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Quotations, Quotes, Poems and Poetry


“If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.”
— Pietro Aretino

“Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.”
— Jane Austen

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?”
— Jane Austen

“A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn’t climb over it.”
— Arthur Baer

“Love thy neighbor as thyself, but choose your neighborhood.”
— Louise Beal

“If you fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well. [James 2:8]”

“Far better a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.”
— Bible

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself. [Matthew 22:39]”
— Bible

“Withdraw yourself from your neighbors house; lest he be tired of you, and hate you.”
— Bible

“A good neighbor sometimes cuts your morning up to mince-meat of the very smallest talk, then helps to sugar her bohea at night with your reputation.”
— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.”
— Willa Cather

“We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor.”
— Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Your next-door neighbor is not a man; he is an environment. He is the barking of a dog; he is the noise of a piano; he is a dispute about a party wall; he is drains that are worse than yours, or roses that are better than yours.”
— Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Of neighborhoods, benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who when he had the choice does not settle in benevolence.”
— Confucius

“Keeping up with the Joneses was a full-time job with my mother and father. It was not until many years later when I lived alone that I realized how much cheaper it was to drag the Joneses down to my level.”
— Quentin Crisp

“The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one’s neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.”
— Aleister Crowley

“In great cities men are brought together by the desire of gain. They are not in a state of co-operation, but of isolation, as to the making of fortunes; and for all the rest they are careless of neighbors. Christianity teaches us to love our neighbor as ourselves; modern society acknowledges no neighbor.”
— Benjamin Disraeli

“They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves.”
— Norman Douglas

“To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people’s places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places.”
— Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Don’t throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass.”
— Benjamin Franklin

“Love thy neighbor — but don’t pull down your hedge.”
— Benjamin Franklin

“Good fences make good neighbors.”
— Robert Frost

“A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.”
— Hesiod

“It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor.”
— Eric Hoffer

“It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.”
— Horace

“Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor’s house is in flames.”
— Horace

“Your neighbor is the man who needs you.”
— Elbert Hubbard

“The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.”
— Hubert H. Humphrey

“As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor?”
— Lyndon B. Johnson

“Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor’s noisy party than being there.”
— Franklin P. Jones

“A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it, you get beat up.”
— Murray Kempton

“My neighbor doesn’t want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.”
— Irving Layton

“To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.”
— John Locke

“This is the sum of all — righteousness. In causing pleasure or in giving pain, in doing good or injury to others, a man obtains a proper rule of action by looking at his neighbor as himself.”
— The Mahabharta

“Welcome thy neighbor into thy fallout shelter. He’ll come in handy if you run out of food.”
— Dean McLaughlin

“When strangers start acting like neighbors… communities are reinvigorated.”
— Ralph Nader

“Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain, and your neighbor’s loss as your own loss.”
— Tai Shang Kan Ying P’Ien

“Hedges between keep friendships green.”
— Proverb

“Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.”
— English Proverb

“I may be the girl next door, but you wouldn’t want to live next to me.”
— Elisabeth Shue

“Love thy neighbor but keep your high.”
— Source Unknown

“In a sense, each of us is an island. In another sense, however, we are all one. For though islands appear separate, and may even be situated at great distances from one another, they are only extrusions of the same planet, Earth.”
— J. Donald Walters

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