Brother and Sister Quotes

These brother and sister quotes are great for the siblings in your life.

A brother and sister’s relationship is one of the purest and loveliest of all relationships. In fact, your brothers and sisters are the only ones who will be there with you throughout your life. It is a relationship of a lifetime. You will always find your siblings there next to you.

There have always been funny and serious sayings about the relationship that brothers and sisters share. It is a unique relationship where there can be much love, interspersed with some challenging times.

But when it comes to fighting against tough foes, brothers and sisters can be the strongest defenders of each other.

A brother and sister are friends for life. Even when you spend most of your childhood fighting, you grow up into adults with the strongest relationship. Here are some beautiful brother and sister quotes to make you feel more special about this unique relationship.

The Best Brother and Sister Quotes

I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family. I have a wonderful relationship with my brother and sister; this makes me feel that I know always where I belong.
Jose Carreras

Sibling relationships … outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, and 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

Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends.
Robert Brault

Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life.
Suzie Huitt

A sibling is the lens through which you see your childhood.
Ann Hood

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Brother and Sister quotes.

Brother Sister Quotes

As a brother and sister, our tastes were pretty different growing up. He liked a lot of early hip hop. My dad didn’t understand it and would try to talk him out of it.
Taryn Manning

We may look old and wish to the outside world. But to each other, we are still in junior school.
Charlotte Gray

We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.
Joaquin Phoenix

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

Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
Sara Gilbert

Being a sister and brother means being there for each other.

The power of a sibling who knows everything about you, who knows the family you grew up in, who carries half your genes – there’s nothing quite like that.
Jeffrey Kluger

If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles – you’re lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers; you’re brother and sister. That’s what intimacy is if you’re with your soul mate.
Cate Blanchett

Brothers and sisters separated by distance, joined by love.
Chuck Danes

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Siblings Sayings

Your parents are the parents you know best. Your brother and sister, if you have them, are the brother and sister you know best. They may not be the ones you like the best. They may not be the most interesting, but they are the closest and probably the clearest to you.
James Salter

What makes a brother-sister relationship special is the way, each one remembers the other when they are apart. They miss the talks, the laughs and the time they spent together. Life changes, memories don’t. I miss you, bro.

I want to be alone and work until the day my head hits the drawing table and I’m dead. Kaput. I feel very much like I want to be with my brother and sister again. They’re nowhere. I know they’re nowhere and they don’t exist, but if nowhere means that’s where they are, that’s where I want to be.
Maurice Sendak

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Your brother is your brother till he gets a wife,
your sister is your sister all your life.

We shared. Parents. Home. Pets. Celebrations. Catastrophes. Secrets. And the threads of our experience became so interwoven that we are linked. I can never be utterly lonely, knowing you share the planet.
Pam Brown

If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day-that’s the most beautiful thing. I told my sister how much I loved her every day. That’s the only reason I’m OK right now.
Amaury Nolasco

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

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Inspirational Sibling Quotes

If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can’t do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings.
Deepak Chopra

A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.
Isadora James

He is my most beloved friend and my bitterest rival, my confidante and my betrayer, my sustainer and my dependent, and scariest of all, my equal.
Gregg Levoy

Siblings are branches of a tree. Some stay close, some go in different directions; they fruit, and grow bigger till they die and fall.
The Omani Shed

Being his real brother, I could feel I live in his shadows, but I never have and I do not now. I live in his glow.
Michael Morpurgo

Quotes About Brothers And Sisters

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

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

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.
Vietnamese Proverb

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.
James Boswell

What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them.
Esther M. Friesner

Your siblings are the only people in the world who know what it’s like to have been brought up the way you were.
Betsy Cohen

Sisters and brothers just happen, we don’t get to choose them, but they become one of our most cherished relationships.

Your parents leave you too soon and your kids and spouse come along late, but your siblings know you when you when you are in your most inchoate form.
Jeffrey Kluger

Quotes to Honor Your Siblings

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

The greatest gift our parents gave us was each other.

We didn’t even realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.
A.A. Milne, “Winnie the Pooh

What sets sisters apart from brothers and also from friends is a very intimate mashing of heart, soul and the mystical cords of memory.
Carol Saline

Sisters and brothers just happen, we don’t get to choose them, but they become one of our most cherished relationships.
Wes Adamson

Siblings are a volume of childhood memories; a nostalgia that cannot be easily deleted.
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

Your Family Knows

Sisters could do a great deal for their brothers if they would.
Isabella MacDonald Alden

It was nice growing up with someone like you, someone to lean on, someone to count on, someone to tell on…

No life’s worth more than any other, no sister worth less than any brother.
Michael Franti

Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.
Sam Levenson

When sister and brother stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us? I am lucky to have a brother like you.
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Being a big sister is to love your brother, even if he does not want it or loves you in return.
Unknown (some brother and sister quotes are a little sad.)

Children of the same family; the same blood, with the same first associations and habits; have some means of enjoyment in their power; which no subsequent connections can supply…
Jane Austen

I love you; you were there for me, you protected me, and most of all, you loved me. We’d fight, scream, and argue, but under it all is love. That only exists in a brother and a sister.

Brother and Sister Quotes

Our paths may change as life goes along, but the bond between us remains ever-strong.

Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring – quite often the hard way.
Pamela Dugdale

My brother, someone who hides my toys and breaks my dolls but he picks me up whenever I fall. Someone who stands by my side and holds my hand. When things don’t go well he helps me understand. Someone who makes funny faces to see how I’d react. I love my brother & that’s a fact.

There is no time like the old time when you and I were young!
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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

I think people that have a brother or sister don’t realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there’s always somebody there, somebody that’s family.
Trey Parker & Matt Stone

Sisters and brothers are the truest, purest forms of love, family and friendship, knowing when to hold you and when to challenge you, but always being a part of you.
Carol Ann Albright Eastman

You must recognize that the way to get the good out of your brother and your sister is not to return evil for evil.
Louis Farrakhan

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Good Sister and Brother Quotes

If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.
Sam Levenson

Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas — that’s what my grandma taught me.
Elizabeth Heller

Your brother is always the first male friend you will have in your life. Nobody will ever be able to understand your craziness like your brother and although you don’t see each other as much as you’d like, he will always remain your friend and be there for you when you need him the most.

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

My Brother, My Friend I love my brother, my brother loves me. My friend, my hero, he always will be. In sundry ways our uniqueness is clear. He likes to go far, but I favor near. He likes to play sports and being outside. I prefer play music and playing inside. Sometimes we fight and scream at each other, but he is my friend for he is my brother.
Michele Cobb

We’ve shared private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.
Clara Ortega

The family. We are a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.
Erma Bombeck

Sister Quotes

The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble.
Clara Ortega

We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then just like real sisters, we listen and don’t judge.
Adriana Trigiani

Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.
Carol Saline

To have a loving relationship with a sister is not simply to have a buddy or a confidante. It is to have a soulmate for life.
Victoria Secund

One’s sister is part of one’s essential self, an eternal presence of one’s heart, soul and memory.
Susan Cabil

Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister?
Alice Walker

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

Sisters are different flowers rom the same garden.

Brother Quotes

The thing with brothers is, you’re supposed to take turns being the keeper. Sometimes, you get to sit down and be the brother who is kept.
Orson Scott Card

Being a brother is even better than being a superhero.
Marc Brown

My brother is worth a thousand of your friend.
Game of Thrones

The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.
Garrison Keillor

When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life.

There is nothing like the love for a brother. There is no love like the love from a brother.
Astrid Alauda

Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other.
James Patterson

f thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother. Epictetus

Growing Up Together

Growing up, I had a very normal relationship with my brother and sister. But, over time, they became my best friends, and now I hang out with them all the time. I’m very close with them.
Logan Lerman

The best thing about having four big brothers is you always have someone to do something for you. Chloe Moretz

Brothers are playmates at the beginning and best friends for life.

After a girl is grown, her little brothers – now her protectors – seem like big brothers.
Terri Guillemets

Sibling Bonds

What strange creatures brothers are!
Jane Austen

There’s no better friend than a sister.
Mary Engelbreit

Brothers and sisters have a special bond that can last a lifetime.
Andy Atticus

For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
Christina Rosetti

There can be no better companion than a brother and no better friend than a sister.

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.
Marion C. Garretty

Our brothers and sisters are with us for the whole journey.
Katherine Conger

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author and founder of Greeting Card Poet.

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