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Sibling Quotes And Sayings

25 Sibling Quotes-We really do not have control over the family we are born into.  It is impossible for us to choose our mother or father.  That is biologically speaking.  Your siblings are also chosen for you.  There are many times when siblings fuss and fight with each other.  This could be for one reason or the next.  The truth of the matter is a sibling who is present in your life during your development aids your growth.

Studies have shown that in one way or the other there is some benefit to having a brother or sister.  Now an older sibling can act as a guide.  Helping you to make hopefully those right chooses.  If you are the older sibling you must act as the guide since you have more experience upon the earth.  Thus your mentoring skills and model emulating skills are enhanced.  Obviously this development will be accompanied with the occasional rivalry.  Let us look at what some individuals had to say about their brothers and sisters through the following Sibling Quotes

25 Sibling Quotes

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


“Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.” Marc Brown


“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” George Santayana


“When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life.” Antisthenes


“The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions.” Robert Breault


“Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.” Charles M. Schulz


“Comparison is a death knell to sibling harmony.” Elizabeth Fishel


“You can kid the world, but not your sister.” Charlotte Gray


“My siblings are my best friends.” America Ferrera


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


“Having lots of siblings is like having built-in best friends.” Kim Kardashian


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


“Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Anatole France


“Help one another is part of the religion of our sisterhood.” Louisa May Alcott


“Never make a companion equal to a brother.” Hesiod


“Your True Nature Is Love. There’s Nothing You Can Do About It.” Byron Katie


“Ignore reality, there’s nothing you can do about it.” Natalie Imbruglia


“Belief and delusion are incestuous siblings.” Aleksandar Hemon


“Sisters share the scent and smells… the feel of a common childhood.” Pam Brown


“We all have competitive relationships with our siblings.” John Benjamin Hickey


“A sibling represents a person’s past, present, and future,” John Corey Whaley


“Having lots of siblings is like having built-in best friends.” Kim Kardashian


“Sometimes siblings can get in each other’s space.” Gisele Bundchen


“A sibling is the lens through which you see your childhood.” Ann Hood


“The greatest gift you can give your child is another sibling.” Pope John Paul II


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

Sibling rivalry and squabbles are natural.  Humans have a naturally competitive nature and siblings often love to display this trait.  Brother will try to outdo brother.  Run faster than, display better acts of strength or perform better academically.   Sisters may try to see who can doll up the best or bake the tastiest cookie.  Brothers fighting with each other can be seen as an act of love.  An expression similar to that of kittens jumping on and pushing each other display during play.

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

Siblings share some genes.  They are some features which are within the DNA of siblings that are similar.  In an ideal situation siblings may treat each other differently than some unrelated person.  This should be a positive interaction.  Siblings share information about themselves.  Sometimes things that they may never tell anyone else.  The bond between many siblings is extremely strong.  The transferal of yourself to another always them to become a part of you.

Friends are the siblings God never gave us – Mencius

This final quote is not about blood related siblings.  But about those individuals who have become part of your life and created a bond thicker than that of many siblings.  There are many people whom you may call brother or sister but your interactions are like that of a stranger.  Conversely they are individuals who have just brighten your life like a sibling you never had.

Siblings are a blessing.  Interactions between them should be powerful.  But we know things are not always the way they should be.

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