Grandparent Quotes To Remember

In time of test, family is best. ~Burmese Proverb

Kids do not realize that us old folks have... you know... "Been there; Done that".  Because we have a few gray hairs and walk a little slower we do not know.  Ha!  If they only knew!  Here are some standards that haven't changed in decades and are not likely too in the near future... enjoy!

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

Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.  ~Author Unknown

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

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.  ~Rudolph 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

When a child is born, so are grandmothers.  ~Judith Levy

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

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's one of nature's way 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

Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever.  ~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

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