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The Best Quotes About Neighbors 

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Updated June 14, 2019 730 votes 368 voters 52.9k views

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A list of the best neighbors quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous neighbors quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic neighbors quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational neighbors quotes from that same writer.

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We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor. G. K. Chesterton
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A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing. Hesiod
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Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor's noisy party than being there. Franklin P. Jones
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You shall love your neighbor as yourself. -- Matthew 22:39
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Good fences make good neighbors. Robert Frost
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Don't throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass. Benjamin Franklin
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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
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Your neighbor is the man who needs you. Elbert Hubbard
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Love thy neighbor -- but don't pull down your hedge. Benjamin Franklin
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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. G. K. Chesterton
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The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor. Hubert Humphrey
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Hedges between keep friendships green.
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Far better a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.
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It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor. Eric Hoffer
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As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor? Lyndon B. Johnson
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If you fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well. -- James 2:8
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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
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It is your business when the wall next door catches fire. Horace
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Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's house is in flames. Horace
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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
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Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies. Jane Austen
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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
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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
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Withdraw yourself from your neighbors house; lest he be tired of you, and hate you.
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Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.