45 Quotes About Sisterhood and Friendship


Having a lifelong friendship with another woman creates a special sisterhood and bond. These quotes about sisterhood and friendship are inspiring and encouraging to all woman.

“A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.”

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

“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.”

“Because if I ever get nailed, I don’t want you running out to get the same medicine. Believe me, if it’s you lying out there, I’m gonna make sure you’re alive before I go.”

“Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.”

“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.”

“For some reason, I have better luck when I work with women. I guess I have a good sense of sisterhood.”

“For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather.”

“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.”

“Help one another is part of the religion of our sisterhood.”

“I grew up with a lot of brothers, and I don’t have any sisters, so for me it’s really important to develop my sisterhood. It’s something I’ve always coveted.”

“I just feel like, for whatever reason, female playwrights don’t really ask me to do their plays. Nothing would make me happier than finding the sisterhood, but I can’t make them.”

“I know my older sister loves me because she gives me all her old clothes and has to go out and buy new ones.”

“I think women are amazing and women’s friendships are like a sisterhood and we should see more of it in television and film.”

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

“If you are embarrassed about your sex, it must mean that you feel there is something demeaning or disgusting about being female. ”

“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?”

“In thee my soul shall own combined the sister and the friend.”

“It was not just friendship that we are attached to each other, it was sisterhood that made that bonding between us, but now that love doesn’t exist anymore as people changes with time- that’s reality.”

“Long before feminism made fashion a guilty pleasure, my first experience of the sisterhood among strangers took place in a communal dressing room.”

“Maybe the truth is, there’s a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn’t having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it’s about stringing together all the little things.”

“Maybe we tried so hard to be like the Sisterhood because it was easy for them and we wanted it to be easy for us. Because they were lucky and we wanted to be lucky too. They had wonder, and we didn’t have any. We looked for the magic, but we didn’t fine it. We waited for the magic, but it didn’t find us.”

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

“Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends.”

“Once upon a time there were two sisters. One of them was really, really strong, and one of them wasn’t.’ You looked at me. ‘Your turn.'”

“Once we are made aware of the universality of our angsts and joys, we become one under the sky of humanity.”

“Participating in a sisterhood with other women is hugely important in my life and a source of joy.”

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

“Sisterhood is a funny thing. It’s easy to recognize, but hard to define.”

“Sisterhood is powerful. Woman can support each other as women, in their pursuit for enlightenment or anything else, without fear. But as long as she’s still in the commodities exchange market, buying and selling, she must fear the competition.”

“Sisterhood means if you happen to be in Burma and I happen to be in San Diego and I’m married to someone who is very jealous and you’re married to somebody who is very possessive, if you call me in the middle of the night, I have to come.”

“Sisterly love is, of all sentiments, the most abstract. Nature does not grant it any functions.”

“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.”

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

“Softball has given me so much in life. It’s taught me the kind of person I want to be, and given me a sweet sisterhood. It even led me to my husband.”

“Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.”

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

“The female warrior knows how to fight without violence. She knows when not to raise her sword, but instead hold up her heart. Her shield is not a defense against others but a shelter for all.”

“The knowledge of death seemed present in both sisters—it was something about the way they carried themselves, something that had broken too soon and had not mended, marking them in spite of their lightheartedness.”

“There is space within sisterhood for likeness and difference, for the subtle differences that challenge and delight; there is space for disappointment-and surprise.”

“They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she.”

“We can have unity in diversity and diversity in unity. We don’t have to be like one another to enjoy sisterhood.”

“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.”

“Women are going to form a chain, a greater sisterhood than the world has ever known.”

“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.”

Understanding the essential truths of friendships will allow you to have a strong foundation to work from.

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