And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents.
Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children.
On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.
Grandchildren don't make a man feel old; it's the knowledge that he's married to a grandmother.
A grandma's name is little less in love than is the doting title of a mother.
My grandchild has taught me what true love means. It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
My Grandmother would say, 'Make sure you look good. Make sure you speak well. Make sure you remain that Southern gentleman that I've taught you to be.'
Soon I will be an old, white-haired lady, into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, "Smile, Grandma!" - I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother's lap.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.
Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.
Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.
My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Mothers and grandmothers: these are the people that I admire most, not so much chefs.
You must torment people with your artistic delight, scaring mother and grandmother in the middle of the night.
The women of today are the thoughts of their mothers and grandmothers, embodied and made alive. They are active, capable, determined and bound to win. They have one-thousand generations back of them... Millions of women dead and gone are speaking through us today
At about 40, the roles started slowing down. I started getting offers to play mothers and grandmothers
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