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A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it, you get beat up.

Author: Murray Kempton (1917-1997)

Profession: American Author and Columnist

My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.

Author: Irving Layton (1912)

Profession: Canadian Poet

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.

Author: John Locke (1632-1704)

Profession: British Philosopher

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.

Author: The Mahabharta


Welcome thy neighbor into thy fallout shelter. He'll come in handy if you run out of food.

Author: Dean McLaughlin


When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated.

Author: Ralph Nader (1934)

Profession: American Lawyer, Consumer Activist

Hedges between keep friendships green.

Author: Proverb


Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin

I may be the girl next door, but you wouldn't want to live next to me.

Author: Elisabeth Shue (1963)

Profession: American Actress

Love thy neighbor but keep your high.

Author: 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.

Author: J. Donald Walters

Profession: American Author, Lecturer, Playwright