200+ Cousin Quotes That Perfectly Describe Your Bond

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This chosen compilation of cousin quotes reveals a distinct and unique bond between some of our closest family members. The distinct nature of the relationship we share with our cousins allow them to double as our best friends in most cases.

Cousin Quotes

 

Cousin Quotes­ For You

1.“In my cousin, I find a second self.” — Isabel Norton

2.“God made us cousins because He knew our mothers could not handle us as siblings.” — Unknown

3.“Cousins are friends that will love you forever.” — Constance Richards

4.“A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” — Marion C. Garretty

5.“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold cousins together.” — Woodrow Wilson

6.“Cousins are usually the first friends we have as children. They are the best of both worlds because they are family and friends at the same time.” – Unknown

7.“Cousins are those childhood playmates who grow up to be forever friends.” – Unknown

8.“Cousins are many. Best friends are few. What a rare delight to find both in you.” – Unknown

9.“If you have cousins, it’s pretty easy.” – Joseph P. Kennedy

10.“Cousins are people that are ready-made friends.” – Courtney Cox

11.“Treasure your cousins, they were your first friends and will love you forever.” – Unknown

12.“Cousins are friends that will love you forever.” – Unknown

13.“No one will ever understand your crazy family like your cousins do even if you haven’t talked too much lately.” – Unknown

14.“Friends are forever, cousins are for life!” – Unknown

Cousin Quotes for Always Being There

15.“Never forget who was with you from the start.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

16.“You will be jealous, as I have the best cousin.” – Unknown

17.“Mess with me and you mess with my cousins!” – Unknown

18.“Cousins are awesome. Well, mine is. I can’t speak to yours.” – Unknown

19.“Win, lose, or draw, you’re all my cousins and I love you.” – Chill Wills

20.“Treasure your cousins, they were your first friends and will love you forever.” – Unknown

21.“I may not always be there with you, but I will always be there for you.” – Unknown

22.“No one will ever be as entertained by us as us.” – Unknown

23.“Cousins are connected heart to heart, distance and time can’t break them apart.” – Unknown

24.“Cousins are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” – Unknown

25.“A cousin sees the first tear, catches the second, and stops the third.” – Unknown

26.“A cousin is someone who knows all about you but likes you anyway.” – Unknown

27.“A real cousin is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Unknown

Cousin Quotes About the Value of Family

28.“A cousin is like a warm quilt wrapped around the heart.” – Unknown

29“I smile because you’re my family. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.” – Unknown

30.“The love between cousins knows no distance.” – Unknown

31.“Cousins are sisters you never had.” – Unknown

32.“Your family is the best team you could ever have.” – Unknown

33.“Cousins are like fudge…mostly sweet with a few nuts.” – Unknown

34.“Blood makes you related. Loyalty makes you family.” – Unknown

35.“A grandparents house is where cousins become best friends.” – Unknown

36.“At Christmas, cousins are the presents under the tree.” – Unknown

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37.“Nobody will understand the craziness of your family better than your cousins.” – Unknown

38.“Cousins by blood—friends by choice.” – Unknown

39.“God made us cousins because he knew our mothers could not handle us as siblings.” – Unknown

40.“Cousins are different beautiful flowers in the same garden.” – Unknown

41.“A cousin is someone whose smile helps when the roads are rough and long.” – Unknown

Cousin Quotes for Self-Discovery

42.“In my cousin, I find a second self.” – Unknown

43.“A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” – Unknown

44.“Never underestimate the power of a cousin.” – Unknown

45.“My cousins are shareholders of my soul.” – Unknown

46.“A cousin is someone who knows everything about you, and still likes you anyway.” –Unknown

47.“Happiness is any day spent with my cousins.” – Unknown

48.“Cousins: Obnoxious when we’re together, yet we don’t even care!” – Unknown

49.“Cousins are sisters or brothers you never had.” – Read Glowstorl

50.“Cousins are cool to see, impossible to forget and true to your heart.” – Unknown

Other Cousin Quotes and Sayings

51.“Cousins are not those we do not know but instead part of a family that also provide support and comfort.” – Byron Pulsifer

52.“If you’re lucky, a cousin is there from the beginning.” — Susan Bolch

53.“Cousins will help protect you from any negativity you come across.” – Unknown

54.“The love of a cousin keeps you warm in the cold.” — Anonymous

55.“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

56.“The night before the cousins came, I couldn’t sleep.” – Katie Yamasaki

57.“Friends might choose you at some point in your life, but cousins loved you from the start.” — Anonymous

58.“You will always be… the sister of my soul, the friend of my heart.” — Anonymous

59.“Our dads used to do this, and now us cousins always get together for it.” — Larry Lewis

60.“Cousins are childhood playmates who grow up to be forever friends.” — Anonymous

61.“I like spending time with cousins.” – Jacob Tremblay

62.‘Talking to your cousin is sometimes all the therapy you need.’ Unknown

Cousin Quotes about Friendship

63.“Time passes, and we may be apart. But cousins always stay close at heart.” — Unknown

64.‘Being a cousin means you are part of something wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life. No matter what.’ Unknown

65.“My cousin is my favorite partner in crime.” — Unknown

66.“Cousins are more than cousins; they are best friends that are there for us through it all.” — Heather Mills

Cousin quotes to appreciate your bond

67.“If little kids had a People magazine, cousins would be on the cover.”- Jim Gaffigan

68.“Some of us can live without a society but not without a family.”- Amit Kalantri

69.“The only thing most of us love about most of our family members is that they are related to us.”- Mokokoma Mokhonoana

70.“Little kids love their cousins. I’m not being cute or exaggerating here. Cousins are like celebrities for little kids.”- Jim Gaffigan

71.“Cousins are part of your life so stick with cuz not friends.”- Claude Shannon

72.“Cousins resemble who you really are deep inside!” – Unknown

73.“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”- Desmond Tutu

74.“Cousins are both family and friends – they are the best of both worlds.” – Unknown

75.“Would I lay down my life to save my brother? No, but I would to save two brothers or eight cousins.”- John B. S. Haldane

76.“You can always share your secrets with your cousins.” – Unknown

Cousin Quotes to Cherish your Relationship

77.“Born as a cousin, made as a friend.” – Byron Pulsifer

78.“Within our family there was no such thing as a person who did not matter. Second cousins thrice removed mattered.” – Shirley Abbott

79.“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the cousins together.” – Woodrow Wilson

80.“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, they are a better thing than brothers and sisters and friends cause there all pieced together as one.” – Courtney Cox

81.“Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.” – H. L. Mencken

82.“My cousins are shareholders of my soul..” ― Saswat Padhy

 

Cousin Quotes

 

83.“It has to do – I think – with growing up in an apartment, with my aunt and my cousins right next door to me, with the door open, with neighbors walking in and out, with people yelling at each other all the time.” – Larry David

84.“Growing up in Northern California, I’ve only seen snow at Christmas maybe twice in my life! I was always jealous of my cousins on the East Coast with their white Christmases.” – Guy Fieri

85.“We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins.” – Robin Williams

86.“I may argue with my brother, but I fight beside my brother against my cousin, and with my cousin against a stranger.” – Old Arab adage

Cousin Quotes for that Special Family Relationship

87.“The family that brunches together stays together. My cousins and I swear by this rule, and Sunday brunch with them is like a detox session.” –Ananya Panday

88.“A lot of people would rather tour sewers than visit their cousins.” –Jane Howard

89.“Cousins help make the hard times easier and the easy times more fun.” –Author Unknown

90.“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” –Richard Bach

91“You don’t get to choose your cousins. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” –Author Unknown

92“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.” –Anthony Brandt

93.“Our roots say we’re cousins. Our hearts say we’re friends.” –Author Unknown

94.“Cousins are the barometers of how fun a family get-together will be.” –Jim Gaffigan                          

95.“Never judge someone by their relatives.” –Charles Martin

96.“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox

97.“Because I have a cousin, I will always have a friend.” — Unknown

98.“Being a cousin means you are part of something wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life. No matter what.” — Unknown

99.“I’m so glad we don’t have to say out loud that I’m your favorite cousin.” — Unknown

100.“A loyal cousin is worth a thousand friends.” — Unknown

Cousin Quotes That Perfectly Describe Your Bond

101.“Time passes and we may be apart, but cousins always stay close at heart.” — Unknown

102.“Cousins are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” — Ed Cunningham

103.“A cousin is a lens to look through and be reminded of your childhood.” — Unknown ( Cousin Quotes )

104.“In my cousin, I find a second self.” — Isabel Norton

105.“Blood might bond us as cousins, but being best friends is a choice.” — Unknown

106.“At Christmas, cousins are the presents under the tree.” — Karen Decourcey

107.“My cousins are shareholders of my soul.” — Saswat Padh

108.“The love between cousins knows no distance.” — Unknown

109.“I smile because you’re my family. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.” — Unknown

110.“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” — Desmond Tutu

111.“Cousins help make the hard times easier and the easy times more fun.” — Unknown

112.“I may argue with my brother, but I fight beside my brother against my cousin, and with my cousin against a stranger.” — Arab proverb

113.“Cousin to cousin we’ll always be, special friends from the same family tree.” — Unknown

114.“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” — Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

115.“Happiness is a cousin who is like a sister.” — Unknown

116.“Cousins are sisters you never had.” ­— Reah Glowstorl

Happy  Mothers Day Quotes for Cousin 

117.“Family: A little bit of crazy, a little bit of loud, and a whole lot of love.” — Unknown

118.“A real cousin is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” — Proverb

119.“Within our family there was no such thing as a person who did not matter.Second cousins thrice removed mattered.” — Shirley Abbott

120.“You don’t get to choose your cousins. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” — Unknown

121.“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.” — Anthony Brandt

122.“Our roots say we’re cousins. Our hearts say we’re friends.” — Unknown

123.“If you’re lucky, a cousin is there from the beginning.” — Susan Bolch

 

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124.“Cousins are different beautiful flowers in the same garden.” — Unknown

125.“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

126.“Nobody will understand the craziness of your family better than your cousins.” — Unknown

127.“Cousins are cool to see, impossible to forget and true to your heart.” — Leo Farno

128.“A grandparent’s house is where cousins become best friends.” — Unknown

129.“Cousins are the barometers of how fun a family get-together will be.” — Jim Gaffigan

130.“A cousin is someone who knows all about you but likes you anyway.” — Unknown

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131.“Cousins are not those we do not know but instead part of a family that also provide support and comfort.” — Byron Pulsifer

132.“Cousins are many.Best friends are few. What a rare delight to find both in you.” — Unknown

133.“A cousin a day keeps the boredom away.” — Unknown

134.“Talking to your cousin is sometimes all the therapy you need.” — Unknown

135.“Cousins are like fudge. Mostly sweet with a few nuts!” — Unknown

136.“The night before the cousins came, I couldn’t sleep.” — Katie Yamasaki, When The Cousins Came

137.“Some people make your laugh a little louder, your smile a little brighter, and your life a little better.” — Unknown

138.“Never judge someone by their relatives.” — Charles Martin

139.“Never underestimate the power of a cousin.” — Unknown

140.“Your family is the best team you could ever have.” — Unknown

141.“No one will ever be as entertained by us as us.” — Unknown

142.“A near neighbor is better than a distant cousin.” – Italian Proverb

143.“Cousins? Nah, we’re best friends.” — Unknown

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144.”Many of my life’s moments have become memorable only because I have a cousin like you.” — Unknown

145.“Be careful who you make memories with. Those can last a lifetime.” — Ugo Eze

146.“Surround yourself with people who get you.” — Unknown

147.“My twin sister, my cousin, and I used to write and perform plays for my family. We raided the closets for costumes and fought over parts. I’m sure I was the bossiest one.” — Connie Britton

148.“I may not always be there with you, but I will always be there for you.” — Unknown

149“Family: a little bit of crazy, a little bit of loud, and a whole lot of love.” — Unknown

150.“Win, lose, or draw, you’re all my cousins and I love you.” — Chill Wills

151.“Cousins are connected heart to heart, distance and time can’t break them apart.” — Unknown

152.“Cousins are more than cousins; they are best friends that are there for us through it all.” — Heather Mills

153.“Cousins are awesome. Well, mine are. I can’t speak for yours.” — Unknown

154.“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, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters

155.“The love of a cousin is one of life’s greatest blessings.” — Unknown

Cousins Best Quotes

156.“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” — Michael J. Fox

157.“My cousin is the sister I got to choose.” — Unknown

158.“We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” — A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh

159.“My cousin and I are more than friends. We’re like a tiny gang.” — Unknown

160.“Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.” — Trenton Lee Stewart.

161.“Happiness has a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” — George Burns.

162.“Being a cousin means you are part of something wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life. No matter what.” — Unknown

163.“Family is family and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents. Families are made in the heart.” — C. Joybell, C.

164.“My cousin has the best cousin in the world.” — Unknown

165.“I don’t have friends. I got family.” — Furious Seven

166.“Cousins are the friends that are forced to share their toys with you.” — Unknown

167.“They say that no matter how old you become, when you are with your siblings, you revert back to childhood.” — Karen White, The Memory of Water

Fun with Cousins Quotes

168.“You’re my cousin, and I’d never twice remove you.” — Unknown

169.“Cousins or best friends? It’s all relative.” — Unknown

170.“Blood makes you related. Loyalty makes you family.” — Unknown

171.“Treasure your cousins, they were your first friends and will love you forever.” — Unknown

172.“Cousins are not those we do not know but instead part of a family that also provide support and comfort.” — Byron Pulsifer

173.“Cousins are not those we do not know but instead part of a family that also provides support and comfort.” — Unknown

174.“Friends are forever, but cousins are for life!” — Unknown

175.“The bond between cousins cannot be broken.” — Unknown

176.“A cousin sees the first tear, catches the second, and stops the third.” — Unknown

177.“A cousin is someone whose smile helps when the roads are rough and long.” — Unknown

178.“When mom and dad don’t understand, a cousin always will.” — Unknown

179.“You should always keep your cousins close because they know all your secrets.” — Unknown

180.“Cousins have a unique position in our hearts, somewhere between closest friends and siblings in terms of importance.” — Unknown

Christmas Vacation Cousin Eddie Quotes

181.“My cousin is my favorite partner in crime.” — Unknown

182.“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” — Taraji P. Henson

183.“A cousin is like a warm quilt wrapped around the heart.” — Unknown

184.“Time passes and we may be apart. But cousins always stay close at heart.”

185.“Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.” – H. L. Mencken

186.“Mess with me and you mess with my cousins!”

187.“Cousins by blood – friends by choice.” – Darlene Shaw

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188.“Nobody will understand the craziness of your family better than your cousins.”

189.“In my cousin, I find a second self.” – Isabel Norton

190.“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, they are a better thing than brothers and sisters and friends cause there all pieced together as one.” – Courtney Cox

191.“A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” – Marion C. Garretty

192.“Treasure your cousins, they were your first friends and will love you forever.”

193.“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the cousins together.” – Woodrow Wilson

194.“Cousins are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” – Ed Cunningham

Meaningful Inspirational Cousin Quotes

195.“At Christmas, Cousins are the presents under the tree.” – Karen Decourcey

196.“Cousins are connected heart to heart, distance and time can’t break them apart.”

197“Within our family there was no such thing as a person who did not matter. Second cousins thrice removed mattered.” – Shirley Abbott

198.“Cousin to cousin we’ll always be, special friends from the same family tree.”

199.“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

200.“Win, lose or draw, you’re all my cousins and I love you.” – Chill Wills

201.“Born as a cousin, made as a friend.” – Byron Pulsifer

202.“I may argue with my brother, but I fight beside my brother against my cousin, and with my cousin against a stranger.”

203.“Cousins are many. Best friends are few. What a rare delight to find both in you.”

204.“Cousins are those childhood playmates who grow up to be forever friends.”

205.“A lot of people would rather tour sewers than visit their cousins.” – Jane Howard

206.“A grandparents house is where cousins become best friends.”

207.“Our dads used to do this, and now us cousins always get together for it.” – Larry Lewis

208.“Sometimes, I forget to thank the people who make my life so happy in so many ways. Sometimes, I forget to tell them how much I really do appreciate them for being an important part of my life. Today is just another day, nothing special going on. So thank you, all of you, just for being here for me!”

209.“If you have 30 cousins, it’s pretty easy.” – Joseph P. Kennedy

210.“Happiness is having crazy cousins.”

Frequently Asked Questions

These are the most popular questions about all you need to know about your cousins and how you should interact with them;

1. What Should I Caption a Photo with my Cousin?

▸ “Cousins are friends that will love you forever.”

▸ “Cousins by blood—friends by choice.”

▸ “A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.”

▸ “Cousin to cousin we’ll always be, special friends from the same family tree.”


2. What can I Write about My Cousin?

A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. They will always hold a special place in your heart even when you grow up and grow apart. I wish we could spend more time together! A cousin is like a second shot at having a sibling.


3. What is special about cousins?

“Cousins are important because they share blood, no matter if they are first, or distant, cousins,” Arakelian says. “Going forward, they are legacies of ancestors who set the course for the future and remind us of our perseverance, will, strength and courage.”


4. Is it Good to Have cousins?

Cousins become vital when you lose some of your closest family, such as your mother, father, brother or sister. Cousins help to fill in the gap and remind you that you have not lost all of your family because they still got you. Cousins can be that extra love and support you need.


5. Why cousins are better than siblings?

When you need a little advice or just someone to talk to, cousins are the perfect people to turn to because they know you as well (or almost as well) as a sibling, but they’ll talk to you more like a best friend.

6. How do I compliment my cousin?

▸ “Sorry I’m late to hang out because I’m busy obsessing over this photo.”

▸  “BRB, going to frame this pic.”

▸ “All the good looks come from our side of the family, obv.”

▸  “I adore you.”

▸ “You slayed this pic.”

▸  “Hang this in the Louvre!


7. What is the role of a cousin?

Cousins will be there to talk with you, laugh with you and shade you when you need it most. Cousins become vital when you lose some of your closest family, such as your mother, father, brother or sister. Cousins help to fill in the gap and remind you that you have not lost all of your family because they still got you.


8. Do kids need cousins?

In fact, cousins play a vital role in a child’s development and social interactions. Family gatherings are an important part of growing up.


9. What is my cousins child to me?

From the angle of family history, your cousin’s child is your first cousin once removed, yet the normal name of your sibling’s children to call them by is your niece or nephew. They would call you aunt or uncle, and your kids might essentially call them cousins. Even though obviously, they are truly second cousins.


10. Are cousins blood related?

Just about any other blood relative who is not your sibling, ancestor, aunt, or uncle is your cousin. To determine your degree of cousinhood—first, second, third, etc. —you need to identify the ancestor you share with your cousin and how many generations separate each of you from that ancestor.


11. Can first cousins marry?

For example, many cultures encourage first cousin marriage to strengthen familial relationships. In the United States, second cousins are legally allowed to marry in every state. However, marriage between first cousins is legal in only about half of the American states.


We mostly have memories of vacation spent with our cousins, these times are precious moments we can never forget. These compilation resonates those beautiful memories amongst cousins.

 

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