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My eldest brother Atticus just won an Oscar some years ago, as he wrote the music for 'The Social Network.'
I hope that when people see my body of work, they will say, 'That brother dropped it for real on us, even at the expense of his own image.'
I have three sisters and I've always wanted a brother, so I was really interested in that notion.
My mum certainly isn't a prude, nor is my brother, so I think I'm lucky to have a family like that.
I grew up in Michigan, so I played hockey, football and basketball. I played a little bit of lacrosse, too. My brother played more lacrosse and ran track.
My mother worked in advertising and my father was a journalist. But they split up when I was three and I grew up in a single-parent family. My mum brought my brother and I up.
My brother Max made my desk. It's a masterpiece, like a piano. Everybody who comes in my office loves my desk.
Big Brother sounded like a silly stunt and that's what it is.
I grew up with an older brother who was always stronger and faster and better than me at everything, but I was close enough in age to try and compete, so we had a competitive childhood.
There's an Inuit myth about the origin of the human race. There were two brothers, and the younger brother eventually gets changed into a woman. And that's how humans reproduced. And I thought, 'How could I really understand that?'
William T. Vollmann
'Macbeth' was the first play I ever read. In fact, I remember my brother Tom, who is six years older than me, coming home from school and telling me about it. He was the one that really got me going.
When I was 10 or 11, I was on this TV series called 'Dead Man's Gun' and Henry Winkler was a guest star. He hung out with me and my brother the whole time. We had no idea who he was. Our parents were star struck.
The best advice I got really had nothing to do with singing; it came from my brother, who always told me to stick to my guns and to believe in myself. I think Duane saw my talents and believed in me long before I ever did, and that meant the world to me.
My brother is a scientist. He's a professor at MIT. He brought science fiction into my world.
Ireland and England are like two sisters; I would have them embrace like one brother.
I kind of remember when I was young, I used to hang out with my dad sometimes. And I can remember just following him in and out of these domestic situations. Going to the grocery store, we'd go pick up my other brother, or we'd go here, go there.
It's time for a brother to be Bond.
Sean Patrick Thomas
When I was 4 years old, my brother and sister died of hunger, so I achieved my success through confidence, self-motivation and my hard work.
When I was eight years old, I was always starving. My brother and sister died from starvation.
Life itself has so much politics, why should I make it my profession? I'm just a politician's son, not a politician myself. Two politicians, that's my dad and elder brother, in the family are enough. I'm happy doing my own stuff in Bollywood.
Every year since I was very small, my family - Mum, Dad, sister Charlie-Ann and brother Stephen - and I have been holidaying in Carvoeiro in the Algarve, so that has very fond memories for me.
Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father's fury - once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth.
My mother was not what anyone would call sweet, and she wasn't conventional. When my brother couldn't find his shoes one morning, she said, 'Oh, for God's sake, it won't kill him not to have shoes for a day,' and sent him to school without them.
Brother Jones is not my product, and I am not responsible for anything he writes or says.
John Harvey Kellogg
I'm very close in age to my older brother, and we had a field at the end of the road where we could run around, climb trees, play football.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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