My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Love, what a long way, to arrive at a kiss, what loneliness-in-motion, toward your company![Amor, cuántos caminos hasta llegar a un beso, qué soledad errante hasta tu compañía!]
The man who goes alone can start to-day; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
Tell me thy company, and I will tell thee what thou art.[translation by John Willis Clark]Tell me what company thou keepest and I’ll tell thee what thou art.[translation by John Ormsby][De dime con quién andas, decirte he quién eres.]
I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Each manager sees his own division as the center of the world, and that’s as it should be. But someone has to have an overall view and decide what’s best for the company.