81+ Best Brotherhood Quotes For That Sacred Boys' Bond

Supriya Jain
Dec 12, 2023 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Mar 16, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
Two asian young brothers hugging each others over the sunset.

Earth would be a better place if more men had a feeling of brotherhood amongst them.

Brotherhood refers to a state of being brothers or we can say that we treat each other as a fellow human and we treat everyone equally without any discrimination and hatred. The feeling of brotherhood is extremely important for a peaceful environment.

Brotherhood amongst friends is the foundation of a strong friendship. It creates a feeling of mutual trust and appreciation which is extremely desirable. Read on for the best brotherhood quotes!

In this article we have carefully selected the best brotherhood quotes for you, and if you find these quotes interesting then, do have a look at our quotes about brothers and [big brother quotes] as well.

Best Brotherhood Quotes

Below are some very amazing quotes about brotherhood. These brotherhood quotes will make you feel the importance of that sacred boy’s bond.

Two little boys, friends hug each other in summer sunny day in the forest.

1. “Brothers don’t necessarily have to say anything to each other — they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other.”

- Leonardo DiCaprio.

2. “Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.”

- Marc Brown.

3. “Brothers aren’t simply close; brothers are knit together.”

- Robert Rivers.

4. “Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other.”

- James Patterson.

5. “There is no love like the love for a brother. There is no love like the love from a brother.”

- Astrid Alauda.

6. “The beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold.”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

7. “Once a brother, always a brother, no matter the distance, no matter the difference and no matter the issue.”

- Byron Pulsifer.

8. “The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.”

- Mark Twain.

9. “The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers.”

- Thomas Carlyle.

10. “The crest and crowning of all good, life’s final star, is brotherhood.”

- Edwin Markham.

What Are Some Wise Sayings?

Brotherhood is a pure bond between people and there are many wise sayings and quotes about brotherhood. So, here we have brought some brotherhood quotes and sayings for you.

11. “Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone.”

- Jolene Perry.

12. “A brother is a friend given by nature.”

- Jean Baptiste Legouve.

13. “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.

14. “Not everybody’s going to have a perfect relationship with every great player on their team. But when I step between those lines and I’m with my team, we’re a brotherhood.”

- John Wall.

15. “I don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.”

- Maya Angelou.

16. “Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man’s survival.”

- Carlos P. Romulo.

17. “Never make a companion equal to a brother.”

- Hesiod.

18. “The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.”

- Jane Austen.

19. “Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk.”

- Susan Scarf Merrell.

20. “Help your brother’s boat across, and your own will reach the shore.”

- Hindu Proverb.

21. “One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.”

- Antoine De Saint-Exupery.

22. “Imagine no possesions, I wonder if you can, No need for greed or hunger, A brotherhood of man. Imagine all the people Sharing all the world.”

- John Lennon.

23. “I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don’t believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn’t want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street.”

- Malcolm X.

24. “You cannot see brotherhood; neither can you hear it nor taste it. But you can feel it a hundred times a day. It is the pat on the back when things look gloomy. It is the smile of encouragement when the way seems hard. It is the helping hand when the burden becomes unbearable.”

- Peter E. Terzick.

25. “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

26. “I look to a time when brotherhood needs no publicity; to a time when a brotherhood award would be as ridiculous as an award for getting up each morning.”

- Daniel D. Mich.

27. “We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.”

- Albert Schweitzer.

28. “We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

29. “Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends.”

- Mike Norton, ‘Just Another War Story’.

Family Sayings About Brotherhood

Siblings are can be irritating and lovely both at the same time. So, here we have brought some family quotes and sayings about siblings.

30. “Being his real brother I could feel I live in his shadows, but I never have and I do not now. I live in his glow.”

- Michael Morpurgo, ‘Private Peaceful’.

31. “I love you, my brother, whoever you are – whether you worship in a church, kneel in your temple, or pray in your mosque.

You and I are children of one faith, for the diverse paths of religion are fingers of the loving hand of the one supreme being, a hand extended to all, offering completeness of spirit to all, eager to receive all.”

- Kahlil Gibran.

32. “None of you believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.”

- Prophet Muhammad.

33. “Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.”

- Max Lerner.

34. “Bond is stronger than blood. The family grows stronger by bond.”

- Itohan Eghide.

35. “There is no love like the love for a brother. There is no love like the love from a brother.”

- Astrid Alauda.

Best Brotherhood Quotes About Unity And Peace

Brotherhood is essential for a peaceful world. If all people understand this then world will be a better place to live in. Here are some brotherhood quotes about unity and peace.

36. “Grant us brotherhood, not only for this day but for all our years a brotherhood not of words but of acts and deeds.”

- Stephen Vincent.

37. “You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace.”

- Max Lerner.

38. “We should all lend a helping hand to those in need as we are all brothers and sisters.”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

39. “Brotherhood means living peaceably together and to help and love one another.”

- Rhea Cumming.

40. “When man will treat his fellow man as man should treat his neighbor, Then every man will have in full the product of his labor.”

- A. C. Shaw, ‘The Millennium’.

41. “You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.”

- William Boetcker.

42. “Christians are my brothers, Hindus are my brothers, all of them are my brothers. We just think different and believe different.”

- Muhammad Ali.

43. “Brothers in arms are brothers for life.”

- Clone Cadets, ‘Star War Quotes’.

44. “By practicing brotherhood, we set a good example for those around us and in return we feel a sense of self-fulfillment for having aided a fellow human being.”

- Kathy Bartilson.

45. “I guess we're really brothers, aren't we? Don't know what that means, except it means that some of the same things we remember.”

- Tim O'Brien, ‘Northern Lights’.

46. “The spirit of brotherhood recognizes of necessity both the need of self-help and also the need of helping others in the only way which every ultimately does great god, that is, of helping them to help themselves.”

- Theodore Roosevelt.

47. “I may not be my brothers keeper, but I am my brother's brother.”

- Jeffrey R. Holland.

48. “You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it.”

- Faith Baldwin.

49. “The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.”

- Jane Wyman.

50. “The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world with a broader significance than the narrow association of members in a sect or creed.”

- Helen Keller.

51. “You earn brotherhood – the purest friendship, trust, love, whatever you want to call it – moment by moment through how you treat others.”

- Doug Cooper.

52. “In death as in life, we stand together, always a family, always a team. The brotherhood never dies.”

- Marcus Luttrell.

53. “There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.”

- Edwin Markham.

54. “When you are a member of an organization, life isn't only about you. As part of a circle of people who depend on one another, you watch one another's back and remain loyal to the concept of brotherhood.”

- Sonny Barger.

55. “To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.”

- Baron De Montesquieu.

56. “The spirit of democracy...requires change of the heart...requires the inculcation of the spirit of brotherhood.”

- Mahatma Gandhi.

57. “I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see, I sought my god, but my god eluded me; And then I sought my sisters and my brothers, and in them I found all three.”

- Baba Amte.

58. “It takes two men to make one brother.”

- Israel Zangwill.

59. “We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

60. “Equality lies only in human moral dignity. Let there be brothers first, then there will be brotherhood, and only then will there be a fair sharing of goods among brothers.”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, ‘The Brothers Karamazov’.

61. “Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man's survival.”

- Carlos P. Romulo.

62. “Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.”

- Heywood Broun.

63. “Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody else.”

- Tim Hetherington.

64. “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

65. “Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends.”

- Mike Norton, ‘Just Another War Story’.

66. “If we desire a society in which men are brothers, then we must act towards one another with brotherhood. If we can build such a society, then we would have achieved the ultimate goal of human freedom.”

- Batard Rustin.

67. “It is at times such as this that we show our true spirit of giving and of brotherhood of revealing the good Samaritan in all of us.”

- Jo Bonner.

68. “Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man’s survival.”

- Carlos P. Romulo.

69. “Trying to build the brotherhood of man without the fatherhood of God is like trying to make a wheel without a hub.”

- Irene Dunne.

70. “Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept!.”

- Paramahansa Yogananda.

71. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.”

- John Donne.

72. “You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.”

- Paul Getty.

73. “The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

74. “When you are a grown up your brothers become your neighbors and your unconditional brotherhood become your conditional neighborhood.”

- Amit Kalantri.

Military Brotherhood Quotes

The military showcases the brotherhood in the best manner. A soldier has a feeling of brotherhood for his fellow soldiers and citizens of a country. They are ready to sacrifice their lives for us. So, here we have brought some quotes which will describe this feeling of brotherhood in soldiers.

75. “The only thing that makes battle psychologically tolerable is the brotherhood among soldiers. You need each other to get by.”

- Sebastian Junger, ‘Military’.

76. “We don't need holy wars. What we need is tolerance and brotherhood and simple humanity.”

- Arlen Specter.

77. “The military sowed a spirit of brotherhood in its members, by necessity as well as plan, and that spirit was a vengeful one when its ire was aroused.”

- Evan Currie.

78. “No catalogue of horrors ever kept men from war. Before the war you always think that it's not you that dies. But you will die, brother, if you go to it long enough.”

- Ernest Hemingway.

Firefighter Quotes About Brotherhood

Firefighters and soldiers are the ones who save our lives. They have a feeling of brotherhood for all fellow humans and they are ready to risk their lives for saving of those who are in danger. So, here we have brought some firefighters brotherhood quotes for you

79. “When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work.”

- Edward F. Croker.

80. “I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine.”

- Kurt Vonnegut.

81. “That’s the life, being a fireman. It sure beats being a ballplayer. I’d rather be a fireman.”

- Ted Williams, ‘Boston Red Sox’.

82. “Firefighters never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved.”

- Susan Murphree.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for brotherhood quotes, then why not take a look at brother and sister quotes, or sisterhood quotes.

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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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