Quotes and Sayings about Sister



"It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life. Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit. I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Life, Sister, Friends, Parents)

"When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Romance, Sister, Books, Growing up, Horror)

"My sister and I are both diagnosed with second-hand smoke syndromes. We have never smoked, but we grew up with second-hand smoke our entire lives."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Sister)

"My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Sister, Son, Daughter, Now, School)

"For me being the youngest, there was never ever anything that was an issue to cause rivalry between me and my sisters."
- Nicole Appleton
(Related: Being, Cause, Rivalry, Sisters)

"It was around 4 p.m. in the afternoon. I was just taking a nap. Luckily, my sister was home."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Home, Sister)

"My sister and I are opposites in many ways. She is six feet tall, while I'm five feet four."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Sister, Feet, Opposites)

"Pam has always been my glamorous big sister - 13 years older than I. She played on the women's circuit for nine years and came home to tell me stories of France, Japan."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Home, Sister, Women, France, Years)

"I have a 92 year old father whose doing beautifully who lives in Chicago and a sister and a nephew and a niece and I love coming back and try to do so fairly often."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Love, Father, Sister, Chicago, Old)

"Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Courage, Decision, Act, Goodness, Sisters, Today, Vengeance, Will)

"My sister sometimes does a Todd Barry tribute act."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Sister, Act, Tribute)

"Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Sister, May, Sons)

"Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me - a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Brothers, Sisters)

"My mother, sister and I watched through the windows as my father gambled."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Mother, Father, Sister, Windows)

"Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Thought, Now, Sisters)

"The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters."
- Rachel Blanchard
(Related: Brothers, Parents, Right, Sisters, Wrong)

"I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Women, Father, Sister, Woman)

"I always went to my sister, because she was older and had the care of me after my mother died."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Mother, Sister, Care)

"I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great."
- Susan Boyle
(Related: Attention, Brothers, Film, Friends, Sisters, Stairs, Support)

"My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread - works all the time. I think I've been eating pasta for 26 years."
- Tom Brady
(Related: Food, Time, Cooking, Eating, Sisters, Years)

"If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out."
- George Brett
(Related: Sister, Kissing, Losing)

"It bothers me that I won't live to see the end of the century, because, when I was young, in St. Louis, I remember saying to Marilyn, my sister by adoption, that that was how long I wanted to live: seventy years."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Sister, Adoption, End, Saying, Years)

"You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Nothing, Sisters, Value, World)

"If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she's wearing your best sweater."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Sister, Eye)

"It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister."
- Abigail Van Buren
(Related: Sister)

"Besides, I have a sister who's straight. And I want her to know that I love her and support her."
- Dan Butler
(Related: Love, Sister, Support, Want)

"Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee."
- James Cameron
(Related: Sister, Friends, Name, Now)

"My father's sister never married in order to raise me."
- Marcel Carne
(Related: Father, Sister, Order)

"My sisters and I were fortunate to travel through Asia and Europe at very young ages. We confronted extraordinary beauty in Athens and unspeakable poverty in India."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Beauty, Travel, Athens, Europe, Poverty, Sisters)

"I had an older brother who passed away recently, an older sister and a younger brother."
- Steve Case
(Related: Sister, Brother)

"And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Brothers, Children, Law, Sisters)

"I had to have my first kiss in front of, like, a hundred people. I didn't know what to do. So my sisters told me to, like, practice on a pillow, you know? But it didn't kiss me back so I didn't know what to expect."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: Kiss, People, First, Practice, Sisters)

"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."
- Chanakya
(Related: Mother, Sister, Wife, HusbDay, Night)

"My older sister encouraged me from early on and bought me one of the first guitars I had. She listened to all of the crappy songs that I wrote when I was 8 years old and encouraged me to keep doing it."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Sister, First, Old, Songs, Years)

"My sister and I said, Dad, are you doing to do anything about that? And he mentioned treatments other people sent him that he'd been working on. So we thought it would be kind of cool to give these guys a real script."
- Rae Dawn Chong
(Related: Dad, Sister, Thought, People)

"I was an only child; I didn't have a sister, or sisters."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Sister, Sisters)

"When Bob came through Cincinnati, he wanted a girl singer to be on his show. There was a local contest, and my sister and I entered, but Bob said, Gee, I wouldn't break up the team."
- Rosemary Clooney
(Related: Sister)

"Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Power, Women, Sex, Cause, Law)

"Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you!"
- George M. Cohan
(Related: Mother, Father, Sister, Ladies, Gentlemen)

"I'm older than my sister so I started writing first. I started writing at school. I was always top of my class in composition, essays, English Lit and all of that."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Sister, Class, English, First, School, Writing)

"Just before my final year of high school, my brother, sister and I moved with my mother to San Francisco."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Mother, Sister, Brother, School)

"I don't know whether John Roberts has a twin, perhaps a sister or, uh, someone with a Hispanic last name."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Sister, Name)

"You know, all my songs are relatives, brothers, sisters, cousins."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Brothers, Relatives, Sisters, Songs)

"I would live with all of my sisters if I could. We've always been very close, my sisters and me."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Sisters)

"Acting is the most brotherly and sisterly profession in the world."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: Acting, Profession, World)

"There's a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy's plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We're gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Awareness, Brothers, Charity, Sisters)

"We will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us. One does not rape a sister."
- Mary Daly
(Related: Sister, Being, Earth, Will)

"As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Truth, Brothers, Daughters, Land, Military, Sisters, Sons, states, United, Will)

"My sister-in-law is a painter, and I'll say, how long did it take you to paint that painting. She'll say, It took me maybe three days, but it took me all my life to get the skills to paint that painting."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Life, Sister, Painting)

"I'm the youngest of six children; both of my sisters are housewives and they each have four kids."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Children, Kids, Sisters)

"I have an older sister named Haley and she wanted to be an actress. So I wanted to be an actress. It's really funny the way that some people don't give kids enough credit for like really being driven, and really wanting to do things so badly."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Funny, Sister, People, Being, Credit, Kids)

"My sister used to say I had a frail chest and she 'd beat me up all the time."
- Michael Clarke Duncan
(Related: Time, Sister)

"I can remember being in my pram: children stayed in their prams much longer then than they do now. A big bouncy pram with black covers and a hood with metal clips that could trap your fingers. I was looking up at my sister who was sitting on the pram seat, with her back to me."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Sister, Being, Children, Now)

"I didn't have a teacher like Sister Mary Ignatius."
- Christopher Durang
(Related: Sister)

"Freedom and Justice are twin sisters."
- Friedrich Ebert
(Related: Freedom, Justice, Sisters)

"Sometimes I just walk through; I just show up, as in The Other Sister."
- Hector Elizondo
(Related: Sister)

"It is true that a fellow cannot ignore women - but he can think of them as he ought - as sisters, not as sparring partners."
- Jim Elliot
(Related: Women, Sisters)

"I remember that I used to mix with my friends who had brothers and sisters. I was an only child."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Brothers, Friends, Sisters)

"She didn't break his heart, but I feel like a man is supposed to be a man, he ain't supposed to be all involved in that. That's why she got sisters and friend for. Just show up with the ring and act right."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Heart, Friend, Act, Man, Right, Sisters)

"I had a director who told me a story about a fan who had commented on how nice it was to see her sister laughing and how happy the show made her. I like to make people happy and make them laugh."
- Will Estes
(Related: Sister, People)

"I was born in Connecticut. But my parents brought my sister and I to L.A. when-Hollywood, actually, when i was 6 months old."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Sister, Months, Old, Parents)

"I played with dolls until I was 15. My mother encouraged it because my older sister got married when she was 15, so Mom thought that the longer I stayed with dolls, the better."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Mom, Mother, Sister, Thought)

"When I go home, I play with my baby dolls and strollers and diaper bags, and play with my sisters."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Home, Baby, Play, Sisters)

"I like everything perfect. Everything has to be neat. My sister is 5, and she's more messy than I am. I make my bed every morning, everything's perfect. My shoes are all arranged. It's sad. I'm a little like Ray, a little bit."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Sister, Bed)

"I've always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl. I always played the mom and I played my sister as the daughter. I wanted to be an actress on television and movies instead of just around the house."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Mom, Movies, Sister, Daughter, Television)

"You must recognize that the way to get the good out of your brother and your sister is not to return evil for evil."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Sister, Brother, Evil)

"I had two sisters, and we would love to get dressed up and pretend that we were chic, sophisticated ladies. And I think that was a great sort of preparation, in a way."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Love, Ladies, Preparation, Sisters)

"My sister and I were born in San Francisco. When our parents died, we came down here to live with relatives."
- Freddy Fender
(Related: Sister, Parents, Relatives)

"My sisters were going out with artists and poets, and eventually it was the creative world which attracted me."
- Luc Ferrari
(Related: Artists, Poets, Sisters, World)

"Teens aren't just interested in getting laid. I won't believe that's all they're interested in. I have four younger sisters and they're sick of being shown how they're supposed to react in bed."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Bed, Being, Sisters)

"A sister is both your mirror - and your opposite."
- Elizabeth Fishel
(Related: Sister)

"Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be."
- Elizabeth Fishel
(Related: Family, Sisters)

"No one could have nicer sisters. No sibling problems there."
- Henry Fonda
(Related: Problems, Sisters)

"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."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Time, Sister, Brother, Thought, Books)

"My major influence was my ten years older sister."
- Willa Ford
(Related: Sister, Influence, Years)

"My two elder sisters married Englishmen and went abroad."
- Bill Forsyth
(Related: Sisters)

"No life's worth more than any other, no sister worth less than any brother."
- Michael Franti
(Related: Life, Sister, Brother, Worth)

"I want to do something where I play Judi Dench's younger sister or daughter."
- Dawn French
(Related: Sister, Daughter, Play, Want)

"Of the many guests we welcomed to the Mickey Mouse Club, my absolute favorites were the Lennon Sisters."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Guests, Mouse, Sisters)

"I can't wait for my little sisters to start dating, because it will really be fun to pick on their boyfriends."
- David Gallagher
(Related: Dating, Fun, Sisters, Will)

"I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: Home, Brothers, Community, Parents, Sisters)

"My big sister Melissa, is such a stud and my little sister Suzanna, has always had a perfect body and big blue eyes. We were a force."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: Sister, Body, Eyes, Force)

"A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost."
- Marion C. Garretty
(Related: Sister, Childhood)

"In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Possibility, Brothers, Sisters)

"Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Time, Sister, Brother, Actor, Christmas, Old, Years)

"Nobody ever seems to want my advice about serious stuff. People will be like: 'Who made that sweater?' Or 'How did you get your hair so straight?' They don't to come to me for the relationship advice or deep stuff. In fact, my little sister actually hides from me."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Sister, People, Advice, Deep, Fact, Hair, Want, Will)

"She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister."
- Bill Griffith
(Related: Father, Sister, Problems)

"Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Character, Brothers, Favorite, Hair, Sisters)

"I was a bratty little sister. I was the youngest of three, and I often felt as though I didn't fit in."
- Dorothy Hamill
(Related: Sister)

"I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons."
- Marvin Hamlisch
(Related: Age, Music, Sister)

"I have six sisters, so I assumed I'd have a girl. Learning I was having a boy was really weird."
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Related: Learning, Sisters)

"My career has always revolved around what I do and don't want my sisters and brothers seeing me doing."
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Related: Brothers, Career, Sisters, Want)

"My sister wanted to be an actress, but she never made it. She does live in a trailer. She got halfway. She's an actress, she just never gets called to the set."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Sister)

"It's called Sisters of the Winter Madrigal. It was interesting for me to see it done after so many years; because I wrote it and I didn't realize what a rage I was in."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Sisters, Winter, Years)

"We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Change, Father, Blame, Brothers, Fault, School, Sisters, Teachers)

"To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Sister, Brother, Evil)

"The original fairy tale was about the youngest sister going into a room in the castle and finding all the bodies of the wives that came before her - she is confronted with truth, thinking about how often we think we know people and we really don't."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Sister, Truth, People, Thinking, Wives)

"The marshalling of those resources in order to obtain the maximum war effort for Australia, and a maximum degree of help and cooperation for Great Britain and the sister Dominions, is the primary objective of the new Department."
- Harold Edward Holt
(Related: War, Sister, Cooperation, Effort, Help, Order)

"Fidelity is the sister of justice."
- Horace
(Related: Sister, Fidelity, Justice)

"Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart."
- William Dean Howells
(Related: Wisdom, Heart, Goodness, Sisters)

"Well, my sister played trumpet. Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around the house, Fred? And my brother, he played piano. Everybody was playing some kind of music, so it was natural for me to get into it."
- Freddie Hubbard
(Related: Music, Sister, Brother)

"I may have had a crush on Zac, but we are like brother and sister, so nothing would ever happen."
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Sister, Brother, May, Nothing)

"I was the youngest. The yule lamb. The one who always got away without doing the washing up. My sister was four years older, and my brother six years."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Sister, Brother, Years)

"A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Love, Father, Mother, Brothers, Enemies, Husbands, May, Sisters, Wives)

"I think it's been a little difficult at times for the audience, because they've told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex... I think they are pretty used to it now."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Family, Sex, Sister, Now, Pretty)

"Big sisters and brothers... I am telling you, it never changes."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Brothers, Sisters)

"My dad liked how January went with Jones. My sisters' names are Jina and Jacey Jones."
- January Jones
(Related: Dad, Names, Sisters)

"Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law."
- June Jordan
(Related: Sister, Brother, Habits, Language, Law, Lying, Schools, Self, Speech, Writing)

"Almost everything in 'A Day With Wilbur Robinson' has some basis in truth. And yes, my sister did pay me to feed her grapes while she talked to her boyfriend on the phone."
- William Joyce
(Related: Sister, Truth, Boyfriend, Day)

"On the one hand, she is cut off from the protection awarded to her sisters abroad; on the other, she has no such power to defend her interests at the polls, as is the heritage of her brothers at home."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Home, Power, Brothers, Protection, Sisters)

"I haven't had a stationary home since going with the circus, but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 years ago and my sister lives here now, I always claim it as home."
- Emmett Kelly
(Related: Home, Sister, Now, Parents, Years)

"I'm a woman, a mother, a daughter, a sister. I'm a real person operating in the world. For me to discuss the most private thing feels wrong. It feels like I'm betraying myself and my children."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Mother, Sister, Daughter, Children, Woman, World, Wrong)

"If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Death, Brothers, Nothing, Sisters, Spirit)

"I, Lawrence Klein, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, as were my elder brother and younger sister."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Sister, Brother)

"I was taking a nose dive somewhere between eleven and twelve because my sister had died and I was practicing something that siblings do which is follow in their footsteps and die as well."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Sister, Footsteps)

"Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation."
- Christian Lacroix
(Related: Books, Grandparents, Paris, Sisters)

"When I was a kid, I was surrounded by girls: older sisters, older girl cousins just down the street... except for an older boy named Vito who threw rocks. Each year I would wish for a baby brother. It never happened."
- Wally Lamb
(Related: Brother, Baby, Sisters)

"I love being a mother. I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife. I love being a woman with men. I love having given birth."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Love, Men, Mother, Sister, Wife, Daughter, Being, Woman)

"My sister is a nurse and saves people's lives."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Sister, People)

"There is a big age gap between my sisters Janice and Irma and myself so I didn't know them that well when I was younger although they have been very supportive in later life."
- Alvin Lee
(Related: Age, Life, Sisters)

"I just found out last week - my sister told me - that my father had some Beatles records. So I must have heard them quite a bit, but it never registered, really. Now I listen to them with new ears."
- Sheryl Lee
(Related: Father, Sister, Now)

"My father had left behind an old piano. My sister was already going to school, my mother was out working, and I stayed at home alone with my adorable grandmother who understood nothing I said. It was so boring that I stayed at the piano all day long, and that saved my life."
- Michel Legrand
(Related: Home, Life, Mother, Father, Sister, Day, Nothing, Old, School)

"Whoopi and I have been friends ever since she claimed she couldn't sing on the set of Sister Act."
- Jenifer Lewis
(Related: Sister, Act, Friends)

"I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Music, Sister, Brother)

"God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ, because they are my brothers and sisters."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: God, Brothers, Christ, Help, Sisters, Will)

"I came from a big family - two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes."
- Blake Lively
(Related: Family, Boys, Brothers, Girls, Sexes, Sisters)

"My little sister Aliana's opinions are the most important to me. She says, 'I want to look like you, you're so pretty!' But she is very beautiful and so she is trouble in the making! She wants to do what I do. I'm like her second mother and I am very protective of her."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Mother, Sister, Opinions, Trouble, Want)

"And my little sister died when she was 16."
- Jeremy London
(Related: Sister)

"My sister and my brother, of whom I have not spoken before, were considerably older than I; it seemed almost as if we belonged to different generations."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Sister, Brother, Generations)

"Once I showed up at my sister's with a baby rabbit I had bought from some children because its ears were cold. I put the rabbit on a hot water bottle and massaged its ears for quite a while. After all, I knew that all healthy animals had warm ears."
- Juliette G. Low
(Related: Sister, Animals, Baby, Children, Water)

"Badges mean nothing in themselves, but they mark a certain achievement and they are a link between the rich and the poor. For when one girl sees a badge on a sister Scout's arm, if that girl has won the same badge, it at once awakens an interest and sympathy between them."
- Juliette G. Low
(Related: Sister, Sympathy, Achievement, Interest, Nothing, Poor)

"My sister Liza and I have never felt that we were in competition."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Sister, Competition)

"My sisters said, Why do you make those faces? You make yourself so ugly."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Faces, Sisters, Ugly)

"And now, dear sister, I must leave this house or the retreating army will make me a prisoner in it by filling up the road I am directed to take."
- Dolley Madison
(Related: Sister, Army, Now, Road, Will)

"It was post war. It was very gray, very dreary. Everything was still rationed when I first saw the United States in 1951. I went over to visit my sister who was a war bride."
- John Mahoney
(Related: War, Sister, First, Post, states, United, Visit)

"And then I went to visit my sister in the states and all of a sudden it was just like, it's like... it's like the movie Wizard of Oz when all of a sudden it changes from Black and White to glorious Technicolor."
- John Mahoney
(Related: Sister, states, Visit)

"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."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Dad, Sister, Brother, Growing up, Pretty, Talk)

"I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters - I'm from an all female family. My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!"
- Shirley Manson
(Related: Family, Father, Girlfriends, Sisters)

"I thought some of Mrs. White's material was prophetic. I felt some of her insights were extremely helpful and I regarded her as a sister in the Lord. I wasn't out to attack Ellen White's character."
- Walter Martin
(Related: Sister, Thought, Character)

"For many years, our Messianic Jewish brothers and sisters have paid a great price. Other Jews have rejected them, and the Christian church would require they walk away from their traditions to fit into the Gentile culture. We must face these past wrongs."
- Bill McCartney
(Related: Christian, Church, Brothers, Culture, Past, Sisters, Traditions, Wrongs, Years)

"We moved there a year ago, just as a weekend place. Then we decided to move out of London completely. We will eventually have to work it out a bit more, because you can't have a little boy living with his sisters like that, can you? But we like the idea of closeness."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Work, Idea, Living, London, Sisters, Weekend, Will)

"In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Life, Bed, Brothers, Cancer, Children, Disease, Sisters)

"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
(Related: Hair, Sisters, Trying)

"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Family, Sister, Sisters)

"Wealth - any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one's wife's sister's husband."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Sister, Wife, HusbWealth, Income)

"My sister said, You're making it hard for all us housewives in Nebraska."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Sister)

"But my brother Joey was there, and my sister Tina Nina Minnelli was there."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Sister, Brother)

"From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Brothers, Parents, Present, Right, Sisters, Work ethic)

"I have nothing against undertakers personally. It's just that I wouldn't want one to bury my sister."
- Jessica Mitford
(Related: Sister, Nothing, Undertakers, Want)

"A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery, or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Acquaintance, Charity, Girls, School, Sisters)

"Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Love, Patriotism, Politics, Impression, Brothers, Country, Honor, Party, Sisters)

"One of my kids was born in 1968. There were going to be political difficulties, but they were never going to have that level of hatred and contempt that my brothers and my sister and myself were exposed to."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Sister, Brothers, Contempt, Difficulties, Hatred, Kids)

"But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius."
- Marston Morse
(Related: Sister, Genius, Madness, Mathematics)

"When I was very young I was the ugly duckling. I had a lot of complexes. My sister was wonderful and I was nothing."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Sister, Nothing, Ugly)

"The coolest thing is that my sister and I, you know, we've done what a lot of people have not been able to do. Which is to have our own careers, together."
- Tia Mowry
(Related: Sister, People, Careers)

"All of us kids ended up 'doing Mom.' There are four of us who've tried show business. Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun, who does liturgical dance."
- Bill Murray
(Related: Business, Mom, Sister, Dance, Kids)

"The death of Mrs. Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children. Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old, and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Death, Experience, Sister, HusbChildren, Loss, Old, Years)

"My brother and sister are both older than I am and were born before my father went off to World War I."
- Douglass North
(Related: War, Father, Sister, Brother, World, World war)

"I was brought up by my mother and my two sisters, although they're older than me and fled the nest very young, so I was technically raised as an only child, but I was very much loved."
- Gary Oldman
(Related: Mother, Sisters)

"I did a book signing when we were in New York the day before yesterday. A lady came through and she was just weeping, and said, 'I wish this would have been brought out sooner, my sister is in prison for suffocating her child.'"
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Sister, Day, Lady, Prison, Weeping, Yesterday)

"My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning."
- James Otis
(Related: Time, Sister, God, Hope, Eternity, Providence, Will)

"Sisters in Crime now has more than 4,000 members worldwide."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Crime, Now, Sisters)

"Even the simplest wicker basket can become priceless when it is loved and cared for through the generations of a family."
- Sister Parish
(Related: Family, Generations)

"Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family, admitted that I was hideous."
- Sister Parish
(Related: Family)

"It has not been an easy cross to bear. It has caused considerable confusion. My husband constantly complained about the awkwardness of being married to a woman whom he called Sister."
- Sister Parish
(Related: Sister, HusbBeing, Confusion, Woman)

"The last occasions when the timetable of our lives would be interrupted for many years to come."
- Sister Parish
(Related: Years)

"It has not been an easy name, yet it has brought me many a laugh."
- Sister Parish
(Related: Name)

"I grew up in a house full of women: my mother, grandmother, three sisters, and two female cats. And I still have the buzz of their conversations in my head. As an adult, I have more female friends than male ones: I just love the way that women talk."
- James Patterson
(Related: Love, Women, Mother, Cats, Friends, Sisters, Talk)

"I have two older sisters; I'm the youngest."
- Elizabeth Perkins
(Related: Sisters)

"My sisters are very academically inclined so whenever they would fix me up, it would always be from someone in their world, people they would find attractive. When they came to the door in suits, it was over."
- Elizabeth Perkins
(Related: People, Sisters, World)

"The next day the two sisters went to the ball, and so did Cinderella, but dressed more magnificently than before. The King's son was always by her side, and his pretty speeches to her never ceased."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Son, Day, Pretty, Sisters)

"My mother was like a sister to me, only we didn't have sex quite so often."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Sex, Mother, Sister)

"I have three sisters and I've always wanted a brother, so I was really interested in that notion."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Brother, Sisters)

"My sisters are my favorite people on earth."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: People, Earth, Favorite, Sisters)

"I becan acting when River was doing this TV series and they needed two kids for the show, so they got me and my little sister, Summer, to do it. After that I did some really weird guest spots with orangutans and stuff."
- Joaquin Phoenix
(Related: Sister, Acting, Guest, Kids, Summer)

"Loomis has always felt himself responsible for the fact that he did not stop Michael when he first murdered his sister, and so he's got that guilt to live with."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Sister, Fact, First, Guilt)

"He may have hair upon his chest but, sister, so has Lassie."
- Cole Porter
(Related: Sister, Hair, May)

"You can sell nothing for a mark-up for a while, but only until something starts eating away at it. Now I can go home and click on Yahoo, call my sister and talk over a microphone for free."
- Michael K. Powell
(Related: Home, Sister, Eating, Nothing, Now, Talk)

"The Pleasure Seekers eventually turned into Cradle, when we started writing our own material. My younger sister Nancy was brought in as singer and I kind of stepped aside as main lead singer and concentrated on my instrument."
- Suzi Quatro
(Related: Sister, Pleasure, Writing)

"Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me - a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Brothers, Sisters)

"It was my sister Maureen who was responsible for my becoming a Reagan."
- Michael Reagan
(Related: Sister)

"What do you say to your sister who poses in the nude? It's not like you are really itching to see photographs of your sister naked. I mean, it's just something that is not too exciting."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Sister)

"Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Home, Sister, Books, Brothers, Lawyers, Medicine, Students)

"Rock 'n' roll offered me a platform to speak what I felt. It also offered me a platform to support my mama and my brothers and sisters - twelve children."
- Little Richard
(Related: Brothers, Children, Sisters, Support)

"Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics."
- Ann Richards
(Related: Politics, Sisters)

"My grandfather was in a barbershop quartet and my grandmother was in a gospel quartet with her sisters."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Sisters)

"Ireland and England are like two sisters; I would have them embrace like one brother."
- Boyle Roche
(Related: Brother, England, Ireland, Sisters)

"This show has shown me how to throw a punch. But watching my future sister-in-law go through breast cancer has also shown me how to take one."
- Charlotte Ross
(Related: Sister, Cancer, Future)

"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 Rossetti
(Related: Sister, Friend, Weather)

"I was staying with my sister and messing around with the guitar every day for my own amusement. Then she took me around and introduced me to Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and the first time I saw that onstage, it inspired me to play. I thought that was the world."
- Otis Rush
(Related: Time, Sister, Thought, Amusement, Day, First, Guitar, Play, World)

"I'm more of a guy's girl. I like having a beer in a bar, and I don't bicker or sit down and do my nails. But I have two sisters and a mother, and we're Latin, so we gossip."
- Zoe Saldana
(Related: Mother, Beer, Gossip, Sisters)

"I sang a song at my sister's wedding. My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Wedding, Mother, Sister, Right, Song)

"Sister Virginia used to say, 'You'll be known by the company you keep.'"
- Michael Scheuer
(Related: Sister, Company)

"We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now, and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers, brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Brothers, Charity, Mothers, Now, Sisters, Trying)

"There are two types of encryption: one that will prevent your sister from reading your diary and one that will prevent your government."
- Bruce Schneier
(Related: Government, Sister, Reading, Will)

"When you don't have kids and you're in a Catholic family - one of my sisters had 10 children in 11 years - she's part rabbit - you feel kind of guilty about that. So, I want to do things for other people's children."
- Marge Schott
(Related: Family, People, Children, Kids, Sisters, Want, Years)

"Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life."
- Charles M. Schulz
(Related: Life, Sisters)

"I started walking at night with my sister in law which has been amazing. It really does something for you. It just kind of clears the mind, it just makes you feel better, things start to tighten a little bit."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Sister, Law, Mind, Night, Walking)

"Sometimes you really dig a girl, the moment you kiss her, And then you get distracted by her older sister."
- John Sebastian
(Related: Kiss, Sister)

"When I was about 3, my grandfather used to give me and my sister a nickel to sit out on the front porch with him and sing songs."
- Tommy Shaw
(Related: Sister, Songs)

"Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Religion, Selfishness)

"My look was even more solidified when I started singing in Greenwich Village with my sister Lucy. We wore matching dresses as the Simon Sisters."
- Carly Simon
(Related: Sister, Singing, Sisters)

"It was something I was more interested in myself. When I went to see my sister dance at ballet, I was really into costumes and the arts, and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do. I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design."
- Christian Siriano
(Related: Design, Family, Sister, Dance, Ballet)

"I'm the oldest and I've got two sisters."
- Lisa Snowdon
(Related: Sisters)

"Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness."
- Sophocles
(Related: Sister, Foolishness, Wickedness)

"In 1792, my Sister told me, I was growing out of my senses."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Sister, Senses)

"It is natural not to care about a sister certainly not when she is four years older and grinds her teeth at night."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Sister, Care, Night, Years)

"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."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Being, First, Will, Woman)

"Peter Lucas and I live in Durham but spend a great of time in North Wales, where we have a cottage in the mountains, and in Vermont, USA, with my sister - who is a children's writer married to a poet."
- Anne Stevenson
(Related: Time, Sister, Children, Mountains, Writer)

"But I'll tell you something: We had a big family discussion about it recently, my two sisters and I, and I pointed out that we all have the same genes as our mother and we're all susceptible to becoming alcoholics."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Family, Mother, Sisters)

"The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: Love, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Letters, Months, Production)

"Lord, confound this surly sister, blight her brow with blotch and blister, cramp her larynx, lung and liver, in her guts a galling give her."
- John Millington Synge
(Related: Sister)

"What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Mother, Sister, Brother, Europe, First, Months, World)

"You know, it comes from my mother's side of the family. She had seven sisters and one brother, and all of them could play instruments. I suppose I picked it up from that."
- Mel Tillis
(Related: Family, Mother, Brother, Play, Sisters)

"I have many valentines. My mom and my sister and my directors. I got calls from all of them. And my friends. I respect what Valentine's Day stands for because it is about love."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Love, Mom, Sister, Day, Friends, Respect)

"But we're all so different, we're different ages; we're not vying for the same roles. There's no competition, there's really kind of a sisterhood, on and off the set, you know?"
- Jeanne Tripplehorn
(Related: Competition)

"Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other."
- Sojourner Truth
(Related: Brothers, Moon, Sisters, Stars)

"Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Life, Power, Science, Nature, Sister, Longevity, Philosophy, Yoga)

"Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Sister, HusbImpression, Idea, American, Americans, Pretty)

"I heard we'll get you a pass because we know you're married to a black woman. You're married to a sister so we'll give you that pass but also, those who know me but also if they look at the body of work, it is the bigger picture."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Work, Sister, Body, Woman)

"In terms of the black female audience, usually if you're true to that character but more so in your body of work if you've proven that you love your sisters and you proven you will come back home like in 42.4% they'll give you a pass when you jump ship. I hear it all the time."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Home, Love, Time, Work, Character, Body, Sisters, Will)

"You see, we are here, as far as I can tell, to help each other; our brothers, our sisters, our friends, our enemies. That is to help each other and not hurt each other."
- Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Related: Brothers, Enemies, Friends, Help, Hurt, Sisters)

"I was lucky I always got along with girls. It was never like a big deal. I had a lot of girls that I was friends with that I wasn't sexual with. I think having two older sisters made me comfortable like that. I just like people, so I can just go up and say whatever."
- Vince Vaughn
(Related: People, Friends, Girls, Sisters)

"Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister."
- Thorstein Veblen
(Related: Work, Sister, Brother, Dignity, Joy, Labor, Pride, Respect, Sense)

"I need a SUV, for me and my four sisters. So, I've narrowed it down to four, kind of expensive, cars."
- Alexa Vega
(Related: Sisters)

"I consider my mom and all my sisters my friends."
- Alexa Vega
(Related: Mom, Friends, Sisters)

"My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them."
- Milo Ventimiglia
(Related: Mom, Women, Open, Respect, Sisters)

"My father was predisposed to drunken rages. I would hide under the bed. My sister and I were talking just the other day about the terror a drunken man in a rage can create in a child."
- Antonio Villaraigosa
(Related: Father, Sister, Bed, Day, Man, Talking, Terror)

"Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister."
- Alice Walker
(Related: Sister)

"Academic sociologists have been trained to conceive of their discipline - sociology - as the scientific study of society, and to remit to the sister discipline of psychology the study of individuals."
- Richard Wall
(Related: Society, Sister, Discipline, Psychology, Study)

"I haven't heard anything about a reunion show for Sisters. But if the script was good I would do it."
- Sela Ward
(Related: Sisters)

"When I was a child I thought I saw an angel. It had wings and kinda looked like my sister. I opened the door so some light could come into the room, and it sort of faded away. My mother said it was probably my Guardian Angel."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Mother, Sister, Thought, Light)

"The ones the listeners loved most of all in those early years were the four Lennon girls who became the whole nation's little sisters."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Girls, Nation, Sisters, Years)

"We forget that this music, music made by my brothers and sisters, is still a baby. It's just beginning. When I think of the possibilities, it makes me smile."
- Barry White
(Related: Music, Baby, Beginning, Brothers, Forget, Possibilities, Sisters, Smile)

"AIDS can destroy a family if you let it, but luckily for my sister and me, Mom taught us to keep going. Don't give up, be proud of who you are, and never feel sorry for yourself."
- Ryan White
(Related: Family, Mom, Sister)

"Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world."
- Kate D. Wiggins
(Related: Life, Mother, Brothers, Rainbows, Roses, Sisters, Stars, World)

"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Sister, Expression, Machine)

"Everybody has fights with their sister."
- Joe Williams
(Related: Sister)

"I always like to win. But I'm the big sister. I want to make sure she has everything, even if I don't have anything. It's hard. I love her too much. That's what counts."
- Venus Williams
(Related: Love, Sister, Want)

"I've got two sisters and they're both married and they're both much more settled into the way things are."
- Ann Wilson
(Related: Sisters)

"My older sister Nikki went to Hampton music school in Virginia, then to another school later in New York."
- Debra Wilson
(Related: Music, Sister, School)

"She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Mother, Sister, Friend, Want)

"I finally moved out of my parent's house. It was only fair to let my sister have her own room."
- Kate Winslet
(Related: Sister)

"While I've lived in L.A. since 1985, I'll always consider Chicago my home town and have much affection for it. My parents and sister still live there so I try to visit as often as I'm able."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: Home, Sister, Affection, Chicago, Parents, Visit)

"Sometimes when I visit my sister and her two children, I wonder if she missed a lot by getting married. Right now, nothing could be further from my mind than getting married."
- Natalie Wood
(Related: Sister, Children, Mind, Nothing, Now, Right, Visit, Wonder)