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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.

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

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Granddaughter quotes about the blessing of grandchildren

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

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

Granddaughter Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

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

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

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

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

Granddaughter quotes about our love for our granddaughters

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

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. “A granddaughter is the reflection of the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the promises of the future.”

12. “A granddaughter leaves a sparkle in my eye and a sprinkle in my heart every time she meets me.”

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. “God made granddaughters to give our lives variety, and to keep our hearts young.”

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.”

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Joyful Granddaughter quotes

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

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.”

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

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

25. “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

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

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

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

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31. “The best necklace a grandparent can ever wear is the arms of their granddaughter around their neck.”

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 likable.” ― Joan McIntosh

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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.”

36. “Your laughter is infectious, your smile is lovely. My granddaughter is the best and only one among many.”

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

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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
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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.”

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.”

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

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

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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

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.”

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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.”

50. “For our daughters and our granddaughters now, the sky is the limit.” — Nancy Pelosi
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51. “I’m about to become a grandparent and I want to tell my grandchild, ‘Have love and respect for your family, and your friends but above all, yourself.’” — Maxine Tracey Gilbert

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

53. “For my own dear girls, my granddaughters, I would tell them to seek out work that you love doing. It will fill your soul.” – Linda Landsman

54. “I’ll love you forever. I’ll like you always. As long as I’m living, my grandbaby you’ll be.”

55. “My grandmother used to say, ‘Don’t make yourself too useful.’ She meant especially at home. Let your husband make the coffee, do laundry, or other household chores.” — Hilary Harley

56. “My granddaughter’s laughter is my favorite sound. The sound of her sleeping is a close second.”

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57. “A grandmother is God’s gift to her granddaughters.”

58. “My grandmother would say, ‘Dear, there is nothing that you can say that will shock me.” — Catherine Lunn

59. “Parent-child relationships are complex. Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.” — Janet Lanese

60. “That’s because people know how they would feel if the woman were her granddaughter, or mother, or her niece. ” — Ann Stone

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61. “I want my grandchildren to know love shouldn’t have borders of biology and that love has no bounds or limits. They should just love.” — Scarlett Harris

62. “As I gazed in awe at my newborn granddaughter, all I could think about was the wonder of God’s handiwork.” — Margaret Lang

63. “One piece of wisdom from my grandmother that has always served me well is, ‘Always have your own money and pretend the snakes are on it.’ In other words, be sure you have a rainy day fund that only you can access.” — Linda Landsman

64. “Granddaughters are the sparkles of life.”

65. “Granddaughters grow a bond with their grandmothers. A bond that cannot be torn apart by anything. A grandmother will walk along them through it all. Help them through the highest points of their lives to the weakest. Grandmothers may pass, but the memories they left behind, will last forever.”

66. “I used to think I was too old to fall in love again. Then I became a grandma.”

67. “A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.” — Erma Bombeck

68. “I wasn’t happy with the schools they offered, … I want my granddaughter to be in a school with a different learning environment.” — Barbara King

69. “I thought grandmothers had to like you. It’s a law or something.” — Mary E. Pearson

70. “The joys of 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

Granddaughter quotes celebrating a special bond

71. “I may not see my granddaughter every day, but every day I think of her.”

72. “Grandchildren: my favorite hello and my hardest goodbye.”

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73. “Being blessed with a granddaughter brought life to a part of my heart that I never knew existed.”

74. “Distance will never lessen my love for my grandkids”

75. “A granddaughter is in your thoughts and always in your heart.”

76. “I always give my grandkids a couple of quarters when they go home. It’s a bargain.” –Gene Perret

77. “A granddaughter is one the greatest blessings in the world.”

78. “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” – Sam Levenson

79. “Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.” – Pam Brown

80. “I wouldn’t change my grandchildren for the world. But I wish I could change the world for my grandchildren.”

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Granddaughter quotes to show your love

81. “If I could give my granddaughter three things it would be the confidence to always know her self-worth, the strength to chase her dreams and the ability to know how truly, deeply loved she is.”

82. “Grandchildren complete life’s circle of love.”

83. “There will never be a day like the day your granddaughter was born.”

84. “Elephants and grandchildren never forget.” – Andy Rooney

85. “Granddaughters are angels sent from above to fill our hearts with never-ending love.”

86. “Grandchildren restore our zest for life, and our faith in humanity.”

87. “Dear granddaughter, if I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes. Only then would you realize how special you are to me.”

88. “Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents.” – Gene Perret

89. “With your own children, you love them immediately – and with grandchildren, it’s exactly the same.” – Kevin Whately

90. “Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.” – Mary H. Waldrip

91. “Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers’ granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages.” – Gertrude Stein

92. “I tell young people – including my granddaughter – there is no shortcut in life. You have to take it one step at a time and work hard. And you have to give back.” – Hank Aaron

93. “To be able to take the next generation, my daughters and my granddaughters, to better understand and respect the people in the Outback and experience the wonders of our country, would definitely be one of my favourite duties.” – Gina Rinehart

94. “The joy of grandchildren is measured in the heart.”

95. “The grandchildren should not bear the debts of the grandparents.” ― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

96. “I dreamt of a miracle. It came in the form of my granddaughter.”

97. “Grandchildren are like flowers; you never get tired of watching them grow.”

98. “Grandchildren are like a warm blanket on a cold day. Just having one in your arms makes you feel great.”

Brilliant granddaughter quotes

99. “Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.” – Welsh Proverb

100. “A grandmother’s greatest treasure is her granddaughter.”

101. “Having a granddaughter in your life is one of life’s greatest treasures.”

102. “Granddaughters hold our hands for a while but hearts forever.”

103. “I hope my granddaughter always believes in herself as much as I believe in her.”

104. “Granddaughters let us do fun things that we couldn’t do as parents.”

105. “Angels are often disguised as granddaughters.”

106. “A baby granddaughter is small enough to hold in arms, yet big enough to fill hearts with happiness.”

107. “My granddaughter makes me smile like no one else ever did.”

108. “What a joy it is to have a beautiful and wonderful granddaughter like you to have.”

Granddaughter quotes for your sweet princess

109. “A grandmother’s treasure is her granddaughter.”

110. “A granddaughter is a treasure whose worth you cannot measure except by the love in your heart.”

111. “Dear granddaughter, I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you.”

112. “A granddaughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous.”

113. “A granddaughter is a beautiful reflection of yesterday and a joyful promise of tomorrow.”

114. “A grandma and granddaughter always share a special bond, which is engraved on their hearts.”

115. “A granddaughter fills a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.”

116. “Grandmother and granddaughter from the start. Best friends forever from the heart.”

117. “A granddaughter is a gift of love.”

118. “A granddaughter is a gift from above to cherish and love.”

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119. “My granddaughter might seem little, but she’s energetic.”

120. “Granddaughters make you stay young and excited.”

121. “My granddaughter keeps me up-to-date with all the latest trends.”

122. “Grandchildren remind us about why we are here.”

123. “A granddaughter is a blessing from God to give you love and happiness.”

124. “I’m blessed with a granddaughter who’s become an enormous part of my life.”

125. “Sometimes granddaughters can cause you to miss your afternoon nap.”

126. “Granddaughters are a glimpse of a hopeful and beautiful tomorrow.”

127. “Granddaughters are gems to love without measure.”

128. “To my granddaughter, I am so proud of you.”

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129. “My granddaughter is special in every way.”

130. “My heart is full of love for my granddaughter, but each time she smiles, it becomes fuller.”

131. “My granddaughter is going to be surrounded with more love than she could ever want for.”

132. “If you want to know how angels feel in heaven, just have a granddaughter.”

133. “Whenever I think about you being my granddaughter, I’m filled with overwhelming pride and gratitude.”

134. “Each time my granddaughter picks flowers for me, I’m amazed at how my heart grows bigger.”

135. “Granddaughter, your loving light brightens my day!”

136. “The songs I sing with my granddaughter fill my very soul with love.”

137. “Granddaughter, you are a bundle of pure energy, and you radiate hope and love.”

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138. “My granddaughter has shown me that my heart can hold an infinite amount of love.”

Granddaughter quotes to warm your heart

139. “If I had a flower for every time my granddaughter made me smile, I’d have a garden to walk in forever.”

140. “Your smile is charming, your laughter is infectious. You are a stunning woman and above all, you are my granddaughter.”

141. “Granddaughters are called ‘grand’ for a reason.”

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

143. “A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” – Charles and Ann Morse

144. “You should feel great about cooking a good dinner and making a dress for your granddaughter, creating a beautiful birthday party. It’s all part of life.” – Martha Stewart

145. “I love my daughter, but you, my granddaughter, are something else. My love for you transcends all boundaries.”

146. “Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends”– Allan Frome

147. “Granddaughters are God’s way of filling your life with happiness and laughter.”

148. “Granddaughters and Grandmas have a special bond that can’t be broken.”

Granddaughter quotes for birthday

149. “You always shine brightly to me, but today you seem to shine even more so. I am so happy that I get to have a whole day to celebrate how truly fantastic you are. Happy birthday, Granddaughter!”

150. “My princess, when I see you, you remind me so much of your Mother, you have her warm smile and you radiate joy wherever you go, happy birthday dear granddaughter.”

151. “May your special day have sweet moments, sweet cake, and even sweeter people because you are such a sweetheart! Thank you for being a sweet, kind, loving, and incredible granddaughter.”

152. “For me, you were the perfect gift that came at the right time, dear granddaughter. Thanks for being a part of our world. Have the best birthday every year.”

153. “Granddaughter, no matter what the future holds, know that I will always support and love you. You will never lose my love and affection, and I hope your special day is as wondrous as you are.”

154. “Darling, Happy birthday. May you rock the world with your beauty and intelligence like you filled our lives with happiness. We love you so much dear granddaughter.”

155. “Happy birthday to my favorite granddaughter! Yes, I know you are my only one, but still! This just means you get all my affection, adoration, and love all to yourself.”

156. “Dear granddaughter, I wish for your years to be filled with joy, beauty and love, with everything else that you may desire. Happy birthday!”

157. “Dear granddaughter, I am very proud of you. It seems like it was yesterday when you were born and now you are fulfilling your fifteen chimeras. A very beautiful happy birthday to you.”

158. “Dear granddaughter, I had loved you yesterday, I love you today, and I will love you tomorrow and forever.”

Granddaughter quotes to remind you how special they are

159. “Granddaughters are the grandest thing on Earth!”

160. “Granddaughters fill a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.”

161. “Granddaughters fill a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.”

162. “Granddaughters are like flowers that fill the world with beauty.”

163. “A granddaughter completes the life’s circle of love. You have shown us what it means to love another person unconditionally.”

164. “Dear granddaughter, you bring joy to my heart and light to my eyes. You are so precious, and I thank you for being an amazing addition to our family.”

165. “There are grandmothers out there who would move heaven and earth for their grandchildren.” – Janice Elliott-Howard

166. “A granddaughter is one of the greatest blessings in the world. I am so happy I got you in my life.”

167. “If I had a penny for every time my granddaughter makes me smile, I’d be a billionaire.”

168. “The future is in the hands of granddaughters. They will be mothers in the future and will teach their children how to be kind to others.”  

Granddaughter quotes that will bring a smile to your face

169. “Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels.” — Lexie Saige

170. “When you count your blessings, count your granddaughters twice.”

171. “One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever been given is my granddaughter.” — Ace Frehley 

172. “We may not be rich and famous, but our grandchildren are priceless.”

173. “My granddaughter’s first breath took mine away.”

174. “A granddaughter is someone you can laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.”

175. “Being an exceptional grandfather is not about changing your grandkids. It is about changing yourself.” — Eyre Richard

176. “I adore her smile, I cherish her hugs, I admire her heart but most of all… I love that she is my granddaughter.”

177. “He hollowed out spaces for laughter, and created joys to last long after; then reserved a special place for tenderness… when God made granddaughters.” — Rebecca Barlow Jordan

178.  “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.” — Rebecca Barlow Jordan

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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