Easter Quotes

Resurrection of Jesus
Easter is the most important annual religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. According to Christian scripture, Jesus was resurrected from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. Some Christians celebrate this resurrection on Easter Day or Easter Sunday (also Resurrection Day or Resurrection Sunday).
Easter is a moveable feast, meaning it is not fixed in relation to the civil calendar. The date of Easter varies between March 22 and April 25.

Some Classic Quotes on Easter:

“ The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances.”
~ Robert Flatt

“ Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness.”
~ Floyd W. Tomkins

“ Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless.”
~ Charles M. Crowe

“ The great gift of Easter is hope – Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.”
~ Basil C. Hume

“ And he departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and there find Him. For He departed, and behold, He is here.”
~ St Augustine

“ Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing.”
~ Albert Laighton

“ The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice. But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice.”
~ Henry Knox Sherrill

Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, “Christ is risen,” but “I shall rise.”
~ Phillips Brooks

“ Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.”
~ Clarence W. Hall

“ God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress.”
~ Robert South, Sermons

“ But from this earth, this grave, this dust,
My God shall raise me up, I trust.”
~ Walter Raleigh

“ The story of Easter is the story of God’s wonderful window of divine surprise.”
~ Carl Knudsen

“ Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.”
~ S.D. Gordon

“ He takes men out of time and makes them feel eternity.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ For I remember it is Easter morn,
And life and love and peace are all new born.”
~ Alice Freeman Palmer

“ We live and die; Christ died and lived! ”
~ John Stott

“ Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

“ Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.”
~ Martin Luther

“ The great Easter truth is not that we are to live newly after death – that is not the great thing – but that…we are to, and may, live nobly now because we are to live forever.”
~ Phillips Brooks