Quotations on Brothers

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I have two brothers buried in the military cemetery in Texas. I don't want to see any more of that.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Brothers, Military, Want)

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)

Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!
- Honore De Balzac
(Keywords: Brothers, Enemies, Kings, Sons)

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)

If I'm at a party and someone puts on a Blues Brothers tape, I tend to go nuts.
- Todd Barry
(Keywords: Brothers, Party)

There was some scene in The Blues Brothers movie, when they had the chicken wire across the front of the stage, and it was almost like that. They had a big guard rail around the stage, which kept the college kids from getting on... we had some good times.
- William Bell
(Keywords: Brothers, College, Kids)

Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me - a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord.
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Keywords: Brothers, Sisters)

I can't help but have my sights set on Scorsese, Cohen Brothers and Spike Jones.
- Xander Berkeley
(Keywords: Brothers, Help)

The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters.
- Rachel Blanchard
(Keywords: Brothers, Parents, Right, Sisters, Wrong)

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)

The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.
- Dorothea Brande
(Keywords: Brothers, Impossibility)

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)

The first Monopoly game I played with my brothers, I hated losing so much, I just had to beat them.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Brothers, First, Losing)

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)

And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions.
- Margaret Cavendish
(Keywords: Brothers, Children, Law, Sisters)

I was 12 when I started playing guitar with my brothers.
- Tom Chapin
(Keywords: Brothers, Guitar)

At Rochester, I came with the same emotions as many of the entering freshman: everything was new, exciting and a bit overwhelming, but at least nobody had heard of my brothers and cousins.
- Steven Chu
(Keywords: Brothers, Emotions)

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)

If he is knocked out of the competition, he encourages his brothers with his words and presence.
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Keywords: Brothers, Competition, Words)

You know, all my songs are relatives, brothers, sisters, cousins.
- David Coverdale
(Keywords: Brothers, Relatives, Sisters, Songs)

Our publicist at Warner Brothers is a young guy who has worked so hard for seven years with us and when we saw him backstage he broke down and cried. He couldn't believe it happened. It was seeing him so overcome when we realised how much it really meant.
- Wayne Coyne
(Keywords: Brothers, Years)

If the Wright Brothers were alive today, Orville would have to lay off Wilbur.
- Robert Crandall
(Keywords: Brothers, Today)

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)

Together with the Works of Mercy, feeding, clothing and sheltering our brothers, we must indoctrinate.
- Dorothy Day
(Keywords: Brothers, Mercy)

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)

I remember that I used to mix with my friends who had brothers and sisters. I was an only child.
- Keith Emerson
(Keywords: Brothers, Friends, Sisters)

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)

I go out with my band six months of the year and the rest of them with the Blues Brothers.
- Eddie Floyd
(Keywords: Brothers, Months, Rest)

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)

The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice's name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore.
- Robin Gibb
(Keywords: Brothers, Name, Respect)

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)

My career has always revolved around what I do and don't want my sisters and brothers seeing me doing.
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Keywords: Brothers, Career, Sisters, Want)

A certain administration which I won't call by name took the arts out of the schools, and that left the brothers out on the street with nothing, so they went to the turntables and started rhyming. Then they had a way to express themselves, and that's the birth of hip-hop.
- Isaac Hayes
(Keywords: Brothers, Name, Nothing, Schools)

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)



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