There are fathers who do not love their children;
there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
Grandfathers give us not only wisdom and encouragement, but there
are an inspiration to us.
Inspirational Quotes |
A godly grandmother or grandfather is always welcome in a child's life.
But being a godly praying "Gramma" or "Grampa" is a gift you can
deliberately give your grandchildren even if you don't see them often.
Stormie Omartian, The Power of a Praying Grandparent
The work of a father and now grandfather is my most important role.
I still cherish the moments we share.
Akil White Khalid , Black Fatherhood: Trials & Tribulations, Testimony & Triumph
Just as knowledge is derived from information, wisdom begins
grows with experience, and is empowered by discernment.
Joseph Marshall III, Walking with Grandfather: The Wisdom of Lakota Elders
There is no other Grandfather I would choose.
You make me laugh when I feel blue.
You make me feel special in all I do.
Love you Grampie, yes I do!
Fathers Day Wishes |
One of the greatest privileges in life is that position awarded when one
becomes eligble to be a grandfather. It is a second chance to encourage,
guide, and protect without the daily encumbrances of going to work.
It is an opportunity to help shape the attitude and bahaviour of a small child
in prepraration for the next generation of selfless and compassionate adults
who embrace fully the gift of giving of oneself for the betterment and
well-being of others.
Byron R. Pulsifer
My Granddad was very protective of his family, and always wanted
the best for us.
Naomi Dowdy, Destiny Calling: Your Beginning Does not Determine Your End
One thing you always taught me grandfather is that patience
which is the length of time is better than anything,
there is no reason to rush in life, better things comes with patience.
Nicole Gopher Mampuya, The Appreciation: How and why life needs to be appreciated in all its seasons?
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could
if we merely followed the principles that were known
to our grandfathers.
Words of Encouragement |
Being a grandparent is one of the best feelings you will ever have.
It can even be the best time of your life. Your kids are grown.
There's time for you. Now you can have fun!
Janet Steele, Great Ideas For Grandparents
Grandpa got us up early, otherwise we might miss something.
Sunsets, he loved'em. Made us love'em.
Being an exceptional grandfather is not about changing your grandkids.
It is about changing yourself.
Eyre Richard. Being a Proactive Grandfather
Learn to listen to how people use words, not so you can judge them,
but so you can learn how to speak words
in a way that will make your life wonderful and the world a better place to live.
Ronald Hopfer, The Power of a Creative Being: 31 letters of a grandfather's wisdom on which anyone can build a beautiful life
Being a grandfather is one of the true joys of life; it is an awesome time.
Quotes about Life |
Becoming a father is usually a rational, participatory act.
Becoming a grandfather is, at best, an irrational one: Without anyone
asking your permission
or advice, you suddenly find yourself cohabiting with a grandmother.
Our grandfather always full of encouragement and optimism, with wise
words for all of us kids.
My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn.
Funny Quotes about Life |
You put the grand in Grandfather.
My Grandfathers Collection |
Grandparenting is our consummate opportunity to serve rather than to be served, to love without taking offense,
and to cheerlead and hand-hold those who come behind.
Marty Norman, Generation G: Advice for Savvy Grandmothers Who Will Never Go Gray
As my father-in-law says, he planned extensively to be a father,
but becoming a grandfather just happened. He didn't have a
chance to prepare.
Elizabeth Laban, The Grandparents Handbook
To be able to watch your children's children grow up is truly a blessing
Grandfather was well known for being stubborn in his ideas.
For instance, you had to go to sleep facing east so that you would
be ready to greet the sun when it returned.
The Birth of Ideas |
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.
Forgive Yourself |
You have to be young to be a grandfather. If you aren't, being a
grandfather will make you young again.
Zezima Jerry Grandfather Knows Best: A Geezer's Guide to Life, Immaturity, and Learning How to Change Diapers All Over Again
You play with me, you love me, you take care of me, and always watch out for me. When I am sad, you make me glad.
When I am blue, you tell me, "I love you." Thanks Grandfather for being that person on my life who I can always
rely on, no matter what. Merry Christmas to you, I hope you know you are loved a lot.
Catherine Pulsifer, Christmas Messages
My Grandfather - He was a great man kind and considerate and
a real pleasure to be around. He was, after all, the
epitome of the image of a grandfather. He would play with
his grandchildren, would do all sorts of funny things
that did not seem to bother a man like the teacup parties, or
playing on the floor.
Catherine Pulsifer, Forgive Yourself
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned
to know what his grandson will be.
Famous Quotes |
I'm going to be your grandpa! I have the biggest smile.
I've been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while.
Smile Poems |
A grandfather makes us laugh, makes us feel safe, and always
makes us feel loved.
Advice to those who want to be a good grandfather?
"Be compassionate, understanding and loving. Spend as much time with
your descendants as you can. Let them know you appreciate and have
confidence in the younger generations. Our example is more than our words;
the lives we live speak louder than our words."
Ron A. Bishop, Is There a Grandfather in the House? A Straightforward Talk to Christian Leaders in Transition
My grandfather is the king,
my Dad's the prince,
I guess that makes me the butler.
Fathers Day Poems |
I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth.
My grandfather was a wonderful role model.
Through him I got to know the gentle side of men.
Inspirational Stories |
No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling
a baby picture out of a wallet.
Funny Inspirational Quotes |
My Grandfather was the most selfless person I know.
One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby
around the finger of a grandfather.
New Beginnings |
Being a grandfather gives us a second chance at being a dad
without all the day-to-day duties of being a dad. Fathers get one
chance at being a dad.
Dr Richard B Liposky, Grandpa and Andy: A Grandfather's Handbook
The sweetest sound to the ears of a grandfather is the endearing name his grandchildren give him. It not only conveys recognition but also a depth of feeling expressed in no other way.
Carolyn Booth,Grandfather By Another Name: Heartwarming Stories About What We Call Our Grandfathers
We grandparents are God's special gifts to grandchildren,
to our adult children and to the world.
Rich Bimler, Grandparents: Play, Pray, Proclaim: Simple Ways to Live and Share Your Faith
Of course, there is no greater adventure than being a husband,
a father, and, now, a grandfather. It's what keeps me young.
Jerry Zezima, Grandfather Knows Best