158+ Best Companion Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational companion quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Companion Quotes

Solitude has a healing consoler, friend, companion: it is work. — Berthold Auerbach

The ideal companion in bed is a good book. — Robertson Davies

Wicked companions invite us to hell. — Henry Fielding

On the intimate level, anyone who has loved a companion animal knows the uniquely wonderful experience these ‘other nations’ provide, and their important presence in our shared lives. In their very local way they show us the global truth of our real wealth, our biodiversity. — April Gornik

With books, as with companions, it is of more consequence to know which to avoid, than which to choose, for good books are as scarce as good companions, and in both instances, all that we can learn from baad ones is, that some much time has been worse than thrown away. — Charles Caleb Colton

As I began to discover my own truth and endeavored to possess it with CLARITY, I became more and more alienated from that which my companions held, or professed to hold. — Juan Goytisolo

Fortune has rarely condescended to be the companion of genius. — Isaac Disraeli

Books—they weren’t ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions. — John Green

Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves. — Laurence Sterne

The word ‘carer’ makes me think of someone with a nylon overall and a long list of ‘clients’ to wash before she finishes her shift. A companion was something unique. A kind of live-in friend. — Laurie Graham

I had this idea that I would write a companion cookbook to ‘Barbara the Slut.’ The recipes would be like, ‘Put the Lucky Charms in the bowl.’ — Lauren Holmes

The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications. — Samuel Richardson

Why was it that pride and foolishness were so often close companions? — Linda Sue Park

She had certain thoughts which were like companions, ideas which were like older and wiser friends. — Willa Cather

To the resentment that hides inside love, to the loneliness that hides among companions. — Jonathan Lethem

A pleasant companion is as good as a coach. — Jonathan Swift

You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion. — Arthur Conan Doyle

I would say don’t worry about what you should do, do whatever you can. And seek companions with shared values. — Gloria Steinem

As fear is a close companion to falsehood, so truth follows fearlessness. — Jawaharlal Nehru

Wisdom is the best guide and faith is the best companion. — Dalai Lama

These books are my friends, my companions. — Christopher Paolini

I love the guitar for its harmony; it is my constant companion in all my travels. — Niccolo Paganini

It’s going to be very much a companion piece to the Super Bowl. It’s got a little more testosterone than Grey’s Anatomy usually has. — J. Horton

Death is our constant companion, and it is death that gives each person’s life its true meaning. — Paulo Coelho

We are starting to see the growth of companion devices that sit side-by-side with the desktop systems. It is looking more likely that this is where Linux will find a place. — Dan Kusnetzky

Regret is the most tiresome of companions. — Richard Paul Evans

Some men act upon women like champagne; when they appear the women are sparkling and full of brilliance; when they leave the fair ones grow flat, stale, and most unprofitable companions. — Minna Antrim

Basically it acts as a companion and also like an extension of the record and vice versa. — Claudio Sanchez

A reader ought to be able to hold it and become familiar with its organized contents and make it a mind’s manageable companion. — William Safire

Bruce has been a good friend, a good companion and we’ve been a good team. He’s also got a great sense of humor. — Tom Watson

Opinion is the companion of probability within the medieval epistemology. — Ian Hacking

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul. — George Bancroft

If you’ve been thinking about adopting a new companion into your family, now is an excellent time. — Sheri Cardo

Love accepts its companion unconditionally and allow each to grow in his or her own way. — Paulo Coelho

My companion and I were alone with the stars: the misty river of the Milky Way flowing across the sky, the patterns of the constellations standing out bright and clear, a blazing planet low on the horizon. — Rachel Carson

Uncertainty is the necessary companion of all explorers. — Marilyn Ferguson

My ideal travel companions are my family. — Pharrell Williams

Fire is a good companion for the mind … — May Sarton

Our guests enjoy an industry-exclusive 21 square feet of personal space, a 78-inch lie flat bed and a companion seat complete with a full size table. There would probably be enough room for King Arthur and his Knights to have a productive meeting at the Round Table on one of our flights. — David Spurlock

A true friend never breaches the trust of his companion or stabs in his back. He is trustworthy and reliable. One should therefore always try to be a true and reliable friend. — Sam Veda

May good fortune be your constant companion. — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

In what concerns you much, do not think that you have companions: know that you are alone in the world. — Henry David Thoreau

Give Me Everything! A Companion Anthology to the Beatles’ First Film — Martin Lewis

No time is ever wasted if you have a book along as a companion. — Marian Wright Edelman

In traveling, a companion, in life, compassion. — Haruki Murakami

Let us do whatever is required to qualify for the Holy Ghost as our companion and then let us go forward fearlessly so that we will be given the powers to do whatever the Lord calls us to do. — Henry B. Eyring

The Chemical Companion makes it easy for first responders to access information quickly from multiple paths. The system is also very robust and easy to update so we can continue to add more chemicals. — Gisele Bennett

He who regards all things as one is a companion of Nature. — Zhuangzi

It’s not the breed that makes a good companion. All dogs are great companions. — Cesar Millan

My own thoughts Are my companions. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Athol Fugard is one of my all-time favorite playwrights. It is an absolute honor that he would grant us the rights to Exits and Entrances ahead of many other more established theatre companies. In my mind, the best way to return this compliment is to devote our entire season to him. I see The Island as sort of a companion piece. — Keith Powell

I was the first companion to kiss the Doctor. I played Grace Holloway to Paul McGann’s Doctor in the 1996 TV movie. We shared three kisses, in fact: very sweet and chaste. When I took the part, I’d never even heard of ‘Doctor Who.’ No one warned me that the kisses would be a big deal. — Daphne Ashbrook

Nature and wisdom are not, but should be, companions. — Tobias Smollett

My dogs have been my most loyal friends and constant companions. — Cesar Millan

It has been proven having a pet companion can lower blood pressure, so I think that’s important as well. But mostly for companionship. It’s great to have love waiting for you when you get home. — Laurie Cook

Like any companion animal, it’s a life-long commitment. It’s not just something for the various holiday seasons. — Mike Winters

In misery it is great comfort to have a companion. — John Lyly

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

I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. — Henry David Thoreau

I am nothing to you but Captain Nemo; and you and your companions are nothing to me but the passengers of the Nautilus. — Jules Verne

It’s easier to find a traveling companion than to get rid of one. — Peg Bracken

I will not hide my tastes or aversions…If you are true, but not in the same truth with me, cleave to your companions; I will seek my own. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love having somebody there – that companion thing. You know who you’re going to eat with, who you’re going to see a movie with. — Chris Rock

That cat became quite a companion to me. She filled a void after my wife became ill and passed away about 10 years ago. Since then it was me and the cat; for me to leave her was hard. Sophie has filled that void that was left by my cat, who filled the void left by my wife. — Stanley Plahn

This companion is probably too massive to have formed the way we believe that planets do, namely from a circumstellar disk of gas and dust when the star was young. This finding suggests that a diversity of processes act to populate the outer regions of other systems. — Michael Liu

Ignorance and confidence are constant companions — John McAfee

Again the Ghost sped on, above the black and heaving sea — on, on — until, being far away, as he told Scrooge, from any shore, they lighted on a ship. They stood beside the helmsman at the wheel, the look-out in the bow, the officers who had the watch; dark, ghostly figures in their several stations; but every man among them hummed a Christmas tune, or had a Christmas thought, or spoke below his breath to his companion of some bygone Christmas Day, with homeward hopes belonging to it. And every man on board, waking or sleeping, good or bad, had had a kinder word for another on that day than on any day in the year; and had shared to some extent in its festivities; and had remembered those he cared for at a distance, and had known that they delighted to remember him. — Charles Dickens

The new Hilton San Francisco Financial District is our third offering in San Francisco, and continues our legacy of providing premium accommodations and service to the most demanding of travelers. Weary business travelers and those seeking urban adventures in this world-class city will find this hotel to be an excellent companion to their journeys. — Jeff Diskin

A companion’s words of persuasion are effective. — Homer

Soon after this, my companion in captivity, John Stewart, was killed by the savages, and the man that came with my brother returned home by himself. — Daniel Boone

Pride is innate in beauty, and haughtiness is the companion of the fair. — Ovid

Physicians are in general the most amiable companions and the best friends, as well as the most learned men I know. — Alexander Pope

Music was my first love and companion. — Stacey King

An old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that it was not best to swap horses when crossing a stream. — Abraham Lincoln

The best companion and helper is admirable morals. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

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

Beauty and folly are old companions. — Benjamin Franklin

Call of Duty 2 is nothing short of spectacular. The visuals are stunning and the authentic weapons, battles, and missions make this one incredible game with a level of sophistication and detail not seen in other mobile games. We have optimized the Call of Duty experience for the mobile user, making it not only a companion to the console version, but a standalone, complete mobile gaming experience in its own right. — Steve Anderson

Beauty and folly are generally companions. — Baltasar Gracian

I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will. — Henry David Thoreau

We were very right-handed throughout the whole day. That was our companion play and it was time to play that card. — Ray Baranczyk

Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way. — Michel de Montaigne

Death is a companion for all of us, whether we acknowledge it or not, whether we’re aware of it or not, and it’s not necessarily a terrible thing. — Alan Ball

ROBBER, n. A candid man of affairs. It is related of Voltaire that one night he and some traveling companion lodged at a wayside inn. The surroundings were suggestive, and after supper they agreed to tell robber stories in turn. Once there was a Farmer-General of the Revenues. Saying nothing more, he was encouraged to continue. That, he said, is the story. — Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

Rashness is the companion of youth, prudence of old age. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Read somewhat in the English poets every day. You will find them elegant, entertaining and constructive companions through your whole life. — David McCullough

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

Good cheese needs good companions. — James Beard

I have never found a companion so companionable as solitude. — Henry David Thoreau

I haven’t come here to ask for anything, just for advice and orientation. He (Silva) is a great companion of mine. As a Latin American, he is my brother. — Evo Morales

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

I scorn you, scurvy companion. — William Shakespeare

I’ve got a wonderful companion (on returns) with Ryan Boehm, … If they kick it to him, he can do some amazing things. If they kick it to me, hopefully I can break a few tackles here and there. Together we make a nice tandem. — Ben Evans

There is a lot of merit in studying abnormal behaviors just in terms of figuring out ways to control them for the welfare of both companion animals and those bred for production agriculture. Another benefit is that if animal abnormal behavior is caused in the same way as in humans, then we may have a whole new range of model animals for studying human mental disorders. — Joseph Garner

Not everyone can take advantage of the Companion Program, but they may well qualify for our primary Email Senders Accreditation Program. We have lots of email senders accredited through us who do their own mailings, including CNet, Date.com, and IndieWire. — Anne Mitchell

In short, everyone’s situation is different, everyone’s needs and requirements for a pet and companion are different, but a well-trained, well-behaved pet is a pleasure and a wonderful addition to any family. — Marcia Stewart

I am grateful my own eternal companion served a mission in Hawaii before we were married in the Salt Lake Temple, and I am pleased that I have had three granddaughters serve full-time missions. — Ezra Taft Benson

For me nonviolence is a creed. I must act up to it, whether I am alone or have companions. — Mahatma Gandhi

Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacities. She has the right to participate in the minutest details in the activities of man, and she has an equal right of freedom and liberty with him. — Mohandas Gandhi

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

It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery. — Publilius Syrus

Music is not just my passion it’s my companion. — Ronnie Milsap

The Child Passenger Safety Coalition comprises more than two dozen health and safety organizations as well as more than 100 local law enforcement agencies committed to passing House File 319 and its companion Senate File 298. It is time that Minnesota took seriously the leading cause of death for children more than one year of age- automobile crashes, as well as the simple and inexpensive solution- a belt positioning booster seat. — Randy Williams

Most of us choose our companions and surroundings to reflect ourselves. — Frank Herbert

A murderer was a worthy companion. — Philip Pullman

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

Have as much good nature as good sense since they generally are companions. — William Wycherley

Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions. — Jane Austen

Our ultimate goal is to get the accurate mass for Polaris. To do that, the next milestone is to measure the motion of the companion in its orbit. — Nancy Evans

In the beginning, God placed a woman in a companion role with the priesthood. — Ezra Taft Benson

Companions were to be valued, wherever one found them. — Kate Morton

I am at the age when a maiden gives her hand to the man whom her weakness searches and dreads, and I have not chosen a companion for the road. — Renee Vivien

Hymns are companions for life travelers. — Andy Griffith

I urge you to choose companions well and cherish those friends who lift you and make you better in their presence. And be such friends to one another. — Russell M. Nelson

It was Mrs. Campbell, for instance, who, on a celebrated occasion, threw her companion into a flurry by describing her recent marriage as the deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-longue. — Alexander Woollcott

My wife and I, we started a foundation about companion animal rescue, but there’s a group called Performing Animal Welfare Society just outside of Sacramento… and they offered me a job as an elephant keeper. — Tony La Russa

Exaggeration, the inseparable companion of greatness. — Voltaire

If a man find a prudent companion who walks with him, is wise, and lives soberly, he may walk with him, overcoming all dangers, happy, but considerate. — Friedrich Muller

My beloved Elisa, my companion and wife, whom I love and revere, is one of the most noble of our Heavenly Father’s handmaidens. — Joseph B. Wirthlin

If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself. — Aesop

I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. — Eugene Delacroix

My ideal travel companions are my surfboard, wetsuit, and guitar. — Alexander Ludwig

Unless a woman has an amorous heart, she is a dull companion. — Samuel Johnson

Even with one companion ecstasy is almost banished. — Gerard Manley Hopkins

What woman wouldn’t want to be pursued in a flattering, non-physically threatening way by a gorgeous, fascinating, intelligent man? Being wanted, desired, being the focus of a man’s aspirations, his goal, his grail – the one companion he must have to live contentedly – is one of the most universal and fundamental of female wishes. — Stephanie Laurens

If you go through the regular process of the House and Senate passing companion bills and then try and work out differences in the conference, maybe we can get something done. — Austin Scott

Money is not the most important thing, but when you need it, there are few substitutes. So while I like the things money can buy, I love what money won’t buy. It bought me a house but it won’t buy me a home. It would buy me a companion but it won’t buy me a friend. — Zig Ziglar

For the actor, The Lee Strasberg Notes are an indispensable companion. — Johnny Depp

Through countless lifetimes and incarnations, I was separated from Him. O Lord, you are my Friend and Companion – please unite me with Yourself. — Granth Sahib

The painter must be solitary. For if you are alone you are completely yourself, but if you are accompanied by a single companion, you are only half yourself. — Leonardo da Vinci

A good companion is one you wouldn’t mind dying with. — Frank Herbert

Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion. — Horace

Dolls are safe companions. — Louisa May Alcott

CBS SportsLine.com and NFL.com subscribers will love this mobile application. Fantasy Football Companion gives team owners the ability to participate in their fantasy football leagues whenever and wherever the need or mood strikes. Whether it’s a casual check of their fantasy teams’ scoring, or the need to make roster changes in response to breaking news, the Fantasy Football Companion fulfills a real need for our dedicated fantasy football audience. We are pleased that MFORMA has built the Fantasy Football Companion to truly integrate with the online version and with a user interface that is very easy to learn and use. It is a perfect application for mobile and a necessary extension to our online fantasy football products. — Steve Snyder

One drawing demands to become a painting, so I start to work on that, and then the painting might demand something else. Then the painting might say, ‘I want a companion, and the companion should be like this,’ so I have to find that, either by drawing it myself or locating the image. — Gary Hume

Our goal is to have Gregory have Fergie as a companion and have him focus more on the dog. — Jennifer Wise

My journal is my life’s companion. — Christina Baldwin

Having no new companions, nothing remained for him but to read. — Jack London

Poverty sits by the cradle of all our great men, and rocks them up to manhood; and this meager foster-mother remains their faithful companion throughout life — Heinrich Heine

as a companion to the distraught, sort of a psychiatric nurse, just saying: ‘You’re OK. They’re wrong.’ — Mary McGrory

There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be companions with it. — Rumi

It’s funny how despair can soon become an old companion — Jacqueline Carey

A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without familiars in order to be open to influences, to change. — Katharine Butler Hathaway

She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts. — George Eliot

If I hold you with my emotions, you’ll become a wished-for companion. — Rumi

If I had had to choose between him and a cockroach as a companion for a walking-tour, the cockroach would have had it by a short head. — P. Wodehouse

‘Intelligent Life’ is kind of a companion piece to ‘Safety Not Guaranteed.’ Internally, it’s a sci-fi romantic thriller. — Colin Trevorrow

Whoever has God truly as a companion, is with him in all places, both on the streets, and among people, as well as in church, or in the desert or in a monastic cell…Why is this so? It is so because such a person possesses God alone, keeping their gaze fixed upon God, and thus all things become God for him or her. Such people be a God in all their deeds and in all the places they go, and it is God alone who is the author of all their deeds… — Meister Eckhart

It’s kind of like having a companion with you, … Good old satellite Internet. — Charles Morgan

This simple action by the president and his family helps send a message to the rest of America that spaying or neutering your companion animal should be a standard procedure in every household, — Roger Caras

A pleasant companion reduces the length of the journey. — Publilius Syrus

A smoke in times of rest is a great companion to the solitary soldier. — Che Guevara

I’ve been following Jesus for 35 years. He’s guided me, comforted me, encouraged me, challenged me, befriended me, and been my constant companion since November 8, 1981. — Lee Strobel

The Companion Program was developed at the request of email senders who wanted become accredited with ISIPP and have the same benefits of accreditation for their main email communications as they are already enjoying for their bulk mailings through their ISIPP-accredited ESPs. We’ve had a very enthusiastic response to the program, and customers who now have their transactional and corporate email accredited with us include MarketingSherpa and Lockergnome. — Anne Mitchell

I am conquered less by fortune than by the egotism and ingratitude of my companions in arms. — Napoleon Bonaparte

Only by keeping oneself in constant process of growth, under the constant influence of the best things in one’s own age, does one become a companion halfway good enough for one’s children. — Ellen Key

Beauty and fear make uneasy companions — Cornelia Funke

I’m proud of my husband. He was an extraordinary man. He was an extraordinary father, husband and soldier. He gave 100-percent to everything that he did, his family, his home, his life and his companion soldiers. — Patrick Stewart

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