Grandmothers Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old grandmothers quotes, grandmothers sayings, and grandmothers proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special.     

Catherine Pulsifer

If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.     

Italian Proverb

A house needs a grandma in it.     

Louisa May Alcott

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.     

Ellen DeGeneres

I know what it is like to be brought up with unconditional love. In my life that came from my grandmother.     

Andre Leon Talley

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

Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.     

Pam Brown

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

Marcy Demaree

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

Grandmothers are just antique little girls.     

Author Unknown

A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.     

Author Unknown

It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.     

Christopher Morley

A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.     

Author Unknown

You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.     

Proverb

If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.     

Italian Proverb

Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.     

Edward H. Dreschnack

Grandmothers are the people who take delight in hearing babies breathing into the telephone.     

Author Unknown

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

Author Unknown

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

Barbara Cage

My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.     

Henry Youngman

My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping.     

Rita Rudner

My grandmother was a Jewish juggler: she used to worry about six things at once     

Richard Lewis

"Grandmother" doesn't mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren.     

Carine Roitfeld

Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.     

Author Unknown

We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, grandmother was that person to me.     

Phyllis Theroux

When a child is born, so are grandmothers.     

Judith Levy

A grandmother is a mother who has a second chance.     

Author Unknown

Grandma serves kisses, counsel and cookies daily.     

Author Unknown

Grandmas don't just say "that's nice" -- they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money's worth out of grandmas.     

Author Unknown

To reform a man, you must begin with his grandmother.     

Victor Hugo