111+ Best Brotherhood Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Brotherhood means family with a feeling of friendship and understanding between one another. Inspirational brotherhood quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Most Famous Brotherhood Quotes

We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools. – Martin Luther King Jr.

The spirit of brotherhood recognizes of necessity both the need of self-help and also the need of helping others in the only way which every ultimately does great god, that is, of helping them to help themselves. – Theodore Roosevelt

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

Brotherhood means living peaceably together and to help and love one another. – Rhea Cumming

You cannot see brotherhood; neither can you hear it nor taste it. But you can feel it a hundred times a day. It is the pat on the back when things look gloomy. It is the smile of encouragement when the way seems hard. It is the helping hand when the burden becomes unbearable. – Peter E. Terzick

Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends. – Mike Norton, Just Another War Story

It is at times such as this that we show our true spirit of giving and of brotherhood of revealing the good Samaritan in all of us. – Jo Bonner

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I may not be my brothers keeper, but I am my brother’s brother. – Jeffrey R. Holland

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

The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world with a broader significance than the narrow association of members in a sect or creed. – Helen Keller

Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man’s survival. – Carlos P. Romulo

Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all. – Heywood Broun

Vast numbers of people on both sides of the Atlantic and throughout the British Commonwealth of Nations have felt a sense of brotherhood. – Winston Churchill

No greater love hath a man than he lay down his life for his brother. Not for millions, not for glory, not for fame. For one person, in the dark where no one will ever know or see. – J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5

Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can, no need for greed or hunger, a brotherhood of man. Imagine all the people sharing all the world. – John Lennon

When man will treat his fellow man as man should treat his neighbor, Then every man will have in full the product of his labor. – A. C. Shaw

Time and again, we’re asked to discover, through love and suffering, that we are at heart the same. – Mark Nepo

You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred. – Paul Getty

All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers. – Chief Joseph

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

Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody else. – Tim Hetherington

beautiful brotherhood quotes

The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It’s inflammatory. – Tennessee Williams

There is the sky, which is all men’s together. – Euripides (412 B.C.)

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. – Mother Teresa

Short Brotherhood Quotes

We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

People are realizing that color has no bearing on what’s known as brotherhood. – Omar Epps

The more man knows of man, the better for the common brotherhood among men. – Charles Dickens

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession. – Mark Twain

Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone. – Jolene Perry

There’s no other love like the love for a brother. There’s no other love like the love from a brother. – Astrid Alauda

Christians are my brothers, Hindus are my brothers, all of them are my brothers. We just think different and believe different. Muhammad Ali

I love you, my brother, whoever you are – whether you worship in a church, kneel in your temple, or pray in your mosque. You and I are children of one faith, for the diverse paths of religion are fingers of the loving hand of the one supreme being, a hand extended to all, offering completeness of spirit to all, eager to receive all. Kahlil Gibran

Brothers in arms are brothers for life. – Clone Cadets

Kinship care is, by very definition, all about the ‘wider family’. A child in kinship care still has a wider family, although a reconfigured one. – David Pitcher

Christmas can bring out the best in people. We see the so-called Christmas spirit evident in people’s thoughtfulness, courtesy, and graciousness to one another. – Jack Countryman

And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye when you have a log in your own? Jesus, Luke 6:41

The only redemptive feature of war is the brotherhood which it forges. – Max Hastings

We don’t need holy wars. What we need is tolerance and brotherhood and simple humanity. – Arlen Specter

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

The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers. – Thomas Carlyle

When man to man shall be friend and brother. – Gerald Massey

Some have never learned that every human on this earth is equal to every other one. This is the secret of brotherhood. – John Dejung

God, what a world, if men in street and mart felt that same kinship of the human heart which makes them, in the face of fire and flood, rise to the meaning of true brotherhood. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another. – Thomas Merton

The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being. – Jane Wyman

When you are a grown up your brothers become your neighbors and your unconditional brotherhood become your conditional neighborhood. – Amit Kalantri

meaningful brotherhood quotes

Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept! – Paramahansa Yogananda

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

I look to a time when brotherhood needs no publicity; to a time when a brotherhood award would be as ridiculous as an award for getting up each morning. – Daniel D. Mich

Grant us brotherhood, not only for this day but for all our years a brotherhood not of words but of acts and deeds. – Stephen Vincent Benet

Being his real brother I could feel I live in his shadows, but I never have and I do not now. I live in his glow. – Michael Morpurgo

The crest and crowning of all good, life’s final star, is Brotherhood. – Edwin Markham

It is at times such as this that we show our true spirit of giving and of brotherhood of revealing the good Samaritan in all of us. – Jo Bonner

The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world with a broader significance than the narrow association of members in a sect or creed. – Helen Keller

Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man’s survival. – Carlos P. Romulo

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

Trying to build the brotherhood of man without the fatherhood of God is like trying to make a wheel without a hub. – Irene Dunne  

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  

Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept!. – Paramahansa Yogananda

popular brotherhood quotes

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent. – John Donne

You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred. – Paul Getty

Develop a sense of the brotherhood of man. Look upon each person as your own brother. There is only one caste, the caste of humanity. All of us belong to the human race, so everyone is equal. Therefore, love each one equally. – Sathya Sai Baba

The brotherhood of man is an integral part of Christianity no less than the Fatherhood of God; and to deny the one is no less infidel than to deny the other. – Lyman Abbot  

It takes two men to make one brother. – Israel Zangwill

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession. – Mark Twain

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. – Malcolm X

The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country. – Robert Baden-Powell

Deep Brotherhood Quotes

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

People are realizing that color has no bearing on what’s known as brotherhood. – Omar Epps

There’s no other love like the love for a brother. There’s no other love like the love from a brother. – Astrid Alauda

When you are a grown up your brothers become your neighbors and your unconditional brotherhood become your conditional neighborhood. – Amit Kalantri

We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody else. – Tim Hetherington

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession. – Mark Twain

We don’t need holy wars. What we need is tolerance and brotherhood and simple humanity. – Arlen Specter  

Nothing about ‘Brotherhood’ is ever wrapped up in a nice package. – Annabeth Gish

I look to a time when brotherhood needs no publicity; to a time when a brotherhood award would be as ridiculous as an award for getting up each morning. – Daniel D. Mich

The world is now too small for anything but brotherhood. – A. Powell Davies

On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers. – Adlai E. Stevenson  

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects. – Henry Melvill

I believe in the brotherhood of man, not merely the brotherhood of white men but the brotherhood of all men before law. – Harry S. Truman

The beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them. – Baron de Montesquie

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

As life in general constituted much pain in the form of struggles against poverty, disease, ignorance, and emotional anguish, what more civilized way for people to alleviate the same than by giving themselves to one another as brothers and sisters in deed, as well as in word? – Aberjhani

There is a destiny that makes us brothers: None goes his way alone: All that we send into the lives of others comes back onto our own. – Edwin Markham

Grant us brotherhood, not only for this day but for all our years a brotherhood not of words but of acts and deeds. – Stephen Vincent Benet

The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being. – Jane Wyman

You earn brotherhood – the purest friendship, trust, love, whatever you want to call it – moment by moment through how you treat others. – Doug Cooper

The Son of God became incarnate in the souls of men to instill the feeling of brotherhood. All are brothers and all children of God. – Pope Francis

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood. – Lyndon B. Johnson

You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him. – Booker T. Washington

Ignoring all prejudices of caste, creed, class, color, sex, or race, a swami follows the precepts of human brotherhood. His goal is absolute unity with Spirit. – Paramahansa Yogananda

If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms. – Pope Pius VI

Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone. – Jolene Perry

It is at times such as this that we show our true spirit of giving and of brotherhood – of revealing the good Samaritan in all of us. – Jo Bonner

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 Stevenson I

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent. – John Donne

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. – Queen Elizabeth II

Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can, No need for greed or hunger, A brotherhood of man. Imagine all the people Sharing all the world. – John Lennon

The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It’s inflammatory. – Tennessee Williams

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

If, if a white man puts his arm around me voluntarily, that’s brotherhood. But if you – if you hold a gun on him and make him embrace me and pretend to be friendly or brotherly toward me, then that’s not brotherhood, that’s hypocrisy. – Malcolm X

History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity. – Haile Selassie

What we need to do is learn to respect and embrace our differences until our differences don’t make a difference in how we are treated. – Yolanda King

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.

Give bread to a stranger, in the name of the universal brotherhood which binds together all men under the common father of nature. – Quintilian

Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one’s soul, when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood. – Josephine Baker

If the whole of mankind is to be united into one brotherhood, all obstacles must be removed so that men, all over the surface of the globe, should be as children playing in a garden. – Maria Montessori

Sooner or later, all the peoples of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace, and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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