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Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.

Author: Heywood Broun (1888-1939)

Profession: American Journalist, Novelist

There is always a chance that he who sets himself up as his brother's keeper will end up by being his jail-keeper.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

Speak not too well of one who scarce will know himself transfigured in its roseate glow; Say kindly of him what is, chiefly, true, remembering always he belongs to you; Deal with him as a truant, if you will, But claim him, keep him, call him brother still!

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

The brotherhood of men does not imply their equality. Families have their fools and their men of genius, their black sheep and their saints, their worldly successes and their worldly failures. A man should treat his brothers lovingly and with justice, according to the deserts of each. But the deserts of every brother are not the same.

Author: Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

Profession: British Author

We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood.

Author: Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973)

Profession: Thirty-sixth President of the USA

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

Author: Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

Profession: American Black Leader, Nobel Prize Winner, 1964

The brotherhood of man is evoked by particular men according to their circumstances. But it seldom extends to all men. In the name of our freedom and our brotherhood we are prepared to blow up the other half of mankind and to be blown up in our turn.

Author: R. D. Laing (1927-1989)

Profession: British Psychiatrist

You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace.

Author: Max Lerner (1902)

Profession: American Author, Columnist

To correct the evils, great and small, which spring from want of sympathy and from positive enmity among strangers, as nations or as individuals, is one of the highest functions of civilization.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I'm not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn't know how to return the treatment.

Author: Malcolm X (1925-1965)

Profession: American Black Leader, Activist

There is a destiny that makes us brothers, No one goes his way alone; All that we send into the lives of others, Comes back into our own.

Author: Edwin Markham (1852-1940)

Profession: American Poet and Editor

The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood.

Author: Edwin Markham (1852-1940)

Profession: American Poet and Editor

When man to man shall be friend and brother.

Author: Gerald Massey

Profession:

If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms.

Author: Pope Paul VI (1897-1978)

Profession: Pope from 1963-1978

Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man's survival.

Author: Carlos Pena Romulo

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