Sisters Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sisters quotes, sisters sayings, and sisters proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

A sister is both your mirror - and your opposite.

Elizabeth Fishel

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

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

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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

A sister smiles when one tells stories - for she knows where the decoration has been added.

Chris Montaigne

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

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 G. Rossetti

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

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 bitch in the world. She's everything you wish you could be and everything you wish you weren't.

M. Molly Backes

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

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

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

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

Alice Walker

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

Linda Sunshine

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

Louise Gluck

Sister is our first friend and second mother

Sunny Gupta

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

Margaret Mead

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. 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.     

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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 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.     

Phyllis McGinley

Sisters are best friends, they are advisors, they are teachers, and best of all they are people with whom you can talk with about anything - someone you have a special bond with     

Catherine Pulsifer

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden

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Sisters are different. They heard the sobbing in the darkness. They lived through all your triumphs, all your favorites, all your loves and losses. They have no delusions. They lived with you too long. And so, when you achieve some victory, friends are delighted - but sisters hold your hands in silence and shine with happiness. For they know the cost.     

Pam Brown

Sisters are for sharing laughter and wiping tears.     

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Sisters are splendid and incredible siblings who tower our life with exuberance and responsiveness at all times!     

JD Ghai

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

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

Carol Saline