alone with someone else. The times in my life, if you want to qualify as being in love, when you feel almost like being alone with company. - Chris Evans
Jackie.''Mm.''Thank you for keeping me company in my nightmare.'Jackie grinned at her,'Nah, it's our nightmare now. - joseph fink, jeffrey cranor
Communism is like one big phone company. - Lenny Bruce
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words.
However, the serious seeker of detachment will have to embrace the Holy Trinity of Ss - Solitude, Stillness and Silence - and reject the new religion of Commotionism, which believes that the meaning of life is constant company, movement and noise. - Michael Foley
You're always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. - Diane Von Furstenberg
Friendship is genuine when two friends can enjoy each others company without speaking a word to one another. - George Ebers
No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health. - Charles Caleb Colton
The most advertised commodity is not always intrinsically the best; but is sometimes merely the product of a company, with plenty of money to spend on advertising. - Emily Post
When a company has a diversified business interests, it is branded as a MULTIFACETED organisation; but if a professional has an experience in different products and/or fields, then he is subjected to a lot of baseless questioning and why people not consider him a MULTITALENTED person. - Anuj Somany
[While writing history], I've kept the most interesting company imaginable with people long gone. Some I've come to know better than many I know in real life, since in real life we don't get to read other people's mail. - David McCullough
Misery loves company. For the sake of your sanity, avoid entertaining her. - Andrena Sawyer
Maybe this is a second doctoral program: advanced learning about life, death, marriage, mothering, family, faith, patience, prayer. My degree will be 'Doctor of Life,' and I will be in good company. So many of us earn our 'Doctor of Life' degrees. - Christina G. Hibbert Psy.D.
If you don’t find the right set of eyes to see through your bull, you will always be surrounded by friends that will tell you white lies because they like your company and don’t want to ruin the evening. - Shannon L. Alder
I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. - Eugene Delacroix
I think the best evenings are when we have messages, things that make us think, but we can also laugh and enjoy each other's company. - Jane Goodall
Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company. - Benjamin Franklin Wade
We're not a security guard company. We sell a *concept* of security.
There is a certain delightful sort of hope which the introvert can receive only by having company over...the hope that they will leave soon. - Criss Jami
Loneliness is remedied at times with the company of a friend and at other times with the company of oneself. - Patricia Selbert
One day my grandson said to me, grandpa were you a hero in the war? And i said to him no I'm not a hero, but I have served in a company full of them. - Dick Winters
Just as evil communication and company corrupts good manners, good communication and company can correct bad manners - Chiolu Hope N.
The phone company handles 84 billion calls a year --- everything from kings, queens, and presidents to the scum of the earth.
Whosover loveth wisdom is righteous, but he that keepeth company with fowl is weird. - Woody Allen
If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don't particularly like.
If you are renewed by grace, and were to meet your old self, I am sure you would be very anxious to get out of his company. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
In other people's company I felt I was dull, gloomy, unwelcome, at once bored and boring... - André Gide
When the chips are down, you are alone, and loneliness can be terrifying. Fortunately, I've always had a chum I could call. And I love to be alone. It doesn't bother me one bit. I’m my own company. - Audrey Hepburn
No matter how nice the company one might be with, however, it is never pleasant to have a rifle pointed at one's back. - Meg Cabot
When the government and electrical utility company jointly harass an electrical fraud researcher, it confirms that the research is progressing in the right direction! - Steven Magee
Lately I have come to believe that the principle difference between Heaven and Hell is the company you keep there.... - Lois McMaster Bujold
We have nothing to fear and a great deal to learn from trees, that vigorours and pacific tribe which without stint produces strengthening essences for us, soothing balms, and in whose gracious company we spend so many cool, silent, and intimate hours. - Marcel Proust
A tiny company, ‘the aware’, we have taken up civilization’s fiercest weapons to fight against the dark army of the masses whose leaders are hunger and stupidity. These weapons are the smile and the lie. - Iwan Goll
The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
Was I sorry that I chose to come by hand cart? No. Neither then nor any minute of my life since. The price we paid to become acquainted with God was a privilege to pay and I am thankful that I was privileged to come in the Martin Hand Cart Company. - Francis Webster
I could go and buy one of the islands in theBahamas and turn it into my personal fiefdom, but I am much more interested in trying to build andcreate a new company. - Elon Musk
Intelligence and wisdom are certainly compatible, however they are rarely seen in each other’s company. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
China's success lies on being a communist community within and a capitalist company outside. - Osman Doluca
The hardest - the part that's hard is to kill, but once you kill, that becomes easier, to kill the next person and the next one and the next one." -Varnado Simpson, Charlie Company of My Lai - Jonathan Glover
Nothing's so apt to undermine your confidence in a product as knowing that the commercial selling it has been approved by the company that make it. - Franklin P. Jones
Value yourself and those who are in your company will reflect the same image. - Steven Cuoco
Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Yes, our company is at risk because we cede control to the users, but that's how we do our business. If the community decides to kill the business, maybe it deserves to die. - Jeffrey Kalmikoff
The past wasn’t a guest you could ask to leave when you tired of its company. No, the past put up its feet and meant to stay. - Sonja Yoerg
If I could always read I should never feel the want of company. - George Gordon Byron
ALONE, adj. In bad company. In contact, lo! the flint and steel, By spark and flame, the thought reveal That he the metal, she the stone, Had cherished secretly alone. Booley Fito - Ambrose Bierce
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. - Michel de Montaigne
A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company. - Gian Vincenzo Gravina
Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion. - Leigh Hunt
Dear Mrs. Black: On seven prior occasions this company has denied your claim in writing. We now deny it for the eighth and final time. You must be stupid, stupid stupid, stupid! - John Grisham
By 1833 the largest publisher in America, Harper and Company, boasted one horse-powered printing press and seven hand presses while the American Bible Society owned 16 new state-of-the-art, steam-driven presses and 20 hand presses. - Phil Cooke
... reason andlove keep little company together now-a-days... - William Shakespeare
Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats. - Malayan Proverb
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. - W. H. Auden
Loneliness is not lack of company. Loneliness is lack of purpose. - Guillermo Maldonado
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
Be your best company. - A.D. Posey
Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something (love) from our partner instead of delivering ourselves up to him demand-free and asking for nothing but his company. - Milan Kundera
No one HAS to do something he doesn’t want to do for the rest of his life. But then again, if that’s what you wind up doing, by all means convince yourself that you HAD to do it. You’ll have lots of company. - Hunter S. Thompson
In a soulmate we find not company, but a completed solitude. - Robert Brault
Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter. - Paxton Hood
Live always in the best company when you read. - Sydney Smith
We are always in our own company. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There is not a man of common sense who would not chuse to be agreeable in company; and yet, strange as it may seem, very few are - The Town and Country Magazine. vol. 11, 1779
A foolish man enjoys the company of prostitutes;a wise man enjoys the company of his wife.The mother of a prudent son will rejoice;the father of a mindless son will groan. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Marisa starts to snoop. I might as well too. It's not often that I get to visit a water pellet company in a freaky refugee nation. - Catherine Stine
I don't know where we should take this company, but I do know that if I start with the right people, ask them the right questions, and engage them in vigorous debate, we will find a way to make this company great. - James C. Collins
Nobody enjoys the company of others as intensely as someone who usually avoids the company of others. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it. - Russell Baker
Character is doing what you don't want to do, but know you should do. There's plenty of room and company on the broad road, but it's not easy to walk on that narrow path. - Joyce Meyer
I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult. - Fran Lebowitz
I look at what the phone company does and do the opposite. - Craig Newmark
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company. - Jane Austen
My job as a leader is to make sure everybody in the company has great opportunities, and that they feel they're having a meaningful impact and are contributing to the good of society. As a world, we're doing a better job of that. My goal is for Google to lead, not follow that. - Larry Page
Humans are all too happy to keep company until the company turns out to be less appealing than solitude. - Thor Benson
The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is undisguisable.
No company is 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.
The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate. - Euripides
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them. - Walter Landor
A Company of a good friend is worth thousand people around you or else you are Gathering a Crowd - irrfan ishaq
Silence is where my demons lurk, taunting me endlessly day after day until the end of time...yet still I wait, revelling in their company... - Virginia Alison
I suppose what one wants really is ideal company and books are ideal company. - Anita Brookner
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. - Charles Baudelaire
It is said that if Noah's ark had had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel yet; and it may be so. What is many men's business is nobody's business. The greatest things are accomplished by individual men. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
We don't care. We don't have to. We're the phone company.
A federal judge has ruled that Microsoft should be split into two different companies. One company will have the Windows operating system and the other will count Bill Gates' money. - Conan O'Brien
stand often in the company of dreamers: they tickle your common sense & believe you can achieve things which are impossible. - Mary Anne Radmacher
Be proud to act like a normal human being. Keep daylight hours, get a regular job, and mix in the company of people with a fixed sense of right and wrong.The Abstainer's Handbook (second edition, p. 89) - Matt Haig
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]