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Great Quotes and Sayings About Grandfathers

Grandfathers are fun to be around. In their presence, we can learn, laugh, and explore the realms of the relatively unknown world. Buzzle brings to you a collection of quotes and sayings in honor of wonderful grandfathers.
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Did You Know?
Abraham Lincoln had a grandfather named Abraham Lincoln, who was also shot and killed.
Lovingly called grandpa, your mother or father's old man is definitely your confidante, and best friend. In him, you see the wisdom of a sage as well as the reflection of your own innocence. Being so close to you, and sharing your most intimate space, he automatically becomes your very first trusted friend.

Needless to say, grandparents and both sets of them are a blessing in disguise. However, it is commonly seen that while a grandmother gets busy preparing sweet treats and goodies for the grandchild, it is the grandfather who makes time to run around and play with the young kids. Grandfathers in that sense are equated to tons of fun.

A granddad, as he is so-called, is solely because he is definitely a step higher than a dad. Here's a collection of quotes and sayings that can be used to celebrate your wonderful relationship with your grandfather.

Quotes About Grandfathers

"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was." ―Irish Sayings

"My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn." ―Louis Adamic

"My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition." ―Indira Gandhi

"Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild." ―Welsh Proverb

Grandfather as boys quote


"Grandfathers are just antique little boys." ―Author Unknown

"Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them." ―Gene Perret

"A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart." ―Author Unknown

"Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things." ―Author Unknown

"To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word 'boo'." ―Robert Brault

"The best place to be when you're sad is Grandpa's lap." ―Author Unknown

"One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grand baby around the finger of a grandfather." ―Joy Hargrove

"Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers." ―Lewis Mumford

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

Grandfather piggy back quotes

"Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth and lean to hear my feeble voice." ―Black Elk

"More and more, when I single out the person out who inspired me most, I go back to my grandfather." ―James Earl Jones

"My grandfather was a man, when he talked about freedom, his attitude was really interesting. His view was that you had obligations or you had responsibilities, and when you fulfilled those obligations or responsibilities, that then gave you the liberty to do other things." ―Clarence Thomas

"A grandfather is not just a role model, but also a great friend." ―Author Unknown

"Grandfathers are magicians who create wonderful memories for their grandchildren." ―Author Unknown

"Grandfathers pass down words of wisdom to their grandchildren." ―Author Unknown

"All grandfathers possess a limitless amount of interesting stories gathered from the past." ―Author Unknown

Grandfather Role Model Quote

"Grandfathers are wonderful because they listen and show genuine interest in what you have to say." ―Author Unknown

"A grandfather finds both joy and peace in his heart each time a new grandchild is born." ―Author Unknown

"My grandfather was so wonderful because he let me be a kid and even joined in on the fun." ―Author Unknown

"My grandfather has the wisdom of an owl, the sense of humor of a headless chicken, and the heart of an angel." ―Author Unknown

"In the eyes of their grandchildren, grandfathers are professional pranksters and veteran comedians." ―Author Unknown

"Grandfathers are known to act silly, especially on their birthdays." ―Author Unknown

"Even on their birthdays, grandfathers refuse to be honest about their age." ―Author Unknown

"A grandchild is the best birthday gift you could ever give a grandfather." ―Author Unknown

"Grandfathers get way with twice as much on their birthdays." ―Author Unknown

Grandfathers Lap Quote

"Each year, I give my grandfather a birthday card with an age a few years below his actual. You'd be amazed how this intentional mistake energizes him." ―Author Unknown

"Granddaughters look to their grandfathers for comic relief." ―Author Unknown

"Granddaughters use grandfathers as their entourage in both real life and their imaginary fairytales." ―Author Unknown

"Grandfathers have a really tough time saying no to their granddaughters." ―Author Unknown

"Granddaughters may always depend on their grandfathers. They'll take them shopping when they're kids and pick them up from a club at 3am when they're a bit older." ―Author Unknown

"I was taught by my grandfather that anything that your mind can conceive, you can have. It's a reality." ―Lenny Kravitz

"An amazing adventure is always moments away whenever a grandfather and his grandson get together." ―Author Unknown

Grandfathers golden heart quote

"Every grandson enjoys being his grandfather's sidekick." ―Author Unknown

"Grandsons dream of being old and wise just like their grandfathers. Grandfathers dream of being young and energetic just like their grandsons." ―Author Unknown

"A grandfather and his grandson are able to communicate without uttering a single word. The tools required to accomplish this include: 2 fishing rods and a tackle box." ―Author Unknown

"Grandfathers teach their grandsons about life one sling shot at a time." ―Author Unknown

"A great grandfather is an immobile source of disposable income." ―Author Unknown

"My great grandfather tried to get a job at a skincare company. They said no, but gave him 10 bucks for his before shot." ―Author Unknown

"You don't need a history book if you're fortunate enough to have a great grandfather." ―Author Unknown

He can make you gurgle and squeal with peals of laughter with his antics and yes, drive away any traces of blue even when you are older. I for one, have had the pleasures of being loved, spoiled, cared for by a wonderful granddad.
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Published: April 28, 2014
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