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Grandchildren Quotes


"I have two grandchildren." - Gloria Allred

"God doesn't have any grandchildren." - E Stanley Jones

"Never have children, only grandchildren." - Gore Vidal

"Elephants and grandchildren never forget." - Andy Rooney

"Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren." - Art Linkletter

"My grandchildren are fabulous and funny." - Erica Jong

"Our own grandchildren may demonstrate that-sometimes- Gigantic is Beautiful." - Arthur C Clarke

"Grandparents have the freedom to see their grandchildren uncritically." - Benjamin Spock

"Grandchildren are God's reward for not killing your kids." - Tony Campolo

"My hope for the planet is my children and grandchildren." - Joanne Woodward

"I've forbidden my daughter to have grandchildren, I'm too young." - Bette Midler

"Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old." - Mary H. Waldrip

"The grandchildren should not bear the debts of the grandparents." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren." - Brock Yates

"I have three grandchildren and am hoping for 20." - Maureen Forrester

"My grandchildren just know me now as Mr. Potato Head." - Don Rickles

"Gwen and I have four children and ten grandchildren." - David Wilkerson

"I do have the most marvelous husband, children, and grandchildren." - Barbara Bush

"So you"ll have to wait for approval from your grandchildren." "I wonder what our grandchildren will be like!" "Are you suggesting by that "our" that you and I will have mutual grandchildren? Fie, Mrs. Kennedy!" - Margaret Mitchell

"So you'll have to wait for approval from your grandchildren." "I wonder what our grandchildren will be like!" "Are you suggesting by that 'our' that you and I will have mutual grandchildren? Fie, Mrs. Kennedy!" - Margaret Mitchell

"At home, I have a wife, fortunately, and my children are all grown, and I have many grandchildren. I spend weekends with my grandchildren; I adore them." - I. M. Pei

"Thierry Henry my grandchildren, hopefully my great grandchildren gonna have to hear about him because is super, absolutely super, top guy, top player" - Martin Tyler

"If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren, it will be women who make it so." - Isabel Allende

"What about our children and grandchildren and their children and grandchildren? Do we not want them to live healthy and happy lives?" - David Suzuki

"My family - my husband, my daughters, my grandchildren, my great-grandchildren, all of them - are the most important thing in the world to me." - Carolina Herrera

"Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap." - Doug Larson

"Grandchildren don't make a man feel old; it's the knowledge that he's married to a grandmother." - J. Norman Collie

"One day our grandchildren will go to museums to see what poverty was like." - Muhammad Yunus

"The secret of life is to skip having children and go directly to grandchildren." - Mell Lazarus

"Ma, I'm just trying to get going on those grandchildren you want." - Christina Dodd

"Our children and grandchildren are not merely statistics towards which we can be indifferent." - John F Kennedy

"Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy-the mother." - Claudette Colbert

"I don't want my grandchildren to go through what I went through" - Art Modell

"I know of very few people who are dreaming of a world for their grandchildren." - Kurt Vonnegut

"What sort of world can we prepare for our great grandchildren?" - Richard Rorty

"There's nothing like having grandchildren to restore your faith in humanity." - Doug Larson

"I still take the pill. I don't want any more grandchildren." - Phyllis Diller

"Our faces will become works of art that our grandchildren will treasure." - Adriana Trigiani

"I have four of the most incredible children. And I have five grandchildren." - Florence Henderson

"On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town." - Gene Perret

"I have four children and nine grandchildren. I'm presently wearing out my second wife." - Morgan Freeman

"Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS." - Gene Perret

"Grandchildren don't make a man feel old; it's the knowledge that he's married to a grandmother." - G. Norman Collie

"They say genes skip generations. Maybe that's why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable." - Joan McIntosh

"I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have - if only for self-defense." - Gene Perret

"I have a warm feeling after playing with my grandchildren. It's the liniment working." - Anonymous

"I've often accused my grandchildren of never having seen one of my films." - Douglas Fairbanks Jr

"I am surrounded by my family, my beloved grandchildren, and my pack of dogs." - Christine Feehan

"In my house, we speak Spanglish to the dogs, to the grandchildren, to the kids." - Cristina Saralegui

"I go to my grandchildren. They keep their grandpa informed on what's going on." - Ben Vereen

"I want my children and grandchildren to see what I look like now." - Kylie Bax

"Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother." - Claudette Colbert

"Well, you know, my wife and I have eight children. We have now 19 grandchildren." - Mike Dewine

"If we don't change the way Washington operates we're going to bankrupt our children and grandchildren." - David Dewhurst

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

"I think about my father and how sad it was that he never had grandchildren." - Cate Blanchett

"Does being born into a Christian family make one a Christian? No! God has no grandchildren." - Corrie Ten Boom

"I've had three wives, six children and six grandchildren and I still don't understand women" - John Wayne

"I don't put off any time with my grandchildren. I don't put off a thing." - Lynn Redgrave

"I want my grandchildren to be proud of me. That's the main thing." - George P Shultz

"Your sons weren't made to like you. That's what grandchildren are for." - Jane Smiley

"With your own children, you love them immediately - and with grandchildren, it's exactly the same." - Kevin Whately

"Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation." - Lois Wyse

"I don't want my grandchildren to go through what I went through." - Art Modell

"My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren." - Marilyn Horne

"Like many dads I know, I've long been motivated in all aspects of my life by my love for my children - and my desire to make the world better a better place for them, my grandchildren and my great-grandchildren." - Thomas Carper

"Climate change is more remote than terror but a more profound threat to the future of the children and the grandchildren and the great-grandchildren I hope all of you have." - William J Clinton

"When I go to the beach, my grandchildren try to make words out of the veins in my legs. That's why I still take the pill; I don't want any more grandchildren." - Phyllis Diller

"Like many dads I know, I've long been motivated in all aspects of my life by my love for my children - and my desire to make the world better a better place for them, my grandchildren and my great-grandchildren." - Tom Carper

"We need to work our level best in this legislative session to help grow Montana's economy, so that grandchildren can stay in Montana, grandchildren can visit their grandmother and grandfather by driving across town, not flying across the country." - Brian Schweitzer

"Teach your children or your grandchildren Chinese. It is going to be the most important language of their lifetimes." - Jim Rogers

"Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being." - Margaret Mead

"If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first." - Lois Wyse

"The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren." - Doug Larson

"As a grandmother, I've learned that you can't buy love. But your grandchildren are disappointed when you don't try." - Mary Margaret McBride

"Time sanctifies everything; even the most arrant theft in the hands of the robber's grandchildren becomes sacred and inviolable property." - Will Durant

"Even now / I am not old. / I never think of it, and yet / I am a grandmother to eleven grandchildren." - Grandma Moses

"For a small investment today we could be creating something that our grandchildren will thank us for" - Tim Smit

"We don't, in a sensible world, want to hand on an increasingly dysfunctional world to our grandchildren" - Prince Charles

"Nowadays, of course, just about our only solvent industry is the merchandising of death, bankrolled by our grandchildren." - Kurt Vonnegut

"We have to show leadership in protecting our environment so that we have a future for our children and grandchildren." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

""Grandmother" doesn't mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren." - Carine Roitfeld

"Obama called on Americans to have more grandchildren. Probably so there's more of them to pay off our debt." - Jay Leno

"In 50 years, your grandchildren will be asking you where you were when CM Punk beat the Undertaker's streak!" - CM Punk

"Let no family go into eternity without having left their memoirs for their children, their grandchildren, and their posterity." - Spencer W. Kimball

"Someday I will tell my grandchildren that I lived in the era when OK was abbreviated to K." - Demetri Martin

"Being a grandmother is a wonderful thing, so my advice is skip the children. Go straight to the grandchildren." - Alison Gopnik

"We have to build the country that we want to see our future children and grandchildren live in." - Zendaya

"It would be amazing to tell my grandchildren, like, 'Yeah, I was paid to sharpen 1,000 pencils.'" - David Rees

"Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents." - Gene Perret

"Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them." - Gene Perret

"I like to do nice things for my grandchildren - like buy them those toys I've always wanted to play with." - Gene Perret

"There is no greater legacy that we can leave our children and grandchildren than a peaceful and safer world." - Ted Turner

"Prayer turns ordinary parents into prophets who shape the destinies of their children, grandchildren, and every generation that follows." - Mark Batterson

"My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me." - Sally Field

"I am a Soviet man, and Yeltsin is a Soviet man - maybe our grandchildren will be different." - Aleksandr Lebed

"I have two grandchildren. I want to hand them a planet and community that is really thriving." - Donald Berwick

"I am a Soviet man, and Yeltsin is a Soviet man - maybe our grandchildren will be different." - Alexander Lebed

"Our way of life is at stake, our grandchildren are at stake, the future of civilization is at stake." - Al Gore

"'Grandmother' doesn't mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren." - Carine Roitfeld

"I think when I have kids and grandchildren I will be very proud to have them watch this movie." - Mike Myers

"I have never once regretted missing a business opportunity so that I could be with my children and grandchildren." - Mitt Romney

"My great-grandchildren will not be able to enjoy the Gulf Coast of Louisiana the way I have." - Ian Somerhalder

"I'm a widower with three sons and seven grandchildren. One of my sons is my partner on the ranch." - Wilford Brimley

"I'm not as concerned about me. What's happened to me has been great. I got five great kids. Seventeen grandchildren." - Joe Paterno

"My husband and I, when we had our five children and they were grown, we thought we were entitled to grandchildren. And so we were just expecting this to happen; of course, nothing was happening. And then we kept begging, bribing, cajoling, anything - threatening to adopt our own grandchildren - and finally, we got some grandchildren." - Nancy Pelosi

"A grandmother's special calling is to pray and to be a fellow worker in the battle in which her children or her grandchildren are engaged." - Elisabeth Elliot

"My cause was justice, not vengeance. My work is for a better tomorrow and a more secure future for our children and grandchildren." - Simon Wiesenthal

"Grandchildren can be annoying - how many times can you go: "And the cow goes moo and the pig goes oink"? It's like talking to a supermodel." - Joan Rivers

"Those who are bent on revolutionizing society may be divided into those who seek something for themselves thereby and those who seek something for their children and grandchildren." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes!" - Paul MacCready

"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." - Vaughn J Featherstone

"A grandmother is a person with too much wisdom to let that stop her from making a fool of herself over her grandchildren." - Phil Moss

"There is no time so short as the time between when your kids stop wrecking your furniture and your grandchildren start." - Mary Margaret McBride

"I have had enough experience in all my years, and have read enough of the past, to know that advice to grandchildren is usually wasted." - Harry S Truman

"The man who attempts Christianity without the church shoots himself in the foot, shoots his children in the leg, and shoots his grandchildren in the heart." - Kevin Deyoung

"There's no retirement, there's just a few years of non-work by the fire with someone bringing you some tea and relative peace and playing with the grandchildren." - Henry Rollins

"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." - Mary Calderone

"My mother said, Don't worry about what people think now. Think about whether your children and grandchildren will think you've done well." - Lord Mountbatten

"I'll build mine tomorrow," Horace said through a mouthful of food. "This is excellent, Will! When I have grandchildren, I'll name them all after you!" - John Flanagan

"A patchwork solution of provincial targets is an admission of defeat and a statement that we have failed our children and grandchildren." - Elizabeth May

"History is fond of her grandchildren, for it offers them the marrow of the bones, which the previous generation had hurt its hands in breaking." - N. G. Chernyshevsky

"The greatest danger hanging over our children and grandchildren is initiation of changes that will be irreversible on any time scale that humans can imagine." - James Hansen

"Fathers are men who give daughters away to other men who aren't nearly good they can have grandchildren who are smarter than anybody's." - Paul Harvey

"How could I look my grandchildren in the eye and say I knew what was happening to the world and did nothing." - David Attenborough

"I have said that control of arms is a mission that we undertake particularly for our children and our grandchildren and that they have no lobby in Washington." - John F Kennedy

"It's like boxing a glacier. Enjoy that metaphor, by the way, because your grandchildren will have no idea what a glacier is." - Stephen Colbert

"I want my grandchildren to look like my grandparents. I don't want them to look like Anwar Sadat or Foo Man Chu or Whoopi Goldberg." - Jared Taylor

"It is perfectly possible that a grandfather can have a more scientific mind than his grandchildren! Societies do not always go forward! Sometimes old generations are much luckier!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I'm still learning....learning from my great grandchildren and everyone around me. I would advise others to keep trying, stop and listen." - Leah Chase

"I'm very committed to my family and my town. My biggest local commitment are my children, my husband, my home and my grandchildren." - Elizabeth Lesser

"I'm a grandmother and like every grandmother, I worry about the safety and security of my grandchildren, but my worries are not the same as black grandmothers." - Hillary Clinton

"We can lead this world and make it safer and more secure for our children and our grandchildren, for generations to come." - Barack Obama

"What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure." - Gene Perret

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

"By the time the youngest children have learned to keep the house tidy, the oldest grandchildren are on hand to tear it to pieces." - Christopher Morley

"Grandparents are similar to a piece of string - handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren." - Anonymous

"I have four daughters and eight grandchildren. My soul lives on in them. That's immortality. That's the only immortality I care about." - Ray Bradbury

"My grandchildren are on social media all the time, and they think they have friends. But it's not what I would've called a friend, ever." - Noam Chomsky

"The cars that our children and grandchildren will be driving in the future will be greener as a result of high-tech lessons learned." - Ron Dennis

"Every action or inaction has an impact-good or bad-upon our surroundings, and anything we do today will have an impact on the lives of our grandchildren." - Ted Turner

"I've always said I've got the coolest fans, and I brag about you like grandchildren when I talk to other artists" - John Mayer

"Let not the 12 million Negroes be ashamed of the fact that they are the grandchildren of slaves. There is dishonor in being slave-owners." - Mahatma Gandhi

"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." - Mary Calderone

"My children and grandchildren loved the secret servicemen and women that served us. I was honoured that they thought I was important enough to protect." - Andrew Card

"I love music of all kinds, but there's no greater music than the sound of my grandchildren laughing; my kids, too." - Sylvia Earle

"My life contains so many other things; I have my children, my grandchildren, my two dogs and a big place in the country. I have my own life." - Agnetha Faltskog

"I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be." - Maggie Gallagher

"That's the best thing that's ever happened to me, bar none, is having grandchildren and living by them and being part of their lives." - Helen Garner

"I love skiing, I love the sun, I love my children, I love my grandchildren, I love my family and friends... and whatever I haven't done." - Donna Karan



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