Having brothers and sisters is something that we take often for granted, but it proves to be a true blessing in key moments of life. Both in times of struggle and in times of joy, we discover that having our sisters and brothers with us makes everything better and easier in the family.
Check out these quotes to discover some funny and heart-warming reasons why brothers and sisters are the best kind of gift we can receive from our parents.
Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. – Vietnamese Proverb
Brothers and sisters are united by powerful bonds of blood, memory, love, and connection. They grow up together, mirroring their similarities while uncovering their differences. There are few bonds as indestructible as those between brothers and sisters.
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
Having brothers and sisters is like being born in a world where we already have friends. It is not a surprise that those who grow up as single children envy the connection shared by brothers and sisters. A single child has no one with whom to play or to fight, to dream and to build dreams.
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
The condition of having the same parents makes people brothers or sisters, yet this is only a precondition of the real definition of brother or sister. A true connection of sisterhood and brotherhood is cultivated through years of love and patience.
Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk. – Susan Scarf Merrell
We love our brothers and sisters because, despite all our flaws and theirs, they are the most loyal companions throughout our lives. They are always there in our memories, as a constant, reassuring proof that we are not alone and that we are loved.
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 best thing about brothers and sisters is that as they grow up, their relationship becomes easier to maintain. Joy and comfort become effortless and every moment spent together is valuable, even if its just a moment of silence.
Nothing can stop me from loving my brother. – Brandy Norwood
Although life challenges us in many difficult ways, sometimes bringing out the worst in us, nothing can stop us from caring for our brothers and sisters. We adore them at their best and forgive them at their worst, and they do the same for us.
If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother. – Sami Levenson
The way a girl treats her younger brother says a lot about her patience and ability to care for someone else. Loving and caring girls make amazing sisters and will also become amazing girlfriends, wives, and mothers.
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 live outside the touch of time. – Clara Ortega
As we grow up, the only way to regain the child within us is to reunite with our brothers and sisters. In their company, we become again carefree as we open ourselves to play, fun, adventure, jokes, and tease.
It was nice growing up with someone like you, to have someone to lean on, someone to count on, someone to tell on! – Unknown
Having a sister or a brother makes a person’s childhood memories ten times better because brothers and sisters are partners in crime with whom we can plan adventures, but who also support and help us in everything we do. Moreover, they are there to share the blame when things go wrong.
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. – Amaury Nolasco
There are simple things in life that despite being so easy to do, bring out a lot of joy to ourselves and to those we love. One of these things is expressing our feelings. Saying “I love you” to our brothers and sisters is one of those little steps that take us so close to a life of happiness and connection.
We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then just like real sisters, we listen and don’t judge. – Adriana Trigiani
Brothers and sisters are always there for each other, hanging out, sharing dreams, or confessing fears. They listen to each other without judgment or prejudice, because few know better than our brothers and sisters what we’ve been through and the context that shaped us.
You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you. – George R.R. Martin
Very often, brothers and sisters have different personalities but that does not mean that their connection is not strong. The ability to stand together despite all the differences is what makes a family powerful. Blood brings us close, but only love can actually keep us close.
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
No matter how much our life changes or how much we change, we always remain the same person to our brothers and sisters. They force us to take a myriad of different roles, but ultimately, we are forever the same loving face to them.
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 are a special type of friends. It is a friendship forged by time, tears, and laughter that nobody and nothing can destroy. Through joys and struggles, our brothers and sisters are the only certain presence in our lives.
What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them. – Esther M. Friesner
Brothers and sisters love to tease each other but despite their attempts to hide their deep feelings through pranks and jokes, they know that when times get tough, they can count on each other’s help.
Being brother and sister means being there for each other. – Unknown
The relationship between brother and sister is intrinsically based on trust and support. It is something that comes naturally to people who share the same blood and history and who love each other. Brothers and sisters take their role seriously.
We may look old and wise to the outside world. But to each other, we are still in junior school. – Charlotte Gray
As we grow up, we tend to see ourselves as wise and responsible adults and people around us see us in the same way. Only our brothers and sisters can see in us the innocent, naive, and playful child we once were.
I think people that have a brother or sister don’t realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but they have someone that’s always there, somebody that’s family. – Trey Parker
Whenever our brothers or sisters annoy us, we forget how lucky we are to have them. Although we fight and annoy each other, we also know that no matter what happens, we have each other’s backs in times of hardships.
You must recognize that the way to get the good out of your brother and your sister is not to return evil for evil. – Louis Farrakhan
Although we love our brothers and sisters very much, sometimes we behave childishly with each other, getting engrossed in vengeful acts and seeking to prove we are right in fights that don’t matter. However, the only way that our relationships can survive is learning to let go, to forgive and forget.
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
Brothers and sisters never want to appear vulnerable when they deal with their younger siblings, that is why they often act like they don’t care about anyone. The truth is that they do care but they prefer to show it only in times of real crisis.
Our siblings 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
The only downside of having brothers or sisters is that, inevitably, we end up being compared to them all the time by our teachers, parents, relatives, and even friends. Although we share a common upbringing, those who compare us forget that each child has his own, unique personality with its own set of qualities and flaws.
Sometimes siblings can get in each other’s space. – Gisele Bundchen
We love our brothers and sisters, but sometimes we need to get some distance from them. Living together can make us step on each other’s toes too often, and some distance can only make the bond grow stronger.
Siblings are children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together. – Sam Levenson
Brothers and sisters share so much that they seem to have their own club. They share a common history and countless memories, they have inside jokes, and they remember each other’s most awkward phases. When they get together, they realize they are the same playful children who disguise themselves in adult clothes.
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
Few people can know or understand us better than our brothers and sisters. We share with them a special type of intimacy because they know the context in which we were formed as people and how we were brought up.
Siblings are the people who teach us about fairness, cooperation and kindness, quite often the hard way. – Pamela Dugdale
We learn some of the most important lessons in life from our brothers and sisters. They teach us teamwork, diplomacy, cooperation, altruism, and many other important skills that help us later in our personal and social life.
Having lots of siblings is like having built-in best friends. – Kim Kardashian
Having many siblings means an increased chance of finding a best friend directly in your own house. Sisters and brothers make the best kind of friends if we devote enough patience and care to the relationship we have with them.
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
The relationships between brothers and sisters are so powerful that they resist time pressure in a remarkable way. No matter what life throws at us and what distances or obstacles we have to fight, our brothers and sisters are those stable elements that give a solid foundation of love to our lives.
Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. – Marc Brown
Being a brother or sister is a chance to become a better person and to inspire your siblings by waking them up to new values, ideas, opportunities while also offering them solutions and support in their struggles. Brothers and sisters are better than superheroes because they are real.
It is a sister’s job to annoy her brother, no matter how old they are. – Unknown
One of the guilty pleasures of having siblings is tormenting or annoying them with all sorts of harmless jokes. We like to provoke our brothers and sisters and we secretly like to fight them when they provoke us. Paradoxically, it is something that brings us closer.
Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other. – James Patterson
Even though siblings have a tendency to fight a lot or argue over the most trivial things, the truth is that they love each other but are too pride to recognize it. They pretend to wrestle when they need a hug, but deep down, they know their true feelings.
Brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone. – Jolene Perry
Having brothers or sisters means never having to navigate the darkness alone because, in times of need, they will accompany us to the end of the world if nectary, fighting beside us and encouraging us to fight on.