Brother and Sister Quote -
In Honor of Siblings

Our brother and sister quote collection celebrates siblings. Who else has known you your entire life and borne witness to your family's capacity for love and/or dysfunction? Sibling relationships run deep, even though, at times, they may seem like they barely skim the surface of our lives.

We each deal with childhood in different ways. That brothers and sisters can take the same lump of clay that is childhood and use it to shape themselves into unique human beings is a miracle in itself. Despite individual struggles, triumphs, joys and disappointments, there is who is someone is made of the same stuff and has been at your side, whether figuratively or literally, from the beginning of your life. Use our brother and sister quote collection to explore this truth and gain a better understanding of yourself and your siblings.

~ Laura Ramirez


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We know one another's faults, virtues, catastrophes, mortifications, triumphs, rivalries, desires, and how long we can each hang by our hands to a bar. We have been banded together under pack codes and tribal laws.

~Rose Macaulay

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.

~Vietnamese Proverb

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The family is one of nature's masterpieces.

~George Santayana

To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other's hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.

~Clara Ortega

Help one another is part of the religion of sisterhood.

~Louisa May Alcott

Brother and Sister Quote:

Sibling relationships - and 80 percent of Americans have at least one - outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance, warmth, loyalty and distrust.

~Erica E. Goode, "The Secret World of Siblings," U.S. News & World Report, 10 January 1994

A brother is a friend given by Nature.

~Legouve

Brother and Sister Quote:

Our siblings. They resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and no matter what we choose to make of this, we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long.

~Susan Scarf Merrell

Lord help the mister that comes between me
and my sister ...

~Irving Berlin

We are not only our brother's keeper; in countless large and small ways, we are our brother's maker.

~Bonaro Overstreet

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A sibling may be the keeper of one's identity, the only person with the keys to one's unfettered, more fundamental self.

~Marian Sandmaier

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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.

~Jane Mersky Leder

Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.

~Benjamin Disraeli

How do people make it through life without a sister?

~Sara Corpening

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.

~Anna Quindlan

Brother and Sister Quote:

Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk.

~Susan Scarf Merrell


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.

~Maya Angelou


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