122+ Best Sisterhood Quotes: Exclusive Selection

True sisterhood means loving and accepting someone where they are, but consistently inspiring them to their highest potential for their life. Inspirational sisterhood quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Most Famous Sisterhood Quotes

There is space within sisterhood for likeness and difference, for the subtle differences that challenge and delight; there is space for disappointment-and surprise. – Christine Downing

Of two sisters one is always the watcher, one the dancer. – Elizabeth Glück

Sisters, as you know, also have a unique relationship. This is the person who has known you your entire life, who should love you and stand by you no matter what, and yet it’s your sister who knows exactly where to drive the knife to hurt you the most. – Lisa See

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

Sisters are like cats. They claw each other all the time but still snuggle up and daydream together. – Unknown

When traveling life’s journey it’s good to have a sister’s hand to hold on to. – Unknown

Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow. – Benjamin Disraeli

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We didn’t want to admit it then, but we were friends. Best friends. – Shannon Celebi

The greatest gift our parents ever gave us was each other. – Unknown

For some reason, I have better luck when I work with women. I guess I have a good sense of sisterhood. – Dolly Parton

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

There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Sisters annoy, interfere, criticize. Indulge in monumental sulks, in huffs, in snide remarks. Borrow. Break. Monopolize the bathroom. Are always underfoot. But if catastrophe should strike, sisters are there. Defending you against all comers. – Pam Brown

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

Our roots say we’re sisters, our hearts say we’re friends. – Unknown

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

If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child. – Linda Sunshine

beautiful sisterhood quotes

Our siblings push buttons that cast us in roles we felt sure we had let go of long ago – the baby, the peacekeeper, the caretaker, the avoider…. It doesn’t seem to matter how much time has elapsed or how far we’ve traveled. – Jane Mersky Leder

Women are going to form a chain, a greater sisterhood than the world has ever known. – Nellie L. McClung

My sister and I are so close that we finish each other’s sentences and often wonder who’s memories belong to whom. – Shannon Celebi

We acquire friends and we make enemies, but our sisters come with the territory. – Evelyn Loeb

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

Sisters may share the same mother and father but appear to come from different families. – Unknown

A sister smiles when one tells one’s stories – for she knows where the decoration has been added. – Chris Montaigne

Help one another is part of the religion of our sisterhood. – Louisa May Alcott

We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then just like real sisters, we listen and don’t judge. – Adriana Trigiani

Bond is stronger than blood. The family grows stronger by bond. – Itohan Eghide

I think women are amazing and women’s friendships are like a sisterhood and we should see more of it in television and film. – Laurie Holden

Your parents leave you too soon and your kids and spouse come along late, but your siblings know you when you are in your most inchoate form. – Jeffrey Kluger

When mom and dad don’t understand, a sister always will. – Unknown

Storm Sister–a friend who sticks close when storms hit her friend’s life. – Afton Rorvik

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

Is solace anywhere more comforting than in the arms of a sister? – Alice Walker

Sisterhood means if you happen to be in Burma and I happen to be in San Diego and I’m married to someone who is very jealous and you’re married to somebody who is very possessive, if you call me in the middle of the night, I have to come. – Maya Angelou

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

Sisters are blessed with an extra sense that whispers when the other needs them. – Unknown

Sisters are like flowers in the garden of life. – Unknown

An older sister is a friend and defender a listener, conspirator, a counselor and a sharer of delights. And sorrows too. – Pam Brown

Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply. – Jane Austen

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A sister is our first friend and second mother. – Sunny Gupta

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

I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness. – Emily Dickinson

You’re a big sister? I was shocked. She seemed so good-natured and compassionate. – Natalie Standiford

Elder sisters never can do younger ones justice! – Charlotte M. Yonge

Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life. – Charlie Browneval

Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister. – Alice Walker

She is your mirror, shining back at you with a world of possibilities. She is your witness, who sees you at your worst and best, and loves you anyway. – Barbara Alpert

We are sisters. We will always be sisters. Our differences may never go away, but neither, for me, will our song. – Elizabeth Fishel

We can have unity in diversity and diversity in unity. We don’t have to be like one another to enjoy sisterhood. – Barbara W. Winder

You’re not my best friend. You’re my sister, and that’s more. – Jenny Han

A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite. – Elizabeth Fishel

Sisterly love is, of all sentiments, the most abstract. Nature does not grant it any functions. – Ugo Betti

An older sister helps one remain half child, half woman. – Unknown

An older sister is a friend and defender – a listener, conspirator, a counsellor and a sharer of delights. And sorrows too. – Pam Brown

My sister taught me everything I really need to know, and she was only in sixth grade at the time. – Linda Sunshine

Sisterhood is a funny thing. It’s easy to recognize, but hard to define. – Pearl Cleage

You can kid the world, but not your sister. – Charlotte Gray

I know my older sister loves me because she gives me all her old clothes and has to go out and buy new ones. – Unknown

You can kid the world, but not your sister. – Charlotte Gray

inspiring sisterhood quotes

How the hell do you sum up your sister in three minutes? She’s your twin and your polar opposite. She’s your constant companion and your competition. She’s your best friend and the biggest bitch in the world. She’s everything you wish you could be and everything you wish you weren’t. – M. Molly Backes

Sisterhood is powerful. Woman can support each other as women, in their pursuit for enlightenment or anything else, without fear. But as long as she’s still in the commodities exchange market, buying and selling, she must fear the competition. – Frederick Lenz

If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she’s wearing your best sweater. – Pam Brown

I know some sisters who only see each other on Mother’s Day and some who will never speak again. 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

That’s the best thing about little sisters: They spend so much time wishing they were elder sisters that in the end they’re far wiser than the elder ones could ever be. – Gemma Gurgess

For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather. – Christina Rossetti

You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you.. – George R.R. Martin

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

You can’t think how I depend on you, and when you’re not there the colour goes out of my life. – Virginia Woolf

There can be no situation in life in which the conversation of my dear sister will not administer some comfort to me. – Mary Wortley Montagu

Participating in a sisterhood with other women is hugely important in my life and a source of joy. – Christy Turlington

What are sisters for if not to point out the things the rest of the world is too polite to mention. – Claire Cook

Don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at. – Maya Angelou

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

Female bonobos form a strong sisterhood. They rule through female solidarity. – Frans De Waal

A sister is both your mirror and your opposite. – Elizabeth Fishel

Long before feminism made fashion a guilty pleasure, my first experience of the sisterhood among strangers took place in a communal dressing room. – Judith Thurman

Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow. – Benjamin Disraeli

There’s nobody in the world that knows me better than my sister. – Tia Mowryeval

I’m the big sister. I want to make sure she has everything, even if I don’t have anything. I love her too much. – Venus Williams

You keep your past by having sisters. As you get older, they’re the only ones who don’t get bored if you talk about your memories. – Deborah Moggach

A toast once heard: ‘To my big sister, who never found her second Easter egg until I’d found my first’. – Robert Brault

A ministering angel shall my sister be. – William Shakespeare

The boughs, without becoming detached from the trunk grow away from it. – Victor Hugo

Girls will be your friends – they’ll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, some go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re your true best friends. – Marilyn Monroe

Because there’s one thing stronger than magic: sisterhood. – Robin Benway

I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness.. – Emily Dickinson

There can be no situation in life in which the conversation of my dear sister will not administer some comfort to me. – Mary Montague

Brothers and sisters are one of the constant things in the lives of many people. – Richard Branson

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

When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us? – Pam Brown

Our melanin will always make us marvelous…Just imagine what that sea of sisterhood would look like. Magic! – Alexandra Elle

Maybe we tried so hard to be like the Sisterhood because it was easy for them and we wanted it to be easy for us. Because they were lucky and we wanted to be lucky too. They had wonder, and we didn’t have any. We looked for the magic, but we didn’t fine it. We waited for the magic, but it didn’t find us. – Ann Brashares

When our hair is white, we’ll still have our sister love. – Lisa See

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

I, who have no sisters or brothers, look with some degree of innocent envy on those who may be said to be born to friends. – James Boswell

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? – Jodi Picoult

Side by side or miles apart, sisters will always be connected by heart. – Unknown

A nun of winter’s sisterhood kisses not more religiously; the very ice of chastity is in them. – William Shakespeare

It is strange how sisters can be saviors or strangers and sometimes a bit of both. – Amanda Lovelace

I love the notion of storm sisters – soul friends who help us get through life’s most raw and painful transitions. – Jennifer Grant

A sibling may be the keeper of one’s identity, the only person with the keys to one’s unfettered, more fundamental self. – Marian Sandmaier

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

So distant but so close. So different but so similar. That’s why I love my sister. – Maxime Lagacé

How do people make it through life without a sister? – Sara Corpening

In thee my soul shall own combined the sister and the friend. – Catherine Killigrew

Friends grow up and move away. But the one thing that’s never lost is your sister. – Gail Sheeny

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

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

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

Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring – quite often the hard way. – Pamela Dugdaleeval

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

A sister is a forever friend. – Unknown

Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk. – Susan Scarf Merrell

Sisterly love is, of all sentiments, the most abstract. Nature does not grant it any functions. – Ugo Betti

No life’s worth more than any other, no sister worth less than any brother. – Michael Franti

A sister is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best thing you can be. – Unknown

More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you’ve been bad and good! – Unknown

It was not just friendship that we are attached to each other, it was sisterhood that made that bonding between us, but now that love doesn’t exist anymore as people changes with time- that’s reality. – Debolina

It was nice to be in such close physical proximity, even though they hadn’t spoken in months, and only via cursory birthday cards and the like. In the end, it didn’t matter. Sisters were sisters. – Emma Straub

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. – Vietnamese Proverb

…she’ll go and fall in love, and there’s an end of peace and fun, and cozy times together. – Louisa May Alcott

There is no better friend than a sister. And there is no better sister than you. – Unknown

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