Quotes for Grandparents


  • “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.
    Hilaire Belloc 
  • “If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother.
    Victor Hugo  
  • “There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.”
    Victor Hugo 
  • “The brown Decades
    Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with his grandfathers.”
    Lewis Mumford 
  • Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of hem.
    Rita Rudner 
  • Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
    Doug Larson 
  • No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet.
    Author Unknown 
  • “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 
  • “We have become a grandmother.”
    Margaret Thatcher 
  • “The reason that grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.”
    Sam Levinson (1911-1980) 
  • Never have children, only grandchildren.
    Gore Vidal 
  • “A friend of mine was asked how she liked having her first great-grandchild. “It was wonderful,” she replied, “until I suddenly realized that I was the mother of a grandfather!”
    Robert L Rice, M.D. 
  • It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother – that’s why the world calls her grandmother.
  • 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 
  • A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.
  • Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.
  • Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.
    Allan Frome 
  • Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
    Alex Haley 
  • Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.
    Edward H. Dreschnack 
  • “If I would have known that grandchildren were going to be so much fun I would have had them first”
    Bill Laurin
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    5 thoughts on “Quotes for Grandparents

    1. Love these quotes, Candace! I shall save them for when I’m a grandparent.
      This is a good site – I shall add it to my writing sites (I’m an Aussie author of children’s books)
      Sheryl 🙂

    2. Are you Canadian?

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