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Happy Easter Quotes

Our collection of Happy Easter quotes provides you with some ideas on what to include in cards, notes, and emails.

Easter is the holiest of days in most Christian religions, as it’s a celebration of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead.

It is preceded by Lent, a 40-day preparation period where many followers fast and give alms in preparation.

Happy Easter Quotes for Friends and Family.

Uplifting Easter Quotes

1.) Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Martin Luther

2.) Earth’s saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart!
Susan Coolidge

3.) Twas Easter Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Good Easter Quotes — Risen Lord

4.) We live and die; Christ died and lived!
John Stott

5.) Christ the Lord is risen today, Sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; sing, ye heavens, and earth reply.
Charles Wesley

6.) Because of the empty tomb, we have peace. Because of His resurrection, we can have peace during even the most troubling of times because we know He is in control of all that happens in the world.
Paul Chappell

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

8.) The fasts are done; the Aves said;
The moon has filled her horn
And in the solemn night, I watch
Before the Easter morn.
So pure, so still the starry heaven,
So hushed the brooding air,
I could hear the sweep of an angel’s wings
If one should earthward fare.
Edna Dean Proctor, from “Easter Morning”

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

10.) It is the hour to rend thy chains, the blossom time of souls.
Katharine Lee Bates

11.) But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.
Walter Raleigh

12.) Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.
S.D. Gordon

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Easter Quotes and Sayings.

Religious Easter Quotations

13.) Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people, and hallelujah is our song.
Pope John Paul II

14.) The things that we love tell us what we are.
Thomas Aquinas

15.) I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he dies, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?
John 11:25-26

16.) To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
Thomas Aquinas

17.) Whatever you are doing, that which makes you feel the most alive…that is where God is.
Ignatius of Loyola

18.) The Bible tells us that God will meet all our needs. He feeds the birds of the air and clothes the grass with the splendor of lilies. How much more, then, will He care for us, who are made in His image? Our only concern is to obey the heavenly Father and leave the consequences to Him.
Charles Stanley

Easter Quotes — Christ Has Risen

19.) The best proof that Christ has risen is that he is still alive. And for the immense majority of our contemporaries, the only way of seeing him alive is for us Christians to love one another.
Louis Evely

20.) A man who was completely innocent offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Mahatma Gandhi

21.) Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water from the side of Christ, wash me. Passion of Christ, strengthen me. O good Jesus, hear me. Within Thy wounds hide me. Permit me not to be separated from Thee. From the wicked foe defend me. At the hour of my death, call me. And bid me come to Thee. That with Thy saints I may praise Thee Forever and ever. Amen.
Ignatius of Loyola

Rejoice Resurrection Sayings

22.) The Gospels do not explain the Resurrection; the Resurrection explains the Gospels. Belief in the Resurrection is not an appendage to the Christian faith; it is the Christian faith.
John S. Whale

23.) Imagine Jesus crucified in your arms and on your chest, and say a hundred times as you kiss His chest, “This is my hope, the living source of my happiness; this is the heart of my soul; nothing will ever separate me from His love.
Pio of Pietrelcina

24.) As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives…
Job 19:25

25.) Ten little fingers, Ten little toes, On Christmas, he came,
On Easter, he rose.
Unknown

26.) It’s not about the bunny – it’s about the Lamb.
Unknown

27.) When life gives you more than you can stand, kneel.
Unknown

28.) Behold the Lamb of God, that takes away the sin of the World.
John 1:29

God’s Love Sayings

29.) God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
St. Augustine

30.) We were old sinners – but when we came to Christ, we are not sinners anymore.
Joel Osteen

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

Pope Francis Easter Quotes

32.) Love opens our eyes and enables us to see the great worth of a human being.

33.) Lent is a time for reconsidering our feelings, for letting our eyes be opened to injustice, to open our hearts to those suffering.

34.) Small gestures of love, of tenderness, of care, make people feel that the Lord is with us. This is how the door of mercy opens.

35.) To live Easter means to enter into the mystery of Jesus who died and rose for us.

36.) No one can be excluded from the mercy of God. The Church is the house where everyone is welcomed and no one is rejected.

37.) We proclaim the resurrection of Christ when His light illuminates the dark moments of our existence.

39.) Jesus Christ is risen! Love has triumphed over hatred; life has conquered death; light has dispelled the darkness!

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Funny Easter Quotes

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

41.) ’d be more impressed with Jesus’s resurrection if I’d never seen Weekend At Bernie’s.
Unknown

42.) If you see a rabbit laying little brown eggs, don’t eat ‘em. It’s not chocolate.
Unknown

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

44.) Easter is the single time in a year when it is safe to put all your eggs in one basket.
Unknown

45.) Silly rabbit, Easter is for Jesus.
Unknown

46.) I’ve hidden all the Easter candy for the kids inside my stomach.
Unknown

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

Short Easter Quotes

48.) The great gift of Easter is hope.
Basil C. Hume

49.) Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all your eggs in one basket.
Evan Esar

50.) Easter is very important to me. It’s a second chance.
Reba McEntire

51.) The Story of God is one of hope, promise, and life eternal.
Anusha Atukorala

52.) Where flowers bloom, so does hope.
Lady Bird Johnson

53.) Spring adds new life and new joy to all that is.
Jessica Harrelson

Inspirational Easter Quotes

54.) Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.
Janine di Giovanni

55.) The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies.
Kate McGahan

56.) Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as as the survival of the soul.
Victor Hugo

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

58.) For I remember it is Easter Morn and life and love and peace are all newborn.
Alice Freeman Palmer

59.) Easter is a time when God turned the inevitability of death into the invincibility of life.
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Easter Faith Quotes

60.) The resurrection is at the core of our beliefs as Christians. Without it, our faith is meaningless.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

61.) Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weaknessand despair to strength and beauty and happiness.
Floyd W. Tomkins

62.) Our old history ends with the cross; our new history begins with the resurrection.
Watchman Nee

63.) People come together with their families to celebrate Easter. What better way to celebrate than to spend a few hours going on the journey of Christ’s life?
Roma Downey

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

65.) Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, ‘Christ is risen,’ but ‘I shall rise.’
Phillips Brooks

Uplifting Easter Quotes

66.) Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing.
Albert Leighton

67.) The story of Easter is the story of God’s wonderful window of divine surprise.
Carl Knudsen

68.) We proclaim the resurrection of Christ when his light illuminates the dark moments of our existence.
Alice Morgan

69.) On Easter Day, the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.
Douglas Horton

70.) The angels rejoice with great zeal! The portals of heaven are ringing, Salvation. Salvation is real!
Greta Zwaan

Happy Easter Quotes

71.) I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration.
William P. Young

72.) The Easter egg symbolizes our ability to break out of the hardened, protective shell we’ve surrounded ourselves with.
Siobhan Shaw

73.) Here is the amazing thing about Easter. The Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this: Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.
T. D. Jakes

75.) The great gift of Easter is hope.
Basil Hume

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76.) Somebunny loves you!

77.) Don’t worry, be hoppy.

78.) It’s Easter, for Peeps’ sake.

79.) Way to egg-cited for Easter.

80.) He is risen. Matthew 28:6

81.) 1 Cross + 3 Nails = 4 Given

82.) Happy Easter to all the good eggs.

83.) There’s no bunny like you.

82.) Spending time with these cute chicks.

84.) Hopped on over for some Easter fun.

85.) Easter egg hunts and chocolate bunnies.

86.) You make my heart hop.

Easter Wishes

87.) Have a very hoppy Easter.

88.) Celebrating the miracle of Easter.

89.) Rejoice in this Easter Season.

90.) Wishing you love, sunshine, and Easter Blessings.

Closing Thoughts

The week leading up to Easter is Holy Week, with Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday.

Easter does not fall on one set day. Rather, it’s a movable feast. Traditional traditions include the Easter Bunny, Easter basket and eggs, and parades.

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He’s the author of Best Sports Slogans and Captions. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought to market over 75 new gift and toy products — most of them dealing with wordplay.

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