A Quote by Eda LeShan on birth, companions, death, and value

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

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A Quote by Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 on companions, good, labor, and reward

Two are better than one because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help lift him up.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on books, companions, friendship, and life

A blessed companion is a book,-a book that fitly chosen is a life-long friend.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Books.

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on adversity, age, books, companions, country, food, home, prosperity, and youth

Books are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; companions by night, in traveling, in the country.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Chuang Chou, a.k.a. Chuang Tzu, Chuang Tse Chuang on companions and nature

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

Chuang Tzu (c.360 BC - c. 275 BC)

Source: Chuang Tzu

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on companions, familiarity, and schools

I have had playmates, I have had companions, In my days of childhood, in my joyful school-days. All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Old Familiar Faces.

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A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton on companions, enemies, friendship, humility, prejudice, time, and truth

The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.

Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)

Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms

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A Quote by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. on adventure, ambition, bravery, choice, companions, company, contentment, courage, darkness, faith, inspiration, men, mind, skill, solitude, soul, and strength

LINDBERGH FLIES ALONE Alone? Is he alone at whose right side rides Courage, with Skill within the cockpit and faith upon the left? Does solitude surround the brave when Adventure leads the way and Ambition reads the dials? Is there no company with him, for whom the air is cleft by Daring and the darkness made light by Emprise? True, the fragile bodies of his fellows do not weigh down his plane; true, the fretful minds of weaker men are missing from his crowded cabin; but as his airship keeps its course he holds communion with those rare spirits that inspire to intrepidity and by their sustaining potency give strength to arm, resource to mind, content to soul. Alone? With what other companions would man fly to whom the choice were given?

Charles Lindbergh (1902 - 1974)

Source: An Editorial in the New York SUN, May 22, 1927

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on companions and good

It is good to have companions when occasion arises, and it is good to be contented with whatever comes.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Sayings of the Buddha in The Dhammapada, p. 331

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A Quote by Boyd K. Packer on attitude, church, companions, confidence, failure, future, guidance, life, mind, prayer, promises, and spirit

Seek worthy companions. Attend church faithfully. Never fail daily to seek for help through prayer. And I promise you that the way will be easier and you shall have a composure of mind and a confident attitude toward life and the future. You shall be warned of dangers and shall be guided through the whisperings of the Holy Spirit.

Boyd K. Packer (1924 -)

Source: Friend June, 1996, “They Spoke to Us” © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.Used by permission.

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