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Quotes Page 24

  • I know why families were created, with all their imperfections. They humanize you. They are made to make you forget yourself occasionally, so that the beautiful balance of life is not destroyed.
    - Anais Nin

  • Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.
    - Donald A. Norberg

  • We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
    - Marcel Proust

  • When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
    - Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Grandparents have a toleration for and patience with the boys and girls that parentslack.
    - Margaret E. Sangster

  • One thing is certain, and I have always known it-the joys of my life have nothing to do with age.
    - May Sarlon

  • Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.
    - Dorothy L. Sayers

  • In a dream you are never eighty.
    - Anne Sexton

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

  • Grandma was a kind of first-aid station, or a Red Cross nurse, who took up where the battle ended, accepting us and our little sobbing sins, gathering the whole of us into her lap, restoring us to health and confidence by her amazing faith in life and in a mortal's strength to meet it.
    - Lillian Smith

  • We can go into a quiet retirement, which is the traditional stereotype of a sixty-five-year old, or we can take a risk and put ourselves out where the caction is.
    - Salenig St. Marie

  • I shall not grow conservative with age.
    - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  • We are always the same age inside.
    - Gertrude Stein

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

  • It begins when the first baby is expected, and you think you are all in all necessary to the occasion only to find out that you are neither wanted nor expected; and then receive a hurry call at the last minute to say that after all you had better come.
    - Mrs. Clipston Sturgis

  • I anticipate with much pleasure sitting on a little pink cloud in the hereafter and watching my granddaughter upsetting all her mother's most cherished convictions.
    - Mrs. Clipston Sturgis

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