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31 Sibling Quotes

Let these sibling quotes be ones that you share with your sister or brother. Quotes that will bring back memories, ones that will make you smile and inspirational ones for all!
  1. Siblings have a unique relationship. They share a secret language - a private code that unlocks common experiences. They are family, tied together by kinship throughout life. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD

  2. Everything we read made a case for the uses of some conflict between brothers and sisters: From their struggles to establish dominance over each other, siblings become tougher and more resilient. Adele Faber, Siblings Without Rivalry

  3. "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 Angelo

  4. Empirically speaking, brothers and sisters are clearly of great significance Ė although this surely comes as redundant for those who have first-hand knowledge of the weight of a sibling bond. Aiden Sisler, Siblings in Adolescence

  5. "Why is the competition between brothers and sisters so often considered to be a dreadful - even shameful - problem, something to be avoided or eliminated, or if that's not possible, then minimised or dealt with as perfunctorily as possible?" Linda Blair, Siblings

  6. "Siblings often become good friends, and because they know each other so well, they can provide each other a deep sense of comfort." Laura Markham, Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings

  7. Brothers and sisters themselves offer a place for dynamic development where adolescents negotiate their identity and social claims. Siblings afford a variety of experiences and impart direct and indirect effects, such as pressing younger siblings to spend time with older peers or to take their first hit of a joint, to the trickle-down influence of a quarrel with a schoolteacher. Aiden Sisler, Siblings in Adolescence

  8. "Sibling rivalry is defined as the jealous and competitive spirit that often exists between brothers and sisters. Rivalry is typical in any family with more than one child." Felicity Bauer, Siblings Without Rivalry

  9. A sibling may be the sole keeper of one's core identity . . . Marian Sandmaier
  10. A sibling may be the sole keeper of one's core identity, the one person with the keys to one's unfettered, more fundamental self." Marian Sandmaier
    Being Yourself

  11. "Our siblings. They resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and no matter what we choose to make of this, we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long." Susan Scarf Merrell

  12. Our siblings push buttons that cast us in roles we felt sure we had let go of long ago - the baby, the peacekeeper, the caretaker, the avoider. It doesn't seem to matter how much time has elapsed or how far we've traveled. Jane Mersky Leder
    Letting Go

  13. "From the time we're born, our brothers and sisters are our collaborators and co-conspirators, our role models and our cautionary tales." Jeffrey Kluger, The Sibling Effect

  14. Every sibling relationship has ups and downs, twists and turns, and moments of AAAACK! (Kind of like a roller coaster.) James J. Crist Ph.D., Siblings

  15. My siblings are my best friends. America Ferrera
  16. My siblings are my best friends. America Ferrera
    Best Friend Poems

  17. The sibling relationship is more complex than nearly any other, a mixture of affection and ambivalence, camaraderie and competition. T.J. Wray, Surviving the Death of a Sibling

  18. If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you canít do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings. Deepak Chopra

  19. No matter how close or distant your relationship with your siblings is now, they are a part of who you are. You grew up together; they have known you longer than anyone else in your life. Karen Gail Lewis, Siblings
    Growing Up

  20. Siblings are our partners and rivals, our first friends, and our first enemies. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt
  21. Siblings are our partners and rivals, our first friends, and our first enemies. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Grieving for the Sibling You Lost

  22. Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together. Sam Levenson

  23. Of course, our sibling relationships don't end when we leave home. If anything, they become more important, especially as we grow older. Linda Blair, Siblings

  24. The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble. Clara Ortega

  25. A good adult sibling relationship means having someone accept us for who we are, who knew us at our worst and best, and who will be there when needed, regardless of our age or situation. Geoffrey Greif, Adult Sibling Relationships

  26. You could probably blame most sibling rivalries on this one cause. Kids are constantly competing to get their parentsí attention and will do whatever it takes to do so. David Leads, Relationship Up

  27. Siblings help teach each other social skills . . .  Kate Strohm
  28. Siblings help teach each other social skills and play a part in each other's identity development. Kate Strohm, Siblings

  29. A bond as important as that of a husband and wife, is the bond between siblings. Lee Dong-Wook
    Words of Encouragement

  30. No matter how hard it is to try to deal with sibling rivalry it is always the best way to talk and explain to your kids how equally important they are to you and that you love them both. Brandi Rossi, Siblings Without Rivalry

  31. The nature of the sibling relationship is also affected by how good or bad the relationship is between their parents. Salman Akhtar, Brothers and Sisters

  32. "It's one of the most powerful assets we can have, and living with siblings means that your children will grow up in the best training ground they could have for developing this skill. Because they grow up having to share your time and attention as well as the family possessions, they'll have to learn how to negotiate and compromise when there are the inevitable conflicts of interest." Linda Blair, Siblings

  33. Sibling relationships can be very meaningful and intimate, but it is common for people to drift apart as they grow older and build their own families and other relationships. TD Styles, Be a Good Brother and Sister in 30 Minutes
    Quotes about Change

  34. Be nice to your siblings, they're your best link to your past and the 
most likely to stay with you in the future. Baz Lurhmann
  35. Be nice to your siblings, they're your best link to your past and the most likely to stay with you in the future. Baz Lurhmann

  36. The quickness with which all the "stuff" from childhood can reduce adult siblings to kids again underscores the strong and complex connections between brothers and sisters.... Jane Mersky Leder
    Funny Sister Quotes

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