It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.— George Washington
Scandalous Bad Company quotations
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
If I had to advise parents, I should tell them to take great care about the people with whom their children associate . . . Much harm may result from bad company, and we are inclined by nature to follow what is worse than what is better.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
Bad company ruins good morals.
Bad company ruins good morals.
If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad, and it is better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent, but silence is better than idle words.
Most bad," the host concluded. "If you ask me, something sinister lurks in men who avoid wine, games, the company of lovely women, and dinnertime conversation. Such people are either gravely ill or secretly detest everyone around them.
To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation;
for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
There is no teaching until the pupil is brought into the same state or principle in which you are; a transfusion takes place; he is you, and you are he; then is a teaching; and by no unfriendly chance or bad company can he ever lose the benefit.
In the past, we spoke of poverty, misery only in the south.
Now there is a lot of misery, a lot of bad that creates victims in the north as well. This has become manifest: the global system was not made to serve the good of all, but to serve multinational companies.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
We are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind's door at 4am of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who betrayed them, who is going to make amends. We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.
To be alone means that you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone.
Dwarves are not heroes, but a calculating folk with a great idea of the value of money; some are tricky and treacherous and pretty bad lots; some are not but are decent enough people like Thorin and Company, if you don't expect too much.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
Young people nowadays love luxury; they have bad manners and contempt for authority. They show disrespect for old people... contradict their parents, talk constantly in front of company, gobble their food and tyrannize their teachers.
I advise other companies' CEOs, don't fall into the trap where you go, 'Where's the growth? Where's the growth?' Where's the growth?' They feel a tremendous pressure to grow. Well, sometimes you can't grow. Sometimes you don't want to grow. In certain businesses, growth means you either take on bad clients, excess risk, or too much leverage.
Never lie, steal, cheat, or drink. But if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. If you must steal, steal away from bad company. If you must cheat, cheat death. And if you must drink, drink in the moments that take your breath away.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
Incessant company is as bad as solitary confinement.
We have to keep company with supposedly bad characters if we are to survive and not succumb to mental atrophy. People of good character, so called, are the ones who end up boring us to death.
I'm a bad woman, but I'm damn good company.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
I suspect in most companies, the public relations person is down at No.
20 in the pecking order. But here, he is fighting incredibly important battles. If a negative story starts running away with itself in the press and is not dealt with fast, it can badly damage the brand, and so we put enormous weight on our PR people.
Although there are good and bad companies, there is no such thing as a good stock; there are only good stock prices, which come and go.
Bad companies are destroyed by crisis.
Good companies survive them. Great individuals, like great companies, find a way to transform weakness into strength.
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.
Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
Bad companies are destroyed by crisis, Good companies survive them, Great companies are improved by them.
It may well be that you are in a bad state, but to keep company with someone worse than you would allow to see good in yourself.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
There is no better game in the world when you are in good company, and no worse game when you are in bad company.
I don't mean to be insolent. I'm truthful. I tell the truth and the truth sometimes hurts. For instance, you have bad breath, Lieutenant. I can smell it from here. It must offend a lot of people. That's the truth. But how many people have told you that? Instead, they either lie or try to avoid your company.
The best business in the world is a well run oil company.
The second best business in the world is a badly run oil company.
Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event.
In the Jewish Quarter [Judengasse] was I born and educated;
until my fifteenth year, they tried to beat the Talmud into me. My teachers were inhuman beings [Unmenschen], my colleagues were bad company, inducing me to secret sin; my body was frail, my spirit raw.
I think MySpace is doomed, I give them about two more years.
... I think Facebook is the next Microsoft in both the bad and the good senses. That's an amazing company that is going to do a lot of good and bad things.
A company that cannot successfully implement the 5S's cannot expect to effectively integrate JIT, re-engineering, or any other large-scale change. Good workplaces develop beginning with the 5S's. Bad workplaces fall apart beginning with the 5S's.
A man by himself is in bad company.
Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness.
One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.