"My sisters have taught me how to live."
"Sisters share the scent and smells... the feel of a common childhood."
"How do people make it through life without a sister?"
"A sister smiles when one tells one's stories...
for she knows where the decoration has been added."
"There can be no situation in life in which the conversation of my dear sister will not administer some comfort to me."
Lady Mary Worley Montagu
"Sisters are connected throughout their lives by a special bond... whether they try to ignore it or not.
For better or for worse, sisters remain sisters, until death do them part."
from "Sisters: Love and Conflict Within The Lifelong Bond"
"One's Sister is a part of one's essential self, an eternal presence of one's heart and soul and memory."
"My sister taught me everything I need to know, and she was only in the sixth grade at the time."
"Chance made us Sisters, hearts made us friends."
"There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young!"
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"No one knows better than a Sister how we grew up, and who our friends, teachers and favorite toys were. No one knows better than she..."
Dale V. Atkins
"Sisters -- they share the agony and the exhilaration. As youngsters they may share popsicles, chewing gum, hair dryers and bedrooms. When they grow up, they share confidences, careers and children, and some even chat for hours every day."
"Sisters examine each other so they can have a map for how they should behave."
Michael D. Kahn
"A sister is both your mirror -- and your opposite."
"Sisterhood is powerful."
"A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost."
Marion C. Garretty
"Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to become."
"Sisters touch your heart in ways no other could. Sisters share... their hopes, their fears, their love, everything they have. Real friendship springs from their special bonds."
"There's a special kind of freedom sisters enjoy.
Freedom to share innermost thoughts, to ask a favor, to show their true feelings. The freedom to simply be themselves."
"Only a sister can compare the sleek body that now exists with the chubby body hidden underneath. Only a sister knows about former pimples, failing math, and underwear kicked under the bed."
from "The Secret Between Us"
"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."
"Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister?"
"We are sisters. We will always be sisters.
Our differences may never go away, but neither, for me, will our song."
"The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend."
Cali Rae Turner
"Loving a sister is an unconditional, narcissistic, and complicated devotion that approximates a Mother's love....Sisters are inescapably connected, shaped by the same two parents, the same trove of memory and experience."
"To have a loving relationship with a sister is not simply to have a buddy or a confidante -- it is to have a soulmate for life."
"You can't think how I depend on you, and when you're not there the color goes out of my life."
Victoria Woolf -- to her sister
"There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship."
"We are more than just acquaintances...it's as if we are cut from the same fabric. Even though we appear to be sewn in a different pattern, we have a common thread that won't be broken - by people or years or distance."
"Like branches on a tree we grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one. Each of our lives will always be a special part of the other."