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The Greatest Inspirational
Sister Quotes

This page is a collection of inspiring sister quotes.

I grew up with a younger sister and it took me many years to realize how special she was.

At first, I saw her as an annoyance, inconvenience, and a rival for attention. I often wished and prayed she would leave, but as the years grew I gradually came to accept the inevitable- she wasn't going anywhere. :)

Over the years our relationship grew and changed and gradually we reached a point of friendship.

Now it's years later and my sister is a mom. I marvel at the wonderful woman she has become and the great mother she is to her children.

The sister quotes below are great for everyone with a sister. Enjoy this page of sister quotes as they encourage you to appreciate your sister.

Sister Quotes

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

What's the good of news if you haven't a sister to share it?
-Jenny DeVries

You keep your past by having sisters.
As you get older, they're the only ones who don't get bored
if you talk about your memories.
-Deborah Moggach

When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder,
who stands a chance against us?
-Pam Brown

You can kid the world.
But not your sister.
-Charlotte Gray

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

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 a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.
-Marion C. Garretty

To have a loving relationship with a sister
is not simply to have a buddy or a confident-
it is to have a soul mate for life.
-Victoria Secunda

A sister shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.

More Sister Quotes

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

An older sister is a friend and defender,
a listener, conspirator, a counselor
and a sharer of delights. And sorrows too.
-Pam Brown

A ministering angel shall my sister be.
-William Shakespeare

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

A true sister is a friend who listens with her heart.

A younger sister is someone to use as a guinea-pig
in trying sledges and experimental go-carts.
Someone to send on messages to Mum.
But someone who needs you-
who comes to you with bumped heads, grazed knees, tales of persecution.
Someone who trusts you to defend her.
Someone who thinks you know the answers to almost everything.
-Pam Brown

An older sister helps one remain half child, half woman.

Between sisters, often, the child's cry never dies down.
"Never leave me," it says; "do not abandon me."
-Louise Bernikow

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

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.
-Vietnamese Proverb

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Elder sisters never can do younger ones justice!
-Charlotte M. Yonge

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

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

I don't believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers.
It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage.
Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.
-Maya Angelou

I know some sisters who only see each other on Mother's Day
and some who will never speak again.
But most are like my sister and me...
linked by volatile love, best friends who make other best friends ever so slightly less best.
-Patricia Volk

A sibling may be the keeper of one's identity,
the only person with the keys to one's unfettered, more fundamental self.
-Marian Sandmaier

I smile because you are my sister,
I laugh because there is nothing you can do about it!

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

If sisters were free to express how they really feel,
parents would hear this:
"Give me all the attention and all the toys
and send Rebecca to live with Grandma."
-Linda Sunshine

If we believed in the media
we would think the only significant relationship in our lives
is a romantic one.
Yet sisterhood is probably the one that will last longer than any other...
a sister will always be around.
-Jane Dowdeswell

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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

It was nice growing up with someone like you-
someone to lean on, someone to count on...
someone to tell on!

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

My sister taught me everything I really need to know,
and she was only in sixth grade at the time.
-Linda Sunshine

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

One of the best things about being an adult
is the realization that you can share with your sister
and still have plenty for yourself.
-Betsy Cohen

Sisters don't need words.
They have perfected a language
of snarls and smiles and frowns and winks-
expressions of shocked surprise and incredulity and disbelief.
Sniffs and snorts and gasps and sighs-
that can undermine any tale you're telling.
-Pam Brown

Our siblings.
They resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing,
and no matter what we choose to make of this,
we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long.
-Susan Scarf Merrell

She is your mirror, shining back at you with a world of possibilities.
She is your witness, who sees you at your worst and best,
and loves you anyway.
She is your partner in crime, your midnight companion,
someone who knows when you are smiling, even in the dark.
She is your teacher, your defense attorney,
your personal press agent, even your shrink.
Some days, she's the reason you wish you were an only child.
-Barbara Alpert

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Siblings are the people we practice on,
the people who teach us about fairness
and cooperation and kindness and caring,
quite often the hard way.
-Pamela Dugdale

Sibling relationships-
and 80 percent of Americans have at least one-
outlast marriages, survive the death of parents,
resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship.
They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance,
warmth, loyalty and distrust.
-Erica E. Goode

Sisters annoy, interfere, criticize.
Indulge in monumental sulks, in huffs, in snide remarks.
Borrow. Break. Monopolize the bathroom.
Are always underfoot.
But if catastrophe should strike, sisters are there.
Defending you against all comers.
-Pam Brown

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.

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

Sisters may share the same mother and father
but appear to come from different families.

Sisters share the scent and smells,
the feel of a common childhood.
-Pam Brown

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

Sisters never quite forgive each other
for what happened when they were five.
-Pam Brown

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

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

The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger
if her sibling is in trouble.
-Clara Ortega

There can be no situation in life
in which the conversation of my dear sister
will not administer some comfort to me.
-Mary Montagu

To the outside world we all grow old.
But not to brothers and sisters.
We know each other as we always were.
We know each other's hearts.
We share private family jokes.
We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys.
We live outside the touch of time.
-Clara Ortega

We acquire friends and we make enemies,
but our sisters come with the territory.
-Evelyn Loeb

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

We may look old and wise to the outside world.
But to each other, we are still in junior school.
-Charlotte Gray

Whatever you do they will love you;
even if they don't love you they are connected to you till you die.
You can be boring and tedious with sisters,
whereas you have to put on a good face with friends.
-Deborah Moggach

Our brothers and sisters are there with us
from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk.
-Susan Scarf Merrell

Our siblings push buttons that cast us in roles
we felt sure we had let go of long ago-
the baby, the peacekeeper, the caretaker, the avoider....
It doesn't seem to matter how much time has elapsed
or how far we've traveled.
-Jane Mersky Leder

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