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Easter Resurrection Quotes


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

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

"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

"Everything in nature is resurrection." - William Butler Yeats

"Every breath is a resurrection." - Gregory Orr

"I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event." - Pinchas Lapide

"During my life I have heard many sermons on the Resurrection. I can recite the events of that first Easter Sunday. I have marked in my scriptures passages regarding the Resurrection." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event. If the resurrection of Jesus from the dead on that Easter Sunday were a public event which had been made known...not only to the 530 Jewish witnesses but to the entire population, all Jews would have become followers of Jesus." - Pinchas Lapide

"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

"It is love that believes the resurrection." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Without the resurrection, the cross is meaningless." - Billy Graham

"I am the resurrection, and the life." - Bible

"Resurrection, like politics, makes strange bedfellows." - Philip Jose Farmer

"Resurrection , like politics , makes strange bedfellows." - Philip Jose Farmer

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

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

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

"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

"Jesus Christ's claim of divinity is the most serious claim anyone ever made. Everything about Christianity hinges on His carnation, crucifixion, and resurrection. That's what Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter are all about." - Luis Palau

"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

"There would be no Christmas if there had not been Easter. The babe Jesus of Bethlehem would be but another baby without the redeeming Christ of Gethsemane and Calvary, and the triumphant fact of the Resurrection." - Gordon B Hinckley

"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

"Easter may seem boring to children, and it is blessedly unencumbered by the silly fun that plagues Christmas. Yet it contains the one thing needful for every human life: the good news of Resurrection." - Frederica Mathewesgreen

"Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible." - T D Jakes

"Anyone can be sentimental about the nativity; any fool can feel like a Christian at Christmas. But Easter is the main event; if you don't believe in the resurrection, you're not a believer." "If you don't believe in Easter," Owen Meany said. "Don't kid yourself-Don't call yourself a Christian." - John Irving

"For many people, the big feast of the year is Christmas, but for Christians, the truly great feast is Easter. Without Easter, without the Resurrection, we would not have the gift of salvation. Jesus had to rise from the dead or else he would have just been another failed Messiah and his birth would be a forgotten footnote of history." - Robert Barron

"Anyone can be sentimental about the nativity; any fool can feel like a Christian at Christmas. But Easter is the main event; if you do' believe in the resurrection, you're not a believer." "If you do' believe in Easter," Owen Meany said. "Do' kid yourself-Do' call yourself a Christian." - John Irving

"Salvation is the root-the resurrection is the fruit." - T D Jakes

"Poetry is not truth, it is the resurrection of presences." - Octavio Paz

"When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Believers believe in resurrection, atheists only in comebacks." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"Spring is always cruel, with its false promise of resurrection ..." - Barbara Mertz

"A finished work is exactly that, requires resurrection." - John Cage

"Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project." - N T Wright

"The past is dead, and has no resurrection." - Henry Kirke White

"The resurrection is God's way of getting our attention." - Peter J. Gomes

"The spring is a lively emblem of the Resurrection." - Anne Bradstreet

"Jackie considered his resurrection, the world's best return performance." - Audrey Meadows

"Christ is risen! There is life, therefore, after death! His resurrection is the symbol and pledge of universal resurrection!" - Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

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

"Easter is never deserved." - Jan Karon

"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

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

"I was over in Australia during Easter, which was really interesting. You know, they celebrate Easter the exact same way we do, commemorating the death and resurrection of Jesus by telling our children that a giant bunny rabbit ... left chocolate eggs in the night. Now ... I wonder why we're f-ked up as a race. I've read the Bible. I can't find the word "bunny" or "chocolate" anywhere in the f-king book." - Bill Hicks

"Christmas and Easter are attitudinal bookends for an enlightened world view. With an enlightened view of Christmas, we understand that it is within our power through God to give birth to a divine self. With an enlightened view of Easter, we understand that this self is the power of the universe before which death itself has no real power. Resurrection is the symbol of joy, it is the great 'ah-ha!' The acceptance of the resurrection is the realization of the fact that we need wait no longer to see ourselves as healed and whole." - Marianne Williamson

"Faith in the resurrection of Jesus says that there is a future for every human being; the cry for unending life which is a part of the person is indeed answered... God exists: that is the real message of Easter. Anyone who even begins to grasp what this means also knows what it means to be redeemed." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"I went to church every Sunday...I understood Christmas and what Easter was about. I understood the persecution of Christ, the crucifixion of Christ, the Resurrection of Christ. I understood all that but I have to say that beyond that...for me, my knowledge after that was quite vague." - Juan Pablo Di Pace

"The resurrection completes the inauguration of God's kingdom. . . . It is the decisive event demonstrating thet God's kingdom really has been launched on earth as it is in heaven." "The message of Easter is that God's new world has been unveiled in Jesus Christ and that you're now invited to belong to it." - N T Wright

"Christianity is in its very essence a resurrection religion. The concept of resurrection lies at its heart. If you remove it, Christianity is destroyed." - John Stott

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

"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

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

"Easter means that Christmas worked." - Timothy Keller

"The Jews spend at Easter." - George Herbert

"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

"He alone can believe in immortality who feels the resurrection in him already." - Frederick William Robertson

"God's plan makes you sing about resurrection when your hanging on a cross." - Rod Parsley

"All our losses and sufferings will be made up to us in the resurrection." - Bruce R. McConkie

"Defeat may prove to have been the only path to resurrection, despite its ugliness." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Politics can be the graveyard of the poet. And only poetry can be his resurrection." - Langston Hughes

"At the heart of Christian faith is the story of Jesus death and resurrection." - John Ortberg

"It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection." - Voltaire

"The power of the resurrection means that nothing but the tomb is meant to be empty." - Beth Moore

"Resurrection means that the worst thing is never the last thing." - Frederick Buechner

"The resurrection gives you a sense of what God wants to do for the whole world...." - N T Wright

"The resurrection of Jesus is rooted in history, grounded in scripture and confirmed in experience." - Nicky Gumbel

"The resurrection stands related to righteousness in the same way that death stands related to sin." - Geerhardus Vos

"There is not a single pessimistic note anywhere in the New Testament after the resurrection." - Bill Vaughan

"The resurrection makes Christianity the most irritating religion on the face of the earth." - Timothy Keller

"Our old history ends with the Cross; our new history begins with the resurrection." - Watchman Nee

"In the whole story of Jesus Christ, the most important event is the resurrection." - William Lyon Phelps

"Obedience is the burial of the will and the resurrection of humility." - John Climacus

"Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Before the resurrection, we will have an intermediate body. Our final body will be like Christ's." - Paul Enns

"He that fears death, or mourns it, in the just, Shows of the resurrection little trust." - Ben Jonson

"Receive every day as a resurrection from death, as a new enjoyment of life." - William Law

"How myopic it is to view His ministry as all crucifixion and no resurrection!" - Neal A Maxwell

"I believe that his death and resurrection transformed humanity's relationship with God." - Timothy Radcliffe

"Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity." - Deepak Chopra

"At the heart of Christian faith is the story of Jesus' death and resurrection." - John Ortberg

"Women are the first witnesses to the resurrection and pillars of the early church." - John Ortberg

"Death is the prerequisite to resurrection, the new life God intends." - John Ortberg

"Be thou comforted, little dog, Thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail." - Martin Luther

"...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 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

"Happy Easter everyone! Jesus dies, comes back from the dead - and we get chocolate eggs. It's like turn-down service from God." - Denis Leary

"See the land, her Easter keeping, Rises as her Maker rose. Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping, Burst at last from winter snows. Earth with heaven above rejoices..." - Charles Kingsley

"Unfortunately there is nothing more inane than an Easter carol. It is a religious perversion of the activity of Spring in our blood." - Wallace Stevens

"Easter time reminds us that we have every right to believe that this hope is based on time-tested truths and a solid foundation." - Sarah Palin

"I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and true love. Don't even try to tell me different." - Dolly Parton

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

"We celebrate [Easter] because now, thanks to the risen Lord, it is definitively established that reason is stronger than unreason, truth stronger than lies, love stronger than death." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"I know of no place where the wind can be as icy and the damp so penetrating as in Oxford round about Easter time." - Vera Brittain

"There is an Easter sense in which all things are made new in the risen Christ. A tiny gleam of this is reflected in all true art." - Evelyn Waugh

"He that won't be counseled can't be helped. He that would have a short Lent, let him borrow Money to be repaid at Easter." - Benjamin Franklin

"This is the Easter message, that awakening is possible, to the goodness of God, the sacredness of human life, the sisterhood and brotherhood of all." - Anne Lamott

"Easter is all about remembering the importance of change, responsibility, and doing the right thing for the good of our children." - David Cameron

"O Risen Christ! O Easter Flower! How dear Thy Grace has grown! From east to west, with loving power, Make all the world Thine own." - Phillips Brooks

"Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics." - Marvin Olasky

"'Rapa Nui' is about the conflict in the 1600s on Easter Island. It's about the clash of the royal clan and the working class." - Jason Scott Lee

"People tend to stay at home and eat a home-cooked meal. There are three days that are really slow for restaurants - Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter." - Alan K Simpson

"Easter celebrations are evidence of the increased benign influence of the Russian Orthodox Church and other traditional churches in our country on society." - Vladimir Putin

"Most people outside of America won't get it. It's the Easter bunny. It's another lie and I don't understand why we had to invent this character." - Todd Rundgren

"Personally, my interests are ancient history and ancient civilizations. In my own life, I'd like to go to places like Easter Island." - Nicolas Cage

"I had my boy in Boston on Easter Sunday. That kills me, from a sports perspective. He's a Boston baby and I'm a New York guy." - Kevin James

"There are resurrection themes in every society that has ever been studied, and it is because not just only do we fantasize about the possibility of resurrection and recovery, but it actually happens. And it happens a lot." - Sherwin B Nuland

"We understand and acknowledge that the Resurrection has placed a glorious crown upon all of Christ's sufferings!" - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"There is no detour to holiness, Jesus came to the resurrection through the cross, not around it." - Leighton Ford

"Until Jesus comes, his resurrection glory in the church is a matter of strength made perfect in suffering." - Richard Gaffin

"The Crucifixion, Atonement, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ mark the beginning of a Christian Life, not the end of it." - Jeffrey R. Holland

"All of nature is resurrection." - Brian Weiss

"The first fact in the history of Christendom is a number of people who say they have seen the Resurrection." - C S Lewis

"The resurrection is a fact better attested than any event recorded in any history, whether ancient or modern." - Charles Spurgeon

"The resurrection and the judgement will demonstrate before all worlds who won and who lost. We can wait!" - David Berg

"I feel that the whole Western World will benefit by the resurrection of the neutron bomb project." - Ronald Reagan

"Perhaps the transformation of the disciples of Jesus is the greatest evidence of all for the resurrection." - John Stott

"Mornings are mysteries; the first world's youth, Man's resurrection, and the future's bud Shroud in their births." - Henry Vaughan

"Stars of earth, these golden flowers; emblems of our own great resurrection; emblems of the bright and better land." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Christ's resurrection not only gives you hope for the future; it gives you hope to handle your scars right now." - Timothy Keller

"All ministry that is faithful & eventually fruitful finds its roots in the life, death, & resurrection of Jesus Christ." - Matt Chandler

"The resurrection was God's way of stamping PAID IN FULL right across history so that nobody could miss it." - Timothy Keller

"Resurrection means bodily life after 'life after death,' or, if you prefer, bodily life after the state of 'death'" - N T Wright

"Sickness begets chaos, which, through hard work and a touch of grace, leads to growth and resurrection." - M Scott Peck

"I stand before you a weekend version of your reflection begging for direction, for my soul needs resurrection." - Dmx

"Mornings are mysteries; the first world's youth, Man's resurrection, and the future's bud Shroud in their births." - Henry Vaughan

"the calm of a place like Bellwood is the peace of death without the hope of resurrection." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"Belief in the resurrection is not an appendage to the Christian faith. It is the Christian faith." - George Carey

"The happy ending of the Resurrection is so enormous that it swallows up even the sorrow of the Cross." - Timothy Keller

"I don't think crucifixion is the answer. I believe in the resurrection. I like that part of the story." - Mort Sahl

"Death is the ultimate weapon of the tyrant; resurrection does not make a covenant with death, it overthrows it." - N T Wright

"The resurrection was God the Father's way of authenticating all of the truths that were declared by Jesus." - R C Sproul

"The cross of the Cruxifixion - without the cross of the Resurrection is the symbol of a mutilated Christianity." - Frederick Franck

"I like the one about the little soulworms that fly out of the nest for the resurrection." - Henry Miller



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