Brother Sister Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old brother sister quotes, brother sister sayings, and brother sister proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.

Cali Rae Turner

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

To have a loving relationship with a sister is not simply to have a buddy or a confident -- it is to have a soulmate for life.     

Victoria Secunda

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

Having a sister is like having a best friend you can't get rid of. You know whatever you do, they will still be there.

Amy Li

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


My sister and I are so close that we finish each other's sentences and often wonder who's memories belong to whom.

Shannon Celebi

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.

Vietnamese Proverb

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 sister and brother means being there for each other.     


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

Susan Scarf Merrell

My brother is one of my true heroes. Steady and sober where I am impulsive and emotional.     

Mark McKinnon

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

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

Terri Guillemets

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

If I perceive in another person mainly the surface, I perceive mainly the differences, that which separates us. If I penetrate to the core, I perceive our identity, the fact of our brotherhood.     

Erich Fromm

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 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

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

Isadora James

I told them that anything they do for their brothers and sisters is good if they do it with a good thought.

Charles Manson

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

Charlotte Gray

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.     

Leonardo DiCaprio

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

James Patterson

The great renewal of the world will perhaps consist in this, that man and maid, freed of all false feelings and reluctances, will seek each other not as opposites, but as brother and sister, as neighbors, and will come together as human beings.     

Rainer Maria Rilke

Because brothers don't let each other wander in the dark alone.

Jolene Perry

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

Astrid Alauda

Brothers and sisters separated by distance, joined by love.

Chuck Danes

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

Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.     

Marc Brown

A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.

Samuel Richardson