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4,243. Anyone watching keenly the stealthy convergence of human lots, sees a slow preparation of effects from one life on another, which tells like a calculated irony on the indifference or the frozen stare with which we look at our unintroduced neighbours. (Humanity & Neighbour) George Eliot, Middlemarch
4,472. People are almost always better than their neighbours think they are. (People & Neighbour) ibid.
82,816. It is easy enough to spoil the lives of our neighbours without taking so much trouble: we can do it by lazy acquiescence and lazy omission, by trivial falsities for which we hardly know a reason, by small frauds neutralized by small extravagances by maladroit flatteries, and clumsily improvised insinuations. George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
95,184. I suppose one reason why we are seldom able to comfort our neighbours with our words is that our goodwill gets adulterated, in spite of ourselves, before it can pass our lips. We can send black puddings and petticoes without giving them a flavour of our own egoism; but language is a stream that is almost sure to smack of a mingled soil. There was a fair proportion of kindness in Raveloe; but it was often of a beery and bungling sort, and took the shape least allied to the complimentary and hypocritical. George Eliot, Silas Marner
4,462. It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbour. (Humanity & Neighbour) Eric Hoffer
18,963. This neighbourhood used to be beautiful. 100% Italian. The 1920s – most of them off the boat. (Gangstas: New Jersey & Neighbourhood) The Sopranos: Watching Too Much Television s4e7 starring James Gandolfini & Lorriane Bracco & Edie Falco & Michael Imperioli & Dominic Chianese & Steven van Zandt & Tony Sirico & Robert Iler et al, Tony to son
43,089. Hello. I am your neighbour. (Comedy & Neighbour) The Young Ones: Cash ***** Vivian
82,818. Mike: Neil, have you upset the neighbours?
Neil: No, Mike. I’ve blown them up. The Young Ones, Time, BBC
68,080. It is your concern when your neighbour's wall is on fire. (Concern & Neighbour & Fire) Horace
82,815. He alone loves the Creator perfectly who manifests a pure love for his neighbor. The Venerable Bede
82,817. For what do we live, but to make sport of our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn? Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, 1813
82,819. Obviously the best neighbours are porn stars with broken blinds. Penn & Teller, Bullshit! Illegal Immigration s5e6
82,820. Who says that Giles and Joan at discord be?
The observing neighbours no such mood can see ... Ben Jonson, On Giles and Joan
82,822. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Leviticus 19:18
82,821. Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow. (Neighbour & Lie) Proverbs 25:17&18
91,790. Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.
And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.
Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the Lord. (Truth & Neighbour) Jeremiah 9:4-6
82,823. These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:
And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, saith the Lord. Zechariah 8:16&17
82,824. The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people. (Neighbour & Enemy) G K Chesterton
82,825. Neighbours bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives. But neighbors give in return. We never put back into the tree what we took out of it: we had given him nothing, and it made me sad. Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
82,826. He will not go behind his father's saying,
And he likes having thought of it so well
He says again, Good fences make good neighbours. Robert Frost
82,827. How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks. Marcus Aurelius
82,828. Love thy neighbour – and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier. Mae West
82,829. Do I advise you to love the neighbour? I suggest rather to escape from the neighbor and to love those who are the farthest away from you. Higher than the love for the neighbor is the love for the man who is distant and has still to come. Friedrich Nietzsche
86,212. You should not quarrel with your neighbour, for he will remain where he is, but your high handedness will become the talk of the people. (Quarrel & Neighbour) Abu Bakr
90,252. Sunday: a day given over by Americans to wishing that they themselves were dead and in Heaven, and that their neighbours were dead and in hell. (Sunday & Neighbour) H L Mencken
91,458. There are few more effective ways to promote tolerance between suspicious neighbours than to force them to eat supper together. (Tolerance & Neighbour) Alain de Botton
97,293. Philadelphia is also known as the city of neighbourhoods. (Railways & Philadelphia & Neighbour) Michael Portillo, Great American Railroad Journeys VIII: Philadelphia to Atlantic City
122,368. North Philadelphia: ‘I like to get away from the real world as much as I can.’ (Survival & Philadelphia & Reality & Neighbour) Storyville: Quest: Surviving in America, BBC 2018, Rainey
122,369. ‘I love north Philly. This is the neighbourhood we’ve living in all our lives … North Philly is definitely a tough neighbourhood … You see people getting shot right in front of you.' (Survival & Philadelphia & Reality & Neighbour) ibid.
129,159. Hampshires County September 2012: ‘My name is Edgar Feuschtwanger. I am 88 years old. I have lived here for quite a long time … I was born in Munich in 1924. I was a German Jew. And I lived right across the road from Hitler’s private flat.’ (Neighbour & Hitler) Hitler Was My Neighbour, History 2019
129,160. At the age of 40 Hitler was a comfortable man. He left the room he’d occupied in a lower-class neighbourhood ... [for] a luxurious nine-bedroom three-hundred-metre square apartment. (Neighbour & Hitler) ibid.
129,161. ‘He [Hitler] was always underestimated.’ (Neighbour & Hitler) ibid. Edgar
129,162. Hitler had a thing for Munich … He made it the symbolic capital of Nazism. (Neighbour & Hitler) ibid.