Companion Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old companion quotes, companion sayings, and companion proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Paul Valery

Those who are enjoying something, or suffering something, together, are companions. Those who enjoy or suffer one another, are not.     

C.S. Lewis

It's easier to find a traveling companion than to get rid of one.     

Peg Bracken

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

Publilius Syrus

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

William Butler Yeats

Let those be thy choicest companions who have made Christ their chief companion.     

Thomas Brooks

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

Franz Liszt

When a companion's heart of itself overflows, the best one can do is to do nothing.

Herman Melville

There is no satisfaction in any good without a companion.     

Seneca The Younger

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

James Boswell

Select companions who are striving for enlightenment. They all have their imperfections, certainly, but at least their attention is moving in the right direction.     

Frederick Lenz

A companion's words of persuasion are effective.     

Homer

Always dare to be in the company of those stronger than you. Sooner or later, you will be stronger than those who were once stronger than you, but unfortunately, they joined the company of those who are weaker than them!     

Israelmore Ayivor

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.     

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

Samuel Smiles

O my companion, Worldly comfort is an illusion, As soon you get it, it goes.     

Meera

A good companion is one you wouldn't mind dying with.

Frank Herbert

Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.

Mahatma Gandhi

The companionship of a secret is often corruptive to good habits, such as sleep and appetite.

Marjorie Benton Cooke

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 Leshan

In misery it is great comfort to have a companion.     

John Lyly

A merry companion is as good as a wagon, For you shall be sure to ride though ye go a foot.

John Lyly

Valued companionships begin with a personal commitment to be an exemplary companion.     

Joseph B. Wirthlin

A companion that feasts the company with wit and mirth, and leaves out the sin which is usually mixed with them, he is the man; and let me tell you, good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.

Izaak Walton

An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.     

E.A. Bucchianeri

A blessed companion is a book! A book that, fitly chosen, is a life-long friend.

Douglas Jerrod

Companions are we, enlivened by a mighty gallop quickly sliding a harsh straw basket of sea foam gathered astride the tide.     

Bradley Chicho

Be a companion with Christ, and he will draw near unto you and be your best friend. There is no better friend than Christ

William R. Bradford

If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.

Gautama Buddha

If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere.     

Loretta Young



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