Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Top 25 Grandparent Quotations

Top 25 Grandparent Quotations

By Danielle Hollister

Grandparent Quotations

  1. "Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy--the mother. "
    -- Claudette Colbert

  2. "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

  3. "Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother."
    -- Edward H. Dreschnack

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

  5. "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

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

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

  8. "The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent."
    -- Sam Levenson

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

  10. "The closest friends I have made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and living grandmother or grandfather. "
    -- Margaret Mead

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

  12. "You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother."
    -- Proverb

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

  14. "Perfect love sometimes does not come till the first grandchild."
    -- Welsh Proverb

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

  16. "A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside."
    -- Unknown

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

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

  19. "Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while... but our hearts forever."
    -- Unknown

  20. "Grandmothers are the people who take delight in hearing babies breathing into the telephone."
    -- Unknown

  21. "Grandmas outlast tyrants. That's why the world survives."
    -- Unknown

  22. "A Grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher and a little bit best friend."
    -- Unknown

  23. "Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and Love."
    -- Unknown

  24. "Never have children, only grandchildren."
    -- Gore Vidal

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


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