Famous quotes containing the word brother:
“A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.”
—Samuel Richardson (16891761)
“Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.”
—Bible: Hebrew Jacob, in Genesis, 27:11.
To his mother Rebekah, explaining how the blind Isaac might discover the ploy of his pretending to be Esau. Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents. (25:27)
“It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.”
—George Washington (17321799)