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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. A man in a jail has more room, better food and commonly better company.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    Unusually rapid growth cannot keep up forever; when a company has already registered a brilliant expansion, its very increase in size makes a repetition of its achievement more difficult.
    Source: The Intelligent Investor Ch. 7, Portfolio Policy: The Positive Side, p. 75
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    ''When the sun rises, do you not see a round disc of fire somewhat like a guinea?'' O no, no, I see an innumerable company of the heavenly host crying ''Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty.''
  • B. B. King
    B. B. King
    American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer 1925-2015
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    'She's Dynamite' was a 100 years ago, and I recorded that song because the company thought that it was a great song and it was hot. That was the beginning of rock n' roll, and I guess they thought it would be a BB King version of rock n' roll.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
  • A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
  • Carol Loomis
    Carol Loomis
    American financial journalist 1929-
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    A buyback is itself a special kind of acquisition, made at prices that are typically a bargain compared with those a company must pay for an outside purchase.
  • John B. S. Haldane
    John B. S. Haldane
    British scientist, writer 1892-1964
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    A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
    English novelist 1905-1980
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    A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you re
    Source: The Two Cultures (1959)
  • Charles Evans Hughes
    Charles Evans Hughes
    American statesman and Republican politician 1862-1948
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    A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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    A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.
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