Great Grandma Sayings and Quotes

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


Grandmothers and grandchildren have a lot in common. They are inclined to straggle behind on walks. They doze off at unexpected moments. They like fancy cakes. They are very fond of cats and know how to talk to them. They are given to falling over. They get the giggles.     

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

Mommy knows a lot, but Grandma knows everything     

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When the grandmothers of today hear the word 'Chippendales,' they don't necessarily think of chairs.     

Jean Kerr

Happiness is being a great-grandmother!     

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

Barbara Cage

I never knew how much love my heart could hold until I became a Great-Grandmother!     

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A great-grandmother's heart is a patchwork of love.     

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Don't eat anything your great grandmother wouldn't recognize as food     

Michael Pollan

Having a grandmother is like having an army. This is a grand-child's ultimate privilege: knowing that someone is on your side, always, whatever the details.     

Fredrik Backman

We rarely know who our ancestors were. Who can even remember the names of their great-grandparents? They have vanished into the dim and distant past     

Dmitri Volkogonov

Great Grandma” doesn't mean OLD – It means BLESSED and LOVED!     

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

Janet Lanese

Just when grandparents think their work is finished someone calls them "great"     

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Children are often spoiled because no one will spank Grandma.     

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What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.     

Rudy Giuliani

Only the best Grandmas get promoted to Great-Grandma!     

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

Catherine Pulsifer

Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future.     

Helen Ketchum