54 Phrases to Dedicate to Siblings

Siblings are the friends and confidants who accompany you throughout your life. Discover the best phrases to remind them how much they mean to you.
54 Phrases to Dedicate to Siblings

Last update: 12 October, 2021

Siblings are extremely special and important beings throughout our entire lives. They welcome us at birth, grow and learn by our side, and accompany us until old age. In them, we find consolation, advice, and genuine love, which are hard to come by. If you want to pay them a little tribute, we’ll show you some of the best phrases to dedicate to siblings.

The best phrases to dedicate to siblings

Growing up with siblings is having great teachers at your entire disposal for life. Fraternal coexistence stimulates the social, emotional, and cognitive development of children and prepares them to understand the world and to function better in it.

The value that your siblings have brought to your life from day one is incalculable. Do you want to recognize them and thank them for everything they’ve done and everything they do? Then choose one of the following famous phrases to dedicate to siblings.

  1. “Siblings are the best friends that we can’t choose.”
  2. “A brother is someone who knows there’s something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face.”
  3. “If we are not our brothers’ guardians, at least we are not their executioners.” -Marlon Brando-
  4. “Siblings are born from the same tree, and although their branches grow in different directions, their roots will always unite them.”
  5. “Because I have a brother, I will always have a friend.”
  6. “As we grew up, my brothers acted like they didn’t care, but I always knew they looked out for me and were there.” -Catherine Pulsifer-
  7. “Siblings who never fight are like distant relatives.” -Pankaj Gupta-
  8. “I smile because you are my brother. I laugh because there is nothing you can do about it!”
  9. “Siblings are the best legacy you can leave your children.”
  10. “Everyone knows that if you’ve got a brother, you’re going to fight.” -Liam Gallagher-
  11. “I had a brother who was my savior, made my childhood bearable.” -Maurice Sendak-
  12. “A brother is that guy with whom you spend your life fighting, but whom you love with all your heart.”
  13. “The brothers do not need words, they have their own language of smiles, winks and expressions…”
  14. “Your siblings are the only people who know what it feels like to have been raised like you.” -Betsy Cohen-
  15. Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring — quite often the hard way.” -Pamela Dugdale-
  16. “To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time. ” -Clara Ortega-
  17. “The first born in every family is always dreaming of an imaginary brother or sister to take care of him.” -Bill Cosby-
  18. “A brother could be the guardian of one’s identity, the only person with the keys to one’s most fundamental being.” -Marian Sandmailer-
  19. “The best age to value a brother is now.”
  20. “Only a brother can love like a father, annoy like a sister, care like a mother, and support like a friend. I love you, my Brother.”
    A boy and his little sister fighting over a scooter.
  21. “The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.” -Garrison Keillor-
  22. “A brother is a piece of childhood that we never lose.”
  23. “Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” -Amy Li-
  24. Younger brothers, those who with a small smile make your day.”
  25. “The warmest, calmest sister turns into a tiger if her brother or sister is in trouble.” -Clara Ortega-
  26. “I, who have no sisters or brothers, look with some degree of innocent envy on those who may be said to be born to friends.” -James Boswell-
  27. “Brother, I love you because you’ve taught me the most important things in life, without even trying.”
  28. “Nothing can stop me from loving my brother.” -Brandy Norwood-
  29. “I do not believe that the accident of birth makes people sisters and brothers. It makes them siblings. Gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood are conditions people have to work at. It’s a serious matter.” -Maya Angelou-
  30. “A brother is a friend who was once a nuisance.”
  31. “I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom.” -Bob Hope-
  32. “Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” -Carol Saline-
  33. “Brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone
  34. “Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first memories and habits, enjoy what they have in their power and there are no later connections that can overcome this.” -Jane Austen-
  35. “Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other.” -James Petterson-
  36. “Is solace anywhere more comforting than in the arms of a sister.” -Alice Walker-
  37. “Sweet is the voice of a sister in a moment of sadness”. -Benjamin Disraeli-
  38. “What strange creatures brothers are!” -Jane Austen-
  39. “There is no friend like a brother ; there is also no enemy like a brother.” -Bengali proverb-
  40. “Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable sunset.” -Susan Scarf Merrell-
  41. “Siblings: Children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.” -Sam Levenson-
  42. “When you feel sad, dull and your heart is wrinkled, do not hesitate to go to your brother.”
  43. “Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero!” -Marc Brown-
  44. “Brother, despite the arguments you have always been and will be my greatest teacher.”
  45. “There is a little boy inside the man who is my brother… Oh, how I hated that little boy. And how I love him too.” -Anna Quinland-
  46. “No one like you could have accompanied me through the paths of life with so much love and affection. Thank you, brother.”
  47. “Brother, the greatest luck of my life was to see you born.”
  48. “If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can’t do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings.” -Deepak Chopra-
  49. “A sister is the one who gives you her umbrella in the storm and then accompanies you to see the rainbow.” -Karen Brown-
  50. “There is no war more hurtful than that between brothers and relatives.” -Abu Bakr-
  51. “If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother.” -Epictetus-
  52. “A brother shares childhood memories and adult dreams.”
  53. “We may look old and wise to the outside world. But to each other, we are still in junior school.” -Charlotte Gray-
  54. “If I could choose the best brother, I would choose you.”

These phrases to dedicate to siblings can help you reflect on this special relationship

Two brothers swinging on a swingset.

As you can see, philosophers, writers, singers, and all kinds of personalities have dedicated a few lines to reflect on the important sibling bond.

During childhood and adolescence, siblings are the best companions and confidants. But it’s been shown that during adulthood and old age, they become a valuable source of emotional support, companionship, and shared memories.

We hope that these phrases to dedicate to siblings can help you reflect on the role that yours occupy in your life. They can also serve to encourage your children to value the treasure they have with these figures. It’s always a good time to remind a sibling how much he means to you.

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