One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.— Yiddish Proverbs
Killer Grandchild quotations
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God.
Humility is the mother of all virtues, courage the father, integrity the child and wisdom the grandchild.
I've learned... That when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, that you're hooked for life.
My grandchild has taught me what true love means.
It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.
I am all about new beginnings. A new grandchild, another new hairstyle, a new email account. Why not a new relationship with the press?
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master;
thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
When I'm laid in my coffin, I want you to put a picture of my grandchild to the right of me and and a picture of my daughter to my left. That way they will be buried with me.
It's her first grandchild, so she's really, really, really excited.
I guess my mom is a little more stressed out than me.
I think if I were reading to a grandchild, I might read Tolstoy's War and Peace.
They would learn about Russia, they would learn about history, they would learn about human nature. They would learn about, "Can the individual make a difference or is it great forces?" Tolstoy is always battling with those large issues. Mostly, a whole world would come alive for them through that book.
I'm not a career kind of person. When I saw new music, new trends coming in, I didn't see any place for me. And I didn't think about it as a career loss, because I was married - I have a great- grandchild now. The low points were when I lost people that I really cared about.
Finally [Indira Ganhi] called a beautiful dark little boy who was playing on the lawn, and embracing him tenderly, murmured, 'This is my grandchild; this is the man I love most in the world.' It was a strange sensation to watch this very powerful woman embracing a child.
I went to the graduation the other night of my first great grandchild - he's 21 or 22; and right at the graduation I looked, and 92 percent of those who graduated at the University of Illinois were females. Where can a Black female, who are now the lawyers, the engineers; they are the ones graduating with top degrees; where will they find in a Black male a counterpart that is equal to them? We are filling the jails, we are filling the prisons.
I think family dynamics are definitely very interesting.
And in my case my sister did get married. She gave my parents a grandchild.
A teacher's major contribution may pop out anonymuosly in the life of some ex-student's grandchild.
We may call painting the grandchild of nature.
Grandad has a long and earnest conversation with his grandchild.
He says, you are noisy and wiggly and will be sent back if you don't pull herself together....The baby smiles complacently. She has him exactly where she wants him.
[When told that her grandchild had her nose:] I didn't get this nose until I was thirty-four.
Jeb Bush welcomed his fourth grandchild.
The new Bush grandchild is happy, healthy, and will be running for president in 2048.
At times of extreme intensity, the kundalini can become active.
Suddenly a 70-year old lady, who can't lift a bag of prunes, will lift an automobile a few inches because her grandchild got stuck under it.
Cinema gives you the opportunity to be both a grandparent and a grandchild whereas in life you cannot be both at the same time.
In the presence of grandparent and grandchild, past and future merge in the present.
A teacher's major contribution may pop out anonymously in the life of some ex-student's grandchild. A teacher, finally, has nothing to go on but faith, a student nothing to offer in return but testimony.
My mother isolated herself from all family and friends for some 20 years.
And never met her grandchild, my son.
A grandchild is a miracle, but a renewed relationship with your own children is even a greater one.
It's special, grandparents and grandchldren.
So much simpler. Is it always so, I wonder? I think perhaps it is. While one's child takes a part of one's heart to use and misuse as they please, a grandchild is different. Gone are the bonds of guilt and responsibility that burden the maternal relationship. The way to love is free.
Somebody said to me the other day, 'You know, it's really senseless, what you're doing. There's always been suffering, there will always be suffering, and you're just prolonging the suffering of these children [by rescuing them].' My answer is, 'Okay, then, let's start with your grandchild. Don't buy antibiotics if it gets pneumonia. Don't take it to the hospital of it has an accident. It's against life-against humanity-to think that way.
One painter ought never to imitate the manner of any other;
because in that case he cannot be called the child of nature, but the grandchild. It is always best to have recourse to nature, which is replete with such abundance of objects, than to the productions of other masters, who learnt everything from her.