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"Christ will rise on Easter day!" - Phillips Brooks

"Easter, so longed for, is gone in a day." - James Howell

"Sherrill On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer." - Douglas Horton

"On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer." - Douglas Horton

"But oh, she dances in such a way! No sun upon an Easter-day Is half so fine a sight." - John Suckling

"My favorite Catholic holiday is Easter. For those of you that don't know, Easter is the day we celebrate Jesus rising from the grave and coming back to Earth as a rabbit that hides colored eggs." - Adam Ferrara

"Easter is never deserved." - Jan Karon

"The primary metaphor for the Easter season is the church as the resurrected people living a resurrected spirituality. Because of Easter we are in union with Christ and are called to live in our baptismal identity in his resurrection. This essential theme of Easter cannot be communicated in a day. It takes a season." - Robert E. Webber

"Dear God, don't let us confine Easter to Easter." - Matt Fitzgerald

"Easter means that Christmas worked." - Timothy Keller

"The Jews spend at Easter." - George Herbert

"Good Idea: Finding Easter eggs on Easter. Bad Idea: Finding Easter eggs on Xmas." - Jack Handey

"I have an Easter challenge for Christians. My challenge is simply this: tell me what happened on Easter. I am not asking for proof. My straightforward request is merely that Christians tell me exactly what happened on the day that their most important doctrine was born." - Dan Barker

"Tomb, thou shalt not hold Him longer; Death is strong, but Life is stronger; Stronger than the dark, the light; Stronger than the wrong, the right; Faith and Hope triumphant say Christ will rise on Easter Day." - Phillips Brooks

"A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn." - Hugh Mackay

"Celestial spirit that doth roll; The heart's sepulchral stone away, Be this our resurrection day, The singing Easter of the soul - O gentle Master of the Wise, Teach us to say: "I will arise."" - Richard Le Gallienne

"Up and down our lives obedient Walk, dear Christ, with footsteps radiant, Till those garden lives shall be Fair with duties done for Thee; And our thankful spirits say, "Christ arose on Easter Day."" - Phillips Brooks

"On Easter or Christmas Day, my mother might drag me to church, just as she dragged me to the Buddhist temple, the Chinese New Year celebration, the Shinto shrine, and ancient Hawaiian burial sites." - Barack Obama

"Blessed are thoseto whom Easter is not a hunt... but a find; not a greeting... but a proclamation; not an outward fashion... but inward grace; not a day... but an eternity." - Anderson Luis de Abreu Oliveira

"Up and down our lives obedient Walk, dear Christ, with footsteps radiant, Till those garden lives shall be Fair with duties done for Thee; And our thankful spirits say, Christ arose on Easter Day." - Phillips Brooks

"Up and down our lives obedient Walk, dear Christ, with footsteps radiant, Till those garden lives shall be Fair with duties done for Thee; And our thankful spirits say, "Christ arose on Easter Day."" - Phillips Brooks

"Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light; But oh, she dances such a way! No sun upon an Easter-day Is half so fine a sight." - John Suckling

"Celestial spirit that doth roll The heart's sepulchral stone away, Be this our resurrection day, The singing Easter of the soul - O gentle Master of the Wise, Teach us to say: I will arise." - Richard Le Gallienne

"A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?" - Hugh Mackay

"Every day of our lives and in every season of the year (not just at Easter time), Jesus asks each of us, as he did following his triumphant entry into Jerusalem those many years ago, 'What think ye of Christ? whose son is he?' (Matt. 22:42.) We declare that he is the Son of God, and the reality of that fact should stir our souls more frequently. I pray that it will, this Easter season and always." - Howard W. Hunter

"Every day of our lives and in every season of the year (not just at Easter time), Jesus asks each of us, as he did following his triumphant entry into Jerusalem those many years ago, "What think ye of Christ? whose son is he?" (Matt. 22:42.) We declare that he is the Son of God, and the reality of that fact should stir our souls more frequently. I pray that it will, this Easter season and always." - Howard W. Hunter

"Ring, snow-white bells, your purest praise To glorify this Easter day, And let our risen Saviour's joy Your voiceless, fragrant breath employ - Fill every valley with perfume And lighten death's appalling gloom, Teach ye our troubled hearts the way To trust our Saviour every day." - William James Romeyn Taylor

"The years came and went, the children came and left. The worst of getting old is not tiredness and aches and pains, but that time rushes on so quickly, that in the end it doesn't seem to exist. It's Christmas and then it's Easter. It's a clear winter's day and then a hot summer's day. In between it's a vacuum." - Marianne Fredriksson

"The two great moments in human history are the day that Christ was born and the day He was raised from the dead. These are represented by Christmas and Easter - the two biggest holidays for the church. People who don't even go to church do go on these days." - Louie Giglio

"You never realize how much your mother loves you till you explore the attic - and find every letter you ever sent her, every finger painting, clay pot, bead necklace, Easter chicken, cardboard Santa Claus, paperlace Mother's Day card and school report since day one." - Pam Brown

"We are Easter people living in a Good Friday world." - Barbara Johnson

"The rabbit of Easter. He bring of the chocolate." - David Sedaris

"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life." - S. D Gordon

"I think Easter is most profoundly about meaning, not mechanism." - Katharine Jefferts Schori

"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life." - S.D. Gordon

"I'm Jewish, so I don't know much about Easter eggs." - Simon Kinberg

"Easter is very important to me, it's a second chance." - Reba Mcentire

"There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter." - Gordon B Hinckley

"In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade." - Irving Berlin

"What did the last Easter Islander say as he chopped down the last tree? The Easter Islanders didnt have anthropologists." - Jared Diamond

"Easter occurs on different dates each year because, like the Jewish Passover, it is based upon the vernal equinox, that dramatic moment when the hours of the day-light and the hours of darkness at last draw parallel and then the light finally and triumphantly wins out. Thus Easter is always fixed as the first Sunday after the first full moon following the spring equinox. It's a cosmic, solar, and lunar event as deeply rooted in religious traditions originating from sun-god worship as one could conceivably imagine." - Tom Harpur

"'Tis spring; come out to ramble The hilly brakes around, For under thorn and bramble About the hollow ground The primroses are found. And there's the windflower chilly With all the winds at play, And there's the Lenten lily That has not long to stay And dies on Easter day." - A E Housman

"It would be so nice to have the luxury just to laze. So nice not to have to always get up and get dressed for some occasion. Always having to move from here to there, where everything is scheduled and even having lunch with my kids on their Easter break has to be slotted in. Maybe one day..." - Benazir Bhutto

"Here the whole world (stars, water, air, And field, and forest, as they were Reflected in a single mind) Like cast off clothes was left behind In ashes, yet with hopes that she, Re-born from holy poverty, In lenten lands, hereafter may Resume them on her Easter Day." (Epitaph for Joy Gresham)" - C S Lewis

"Between the three, Facebook is literally everyone I've ever shaken hands with at a conference or kissed on the cheek at Easter. Twitter seems to be everyone I am entertained by or I wish to meet some day. Foursquare seems to be everyone I run into on a regular basis. All three of those social graphs are powerful in their own." - Dennis Crowley

"Easter is not a time for groping through dusty, musty tomes or tombs to disprove spontaneous generation or even to prove life eternal. It is a day to fan the ashes of dead hope, a day to banish doubts and seek the slopes where the sun is rising, to revel in the faith which transports us out of ourselves and the dead past into the vast and inviting unknown." - Anonymous

"I live day by day." - Gustavo Dudamel

"Philosophy changes day by day." - Sarah Brightman

"The death, and the burial, and the resurrection of Jesus happened over three days. Friday was the day of suffering and pain and agony. Saturday was the day of doubt and confusion and misery. But Easter, that Sunday, was the day of hope and joy and victory. You will face these three days over and over and over in your lifetime. And when you do, you'll find yourself asking, as I did, three fundamental questions: Number one, what do I do in my days of pain? Two, how do I get through my days of doubt and confusion? Three, how do I get to the days of joy and victory? The answer is Easter." - Rick Warren

"Just the other day the AP wire had a story about a man from Arkansas who entered some kind of contest and won a two-week vacation-all expenses paid-wherever he wanted to go. Any place in the world: Mongolia, Easter Island, the Turkish Riviera . . . but his choice was Salt Lake City, and that's where he went. Is this man a registered voter? Has he come to grips with the issues? Has he bathed in the blood of the lamb?" - Hunter S Thompson

"I figure if Doc is right about the time I have left,I should wrap up my adolescence in the next few days, get into my early productive stages about the third week of school, go through my midlife crisis during Martin Luther King Jr's birthday, redouble my efforts at productivity and think about my legacy, say, Easter, and start cashing in my 401(k)s a couple weeks before Memorial Day." - Chris Crutcher

"...left to ourselves we lapse into a kind of collusion with entrophy, acquiescing in the general belief that things may be getting worse but that there's nothing much we can do about them. And we are wrong. Our task in the present...is to live as resurrection people in between Easter and the final day, with our Christian life, corporate and individual, in both worship and mission, as a sign of the first and a foretaste of the second." - N T Wright

"What happened on that day (of Easter) became, was and remained the centre around which everything else moves. For everything lasts its time, but the love of God - which was at work and was expressed in the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead - lasts forever. Because this event took place, there is no reason to despair, and even when we read the newspaper with all its confusing and frightening news, there is every reason to hope." - Karl Barth

"The message of Easter is not that Jesus is alive, it is so much more. The message of Easter is that Jesus has risen!" - Colin S. Smith

"I like Easter. But let's remember that Christ's resurrection is not truer at Easter than at any other time of the year." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Each day the first day: Each day a life." - Dag Hammarskjold

"'Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Easter is always the answer to "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me!"" - Madeleine L'Engle

"Owe money at Easter and Lent will seem short to thee." - James Howell

"So this chocolate princess. Her knight in shining armor is the Easter Bunny." - Rachel Cohn

"The Easter Bunny is a major reason for heroin addiction in America." - John Waters

"I use a lot of double meanings. I hide 'em like Easter eggs." - Jay-Z

"Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday." - Fulton J Sheen

"Easter is about Jesus: the Jesus who announced God's saving, sovereign kingdom..." - N T Wright

"I said, 'The nice thing about Alzheimer's is you get to hide your own Easter eggs.'" - John Mccain

"He's the only man I know of who can hide his own easter eggs." - Bobby Heenan

"Easter was when they nailed Him to the cross. And He never said a mumbling word." - Thomas Jefferson

"The Jewes spend at Easter, the Moors at marriages, the Christians in sutes." - George Herbert

"If it's easter than east and wester than west, it must be north." - Jessica Day George

"Easter is about Jesus: the Jesus who announced God's saving, sovereign kingdom..." - N T Wright

"Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there." - Clarence W. Hall

"Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless." - Charles M. Crowe

"Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter." - Benjamin Franklin

"Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The story of Easter is the story of God's wonderful window of divine surprise." - Carl Knudsen

"You know what I'm doing for Easter? I'm gonna be hanging with my Peeps." - Jay Leno

"To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ." - Bernhard Langer

"Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life." - Janine Di Giovanni

"Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter." - Benjamin Franklin

"We were taking collections for people with AIDS in New York around Easter." - Chita Rivera

"My mom used to say that Greek Easter was later because then you get stuff cheaper." - Amy Sedaris

"Christ appeared alive on several occasions after the cataclysmic events of that first Easter." - Josh Mcdowell

"I use to believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and Tom Cruise too." - Barbara Bretton

"Every day is just one day." - Anonymous

"I have a Father's Day every day" - Dennis Banks

"Each day is a day of decision." - Russell M Nelson

"Every day is a good day." - Yunmen Wenyan

"The day-to-day exhausted me!" - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"I have a Father's Day every day." - Dennis Banks

"Every day is judgment day-use it." - Brigham Young

"Any day acting is an amazing day." - Kiernan Shipka

"I'm a day-to-day-type person." - Clint Eastwood

"It's modern-day slavery." - Adrian Peterson

"Good day, fair maidens." - Val Venis

"Armistice Day has become Veterans' Day. Armistice Day was sacred. Veterans' Day is not." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Smoke weed every day." - Wiz Khalifa

"Another day, another dollar." - Proverbs

"It's your day - a woman's day It's your day - a woman's day" - Peter Gabriel

"I cook every day." - Jennie Garth

"We shred every day." - Fawn Hall

"Every day is bizarre." - Mia Kirshner

"Paint something every day." - David Hockney

"I'm happy every day." - Bruce Willis

"Company makes my day." - Jenny Holzer

"How late is it? How long have we been sitting here? I look at my watch - three thirty and the day is almost ending. It's October. All those kids recently returned to classrooms with new bags and pencil cases will be looking forward to half term already. How quickly it goes. Halloween soon, then firework night. Christmas. Spring. Easter. Then there's my birthday in May. I'll be seventeen. How long can I stave it off? I don't know. All I know is that I have two choices - stay wrapped in blankets and get on with dying, or get the list back together and get on with living." - Jenny Downham

"How late is it? How long have we been sitting here? I look at my watch - three thirty and the day is almost ending. It's October. All those kids recently returned to classrooms with new bags and pencil cases will be looking forward to half term already. How quickly it goes. Halloween soon, then firework night. Christmas. Spring. Easter. Then there's my birthday in May. I"ll be seventeen. How long can I stave it off? I do' know. All I know is that I have two choices - stay wrapped in blankets and get on with dying, or get the list back together and get on with living." - Jenny Downham

"Kids in Washington every year have the big Easter egg roll on the White House lawn. The kids found 300 Easter eggs. They also found about 10,000 missing Hillary emails." - David Letterman

"Here's the problem with Easter. The Catholic Church needs to pick a date because it keeps moving. And I think the reason they always have Easter moving to different dates is to catch us." - Denis Leary

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

"Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter." - Fran Lebowitz

"A toast once heard: "To my big sister, who never found her second Easter egg until I'd found my first."" - Robert Breault

"Easter is so disappointing. You suffer all the way through lent, and what do you get for it? A ham." - Garrison Keillor

"They have Easter egg hunts in Philadelphia, and if the kids don't find the eggs, they get booed." - Bob Uecker

"The atheists traditionally hold their conventions from Good Friday to Easter Sunday during the hours Christ spent in the grave." - Bill Murray

"Easter was when Hope in person surprised the whole world by coming forward from the future into the present." - N T Wright

"When Good Friday comes, these are the moments in life when we feel there's no hope. But then, Easter comes." - Coretta Scott King

"I got the sneaking suspicion that the vampire was a couple of Peeps short of an Easter basket." - Jim Butcher

"What do you mean, you don't believe in homosexuality? It's not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn't necessary." - Lea Delaria

"Philadelphia fans would boo funerals, an Easter egg hunt, a parade of armless war vets and the Liberty Bell." - Bo Belinsky

"Easter is an earthquake, an explosion. If you see it as less than that, you're not getting it." - Robert Barron

"The Cross of Christ may have overcome evil, but it did not overcome unfairness. For that, Easter is required." - Philip Yancey

"Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter. That maketh the leaf and the flower come out." - Bertran de Born

"A toast once heard: To my big sister, who never found her second Easter egg until I'd found my first." - Robert Brault

"Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter That maketh the leaf and the flower come out." - Bertran de Born

"Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals." - Charles M. Crowe

"Large, naked raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who lie in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter." - Fran Lebowitz

"Two Santa Clauses on the corner. How can you tell the Polish one? The one with the Easter basket." - Henny Youngman

"Let Him easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness of us, be a crimson-cresseted east." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"What do you mean you don't believe in homosexuality? It's not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn't necessary." - Lea Delaria

"I read the Scriptures at the American Cathedral on Christmas and Easter; that's it. It's a task I love." - Olivia De Havilland

"New Rule: Someone must x-ray my stomach to see if the Peeps I ate on Easter are still in there, intact and completely undigested. And I'm not talking about this past Easter. I'm talking about the last time I celebrated Easter, in 1962." - Bill Maher

"Without Easter, Good Friday would have no meaning. Without Easter, there would be no hope that suffering and abandonment might be tolerable. But with Easter, a way out becomes visible for human sorrows, an absolute future: more than a hope, a divine expectation." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar

"Day by day, what you do is who you become." - Heraclitus

"I ride earth's burning carousel. Day in, day out." - Sylvia Plath

"Stay conscious and alive, day in and day out." - David Foster Wallace

"Every day on the water is a good day!" - Robby Naish

"Every day in life is beautiful...every day!" - Alice Herz-Sommer

"The day I stop dreaming is the day I die." - Soichiro Honda

"Every day was a good day at UCLA." - John Wooden

"Die every day. Be reborn again every day." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"Day by day, tiny specks of us float away." - Roger Housden

"When you get over 95, every day is your day." - Bob Hope

"The day we stop learning is the day we die." - Michael Scott

"To sensible men, every day is a day of reckoning." - John W Gardner

"It doesn't rain every day. Just every other day." - Gayle Forman

"Proactively, and creatively, persist - day in and day out." - Frank McKinney

"One day you're in. The next day you're out." - Heidi Klum

"A day without work is a day without food." - Baizhang Huaihai

"A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted." - Winston Churchill



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