Brotherhood Sayings and Quotes

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


I may not be my brothers keeper, but I am my brother's brother.

Jeffrey R. Holland

It is at times such as this that we show our true spirit of giving and of brotherhood of revealing the good Samaritan in all of us.     

Jo Bonner

You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it.     

Faith Baldwin

The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world with a broader significance than the narrow association of members in a sect or creed.     

Helen Keller

Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man's survival.

Carlos P. Romulo

Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.     

Heywood Broun

You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.

Paul Getty

All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers.

Chief Joseph

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

Marc Brown

Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody else.     

Tim Hetherington

The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It's inflammatory.     

Tennessee Williams

People are realizing that color has no bearing on what's known as brotherhood.     

Omar Epps

The more man knows of man, the better for the common brotherhood among men.     

Charles Dickens

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.     

Mark Twain

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

The only redemptive feature of war is the brotherhood which it forges.

Max Hastings

We don't need holy wars. What we need is tolerance and brotherhood and simple humanity.

Arlen Specter

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 mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers.

Thomas Carlyle

When man to man shall be friend and brother.

Gerald Massey

The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.     

Jane Wyman

The spirit of brotherhood recognizes of necessity both the need of self-help and also the need of helping others in the only way which every ultimately does great god, that is, of helping them to help themselves.     

Theodore Roosevelt

It takes two men to make one brother.

Israel Zangwill

When you are a grown up your brothers become your neighbors and your unconditional brotherhood become your conditional neighborhood.     

Amit Kalantri

Nothing about 'Brotherhood' is ever wrapped up in a nice package.     

Annabeth Gish

Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept!

Paramahansa Yogananda

Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.

Max Lerner

I look to a time when brotherhood needs no publicity; to a time when a brotherhood award would be as ridiculous as an award for getting up each morning.

Daniel D. Mich

Grant us brotherhood, not only for this day but for all our years a brotherhood not of words but of acts and deeds.     

Stephen Vincent Benet