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The 60 Greatest Quotes About Grandmothers

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Grandmothers are basically the most important family member.

Without your grandma you wouldn’t even exist. So make sure to show her the proper amount of love with these great quotes.

Some are funny, some are sweet, but they all help to communicate our love for Grandma.

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A grandmother is a safe haven. Suzette Haden Elgin

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


We believed in our grandmother’s cooking more fervently than we believed in God. Jonathan Safran Foer

When it seems the world can’t understand, your grandmother’s there to hold your hand. Joyce K. Allen Logan

If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers. Linda Henley

Some moments can only be cured with a big squishy grandma hug. Dan Pearce

Grandma has ears that truly listen, arms that always hold, love that’s never ending, and a heart that is made of gold. Unknown

Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete. Marcy DeMaree

Grandchildren never outgrow grandma’s arms. Unknown

Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas — that’s what my grandma taught me. Unknown

As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother. Prince William

You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. Unknown

A zest for life is one of the most important examples a grandmother can pass on to her grandchildren. Unknown

My grandmother was a Jewish juggler: she used to worry about six things at once. Richard Lewis

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

Grandmothers make the world… a little softer, a little kinder, a little warmer. Unknown

A garden of love grows in a grandmother’s heart. Unknown

A faint smell of lilac filled the air. There was always lilac in this part of town. Where there were grandmothers, there was always lilac. Laura Miller

As a child I knew almost nothing, nothing beyond what I had picked up in my grandmother’s house. V.S. Naipaul

Grandmas don’t just say “that’s nice” — they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money’s worth out of grandmas. Unknown

Grandma serves kisses, counsel, and cookies daily. Unknown

There’s no place like home… except Grandma’s. Unknown

Grandmothers are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories, and love. Unknown

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

My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. Henry Youngman

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If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother. Victor Hugo

No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandmother pulling a baby picture out of a wallet. Unknown

A house needs a grandma in it. Louisa May Alcott

Being a grandmother is our last chance to act like a kid without being accused of being in our second childhood. Unknown

Grandmothers are just antique little girls. Unknown

Grandmothers are the closest thing to living angels. Unknown

It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace. Christopher Morley

Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever. Unknown

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

Between the earth and sky above, nothing can match a grandmother’s love. Unknown

If your baby is “beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,” you’re the grandma. Teresa Bloomingdale

Grandmothers hold our tiny hands for just a while, but our hearts forever. Unknown

Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future. Helen Ketchum

Grandmother — a wonderful mother with lots of practice. Unknown

TGIF: This Grandma Is Fabulous! Unknown

Truth be told, being a grandma is as close we ever get to perfection. The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Clouds nine, ten, and eleven. Bryna Nelson Paston

The next best thing to having you for a mom is knowing my children will have you for a grandma. Unknown

A grandma’s heart is a patchwork of love. Unknown

You are the sun, grandma, you are the sun in my life. Kitty Tsui

Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. Pam Brown

I used to think I was too old to fall in love again. Then I became a grandma. Unknown

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

Grandma’s kitchen…kids eat free. Unknown

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is. Ellen DeGeneres

A grandmother’s love knows no distance. Unknown

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 Whithall Smith

My grandson was visiting one day when he asked, ‘Gramma, do you know how you and God are alike?’ I mentally polished my halo while I asked, ‘No, how are we alike?’ ‘You’re both old,’ he replied. Unknown

Grandmas give you the cherry off the top. Unknown

A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween. Erma Bombeck

When a child is born, so are grandmothers. Judith Levy

It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother. Unknown

Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated. Paulette Bates Alden

Mommy knows a lot but grandma knows everything. Unknown

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