31 Quotes About Nosy Friends

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Having a nosy neighbor or friend can sometimes be a blessing. Othertimes, the information they share may be unwanted. These quotes about nosy friends captures all the common characteristics experienced in these types of exchanges.

“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.”

“Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.”

“Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”

“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.”

“I love mankind … it’s people I can’t stand.”

“I think that we are like stars. Something happens to burst us open; but when we burst open and think we are dying; we’re actually turning into a supernova.”

“I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.”

“I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.”

“Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?”

“It is good people who make good places.”

“It’s not that I don’t like people. It’s just that when I’m in the company of others – even my nearest and dearest – there always comes a moment when I’d rather be reading a book.”

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”

“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.”

“Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside. You don’t. I don’t. People are much more complicated than that. It’s true of everybody.”

“People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can’t be fixed.”

“People make mistakes in life through believing too much, but they have a damned dull time if they believe too little.”

“People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it’s served up.”

“That’s what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.”

“The funniest people are the saddest ones.”

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.”

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”

“The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”

“There are people who are generic. They make generic responses and they expect generic answers. They live inside a box and they think people who don’t fit into their box are weird.”

“Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.”

“We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter.”

“When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.”

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”

“When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you’re by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone.”

“Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”

“You are who you are when nobody’s watching.”

“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.”

Sometimes it is best not to make friends with nosy and uncommitted individuals.