Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.

— Gene Perret

The most astounding Gene Perret quotes that will inspire your inner self

An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.

Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.

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My granddaughter and I are inseparable. She keeps me wrapped around her little finger.

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Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf.

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My grandchild has taught me what true love means.

It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.

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On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.

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

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My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world.

And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.

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I like to do nice things for my grandchildren - like buy them those toys I've always wanted to play with.

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

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Retirement: It's nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese.

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Two things I dislike about my granddaughter - when she won't take her afternoon nap, and when she won't let me take mine.

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Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.

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About Gene Perret

Quotes 31 sayings
Profession Screenwriter

I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have - if only for self-defense.

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I enjoy waking up and not having to go to work. So I do it three or four times a day.

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Retirement: That's when you return from work one day and say, "Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever."

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Like good wine, marriage gets better with age - once you learn to keep a cork in it.

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Retirement is wonderful. It's doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.

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I don't intentionally spoil my grandkids.

It's just that correcting them often takes more energy than I have left.

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It's time to diet and exercise when you accept the fact that you can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time - but not while you're wearing a bathing suit.

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In my retirement I go for a short swim at least once or twice every day.

It's either that or buy a new golf ball.

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When you retire, you switch bosses - from the one who hired you to the one who married you.

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"You're more trouble than the children are" is the greatest compliment a grandparent can receive.

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I'm now as free as the breeze - with roughly the same income.

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I always give my grandkids a couple of quarters when they go home. It's a bargain.

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Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever.

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I went to school with a kid who was so smart, the only time he got an answer wrong, they had to go back and change the question.

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Leisure: A fancy word for people who don't want to admit they're bored.

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He has a brain like Einstein's - dead since 1955

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Education can get you the only thing that really matters in today's world--an assigned parking space.

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Our marriage has always been a 50-50 proposition - with the possible exception of closet space.

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