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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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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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Don't throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass. Benjamin Franklin

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

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Hedges between keep friendships green.

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

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Good fences make good neighbors. Robert Frost

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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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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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It is your business when the wall next door catches fire. 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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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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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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Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's house is in flames. Horace

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Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.

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

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

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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

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

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

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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. Confucius

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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

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Love thy neighbor but keep your high.