He who regards all things as one is a companion of Nature.
In everything that moves through the universe, I see my own body, and in everything that governs the universe, my own soul. All men are my brethren, and all things my companions.
— Zhang Zai
The winter moon becomes a companion, the heart of the priest, sunk in meditation upon religion and philosophy, there in the mountain hall, is engaged in a delicate interplay and exchange with the moon; and it is this of which the poet sings.
— Yasunari Kawabata
Some feel lonely because they haven't found that perfect 'companion' yet. Sometimes Allah sends everyone else away so you can find that only in Him.
— Yasmin Mogahed
The greatest and truest models for all oratorsis Demosthenes. One who has not studied deeply and constantly all the great speeches of the great Athenian, is not prepared to speak in public. Only as the constant companion of Demosthenes, Burke, Fox, Canning and Webster, can we hope to become orators.
— Woodrow Wilson
Have as much good nature as good sense since they generally are companions.
— William Wycherley
Compassion and justice are companions, not choices.
— William Sloane Coffin
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
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
The Bible differs from all other books in that it never wears out. Other books are read and laid aside, but the Bible is a constant companion. No matter how often we read it or how familiar we become with it, some new truth is likely to spring out at us from its pages whenever we open it, or some old truth will impress us as it never did before. Every Christian can give illustrations of this.
— William Jennings Bryan
Never were two people more opposite in sentiment than my companions.
— William Hamilton Maxwell
In a well-written book we are presented with the maturest reflections, or the happiest flights of a mind of uncommon excellence. It is impossible that we can be much accustomed to such companions without attaining some resemblance to them.
— William Godwin
She had certain thoughts which were like companions, ideas which were like older and wiser friends.
— Willa Cather
How, then,' I hear you ask, 'shall I attain my end, whether it be Christian love, socialism, or American democracy?' Your Christian love and your socialism and your American democracy are what you do each day, your manner of thinking each hour, of embracing your life companion and loving your child; they are your attitude of social responsibility towards your work, and your determination not to become like the crushers of life you so hate.
— Wilhelm Reich
We are called to be strong companions and clear mirrors to one another, to seek those who reflect with compassion and a keen eye how we are doing, whether we seem centered or off course ... we need the nourishing company of others to create the circle needed for growth, freedom and healing.
— Wayne Muller
Solitude can become your most meaningful companion and it can assist you in being a more giving person in your spiritual partnerships. Rather than regarding your partner's need for time alone as a threat, see it as a time of renewal that you celebrate. Make every effort to help each other have that space. Treat that space as sacred.
— Wayne Dyer
The autumn hill gathers the remaining light, A flying bird chases after its companion. The green color is bright And brings me into the moment, like a sunset mist that has no fixed place.
— Wang Wei
Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit.
— Walter Scott
When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
— Walter Scott
Cruelty in all countries is the companion of anger; but there is only one, and never was another on the globe, where she coquets both with anger and mirth.
— Walter Savage Landor
Yet when the books have been read, it boils down to the horse, his human companion, and what goes on between them
— Walter Farley
As a therapist, I am a companion. I try to help people tune into their own wisdom.
— Virginia Satir
I know that my companions from the moment of birth were heaven's choicest souls. I grew side by side with them, in fact all the education and inspiration came over them.
— Victoria Woodhull
My current companion, Gerard de Battista, is the father of my two sons.
— Victoria Abril
In today's world parents find themselves at the mercy of a society which imposes pressures and priorities that allow neither timenor place for meaningful activities and relations between children and adults, which downgrade the role of parents and the functions of parenthood, and which prevent the parent from doing things he wants to do as a guide, friend, and companion to his children.
— Urie Bronfenbrenner
Definition is the companion of clarity; clarity is the guide to your goals.
— Tony Buzan
To keep farmers on the farm we must maintain a strong farm safety net, but we will also have to build a thriving companion economy to compliment production agriculture in rural America.
— Tom Vilsack
Nature and wisdom are not, but should be, companions.
— Tobias Smollett
I think the Chainsaw remake is very good and captures the spirit of the original film. It's true to the tone of the original, to the point that it's almost a companion piece
— Tobe Hooper
Mobile isn't just a media channel, it's her constant companion that makes juggling easier. It makes her feel like a better mom.
— Tina Sharkey
Sin has the devil for its father, shame for its companion, and death for its wages.
— Thomas Watson
As we seek Christ, as we find Him, as we follow Him, we shall have the Christmas spirit, not for one fleeting day each year, but as a companion always.
— Thomas S. Monson
Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life's work.
— Thomas S. Monson
Make room for the Lord in your homes and in your hearts, and He will be your companion. He will be by your side.
— Thomas S. Monson
It is part of the business of life to be affable and pleasing to those whom either nature, chance or circumstance has made our companions.
— Thomas More
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
— Thomas Mann
The highest wisdom and the highest genius have been invariably accompanied with cheerfulness. We have sufficient proofs on record that Shakespeare and Socrates were the most festive companions.
— Thomas Love Peacock
Let those be thy choicest companions who have made Christ their chief companion.
— Thomas Brooks
Being born he have himself as our Companion, Eating with us he gave himself as Food, Dying He became our Ransom, Reigning he gives himself as our Reward
— Thomas Aquinas
At last there dawned the most beautiful day of all the days of my life. How perfectly I remember even the smallest details of those sacred hours! The joyful awakening, the reverent and tender embraces of my mistresses and older companions, the room filled with white frocks, like so many snowflakes, where each child was dressed in turn.
— Therese of Lisieux