Quotations About / On: BROTHER

  • 31.
    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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  • 32.
    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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  • 33.
    Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness—a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
    (William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), U.S. poet, editor. Speech, December 15, 1851.)
  • 34.
    Comes from a fine family. So she tells me. Brother's a priest, all that. But, you know, death, disaster, unfortunate investments. One day she's a little princess, up on the hill. Next, she's down there, working the bars for the best she can.
    (Peter Prince, British screenwriter, and Stephen Frears. Harry (Bill Hunter), The Hit, about his young lover.)
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  • 35.
    Today we know that World War II began not in 1939 or 1941 but in the 1920's and 1930's when those who should have known better persuaded themselves that they were not their brother's keeper.
    (Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. speech, Nov. 11, 1965, Arlington Memorial Cemetery, Washington, D.C..)
  • 36.
    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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  • 37.
    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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  • 38.
    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.)
    More quotations from: Dare Onadele
  • 39.
    Who bites his own kind but a savage, barbaric, and depraved cannibal? My beloved brothers in faith to Christ, shall we keep on biting each other?
    (A Facebook post that is intended as a message to the denomination that I belong to.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 40.
    All men are brothers and, all women are sisters; for, we were all created by the Creator with love.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Creation.)
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