National Sibling Day Sayings and Quotes

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


Sometimes siblings can get in each other's space.

Gisele Bündchen

A brother is a friend given by nature.

Jean Baptiste Legouve

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.

Jeffrey Kluger

When you have a lot of siblings, you always do something to feel special.

Lee Daniels

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

James Patterson

Older siblings get more total-immersion mentoring with their parents before younger siblings come along. As a result, they get an IQ and linguistic advantage because they are the exclusive focus of their parents' attention.     

Jeffrey Kluger

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

Susan Scarf Merrell

Without siblings you get quite a skewed vision of yourself and of the world. I always felt I didn't understand how it worked. I remember feeling quite lonely.

Kate Atkinson

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.

Amy Li

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

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

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

Clara Ortega

My siblings are my best friends.

America Ferrera

Comparison is a death knell to sibling harmony.

Elizabeth Fishel

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

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

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

Kim Kardashian

A sibling represents a person's past, present, and future.

John Corey Whaley

Siblings are the guarantors that the private childhood world â€" so unlike the adult world that scientists are only just beginning to understand it â€" is a fully shared and objective one.     

Alison Gopnik

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

The sibling society is the flattening out of the previously democratic society.

Robert Bly

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

Isadora James

Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends.

Robert Brault

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

Sam Levenson

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

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

You can kid the world, but not your sister.     

Charlotte Gray

Brothers and Sisters: Separated by distance, joined by love.

Chuck Danes

Our siblings push buttons that cast us in roles we felt sure we had let go of long ago â€" 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

I do find the sibling connection endlessly fascinating, as I do all family dynamics. I like how siblings seem to create their own parentless mini-civilization within a family, one that has its own laws, myths, language, humor, its own loyalties and treacheries.     

Jandy Nelson


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