Top 100 Neighbours Quotes

Here we have the best Neighbours Quotes from famous authors such as Samuel Butler, Linda Colley, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Erik Prince, Geraldine Viswanathan. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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Words are not as satisfactory as we should like them to be, but, like our neighbours, we have got to live with them and must make the best and not the worst of them.

In the 16th and 17th centuries, most people in Britain lived in small village communities. They knew all their neighbours. They dressed alike, and almost all were white. The vast majority belonged to the same religion and spoke much the same language.

We hope that Saudi Arabia can come to terms with its neighbours, end the hostilities – which can only produce hatred in Yemen – and live peacefully with their neighbours. They cannot blame everything on Iran.

I think Australia focuses on people that had a big start at home, like ‘Home and Away’ or ‘Neighbours’ graduates, and the truth is those shows are pretty white for the most part. The diverse actors go straight to the States because that is where more diverse stories and opportunities are being presented.

Geraldine Viswanathan
When I was a boy, the neighbours all knew who I was because I’d take a ball with me everywhere I went.

One day I’ll do a Dorian Gray, and there will be a picture in the attic. I’ll look like Helen Daniels from ‘Neighbours’ after her stroke.

When I was doing ‘Neighbours,’ I was aiming to go to university, then go to med school, but I realised I could make a better living from acting.

When your doctor and neighbours and child’s schoolteachers know you are gay, there is no closet for you to hide in.

In a social context, digital technology introduces you to neighbours of the mind – people who are separated by distance, but close to you in thought and interest.

Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large.

The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less wise, neither better nor worse than your neighbours.

We are not a battlefield and we will not allow anyone to use our territory against any of our neighbour, but we will not allow our neighbours to use our territory this way either.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are not mere neighbours, we are more than that, we are connected by Muslim bond of brotherhood.

I think video games are a great kind of entertainment. They have replaced a lot of games people normally play with their friends and neighbours, like Monopoly.

Uwe Boll
I live in Ireland near the sea, only one mile from where I grew up – that’s good, since I’ve known many of my neighbours for between 50-60 years. Gordon and I play chess every day, and we are both equally bad. We play chatty, over-talkative bad bridge with friends every week.

Most of the neighbours didn’t like our parents, and they particularly gave Dad a very wide berth. We kids didn’t have that luxury.

I’d hate to live where people knew my history. I love familiarity on holiday but not at home, as I’m sure my neighbours would testify – if I’d ever met them.

None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.

My constant prayer, my number one foreign goal, is to bring peace to Israel. And in the process to Israel’s neighbours.

A secure pluralistic society requires communities that are educated and confident both in the identity and depth of their own traditions and in those of their neighbours.

Aga Khan IV
Scotland and England may sometimes be rivals, but by geography, we are also neighbours. By history, allies. By economics, partners. And by fate and fortune, comrades, friends and family.

The Olympics is this big global event, but when neighbours come up and wish you well, it feels more personal.

You would probably think that rock music is an urban phenomena, but the main reason for doing it in ’68 was so that we could play music very loud any time of the day or night without getting complaints from the neighbours.

It is really very important while you are young to live in an environment in which there is no fear. Most of us, as we grow older, become frightened; we are afraid of living, afraid of losing a job, afraid of tradition, afraid of what the neighbours, or what the wife or husband would say, afraid of death.

I have a problem with beginnings… and endings… and middles. But I don’t know what else I would do. I find it very, very difficult to write. It takes everything; it’s physically and mentally and emotionally exhausting for me. And my neighbours. And my dog.

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.

My ambition is to learn to play the trombone. My wife pulls my leg about it. I’ll find time, my neighbours might not appreciate it but I’m going to try.

There are few more effective ways to promote tolerance between suspicious neighbours than to force them to eat supper together.

I’ve never met a person who does not want a safer world, better medical care and education for their children, and peace with their neighbours. I just don’t meet those people. What I meet, over and over again, as I travel around, is that the essential human condition is optimistic – in every one of these places.

I’ve got a quad bike, which I’ve raced against neighbours. You could give me a go-kart with a lawnmower engine – I’d still have fun. I like jet skis, speedboats, all the boys’ toys.

Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit.

If white people are constantly told how culturally different their Asian neighbors are, and if Asians are told to be vigilant against white racism, both groups might conclude that they have little in common and much to fear from their neighbours.

I started on ‘Neighbours’ when I was 14. It’s crazy to think now that I had such a bizarre adolescence.

Eliza Taylor
We all need Europe, not just those of us in Europe. And we Germans need Europe more than the others. Germany is the country with the longest border, the most neighbours, and is, by population and economic strength, the number one in Europe.

I miss watching TV and thinking they were all real. I used to feel like that about ‘Neighbours.’

Before starting a building project, it is wise to discuss your plans in full with the neighbours.

After the Meiji restoration in 1868, Japan adopted an expansionist and colonial attitude towards its neighbours. It sought to identify itself with the West and looked down upon the Asian continent as backward and inferior. For most of the next 70 years, Japan was at war, mainly with its neighbours.

People don’t really know about ‘Neighbours’ in America, and if they have heard of it, it’s only in the context of ‘Oh, sure, that’s what Guy Pearce was on’, or Kylie Minogue.

Only the U.K. can trigger Article 50. And in my judgement, we should only do that when there is a clear view about what new arrangements we are seeking with our European neighbours.

From hearty beet-red borscht and soft, pliable pierogi dumplings to dill-scented pickles and hearty braises, the food of Eastern Europe – that is The Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Poland, Georgia and their close neighbours – is tasty stuff, but it’s never really taken off in Australia in any significant way.

London thrives because it is one of the most open cities in the world, but Brexit is shutting the door on talented people coming to live and work here – the people we need when we get sick, the ones we see on the Tube, our friends and neighbours. Even worse, it has made London a less tolerant place.

Compared to some of our neighbours, it’s not frowned upon to be a mother and work in France.

We have an interest in excellent relations because we are neighbours as Europeans with Russia. We are allies with the United States in the NATO framework.

Joschka Fischer
In both world wars, Britain understood that our national sovereignty could only endure if we cooperated with other nations. That our fate is inexorably bound with that of our neighbours.

My message to the people and rulers of Pakistan is, ‘As neighbours, we want peace and friendship and cooperation with you so that together we can change the face of South Asia.’

Whatever it is, when I was playing with my friends, my brother, with my neighbours, I never wanted to lose.

From nine years old, I lived with fear. I saw our neighbours disappearing. I was scared that I would come home from school and my parents would not be there.

After its defeat in the Second World War, Japan, unlike Germany, failed to show true contrition or give a fulsome apology, though it showered its neighbours, including China, with generous economic assistance. Only in 1995 did it finally offer an apology, but this was of the most limited and formulaic kind.

To our Palestinian neighbours, I assure you that we have a genuine intention to respect your right to live independently and in dignity. I have already said that Israel has no desire to continue to govern over you and control your fate.

No matter who becomes chancellor, Poland and Germany will remain neighbours, strategic partners, not only within the European Union, but also world partners, and I don’t believe anything could change in our relations.

Marek Belka
Politicians want people to be nice neighbours, but the tools at their disposal are just the tools of modern liberal society, which are nothing.

The beginnings of a forest is one of the ugliest things on the planet. It’s bleak and your neighbours hate you.

China and India are close neighbours linked by mountains and rivers and the Chinese and Indian peoples have enjoyed friendly exchanges for thousands of years.

Without that assured American largesse Israel would have been obliged to come to an accommodation with her neighbours.

Hackney gets a bit of a bad rap, but it’s the only place I’ve ever lived that felt like a community. I know my neighbours.

As a kid, I loved to dress up as Ian Dury and run around hitting people with drumsticks. Members of my family, neighbours, friends, kids at school – no one was safe from my rhythm sticks.

What I treasure the most is people coming up to me in the elevator and saying, ‘You really did a great job‘: neighbours who congratulate for a job well done or little fans who hug me and say they want to be like me.

I have often supported Israel, I have often visited the country and want the country to exist and at last find peace with its neighbours.

Johnny Walker and I were very close. My house is just next to his, we were neighbours. Some time back, he came to my place with his children and we spent some lovely moments together.

We all think we are connected to the world now, but we are not talking to our neighbours any more.

Unlike some of our neighbours, India does not believe in dirty bombs. We take non-proliferation very seriously.

Coming from New Zealand and Australia is like a tough pre-school for Hollywood. And having been on ‘Neighbours,’ even though the agents I met with hadn’t seen it, they knew it’s where Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce had come from. It was a foot in the door.

Jay Ryan
I play the piano. I bought an upright piano that is actually electric, so I can practice my scales with headphones on and not make my neighbours’ lives hell!

I don’t have famous neighbours and if I did, I’d avoid them. I don’t live the jet-set.

I grew up in Russia. We had a telephone line, but a load of our neighbours didn’t. It became a shared resource for the whole apartment complex. People would come and knock on the door and ask to call their family in another city.

My parents, Arthur and Olwen, were honest, working-class people who raised my brother Arthur, sister June, and me with the values of that erapatriotism, stoicism, honesty, concern for your neighbours, and judging a man by what he did rather than what he had.

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.

We, in our Province, are beginning to realize and appreciate that our slowness in keeping up with our North American neighbours may well have been a blessing in disguise.

Our freedom, our prosperity and our security depend on a proper respect for the fortune of our neighbours, allies and old friends.

Israel welcomes the wind of change, and sees a window of opportunity. Democratic and science-based economies by nature desire peace. Israel does not want to be an island of affluence in an ocean of poverty. Improvements in our neighbours’ lives mean improvements to the neighbourhood in which we live.

Now, when we say we want peace, what we want is really for our Palestinian neighbours to have a demilitarized state next to us that recognizes the Jewish State. We’re willing to recognize their state, the Palestinian state. But we ask them to recognize the Jewish state.

A good life depends on the strength of our relationships with family, friends, neighbours, colleagues and strangers.

We seek for truth in ourselves; in our neighbours, and in its essential nature. We find it first in ourselves by severe self scrutiny, then in our neighbours by compassionate indulgence, and, finally, in its essential nature by that direct vision which belongs to the pure in heart.

A nation that mistreats its own citizens is more likely to mistreat its neighbours.

However much we may sympathize with a small nation confronted by a big and powerful neighbours, we cannot in all circumstances undertake to involve the whole British Empire in a war simply on her account.

Neville Chamberlain
As a culture, working-class white Americans like myself had no heroes. We loved the military but had no George S. Patton figure in the modern army. I doubt my neighbours could even name a high-ranking military officer.

Growing up, I was always adamant that I would never do ‘Home and Away’ or ‘Neighbours,’ because as an actor you want to set your path as that serious kind of actor.

I don’t want to suggest that matrimony was necessarily a tragic affair – some of our neighbours’ marriages seemed quite functional, if somewhat routine; nevertheless, in the workaday world, it is wedlock that is most likely to offer the occasion for life-threatening disappointment.

The Holocaust only emerged in American life after Israel’s victory in the 1967 Six Day war against its Arab neighbours.

We’re willing to make difficult and hard decisions and compromises to live in peace with our neighbours, but we’re entitled to our own country where Jews from around the world can come here, just as Palestinians from around the world can come to the Palestinian state.

Yesterday‘s news feeds our fear that our neighbours are more likely than not to be bad eggs: benefit fraudsters, bogus asylum seekers, paedophiles or jihadist terrorists.

Every country should conduct its own reforms, should develop its own model, taking into account the experience of other countries, whether close neighbours or far away countries.

My siblings and I had to earn our own pocket money so from the age of about 10 I had a job. I did a paper round, helped with the farmer‘s delivery at the weekend, cut hedges for neighbours and worked on a market stall. Then I’d go and buy a record with my hard-won money.

The world is all alike. Those that seem better than their neighbours are only more artful. They mean the same thing, though they take a different road.

Originally I was opposed to gay assimilation and targeted gay marriage as just another effort on the part of gays to resemble their straight neighbours.

It is through accepting other people in our own countries that we shall come to respect our neighbours and be respected in our turn.

God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, and love our neighbours as ourselves; and to be temperate, just, and peaceable, and to be merciful even to brute beasts.

Everybody always says that I’m the girl next door, which makes me think that y’all must have a lot of weird next-door neighbours.

When I was in hospital, I recorded a ghost. My fave YouTube channel is Huff Paranormal, which is about a guy who talks to ghosts like he’s talking to his neighbours.

Daisy May Cooper
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that’s your nature, but don’t lend it to your neighbours.

I grew up with horses and cattle, running around on dirt hills with this real sense of space. We didn’t have neighbours – well, the nearest ones were kilometres away.

As a child in the rural district of Penal I remember sharing meals from the same pot with neighbours of different racial, ethnic, social and economic backgrounds.

Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Maintenance of good relations with the neighbours, friendship to all, malice to none is the policy I pursue throughout my life.

We’d do better to follow the admonition of Jesus about loving our neighbours. People in the U.S. are capable of forgiveness and willing to see one another’s point of view, but when matters become politicised, we’re less able to do that.

Kent Haruf
I love the Copa America. It showcases all the classic rivalries of South America, all those neighbours, up against each other.

Unlike our neighbours on the mainland of Europe, we have resisted creating an academy to legislate over proper English. We each have our linguistic bugbear, but few of us would want to freeze our mother tongue.

All of us, whether public figures or private individuals, should feel safe in our own homes and not fear surveillance from nosy neighbours.

Gods of Wheat Street‘ has been described as an Aboriginal ‘Neighbours’ or ‘Home and Away.’ But on set, we were calling it ‘Black to the Rafters.’

Shari Sebbens
I do think culture is an argument, and that was part of the way I was brought up. People at a social occasion in Ireland will start shouting and arguing. When the Yeats family lived in Bedford Park, they had to go round to the neighbours to say, ‘You might think we are fighting, but this is the way we talk to each other.’