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Neighborhood Quotes

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Well, I grew up in a tough neighborhood.
- Kent McCord

I was the only white kid in my neighborhood for most
of my youth even in high school,
so reverse racism was just as apparent as racism.
- Shia LaBeouf

My mother used to wheel me about the campus when we
lived in that neighborhood and,
as she recounted years later, she would tell me that I would go to McGill.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

I came from a real tough neighborhood.
I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand.
- Rodney Dangerfield

 

I was born in Champaign in 1918.
From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools,
I went to the University High School in the twin city,
Urbana.
- James Tobin

We will invest in our people, quality education,
job opportunity, family, neighborhood,
and yes, a thing we call America.
- Dan Quayle

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way.
I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house,
we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
- Jon Stewart

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My brother was a great favorite with everybody,
and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
- Buffalo Bill

Try to take for a mate a person of your own neighborhood.
- Hesiod

Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
- Jane Austen

Then there was a kid in the neighborhood about three blocks away,
his name was Bobby Beavis.
- Mike Judge

I wanted to become a champ - I was surrounded by champs
in my family and in my neighborhood -
and because of this stupid accident,
I lost my opportunity.
- Olivier Martinez

Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land
and see what can be found in the neighborhood.
- Christopher Columbus

After convincing myself that was maybe you should at
least help out your neighborhood,
I really started to think about it later on in life.
- Rick Danko

A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it,
you get beat up.
- Murray Kempton

It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood,
because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.
- Tim Robbins

All of us grow up in particular realities -
a home,
family, a clan, a small town, a neighborhood.
Depending upon how we're brought up,
we are either deeply aware of the particular reading
of reality into which we are born,
or we are peripherally aware of it.
- Chaim Potok

Really, I think that going out and playing with your
friends is kind of becoming a lost art,
with the kids in the neighborhood.
- Frank Shorter

I was, somewhere in the neighborhood of about 300 jumps.
- Hugh Shelton

These two girls start wanting the same thing because in this neighborhood,
they know all the guys so well.
It's a small town and all the guys are just really boring to them.
- Caroline Dhavernas

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white
dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
- Dick Gregory

I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked
in a better neighborhood.
- Billy Wilder

But my friends, these people in Egypt have stood by us in a tough,
tough neighborhood.
- Roger Wicker

A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible
to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies...
literally...
and develop your own film and make prints.
- Leonard Nimoy

I have an affection for a great city.
I feel safe in the neighborhood of man,
and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I was a very observant child.
The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up.
- Beverly Cleary

Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored
by your neighborhood recreation community centers is
a great way to keep kids active.
- Lee Haney

For me, it's like biking around the neighborhood,
the walks and stuff, because I have never enjoyed the gym.
Or I'll do, since I used to dance a lot,
all the old dance exercises.
- Delta Burke

You take care of you and your family first.
Then you go to your neighborhood, and then you spread
it on out within the community.
- Al Smith

It was endlessly entertaining, watching people beat each other up.
All the little kids in the neighborhood would come and watch...
and then we'd beat them up as well.
- Wayne Coyne

In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there
was only one standard by which a woman measured success:
did some man want her?
- Jessamyn West

A neighborhood is a residential area that is changing for the worse.
- John Ciardi

I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood
so I felt like I just didn't fit in.
Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart,
or whatever.
- Halle Berry

In a neighborhood, as in life, a clean bandage is much,
much better than a raw or festering wound.
- Edward Koch

But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.
- Ruben Blades

My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx.
- Tony Curtis

It's a nice neighborhood, like the one I left.
My home borough is Brooklyn and Queens.
- Anthony Weiner

Wealthy men, too, like several of those in our neighborhood,
had so many slaves that they were compelled to buy
other plantations on which to employ them.
- John Sergeant Wise

On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood.
All Americans became New Yorkers.
- George Pataki

People lived in the same apartments for years.
You'd meet a group of kids in kindergarten,
and you'd still be with them in high school.
No one ever left the neighborhood.
- Fran Drescher

For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil.
Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of
your island country and our neighborhood.
- Michael Jeffery

I wanted to be that cranky old guy that stands on his
porch and yells at the neighborhood kids.
- Robert Lansing

That's what Rocky is all about: pride,
reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
- Sylvester Stallone

We can build new housing while preserving the quality
and character of adjacent residential districts and
ensuring infill development strengthens the surrounding neighborhood.
- Gavin Newsom

We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood
before it has broadened into a brotherhood.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Growing up in a particular neighborhood,
growing up in a working-class family,
not having much money, all of those things fire you
and can give you an edge,
can give you an anger.
- Gary Oldman

You can take the guy out of the neighorhood but you
can't take the neighborhood out of the guy.
- Frankie Valli

Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum.
The plan is being held up by finding a location that
isn't in their neighborhood.
- Conan O'Brien

An activist is one who is actively involved in creating community,
whether that is locally in their neighborhood or internationally.
It is an admirable quality.
- Jasmine Guy

Everyone is treating it like a Hollywood story.
In Madison, it's a neighborhood story.
- Chris Farley

It was a pretty rough neighborhood where I grew up
The really tough places were over around Third Avenue
where it ran into the Harlem River,
but we weren't far away.
- Norman Rockwell

I live in a neighborhood so bad that you can get shot while getting shot.
- Chris Rock

I grew up in a tough neighborhood and we used to say
you can get further with a kind word and a gun than just a kind word.
- David Mamet

My husband came up to Hot Rocks to check up on me,
why is still unknown to me because if I was to cheat
on him it wouldn't be in a neighborhood bar where he knows I am.
- Kim Mathers

I mean that the function of the police is to solve
problems that have law-enforcement consequences in
a way that is based on a genuine partnership with the
neighborhood in both the venting of the problem and
the discussion of the solution.
- James Q. Wilson

Books in a large university library system:
2,000,000.
Books in an average large city library:
10,000.
Average number of books in a chain bookstore:
30,000.
Books in an average neighborhood branch library:
20,000.
- Anthony Burgess

Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and
they talk of people who went to the same colleges;
those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices
and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood.
- Jimmy Breslin

I grew up playing war.
We threw dirt and rocks at each other.
We'd lead attacks.
We'd break up into squads.
It became a neighborhood thing for a while,
our neighborhood against the other neighborhood.
There was always a war breaking out somewhere.
- David James Elliott

If somebody comes to a neighborhood coffee hour,
or goes to a discussion group, and they have a discussion,
I do think that people really walk away with a real
understanding of the issues.
- Mike Lowry

The fact is that surveys which media people openly
admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their
customers believe they're doing a good job,
while the average profit margin in television is in
the neighborhood of eighty percent.
- L. Neil Smith

Integration is a man's ability to want to move in there by himself.
If someone wants to live in a white neighborhood and he is black,
that is his choice.
It should be his rights.
It is not because white people will not allow him.
- Stokely Carmichael

So if you look back over the long history of China,
they've never tried to take over the world,
but they've been quite aggressive in their own neighborhood...
in carrying out their own purposes and interests in
their sphere of the world.
- Fred Thompson

In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day;
its a whole different mentality from the Bronx,
Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time -
because you basically just know your neighborhood.
- Kool Moe Dee

I also developed an interest in sports,
and played in informal games at a nearby school yard
where the neighborhood children met to play touch football,
baseball, basketball and occasionally,
ice hockey.
- Steven Chu

Like anywhere, we had to make people understand that
we were there with good intentions,
and that we were there with respect.
We started making contacts with the people in the neighborhood
three months before shooting began,
so that everyone involved was comfortable.
- Mathieu Kassovitz

It was just a typical London flat, but it was in a great neighborhood.
It was across from the Playboy Club,
diagonally.
From one balcony you could read the time from Big Ben,
and from the other balcony you could watch the bunnies go up and down.
- Harry Nilsson

And besides, I'm so in Dutch with my neighbors here
that I thought that was better than getting them all
upset with what might be a fake bomb scare where they'd
have to clear out the whole neighborhood.
- Ernst Zundel

At the time I attempted to purchase the rights back
for the 3 Homestead records,
but the owner demanded an outrageous sum in the neighborhood of $10,000,
about 10 times more money than I could get my hands on at the time.
- Mark Edwards

My neighborhood was rough, but I live a great life now.
I don't fight that much now.
I don't look for it anyway, but if someone hits your mother,
whether you're a star, an accountant,
or an astronaut or anything...
I mean it's your mother, so I lost my mind.
- Shia LaBeouf

I love the idea of a beautiful neighborhood that represents
the very best of American values,
but also as a fun backdrop to some darker,
deliciously sneaky things going on in people's lives.
- Marc Cherry

The next night I got on an airplane,
and flew to New York and looked into acting schools.
Four or five acting schools.
One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse,
which I started at six months there after.
- Dabney Coleman


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