Neighbors Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old neighbors quotes, neighbors sayings, and neighbors proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

Harper Lee

Love thy neighbor, but don't pull down your hedge.     

Benjamin Franklin

People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbours.     

Edgar Watson Howe

One's neighbor is always the enemy. That is the nature of things.     

Gore Vidal

Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.     

Jane Austen

Good neighbors are worth more than an extra sixteen trees.     

David Mas Masumoto

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?     

Mother Teresa

If your neighbors think you're a detective because a cop always brings you home, you might be a redneck.     

Jeff Foxworthy

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.     

Abraham Lincoln

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

Lydia Davis

When strong, be merciful, if you would have the respect, not the fear of your neighbors.     


The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.     

Hubert H. Humphrey

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

George Eliot

It is impossible to love God without loving our neighbor.     

Mother Teresa