These sibling quotes and sayings will have you reminiscing about your family members in no time. Most folks believe that those who have siblings are luckier than those who don’t. Your siblings may turn out to be the best friends you could ever find. They know you better than anyone else, and you can always rely on them.
Even the most accomplished and famous people have acknowledged the importance of having a brother or sister. In fact for many, the more you have, the better it is. Here are some funny and lovely sibling quotes that will help you realize why these relationships matter so much.
Quotes About Siblings
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
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.
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.
Your parents leave you too soon and your kids and spouse come along late, but your siblings know you when you are in your most inchoate form.
Best Sibling Quotes
We may look old and wise to the outside world. But to each other, we are still in junior school.
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.
My siblings are my best friends.
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Funny Sibling Quotes
Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass’; ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.’
Siblings that say they never fight are most definitely hiding something.
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.
Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.
Humorous Brother Sister Quotations
Your siblings are the only people in the world who know what it’s like to have been brought up the way you were.
Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.
More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you’ve been bad and good.
What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them.
Esther M. Friesner
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.
Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other.
The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.
Brother and Sister Quotations
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.
Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk.
Susan Scarf Merrell
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.
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.
Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends. Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life.
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.
Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.
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Estranged Family Quotes
Sisters never quite forgive each other for what happened when they were five.
One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The strange part about a person’s lack of trust is that it often comes from not trusting themselves.
David W. Earle
I left my family, and I left my brother and sister, and I went and lived my dream. I saw everybody, but is it ever enough?
It’s especially difficult when siblings leave the nest and grow into their own person, often apart from other siblings and parents. The ones we shared so much with growing up we suddenly have nothing in common with, it seems.
Making amends is not only saying the words but also being willing to listen to how your behavior caused another’s pain, and then the really hard part…changing behavior.
David W. Earle
It has been said that blood is thicker than water.
I hope that will prove true to us in time.
National Siblings Day Sayings
I know it’s a cliche, but the whole family is just whacked. I mean, we’re all out of our minds. They’re the funniest, most eccentric bizarre people I’ve ever met, my siblings.
Dana Carvey – check out Dana’s Twitter account.
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
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.
A sibling represents a person’s past, present, and future.
John Corey Whaley
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
— Liz Olson
Liz is a writer and poet who lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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