Quotations on Sister
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It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life. Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit. I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends.
- Kirstie Alley
(Keywords: Life, Sister, Friends, Parents)
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels.
- Dorothy Allison
(Keywords: Romance, Sister, Books, Growing up, Horror)
Pam has always been my glamorous big sister - 13 years older than I. She played on the women's circuit for nine years and came home to tell me stories of France, Japan.
- Tracy Austin
(Keywords: Home, Sister, Women, France, Years)
I have a 92 year old father whose doing beautifully who lives in Chicago and a sister and a nephew and a niece and I love coming back and try to do so fairly often.
- Bob Balaban
(Keywords: Love, Father, Sister, Chicago, Old)
My mother, sister and I watched through the windows as my father gambled.
- Tom Berenger
(Keywords: Mother, Father, Sister, Windows)
I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Women, Father, Sister, Woman)
I always went to my sister, because she was older and had the care of me after my mother died.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Care)
Besides, I have a sister who's straight. And I want her to know that I love her and support her.
- Dan Butler
(Keywords: Love, Sister, Support, Want)
My father's sister never married in order to raise me.
- Marcel Carne
(Keywords: Father, Sister, Order)
A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Wife, Husband, Day, Night)
My sister and I said, Dad, are you doing to do anything about that? And he mentioned treatments other people sent him that he'd been working on. So we thought it would be kind of cool to give these guys a real script.
- Rae Dawn Chong
(Keywords: Dad, Sister, Thought, People)
Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you!
- George M. Cohan
(Keywords: Mother, Father, Sister, Ladies, Gentlemen)
Just before my final year of high school, my brother, sister and I moved with my mother to San Francisco.
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Brother, School)
My sister-in-law is a painter, and I'll say, how long did it take you to paint that painting. She'll say, It took me maybe three days, but it took me all my life to get the skills to paint that painting.
- Anthony Doerr
(Keywords: Life, Sister, Painting)
I have an older sister named Haley and she wanted to be an actress. So I wanted to be an actress. It's really funny the way that some people don't give kids enough credit for like really being driven, and really wanting to do things so badly.
- Hilary Duff
(Keywords: Funny, Sister, People, Being, Credit, Kids)
I played with dolls until I was 15. My mother encouraged it because my older sister got married when she was 15, so Mom thought that the longer I stayed with dolls, the better.
- Linda Evans
(Keywords: Mom, Mother, Sister, Thought)
I've always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl. I always played the mom and I played my sister as the daughter. I wanted to be an actress on television and movies instead of just around the house.
- Dakota Fanning
(Keywords: Mom, Movies, Sister, Daughter, Television)
Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister.
- Shelby Foote
(Keywords: Time, Sister, Brother, Thought, Books)
No life's worth more than any other, no sister worth less than any brother.
- Michael Franti
(Keywords: Life, Sister, Brother, Worth)
Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
- Sara Gilbert
(Keywords: Time, Sister, Brother, Actor, Christmas, Old, Years)
She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister.
- Bill Griffith
(Keywords: Father, Sister, Problems)
The marshalling of those resources in order to obtain the maximum war effort for Australia, and a maximum degree of help and cooperation for Great Britain and the sister Dominions, is the primary objective of the new Department.
- Harold Edward Holt
(Keywords: War, Sister, Cooperation, Effort, Help, Order)
Well, my sister played trumpet. Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around the house, Fred? And my brother, he played piano. Everybody was playing some kind of music, so it was natural for me to get into it.
- Freddie Hubbard
(Keywords: Music, Sister, Brother)
I think it's been a little difficult at times for the audience, because they've told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex... I think they are pretty used to it now.
- Janet Jackson
(Keywords: Family, Sex, Sister, Now, Pretty)
I haven't had a stationary home since going with the circus, but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 years ago and my sister lives here now, I always claim it as home.
- Emmett Kelly
(Keywords: Home, Sister, Now, Parents, Years)
I'm a woman, a mother, a daughter, a sister. I'm a real person operating in the world. For me to discuss the most private thing feels wrong. It feels like I'm betraying myself and my children.
- Nicole Kidman
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Daughter, Children, Woman, World, Wrong)
I love being a mother. I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife. I love being a woman with men. I love having given birth.
- Jessica Lange
(Keywords: Love, Men, Mother, Sister, Wife, Daughter, Being, Woman)
I just found out last week - my sister told me - that my father had some Beatles records. So I must have heard them quite a bit, but it never registered, really. Now I listen to them with new ears.
- Sheryl Lee
(Keywords: Father, Sister, Now)
The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation.
- Michel Legrand
(Keywords: Home, Life, Mother, Father, Sister, Day, Nothing, Old, School)
I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band.
- Alex Lifeson
(Keywords: Music, Sister, Brother)
My little sister Aliana's opinions are the most important to me. She says, 'I want to look like you, you're so pretty!' But she is very beautiful and so she is trouble in the making! She wants to do what I do. I'm like her second mother and I am very protective of her.
- Lindsay Lohan
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Opinions, Trouble, Want)
It was post war. It was very gray, very dreary. Everything was still rationed when I first saw the United States in 1951. I went over to visit my sister who was a war bride.
- John Mahoney
(Keywords: War, Sister, First, Post, states, United, Visit)
As a brother and sister, our tastes were pretty different growing up. He liked a lot of early hip hop. My dad didn't understand it and would try to talk him out of it.
- Taryn Manning
(Keywords: Dad, Sister, Brother, Growing up, Pretty, Talk)
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead
(Keywords: Family, Sister, Sisters)
All of us kids ended up 'doing Mom.' There are four of us who've tried show business. Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun, who does liturgical dance.
- Bill Murray
(Keywords: Business, Mom, Sister, Dance, Kids)
The death of Mrs. Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children. Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old, and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience.
- John George Nicolay
(Keywords: Death, Experience, Sister, Husband, Children, Loss, Old, Years)
My brother and sister are both older than I am and were born before my father went off to World War I.
- Douglass North
(Keywords: War, Father, Sister, Brother, World, World war)
My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.
- James Otis
(Keywords: Time, Sister, God, Hope, Eternity, Providence, Will)
You can sell nothing for a mark-up for a while, but only until something starts eating away at it. Now I can go home and click on Yahoo, call my sister and talk over a microphone for free.
- Michael K. Powell
(Keywords: Home, Sister, Eating, Nothing, Now, Talk)
Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers.
- Frederick Reines
(Keywords: Home, Sister, Books, Brothers, Lawyers, Medicine, Students)
I was staying with my sister and messing around with the guitar every day for my own amusement. Then she took me around and introduced me to Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and the first time I saw that onstage, it inspired me to play. I thought that was the world.
- Otis Rush
(Keywords: Time, Sister, Thought, Amusement, Day, First, Guitar, Play, World)
I sang a song at my sister's wedding. My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right.
- Adam Sandler
(Keywords: Wedding, Mother, Sister, Right, Song)
There are two types of encryption: one that will prevent your sister from reading your diary and one that will prevent your government.
- Bruce Schneier
(Keywords: Government, Sister, Reading, Will)
It was something I was more interested in myself. When I went to see my sister dance at ballet, I was really into costumes and the arts, and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do. I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design.
- Christian Siriano
(Keywords: Design, Family, Sister, Dance, Ballet)
Peter Lucas and I live in Durham but spend a great of time in North Wales, where we have a cottage in the mountains, and in Vermont, USA, with my sister - who is a children's writer married to a poet.
- Anne Stevenson
(Keywords: Time, Sister, Children, Mountains, Writer)
The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love.
- Erich von Stroheim
(Keywords: Love, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Letters, Months, Production)
What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad.
- Gene Tierney
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Brother, Europe, First, Months, World)
I have many valentines. My mom and my sister and my directors. I got calls from all of them. And my friends. I respect what Valentine's Day stands for because it is about love.
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Keywords: Love, Mom, Sister, Day, Friends, Respect)
Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements.
- Christy Turlington
(Keywords: Life, Power, Science, Nature, Sister, Longevity, Philosophy, Yoga)
I heard we'll get you a pass because we know you're married to a black woman. You're married to a sister so we'll give you that pass but also, those who know me but also if they look at the body of work, it is the bigger picture.
- Blair Underwood
(Keywords: Work, Sister, Body, Woman)