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
Never have a companion that casts you in the shade. Baltasar Gracian
A pleasant companion reduces the length of the journey. Publilius Syrus
Companionship is a foreign concept to some people. They fear it as much as the majority of people fear loneliness. Criss Jami
Never make a companion equal to a brother. Hesiod
The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications. Samuel Richardson
Loyal companions are an unequaled grace, stanching fear before it bleeds you numb, a reliable antidote for creeping despair. Dean Koontz
Love accepts its companion unconditionally and allow each to grow in his or her own way. Paulo Coelho
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
The best companion and helper is admirable morals. Ali Ibn Abi Talib
A merry companion on the road is as good as a nag. Japanese Proverb
Choose a companion that recommends himself to you by his life as well as by his speech. Roman Proverb
A man is known by his companions. Latin Proverb
Every man is like the company he keeps. Euripides
A good companion makes good company. Spanish Proverb
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. Italian Proverb
Men who know the same things are not long the best company for each other. Emerson
It was even though, my companion: my guide, and my own familiar friend. We took sweet counsel together: and walked in the house of God as friends. Psalm 55:14
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. Henry David Thoreau
In company, that person who alone can understand you, you cannot get out of your mind. Henry David Thoreau
By associating with the good and evil company, a soul acquires the virtues and vices which they possess, even as the wind blowing over different places takes along good and bad odors. Panchatantra
They who lie down with dogs shall rise up with fleas. Latin Proverb
The rotten apples spoil its companions. Benjamin Franklin
Everyone's companion is no one's friend. German Proverb
Flames can be put out as ice will melt / But this companion will never fade / Who is the travelers loyal companion? / The companion is no other but his shadow. Shakeel Hussain
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with. Mark Twain
You could climb to the top of the world and jump into the deepest of ravines, but if you don't have someone to share it with you’ll always be looking back. Saim Cheeda
And as ridiculous as it may sound, sometimes all any of us needs in life is for someone to hold our hand and walk next to us. James Frey
I realize, for the first time, how very lonely I've been in the arena. How comforting the presence of another human being can be. Suzanne Collins
Life is not an easy road. / But, with the right companion, / we can make it a Joy Ride. S. Kolla
Wisdom is unwanted in the colony of fools. Bamigboye Olurotimi
Lover is a mere companion, love is eternal. Pushpa Rana
I feel much more pleasure and shield alone with all my flaws than with the companion who is not fair and trusted. Ehsan Sehgal
You will never feel alone if you run down the stairs of loneliness; as every solitary step becomes your companion. Munia Khan
Often you shall think your road impassable, somber, and companionless. Have will and plod along, and round each curve, you shall find a new companion. Mikhail Naimy
How we need that security. How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this. I need someone to pour myself into. Sylvia Plath
Sometimes you must embrace the feeling of being abandoned until your deepest self warms to the thought of you being its closest companion. Curtis Tyrone Jones
Love can either be your greatest companion or your worst enemy, depending on your pride to accept or deny things. Anthony Liccione
I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The Soul calls from within me: 'You, ignorant of the way of Love, set Me free.' Rumi