Quotations on Brother

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If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Brother, Genius, Friend, Hope, Perseverance, Caution, Succeed)

Well, financially it's a little bit better. But it's better than than when I was a teacher. But I kind of - it's allowed me to buy a house. And I've been able to help my mother with some stuff and my brother. So, that's nice.
- Clay Aiken
(Keywords: Mother, Brother, Help)

We got to go to Lucas Ranch and, at that time, my brother was still living in a condo about a mile from Robin Williams, and so I made all of the other comics jealous because I got to get a ride home with him.
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Keywords: Home, Time, Brother, Living)

My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books.
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Keywords: Mother, Brother, Books)

Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
- Shawn Ashmore
(Keywords: Mother, Brother, Books, Growing up)

When I was eight years old I went to visit my brother who was working on a movie of the week with my mother and I saw how much fun he was having and I decided I wanted to try it too.
- Mackenzie Astin
(Keywords: Mother, Brother, Fun, Old, Visit, Years)

My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Death, Brother, Favorite)

People go back to the stuff that doesn't cost a lot of money and the stuff that you don't have to hand money to over and over again. Stuff that you get for free, stuff that your older brother gives you, stuff that you can get out of the local library.
- Frank Black
(Keywords: Money, Brother, People)

I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother.
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Keywords: Friendship, Brother, Years)

Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior.
- Georg Brandes
(Keywords: Imagination, Life, Time, Brother, Strength, School, Years)

My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job.
- Beau Bridges
(Keywords: Mom, Brother, Actors, Houses, Job, Trade, Traveling)

My favorite Oscar story was a year my brother had been nominated, my whole family went.
- Beau Bridges
(Keywords: Family, Brother, Favorite)

And then I got into sports and gave my guitar to my brother Jeff who was just a little kid at that time.
- Beau Bridges
(Keywords: Sports, Time, Brother, Guitar)

My brother and I are always trying to figure out a way to work again together.
- Beau Bridges
(Keywords: Work, Brother, Trying)

I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother.
- Charles Farrar Browne
(Keywords: War, Brother, Sacrifice, Wife)

For women who turn to welfare, Big Brother becomes Husband.
- Tammy Bruce
(Keywords: Women, Brother, Husband, Welfare)

My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein.
- Margaret Cavendish
(Keywords: War, Father, Brother, Discipline, Being, Care, Heir, Skill)

My brother and I had a real love-hate relationship with my success. There was some bitterness there that I didn't understand until recently, but I told him that if I ever did a record I wanted him to play on it.
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Keywords: Love, Success, Brother, Bitterness, Play)

In the first place, our faith ought to lay hold on Christ as God and man in that nature by which He has been made our neighbor, kinsman, and brother.
- Martin Chemnitz
(Keywords: Faith, Nature, Brother, God, Christ, First, Man)

I had an older brother who was very interested in literature, so I had an early exposure to literature, and and theater. My father sometimes would work in musical comedies.
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Keywords: Work, Father, Brother, Literature, Theater)

Just before my final year of high school, my brother, sister and I moved with my mother to San Francisco.
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Brother, School)

As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."
- Bill Cosby
(Keywords: Mother, Brother, Past)

Then I got together with my brother and a friend and we decided to play dates. The more we played, the more we wanted to do it. And it got to a stage where we wanted to do it all the time.
- Ray Davies
(Keywords: Time, Brother, Friend, Play)

I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers.
- Dorothy Day
(Keywords: Faith, Brother, Sympathy, Brothers, Meeting, Reason)

You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He's like my best friend and my big brother.
- Ted Demme
(Keywords: Life, Love, Death, Brother, Friend, Rest, Will)

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Men, Brother, Endurance, World)

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
- Walt Disney
(Keywords: Business, Time, Brother, Disaster, Hollywood, Mind, Mouse, Right, Years)

Basically, at some point, one day maybe you can expect to hear some of my music. I haven't really done that yet because my younger brother is a musician and really talented and I want him to come out with his music first.
- Stephen Dorff
(Keywords: Music, Brother, Day, First, Want)

I'm all for guys being butch and guys being men. I identify with that and appreciate that. But if I'm going to stab my gay brother in the back who isn't butch and who maybe acts a little bit more effeminate, what good is that?
- Kyan Douglas
(Keywords: Men, Brother, Being, Gay)

I wish I could say I see my little brother more. We used to fight all the time but now that I don't see him very often I cherish the time I have with him.
- Zac Efron
(Keywords: Time, Brother, Fight, Now)

Dad made it to Gold Shield Detective, so he always busted Robin, my oldest brother, and me. Always got caught, whatever we were doing.
- Kevin Eubanks
(Keywords: Dad, Brother, Gold)

You must recognize that the way to get the good out of your brother and your sister is not to return evil for evil.
- Louis Farrakhan
(Keywords: Sister, Brother, Evil)

Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth, but I regret anything that I might have written or spoken that could have been used in a way to help to foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm.
- Louis Farrakhan
(Keywords: Life, Brother, Truth, Help, Loss, Regret, Saying)

There was living in the palace at this time a brother of the great Germanicus, and consequently an uncle of the late emperor, whose name was Claudius Caesar.
- Frederic William Farrar
(Keywords: Time, Brother, Living, Name)

Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister.
- Shelby Foote
(Keywords: Time, Sister, Brother, Thought, Books)

No life's worth more than any other, no sister worth less than any brother.
- Michael Franti
(Keywords: Life, Sister, Brother, Worth)

The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development.
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Keywords: Education, Brother, Sacrifice, Development, Encouragement, Importance, Parents)

The North African mule talks always of his mother's brother, the horse, but never of his father, the donkey, in favor of others supposedly more reputable.
- Clifford Geertz
(Keywords: Mother, Father, Brother, African)

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
- Khalil Gibran
(Keywords: Faith, Brother, Doubt, Lonely, Pain)

Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
- Sara Gilbert
(Keywords: Time, Sister, Brother, Actor, Christmas, Old, Years)

I've seen the Mass For The End Of Time in concert but my brother's the more musical one really.
- Colin Greenwood
(Keywords: Time, Brother, End)

Would I lay down my life to save my brother? No, but I would to save two brothers or eight cousins.
- John B. S. Haldane
(Keywords: Life, Brother, Brothers)

My mother stopped working when she had my brother. She was a full time mom until I started getting heavily into ice skating lessons, and it got to the point where they really needed my mom to earn an income.
- Dorothy Hamill
(Keywords: Mom, Time, Mother, Brother, Income)

It's a little bit in the genes because my brother is a journalist and my father was a sports writer.
- Patricia Heaton
(Keywords: Sports, Father, Brother, Writer)

Gypsy was the name my brother gave a pet turtle he had. I always thought it was so peculiar.
- Joel Hodgson
(Keywords: Pet, Brother, Thought, Name)

To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.
- Abbie Hoffman
(Keywords: Sister, Brother, Evil)

For the last half of my life I have had the doubtful benefit of a brother whose literary reputation is much greater than my own.
- Laurence Housman
(Keywords: Life, Brother, Literary, Reputation)

I may have had a crush on Zac, but we are like brother and sister, so nothing would ever happen.
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Keywords: Sister, Brother, May, Nothing)

Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Father, Brother, Son, Heart, Friend, Heaven, Stars)

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
(Keywords: War, Brother, Today, World, World war)



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