Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.— Gore Vidal
Contentment Grand Daughter quotations
What is life but one grand adventure.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.
The world is like a grand staircase. Some are going up and some are going down.
My granddaughter's birth has made me want to create things she will love.
So I have four daughters, about ten granddaughters, and five grandsons.
But I was losing so much bone density that I would have been in grave danger.
And I mean grave danger. If I had let it go just a few more years I could have broken my hip or spine just picking up my granddaughter
To think that someone we loved, trusted, opened our home to could do this to our daughter and granddaughter is beyond belief.
I have a daughter and two grand-daughters and a great grandson in Africa, in Cape Town.
I love my daughter, but there's a certain feeling, a certain emotion when you got a granddaughter, you know?
Leaders inspire us because they bring out the best in us.
Perhaps the two greatest moments of my life were standing on the moon and being outside of the room when my granddaughter was born! We tend not to remember the worst.
I am pained to listen that my daughters, grand daughters and great grand daughters are no longer safe.
I have everything that I could possibly want in life, from a gorgeous granddaughter and a wonderful wife, brilliant students, the best job anyone could hope for, and about half of my hair. Not the half I would have kept, but no one consulted me.
I've never used one word of profanity in front of my wife, or my daughter, or my granddaughter or anybody else's wife.
Prostitutes have feelings; they are very human. They hurt, bleed cry and laugh just like you and me. To the people that want to legalize prostitution: Let me ask you a question. If you want to legalize it, would you now let your daughter/niece/grand daughter/sister do this? Why not sign them up for what you want legalized? And if not, WHY not? Does it make them too human for you now?
I'm not saying that I'm the grand genius that came in on a float and made it happen, but they liked my pitch. I was on my way to a camping trip with my daughter when my agent called and said, "This thing came up and it's really wild and crazy, do you want to read it?" And, I said, "Yeah, why don't you just send it to me? But, I'm going on this camping trip, so I probably won't be able to read it until I get back."
I knew Otto Kahn [According to the Figaro, Mr.
Kahn on first going to America was a clerk in the firm of Speyer and Company, and married a grand-daughter of Mr. Wolf, one of the founders of Kuhn, Loeb & Company], the multi-millionaire, for many years. I knew him when he was a patriotic German. I knew him when he was a patriotic American. Naturally, when he wanted to enter the House of Commons, he joined the 'patriotic party.'
Someone is always at my elbow reminding me that I am the grand-daughter of slaves. It fails to register depression with me. Slaver y is sixty years in the past. The operation was successful and the patient is doing well, thank you. The terrible struggle that made me an American out of a potential slave said "On the line!" The Reconstruction said "Go!" I am off to a flying start and I must not halt in the stretch to look behind and weep.
There where hundreds of graves. There where hundreds of women. There were hundreds of daughters. There were hundreds of sons. And hundreds upon hundreds upon thousands of candles. The whole graveyard was one swarm of candleshine as if a population of fireflies had heard of a Grand Conglomeration and had flown here to settle in and flame upon the stones and light the brown faces and the dark eyes and the black hair.