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Grandparents Quotes and Captions

These meaningful grandparents’ quotes and captions reflect the fact that they are some of the most important people in our lives.

Whether you call them Nana, Grammie, Papa, or Gramps, they all bring us joy. Show your grandparents your love with this collection of quotes and sayings.

Ten Best Grandparents Quotes

1.) Sometimes, our grandmas and grandpas are like grand angels.
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2.) No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet.
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3.) Some of our greatest blessings call us grandma and grandpa.
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4.) Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
Lois Wyse

5.) Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do—grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
Alex Haley

6.) Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another.
Richard Garnett

7.) You never know the love of a grandparent until you become one.
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8.) A grandparent’s love knows no bounds. It does not recognize bedtimes or curfews and agrees dinner can be cookies and ice cream. It can provide unlimited cuddles and kisses. And always has time for just one more story.
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9.) Being a grandparent means you can be as silly as you want to be.
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10.) Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.
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11.) Kisses, cuddles, cookies, and treats; days spent with our grandparents are always so sweet.
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12.) I don’t spoil my grandkids. I’m just very accommodating.
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13.) There is no distance that can lessen a grandparent’s love.
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14.) You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
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15.) A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.
Charles and Ann Morse

16.) The best place to be when you’re sad is your grandparent’s lap.
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17.) A grandparent has silver in their hair and gold in their heart.
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18.) You know you’re a grandparent when you laugh when your grandkids do the same things that made you so angry when your kids did them.
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19.) Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, The greatest storytellers, and the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their extraordinary love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family close at heart.
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20.) My grandparents may look old on the outside, but they are still young on the inside.
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21.) I feel like my grandparents and parents gave me a tremendous amount. And if I can pass some of that on, then I’ll be very happy.
Caroline Kennedy

22.) Because (grandparents) are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations.
Jimmy Carter

23.) 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.
Mike Krzyzewski

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Grand-Angels – Grandparents Quotes

24.) The best babysitters, 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.
Dave Barry

25.) Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
Doug Larson

26.) Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.
Joyce Allston

27.) A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.
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28.) I used to think I was too old to fall in love again. Then I became a grandparent.
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29.) Grandchildren don’t need a lot of toys. The best thing a grandchild can have is a grandparent who gets down on the floor and plays with them.
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30.) If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them, and celebrate them while you can.
Regina Brett

31.) I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn, but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.
Susan Strasberg

32.) Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories, and love.
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33.) Some of the world’s best educators are grandparents.
Dr. Charlie W. Shedd

34.) There is nothing more wonderful than the love and guidance a grandparent can give their grandchild.
Edward Fays

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Grandma Sayings

35.) Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies.

36.) There’s no place like home—except Grandma’s.

37.) If God had intended us to follow recipes, he wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.
Linda Henley

38.) Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.

39.) Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever.

40.) It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother – that’s why the world calls her grandmother.

41.) A garden of love grows in a Grandmother’s heart.

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Grandmas are moms with a lot of frosting.

Grandmother Observations

42.) A house needs a grandma in it.
Louisa May Alcott

43.) Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day, and now the day was complete.
Macy DeMaree

44.) Being an everyday grandmother has kept me young at heart. I know all the newest fads and fancies. I am way hipper than most of my friends.
Trudy Jo Hahn Snader

45.) Parent-child relationships are complex. Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.
Janet Lanese

46.) 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.
Teresa Bloomingdale

Grandpa Quotes

47.) A grandfather makes us laugh, makes us feel safe, and always makes us feel loved.
Kate Summers

48.) My grandfather was a wonderful role model. Through him, I got to know the gentle side of men.
Sarah Long

49.) Our land is everything to us. I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it — with their lives.
John Wooden

50.) His heritage to his children wasn’t words or possessions but an unspoken treasure, the treasure of his example as a man and father.
Will Rogers Jr.

51.) A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.
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52.) More and more, when I single out the person out who inspired me most, I go back to my grandfather.
James Earl Jones

53.) The closest friends I made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and loving grandmother or grandfather.
Margaret Mead

54.) There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
Victor Hugo

55.) One of the most powerful hand clasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather.
Joy Hargrove

Funny Grandparent Quotes

56.) When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.
Ogden Nash

57.) What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars worth of pleasure.
Gene Perret

58.) The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
Sam Levenson

59.) To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word ‘boo.’
Nicholas Brault

60.) The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson

61.) They say genes skip generations. Maybe that’s why grandparents find their grandchildren so likable. Joan McIntosh

62.) My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.
Ellen DeGeneres

Heart Warming Grandparents Quotes

63.) Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection. The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Clouds nine, ten, and eleven.
Bryna Nelson Paston

64.) If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.
Italian Proverb

65.) I would love to go back and travel the road not taken; if I knew at the end of it, I’d find the same set of grandkids.
Robert Brault

66.) No one who has not known that inestimable privilege can possibly realize what good fortune it is to grow up in a home where there are grandparents.
Suzanne La Follette

67.) Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.
Margaret Mead

68.) It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.
Christopher Morley

69.) Beautiful young people are accidents of nature. But beautiful old people are works of art.
Marjory Barstow-Greenbie

70.) Grandparents make the world a little softer, a little kinder, and a little warmer.
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Unconditional Love – Grandparents Quotes

71.) A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.
Barbara Cage

72.) One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather.
Joy Hargrove

73.) A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.
Lois Wyse

74.) The old are the precious gem in the center of the household.
Chinese Proverb

75.) 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.
Jay Kesler

76.) 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.
Fanny Fern

77.) It’s impossible for a grandmother to understand that few people, and maybe none, will find her grandchild as endearing as she does.
Janet Lanese

Grandma Captions for Instagram

These grandparents’ captions are just what the doctor ordered for your great photos.

78.) Life is Grand!

79.) Grammy is my name; spoiling is my game.

80.) Being a grandparent is a license to be silly!

81.) Could you teach Mom to cook like that?

82.) Guardian Angel.

83.) Being a grandma is my jam.

84.) My favorite people call me Nana.

85.) GiGi Life is the Best Life.

86.) Grammy Knows Everything.

87.) I’m that grandma.

88.) Fairy Grandmother.

89.) Grandmother Bear.

90.) Too young to be a grandmother.

91.) One Blessed Nana.

92.) Gigi: Like a grandmother, only way cooler.

GrandPa Captions

93.) Silver hair but a heart of gold.

94.) Grandparents: The Best Grown-ups.

95.) Don’t spoil my grandkids; that’s my job.

96.) 1.) Love them. 2.) Spoil them. 3.) Give them back.

97.) Granddad: Like a dad but without the rules.

98.) Best Grandfather by Par.

99.) Grumpa.

100.) Retired and under new management: my grandkids.

101.) The best parents get promoted to grandparents.

102.) Dads know a lot, but Grandpas know everything.

103.) This is what an amazing grandpa looks like.

104.) That’s cute… now bring your grandpa a cold drink.

105.) Grandkids and grandparents get along so well because they have a common enemy.

106.) Funpa!

107.) Not sleeping… just resting my eyes.

108.) Happiness is being a grandpa.

109.) Off-Duty Grandparents.

110.) Gramps: The myth, the legend.

Sweet Grandparent Quotes

111.) Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.
Pam Brown

112.) What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.
Gene Perret

113.) Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.
Donald A. Norberg

114.) Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.
Mary H. Waldrip

115.) I’m going to be your grandpa! I have the biggest smile. I’ve been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while.
Billy Crystal

116.) If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it!
Hannah Whithall Smith

117.) There is no distance that can lessen a grandparent’s love.
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Wise Grandparents Quotes

118.) 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.
Jay Kesler

119.) It is one of nature’s ways that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us.
Igor Stravinsky

120.) To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent, that is to triumph over old age.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich

121.) Grandparents should play the same role in the family as an elder statesman can in the government of a country. They have the experience and knowledge that comes from surviving a great many years of life’s battles and the wisdom, hopefully, to recognize how their grandchildren can benefit from this.
Geoff Dench

Amusing Insights

122.) 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.
Dave Barry

123.) Children brought up by their grandparents are generally spoiled.
Spanish Proverb

124.) Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
Doug Larson

125.) Elephants and grandchildren never forget.
Andy Rooney

126.) A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween. 
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127.) Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.
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Papa Sayings

128.) Deep down, I always knew that you really care for me. Your harshness was fake. It was for me to make the most out of love. I truly love you, grandpa. You are and will remain the best in life. I love you so much!

129.) Grandpas bring a little wisdom, happiness, warmth, and love to every life they touch.

130.) Grandpa has ears that truly listen, arms that always hold, love that’s never-ending, and a heart that’s made of gold.

131.) A grandfather is someone you can look up to no matter how tall you grow.

132.) The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap.

133.) I don’t care what Mom says. Grandpa says I can do it!

134.) I have a hero – he’s called Grandpa.

135.) Being a grandfather means you can be as silly as you want to be.

By MJ and Mike O’Halloran

MJ is a writer and photographer. Mike is the founder of Greeting Card Poet. MJ and Mike are new grandparents and are enjoying it wholeheartedly.

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