Grandmothers have been inspiring writers for many generations. Sample these classic quotations about grandmothers from famous writers.
- Louisa May Alcott, American writer
"A house needs a grandma in it."
- Erma Bombeck, American humorist
"A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween."
- Christopher Morley, American writer
"It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace."
- William Shakespeare, British playwright
"A grandam's name is little less in love / Than is the doting title of a mother. . ."
- Victor Hugo, French novelist
"If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother."
- V. S. Naipaul, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
"As a child I knew almost nothing, nothing beyond what I had picked up in my grandmother's house."