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“Every house needs a grandmother in it.”- Louisa May Alcott

“I could do worse than become my own grandma or any of the strong women who raised us. Our strengths emerged from theirs; we build on their heritage and transform their resilience and competence into our own.” – Regina Barreca

“Grandmother. The true power behind the power.” – Lisa Birnbach

“Grandmothers and roses are much the same. Each is a God’s masterpiece with different names.” – Unknown

“Grandmother opens up a new world of change, challenge, and celebration in a woman’s life.” – Rebecca Barlow Jordan

“A grandma is someone who’s dear in every way. Her smile is like the sunshine that brightens each new day.” – Unknown

“Grandmothers are a gift not to be taken lightly. So many lose them before they are old enough to know their magic.” – Nikita Gill

“A grandmother’s love is forever and always.” – Unknown

“A grandmother is a remarkable woman. She’s a wonderful combination of warmth and kindness, laughter and love. She overlooks our faults, encourages our dreams, and praises our every success.” – Unknown

“There is no distance that can lessen a grandparent’s love.” – Unknown

“Uncles and aunts, and cousins are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.” – Fanny Fern

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

“Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” – Michael Pollan

“If grandmas hadn’t existed, kids would have inevitably invented them.” – Arthur Kornhaber

“I thought grandmothers had to like you. It’s a law or something.” – Mary E. Pearson

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

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

“What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, and lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.” – Rudy Giul Cage

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

“Being a grandparent means you can be as silly as you want to be.” – Unknown

“Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother, and you eat all your peas – that’s what my grandma taught me.” – Lord Chesterfield

“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” – Italian Proverb

“A grandmother is a remarkable woman. She’s a wonderful combination of warmth and kindness, laughter and love.” – Unknown

“Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“My grandma once said that grief is the price we pay for love.” – Prince William

“One only has to look at the vast assortment of birthday and Mother’s Day greeting cards to appreciate the depth of love some hold for their grandmothers.” – Angela Bowen

“If you are lucky enough to have your grandmother with you, sit and talk with her sometime. Ask her big questions, like what’s the secret to a happy marriage, and little ones, like when was the first time she put on lipstick.” – Erin Bried

“A grandmother is a safe haven.” – Suzette Haden Elgin

“When she smiles, the lines in her face become epic narratives that trace the stories of generations that no book can replace.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

“A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.” – Unknown

“To all of the grandmothers who make the world more gentle, more tolerant, and safer for our children. Never doubt your importance.” – Mary-Lou Rosengren

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

“There’s no place like home except Grandma’s house.” – Unknown

“The best babysitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.” – Dave Barry

“Most grandmas have a touch of the scallywag.” – Helen Thomson

“We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence. Grandmother was that person to me.” – Phyllis Theroux

“Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies.” – Unknown

“Beware! Authentic communication is not to be confused with Grandma’s unfiltered comments!” – Vindy Teja

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

“Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.” – Unknown

“As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother.” – Prince William

“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.” – Erma Bombeck

“You make all your mistakes with your own children, so by the time your grandchildren arrive, you know how to get it right. Plus, once you turn 50, you kind of stop giving a s**t what others think.” – Liz Fenton

“A garden of love grows in a Grandmother’s heart.” – Unknown

“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.” – Karen Gibbs

“Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.” — Paulette Bates Alden

“My grandmother was an unparalleled storyteller who gave me a preview of how life might turn out, and also fortified my empathy.” – Chris Ware

“I did stand-up for my grandparents every day when I was, like, eight.” – Ariana Grande

“When it seems the world can’t understand, your grandmother’s there to hold your hand.” — Joyce K. Allen Logan

“Her crown of white hair seemed to stand like a halo around her in the night sky.” – Lilian Li

My grandmother always encouraged teamwork, not just in the sports she played with us but in all aspects of life. She said being part of a team is like being part of life. – Kate Summers

“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

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” – Charles and Ann Morse.

“When a child is born, so are grandmothers.” – Judith Levy

“It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.” – Christopher Morley

“A house needs a grandma in it.” – Louisa May Alcott

“A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.” – Barbara Cage

“There aren’t too many things that are more comforting on this earth than a hug from grandma.” – Anitapoems

“I know what it is like to be brought up with unconditional love. In my life, that came from my grandmother.” – Andre Leon Talley

“A grandma’s name is little less in love than is the doting title of a mother.” – William Shakespeare

“Every parent knows that children look at their grandparents as sources of wisdom and security.” – David Jeremiah

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

“Grandmother: A wonderful mother with lots of practice.” – Unknown

“Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see you all day, and now the day is complete.” – Marcy DeMaree

“A grandma is someone who plays a special part in all the treasured memories we hold within our heart.” – Unknown

“You are the sun, Grandma, you are the sun in my life.” – Kitty Tsui

“Having a grandmother is like having an army. This is a grandchild’s ultimate privilege: knowing that someone is on your side, always, whatever the details. Even when you are wrong. Especially then, in fact. A grandmother is both a sword and a shield.” – Fredrik Backman

“Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future.” – Helen Ketchum

“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.” – Lois Wyse

“Parent-child relationships are complex. Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.” – Janet Lanese

“The coach, the counselor, the cuddler, the friend, the caregiver, the reconciler or the dazzler of sweet temptations are all-natural and becoming roles that this grandmother plays with the skill of a master symphony director.” – Byron Pulsifer

“Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection.” – Bryna Nelson Paston

“So what do I really know about being a grandmother? Well, I remember what I didn’t like as a child. I also loved being a Mom, but I have to tell you that being a grandmother has brought a whole new side of life – the fun side – to me.” – Janet Steele

“I want to be the grandmother who plays inside and outside, experiencing joy with each grandchild, according to his or her personality and interests.” – Sharon Carpenter

“On a deeper note, being a grandmother provides you with an opportunity to help your grandchild gain a sense of who he or she really is.” – Linda A. Johnson

“Our grandmother didn’t like the word retirement, she said life is for living, not for retiring.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Becoming a grandmother turns the page. Line by line you are rewritten. You are tilted off your old center, spun onto new turf. There’s a faint scent of déjà vu from when you raised your own children, but this place feels freer. “- Lesley Stahl

“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, 10, and 11.” – Bryna Nelson Paston

“You never know the love of a grandparent until you become one.” – Unknown

“If your baby is ‘beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,’ you’re the grandma.” – Teresa Bloomingdale

“There is no distance that can lessen a grandparent’s love.” – Unknown

“It’s impossible for a grandmother to understand that few people, and maybe none, will find her grandchild as endearing as she does.” – Janet Lanese

“Some of our greatest blessings call us ‘grandma’ and ‘grandpa.’” – Unknown

“It’s special, grandparents and grandchildren. So much simpler. Is it always so, I wonder? I think perhaps it is. While one’s child takes a part of one’s heart to use and misuse as they please, a grandchild is different. Gone are the bonds of guilt and responsibility that burden the maternal relationship. The way to love is free.” – Kate Morton

“There will never be a day like the day your grandchild was born.” – Unknown

“Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.” – Welsh Proverb

“You will never look back on life and think, ‘I’ve spent too much time with my grandchildren.’” – Unknown

“If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one.” – Hannah Whitall Smith

“There are grandmothers out there who would move heaven and earth for their grandchildren.” – Janice Elliott-Howard

“For myself, one of the sweetest words I have ever heard is ‘Nana.’” – Zelda Rosenbaum

“Most of us base our certainties about grandmotherhood on what our own grands were like or our own mums. So if we don’t instantly feel we match up, it’s probably because we have a certain blueprint in our minds.” – Flic Everett

“Yes, we are, gulp, older and, sadly, tire more easily, but being a grandmother today can be a sweet and wonderful experience, and many of us have the time and love to give.” – Angela Bowen

“A grandmother once said that children are the investments and grandchildren the dividends.” – Selma Berg

“Many of my friends were grandmothers and, without exception, they said, ‘Until you become a grandmother, you can’t understand how it feels.’” – Barbara LoMonaco

“It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grand” – Unknown

“Being a grandmother is the best – it can’t be overrated.” – Marty Norman

“Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. Next, you are all-wise and prehistoric.” – Pam Brown

“‘Grandmother opens up a new world of change, challenge, and celebration in a woman’s life.” – Rebecca Barlow Jordan

“Grandmotherhood initiated me into a world of play, where all things became fresh, alive, and honest again through my grandchildren’s eyes. Mostly, it retaught me love.” – Sue Monk Kidd

“Being an everyday grandmother has kept me young at heart. I know all the newest fads and fancies. I am way hipper than most of my friends.” – Trudy Jo Hahn Snader


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