Inspirational Grandparents Quotes On Love, Life, Family

These grandparents quotes will inspire you. Grandparents are the parents of a person’s father or mother paternal or maternal; or a parent of one’s father or mother; a grandmother or grandfather.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging grandparents quotes, grandparents sayings, and grandparents proverbs.

Best Grandparents Quotes

  1. “The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” Sam Levenson
  2. “My grandparents back in Kentucky owned a tobacco farm. So, to make money in the summer, we could cut and chop and top and house and strip the tobacco.” George Clooney
  3. “My mom is from Canada. Both my grandparents were from Canada.” Jake Tapper
  4. “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” Alex Haley

  5. “We all stand on the shoulders of our ancestors. We’re in a relay race, relying on the financial and human capital of our parents and grandparents. Blacks were shackled for the early part of that relay race, and although many of the fetters have come off, whites have developed a huge lead.” Nicholas Kristof
  6. “My grandparents lived with us. And I remember watching ‘Doctor Who’ with my granddad on his new telly. These were the days before remote controls but my granddad, being quite a resourceful sort of chap, had fashioned his own remote control – which was a length of bamboo pole with a bit of cork that he’d glued on the end.” Bill Bailey
  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. “I’m living my life for an audience of one. I live my life to please God. And I believe if He’s pleased, that people like my mother and my daddy, my grandparents, you know, my husband, my children, they’ll be pleased.” Anne Graham Lotz

  9. “My childhood was great, honestly. I have all these incredible memories of my childhood. I was an only child. I always had all my cousins around. I had my grandparents around. I had my parents around. I had my uncles around – whatever.” Action Bronson
  10. “My father is Italian, and I never met my paternal grandparents. The family name was ‘Caroselli’ and it was changed in the mid ’50s. I think they wanted to assimilate, which was pretty common, although I love the name ‘Caroselli.’ ” Steve Carell
  11. “My father is German; my mother is African-American. Growing up, I visited my grandparents in Berlin a lot. I would not see any other person of color for three weeks. People would stare. They would say things like, ‘Oh, you look like chocolate – I want to eat you up!’ ” Zazie Beetz
  12. “Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they’re eating sandwiches.” Jim Carrey

  13. “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
  14. “Parents and grandparents ought to understand the importance of making sure the next generation excels – and charter schools have proven extraordinarily successful nearly everywhere they’ve been tried.” Rachel Campos-Duffy
  15. “For those that don’t know, my sister was born with Down Syndrome, and she was institutionalized in the very early sixties. Me, being just a small boy and being shuffled around between my mother and grandparents, I never knew her.” Nikki Sixx
  16. “Why do we love our grandparents so much? Part of the reason I think has to do with the tremendous natural affection and affinity that kids have for older people, whether they are their actual grandparents or not.” Willard Scott

  17. “My parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles were all funny, and I felt that energy, that delivery, that timing, that sarcasm. All that stuff seeped into my brain.” Jeff Ross
  18. “I do not write for this generation. I am writing for other ages. If this could read me, they would burn my books, the work of my whole life. On the other hand, the generation which interprets these writings will be an educated generation; they will understand me and say: ‘Not all were asleep in the nighttime of our grandparents.’ ” Jose Rizal
  19. “In Western Pennsylvania, our parents and grandparents left us a strong system of roads, rails, bridges, locks, dams, streetcars, and more – an investment that paid off throughout the twentieth century. It now falls to our generation to rebuild and improve upon this system for the twenty-first century.” Conor Lamb
  20. “My mother, R. Rajalakshmi, taught at Annamalai University in Chidambaram, and during the day, I was well cared for by aunts and grandparents in the usual way of an extended Indian family.” Venkatraman Ramakrishna

  21. “I grew up in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, with my parents and sisters, but my family would drive every weekend to Hammonton, where both my grandparents lived and where my parents were raised.” Jill Biden
  22. “I had a very difficult childhood. I was surrounded by people who had both parents, which made me feel different. Having a bit of a rougher existence early on, it made me appreciate the work ethic that my grandparents instilled in me.” George Lopez
  23. “If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.” Regina Brett
  24. “My grandparents got out of Poland right before the Holocaust and came here, and the only thing that mattered was surviving.” Jack Antonoff

  25. “It’s our job – as parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles – to find books our kids are going to like.” James Patterson
  26. “I used to spend my holidays there in my grandparents’ large family house, with my numerous cousins. When I die, I am going to be buried in the village cemetery.” Yves Chauvin
  27. “My activism did not spring from my being gay, or, for that matter, from my being black. Rather, it is rooted fundamentally in my Quaker upbringing and the values that were instilled in me by my grandparents who reared me.” Bayard Rustin
  28. “I come from immigrant grandparents. The country would not be what it is if it wasn’t for the immigrants in this country.” Rick Santelli

  29. “My mother was 45 when she had me, so when I was in high school my parents were the same age as my friends’ grandparents.” Jack White
  30. “I grew up with my grandparents around. I think that’s important for a child. If for no other reason than to hear stories about their parents when they were children.” Al Roker
  31. “True love that lasts forever… yes, I do believe in it. My parents have been married for 40 years and my grandparents were married for 70 years. I come from a long line of true loves.” Zooey Deschanel , Grandparents quotes on love
  32. “My grandparents owned an apple orchard when I was growing up – a lot of apples, cherries… now, actually, a lot of grapes, too, to be honest.” Joe Harris

  33. “I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed.” Ralph Ellison
  34. “I grew up in India during the 1960s and ’70s in a meat-eating Hindu family. Only my mother and my grandparents were vegetarians. The rest of us enjoyed eating – on special occasions – chicken or fish or mutton.” Amitava Kumar
  35. “I say homes are for families, and you have to make sure you design for the family, not just one person: kids, your wife, your grandparents need to be able to use it.” Tony Fadell
  36. “Each generation in this country gets the responsibility of being the ambassadors for this American democracy that our parents and grandparents fought, bled, and died for.” Sheldon Whitehouse

  37. “I grew up in Haughton, Louisiana. I go to my white grandparents’ house, and then I cross the railroad tracks and hang out with my black grandma. We have English teachers on my white side. My grandpa is a principal. And then you go to the other side, and people have been in jail.” Dak Prescott
  38. “Conversations with my mother, father, my grandparents, as I’ve grown up have obviously driven me towards wanting to try and make a difference as much as possible.” Prince Harry
  39. “My grandparents were from Kentucky – I’m related to Daniel Boone. He was my great-great-great uncle.” Dennis Hopper
  40. “Imagine that everything you are typing is being read by the person you are applying to for your first job. Imagine that it’s all going to be seen by your parents and your grandparents and your grandchildren as well.” Tim Berners-Lee

  41. “The beauty of America is that I don’t have to deny my past to affirm my present. No one does. We can love this nation like a parent and still embrace our ancestral home like cherished grandparents.” Mario Cuomo
  42. “I stand here today – in the shadow of my parents’ and grandparents’ accomplishments – because of their willingness to sacrifice and look to my future.” David Ige
  43. “It’s interesting that I had such a close relationship with my grandfather. Because your parents always judge you: they say, ‘You shouldn’t do this, you shouldn’t do that.’ But with your grandparents you have a feeling that you can say anything or you can do anything, and they will support you. That’s why you have this kind of connection.” Novak Djokovic
  44. “The baby boomers owe a big debt of gratitude to the parents and grandparents – who we haven’t given enough credit to anyway – for giving us another generation.” Steven Spielberg

  45. “The urge to miniaturize electronics did not exist before the space program. I mean our grandparents had radios that was furniture in the living room. Nobody at the time was saying, ‘Gee, I want to carry that in my pocket.’ Which is a non-thought.” Neil deGrasse Tyson
  46. “My grandparents were from Spain, and I had a Spanish passport.” Ana de Armas
  47. “Haiti, if you’ve ever met a Haitian person, they are just really positive, and literally, if you’re friends with them, then they will do anything for you. So I think that’s something that is, like, a really good trait, and I’m really happy that my grandparents and my dad’s side of the family is like that.” Naomi Osaka
  48. “I had grandparents who were native Irish speakers, and also, two of the four grandparents were illiterate.” Brian Friel

  49. “There’s something unsettling about the education of a child who comfortably enumerates the rules for surviving zombie apocalypse but finds it uncomfortable to enumerate the rules of his grandparents’ faith, if he knows them.” Amity Shlaes
  50. “My dad got a job as a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. He teaches biology and genetics. My dad has been obsessed with science his whole life. Both my paternal grandparents were illiterate bamboo farmers, so he really worked his way up and then got a Ph.D., full ride and everything, from universities in America.” Constance Wu
  51. “Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.” Alan Dundes
  52. “I’ve got Spanish grandparents and I’ve got a connection with Spain. But I consider myself English and I want to play for England.” Harry Winks

  53. “In 1881, my dad’s grandparents, who were Norwegian farmers, immigrated to the United States – the same year my great grandfather from Laguna Pueblo was put on a train to Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania.” Deb Haaland
  54. “As parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts we need to start getting out into nature with the young people in our lives. Families play a key role in getting kids outside. David Suzuki My mom, dad, grandparents, we all do voices.” Bill Hader
  55. “I lived on the farm with my parents and grandparents. I had no playmates as a young child, and I was indulged. I helped my grandmother piece quilts, and we made pretty albums, an old-fashioned pastime. We cut poems and pictures out of magazines.” Bobbie Ann Mason
  56. “My grandparents don’t really listen to pop music, and they only speak Spanish and only listen to Spanish music.” Becky G

  57. “All of the songs my grandparents and parents listened to are called boleros – they’re all love songs. They’re about giving your heart to a person. It’s a culture that is so romantic and passionate, and that’s something that I’m very proud of. We grew up with nothing, so we just want to live a life full of love.” Camila Cabello
  58. “My parents are Irish, my grandparents are Irish, my great-grandparents are Irish. I was born in England; my blood is Irish.” Brian McDermott
  59. “I think women, as well as men, are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They’re concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we’ve had and our grandparents have had.” Ken Buck
  60. “All parents are an embarrassment to their kids. Often, grandparents are the relief. Kids don’t have to resist you.” Anne Lamott

  61. “My mother was Indian, brought up in Delhi. My grandparents were born in Bow and Poplar.” Sebastian Coe
  62. “I remember hearing stories from my mother and father about their parents and grandparents when they were taken off the reservation, taken to the boarding schools, and pretty much taught to be ashamed of who they were as Native Americans. You can feel that impact today.” Chaske Spencer
  63. “I’m kind of crazy with karma. I really believe that everything you do revisits you, so, I’m really adamant about the kids seeing the grandparents, so like, I can see my grandkids, you know what I mean?” Joel Madden

  64. “All my mom’s side speaks Spanish. I speak to my grandparents in Spanish. Slowly. And they’re patient with me! But I do speak with them in Spanish and carry on conversations with them.” David Archuleta
  65. “Children need stimulation and stability. That can come from grandparents, cousins, teachers, nannies, childcare centers – as long as they engage with the children and are really fond of them. There are also times when children need to be left alone to learn to be independent and to encourage their imaginary friends.” Tony Buzan

Grandparents have different functions in child development. Not only do they provide instrumental support such as picking grandchildren up from school or feeding them, but they also offer emotional support.

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