101 Best Grandma Quotes From Grandchildren

101 Best Grandma Quotes From Grandchildren

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For most of us, childhood memories bring back a recollection of the warmth and unconditional love from our grandmother. She was the one behind whom we hid from our parents after doing something naughty, she entertained us with bedtime stories and even saved a special snack for us—grandmothers hold a special place in our hearts. We bring you some grandma quotes dedicated to a wonderful woman in our lives whom we call by different names but with the same love.

Quotes About Grandma Love

The love of a grandmother is unfettered, unlimited, and unconditional. The grandmother can be the grandchild’s accomplice in mischief, their advisor when in trouble, and the one they confess their mistakes to. These quotes define grandmother’s love in the best way.

1. “Whether she is a homemaker or career woman, all a grandmother wants is her family’s love and respect as a productive individual who has much to contribute.”– Janet Lanese

2. “Nobody can replace the love of a grandma. She has this magical ability to make everything feel better.” – Anonymous

3. “A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”– Erma Bombeck

4. “A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. If your baby is ‘beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,’ you’re the grandma.” – Teresa Bloomingdale

5. “A Grandmother thinks of her grandchildren day and night, even when they are not with her. She will always love them more than anyone would understand.”– Karen Gibbs

6. “Grandma’s don’t just say “that’s nice”- they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money’s worth out of grandmas.”– Anonymous

7. “I want to be the grandmother who plays inside and outside, experiencing joy with each grandchild, according to his or her personality and interests.”– Sharon Carpenter

8. “Grandmothers are the people who take delight in hearing babies breathing into the telephone.”– Anonymous

9. “A grandmother is a remarkable woman. She’s a wonderful combination of warmth and kindness, laughter and love.”– Anonymous

10. “Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.”– Joyce Allston

11. “Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.” Fanny Fern

12. “It’s impossible for a grandmother to understand that few people, and maybe none, will find her grandchild as endearing as she does.”– Janet Lanese

13. “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.”– Lois Wyse

14. “Grandmotherhood initiated me into a world of play, where all things became fresh, alive, and honest again through my grandchildren’s eyes. Mostly, it retaught me love.”– Sue Monk Kidd

Short Quotes About Grandma

Keep it short and sweet when you want to tell your grandmother how much of a difference she has made in your life.

15. “A garden of love grows in a Grandmother’s heart.” Anonymous

16. “Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special.”– Catherine Pulsifer

17. “Being a grandmother is the best – it can’t be overrated.” Marty Norman

18. “Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.” – Edward H. Dreschnack

19. “If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” Italian proverb

20. “When a child is born, so are grandmothers.”– Judith Levy

21. “Grandmother – a wonderful mother with lots of practice.” Anonymous

22. “I thought grandmothers had to like you. It’s a law or something.”– Mary E. Pearson

23. “Grandma’s heart is a patchwork of love.” – Anonymous

Quotes For Grandma From Granddaughter

A grandmother forges a beautiful bond with the daughter of her child. This bond is often naughty, fun-filled, and honest, and these quotes by granddaughters celebrate it.

24. “Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.”– Marcy DeMaree

25. “If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.”– Linda Henley

26. “Our grandmother didn’t like the word retirement, she said life is for living not for retiring.” Catherine Pulsifer

27. “My grandmother always used to say, ‘If you know your past and you know where you have to go, why do you rehearse?’ I always remember this and it’s true. You have to start each day again—you can’t repeat what you did.”– Marian Seldes

28. “We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence. Grandmother was that person to me.”– Phyllis Grissim-Theroux

29. “Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple… Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.” – Janet Lanese

30. “To all of the grandmothers who make the world more gentle, more tolerant and more safe for our children. Never doubt your importance.”– Mary-Lou Rosengren

31. “There are grandmothers out there who would move heaven and earth for their grandchildren.”– Janice Elliott-Howard

32. “Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection. The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts.”– Bryna Nelson Paston

33. “If you are lucky enough to have your grandmother with you, sit and talk with her sometime. Ask her big questions, like what’s the secret to a happy marriage, and little ones, like when was the first time she put on lipstick.” Erin Bried

34. “She seems to have had the ability to stand firmly on the rock of her past while living completely and unregretfully in the present.”– Madeline L’Engle

35. “Most grandmas have a touch of the scallywag.” Helen Thomson

36. “Soon I will be an old, white-haired lady into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, “Smile, Grandma!” I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother’s lap.”– Liv Ullmann

37. “Every house needs a grandmother in it.” – Louisa May Alcott

38.“… to this day, I still continue the learning process to build upon the foundational lessons from my grandmother. I combine her teachings with the wisdom I glean from various sources…” – Martha Mutomba

39. “When it seems the world can’t understand, your grandmother’s there to hold your hand.” – Joyce K. Allen Logan

40. “I did stand-up for my grandparents every day when I was, like, eight.” – Ariana Grande

41. “Most of us base our certainties about grandmotherhood on what our own grans were like or our own mums. So, if we don’t instantly feel we match up, it’s probably because we have a certain blueprint in our minds.” – Flic Everett

Quotes For Grandma From Grandson

The grandmother can be the iron-willed lady who teaches her grandson how to take life’s challenges on the chin. Here are some quotes from grandsons about the wonder that a grandmother is.

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

43. “My mother and grandmother raised me. Queens raised me.”– Lamar Odom

44. “If grandmas hadn’t existed, kids would have inevitably invented them.” – Arthur Kornhaber

45. “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.” – Ogden Nash

46. “If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother.”– Victor Hugo

47. “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.” Jay Kesler

48. “Some moments can only be cured with a big squishy grandma hug.” – Dan Pearce

49. “Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” – Michael Pollan

50. “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” – Alex Haley

51. “A grandmother is both a sword and a shield.” Fredrik Backman

52. “You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.” – Albert Einstein

53. “It’s possible to love your grandmother for years and years without really knowing anything about her.” – Fredrik Backman

54. “I think I’m a fan of people who were brave, my aunt, my grandmother, those are my heroes.” – George Eads

55. “And like that, I said goodbye to my grandmother like we were two people who met in a coffee shop, shared a lifetime of stories and left wanting more, but knowing we’d meet there again.”– Darnell Lamont Walker

56. “This is a place where grandmothers hold babies on their laps under the stars and whisper in their ears that the lights in the sky are holes in the floor of heaven.”– Rick Bragg

57. “Having a grandmother is like having an army. This is a grand-child’s ultimate privilege: knowing that someone is on your side, always, whatever the details.” – Fredrik Backman

58. “Every parent knows that children look at their grandparents as sources of wisdom and security.” – David Jeremiah

59. “Do you know…what I think is a great pity? It is this: that we have all become such skeptics that we hardly believe what our pious grandmothers told us.”– Isak Dinesen

60. “When it seems the world can’t understand, your grandmother’s there to hold your hand.” – Allen Logan

61. “Grandma, as I have seen in looking back, was the decider of my fate. She shaped my life, without of course knowing what my life would be. She taught me many things that I was going to need to know, without either us knowing I would need to know them.”– Wendell Berry

62. “My Grandmother would say, ‘Make sure you look good. Make sure you speak well. Make sure you remain that Southern gentleman that I’ve taught you to be.”– Jamie Foxx

63. “We believed in our grandmother’s cooking more fervently than we believed in God.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

64. “When she smiles, the lines in her face become epic narratives that trace the stories of generations that no book can replace.”– Curtis Tyrone Jones

65. “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.”– Rudy Giuliani

66.“My grandmother was an unparalleled storyteller who gave me a preview of how life might turn out, and also fortified my empathy.”– Chris Ware

67. “As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother.” – Prince William

68. “My grandmother had a love which found in me so totally its complement, its goal, its constant lodestar, that the genius of great men, all the genius that might ever have existed from the beginning of the world, would have been less precious to my grandmother than a single one of my defects.” – Marcel Proust

‘I Love My Grandma’ Quotes

Whether she is your partner in crime or your safe haven when you need a cuddle, your grandmother is a person you love with all your heart. Convey it with these quotes and celebrate a special day with her.

69. “A grandmother is a safe haven.” Suzette Haden Elgin

70. “A grandma is someone who plays a special part in all the treasured memories we hold within our heart.” – Anonymous

71. “If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.” – Regina Brett

72. “I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.” Susan Strasberg

73. “Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while…but our hearts forever.”– Anonymous

74. “Grandma and Grandpa, tell me a story and snuggle me with your love. When I’m in your arms, the world seems small and we’re blessed by the heavens above.” – Laura Spiess

75. “Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels.” – Lexie Saige

76. “My grandmother is my angel on earth.”– Catherine Pulsifer

77. “I feel like my grandparents and parents gave me a tremendous amount. And if I can pass some of that on, then I’ll be very happy.” – Caroline Kennedy

78. “You are the sun, Grandma, you are the sun in my life.”– Kitty Tsui

79. “A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.”– Barbara Cage

Inspirational Grandmother Quotes

For many of us, our grandmothers are the repository of inspiring stories drawn from their life. She’s taught us to live, love, and laugh. She is our role model and also the source of many a cherished memory from childhood.

80. “My grandmother’s last act on earth was a call for forgiveness, love, and tolerance.”-Sherman Alexie

81. “Yes, we are, gulp, older and, sadly, tire more easily, but being a grandmother today can be a sweet and wonderful experience, and many of us have the time and love to give.”– Angela Bowen

82. “Anyone who has not known that inestimable privilege can possibly realize what good fortune it is to grow up in a home where there are grandparents.” – Suzanne La Follette

83. “My great-great-great-grandmother walked as a slave from Virginia to Eatonton, Georgia… It is in memory of this walk that I chose to keep and to embrace my “maiden” name, Walker.” – Alice Walker

84. “Grandmother. The true power behind the power.”– Lisa Birnbach

85. “Grandmotherhood initiated me into a world of play, where all things became fresh, alive, and honest again through my grandchildren’s eyes. Mostly, it retaught me love.”– Sue Monk Kidd

86. “Being a grandmother provides you with an opportunity to help your grandchild gain a sense of who he or she really is.”– Deborah Williams and Linda A. Johnson

87. “’Grandmother’ opens up a new world of change, challenge, and celebration in a woman’s life.”– Rebecca Barlow Jordan

88. “Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.”– Pam Brown

89. “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

90. “A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.” – Rachel Appleton

91. “Being an everyday grandmother has kept me young at heart, I know all the newest fads and fancies. I am way hipper than most of my friends.”– Trudy Jo Hahn Snader

92. “A grandmother once said that children are the investments and grandchildren the dividends.”– Selma Berg

93. “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” Alex Haley

94. “Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.” Margaret Mead

95. “The advice from someone at the very end of their life is much different from someone in the middle.”– David Romanelli

96. “Grandmother opens up a new world of change, challenge, and celebration in a woman’s life.” Rebecca Barlow Jordan

97. “It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace. When a man’s mother holds his child in her gladden arms he is aware of the roundness of life’s cycle; of the mystic harmony of life’s ways.”– Christopher Morley

98. “A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” – Charles and Ann Morse

99. “If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one.”- Hannah Whithall Smith

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

101. “Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future.”– Helen Ketchum

Wisdom, forgiveness, love, and warmth—these are what you associate with your grandmother the most. Let this amazing woman know how dear she is to you by sending her some grandma quote printed on a thoughtful gift, such as a beautiful memory book with pictures. You can light up her day just like she did for you when you were little.

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Sravani Rebbapragada

Sravani holds a post-graduate degree in Biotechnology. Being an avid reader, she keeps herself up to date with research. Her interest lies in teaching new things to children in creative ways. For MomJunction, she covers literature and information/ facts articles for kids. Sravani likes to unwind by teaching to her son, spending time with her family, binge-watching TV series and... more