Quotes by neighbor
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English writer and poet 1803-1873
Bu'' is a word that cools many a warm impulse, stifles many a kindly thought, puts a dead stop to many a brotherly deed. No one would ever love his neighbor as himself if he listened to all the ''Buts'' that could be said.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's house is in flames.
Greek poet 8th century BC
A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.
British poet 1887-1915
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
English poet 1806-1861
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.
American journalist and filmmaker
A profoundly disturbing thing you discover very quickly traveling in Cuba is that the most dangerous person for Cubans isn't the police or even the secret police; it's their neighbor. Anyone can report you for anything 'outside' the revolution - even if you haven't done it yet.
American politician and actor 1911-2004
A recession is when your neighbor loses his job. A depression is when you lose yours.Source: Speech, 01-09-1980
Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-1859
A system in which the two great commandments are to hate your neighbor and to love your neighbor's wife.
Russian writer 1890-1960
All customs and traditions, all our way of life, everything to do with home and order, has crumbled into dust in the general upheaval and reorganization of society. The whole human way of life has been destroyed and ruined. All that's left is the naked human soul stripped to the last shred, for which nothing has changed because it was always cold and shivering and reaching out to its nearest neighbor, as cold and lonely as itself.Source: Doctor Zhivago (1958) Ch. 13
Lyndon B. Johnson
American president 1908-173
As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor?
English statesman 1520-1598
Don't borrow money from a neighbor or a friend, but of a stranger where, paying for it you shall hear of it no more.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
British poet 1592-1644
Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor.
American statesman, journalist, and reformer 1829-1906
From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
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