Skip to Content

100+ best brother and sister quotes 

These brilliant brother and sister quotes sum up the special bond between siblings perfectly! 

If you’re looking for funny and sentimental brother and sister quotes to use in your social media posts of cute sibling photos, or just to send to your own sibling, then you’ll find over 100 to choose from here. 

Your brother or sister is the one you just love to hate, and these quotes about brothers and sisters explain that unique relationship perfectly. 

Brother and sister showing the special sibling bond

As someone who has two little girls and grew up with a brother, I know just what that brother and sister relationship is like from the moment they’re born! 

As sisters my two fight almost as much as they play, but I know they’ll grow up with a very special set of shared memories. 

Check out these 100+ quotes about brothers and sisters, we think you’ll find the ideas and sentiments here very familiar! 

You may also like: Quotes about siblings

Gorgeous baby love quotes

Brother and sister quotes 

These brother and sister quotes talk about the highs and the lows of that sibling relationship.

They sum up the magic and the strength of the bond between brothers and sister just right!

1. Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends. Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life. – Suzie Huitt

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

3. Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other. – Carol Saline

4. Brothers and sisters can provide the most encouragement and support when life’s trials get us down. Talk to them! – Catherine Pulsifer

5. It is the brothers and sisters who teach one another the lifelong lessons of getting along or not.– Jane Isay

6. Your brother or sister may not solve your issues. But they will surely not let you face anything alone.

7. We don’t always need someone to fix us. Just someone’s presence is enough. And when we have our siblings at the side, we already feel strong and supported.

8. Our sibling bond is not eye to eye. Rather it is heart to heart.

9. 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

10. We didn’t even realise we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun. – Winnie the Pooh

11. Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other. – Carol Saline

12. Brothers and sisters can provide the most encouragement and support when life’s trials get us down. Talk to them! – Catherine Pulsifer

13. It is the brothers and sisters who teach one another the lifelong lessons of getting along or not. – Jane Isay

14. Your brother or sister may not solve your issues. But they will surely not let you face anything alone.

15. We don’t always need someone to fix us. Just someone’s presence is enough. And when we have our siblings at the side, we already feel strong and supported.

16. 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

17. What sets sisters apart from brothers and also from friends is a very intimate mashing of heart, soul, and the mystical cords of memory. – Carol Saline

18. Brother and sister share a strong bond. When they are together, they can win any battle.

Brother and sister quote

19. The best sibling you can have is a brother or sister who pushes you to 10X levels of success! – Grant Cardone

20. Our parents made us brother and sister, but we chose to be best friends.

21. There can be no better companion than a brother and no better friend than a sister.

22. Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. – Vietnamese Proverb

23. We know one another’s faults, virtues, catastrophes, mortifications, triumphs, rivalries, desires, and how long we can each hang by our hands to a bar. We’ve been banded together under pack codes and tribal laws. – Rose Macaulay

24. We shared parents, home, pets, celebrations, catastrophes, secrets. And the threads of our experience became so interwoven that we are linked. I can never be utterly lonely, knowing you share the planet. – Pam Brown

25. 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

26. What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them. – Esther M. Friesner

27. Your brother and sister, if you have them, are the brother and sister you know best. They may not be the ones you like the best. They may not be the most interesting, but they are the closest and probably the clearest to you. – James Salter

Quotes about the brother and sister relationship 

The brother and sister relationship is built on shared memories and that knowledge that you always have each other’s back. It’s unique and nothing else quite compared to it.

These quotes about the brother and sister relationship do a perfect job of explaining the substance of that special bond.

28. Siblings protect each other, are there for each other, and love each other. They fight, argue, and scream. But all of this is nothing but love.

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

30. Our siblings. They resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and love no matter what we choose to make of this, we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long. – Susan Scarf Merrell

31. What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them. – Esther Friesner

32. Your sister will listen to you when you have to talk, she will laugh when you make her laugh and will hold you when you are sad.

33. 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

34. Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they will still be there. – Amy Li

35. We all have competitive relationships with our siblings. – John Benjamin Hickey

36. When siblings play with each other, they stay close always with each other.

37. Brothers and sisters have a right to annoy each other. And they can do it even when they grow older.

38. Do you know what friendship is… It is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand. – Victor Hugo

Brother and sister quote

39. Being a big or small brother is much better than being a superhero.

40. 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. We live outside the touch of time. – Clara Ortega

41. Brothers and sisters separated by distance joined by love. – Chuck Danes

42. It leaves a smile on my face when I think of those trifling fights we used to have and and then suddenly made up. The memories may fade away with passing time but the love we share will only grow.

43. As you baby brother I will make believe with you, play dress up with you, let you be a princess, tell stories in the dark, and always be your friend. As your little sister I will build forts with you, shoot hoops wit you, let you teach me to skip rocks, tell stories in the dark, and always be your friend.

44. The greatest gift our parents gave us was each other.

45. What sets sisters apart from brothers and also from friends is a very intimate mashing of heart, soul and the mystical cords of memory. – Carol Saline

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

47. If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day – that’s the most beautiful thing. I told my sister how much I loved her every day. That’s the only reason I’m OK right now. – Amaury Nolasco

48. You can always rely on brothers and sisters to give you the best advice because they know your whole story. They might even know you better than you know yourself.

49. Brothers and sisters can say things to one another that no one else can. – Gregory E. Lang

Brother and sister quote

50. Brothers and sister know exactly how to push each other’s buttons, but they also know how to fix things faster than anyone.

51. Brothers and sisters start out as playmates and end up as best friends. 

52. Brothers and sister will take different paths and life may separate them, but they will forever be bonded by having begun their journey in the same boat.

53. Brothers and sisters take care of each other, watch out for each other, comfort for each other and are there for each other through thick and thin.

54. The bond between a sister and brother is sometimes tightly woven, and sometimes loosely held, but it will never be broken. 

55. If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day – that’s the most beautiful thing. – Amaury Nolasco

Loving brother and sister quotes

They may fight but brothers and sisters always love each other! These quotes explore the closeness and strength of the special sibling relationship.

56. Some relationships are like Tom and Jerry: They tease each other, knock down each other, irritate each other, but can’t live without each other!

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

58. Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. 

59. For there is no friend like a sister, In calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, To fetch one if one goes astray, To lift one if one totters down, To strengthen whilst one stands.

60. What sets sisters apart from brothers and also from friends is a very intimate meshing of heart, soul, and the mystical cords of memory.

61. The thing with brothers is, you’re supposed to take turns being the keeper. Sometimes you get to sit down and be the brother who is kept.

62. It leaves a smile on my face when I think of those trifling fights we used to have and and then suddenly made up. The memories may fade away with passing time but the love we share will only grow.

63. Only sister can feel brother’s silent pain and she will hold his hand until he became strong again.

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

65. No one can vouch for you better than a sibling.

66. That’s the best part of having siblings. Half the time, you want to kill each other, but you’d kill for each other, too.― L.C. Davis 

67. What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them. Esther Friesner

68. If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day – that’s the most beautiful thing.” Amaury Nolasco 

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

70. A brother is a friend given by nature. — Jean Baptiste Legouve 

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

72. A sibling is the lens through which you see your childhood. ― Ann Hood

Funny brother and sister quotes 

73. The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.

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

75. What strange creatures brothers are! ― Jane Austen

76. Fairies are real. They’re called sisters.

77. Brother/sister for sale, anyone interested

78. My brother/sister has the best sibling ever!

79. Not all witches were burned—we sisters are proof of that.

80. My brother has the best sister in the world.

81. You and I are brother and sister forever. Always remember that if you fall I will pick you up. As soon as I finish laughing.

82. Brothers are just born to bother sisters.

83. Admit it: we always eat and drink slower than our brother or sister so that we can tease them at the end when we’re the only one with any left.

84. Some relationships are like Tom and Jerry: They tease each other, knock down each other, irritate each other, but can’t live without each other!

85. We may look old and wish to the outside world, but to each other, we are still in junior school! – Charlotte Gray

Perfect brother and sister quotes to use on social media 

Need a quote to use on social media for Siblings Day?

Or a quote to use with pictures of your kids looking so cute?

These brother sister quotes are perfect for use on social media!

86. Being brother and sister means you are part of something wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life. No matter what.

87. Brothers and sisters may bring out the worst in each other, but they also bring out the best!

88. Side by side or miles apart, we’re brother and sister connected by the heart.

89. We didn’t realise we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.

90. I can’t promise to solve all your problems, but I can promise you won’t have to face them alone.

91. Who needs superheroes when you have a brother      

92. I didn’t know love until mom and dad showed me you.

93. Brothers and sisters are those special people you can spend a whole day doing nothing with but still have the best time.

94. My big brother still thinks he’s a better singer than me.

95. Being related to me is the only gift you need.

96. We may be brother and sister, but we are also best friends.

97. Side by side or miles apart, we are brother and sister connected by heart.

98. Brothers and sisters are like glue; they always stick together.

99. The love between a brother and sister is forever. 

100. Brother and sister by blood. Best friends by choice. 

101. 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. 

102. First a brother, then a bother, now a friend.

103. A good friend knows all of your best stories, a sibling has lived them with you. 

104. Siblings are like streetlights along the road, they don’t make distance any shorter but they light up the path and make the walk worthwhile. 

Best brother and sister quotes

← Previous
360+ cute and funny nicknames for girls 
Next →
340+ adorable nicknames for boys