Top 135 Grandchildren Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Grandchildren Quotes from famous people such as Gladys Knight, Andy Rooney, Reuven Rivlin, Brock Yates, George P. Shultz, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I have wonderful children, grandchildren, and great-gra

I have wonderful children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Gladys Knight
Elephants and grandchildren never forget.
Andy Rooney
All humanity share a common future, and we must work to try and shape it together. This is our duty, and it is our responsibility to our children and grandchildren.
Reuven Rivlin
I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren.
Brock Yates
I want my grandchildren to be proud of me. That’s the main thing.
George P. Shultz
All of our competitors around the world, every country is investing more in infrastructure as a percentage of their GDP than we are. And down the road our children and grandchildren will have to compete with that more and more.
Douglas R. Oberhelman
I travelled through the night in a bus with the Kentucky Tea Party en route to a massive rally in Washington. For the most part I found them decent, self-reliant, regular Americans who feared the American Dream was now over, not just for them but for their children and grandchildren.
Andrew Neil
I guess if you’re lucky enough not to have to pay your rent, then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do, what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren.
Ellen Barkin
Say what you will about ‘Miracle on 34th Street’; I can take my grandchildren to it. If I had a maiden aunt, I could take her, or my ma and pa if they were alive.
Richard Attenborough
We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life, the driven ones, the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America could be better.
Mitt Romney
I get on fine with my mum and dad, but if they want to see the grandchildren, they come to me.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Gwen and I have four children and ten grandchildren.
David Wilkerson
I have loved being a step-mum to Brian’s children. We have a great relationship, and it’s lovely to spend time with the grandchildren.
Anita Dobson
It is a commitment to our children and grandchildren to preserve a statewide network of land and water resources, prime agricultural and forestry lands, and natural, historic, and recreational areas for them to enjoy.
Sonny Perdue
We owe it to each other – and to our children and grandchildren – to leave our planet in a better state than when we found it.
Christopher Dodd
As apostles and prophets, we are concerned not only for our children and grandchildren but for yours as well – and for each of God’s children.
Russell M. Nelson
My grandchildren are my lifeline. I adore them and look forward to the time I get to meet and play with them.
Randhir Kapoor
Having lost both my parents as a teenager, family is so important to me, and I cherish my time with my children and grandchildren. I have four children, and they all became lawyers – as I was myself before I got into music.
Clive Davis
A lot happens at 50, the best thing being that you just don’t care anymore. At 40, you still care. At 30, you care way too much – and your twenties are quite frankly a nightmare. Bring on 60, I say: just imagine the joy of having grandchildren.
Jerry Hall
What makes America amazing is that there have always been men and women of courage who were willing to think more about the future of their children and grandchildren than they did about their own political careers.
Scott Walker
Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional. People have the same things in mind. They’re supposed to grow up, go to college, get a job, get married, and have children, grandchildren. That’s the world I grew up in.
Lisa Loeb
I want to be able to savour life while I’m still relatively young and when I’m still relatively healthy enough to do all the things I want to do, like travel, spend more time with my family and grandchildren without the huge pressure that comes with being a football manager.
Sam Allardyce
‘Grandmother’ doesn’t mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren.
Carine Roitfeld
There is an old guest house opposite my house, and grandsons visit from time to time from the U.S., every time grown up a little. I don’t know whether the same grandchildren come every time or it is someone else.
Gulzar
By the time I sit down and face the blank page I am raring to go. I tell it as if I’m talking to my best friend or one of my grandchildren.
Michael Morpurgo
I think when I have kids and grandchildren I will be very proud to have them watch this movie.
Mike Myers
I want to tell mayors, county chiefs and heads of big companies: don’t just chase GDP growth; don’t chase the biggest profits at the expense of our children and grandchildren and at the cost of sacrificing our ecological environment.
Chen Guangbiao
Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.
Claudette Colbert
Our nation is defined by an unshakable belief that we, the people, have the ability to control our destiny. A belief that anyone can reach out and grab opportunity and create a more prosperous future for themselves, their children and their grandchildren.
Tim Walz
I like being on my own, but at times when I don’t, I’ll phone a friend or the grandchildren.
Sheila Hancock
The ideal death, I think, is what was the ideal Victorian death, you know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.
Terry Pratchett
Forget the historic nature of his election having to do

Forget the historic nature of his election having to do with skin color – Obama has an opportunity offered to few presidents: the chance to set the course of the nation for decades, if not generations, to come. Who knows: perhaps in the near future, our grandchildren will spend money with Obama’s face on it.
Chuck Todd
My mom marched into the reservation tent and reserved a Model X for herself. She drives a Jeep; she has four grandchildren. She didn’t ask my dad. She just went ahead and did it.
Franz von Holzhausen
Our children are not going to be just ‘our children’ – they are going to be other people’s husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.
Mary Calderone
I once interviewed my grandma for a class project about the Second World War. After 70 years filled with marriage, children, grandchildren, death, poverty and triumph, the thing about which she was unquestionably the proudest and most excited was that she and her family did their part during the war.
J. D. Vance
Elderly parents tend to think their relationship with their middle-aged children is smoother than the children do. Adult grandchildren, who have little stake in pulling away from their grandparents, tend to describe that relationship as less rose-colored than do Gram and Gramps.
Robin Marantz Henig
As a Colombian, the only way I can relate to my country is through suffering. I hope that my children and my grandchildren will relate to the beautiful country in a way that it is positive and loving.
Ingrid Betancourt
The work completed during the special session was just the beginning. During those six days we lit a spark that will positively impact the lives of our children and grandchildren, but the full fire is yet to come.
Joe Manchin
I can’t even consider the prospect of grandchildren because I don’t know if there will be anything left for them on Earth. That’s how serious the problem is. We can’t drink the water or breathe the air, and we’re all dying from some sort of cancer. How many generations can sustain that? It frightens me terribly.
Patti Davis
I want my children and grandchildren to see what I look like now.
Kylie Bax
I reluctantly left the series because a) my age. I’m 68 tomorrow and time is very precious for me to spend time at home with my family and especially with the grandchildren. They’re aged 7 and 5. After three years I became homesick for my home.
Richard Briers
I write to tell my grandchildren where they come from, and what their grandparents were up to, and I hope they will in their own way continue. I invite anyone else to listen in.
Arthur Hertzberg
When my twin grandchildren, Linda and Lyeke, were born two years ago, it changed me. I felt it was the essence of what life is about, and I cried all day. When my son Pierre, their father, was born I didn’t cry like that.
Andre Rieu
I don’t read young adult or children’s books, now that my grandchildren are beyond the age of my reading to them. I read reviews, and so I’m aware of what’s out there. But I tend not to read the books.
Lois Lowry
Grandchildren have taught me how important the future is. I try to look through their eyes and envision what’s in their imagination. What’s the world going to look like when they’re my age? That really does take a huge imagination.
Richard Lugar
My paternal poppa, Alec, was a taxi driver and swimming coach. He taught all his grandchildren how to swim and loved all kinds of sport.
Ellyse Perry
Now we are raising the debt limit 3 times, up to $8 trillion, so that our children and our grandchildren will have to pay for the cost of our expenditures.
Chaka Fattah
I have four grandchildren now and I love being a granny.
Sunny Ozell
The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
Billy Graham
I’m witnessing the problems that the federal government is passing down in terms of drones, in violation of our civil liberties, spying on our citizens, death panels in the form of the government taking over the health care system and the national debt they’re just saddling our grandchildren with.
Matt Rosendale
Perhaps we shall also have to hold in check other coloured peoples who will soon be in their certain prime, and thus preserve the world, which is the world of our blood, of our children and of our grandchildren.
Heinrich Himmler
We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live.
Jim Clyburn
I am very patient. I take pride in being patient with my husband, my children, my grandchildren.
Eva Marie Saint
Progressives believe in making progress, which is why I’m proud to endorse Hillary Clinton, who I know will continue fighting to ensure our children and grandchildren can achieve their highest and best dreams.
Tom Perez
I think one of my father’s great legacies is the people that he inspired and the generation that he inspired transformed America through civil rights, women’s rights, equal justice, and they’ve passed that on to their children and grandchildren.
Caroline Kennedy
Someone comes every morning at nine o’clock to see if I am still alive. I do get lonely, yes, but I have the children who come and see me. I see all my children every week, and there are the grandchildren, too.
Tony Benn
My grandparents invented joylessness. They were not fun. I’ve already had more fun with my grandchildren than my grandparents ever had with me.
Billy Crystal
I can’t think of anything that’s hit me harder in my life than when I learned that three of our youngest grandchildren were diagnosed with Niemann-Pick C.
Ara Parseghian
When my grandchildren ask, ‘Where were you when Donald Trump took a sledgehammer to Lady Liberty?’ I want to make sure I can tell them I was there protecting America.
Tom Perez
People ask how I can be a conservative and still want higher taxes. It makes my head spin, and I guess it shows how old I am. But I thought that conservatives were supposed to like balanced budgets. I thought it was the conservative position to not leave heavy indebtedness to our grandchildren.
Ben Stein
I think it would have been nice to have a family; it would be nice to have grandchildren.
Betty Boothroyd
I had to ask my grandchildren, ‘What does it mean? I threw shade?’
Maxine Waters
If these men decided that they have to go in there and

If these men decided that they have to go in there and fight, I want them to send their own children and grandchildren. I want them to not send a bunch of strangers’ kids in there to fight and die.
F. Murray Abraham
If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren, it will be women who make it so.
Isabel Allende
Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging, narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation.
Warren Beatty
I am a Soviet man, and Yeltsin is a Soviet man – maybe our grandchildren will be different.
Aleksandr Lebed
My grandchildren love cooking, and it doesn’t have to be sweet things.
Prue Leith
I honestly think there shouldn’t be sugared drinks. All my grandchildren drink water all through the day. I’ve just had them to stay, and at breakfast, they have water. They don’t even know what sugary drinks are.
Mary Berry
In the fields of southwest Iowa, my parents and grandparents worked and sacrificed. Like so many Iowans, the American Dream for them was never about wealth or fame. Their dream was to leave their children and grandchildren a better life, with greater opportunity, than their own.
Joni Ernst
What’s just about a generation of people who rack up government debt for their own health care and retirement – while leaving their children and grandchildren to foot the bill?
Rupert Murdoch
I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.
Astrid Lindgren
Social media is good in some ways, for me to Skype my son and grandchildren every day in America is wonderful. But then you’ve got other things on the Internet which are absolutely dreadful. It’s poisonous and there should be greater control of that. You’re not going to change it, though, so you have to work with it.
Tony Pulis
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
While some members of Congress have attempted to stall progress on climate change, their actions amount to little more than political theater. We will not abandon our responsibility to our children and grandchildren, nor will we cede global leadership on the defining issue of our time.
Brian Schatz
I’ve often accused my grandchildren of never having seen one of my films.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.
Kevin Whately
I don’t put off any time with my grandchildren. I don’t put off a thing.
Lynn Redgrave
I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.
Terry Pratchett
I’ve always enjoyed seeing the world through the eyes of my grandchildren.
Neil Sedaka
When I was writing my first book, ‘In Harm’s Way,’ I witnessed the sense of sacrifice that those WWII veterans possessed. I was surprised that sometimes their grandchildren hadn’t talked to them about the historic events of that night in July 1945, when the USS Indianapolis went down.
Doug Stanton
President Abbas, you’ve dedicated your life to advancing the Palestinian cause. Must this conflict continue for generations, or will we enable our children and our grandchildren to speak in years ahead of how we found a way to end it? That’s what we should aim for, and that’s what I believe we can achieve.
Benjamin Netanyahu
I don’t post pictures of my grandchildren unless I get permission. I’m really respectful about that. If I feel like anything is invasive of someone’s privacy, I don’t do that, either. Sometimes I have great pictures, but I’m like, ‘Eh, maybe this is not right.’
Tina Knowles
Grandchildren are the Furbies of the offspring world. They’re cute, they’re funny, you can play with them and then put them away when they start to get on your nerves.
Jane Fallon
I have seven beautiful grandchildren, four of whom are girls.
Bernie Sanders
I have three grandchildren and am hoping for 20.
Maureen Forrester
Since the new film has been out, I’m doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such.
Jeremy Bulloch
Reading to our children and our grandchildren is something we can all try to do every day of the year. Not only does it give us pleasure but it leads them on a voyage of discovery and enrichment that only books can bring.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
I couldn’t be more proud of my little sister and the mother she is and am also incredibly proud of my mom and the huge influence she’s had on myself, my sisters, and now her grandchildren.
Natalya Neidhart
For the sake of our health, our children and grandchildren and even our economic well-being, we must make protecting the planet our top priority.
David Suzuki
In South Africa, there is only one name that every child knows, every leader invokes, and every grandparent tells their grandchildren about. Madiba.
Craig Kielburger
Now that I’m a grandfather myself, I realize that the best thing about having grandkids is that you get the kid for the best part of the ride – kind of like owning a car for only the first 10,000 miles. You can have your grandchildren for a couple of days and then turn them back over to the parents.
Willard Scott
My family – my husband, my daughters, my grandchildren, my great-grandchildren, all of them – are the most important thing in the world to me.
Carolina Herrera
I am happier when I love than when I am loved. I adore my husband, my son, my grandchildren, my mother, my dog, and frankly, I don’t know if they even like me. But who cares? Loving them is my joy.
Isabel Allende
I love to give money away. I don't know if it makes my

I love to give money away. I don’t know if it makes my children and grandchildren all that happy.
Jon Huntsman, Sr.
Finally, I do not believe that we should punish American families who have worked diligently to provide for themselves and want to pass along their success to their children and grandchildren.
Howard Coble
What we are effectively doing, I say this to the young people of America whom my colleagues represent, is leaving our children and grandchildren the tab for fighting a war, letting them pay for the lion’s share of it by simply adding it to the national debt.
John Spratt
The importance of hard work was a message I learned from my parents, and that is something I worked to pass on to my kids and grandchildren. Winning is important, and you should want to win, but the main priority is to strive to be the best.
Bret Hart
I have four of the most incredible children. And I have five grandchildren.
Florence Henderson
Let not the 12 million Negroes be ashamed of the fact that they are the grandchildren of slaves. There is dishonor in being slave-owners.
Mahatma Gandhi
In my house, we speak Spanglish to the dogs, to the grandchildren, to the kids.
Cristina Saralegui
My wife and my three kids and my grandchildren are my life, but my horses and my dogs are everything else.
William Shatner
I don’t want to miss out on my grandchildren and my daughter, and doing Broadway would do just that.
Rita Moreno
The human overpopulation issue is the topic I see as the most vital to solve if our children and grandchildren are to have a good quality of life.
Alexandra Paul
I’m not as concerned about me. What’s happened to me has been great. I got five great kids. Seventeen grandchildren.
Joe Paterno
With my support, the House of Representatives recently voted to permanently repeal the death tax so that family farms and businesses can be passed down to children and grandchildren.
Doc Hastings
A life of stasis would be population control, combined with energy rationing. That is the stasis world that you live in if you stay. And even with improvements in efficiency, you’ll still have to ration energy. That, to me, doesn’t sound like a very exciting civilization for our grandchildren’s grandchildren to live in.
Jeff Bezos
I think about my father and how sad it was that he never had grandchildren.
Cate Blanchett
I want to see my grandchildren grow up. I want to be there for my friends. I want to be able to love the person in my life. I want to work. I want to do something I’ve never done, which is save money. I’ve never bought anything. I have nothing.
Marianne Faithfull
That’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me, bar none, is having grandchildren and living by them and being part of their lives.
Helen Garner
As I celebrate life, I can’t help but think how young my mom was when she died of a heart attack at 53. My mom didn’t get to meet her grandchildren, but I’m determined to watch mine grow up.
Andie MacDowell
Imagine that everything you are typing is being read by the person you are applying to for your first job. Imagine that it’s all going to be seen by your parents and your grandparents and your grandchildren as well.
Tim Berners-Lee
Six of my 12 grandchildren are black.
Agnes Gund
My daughters and my three wonderful grandchildren make me feel on top of the world.
Randhir Kapoor
No mother wants to hear her son say he’s gay. Those two words rip the picture of a daughter-in-law and grandchildren into pieces. I felt sorry for my mom and wanted her to know everything was going to be all right. But then she said, ‘I don’t really care, Johnny, as long as I know that you are going to be happy.’
Johnny Weir
What we want to do is to give all children and grandchildren of Holocaust victims the opportunity to become Austrian citizens if they want to.
Sebastian Kurz
I have two grandchildren. I want to hand them a planet and community that is really thriving.
Donald Berwick
I believe keeping our promises should be our highest priority and that means saving Social Security and Medicare while preserving the American dream for our children and grandchildren.
Tom Coburn
I’ll let Democrats defend spending our grandchildren broke on entitlements.
Christopher Buckley
Hollow commitments to action in the future are insufficient. Deferring difficult issues must not be tolerated. Our children and grandchildren expect us to speak and act decisively.
Jenny Shipley
My grandmother tended to divide life into ‘nice’ and ‘not so nice.’ Life in America, her apartment, her grandchildren: ‘nice’; life before 1915: ‘not so nice.’ That’s all I heard.
Amy Bloom
We can no longer continue with a status quo energy policy. We must create sustainable clean energy jobs and leave the planet to our children and grandchildren in better shape than we found it.
Jeff Merkley
As an African-American, we stand on the shoulders of people who fought despite not seeing victories in their lifetime or even in their children’s lifetime or even in their grandchildren’s lifetime. So fatalism isn’t really an option.
Ta-Nehisi Coates
If we don’t change the way Washington operates we’re going to bankrupt our children and grandchildren.
David Dewhurst
There is a lot of room for improvement in Social Security. We owe our children the most financially sound system possible. They will have paid into it their entire working lives. They deserve to be protected by it. for our children and grandchildren.
Mitch McConnell
We have to defeat Hillary Clinton, or the country we kn

We have to defeat Hillary Clinton, or the country we know will not be the country our children and grandchildren grow up in.
Chris Collins
We have four grown children and five grandchildren… so far! So, as you can imagine, family is extremely important to us.
Deborah Raney
They’ve lived here now for more than half of their lives, and they raised a family here and now have grandchildren here… It has become their home, but at the same time, for my parents, I don’t think either of them will ever consciously think, ‘I am an American.’
Jhumpa Lahiri
I got a lot of money, but when you wealthy, that mean that your children is ballin’, your grandchildren is ballin’.
YoungBoy Never Broke Again
I really don’t have any weaknesses. I do have areas of my life that I am working on to grow, heal and evolve. Giving myself permission to rest is an area I am working on. Not rescuing my children and grandchildren is another area.
Iyanla Vanzant
Our members are very much maligned. Obviously the average age is 60 something, but they all have children and grandchildren, they understand what we need to do, they want to win.
Francis Maude
As the great grandchildren of the industrial revolution, we have learned, at last, that the heedless pursuit of more is unsustainable and, ultimately, unfulfilling. Our planet, our security, our sense of equanimity and our very souls demand something better, something different.
Gary Hamel
Feeling good about yourself and your life is very important. I’m a happy woman, happy with my husband, my daughters, my grandchildren. We all get along quite well, and that keeps me centered.
Carolina Herrera
I play with my grandchildren. I tend to my garden, which I love. Of course, I love to read, and family is really what it’s all about.
Julie Andrews
Telling my grandchildren stories of my growing up is some of our favorite times spent together. They want to know what it was like and what I did as a child. They seem to be especially interested in the organic and simplistic setting I grew up in.
Lidia Bastianich
Modern medicine has presented us with a Faustian bargain: Our aging bodies can bankrupt our children and grandchildren. We have run into the ‘law of diminishing returns’ in health care, where we are often doing more and more, with higher and higher technology, at more and more cost, for less and less benefit.
Richard Lamm