Brothers And Sisters Sayings and Quotes

Brothers and sisters can be fast friends or ferocious foes. Either way, you can’t choose your siblings. While the relationship of siblings may be strained in youth, brothers and sisters often become best friends with age. Below you’ll find a collection of wise, inspirational, and humorous brother and sister sayings and quotes.

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

Susan Scarf Merrell

To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other's hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.     

Clara Ortega

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.     

Vietnamese Proverb

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

Brothers and sisters should never be in the same family.     

Charles M. Schulz

Sisters could do a great deal for their brothers, if they would.     

Isabella MacDonald Alden

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 a love. That only exists, in a brother, and a sister.     


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.     

Suzie Huitt

Brothers and sisters separated by distance joined by love.     

Chuck Danes

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

Terri Guillemets

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, 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

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

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

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

Sam Levenson

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

Charlotte Gray

There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young!     

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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 ther's always somebody there, somebody that's family.     

Trey Parker & Matt Stone

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

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

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

Sam Levenson

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

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

Clara Ortega

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

Comparison is a death knell to sibling harmony.     

Elizabeth Fishel

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Having lots of siblings is like having built-in best friends.     

Kim Kardashian

You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.     

Desmond Tutu

Sibling relationships outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, 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

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