Quotes and Sayings about Brother



"If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Experience, Life, Brother, Genius, Friend, Hope, Perseverance, Caution, Succeed)

"War is organized murder and torture against our brothers."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: War, Brothers, Murder)

"My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom's cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Mom, Brother)

"Well, financially it's a little bit better. But it's better than than when I was a teacher. But I kind of - it's allowed me to buy a house. And I've been able to help my mother with some stuff and my brother. So, that's nice."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Mother, Brother, Help)

"We got to go to Lucas Ranch and, at that time, my brother was still living in a condo about a mile from Robin Williams, and so I made all of the other comics jealous because I got to get a ride home with him."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: Home, Time, Brother, Living)

"I figure I'll be champ for about ten years and then I'll let my brother take over - like the Kennedys down in Washington."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Brother, Washington, Years)

"Clapton asked my brother to play on his record. I thought that was the most wonderful thing in the world."
- Gregg Allman
(Related: Brother, Thought, Play, World)

"We played one warm-up gig at this bar that was kinda like that bar in 'The Blues Brothers' with the chicken wire. This place called The Brick House, in Housatonic. I really can't believe we're going to play for people in New York City. I'm terrified, but it's a small enough room. But it's really just supposed to be for the fun of it."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: People, Brothers, Fun, Play)

"My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books."
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Related: Mother, Brother, Books)

"Cursed be he above all others Who's enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers, Money takes the place of parents, Money brings us war and slaughter."
- Anacreon
(Related: Love, Money, War, Brothers, Parents)

"Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Father, Brother)

"Of course after the fight you want to make sure that you're okay and so is the other guy, it's a brotherhood in there, so you want to make sure everyone is okay after the war is over."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: War, Brotherhood, Fight, Want)

"My brother Mark still lives in the house we grew up in."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Brother)

"And then we've got Blades of Glory, and we've got Brothers Solomon, and I've got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Development, Brothers, Glory, Martin)

"Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Mother, Brother, Books, Growing up)

"When I was eight years old I went to visit my brother who was working on a movie of the week with my mother and I saw how much fun he was having and I decided I wanted to try it too."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Mother, Brother, Fun, Old, Visit, Years)

"My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity, love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood, and probably never would have. So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Nature, Love, Truth, Brotherhood, Humanity, Illness, Relationships)

"My brother Jeff is now my agent at Advantage International in Washington, D.C."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Brother, Now, Washington)

"I've made three studio albums and one live one with my brother. It's melodic singer-songwriter acoustic-rock music."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Music, Brother)

"The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Brotherhood, Class, Country)

"America, thou half-brother of the world; with something good and bad of every land."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: America, Land, World)

"God blesses him who helps his brother."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: God, Brother)

"Muslims should live like brothers."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Brothers)

"You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it."
- Faith Baldwin
(Related: Heart, Brotherhood, Mind)

"Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Brothers, Enemies, Kings, Sons)

"I am one of the founders of Hip-Hop along with my brothers Kool DJ Herc and Grandmaster Flash."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Brothers)

"My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Mother, Brothers, Childhood, First, Football, Old, President, School, Woman, Years)

"If I'm at a party and someone puts on a Blues Brothers tape, I tend to go nuts."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Brothers, Party)

"Hypocrite reader my fellow my brother!"
- Charles Baudelaire
"There was some scene in The Blues Brothers movie, when they had the chicken wire across the front of the stage, and it was almost like that. They had a big guard rail around the stage, which kept the college kids from getting on... we had some good times."
- William Bell
(Related: Brothers, College, Kids)

"Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me - a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Brothers, Sisters)

"I can't help but have my sights set on Scorsese, Cohen Brothers and Spike Jones."
- Xander Berkeley
(Related: Brothers, Help)

"I think of my brother just out of prison again. He will have spent ten years of the last 30 in prison."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Brother, Prison, Will, Years)

"My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Death, Brother, Favorite)

"People go back to the stuff that doesn't cost a lot of money and the stuff that you don't have to hand money to over and over again. Stuff that you get for free, stuff that your older brother gives you, stuff that you can get out of the local library."
- Frank Black
(Related: Money, Brother, People)

"I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Friendship, Brother, Years)

"What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!"
- William Blake
(Related: Politics, Religion, Wife, Church, Brotherhood, Cruelty, Reason, Theatre)

"The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters."
- Rachel Blanchard
(Related: Brothers, Parents, Right, Sisters, Wrong)

"My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Peace, Actions, Brothers, Calculations, Country, Motives)

"Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist."
- Bono
(Related: Brother, Church, Being, Conscience, Meaning, World)

"We all remember where we were and we all remember what we were doing. I had a brother in New York, an uncle, lots of friends in New York. It made me angry, it made me sad; what could I do."
- Timothy Bottoms
(Related: Brother, Friends)

"Big Brother is watching... look busy."
- Brandon Boyd
(Related: Brother)

"I find Jesus my confidant and companion, brother and savior; our relationship is intimate, vulnerable, demanding yet comfortable and reassuring."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Brother)

"I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great."
- Susan Boyle
(Related: Attention, Brothers, Film, Friends, Sisters, Stairs, Support)

"The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility."
- Dorothea Brande
(Related: Brothers, Impossibility)

"Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Imagination, Life, Time, Brother, Strength, School, Years)

"If we are not our brother's keeper, at least let us not be his executioner."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Brother)

"If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms."
- Gerald Brenan
(Related: Love, Brothers)

"Steve and I saw eye to eye on the story and I got the part, but I think in the beginning it was due to my brother's instigation. So I owe him for that."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Brother, Beginning, Eye)

"My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Mom, Brother, Actors, Houses, Job, Trade, Traveling)

"My favorite Oscar story was a year my brother had been nominated, my whole family went."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Family, Brother, Favorite)

"And then I got into sports and gave my guitar to my brother Jeff who was just a little kid at that time."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Sports, Time, Brother, Guitar)

"My brother and I are always trying to figure out a way to work again together."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Work, Brother, Trying)

"Peter will have a place in this brotherhood forever."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Brotherhood, Will)

"There is such a thing as bad publicity."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Publicity)

"The world at large does not judge us by who we are and what we know; it judges us by what we have."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Judges, World)

"The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Success, Failure)

"The best proof of love is trust."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Love, Trust, Proof)

"Virginity is such a personal thing. You can't judge anyone on it. A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves for the man who they think they'll love forever."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Love, Women, Man, Virginity, Want)

"Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Trust, Facts)

"No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Love, First, Woman)

"Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Life, Being, Compliment)

"Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Marriage, Spiritual)

"As a celebrity, you get a certain number of free passes. You're actually in a better position if you're a celebrity because people care."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: People, Care, Celebrity)

"A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Success, Positive, Preparation, Self)

"Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Being, Buying, Credit, Day)

"For men to be virgins, we think it's negative. We think that there's something wrong with them."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Men, Negative, Wrong)

"I don't give advice. I can't tell anybody what to do. Instead I say this is what we know about this problem at this time. And here are the consequences of these actions."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Time, Actions, Advice, Consequences)

"If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Shakespeare)

"Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Flattery, Imitation, Listening, May)

"Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Love, Manipulation)

"Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Love, Being, Hurt, Risk, Will)

"Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Life, Bible, Brotherhood, Will, Word)

"I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive."
- William Wells Brown
(Related: Temple, Brothers, Constitution, Heaven, Liberty, Slavery)

"I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother."
- Charles Farrar Browne
(Related: War, Brother, Sacrifice, Wife)

"For women who turn to welfare, Big Brother becomes Husband."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Women, Brother, Husband, Welfare)

"Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!"
- Robert Burns
(Related: Brother, Affliction, Brothers, Sons)

"All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: People, Ideas, Vision, Brothers, Film, Want)

"I've never been one to say that Britain was joining a happy band of brothers."
- James Callaghan
(Related: Brothers)

"Ye are brothers, ye are men, and we conquer but to save."
- Thomas Campbell
(Related: Men, Brothers)

"The first Monopoly game I played with my brothers, I hated losing so much, I just had to beat them."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Brothers, First, Losing)

"I had an older brother who passed away recently, an older sister and a younger brother."
- Steve Case
(Related: Sister, Brother)

"My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things."
- Steve Case
(Related: Father, Brothers, Building, Expectation, Lawyers)

"I chose to be Mrs. Johnny Cash in my life. I decided I'd allow him to be Moses and I'd be Moses' brother Aaron, picking his arms up and padding along behind him."
- June Carter Cash
(Related: Life, Brother)

"He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit, his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit, and of course he would go down the pit."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Dad, Brother)

"And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Brothers, Children, Law, Sisters)

"As for my brothers, of whom I had three, I know not how they were bred."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Brothers)

"My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: War, Father, Brother, Discipline, Being, Care, Heir, Skill)

"My brother was always in bands and on the road when I was a kid and he was my inspiration. He never made it with a big band, in fact he never made a record. Here he is fifty-something years old."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Brother, Inspiration, Fact, Old, Road, Years)

"My brother and I had a real love-hate relationship with my success. There was some bitterness there that I didn't understand until recently, but I told him that if I ever did a record I wanted him to play on it."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Love, Success, Brother, Bitterness, Play)

"I was 12 when I started playing guitar with my brothers."
- Tom Chapin
(Related: Brothers, Guitar)

"In the first place, our faith ought to lay hold on Christ as God and man in that nature by which He has been made our neighbor, kinsman, and brother."
- Martin Chemnitz
(Related: Faith, Nature, Brother, God, Christ, First, Man)

"Being pretty on the inside means you don't hit your brother and you eat all your peas - that's what my grandma taught me."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Brother, Being, Pretty)

"Kissing Macaulay Culkin was like kissing a brother. It was really no big deal."
- Anna Chlumsky
(Related: Brother, Kissing)

"At Rochester, I came with the same emotions as many of the entering freshman: everything was new, exciting and a bit overwhelming, but at least nobody had heard of my brothers and cousins."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Brothers, Emotions)

"I performed adequately at school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school, my performance was decidedly mediocre."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Brother, Performance, School)

"I was raised in Chicago, so always used Latina. It's what my Father and brothers called ourselves, when we meant the entire Spanish-speaking community of Chicago."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Father, Brothers, Chicago, Community)

"Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality."
- Adam Clayton
(Related: Equality, Belief, Brothers, Man, Mankind)

"When my brother-in-law, BIll Clinton, was elected, he had gay friends. That was a coming out."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Brother, Friends, Gay)

"Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Love, Apathy, Interest, Persecution, Tolerance)

"With Frat House, at times I needed to make music that would reflect what these fraternity brothers might actually listen to, but still keep it within the realm of a score; it still had to lead the viewer through the scene, or just help create the mood."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Music, Brothers, Help)

"I'm writing new songs for a Broadway version of Tarzan, which is very interesting. I think what I learned from the Brother Bear score side of things, I've brought into the new Tarzan songs. Thinking outside just guitar, bass, drums and keyboards."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Brother, Guitar, Songs, Thinking, Writing)

"I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family. My dad was a pretty rough guy. So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and found his way to the gym. It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time with him and work out in the gym."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Dad, Home, Time, Work, Family, Opportunity, Brothers, Irish, Pretty)

"I had an older brother who was very interested in literature, so I had an early exposure to literature, and and theater. My father sometimes would work in musical comedies."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Work, Father, Brother, Literature, Theater)

"It's very difficult for me to dislike an artist. No matter what he's creating, the fact that he's experiencing the joy of creation makes me feel like we're in a brotherhood of some kind... we're in it together."
- Chick Corea
(Related: Artist, Brotherhood, Creation, Fact, Joy)

"Just before my final year of high school, my brother, sister and I moved with my mother to San Francisco."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Mother, Sister, Brother, School)

"As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest.""
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Mother, Brother, Past)

"If he is knocked out of the competition, he encourages his brothers with his words and presence."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Brothers, Competition, Words)

"You know, all my songs are relatives, brothers, sisters, cousins."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Brothers, Relatives, Sisters, Songs)

"Our publicist at Warner Brothers is a young guy who has worked so hard for seven years with us and when we saw him backstage he broke down and cried. He couldn't believe it happened. It was seeing him so overcome when we realised how much it really meant."
- Wayne Coyne
(Related: Brothers, Years)

"If the Wright Brothers were alive today, Orville would have to lay off Wilbur."
- Robert Crandall
(Related: Brothers, Today)

"Lorne finally said, Do the Blues Brothers thing. The response was amazing. People went nuts."
- Steve Cropper
(Related: People, Brothers)

"I think probably the one trait that would concern me about brother Bing would be his lack of responsibility."
- Bob Crosby
(Related: Brother, Concern, Responsibility)

"I didn't want people to say his brother Bing sings better than he does."
- Bob Crosby
(Related: Brother, People, Want)

"Acting is the most brotherly and sisterly profession in the world."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: Acting, Profession, World)

"There's a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy's plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We're gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Awareness, Brothers, Charity, Sisters)

"Then I got together with my brother and a friend and we decided to play dates. The more we played, the more we wanted to do it. And it got to a stage where we wanted to do it all the time."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Time, Brother, Friend, Play)

"We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, color or creed and we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Love, Brothers, Production, Race, Workers)

"Together with the Works of Mercy, feeding, clothing and sheltering our brothers, we must indoctrinate."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Brothers, Mercy)

"I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Faith, Brother, Sympathy, Brothers, Meeting, Reason)

"As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Truth, Brothers, Daughters, Land, Military, Sisters, Sons, states, United, Will)

"The free man must be born before freedom can be won, and the brotherly man must be born before full brotherhood can be won. It will come into being only if we build it out of our very muscle and bone - by trying to act it out."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Act, Being, Brotherhood, Freedom, Man, Trying, Will)

"You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He's like my best friend and my big brother."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Life, Love, Death, Brother, Friend, Rest, Will)

"The thing that's great about those guys at Miramax is the Weinstein brothers. They are the two funniest guys I've ever met in my life."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Life, Brothers)

"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
(Related: Brothers)

"The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Men, Brother, Endurance, World)

"Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Business, Time, Brother, Disaster, Hollywood, Mind, Mouse, Right, Years)

"Basically, at some point, one day maybe you can expect to hear some of my music. I haven't really done that yet because my younger brother is a musician and really talented and I want him to come out with his music first."
- Stephen Dorff
(Related: Music, Brother, Day, First, Want)

"I'm all for guys being butch and guys being men. I identify with that and appreciate that. But if I'm going to stab my gay brother in the back who isn't butch and who maybe acts a little bit more effeminate, what good is that?"
- Kyan Douglas
(Related: Men, Brother, Being, Gay)

"With a modem, anyone can follow the world and report on the world-no middle man, no big brother. I guess this changes everything."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Brother, Man, World)

"My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Life, Feelings, Being, Brotherhood, Focus, Future, Past, Sense)

"I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and a very strong and empowering single mom."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Mom, Boston, Brothers)

"The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Brotherhood, Cooperation, Project)

"I wish I could say I see my little brother more. We used to fight all the time but now that I don't see him very often I cherish the time I have with him."
- Zac Efron
(Related: Time, Brother, Fight, Now)

"I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations."
- Elizabeth II
(Related: Heart, Battle, Brotherhood, Devotion, Islands, Justice, Laws, Nations, Old)

"I remember that I used to mix with my friends who had brothers and sisters. I was an only child."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Brothers, Friends, Sisters)

"The philosophical idea that there are no more distances, that we are all just one world, that we are all brothers, is such a drag! I like differences."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Idea, Brothers, World)

"If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother."
- Epictetus
(Related: Brother, Wrong, Wrongs)

"If someone saves your life, you develop a brotherhood, no matter what your race."
- Omar Epps
(Related: Life, Brotherhood, Race)

"People are realizing that color has no bearing on what's known as brotherhood."
- Omar Epps
(Related: People, Brotherhood)

"Doubt is the brother of shame."
- Erik Erikson
(Related: Brother, Doubt, Shame)

"I was a militant smoker, and in my case, I think I particularly used smoking because what I felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Brother, Smoking)

"Dad made it to Gold Shield Detective, so he always busted Robin, my oldest brother, and me. Always got caught, whatever we were doing."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Dad, Brother, Gold)

"The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do."
- Nan Fairbrother
(Related: Love, Affection, Learning)

"We are perverse creatures and never satisfied."
- Nan Fairbrother
"A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings, we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted to reconcile differences."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Brother, Faults, Struggle)

"But if I thought on it, I would like to be remembered as a brother who loved his people and did everything that I knew to fight for them, the liberation of our people."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Brother, Thought, People, Fight)

"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
(Related: Sister, Brother, Evil)

"Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth, but I regret anything that I might have written or spoken that could have been used in a way to help to foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Life, Brother, Truth, Help, Loss, Regret, Saying)

"There was living in the palace at this time a brother of the great Germanicus, and consequently an uncle of the late emperor, whose name was Claudius Caesar."
- Frederic William Farrar
(Related: Time, Brother, Living, Name)

"I plan to go to college in Southampton, a fishery studies college. Again, my brother was down there about two years ago and he said it was great, so I'm looking forward to that."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Brother, College, Years)

"All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers."
- Francois Fenelon
(Related: Men, Brothers)

"I go out with my band six months of the year and the rest of them with the Blues Brothers."
- Eddie Floyd
(Related: Brothers, Months, Rest)

"Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Time, Sister, Brother, Thought, Books)

"No life's worth more than any other, no sister worth less than any brother."
- Michael Franti
(Related: Life, Sister, Brother, Worth)

"When I go out there, I have no pity on my brother. I'm out there to win."
- Joe Frazier
(Related: Brother, Pity)

"The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Education, Brother, Sacrifice, Development, Encouragement, Importance, Parents)

"I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth, and you will find both of my children in there."
- Cornelia Funke
(Related: Brother, Children, Earth, Will)

"I have a little brother. He's actually living at my house right now. He's going to be 18."
- Edward Furlong
(Related: Brother, Living, Now, Right)

"Everyone knows that if you've got a brother, you're going to fight."
- Liam Gallagher
(Related: Brother, Fight)

"Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Brother, Killing, Man)

"To this wonderful page in our country's history another more glorious still will be added, and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: History, Brothers, Country, Will)

"I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: Home, Brothers, Community, Parents, Sisters)

"The North African mule talks always of his mother's brother, the horse, but never of his father, the donkey, in favor of others supposedly more reputable."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Mother, Father, Brother, African)

"In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Possibility, Brothers, Sisters)

"I watched Italia '90 with my Mum and Dad and my brother, you know, leaping around the house when the penalties were on... It would be great to be part of that, to have that kind of impact."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Dad, Brother)

"You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Encouraging, Brotherhood, Class, Hatred, Man)

"It was great being together as a band, but much more difficult being brothers than it was being in a band."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Being, Brothers)

"I heard my brother's voice even though we were apart. I then answered the phone and found him on the line."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Brother, Voice)

"The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice's name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Brothers, Name, Respect)

"Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Faith, Brother, Doubt, Lonely, Pain)

"Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Time, Sister, Brother, Actor, Christmas, Old, Years)

"I keep referring to them in the plural but all I'm dealing with is Bob. I don't know where Harvey fits in the equation. He was very present at the beginning, winding his brother up. I don't know where he is now."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Brother, Beginning, Now, Present)

"I wrote the Brotherhood song for no money out of my deep feelings about humanity, and because I was flattered that whatever talents I had, had been recognized."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Money, Feelings, Brotherhood, Deep, Humanity, Song)

"I was asked by a group to write a song on the theme of brotherhood. This was before women's liberation, when brotherhood meant men and women both, so I wrote the song. Since I had always been very fond of the Passion Chorale, I wrote words to that great piece."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Men, Women, Brotherhood, Passion, Song, Words)

"In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!"
- Graham Greene
(Related: Love, Peace, Democracy, Years)

"I've seen the Mass For The End Of Time in concert but my brother's the more musical one really."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Time, Brother, End)

"The principle of the brotherhood of man is narcissistic... for the grounds for that love have always been the assumption that we ought to realize that we are the same the whole world over."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Love, Brotherhood, Man, World)

"Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Brother)

"Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Character, Brothers, Favorite, Hair, Sisters)

"Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: People, Brothers, Feet, Meetings, Trying)

"Would I lay down my life to save my brother? No, but I would to save two brothers or eight cousins."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Life, Brother, Brothers)

"It's part of our nature. As much as I love (brother and guitarist Eddie), if you put us in a room with no one else for 15 minutes, we'd be at each other's throats."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: Love, Nature)

"My mother stopped working when she had my brother. She was a full time mom until I started getting heavily into ice skating lessons, and it got to the point where they really needed my mom to earn an income."
- Dorothy Hamill
(Related: Mom, Time, Mother, Brother, Income)

"Right knows no boundaries, and justice no frontiers; the brotherhood of man is not a domestic institution."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Brotherhood, Justice, Man, Right)

"What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Men, Brothers, Heroes, Myth, Trying, Want)

"My career has always revolved around what I do and don't want my sisters and brothers seeing me doing."
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Related: Brothers, Career, Sisters, Want)

"When I came into the WWF, the first thing I really didn't want to have was being Bret Hart's little brother."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Brother, Being, First, Want)

"I'd come from the bottom of the barrel. Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother. Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Brother, Shadow)

"If Bret went in there and stunk the place out, then they probably wouldn't have brought the little brother in. So just by being successful himself, it opened the door for me."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Brother, Successful, Being)

"Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Brother, Honesty, Accuracy, Dishonesty)

"A certain administration which I won't call by name took the arts out of the schools, and that left the brothers out on the street with nothing, so they went to the turntables and started rhyming. Then they had a way to express themselves, and that's the birth of hip-hop."
- Isaac Hayes
(Related: Brothers, Name, Nothing, Schools)

"Not only did I get to play with these great international musicians, but I also had the opportunity to jam with the local celebrities in Toronto, people like the Walsh Brothers, David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell and the like. It was a great learning experience."
- Jeff Healey
(Related: Experience, People, Opportunity, Brothers, Learning, Musicians, Play)

"It's a little bit in the genes because my brother is a journalist and my father was a sports writer."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Sports, Father, Brother, Writer)

"We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Change, Father, Blame, Brothers, Fault, School, Sisters, Teachers)

"My brother and I were meditating before we were 6 years old, having to stare at the wall and chant."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Brother, Old, Years)

"Never make a companion equal to a brother."
- Hesiod
(Related: Brother)

"When you deal with your brother, be pleasant, but get a witness."
- Hesiod
(Related: Brother)

"Even as a small child I never felt that I should have to compete with anyone - even my older brother."
- Dwayne Hickman
(Related: Brother)

"My mother keeps things in perspective for me. She makes me realize that the acting I do and love is no more important than what one of my brothers does-he works in a shoe repair shop. If my career ever tapers off, I'll go to college."
- Dana Hill
(Related: Love, Mother, Acting, Brothers, Career, College, Perspective)

"The Independent or Congregational theory includes two principles; first, that the governing and executive power in the Church is in the brotherhood; and secondly, that the Church organization is complete in each worshipping assembly, which is independent of every other."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Power, Church, Brotherhood, First, Principles, Theory)

"Gypsy was the name my brother gave a pet turtle he had. I always thought it was so peculiar."
- Joel Hodgson
(Related: Pet, Brother, Thought, Name)

"To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Sister, Brother, Evil)

"I have three brothers and they're all into computers. They're all intellects. My mother would pay me a quarter a page to read a book and I couldn't make 50 cents. I just couldn't do it."
- Josh Holloway
(Related: Computers, Mother, Brothers)

"I grew up on a dirt road with brothers."
- Josh Holloway
(Related: Brothers, Road)

"A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother."
- Homer
(Related: Brother, Friend)

"I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Dance, Brothers, Waiting)

"Independent films in this country are in the same position. Miramax and Fine Line are not independent - they're with Disney! Come on. Or they're with Warner Brothers. They're all with somebody."
- Dennis Hopper
(Related: Brothers, Country)

"My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books - of poems - better than all mine put together."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Brother, Books, Poems)

"For the last half of my life I have had the doubtful benefit of a brother whose literary reputation is much greater than my own."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Life, Brother, Literary, Reputation)

"Well, my sister played trumpet. Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around the house, Fred? And my brother, he played piano. Everybody was playing some kind of music, so it was natural for me to get into it."
- Freddie Hubbard
(Related: Music, Sister, Brother)

"My responsibility is always and everywhere the same: to see in my brother more even than the personality and manhood that are his. My task is always and everywhere the same: to see Christ himself."
- Trevor Huddleston
(Related: Brother, Christ, Personality, Responsibility)

"I may have had a crush on Zac, but we are like brother and sister, so nothing would ever happen."
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Sister, Brother, May, Nothing)

"I'm a former hippie, so clothes are important to me - your clothes defined you in that period. I guess clothes still defines people. But, I change a lot. I'm in my Brooks Brothers period now."
- John Hughes
(Related: Change, People, Brooks, Brothers, Clothes, Now)

"Groups like The Mountain Brothers just have to keep on doing what they're doing - just make it dope and just make it different. And not try to compete with other people of color."
- Chad Hugo
(Related: People, Brothers)

"Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Father, Brother, Son, Heart, Friend, Heaven, Stars)

"Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?"
- Victor Hugo
(Related: War, Men, Brothers)

"Today we know that World War II began not in 1939 or 1941 but in the 1920's and 1930's when those who should have known better persuaded themselves that they were not their brother's keeper."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: War, Brother, Today, World, World war)

"So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Brother, Courage, Laughter, states, United)

"There's something intrinsically Australian about a bunch of brothers and school friends getting together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as mates to make something happen."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Age, Brothers, Friends, School)

"Proclaim human equality as loudly as you like, Witless will serve his brother."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Equality, Brother, Will)

"And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake no word When they met in the way."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Brother, Word)

"I was the youngest. The yule lamb. The one who always got away without doing the washing up. My sister was four years older, and my brother six years."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Sister, Brother, Years)

"A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Love, Father, Mother, Brothers, Enemies, Husbands, May, Sisters, Wives)

"I know my brother. Michael, he's not that kind of person. He doesn't do that. That's all a lie on him."
- Jackie Jackson
(Related: Brother, Lie)

"Big sisters and brothers... I am telling you, it never changes."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Brothers, Sisters)

"Well Brooke, I've always liked her, and when I was little I used to stay with Diana Ross, me and my brothers stayed with her for years and I never said, but I always had a crush on her."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Brothers, Years)

"There were times when I had great times with my brothers, pillow fights and things, but I was, used to always cry from loneliness."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Brothers, Loneliness)

"Well, you don't get to do things that other children get to do, having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn't have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Brothers, Children, Friends)

"I grew up with brothers. I love men. Of course it's hard to be a woman in a man's world."
- Allison Janney
(Related: Love, Men, Brothers, Man, Woman, World)

"We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Brotherhood, World)

"I never could get into The Chambers Brothers. They make good records, but I never could get behind it."
- Bruce Johnston
(Related: Brothers)

"Carl, Dennis and Brian are brothers, and Mike Love's a cousin."
- Bruce Johnston
(Related: Love, Brothers)

"My brother was a great audience, and if he liked the picture, he would laugh and laugh and laugh, and he would want to keep the picture. Making people laugh with an image I had created... what power that was!"
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Power, Brother, People, Want)

"My feeling toward the animal is that he is our younger brother, and that we are our brother's keeper."
- Mary Johnston
(Related: Brother, Feeling)

"To pass from estrangement from God to be a son of God is the basic fact of conversion. That altered relationship with God gives you an altered relationship with yourself, with your brother man, with nature, with the universe."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: God, Nature, Brother, Son, Fact, Man, Universe)

"Well, my brother was a schizophrenic, so I understood it in a different way from seeing my brother."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Brother)

"We got into all the trouble you could ever imagine. We figured that if the Jones boys and all the gangsters ran Chicago, we had our own territory now. All the stores, all the crime, we were in charge of everything, my stepbrother and my brother."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Brother, Boys, Chicago, Crime, Now, Trouble)

"Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law."
- June Jordan
(Related: Sister, Brother, Habits, Language, Law, Lying, Schools, Self, Speech, Writing)

"We had good white friends who advised us against taking the war path. My friend and brother, Mr. Chapman, told us just how the war would end."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: War, Brother, Friend, Friends)

"All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, Brothers, Spirit)

"I was myself brought up with my brother, whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother, by both father and mother; and I made mighty proficiency in the improvements of my learning, and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding."
- Flavius Josephus
(Related: Mother, Father, Brother, Learning, Memory, Name, Understanding)

"I had a traditional interview based on a phone call from an agent. He says there's a show and they would like to see you and its called Dallas. With very little knowledge I go over to this meeting at Warner Brothers."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Knowledge, Brothers, Meeting)

"I was raised by the Christian Brothers, who believe in that, fortunately. They were, to me, the most rebellious arm of the Catholic Church - and one of the most liberal and forward thinking."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Christian, Church, Brothers, Liberal, Thinking)

"I think we brothers realised his loss more and more as we grew older. We actually grew closer after his death."
- Raj Kapoor
(Related: Death, Brothers, Loss)

"My mother sent me to psychiatrists since the age of four because she didn't think little boys should be sad. When my brother was born, I stared out the window for days. Can you imagine that?"
- Andy Kaufman
(Related: Age, Mother, Brother, Boys)

"Those who believe in God because their experience of life and the facts of nature prove his existence must have led sheltered lives and closed their hearts to the voice of their brothers' blood."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: Experience, Life, Nature, God, Blood, Brothers, Existence, Facts, Voice)

"As fire kindled by fire, so is the poet's mind kindled by contact with a brother poet."
- John Keble
(Related: Brother, Fire, Mind)

"The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Food, Brother, Childhood)

"On the one hand, she is cut off from the protection awarded to her sisters abroad; on the other, she has no such power to defend her interests at the polls, as is the heritage of her brothers at home."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Home, Power, Brothers, Protection, Sisters)

"Brother Jones is not my product, and I am not responsible for anything he writes or says."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: Brother)

"P.C. is just too Big Brother - telling me how I should act and feel."
- Johnny Kelly
(Related: Brother, Act)

"There's a lot of interest there in the missions that I fly on and the ones my brother's involved with."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Brother, Interest)

"My brother arrived some months after my father left. Um, and he ah, was thus eight years younger than me and it was um, you know, it was such a time that my mother probably had people wondering was it his."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Time, Mother, Father, Brother, People, Months, Years)

"Um, what I found though about the Christian Brothers is this: that they were certainly muscular."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Christian, Brothers)

"One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer."
- Caroline Kennedy
(Related: Love, Mother, Brother, Energy, Gifts, Language, Libraries, Literature, Old, Open)

"My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Dad, Government, Brother, Want)

"I was thrilled one year when I was younger when not only did my brothers get hockey sticks for Christmas - but I did too!"
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Brothers, Christmas)

"I was a tomboy who liked to play rough just like my two older brothers. That's probably why I liked the athletic part of skating - especially the jumping!"
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Brothers, Play)

"Even now, my husband Jerry, our son Matthew and I live only five minutes away from my parents home, and my brothers live about ten minutes away. It's been great having such a supportive family."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Family, Home, HusbSon, Brothers, Now, Parents)

"It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories."
- Vanessa Kerry
(Related: Mom, Life, Time, Dad, Brothers, Listening, Vietnam)

"The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Brothers, Impossibility, Right)

"If you like your brother and he's prospering, you'll be pleased for him."
- Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
(Related: Brother)

"I had always thought of Chris as my kid brother and watching how this kid, as I still thought of him, had affected so many people's lives around the world was incredible."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Brother, Thought, People, World)

"They're saying Arnold will get 95% of the vote. At least according to his brother, Jeb Schwarzenegger."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: Brother, Saying, Vote, Will)

"My children have no prejudices at all. My own brother-in-law is Jewish!"
- Dorothy Kilgallen
(Related: Brother, Children)

"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"."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Dad, Mother, Father, Brother, Play)

"Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning."
- B. B. King
(Related: Brother, College, Jazz, Learning, Play, School)

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Brothers, Fools)

"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Dream, Brotherhood, Day, Sons, Will)

"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Truth, Brotherhood, Mankind, Midnight, Racism, Reality, Will, Word)

"I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Brother, Man, Want)

"If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Death, Brothers, Nothing, Sisters, Spirit)

"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Peace, Hope, Brotherhood, Justice, Lies, World)

"The PRC is the big brother in this relationship, and it has the capacity to be generous to Taiwan on this issue in a manner that might do much to defuse that issue internally in Taiwan."
- William Kirby
(Related: Brother)

"When Jesus calls his disciples 'brothers' and 'friends', he is contradicting general Jewish usage and breaking through into a new concept of brotherhood which is not tribal, but open to any person."
- David Kirk
(Related: Brotherhood, Open)

"My wardrobe consists of antique clothes, many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks Brothers and Paul Stuart."
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Brooks, Brothers, Clothes)

"I, Lawrence Klein, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, as were my elder brother and younger sister."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Sister, Brother)

"Big Brother sounded like a silly stunt and that's what it is."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Brother, Silly)

"My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist."
- Walter Kohn
(Related: War, Father, Brother, Fighting, World, World war)

"I have, in my partner George Roberts, a person who is the most wonderful man in the world to me. He's like a brother to me. Creating with him, being side by side with him, in whatever we try to do, is a real pleasure to me."
- Henry Kravis
(Related: Brother, Being, Man, Pleasure, World)

"Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another."
- Milan Kundera
(Related: People, Feelings, Nothing)

"My mom and my dad wanted my brother and I to have a better life, you know, better education, better jobs. It was probably harder, much, much harder, for my parents. When you're a kid, you can learn a language much more easily; I learned English in less than a year."
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Dad, Mom, Education, Life, Brother, English, Jobs, Language, Parents)

"I have an older brother who is 21 and attends UC Berkley."
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Brother)

"When I was a kid, I was surrounded by girls: older sisters, older girl cousins just down the street... except for an older boy named Vito who threw rocks. Each year I would wish for a baby brother. It never happened."
- Wally Lamb
(Related: Brother, Baby, Sisters)

"My brother never had me to dinner in his life."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Life, Brother)

"I have lost someone I loved as a brother, as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being. We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see."
- Jack Lemon
(Related: Brother, Friend, Actors, Being, Remarkable)

"The most important thing in my father's life? World peace. Me and my brother. My mom."
- Sean Lennon
(Related: Mom, Peace, Brother, Life, Father, World)

"You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Peace, Brotherhood, End, May)

"Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Men, Brothers, Will)

"It was a real honor to be able to work with someone like that that I've been watching since I was a kid. I mean, to play his brother left some people scratching their heads but something about it really worked."
- Jared Leto
(Related: Work, Brother, People, Honor, Play)

"If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother."
- Sam Levenson
(Related: Marriage, Brother, Talking, Want, Will)

"In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of "freedom," like a bastard brother of reform."
- Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Brother, Capitalism, Countries, Reform)

"I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Music, Sister, Brother)

"God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ, because they are my brothers and sisters."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: God, Brothers, Christ, Help, Sisters, Will)

"We were unusually brought up; there was no gender differentiation. I was never thought of as any less than my brother."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Brother, Thought, Gender)

"I remember hearing the song when I was 12 or 14 in - it must have been in Chicago, 'cause we didn't have a radio on the farm, and it was during the second World War. I had three brothers in that war who went overseas."
- Abbey Lincoln
(Related: War, Brothers, Chicago, Hearing, Song, World, World war)

"We must have black troops, and a limitless number of them too - paid and treated like their white brothers."
- Benjamin Lincoln
(Related: Brothers, Troops)

"I came from a big family - two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes."
- Blake Lively
(Related: Family, Boys, Brothers, Girls, Sexes, Sisters)

"My brother Cody is 19. He wants to stay out of the limelight and become a lawyer. I want him to be an entertainment lawyer, so he can help me out!"
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Brother, Entertainment, Help, Want)

"Growing up, my brother and I were begging for attention."
- Jeremy London
(Related: Brother, Attention, Growing up)

"My brother is an excellent songwriter, and I play guitar and drums."
- Jeremy London
(Related: Brother, Guitar, Play)

"Why do men fight who were born to be brothers?"
- James Longstreet
(Related: Men, Brothers, Fight)

"My sister and my brother, of whom I have not spoken before, were considerably older than I; it seemed almost as if we belonged to different generations."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Sister, Brother, Generations)

"The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another."
- Seth Low
(Related: Brotherhood, Dependence, Man, Obligation, Sense, University)

"Well, I think it's because I'm an only daughter. I have four brothers, a bunch of guy cousins, and so it's like I was raised amongst men. So I've always gotten along really well with men."
- Alicia Machado
(Related: Men, Daughter, Brothers)

"I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin."
- Alexander Mackenzie
(Related: Life, Brotherhood, Man, May, Opinions, Rank)

"To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold - brothers who know now they are truly brothers."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: Brothers, Earth, Now, Silence)

"We spent a month in Japan last year, a week in Istanbul for the United Nations, and nearly three months in my native Nova Scotia, where my two brothers have homes; and we'll go back there this summer."
- Robert MacNeil
(Related: Brothers, Months, Nations, Summer, United)

"I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer. A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Life, Brother, Talent, Man)

"I've heard about brothers making films, but I've never heard about whole families making films like this. We didn't intend to do it; it wasn't something that we planned - it just gradually happened."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Brothers)

"I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street."
- Malcom X
(Related: Men, Brotherhood, Practice, Want)

"My brother had a big band in high school; after that we continued to play together, eventually forming a group called the Jazz Brothers, that recorded for Riverside Records."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Brother, Brothers, Jazz, Play, School)

"My singing is my hobby. It's me and my brother. We just enjoy writing music."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Music, Brother, Singing, Writing)

"I just had to find something else to fulfill me. Always being a singer and writing, it was a blessing. My brother started making music that was the kind of music I always saw myself singing."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Music, Brother, Being, Singing, Writing)

"As a brother and sister, our tastes were pretty different growing up. He liked a lot of early hip hop. My dad didn't understand it and would try to talk him out of it."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Dad, Sister, Brother, Growing up, Pretty, Talk)

"I would go visit my mom on Sundays, and my brother was working on stuff. I'd go in there and sing a little melody, then we started working with words and the next thing you know it was just born organically without really trying."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Mom, Brother, Trying, Visit, Words)

"I'm definitely the worker. My brother is the jokester."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Brother)

"My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be."
- Robert Mapplethorpe
(Related: Father, Brother)

"The crest and crowning of all good, life's final star, is Brotherhood."
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Life, Brotherhood)

"There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own."
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Brothers, Destiny)

"My daddy expected that my brothers and I and our generation would make the world a better place. He had lived in an America of continual social progress."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Progress, America, Brothers, World)

"My older brother and myself always played together in bands, but we never knew we would be professional musicians."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Brother, Musicians)

"Once there were two brothers: one ran away to sea, the other was elected Vice-President-and nothing was ever heard from either of them again."
- Thomas R. Marshall
(Related: Nothing, Sea, Vice)

"My father was champion of North Africa and he beat the European champ. He was very good, a professional for 12 years. We're from a big family of boxers. My father has seven brothers."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Family, Father, Brothers, Years)

"In the house in Beverly Hills where our four children grew up, living conditions were a few thousand times improved over the old tenement on New York's East 93rd Street we Marx Brothers called home."
- Harpo Marx
(Related: Home, Brothers, Children, Living, Old)

"I was the youngest and only girl in a family of two older brothers."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Family, Brothers)

"Anyway, our family went into complete crisis mode. I have two older brothers, and we rallied as a family."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Family, Brothers, Crisis)

"What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammered I would probably... have gone to Cambridge as my brothers did, perhaps have become a don and every now and then published a dreary book about French literature."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Life, Brothers, Literature, Now)

"The theater is the only branch of art much cared for by people of wealth; like canasta, it does away with the brother of talk after dinner."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Art, Brother, People, Wealth, Talk, Theater)

"For many years, our Messianic Jewish brothers and sisters have paid a great price. Other Jews have rejected them, and the Christian church would require they walk away from their traditions to fit into the Gentile culture. We must face these past wrongs."
- Bill McCartney
(Related: Christian, Church, Brothers, Culture, Past, Sisters, Traditions, Wrongs, Years)

"In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Life, Bed, Brothers, Cancer, Children, Disease, Sisters)

"I haven't seen a professional player come out of New York in over 20 years since my brother Patrick came out. Blake spent a few years in Harlem, but he moved to Connecticut when he was a kid."
- John McEnroe
(Related: Brother, Years)

"And so we were asleep there in San Diego. And our pilot called us. And his brother was on one of the other planes. And when he was leaving the airport, he saw in his rear view mirror that there was an explosion."
- Reba McEntire
(Related: Brother)

"Only to the extent that men desire peace and brotherhood can the world be made better. No peace even though temporarily obtained, will be permanent, whether to individuals or nations, unless it is built upon the solid foundation of eternal principles."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Men, Peace, Brotherhood, Desire, Nations, Principles, Will, World)

"I headed out to have a breather at the stage door, dressed in my tramp costume. I had my bowler hat between my feet and there were passers-by, and one of them turned back and said, 'Do you need help, brother?' And $1 fell into my hat!"
- Ian McKellen
(Related: Brother, Feet, Help)

"If I could embed a locator chip in my child right now, I know I would do that. Some people call that Big Brother; I call it being a father."
- Scott McNealy
(Related: Father, Brother, People, Being, Now, Right)

"My career at Warner Brothers consisted of one musical short subject. I was running around in a bear skin. Very chic."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Brothers, Career, Running, Skin)

"My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player. By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas City in classical situations. He was already an amazing talent."
- Pat Metheny
(Related: Time, Brother, Talent)

"I remember when I was a little boy my father didn't love me; he couldn't. He loved my older brother but he couldn't love me somehow, at least not in a way I could understand it."
- Keith Miller
(Related: Love, Father, Brother)

"In my career as an actor, there is a catchphrase that Scofield always says often in regards to his brother, 'Have a little faith.' In my own career as an actor, there were times when I was the only one who believed in myself in the face of the odds."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Faith, Brother, Actor, Career)

"But my brother Joey was there, and my sister Tina Nina Minnelli was there."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Sister, Brother)

"I spent two years in the Army. And my older brother, who was also a great positive influence on me, encouraged me to think about law school, and I said - well, I didn't have any money."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Money, Brother, Positive, Army, Influence, Law, School, Years)

"I had a great interest in sports. I had three older brothers who were great athletes. I was not."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Sports, Athletes, Brothers, Interest)

"From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Brothers, Parents, Present, Right, Sisters, Work ethic)

"So I developed very early a massive inferiority complex, and I've told the story often about how that inspired me later in life to get involved in other things, because I couldn't out-do my brothers in sports, and it's a very competitive relationship."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Sports, Inferiority, Brothers)

"My brother and I had saved $15,000 by working many years nailing fruit crates together."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Brother, Years)

"Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Love, Patriotism, Politics, Impression, Brothers, Country, Honor, Party, Sisters)

"I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Peace, Women, Brother, HusbAmerican, Man, Order, Parents, Woman, World)

"My brother Jim and I saw our father go into the jails and pray with the inmates Sunday after Sunday. He prayed with both blacks and whites. If we ever repeated any slurs we heard on the playground, he'd tell us very softly, "I don't want to hear those words.""
- Charles Moore
(Related: Father, Brother, Want, Words)

"We had not had time to establish ourselves as a double act before Ernie joined the Merchant Navy. I teamed up with the brother of the late Dave Morris."
- Eric Morecambe
(Related: Time, Brother, Act, Navy)

"One of my kids was born in 1968. There were going to be political difficulties, but they were never going to have that level of hatred and contempt that my brothers and my sister and myself were exposed to."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Sister, Brothers, Contempt, Difficulties, Hatred, Kids)

"My mother would give my brothers and me a pile of catalogues and let us pick what we wanted for Christmas."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: Mother, Brothers, Christmas)

"The earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Religion, Action, Brotherhood, Earth)

"And like I said, I appreciate my older brothers because they would not allow me to win. They made me learn to play with them, which I think is the most important thing that I learned."
- Eddie Murray
(Related: Brothers, Play)

"Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence."
- Pervez Musharraf
(Related: Peace, Islam, Brotherhood, Hatred, Tolerance, Violence)

"In course of time the Brothers Cowper removed the manufacture of their printing machines from London, to Manchester. There they found skilled and energetic workmen, ready to carry their plans into effect."
- James Nasmyth
(Related: Time, Brothers, Effect, London, Machines, Printing)

"I have always found it difficult to wait for things - whether it was to see my father or sailor brother, Alan, again after their long sea trips, or the chance of a better job, or even new curtains."
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Father, Brother, Chance, Job, Sea)

"I copied my brother. He was a natural dancer. Graceful. People always asked did we study ballet. We never did."
- Harold Nicholas
(Related: Brother, People, Ballet, Study)

"My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don't need the money, but there's an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There's a love there; we're a band of brothers."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Family, Love, Money, Brothers, Road)

"I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I'll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Life, Father, Brother, Day, Fight, Hair, Rest)

"I've always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you'd want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble!"
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Family, Funny, Father, Brothers, Comedy, Want)

"My brother and sister are both older than I am and were born before my father went off to World War I."
- Douglass North
(Related: War, Father, Sister, Brother, World, World war)

"Both my brothers became physicians and I, of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome."
- Carroll O'Connor
(Related: Business, Brothers, Physicians)

"Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father's fury - once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Father, Brother, Months)

"Big Brother is watching you."
- George Orwell
(Related: Brother)

"I don't want to come off like the jealous brother who wasn't getting the attention, but it was like no one was really into me anyway. I wasn't really a priority."
- Jack Osbourne
(Related: Brother, Attention, Want)

"The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable."
- Theodore Parker
(Related: Death, Soul, Brother, Body, Injustice, Miser, Poor)

"You are our dearly beloved brothers, and in a certain way, it could be said that you are our elder brothers."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Brothers)

"What we talked about will have to remain a secret between him and me. I spoke to him as a brother whom I have pardoned and who has my complete trust."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Trust, Brother, Will)

"No more war! Never again war! If you wish to be brothers, drop your weapons."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Brothers, Weapons)

"I met a hundred men going to Delhi and everyone is my brother."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Men, Brother)

"Most of my memories of Texas are of mosquitoes, watermelons, crickets, and my brother teasing me."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Brother, Memories, Mosquitoes)

"Foreman told Ray to plead guilty and he'd then give his brother $500, if Ray didn't cause any problems at the guilty plea hearing, and he could take that $500 and hire a lawyer to set aside the plea. Foreman actually put that in writing."
- William Pepper
(Related: Brother, Cause, Hearing, Problems, Writing)

"I have a brother younger than me. My mother was a librarian, so from her, I got the taste to read."
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Mother, Brother, Taste)

"The poor child was the drudge of the household, and was always in the wrong. He was, however, the most bright and discreet of all the brothers; and if he spoke little, he heard and thought the more."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Thought, Brothers, Poor, Wrong)

"Well, my brother says Hello. So, hooray for speech therapy."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Brother, Speech, Therapy)

"I have three sisters and I've always wanted a brother, so I was really interested in that notion."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Brother, Sisters)

"Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Brotherhood, Forget, Mankind, Sorrow, Suffering)

"There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother."
- Plautus
(Related: Brother, Question)

"I always performed when I was a child. My parents got very annoyed, because my brother and I had our little bedrooms upstairs, and I would plaster the house with posters with arrows pointing upstairs."
- Franka Potente
(Related: Brother, Parents)

"My wife used to tell me one of my best qualities was that my feet don't smell, but I remember my brother's did when we were kids."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Brother, Wife, Feet, Kids)

"My brother Leon started it all. He played the piano. In school they made me leader of the orchestra because I played the violin, but I followed Leon and the boys in his jazz band around."
- Louis Prima
(Related: Leader, Brother, Boys, Jazz, School)

"I also have a big love of classical music played on piano because this is the environment I grew up in my brother being one of the great masters in this world."
- Suzi Quatro
(Related: Love, Music, Brother, Being, Environment, World)

"Well, I mean, you have an emotion, you want to express it. You don't just look in the camera and do it. You want to hide from the embarrassment of your brother saying you're not allowed to come into my town."
- Anthony Quinn
(Related: Brother, Embarrassment, Emotion, Saying, Want)

"Bob Taylor and I playing brothers. And I was a Mexican bandit. And he was the sheriff of the town. And we loved each other. We loved each other very much."
- Anthony Quinn
(Related: Brothers)

"It's such a tragedy that man endures in killing his brother and his own kind, putting him in jail and insane asylums, letting him lay out in the street."
- Sun Ra
(Related: Brother, Killing, Man, Tragedy)

"Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me - a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Brothers, Sisters)

"In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Brother, Idea, Justice, Order, Poor, Teaching, Vow)

"Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Home, Sister, Books, Brothers, Lawyers, Medicine, Students)

"They are more human and more brotherly towards one another, it seems to me, than we are. But perhaps that is merely because they feel themselves to be more unfortunate than us."
- Erich Maria Remarque
"My father was a police officer before he retired. One of my brothers is also a police officer, and I think they kind of expected I would do something along those lines, like become a fireman or something."
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Father, Brothers, Police)

"I saw how, when my brother smoked reefer, it made my mother cry. He was 16 at the time. And I saw that she broke down and cried. I never wanted to hurt my mother, so I kept away from drugs."
- Ving Rhames
(Related: Time, Mother, Brother, Drugs, Hurt)

"Rock 'n' roll offered me a platform to speak what I felt. It also offered me a platform to support my mama and my brothers and sisters - twelve children."
- Little Richard
(Related: Brothers, Children, Sisters, Support)

"After Lock, Stock, all these really nasty small town characters came knocking at my door trying to tell me stories, and somehow I ended up with this guy whose brother was feeding people to pigs, and that's what he did to get rid of people."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Brother, People, Trying)

"Ireland and England are like two sisters; I would have them embrace like one brother."
- Boyle Roche
(Related: Brother, England, Ireland, Sisters)

"Having two older brothers is a healthy reminder that you're always closer to the bottom than you are to the top."
- Andy Roddick
(Related: Brothers)

"Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man's survival."
- Carlos P. Romulo
(Related: Survival, Brotherhood, Man)

"I'm sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I'm bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor - a real person."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Father, Brother, Man, Practice)

"As long as a house is like yours, and as long as you work together with your brothers, not a house in the world will be able to compete with you, to cause you harm or to take advantage of you, for together you can undertake and perform more than any house in the world."
- Nathan Meyer Rothschild
(Related: Work, Brothers, Cause, Harm, Will, World)

"The music business used to carry a certain amount of brotherly love, but it isn't that way now."
- Jimmy Rushing
(Related: Business, Music, Love, Now)

"Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Love, Destruction, Persecution)

"But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Brothers, Columbus, Fact)

"One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Men, Brother, United)

"Our relations with brothers in Gulf Cooperation council are good and developing, either bilateral relations or with the G.C.C itself, also we have good brotherly and solid ties with Saudi Arabia."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Brothers, Cooperation)

"Further more Yemen is leading pioneer in democratic practice, lots of brothers and friends testified on that."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Brothers, Friends, Leading, Practice)

"One of the problems with a candidate like Bob Kennedy, and his brother before him, was that people assumed they didn't need contributions."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Brother, People, Problems)

"This character feels so much like my brother. He has two children. He has a wife. He works with me. He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants his kids to grow up in the school they started with. He doesn't want them to lose friends. He is his family's hero."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Family, Brother, Wife, Character, Children, Friends, Kids, School, Want)

"Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Science, Brother, Importance, Respect)

"Dire Straits is a great band. Someone tells you they like ""Brothers in Arms"" and immediately you know they're a stupid annoying git."
- Alexei Sayle
"If you are in a band like my brother, Rudolf, who is in the Scorpions, then you have a kind of umbrella and you cover each other. You have five people to discuss things with and you are all in the same boat, and therefore make much wiser choices."
- Michael Schenker
(Related: Brother, People, Choices)

"While our country has made great strides in breaking down the barriers which for so long denied equal opportunity to all Americans, we are not yet the beautiful symphony of brotherhood of Dr. King's dream."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Dream, Opportunity, Americans, Brotherhood, Country)

"Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Health, Brother, Children, Drugs, March, Mental health, Sales)

"We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now, and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers, brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Brothers, Charity, Mothers, Now, Sisters, Trying)

"Seek always to do some good, somewhere. Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth. You must give some time to your fellow man. For remember, you don't live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here too."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Time, Brothers, Man, World, Worth)

"The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Brother, African)

"You know, I grew up with brothers so I'm used to being the only girl."
- Kyra Sedgwick
(Related: Being, Brothers)

"The Muslim world is deeply hurt by the campaign of violence initiated against our Palestinian brothers."
- Ahmet Necdet Sezner
(Related: Muslim, Brothers, Hurt, Violence, World)

"And Big Night, I think by the end the brothers find that balance, when they touch each other on the shoulder over breakfast and it's understood that what should never have driven them apart almost drove them apart. I think that's a true moment."
- Tony Shalhoub
(Related: Balance, Brothers, End, Night)

"I so desperately wanted to be Mr. Somebody. Instead, I was the little brother, included to a point."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Brother)

"Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Brother, Crime, Man, Murder, Right)

"Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death. You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother; how can young people deal with such tragedies?"
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Death, People, Brother, Loss, Teenagers)

"There are a lot of things I can take, and a few that I can't. What I can't take is when my older brother, who's everything that I want to be, starts losing faith in things. I saw that look in your eyes last night. I don't ever want to see that look in your eyes again."
- M. Night Shyamalan
(Related: Faith, Brother, Eyes, Losing, Night, Want)

"My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires."
- Beverly Sills
(Related: Anger, Life, God, Brothers, Man, Quick)

"But when we listened to the radio, it was Bill Haley and the Comets or the Everly Brothers."
- Carly Simon
(Related: Brothers)

"The only actor who I think probably might have possibly taken a swing at me if he could have would be Burt Reynolds. He used to call Roger and me the Bruise Brothers, out of Chicago."
- Gene Siskel
(Related: Actor, Brothers, Chicago)

"I had sort of exhausted all the avenues playing in Detroit. So again, through the stewardship of my brother, I ended up in California and went to the Musicians Institute in L.A. I wanted to get better as a player."
- Chad Smith
(Related: Brother, Musicians)

"A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity."
- King Solomon
(Related: Brother, Friend, Adversity)

"Luckily I have a brother who looks after my administration and my money, because I'm a total spendthrift."
- Soundarya
(Related: Money, Brother)

"My brothers went to the parish school, one of the best in the county."
- Catherine Helen Spence
(Related: Brothers, School)

"Tell me, was it you or your brother who was killed in the war?"
- W. A. Spooner
(Related: War, Brother)

"I don't listen to the radio too much, but usually I listen to Stanley Brothers and Ralph Stanley more than I do anybody!"
- Ralph Stanley
(Related: Brothers)

"The soundtrack of O Brother is the most publicity I've gotten. I don't feel that I have lost any of my old fans, but I have gained new ones."
- Ralph Stanley
(Related: Brother, Fans, Old, Publicity)

"At first it was my brother's songwriting and I was just doing what everyone told me."
- Gwen Stefani
(Related: Brother, First)

"I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Faith, Life, Brotherhood, May, Want)

"I went to Amherst because my brother had gone there before me, and he went there because his guidance counselor thought that we would do better there than at a large university like Harvard."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Brother, Thought, Guidance, University)

"My brother and Lauren are very close with me and they are in Sun Valley, so sometimes I need to go there and feel their presence. And there are times I need to see my bro' alone."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Brother, Sun)

"As long as these blood brothers are our leaders, and as long as your party officials are Jewish lackeys, you will be no threat to the big money men."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Men, Money, Blood, Brothers, Leaders, Party, Will)

"The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: Love, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Letters, Months, Production)

"So far we have not convinced the Chinese authorities. My own brother was refused a visa on what was probably my last chance of seeing him when he was going around the world on a tour. Scott Nearing was similarly refused."
- Anna Louise Strong
(Related: Brother, Chance, World)

"I think I've always been somebody, since the deaths of my father and brother, who was afraid to hope. So, I was more prepared for failure and for rejection than for success."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Success, Father, Brother, Failure, Hope, Rejection)

"We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame; however you take it we men are a little breed."
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Men, Brother, Shame, Whisper)

"I was not a big Allman Brothers fan but I could relate to that because that is what the flavor of the day was at that time - at least it was like that for me."
- George Thorogood
(Related: Time, Brothers, Day)

"Community cannot for long feed on itself; it can only flourish with the coming of others from beyond, their unknown and undiscovered brothers."
- Howard Thurman
(Related: Brothers, Community)

"What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Mother, Sister, Brother, Europe, First, Months, World)

"You know, it comes from my mother's side of the family. She had seven sisters and one brother, and all of them could play instruments. I suppose I picked it up from that."
- Mel Tillis
(Related: Family, Mother, Brother, Play, Sisters)

"Zac Efron is like a brother who's just goofy and crazy. He plays a lot of practical jokes."
- Ashley Tisdale
(Related: Brother, Jokes)

"At that moment of realization I knew that I had been blind because I had wished not to see; it was only then that I realised, at last, that all these dead men, French and Germans, were brothers, and I was the brother of them all."
- Ernst Toller
(Related: Men, Brother, Blind, Brothers)

"My father and brothers were coal miners."
- Merle Travis
(Related: Father, Brothers)

"In high school and college all my friends and my brother wrestled."
- Verne Troyer
(Related: Brother, College, Friends, School)

"I will, proudly and by preference, do at least one picture a year for King Brothers, and I will try to make it the best picture that I have it in me to do."
- Dalton Trumbo
(Related: Brothers, Will)

"I generally wake up, exercise and read through a huge amount of newspapers. I get to the office somewhere between 7:30 and 8:00 - my brothers and I are always the first ones in."
- Ivanka Trump
(Related: Brothers, Exercise, First, Newspapers, Office)

"Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other."
- Sojourner Truth
(Related: Brothers, Moon, Sisters, Stars)

"From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Equality, Women, Brotherhood, Commitment, Economy, Environment, Military, Schools, Violence)

"I have a brother who's a psychologist. He says three-quarters of the world are born feeling that they will be affected by the world; one quarter are born knowing that they will affect the world."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Brother, Feeling, Will, World)

"I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Father, Brother, Day, Fight, Priorities, Want)

"The most common trait of all primitive peoples is a reverence for the life-giving earth, and the Native American shared this elemental ethic: The land was alive to his loving touch, and he, its son, was brother to all creatures."
- Stewart Udall
(Related: Life, Brother, Son, American, Earth, Land)

"Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude."
- Miguel de Unamuno
(Related: Brothers, Solitude)

"You see, we are here, as far as I can tell, to help each other; our brothers, our sisters, our friends, our enemies. That is to help each other and not hurt each other."
- Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Related: Brothers, Enemies, Friends, Help, Hurt, Sisters)

"So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I'd try it too."
- Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Related: Brother, Guitar)

"Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister."
- Thorstein Veblen
(Related: Work, Sister, Brother, Dignity, Joy, Labor, Pride, Respect, Sense)

"My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son."
- Conrad Veidt
(Related: Home, Mother, Father, Brother, Son, Jealousy, Pride)

"I think if I could have a boyfriend like my brothers I'd be really happy. But without the brother thing."
- Patricia Velasquez
(Related: Brother, Boyfriend, Brothers)

"Brothers in suffering, brothers in resistance, brothers in ideals and conviction. It is now our duty to further strengthen this bond in order to secure this hard-won freedom for future generations."
- Guy Verhofstadt
(Related: Brothers, Conviction, Duty, Freedom, Future, Generations, Ideals, Now, Order, Suffering)

"Apparently, one in five people in the world are Chinese. And there are five people in my family, so it must be one of them. It's either my mum or my dad. Or my older brother, Colin. Or my younger brother, Ho-Chan-Chu. But I think it's Colin."
- Tim Vine
(Related: Dad, Family, Brother, People, World)

"Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Brothers)

"Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, and a lot of American artists were my greatest influences."
- Gordon Waller
(Related: American, Artists, Brothers)

"We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Men, Brothers, Want)

"I'm a tomboy now. I always wanted to fit in with my brother's group, so I climbed trees and played with lead soldiers. But I'm a woman's woman. I never understood women who don't have woman friends."
- Naomi Watts
(Related: Women, Brother, Friends, Now, Soldiers, Trees, Woman)

"But my kids, my brothers' kids - they think about trying to top what we did."
- Damon Wayans
(Related: Brothers, Kids, Trying)

"My brothers can be a little out of control sometimes and so somebody has to be able to keep them focused."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Related: Control, Brothers)

"Everything the Coen brothers do is brilliant."
- Jackie Weaver
(Related: Brothers)

"I've always thought that a lot of the problems in the world would be solved if a spaceship did arrive, then anyone with one head and two arms and two legs would be your brother! It wouldn't matter where they were from or what they believed or anything. It might be good for us."
- Sigourney Weaver
(Related: Thought, Problems, World)

"The most unrealistic thing I've ever read in comics is when some group of characters calls themselves the Brotherhood of Evil or the Masters of Evil. I don't believe any character believes their goals to be truly evil."
- Len Wein
(Related: Character, Goals, Brotherhood, Evil)

"I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers. Life seemed pleasant and orderly."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Life, Father, Brothers)

"President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden. He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: War, Brothers, President, Vietnam, Want)

"We forget that this music, music made by my brothers and sisters, is still a baby. It's just beginning. When I think of the possibilities, it makes me smile."
- Barry White
(Related: Music, Baby, Beginning, Brothers, Forget, Possibilities, Sisters, Smile)

"No one could understand the bond between me and my brother. I struggled to understand the forces that drove his soul in one direction and mine in another."
- Barry White
(Related: Brother, Soul, Direction)

"Most families had four, five brothers. But because it was just me and Darryl, we had to be twice as strong."
- Barry White
(Related: Brothers)

"Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world."
- Kate D. Wiggins
(Related: Life, Mother, Brothers, Rainbows, Roses, Sisters, Stars, World)

"I was a tomboy and I didn't have a bunch of brothers but I always wanted them and so I sort of adopted a few of my great friends to be my brother."
- Olivia Wilde
(Related: Brother, Brothers, Friends)

"My first introduction to chemistry came at a quite early age through my mother's elder brother."
- Geoffrey Wilkinson
(Related: Age, Brother, Mother, First)

"We're brothers and we all look after each other. If one person falls down, the rest of the team is going to be there to pick him up. We just work hard together to get it done."
- Michael Williams
(Related: Work, Brothers, Rest)

"I really wish there was some big brother conspiracy theory. I just think it's the ignorance of trying to make a dollar. That's what the networks have done and will continue to do. If anyone doesn't think that this is about making money, then they're crazy."
- Montel Williams
(Related: Money, Brother, Ignorance, Theory, Trying, Will)

"The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It's inflammatory."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Brother, Tongue, Word)

"I had 3 brothers, 2 died early, and one of them was living a good long time."
- Edith Wilson
(Related: Time, Brothers, Living)

"I'm probably one of the worst people with numbers you've ever met. My brothers always kid that they think I'm counting cards in Vegas, but I'm just trying to add things up."
- Luke Wilson
(Related: People, Brothers, Cards, Numbers, Trying)

"We started out when I was 6 years old. We played ukuleles and sang Everly Brothers songs."
- Edgar Winter
(Related: Brothers, Old, Songs, Years)

"Of private differences personal to himself, my brother had none."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Brother)

"And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Father, Brother, Son, Knowledge, Inspiration, America, Blood, Boys, Man)

"There are so many people I would love to work with, like Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Gary Oldman - maybe Tom Cruise. I wanna play his brother in something - so call my agent!"
- Scott Wolf
(Related: Love, Work, Brother, People, Play)

"I got tackled once in a movie theater. I was with my mom and brother, and then suddenly I got hit from behind and sort of sprawled out on the candy counter."
- Scott Wolf
(Related: Mom, Brother, Theater)

"But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: Father, Brother, Doctors, Growing up, Opinion, Relatives, Research)

"If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? - not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?"
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Education, Daughter, War, Brothers, Fight, Help, Man, Order)

"I didn't set out to be famous; if I'd wanted that, I would have gone on Big Brother."
- Sam Worthington
(Related: Brother, Famous)

"I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years."
- Wilbur Wright
(Related: Brother, Man, Years)

"The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being."
- Jane Wyman
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Being, Brotherhood)

"My brother's been producing rap music and hip-hop for maybe 10 years."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Music, Brother, Rap, Years)

"My brother was a lifeguard in a car wash."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Car, Brother)

"My other brother-in-law died. He was a karate expert, then joined the army. The first time he saluted, he killed himself."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Time, Brother, Army, First, Karate)

"You know, when I was a young boy I used to play baseball in my back yard or in the street with my brothers or the neighborhood kids. We used broken bats and plastic golf balls and played for hours and hours."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Baseball, Brothers, Golf, Kids, Play)

"My brother Larry. He taught me how hard work and dedication to the game was the only way to make it. He's taken care of all my business activities for me and my family for many years, and I thank him for that."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Business, Family, Work, Brother, Care, Dedication, Hard work, Years)

"It takes two men to make one brother."
- Israel Zangwill
(Related: Men, Brother)

"I think we grew up thinking that the funniest things on TV were the old, serious movies. I always liked the Marx Brothers, but the thing that always made us laugh were movies like Zero Hour. That's what inspired us."
- David Zucker
(Related: Movies, Brothers, Old, Thinking)