43 Quotes About Nosey Neighbors


Neighbors are an important part of our community. In cities, there are many cultural districts and areas filled with unique characteristics. This can also have some drawbacks with regards to nosey neighbors. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about nosey neighbors.

“All human beings are my neighbors. We share the same planet.”

“Be self-indulgent, and those who are also self-indulgent will like you. Tear your neighbor to pieces, and the other neighbors will laugh. But if you beat your soul, all souls will cry out.”

“Books can be the people we never get to meet, ancestors or far neighbors.”

“Dare we care at all about current fashions if that means reducing our ability to help hungry neighbors? How many more luxuries should we buy for ourselves and our children when others are dying for lack of bread?”

“Discover the fulfillment of intimate relationships with flesh-and-blood neighbors and teammates in concrete place and time, and we escape the pressure of mainstream media to channel intimacy only as virtual embrace.”

“Don’t pretend like you know me ’cause you shook some neighborhood tree and got a li’l rotten fruit.”

“During your struggle society is not a bunch of flowers, it is a bunch of cactus.”

“Even in good times we didn’t socialize with most of our neighbors.”

“Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.”

“For few matters you need to be solo, for some matters you need soul mate and for many matters you need society.”

“God’s irresistible grace binds our wandering hearts to himself and frees us to love him back and overflow in love to our neighbors.”

“Good neighbors always spy on you to make sure you are doing well.”

“His general approach toward his neighbors was this: ‘The better I know you, the more I will dislike you, and the more you will dislike me. So let us keep to ourselves.”

“How you can have dreams when your neighbors have nightmares.”

“I am happy the leaves are growing large so quickly. Soon they will hide the neighbor and her screaming child.”

“If the surprise outcome of the recent UK referendum – on whether to leave or remain in the European Union – teaches us anything, it is that supposedly worthy displays of democracy in action can actually do more harm than good.”

“If we are looking for insurance against want and oppression, we will find it only in our neighbors’ prosperity and goodwill and, beyond that, in the good health of our worldly places, our homelands.”

“If we don’t live in the same vibe, it is hard to be aware of each other. When our reading differs from our neighbors’ reality, our surroundings may take a range of discordant shades and daily episodes become unrecognizable.”

“If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does.”

“In a patriarchal society, one of the most important functions of the institution of the family is to make feel like a somebody whenever he is in his own yard a man who is a nobody whenever he is in his employer’s yard.”

“It is easy to believe we are each waves and forget we are also the ocean.”

“It was hard to disappear completely in Botswana, where there were fewer than two million people and where people had a healthy curiosity as to who was who and where people had come from.”

“Laughter is sweet when enjoyed alone. But it becomes sweeter when you enjoy it together with the people around you. Your success must lead to the success others.”

“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.”

“My next-door neighbor’s two dogs have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration.”

“Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between.”

“Neighbours are given to us on the same basis as we are given our families. There is no element of choice involved – none at all.”

“Neighbours complaining about someone’s dog making an awful racket. You could hardly blame the poor beast, its owner had died in her bed at least a fortnight before and there hadn’t been much left of the old girl worth eating.”

“None of us lives in isolation. We’re in it together. And some conflict along the way is inevitable. But our highest priority, when all is said and done, has to be commitment to each other –- sticking together.”

“One must love God first, and only then can one love one’s closest of kin and neighbors. We must not be idols to one another, for such is not the will of God.”

“People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors.”

“The best way that a man could test his readiness to encounter the common variety of mankind would be to climb down a chimney into any house at random, and get on as well as possible with the people inside.”

“The best way to earn paradise in the afterlife is to create it in your life and in the life of your neighbor.”

“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.”

“The moment any of them gave up on the difficult work of living with their neighbors–and all of the compromise, frustration, and delay that inevitably entailed–they risked losing everything.”

“The soul grows into lovely habits as easily as into ugly ones, and the moment a life begins to blossom into beautiful words and deeds.”

“There’s no experience quite like cutting your own live Christmas tree out of your neighbor’s yard.”

“We all have neighbors. Greet them on the sidewalk or in the elevator, but try not to peer through their windows. Windows are to look out from, not into”

“We can’t have moral obligations to every single person in this world. We have moral obligations to those who we come up against, who enter into our moral space, so to speak.”

“Wealth is relative. Some people aren’t really rich; they just have poor neighbors.”

“When you are a grown up your brothers become your neighbors and your unconditional brotherhood become your conditional neighborhood.”

“When you are being judged by someone that has no idea who you are always remember this: Dogs always bark at strangers and usually there is always some wacko neighbor that wants to try out their new gun on an intruder.”

“You can’t always expect people to apply your wisdom when they didn’t use wisdom before they found themselves knee deep in their version of justice.”

There are many stories that people can share when it comes to an experience with a nosey neighbor.

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