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55 Sister Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up Your Relationship

Celebrate your sister with these thoughtful, funny, and inspiring quotes.

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Sister quotes you’ll want to share with her

There’s nothing like having a sister. You laugh, you cry, you fight, and you share some of your greatest memories together. It’s hard to sum up sisterhood in a couple of words, but like our mother-daughter quotes, this collection of sister quotes does a nice job of capturing the essence of that special, important, and sometimes complicated relationship that’s like no other. Send one to your sister today to let her know she’s on your mind. While you’re at it, bookmark these inspiring life-changing quotes and strong women quotes for another time. If you’re looking for more quotes to share with family members, profound or funny, check out these mom quotes and brother quotes.

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“A sister knows you hide your best chocolate in the bag of broccoli in the freezer. A good sister leaves you a piece. Guess which one I am.”—Unknown.

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“Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister?”—Alice Walker.

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“Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.”—Unknown.

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“Someone has to know all my passwords so they can delete all my embarrassing pictures in case I die—and you’ve already seen all my birthmarks.”—Unknown.

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“You know full well as I do the value of sisters’ affections; there is nothing like it in this world.”—Charlotte Bronte.

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“Happy Sister’s Day to the only person who is smart enough to identify my farts by smell alone and who is kind enough to not do it publicly.”—Unknown.

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“When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?”—Pam Brown.

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“Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.”—Margaret Mead

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“Parents die, daughters grow up and marry out, but sisters are for life.”—Lisa Lee

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“Just a reminder that I opened up Mom’s pelvis so you could have a faster birth. You’re welcome.”—Unknown

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“My first job is big sister and I take that very seriously.”—Venus Williams

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“That feeling when you’re so excited to see your sister…and you realize she’s wearing your clothes.”—Unknown

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“A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.”—Marion Garretty

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“Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.”—Carol Saline.

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“So distant yet so close. So different yet so similar. That’s why I love my sister.”—Maxime Lagacé

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“Oldest sister: I make the rules. Middle sister: I’m the reason we have the rules. Little sister: Rules don’t apply to me.”—Unknown

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“The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.”—Cali Rae Turner

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“A sister is both your mirror—and your opposite.”—Elizabeth Fishel

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“Sisters are for sharing laughter and wiping tears.”—Unknown.

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“You and I are like my thighs—we always stick together, through thick and thin, and even more so when the heat is on!”—Unknown

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“I’ve known every love possible, but as the years stretched out, the love I longed for the most is the one I shared with my sister.”—Josephine Angelini

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“Sis, you are my best friend…that I can never get rid of.”—Unknown

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“To have a loving relationship with a sister is not simply to have a buddy or a confident…it is to have a soul mate for life.”—Victoria Secunda

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“No one will ever be as entertained by us as us.”—Unknown

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“Sisterhood is powerful.”—Robin Morgan

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“But most are like my sister and me… linked by volatile love, best friends who make other best friends ever so slightly less best.”—Patricia Volk

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“She’s always there for me when I need her. She’s my best friend. She’s just my everything.”—Ashley Olsen

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“When I say ‘I won’t tell anyone,’ we all know my sister doesn’t count.”—Unknown

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“Look inside any sister relationship and you’ll find a wealth of interesting stories.”—Colleen Sell

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“A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves—a special kind of double.”—Toni Morrison

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“Bless you, my darling, and remember you are always in the heart—oh tucked so close there is no chance of escape—of your sister.”—Katherine Mansfield

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“Sisters don’t need words—we’ve already got our own language of eye rolls, sighs, winks, laughs, and screams.”—Unknown

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“A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.”—Isadora James

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“A sister shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.”—Unknown

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“I smile because you’re my sister. I laugh because you can’t do anything about it.”—Unknown

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“Because angels are sometimes busy elsewhere, God created sisters like you.”—Sal Williams

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“A sister is one who reaches for your hand and touches your heart.”—Unknown

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“Hey sis, know that I’ll always be there to pick you up when you fall—right after I stop laughing, of course.”—Unknown

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“What’s the good of news if you haven’t a sister to share it?”—James DeVries

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“A sister smiles when one tells stories—for she knows where the decoration has been added.”—Chris Montaigne

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“The ones that stay with you through everything—they’re your true best friends. Don’t let go of them. Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world.”—Marilyn Monroe

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“Dear little sister, never forget, I was your first boss! Now, do my dishes.”—Unknown

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“Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.”—Benjamin Disraeli

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“A woman without her sister is like a bird without her wings.”—Moosa Rahat

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“Happiness is annoying your older sister by being taller than her.”—Unknown

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“A sister is a friend you don’t have to avoid the truth with.”—Michelle Malm

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“Sisters share a bond unlike any other—thornier, but also tender, full of possibility.”—Joy McCullough

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“One’s sister is part of one’s essential self, an eternal presence of ones’ heart, soul and memory.”—Susan Cabil

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“It’s hard to find a sister who’s this loving, generous, beautiful, and smart—I hope you never lose me!”—Unknown

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“Unconditional love: the definition of sister.”—Alicia Cook

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“I could never love anyone as I love my sisters.”—Little Women

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“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

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“Acquaintances were always on their best behavior, but sisters loved each other enough to say anything.”—Lauren Weisberger

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“We’ll always fight, but we’ll always make up as well. That’s what sisters do: we argue, we point out each other’s frailties, mistakes, and bad judgment, we flash the insecurities we’ve had since childhood, and then we come back together. Until the next time.”—Lisa See

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“Never let an angry sister brush your hair.”—Anonymous

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Additional contributions by Charlotte Hilton Andersen and Emma Taubenfeld

Kelly Kuehn
Kelly Kuehn is an associate editor for Reader’s Digest covering entertainment, trivia, and history. When she’s not writing you can find her watching the latest and greatest movies, listening to a true crime podcast (or two), blasting ‘90s music, and hiking with her dog, Ryker, throughout New England.