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I Love My Grandmother Quotes


"I inherited my love of gold jewellery from my grandmother." - Aerin Lauder

"I got my sense of humor from my grandmother. You know, my grandmother was very funny." - Paul Mooney

"I always remember having a healthy respect for my grandmother." - Prince William

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

"One could not live without delicacy, but when / I think of love I think of the big, clumsy-looking / hands of my grandmother, each knuckle a knob ..." - Mona Van Duyn

"I want to reach everybody, from the little girls who are 3 years old, to the grandmother who watches my soap, to a young man in love." - Thalia

"I love being around my family. I am very close to my mum, my brother, my grandmother, my aunts - we constantly poke fun at each other, but it's all done out of love." - Jourdan Dunn

"My great grandmother was Chinese ." - Michael Craig-Martin

"When my mother and my grandmother died three months apart, I knew my world was over." - Michel'le

"My grandmother taught me to knit, and as I knit, my mind returns to my childhood." - Elena Roger

"My grandmother used to discipline me, I mean, beat my ass, and I deserved them, too." - Richard Pryor

"I never said I do not remember, my grandmother corrects. I said I prefer to forget." - Jodi Picoult

"They pampered me, especially my grandmother ... I loved her with all my heart." - Camara Laye

"I thank God, Jesus, and my Grandmother for being able to support myself and my family." - Steven Adler

"I developed my taste for coffee at five, staying with my grandmother in Connecticut." - Dana Goodyear

"I would say my grandmother would be like my personal god." - Jamie Foxx

"Playing with my grandfather, grandmother and my parents, I came to music pretty naturally." - Creed Bratton

"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

"It felt like love to me. It embraced me. I accepted it and thought, "Well, this is how [Dre] loves." I got that from my mother and from my grandmother, who were abused." - Michel'le

"Suffering for love is how I have learned practically everything I know, love of grandmother up and on." - Djuna Barnes

"My grandmother was always upbeat, a naturally happy person. I think I got that from her." - Lamar Odom

"My mother, grandmother and I all have different styles, #8;#29;but we share the same taste." - Margherita Missoni

"I would walk over my grandmother if necessary [to get Richard Nixon reelected as president]." - Charles W. Colson

"I used to listen to the soap operas with my grandmother." - Bob Edwards

"I had a very close relationship with my grandmother. She actually helped raise me." - Brina Palencia

"There's a saying I remember from my grandmother: One today is worth two tomorrows." - James Patterson

"I blame my grandmother for encouraging me to become an actress." - Joan Collins

"I grew up sitting beside my grandmother playing the piano and singing." - Miranda Kerr

"My grandmother and I saw an average of eight movies a week, double features, second run." - Carol Burnett

"I never thought my first role in a film would be a grandmother." - Sasha Pivovarova

"I have always admired stylishly confident women who dress with great authority. This lifelong love of elegance began with the humble wardrobe of my late grandmother Mrs. Bennie Frances Davis." - Andre Leon Talley

"I get my voice from my mother's side of the family. My mother and my grandmother both had strong voices." - Mavis Staples

"I am slowly, painfully discovering that my refuge is not found in my mother, my grandmother, of even the birds of Bear River. My refuge exists in my capacity to love. If I can learn to love death then I can begin to find refuge in change." - Terry Tempest Williams

"I have been grateful for the influence of my grandmother and my grandfather in my life. I remember my grandmother as a queenly woman. My father could be stern, and my grandparents would remind him that we were just boys." - James E Faust

"My grandmother made dying her life's work." - Hugh Leonard

"It was the day my grandmother exploded." - Iain Banks

"[My grandmother] is a typical white person." - Barack Obama

"My grandmother is a famous atlas." - Joanna Lumley

"My grandmother influenced me so deeply." - Jan Karon

"I think I'm a fan of people who were brave, my aunt, my grandmother, those are my heroes." - George Eads

"I think when I became a grandmother my life changed a lot, and I think I changed personally." - Carine Roitfeld

"In my private circle I am a mother, grandmother, wife, friend, daughter... the success means nothing to my small tribe." - Isabel Allende

"I come from a family of traders; my grandmother and my mother were very good at making money." - Anne Robinson

"As a child, I was raised with my grandmother, alongside all my cousins, and the kitchen was always full." - Azzedine Alaia

"I would write plays for my grandmother, who was stone deaf, my mother and the dog, that was our audience." - Jayne Meadows

"My grandmother knew J.F.K. and L.B.J. That was her world. I enjoy meeting interesting people. But that's not my world." - Katharine Weymouth

"I'm a man with many defects. I love. I sing. I dream. I was born in the poor countryside. I was raised in the countryside, planting corn and selling sweets made by my grandmother. My children, my two daughters are with me and I want a better world for my grandchildren, for your grandchildren." - Hugo Chavez

"I'd love to own a bakery at some point. My grandmother could help me run it - she is an amazing baker! I'd also love to do a cookbook." - Jordin Sparks

"Flustered, she replied, "You're not my - my - grandmother, or something." "You'd talk about this with your grandmother? I can't possibly imagine discussing my dating life with mine. She's a lovely woman, I suppose. If you like them bald and racist." - Maggie Stiefvater

"I seriously love to cook ... My grandmother was an amazing cook. As a kid I used to help her make handmade pasta, Cavatelli and Ravioli. It was one of my favorite things to do. I love the idea of making whatever is in the fridge into something." - Bradley Cooper

"I seriously love to cook... My grandmother was an amazing cook. As a kid I used to help her make handmade pasta, Cavatelli and Ravioli. It was one of my favorite things to do. I love the idea of making whatever is in the fridge into something." - Bradley Cooper

"I love celebrating Mother's Day. Since I was a kid, it was a special day to tell my mother and grandmother how much I love them. Now that I'm a mom, it is a special day to spend with my children." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"Living with my grandmother in Bath, I sort of thought I was living in the 19th century. My grandmother was someone who, in a way, was rather defiantly trying to live a pre-World War I existence." - Charles Palliser

"Every time I see a cardinal, I know my grandmother is with me. This regal, red bird was Grandma's favorite." - Kris Carr

"You're going to be my grandmother." "You silly child. In my heart, I"ve been your grandmother for years. I"ve just been waiting for you to make it official." - Julia Quinn

"Cancer runs in our family. I lost my grandmother to it. There's a saying that you meet people and instantly know them. My grandmother and I had that. The first time my heart was broken was when my grandmother passed away. I was twenty-one." - Cote De Pablo

"I asked my grandmother how a Hungarian Jewish person can experience being Jewish. My grandmother answered was the only choice was to "keep quiet." I can understand her because she was a Holocaust survivor, and for her survival, she had to keep quiet. But I didn't obey my grandmother when I was a child, and in this case, I don't obey her either." - Csanad Szegedi

"I looked over and Jim Morrison was dancing the jitterbug with my grandmother on the coffee table." - Taylor Negron

"I learned from my grandmother, because we were cooking a lot for the farm. Breakfast, lunch, dinner." - Daniel Boulud

"I was named for my grandmother. It's an evil-eye name, to protect you from bad things." - Stana Katic

"I bought a house in the Hollywood Hills and brought my grandmother from Harlem to live in it with me." - Sammy Davis Jr

"I wasn't made to take orders. My grandmother used to tell me: 'Laws are for idiots.' She was right." - Marjane Satrapi

"When I was little, my grandmother would take me to church with her, and she would introduce me to people." - Karin Slaughter

"My love of storytelling comes from oral tradition, the stories from my grandmother and conversations with [my] mother. The world is full of discussions of condensation, drifts, misunderstanding, repetition. These are the materials I work with. My debt is to these women." - Lucrecia Martel

"It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different. Now I understand that I've gotten to enjoy things that others have not, whether it's the laughter, the poetry of my Spanish language - I love Spanish poetry, because my grandmother loved it - our food, our music. Everything about my culture has given me enormous education and joy." - Sonia Sotomayor

"I grew up in a house full of women: my mother, grandmother, three sisters, and two female cats. And I still have the buzz of their conversations in my head. As an adult, I have more female friends than male ones: I just love the way that women talk." - James Patterson

"My grandmother lives on a farm. And growing up, I assumed that the animals that I was eating and the animals that I was wearing all came from farms like my grandmother's. They all had names, they were all smothered with love, and they all lived to be very old." - Ginnifer Goodwin

"I love being a grandmother. That feeling you have for your own child - you don't ever think it will be replicated, and I did wonder if I would have to 'pretend' with my grandchildren. But my heart was taken on day one." - Joanna Lumley

"I'm a closet Catholic. I love the iconography of the saints. There was a point in my life when I was going to convert to Catholicism, but I didn't want my grandmother spinning around in her grave like a rotisserie chicken." - Lynda Resnick

"My family's business was actually an amusement park in New Orleans. My grandfather had started that, and my grandmother was a dance maven in New Orleans. It was just the theatricality and the Mardi Gras and the pageantry that I fell in love with at an early age." - Bryan Batt

"People love talking about writers as storytellers, but I hate being called that: it suggests I got it from my grandmother or something, when my writing really comes out of silence. If a storyteller came up to me, I'd run away." - Colm Toibin

"I think my grandmother saw my potential first. When I was young, I told her, 'I think I should get a job.' She said, 'No, just keep boxing." - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"I think my grandmother saw my potential first. When I was young, I told her, 'I think I should get a job.' She said, 'No, just keep boxing.'" - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"I don't care who gets in my way-my mother, my grandmother, my daughter: I'll knock each and every one of them on their ass." - Jack Tatum

"My most important relationships were with my father and grandmother." - Jimmy Cliff

"My grandmother and both my parents worked in Bollywood." - Rohit Shetty

"To my mother, I was everything. To my father, nothing at all. To my grandmother, I was a daily reminder of loves long lost." - Les Lye

"We actually have a small family. It's just my father and I and my grandmother, who lives in Tokyo. I cherish my friendships." - Apolo Ohno

"Being a grandmother is probably the most important thing to me. I have two really rambunctious little ones, and I love spending time with them." - Blythe Danner

"My grandmother stepped back into the kitchen to get their drinks. I had come to love her more after death than I ever had on Earth. I wish I could say that in that moment in the kitchen she decided to quit drinking, but I now saw that drinking was a part of what made her who she was. If the worst of what she left on Earth was a legacy of inebriated support, it was a good legacy in my book. ~Susie's grandmother, Lynn pgs 315-316" - Alice Sebold

"Although I love all the great foods of the world, my death row meal would have to be cooked for me by my mother and grandmother (they live together and this happens on most Sundays). More than satisfy our hunger, these dinners nurture the soul." - Joe Bastianich

"I used to love hospitals. That's another weird thing about me. I remember when my grandmother - so sweet, God rest her soul - was in the hospital, I always loved visiting her there. Very morbid memory! Most people hate hospitals. And I'm not a big fan of them now, but there was something about it for me back then." - Jennifer Aniston

"I definitely live to eat. I love food in every way imaginable, and it does not have to be fancy. Whether we stay in or go out, I like a hardy meal. My grandmother taught me how to cook, and it was all about no fuss and lots of it." - Bill Rancic

"My grandmother was a Muslim. My mother is Christian. And I don't know what I am, but I believe in God." - Gbenga Akinnagbe

"My grandmother always came to my shows. She was always concerned about the way I dressed - even later on, when I was well known and I supported her." - Al Pacino

"I guessed my mother figured if my father got right down to the task of eating he would' be so inclined to jump up and strangle my grandmother." - Janet Evanovich

"I guessed my mother figured if my father got right down to the task of eating he wouldn't be so inclined to jump up and strangle my grandmother." - Janet Evanovich

"My identity is linked to my grandmother, who's pure Filipino, as pure as you can probably get. And that shaped my imagination. So that's how I identify." - Jessica Hagedorn

"I spent my earliest years in Colwyn Bay in north Wales with my mother and grandmother, while my father was stationed with the RAF in India." - Terry Jones

"On my 14th birthday, my grandfather and my grandmother gave me the best birthday present ever: a drafting table that I have worked on ever since." - Jarrett J Krosoczka

"I stayed with my grandmother who lived in Crown Heights. She became my summer day care for a big chunk of my life." - Wyatt Cenac

"I feel like I'm back visiting an old grandmother. She's crotchety and eccentric, but also elegant, and anyone who doesn't fall in love with her has no imagination." - Tony Lema

"I credit my grandmother for teaching me to love and respect food. She taught me how to waste nothing, to make sure I used every bit of the chicken and boil the bones till no flavor could be extracted from them." - Marcus Samuelsson

"I loved my own Grandparents with all my heart. I learned important lessons from them about how to treat people, how to cook and how to work.....they showered us kids with love and left the parenting to Momma and Daddy. That's the beauty of being a grandparent - the hard work belongs to someone else. I guess I never really understood the depth of their love for me until I became a grandmother myself... it is unlike any other relationship." - Paula Deen

"Right after I graduated, my girlfriend, who I had been going out with for five years, dumped me, and my grandmother died." - Mike Gordon

"My mother and my grandmother would make an apple tart in different styles, and I had one per day. Every day I would eat one full apple tart." - Eric Ripert

"I always say I lived my life with my grandmother. She was emotionally stable, and she was very encouraging to me." - Marc Jacobs

"I talk about my grandmother a lot, because she's an amazing person - not in some dramatic, distinct, unique way, but anybody who is the daughter of enslaved people and who has found a way to be hopeful and create love and value justice and seek peace is a remarkable person." - Bryan Stevenson

"My grandmother worked on a fruit and vegetable market stall." - Petra Ecclestone

"My grandmother valued even the smallest of things." - Koichi Tanaka

"My grandmother is the person who inspires me the most." - Victoria Azarenka

"My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that." - Cornelia Funke

"My grandmother worked on a fruit and vegetable market stall." - Petra Stunt

"My grandmother certainly does not care for celebrity." - Prince William

"My mother and grandmother both had beautiful skin." - Andie Macdowell

"According to my grandmother, I started singing as soon as I began talking. I always wanted to be an entertainer. I knew that from the start." - Vesta Williams

"The beginning of my love for football goes back to when I was seven years old. I was spending time with my grandmother, Caletha Vick. I never knew anything about the game until one Sunday afternoon when she turned on the television because the Redskins were playing. They were my Uncle Casey's favorite team-and my grandmother's favorite too. After watching the game with them, I was hooked." - Michael Vick

"My grandmother really liked virgins. There's nothing wrong with virgins, there's a time and a place for that. I had other things on my mind... like Robert Plant." - Tori Amos

"My grandmother was a chef, and she taught me to cook. One day I want a restaurant, a small Italian grill. Thats my aspiration." - Jeremy Miller

"Just as a person, just in my life, the way I was raised, my grandmother made it very clear that God will make a way." - Will Smith

"My hero among heroes is my grandmother, she's the epitome of strength and I try to mock that strength all the time. She's a beast." - Aeriel Miranda

"My mother read nursery rhymes to me, and my grandmother told me folk stories, but as a child I had no interest in writing whatsoever." - Alan Garner

"My earliest memory is making peach cobbler with my grandmother. A wonderful memory. I grew up in a restaurant family - B.B.Q. restaurant." - Rick Bayless

"My deceased grandmother on my mom's side was a real fairy godmother, who lived to be 102 and who I always feel is looking after me." - Victoria Clark

"My grandmother lives with my mother in a gorgeous house in the San Fernando Valley. I am afforded these luxuries, and I'm very young." - Kirsten Dunst

"My grandmother was a chef, and she taught me to cook. One day I want a restaurant, a small Italian grill. That's my aspiration." - Jeremy Miller

"I see myself being a great-grandmother at my great-grandson's graduation from a school that has my name on it." - Jill Scott

"My grandmother sang, too, and she was really loud. It was this wild kind of singing. I count her among my influences." - Cassandra Wilson

"I don't say "oh, I'm a grandmother; I can't wear this anymore." Everything I can't wear I've already given to my daughter." - Carine Roitfeld

"I hated my mom for not letting me play football as a kid. So when I have kids someday, I guarantee they'll never meet their grandmother." - Anthony Jeselnik

"Yes, I can speak a bit and I can read and write in Russian. I learned it from my grandmother who raised me with all the Russian fairytales." - Carine Roitfeld

"Growing up, I thought my grandfather was dead. Later, I learned he was alive, but my family pretended he didn't exist because of the terrible way he'd abused my grandmother and my mother. He did things like shave my grandmother's head and lock her in a closet. With my mother's help, my grandmother finally left him." - Deborah Pryce

"My first deepening of spirituality came when I was 6, when I was moved from my grandmother and sent to live with my mother - whom I really did not know - who had moved to Milwaukee. Something inside myself knew that I was never going to see my grandmother again - I would be wasting my time to live in that space of wanting that." - Oprah Winfrey

"I see my sisters, my mother, my grandmother. I like the way I look. I think I have a nice face. I like my eyes, my mouth. I have a good nose. I have good skin." - Kathy Bates

"Now that I've reached the age where I need my children more than they need me, I really understand how grand it is to be a grandmother." - Margaret Whitlam

"I don't do drugs. Because my grandmother raised me. I think like an old, black, Southern woman. If I'd have done coke, I'd probably be cooking pancakes." - Paul Mooney

"I would lie, because no one would know me anyway. My grandmother convinced me to be proud of what I do." - Andy Hallett

"My grandmother told me that every good thing I do helps some human being in the world. I believed her 50 years ago and still do." - Maya Angelou

"Unfortunately I don't have my grandparents, but Mum and I are working quite well together. That's candid, that's frank. Your grandmother is never going to lie to you." - Rose Leslie

"I had a messy signature as a child, and my grandmother said this suggested I had no regard for other people. She was right." - Chris Ware

"I imagine explaining a work of art to my grandmother in five minutes, and if I can't explain it in five minutes, then it's too obtuse or esoteric." - Shea Hembrey

"Growing up in New York, I loved watching my grandmother Estee put on her make-up - I always admired her sense of style." - Aerin Lauder

"I was born odd. I was a strange child. My grandmother was always praying over me. She was always rubbing me and praying over me." - Lorraine Toussaint

"I don't feel like a grandmother. I don't." - Priscilla Presley

"I was taught to read by my grandmother. Central to her method was a tale of unnatural love called 'The Duck and the Kangaroo'. Then, because my grandfather, Senator Gore, was blind, I was required early on to read grown-up books to him, mostly constitutional law and, of course, the Congressional Record. The later continence of my style is a miracle, considering those years of piping the additional remarks of Mr. Borah of Idaho." - Gore Vidal

"Curling is not a sport. I called my grandmother and told her she could win a gold medal because they have dusting in the Olympics now." - Charles Barkley

"Believe me, lady, my strength is the one thing I never doubt. (Vane) It's amazing the lies we tell other people, is' it? (Sunshine's grandmother)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Believe me, lady, my strength is the one thing I never doubt. (Vane) It's amazing the lies we tell other people, isn't it? (Sunshine's grandmother)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"No matter who is in the White House, I just keep doing what my grandmother taught me. Hate debt. Save. The best any of us can do really." - Michelle Singletary

"My paternal grandmother gave me the courage to investigate things and not take things at face value or judge people by what I first imagine them to be." - Erykah Badu

"My grandmother said it very simply: "If you don't like dogs, you don't like humans, and vice versa." I really believe that." - Veronika Varekova

"My grandmother used to babysit us when I was younger, and would always play old-school music. It gets to me. Grandma had some good taste." - Virgil Green

"My grandmother taught me, you believe in a politician, you get out there and work for them. So, that`s what I`ve been doing." - Killer Mike

"I remember as a child, my grandmother read to me Silent Spring. It was incomprehensible to me that there could be a world without birdsong." - Terry Tempest Williams

"I'm a church boy. I got whuppin's. So I'm afraid at any moment my grandmother could just swing down from heaven with a switch." - Anthony Hamilton

"As a 10-year-old girl, I would listen to my grandmother discuss issues, and she made a lasting impression on me." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"I learned from my grandmother, who grew up in devastating war times, how important it is to keep with tradition and celebrate the holidays during tough times." - Marcus Samuelsson

"My grandmother raised me. She was a real no-nonsense but very funny lady. I drove tractors, made hay, milked cows, fed the chicken, fed the pigs." - Carol Bartz

"My grandmother was, back when they called them 'stewardesses,' a flight attendant. I actually had a ball wearing that little uniform and making sure everything was under control." - Erika Christensen

"I was raised by my grandmother on a farm, where we were really poor - we had dirt floors - but so did everybody else." - Robert Herjavec



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