quote by Abigail Van Buren

It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister.

— Abigail Van Buren

Memorable Twin Sister quotations

Twin sister quote Because i have a sister I will always have a friend.

Because i have a sister I will always have a friend.

10

Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality the other, a matter of time.

We came into the world like brother and brother, And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another.

Twin sister quote All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a twin.

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a twin.

6

Foolishness is a twin sister of wisdom.

No polity can be devised which shall perpetuate freedom among a people that are dead to honor and integrity. Liberty and virtue are twin sisters, and the best fabric in the world . . . .

True science and true religion are twin sisters, and the separation of either from the other is sure to prove the death of both. Science prospers exactly in proportion as it is religious; and religion flourishes in exact proportion to the scientific depth and firmness of its basis.

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

life with ups and downs is better than a flat life or one that goes in circles. Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.

When you swear, swear seriously and solemnly, but at the same time with a smile, for a smile is the twin sister of seriousness.

Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness.

Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary they are twin sisters.

Obscurity and Innocence, twin sisters, escape temptations which would pierce their gossamer armor, in contact with the world.

My twin sister, my cousin, and I used to write and perform plays for my family.

We raided the closets for costumes and fought over parts. I'm sure I was the bossiest one.

Gratitude is twin sister to humility; Pride is foe to both.

My sister and I, you will recollect, were twins, and you know how subtle are the links which bind two souls which are so closely allied.

Being a twin, and being my sister's twin, is such a defining part of my life that I wouldn't know how to be who I am, including a writer, without that being somehow at the centre.

I don't know whether John Roberts has a twin, perhaps a sister or, uh, someone with a Hispanic last name.

Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary they are twin sisters.

Other actors don't get asked about their brothers or sisters, so why do I have to always answer questions about having a twin brother? I suppose it's interesting for everybody other than me.

Freedom and Justice are twin sisters.

I've got a twin sister who's an artist and growing up I was always "the loud one." She's not actually quiet at all, but I would rather fill a gap with chatter and she would just let a gap be. So there was no inclination to actually perform.

I think I would have liked to have been a twin.

.. Sometimes my sisters and I get mistaken for twins, and I always take it as a compliment.

Happiness is the twin sister of optimism and the twin brother of contentment.

Indulgence, twin sister of guilt.

Immortality--twin sister of Eternity.

Cant is the twin sister of hypocrisy.

When I first moved to L.A., I didn't have a lot of money to join a gym or take classes, so I improvised. My sister and I went to the library and looked over their DVD collection and discovered Neena and Veena, these Egyptian twins who have a whole series of belly dancing routines. We did them all.

What I have come to believe is that joy is the twin sister of gratitude.

I am most joyful when I am most grateful.

Ah, how little you know of human happiness - you comfortable and benevolent people! For happiness and unhappiness are brother and sister - or even twins who grow up together - or in your case - remain small together!

Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.

Time, we know, is relative. You can travel light years through the stars and back, and if you do it at the speed of light then, when you return, you may have aged mere seconds while your twin brother or sister will have aged twenty, thirty, forty or however many years it is, depending on how far you traveled. This will come to you as a profound shock, particularly if you didn't know you had a twin brother or sister.

Ignorance is jealousy's twin sister.

Woo! It's so cold, I think we may be twin sisters now," he said through rattling teeth.

Sister," he murmured, not as an inquiry, but a statement of fact.

"Brother mine," she groaned... before her consciousness slipped from her grasp and she drifted away. But she would come back to him. One way or the other, she would not leave her twin ever again.

Marcus: Cherry? Jillian: My ten-year-old niece.

Marcus: She's named after a piece of fruit? Jillian nodded. Jillian: So is her twin sister, Apple. Marcus: You're kidding me. Jillian: Unfortunately, I'm serious. Their father is fond of fruit pies and thought it would be cute. Marcus: And their mother didn't protest? Jillian: She thinks Steven's cute, so she gives him whatever he wants.

Anybody who knows about having a premature baby, it's horrific.

He was part of a twin, and I lost his sister.

famous quotes