Siblings Sisters And Brothers Quotes by Maya Angelou, Marc Brown, Toni Morrison, Louisa May Alcott, Harmon Killebrew, Jane Austen and many others.
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.
Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.
A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves – a special kind of double.
Help one another is part of the religion of our sisterhood.
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass’; ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.’
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.
I don’t remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years.
Comparison is a death knell to sibling harmony.
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?
It takes two men to make one brother.
If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can’t do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings.
Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.
Your siblings are the only people in the world who know what it’s like to have been brought up the way you were.
Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and an be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face.
There’s no better friend than a sister.
I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom.