40+ Grandparents Quotes To Melt Your Heart

"Some of the world's best educators are grandparents." - Dr. Charlie W. Shedd

45 Grandparents Quotes

Grandparents are usually loving and amazing people that would do anything for their grandchildren. We usually get on very well with our grandparents because we have a common enemy: our parents! Grandpa and grandma always know how to make you feel better if things aren't going as expected. 


Because we know how much you love your grandparents, we have created a list of more than 40 grandparents quotes. These quotes will make you realize how lucky you are to enjoy the company of your grandpas. 

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

Joy Hargrove

2“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, ten, and eleven.”

Bryna Nelson Paston

3“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

4“Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.”

Marcy DeMaree

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

Ogden Nash

6“There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.”

Victor Hugo

7"I believe in the value of life. I believe we must prepare our children for tomorrow with the family values of my grandparents."

Ryan Zinke

8"If you're lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can."

Regina Brett

9"I was fortunate to be raised by loving grandparents."

Ronnie Milsap

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

Sam Levenson

11"I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said 'We saw your movie.' 'Which one?' I said. He shouted 'Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn't like?"

Brad Pitt

12“Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels.”

Lexie Saige

13“Every house needs a grandmother in it.”

Louisa May Alcott

14“You are the sun, Grandma, you are the sun in my life.”

Kitty Tsui

15“Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child's growth as vitamins.”

Joyce Allston

16“A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.”


17“Grandparents make the world a little softer, a little kinder, and a little warmer.”


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

Charles and Ann Morse

19“Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.”

Gene Perret

20“A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside.”


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

Donald A. Norberg

22"The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent."

Sam Levenson

23"Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children."

Alex Haley

24"Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother."

Edward H. Dreschnack

25"If nothing is going well, call your grandmother."

Italian Proverb

26"Children brought up by their grandparents are generally spoiled."

Spanish Proverb

27"Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends."

Allan Frome

28"Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and love."


29"Some of the world's best educators are grandparents."

Dr. Charlie W. Shedd

30"In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent."

Don Marquis

31"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

32"We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me."

Phyllis Theroux

33“Unconditional positive regard is rarely given by anyone except a grandparent.”


34"A grandmother is a safe haven.”

Suzette Haden Elgin

35“There’s no place like home except Grandma’s.”


36"Grandmother — a wonderful mother with lots of practice."


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

Sarah Long

38"Grandpas always have time for you when everyone else is too busy."


39"To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word ‘boo.'"

Robert Brault

40“Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things.”


41“A grandma’s heart is a patchwork of love.”


42"Unconditional positive regard is rarely given by anyone except a grandparent."


43"Never have children, only grandchildren."

Gore Vidal

44"It is one of nature’s ways that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us."

Igor Stravinsky

45"Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies."