Happy Grandparents Day!

On Grandparents Day, we remember special grandparents with some of our favorite quotes. Whether they go by Grandma and Grandpa, Meemaw and Peepaw, Nanny and Pops — there’s no question that grandparents are the greatest! And it’s not just us saying it — throughout the centuries, countless proverbs and quotations have expressed the importance of grandparents in our lives and the need to cherish their wisdom, experience and love.


“Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.”

—Alex Haley


“One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather.”

—Joy Hargrove


“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.”

—Italian proverb


“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


“Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.”

—Doug Larson


“When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.”

—Ogden Nash


“A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.”



“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


“Every house needs a grandmother in it.”

—Louisa May Alcott