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Quotes on Being a Grandparent

Here are ten quotes about grandparents which I like.  If you’re not a grandparent, you may be a (grand) great aunt or great uncle, or a grandparent substitute.  Enjoying young ones, who you love so deeply is an amazing privilege.  I hope you like these quotes too.

“Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.” – Doug Larson (Columnist)

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

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


“The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” – Sam Levenson (Teacher/Journalist)

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

“Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and love.” – Unknown

“My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.” – Gene Perret (Movie Producer)

“The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your grandchildren.” – Anonymous

“When grandparents enter the door, discipline goes out the window.”  – Ogden Nash (Poet)

“A grandparent’s love will never grow old”.  – Unknown.

“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 (Basketball Coach)


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