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623 Best Inspirational Quotes For Grandchildren (2023)

1. “Only through love will we find our way to create a world worthy of our children and our grandchildren.” 


2. “If I don't let Manu sleep with me, though I regard it as essential that she should," he announced, "wouldn't that be a sign of weakness in me?” 


3. “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


4. “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is because they have a common enemy.”


5. “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.” ~ Gene Perret


6.  “Because [grandparents] are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations. ” — President Jimmy Carter


7. “Before We Begin


8. “Grandparents can be very special resources. Just being close to them reassures a child, without words, about change and continuity, about what went before and what will come after.”


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


10. “To my granddaughter, I love you so. You are so special, I hope you know. With every day that passes by, you’re more the twinkle in my eye. So loving, so giving, a heart of gold, always my baby, even when I’m old. Your love shines through, for all to see, I feel so proud, you’re a part of me. ” – Unknown


11. “Grandparents can be very special resources. Just being close to them reassures a child, without words, about change and continuity, about what went before and what will come after. ” — Fred Rogers


12.  “If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first. ” — Lois Wyse


13. “The man who attempts Christianity without the church shoots himself in the foot, shoots his children in the leg, and shoots his grandchildren in the heart.” 


14.  “Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. ” — Pam Brown


15. “Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.” -Mary H. Waldrip


16.  "Don’t ever, ever underestimate the will of a Grandfather. We’re madmen, we don’t give a damn; we got here before you and they will be here after you. We’ll make enemies, we’ll break laws, we’ll break bones, but you will not mess with the grandchildren!" — President Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen), The West Wing


17.  “A grandmother is a safe haven. ” — Suzette Haden Elgin


18. “I have four daughters and eight grandchildren. My soul lives on in them. That’s immortality. That’s the only immortality I care about. ” ― Ray Bradbury


19. “It makes me happy listening to my granddaughter’s goals and dreams. They’re all very unique and even if they’re quite odd, I will always encourage her to keep chasing it because one day she’ll reach it eventually. And I want her to feel that her grandma will always be here to support her no matter what. ” – Unknown


20. “Grandchildren complete  life’s circle of love.” 


21. “My life contains so many other things; I have my children, my grandchildren, my two dogs and a big place in the country. I have my own life. ” ― Agnetha Faltskog


22. “Grandchildren are like flowers. you never get tired of watching them grow.” Heartwarming quotes 16. Grandchildren make ...


23.  “I don’t intentionally spoil my grandkids. It’s just that correcting them often takes more energy than I have left. ” — Gene Perret


24. “Our faces will become works of art that our grandchildren will treasure.” ... “A thing which I regret, and which I will try to remedy some time, is that I have ...


25. “Grandchildren are loving reminders of what we’re really here for. ” — Janet Lanese


26. “My wife, my daughters, even my grandchildren are funny. You’ve got to keep a sense of humor because anger destroys you. ” — Michael Caine


27.  “Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren. ” — Art Linkletter


28. May your cupcakes be full of sprinkles, your presents full of money, and your heart full of love. No one deserves it more than you do. Thank you for always being such a loving granddaughter, and I hope that you have a phenomenal birthday this year


29.  "Grandparents hold our hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever


30.  “Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being. ” — Margaret Mead


31.  "From Alan Lightman's intricate 1993 novel Einstein's Dreams; set in Berne in 1905: With infinite life comes an infinite list of relatives. Grandparents never die, nor do great-grandparents, great-aunts. . . and so on, back through the generations, all alive and offering advice. Sons never escape from the shadows of their fathers. Nor do daughters of their mothers. No one ever comes into his own. . . Such is the cost of immortality. No person is whole. No person is free. — Christopher Hitchens


32. “What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I’d like to say that grandparents are God’s gifts to children.” ~ Bill Cosby


33. “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” ~ Alex Haley


34. “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.” ~ Ogden Nash


35. “I wouldn’t change my grandchildren for the world. Bit I wish I could change the world for my grandchildren.” – Unknown


36.  “Every house needs a grandmother in it. ” — Louisa May Alcott


37. You make all your mistakes with your own children so by the time your grandchildren arrive, you know how to get it right. Plus, once you turn 50, you kind of stop giving a s**t what others think. — Liz Fenton


38. “I always give my grandkids a couple of quarters when they go home. It’s a bargain.” -Gene Perret


39. “Even when my grandchildren are not in my arms, or on my lap, or in my home, they are in my heart and there they will stay forever.”


40.  “It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace. ” —Christopher Morley


41. “We owe it to each other – and to our children and grandchildren – to leave our planet in a better state than when we found it. ” — Christopher Dodd


42. “I have three grandchildren and am hoping for 20. ” — Maureen Forrester


43. “The joy of grandchildren is measured in the heart.” 


44. “Well, you know, my wife and I have eight children. We have now 19 grandchildren. ” ― Mike DeWine


45. “A thing which I regret, and which I will try to remedy some time, is that I have never in my life planted a walnut. Nobody does plant them nowadays—when you see a walnut it is almost invariably an old tree. If you plant a walnut you are planting it for your grandchildren, and who cares a damn for his grandchildren?”


46. What emotions do quotes about grandsons evoke?


47. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” ~ George Eliot


48. “We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life, the driven ones, the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America could be better. ”


49. “Grandchildren are a gift from above: one to cherish and to love.”


50. “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.”


51. “What about our children and grandchildren and their children and grandchildren? Do we not want them to live healthy and happy lives?” — David Suzuki


52. Go to their activities


53.  “Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother. ” — G. Norman Collie


54.  "There is nothing like grandchildren in your arms to put a smile on your face, a lump in your throat, and a warm feel in your heart


55. “Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.” – Unknown


56. “Grandchildren are like flowers. you never get tired of watching them grow.”


57.  "I’m world famous. Throughout the globe—north, south, east, and west — there are literally four people who know my name. It’s great to have all four grandparents still living, and widely dispersed around the world. — Jarod Kintz


58. “Grandchildren give us a second chance to do things better because they bring out the best in us. ” – Unknown


59. “A thing which I regret, and which I will try to remedy some time, is that I have never in my life planted a walnut. Nobody does plant them nowadays—when you see a walnut it is almost invariably an old tree. If you plant a walnut you are planting it for your grandchildren, and who cares a damn for his grandchildren?” 


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


61. “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


62. “The secret of life is to skip having children and go directly to grandchildren. ” — Mell Lazarus


63. “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” – Sam Levenson


64.  “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. ” — Ogden Nash


65.  “No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet. ”


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


67. “Elephants and grandchildren never forget.” ~ Andy Rooney


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


69. “Grandchildren are called ‘grand’ for a reason” 


70. “Grandchildren are called ‘grand’ for a reason” – Unknown


71. “Proud Of My Grandson” Quotes


72. “I like to do nice things for my grandchildren like buy them those toys I’ve always wanted to play with. ” — Gene Perret


73. “If your baby is ‘beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,’ you’re the grandma. ” Teresa Bloomingdale


74. “So, what do I really know about being a grandmother? Well, I remember what I didn’t like as a child. I also loved being a mom, but I have to tell you that being a grandmother has brought a whole new side of life—the fun side—to me. ” —Janet Steele


75. “The best babysitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. ” — Dave Barry


76.  “A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween. ” — Erma Bombeck


77. “The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren. ” — Doug Larson


78.  "Make up your mind to this. If you are different, you are isolated, not only from people of your own age but from those of your parents' generation and from your children's generation too. They'll never understand you and they'll be shocked no matter what you do. But your grandparents would probably be proud of you and say: 'There's a chip off the old block,' and your grandchildren will sigh enviously and say: 'What an old rip Grandma must have been!' and they'll try to be like you. — Margaret Mitchell


79. “A Grandmother thinks of her grandchildren day and night, even when they are not with her.She will always love them more than anyone would understand.” 


80.  “No one who has not known that inestimable privilege can possibly realize what good fortune it is to grow up in a home where there are grandparents. ” — Suzanne La Follette


81. “Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children. ”


82. As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us. As long as I can I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us. – Sascha


83. “Your sons weren’t made to like you. That’s what grandchildren are for. ” ― Jane Smiley


84. “The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America.” ~ Dennis Cardoza


85. “It’s now our responsibility to prove to ourselves, to other nations, and especially to our children and our grandchildren, that politics is full of fun; politics has some wisdom. Politics is freedom.”


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


87. Physical affection


88. “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 , Grandchildren quotes grandma


89.  “Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers. ” — Lewis Mumford


90. “Having grandkids is a blessing. Helping to shape their lives is an honor.” 


91. “Our faces will become works of art that our grandchildren will treasure.” 


92.  “No spring, nor summer hath such grace. As I have seen in one autumnal face. ” — John Donne


93.  “There are no words to describe the happiness in holding your baby’s baby. ”


94. From Alan Lightman's intricate 1993 novel Einstein's Dreams; set in Berne in 1905: With infinite life comes an infinite list of relatives. Grandparents never die, nor do great-grandparents, great-aunts. . . and so on, back through the generations, all alive and offering advice. Sons never escape from the shadows of their fathers. Nor do daughters of their mothers. No one ever comes into his own. . . Such is the cost of immortality. No person is whole. No person is free. — Christopher Hitchens


95. “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. ”


96. “Grandchildren are the reward you get for keeping their parent alive.”


97.  “Grandparents are a treasure in the family. Please, take care of your grandparents: love them and let them talk to your children!” — Pope Francis


98. “Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.” ~ Margaret Mead


99. “At one point in your life you have to decide whether you want to become a sachem or a solitary.” 


100. “My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.” -Gene Perret


101. “My wife and my three kids and my grandchildren are my life, but my horses and my dogs are everything else. ” — William Shatner


102. “Even now, I am not old. / I never think of it, and yet / I am a grandmother to eleven grandchildren. ” ― Grandma Moses


103. “Even when my grandchildren are not in my arms, on my lap or in my home they are in my heart and will stay there forever.”


104. “They say genes skip a generation. Maybe that’s why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable.”


105. Write letters


106. “I have four of the most incredible children. And I have five grandchildren. ” ― Florence Henderson


107. “She loved them so much that she felt a kind of hollowness on the inner surface of her arms whenever she looked at them- an ache of longing to pull them close and hold them tight against her.” 


108. “I’m going to be your grandpa! I have the biggest smile. I’ve been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while. ” — Billy Crystal


109. Make up your mind to this. If you are different, you are isolated, not only from people of your own age but from those of your parents' generation and from your children's generation too. They'll never understand you and they'll be shocked no matter what you do. But your grandparents would probably be proud of you and say: 'There's a chip off the old block,' and your grandchildren will sigh enviously and say: 'What an old rip Grandma must have been!' and they'll try to be like you. — Margaret Mitchell


110. “What children need the most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, and lessons in life. ” – Rudy Giuliani


111.  “Grandparents can be very special resources. Just being close to them reassures a child, without words, about change and continuity, about what went before and what will come after. ” — Fred Rogers


112. “Grandchildren are their grandparents' toys.” 


113. “I want my children and my grandchildren to live in a world with clean air, pure drinking water, and an abundance of wildlife, so I’ve chosen to dedicate my life to wildlife conservation so I can make the world just a little bit better.”


114. “If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first.” -Lois Wyse


115.  “To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word 'boo. ” — Nicholas Brault


116.  "I'm made up of the memories of my parents and my grandparents, all my ancestors. They're in the way I look, in the color of my hair. And I'm made up of everyone I've ever met who's changed the way I think. — Terry Pratchett


117.  “Love each other. Love our children. Love our children’s children. ”


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


119. “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. ”


120. “They say genes skip generations. Maybe that is why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable. ” ― Joan McIntosh


121. “I do not want our children and grandchildren to live in a world where every day they fear some regional strongman with weapons of mass destruction. We need to send a message to these future would-be bullies: you will not be allowed to threaten the world.” ~ George Voinovich


122. “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.” ~ Lois Wyse


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


124. We grow up opposing our parents only to become like them enough to oppose our children who behave as we once did — a reminder of how dreadful we were toward those now-vindicated grandparents. And you thought God had no sense of humor. — Richelle E. Goodrich


125. . . they've just been having fun longer. ; Happiness is laughing with your grandchild about something highly nonsensical 


126. “The presence of a grandparent confirms that parents were, indeed, little once, too, and that people who are little can grow to be big, can become parents, and one day even have grandchildren of their own. So often we think of grandparents as belonging to the past; but in this important way, grandparents, for young children, belong to the future.” ~ Fred Rogers


127. “Only through love will we find our way to create a world worthy of our children and our grandchildren. ” ― Laurence Overmire


128. “I don’t want my grandchildren to go through what I went through” ~ Art Modell


129.  "Grandparents are the perfect blend of love, laughter, and happy memories


130. “My grandmother used to say, ‘Don’t make yourself too useful. ’ She meant especially at home. Let your husband make the coffee, do laundry, or other household chores. ” — Hilary Harley


131. “Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity.” 


132. “The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. ”


133. “Dearer than our children are the children of our children. ” — Deny Davis


134. “Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.”


135. “The grandchildren should not bear the debts of the grandparents. ” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb


136. “Young people need something stable to hang on to — a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them. ”


137.  “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature / But beautiful old people are works of art. ” — Marjory Barslow-Greenbie


138. “Grandkids make life grand.”


139. “She loved them so much that she felt a kind of hollowness on the inner surface of her arms whenever she looked at them- an ache of longing to pull them close and hold them tight against her. ”


140. “Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children. ” -Ruth Goode


141. “Grandparents should play the same role in the family as an elder statesman can in the government of a country. They have the experience and knowledge that comes from surviving a great many years of life’s battles and the wisdom, hopefully, to recognize how their grandchildren can benefit from this. ” — Geoff Dench


142.  "When she smiles, the lines in her face become epic narratives that trace the stories of generations that no book can replace. — Curtis Tyrone Jones


143. “Recently I was tenderly hugging one of our precious little five-year-old granddaughters and said to her, ‘I love you, sweetheart. ’ She responded rather blandly: ‘I know. ’ I asked, ‘How do you know that I love you?’ ‘Because! You’re my grandfather!’” – Russell M. Nelson


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


145. It’s your birthday, and I am as sad as I am happy. I am sad because I am getting older, but happy because it’s another year I get to spend with you. May you always feel cherished and loved until the end of your days


146. “As a subconscious attempt to add meaning or purpose to their life: The unemployed pray for a job; the retired pray for grandchildren.” 


147. · Granddaughter, my 


148. “If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great-grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.” ~ Paul D. Boyer


149. ‘I love my granddaughter so much. I don’t know what I did to deserve her, but I am forever grateful she is a part of life. She’s kind, strong, and wise beyond her years. I simply could not imagine my life without her. ’


150. “The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” ~ Sam Levenson · “I have never once regretted missing a business ...


151. “Grandchildren are the most glorious blessing you could ask for. ” — Jacqueline Douglas


152.  “To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. ” — Thomas Bailey Aldrich


153. “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


154.  “You are the sun, Grandma, you are the sun in my life. ” — Kitty Tsui


155. “If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first.” ~ Lois Wyse


156. “My grandchildren are always in my heart, in my prayers and on my mind.”


157. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.” ~ Gore Vidal


158. “Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.” Donald A. Norberg


159. “Granddaughters grow a bond with their grandmothers. A bond that cannot be torn apart by anything. A grandmother will walk along them through it all. Help them through the highest points of their lives to the weakest. Grandmothers may pass, but the memories they left behind, will last forever. ”


160. I am convinced that grandkids are inherently evil people who tell their grandparents to 'just go to the library and open up an e-mail account—it's free and so simple. — Scott Douglas


161. “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.” – Lois Wyse


162. “The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” ~ Sam Levenson


163. “It’s now our responsibility to prove to ourselves, to other nations, and especially to our children and our grandchildren, that politics is full of fun; politics has some wisdom. Politics is freedom. ” — Joko Widodo


164. “The things I’m trying to instill in my grandkids are that it’s okay to be exactly who you are. Ask for what you want. It’s okay to be really, really messy if you want. DREAM BIG! Paint! Create! Dance! Sing! Plant things and know how to cook so you can feed yourself. You don’t need anyone to save you. ” —


165.  "If children are the rainbow of life, then grandchildren are the pot of gold


166. “Grandchildren make the world a little softer, a little warmer, a little kinder.”


167. “Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children. ” — Ruth Goode


168.  “Grandparents are always being told that they are living history to their grandchildren, that they give the children the reassurance of their roots. For me and many grandmothers I have talked to, it works the other way as well. They give us continuity. ” — Ruth Goode


169. “They say genes skip a generation. Maybe that’s why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable.” – Joan Macintosh


170. “Our children are not going to be just ‘our children’ – they are going to be other people’s husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.” ~ Mary Calderone


171.  “A grandparent has silver in their hair and gold in their heart. ”


172.  “Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. ”


173. “I really wanted to retire and rest and spend more time with my children, my grandchildren, and of course with my wife.” ~ Nelson Mandela


174. “Having grandkids is a blessing. Helping to shape their lives is an honour.”


175. “Grandchildren fill a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.” – Unknown


176. “Never have children, only grandchildren.” ~ Gore Vidal


177. “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”


178.  “The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap. ”


179. “The human overpopulation issue is the topic I see as the most vital to solve if our children and grandchildren are to have a good quality of life. ” — Alexandra Paul


180. “Granddaughter, you manage to be so many things all at once: intelligent, strong, beautiful, kind, and sassy. The thing I love most about you, though, is how loving you are. Thank you for filling my days with your smiles and laughter. ” — anonymous


181. I’m world famous. Throughout the globe—north, south, east, and west — there are literally four people who know my name. It’s great to have all four grandparents still living, and widely dispersed around the world. — Jarod Kintz


182. “My grandchildren may not have everything they want in this world, but they have a grandma who loves them more than anything in the world.”


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


184. “On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.” ~ Gene Perret


185. “Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.” ~ Gene Perret


186.  “Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another. ” — Richard Garnett


187. “Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children.” -Ruth Goode


188. “Grandchildren are precious gifts given to parents from their children. ” — Lisa


189.  “Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild and or a grandparent. ” — Donald A. Norber


190. “Every family has a story that it tells itself, that it passes on to the children and grandchildren. The story grows over the years, mutates, some parts are sharpened, others dropped, and there is often debate about what really happened. But even with these different sides of the same story, there is still agreement that this is the family story. And in the absence of other narratives, it becomes the flagpole that the family hangs its identity from.” ~ A.M. Homes


191. “Grandchildren fill a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.” 


192. “I’ve always enjoyed seeing the world through the eyes of my grandchildren. ” -Neil Sedaka


193. “I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.” ~ John Lennon


194.  “There is nothing more wonderful than the love and guidance a grandparent can give his or her grandchild. ” — Edward Fays


195.  “The old are the precious gem in the center of the household. ”


196.  “They say genes skip generations. Maybe that’s why grandparents find their grandchildren so likable. ” — Joan McIntosh


197. “If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it!” ~ Hannah Whitall Smith


198. · Grandchildren are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. · The real 


199. “Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. ” – Pam Brown


200. “What children need the most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, and lessons in life.” – Rudy Giuliani


201. “To my grandkids… I may not see you everyday or talk to you every day but I think of you and love you every day!” – Unknown


202. “I love music of all kinds, but there’s no greater music than the sound of my grandchildren laughing; my kids, too. ” — Sylvia Earle


203.  “Parents know a lot, but grandparents know everything. ”


204.  “A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world. ” — Charles and Ann Morse


205. “For the sake of our health, our children and grandchildren and even our economic well-being, we must make protecting the planet our top priority. ” – David Suzuki


206. “For my lovely granddaughter… Happy Birthday! Your future does not lay in front of you, it lies deep inside you. Life is not about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. When life becomes a rollercoaster, climb into the front seat, throw your arms in the air, and enjoy the ride. Rise by lifting others. Life is all about how you handle Plan B. Practice the art of listening. Play with wild abandon. Find the joy in all choices you make. Remember, in the end, good girls always win. Never forget I will love you forever, for always. ”


207. “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


208. “Granddaughters grow a bond with their grandmothers. A bond that cannot be torn apart by anything. A grandmother will walk alongside them through it all. Help them through the highest points of their lives to the lowest. Grandmothers may pass, but the memories they left behind, will last forever. ” – Unknown


209.  “A man’s maturity consists in having found again the seriousness one had as a child, at play. ” — Friedrich Nietzsche


210. “In every moment of every day of my life, I get to wake up and work with amazing people and nurture them in the way that I might have nurtured my son or my grandchildren that he might have had. ” ― Kathy Eldon


211. “When I count my blessings, I count my grandchildren twice.”


212. “My grandchildren are fabulous and funny. ” -Erica Jong


213. “To my granddaughter, I love you so. You are so special, I hope you know. With every day that passes by, you’re more the twinkle in my eye. So loving, so giving, a heart of gold, always my baby, even when I’m old. Your love shines through, for all to see, I feel so proud, you’re a part of me. ”


214. “In mid-career, I was at one and the same time the rabbi of a major congregation, writing books, and teaching at Columbia. I didn’t spend enough time with my children. Now, when I get an all-important call, I sometimes say that I’m having lunch with my granddaughter. And I do not apologize. ” – Arthur Hertzberg


215. “Grandchildren now don't write a thank you for the Christmas presents. They are walking on their pants with their cap on backward, listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy, Snoopy Poop Dog. ”


216. “Because (grandparents) are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations.” ~ Jimmy Carter


217.  "There is no distance that can lessen a grandparent’s love


218. “My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren. ” -Marilyn Horne


219. I have loved you from the moment you were born, and that love has only grown stronger over the years. I am incredibly fortunate to have a cute, sassy, and lovable granddaughter like you


220. “When my arms can’t reach my grandchildren, I hug them with my prayers.” – Unknown


221. “We have to build the country that we want to see our future children and grandchildren live in. ” ― Zendaya


222. “My grandchildren are on social media all the time, and they think they have friends. But it’s not what I would’ve called a friend, ever. ” — Noam Chomsky


223. “She asked me what made me do such a thing. That is an awkward question because I often can't tell what makes me do things. Sometimes I do them just to find out what I feel like doing them. And sometimes I do them because I want to have some exciting things to tell my grandchildren. ”


224. “The feeling of grandparents for their grandchildren can be expressed this way: “Our children are dear to us; but when we have grandchildren, they seem to be more dear than our children were. ” — Henry Old Coyote


225. It seems to me that sometimes the worst parents make the best grandparents. I'm not sure why. Maybe because there is enough of a generational separation that they don't see their grandchildren as an extension of themselves, so their relationship isn't tainted by any self-loathing. And of course, just growing older seems to soften and relax people. — Sarah Silverman


226. “When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities – locally, nationally, and globally – that share the characteristics of all successful communities.” ~ William J. Clinton


227. “A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world. ” — Charles and Ann Morse


228.  “Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things. ”


229. “Young people need something stable to hang on to — a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them.”


230. “A Grandmother thinks of her grandchildren day and night, even when they are not with her. She will always love them more than anyone would understand. ” ― Karen Gibbs


231. How do quotes about grandsons help to create a bond between grandparent and grandchild?


232. “Dear Grandkids, when I close my eyes I see you. When I open my eyes I miss you.”


233. “The fabric of North Carolina and what makes our state so special is our families and our common desire for a brighter future for our children. No matter what your family looks like, we all want the same thing for our families – happiness, health, prosperity, a bright future for our children and grandchildren. ” — Kay Hagan


234. “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


235. “I wouldn’t change my grandchildren for the world. But I wish I could change the world for my grandchildren.”


236.  “Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. ” — Doug Larson


237. “There is nothing more wonderful than the love and guidance a grandparent can give his or her grandchild. ” — Edward Fays


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


239. “The world is in me and you are not even in the world yet.” 


240. “One piece of wisdom from my grandmother that has always served me well is, ‘Always have your own money and pretend the snakes are on it. ’ In other words, be sure you have a rainy day fund that only you can access. ” — Linda Landsman


241. “Simple moments with your grandchildren often become the most priceless memories.”


242. “With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.” ~ Kevin Whately


243. “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. ” — Sam Levenson


244. “Elephants and grandchildren never forget. ” – Andy Rooney


245. “My mother said, Don’t worry about what people think now. Think about whether your children and grandchildren will think you’ve done well.” ~ Lord Mountbatten


246. You will lose someone you can't live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn't seal back up. And you come through. It's like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly - that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp. – Anne Lamott


247. “Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity.”


248. ” “Having grandkids is a blessing. Helping to shape their lives is an honor. ” “If our 


249. “I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead, I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great-grandchildren.” ~ Astrid Lindgren


250. “Grandchildren are their grandparents’ toys. ” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana


251. “My grandchildren are fabulous and funny.” ~ Erica Jong


252.  “Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels. ” — Lexie Saige


253. “One piece of wisdom from my grandmother that has always served me well is, ‘Always have your own money and pretend the snakes are on it. ’ In other words, be sure you have a rainy-day fund that only you can access. ” — Linda Landsman


254.  “It is one of nature’s ways that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us. ” — Igor Stravinsky


255. “I have never once regretted missing a business opportunity so that I could be with my children and grandchildren.” ~ Mitt Romney


256. ‘If I could give my granddaughter three things it would be the confidence to always know her self-worth, the strength to chase her dreams and the ability to know how truly, deeply loved she is. ’


257. “Recently I was tenderly hugging one of our precious little five-year-old granddaughters and said to her, “I love you, sweetheart. ” She responded rather blandly: “I know. ” I asked, “How do you know that I love you?” Because! You’re my grandfather!” Russell M. Nelson


258.  "Grandparents are voices of the past and the door to the future. They provide us with the wisdom from a lifetime of experience that should never be undervalued


259. “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. ” — Ogden Nash


260. “Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity. ” -Unknown Author


261. “As a grandmother, I’ve learned that you can’t buy love. But your grandchildren are disappointed when you don’t try. ” — Mary Margaret McBride


262. Don’t ever, ever underestimate the will of a Grandfather. We’re madmen, we don’t give a damn; we got here before you and they will be here after you. We’ll make enemies, we’ll break laws, we’ll break bones, but you will not mess with the grandchildren! — President Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen), The West Wing


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


264.  "From my observation, the older you get, the more you like the word 'cozy. That's why most of the elderly wear pants with elastic waistbands. If they wear pants at all. This may explain why grandparents are in love with buying grandkids pajamas and bathrobes. — Holly Goldberg Sloan


265. “We can no longer continue with a status quo energy policy. We must create sustainable clean energy jobs and leave the planet to our children and grandchildren in better shape than we found it. ” ― Jeff Merkley


266.  “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. ” — Sam Levenson


267. “If we care about the children, the grandchildren, the future generations, we need to make sure that they do not become the cannon fodder of the future.” ~ Helen Thomas


268. “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


269. ” — Lois Wyse. Lois Wyse was a powerful businesswoman and 


270. “Invest your money and time acquiring knowledge for yourself... and the good news is that as you do so, you keep your children and grandchildren and unborn generations enlightened by what you have already learnt!” 


271. “Grandchildren complete’s life’s circle of love.” – Unknown


272. “A grandchild is like a fine jewel set in an old ring. ” — Anne Lamott


273. “Grandchildren fill a space in your heart you never knew was empty.”


274. “Becoming a grandparent is a second chance. For you have a chance to put to use all the things you learned the first time around and may have made mistakes on. It’s all love and no discipline. There’s no thorn in the rose. ”


275. “When I count my blessings,  I count my grandchildren twice.” 


276. “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. ” — Billy Graham


277. “What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.”


278.  "Telling stories to my children that I was, in my turn, told by my parents and grandparents makes me feel part of something special and odd, part of the continuous stream of life itself. — Neil Gaiman


279. “If I could give my granddaughter three things it would be the confidence to always know her self-worth, the strength to chase her dreams and the ability to know how truly, deeply loved she is. ” – Unknown


280.  "I’m going to be your grandpa! I have the biggest smile. I’ve been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while. — Billy Crystal


281. “Young people need something stable to hang on to—a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them. ” —Jay Kesler


282. “Your sons weren’t made to like you. That’s what grandchildren are for.” – Jane Smiley


283. “We wish grandparents would remember these two truths about grandchildren: 1. They are NOT your children; 2. They ARE your grandchildren.


284. “Never have children, only grandchildren. ” – Gore Vidal


285.  “Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them. ” — Rita Rudner


286. “Every house needs a grandmother in it. ” – Louisa May Alcott


287. If I could give my granddaughter three things it would be the confidence to always know her self-worth, the strength to chase her dreams 


288. “Every place in the country you should get a license that shows you know how to safely store it, keep it away from your children or grandchildren. You should have to license it so the police can trace it if it’s used in a crime. [On keeping guns]” ~ Michael D. Barnes


289. “Grandparents enjoy most the company of their grandchildren. For with them, they experience the miracle of being 10 again.” 


290. “Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them. ” — Rita Rudner


291. “Dearer than our children are the children of our children.” – unknown


292.  “Grandparents make the world a little softer, a little kinder, and a little warmer. ”


293. “I live right in front of my daughter. I have a little house right in front of her because I can stay in touch. It’s like a little commune, and it’s very nice, because you can be close. I can see my granddaughter. I live very close to my brother, too, and my son. We’re a very close family. ” – Debbie Reynolds


294.  “The best parents get promoted to grandparents. ”


295. “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


296. “Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS. ” — Gene Perret


297. “Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins. ” – Joyce Allston


298. “When my arms can’t reach my grandchildren, I hug them with my prayers.” 


299. “Hollow commitments to action in the future are insufficient. Deferring difficult issues must not be tolerated. Our children and grandchildren expect us to speak and act decisively.” ~ Jenny Shipley


300. “What a wonderful contribution our grandmothers and grandfathers can make if they will share some of the rich experiences and their testimonies with their children and grandchildren.” ~ Vaughn J Featherstone


301.  “It’s impossible for a grandmother to understand that few people, and maybe none, will find her grandchild as endearing as she does. ” — Janet Lanese


302.  “If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can. ” — Regina Brett


303. “God made granddaughters to give our lives variety, and to keep our hearts young. God draped each morning with sunshine and sprinkled each night with song. He hollowed out spaces for laughter, and created joys to last long after; then reserved a special place for tenderness… when God made granddaughters. ” – Rebecca Barlow Jordan


304. “I want my children and my grandchildren to live in a world with clean air, pure drinking water, and an abundance of wildlife, so I’ve chosen to dedicate my life to wildlife conservation so I can make the world just a little bit better. ”


305. “I am slowly, painfully discovering that my refuge is not found in my mother, or my grandmother, or even the birds of Bear River. My refuge exists in my capacity to love. ” – Terry T. Williams


306. “Grandchildren: my favorite hello and my hardest goodbye.” – Unknown


307. “Dear granddaughter, if I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes. Only then would you realize how special you are to me. ” – Unknown


308. “You’re more trouble than the children are” is the greatest compliment a grandparent can receive. ” —Gene Perret


309. “People ask how I can be a conservative and still want higher taxes. It makes my head spin, and I guess it shows how old I am. But I thought that conservatives were supposed to like balanced budgets. I thought it was the conservative position to not leave heavy indebtedness to our grandchildren. ” — Ben Stein


310. “A home filled with grandchildren is a home filled with love. ” – Unknown


311.  "It seems to me that sometimes the worst parents make the best grandparents. I'm not sure why. Maybe because there is enough of a generational separation that they don't see their grandchildren as an extension of themselves, so their relationship isn't tainted by any self-loathing. And of course, just growing older seems to soften and relax people. — Sarah Silverman


312. “One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever been given is my grandchildren.”


313.  “A grandma is someone who’s dear in every way. Her smile is like the sunshine that brightens each new day. ”


314. “What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure. “


315. “My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too. ” – Gene Perret


316.  “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is. ” — Ellen DeGeneres


317. “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation. ” – Lois Wyse


318. “There’s nothing like a grandchild to put a smile on your face, a lump in your throat and a warm feeling in your heart.”


319. “Granddaughter, you manage to be so many things all at once: intelligent, strong, beautiful, kind, and sassy. The thing I love most about you, though, is how loving you are. Thank you for filling my days with your smiles and laughter. Happy birthday to my delightful granddaughter!”


320.  "My grandparents suffered through the Depression, World War II, then came home to build the greatest middle class in human history. Lord knows they weren't perfect, but they sure came closest to the American dream. — Max Brooks


321. “One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. ” 


322. “. . . if I'd been brought up protected and happy, what the devil would I write about now? With this in mind, I've tried to make my grandchildren's childhood ass difficult as possible so they will grow up to be creative adults. Their parents are not at all appreciative of my efforts. ”


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


324.  “The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. ” — Dave Barry


325.  “Grandparents are the best kind of grownups. ”


326.  "Grandparents are, without a doubt, some of the world’s best educators. — Charles W. Shedd


327. “With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same. ” – Kevin Whately


328. “The best babysitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. ” —Dave Barry


329.  "Blessed are those who spoil and snuggle, hug and hope, pray and pamper, for they shall be called grandparents


330. “Becoming a grandparent is a second chance. For you have a chance to put to use all the things you learned the first time around and may have made mistakes on. It’s all love and no discipline. There’s no thorn in the rose. ” — Joyce Brothers


331. “Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.” ~ Art Linkletter


332. “Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children.”


333. “Darren searched for tattoos, the SS or the shape of the state of Texas branded with the Aryan Brotherhood's initials, and was surprised to see Keith's skin smooth except for sunspots and a few moles. ”


334. “Nowadays, of course, just about our only solvent industry is the merchandising of death, bankrolled by our grandchildren. ” ― Kurt Vonnegut


335. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until grandchildren are born.”


336. “I’d like my grandchildren to be able to see that their grandmother stood up for something, a long time ago. ” — Claudette Colvin


337. “We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life, the driven ones, the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America could be better.”


338. “The best babysitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.”


339.  “Grandpas always have time for you when everyone else is too busy. ”


340.  "We grow up opposing our parents only to become like them enough to oppose our children who behave as we once did — a reminder of how dreadful we were toward those now-vindicated grandparents. And you thought God had no sense of humor. — Richelle E. Goodrich


341. 20. Robert Brault. Grandpa 


342. “You may be outnumbered by your problems and facing hopeless circumstances, but God has a divine plan to bring you into restoration - and you don’t have to suffer any casualties.” 


343.  “Grandparents are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re there. ”


344. “Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels. ” — Lexie Saige


345. “Distance will never decrease my love for my grandkids” – Unknown


346. “At this stage, I am not involved with young adults as closely as many other writers. My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young.” ~ Margaret Mahy


347. “We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live.” ~ Jim Clyburn


348. “Grandparents are always being told that they are living history to their grandchildren, that they give the children the reassurance of their roots. For me and many grandmothers I have talked to, it works the other way as well. They give us continuity. ” — Ruth Goode


349. “A cut finger is numb before it bleeds; it bleeds before it hurts, it hurts until it begins to heal; it forms a scab and itches until finally, the scab is gone and a small scar is left where once there was a wound. Grief is the deepest wound you ever had. Like a cut finger, it goes through stages, and leaves a scar. ” – Unknown


350. “We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life, the driven ones, the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America could be better. ” — Mitt Romney


351.  “I feel like my grandparents and parents gave me a tremendous amount. And if I can pass some of that on, then I’ll be very happy. ” — Caroline Kennedy


352. “My message to my grandchildren is to always show love and respect to everyone who comes into your life no matter the color of their skin. We are all human. We all bleed red, and we all come from this earth. ” — Lacretia Holt Pollard, Fort Worth, TX


353.  “There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson. ” — Victor Hugo


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


355. “My grandkids are more than just my grandkids. They’re the greatest blessing in my life” 


356. “Granddaughter, you are such a delight, and I hope that you feel surrounded by love and affection on your special day. May it be full of positivity, laughter, joy, and love. Happy birthday, Granddaughter!”


357. “Invest your money and time acquiring knowledge for yourself. . . and the good news is that as you do so, you keep your children and grandchildren and unborn generations enlightened by what you have already learnt!”


358. · I wish for my grandson to 


359. “The feeling of grandparents for their grandchildren can be expressed this way: “Our children are dear to us; but when we have grandchildren, they seem to be more dear than our children were.”


360. In my grandparents' time, it was believed that spirits existed everywhere. . . in trees, rivers, insects, wells, anything. . . I like the idea that we should all treasure everything because spirits might exist there, and we should treasure everything because there is a kind of life to everything. — Hayao Miyazaki


361. “The promise of tomorrow and the hope of dreams come true…a reminder of the childhood that’s still a part of you… The wonder of a miracle from which this love began…There is so much found in the touch of holding a grandchild’s hand. ” – Unknown


362. “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.”


363. ‘From the moment you hold your granddaughter in your arms for the very first time everything changes. She makes your world grow bigger, and your heart fuller, and life simply means more because she is in it. ’


364. ” 12. Blaine Pardoe. “grandfathers know a lot i know this because i am 


365. “My grandparents invented joylessness. They were not fun. I’ve already had more fun with my grandchildren than my grandparents ever had with me. ” ― Billy Crystal


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


367.  “The smart, kind, beautiful child must have got it from their grandparents. ”


368. “Philosophically, I am a logical empiricist and materialist, and I am a veteran of over 400 radio and TV interviews and debates. I am a Christ-myth advocate and am pursuing research into how Christianity could have begun without a historical Jesus of Nazareth. I am married with one daughter and three grandchildren. ”


369. “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


370. “It’s now our responsibility to prove to ourselves, to other nations, and especially to our children and our grandchildren, that politics is full of fun; politics has some wisdom. Politics is freedom. ”


371. From my observation, the older you get, the more you like the word 'cozy. That's why most of the elderly wear pants with elastic waistbands. If they wear pants at all. This may explain why grandparents are in love with buying grandkids pajamas and bathrobes. — Holly Goldberg Sloan


372. “The grandchildren should not bear the debts of the grandparents.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb


373. “The Kite Charm


374. “Your children are your rainbows and your grandchildren are your pot of gold.” – Unknown


375. “Grandchildren now don't write a thank you for the Christmas presents. They are walking on their pants with their cap on backward, listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy, Snoopy Poop Dog.” 


376.  “When it seems the world can’t understand, your grandmother’s there to hold your hand. ” — Joyce K. Allen Logan


377. “I don’t put off any time with my grandchildren. I don’t put off a thing.” ~ Lynn Redgrave


378. “You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.” -Proverb


379. “Because [grandparents] are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations. ” — President Jimmy Carter


380. “Grandchildren are God’s reward for not killing your kids. ” — Tony Campolo


381.  "A grandparent is old on the outside, but young on the inside


382.  “Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old. ” — Mary H. Waldrip


383. “Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being. ” — Margaret Mead


384. “Child of my child, heart of my heart, your smile bridges the years between us…I am young again, discovering the world through your eyes. You have the time to listen and I have the time to spend, delighted to gaze at familiar, loved features made new in you again. Through you, I see the future. Through me, you’ll see the past. In the present, we’ll love one another as long as these moments last. ” – Unknown


385.  “I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture. ” — Susan Strasberg


386. “We may not be rich and famous but our grandchildren are priceless.”


387.  “In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child’s parent or grandparent. ” — Don Marquis


388. “Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.” -Allan Frome


389. “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” – Sam Levenson


390.  “If nothing is going well, call your grandmother. ”


391.  “If your baby is ‘beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,’ you’re the grandma. ” — Teresa Bloomingdale


392.  “Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children. ” — Ruth Goode


393.  "You make all your mistakes with your own children so by the time your grandchildren arrive, you know how to get it right. Plus, once you turn 50, you kind of stop giving a s**t what others think. — Liz Fenton


394. “A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. If your baby is “beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,” you’re the grandma.” ~ Teresa Bloomingdale


395.  “Some of our greatest blessings call us 'grandma' and 'grandpa. ”


396. “A life of stasis would be population control, combined with energy rationing. That is the stasis world that you live in if you stay. And even with improvements in efficiency, you’ll still have to ration energy. That, to me, doesn’t sound like a very exciting civilization for our grandchildren’s grandchildren to live in.”


397. “Our faces will become works of art that our grandchildren will treasure. ” ― Adriana Trigiani


398. “Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.” ~ J. Norman Collie


399. “Grandchildren give us a second chance to do things better because they bring out the best in us.”


400. “The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.” ~ Dave Barry


401. “Someday I will tell my grandchildren that I lived in the era when OK was abbreviated to K. ” ― Demetri Martin


402.  “One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. ” — Joy Hargrove


403. “My grandchild has taught me what true love means. It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.” ~ Gene Perret


404. “My granddaughter is the adventurous co-conspirator I’ve always wanted.”


405. “Dearer than our children are the children of our children.” 


406. “For them I learned to be a mother again, cooking pancakes and thick herb-and-apple sausages. I made jam for them from figs and green tomatoes and sour cherries and quinces. I let them play with the little brown mischievous goats and feed them crusts and pieces of carrot. We fed the hens, stroked the soft noses of the ponies, collected sorrel for the rabbits. I showed them the river and how to reach the sunny sandbanks. I warned them- with such a catch in my heart- of the dangers, the snakes, roots, eddies, quicksand, made them promise never, never to swim there. I showed them the woods beyond, the best places to find mushrooms, the ways of telling the fake chanterelle from the true, the sour bilberries growing wild under the thicket.” 


407. “The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?” — David Attenborough


408.  "Like many men and women who make egregious and irretrievable mistakes with their own children, she would redeem herself by becoming the perfect grandmother. — Pat Conroy


409. “Because (grandparents) are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations.”


410. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.” -Welsh Proverb


411. “My grandmother always told me, ‘There’s a lid for every pot,’ a mate for everyone. I totally trusted her on that and it helped me find my own soulmate — I even wrote a few books on the topic!” — Arielle Ford


412. “Grandparents are always being told that they are living history to their grandchildren, that they give the children the reassurance of their roots. For me and many grandmothers I have talked to, it works the other way as well. They give us continuity. ”


413. “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.” ~ Rudy Giuliani , Grandchildren quotes grandparents


414. “For them I learned to be a mother again, cooking pancakes and thick herb-and-apple sausages. I made jam for them from figs and green tomatoes and sour cherries and quinces. I let them play with the little brown mischievous goats and feed them crusts and pieces of carrot. We fed the hens, stroked the soft noses of the ponies, collected sorrel for the rabbits. I showed them the river and how to reach the sunny sandbanks. I warned them- with such a catch in my heart- of the dangers, the snakes, roots, eddies, quicksand, made them promise never, never to swim there. I showed them the woods beyond, the best places to find mushrooms, the ways of telling the fake chanterelle from the true, the sour bilberries growing wild under the thicket. ”


415. “If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first. ” — Lois Wyse


416. “At her ninetieth birthday party, as her three great-granddaughters wove necklaces from daisies, and her grandson tied a hanky around his own son's bleeding knee, and her daughters made sure everyone had cake and tea enough, and someone shouted, "Speech! Speech!," Dorothy Nicolson had smiled beatifically. The late-flowering roses blushed on the bushes behind her, and she clasped her hands together, idly rolling the rings that fell now loosely around her knuckles. And then she sighed. I'm so fortunate, she said, in a slow, rickety voice. Look at all of you, look at my children. I'm so thankful, so lucky to have... Her old lips had trembled then, and her eyelids fluttered shut, and the others had rushed around her with kisses and cries of "Dearest, darling Mummy!" so they'd missed it when she said, ". . . a second chance


417.  “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ” — Sam Levenson


418. “Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.” ~ Pam Brown


419. My grandparents suffered through the Depression, World War II, then came home to build the greatest middle class in human history. Lord knows they weren't perfect, but they sure came closest to the American dream. — Max Brooks


420.  "The very old and the very young have something in common that makes it right that they should be left alone together. Dawn and sunset see stars shining in a blue sky; but morning and midday and afternoon do not, poor things. — Elizabeth Goudge


421. “If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren, it will be women who make it so.” ~ Isabel Allende


422. “Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother. ” — G. Norman Collie


423.  “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation. ” — Lois Wyse


424. “With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.” – Kevin Whately


425. “So we fall asleep in Jesus. We have played long enough at the games of life, and at last, we feel the approach of death. We are tired out, and we lay our heads back on the bosom of Christ, and quietly fall asleep. ” —Henry Ward Beecher


426. “She asked me what made me do such a thing. That is an awkward question because I often can't tell what makes me do things. Sometimes I do them just to find out what I feel like doing them. And sometimes I do them because I want to have some exciting things to tell my grandchildren.” 


427. “There is no greater achievement than being a grandfather who tells fairy tales to grandchildren. ” — Eraldo Banovac


428.  “Young people need something stable to hang on to—a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them. ” — Jay Kesler


429.  “Unconditional positive regard is rarely given by anyone except a grandparent. ”


430.  “If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers. ” — Linda Henley


431. “The feeling of grandparents for their grandchildren can be expressed this way: “Our children are dear to us; but when we have grandchildren, they seem to be more dear than our children were. ”


432. “Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging, narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation.” ~ Warren Beatty


433. “If we care about the children, the grandchildren, the future generations, we need to make sure that they do not become the cannon fodder of the future. ” – Helen Thomas


434. You always manage to fill my life with your positivity and love. I hope that you receive it back ten-fold on your special day. May you have a blessed day, and more importantly, may your presents be just as plentiful as your love is


435. “I have watched you grow from a bright little star to the person that you are. From a child to a friend. I know you so well that I want to tell the world you are my granddaughter. ” – Unknown


436. Say their name


437. “Our greatest blessings call us Grandma and Grandpa”


438. “There is no time so short as the time between when your kids stop wrecking your furniture and your grandchildren start. ” ― Mary Margaret McBride


439. “Your children are your rainbows and your grandchildren are your pot of gold.” 


440. “If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it. ” — Hannah Whithall Smith


441. Human beings look separate because you see them walking about separately. But then we are so made that we can see only the present moment. If we could see the past, then of course it would look different. For there was a time when every man was part of his mother, and (earlier still) part of his father as well, and when they were part of his grandparents. If you could see humanity spread out in time, as God sees it, it would look like one single growing thing — rather like a very complicated tree. Every individual would appear connected with every other. — C. S. Lewis


442. “Your sons weren’t made to like you. That’s what grandchildren are for.” ~ Jane Smiley


443.  "Kisses, cuddles, cookies, and treats, days spent with our grandparents are always so sweet


444. And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms,slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed. – Maya Angelou


445. “Grandchildren: my favorite hello and my hardest goodbye.” 


446.  “Never have children, only grandchildren. ” — Gore Vidal


447.  “Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends. ” — Allan Frome


448. “The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. ” — Dave Barry


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


450. “We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.” ~ Phyllis Grissim-Theroux , Grandchildren quotes blessing


451. “In the presence of grandparent and grandchild, past and future merge in the present. ” — Margaret Mead


452. Self-respect is something that our grandparents, whether or not they had it, knew all about. They had instilled in them, young, a certain discipline, the sense that one lives by doing things one does not particularly want to do, by putting fears and doubts to one side, by weighing immediate comforts against the possibility of larger, even intangible, comforts. — Joan Didion


453. “Young people need something stable to hang on to — a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them. ” — Jay Kesler


454.  "I would love to go back and travel the road not taken, if I knew at the end of it I’d find the same set of grandkids. — Robert Brault


455. The very old and the very young have something in common that makes it right that they should be left alone together. Dawn and sunset see stars shining in a blue sky; but morning and midday and afternoon do not, poor things. — Elizabeth Goudge


456. “For the sake of our health, our children and grandchildren and even our economic well-being, we must make protecting the planet our top priority.”


457.  “Most grandmas have a touch of the scallywag. — Helen Thomson


458.  “As you are now so once were we. ” — James Joyce


459. “With your own children, you love them immediately― and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same. ” ― Kevin Whately


460. “A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.”


461. “Darren searched for tattoos, the SS or the shape of the state of Texas branded with the Aryan Brotherhood's initials, and was surprised to see Keith's skin smooth except for sunspots and a few moles.” 


462.  “A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes. ” — Barbara Cage


463.  “Children brought up by their grandparents are generally spoiled. ”


464. “Grandparents can be very special resources. Just being close to them reassures a child, without words, about change and continuity, about what went before and what will come after. ” — Fred Rogers


465.  “You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. ”


466.  “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


467.  “Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother. ” — Edward H. Dreschnack


468. “If our children are a blessing, then our children’s children must be a gift from God.” 


469. “A grandmother is a person with too much wisdom to let that stop her from making a fool of herself over her grandchildren. ” — Phil Moss


470. “To my grandkids… I may not see you everyday or talk to you every day but I think of you and love you every day!” 


471. “An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Any longer than that, and you start to age too quickly.”


472. “I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have – if only for self-defense. ” ― Gene Perret


473.  "I am convinced that grandkids are inherently evil people who tell their grandparents to 'just go to the library and open up an e-mail account—it's free and so simple. " — Scott Douglas


474.  “Grandparents should play the same role in the family as an elder statesman can in the government of a country. They have the experience and knowledge that comes from surviving a great many years of life’s battles and the wisdom, hopefully, to recognize how their grandchildren can benefit from this. ” — Geoff Dench


475. “Since the new film has been out, I’m doing quite a lot but then in July, I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such.” ~ Jeremy Bulloch


476.  “My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle!” — Henry Youngman


477. ‘To my granddaughter, I love you so. You are so special, I hope you know. With every day that passes by, you’re more the twinkle in my eye. So loving, so giving, a heart of gold, always my baby, even when I’m old. Your love shines through, for all to see, I feel so proud, you’re a part of me. ’


478. Happy Birthday to My Beautiful Granddaughter. You never cease to amaze me! You are an intelligent, kind, and fun-loving girl and I love all the time we get to spend together. I hope you have a fantastic 18th birthday!


479. “Grandparents enjoy the company of their grandchildren. For them, they experience the miracle of being 10 again. ” ― Meeta Ahluwalia


480. “I feel like your birthday came by so fast, Granddaughter. It seems like only yesterday you were a baby, but now you have already grown into a splendid young woman. I hope you know that I am always proud of you and that I wish you untold peace and happiness on your birthday this year. ”


481.  “Elephants and grandchildren never forget. ” — Andy Rooney


482.  “Something magical happens when parents turn into grandparents. ”


483. “Side by side or miles apart, grandchildren are always close to the heart.”


484. “I’m most proud of the longevity of my marriage, my kids, and my grandchildren. If you don’t have that, you really don’t have very much.” ~ Bob Newhart


485. “... if I'd been brought up protected and happy, what the devil would I write about now? With this in mind, I've tried to make my grandchildren's childhood ass difficult as possible so they will grow up to be creative adults. Their parents are not at all appreciative of my efforts.” 


486. " 56. “If becoming a grandmother was only a matter 


487. “I don’t put off any time with my grandchildren. I don’t put off a thing. ” -Lynn Redgrave


488.  “Grandma serves kisses, counsel, and cookies daily. ”


489. Listen


490. “The only people interested in hearing about your grandchildren are other grandparents who want to tell you about theirs. ” — Bryna Nelson Paston


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


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


493. “I’m a grandmother and like every grandmother, I worry about the safety and security of my grandchildren, but my worries are not the same as black grandmothers. ” ― Hillary Clinton


494. Give specific praise


495.  “Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping; they called it 'opportunity. ” — Charles J. Sykes


496.  “Becoming a grandparent is a second chance. For you have a chance to put to use all the things you learned the first time around and may have made mistakes on. It’s all love and no discipline. There’s no thorn in the rose. ” — Joyce Brothers


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


498. “Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children. ” — Ruth Goode


499. “A life of stasis would be population control, combined with energy rationing. That is the stasis world that you live in if you stay. And even with improvements in efficiency, you’ll still have to ration energy. That, to me, doesn’t sound like a very exciting civilization for our grandchildren’s grandchildren to live in. ”


500. “There’s no greater music than the sound of grandchildren laughing.”


501. “Young people need something stable to hang on to—a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them. ” — Jay Kesler


502.  "It's special, grandparents and grandchildren. So much simpler. Is it always so, I wonder? I think perhaps it is. While one's child takes a part of one's heart to use and misuse as they please, a grandchild is different. Gone are the bonds of guilt and responsibility that burden the maternal relationship. The way to love is free. — Kate Morton


503.  “It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother. ”


504. “There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson. ” – Victor Hugo


505. “Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, The greatest storytellers, the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their very special love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family close at heart. ”


506. “My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.” ~ Gene Perret


507. “You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.” ~ Albert Einstein


508.  “A baby has a way of making a man out of his father and a boy out of his grandfather. ” — Angie Papadakis


509. “I didn’t know what true love was until you came along, my darling granddaughter. Your grandma held you in her arms when you were tiny, and I will never forget the day until my last breath. ”


510. “I love skiing, I love the sun, I love my children, I love my grandchildren, I love my family and friends… and whatever I haven’t done. ” ― Donna Karan


511.  “Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins. ” — Joyce Allston


512. “I Love My Grandson” Quotes


513.  “You never know the love of a grandparent until you become one. ”


514. “Two things I dislike about my granddaughter – when she won’t take her afternoon nap, and when she won’t let me take mine. ” — Gene Perret


515. “Because (grandparents) are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations. ”


516. “Having a grandmother is like having an army. This is a grandchild’s ultimate privilege: knowing that someone is on your side, always, whatever the details. Even when you are wrong. Especially then, in fact. A grandmother is both a sword and a shield. ” —Fredrik Backman


517. “The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ” — Sam Levenson


518. “All grandchildren are brilliant, beautiful and take after their grandmother.”


519. “Dear granddaughter, if I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes. Only then you will realize how special you are to me. I am proud of you!”


520. “Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent. ” — Donald A. Norberg


521.  “My grandfather was a wonderful role model. Through him, I got to know the gentle side of men. ” — Sarah Long


522.  “Grandfathers know a lot. I know this because I am a grandfather and I feel like I know a lot of things, and frankly I’m rarely wrong. ” – Blaine Pardoe


523. “Grandchildren are the reward you get for not strangling your teenagers.”


524. “Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me. ” -Alexandra Stoddard


525. “Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity.” – unknown


526. “An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that you start to age too quickly!”


527. ” — Gene Perret


528. “Children are the rainbow of life. Grandchildren are the pot of gold. ” ― Irish Blessing


529. Telling stories to my children that I was, in my turn, told by my parents and grandparents makes me feel part of something special and odd, part of the continuous stream of life itself. — Neil Gaiman


530.  “Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and love. ”


531. “Elephants and grandchildren never forget.” – Andy Rooney


532. Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation. ” ― Lois Wyse


533. “The great thing about baseball is when you’re done, you’ll only tell your grandchildren the good things. If they ask me about 1989, I’ll tell them I had amnesia.” ~ Sparky Anderson


534. “Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.”


535. “Trying to explain how much I love my grandkids is like trying to count the stars. I can try, but it’s impossible.”


536.  "You will never look back on life and think, ‘I’ve spent too much time with my grandchildren. ’"


537. “Grandmotherhood initiated me into a world of play, where all things became fresh, alive, and honest again through my grandchildren’s eyes. Mostly, it retaught me love. ” —Sue Monk Kidd


538. “Perhaps the two greatest moments of my life were standing on the moon and being outside of the room when my granddaughter was born! We tend not to remember the worst. ” – Gene Cernan


539. I'm made up of the memories of my parents and my grandparents, all my ancestors. They're in the way I look, in the color of my hair. And I'm made up of everyone I've ever met who's changed the way I think. — Terry Pratchett


540. “All grandchildren are brilliant and beautiful, and obviously take after their grandparent.”


541. “I’ve got the most fabulous children and grandchildren. ” -Betty Catroux


542. “You don’t have to be dead to leave a legacy.” 


543. “There is no greater achievement than being a grandfather who tells fairy tales to grandchildren.” 


544. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. — Washington Irving


545. “You are the child of my child, and your life is a joy to me. I am grateful to have you in my life. As I watch through the generations, I am reminded that the bonds we form are as everlasting as the spirit. ” – Unknown


546. “We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live. ” -Jim Clyburn


547. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until grandchildren are born. ” ― Welsh Proverb


548. “I want my children and my grandchildren to live in a world with clean air, pure drinking water, and an abundance of wildlife, so I’ve chosen to dedicate my life to wildlife conservation so I can make the world just a little bit better. ” — Bindi Irwin


549. “At her ninetieth birthday party, as her three great-granddaughters wove necklaces from daisies, and her grandson tied a hanky around his own son's bleeding knee, and her daughters made sure everyone had cake and tea enough, and someone shouted, "Speech! Speech!," Dorothy Nicolson had smiled beatifically. The late-flowering roses blushed on the bushes behind her, and she clasped her hands together, idly rolling the rings that fell now loosely around her knuckles. And then she sighed. "I'm so fortunate," she said, in a slow, rickety voice. "Look at all of you, look at my children. I'm so thankful, so lucky to have..." Her old lips had trembled then, and her eyelids fluttered shut, and the others had rushed around her with kisses and cries of "Dearest, darling Mummy!" so they'd missed it when she said, "... a second chance."


550. “Your sons weren’t made to like you. That’s what grandchildren are for. ” – Jane Smiley


551. “On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town. ” — Gene Perret


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


553.  “Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. ”


554. “If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren, it will be women who make it so. ” — Isabel Allende


555.  “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


556. Why is it important to share quotes about grandsons with grandchildren?


557. “Because (grandparents) are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations. ” — Jimmy Carter


558.  “If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it. ” — Hannah Whithall Smith


559.  “Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated. ” — Paulette Bates Alden


560. “Ma, I’m just trying to get going on those grandchildren you want. ” ― Christina Dodd


561. “Distance will never decrease my love for my grandkids” 


562. “Philosophically, I am a logical empiricist and materialist, and I am a veteran of over 400 radio and TV interviews and debates. I am a Christ-myth advocate and am pursuing research into how Christianity could have begun without a historical Jesus of Nazareth. I am married with one daughter and three grandchildren.” 


563. “Your children are your rainbows and your grandchildren are your pot of gold.”


564. Granddaughter, always remember you’re special. You’re unique. You’re beautiful. You’re wanted. You’re someone nobody can replace. And always remember, you’re in my heart. ” — Anonymous


565. “The best babysitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. ”


566. “You better arm yourselves to answer your children’s and grandchildren’s questions… no matter what the question is… without being judgmental. ” – Josh McDowell


567.  "Human beings look separate because you see them walking about separately. But then we are so made that we can see only the present moment. If we could see the past, then of course it would look different. For there was a time when every man was part of his mother, and (earlier still) part of his father as well, and when they were part of his grandparents. If you could see humanity spread out in time, as God sees it, it would look like one single growing thing — rather like a very complicated tree. Every individual would appear connected with every other. — C.S. Lewis


568.  “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. ” — Alex Haley


569. “If I could give my granddaughter three things, it would be the confidence always to know her self-worth, the strength to chase her dreams, and the ability to know how truly, deeply loved she is. ” ~ unknown


570. Granddaughter, I pray that throughout your life you only know the joy and elation that I have known since the day you were born. You are truly special, and I hope you have a great birthday


571.  “A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television. ”


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573. “Happy birthday, sweet granddaughter. I can’t believe it was only just yesterday that you were a baby. You are growing up so fast. Gosh, if you keep growing at this rate, you’d certainly soon be older than I am!”


574.  “It’s funny what happens when you become a grandparent. You start to act all goofy and do things you never thought you’d do. It’s terrific. ”


575.  "There will never be a day like the day your grandchild was born


576. “A grandparent thinks about their grandchild every day and night and will love them in a way they will never understand.”


577. “Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection. The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Clouds nine, ten, and eleven. ” – Bryna Nelson Paston


578.  "Grandparents are like magicians. They can create wonderful memories for their grandchildren out of thin air


579.  "When the child you love has a child you love with all that is within you, only then will you know just how grand being a grandparent truly is


580. “The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?” ~ David Attenborough


581. “My grandchild has taught me what true love means. It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel. ” — Gene Perret


582. What lessons can grandparents learn from quotes about grandsons?


583.  “Grandfathers are just antique little boys. ”


584. “Instead of writing epitaph on your grave ; more beautiful and memorable is to leave some hand written letters to your wife, sons and daughters and grandchildren.” 


585. “A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.”


586.  "In my grandparents' time, it was believed that spirits existed everywhere. . . in trees, rivers, insects, wells, anything. . . I like the idea that we should all treasure everything because spirits might exist there, and we should treasure everything because there is a kind of life to everything. — Hayao Miyazaki


587. “ – Gene Perret


588. “Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made. Or a garden planted. Something your hand touched some way, so your soul has somewhere to go when you die, and when people look at that tree or that flower you planted, you’re there. It doesn’t matter what you do, he said, so as long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into something that’s like you after you take your hands away. ” —Ray Bradbury


589. “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet. ” — Gene Perret


590.  “Going to see my grandparents was the highlight of my childhood summers. I was doted upon, admired, entertained and overfed. I was never more content and happy. ” — Carolyn Anthony


591. “A life of stasis would be population control, combined with energy rationing. That is the stasis world that you live in if you stay. And even with improvements in efficiency, you’ll still have to ration energy. That, to me, doesn’t sound like a very exciting civilization for our grandchildren’s grandchildren to live in. ” — Jeff Bezos


592. “A grandchild’s hug lasts long after they let go.”


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


594. “To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo. ” – Robert Brault


595. “I have a daughter and I have granddaughters, and I will never vote to let a group of backward-looking ideologues cut women’s access to birth control. We have lived in that world, and we are not going back, not ever. ” — Elizabeth Warren


596. “Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional. People have the same things in mind. They’re supposed to grow up, go to college, get a job, get married, and have children, grandchildren. That’s the world I grew up in.” ~ Lisa Loeb


597.  "Self-respect is something that our grandparents, whether or not they had it, knew all about. They had instilled in them, young, a certain discipline, the sense that one lives by doing things one does not particularly want to do, by putting fears and doubts to one side, by weighing immediate comforts against the possibility of larger, even intangible, comforts. — Joan Didion


598. “The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.” ~ Doug Larson


599. “To become a grandparent is to enjoy one of the few pleasures in life for which the consequences have already been paid. ” — Robert Brault


600. “Something magical happens when parents turns into grandparents. Their attitude changes from “money-doesn’t-grow-on-trees” to spending it like it does. ” — Paul Linden


601.  “I know you’ve loved me since I was born, but I’ve loved you my whole life. ”


602. “Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.” ~ Doug Larson


603. “I have never once regretted missing a business opportunity so that I could be with my children and grandchildren. ” -Mitt Romney


604. “The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.” ~ Dale Carnegie


605. “Our children and grandchildren are not merely statistics towards which we can be indifferent.” ~ John F. Kennedy


606.  “Grandma and Grandpa, tell me a story and snuggle me with your love. When I’m in your arms, the world seems small and we’re blessed by the heavens above. ” — Laura Spiess


607.  “Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection. The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Clouds nine, 10, and 11. ” — Bryna Nelson Paston


608.  “A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend. ”


609. “For their holidays: the rich’s kids travel the world; the poor’s kids roam around their grandparents’ yard.” 


610.  “Being a grandparent means you can be as silly as you want to be. ”


611. “I have had enough experience in all my years, and have read enough of the past, to know that advice to grandchildren is usually wasted. ” ― Harry S. Truman


612. “The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your grandchildren.” 


613. “I have 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and they keep me young. ” — Jimmy Carter


614.  “Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, The greatest storytellers, the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their very special love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family close at heart. ”


615. It's special, grandparents and grandchildren. So much simpler. Is it always so, I wonder? I think perhaps it is. While one's child takes a part of one's heart to use and misuse as they please, a grandchild is different. Gone are the bonds of guilt and responsibility that burden the maternal relationship. The way to love is free. — Kate Morton


616. Funny Grandson Quotes. Enjoy a laugh together 


617. “Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.” ~ Claudette Colbert


618. “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. ” — Alex Haley


619. Light up when they come into the room


620. “Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren. ” — Art Linkletter


621. “It makes me happy listening to my granddaughter’s goals and dreams. They’re all very unique and even if they’re quite odd, I will always encourage her to keep chasing it because one day she’ll reach it eventually. And I want her to feel that her grandma will always be here to support her no matter what. ”


622.  “Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild. ”


623.  “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet. ”

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