Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future.— Gail Buckley
Revealing Best Grandparents quotations
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.
Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history.
They are a hundred times better educated than their grandparents, and ten times more sophisticated. There has never been such an open-minded group. The problem is that no one is giving them anything fresh. They've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.
On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.
My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world.
And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents.
You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
You fall so deeply in love with your grandbaby.
It's so so so much easier than being a parent, because you really don't have much responsibility. And just when you are at the end of your rope with exhaustion, the parents take the baby away. So it's the best of both worlds.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Some of the world's best educators are grandparents.
I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have - if only for self-defense.
It's funny what happens when you become a grandparent.
You start to act all goofy and do things you never thought you'd do. It's terrific.
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
I always give my grandkids a couple of quarters when they go home. It's a bargain.
Leaders inspire us because they bring out the best in us.
Other people--grandparents, sisters and brothers, the mother's best friend, the next-door neighbor--get to be familiar to the baby. If the mother communicates her trust in these people, the baby will regard them as delicious novelties. Anybody the mother trusts whom the baby sees often enough partakes a bit of the presence of the mother.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
It's one of the best programs I've ever seen because it benefits both sides: children, who need love, and grandparents, elderly people, who need to feel wanted.
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.
There were nine children in my father's family and eight in my mother's.
My grandparents did the best with what they had. After the Depression, they were scratching out a living and working hard. They kept the family going.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
We should be ashamed of ourselves. We inherited the best infrastructure on the globe from our grandparents... and we've taken that inheritance and squandered it.
What does "success" mean to you? Was Mother Teresa a "success"? Was your favorite teacher a "success"? Were your parents, grandparents, your pastor, your best friends a "success"? Success is as personal as a fingerprint or DNA; you must define it for yourself.
I learned a lot from the stories my uncle, aunts, and grandparents told me: that no one is perfect but most people are good; that people can't be judged only by their worst or weakest moments; that harsh judgements make hypocrites of us all; that a lot of life is just showing up and hanging on; that laughter is often the best, and sometimes only response to pain.