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85 Humorous and Heartwarming Sisterhood Quotes

Karabo Baloyi
Jun 22, 2022
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Our sisters are some of our biggest supporters. At the same time, they annoy us more than anyone else on earth, but we love them anyway. In celebration of these amazing women in our lives, here are 85 heartwarming and humorous quotes about sisterhood for you to share with your sisters near and far.

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Sisterhood doesn’t have to be biological. Distant relatives, colleagues, friends, and even neighbors can be as close as siblings.

Whether you have biological sisters or not, you can revel in the joy that comes from having a relationship built on sisterhood, which is the affection and loyalty you feel for other women you have something in common with.

So if you ever wondered about the beauty of sisterhood, or if you want to put in words how your own sisters make you feel, enjoy these 85 funny and heartwarming quotes about sisterhood.

 Byron Pulsifer's quote: “Your sister knows which hot buttons to push to get you going, but she also knows how to be a support and encouragement when you go through difficult times.” | Image: AmoDays

Byron Pulsifer's quote: “Your sister knows which hot buttons to push to get you going, but she also knows how to be a support and encouragement when you go through difficult times.” | Image: AmoDays

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QUOTES THAT DESCRIBE THE BIG SISTER-LITTLE SISTER DYNAMIC

Little sisters can be a pain, but the big sister heroine worship can’t be beaten.” — Allison M Lee

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

“When I was a little kid, my sisters would hold me down and tickle me until I peed my pants.” — Ronda Rousey

“I’m super-sensitive when it comes to my sister. I’ve been known to snap off a little bit behind her.” — Solange Knowles

“As anybody with two older sisters can tell you, a closed door is like a red rag to a bull. It cannot go unchallenged.” — Alan Bradley

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 Leigh Bardugo's quote: "Sisters in battle, I am shield and blade to you. As I breathe, your enemies will know no sanctuary. While I live, your cause is mine." | Image: AmoDays

Leigh Bardugo's quote: "Sisters in battle, I am shield and blade to you. As I breathe, your enemies will know no sanctuary. While I live, your cause is mine." | Image: AmoDays

“Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.” — Charles M Schultz

“Don’t try to love me because you want to be anti-Beyoncé. I am all for Beyoncé.” — Solange Knowles

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

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

“If you don’t annoy your big sister for no good reason from time to time, she thinks you don’t love her anymore.” — Pearl Cleage

 Carol Saline's quote: “Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” | Image: AmoDays

Carol Saline's quote: “Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” | Image: AmoDays

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“I’m the big sister. I want to make sure she has everything, even if I don’t have anything. It’s hard. I love her too much. That’s what counts.” — Venus Williams

“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 Burgess

“More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you’ve been bad and good.” — Linda Sunshine

“We may look old and wise to the outside world. But to each other, we are still in junior school.” — Charlotte Gray

QUOTES THAT DESCRIBE SISTERLY BONDS

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“You are blood. You are sisters. No man can break that bond.” — Kim Boykin

Pam Brown's quote: “When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?” | Image: AmoDays

Pam Brown's quote: “When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?” | Image: AmoDays

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

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“You can kid the world, but not your sister.” — Charlotte Gray

“Your sister’s advice (solicited or unsolicited), carries weight.” — Lorraine Bodger

"Sisters in battle, I am shield and blade to you. As I breathe, your enemies will know no sanctuary. While I live, your cause is mine." — Leigh Bardugo

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

Toni Morrison's quote: “A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves—a special kind of double.” | Image: AmoDays

Toni Morrison's quote: “A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves—a special kind of double.” | Image: AmoDays

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“A sister is a dearest friend, the closest enemy, and an angel at the time of need.” — Debasish Mridha

“Sisters never quite forgive each other for what happened when they were five.” — Pam Brown

“She could always talk me into anything. My sister made me a little starstruck.” — Stacie Ramey

“Nobody fights you like your own sister; nobody else knows the most vulnerable parts of you and will aim for them without mercy.” — Jojo Moyes

“Your sister knows which hot buttons to push to get you going, but she also knows how to be a support and encouragement when you go through difficult times.” — Byron Pulsifer

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Deborah Moggach's quote: “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.” | Image: AmoDays

Deborah Moggach's quote: “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.” | Image: AmoDays

“When I think of the funny, goofy, and ridiculous things we did as kids, I wonder how we turned out so well. Perhaps age has truly matured us, then, maybe not.” — Kate Summers

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

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

“The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble.” — Clara Ortega

“Our kids have learned from the experience of brothers and sisters that they can’t always be first.” — Melissa Dayton

Allison M Lee's quote: “A sister will always notice her sister’s first gray hairs with glee.” | Image: AmoDays

Allison M Lee's quote: “A sister will always notice her sister’s first gray hairs with glee.” | Image: AmoDays

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“The best gift by god after your parents in this world is your sister.” — Sacheenrjain

“I know my sister like I know my own mind, you will never find anyone as trusting or as kind.” — Lin-Manuel Miranda

“We shared a room, you stole my toys, and then my clothes, but best friends we became.” — Catherine Pulsifer

“It’s hard to be responsible, adult, and sensible all the time. How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.” — Pam Brown

FUNNY SISTER QUOTES

“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

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 Kate Winslet's quote: “I finally moved out of my parents’ house. It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.” | Image: AmoDays

Kate Winslet's quote: “I finally moved out of my parents’ house. It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.” | Image: AmoDays

“Never let an angry sister comb your hair.” — Patricia McCann

“A sister will always notice her sister’s first gray hairs with glee.” — Allison M. Lee

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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

“My sister is a mess. I love her to death, but she is a mess.” — RJ Mitte

“Sis, I look at you and see your wrinkles, I wonder when they happened. It is as if they just appeared overnight. You can’t be getting older than me, can you?” — Catherine Pulsifer

Debasish Mridha's quote: “A sister is a dearest friend, the closest enemy, and an angel at the time of need.” | Image: AmoDays

Debasish Mridha's quote: “A sister is a dearest friend, the closest enemy, and an angel at the time of need.” | Image: AmoDays

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“I finally moved out of my parents’ house. It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.” — Kate Winslet

“Eleanor Roosevelt once said, ‘Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!’ Well, my dear sister, no wonder we are looking like an old teabag, we have been in lots of hot water together!” — Catherine Pulsifer

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

“Got your mama and sister dabbing.” — Quavo

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

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Amy Li's quote: “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.” | Image: AmoDays

Amy Li's quote: “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.” | Image: AmoDays

“Sisters are supposed to be people you’re close to, aren’t they. You may not like them much, but you’re still close to them.” — Kazuo Ishiguro

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“Only a sister, an alternative self, could inspire such a sordid mix of disgust and envy.” — Namwali Serpell

“The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.” — Oscar Wilde

“Of two sisters one is always the watcher, one the dancer.” — Louise Glück

“If sisters were free to express how they really feel, parents would hear this: 'Give me all the attention and all the toys and send Rebecca to live with Grandma.'” — Linda Sunshine

Lin-Manuel Miranda's quote: “I know my sister like I know my own mind, you will never find anyone as trusting or as kind.” | Image: AmoDays

Lin-Manuel Miranda's quote: “I know my sister like I know my own mind, you will never find anyone as trusting or as kind.” | Image: AmoDays

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“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

“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 grew up believing my sister was from the planet Neptune and had been sent down to Earth to kill me. I believed this because my sister Emily convinced me of it when I was a toddler…There’s a part of me that still believes it. I have moments when I think, ‘Hmm, could that be true?’ Occasionally I ask my sister about it and she responds by pulling an alien face, which only confuses matters.” — Zooey Deschanel

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QUOTES TO MAKE YOU APPRECIATE YOUR SISTER

“Sisters make the best friends in the world.” — Marilyn Monroe

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

 Kazuo Ishiguro's quote: “Sisters are supposed to be people you’re close to, aren’t they. You may not like them much, but you’re still close to them.” | Image: AmoDays

Kazuo Ishiguro's quote: “Sisters are supposed to be people you’re close to, aren’t they. You may not like them much, but you’re still close to them.” | Image: AmoDays

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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

“As you’re growing up and you’re close, you can’t trust anyone the way you trust your sister, but also they have the power to wound you in ways no one else really does.” — Ally Condie

“When my sister, Joan, arrived I asked if I could swap her for a rabbit. When I think what a marvelous friend she’s been, I’m so glad my parents didn’t take me at my word.” — Maeve Binchy

“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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“Sister. 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. She is your partner in crime, your midnight companion, someone who knows when you are smiling, even in the dark. She is your teacher, your defense attorney, your personal press agent, even your shrink. Some days, she’s the reason you wish you were an only child.” — Barbara Alpert

Namwali Serpell's quote: “Only a sister, an alternative self, could inspire such a sordid mix of disgust and envy.” | Image: AmoDays

Namwali Serpell's quote: “Only a sister, an alternative self, could inspire such a sordid mix of disgust and envy.” | Image: AmoDays

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

“Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.” — Sam Levenson

“A sister is a cure for swollen heads and ego trips.” — Pam Brown

“There’s a lot of baggage that comes with us. But it’s like Louis Vuitton baggage — you always want it.” — Kim Kardashian

“At this point, none of us are sure why we fight. We’re sisters. We need no good reason to fight, even though we have plenty of them.” — Ken Wheaton

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 Clara Ortega's quote: “The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble.” | Image: AmoDays

Clara Ortega's quote: “The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble.” | Image: AmoDays

“Lost time is like a run in a stocking. It always gets worse.” Keep those pantyhose free of runs, use your time wisely Sis!” — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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“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

“Do you forget that I am your sister?” “No; I’ve never been granted the opportunity to forget it.” — Georgette Heyer

“I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness…” — Emily Dickinson

“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

Louise Glück's quote: “Of two sisters one is always the watcher, one the dancer.” | Image: AmoDays

Louise Glück's quote: “Of two sisters one is always the watcher, one the dancer.” | Image: AmoDays

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“Sisters will always love you tomorrow no matter what you do today.” — Marinela Reka

“Sisters don’t need words. They have perfected a language of snarls and smiles and frowns and winks — expressions of shocked surprise and incredulity and disbelief. Sniffs and snorts and gasps and sighs — that can undermine any tale you’re telling.” — Pam Brown

“Whatever you do they will love you; even if they don’t love you they are connected to you till you die. You can be boring and tedious with sisters, whereas you have to put on a good face with friends.” — Deborah Moggach

“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

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HEARTWARMING SISTERHOOD QUOTES

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

 Pam Brown's quote: “If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she’s wearing your best sweater.” | Image: AmoDays

Pam Brown's quote: “If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she’s wearing your best sweater.” | Image: AmoDays

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“For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.” — Christina Rossetti

“As a younger brother, you look up to your sister.” — John F. Kennedy, Jr.

“As I grew up, one of my strongest allies has been my sister.” — Patti Smith

“A sister is like yourself in a different movie, a movie that stars you in a different life.” — Deborah Tannen

“Sister is our first friend and second mother.” — Sunny Gupta

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Ally Condie's quote: “As you’re growing up and you’re close, you can’t trust anyone the way you trust your sister, but also they have the power to wound you in ways no one else really does.” | Image: AmoDays

Ally Condie's quote: “As you’re growing up and you’re close, you can’t trust anyone the way you trust your sister, but also they have the power to wound you in ways no one else really does.” | Image: AmoDays

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

“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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“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

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

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

Maeve Binchy's quote: “When my sister, Joan, arrived I asked if I could swap her for a rabbit. When I think what a marvelous friend she’s been, I’m so glad my parents didn’t take me at my word.” | Image: AmoDays

Maeve Binchy's quote: “When my sister, Joan, arrived I asked if I could swap her for a rabbit. When I think what a marvelous friend she’s been, I’m so glad my parents didn’t take me at my word.” | Image: AmoDays

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Building close relationships with the women in your life never happen accidentally. Sisterhood is not something that happens to you, it’s something that you willfully create.

So if you’d like to create or even grow the sisterly relationships you have in your life, these quotes may help you navigate through it. Finally, come back to these quotes to remind yourself of the value and fun chaos that comes with having sisters.

If you loved these quotes on sisterhood, you'll enjoy this compilation of quotes that will help you live a more balanced life.

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