Quotations About / On: BROTHER

  • 21.
    I'll kill you with my own hands rather than let you put the mark of Cain on my brother!
    (Abraham Polonsky (b. 1910), U.S. screenwriter, and Ira Wolfert (b. 1908). Leo Morse (Thomas Gomez), Force of Evil, to Bauer, the numbers bookkeeper who snitched to the police (1948).)
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  • 22.
    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).)
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  • 23.
    The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It's inflammatory.
    (Tennessee Williams (1914-1983), U.S. dramatist. Gutman, in Camino Real, block 2. Birth name Thomas Lanier Williams.)
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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.
    Let nothing come between you and the light. Respect men and brothers only.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, March 27, 1848, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 164, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 26.
    Many of our German friends before the war would come as our guest to hunt wild pig. I refused to invite Goering. I could not tolerate his killing a wild pig— seemed too much like brother against brother.
    (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, U.S. director, screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Countess (Danielle Darrieux), Five Fingers (1952).)
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  • 27.
    All my brothers, my brothers-in-law, they're always telling me what a good-hearted guy I am. You don't get to be good-hearted by accident. You get kicked around long enough, you get to be a real professor of pain.
    (Paddy Chayefsky (1923-1981), U.S. author, screenwriter. Marty (Ernest Borgnine), Marty (1955).)
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  • 28.
    I don't look at a Christian by his theology. I look at him by how Christ has changed him from the inside out. I may not fully agree with his theology, but I will love him because he is my brother.
    (I posted this on Facebook as a reaction on the debates that I read in Christian forums.)
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  • 29.
    Everyone is very important in this life; so, don't hate your brother or your sister.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Advice.)
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  • 30.
    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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