Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day Quotes

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Grandparents Day Quotes

  1. “Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.” Joyce Allston
  2. “It’s so important to give your children and grandchildren inspiration … Teach them to notice, to pay attention, to appreciate, and to be inquisitive. Don’t just look, try to see.”  Irina Baronove-Tennant
  3. “Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.” Paulette Bates Alden
  4. “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
  5. “A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.” Erma Bombeck
  6. “Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.” Pam Brown
  7. “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
  8. “Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same energy — the mother.” Claudette Colbert
  9. “Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.”  G. Norman Collie
  10. “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
  11. “Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.” Marcy DeMaree
  12. “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 recognise how their grandchildren can benefit from this.”Geoff Dench
  13. “Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.”Edward H. Dreschnack
  14. “A Grandmother is a safe haven.”  Suzette Haden Elgin
  15. “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
  16. “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
  17. “What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.”  Rudolph Giuliani
  18. “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.”Alex Haley
  19. “One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather.” Joy Hargrove
  20. “If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.” Linda Henley
  21. “If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother.”  Victor Hugo
  22. “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
  23. “Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future.” Helen Ketchum
  24. “If you are lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can”.  Regina Brett
  25. “One curious thing about growing up is that you don’t only move forward in time, you move backwards as well, as pieces of your parents’ and grandparents’ lives come to you.” Philip Pullman
  26. “Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.” Author Unknown
  27. “Grandfathers are just antique little boys.” Author Unknown
  28. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.” Welsh Proverb
  29. “A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.” Author Unknown
  30. “A house needs a grandma in it.” Louisa May Alcott
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