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Famous Neighbor Quotes

It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours. Harry S Truman

There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations  these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke with, work with, marry, snub and exploit  immortal horrors or everlasting splendors. This does not mean that we are to be perpetually solemn. We must play. But our merriment must be of that kind and it is, in fact, the merriest kind which exists between people who have, from the outset, taken each other seriously  no flippancy, no superiority, no presumption. C.S. Lewis

Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us. Saint Ignatius

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But the good Samaritan reversed the question If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him? Martin Luther King Jr.

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

People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are. George Eliot

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

Each time a person passes by you and you say hello, imagine that person turning into a candle. The more positivity, love and light you reflect, the more light is mirrored your way. Sharing beautiful hellos is the quickest way to earn spiritual brownie points. You should start seeing hellos as small declarations of faith. Every time you say hello to a stranger, your heart acknowledges over and over again that we are all family. Suzy Kassem

My neighbor has a circular driveway he can’t get out. Steven Wright

Emotional predictive profiling may help identify contingent fissures in the stature of endangered relationships. Still and all, it might be wise to let the genie out of problematic bottles in the first place, in advance of scouting the causes of surreptitious subliminal convulsions. Erik Pevernagie

All the commandments You shall not commit adultery, you shall not kill, you shall not steal, you shall not covet, and so on, are summed up in this single command You must love your neighbor as yourself. Jesus Christ

If you wish to befriend someone, look for a person who loves first God then themselves. If they love God, they will be able to love their neighbor, too. Peter Deunov

How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks. Marcus Aurelius

If in my life I fail completely to heed others, solely out of a desire to be devout and to perform my religious duties, then my relationship with God will also grow arid. It becomes merely proper, but loveless. Pope Benedict XVI

There is a lust in man no charm can tame Of loudly publishing his neighbor’s shame On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die. William Harvey

You shall love your neighbour With your crooked heart, It says so much about love and brokenness it’s perfect. John Green

It is your concern when your neighbor’s wall is on fire. Horace

Love is sacrifice. Love sacrifices itself for its neighbor. Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica

Love your neighbor as yourself; but don’t take down the fence. Carl Sandburg

Real relationships are the product of time spent, which is why so many of us have so few of them. Craig D. Lounsbrough

Saints are ordinary people who do what they do for the love of Jesus, say what they must say without fear, love their neighbor even when they are cursed by him, and live without regret over yesterday or fear of tomorrow. Mother Angelica

The Lord commands us to do good unto all men without exception, though the majority are very undeserving when judged according to their own merits The Scripture teaches us that we must not think of man’s real value, but only of his creation in the image of God to which we owe all possible honor and love. John Calvin

I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing. Mark Wahlberg

All men are born firstly with the instinct to protect themselves. But few grow to really love themselves, and even fewer learn to love their neighbor as themselves. Criss Jami

Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher. Joe Manchin

Fire is no laughing matter. In a drunken attempt to appear womanly, my neighbor tried to burn her pubes off when she was fifteen, but it hurt too much to get it completely smooth. My friend had sex with her two years later and said her clit looked like a chestnut. I’ve been pro bush ever since.  Brian Celio

Passive righteousness tells us that God does not need our good works. Active righteousness tells us that our neighbor does. The aim and direction of good works are horizontal, not vertical. Tullian Tchividjian

Neighbor to neighbor. It is a mentality that has been fostered over centuries, since the earliest settlers realized the only way to survive in this desolate but beautiful outpost was to work together. Much of their music captures this spirit. Jim DeFede

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish. Alfred Adler

Man is the shepherd of Being. Man loses nothing in this less; rather, he gains in that he attains the truth of Being. He gains the essential poverty of the shepherd, whose dignity consists in being called by Being itself into the preservation of Being’s truth. The call comes as the throw from which the thrownness of Da sein derives. In his essential unfolding within the history of Being, man is the being whose Being as ek sistence consists in his dwelling in the nearness of Being. Man is the neighbor of Being. Martin Heidegger

A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor’s throat without having his neighbor notice it. Trygve Lie

The Joneses don’t deserve your attention. Richie Norton

One of the most humbling gigs I’ve ever had was I was paid by a neighbor to go get a dead bird out of her house. She was kind of a high up in the music business, and she knew that I needed cash, and I used to do some yard work for her. Walker Hayes

The best thing you can do with a crazy neighbor is to move before they lose control. Steven Magee

A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage. Hesiod

The most serious enemies of the Benedict Option and of Christian life are those that strike at our ability and our desire to serve each other. Whether they devalue love, steal our time, or prevent us from putting down roots, they bear the same wicked fruit. They deceive us about our true vocation to be like Christ, offering sacrificial love to our neighbor. Leah Libresco

It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door. Publilius Syrus

You need to be careful about calling the police to do a welfare check on your neighbor, as the officer may murder them. Steven Magee

Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It’s not your neighbor right or left and it’s not God or the devil it’s you. Edwin Louis Cole

When I lived in a small town, the whole town got together to help my family when tragedy struck our home. Now in a big city, my neighbor one block down doesn’t know who I am. James Hauenstein

You can be watching the greatest film in the world, and if you hear your neighbor getting into a fight, you’re at the window. Ricky Gervais

Their neighbors in Penn Villas are strangers, transients  accountants, salesmen, supervisors, adjusters people whose lives to them are passing can and the shouts of unseen children. John Updike

Development of outlook naturally begins with a respect for God Reverence to God and reverence for one’s neighbor and reverence for oneself as a servant of God. Robert Baden Powell

Natural law teaches us to kill our neighbour, which how men behave the world over. Voltaire

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

You’ve made this day a special day, by just your being you. There’s no person in the whole world like you, and I like you just the way you are. Fred Rogers

Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor’s wall is ablaze. Horace

They would have devoured my family and picked their teeth with the bones, and never been sorry at all. Better to be turned to ice by the Staryk, who didn’t pretend to be a neighbor. Naomi Novik

No nation should stoke instability in its neighbor’s country. Joe Biden

They always told me not to get in the car with strangers. I’m not a stranger. I’m your neighbor. My strange neighbor. Eva Morgan

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, for there are plenty of others. Otto Rank

Love your neighbor and in doing so, do it as you love yourself! Take up the loads that will cause your neighbor a neck pain; don’t put a heavy cross over his/her neck! Israelmore Ayivor

Hate your next door neighbor, but don’t forget to say grace. Barry McGuire

In a patriarchal society, one of the most important functions of the institution of the family is to make feel like a somebody whenever he is in his own yard a man who is a nobody whenever he is in his employer’s yard. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

The secret of success in every field is redefining what success means to you. It can’t be your parent’s definition, the media’s definition, or your neighbor’s definition. Otherwise, success will never satisfy you. RuPaul

Though at opposite ends of our country, Maine and Hawaii are, other than climate, much alike. Places where you say who you are, be who you are, keep your word, and don’t cheat or lie to take advantage of each other. Where you protect other folks because they are your tribe. Mike Bond

He alone loves the Creator perfectly who manifests a pure love for his neighbor. Venerable Bede

Loving God and your neighbor cannot exist without the other. Sunday Adelaja

You can be a follower of Muhammad or Jesus or Buddha or whomever. Always, they said that the most essential factor is to love your neighbor. And to love you. Leo Buscaglia

Neighbor the nicest enemy you will ever get. Bangambiki Habyarimana

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

One cannot speak about love for God and neighbor without having a standard of communication, respect, honor, and without understanding how precious every human being is. Sunday Adelaja

As for what concerns our relations with our fellow men, the anguish in our neighbor’s soul must break all precept. All that we do is a means to an end, but love is an end in itself, because God is love. Edith Stein

There is no greater life, than to love God. And to love thy neighbor as thyself. Lailah Gifty Akita

Because my parents were illegal, they couldn’t trust anybody. They were always nervous. A neighbor could be like, These people are making too much noise, their children are making too much noise, and the cops could knock at our door and ask for our papers, and that’s it. It’s that simple. So you’re always a little closed. Giannis Antetokounmpo

If your neighbor has wind chimes, you have wind chimes. Nitya Prakash

I’m sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I’m bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next door neighbor a real person. Tim Roth

The one who lives with neighbors and relatives will learn to live with the gain of pains and the pain of gains. P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar