Grandparents Day Quotes And Wishes

Happy Grandparents Day Quotes And Wishes

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

2. “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

3. “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” – Sam Levenson

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

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

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

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

8. “A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.” – Unknown

9. “If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.” – Regina Brett

10. “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” – Sam Levenson

11. “Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.” – Margaret Mead

12. “Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another.” – Richard Garnett

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

14. “Grandparents can be very special resources. Just being close to them reassures a child, without words, about change and continuity, about what went before and what will come after.” – Fred Rogers

15. “Grandparents are a treasure in the family. Please, take care of your grandparents: love them and let them talk to your children!” – Pope Francis

16. “Grandparents are, without a doubt, some of the world’s best educators.” – Charles W. Shedd

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

18. “Grandparents are always being told that they are living history to their grandchildren, that they give the children the reassurance of their roots. For me and many grandmothers I have talked to, it works the other way as well. They give us continuity.” – Ruth Goode

19. “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

20. “Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.” – G. Norman Collie

21. “As you are now so once were we.” – James Joyce

22. “I’m going to be your grandpa! I have the biggest smile. I’ve been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while.” – Billy Crystal

23. “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, 10, and 11.” – Bryna Nelson Paston

24. “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

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

26. “Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.” – Allan Frome

27. “My grandfather was a wonderful role model. Through him I got to know the gentle side of men.” – Sarah Long

28. “To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word ‘boo.’” – Nicholas Brault

29. “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

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

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

32. “Most grandmas have a touch of the scallywag.” – Helen Thomson

33. “What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.” – Gene Perret

34. “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” – Sam Levenson

35. “Never have children, only grandchildren.” – Gore Vidal

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

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

38. “Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.” – Paulette Bates Alden

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

40. “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” – Sam Levenson

41. “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature / But beautiful old people are works of art.” – Marjory Barslow-Greenbie

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

43. “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

44. “It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.” – Christopher Morley

45. “A grandmother is a safe haven.” – Suzette Haden Elgin

46. “I am convinced that grandkids are inherently evil people who tell their grandparents to ‘just go to the library and open up an e-mail account – it’s free and so simple.’” – Scott Douglas

47. “Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them.” – Rita Rudner

48. “When she smiles, the lines in her face become epic narratives that trace the stories of generations that no book can replace.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

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

50. “A man’s maturity consists in having found again the seriousness one had as a child, at play.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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