Good Company Sayings and Quotes

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


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

Samuel Butler

Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.     

Izaak Walton

A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.     

Charles Evans Hughes

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

Good company, lively conversation, and the endearments of friendship fill the mind with great pleasure.     

Edmund Burke

Keep good company, and you shall be of the number.     

George Herbert

A man should think less of what he eats and more with whom he eats because no food is so satisfying as good company.     

Michel de Montaigne

Good company will always be found much less expensive than bad.     

George Washington

Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people-- people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.     

E. B. White

The shortest way to get anywhere is to have good company.     

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

In good company, the individuals merge their egotism into a social soul exactly co-extensive with the several consciousnesses there present.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good taste is as tiring as good company.     

Francis Picabia

Roads are long; make them short with a good company!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Always keep good company. Never waste an hour with anyone who doesn't lift you up and encourage you.     

Spencer W. Kimball

It is with a good book as it is with good company.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In good company your thoughts run, in solitude your thought is still ... In talk your mind can be stretched, widened, exhilarated to heights, but it cannot be deepened; you have to deepen it yourself.     

Rumer Godden

Good-breeding is the art of showing men, by external signs, the internal regard we have for them. It arises from good sense, improved by conversing with good company.     

Cato the Younger

Children...will never go astray while they are in good company.     

Francis M. Lyman

Books are always good company if you have the right sort.     

Louisa May Alcott