Quotations About / On: BROTHER
Let brother help brother.
(Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 362 D....)
Just let him be minister if that's what he desires, but without his brother and his brother-in-law.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1849).)
If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother.
(Epictetus (c. 50-120), Greek Stoic philosopher. Enchiridion, 43.)
The African is my brotherbut he is my younger brother by several centuries.
(Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), French missionary, theologian, musician. Quoted in Observer (London, October 23, 1955).)
A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.
(Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Anna Howe, in Clarissa, vol. 2, p. 15, AMS Press (1990).)
It always seems to the brothers and the father that their brother or son didn't marry the right person.
(Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, p. 10, "Nauka" (1980).)
Hatred and anger are twin brothers.
(My own personal experiences as a born again believer in Christ)
Never make a companion equal to a brother.
(Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 707.)
Hypocrite readermy fellowmy brother!
(Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet. Les Fleurs du Mal, preface (1857).)
There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
(George Borrow (1803-1881), British author. Jasper, in Lavengro, ch. 25 (1851).)