Quotation Explorer - 'Neighbor'

It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door. - Publilius Syrus
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open? - Seneca
It is easier to love humanity as a whole that to love one's neighbor. - Eric Hoffer
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor. - Hubert H. Humphrey
I am reminded of the advice of my neighbor. "Never worry about your heart till it stops beating. - E.B. White
CONVERSATION, n. A fair to the display of the minor mental commodities, each exhibitor being too intent upon the arrangement of his own wares to observe those of his neighbor. - Ambrose Bierce
The amount of time an individual may spend pondering over what his neighbor has and what he does not, is equivalent to the amount of time the individual has lost in becoming an equal to his neighbors. - Victoria Addino
We want to develop the nationWe want to develop the stateWe want to develop the society,But very few of us wants let the neighbor grow.Then how could the world will grow. - Jovieal James
We are enjoined to love our neighbor, not our tribe. - Chris Hedges
From looking at your neighbor and realizing his true significance, and that he will die, pity and compassion will arise in you for him and finally you will love him. - G.I. Gurdjieff
DISABUSE, v.t. The present your neighbor with another and better error than the one which he has deemed it advantageous to embrace. - Ambrose Bierce
Sin, on the contrary, is the pursuit of legitimate self-regarding interests at the expense of the neighbor, by spending our time and talents figuring out ways of exploiting them. - Frederick Nymeyer
Ask your neighbor only about things you know better yourself. Then his advice could prove valuable. - Karl Kraus
When you are being judged by someone that has no idea who you are always remember this: Dogs always bark at strangers and usually there is always some wacko neighbor that wants to try out their new gun on an intruder. - Shannon L. Alder
Love thy neighbor yes, but love thyself first. - Solange nicole
The question of bread for myself is a material question, but the question of bread for my neighbor is a spiritual question. - Nikolai A. Berdyaev
NEIGHBOR, n. One whom we are commanded to love as ourselves, and who does all he knows how to make us disobedient. - Ambrose Bierce
Do not wrong or hate your neighbor, for it is not he that you wrong: You wrong yourself.
At times it is so enjoyable to mire your neighbor into the filth you already got stuck in long ago! - Igor Eliseev
Power is like a knife. It can be used to cut bread to share with your neighbor or stab you in the back. - Sadiqua Hamdan
It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own. - Harry Truman
Hatred towards thy neighbor is the cage that deprives us from social freedom. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
Love your neighbor as yourself, and your country more than yourself. - Thomas Jefferson
I feel both isolated from poverty I do not know what my neighbors need or if they need anything and surrounded by it because now we know all about the hunger and death in the world, and everyone is my neighbor. - Lori Smith
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.
Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves. - Benjamin Franklin
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.
Be self-indulgent, and those who are also self-indulgent will like you. Tear your neighbor to pieces, and the other neighbors will laugh. But if you beat your soul, all souls will cry out. - Jean-Paul Sartre
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
The rich, the poor, the high professor and the prophane [sic], seem all to be infected with this grievous disorder, so that the love of our neighbor seems to be quite banished, the love of self and opinions so far prevails. - Christopher Marshall
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well -- he has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Government should never be able to do anything you can't do. If you can't steal from your neighbor, you can't send the government to steal for you. - Ron Paul
If Christians are all loving and full of God's grace (like some of us really are), do they truly love their neighbor? Would they catch a grenade for one of us (like some of us would for them because we truly have love in our hearts)? - Solange nicole
When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country. - Noah Webster
What if I was truly my brother's keeper? And what if I really loved my neighbor? And what if it really wasn't about me but about we - where would we be? The possibilities should blow your mind. But since it's not - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his. - Ronald Reagan
Love thy neighbor, but pull not down thy hedge.
A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing. - Hesiod
Take over the school, take over the town, take over the world. It will be a world of compassion, of neighbor loving neighbor, of student loving student or at least treating one another with respect. No judgments. No name-calling. No more, no more, no more. - Jeniffer Niven
We see but one aspect of our neighbor, as we see but one side of the moon; in either case there is also a dark half, which is unknown to us. We all come down to dinner, but each has a room to himself. - Walter Bagehot
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. - Petar Dunov
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
And like a good neighbor, Alpha Centauri is there.Touched by an Alien - Gini Koch
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours. - Harry S Truman
If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor. - Sebastien-Roch Nicolas
Take over the school, take over the town, take over the worlds. It will be a world of compassion, of neighbor loving neighbor, of student loving student or at least treating one another with respect. No judgments. No name-calling. No more, no more, no more. - Jeniffer Niven
Social responsibility becomes an aspect not of Christian mission only, but also of Christian conversion. It is impossible to be truly converted to God without being thereby converted to our neighbor. - John R.W. Stott
In my mind I lead a phantom's life. My neighbor makes me real. - Marty Rubin
The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers. - Martin Luther King Jr.
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Love thy neighbor as much as you love thyself. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
The heart of the Pharisee is within us all, to redefine God's law so it doesn't apply to me anymore. It applies to my neighbor but not to me. - Ron Pearce
How simple our Lord's word is, Love thy neighbor. Just think how that word has been twisted around, just because it's hard to love thy neighbor. - Edgar Maass
Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. - Leviticus 19 18 NIV
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