Quotations About / On: BROTHER

  • 21.
    It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
    (George Washington (1732-1799), U.S. general, president. letter, Jan. 15, 1783.)
  • 22.
    Proclaim human equality as loudly as you like, Witless will serve his brother.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #40, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
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  • 23.
    Never make a companion equal to a brother.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 707.)
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  • 24.
    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).)
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  • 25.
    Hypocrite reader—my fellow—my brother!
    (Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet. Les Fleurs du Mal, preface (1857).)
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  • 26.
    See through all disillusionment and deceptions. Satan, the accuser of our brethren, shall not prevail.
    (darkness, perspective, victory)
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  • 27.
    Notice the young brothers and sisters trying to move up in this cold world. That's inspiration if I ever saw it.
    (Inspiration)
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  • 28.
    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.)
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  • 29.
    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.)
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  • 30.
    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).)
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