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Grandchildren Quotes

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Our grandchildren's grandchildren will shake their heads in shame
at some of the beliefs that we hold most dear today -
the question is, which ones?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Values Belief Change

Almost nothing you worry about today
will matter in a hundred years.
Think carefully about what you can focus on today.
Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference
to your great-grandchildren.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is about more than today, and more than yourself.
What will your legacy be?
What will your great-grandchildren be told about you?
Creating a legacy does not have to be a burden,
it can be your joy and can create
your satisfaction with living each day.
What kind of world do you want to leave your great-grandchildren?
What can you do today to help create that world?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.
- Claudette Colbert

My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren.
- Marilyn Horne

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I don't want my grandchildren to go through what I went through.
- Art Modell

Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging,
narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken
for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation.
- Warren Beatty

I believe keeping our promises should be our highest
priority and that means saving Social Security and
Medicare while preserving the American dream for our
children and grandchildren.
- Tom Coburn

I don't put off any time with my grandchildren.
I don't put off a thing.
- Lynn Redgrave

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old.
- Mary H. Waldrip

Gwen and I have four children and ten grandchildren.
- David Wilkerson

Our children are not going to be just "our children" -
they are going to be other people's husbands and wives
and the parents of our grandchildren.
- Mary S. Calderone

Never have children, only grandchildren.
- Gore Vidal

I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren.
- Brock Yates

I think when I have kids and grandchildren I will be
very proud to have them watch this movie.
- Mike Myers

My mother said, Don't worry abot what people think now.
Think about whether your children and grandchildren
will think you've done well.
- Lord Mountbatten

Our members are very much maligned.
Obviously the average age is 60 something,
but they all have children and grandchildren,
they understand what we need to do, they want to win.
- Francis Maude

My last son is leaving to go to college;
my grandchildren are being born.
My mother is living with me.
- Sally Field

Hollow commitments to action in the future are insufficient.
Deferring difficult issues must not be tolerated.
Our children and grandchildren expect us to speak and act decisively.
- Jenny Shipley

I am a Soviet man, and Yeltsin is a Soviet man -
maybe our grandchildren will be different.
- Aleksandr Lebed

I love to be with my son and my grandchildren,
like normal people.
I have no particular idea of what I represent to other people.
It's very mysterious to me.
I don't understand it.
- Omar Sharif

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

The human overpopulation issue is the topic I see as
the most vital to solve if our children and grandchildren
are to have a good quality of life.
- Alexandra Paul

Since the new film has been out, I'm doing quite a
lot but then in July I will start doing things at home.
I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such.
- Jeremy Bulloch

We owe it to each other - and to our children and grandchildren -
to leave our planet in a better state than when we found it.
- Christopher Dodd

The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren
may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
- David Attenborough

I have three grandchildren and am hoping for 20.
- Maureen Forrester

I'm most proud of the longevity of my marriage,
my kids, and my grandchildren.
If you don't have that, you really don't have very much.
- Bob Newhart

Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from
generation to generation.
- Lois Wyse

The great thing about baseball is when you're done,
you'll only tell your grandchildren the good things.
If they ask me about 1989, I'll tell them I had amnesia.
- Sparky Anderson

The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along
so well is that they have a common enemy.
- Sam Levenson

Now we are raising the debt limit 3 times,
up to $8 trillion, so that our children and our grandchildren
will have to pay for the cost of our expenditures.
- Chaka Fattah

Your sons weren't made to like you.
That's what grandchildren are for.
- Jane Smiley

With my support, the House of Representatives recently
voted to permanently repeal the death tax so that family
farms and businesses can be passed down to children and grandchildren.
- Doc Hastings

I'm a widower with three sons and seven grandchildren.
One of my sons is my partner on the ranch.
- Wilford Brimley

We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth
and ensure that our children and grandchildren have
a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live.
- Jim Clyburn

I write to tell my grandchildren where they come from,
and what their grandparents were up to,
and I hope they will in their own way continue.
I invite anyone else to listen in.
- Arthur Hertzberg

Elephants and grandchildren never forget.
- Andy Rooney

If we care about the children, the grandchildren,
the future generations, we need to make sure that they
do not become the cannon fodder of the future.
- Helen Thomas

I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence,
the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities
that never were and never will be.
- Maggie Gallagher

At this stage I am not involved with young adults as
closely as many other writers.
My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young.
- Margaret Mahy

If the massive invasion is not stopped,
we are going to be flooded to the extent that we will
drift into third world status.
For our children and for our grandchildren,
we cannot fail on this issue.
- Virgil Goode

If our society continues to support basic research
on how living organisms function,
it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared
the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.
- Paul D. Boyer

Finally, I do not believe that we should punish American
families who have worked diligently to provide for
themselves and want to pass along their success to
their children and grandchildren.
- Howard Coble

I reluctantly left the series because a) my age.
I'm 68 tomorrow and time is very precious for me to
spend time at home with my family and especially with the grandchildren.
They're aged 7 and 5.
After three years I became homesick for my home.
- Richard Briers

Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional.
People have the same things in mind.
They're supposed to grow up, go to college,
get a job, get married, and have children,
grandchildren.
That's the world I grew up in.
- Lisa Loeb

These few dollars you lose here today are going to
buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren.
This could be one of the big moments in your life;
don't make it your last!
- John Dillinger

Every place in the country you should get a license
that shows you know how to safely store it,
keep it away from your children or grandchildren.
You should have to license it so the police can trace
it if it's used in a crime.
- Michael D. Barnes

What we are effectively doing, I say this to the young
people of America whom my colleagues represent,
is leaving our children and grandchildren the tab for fighting a war,
letting them pay for the lion's share of it by simply
adding it to the national debt.
- John Spratt

The truth is the Republican leadership has created
a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America,
our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush
is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America.
- Dennis Cardoza

I have never experienced being madly in love the way
most people seem to have been,
although it is not something I would miss.
Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children
and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.
- Astrid Lindgren

The work completed during the special session was just the beginning.
During those six days we lit a spark that will positively
impact the lives of our children and grandchildren,
but the full fire is yet to come.
- Joe Manchin III

I do not want our children and grandchildren to live
in a world where everyday they fear some regional strongman
with weapons of mass destruction.
We need to send a message to these future would-be bullies:
you will not be allowed to threaten the world.
- George Voinovich

If we do not act now to strengthen Social Security,
the system that so many depend upon today will be unable
to meet its promises to tomorrow's retirees,
and it will burden our children and grandchildren with exhaustive taxes.
- Chris Chocola

There is a lot of room for improvement in Social Security.
We owe our children the most financially sound system possible.
They will have paid into it their entire working lives.
They deserve to be protected by it -
for our children and grandchildren.
- Mitch McConnell

Perhaps we shall also have to hold in check other coloured
peoples who will soon be in their certain prime,
and thus preserve the world, which is the world of our blood,
of our children and of our grandchildren.
- Heinrich Himmler

If these men decided that they have to go in there and fight,
I want them to send their own children and grandchildren.
I want them to not send a bunch of strangers' kids
in there to fight and die.
- F. Murray Abraham

And I have to tell you as a grandmother,
I worry about the fact that my grandchildren are going
to be paying for all the spending,
including military spending, that has gone on and the
tax cuts that have come through.
- Geraldine Ferraro

When I think about the world I would like to leave
to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have,
it is a world that moves away from unequal,
unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities -
locally,
nationally and globally - that share the characteristics
of all successful communities.
- William J. Clinton

We need to work our level best in this legislative
session to help grow Montana's economy,
so that grandchildren can stay in Montana,
grandchildren can visit their grandmother and grandfather by driving across town,
not flying across the country.
- Brian Schweitzer

But with a rate of return of 1.6 percent or less,
or a negative rate of return, our children and our grandchildren,
if we do not make changes, will in fact not have a secure retirement.
Indeed, they will not have the funds when they go to
retire to even minimally get by.
- John Shadegg

I guess if you're lucky enough not to have to pay your rent,
then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do,
what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own
and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren.
- Ellen Barkin

When our most important issue is the debt that we're
piling on our children and grandchildren,
I think it's pretty helpful to have someone in the U.S.
Senate who has actually managed billions of dollars
and knows how to cut billions of dollars.
- Carly Fiorina

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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