Quotation Explorer - 'Neighbors'

Studies conducted in a city in Zimbabwe found that half of reported rape cases involve girls less than 15 years of age and that girls are most vulnerable to sexual abuse by male relatives, neighbors and school teachers. - Njovana Watts
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
It is essential to happiness that our way of living should spring from our own deep impulses and not from the accidental tastes and desires of those who happen to be our neighbors, or even our relations. - Bertrand Russell
No matter how much you disagree with your kin, if you are a thoroughbred you will not discuss their shortcomings with the neighbors. - Tom Thompson
Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house. - Jewish Proverb
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors. - Chuck Sigars
Some people did what their neighbors did so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them. - George Eliot
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
If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee an equally full measure of liberty to all your neighbors. There is no other. - Carl Schurz
When true love broke my heart in half,I took the whiskey from the shelf,And told my neighbors when to laugh.I keep a dog, and bark myself. - Theodore Roethke
Smart people still enjoy wide open spaces, much more even than their less bright neighbors, but when they hang with friends they're less happy. One theory as to why is that they feel like they're wasting time. - Satoshi Kanazawa
Such then is the human condition, that to wish greatness for one's country is to wish harm to one's neighbors. - Voltaire
You can't keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbors. You know, eventually those snakes are going to turn on whoever has them in the backyard. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
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
So much barbarism, however, still remains in the transactions of most civilized nations, that almost all independent countries choose to assert their nationality by having, to their inconvenience and that of their neighbors, a peculiar currency of their own. - John Stuart Mill
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say. - Cyril Connolly
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. - Confucius
Just as it would be madness to settle on medical treatment for the body of a person by taking an opinion poll of the neighbors, so it is irrational to prescribe for the body politic by polling the opinions of the people at large. - Plato
Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do it enough to impress themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much. - Zora Neale Hurston
Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners. And necessity has made us allies. Those whom nature hath so joined together, let no man put asunder. - John F. Kennedy
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn? - Jane Austen
EVANGELIST, n. A bearer of good tidings, particularly (in a religious sense) such as assure us of our own salvation and the damnation of our neighbors. - Ambrose Bierce
Ignorance is a necessary condition of human happiness, and it must be owned that in most cases we fulfill it well. We know almost nothing about ourselves; absolutely nothing about our neighbors. Ignorance constitutes our peace of mind; self- deception our felicity. - Anatole France
Love that is within you is also flowing through the hearts of your neighbors and friends. - Debasish Mridha
Instead of saying; "WWJD (What would Jesus do)?" I will be asking myself "WIDTM(Will I Do This Do Myself"Because Jesus said, "Love your neighbors as if you love yourself."So I will quote I will treat others as if I am treating myself - Temitope Owosela
Health consists of having the same diseases as one's neighbors. - Quentin Crisp
It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all. - Betty Friedan
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people. - G.K. Chesterton
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that`s your nature, but don`t lend it to your neighbors. - Rudyard Kipling
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by a common hatred of its neighbors.
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - Dean William R. Inge
I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a dairy barn for weeks. - Dee Williams
A terrorist is the most foolish and naïve. He is drunk with fixed false beliefs that killing his neighbors will result in going to heaven. - Debasish Mridha
If we take care of our neighbors,our neighbors will take care of us.If we take care of our friends,our friends will take care of us.If we take care of our family,our family will take care of us.If we take care of others,our God will take care of us. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Your neighbors are not all sheep. Your political opponents are not all evil or fools. Try talking to those you despise. They are your fellow citizens. And together, we are not lesser than any "greatest generation.". - David Brin
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - William Ralph Inge
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. - Abraham Lincoln
When you are a grown up your brothers become your neighbors and your unconditional brotherhood become your conditional neighborhood. - Amit Kalantri
It is not possible to express the most precious insights, To see all that craves to be seen, To visit even the closest neighbors in the universe, To learn all that needs to be learned, To live without dying, And I am sad about it.But I livedAnd I am happy about that. - Dejan Stojanovic
I Have Learned Why People Work So Hard To Succeed: It Is Because They Envy The Things Their Neighbors Have. But It Is Useless. It Is Like Chasing The Wind....It Is Better To Have Only A Little, With Peace Of Mind, Than Be Busy All The Time With Both Hands, Trying To Catch The Wind - Anonymous
Discover the fulfillment of intimate relationships with flesh-and-blood neighbors and teammates in concrete place and time, and we escape the pressure of mainstream media to channel intimacy only as virtual embrace. - Jose Panate-Aceves and John Hayes
The road to wealth is sown with false starts and failures that should in no way discourage the poor who make good or our neighbors with new found riches. We have to give it our all. - Roberto Bolaño
The most magnanimous gift one can give one's neighbors is to leave them alone. - Marty Rubin
AGITATOR, n. A statesman who shakes the fruit trees of his neighbors -- to dislodge the worms. - Ambrose Bierce
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
Sunday: A day given over by Americans to wishing they were dead and in heaven, and that their neighbors were dead and in hell. - H. L. Mencken
Love is this divine ingredient. It alone describes what can be our perfect relationship to our Heavenly Father and our family and neighbors, and the means by which we accomplish His work.
All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. - Marc Chagall
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