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101 Quotes About Brothers And Sisters To Share On National Sibling Day and Beyond

National Siblings Day Quotes

Hey, did you know that the bond between siblings is like no other?

The bond with a sibling is one of the longest and most emotional relationships people can have with another human being.

Having a sibling means having a friend for life, and it’s worth cherishing that special connection.

Regardless of their age difference, distance, or current relationship status, brothers and sisters are always connected by their shared history.

Even if they don’t always get along, that bond is unbreakable. National Sibling Day is coming up on April 10th, and it’s the perfect opportunity to remind your sibling’s how much you care. But hey, you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to express your love for them.

If you’re looking for a sweet caption for your fun throwback sibling pic on Instagram or want to write a  heartfelt message in a card, these quotes about siblings will definitely do the trick.

Quotes About Brothers And Sisters To Share On National Sibling Day and Beyond

They’re perfect for letting your brother, sister, or step-sibling, know just how much they mean to you.

Sister Quotes

Sister Quotes
1. A sister is our first friend and second mother. – Sunny Gupta

2. A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. – Marion C. Garretty

3. A sister is both your mirror — and your opposite. – Elizabeth Fishel

4. Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister? – Alice Walker

5. The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend. – Cali Rae Turner

Brother Quotes

6. Your brother is your alter ego. Your friend and sometimes your hero. – Maxime Lagacé

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

8. Once a brother, always a brother, no matter the distance, no matter the difference, and no matter the issue. – Byron Pulsifer

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

10. A brother is a friend given by nature. – Jean Baptiste Legouve

11. True siblings are bound together by far more essential things than blood. – Constantina Maud

12. The only steps in this house are the stair steps and the only half in this house is the half-and-half creamer. – Al Hodson

13. The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other. – Richard Bach

14. Sibling relationships outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance, warmth, loyalty and distrust. – Erica E. Goode

15. Not by blood, but bonded to each other just the same. – Unknown

16. 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

17. Family is family, whether it’s the one you start out with, the one you end up with, or the one you gain along the way. – Unknown

18. Did we just become best friends? – Step Brothers

19. All blood does is make you related. But loyalty? It’s loyalty that makes you family. – Chris Diaz

Inspirational Sibling Quotes

20. 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

21. I do find the sibling connection endlessly fascinating, as I do all family dynamics. I like how siblings seem to create their own parentless mini-civilization within a family, one that has its own laws, myths, language, humor, its own loyalties and treacheries. – Jandy Nelson

22. I grew up with an older brother, and the bond between siblings is unlike anything else, and it can be a real journey to accept what that bond is once you both mature into it. Because it’s not always what you want. It’s not always what you expect. It’s not always what you imagined or hoped. But it’s one of the most important things in the world. – Ben Schnetzer

23. 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

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

25. 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

Brother Quotes

26. Sibling relationships outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance, warmth, loyalty, and distrust. – Erica E. Goode

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

Losing a Sibling Quotes

30. A family is a circle of love, not broken by a loss, but made stronger by the memories. We are forever blessed that God connected us to you. – Unknown

31. But how can I learn to live in a world that doesn’t include my brother? All my life, I’ve always been my brother’s sister; it’s part of my identity, part of who I am. My brother is part of my past; we share a common history. And we had plans for the future. – T.J. Wray

32. Death ends a life, not a relationship. – Mitch Albom

33. If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone? – Jodi Picoult

34. Not only had my brother disappeared, but… a part of my very being had gone with him. Stories about us could, from them on, be told from only one perspective. Memories could be told but not shared. – John Corey Whaley

35. Nothing can replace your sibling, but fond memories can cut through the darkness like rays of sunshine. May the warmth of those rays warm your soul. – Unknown

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

37. That is, the full impact of our brother’s or sister’s death begins to seep into our consciousness at precisely the same time when others might expect us to be feeling better. – T.J. Wray

38. The full impact of our brother’s or sister’s death begins to seep into our consciousness at precisely the same time when others might expect us to be feeling better. – T.J. Wray

39. The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives. – Rob Liano

40. Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch. – Jack Thorne

Sibling Love Quotes

41. 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. – Clara Ortega

42. 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. – Clara Ortega

43. They say that no matter how old you become, when you are with your siblings, you revert back to childhood. – Karen White

44. Sisters and brothers just happen — we don’t get to choose them, but they become one of our most cherished relationships. – Wes Adamson

45. 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

46. Siblings-the definition that comprises love, strife, competition and forever friends. – Byron Pulsifer
Power, that’s one thing, but love of family and of siblings is more important, is more powerful than any other power – at least earthly power, at least earthly power. – Sander Levin

47. My siblings are my best friends. – America Ferrera

48. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. – Joaquin Phoenix

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

50. Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that. – Ally Condie

Funny Sibling Quotes

51. The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions. – Robert Brault

52. Siblings: your only enemy you can’t live without. – Anonymous

53. Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together. – Sam Levenson

54. Siblings that say they never fight are most definitely hiding something. – Lemony Snicket

55. Siblings that say they never fight are most definitely hiding something. – Lemony Snicket

56. Sibling relationships are complicated. All family relationships are. Look at Hamlet. – Maurice Saatchi

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

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

National Sibling Day Quotes

Inspirational Quotes Siblings

59. 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

60. 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

61. 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

62. You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. – Desmond Tutu

63. They say that no matter how old you become, when you are with your siblings, you revert back to childhood. – Karen White

64. The greatest gift our parents ever gave us was each other. – Unknown

65. 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

66. 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

67. Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply. – Jane Austen

68. Be nice to your siblings — they’re your best link to your past and the most likely to stay with you in the future. – Baz Lurhmann

69. As siblings we were inextricably bound, even though our connections were loose and frayed. And each time we met, we discovered to our surprise and dismay how quickly the intensity of childhood feelings reappeared– No matter how old we got or how oft. – Jane Mersky Leder

70. A sibling represents a person’s past, present, and future. – John Corey Whaley

71. A sibling is the lens through which you see your childhood. – Ann Hood

Step Siblings Quotes

72. “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

73. “All blood does is make you related. But loyalty? It’s loyalty that makes you family.” – Chris Diaz

74. “True siblings are bound together by far more essential things than blood.” – Constantina Maud

75. “Sibling relationships outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance, warmth, loyalty and distrust.” – Erica E. Goode

76. “The only steps in this house are the stair steps and the only half in this house is the half-and-half creamer.”- Al Hodson

77. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other.” – Richard Bach

78. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” – Mitch Albom

79. “The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives.” – Rob Liano

80. “But how can I learn to live in a world that doesn’t include my brother? All my life, I’ve always been my brother’s sister; it’s part of my identity, part of who I am. My brother is part of my past; we share a common history. And we had plans for the future.” – T.J. Wray

81. “If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?” – Jodi Picoult

82. “That is, the full impact of our brother’s or sister’s death begins to seep into our consciousness at precisely the same time when others might expect us to be feeling better.”– T.J. Wray

83. “Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch.”- Jack Thorne

84. “A family is a circle of love, not broken by a loss, but made stronger by the memories. We are forever blessed that God connected us to you.” – Unknown

85. “Not only had my brother disappeared, but… a part of my very being had gone with him. Stories about us could, from them on, be told from only one perspective. Memories could be told but not shared.”- John Corey Whaley

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

87. “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

88. “I do find the sibling connection endlessly fascinating, as I do all family dynamics. I like how siblings seem to create their own parentless mini-civilization within a family, one that has its own laws, myths, language, humor, its own loyalties and treacheries.” – Jandy Nelson

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

90. “I grew up with an older brother, and the bond between siblings is unlike anything else, and it can be a real journey to accept what that bond is once you both mature into it. Because it’s not always what you want. It’s not always what you expect. It’s not always what you imagined or hoped. But it’s one of the most important things in the world.” – Ben Schnetzer

91. “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

National Sibling Day Quotes

92. “Be nice to your siblings — they’re your best link to your past and the most likely to stay with you in the future.”- Baz Lurhmann

93. “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

94. “Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply.” – Jane Austen

95. “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

96. “They say that no matter how old you become, when you are with your siblings, you revert back to childhood.”- Karen White

97. “A sibling represents a person’s past, present, and future.” – John Corey Whaley

98. “As siblings we were inextricably bound, even though our connections were loose and frayed. And each time we met, we discovered to our surprise and dismay how quickly the intensity of childhood feelings reappeared– No matter how old we got or how oft.” – Jane Mersky Leder

99. “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

100. “A sibling is the lens through which you see your childhood.” – Ann Hood

101. “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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