51 Heartfelt Grandma Quotes to Message Your Nana

Grandma Quotes

Wether called nana, nonna, abuela, gigi or simply grandma, these grandmother quotes hit hard with all the feels & express your gratitude for the love she has given you all these years.

Grandma Quotes

Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special.

“Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special.” – Catherine Pulsifer

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.” – Ellen DeGeneres

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

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

In the sky there are always answers and explanations for everything: every pain, every suffering, joy and confusion.

“In the sky there are always answers and explanations for everything: every pain, every suffering, joy and confusion.” – Ishmael Beah

Grandma must have come to inspect the settings a hundred times, being a perfectionist. Her love was evident in every little thing that was present in the house. It was soothing to be back in the house.

“Grandma must have come to inspect the settings a hundred times, being a perfectionist. Her love was evident in every little thing that was present in the house. It was soothing to be back in the house.” – Preethi Venugopala

I want to be a sunshine grandma.

“I want to be a sunshine grandma.” – Kay Robertson

A grandma is someone who’s dear in every way. Her smile is like the sunshine that brightens each new day.

“A grandma is someone who’s dear in every way. Her smile is like the sunshine that brightens each new day.” – Unknown

I thought grandmothers had to like you. It’s a law or something.

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

Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple… Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.

“Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple… Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.” – Janet Lanese

Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future.

“Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future.” – Helen Ketchum

If grandmas hadn’t existed, kids would have inevitably invented them.

“If grandmas hadn’t existed, kids would have inevitably invented them.” – Arthur Kornhaber

Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.

“Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” – Michael Pollan

I grew up in a very musical household. There was music and dance. My great-grandma was a famous tap dancer in the ’40s, my mom was a dancer, she met my dad on the road when he was on tour in the ’60s. Music is my heart and soul, it’s my love.

“I grew up in a very musical household. There was music and dance. My great-grandma was a famous tap dancer in the ’40s, my mom was a dancer, she met my dad on the road when he was on tour in the ’60s. Music is my heart and soul, it’s my love.” – Taryn Manning

A grandmother once said that children are the investments and grandchildren the dividends.

“A grandmother once said that children are the investments and grandchildren the dividends.” – Selma Berg

Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.

“Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.” – Marcy Demaree

A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.

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

She seems to have had the ability to stand firmly on The Rock of her past while living completely and unregretfully in the present.

“She seems to have had the ability to stand firmly on The Rock of her past while living completely and unregretfully in the present.” – Madeline L’Engle

I still loved Granny. It flowed out of my chest. With Granny gone, where would my love go?

“I still loved Granny. It flowed out of my chest. With Granny gone, where would my love go?” – Jessica Maria Tuccelli

My grandmother is my angel on earth.

“My grandmother is my angel on earth.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Granny always said finding justice was as tough as putting socks on a rooster.

“Granny always said finding justice was as tough as putting socks on a rooster.” – Jessica Maria Tuccelli

I want to be the grandmother who plays inside and outside, experiencing joy with each grandchild, according to his or her personality and interests.

“I want to be the grandmother who plays inside and outside, experiencing joy with each grandchild, according to his or her personality and interests.” – Sharon Carpenter

I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.

“I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.” – Susan Strasberg

… to this day, I still continue the learning process to build upon the foundational lessons from my grandmother. I combine her teachings with the wisdom I glean from various sources…

“… to this day, I still continue the learning process to build upon the foundational lessons from my grandmother. I combine her teachings with the wisdom I glean from various sources…” – Martha Mutomba

A grandma is someone who plays a special part in all the treasured memories we hold within our heart.

“A grandma is someone who plays a special part in all the treasured memories we hold within our heart.” – Unknown

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

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

My grandmother, a dim, stern figure, named her children Lily and Violet, which I guess from seeing a picture of my mother’s paved, ugly backyard, was the nearest she came to a garden.

“My grandmother, a dim, stern figure, named her children Lily and Violet, which I guess from seeing a picture of my mother’s paved, ugly backyard, was the nearest she came to a garden.” – Emma Joy Crone

When she smiles, the lines in her face become epic narratives that trace the stories of generations that no book can replace.

“When she smiles, the lines in her face become epic narratives that trace the stories of generations that no book can replace.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

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.

“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.” – Rudy Giuliani

You think I can’t take your weight? I carried you when you were a baby and I could carry you now. – Candice Carty

“You think I can’t take your weight? I carried you when you were a baby and I could carry you now. – Candice Carty” – Williams

A faint smell of lilac filled the air. There was always lilac in this part of town. Where there were grandmothers, there was always lilac.

“A faint smell of lilac filled the air. There was always lilac in this part of town. Where there were grandmothers, there was always lilac.” – Laura Miller

Her crown of white hair seemed to stand like a halo around her in the night sky.

“Her crown of white hair seemed to stand like a halo around her in the night sky.” – Lilian Li

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

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

A grandma’s name is little less in love than is the doting title of a mother.

“A grandma’s name is little less in love than is the doting title of a mother.” – William Shakespeare

To all of the grandmothers who make the world more gentle, more tolerant and more safe for our children. Never doubt your importance. – Mary

“To all of the grandmothers who make the world more gentle, more tolerant and more safe for our children. Never doubt your importance. – Mary” – Lou Rosengren

My grandmother always told me how you start is how you finish.

“My grandmother always told me how you start is how you finish.” – Bernie Mac

Grandmother opens up a new world of change, challenge, and celebration in a woman’s life.

“Grandmother opens up a new world of change, challenge, and celebration in a woman’s life.” – Rebecca Barlow Jordan

When Grandma’s last breath waltzed from that room, my heart opened wide like a parachute, and I realized she didn’t die. She simply found a silence she could call her own.

“When Grandma’s last breath waltzed from that room, my heart opened wide like a parachute, and I realized she didn’t die. She simply found a silence she could call her own.” – Jeffrey McDaniel

Beware! Authentic communication is not to be confused with Grandma’s unfiltered comments!

“Beware! Authentic communication is not to be confused with Grandma’s unfiltered comments!” – Vindy Teja

A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.

“A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.” – Barbara Cage

Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.

“Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.” – Paulette Alden

Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.

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

We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.

“We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.” – Phyllis Theroux

If your baby is ‘beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,’ you’re the grandma.

“If your baby is ‘beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,’ you’re the grandma.” – Teresa Bloomingdale

Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas – that’s what my grandma taught me.

“Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas – that’s what my grandma taught me.” – Lord Chesterfield

A garden of love grows in a grandmother’s heart.

“A garden of love grows in a grandmother’s heart.” – Unknown

Every house needs a grandmother in it.

“Every house needs a grandmother in it.” – Louisa Mae Alcott

Grandmother, the true power behind the power.

“Grandmother, the true power behind the power.” – Lisa Birnbach

As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother.

“As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother.” – Prince William

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

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

Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me.

“Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me.” – Alexandra Stoddard

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.

“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

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