Next Door Quotes by Mother Teresa, Tiffany Dupont, Jean Nidetch, Trent Reznor, Howard Jacobson, Sam Smith and many others.
I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?
I always play the sweet girl next door.
I don’t really remember, but I’m positive that whenever I cried, my mother gave me something to eat. I’m sure that whenever I had a fight with the little girl next door, or it was raining and I couldn’t go out, or I wasn’t invited to a birthday party, my mother gave me a piece of candy to make me feel better.
In my life, I was always floating around the edge of the dark side and saying what if take it a little bit too far, and who says you have to stop there, and what’s behind the next door. Maybe you gain a wisdom from examining those things. But after a while, you get too far down in the quicksand.
I’ve been married three times. I married the girl next door when I was 22, and I wasn’t a good husband, but I wasn’t a good anything then. Nowadays, I’m much kinder.
Just because you’re selling out shows doesn’t mean you deserve better treatment than the person next door.
The ‘boy next door’ parts I get offered, I don’t find interesting.
I feel that between my experience and my mother’s, breast cancer is a little bit like someone who lives next door. I know what that person looks like and what their daily habits are.
It was my mother’s dream to have a few houses next door to each other, where they could live in one, and my brother and I could live in the others, where we are close but also had independence.
I had been comfortable with the simple ‘girl next door’ look for a long time. But then, I really wanted to get out of that zone and experiment with my style.
In my personal life, I was quite a different Boy Next Door than the one Mr. and Mrs. Middle America imagined me to be.
I’m the girl next door, not the sex symbol.
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.
I am getting better offers since directors feel that I am versatile and can be more than just a girl next door. I am also seriously trying not to be repetitive.
About 25 years ago, I was in an apartment, and next door, they put on the radio, so I struck the wall with my fist, but they did not put the radio down. I took a tool and banged until I made a hole through the wall. It was like a comedy movie.
I was told I was too dark, too tall, too broad. I didn’t fit into that girl next door look.
I’m tired of being thought of as Miss Goody Two-Shoes… the girl next door, Miss Happy-Go-Lucky.
I was living in New York City and flat broke. My next door neighbor was an actor and he always seemed to be having more fun than I was. He convinced me to give acting a shot, but because of my shyness I was sure it would be a lost cause.
If it’s a healthy day, I’ll head to the gym, then have a steak salad at the cafe next door.
The very best thing for music would be to live next door to a person who listens to loud music so you could mishear music everyday and mutate it to your own means.
I just love how everyone with that Motown sound seemed to come from a two-block radius from the actual original location. The original location was a house, and then when they outgrew it, they bought the house next door and the house next door and the house next door until they had seven houses on the same lot.
The girl next door isn’t necessarily blonde and blue-eyed anymore. So I don’t feel like I need to morph into that all-American thing.
Australia is always a place that is dear to me; it is always my second home, and I try to get there as often as I can, but it is not next door, you know.
I’m the guy everybody wanted to live next door. They just didn’t want me to be prime minister.
The space program is a peaceful project. The next door is opening. We have to go farther into space. But, before that, we need to develop far more improved nutrition and more advanced spacecraft.
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
People in Andhra Pradesh treat me like a girl next door after ‘Ala Modalaindi.’ I feel at home here.
If I go on dates, my mom is always with me. She’s always there making sure I’m all right. Like if I go to see a movie with a boy, she’ll go to dinner next door.
I’m the lady next door when I’m not on stage.
When you live in a condo complex with people next door, I don’t know how you can be dead for four months without anybody noticing you not coming and going.
I got a call from a group saying they’d like to have a roundtable with the reserve next door, and would I help to set it up. I said, ‘Sure, what’s the name of the chief?’ I asked, ‘Do you know any members of the band council?’ They didn’t.
I used to live next door to a farm, so every day for awhile, I used to walk over and fed the cows, when I was in school. This was weird because I lived in sort of a subdivision, but this one holdout in our neighborhood in Kansas still had a farm.
I played volleyball in college. I was the girl next door, never wanted to be in the limelight.
I used to go to Sheen High Street with my dad on a Saturday, and there was a butcher next door to the fishmonger. I hated the smell of the fishmonger, but I found the smell of the butcher’s much more appealing. And I liked the big knives. I thought it looked like a decent job.
There are some remarks that are so stupid that to be even vaguely aware of them is the intellectual equivalent of living next door to Chernobyl.
My brother is my inspiration. From being a star student in school, to the perfect boy next door – he was adored by everyone and I always looked up to him. We all shared a dream that he would become a pilot someday.
There couldn’t possibly be a more label-driven industry than acting, seeing as every audition comes with a character breakdown: ‘Beautiful, sassy, Latina, 20s’; ‘African American, urban, pretty, early 30s’; ‘Caucasian, blonde, modern girl next door’. Every role has a label; every casting is for something specific.
Everyone says I’m like the girl next door… Y’all must have really weird neighbors!
I can be the girl next door, be the sexy girl, be an action girl. As an actor, this is something that people need to see.
When Carpenter was shooting ‘Vampires’ in New Mexico when I was living there, I desperately tried to get a job working on that film, and I couldn’t. So my first job as a PA was on a CBS movie of the week that was shooting next door, and whenever I could, I would sneak over so I could watch.
I’m very down-to-earth and approachable, and I can be one of the guys and watch sports… I like to cook – I’m like the girl next door.
There’s a book by Anne Rivers Siddons called ‘The House Next Door’ that I just think is one of the all-time great haunted-house stories. I think that’s one of the all-time greatest.
I remember I did think, ‘Wouldn’t it be nice if Mr. Right moved in next door?’
I’m a sort of boy next door. If that boy has a good scriptwriter.
When I wake up on a Sunday morning with a slight hangover, in the gym with no makeup on, that’s who Natalie Dormer really is. The girl next door who gets a spot on her forehead occasionally.
I always disliked that anytime you had gays represented in – and there were some exceptions, certainly – but represented in popular fiction, they were usually the goofy neighbor next door, you know? And I just thought, ‘Well, I know a lot of gay people, and they’re just as varied as the heterosexual people I know.’
We happened to be in the studio next door and I think Noel Redding came around and said, ‘Do you fancy having a sing on this?’ We just went and did it and it was great.
Stars are rare creatures, and not everyone can be one. But there isn’t anyone on earth – not you, not me, not the girl next door – who wouldn’t like to be a movie star holding up that gold statuette on Academy Award night.
If you’re trying too hard to be the girl next door, you’re not going to be.
One of the most enjoyable things I do at Government House and when I travel around Australia is to talk with children. I tell them about our parliamentary democracy – and I often do that as I’m walking into an Executive Council meeting next door!
I think of myself as living so much outside borders or old categories that I choose as my leaders U2, the Dalai Lama, Vaclav Havel, Sigur Ros, Desmond Tutu, Barack Obama, and the girl next door. By definition, in short, my leaders are the ones who think in terms larger, and more intimate, than any country.
Then, I realized that there is an indigenous presence in the Solar System. It’s us. So, then, I got to wondering what would happen if a more technologically advanced society moved next door to us, the way we moved next door to the American Indians.
When I was 12, I had a fondness for horror movies like the ‘Wolfman.’ The boy next door said I should read Poe.
It’s deep in the south of India and next to Goa, but thankfully the folk who like Goa haven’t worked out that Kerala is a lot nicer and just next door. You do feel that you are discovering somewhere entirely new in Kerala. It makes you feel like you are on a totally different planet.
I tell people to use me as example of what they can do if they don’t give up. I like people to see me as a ‘girl next door’ who conquered and went after what she wanted.
Monica Seles: I’d hate to be next door to her on her wedding night.
I want a house with a garden, but slap bang in the centre of London. Next door to a sushi bar.
I am getting to that age where I am too old to play the boy next door and too young to play Uncle Fester.
Listen; there’s a hell of a good universe next door: let’s go.
I like to sit around the pool, listen to music, barbecue, grill, stuff like that. Just the guy next door, I guess.
My role models were always the Pacinos and the Oldmans, the guys who get dirty with their characters, and I arrived in L.A. during the big boom of ‘Dawson’s Creek.’ I was getting cast as the boy next door, or the friend of the jock. I thought, ‘Did I really have to do all that studying?’
There are many families that want to raise kids on one income, or one income and some part-time work, and instead find themselves pressured, financially and culturally, to keep up with the dual-earning Smith-Joneses next door.
If businesses don’t know from state to state what the requirements are for taxes, they have to waste a lot of money on accountants and lawyers before deciding to expand their business into the state next door.
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
The wife’s run off with the bloke next door. I do miss him.
In America, they are very respectful of your work. People are not judgmental. They like difference – to be different is a force. In France, you have to be like the girl next door.
Being Latino in this market, in the past 20 years, I hadn’t gone out for the white dude next door, but Netflix had that vision. Netflix is changing all of that, not only in the production aspect, but they’re trying to include everybody.
I remember playing in Union City, and we had crap games after we finished playing at night. We would go next door to the cab stand where they were playing gin rummy and betting $1,000 a hand.
We all serve a purpose. My purpose isn’t to be rejected. My purpose isn’t to think small or to be introverted. This door closed is literally pushing me to the next door.
I still have my school friends who are actually friends. It’s nice that they don’t think much about my singing career. They think it is cool, and they are happy for me, but they don’t really bother me about it. To them, I’m still just the schoolgirl from next door.
Democracy, obviously, is something we don’t want to give up, but it does create chaos. It means the guy next door can do what he wants, and it creates a collision of thinking. In cities, that means people build whatever they want.
It’s very important to know the neighbor next door and the people down the street and the people in another race.
I have always played the cheerful girl next door, especially on the Internet, and this film is a break from that. My character is more moody and bratty in ‘Karwaan.’
I look just like the girls next door… if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.
Have you ever stayed at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai? I’d warmly recommend it. It’s super luxurious, and right next door, there’s a classic slum. So you can do a quick slum tour and get back to your sanctuary without any inconvenience but with some excellent snaps.
I make conscious decisions to stay out of the limelight. Without my make-up I’m pretty much the girl next door.
I tell residents, if you gave me two patients with identical problems, and one of them had family at the bedside with a lot of laughter, plus photos and a quilt from home, and next door was another patient who was alone every time I came by – I’m going to be very nervous about the isolated patient’s mental status.
Not everyone looks like Brad Pitt. There are people in the world that look like me. I think people feel that I could be living next door to them. That has much more effect on me.
The thing with R Kelly was, he liked to record late at night, around midnight. And what was different with his studio was that one room had a recording suite, and next door was a club, with 40 or 50 people dancing.
Over the years, the writers at DC Comics softened Wonder Woman’s powers in ways that would have infuriated Marston. During the 1960s, she was hardly wondrous at all, less a heroic warrior than the tomboyish girl next door. It was no longer clear whether she was meant to empower the girls or captivate the boys.
If you lived next door to me and didn’t know what I did, you wouldn’t know I was a celebrity. I don’t have that lifestyle, nor do I want that lifestyle. I want to know that I can have a separate life with my wife and my kids and just be normal and go camping and fishing and outdoor stuff.
I found my grandmother dead. It shook me up. I got up to make her breakfast, and I knew it was strange that she wasn’t stirring. I went in to wake her, and she was laying in rigor mortis, and I’m done. I called next door, and the kid picked up the phone, and I was so wild, he dropped it.
There were three football fields next door to my house. I used to walk down to the boys’ team, but eventually, I was told I was going to have to stop playing because I was a girl.
I could not pass up the opportunity to build and operate a casino next door to my hometown. This casino will be where Louisiana locals and Texans will want to play, stay, and enjoy themselves.
If the guy out in the woods with the Michigan Militia is a real estate negotiator, instead of some crackpot, and has a normal life, that’s unnerving. You don’t want to think it’s as normal as the guy next door, hedging his lawn. It’s easier to demonize or separate them off from ‘us.’
I think people tend to live, whether they like it or not, influenced by what’s next door to them.
I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want to see the girl next door, go next door.
When I need to think of, like, a peaceful scene or something, I think of my back garden in summertime. And whenever I hear the lawnmower next door, I always think it’s really peaceful.
The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one’s neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.
Cities are about juxtaposition. In Florence, classical buildings sit against medieval buildings. It’s that contrast we like. In Bordeaux, we built law courts right next door to what is effectively a listed historic building, and that makes it exciting.
I’m the comedic girl next door and a lot of fun.
I have had a lifetime love affair with all types of dance. Pole dancing was always just for fun until we had a pole installed at ‘The Girls Next Door’ house, then we started taking it a bit more seriously and got into using it for exercise.
And then after a while he got me a job at the video store next door. I used to lock up the store and go next door and hang out all the time and watch movies and stuff.
Not all of us are chameleons that can do every different thing. I hope I’m going to be typecast. I will play the girl next door for the rest of my life if I have to. I always kind of feel like I have that in my pocket when I go in a room.
Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can’t we just be the sexy American girl next door?
I’d like to play with a period piece. Playing a girl next door in 2010 is so different from playing one in 1950, the way you talk, walk, dress, relationships. It’s really fun studying all that.
I didn’t come to Hollywood to be the girl next door. I came to be a movie star.
When I was in high school, there was ‘Superbad’ and ‘The Girl Next Door’ and ‘Wedding Crashers’ and all these great movies. You hope to be a part of something that’s smart, funny and in that Todd Phillips-vein. You want to make something like ‘Superbad.’ That movie was so good and so funny.
I’m not the girl next door.
Oh my God… I worked with George C. Scott, way before ‘Chips,’ in ‘The New Centurion.’ I co-star in that movie. It was great working with him. I worked with Charlton Heston, Glenn Ford, Robert Mitchum. Stacy Each. The old Hollywood. I met John Wayne, and that was a thrill. I was working next door to him.
It’s great to be able to do shows like ‘Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door,’ which I think is entirely too long of a title.
My 4-year-old son prays every night for his best friend who is the same age – our next door neighbor in Liberia, a little Liberian boy: ‘Dear God, please don’t let him get Ebola.’ I’m proud of him for thinking about his friend and praying for him but that’s not a prayer that a 4-year-old should have to consider.
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
As I said in my state of the state address, we can no longer rely on gaming and sales taxes to pay our way. Indian gaming next door in California is eroding our major industry in Nevada.
We Brits print banknotes out in Debden in Essex, and have contracted it out to the private sector. Here in the U.S. it is a government operation right in the heart of Washington next door to the Holocaust Museum.
I’m a die-hard foodie; I’m the girl next door post pack-up, and my best friends aren’t from the industry.
There are a lot of actresses out there who are the girl next door. I relate more to characters who have an edge.
I know for me like I have a reputation of being kind of tough, I have a reputation of also being the girl next door, kind of sweet but I have standards and my thing is, it’s me on that screen and I don’t have control over everything in this and I’m grateful and thankful.
I had a friend at college who took being poor very personally. He started showering in the sports centre next door and said he wasn’t going to pay for the hot water in our flat any more because he didn’t use it. He made me and my other friend pay the bills on our own.
I remember as a little girl I could tell you the name of the dog next door, but I couldn’t tell you the names of the kids. The dog was my best friend. I love animals. They give so much to you and demand so little.
I’m a character actress. I’m the girl next door, the aunt, the quirky cousin. You have to innately know who you are and be happy with that.
Looking long term, a stronger, wealthier, and more stable Central America next door benefits the United States’ own safety, security, and economy.
I grew up in a household without a TV. We lived next door to a library for a while, and at one point, I checked out all the books in the fairy tale section. I remember the librarian’s quiet smile as I’d bring back one stack and exchange it for another.
I grew up in a small town in West Virginia, and most of my family lived in our neighborhood or very close by. I had my grandparents down the street, my great-grandmother next door, and my great-aunt and great-uncle one door down.