Grandparents Quotes

Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.- Gene Perret

 

Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.- Marcy DeMaree

 

Grandma's kitchen...kids eat free.- Unknown

 

The handwriting on the wall means the grandchildren found the crayons.- Unknown

 

The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.- Doug Larson

 

The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.- Sam Levenson

 

There's no place like home except Grandma's.- Unknown

 

They say genes skip generations. Maybe that's why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable.- Joan McIntosh

 

To show a child what has once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own, so that there is now a double delight seen in the glow of trust and affection, this is happiness.- J.B. Priestley

 

Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.- Fanny Fern

 

We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.- Phyllis Theroux

 

What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure.- Gene Perret

 

What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.- Rudolph Giuliani

 

When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.- Ogden Nash

 

A child needs a grandparent, anybody's grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.- Charles and Ann Morse

 

A grandma's name is little less in love than is the doting title of a mother.- William Shakespeare

 

A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.- Unknown

 

A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.- Unknown

 

A grandmother is a mother who has a second chance.- Unknown

 

A Grandmother is a safe haven.- Suzette Haden Elgin

 

A Grandmother is a special person who causes a joyful happening in the heart of a child.- Unknown

 

A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.- Erma Bombeck

 

A house needs a grandma in it.- Louisa May Alcott

 

An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.- Gene Perret

 

Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.- Pam Brown

 

Being pretty on the inside means you don't hit your brother and you eat all your peas - that's what my grandma taught me.- Lord Chesterfield

 

By the time the youngest children have learned to keep the house tidy, the oldest grandchildren are on hand to tear it to pieces.- Christopher Morley

 

Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.- Doug Larson

 

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old.- Mary H. Waldrip

 

Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.- Lois Wyse

Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. -Alex Haley

 

The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. -Sam Levenson

 

The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. -Sam Levenson, You Don't Have to Be in "Who's Who" to Know What's What

 

I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich. -Colonel Potter, M*A*S*H

 

When a child is born, so are grandmothers. -Judith Levy

 

Are we not like two volumes of one book? -Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

 

A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television. - Unknown

 

If nothing is going well, call your grandmother. -Italian Proverb

 

Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS. -Gene Perret

 

Never have children, only grandchildren. -Gore Vidal

 

Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents. -Gene Perret

 

It's such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother - that's why the world calls her grandmother. - Unknown

 

On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town. -Gene Perret

 

To become a grandparent is to enjoy one of the few pleasures in life for which the consequences have already been paid. -Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

 

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old. -Mary H. Waldrip

 

Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. -Doug Larson

 

Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet. -Gene Perret

 

A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. - Unknown

 

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden. -Attributed to Claudia Ghandi

 

A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do. -Lois Wyse

 

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

 

No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet. – Unknown