65 Neighbor Quotes On Success In Life

These neighbor quotes will inspire you. Neighbor, a person living near or next door to the speaker or person referred to or a person, animal, or thing located near some other person, animal, or thing.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging neighbor quotes, neighbor sayings, and neighbor proverbs.

Best Neighbor Quotes

  1. “All will concede that in order to have good neighbors, we must also be good neighbors. That applies in every field of human endeavor.” ~ Harry S. Truman
  2. “I’d worship the ground you walked on if only you walked in a better neighborhood.” ~ Billy Wilder
  3. “Real social progress is always a widening of the circle of concern and protection. It’s respect and empathy overtaking blindness and indifference. It’s understanding that by the true measure, we are all neighbors and countrymen, call to each one of us to know what is right and kind and just and to go and do likewise.” ~ Paul Ryan
  4. “Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.” ~ Nikolai Berdyaev

  5. “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
  6. “A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.” ~ Richard Whately
  7. “There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good. One person I have to make good: Myself. But my duty to my neighbor is much more nearly expressed by saying that I have to make him happy if I may.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson , Good neighbor quotes
  8. “A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.” ~ Hesiod

  9. “The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor’s shortcomings as he is of his own.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  10. “If you don’t know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he’s just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It’s one world, pal. We’re all neighbors.” ~ Frank Sinatra
  11. “No one may forsake their neighbors when they are in trouble. Everybody is under obligation to help and support their neighbors as they would themselves like to be helped.” ~ Martin Luther
  12. “It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  13. “Spread love everywhere you go; first of all in your house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.” ~ Mother Teresa
  14. “The Church does an enormous amount of good, and it carries one of the most valuable messages imaginable – that you should love your neighbor as yourself, and that if you have two coats you should give one to the man who has none.” ~ Anna Quindlen , Love neighbor quotes
  15. “The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.” ~ Hubert H. Humphrey
  16. “It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor.” ~ Eric Hoffer

  17. “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families. The Amor Patriae love of ones country is both a moral duty and a religious duty. It comprehends not only the love of our neighbors but of millions of our fellow creatures, not only of the present but of future generations. This virtue we find constitutes a part of the first characters of history.” ~ Benjamin Rush
  18. “Shatter the glass. In our society that is so self-absorbed, begin to look less at yourself and more at each other. Learn more about the face of your neighbor and less about your own.” ~ Sargent Shriver
  19. “I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” ~ William Penn
  20. “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.

  21. “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
  22. “How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  23. “To love God and neighbor is not something abstract, but profoundly concrete: it means seeing in every person and face of the Lord to be served, to serve him concretely. And you are, dear brothers and sisters, in the face of Jesus.” ~ Pope Francis
  24. “Love thy neighbor – and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.” ~ Mae West

  25. “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 , Next door neighbor quotes
  26. “We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbour.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  27. “Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.” ~ Jane Austen
  28. “Adore God. Reverence and cherish your parents. Love your neighbor as yourself, and your country more than yourself. Be just. Be true. Murmur not at the ways of Providence. So shall the life into which you have entered be the portal to one of eternal and ineffable bliss.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  29. “Dost thou wish to receive mercy? Show mercy to thy neighbor.” ~ Saint John Chrysostom

  30. “Doesn’t matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you anyway.” ~ Felder Rushing
  31. “If thou neglectest thy love to thy neighbor, in vain thou professest thy love to God; for by thy love to God, the love to thy neighbor is begotten, and by the love to thy neighbor thy love to God is nourished.” ~ Francis Quarles
  32. “I would have a man generous to his country, his neighbors, his kindred, his friends, and most of all his poor friends. Not like some who are most lavish with those who are able to give most of them.” ~ Pliny the Elder
  33. “There’s a lust in man, no charm can tame, of loudly publishing our neighbor’s shame.” ~ Juvenal

  34. “So much blood has been shed by the Church because of an omission from the Gospel: “Ye shall be indifferent as to what your neighbor’s religion is.” Not merely tolerant of it, but indifferent to it. Divinity is claimed for many religions; but no religion is great enough or divine enough to add that new law to its code.” ~ Mark Twain
  35. “Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  36. “Man’s greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  37. “Welcome thy neighbor into thy fallout shelter. He’ll come in handy if you run out of food.” ~ Dean McLaughlin

  38. “Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.” ~ Woodrow Wilson
  39. “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 the Younger
  40. “Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not do to others what thou wouldst not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf.” ~ Confucius
  41. “If we practice love of neighbor with great perfection, we will have done everything.” ~ Teresa of Avila

  42. “It is alleged by men of loose principles , or defective views of the subject, that religion and morality are not necessary or important qualifications for political station. When a citizen gives his vote to a man of immorality , he abuses his civic responsibilty. He sacrifices not only his own interest but that of his neighbor, and he betrays the interest of his country.” ~ Noah Webster
  43. “The Bible calls us to love our neighbors, and to do justice and love kindness, not to indiscriminately kill one another.” ~ Adam Hamilton
  44. “When strangers start acting like neighbors… communities are reinvigorated.” ~ Ralph Nader
  45. “The more one is united to his neighbor the more he is united to God.” ~ Dorotheus of Gaza

  46. “Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion–several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn’t straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother’s path to happiness and heaven….The higher animals have no religion. And we are told that they are going to be left out in the Hereafter. I wonder why? It seems questionable taste.” ~ Mark Twain
  47. “Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an admonisher to the rich, an answerer of the cry of the needy, a preserver of the sanctity of thy pledge.” ~ Bahá’u’lláh
  48. “Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an admonisher to the rich, an answerer of the cry of the needy, a preserver of the sanctity of thy pledge.” ~ Bahá’u’lláh
  49. “Don’t throw stones at your neighbors, if your own windows are glass.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  50. “Love your neighbor as yourself but don’t take down your fence.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  51. “There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  52. “God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” ~ Saint Augustine
  53. “In Community of Caring, we believe the quality of caring we give to our parents, to our brothers and sisters, to our families, to our friends and neighbors, and to the poor and the powerless endows a life, a community with respect, hope and happiness.” ~ Eunice Kennedy Shriver
  54. “Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.” ~ Confucius

  55. “The government of freemen is nobler and implies more virtue than despotic government. Neither is a city to be deemed happy or a legislator to be praised because he trains his citizens to conquer and obtain dominion over their neighbors, for there is great evil in this.” ~ Aristotle
  56. “An envious man waxeth lean with the fatness of his neighbors. Envy is the daughter of pride, the author of murder and revenge, the beginner of secret sedition and the perpetual tormentor of virtue. Envy is the filthy slime of the soul; a venom, a poison, or quicksilver which consumeth the flesh and drieth up the marrow of the bones.” ~ Socrates
  57. “Your neighbor is the man who needs you.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  58. “If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.” ~ Pietro Aretino

  59. “Each one of us will travel a different road during this life. Each progresses at a different rate. Temptations that trouble your brother may not challenge you at all. Strengths that you possess may seem impossible to another. Never look down on those who are less perfect than you. Don’t be upset because someone can’t sew as well as you, can’t throw as well as you, can’t row or hoe as well as you. We are all children of our Heavenly Father. And we are here with the same purpose: to learn to love Him with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, and to love our neighbor as ourselves.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin
  60. “A nation, like a person, has a mind – a mind that must be kept informed and alert, that must know itself, that understands the hopes and needs of its neighbors – all the other nations that live within the narrowing circle of the world” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  61. “There seem to be but three ways for a nation to acquire wealth. The first is by war, as the Romans did, in plundering their conquered neighbors. This is robbery. The second by commerce, which is generally cheating. The third by agriculture, the only honest way, wherein man receives a real increase of the seed thrown into the ground, in a kind of continual miracle, wrought by the hand of God in his favor, as a reward for his innocent life and his virtuous industry.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  62. “It is better to pray with good will for our neighbor, rather than to denounce him for every sin.” ~ Marcus Eremita

  63. “But as importantly, it lies in the fact that we’ve got citizens from all walks of life, all political parties, that are willing to say, I want to love my neighbor. I want to make somebody’s life just a little bit better.” ~ George W. Bush
  64. “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.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  65. “A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn’t climb over it.” ~ Arthur Baer

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