My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn.— Louis Adamic
Charming Great Grandpa quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
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.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.
Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
My grandchild has taught me what true love means.
It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.
What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
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.
To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word "boo."
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.
Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.
All my momma's people were very musical.
My grandpa, who was the Pentecostal minister, he was a great musician. He played the fiddle, he played the piano.
"You're more trouble than the children are" is the greatest compliment a grandparent can receive.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
One-hundred-ten years of history, great diversity, lots of new earnings drivers and I just became a grandpa - twins. And I'm buying JJ, Pfizer and Warner for their future college funds.
All my life, up until that moment, I'd had a warm, protective blanket wrapped around me, knitted of aunts and uncles, purled of first and second and third cousins, knot-tied with grandmas and grandpas and greats. That blanket had just dropped from my shoulders. I felt cold, lost and alone.
We did all the standard camp numbers: "Down By The Aegean," "I Am My Own Great-Great-Great-Great Grandpa," "This Land is Minos's Land.