Quotations About / On:
Let brother help brother.
(Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 362 D....)
She was baptized in water by her brother's rare tears..
baptized in fire by her mother's unshed tears
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.)
I want my sex to claim nothing from their brethren but what their brethren may justly claim from them ...
(Sarah M. Grimke (1792-1873), U.S. abolitionist and feminist. Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Woman, letter #15: dated October 20, 1837 (1838).
Opposing unreciprocated acts of chivalry and deference toward women.)
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).)
There is always a chance that he who sets himself up as his brother's keeper will end up by being his jailkeeper.
(Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 106 (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)