Neighbor Quotes

Best selected neighbor quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about neighbor will motivate and inspire you and will make you much wiser about the subject.


Far better a neighbor that is near than a brother far off. Bible
Love thy neighbor as thyself, but choose your neighborhood. Louise Beal
In a sense, each of us is an island. In another sense, however, we are all one. For though islands appear separate, and may even be situated at great distances from one another, they are only extrusions of the same planet, Earth. J. Donald Walters
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
The go-between wears out a thousand sandals. Japanese Proverb
Your neighbor is the man who needs you. Elbert Hubbard
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor. Gilbert K. Chesterton
We were not born to sue, but to command. William Shakespeare
Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Nelson Mandela
Buying is cheaper than asking. German Proverb
Most people I ask little from. I try to give them much, and expect nothing in return and I do very well in the bargain. Francois FTNelon
The correct strategy for Americans negotiating with Japanese or other foreign clients is a Japanese strategy: ask questions. When you think you understand, ask more questions. Carefully feel for pressure points. If an impasse is reached, don't pressure. Suggest a recess or another meeting. John L. Graham
In great cities men are brought together by the desire of gain. They are not in a state of co-operation, but of isolation, as to the making of fortunes; and for all the rest they are careless of neighbors. Christianity teaches us to love our neighbor as ourselves; modern society acknowledges no neighbor. Benjamin Disraeli
This is the sum of all -- righteousness. In causing pleasure or in giving pain, in doing good or injury to others, a man obtains a proper rule of action by looking at his neighbor as himself. The Mahabharta
They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves. Norman Douglas
Prepare by knowing your walk away [conditions] and by building the number of variables you can work with during the negotiation... you need to have a walk away... a combination of price, terms, and deliverables that represents the least you will accept. Without one, you have no negotiating road map. Keiser
My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied. Irving Layton
Keeping up with the Joneses was a full-time job with my mother and father. It was not until many years later when I lived alone that I realized how much cheaper it was to drag the Joneses down to my level. Quentin Crisp
Don't throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass. Benjamin Franklin
Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor's noisy party than being there. Franklin P. Jones
Jaw-jaw is better than war-war. Harold Macmillan
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire. Horace
The one sure way to conciliate a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured. Konrad Adenauer
Grant graciously what you cannot refuse safely and conciliate those you cannot conquer. Charles Caleb Colton
The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table, and deny the aggressor theirs. Richard M. Nixon
Negotiating means getting the best of your opponent. Marvin Gaye
As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor? Lyndon B. Johnson
If you are planning on doing business with someone again, don't be too tough in the negotiations. If you're going to skin a cat, don't keep it as a house cat. Marvin S. Levin
I may be the girl next door, but you wouldn't want to live next to me. Elisabeth Shue
Love thy neighbor -- but don't pull down your hedge. Benjamin Franklin
It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed, or not possible, to avoid making those that are required. Ivan Goncharov
Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree. Dean Acheson
Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously. Lance Morrow
We're eyeball to eyeball and the other fellow just blinked. Dean Rusk
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor. Hubert H. Humphrey
Hedges between keep friendships green. Proverb
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies. Jane Austen
A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it. Arthur Baer
Love thy neighbor but keep your high. Anonymous
Of neighborhoods, benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who when he had the choice does not settle in benevolence. Confucius
The fellow who says he'll meet you halfway usually thinks he's standing on the dividing line. Orlando A. Battista
To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places. Harry Emerson Fosdick
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
Regard your neighbor's gain as your own gain, and your neighbor's loss as your own loss. Tai Shang Kan Ying P'Ien
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's house is in flames. Horace
A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed. Eric Hoffer
When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice. Otto Von Bismarck
You shall love your neighbor as yourself. [Matthew 22:39] Bible
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
Good fences make good neighbors. Robert Frost
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor. Eric Hoffer
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn? Jane Austen
When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated. Ralph Nader
Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves. Willa Cather
Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge. English Proverb
You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them. A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing. Hesiod
My father said: ''You must never try to make all the money that's in a deal. Let the other fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won't have many deals.'' J. Paul Getty
A miser and a liar bargain quickly. Greek Proverb
If you fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well. [James 2:8] Bible
If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them. Pietro Aretino
You must be fully prepared to lose a great deal in order to make a great deal. Saying
A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it, you get beat up. Murray Kempton
Withdraw yourself from your neighbors house; lest he be tired of you, and hate you. Bible
Welcome thy neighbor into thy fallout shelter. He'll come in handy if you run out of food. Dean McLaughlin
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. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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