41 Gorgeous Grandchildren Quotes For The Most Important Little People In Your Life

Georgia Stone
Feb 29, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Feb 03, 2021
Nothing can replace the bond grandparents and grandchildren share!
Age: 0-99
Read time: 5.7 Min

There is no doubt that grandchildren play a special role in a grandparent's life.

Grandchildren are definitely a blessing. They are always full of energy, and these children are able to remind us of all that is great about life.

If you loved our compilation of gold quotes and good enough quotes, then you will enjoy the set of precious grandchildren quotes we have compiled just for you! 

Special Grandchildren Quotes And Sayings

Grandparents and grandchildren are best friends.

Save some of your favorite grandchildren quotes from the ones listed below and send them to your grandchildren to remind them how much they mean to you.  

1. “Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.”

-Doug Larson.

2. “Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents.”

-Gene Perret.

3. “The grandchildren should not bear the debts of the grandparents.”

– Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

4. “What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.”

-Gene Perret.

5. “A grandchild fills a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.”

– Unknown*.

6. “For the sake of our health, our children and grandchildren and even our economic well-being, we must make protecting the planet our top priority.”

– David Suzuki.

7. “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”

– Lois Wyse.

8. “Never have children, only grandchildren.”

– Gore Vidal.

9. “They say genes skip generations. Maybe that is why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable.”

― Joan McIntosh.

10. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until grandchildren are born.”

― Welsh Proverb.

11. “Grandchildren are loving reminders of what we’re really here for.”

- Janet Lanese.

12. “With your own children, you love them immediately― and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.”

― Kevin Whately.

13. "Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity."


Funny Grandchildren Quotes

Grandchildren are hilarious. These quotes talk about the funny relationship between grandparents and grandchildren. Glance through them for a few smiles to remind you of the funny children you love so much!

Our grandparents bring huge smiles on our faces.

14. "My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too."

– Gene Perret.

15. "I like to do nice things for my grandchildren like buy them those toys I’ve always wanted to play with."

– Gene Perret.

16. "Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet."

– Gene Perret.

17. "Elephants and grandchildren never forget."

– Andy Rooney.

18. "Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends - and hardly ever our own grown children."

-Ruth Goode.

19. "The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people who do not have grandchildren."

-Doug Larson.

20. "I have always enjoyed seeing the world through the eyes of my grandchildren."

- Neil Sedaka.

21. “The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.”

— Sam Levenson.

22. “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.

23. “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.”

— Ogden Nash.

24. “If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first.”

— Lois Wyse.

25. "A grandchild is like a fine jewel set in an old ring."    

-Anne Lamott.

26. "The only people interested in hearing about your grandchildren are other grandparents who want to tell you about theirs."    

-Bryna Nelson Paston.

27. "Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own."    

-Doug Larson.

28. "There is no greater achievement than being a grandfather who tells fairy tales to grandchildren."    

-Eraldo Banovac.

Lovely Grandchildren Quotes

There is no other bond as special as that between a grandchild and grandparents. If you love your grandchildren then you will love this quotes written by some famous authors too!

29. "The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?"

-David Attenborough.

30. "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.

31. "My wife, my daughters, even my grandchildren are funny. You've got to keep a sense of humor because anger destroys you."

-Michael Caine.

32. "I have 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and they keep me young."

-Jimmy Carter.

33. “Grandchildren now don't write a thank you for the Christmas presents. They are walking on their pants with their cap on backward, listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy, Snoopy Poop Dog.”

― Alan Simpson.

Precious Grandchildren Sayings

Go through these precious sayings that other grandparents have to say about their grandchildren. These might remind you of your grandchildren too!

34. “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, 'A Gallery Of Scrapbook Creations'.

35. “For their holidays: the rich’s kids travel the world; the poor’s kids roam around their grandparents’ yard.”

― Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

36. “Only through love will we find our way to create a world worthy of our children and our grandchildren.”

― Laurence Overmire, 'The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call To Conscience And A Call to Action'.

37. "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.

38. "We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me."

-Phyllis Grissim-Theroux.

39. "If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it!"

-Hannah Whitall Smith.

40. "My grandchild has taught me what true love means. It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel."

-Gene Perret.

41. "Dearer than our children are the children of our children."

-Deny Davis.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for grandchildren quotes, then why not take a look at these 'Cars 3' quotes, or good people quotes for more?

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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