Who wants to be married to a grandfather?
You come on as a guest. You don't get the girl anymore. But that is our lives. You start off as the boyfriend, then you are the lover, then you are the husband, then you are the father, and then you are the grandfather.
A Native American grandfather talking to his young grandson tells the boy he has two wolves inside of him struggling with each other. The first is the wolf of peace, love and kindness. The other wolf is fear, greed and hatred. "Which wolf will win, grandfather?" asks the young boy. "Whichever one I feed," is the reply.
Having my grandfather here was the best moment leading into this tournament. Knowing he was in my corner just helped me relax even more.
He is an elderly man and he is due to become a grandfather soon. Be merciful. Our religion, Islam, does not allow us to harm the innocent.
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
My grandfather was a bit of a grouch. He did not want to visit with his grandchildren at work.
I'm very excited about this. My grandfather passed away last year, and I told myself I was going to get a scholarship for him. He always wanted that for me. I'm just so pleased that it actually happened.
Jay, who buried his grandfather earlier today, came out and played so well, showed so much heart; it was a very special performance.
We had six, but when my grandfather passed away, they cut them back to four.
That was my grandfather. People would use it as a directional landmark. He was kind of a junkman, that Mr. Frank Mraz. He worked on farm equipment and random things. The property was just filled with stuff from the Industrial Revolution, it looked like. My dad lives a mile from there. That's where I grew up. My dad actually called the other day to tell me that Skate America closed down after 19 years of operation. I spent my entire elementary and middle school years going around in circles in that place.
When my grandfather told Ferris that he had a beautiful daughter living in Lebanon, the young sailor was interested, ... After the war ended he traveled to Lebanon, fell in love with my mother, Esther, and they eloped. He brought her home with him to America as his wife.
Both my father and grandfather were entrepreneurs, in Cleveland. I was exposed to startups and buyouts and management from a young age. In fact, when I graduated, I had offers at Microsoft, Sun, IBM -- but my heart was in Vicious Systems.
Dad was really looking forward to being a grandfather for the first time. Six weeks before 9/11, I had breakfast with him, and I told him that we were going to name the child after him.
Thorpe was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in its first class. My grandfather was a footnote. Until today.
My grandfather, who was Shawnee, was a shaman, who taught me the old ways.
I was working there and thinking about my grandfather, an ironworker who was a Teamster.
It's something that has always been there, within me. My great-grandfather used to decorate his letters home from the First World War with ornate drawings, so maybe I inherited something from him. I stayed on at school and got art A-Level. It was just something I enjoyed doing, though it wasn't high on my list of potential careers. I was sports-orientated and I saw myself possibly being a PE teacher.
There's an intangibility factor with Stan. It's like having a second father or grandfather, or a favorite uncle who puts his arm around you.
She had the foresight just as her grandfather had the foresight about supermarkets. She convinced the board of directors that this was a great future, and it is a direction the food industry is going to go and that we needed to get in on the ground floor.
Angelina adopted a Cambodian baby. I'm a grandfather today.
I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born, but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how she could play the piano at the old house.
(Cameron's) grandmother used to come to games. His grandfather was there, and it's very emotional. So I know that some of the guys wanted to win this game for him.
This is for my grandfather and my parents and for the whole family. I'm so honored to be part of this musical family.
He comes from lineage of tough people. His grandfather was a great football player at Idaho. His father was a great player at Boise State. He comes by this naturally. He's the next generation of tough guys.