44+ Best Neighbor Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational neighbor quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Neighbor Quotes

If you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn’t make your house look any better. – Lou Holtz

Good fences make good neighbours. – Robert Frost

If your neighbors think you’re a detective because a cop always brings you home, you might be a redneck. – Jeff Foxworthy

Love thy neighbor, but don’t pull down your hedge. – Benjamin Franklin

To hear that your neighbor was worse off than yourself was not an altogether unpleasant experience. – Lizette Woodworth Reese

Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. – Harper Lee

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

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

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

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people. – G.K. Chesterton

A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s. – Richard Whately

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

We all have neighbors. Greet them on the sidewalk or in the elevator, but try not to peer through their windows. Windows are to look out from, not into. – Alexandra Stoddard

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say. – Cyril Connolly

We should learn to live and love our neighbors as ourselves for the sake of peace and progress. – David McCallum

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

Even the devil’s eyes can’t be as sharp as the neighbors’. – Heinrich Boll

How you can have dreams when your neighbors have nightmares. – M.F. Moonzajer

One’s neighbor is always the enemy. That is the nature of things. – Gore Vidal

Few of us could bear to have ourselves for neighbors. – Mignon McLaughlin

If you injure your neighbour, better not do it by halves. – George Bernard Shaw

When strong, be merciful, if you would have the respect, not the fear of your neighbors. – Chilon

I am happy the leaves are growing large so quickly. Soon they will hide the neighbor and her screaming child. – Lydia Davis

People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors. – George Eliot

They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves. – Norman Douglas

A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing. – Hesiod

All human beings are my neighbors. We share the same planet. – Ana Monnar

To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule. – Emily Post

Good neighbors always spy on you to make sure you are doing well. – Pawan Mishra

Good neighbors are worth more than an extra sixteen trees. – David Mas Masumoto

You can be a good neighbor only if you have good neighbors. – Howard E. Koch

Don’t throw stones at your neighbors if your own windows are glass. – Benjamin Franklin

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

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor? – Mother Teresa

Someone who loves a neighbor allows him to be as he is, as he was, and as he will be. – Michel Quoist

People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can’t fool the neighbours. – Edgar Watson Howe

Love thy neighbor, and if it requires that you bend your understanding of the truth, the Truth will understand. – Robert Breault

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

Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies. – Jane Austen

All will concede that in order to have good neighbors, we must also be good neighbors. That applies in every field of human endeavor. – Harry S. Truman

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

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. – Benjamin Franklin

It is impossible to love God without loving our neighbor. – Mother Teresa

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. – Abraham Lincoln

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