32 Quotes About Grandfathers and Granddaughters

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There are many special parts to a relationship between a grandparent and grandchild. Here are some of the best quotes about grandfathers and granddaughters that capture the special essence of this relationship.

“A baby has a way of making a man out of his father and a boy out of his grandfather.”

“A child’s eyes light up when they see their Grandpa.”

“A family with an old person has a living treasure of gold.”

“A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.”

“A grandpa is someone you never outgrow your need for..”

“Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.”

“Grandchildren don’t stay young forever, which is good because grandfathers have only so many horsy rides in them.”

“Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things.”

“Grandfathers are just antique little boys.”

“Grandpas have the patience and time to teach you how to sail a model boat or take you to a football match.”

“Great fathers get promoted to grandfathers.”

“I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.”

“I think our culture needs more grandpas ridin along with grandson and girlfriend.”

“If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.”

“More and more, when I single out the person out who inspired me most, I go back to my grandfather.”

“My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn.”

“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.”

“My grandfather was a man, when he talked about freedom, his attitude was really interesting. ”

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

“My grandpa taught me how to live off the land.”

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

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

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

“The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap.”

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

“To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word boo.”

“To be able to watch your children’s children grow up is truly a blessing from above.”

“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.”

“When the chips are down, grandmothers can be counted on to do whatever’s necessary. When the chips are down for grandfathers, we just go into the kitchen and get more chips.”

“You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

“Young people need something stable to hang on to a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them.”

“You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

Having a healthy relationship between a grandparent and grandchild requires continuous work.