18 Must-Read Sisterhood Mantras

Claim the friendships you deserve with these must-try affirmations.
Charli Penn Mar, 22, 2013

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There's a popular saying that goes: "Men will come and go, but your girlfriends are here to stay." Though your girls might at times let you down, true friendships that are nurtured properly can last forever. Part of living your best life is being a good girlfriend through thick and thin. It's not easy, but it's worth it. Need a little inspiration? Here are 18 must-read quotes and mantras that honor the importance of sisterhood.

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A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. -Walter Winchell

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“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis

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

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“She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind. “ — Toni Morrison

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“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.“ -Aristotle

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The only way to have a friend is to be one. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“My friends are my estate.” – Emily Dickinson

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Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. -Helen Keller

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“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. “ -Oprah Winfrey

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“It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” -Marlene Dietrich

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In a friend you find a second self. -Isabelle Norton

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Love is temporary, but friends are forever. -Kelly Wheeler

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A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be somewhere else. -Anonymous

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“True friends stab you in the front.” – Oscar Wilde

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One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. -Euripides

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A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway. -Jerome Cummings

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A faithful friend is the medicine of life. -Apocrypha

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A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother. -Homer

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