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50 Special Granddaughter Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

Published on January 19, 2020 7:29 AM EST
Special Granddaughter Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

These special granddaughter quotes will warm your heart as they remind you of the love you feel for your granddaughter. 

What makes granddaughters special?

One of the simplest and most rewarding joys of life is to be a grandparent to a granddaughter. Granddaughters are remarkable, delightful beings. They are uniquely talented in that they can remind us of the innocence of childhood but lack all the frustration that our children gave us. Granddaughters are a precious gift and a never-ending source of joy.

Special Granddaughter Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

Below is our collection of inspirational, sweet, and loving granddaughter quotes, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

We also have a curated list of loving grandson quotes that will bring a smile. Don’t forget to also read that.

Granddaughter quotes about the blessing of grandchildren

1. “God made granddaughters to give our lives variety, and to keep our hearts young. God draped each morning with sunshine and sprinkled each night with song. He hollowed out spaces for laughter and created joys to last long after: then reserved a special place for tenderness when God made granddaughters.” ― Unknown

2. “Grandchildren are loving reminders of what we’re really here for.” — Janet Lanese

3. “Children are the rainbow of life. Grandchildren are the pot of gold.” ― Irish Blessing

4. “I’ve been given this blessing, which is my granddaughter. You’re no longer just you. You suddenly fit into the chest drawers of life.” — Joanna Lumley

5. “God gave us loving grandchildren as a reward for all our random acts of kindness.” — Unknown

6. “A granddaughter is God’s way of reaching your heart with laughter, blessing your life with happiness, and filling your world with love.” — Unknown

Granddaughter quotes about our love for our granddaughters

7. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until grandchildren are born.” ― Welsh Proverb

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8. “My granddaughter’s birth has made me want to create things she will love.” — Billy Crystal

9. “I love my daughter, but there’s a certain feeling, a certain emotion when you got a granddaughter, you know?” — Bernie Mac

10. “My granddaughter and I are inseparable. She keeps me wrapped around her little finger.” — Gene Perret

11. “Ever since time began: What song is not about love? Whether it’s about love from man to woman or parent to child, or grandmother to granddaughter… It just goes on and on. Or whether it’s the love of one’s country.” — PJ Harvey

12. “I have a daughter and I have granddaughters, and I will never vote to let a group of backward-looking ideologues cut women’s access to birth control. We have lived in that world, and we are not going back, not ever.” — Elizabeth Warren

13. “I live right in front of my daughter. I have a little house right in front of her because I can stay in touch. It’s like a little commune, and it’s very nice, because you can be close. I can see my granddaughter. I live very close to my brother, too, and my son. We’re a very close family.” — Debbie Reynolds

14. “I find myself getting so upset because I was never able to be a good mother for my daughter or a good grandmother for my granddaughter because I was always so sick. I only hope that I can live long enough to see my granddaughter graduate.” — Dorothy Moore

15. “Just when you think you know all that love is… along come the grandchildren.” — Unknown

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16. “My favorite song will always be “Layla’ by Derek and the Dominos, because my granddaughter was named after it.” — Betsey Johnson

17. “Granddaughter, through you I see the future. Through me, you’ll see the past. In the present, we’ll love one another as long as these moments last.” — Unknown

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Joyful Granddaughter quotes

18. “Granddaughters: a beautiful reflection of yesterday, a joyful promise of tomorrow.” — Unknown

19. “What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.” — Gene Perret

20. “The joys in my life are my granddaughters. They are beautiful. You don’t have to believe me. You can ask my wife. She’ll tell you.” — Dom DeLuise

21. “Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.” — Unknown

22. “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” – William Shakespeare

23. “Perhaps the two greatest moments of my life were standing on the moon and being outside of the room when my granddaughter was born! We tend not to remember the worst.” — Gene Cernan

Funny granddaughter quotes

24. “The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.” — Doug Larson

25. “If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first.” — Lois Wyse

26. “An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.” — Gene Perret

27. “Grandchildren are God’s reward for not killing your kids.” — Tony Campolo

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28. “Two things I dislike about my granddaughter — when she won’t take her afternoon nap, and when she won’t let me take mine.” – Gene Perret

29. “Never have children, only grandchildren.” — Gore Vidal

30. “Recently I was tenderly hugging one of our precious little five-year-old granddaughters and said to her, “I love you, sweetheart.” She responded rather blandly: “I know.” I asked, “How do you know that I love you?” Because! You’re my grandfather!” — Russell M. Nelson

31. “Yes, I saw Twilight – my granddaughter made me watch it, she said it was the greatest vampire film ever. After the ‘film’ was over I wanted to smack her across her head with my shoe, but I do not want a (tell-all) book called Grannie Dearest written on me when I die. So instead I gave her a DVD of Murnau’s 1922 masterpiece Nosferatu and told her, ‘Now that’s a vampire film!’ And that goes for all of you! Watch Nosferatu instead!” — Lauren Bacall

32. “Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.” — Gene Perret

33. “They say genes skip generations. Maybe that is why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable.” ― Joan McIntosh

Granddaughter quotes about the joys of being a grandparent

34. “To become a grandparent is to enjoy one of the few pleasures in life for which the consequences have already been paid.” ― Robert Brault

35. “Your wealth and pride are your grandchildren who call you grandfather. They mean everything to you.” — Unknown

36. “In mid-career, I was at one and the same time the rabbi of a major congregation, writing books, and teaching at Columbia. I didn’t spend enough time with my children. Now, when I get an all-important call, I sometimes say that I’m having lunch with my granddaughter. And I do not apologize.” — Arthur Hertzberg

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37. “Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.” — Dr. Seuss

38. “Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.” — Doug Larson

39. “A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.” — Lois Wyse

Granddaughter quotes for granddaughters

40. “My favorite book is ‘Go Away Big Green Monster.’ I wrote it for my granddaughter Adrian, who was in the third grade at the time.” — Ed Emberley

41. “Granddaughter, always remember you’re special. You’re unique. You’re beautiful. You’re wanted. You’re someone nobody can replace. And always remember, you’re in my heart.” — Unknown

42. “Granddaughter, I have watched you grow from a bright little star to the person that you are. From a child to a friend. I know you so well that I want to tell the world you are my granddaughter.” — Unknown

43. “A granddaughter is a gift from above. One to cherish and to love.” — Unknown

44. “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.” — Lois Wyse

45. “Before you know it you’ll be my age telling your own granddaughter the story of your life and you want to make it an interesting one, don’t you? You want to be able to tell her some adventures, some excitements, some something. How you live your life, little one, is a gift for those who come after you, a kind of inheritance.” — Cristina Garcia

46. “Teach your daughters, teach your granddaughters, everybody has to have something that they’re good at where they can earn a living.” — Judy Sheindlin

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47. “If we truly believe that every girl in every corner of the globe is worthy of an education as our own daughters and granddaughters are, then we need to deepen our commitment to these efforts.” — Michelle Obama

48. “Granddaughter, you manage to be so many things all at once: intelligent, strong, beautiful, kind, and sassy. The thing I love most about you, though, is how loving you are. Thank you for filling my days with your smiles and laughter.” — Unknown

49. “Granddaughter, your rambunctious ways may drive your parents crazy, but they make me feel young and carefree again! I hope that you never lose your taste for adventure.” — Unknown

50. “For our daughters and our granddaughters now, the sky is the limit.” — Nancy Pelosi

Do these granddaughter quotes make you want to wrap your granddaughter in a great big hug?

Granddaughters are a grandparent’s source of pride and joy. With a granddaughter comes all the love and happiness you felt with your child, but none of the responsibility. You can spoil her to your heart’s content, because, as a grandparent, that’s what you’re supposed to do.

Having a granddaughter is a new kind of love experience. It is an experience of joy without the fear that comes with being a new parent. Having a granddaughter is having someone who will love you indefinitely, without restrictions. It is having someone to show you the innocent beauties of life. Granddaughters are a delight.

Did these loving granddaughter quotes warm your heart? Which quote was your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below.

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