195 Best Company Quotes To Help You Build An Excellent Team

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The Most Famous Company Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Good companies will meet needs; great companies will create markets. — Philip Kotler

Being a great company is the new brand. — Alex Bogusky

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. — Jane Austen

The role of design at a company is to allow you to recreate yourself, to allow your company to find a new way of success before the old way fails. — Mark Parker

A company's employees are its greatest asset and your people are your product — Richard Branson

If life was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful enterprises are built from the ground up. — Lou Gerstner

We have our factory, which is called a stage. We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans. — Cary Grant

Only as long as a company can produce a desired, worthwhile, and needed product or service, and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed — Curtis Carlson

Companies are transcending power now. We are becoming the eminent vehicles for change and influence, and capital structures that matter. If companies shut down, the stock market would collapse. — Chamath Palihapitiya

Know what your customers want most and what your company does best. Focus on where those two meet. — Kevin Stirtz

Short Company Quotes

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  • It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. — George Washington
  • The sales department isn’t the whole company, but the whole company better be the sales department. — Philip Kotler
  • If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew you never knew. — Pocahontas
  • Bad company ruins good morals. — Bible
  • A wise man among the ignorant is as a beautiful girl in the company of blind men. — Saadi Shirazi
  • Culture eats strategy for breakfast. — Peter Drucker
  • Bad company ruins good morals. — Paul the Apostle
  • If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company. — Jean-Paul Sartre
  • If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself. — Brian Tracy
  • The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary. — Sam Walton

Top 10 Company Quotes

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Pastime with good company I love and shall, until I die. Grudge who list, but none deny! So God be pleased, thus live will I. — Henry VIII of England

My solitude doesn’t depend on the presence or absence of people; on the contrary, I hate who steals my solitude without, in exchange, offering me true company. — Friedrich Nietzsche

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. — George Washington

The sales department isn’t the whole company, but the whole company better be the sales department. — Philip Kotler

If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew you never knew. — Pocahontas

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me. — Zora Neale Hurston

I prefer the company of animals more than the company of humans. Certainly, a wild animal is cruel. But to be merciless is the privilege of civilized humans. — Sigmund Freud

A black...gets a job with a white-owned company. He is the only black at the firm. He works hard, but he's fighting a losing battle against his genes. — David Duke

Guess what this liberal would be all about? This liberal will be about socializing...uh, um...Would be about, basically, taking over, and the government running all of your companies. — Maxine Waters

There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. — Sam Walton

Company Image Quotes

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Company quote by Paul the Apostle

Bad company ruins good morals. — Paul the Apostle

Company quote by Jean-Paul Sartre

If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company. — Jean-Paul Sartre

Company quote The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
Company quote by Brian Tracy

If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself. — Brian Tracy

Company quote by Mark Twain

Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company. — Mark Twain

Company quote by Mark Twain

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company. — Mark Twain

Company quote by Zig Ziglar

If you can dream it, you can achieve it. — Zig Ziglar

Company quote by Michael Porter

The company without a strategy is willing to try anything. — Michael Porter

Company quote by Peter Drury

Daei's all alone here, with four Chelsea defenders for company. — Peter Drury

Company quote by Guillermo Maldonado

Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose. — Guillermo Maldonado

Company quote by Walt Disney

Curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. — Walt Disney

Company quote by Jeff Bezos

A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn't last. — Jeff Bezos

Company quote Keep company with those who make you better.
Keep company with those who make you better.

Good Company Quotes

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There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage. — Martin Luther

I'm the most gregarious of men and love good company, but never less alone when alone. — Peter O'Toole

Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures. — Michael Broadbent

Company quote Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.
Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.

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. — Muhammad

Much like Warren Buffett has said very famously - he doesn't buy technology stocks because he doesn't understand them- I will not buy consumer goods companies because I do not understand them. — Chamath Palihapitiya

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him. — John Locke

Company quote Bad company ruins good morals.
Bad company ruins good morals.

Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can — Louisa May Alcott

Try to be in good company, even when you are alone. — Hungarian Proverbs

We invest generally in very good companies that have lost their way. And with better management, enormous value can be created. — Bill Ackman

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. — George Washington

Misery Loves Company Quotes

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Misery loves company, but company does not reciprocate. — Addison Mizner

They say misery loves company, but so does mediocrity. Don't let the limiting beliefs of OTHERS limit what's possible for YOU. — Hal Elrod

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it. — Russell Baker

Company quote I learned that focus is the key. Not just in your running a company, but in your
I learned that focus is the key. Not just in your running a company, but in your personal life as well.

Why does it help to read others' stories? It is not only that misery loves company, because (I learned) misery is too self-absorbed to want much company. Others' experiences did help with my emotional struggle. — David Sheff

If misery loves company, misery has company enough. — Henry David Thoreau

It's a very painful, eye-opening experience to realize, "Wait a minute, my dad actually doesn't want me to be successful because he's not happy." Whether you call it misery loves company, it's not like parents are bad people. It's a human trait. It's just a thing. — Gary Vaynerchuk

Company quote Choose your friends wisely. The company you keep can and will affect the opportu
Choose your friends wisely. The company you keep can and will affect the opportunities you see.

Misery loves company. — John Ray

Misery doesn't only love company. It demands it. For this reason, don't walk away from negative people. RUN! — Ernie J Zelinski

I like to be myself. Misery loves company — Anthony Corallo

Misery loves company. This is a Hollywood soap opera, and I'm not going to be a star in another Bryant soap opera. — Karl Malone

Self Company Quotes

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Joining a band of brothers together, a group with one common interest or mission, whether as a company, a team, or a motorcycle club, requires not only a commitment to loyalty but an understanding of self-preservati on as well. — Sonny Barger

A man who keeps company with glaciers comes to feel tolerably insignificant by and by. — Mark Twain

The most direct path to achievement whether you're an entrepreneur, a company executive, or a pro soccer player is to be a great performer and a great team member. This is also the secret to a meaningful career and self-fulfillment. — Maynard Webb

Company quote Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals.

The spiritual path is not a solo endeavor. In fact, the very notion of a self who is trying to free her/ himself is a delusion. We are in it together and the company of spiritual friends helps us realize our interconnectedness. — Tara Brach

You're always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. — Diane von Furstenberg

If I were the CEO of another car company I would definitely be calling Tesla and asking to license Tesla's FSD technology. — Elon Musk

Company quote You don't need to have a 100-person company to develop an idea.
You don't need to have a 100-person company to develop an idea.

Human beings are drawn to cats because they are all we are not — self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives. — Pam Brown

I hate solitude but I am afraid of intimacy. The substance of my life is a private conversation with myself and to turn it into a dialogue would be equivalent to self-destruction. The company I need is the company which a pub or a cafe will provide. I have never wanted a communion of souls. — Iris Murdoch

Deliberately seek the company of people who influence you to think and act on building the life you desire. — Napoleon Hill

For a company to excel, employees must be reassured that self-interest, not the company's, is their foremost priority. We believe an employee who puts himself first will be motivated to perform. — Ricardo Semler

Insurance Company Quotes

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Why in the world do the insurance companies get to be the boss of birth? That's what I want to know. — Ina May Gaskin

Better to lose money in a good company rather than making money in a bad one. — Vijay Kedia

Buying a company without having sufficient knowledge of it may be even more dangerous than having inadequate diversification. — Philip Arthur Fisher

Company quote Companies such as Google and Facebook rely on capturing as much data as possible
Companies such as Google and Facebook rely on capturing as much data as possible to enhance their advertising targeting.

Markets are as old as the crossroads. But capitalism, as we know it, is only a few hundred years old, enabled by cooperative arrangements and technologies, such as the joint-stock ownership company, shared liability insurance, double-entry bookkeeping. — Howard Rheingold

The things that matter in this country have been reduced in choice, there are two political parties, there are a handful insurance companies, there are six or seven information centers.. but if you want a bagel there are 23 flavors. Because you have the illusion of choice! — George Carlin

I have the unique liberty as part of the Green Party that operates on the same terms. We have the ability to actually speak for everyday Americans. We are not controlled by major donors, by the influence of big banks, by fossil fuel giants, by war profiteers or insurance companies. — Jill Stein

What is most important is that stocks are not bought in companies where the dividend pay-out is so emphasized that it restricts realizable growth. — Philip Arthur Fisher

What the insurance companies have done is to reverse the business so that the public at large insures the insurance companies. — Gerry Spence

I'm getting so old my insurance company sends me 1/2 a calendar! — Rodney Dangerfield

I have taken on virtually every element of the big money establishment, whether it's the Koch brothers, and the big energy companies, whether it's the industrial complex, whether it's Wall Street... I have taken on the drug companies. I have taken on the insurance companies. — Bernie Sanders

Good Food Good Company Quotes

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Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people-- people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book. — E. B. White

If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul. — Clifton Fadiman

A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company — Charles Evans Hughes

Good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people. — William Shakespeare

I have lived much of my life among molecules. They are good company. — George Wald

Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good company by the way. — E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

A bottle of wine was good company. — Ernest Hemingway

Good company is important, it helps to cultivate good qualities. — Sathya Sai Baba

Food imaginatively and lovingly prepared, and eaten in good company, warms the being with something more than the mere intake of calories. I cannot conceive of cooking for friends or family, under reasonable conditions, as being a chore. — Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

A bottle of good wine, like a good act, shines ever in the retrospect. — Robert Louis Stevenson

Bad Company Quotes

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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. — Elizabeth Ann Seton

It is better to be alone than in bad company. — Unknown Author

We bought the UFC when not only was it a bankrupt company that was going under, it had a horrible stigma attached to it. This thing was so bad it was not allowed on pay-per-view. — Dana White

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. — Mikhail Bulgakov

To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals. — Michael Bassey

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. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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. — Ahmed Ben Bella

To be alone means that you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone. — Umar

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. — Socrates

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. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Successful Company Quotes

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I decided to write the book to open the eyes of the people of how corrupt John D. Rockefeller company was and the unfair ways he used to be successful. I wanted the people to know the truth about the Standard Oil Company. — Ida Tarbell

The message of the Kaizen strategy is that not a day should go by without some kind of improvement being made somewhere in the company. — Masaaki Imai

The name Peace River itself is the monument of a successful effort on the part of the Company to bring about a better understanding between the Crees and the Beavers. — Ernest Thompson Seton

In a job negotiation, the implementation of that deal is your success that also causes the company to succeed. — Chris Voss

It’s one thing becoming successful, but it’s hard to stay that way. Who helped me? I helped myself. I have done every job in the company. — Estee Lauder

An organization's strategy is simply its plan for success. It's nothing more than the collection of intentional decisions a company makes to give itself the best chance to thrive and differentiate from competitors. — Patrick Lencioni

The biggest differentiator that sets your company apart from competitors is your commitment to long-term success. — Vladimer Botsvadze

Your probability of being a billionaire is higher if you don't make that your goal. Just focus on making a company that is dope. — MrBeast

Company's vision must be driven by the aspirations of its customers. — Konosuke Matsushita

The most important ingredient for the success of any company is the quality of its people, starting with its leadership team. — Vivek Ramaswamy

Own Company Quotes

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For example, in my own State of Arizona, an Israeli scientist is working with an Arizona company on a demonstration project involving a very fast-growing algae which can be used to power a biomass energy plan. — John Shadegg

Chief executives, who themselves own few shares of their companies, have no more feeling for the average stockholder than they do for baboons in Africa. — T. Boone Pickens

As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy. The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves. — Laurie Helgoe

When you learn to love your own company, you become far more careful about whom you spend your time with. — Katrina Mayer

Every company should work hard to obsolete its own product line - before its competitors do. — Philip Kotler

No partnership between two independent companies, no matter how well run, can match the speed, effectiveness, responsiveness and efficiency of a solely owned company. — Edward Whitacre, Jr.

Companies not adjusting to this new reality — Larry Fink

For my own part, I would rather be in company with a dead man than with an absent one; for if the dead man gives me no pleasure, at least he shows me no contempt; whereas the absent one, silently indeed, but very plainly, tells me that he does not think me worth his attention. — Lord Chesterfield

In particular, I want to set a challenge to public bodies and private companies to improve gender balance on their own boards. — Nicola Sturgeon

The cynic is his own worst enemy. It requires far less skill to run a wrecking company than it does to be an architect. — Uell Stanley Andersen

New Company Quotes

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This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It`s not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways. — Bill Gates

If there is one positive takeaway from the collapse of Mt.Gox, it is the willingness of a new generation of Bitcoin companies to work together to ensure the future of Bitcoin and the security of customer funds. — Brian Armstrong

Companies disrupting the traditional world order - like Tesla and Square - are wise to hedge their fiat reserves with Bitcoin. Other companies in harm’s way because of disruptive innovation should be investing their cash in new technologies to avoid creative destruction. — Cathie Wood

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Curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. — Walt Disney

Solitude is out of fashion. Our companies, our schools and our culture are in thrall to an idea I call the New Groupthink, which holds that creativity and achievement come from an oddly gregarious place. — Susan Cain

A large company’s need to bring in a new chief executive from the outside is a damning sign of something basically wrong with the existing management. — Philip Arthur Fisher

We need to work together, on a bipartisan basis, to create new jobs, increase job training, enact real and substantive middle class tax relief, and reward companies that create jobs at home. — Ruben Hinojosa

The characteristic of great innovators and great companies is they see a space that others do not. They don't just listen to what people tell them; they actually invent something new, something that you didn't know you needed, but the moment you see it, you say, 'I must have it.' — Eric Schmidt

This world is changing enormously. In any position in a company you need to work very hard on learning new skills every day, but you also need to unlearn some of the old skills from the past. — Paul Polman

If you're at a company, look at the person who is 20 years ahead of you and ask yourself, 'Is that where I want to be?' If the answer is no, then you need to find a new path. — Jay Shetty

Disney Company Quotes

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That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. — Walt Disney

The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all. — Walt Disney

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If you can dream it, you can achieve it. — Zig Ziglar

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. — Walt Disney

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life. — Walt Disney

A dream is a wish your heart makes, when you're fast asleep. — Walt Disney

The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it. — Walt Disney

Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy. — Walt Disney

If you can dream it, you can make it so. — Belva Davis

Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows. — Walt Disney

Company You Keep Quotes

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The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. — Epictetus

A mirror reflects a man's face, but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses. — Colin Powell

Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep, for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as the latter. — Edwin Paxton Hood

You are who you are by virtue of the company you keep. — T. B. Joshua

You are not responsible for what your friends do, but you will be judged by the company you keep. — Leonard A Cole

Mania starts off fun, not sleeping for days, keeping company with your brain, which has become a wonderful computer, showing 24 TV channels all about you. That goes horribly wrong after awhile. — Carrie Fisher

Golf asks something of a man. It makes one loathe mediocrity. It seems to say, "If you are going to keep company with me, don't embarrass me. — Gary Player

Investors must keep in mind that there's a difference between a good company and a good stock. After all, you can buy a good car but pay too much for it. — Richard Thaler

I work constantly but I work at a lot of different things. You know, I run a theater company in New York, I direct plays, act in plays, in movies, so I try to keep it eclectic. — Philip Seymour Hoffman

Awareness is learning to keep yourself company. And then learn to be more compassionate company, as if you were somebody you are fond of and wish to encourage. — Geneen Roth

Company Culture Quotes

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It gives people working at the group a feeling that they don’t exist only for cash flow, but for something bigger. — Bernard Arnault

To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace. — Douglas Conant

Communication is the essential medium of a creative culture: the communal sea in which we all swim. A company that can't communicate is like a jazz band without instruments: Music just isn't going to happen. — John Kao

There is no one, right way to design or develop anything. To a large degree, it needs to reflect the culture  -  especially the innovation culture  -  of a company. — Nathan Shedroff

Mergers are like marriages. They are the bringing together of two individuals. If you wouldn't marry someone for the 'operational efficiencies' they offer in the running of a household, then why would you combine two companies with unique cultures and identities for that reason? — Simon Sinek

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got. — Peter Drucker

No company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it. — Jack Welch

Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers. — Stephen Covey

Most skills can be learned, but it is difficult to train people on their personality. — Richard Branson

Customer service shouldn't just be A department, it should be the entire company. — Tony Hsieh

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More Company Quotes

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I desire to go to Hell and not to Heaven. In the former I shall enjoy the company of popes, kings and princes, while in the latter are only beggars, monks and apostles — Niccolo Machiavelli

If you have friends or family who are not practicing, give them your company and not your judgment. They need your patience and your love. Allah is sufficient for judgment and He subhanahu wa ta'ala is a perfect Judge. We are not. — Nouman Ali Khan

One of the weaknesses of Indian industry is that in many areas.. like consumer goods.. it is very fragmented. Individually, the companies might not be able to survive. What is needed is a consortium of like companies in one industry, presenting a strong front to the multinationals. The Swiss watch industry did this. — Ratan Tata

I have also made this a point in our company: We need to stop taking baby steps and start thinking globally. It really seems to be helping. — Ratan Tata

Companies pay too much attention to the cost of doing something. They should worry more about the cost of not doing it. — Philip Kotler

The more inventory a company has, the less likely they will have what they need. — Taiichi Ohno

Digital technologies mainly have an analytical power. Now we're going into a predictive power, and your company is very much involved in it. But then the next step could be to go into prescriptive mode, which means you do not even have to have elections anymore, because we know what the result will be. — Klaus Schwab

Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say “Look!” and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads. (from “Mysteries, Yes”) — Mary Oliver

The most holy and necessary practice in our spiritual life is the presence of God. That means finding constant pleasure in His divine company, speaking humbly and lovingly with him in all seasons, at every moment, without limiting the conversation in any way. — Brother Lawrence

Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. — Vince Lombardi

Great companies are built by people who never stop thinking about ways to improve the business. — J. Willard Marriott

Find better company, find company of people better than yourself so you be surrounded with those best in character and so you may learn something. — Nouman Ali Khan

Are you too busy for improvement? Frequently, I am rebuffed by people who say they are too busy and have no time for such activities. I make it a point to respond by telling people, look, you’ll stop being busy either when you die or when the company goes bankrupt. — Shigeo Shingo

No one has ever been accused for not providing ornaments, but for those who neglect their neighbour a hell awaits with an inextinguishable fire and torment in the company of the demons. Do not, therefore, adorn the church and ignore your afflicted brother, for he is the most precious temple of all. — Saint John Chrysostom

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