90 Brother and Sister Quotes Celebrating Unbreakable Bonds (2021)

These brother and sister quote collection will help you appreciate your siblings.

A sister brother relationship is one of the most beautiful bonds in life.

Although our parents and our spouses are so significant in our lives, siblings have a profound importance in their own right.

In all areas of our lives, whether you are going through a difficult time or a happy patch, our brothers and sisters will play a major role in keeping us grounded.

They will always be there with you to face whatever life sends, teach you, and do all they can to keep you safe and sound.

Siblings have an enormous impact on our lives.

Sometimes we may take them for granted, however, they shape our lives and character tremendously.

The bond with your brothers and sisters is important not only in childhood but over the course of your lifetime.

For some of us, “siblings may be the only people we’ll ever know who truly qualify as partners for life.”

To celebrate this unbreakable bond, below is our collection of inspirational, sweet, and beautiful brother and sister quotes, brother and sister sayings, and brother and sister proverbs, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

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Brother and sister quotes celebrating unbreakable bonds

1. “A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.” – Isadora James

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2. “Sisters and brothers just happen, we don’t get to choose them, but they become one of our most cherish relationships.” ― Wes Adamson

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3. “When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?” – Pam Brown

Brother and sister quotes celebrating unbreakable bonds

4. “I, who have no sisters or brothers, look with some degree of innocent envy on those who may be said to be born to friends.” – James Boswell

Brother and sister quotes celebrating unbreakable bonds

5. “Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends. Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life.” – Suzie Huitt

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6. “Growing up, I had a very normal relationship with my brother and sister. But, over time, they became my best friends, and now I hang out with them all the time. I’m very close to them.” – Logan Lerman

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7. “The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.” – Garrison Keillor

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8. “I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family. I have a wonderful relationship with my brother and sister; this makes me feel that I know always where I belong.” – Jose Carreras

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9. “To have a loving relationship with a sister is not simply to have a buddy or a confident — it is to have a soulmate for life.” – Victoria Secunda

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10. “Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” – Amy Li

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Brother and sister quotes celebrating unconditional love

11. “What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them.” – Esther M. Friesner

Brother and sister quotes celebrating unconditional love

12. “If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day – that’s the most beautiful thing. I told my sister how much I loved her every day. That’s the only reason I’m OK right now.” – Amaury Nolasco

Brother and sister quotes celebrating unconditional love

13. “You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you.” – George R.R. Martin

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14. “Siblings that say they never fight are most definitely hiding something.” — Lemony Snicket

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15. “My sister and I are so close that we finish each other’s sentences and often wonder who’s memories belong to whom.” – Shannon Celebi

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16. “A friend forgives quicker than an enemy, and family forgives quicker than a friend.” – Amit Kalantri

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17. “Sisters annoy, interfere, criticize. Indulge in monumental sulks, in huffs, in snide remarks. Borrow. Break. Monopolize the bathroom. Are always underfoot. But if catastrophe should strike, sisters are there. Defending you against all comers.” – Pam Brown

Brother and sister quotes celebrating unconditional love

18. “Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.” – Vietnamese Proverb

Brother and sister quotes celebrating unconditional love

19. “Your parents leave you too soon and your kids and spouse come along late, but your siblings know you when you are in your most inchoate form.” – Jeffrey Kluger

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20. “We didn’t even realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” – Winnie the Pooh

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Brother and sister quotes to help you appreciate your siblings

21. “Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk.” – Susan Scarf Merrell

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22. “Having lots of siblings is like having built-in best friends.” – Kim Kardashian

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23. “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

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24. “Siblings: As we grew up, my brothers acted like they didn’t care, but I always knew they looked out for me and were there!” – Catherine Pulsifer

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25. “After a girl is grown, her little brothers – now her protectors – seem like big brothers.” – Terri Guillemets

Brother and sister quotes to help you appreciate your siblings

26. “Girls will be your friends – they’ll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, some go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re your true best friends.” – Marilyn Monroe

27. “If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she’s wearing your best sweater.” – Pam Brown

28. “The best thing about having four big brothers is you always have someone to do something for you.” — Chloe Moretz

29. “If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother.” Epictetus

30. “A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves – a special kind of double.” – Toni Morrison

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Brother and sister quotes celebrating a long-lasting bond

31. “I know it’s a cliché, but the whole family is just whacked. I mean, we’re all out of our minds. They’re the funniest, most eccentric bizarre people I’ve ever met, my siblings.” – Dana Carvey

32. “Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring quite often the hard way.” — Pamela Dugdale

33. “There is no love like the love for a brother. There is no love like the love from a brother.” – Astrid Alauda

Brother and sister quotes celebrating a long-lasting bond

34. “He is my most beloved friend and my bitterest rival, my confidant and my betrayer, my sustainer and my dependent, and scariest of all, my equal.” – Gregg Levoy

35. “We may look old and wish to the outside world, but to each other, we are still in junior school.” – Charlotte Gray

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36. “We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then just like real sisters, we listen and don’t judge.” – Adriana Trigiani

37. “Siblings are branches of a tree some stay close some go in different directions they fruit, grow bigger till they die and fall.” – The Omani Shed

38. “We will find true peace only when we learn to see that there is no difference among ourselves, realize that we are different manifestations of one, and we love each other as brother and sister.” ― Debasish Mridha

39. “Sisterly love is, of all sentiments, the most abstract. Nature does not grant it any functions.” – Ugo Betti

40. “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

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More brother and sister quotes to celebrate an enduring relationship

41. “I think people that have a brother or sister don’t realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there’s always somebody there, somebody that’s family.” – Trey Parker

42. “I have siblings. And there are certain things I know that I can push their buttons. And they know they have certain things where they can push mine.” – Catherine Zeta-Jones

43. “Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other.” –  James Patterson

44. “A sister is someone who owns part of what you own: a house, perhaps, or a less tangible legacy, like memories of your childhood and the experience of your family.” – Deborah Tannen

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45. “Brothers and sisters separated by distance joined by love.” – Chuck Danes

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46. “What sets sisters apart from brothers and also from friends is a very intimate mashing of heart, soul and the mystical cords of memory.” – Carol Saline

47. “Look how good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!” –  Psalm 133:1

48. “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

49. “Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.” – Marc Brown

50. “We came into the world like brother and brother; And now let’s go hand in hand, not one before another.” – William Shakespeare

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51. “I may fight with my siblings. But once you lay a finger on them, you’ll be facing me.”– Abby Slater

52. “To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were, we know each other’s hearts, we share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.” -Clara Ortega

53. “Sisters and brothers are the truest, purest forms of love, family and friendship, knowing when to hold you and when to challenge you, but always being a part of you.”– Carol Ann Albright Eastman

54. “In some ways, siblings, and especially sisters, are more influential in your childhood than your parents.”– Deborah Tannen

55. “I don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.”– Maya Angelou

56. “There’s no other love like the love for a brother. There’s no other love like the love from a brother.”– Terri Guillemets

57. “More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you’ve been bad and good.”– Linda Sunshine

58. “Brothers and sisters can say things to one another that no one else can.”– Gregory E. Lang

59. “That’s the best part of having siblings, I laugh. Half the time, you want to kill each other, but you’d kill for each other, too.”  -L.C. Davis

60. “There is a little boy inside the man who is my brother…Oh, how I hated that little boy. And how I love him too.”– Anna Quindlen

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More Brother and Sister Quotes and Sayings

61. “A sister is both your mirror and your opposite.” — Elizabeth Fishel

62. “Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.” — Charles M. Schulz

63. “What strange creatures brothers are!” — Jane Austen

64. “A ministering angel shall my sister be.” — William Shakespeare

65. “God blesses him who helps his brother.” — Abu Bakr

66. “What’s the good of news if you haven’t a sister to share it?” — James DeVries

67. “Never make a companion equal to a brother.” — Hesiod

68. “There’s no better friend than a sister.” — Mary Engelbreit

69. “The ones that stay with you through everything — they’re your true best friends. Don’t let go of them. Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world.” — Marilyn Monroe

70. “A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” — Marion C. Garretty

Brother And Sister Quotes About Being There For Each Other

71. “Our brothers and sisters are with us for the whole journey.” — Katherine Conger

72. “Brothers and sisters get angry with each other, they at times say mean things, but in the long run they watch out for each other, even though they would never admit it.” — Kate Summers

73. “That’s the function of big brothers – to help their little sisters when their worlds are collapsing.” — Susan Beth Pfeffer

74. “Sister and brothers are amazing, one minute they hate each other and the next minute they are best buddies.” — Robert Rivers

75. “It is the brothers and sisters who teach one another the lifelong lessons of getting along – or not.” — Jane Isay

76. “A big sister acts as a friend, listener and advisor to her little brothers and sisters.” — Catherine Pulsifer

77. “We are one world, one race, we are all in the end brothers and sisters…human.” — Ofelia Armendarez

78. “During life’s journey you will find most sisters and brothers are friends, companions, and support for each other.” — Kate Summers

79. “There is no bond like the bond between brothers and sisters. Cherish each other!” — Particia Waldron

80. “Always and no matter what brothers and sisters are there for each other in times of troubles.” — Catherine Pulsifer

Brother and Sister Quotes That Will Make You Admire Their Bond

81. “Our brothers and sisters bring us face to face with our former selves and remind us how intricately bound up we are in each other’s lives.” ― Jane Mersky Leder

82. “Do you know what friendship is… it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand.” ― Victor Hugo

83. “As your brother, I always know that you my sister look out for me. And as your younger brother I also know you will always be older than me.” ― Theodore W. Higginsworth

84. “Brothers and sisters can provide the most encouragement and support when life’s trials get us down. Talk to them!” ― Catherine Pulsifer

85. “Brothers and sisters learn how to get along with the rest of the world by learning how to get along with each other.” ― Dr Wilson Jay Tyree

86. “No matter what your age difference, your brothers and sisters could become your best friends and will always be there for you.” ― TD Styles

87. “We can drop or change our friends and our partners, but we cannot fully discard, relationally or psychologically, a brother or sister.” ― Geoffrey Greif

88. “Like brothers and sisters in a nuclear family, the world family must transcend war and establish peace in our difficult and beautiful civilization.” ― David H. Rosen

89. “Since parents are the role model, you’ll hear your child speak to his sister or brother using your words and tone of voice.” ― Laura Markham

90. “Your sister and brother probably know you better than any other person…. You and they go through life together – or at least that is the way it is supposed to be.” ― Henry Abramovitch

Which of these brother and sister quotes was your favorite?

The relationship with your siblings is one of the most important in life.

Though things may change as you grow older, never let time weaken this unconditional love.

You have a special bond with your siblings because you share the same family, the same home and the same childhood.

Even as you move on with each other’s lives, your brothers and sisters remain a reminder of those happy and carefree days.

Hopefully, the quotes above have inspired you to nourish that bond.

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