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Grandmothers are just antique little girls. ~Author Unknown

Grandfathers are just antique little boys. ~Author Unknown

Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild. ~Welsh Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

Never have children, only grandchildren. ~Gore Vidal

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

There’s no place like home… except Grandma’s. ~Author Unknown

If God had intended us to follow recipes,
He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.
~Linda Henley

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

“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

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

“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

“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” – Italian proverb

“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

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

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

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

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

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

“A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.” – Unknown

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

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

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

African

“If you know his father and grandfather, don’t worry about his son.”

“The motherless child will suckle the grandmother.”

Chinese

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

“To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.”

German

“Even the devil’s grandmother was a nice girl when she was young.”

Indian

“The baby is not yet born, and yet you say that his nose is like his grandfather’s.”

Irish

“You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

Italian

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

Jewish

“One of life’s greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn’t good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.”

“When you have a grandchild, you have two children.”

Sioux

“A people without history is like wind on the buffalo grass.”

Spanish

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

“Those who have no grandparents lose very much.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A married daughter with children puts you in danger of being catalogued as a first edition. ~Author Unknown

Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. ~Author Unknown

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

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

It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace. ~Christopher Morley



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Traditional

“Don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs.”

“A good man will have wealth to leave his grandchildren.”

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.”

Welsh

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

Aeschylus

“Learning is ever young, even in old age.”

Louisa May Alcott

“A house needs a grandma in it.”

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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

Joyce Allston

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

Irina Baronove-Tennant

“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.”

Dave Barry

“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.”

Marjory Barslow-Greenbie

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature / But beautiful old people are works of art.”

Paulette Bates Alden

“Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.”

Hilaire Belloc

“Dear Grandmamma, with what we give / We humbly pray that you may live / For many, many happy years: / Although you bore us all to tears.”

Teresa Bloomingdale

“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.”

Erma Bombeck

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

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

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

Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things. ~Author Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

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

My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. ~Henry Youngman

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

It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother. ~Author Unknown

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

Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old. ~Mary H. Waldrip

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

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

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

Elephants and grandchildren never forget. ~Andy Rooney

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

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

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

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

Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren. ~Art Linkletter

Grandmas don’t just say “that’s nice” — they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money’s worth out of grandmas. ~Author Unknown

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

I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have — if only for self-defense. ~Gene Perret

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

The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap. ~Author Unknown

I have a warm feeling after playing with my grandchildren. It’s the liniment working. ~Author Unknown

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

Grandmother — a wonderful mother with lots of practice. ~Author Unknown

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

A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. ~Author Unknown

Grandma serves kisses, counsel, and cookies daily. ~Author Unknown

One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. ~Joy Hargrove

Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers. ~Lewis Mumford

A grandmother is a safe haven. ~Suzette Haden Elgin

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

It’s amazing how grandparents seem so young once you become one. ~Author Unknown

Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated. ~Paulette Bates Alden

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

Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents. ~William Osler


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