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70 Lovely Grandchildren Quotes That Will Melt Your Heart

List Of 70 Lovely Grandchildren Quotes That Will Melt Your Heart:

#1 Doug Larson

”The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.”

#2 Donald A. Norberg

”Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.”

#3 UnknownGrandchildren Quotes

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

#4 Art Linkletter

”Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.”

#5 Doug Larson

”Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.”

#6 Andy Rooney

”Elephants and grandchildren never forget.”

#7 Mary H. Waldrip

”Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.”

#8 Gene Perret

”My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.”

#9 Robert Brault

”To become a grandparent is to enjoy one of the few pleasures in life for which the consequences have already been paid.”

#10 Mel Lazarus

”The secret of life is to skip having children and go directly to grandchildren.”    

#11 Adair Lara

”Grandkids bring you into a sweeter, slower present. They show you the future at a time when a lot of your friends are thinking about the past. And they take you back to childhood–theirs, the Parent’s, your own: a three-time admittance to wonderland.”   

#12 Margaret Mead

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

#13 Kevin Whately

”With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.”

#14 Joan McIntosh

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

#15 Gene Perret

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

#16 Lois Wyse

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

#17 Helen ThomasHelen Thomas

”If we care about the children, the grandchildren, the future generations, we need to make sure that they do not become the cannon fodder of the future.”

#18 Lois Wyse

”Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”

#19 Ross Campbell

”talk to the parents before you give the grandchildren major advice. Your failure to respect parental authority can create extreme conflict between you and your adult children.”

#20 Joy Hargrove

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

#21 Anthony T. Hincks

“Plastic will be the main ingredient of all our grandchildren’s recipes.”

#22 Gene Perret

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

#23 Ogden Nash

”When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.”

#24 Yash Thakur

“Instead of writing the epitaph on your grave; more beautiful and memorable is to leave some handwritten letters to your wife, sons and daughters, and grandchildren.”

#25 Ruth Goode

Ruth Goode

DEC 10 1976 Ruth Goode talks about her book, A Book for Grandmothers – @Getty

”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.”     

#26 Gene Perret

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

#27 Laurence Overmire

“Only through love will we find our way to create a world worthy of our children and our grandchildren.”

#28 Linda Henley

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

#29 Gene Perret

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

#30 Unknown

”Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity.”

#31 Israelmore Ayivor

“Invest your money and time acquiring knowledge for yourself… and the good news is that as you do so, you keep your children and grandchildren and unborn generations enlightened by what you have already learnt!”

#32 Mary Calderone

”Our children are not going to be just ‘our children’ – they are going to be other people’s husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.”

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#33 Gore Vidal

”Never have children, only grandchildren.”

#34 Eraldo Banovac

“There is no greater achievement than being a grandfather who tells fairy tales to grandchildren.”

#35 UnknownGrandchildren Quotes

“The joy of grandchildren is measured in the heart.”

#36 Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“As a subconscious attempt to add meaning or purpose to their life: The unemployed pray for a job; the retired pray for grandchildren.”

#37 Ruth Goode

”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.”

#38 Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie

”My mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But my other children will never have the chance to know her and experience how loving and gracious she was.”

#39 Rudy Giuliani

”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.”

#40 Josh McDowell

“You better arm yourselves to answer your children’s and grandchildren’s questions… no matter what the question is… without being judgmental.”

#41 Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“For their holidays: the rich’s kids travel the world; the poor’s kids roam around their grandparents’ yard.”

#42 Unknown

”Dearer than our children are the children of our children.”

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#43 Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“The grandchildren should not bear the debts of the grandparents.”

#44 Charles and Ann Morse

”A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.”

#45 David Suzuki

“For the sake of our health, our children and grandchildren and even our economic well-being, we must make protecting the planet our top priority.”

#46 Jane Smiley

“Your sons weren’t made to like you. That’s what grandchildren are for.”

#47 Karen Gibbs

“A Grandmother thinks of her grandchildren day and night, even when they are not with her.She will always love them more than anyone would understand.”

#48 Unknown

“A grandchild fills a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.”

#49 Welsh Proverb

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

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#50 Kris Jenner

”I worry about my grandchildren because the Internet can be brutal.” 

#51 Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Grandchildren are their grandparents’ toys.”

#52 Gene Perret

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

#53 Unknown

”Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.”

#54 Alan Simpson

“Grandchildren now don’t write a thank you for the Christmas presents. They are walking on their pants with their cap on backward, listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy, Snoopy Poop Dog.”

#55 Irish Blessing

”Children are the rainbow of life. Grandchildren are the pot of gold.”    

#56 Adriana Trigiani

“Our faces will become works of art that our grandchildren will treasure.”

#57 Author Unknown

”Children’s children are a crown to the aged.”   

#58 Sam Levenson

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

#59 George OrwellGeorge Orwell

“A thing which I regret, and which I will try to remedy some time, is that I have never in my life planted a walnut. Nobody does plant them nowadays—when you see a walnut it is almost invariably an old tree. If you plant a walnut you are planting it for your grandchildren, and who cares a damn for his grandchildren?”

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#60 Lois Wyse

“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.”

#61 Bindi Irwin

”I want my children and my grandchildren to live in a world with clean air, pure drinking water, and an abundance of wildlife, so I’ve chosen to dedicate my life to wildlife conservation so I can make the world just a little bit better.”

#62 Terry Pratchett

”I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.”

#63 Richard Branson

”As a father and now a grandfather to three wonderful grandchildren, I know how magical the first year of a child’s life is but also how much hard work it takes. Being able to spend as much time as possible with your loved ones is absolutely vital, especially early on.”

#64 Mitt Romney

”We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life, the driven ones, the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America could be better.”

#65 Neil Sedaka

”I’ve always enjoyed seeing the world through the eyes of my grandchildren.”

#66 Joanna Lumley

”I love being a grandmother. That feeling you have for your own child – you don’t ever think it will be replicated, and I did wonder if I would have to ‘pretend’ with my grandchildren. But my heart was taken on day one.”

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#67 Sylvia Earle

”I love music of all kinds, but there’s no greater music than the sound of my grandchildren laughing; my kids, too.”

#68 David Attenborough

”The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?”

#69 Alexandra Stoddard

”Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me.”

#70 Billy Graham

Billy Graham

Evangelist Billy Graham and Franklin – @Getty

”The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.”

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