119+ Best Grandpa Quotes That Will Touch Your Heart

Grandpas have an ability to make you smile and provide feelings of love, connection, and safety. Also, spending time with grandparents can positively impact children’s neurological capabilities, emotional intelligence and insight. Inspirational grandfather quotes help you express how much you love him, appreciate the wisdom of long experience and celebrate the special bond you share.

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Most Famous Grandpa Quotes

A grandfather makes us laugh, makes us feel safe, and always makes us feel loved. – Kate Summers

There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson. – Victor Hugo

Great fathers get promoted to grandfathers. – Unknown

Grandpas are a wealth of information. – Bryna Nelson Paston

A grandfather has the wisdom of long experience and the love of an understanding heart. – Unknown

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A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. – Unknown

To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word boo. – Robert Brault

To be able to watch your children’s children grow up is truly a blessing from above. – Byron Pulsifer

Grandpas bring a little wisdom, happiness, warmth, and love to every life they touch. – Unknown

Grandpas always have time for you when everyone else is too busy. – Unknown

Grandfathers have a really tough time saying no to their granddaughters. – Unknown

The closest friends I made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and loving grandmother or grandfather. – Margaret Mead

Grandpa, You made my childhood unforgettable. I love you. – Unknown

Being a grandfather is one of the true joys of life; it is an awesome time. – Catherine Pulsifer

One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. – Joy Hargrove

Short Grandpa Quotes

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. – Abraham Lincoln

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

A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. – Unknown

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My grandpa taught me how to live off the land. – Hank Williams Jr

Every parent knows that children look at their grandparents as a source of wisdom and security. – David Jeremiah

Grandfathers are magicians who create wonderful memories for their grandchildren. – Unknown

Great dads get promoted to grandpa. – Unknown

The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap. – Unknown

Grandfathers are magicians who create wonderful memories for their grandchildren. – Unknown

More and more, when I single out the person out who inspired me most, I go back to my grandfather. – James Earl Jones

Some of the world’s best educators are grandparents. – Charles W. Shedd

Grandpa says we’ve got everything to make us happy but happiness. – Ellen Glasgow

A child’s eyes light up when they see their Grandpa. – Catherine Pulsifer

A great grandfather is an immobile source of disposable income. – Unknown

Grandfathers know a lot. I know this because I am a grandfather and I feel like I know a lot of things, and frankly I’m rarely wrong. – Blaine Pardoe

Grandfathers are known to act silly, especially on their birthdays. – Unknown

Grandfather Quotes

Happiness is, a grandpa hug. – Unknown

Grandfathers are just antique little boys. – Unknown

God blessed me with the best grandpa! Happy Father’s Day! – Unknown

Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins. – Joyce Allston

Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. – Doug Larson

My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn. – Louis Adamic

Grandpa has ears that truly listen, arms that always hold, love that’s never ending and a heart that’s made of gold. – Unknown

Grandparents make the world … a little softer, a little kinder, a little warmer. – Unknown

Grandpa, you are my hero better than superman. – Unknown

One becomes a grandfather and one sees the world a little differently. Certainly the world becomes a more vulnerable place when one has a grandchild, or now I have two. And I think that possibly there’s some tenderness that came out of just time and age and being a parent and grandparent. – C. K. Williams

Grandmas and grandpas are grand-angels. – Terri Guillemets

When I think of all the blessings in my life, Grandpa, you are right there at the very top of the list! – Unknown

Grandpa, your guiding hand will be on my shoulder forever. – Unknown

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. – Abraham Lincoln

My grandfather has a big influence on me; without him, I wouldn’t be where I am now. – Angelique Kerber

Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers. – Lewis Mumford

My grandfather did a lot of things in his life. What he was most proud of was raising his family. – Tagg Romney

Grandfathers are wonderful. Grandfathers are kind. Grandfathers are special And I’m happy you are mine! I wish you a very warm and happy Father’s Day. – Unknown

Our land is everything to us…. I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it — with their lives. – John Wooden

Grandchildren don’t stay young forever, which is good because grandfathers have only so many horsy rides in them. – Gene Perret

Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things. – Unknown

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. – Indira Gandhi

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Happiness is a grandpa hug. – Unknown

Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories, and love. – Unknown

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

A baby has a way of making a man out of his father and a boy out of his grandfather. – Angie Papadakis

My grandfather was smart and had a whole lot of pride. He didn’t speak a terrible amount, but you could tell there was a ton on his mind – like a quiet acceptance of how life had turned out. – Frank Ocean

Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave another. – Richard Garnett

A family with an old person has a living treasure of gold. – Chinese Proverb

A grandpa is someone you never outgrow your need for. – Unknown

Grandpa got us up early, otherwise we might miss something. Sunsets, he loved ’em. Made us love ’em. – Lucille Ball

Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth and lean to hear my feeble voice. – Black Elk

My Granddad was very protective of his family, and always wanted the best for us. – Naomi Dowdy

Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being. – Margaret Mead

Grandfather means a best, crazy but an old friend forever who will never cheat or leave you. – Unknown

My grandfather was a wonderful role model. Through him I got to know the gentle side of men. – Sarah Long

Beautiful Grandpa Quotes

A grandfather finds both joy and peace in his heart each time a new grandchild is born. – Unknown

If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can. – Regina Brett

A grandfather is someone you can look up to no matter how tall you grow. – Unknown

My grandfather taught me how important it is to have your eyes open, because you never know what’s going to come your way. – Bobbi Brown

When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands have arthritis too. That’s love. – Unknown

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Grandfathers do have a special place in the lives of their children’s children. They can delight and play with them and even indulge them in ways that they did not indulge their own children. Grandfather knows that after the fun and games are over with his adorable grandchildren he can return to the quiet of his own home and peacefully reflect on this phenomenon of fatherhood. – Alvin F. Poussaint

All grandfathers possess a limitless amount of interesting stories gathered from the past. – Unknown

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

Grandpas have the patience and time to teach you how to sail a model boat or take you to a football match. – Unknown

Grandpas have the patience and time to teach you how to sail a model boat or take you to a football match. – Unknown

Grandfathers give us not only wisdom and encouragement, but there are an inspiration to us. – Kate Summers

I’m very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch. – Woody Allen

I was taught by my grandfather that anything that your mind can conceive, you can have. It’s a reality. – Lenny Kravitz

The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. – Sam Levenson

His heritage to his children wasn’t words or possessions, but an unspoken treasure, the treasure of his example as a man and father. – Will Rogers Jr.

Grandpa, you made my childhood unforgettable. I love you. – Unknown

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. – Clarence Thomas

I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. – Abraham Lincoln

My grandfather was a very elegant individual. My father also. He was a lawyer and a farmer in Cuba. In Miami, he had to work wherever he could, but whenever it was time to go out, you saw how they cared for how they looked. – Andy Garcia

A grandfather is not just a role model, but also a great friend. – Unknown

Grandpas are the wise ole ones that are cuddly as a bear, who always have a neat new trick and story yet to share. – Katherine E. Harmon

Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet. – Gene Perret

Our grandfather always full of encouragement and optimism, with wise words for all of us kids. – Kate Summers

The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. – Dave Barry

At Christmas time we couldn’t afford tinsel, so we’d wait till grandpa sneezed. – Rodney Dangerfield

My best memory to recall is the gift of your presence the greatest gift of all. – Rebecca D. Cook

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. – Kahlil Gibran

My grandpa taught me how to live off the land. – Hank Williams Jr

I think our culture needs more grandpas ridin along with grandson and girlfriend. – Duck Dynasty

Cute Grandfather Quotes

Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels. – Lexie Saige

He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much. – Bessie A. Stanley

Deep down, I always knew, that you really care for me, your harshness was fake, it was for me to make, the most out of love, I truly love you grandpa, you are and will remain the best in life, love you so much! – Unknown

You know, when I was nine, maybe ten, my grandfather… he would wave me over, and he would do this all the time, and then he’d say “Lee, be a good boy. Just don’t be too good.” – Battlestar Galactica

Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.

Young people need something stable to hang on to – a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them. – Jay Kesler

What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies. – Rudolph Giuliani

When the chips are down, grandmothers can be counted on to do whatever’s necessary. When the chips are down for grandfathers, we just go into the kitchen and get more chips. – Michael Milligan

‘Grandpa, how much do you love grandma?’ ‘Even in our late sixties, that smile on her wrinkled cheeks, still give me butterflies.’ – Abhi

We’d like to convey our respect and admiration for being a cool grandpa today we celebrate a terrific grandfather. – Unknown

I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather — not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. – Wil Shriner

There are many people that have inspired me in my life, but no one as much as my grandfather

If I could choose a grandpa for my children from all the granddads in the world, there is no doubt I would choose you.

True love isn’t Romeo and Juliet; it is Grandma and Grandpa who grew old together.

So, there’s these children, they kinda stole my heart. They call me grandpa.

I’m proud of many things in life, but nothing beats being a grandpa.

Becoming a grandpa doesn’t mean that you’re old, it means you’ve been blessed with the most precious gift there is.

The only thing better than having you as a dad, is my children having you as a grandpa.

Grandfathers are magicians who create wonderful memories for their grandchildren.

When God was handing out grandpas, he saved the best for me.

When my grandpa didn’t have my hand, he always had my back.

When you have a grandchild that you love with all that is within you, only then you know just how incredible it is to be a grandpa.

A granddaughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.