43 Quotes About Sisterly Love

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Experiencing loss and disappointment is a part of life. Having a sister by your side to hold your hand and walk you through recovering can bring you the strength you need to survive. These quotes about sisterly love pay tribute to these women in our lives.

“A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.”

“A lot of the time, the way it’s portrayed is that I only see women in a sexual way. But I grew up with just my mum and sister, so I respect women a lot.”

“A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves – a special kind of double.”

“A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.”

“As a brother and sister, our tastes were pretty different growing up. He liked a lot of early hip hop. My dad didn’t understand it and would try to talk him out of it.”

“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.”

“Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister.”

“Growing up, I had a very normal relationship with my brother and sister. But, over time, they became my best friends, and now I hang out with them all the time. I’m very close with them.”

“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.”

“I believe that sovereignty is the twin sister of democracy. If there’s no sovereignty, there’s no democracy.”

“I grew up believing my sister was from the planet Neptune and had been sent down to Earth to kill me.”

“I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.”

“I have a characteristic since my childhood. I don’t like living together with my mother, sister, or friends at my home. I have always preferred to be alone and independent and lived according to that.”

“I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family. I have a wonderful relationship with my brother and sister; this makes me feel that I know always where I belong.”

“I personally think my sister is so stunning without makeup. And she doesn’t wear that much makeup because she has the best skin color.”

“I remember being a kid, and if you had to pee, well, you had to hold it until the commercial break. Then you rushed, and hopefully, if you’re going to the kitchen for a snack, you’ll be back before so you don’t miss a line.”

“I think the real heroic teachers are the ones who work with kids, like my mom and my sister do.”

“I want to be a good friend, a good sister, a good person and a good actress.”

“I want to make as much money as I possibly can so that when my day comes, my mother and sister is fine. My close friends are fine. They don’t have to worry about anything ever again.”

“If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles – you’re lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers; you’re brother and sister. That’s what intimacy is, if you’re with your soulmate.”

“In the cookies of life, sisters are the chocolate chips.”

“My family and friends were definitely the key to my recovery. One thing that I do suggest is that anyone dealing with a life-threatening illness like cancer choose a point person for people to call to find out how you are doing – a sister, brother, mother, father, daughter,
son, or close friend.”

“My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.”

“My sister has been there for me through everything.”

“Praised be You, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, producing varied fruits with coloured flowers and herbs.”

“Praised be You, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars; in the heavens, you have made them bright, precious and fair.”

“Prejudice is sinful. All blood flows red. And the most harmful and foolish kind of prejudice is prejudice against yourself. Every woman is your sister, and every woman needs her sisters. So try to give other women the courtesy of your compassion, respect, and forgiveness. Love yourself despite – and because of – your flaws.”

“Sister. 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.”

“Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.”

“Sisters are for sharing laughter and wiping tears.”

“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.”

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

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

“Sisters never quite forgive each other for what happened when they were five.”

“Sisters share the scent and smells – the feel of a common childhood.”

“Sisters touch your heart in ways no other could. Sisters share… their hopes, their fears, their love, everything they have. Real friendship springs from their special bonds.”

“The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.”

“There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.”

“There is no better friend than a sister. And there is no better sister than you.”

“There’s nobody in the world that knows me better than my sister.”

“There’s something so great about being with your nephew and, when you’re tired, just handing him off back to your sister.”

“We need to pay attention to each other. We are our brother’s keepers. We are our sister’s keepers.”

“What are sisters for if not to point out the things the rest of the world is too polite to mention.”

The order to which you are born can say something about the relationships you have with your sisters.