Quotes of the Day for 3 July 2001 – Neighbors
When I was on vacation last week my next-door neighbors kept an eye on the place, brought in my mail, and opened the garage door on hot afternoons to keep the servers from overheating. Knowing that things at home were under control made it easier to enjoy the time away. Today's quotes are on the subject of Neighbors.
A man is called selfish, not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's
- Richard Whateley
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey, 1911 - 1978
Because I'm technologically able to find a like-minded person on the other side of the globe, I'm also more interested in making friends with my next-door neighbor.
- Jeffrey Klein
A neighbor is a person who can get to your house in less than a minute and takes two hours to go back home.
- O. A. Battista
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well. He has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 - 1882
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