Quotations About / On: SISTER

  • 11.
    Listen, sister. I don't dance and I can't take time out now to learn.
    (Frank W. Wead (1895?-1947), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Lt. Rusty Ryan (John Wayne), They Were Expendable, reply to nurse Lt. Sandy Davis (Donna Reed), who invites him to a dance (1945). Based on the book by William L. White.)
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  • 12.
    The Earth needs love than war! ! So, think twice before you hurt your brothers and sisters.
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  • 13.
    '...my beautiful and determined sisters, gallivanting through the male psyche is an enterprise fraught with danger and uncertainty and perhaps something that should be conducted with utmost sincerity and caution...'
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  • 14.
    Notice the young brothers and sisters trying to move up in this cold world. That's inspiration if I ever saw it.
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  • 15.
    Have you thought about our small sister waiting for your arrival with a rakhi into her hands to tie upon?
    (On the eve of the Rakshabandhan)
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  • 16.
    One does not arise from such a book as Sister Carrie with a smirk of satisfaction; one leaves it infinitely touched.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (1880-1956), U.S. journalist, critic. Originally published in A Book of Prefaces (1916). The Vintage Mencken, ch. 7, p. 54, ed. Alistair Cooke, Vintage (1956). In an essay on Theodore Dreiser.)
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  • 17.
    My sister and I, you will recollect, were twins, and you know how subtle are the links which bind two souls which are so closely allied.
    (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. Helen Stoner, in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1891).)
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  • 18.
    I stopped reading movie magazines in the beauty parlor a couple of years ago because I could not accommodate any more information about something called the Lennon Sisters.
    (Nora Ephron (b. 1941), U.S. author and humorist. Scribble Scrabble, ch. 2 (1978). Written in 1975. The Lennon Sisters comprised a pleasant, wholesome, bland singing quartet of attractive teenaged sisters. Although they were television personalities, not movie stars, photographs of them and repetitious stories about them were once fan magazine staples.)
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  • 19.
    Best masters for the young writer and speaker are the fault- finding brothers and sisters at home who will not spare him, but will pick and cavil, and tell the odious truth.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. The Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. 10, ed. Edward Everett Emerson (1909-1914).)
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  • 20.
    It is natural not to care about a sister certainly not when she is four years older and grinds her teeth at night.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. Everybody's Autobiography, ch. 3, Random House (1937).)
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