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Blood Is Thicker than Water: 20 Best Brother Quotes to Inspire a Better Sibling Relationship

by Lois Earles

Anyone who grew up with a brother, knows that sibling relationships are complicated. Brothers have a knack for getting under your skin — sometimes it seems like they really enjoy it! But as these 20 best brother quotes show, there’s nothing quite as beautiful, inspirational, or fun as a brother’s relationship with his siblings.

I know from my own relationship with my brother that brothers can be infuriating at times! But I also know that there’s nobody I can rely on more than my brother when times are tough.

I found these 20 touching quotes about brothers, and they have helped me reflect on my relationship with my brother. I hope that these quotes inspire you to cherish and strengthen the bond with your own brother, or to be the best brother possible to your siblings.

20 Best Brother Quotes that Prove Blood is Thicker than Water

Best Brother Quotes About Inspirational Brothers

#1. “I am very proud to have the strongest brother in the world. We helped each other. I want to say thank you very much, brother, for everything what you did for me and your support. Younger brother, I’m more than sure you will also be here.” — Vitali Klitschko

#2. “So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I’d try it too.” — Stevie Ray Vaughan

#3. “Living in Sydney, I’ve taken the chance to start surfing again. One of my best memories of growing up is catching my first proper wave and surfing across it and my brother cheering at me from the shore.” — Markus Zusak

#4. “I have three other siblings, so it’s all very equal – even when I get a little cocky, which I usually do. My brother keeps me in a headlock. He says that I’m not a celebrity in this house. I think I’m really chilled out and grounded.” — Millie Bobby Brown

#5. “My brother’s 21 years older than me, so I grew up doing more adult things. Like listening to old music.” — Zac Brown

Best Brother Quotes About Friendship

#6. “Me and my brother get along super well. We’re, like, best friends. So we’ll stay up until, like, five just talking because we get along and, you know, it’s cool. And he respects my opinions, and I respect his, even if we don’t have the same opinions, but a lot of the time we do.” — Billie Eilish

#7. “I have lots of best friends, but my brother is the main one.” — Alex Wolff

#8. “My brother has been, and will always be, my closest friend.” — GRiZ

Best Brother Quotes About Conflict

#9. “Siblings fight, pull each other’s hair, steal stuff, and accuse each other indiscriminately. But siblings also know the undeniable fact that they are the same blood, share the same origins, and are family. Even when they hate each other. And that tends to put all things in perspective.” ― Vera Nazarian

#10. “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

#11. “I grew up with an older brother, and the bond between siblings is unlike anything else, and it can be a real journey to accept what that bond is once you both mature into it. Because it’s not always what you want. It’s not always what you expect. It’s not always what you imagined or hoped. But it’s one of the most important things in the world.” — Ben Schnetzer

Best Brother Quotes About Love and Family

#12. “I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day.” — Mike Tyson

#13. “I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family. I have a wonderful relationship with my brother and sister; this makes me feel that I know always where I belong.” — Jose Carreras

#14. “I don’t have a twin, but I do have a brother and sisters, and I do know that there is a special bond there that is – I’m going to say – closer. It’s different. It’s closer than having a best friend. It’s easier to forgive them. I think it’s also easier to get mad at them. You feel a little piece of yourself in them.” — Justin Hartley

#15. “I had a brother who was my savior, made my childhood bearable.” — Maurice Sendak

#16. “I think I have had so much blessing — I’ve had my brother, who was brilliant — I think my family came closest to making a genius when they made my brother — Bailey was just all of that. He loved me.” — Maya Angelou

#17. “I know I can count on my mum and brother to be there for me through good and bad times.” — Bindi Irwin

Best Brother Quotes About Brothers Having Fun

#18. “I grew up with a younger brother, so I can get pretty rowdy.” — Sarah Wynter

#19. “Most of my memories of Texas are of mosquitoes, watermelons, crickets, and my brother teasing me.” — Robin Wright

#20. “I come from a family of teasers myself. My grandfather was from Liverpool, and he had a dry sense of humor, and he would tease us terribly. My brother Beau was so skilled in his teasing that he could get a rise out of me by simply pointing at me.” — Jeff Bridges


The next time your brother gets on your nerves or pushes your buttons, remember these best brother quotes. Brothers have so much to give, whether it’s inspiration, love, friendship, or simply some good-natured teasing.

A good relationship with your brother is something to be cherished — I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for my beloved brother.

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