Quotation Explorer - 'Neighbours'

When you find yourself wanting to turn your children, or pupils, or even your neighbours, into people exactly like yourself, remember that God probably never meant them to be that. You and they are different organs, intended to do different things. - C.S. Lewis
What was life like ?deprivation and abundance, side by side like a miracle. surrender to them both .Poverty and sunshine, poverty and jewels in the sky .Drought and the gushing Nile Disease and clean hearts, stories from neighbours and relationships . - Leila Aboulela
Most people do not mind having a house that is smaller and/or a car that is cheaper than their neighbours’, as long as they each earn and have more money than their neighbours, and, equally important, their neighbours know that. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Most employees don’t really want to be highly-paid; they just want to earn more than their peers, and, more importantly, more than their neighbours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Jesus’ command to love our neighbours is a command to love all strangers precisely because we too have been strangers to God and welcomed in. - Kester Brewin
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn? - Jane Austen
I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up. - Henry David Thoreau
Much better stay in company!To love you must have someone else,Giving requires a legatee,Good neighbours need whole parishfulsOf folk to do it on - in short,Our virtues are all social; if,Deprived of solitude, you chafe,It's clear you're not the virtuous sort. - Philip Larkin
Most parents are not really ‘supportive’ because they want their kid(s) to succeed; they ‘support’ their kid(s) as an attempt to avoid appearing to have bred a failure, or, failures in the eyes of their peers and/or neighbours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
These are our neighbours, our co-workers, friends' children... the problem is closer than you think, but so is the solution. - Phillip C. McGraw
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