Grandparents Quotes

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

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I was born to a single mom and raised by her and my grandparents. Anthony Foxx

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All parents are an embarrassment to their kids. Often, grandparents are the relief. Kids don't have to resist you. Anne Lamott

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I went to church with my grandparents sometimes and I loved it. Anne Lamott

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My dad keeps joking about sneaking into my grandparents' house and switching out their HBO for PBS so they think I'm on 'Downton Abbey.' Allison Williams

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My grandparents all came from Lithuania to South Africa. Antony Sher

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My mom, dad, grandparents, we all do voices. Bill Hader

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I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said 'We saw your movie.' 'Which one?' I said. He shouted 'Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn't like? Brad Pitt

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I lived on the farm with my parents and grandparents. I had no playmates as a young child, and I was indulged. I helped my grandmother piece quilts, and we made pretty albums, an old-fashioned pastime. We cut poems and pictures out of magazines. Bobbie Ann Mason

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Our house was always full of grandparents and aunts and uncles and cousins. Bryan Clay

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As a family comedian, it is so wonderful seeing everyone from kids through to grandparents being entertained by you. Bobby Davro

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I grew up around the corner from my grandparents' dairy farm, which was three miles outside of a small town called Phoenix. Bruce Coville

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My parents are Irish, my grandparents are Irish, my great-grandparents are Irish. I was born in England; my blood is Irish. Brian McDermott

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We should be ashamed of ourselves. We inherited the best infrastructure on the globe from our grandparents... and we've taken that inheritance and squandered it. Cory Booker

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Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation. Christian Lacroix

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My grandparents, like many genocide survivors, took most of their stories to their graves. Chris Bohjalian

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I'm Cuban. Both my parents are Cuban. My grandparents are, too. Although I have no idea where Fit comes from. Chrissie Fit

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I was from a tiny little island, which I always say is one corn field away from a horror film: it was, like, isolated, and everybody knew everybody, and you go to school with the grandkids of the grandparents that your grandparents went to school with. Dove Cameron

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Harlem exists in retrospect, in the memory of grandparents or elderly cousins, those 'old-timers' ever ready with their geysers of remembered scenes. The legends of 'Black Mecca' are preserved in the glossy musicals of Times Square and in texts of virtually every kind. Darryl Pinckney

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When I lived summers at my grandparents' farm, haying with my grandfather from 1938 to 1945, my dear grandmother Kate cooked abominably. For noon dinners, we might eat three days of fricasseed chicken from a setting hen that had boiled twelve hours. Donald Hall

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Both my grandparents were officers in World War Two, and I would be personally offended if somebody distorted their achievements. David Ayer

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All four of my grandparents were educators, my mom was a school nurse, and I went through the public school system. Erin Cummings

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My grandparents used to bring me books every time they saw me. Gabrielle Zevin

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My grandparents, they came through Ellis Island in 1923, and you know, I'd heard all the stories. James Gray

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But one sets of grandparents lived on Davidson Avenue in the Bronx and one lived in Manhattan and I had an aunt and uncle in Queens, so in my heart I was a New Yorker. Jason Alexander

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I was brought up by my grandparents. So people go, 'Oh, what was that like? That must have been hard.' And you go: 'No, it wasn't.' It was just completely actually normal because the new norm seems to be whatever you make of it, doesn't it? James McAvoy

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He knew a lot about his grandparents - and perhaps he feels he's been endowed with abilities to go into people's heads who are long dead - but, to a certain extent, he's making it up. Jeffrey Eugenides

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When I was a kid, I resented my grandparents not speaking the perfect English I wanted to speak. Jose Antonio Vargas

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We hear lots of stories where grandparents go to a store and buy a smartphone so they can keep in touch with kids and grandkids. Jan Koum

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What I like most about an aquarium is that all ages, from toddlers to pre-schoolers to retired grandparents, can really enjoy the wonders of the sea. Jim Pattison

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