There are fathers who do not love their children;
there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling
a baby picture out of a wallet.
Grandfathers give us not only wisdom and encouragement, but there
are an inspiration to us.
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
Just as knowledge is derived from information, wisdom begins
grows with experience, and is empowered by discernment.
Joseph Marshall III, Walking with Grandfather
My Granddad was very protective of his family, and always wanted
the best for us.
Naomi Dowdy, Destiny Calling
Grandpas are a wealth of information.
Bryna Nelson Paston, How to Be the Perfect Grandpa
Quote of the Day
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 come with patience.
Nicole Gopher Mampuya, The Appreciation
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
Being a grandfather is one of the true joys of life; it is an awesome time.
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
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
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
Fathers Day Quotes
To be able to watch your children's children grow up is truly a blessing
Grandfathers know a lot. I know this because I am a grandfather
and I feel like I know a lot of things, and frankly I'm rarely wrong.
Blaine Pardoe, The Life Book: A Grandfather's Gift
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.
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.
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
To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms
but absolutely terrified of the word "boo".
Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends
with its grandfathers.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned
to know what his grandson will be.
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.
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?
My grandfather is the king,
my Dad's the prince,
I guess that makes me the butler.
Fathers Day Poems
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
My grandfather was a wonderful role model.
Through him I got to know the gentle side of men.
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
We grandparents are God's special gifts to grandchildren,
to our adult children and to the world.
Rich Bimler, Grandparents: Play, Pray, Proclaim
One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby
around the finger of a grandfather.
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
Wishes for Grandpa
These wishes for your Grandfather can be used for birthdays, for
Fathers Day, or just to let your Grandpa know how much he means to you.
Counting my lucky stars that you Grandpa are a part of my life.
Thank you for always being there.
Happy Birthday, Grandpa. I send you love and happy wishes to make your
day a special one. I love you!
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
There are Grandfathers, there are Grampies, there are Grandpas, there are
Grandpappies, but you, my Granddad are the best Gramps there ever could be.
Christmas is a time for family and you always make Christmas special.
Grandfather may you feel blessed at this special time of the year as we
all feel blessed by the love and encouragement you give to us all year
through. Merry Christmas!
You put the "grand" in Grandfather.
There is no truer friend than you Grandpappy. You have always been my biggest supporter,
a great encourager, and you always make me laugh. I value our friendship and
Gramps, over the years we have had many wonderful memories.
Your guidance and patience no matter what I was doing has helped
develop me into the person I am today, thank you!
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