Quotations on Brothers

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War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: War, Brothers, Murder)

We played one warm-up gig at this bar that was kinda like that bar in 'The Blues Brothers' with the chicken wire. This place called The Brick House, in Housatonic. I really can't believe we're going to play for people in New York City. I'm terrified, but it's a small enough room. But it's really just supposed to be for the fun of it.
- Lauren Ambrose
(Keywords: People, Brothers, Fun, Play)

Cursed be he above all others Who's enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers, Money takes the place of parents, Money brings us war and slaughter.
- Anacreon
(Keywords: Love, Money, War, Brothers, Parents)

And then we've got Blades of Glory, and we've got Brothers Solomon, and I've got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development.
- Will Arnett
(Keywords: Development, Brothers, Glory, Martin)

My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Mother, Brothers, Childhood, First, Football, Old, President, School, Woman, Years)

My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Peace, Actions, Brothers, Calculations, Country, Motives)

I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great.
- Susan Boyle
(Keywords: Attention, Brothers, Film, Friends, Sisters, Stairs, Support)

I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.
- William Wells Brown
(Keywords: Temple, Brothers, Constitution, Heaven, Liberty, Slavery)

Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
- Robert Burns
(Keywords: Brother, Affliction, Brothers, Sons)

All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film.
- Steve Buscemi
(Keywords: People, Ideas, Vision, Brothers, Film, Want)

My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things.
- Steve Case
(Keywords: Father, Brothers, Building, Expectation, Lawyers)

I was raised in Chicago, so always used Latina. It's what my Father and brothers called ourselves, when we meant the entire Spanish-speaking community of Chicago.
- Sandra Cisneros
(Keywords: Father, Brothers, Chicago, Community)

Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
- Adam Clayton
(Keywords: Equality, Belief, Brothers, Man, Mankind)

With Frat House, at times I needed to make music that would reflect what these fraternity brothers might actually listen to, but still keep it within the realm of a score; it still had to lead the viewer through the scene, or just help create the mood.
- Jim Coleman
(Keywords: Music, Brothers, Help)

I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family. My dad was a pretty rough guy. So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and found his way to the gym. It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time with him and work out in the gym.
- Gerry Cooney
(Keywords: Dad, Home, Time, Work, Family, Opportunity, Brothers, Irish, Pretty)

There's a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy's plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We're gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa.
- Puff Daddy
(Keywords: Awareness, Brothers, Charity, Sisters)

We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, color or creed and we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production.
- Dorothy Day
(Keywords: Love, Brothers, Production, Race, Workers)

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)

As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there.
- Howard Dean
(Keywords: Truth, Brothers, Daughters, Land, Military, Sisters, Sons, states, United, Will)

The philosophical idea that there are no more distances, that we are all just one world, that we are all brothers, is such a drag! I like differences.
- Brian Eno
(Keywords: Idea, Brothers, World)

To this wonderful page in our country's history another more glorious still will be added, and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Keywords: History, Brothers, Country, Will)

I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it.
- Jennifer Garner
(Keywords: Home, Brothers, Community, Parents, Sisters)

In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters.
- Richard Gere
(Keywords: Possibility, Brothers, Sisters)

Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters.
- Rupert Grint
(Keywords: Character, Brothers, Favorite, Hair, Sisters)

Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground.
- Sammy Hagar
(Keywords: People, Brothers, Feet, Meetings, Trying)

What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes.
- Tom Hanks
(Keywords: Men, Brothers, Heroes, Myth, Trying, Want)

Not only did I get to play with these great international musicians, but I also had the opportunity to jam with the local celebrities in Toronto, people like the Walsh Brothers, David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell and the like. It was a great learning experience.
- Jeff Healey
(Keywords: Experience, People, Opportunity, Brothers, Learning, Musicians, Play)

We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.
- Katharine Hepburn
(Keywords: Change, Father, Blame, Brothers, Fault, School, Sisters, Teachers)

My mother keeps things in perspective for me. She makes me realize that the acting I do and love is no more important than what one of my brothers does-he works in a shoe repair shop. If my career ever tapers off, I'll go to college.
- Dana Hill
(Keywords: Love, Mother, Acting, Brothers, Career, College, Perspective)

I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom.
- Bob Hope
(Keywords: Dance, Brothers, Waiting)

I'm a former hippie, so clothes are important to me - your clothes defined you in that period. I guess clothes still defines people. But, I change a lot. I'm in my Brooks Brothers period now.
- John Hughes
(Keywords: Change, People, Brooks, Brothers, Clothes, Now)

There's something intrinsically Australian about a bunch of brothers and school friends getting together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as mates to make something happen.
- Michael Hutchence
(Keywords: Age, Brothers, Friends, School)

A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
- Washington Irving
(Keywords: Love, Father, Mother, Brothers, Enemies, Husbands, May, Sisters, Wives)

I grew up with brothers. I love men. Of course it's hard to be a woman in a man's world.
- Allison Janney
(Keywords: Love, Men, Brothers, Man, Woman, World)

All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers.
- Chief Joseph
(Keywords: Men, Brothers, Spirit)

I had a traditional interview based on a phone call from an agent. He says there's a show and they would like to see you and its called Dallas. With very little knowledge I go over to this meeting at Warner Brothers.
- Steve Kanaly
(Keywords: Knowledge, Brothers, Meeting)

I was raised by the Christian Brothers, who believe in that, fortunately. They were, to me, the most rebellious arm of the Catholic Church - and one of the most liberal and forward thinking.
- Paul Kantner
(Keywords: Christian, Church, Brothers, Liberal, Thinking)

I think we brothers realised his loss more and more as we grew older. We actually grew closer after his death.
- Raj Kapoor
(Keywords: Death, Brothers, Loss)

Those who believe in God because their experience of life and the facts of nature prove his existence must have led sheltered lives and closed their hearts to the voice of their brothers' blood.
- Walter Kaufmann
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Nature, God, Blood, Brothers, Existence, Facts, Voice)

On the one hand, she is cut off from the protection awarded to her sisters abroad; on the other, she has no such power to defend her interests at the polls, as is the heritage of her brothers at home.
- Florence Kelley
(Keywords: Home, Power, Brothers, Protection, Sisters)

Even now, my husband Jerry, our son Matthew and I live only five minutes away from my parents home, and my brothers live about ten minutes away. It's been great having such a supportive family.
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Keywords: Family, Home, Husband, Son, Brothers, Now, Parents)

It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.
- Vanessa Kerry
(Keywords: Mom, Life, Time, Dad, Brothers, Listening, Vietnam)

If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Keywords: Death, Brothers, Nothing, Sisters, Spirit)

My wardrobe consists of antique clothes, many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks Brothers and Paul Stuart.
- Calvin Klein
(Keywords: Brooks, Brothers, Clothes)

Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.
- Max Lerner
(Keywords: Men, Brothers, Will)

God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ, because they are my brothers and sisters.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Keywords: God, Brothers, Christ, Help, Sisters, Will)

I remember hearing the song when I was 12 or 14 in - it must have been in Chicago, 'cause we didn't have a radio on the farm, and it was during the second World War. I had three brothers in that war who went overseas.
- Abbey Lincoln
(Keywords: War, Brothers, Chicago, Hearing, Song, World, World war)

I came from a big family - two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes.
- Blake Lively
(Keywords: Family, Boys, Brothers, Girls, Sexes, Sisters)

Why do men fight who were born to be brothers?
- James Longstreet
(Keywords: Men, Brothers, Fight)

My brother had a big band in high school; after that we continued to play together, eventually forming a group called the Jazz Brothers, that recorded for Riverside Records.
- Chuck Mangione
(Keywords: Brother, Brothers, Jazz, Play, School)



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