Nobody will understand the craziness of your family better than your cousins.
No matter how close or distant our relationship is to our cousins, we still think fondly of them and love to get together to share some funny or embarrassing family memories of our childhood. The friendship we develop with our cousins is special because it is tied to family and close-knit.
Check out these cousins quotes to help you understand the loving relationship for your cousins.
Cousins are friends that will love you forever. – Constance Richards
Having cousins is a true blessing because they are best friends, but also part of the family, which makes it twice as fun to reunite and spend time together. Unlike friends that come and go throughout our lives, cousins are there to stay forever.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the cousins together. – Woodrow Wilson
It is never a guarantee that our cousins will turn into our best friends, yet when this happens, the friendship that develops is always amazing because it is founded on a long series of childhood memories and common adventures.
Cousins by blood – friends by choice. – Darlene Shaw
Being friends with our cousins is a choice. Sometimes, we have a lot of common and the friendship develops smoothly, other times it takes a lot of work, but it is still as rewarding. A friendship between cousins is always very strong and loyal.
A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. – Marion C. Garretty
We love our cousins because they remind us of the best time of our lives and of all the adventurous moments of our childhood. Whenever we think about our childhood, we see our brothers, sisters, and cousins with us, sharing laughter and joy.
Cousins are those childhood playmates who grow up to be forever friends. – Unknown
The relationship with our cousins always starts on the playground, where, as children, we test our compatibility and try to assess how well we will connect. Children have a terrific intuition and once they become friends with someone, the friendship tends to last forever.
Cousin to cousin we’ll always be, special friends from the same family tree. – Unknown
We will always have a special place in our hearts for our cousins because there is so much history behind our relationship. We are branches of the same tree, coming into the world with the same heritage, out of the love of our ancestors.
Cousins are sisters or brothers you never had. – Reah Glowstorl
For those who don’t have brothers or sisters, cousins are a great substitute. For those who do actually have siblings, cousins are still a great addition to the family. Play becomes more fun, family reunions become moments we expect dearly, and for every problem we encounter, we have someone to count on.
A real cousin is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Proverb
Real cousins are not only there for us when we want to have some fun, but they are those who accompany us in all the difficult moments of our lives. With years of friendship behind us, cousins are those who never leave us alone in times of trouble.
Cousins are people that are ready-made friends, you have laughs with them and remember good times from a young age, you have fights with them but you always know you love each other. – Courteney Cox
Cousins are friends we receive by default in life, without having to put in any effort. Moreover, cousins are our first friends in life, the ones with whom we go through our first adventures and discoveries. We laugh and fight, we plan jokes and pranks, and our bond grows stronger.
Little kids love their cousins. I’m not being cute or exaggerating here. Cousins are like celebrities for little kids. Cousins are the barometers of how fun a family get-together will be. – Jim Gaffigan
As children, we love our cousins and they become the only reason why we become excited about family reunions or special occasions. By having someone to play with and have fun, we make great memories that make our hearts melt when we become adults.
I may argue with my brother, but I fight beside my brother against my cousin, and with my cousin against a stranger. – Old Arab Proverb
We argue and fight with our brothers and cousins, but there is always a deep sense of loyalty and love that unites us, even in our worst moments. We share the same blood and this connection demands from us to protect each other and help each other, besides all differences.
If you have 30 cousins, it’s pretty easy. – Joseph P. Kennedy
There is nothing quite as comforting as having a large family, with many cousins to count on in times of need. The more cousins we have, the easier it is to find someone to help us and give us a hand when we struggle alone. Cousins will make fun of us but will always be there when they are needed.
Within our family, there was no such thing as a person who did not matter. Second cousins thrice removed mattered. – Shirley Abbott
In a loving family, there is no hierarchy. People love and respect each other, no matter the degree of their connection. Everyone matters and everyone is precious for the family, no matter if they are first cousins or second cousins.
Cousins are many. Best friends are few. What a rare delight to find both in you. – Unknown
We all get along with cousins when are children, but once we grow up, we start to discover differences and incompatibilities. Although we still remain fond of our cousins, we don’t always see them as our best friends. However, when a cousin remains a best friend, even as time goes by and we grow up, the relationship that forms is truly a blessing.
Some of us can live without a society but not without a family. – Amit Kalantri
We don’t realize how much we need our family until we find ourselves away from our loved ones. While society is an abstract concept that means very little for us as individuals, the family is our shelter and the place where we belong and feel safe.
As a child, I was raised with my grandmother, alongside all my cousins, and the kitchen was always full. – Azzedine Alaia
Children love to be surrounded by others of their age, and growing up with cousins is an extraordinary adventure for a child. Never running out of playmates and learning how to develop relationships is crucial in our early childhood. A full and loving home is what children need the most.
Our dads used to do this, and now us cousins always get together for it. – Larry Lewis
One of the things that bring us closer to our cousins is the thought that we are part of a tradition that goes beyond us. Our fathers or our mothers have a common history that they transfer to us. By reuniting with our cousins we respect their common history and the traditions of the family.
Cousins are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer. – Ed Cunningham
Because they’ve known us for the longest time, our cousins have a weakness for us and even when they don’t really want to, they feel the strong need to help us and be there for us when we need it. When they say something to us, they mean it.
A grandparents’ house is where cousins become best friends. – Unknown
Cousins usually met most of the time at their grandparents’ house, which becomes for them a place of great and loving memories when they grow up. In our grandparents’ house, we and our cousins laughed and fought, and through each adventure, became closer to each other.
Treasure your cousins, they were your first friends and will love you forever. – Unknown
Cousins are the first friends we have in life, that is why they will always be special for us. We need to treasure them because they are a big part of our childhood, always present in our memories, always there for us in our times of discovery and initiation.
At Christmas, cousins are the presents under the tree. – Karen Decourcey
Meeting a cousin is as great as receiving a gift because cousins can make every dull moment turn into a fun or interesting memory. We conspire together, protected from the world of the elders, in a weird, but comforting complicity.
My dear young cousin, if there’s one thing I’ve learned over the eons, it’s that you can’t give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it. – Rick Riordan
Having a loving family is a great gift, but it is not something we should take for granted. Relationships are hard work, even when it comes to family. However, no matter how difficult our relationships become, we can never really let go of our family.
Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself. – H. L. Mencken
When we look at our cousins, we see parts of us in them, which is something normal. We share a common biological heritage and we share the same history. For some, this is an exciting finding, while for others it feels weird. No matter how different or similar they are to us, we love our cousins.
We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins. – Robin Williams
When cousins grow up together, they tend to influence each other and to develop similar interests or worldviews, which is very interesting to observe. Despite our different personalities, our cousins are very much like us.
I always call my cousin because we’re so close. We’re almost like sisters, and we’re also close because our moms’ are sisters. – Britney Spears
It is refreshing for our mothers and fathers to see that we get along great with our cousins. It is the secret wish of all parents that their children and the children of their beloved brothers and sisters become best friends. This ensures that as the family grows, so does the love.
I’m always the cousin that can’t make it to the family functions because I’m busy. – Taraji P. Henson
When we are adults, our list of responsibilities makes it often impossible for us to attend family reunions with the same diligence as when we were children. We find ourselves too busy to meet our grandparents or our cousins, and this is something that makes us feel guilty.
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. – Desmond Tutu
The fact that we don’t choose our family is both good and bad at the same time. Even though we have no say in who our cousins or our parents are, it is still up to us to make the most of every relationship, cultivating love and connection.
All my family, my blood, is mixed up now. They don’t even all know each other. I just hope they never hate or fight each other, not knowing who they are. Cause all these people living are brothers and sisters and cousins. – J. California Cooper
In our times, family connections are no longer valued as much as in the past. Very often, we don’t even know all our first and second cousins. The truth is that in many ways, all of us are connected. Hatred make no sense because by hurting another, we might hurt part of ourselves.
Cousins are more than cousins, they are best friends that are there for us through it all. – Heather Mills
When we find ourselves in a difficult place in life and we struggle to think of someone who would give us unconditional support, we should remember our cousins. They are better than anyone else at helping us restore our confidence and rediscover joy.
I have all these incredible memories of my childhood. I was an only child. I always had all my cousins around. I had my grandparents around. I had my parents around. I had my uncles around. – Action Bronson
To be happy, children need to have around them people who love them and make them feel safe. Besides the love of our parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles, we need the companionship of our cousins, with whom we can share lovely adventures.
Nobody will understand the craziness of your family better than your cousins.– Unknown
Being so close in age makes cousins allies who understand each other and who have a similar relationship with the rest of the family. Cousins notice all the flaws and the qualities of the family, and they are the ones who notice the craziness that everyone ignores.