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50 Quotes About The Joy And Pain That Sisters Bring

Luminaries of the literary, political and film spheres share their thoughts on one of the very closest relationships that exists, the relationship one has with one’s sister. This bond can vacillate between love and hate, but one thing is for sure, it is for life. By the time you are through these quotes, you will be inspired to pick up the phone and call your sister.
I want to say a little something that’s long overdue, the disrespect to women has got to be through. To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends, I wanna offer my love and respect till the end.
Adam Yauch

It’s the moms of this nation – single, married, widowed – who really hold this country together. We’re the mothers, we’re the wives, we’re the grandmothers, we’re the big sisters, we’re the little sisters, we’re the daughters. You know it’s true, don’t you? You’re the ones who always have to do a little more.
Ann Romney

When you come from a big family, you see that, growing up, you’re learning how to share. Your sisters have got your back; you’re not alone in this – ‘We all support you!’ Your family provides that; it gives you a sense of safety, and it’s a very grounding feeling.
Gisele Bundchen

Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
Margaret Mead

God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ, because they are my brothers and sisters.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Dear sisters and brothers, we realize the importance of light when we see darkness.
Malala Yousafzai

Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.
William Dean Howells

I grew up in an all-female family – two sisters and a mostly single mother – and we often bonded, in part, by disparaging men and feeling superior to them.
Kate Christensen

If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day – that’s the most beautiful thing. I told my sister how much I loved her every day. That’s the only reason I’m OK right now.
Amaury Nolasco

I have a feeling that I make a very good friend, and I’m a good mother, and a good sister, and a good citizen. I am involved in life itself – all of it. And I have a lot of energy and a lot of nerve.

Of two sisters one is always the watcher, one the dancer.
Louise Glück

Sisters, as you know, also have a unique relationship. This is the person who has known you your entire life, who should love you and stand by you no matter what, and yet it’s your sister who knows exactly where to drive the knife to hurt you the most.
Lisa See

You can kid the world, but not your sister.
Charlotte Gray

Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.
Charles M. Schulz

True best friends never fail on understanding, forgiving, and being there for one another no matter what situation that they might be in or having with one another because of the fact of that no matter if it’s two males or females love should always be there as if brothers or sisters if their what we call best friends.
Jonathan Anthony Burkett

We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then just like real sisters, we listen and don’t judge.
Adriana Trigiani

That’s the best thing about little sisters: They spend so much time wishing they were elder sisters that in the end they’re far wiser than the elder ones could ever be.
Gemma Burgess

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

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.
Marion C. Garretty

Is solace anywhere more comforting than in the arms of a sister.
Alice Walker

If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.
Linda Sunshine

I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness.
Emily Dickinson

Help one another, is part of the religion of sisterhood.
Louisa May Alcott

In thee my soul shall own combined the sister and the friend.
Catherine Killigrew

For there is no friend like a sister,
In calm or stormy weather,
To cheer one on the tedious way,
To fetch one if one goes astray,
To lift one if one totters down,
To strengthen whilst one stands.
Christina Rossetti

A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves — a special kind of double.
Toni Morrison

Bless you, my darling, and remember you are always in the heart — oh tucked so close there is no chance of escape — of your sister.
Katherine Mansfield

The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.
Cali Rae Turner

Girls will be your friends – they’ll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, some go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re your true best friends.
Marilyn Monroe

If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?
Jodi Picoult

Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.
Carol Saline

How the hell do you sum up your sister in three minutes? She’s your twin and your polar opposite. She’s your constant companion and your competition. She’s your best friend and the biggest b*tch in the world. She’s everything you wish you could be and everything you wish you weren’t.
M. Molly Backes

My sister and I are so close that we finish each other’s sentences and often wonder who’s memories belong to whom.
Shannon Celebi

A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.
Elizabeth Fishel

That’s the best thing about little sisters: They spend so much time wishing they were elder sisters that in the end they’re far wiser than the elder ones could ever be.
Gemma Gurgess

Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply.
Jane Austen

A sister smiles when one tells one’s stories – for she knows where the decoration has been added.
Chris Montaigne

A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.
Isadora James

A Sister is God’s way of proving He doesn’t want us to walk alone.

A sister is one who reaches for your hand and touches your heart.

A sister is your family. a sister takes in pride with you. a sister is your respectability. a sister is like a bra in your closet. she is like a girl you can trust with all of your secrets. a sister is always by your side.
Kortney Cobbley

Husbands come and go; children come and eventually they go. Friends grow up and move away. But the one thing that’s never lost is your sister.
Gail Sheeny

Sister is our first friend and second mother.
Sunny Gupta

A sister in a friend will come and go but a friend in a sister will always remain.
Leslie Ngak

Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.
Benjamin Disraeli

A sister is the best gift and you can’t let go or get rid of it.

How do people make it through life without a sister?
Sara Corpening

A ministering angel shall my sister be.
William Shakespeare

It’s hard to be responsible, adult and sensible all the time. How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.
Pam Brown

More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you’ve been bad and good.
Linda Sunshine

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