Quotations on Companionship
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There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality.
- Francesca Annis
(Keywords: Companionship, Relationships, Sexuality)
Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.
- Octavia Butler
(Keywords: Religion, Hope, Companionship, Heaven, Relatives, Suicide)
The reason why I take my life is because I want to go to my wife and boy. My usefulness in this world is at an end. I can not be satisfied in any business and can not be without their companionship.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: Business, Life, Wife, Companionship, End, Reason, Usefulness, Want, World)
On even the worst days, when nothing was working at the lab, I knew that at home I would find warmth, peace, companionship, and encouragement. As a consequence, the next day would surely be better.
- James Cronin
(Keywords: Home, Peace, Companionship, Day, Encouragement, Nothing)
Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat.
- Russell Crowe
(Keywords: Time, Friendship, Companionship, Connection, Loss, Mind, Talk, Woman)
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
- Amelia Earhart
(Keywords: Home, Love, Appreciation, Companionship, May, Understanding)
Yes, the companionship is amazing. You know, you can get that physical attraction that happens is great, but then there's an awful lot of time and the rest of the day that you have to fill.
- Vince Gill
(Keywords: Time, Companionship, Day, Rest)
It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Keywords: Health, Care, Companionship, Habits, Man)
Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.
- Washington Irving
(Keywords: Humor, Companionship, Jokes, Laughter, Meeting, Oil, Wine)
There is an organic affinity between joyousness and tenderness, and their companionship in the saintly life need in no way occasion surprise.
- William James
(Keywords: Life, Companionship, Tenderness)
My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication - it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness - it is all that I have - and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.
- Franz Kafka
(Keywords: Alcohol, Companionship, Drugs, Force, Loneliness, Will)
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
- Jackie Kennedy
(Keywords: Time, Love, Money, Companionship, First)
In those early years in New York when I was a stranger in a big city, it was the companionship and later friendship which I was offered in the Linnean Society that was the most important thing in my life.
- Ernst Mayr
(Keywords: Friendship, Life, Society, Companionship, Years)
I was spooked when I first got the role, as I was afraid I wouldn't have the companionship I need on a shoot, because I'm so into the process itself, not so much the end product.
- Jacqueline McKenzie
(Keywords: Companionship, End, First)
We are incredibly heedless in the formation of our beliefs, but find ourselves filled with an illicit passion for them when anyone proposed to rob us of their companionship.
- James Harvey Robinson
(Keywords: Beliefs, Companionship, Passion)
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
- Elsa Schiaparelli
(Keywords: Life, Companionship, Eating, Goodwill, Importance, Joy, Pleasure)
But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing.
- Wole Soyinka
(Keywords: Companionship, Value)
Very conscious of the fact that an effort was being made to destroy my mind, because I was deprived of books, deprived of any means of writing, deprived of human companionship. You never know how much you need it until you're deprived of it.
- Wole Soyinka
(Keywords: Being, Books, Companionship, Effort, Fact, Mind, Writing)
One may define flattery as a base companionship which is most advantageous to the flatterer.
(Keywords: Companionship, Flattery, May)
It's true that it's a solitary occupation, but you would be surprised at how much companionship a group of imaginary characters can offer once you get to know them.
- Anne Tyler
(Keywords: Companionship, Occupation)
When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship.
- Lew Wallace
(Keywords: People, Companionship, Lonely)
I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.
- Woodrow Wilson
(Keywords: Friendship, Companionship, Instinct, Republicans)