Brothers can be infuriating, but they can also be kind, supportive, loving, and sometimes, because you have so many shared expieriences, they can be the only people who know what you’re going through.
Here are fifty quotes about brothers and family that will hopefully make you smile.
Oh, brothers! I don’t care for brothers. My elder brother won’t die, and my younger brothers seem never to do anything else.
Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone.
There is a little boy inside the man who is my brother… Oh, how I hated that little boy. And how I love him too.
Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.
Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.
I, who have no sisters or brothers, look with some degree of innocent envy on those who may be said to be born to friends.
I don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.
Mum used to say we were the same soul split in two and walking around on four legs. It seems unnatural being born together and then dying apart.
After a girl is grown, her little brothers — now her protectors — seem like big brothers.
A brother shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
Even today we raise our hand against our brother… We have perfected our weapons, our conscience has fallen asleep, and we have sharpened our ideas to justify ourselves as if it were normal we continue to sow destruction, pain, death. Violence and war lead only to death.
If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.
Would I lay down my life to save my brother? No, but I would to save two brothers or eight cousins.
It’s good to fight with your brothers, and it’s good to tease them to give them advice.
God dislikes evil, and no happiness can be built on hate. Love one another as brothers.
I think what you’re seeing is a profound recognition on the part of the American people that gays and lesbians and transgender persons are our brothers, our sisters, our children, our cousins, our friends, our co-workers, and that they’ve got to be treated like every other American. And I think that principle will win out.
My brothers and sisters, we are all winners. In this context there is no victor and no vanquished. We have demonstrated, even in our diversity, the progress of Nigeria remains paramount for all.
Well, you don’t get to do things that other children get to do, having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn’t have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends.
There is no love like the love for a brother. There is no love like the love from a brother.
Brothers don’t necessarily have to say anything to each other – they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other.
When I look at each of my brothers, I see two things. First, I see the next place I want to leave a rosy welt. Second, I see a good man who will always be there, no matter how hard life gets for me or him. Then, I get out of the way because I realize he’s coming at me with a wet dish towel.
The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out his nose.
It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.
Here’s to real heroes, not the ones who carry us off into the sunset but the ones who help us choose our princes.
Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other.
Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and can be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face.
Brothers are like streetlights along the road, they don’t make distance any shorter but they light up the path and make the walk worthwhile.
The best thing about having four big brothers is you always have someone to do something for you.
I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother-in-law.
Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caringquite often the hard way.
Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk.
It is impossible to keep a small boy in the house, even in the worst weather, unless he has a sister to torment.
A brother is a friend given by nature.
I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.
The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother — and they’ll settle for a puppy every time.
All for one and one for all
My brother and my friend
What fun we have
The time we share
Brothers ’til the end.
Never make a companion equal to a brother.
A sibling may be the keeper of one’s identity, the only person with the keys to one’s unfettered, more fundamental self.
Our siblings push buttons that cast us in roles we felt sure we had let go of long ago — the baby, the peacekeeper, the caretaker, the avoider…. It doesn’t seem to matter how much time has elapsed or how far we’ve traveled.
Help your brother’s boat across, and your own will reach the shore.
He is my most beloved friend and my bitterest rival, my confidant and my betrayer, my sustainer and my dependent, and scariest of all, my equal.
We came into the world like brother and brother; And now let’s go hand in hand, not one before another.
If we are not our brother’s keeper, at least let us not be his executioner.
When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life.
It takes two men to make one brother.
There is a destiny that makes us brothers, no one goes his way alone; all that we send into the lives of others, comes back into our own.
Affliction’s sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
He who understands you is greater kin to you than your own brother. For even your own kindred neither understand you nor know your true worth.