100+ Best Big Brother Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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My mother was a teacher. She was grooming my brother and me to be successful, accomplished people. — Laverne Cox

My fiancee’s brother-in-law was recently paralysed in an accident and it really brought home the fact that thousands of young people live with spinal injuries. It’s an issue I wish had more coverage. — Gary Lineker

I had lost relationships with my dad, my brother and sister and I was just like, you know what, this is definitely the time to just get it together and so that’s what I did. — Nicole Richie

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

My love for American music and American movies is from an early age. I was 10 or 11 when I heard Fats Domino and Little Richard and Buddy Holly. And the movies, my dad used to take my brother and I to the movies every Friday. It was incredible: we got to see just about every movie that came out for a period of years. — Ian McLagan

Music was massive from an early age. My parents were huge music fans, especially soul, and they played records in our house all the time, and me and my brother and sister would dance and sing about the living room. — Bronagh Gallagher

Once there were two brothers. One ran away to sea; the other was elected vice president of the United States. And nothing was heard of either of them again. — Thomas R. Marshall

Christianity was literally born in the Middle East, and we must not forget our Middle Eastern brothers and sisters in Christ. — Prince Charles

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I have three older brothers, and we all have different combinations of parents. My father was the best man at my mom’s first wedding! And my brother’s mother – my dad’s first wife – is the sister to my mom’s first husband’s second wife. So my brothers are both stepcousins and stepbrothers. It’s very ’70s rock. — Inara George

Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts. — Max Lerner

I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them. — Ronaldinho

My brothers are both 6 ft. 5 in., and if you have younger brothers who are bigger than you then you have to learn the ancient martial art of sarcasm. — Nick Moran

For example, for me, my brother helped me get a manager, which I don’t take for granted. It’s tough getting a manager, let alone one that actually cares about you and is smart. But from there, no one’s going to cast me just because I’m James Franco’s little brother. — Dave Franco

My first gig was in Philadelphia and I played the drums for my older brothers. That same night, I also played drums for Martha and the Vandellas. Ah, the fond memories of being 14. — Ernie Isley

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

My brothers can be a little out of control sometimes and so somebody has to be able to keep them focused. — Keenen Ivory Wayans

Everyone knows that if you’ve got a brother, you’re going to fight. — Liam Gallagher

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

Having grown up Protestant, I was unfamiliar with St. Francis. Then I watched the movie Brother Sun, Sister Moon… I just became fascinated with the character of St. Francis. What I saw in that movie was a man who had fallen in love with God, someone for whom God was everything. — Rich Mullins

I have lots of brothers and sisters, two of whom are younger than myself, so I rely on my phone, text messaging or e-mailing to stay in the loop and communicate when I’m away for big chunks of time. — Devon Aoki

In stand-up it really helps to play yourself and talk about your own feelings. You cannot fail to be original if you’re just talking about what you think about X, Y and Z. Unless you’ve got a twin brother who’s also a stand-up. — Eddie Izzard

You know, all my songs are relatives, brothers, sisters, cousins. — David Coverdale

My brother asked me once, ‘Are you a misanthrope?’ And I said, ‘No, I just find people irritating.’ — Craig Kilborn

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

I have a little brother. He’s actually living at my house right now. He’s going to be 18. — Edward Furlong

Growing up in a Jewish matriarchal world inside the patriarchal paradise of Salt Lake City, Utah, gave me increased perspective on gender issues, as it also did my gay brother and my lesbian sister. Our younger sister is the perfect Jewish-American wife and mother, and is fiercely proud of that fact. — Roseanne Barr

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

I do not have a family, per se. When I was younger, I grew up in foster care with my brother and sister. It was really a struggle, and knowing that there were people out there with tight-knit families really made my childhood an unfortunate one. — Victor Ortiz

Comedy was why I got into acting the first place. Peter Sellers was a huge influence on my wanting to act. I grew up with him and found him hysterical. The Pink Panther films were an inspiration, from my earliest childhood days, when I was watching them with my brother and my dad. — Sally Hawkins

My brother was a huge Charles Barkley fan – my brother went to Miami. He played power forward, and he always used to tell me stories about Barkley and college. And I watched Barkley growing up. I loved what he brought to the game. His toughness and just his attitude, being as strong he was. — Paul Pierce

I didn’t want people to say his brother Bing sings better than he does. — Bob Crosby

Diabetes is a disease that’s had a deep impact on my family. My little brother has had type 1 diabetes since he was a baby and I have spent time learning about the disease and trying to bring attention to it so that one day soon we will reach a cure. — Izabel Goulart

I always wanted a little brother because I felt like the little brother had to do everything. — Paul Pierce

When I was 4 years old, my brother and sister died of hunger, so I achieved my success through confidence, self-motivation and my hard work. — Chen Guangbiao

I’d pull my little brother on our motorcycle on an inner tube behind it. We would go fishing, we would hunt some, growing up. — Sam Brownback

Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, and a lot of American artists were my greatest influences. — Gordon Waller

I was kind of a bully, even though I’m tiny, 5′ 2. As a child, I’d boss other kids around and dress my little brother up, just putting on shows, singing and dressing up. — Nicole Beharie

I’m blessed to come from a family with five brothers. We’re all physical and athletic and like to work out, like to be outside, like to throw the ball around. We spent our entire childhoods on some kind of corner or in a field. We still do a Turkey Bowl every Thanksgiving. It gets competitive, man. Bloody. — Danny Pino

I don’t just wanna be James Franco’s little brother. — Dave Franco

The Righteous Brothers were purely rhythm and blues, black music. — Bill Medley

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

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 with them. — Logan Lerman

There was a great strain in our family because my father didn’t want anything to do with me. He was happy to see my brother and sister, but not me. I don’t know why. Maybe it was shame. I don’t know. But he never wanted anything to do with me. That rejection was terribly hurtful and it went on for years. — Carol Vorderman

My brother and I were meditating before we were 6 years old, having to stare at the wall and chant. — Kristin Hersh

There is a lot more hard work to do in the future for the well-being of our sisters and brothers, the people of Thailand. — Yingluck Shinawatra

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

My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for their children. I have two brothers and they worked dog hard to give us an education and provide us with the most comfortable life possible. My dad provided for his family daily. So, yes, that is definitely in my DNA. — David Oyelowo

I’m an actor. If you had said to me before I started acting that I’d get two bites of the cherry – you would do things that people will remember forever like ‘The Brothers’ which I did in the ’70s and now ‘Doctor Who’ – I’d have been overjoyed and I still am. — Colin Baker

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

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

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

My children have no prejudices at all. My own brother-in-law is Jewish! — Dorothy Kilgallen

Most of the contract people at MGM stayed and stayed and stayed. Why? Because the studio looked after them. Warner Brothers wouldn’t – they were always spanking somebody or selling them down the river. — Ann Rutherford

My brother never had me to dinner in his life. — Burt Lancaster

God dislikes evil, and no happiness can be built on hate. Love one another as brothers. — Josephine Baker

I had a simple goal in life: to be true to my parents and our country as an honorable son, a caring brother, and a good citizen. — Benigno Aquino III

My sister is an ER doctor, and my brother is a teacher. — Rami Malek

My favorite memories growing up in North Carolina were hunting and fishing with my father and brothers. There, I developed a deep appreciation for protecting land and waterways. There, I learned outdoorsmanship. — Louis Bacon

My brother and sister are both older than I am and were born before my father went off to World War I. — Douglass North

I think I’m funny because my family, my siblings were funny. — Martin Short

Only younger brothers will understand me. We’re following in the footsteps of older brothers. You are looking up to your brother. You want to do the same things. You want to do as good as he and do it even better. — Wladimir Klitschko

I may have had a crush on Zac, but we are like brother and sister, so nothing would ever happen. — Vanessa Hudgens

When I sit here and see that the eight brothers from the neighborhood that I grew up with still have success, it had to be magical. — Raekwon

If we desire a society in which men are brothers, then we must act towards one another with brotherhood. If we can build such a society, then we would have achieved the ultimate goal of human freedom. — Bayard Rustin

My mother adores singing and plays piano. My uncle was a phenomenal pianist. My brother John is a double bassist. I used to play the piano, badly, and cello. My brother Peter played violin. — Fiona Shaw

I was given the name by my brother when I was about eleven or twelve years old. He was older than me, and around that age I was starting to get into girls, and when they would call the house for him, and when he was not there, I would try to talk to them. I was trying to be the man and trying to get them to come and see me, not worrying about him. When he found out… he started calling me Ice Cube as a joke because he said I was trying to be too cool. I just liked it and started telling everybody in the hood my name is Ice Cube. — Ice Cube

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

As a kid, I was growing up in an era of celebration of the Civil War centennial, with a lot of ‘Lost Cause’ emphasis on the Confederacy. I used to play Civil War soldiers with my brothers as a child, and my older brother always insisted that he got to be Lee, and I got be Grant. I never knew that Grant won until quite some time had passed. — Drew Gilpin Faust

My father was very disappointed by war and fighting. And he thought language could help us out of cycles of revenge and animosity. And so, as a journalist, he always found himself asking lots of questions and trying to gather information. He was always very clear to underscore the fact that Jewish people and Arab people were brother and sister. — Naomi Shihab Nye

My mom and dad passed away from cancer. Within nine months, I lost both of my folks. Immediately after that, I had a horrible betrayal where my brother, who worked for me, stole a lot of my money. He’s in jail now. — Dane Cook

I am very proud of my mom and consider her the most courageous woman I know. With perseverance, sacrifice and hard work, she raised a family of Olympic athletes and gave us the tools and the spirit to succeed. That is something that my brothers and I will always be thankful for. — Diana Lopez

I have six brothers and one sister. I grew up playing ice hockey, a total tomboy, and that’s what I thought I was going to do – be an ice hockey player. — Nicola Peltz

I don’t think that I could have survived in my family without a naughty sense of humor; yeah, absolutely. I think my brother and I both get our senses of humor from our parents. I mean, my mother was absolutely hilarious and foul. She had the most ridiculously off color sense of humor, so that was sort of what we grew up with. — Rachael MacFarlane

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

I am the middle child with an older and younger brother. — Eden Sher

Mum left school at 15, and after a few years of modelling and dating jazz musicians, was married by 21 to my father, Mike Taylor, a journalist on the ‘Daily Mirror.’ They had my brother and me pretty quickly and had split up by the time I was two. I don’t really have any memories of them as a couple. — Natascha McElhone

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

My mother sent me to psychiatrists since the age of four because she didnt think little boys should be sad. When my brother was born, I stared out the window for days. Can you imagine that? — Andy Kaufman

I have three siblings. My sister makes music. My older brother is a classical conductor, and my younger brother is a mixing engineer. — Lisa Loeb

I think the most fun part about working on ‘Good Luck Charlie’ is spending time with everyone, honestly, because everybody on set is like my brother and sister and mom and dad. They’re so fun to be around, so that’s probably the best part about working there. — Bradley Steven Perry

Friends are the siblings God never gave us. — Mencius

My brother plays guitar and base and writes. His name is Chase Ryan. — Debby Ryan

I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. 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. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters. — Joaquin Phoenix

All my siblings became artists. One’s a novelist, my brother is a painter, my sister was a costume designer. — Caio Fonseca

I don’t like to design single objects. I like my pieces to have a relationship to each other. They can be mother and child, like the Schmoo salt and pepper shakers, or brother and sister like the Birdie salt and peppers, or cousins, like most of my dinnerware sets. — Eva Zeisel

Growing up, we didn’t have anything. My mum wasn’t well, so I was in three care homes then foster homes before me and my little brother went back to her. I was passed from pillar to post. — Rebecca Ferguson

When counting on learning from innovation, there are great successes but also failures. The Wright Brothers invented the aircraft and started an amazing process of innovation, where we now have planes that carry 500 passengers. Along the way there were some silly looking vehicles that crashed early on. — Sheldon Whitehouse

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

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

Not even a mighty warrior can brake a frail arrow when it is multiplied and supported by its fellows. As long as you brothers support one another and render assistance to one another, your enemies can never gain the victory over you. But if you fall away from each other your enemy can brake you like frail arrows, one at a time. — Genghis Khan

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 younger brother and I have been writing together, mainly for fun, for years, but we’ve been improvising together since we were kids. Literally. — Ty Burrell

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

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

I’ve always been interested in medicine and was pleased when my brother became a doctor. But after thinking seriously about that field, I realized that what intrigued me was not the science, not the chemistry or biology of medicine, but the narrative – the story of each patient, each illness. — Lois Lowry

My parents didn’t give me any scope to feel sorry for myself. They were just like ‘go play with your brother, go climb a tree, go fall off your motorbike, do whatever you want. Don’t come crying to us when you get scratched. You’ve got prosthetic legs – that’s very nice. — Oscar Pistorius

I’m the daughter of two Indian immigrant doctors, and I have an older sister and younger brother, and none of us have pursued medicine as a career. We’re all over the artistic side of things. — Aarti Mann

In February of 1996, about six months after I created eBay, I started receiving a spate of complaints. Everyone was complaining about each other. I felt very much like I was a parent who had to adjudicate the brothers beating each other up. — Pierre Omidyar

My dad’s a photographer, and my sister is a writer and a poet. My little brother is a mandolin player – he’s a bluegrass musician. It’s always been a part of the family. — Timothy Simons

I copied my brother. He was a natural dancer. Graceful. People always asked did we study ballet. We never did. — Harold Nicholas

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