You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.— Albert Einstein
Surprising Great Grandchildren quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.
If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life, the driven ones, the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America could be better.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
Young people need something stable to hang on to - a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them.
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.
Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
I think that it is a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay marriage to sit and reflect and anticipate their great shame and the shame in their grandchildren's eyes if they continue that way of support. We've got to have equal rights for everyone.
When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
My grandchild has taught me what true love means.
It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.
A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside.
If your baby is "beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time," you're the grandma.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure.
Thierry Henry my grandchildren, hopefully my great grandchildren gonna have to hear about him because is super, absolutely super, top guy, top player
Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children.
I like to do nice things for my grandchildren - like buy them those toys I've always wanted to play with.
The great thing about baseball is when you're done, you'll only tell your grandchildren the good things. If they ask me about 1989, I'll tell them I had amnesia.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
Fame doesn't matter. Money doesn't matter. Those things are forever fleeting. I just want to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, so that when I'm long gone my great-great-grandchildren can walk up to it and say, "That's my ancestor." That will be my legacy.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
What sort of world can we prepare for our great grandchildren?
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.
My grandfather is great. He's a great grandfather.
Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.
My great-grandchildren will not be able to enjoy the Gulf Coast of Louisiana the way I have.
"You're more trouble than the children are" is the greatest compliment a grandparent can receive.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
When you look into the eyes of your children and grandchildren, when you picture their greatness and potential, do you feel that they are getting the education that is up to par with who they were born to become?
I'm still learning....learning from my great grandchildren and everyone around me. I would advise others to keep trying, stop and listen.
I just want to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, so that when I'm long gone my great-great-grandchildren can walk up to it and say, "That's my ancestor." That will be my legacy.
This is a great country, and it wasn't made so by angry people.
We have a sacred duty to bequeath it to our grandchildren in better shape than however we found it. We have a long way to go and we're not getting any younger.Dante said that the hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who in time of crisis remain neutral, so I have spoken my piece, and thank you, dear reader. It's a beautiful world, rain or shine, and there is more to life than winning.
These few dollars you lose here today are going to buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren. This could be one of the big moments in your life; don't make it your last!