Quotes About Brothers For National Sibling Day

by Chelsey Grasso

Brothers... you may love to hate them and hate to love them, but these quotes about brothers for National Sibling Day will remind you why exactly you do actually love them. Sometimes brothers feel like they're from another planet despite the fact that they have the same blood running through their veins as you do. However, no matter how weird, mean, gross, immature, and annoying they can be, brothers still are a major blessing.

I'm not trying to say that every siblings relationship is perfect (in fact, far from it), but I am trying to say that every siblings relationship carries something special: love that runs deep. Even through endless wedgies and noogies from your broski, you know that deep down he loves you (and even deeper down you love him).

If you have a brother in your life, make sure you remind him how much you love him this National Sibling Day. One great way to do that? Text him one of these thoughtful quotes that encapsulates just how special brothers really are. From Jane Austen to Dylan Thomas, the authors of these brotherly quotes know just what it's like to have a brother, and they put those sentiments into perfectly crafted sentences. Essentially, they've done the work for you, all you have to do is share it.

1. "A brother is a friend given by Nature." — Jean Baptiste Legouve

2. "We are not only our brother's keeper; in countless large and small ways, we are our brother's maker." — Bonaro Overstreet

3. "It takes two men to make one brother." — Israel Zangwill

4. “Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone.” — Jolene Perry

5. "There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother." — Terri Guillemets

6. "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

7. “The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.” — Jane Austen

8. "Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero." — Marc Brown

9. "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 Quindlan

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

11. “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