Grandchildren And Grandparents Quotes by Jay Kesler, Rachel Carson, Hannah Whitall Smith, Claudette Colbert, Eleanor Roosevelt, Ralph Ellison and many others.
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.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
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!
Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.
Beautiful old people are works of art.
I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed.
Grandchildren don’t stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.
Your sons weren’t made to like you. That’s what grandchildren are for.
With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is.
Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
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.
What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
Soon I will be an old, white-haired lady, into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, “Smile, Grandma!” – I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother’s lap.