Favorite Quotations ~  Grandparents, 3 Grandparents are Special

"The closest friends I have made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and loving grandmother or grandfather." ~ Margaret Mead

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, How to Be the Perfect Grandma: Rules of the Game

Elephants and grandchildren never forget. ~Andy Rooney

In order not to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent. ~ Don Marquis

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

Didn't we, like our grandchildren, begin with a childhood we thought would never end? Now, all of a sudden, I'm older than my parents were when I thought they were old. ~ Lois Wyse, Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother

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. ~ Billy Crystal

You're special, you're AWESOME, you're one of a kind! Best of all, dear Grandchild, you are mine for all time! ~ Karen Hill, Grandmother's Book of Promises

Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child's growth as vitamins. ~Joyce Allston

My grandfather was a wonderful role model. Through him I got to know the gentle side of men. ~ Sarah Long

There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson. ~ Victor Hugo

One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. ~ Joy Hargrove, Grandfathers are Like Gold

My grandfather was a giant of a man...When he walked, the earth shook. When he laughed, the birds fell out of the trees. His hair caught fire from the sun. His eyes were patches of sky. ~ Eth Clifford, The Remembering Box

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