One of the best things about being an adult is the realization that you can share with your sister and still have plenty for yourself.
— Betsy Cohen
Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.
— Charles Monroe Schulz
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.
— sisters quotation by Oprah Winfrey
Just because we're sisters under the skin doesn't mean we've got much in common.
Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
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?
My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great-grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop.
I had lost relationships with my dad, my brother and sister and I was just like, you know what, this is definitely the time to just get it together and so that's what I did.
I consider my mom and all my sisters my friends.
My sisters are my favorite people on earth.
My sister started acting professionally when she was twelve, but I wanted to go to college first.
I can't wait for my little sisters to start dating, because it will really be fun to pick on their boyfriends.
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.
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.
Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability.
My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
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.
Life's a bitch, and life's got lots of sisters.
He may have hair upon his chest but, sister, so has Lassie.
If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she's wearing your best sweater.
I don't know whether John Roberts has a twin, perhaps a sister or, uh, someone with a Hispanic last name.
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.
I think what you're seeing is a profound recognition on the part of the American people that gays and lesbians and transgender persons are our brothers, our sisters, our children, our cousins, our friends, our co-workers, and that they've got to be treated like every other American. And I think that principle will win out.
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.
[S]he stood for some moments gazing at the sisters, with affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
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.
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.
Besides, I have a sister who's straight. And I want her to know that I love her and support her.
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.
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.
O Damsel Dorothy! Dorothy Q. !Strange is the gift that I owe to you;Such a gift as never a kingSave to daughter or son might bring,All my tenure of heart and hand,All my title to house and land;Mother and sister and child and wifeAnd joy and sorrow and death and life!
Now everything changed. My childhood world was breaking apart around me. My parents eyed me with a certain embarrassment. My sisters had become strangers to me. A disenchantment falsified and blunted my usual feelings and joys: the garden lacked fragrance, the woods held no attraction for me, the world stood around me like a clearance sale of last year's secondhand goods, insipid, all its charm gone. Books were so much paper, music a grating noise. That is the way leaves fall around a tree in autumn, a tree unaware of the rain running down its sides, of the sun or the frost, and of life gradually retreating inward. The tree does not die. It waits.
I defy my honored opponents to give me the name of a single man imprisoned in the United States, Great Britain, or West Germany for being an atheist. But in former communist countries, millions of our Christian brothers and sisters in faith have passed through jails or been killed. Who has fought for freedom and obtained it -- atheists or Christians?