Great Quotes for your Sister

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

Cali Rae Turner

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

Marion C. Garretty

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

Margaret Mead

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

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

Clara Ortega

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

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

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

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

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

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

Author Unknown

I, who have no sisters or brothers, look with some degree of innocent envy on those who may be said to be born to friends.

James Boswell

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

Susan Scarf Merrell

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

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 in Mansfield Park, 1814

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 in "The Secret World of Siblings," U.S. News & World Report, 10 January 1994

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.

Jane Howard