Quotes About Grandparents

To find quotes about grandparents, to use, or send to friends and family, enjoy our collection of inspirational quotes and sayings. Grandparents are more than an extension of a family. They are more than babysitters, more than a secure home to leave grandchildren and more than just ordinary people. Grandparents show unrelenting love, care, and enduring concern that extend beyond their grandchildren's parents. To a grandchild, it doesn't matter that grandma or grandpa be older, greyer, or a little slower; grandchildren accept their grandparents for who they are, for their kindness, love, affection, teaching, stories, and the occasional cookie or candy. There is nothing more cherished as when a grandchild can't wait to get to their grandparents home in expectation of all things wonderful, fun, and loving.
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Being grandparents sufficiently removes us form the responsibilities so that we can be friends. Allan Frome

Grandparents are not just a convenience when a babysitter is required. Grandparents bring years of experienced love and enduring care so that grandchildren can appreciate the extension of love, another home to feel safe and secure, and the knowledge that their grandparents are always there for them in good and bad times. Byron Pulsifer

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

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

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

Learning that we were going to have a grandchild, filled me with joy, hope, excitement, and a feeling that I can't describe - perhaps a love that is all encompassing.
from Nicknames for Grandmothers

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

The old are the precious gem in the center of the household.
Chinese Proverb

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

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

My life is blessed; I have held my children's children.
Jeremy Taylor

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.
Mike Krzyewski

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

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

Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child's growth as vitamins.
Joyce Allston

It's amazing how young I feel
now that I am a grandparent; aches and pains seem to vanish when grandchildren want to play.
Byron Pulsifer

I spent years developing my language skills only to have them reduced to babble, without a thought, without a care when with my little grandchild.
Byron Pulsifer

The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate is called a grandparent.
Sam Levinson

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

Good old grandsire ... we shall be joyful of thy company.
William Shakespeare

What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children. And if they can but see, hear and feel what these people have to give, they can mature at a fast rate.
Bill Cosby

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

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

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

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Grandparents make the world ... a little softer, a little kinder, a little warmer.
Author Unknown

A grandparent looks forward to every visit with thier grandchildren.
C Pulsifer

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

Our land is everything to us.... I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it - with their lives.
John Wooden

Grandparents are the footsteps to the future generations.
Scrapbook Saying

My children were like miracles, but my grandchildren are like being in heaven.
Catherine Pulsifer


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