Company We Keep Quotes by Shane Claiborne, Epictetus, Tryon Edwards, Thomas Carper, Alain de Botton and many others.
This is the company we keep when it comes to the death penalty: China, the number one executing country; Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, those are the top 4, and number 5 is the US. And those are not countries that are known as champions for human rights, you know.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living.
Unbeknownst to a lot of us, our children actually listen to just about everything we say and, even more so, watch everything we do. They notice the choices we make and the company we keep.
Our responses to the world are crucially moulded by the company we keep, for we temper our curiosity to fit in with the expectations of others.