119 Grandmother Quotes

Let these Grandmother quotes remind you of the role a Grandmother plays in the lives of our children. A Grandmother is one whom loves us, encourages us, and gives us fond memories and is always there for us. Whether you call her Nana, Grammie, Grandma, or Granny she is a special person!


  1. Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special. Catherine Pulsifer
    Time



  2. My Grandmother was always encouraging me to set goals and work hard to achieve them. She would tell me not to be a follower and not to set limits on what I could achieve. She truly believed that there were no limits that you could achieve whatever you wanted. Catherine Pulsifer, Do Not Limit Yourself
    Words of Encouragement



  3. My grandmother always encouraged teamwork, not just in the sports she played with us but in all aspects of life. She said being part of a team is like being part of life! Kate Summers
    Teamwork



  4. The advice from someone at the very end of their life is much different from someone in the middle David Romanelli, Life Lessons from the Oldest and Wisest
    Life Lessons



  5. 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, The Grand Embrace
    Make A Difference



  6. 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, How to Sew a Button
    Question



  7. As I gazed in awe at my newborn granddaughter, all I could think about was the wonder of God’s handiwork. Margaret Lang, Chicken Soup for the Grandma's Soul
    Amazing



  8. Many of my friends were grandmothers and, without exception, they said, "Until you become a grandmother, you can't understand how it feels." Barbara LoMonaco, Grandmothers: 101 Stories of Love, Laughs, and Lessons from Grandmothers and Grandchildren
    Feeling



  9. But most important, young at heart - much younger in our lifestyles than most of our grandparents were at the same age. Georgia Witkin, The Modern Grandparent's Handbook
    Inspirational Quotes



  10. When a child is born, so are grandmothers. Judith Levy
  11. When a child is born, so are grandmothers.
    Judith Levy
    Quote of the Day



  12. 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 Smile



  13. Our grandmother didn't like the word retirement, she said life is for living not for retiring.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Retirement  



  14. So what do I really know about being a grandmother? Well, I remember what I didn't like as a child. I also loved being a Mom, but I have to tell you that being a grandmother has brought a whole new side of life - the fun side -to me.
    Janet Steele, Great Ideas For Grandparents
    Blessed



  15. A house needs a grandma in it.  Louisa May Alcott
  16. A house needs a grandma in it. Louisa May Alcott
    Home



  17. 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, Help! I'm a Granny Mindset



  18. 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, Today's Grandmother
    Age



  19. Being a mother and grandmother, my maternal instinct made me want to do for my associates what every mother wants to do for her children - what's best for them. Mary Kay Ash, The Mary Kay Way
    Mother



  20. Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. Author Unknown
  21. Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. Author Unknown
    Funny Quotes



  22. One friend came up with the name "Glam-ma", short for Glamorous Grandmother. I loved it! Carol L. Covin, Who Gets to Name Grandma? Short Quotes



  23. 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
    Funny Poems



  24. I want a world where my grandchildren (who are wonderfully diverse) are welcomed and valued for who they are and what they can contribute, in the workplace and elsewhere. It is a wish that many of us share. Trudy Bourgeois, Courageous Conversations
    Diversity



  25. When we were young, many of us had wise elders in our lives. Early in my life, like many of you, I encountered wise older people who seemed to know something about life. They may have been grandparents, an aunt or an uncle, or a mentor. Likely there was some older person in our life who we sensed had found 'it'. John Izzo, Ph D., The five secrets you must discover before you die
    Growing Up



  26. There's no place like home except Grandma's. Author Unknown
  27. There's no place like home except Grandma's. Author Unknown
    Peace



  28. Becoming a grandmother turns the page. Line by line you are rewritten. You are tilted off your old center, spun onto new turf. There’s a faint scent of déjà vu from when you raised your own children, but this place feels freer. Lesley Stahl, Becoming Grandma Freedom



  29. Grandmother - a wonderful mother with lots of practice. Author Unknown
    Positive



  30. In some Native American societies, tribal leaders consulted a council of grandmothers before making any major decisions that would affect the whole community. Carol Schaefer, Grandmothers Counsel the World
    Decision



  31. On a deeper note, being a grandmother provides you with an opportunity to help your grandchild gain a sense of who he or she really is. Deborah Williams, Linda A. Johnson, How To Talk To Your Kids and Grandkids
    Inspiring Others



  32. As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother.  Prince William
  33. As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother. Prince William
    Funny Quotes about Life



  34. Parent-child relationships are complex. Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love. Janet Lanese, Grandmothers Are Like Snowflakes...No Two Are Alike
    Love



  35. Imagine my surprise when I, as a sixty-two-year-old personal trainer and avid cyclist who can ride a bike up the side of a mountain, discovered that I was out of shape when I became a grandmother. Valli Weiss, Are You Fit Enough to be a Grandmother?
    Health



  36. 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, The Blessings of Being An Everyday Grandmother
    Friend



  37. Every parent knows that children look at their grandparents as sources of wisdom and security. David Jeremiah
  38. Every parent knows that children look at their grandparents as sources of wisdom and security. David Jeremiah
    Wise



  39. The coach, the counselor, the cuddler, the friend, the caregiver, the reconciler or the dazzler of sweet temptations are all natural and becoming roles that this grandmother plays with the skill of a master symphony director. Byron Pulsifer
    Coach



  40. A grandmother is a remarkable woman. She's a wonderful combination of warmth and kindness, laughter and love. She overlooks our faults, encourages our dreams, and praises our every success. Author Unknown
    Success



  41. Why had my grandfather gone to so much trouble to have my grandmother's letters bound into a book so carefully and lovingly? Since no one ever spoke about my grandmother around me, it had not occurred to me that my grandfather truly cared for her. I held in my lap the history of their love affair, something I had not acknowledged before. Mary Ames Mitchell, The Search for My Abandoned Grandmother
    Grandfather



  42.  ... one of the sweetest words I have ever heard is Nana.  Zelda Rosenbaum
  43. For myself, one of the sweetest words I have ever heard is "Nana". Zelda Rosenbaum
    Appreciation



  44. ... 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, Lessons From My Grandmother
    Learning



  45. Grandmothers are sweet and special too, but you, my Grandma, are better than Pooh
    The Christmas poems that you read me while sitting on your knee
    Bring back happy memories. Days of young, days of care-free
    You my Grandma will always be special to me.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Christmas Poems



  46. So long as they had access to their grandchildren, grandmothers wholeheartedly reported feelings of excitement and pleasure on the arrival of a new grandchild. For most, the wonder of the experience well and truly compensated for any anticipated downsides. Doreen Rosenthal, New Age Nanas
    Experience



  47. Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies.
  48. Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. Author Unknown
    Inspirational Quotes for Kids



  49. As one of the city grandchildren, I enjoyed the exuberant space she created for us all. 'Granny's Sunday Sanctuary' was a haven for the homesick, a family fortress, a place where you felt free to join in whatever was happening or retreat to read on the back veranda. Brenda Niall, Can You Hear the Sea?
    Trust



  50. Now, I'm not a grandmother yet, but I will be in a few months. So I loved reading about the strength of grandmothers as well, because they're the ones you turn to for all that unconditional love and acceptance when you need it. Amy Newmark, Chicken Soup for the Soul
    Book



  51. Lynne Sharon Schwartz probes the nature of the love that grandmothers feel toward their grandchildren and concludes, "There's something suspiciously viral about the condition: relentless, forceful, and all-consuming." Barbara Graham, Eye of My Heart
    Motivational



  52. There are grandmothers out there who would move heaven and earth
 for their grandchildren. Janice Elliott-Howard
  53. There are grandmothers out there who would move heaven and earth for their grandchildren. Janice Elliott-Howard, Being A Grandmother
    Commitment



  54. Who has the tenderness of a mother?
    Who has the wisdom of a schoolteacher?
    Who has the tricks of the magician?
    Who has the ability to see the world through a child's eye?
    Who has the stories about Mum and Dad?
    Who has always loved me no matter what I do?
    Who has the songs to sing to me when I am blue?
    Of course, it is my Grandma,
    And I love you and you blessed my life! Catherine Pulsifer
    Inspirational Poems



  55. I want to express my endless love and gratitude to my children ... and my precious grandchildren ... Thank you for loving and believing in me, and for making me the proudest mother and grandmother on earth. You are my reason for living, and my greatest accomplishment. I love you with everything that I am. Ellen Marie Wiseman, The Life She Was Given Love



  56. If nothing is going well, call your grandmother. Italian Proverb
  57. If nothing is going well, call your grandmother. Italian Proverb
    Famous



  58. My own illiterate grandmother was an inspiration for me. She was widowed very young with five small children and came here from another country. She was fabulous and became a business woman, raised her children, and was happy because she was full of love. What a lady!! Lynn Hubschman Woozie (Aka Grandmother) Wisdom
    Happy



  59. In today's world of complex family life, the place of grandmothers has shifted. Still the one who can give care and love unconditionally, they have to negotiate new relationships with their now grown-up children, carefully treading the line between offering help and interfering, being useful yet not exploited, dealing with children who become adolescents in a new digital age. Dr Donald E Edgar
    Life  



  60. Perfect love sometimes does not come till the first grandchild. Welsh Proverb
    Proverbs



  61. My grandmother is my angel on earth.  Catherine Pulsifer
  62. My grandmother is my angel on earth. She is always looking out for me, she is always there for me, she loves and cares for me in a very special way. An angel describes her best! Catherine Pulsifer
    Angel



  63. 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
    Family



  64. A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend Author Unknown
    Teacher



  65. If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first. Lois Wyse
  66. If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first. Lois Wyse
    Humor



  67. A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween. Erma Bombeck
    Laughter



  68. ... as all of us already know, grandmothers are natural nurturers. Our grandchildren sense that. They run to us for love, a listening ear, a hug. As they grow older, they turn to us for sympathy and encouragement and advice. We have the wonderful opportunity to show God's love to our grandchildren by talking with them, spending time with them, praying for them, and sharing God's Word with them. Nurturing our grandchildren in a variety of ways is both a blessing and a calling from God. Doris Rikkers, The Inspiring Grandmother
    God's Love



  69. .... truly an inspiring  and influential person in  my life.   Kate Summers
  70. I looked up to Gramie, she always was there for me; no matter what challenge I was facing she shone her positive attitude on it. My Gramie was truly an inspiring and influential person in my life. Kate Summers
    Positive Attitude



  71. Grandmother I am thinking of you
    The one who is true
    Always there for me
    No matter what you see
    A friend I can count on you
    More than you know.
    Thanks for all you do. Catherine Pulsifer
    Gratitude

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