Quotations About / On:
Never make a companion equal to a brother.
(Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 707.)
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
(Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. The narrator, in Mansfield Park, ch. 3 (1814).)
Hypocrite readermy fellowmy brother!
(Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet. Les Fleurs du Mal, preface (1857).)
'I am not the best son, brother, cousin or friend but I tell you, you may roam all of Earth and you'll never find someone like me. '
(well, I looked at my life and saw how some people treated me and realized that they don't realize the importance of a friend etc.)
Monkey has the closest look to man but dog is man's best friend. It's not just being brothers, it's about being beneficial.
(Among all animals dogs are closer to man than others. Business apart and leisure apart even if blood is thicker than water.)
Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin.... Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!
(Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist. (1846, trans. by George Saintsbury, 1971). About Catherine of Medici, First published in book form as Catherine de Medici expliquée, Souverain (1843), It was subsequently included in the Conte et romans philosophiques, in the Etudes philsophique, and finally in the Comédie humaine.
King Charles IX says he quotes Coligny.)
Union ... brothers ... Marx ... capital ... bread and butter ... love. It was all Greek to me.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1967. The narrator, in "The End" (in Stories and Texts for Nothing), p. 66, Grove Press (1968).)
So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter.
(Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. High John de Conquer, American Mercury (1943).)
Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics.
(Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977), U.S. author, critic. The Carnal Myth, introduction (1968).)
In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of "freedom," like a bastard brother of reform.
(Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "Vulgarization and Political Decay," The Art of Being Ruled (1926).)