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Quotations about Brothers



Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. ~Vietnamese proverb


There's no buddy like a brother. ~Internet meme, c.2009


It is impossible to keep a small boy in the house, even in the worst weather, unless he has a sister to torment. ~Mary Wilson Little, Reveries of a Paragrapher, 1897


...it snowed and it snowed. But here a small boy says: "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." ~Dylan Thomas


A brother is a friend given by nature. ~Jean-Baptiste Legouvé (1729–1783)  ["Un frère est un ami donné par la nature." —tεᖇᖇ¡·g]


Bare is shoulder without brother, bare hearth without sister. ~Gaelic proverb


Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk. ~Susan Scarf Merrell, The Accidental Bond: How Sibling Connections Influence Adult Relationships, 1995


It was nice growing up with someone like you — someone to lean on, someone to count on… someone to tell on! ~Author unknown


...and the younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder. ~Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, 1814


The younger brother hath the more wit. ~Proverb


There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother. ~Terri Guillemets


I, who have no sisters nor brothers, look with some degree of innocent envy on those who may be said to be born to friends... ~Samuel Johnson, 1758


It takes two men to make one brother. ~Israel Zangwill, The Principle of Nationalities, 1917  [Context note: In this address, Zangwill is actually referring to the brotherhood of humanity, not siblings. —tεᖇᖇ¡·g]


The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


After a girl is grown, her little brothers — now her protectors — seem like big brothers. ~Terri Guillemets, "Grown in heart & beyond," 2006


As we grew up, my brothers acted like they didn't care,
but I always knew they looked out for me and were there!
~Catherine Pulsifer, www.wow4u.com





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