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One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.
Obama is like the kid brother whose only standard for judging his own achievements is the records his big brother set.
My brother was a fantastic cheerleader for my development as a musician. He was almost 10 years older than me and would really push me to develop as a songwriter.
I don't believe in an afterlife but I still fully expect to see my brother again.
I've an enormous respect for my mother who at the age of 39 raised three children, and I grew up with my grandmother in the household. And so it was a really strong household of women - my poor brother! It was great growing up with so many generations of women.
My mother was a woman who was very frustrated. She had a great deal of ability, and all this energy went into me and my brother.
Steve Jobs is like a brother to me and he's one of the founders of Pixar, and when the first iPad came out, I got one right away.
I want to write something so simple, so short and so silly... and I want it to be for my brother.
When my brother called to inform me, on the morning of May 22, 2003, that our mother Caroline Oates had died suddenly of a stroke, it was a shock from which, in a way, I have yet to recover.
Joyce Carol Oates
I applaud President Obama for launching his 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative that is aimed to empower our youth to achieve success.
Charles B. Rangel
And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake no word When they met in the way.
I've made three studio albums and one live one with my brother. It's melodic singer-songwriter acoustic-rock music.
It's great working with my sister, because we are very close as a family - my brother, my sister and myself. We have a great relationship.
My brother and I had a really privileged relationship with my parents... They treated us like adults.
Henry Louis Gates
In 2002 Mom and I got a chance to act together in a play called 'Pitching to the Star,' with her brother, Robert Lipton. The three of us on the same stage - that was such a special experience for me.
Compassion comes from a choice and not the liberal definition of a choice - the choice to say I can do with a little less so my brother can have a little more.
It really was my brother who got me involved in swimming. I wanted to be just like him and do everything he was doing.
I'm probably a bit of a cheeky grandson, like my brother as well. We both take the mickey a bit too much.
I had a brother who was bullying me to write something because we wanted to make our own movies. So it was out of necessity in the beginning. Over time, I began to see that I could create the roles I wanted to play rather than just waiting around.
Just because one brother is good and one brother is bad in the same family, we cannot say that the rest of the family is bad or good.
I have, in my partner George Roberts, a person who is the most wonderful man in the world to me. He's like a brother to me. Creating with him, being side by side with him, in whatever we try to do, is a real pleasure to me.
My guess is my brother would call his mom and his dad pretty regularly, a lot more than I probably did.
I lost my brother in a car wreck when I was 14 years old. When I decided I wanted to be a country singer, my dad always told me, 'Son, you should write a song about your brother.'
You know, my sister sings, my brother plays drums in my band. My whole family is a bunch of musicians.
We did a two month tour with Taj Mahal that was really healing and cathartic and a good distraction after my brother passed away. Then I knew I wanted to take a year off, and it was really nice to have that chance to fall apart.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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