You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass'; 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'
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.
If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.
A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves - a special kind of double.
The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.
Sisters annoy, interfere, criticize. Indulge in monumental sulks, in huffs, in snide remarks. Borrow. Break. Monopolize the bathroom. Are always underfoot. But if catastrophe should strike, sisters are there. Defending you against all comers.
When I look at each of my brothers, I see two things. First, I see the next place I want to leave a rosy welt. Second, I see a good man who will always be there, no matter how hard life gets for me or him. Then, I get out of the way because I realize he's coming at me with a wet dish towel.
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 have been banded together under pack codes and tribal laws.
Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.
If you don't understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.
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.
Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.
I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.
I think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny.
Sisters never quite forgive each other for what happened when they were five.
An older sister is a friend and defender - a listener, conspirator, a counsellor and a sharer of delights. And sorrows too.
More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you've been bad and good.
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.
Brothers don't necessarily have to say anything to each other - they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other.
There's no better friend than a sister.
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.
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.
I, who have no sisters or brothers, look with some degree of innocent envy on those who may be said to be born to friends.
One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.
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