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Proverbs containing the word Company

Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl

This means that if you mix with evil companions you will soon be as wicked as they are.

Two is company, three is none

This is sometimes quoted as 'Two's company, three's a crowd.' Two friends often agree well on their own; but the presence of a third may lead to... Read more →

Men are known by the company they keep

This is similar to Birds of a feather flock together. Benjamin Hapgood Burt, the American lyricst, wrote the following delightful jingle: One... Read more →

Like will to like

We all tend to seek the company of those whose tastes or interests are similar to our own.

Good company on the road is the shortest cut

A journey on foot seems much longer when we make it alone than when we do it with pleasant companions.

Desert and reward seldom keep company

Those deserving of reward do not often receive it. The reward is not necessarily a payment in cash. The proverb can mean that those most... Read more →