Favorite Quotations ~  Grandparents Webster's Third New International Dictionary

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


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

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

It's funny what happens when you become a grandparent. You start to act all goofy and do things you never thought you'd do. It's terrific. ~ Mike Krzyzewski

If you want to know where I come by the passionate commitment I have to bringing people together without regard to race, it all started with my grandfather. ~ Bill Clinton

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

My great-great-great-grandmother walked as a slave from Virginia to Eatonton, Georgia... It is in memory of this walk that I chose to keep and to embrace my "maiden" name, Walker. ~ Alice Walker

Grandchildren don't make a man feel old; it's the knowledge that he's married to a grandmother. ~ G. Norman Collie

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

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy—the mother. ~ Claudette Colbert

To reform a man, you must begin with his grandmother. ~ Victor Hugo

The closest friends I have made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and living grandmother or grandfather. ~ Margaret Mead

Grandfather was well known for being stubborn in his ideas. For instance... you had to go to sleep facing east so that you would be ready to greet the sun when it returned. ~ Michael Dorris

My Grandmother would say, "Make sure you look good. Make sure you speak well. Make sure you remain that Southern gentleman that I’ve taught you to be." ~ Jamie Foxx

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