41 Quotes About Grandchildren

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Raising children and offering the right type of development and encouragement can contribute greatly to their future success. These quotes about grandchildren serve as the perfect encouragement to make the right decisions for the next generation.

“A grandchild fills a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.”

“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.”

“An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.”

“Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me.”

“Children are the rainbow of life. Grandchildren are the pot of gold.”

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged.”

“Dearer than our children are the children of our children.”

“Elephants and grandchildren never forget.”

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

“For the sake of our health, our children and grandchildren and even our economic well-being, we must make protecting the planet our top priority.”

“Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.”

“Grandchildren are loving reminders of what we’re really here for.”

“Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”

“Grandchildren don’t stay young forever, which is good, because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.”

“Grandchildren give us a second chance to do things better because they bring out the best in us.”

“Grandchildren have taught me how important the future is. I try to look through their eyes and envision what’s in their imagination. What’s the world going to look like when they’re my age? That really does take a huge imagination.”

“Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity.”

“Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them.”

“I can’t control life for my grandchildren, so how could I control a story? Sometimes I try to force something, and after working and working on that chapter, I realize that I am swimming against the current. I will never get there. So I have to let go of whatever previous idea I had about it and let the characters decide.”

“I want my children and my grandchildren to live in a world with clean air, pure drinking water, and an abundance of wildlife, so I’ve chosen to dedicate my life to wildlife conservation so I can make the world just a little bit better.”

“If I had known grandchildren were this much fun I would have had them first.”

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

“Never have children, only grandchildren.”

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

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

“Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.”

“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.”

“The grandchildren should not bear the debts of the grandparents.”

“The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.”

“The human overpopulation issue is the topic I see as the most vital to solve if our children and grandchildren are to have a good quality of life.”

“The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.”

“The joy of grandchildren is measured in the heart.”

“The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?”

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

“The secret of life is to skip having children and go directly to grandchildren.”

“We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life, the driven ones, the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America could be better.”

“We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live.”

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

“With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.”

“You better arm yourselves to answer your children’s and grandchildren’s questions… no matter what the question is… without being judgmental.”

“Your sons weren’t made to like you. That’s what grandchildren are for.”

Children have a way to looking at and perceiving the world in a different light than an adult.