Quotes and Sayings about Sisters



"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)

"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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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 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 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)

"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)

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

"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)

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

"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 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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)