10 Heartwarming Quotes for National Grandparents Day

This Sunday, September 7th is National Grandparents Day — 24 hours set aside to honor the unique bond between grandparents and their grandchildren. Take a few minutes to remember and celebrate those special older adults who’ve been your staunch supporters and role models, using these quotes as your inspiration:

  • “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.” Ogden Nash
  • “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” Sam Levenson
  • “Every house needs a grandmother in it.” Louisa May Alcott
  • “If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” Italian proverb
  • “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” Alex Haley
  • “Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.” Marcy DeMaree
  • “Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.” Welsh proverb
  • “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.” Gene Perret
  • “Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.” Mary H. Waldrip
  • “Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.” Donald A. Norberg

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Magdalena J.
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Magdalena J.
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Carol Johnson
Carol Johnson2 years ago

Thanks for sharing

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Olga Lustosa
Olga Lustosa2 years ago

Yes, I agree with most of the quotes, being myself grandma of two adorable boys.

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Val M.
Val M2 years ago

Thanks!

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Teresa W.
Teresa W2 years ago

thank you

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tanzy t.
tanzy t2 years ago

So true,For me anyway.

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Fi T.
Past Member 2 years ago

Without them, we would never be here

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Panchali Yapa
Panchali Yapa2 years ago

Thank you

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