Cousin Quotes: Celebrating the Bond of Family and Friendship
Bound by Blood, Connected by Heart: Embracing the Special Bond of Cousins
Cousins are more than just family members – they are often our first friends and lifelong companions. Bound by blood and connected by heart, the relationship we share with our cousins is a unique blend of family ties and friendship. In this article, we delve into the realm of cousinhood, presenting a collection of quotes that celebrate the love, laughter, and cherished moments shared with our dear cousins.
Cousins hold a special place in our lives, offering support, understanding, and a sense of belonging. They are the ones with whom we create lasting memories, embark on adventures, and share both joyous and challenging moments. By exploring the realm of cousin quotes, we deepen our appreciation for the bonds we share, and celebrate the beauty of this extraordinary relationship.
An Enduring Connection: Quotes that Illuminate the Essence of Cousinhood
From authors, celebrities, and individuals who have experienced the joy of cousinhood, we gather words that capture the essence of this unique relationship. These quotes remind us of the laughter, the shared experiences, and the unconditional love that exist between cousins. They inspire us to cherish and nurture the bond we have with our cousins, recognizing the invaluable role they play in our lives. Below, we present a collection of cousin quotes that honor the deep connection, friendship, and love we share with our cousins.
I’m the youngest. I had an older brother, and an older cousin. I had to hold my own sometimes.
When I was in high school,we were, like, 4,000 or 5,000 students, and 50 girls – and I didn’t have a date for my prom. My father paid my cousin to take me.
I started with ballet and then my cousin Sarah introduced me to her tap teachers.
While, to me, daily fantasy is in no way sports betting, it’s certainly a cousin of sports betting in that it attracts many of the same type of people who would otherwise choose to bet on sports.
I’d love to do something on ‘Mad Men.’ Or play Peter Dinklage’s cousin on ‘Game of Thrones.’ That would be fun.
Growing up in Oxnard you’re a Cowboys fan, bro. I remember when I was like six, seven years old my cousin gave me a sweatshirt that said ‘Cowboys’ on it and ever since then I said I’m going to support the Cowboys.
I did not fire Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. I cannot fire Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. I am not his employer. I do not have such authority. And even if I did, I would never fire Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. I love Brian Wilson. We are partners. He’s my cousin by birth and my brother in music.
My dad recently reminded me that my grandfather’s cousin was Lefty Frizzell.
I lived with my auntie and my cousin when I was growing up, and they always wore black, and I thought it was quite chic. It wasn’t a goth or a social group sort of thing.
Romy Madley Croft
My family fled Iran in October 1978 as a result of the coming revolution when I was two years old. In the early days, my entire family lived together in a very crowded house, where I shared a room with my sister, cousin, and grandmother, and we would all listen to my grandmother tell stories before bedtime.
I had a cousin who dated someone in CWF, so I was traveling to shows by age 10 or 11. I got to work with them later after I started wrestling, and it was awesome.
The first two years I was on ‘MADtv’ were really, really fun. We always thought it was ‘Saturday Night Live’s very nice, slightly asthmatic, shorter cousin.
As a kid, I wasn’t allowed to have girl toys, but I would take my cousin’s My Little Pony and smell it. That weird, synthetic, fruity-sweet smell – that’s how I wanted to look. I wanted to look like this fabricated toy. I wanted to look like you could pull a string on my back, and I would say, like, six catchphrases.
When my cousin sister got married to a Muslim boy, my family was baffled. All the brothers had abandoned her. But I said there is nothing wrong in it. We have not lost our sister. In fact, we got another family member in the form of that boy.
Not to rag on myself, but when people say, ‘What does it feel like to be an icon?’ I’m like, ‘My dog does not think I’m an icon, my cat does not think I am an icon, my cousin does not think I am an icon.’ I have a really lovely group of friends, and I just don’t think about it.
My cousin Dwayne was really the first person who was like, ‘You’re funny, man!’ I was like, ‘OK, sure.’
I wasn’t creative enough to imagine my first novel becoming a film directed by Alexander Payne. Nor did I consider the possibility of seeing Hollywood stars moving through my personal version of Hanalei town: going to Tahiti Nui, rehearsing a scene in front of my cousin’s cottages, driving the snaky roads.
Kaui Hart Hemmings
My cousin got wrapped up in the NBA lifestyle and threw parties at my house all the time. So I got wrapped up in it, too.
I think, so often, people go quick to that nepotism: ‘I should be OK; my cousin’s a producer. I can get into the movie.’ How about audition, earn the part, and feel confident in knowing that the director felt you were the right person for the job versus hiring you because you know somebody?
I didn’t know who she was, but I knew she was hungry, so I started handing out $100 bills and called the office and told them to bring me a bunch more. Then I had my cousin’s store deliver a bunch of smoked ham and turkeys. I mean, these people are hungry and living under a bridge.
I’ve always loved 3D. In fact, as a kid, I was exposed to 3D at an early age because my grandfather was a specialist of 3D in cinematheques. And then my cousin put it in ‘Science of Sleep’ with toilet paper tube cities. But he was a specialist and I always wanted to do something in 3D.
I think that in any family – black, white, Chinese, Spanish, whatever – family is family. You know that there’s dysfunction, and that there’s this cousin who doesn’t like this auntie. But, at the end of the day, like I say, love brings everybody together.
I bumped into my cousin after she’d shaved her hair very short, and she looked incredible. She seemed so effortless and cool, and I wanted that. And, I’ve had it like that ever since.
My cousin used to make fun of me for liking stuff like C+C Music Factory. I didn’t have any tapes; I just liked their song on the radio. We liked that because that was what we had access to.
I have one brother, John, an airline pilot, who is seven years younger. He’s adopted, though we’re still blood related – he’s my cousin. My parents couldn’t have any more children after me, so when Dad’s brother died, they adopted John, then just a baby.
I literally have a clearout every two months and I give all my clothes away to my little cousins and stuff. And they just buzz off it. If I was younger, and my cousin or sister was in Little Mix, and they gave me all their hand-me-downs, I’d be the happiest girl in the world.
I was first inspired to make music by my cousin Oran. He was making music on an old Mac II by himself in his little lab, and I just started taking up after him. He was the first person to put a machine in front of me to work on. He was like my big brother, someone who I looked up to.
My uncle Lionel ended up being a bug guy at 20th Century Fox, which my father had been – and, of course, my cousin Randy – you know, one of the great American songwriters. It was a storied family and, in many ways, very tough to emerge from.
I have a cousin called Flirta D who was big in the grime world, which made me really cool at school. ‘Flirta D’s your cousin?’ ‘Yeah, buddy.’ ‘He must be a millionaire!’
My whole relationship with Bowie started when I was 13, and I bought a copy of ‘Aladdin Sane’ when I didn’t have a record player. I had this record for a year before I could play it, and it was the image – not the sound – that I was attracted to. I just saw this image and thought he was my cousin.
I have a cousin who is a spiritual advisor for Native veterans in Canada, so I’m very familiar with the history of Natives in the military. And growing up as an American Indian myself, the story of Ira Hayes is one that is often told.
It’s funny, you know, growing up, you are always introduced to people as your uncle this or your aunt that or your cousin this. By the time I was in my 20s, I had no idea who I actually was or wasn’t related to. It’s kind of a running joke in the family.
I’m not an immigrant – I was born and raised in New York. My parents are Puerto Rican, and Puerto Rico is a part of the U.S., for the people that don’t know. So my whole life, I’ve identified as an American. There are times when I’ve gone to Puerto Rico, and there, I’m seen as the American cousin.
Acting as a profession came to me by chance: in 1946, after the war, I was having lunch with my cousin, who was the Italian ambassador, and he asked, ‘What are you going to do now you’re out of uniform?’ I said, ‘I’m pretty inventive, and I can imitate people,’ and he said, ‘Have you thought about being an actor?’
I lived on a barge for the first six months, with a cousin. Then on the floor of a friend’s house.
Although not well known outside Wall Street, Freddie Mac and its corporate cousin, Fannie Mae, are two of the world’s largest financial institutions and play a crucial role in the housing market.
My cousin put me on Three 6 Mafia and Playa Fly. My other big cousin put me on 8Ball and MJG.
My little cousin tells me I look like Magneto so I guess that’s who I should probably play.