Siblings, you love them, you can’t stand them, they’re the best people in the world, and the most annoying. National Siblings Day is observed on April 10 to celebrate the bond between siblings.

The holiday was founded in 1995 by Claudia Evart after the death of her lost her two siblings. The date coincides with her late sister’s birthday in an effort to spread the value and importance of having a sibling.

Whether you have a close relationship with your siblings or prefer to see them only on special occasions, National Siblings Day marks the perfect time to celebrate the bond that is like no other.

Here are 14 quotes about siblings, compiled from A-Z Quotes and Wise Sayings, to consider sharing to show your brother or sister how much they are appreciated.

  1. “Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” — Mencius
  2. “Your parents leave you too soon and your kids and spouse come along late, but your siblings know you when you are in your most inchoate form.” — Jeffrey Kluger
  3. “Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.” — Marc Brown
  4. “Half the time when brothers wrestle, it’s just an excuse to hug each other.” — James Patterson
  5. “Having lots of siblings is like having built-in best friends.” — Kim Kardashian
  6. “Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk.” — Susan Scarf Merrell
  7. “Your siblings are the only people in the world who know what it’s like to have been brought up the way you were.” — Betsy Z. Cohen
  8. “Without siblings, you get quite a skewed vision of yourself and of the world. I always felt I didn’t understand how it worked. I remember feeling quite lonely.” — Kate Atkinson
  9. “You don’t choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.” — Desmond Tutu
  10. “Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” — Amy Li
  11. “The family. We are a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms. . . and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.” — Erma Bombeck
  12. “The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble.” — Clara Ortega
  13. “A sibling represents a person’s past, present, and future.” — John Corey Whaley
  14. “We know one another's faults, virtues, catastrophes, mortifications, triumphs, rivalries, desires, and how long we can each hang by our hands to a bar. We have been banded together under pack codes and tribal laws.” — Rose Macaulay
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Brothers Chris, Luke and Liam Hemsworth, all actors, arrive for the premiere of Warner Bros’ “Vacation” at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles on July 27, 2015. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images