Quotes with brothers
The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.
Things Fall Apart
It says they [gay] should not be marginalised because of this but that they must be integrated into society. The problem is not having this orientation. We must be brothers. The problem is lobbying by this orientation, or lobbies of greedy people, political lobbies, Masonic lobbies, so many lobbies. This is the worse problem.
Interview with Vatican journalists, July 29, 2013
You are our dearly beloved brothers, and in a certain way, it could be said that you are our elder brothers.
You guys with your book and your movie, you got really close to understanding war. You got very close, but you didn’t get all the way. The ultimate truth about war isn’t that you might die. The ultimate truth about war is that you are guaranteed to lose your brothers. In some ways, until today, you didn’t have the first idea about war. You didn’t know the first thing about it until today. And you’ve lost a brother. And now you understand.
Which Way Is The Frontline From Here? The Life and Times of Tim Hetherington. Junger was quoting correspondence from an unknown Vietnam War veteran.
If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive.
June 5, 1964
My mother would give my brothers and me a pile of catalogues and let us pick what we wanted for Christmas.
Dancing naked in the mind field (1998)
Poverty not only permitted the Brothers to mingle with the poor and speak to them with authority, but, removing from them all material anxiety, it left them free to enjoy without hindrance those hidden treasures which nature reserves for pure idealists.
Life of St. Francis d'Assisi (1894)
Our prayer is that men everywhere will learn, finally, to live as brothers, to respect each other's differences, to heal each other's wounds, to promote each other's progress, and to benefit from each other's knowledge.
Community cannot feed for long on itself; it can only flourish where always the boundaries are giving way to the coming of others from beyond them -- unknown and undiscovered brothers.
The Search For Common Ground : An Inquiry Into The Basis Of Man's Experience Of Community (1971)
I had crossed the line of which I had so long been dreaming. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom, I was a stranger in a strange land, and my home after all was down in the old cabin quarter, with the old folks, and my brothers and sisters. But to this solemn resolution I came; I was free, and they should be free also; I would make a home for them in the North, and the Lord helping me, I would bring them all there.
Harriet, The Moses of Her People (1886) by Sarah H. Bradford