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36 Wonderful Quotes and Sayings About the Love of Siblings

36 Wonderful Quotes And Sayings About Siblings
Not everyone gets the privilege of growing up with siblings. Although not always in perfect harmony, there are wonderful quotes and sayings about siblings to salute this everlasting bond.
Sheetal Mandora
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2018
Did You Know?
Even though siblings share similar genes, their personalities vary 80% of the time.
Each year on April 10, people in the United States celebrate Siblings Day. Although the holiday is not federally recognized, this day is celebrated to honor the relationship and bond between siblings. Not everyone has similar experiences when growing up with their siblings; some witness extreme competition or rivalry, whereas others are practically inseparable. Regardless of how the journey has been, the connection among siblings can never be defined in words.
Cute little siblings being at odds with each othe
"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

"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

"I think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny."
― Martin Short
Brother tickling his sister
"Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caringquite often the hard way."
― Pamela Dugdale

"I know it's a cliche, 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

"In the cookies of life, sisters are the chocolate chips."
― Anonymous
Big Brother Kissing Young Child on Beach
"We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together."
― Erma Bombeck

"The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend."
― Cali Rae Turner
Two boys (9-11) hanging on bars in playground, smiling, portrait
"I don't remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years."
― David Hyde Pierce

"If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can't do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings."
― Deepak Chopra

"My siblings are my best friends."
― America Ferrera
Girls on beach
"Like branches on a tree we grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. Each of our lives will always be a special part of the other."
― Anonymous

"It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea."
― Dylan Thomas

"There's a special kind of freedom sisters enjoy. Freedom to share innermost thoughts, to ask a favor, to show their true feelings. The freedom to simply be themselves."
― Anonymous
African brother and sister butting heads
"Your siblings are the only people in the world who know what it's like to have been brought up the way you were."
― Betsy Cohen

"Older siblings... the only people who will pick on you for their own entertainment and beat up anyone else who tries."
― Anonymous

"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
"When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life."
― Antisthenes

"We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time―like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children."
― Anne Lamott

"Sometimes siblings can get in each other's space."
― Gisele Bündchen
"Sibling relationships - and 80 percent of Americans have at least one - outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance, warmth, loyalty and distrust."
― Erica E. Goode

"A sibling may be the keeper of one's identity, the only person with the keys to one's unfettered, more fundamental self."
― Marian Sandmaier
"Two of my three siblings are older, so I suppose I learned from them and became a very avid reader at a young age, which I think enough cannot be said for what you can discover through literature."
― Julia Roberts

"First a brother, then a bother, now a friend."
― Anonymous

"Our siblings. They resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and no matter what we choose to make of this, we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long."
― Susan Scarf Merrell
Siblings on a couch
"Our siblings push buttons that cast us in roles we felt sure we had let go of long ago-the baby, the peacekeeper, the caretaker, the avoider. It doesn't seem to matter how much time has elapsed or how far we 've traveled."
― Jane Mersky Leder

"There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother."
― Terri Guillemets
Happy young siblings in white tshirts rubbing clown noses against each other
"Older siblings get more total-immersion mentoring with their parents before younger siblings come along. As a result, they get an IQ and linguistic advantage because they are the exclusive focus of their parents' attention."
― Jeffrey Kluger
Chocolate kids
Meditating family
Family doing yoga in park
Family doing Yoga