To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word "boo."
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.
Elephants and grandchildren never forget.
My mother's side of the family was in the production side of theatre. My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for Neil Simon shows on Broadway.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
My grandfather was a very elegant individual. My father also. He was a lawyer and farmer in Cuba. In Miami, he had to go to work wherever he could. But whenever it was time to go out, you saw how they cared for how they looked.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
My grandfather was a cop in Long Island. I often try to draw on things that I've heard about him.
Grandchildren don't make a man feel old; it's the knowledge that he's married to a grandmother.
Until I was four years old I lived in the house of my paternal grandfather, about two miles from the pretty little village of Wallace, at the mouth of the river of that name.
My grandfather was a voodoo priest. A lot of my life dealt with spirituality. I can close my eyes and remember where I come from.
More and more, when I single out the person out who inspired me most, I go back to my grandfather.
I don't mind being a grandfather; I've been a mother for so many years. You just can't believe what it's like being a father. Especially when you come out of the chaos of the road to getting married and having children.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
My grandfather, on my father's side, helped to draft one of the first constitutions of China. He was a fairly well-known scholar.
Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
I was taught by my grandfather that anything that your mind can conceive, you can have. It's a reality.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
I started in London, as a kid. My mother knew I had sort of an inbred talent. She was an actress, so I inherited it from her. But I think I got a lot of it from my grandfather, who was a great politician.
My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam.
My grandfather was a Pentecostal preacher.
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