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Neighbors Quotes

If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.

Author: Pietro Aretino (1492-1556)

Profession: Italian Writer

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

Author: Jane Austen (1775-1817)

Profession: British Novelist

Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.

Author: Jane Austen (1775-1817)

Profession: British Novelist

A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it.

Author: Arthur Baer

Profession:

Love thy neighbor as thyself, but choose your neighborhood.

Author: Louise Beal

Profession:

Far better a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

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

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

You shall love your neighbor as yourself. [Matthew 22:39]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

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

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

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.

Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Profession: British Poet

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.

Author: Willa Cather (1876-1947)

Profession: American Author

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.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

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.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

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.

Author: Quentin Crisp (1908)

Profession: British Author