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.
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.
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.
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.
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.