For first-timers, veterans, or those hoping to join the ranks real’ soon, here is a collection of more than 250 memorable quotations that capture the ups and downs and all points in between of what it means to be a grandmother and the inherent wisdom, power, and grandchildren-spoiling privileges that come with it. Heartwarming musings, advice, opinions, and observations are drawn from famous grandmothers around the world and those who know them all too well. Illustrated with full-color photos throughout, The Little Red Book of Grandmother’s Wisdom is the perfect gift for the beloved bubbe, nonna, or “queen mum” in your life.
“You have to stay in shape. My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven today and we don’t know where the hell she is.” —Ellen DeGeneres
“Just like his grandmother, [Barack] just keeps getting up and moving forward . . . with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.” —Michelle Obama
“I would say my grandmother would be like my personal god.” —Jamie Foxx