Easter Sunday Quotes

Easter Sunday Quotes

Easter is the ultimate season of renewal. Whether you’re looking forward to spending time with family, worshipping at church, or decorating eggs for the little ones (or all of the above!), take time to embrace this season. If you’re looking for just the right words to share with your friends and family, let these Easter quotes inspire you.

These messages about new life and fresh starts remind us to be joyful this time of year. Included in our list are religious and spiritual sayings that are reminiscent of our favorite Easter prayers and Easter Bible verses. This quote from Floyd W. Tomkins’ (“Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness”) as well as these words from Jeffrey R. Holland (“He knows the way because He is the way”) help us reflect on the seriousness of this Christian holiday.

But this list is light-hearted, too. If you’re looking for a thoughtful Easter wish or message short enough to write in that bunny-shaped Easter card, you’ll find funny sayings and Easter jokes, like this quote from Dolly Parton: “I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and true love. Don’t even try to tell me different.” Other sentiments are tailor-made for Easter Instagram captions—because you know you’ll be posting that family photo of everyone in their Sunday best!

Whatever kind of Easter message you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it on this list of best Easter quotes. Hoppy Easter!

1Fulton J. Sheen

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“Unless there is Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.”

2Charles M. Crowe

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“Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals.”

3Virgil A. Kraft

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“Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.”

4Albert Lighton

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

5Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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” ‘Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.”

6John 3:16

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“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

7Unknown

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“It’s not about the bunny; it’s about the lamb.”

8Unknown

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“Easter egg hunts are proof that children can find things when they really want.”

9Pope Francis

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“God is love and he has defeated evil.”

10Joseph B. Wirthlin

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“The resurrection is at the core of our beliefs as Christians. Without it, our faith is meaningless.”

11Jessica Harrelson

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“Spring adds new life and new joy to all that is.”

12Kevin DeYoung

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“By grace we are saved through faith.”

13Victor Hugo

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“The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.”

14Pope Francis

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“We proclaim the resurrection of Christ when his light illuminates the dark moments of our existence.”

15Oscar Wilde

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“A flower blossoms for its own joy.”

16John 20:29

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“Blessed are those who have not seen and have yet believed.”

17Algernon Charles Swinburne

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“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.”

18Jeffrey R. Holland

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“He knows the way because He is the way.”

19Charles Wesley

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“Christ the Lord is risen today, sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; sing, ye heavens and Earth reply.”

20Siobhan Shaw

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“The Easter egg symbolizes our ability to break out of the hardened, protective shell we’ve surrounded ourselves with…”

21Charles M. Crowe

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“Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless.”

221 Corinthians 16:14

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“Let everything you do be done in love.”

23Dolly Parton

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

24Pablo Neruda

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“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.”

25Henri Matisse

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“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”

26Joel Osteen

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“We were old sinners—but when we came to Christ we are not sinners anymore.”

27Carl Knudsen

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

28Robert Flatt

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

29Floyd W. Tomkins

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

30Roma Downey

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“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.”

31Phillips Brooks

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“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.'”

32Martin Luther

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“Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.”

33Bernhard Langer

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“To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.”

34Reba McEntire

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“Easter is very important to me. It’s a second chance.”

35Douglas Horton

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“On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.”

36Walter Raleigh

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“But from this earth, this grave, this dust, my God shall raise me up, I trust.”

37James E. Faust

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“A rebirth out of spiritual adversity causes us to become new creatures.”

38Evan Esar

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“Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all of your eggs in one basket.”

39William Shakespeare

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“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”

40Lady Bird Johnson

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“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”

41Kate McGahan

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“The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies.”

42Watchman Nee

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“Our old history ends with the cross; our new history begins with our resurrection.”

43S.D. Gordon

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“Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.”

44Basil C. Hume

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“The great gift of Easter is hope.”

45Alice Freeman Palmer

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“For I remember it is Easter morn, and life and love and peace are all new born.”

46Janine di Giovanni

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“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.”

47Clarence W. Hall

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

48Craig D. Lounsbrough

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“Easter is a time when God turned the inevitability of death into the invincibility of life.”

49Matthew 28:6

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“He is risen.”

50John 19:30

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“It is finished.”

Best Quotes About Easter

Here at T&C, we love to have a good and relevant quote on hand should the appropriate occasion arise, and the change of seasons and big holidays are no exception. Who doesn’t love impressing their friends and loved ones with a great turn of phrase? Should you be on the lookout for a great saying about Easter, we’ve got you covered with a few that are sure to delight and impress for your next egg hunt.

With words from religious and public figures alike, as well as some of our favorite artists and writers, these expressions are sure to have you in a hoppy mood as we inch toward the holiday and further into springtime. Whether you’re looking for a way to fill an Easter card or just looking for some seasonal inspiration—here are the most inspiring and uplifting quotes about Easter.

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

– Dolly Parton

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“Spring adds new life and new joy to all that is.”

— Jessica Harrelson

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“The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies.”

– Kate McGahan

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“Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless.”

— Charles M. Crowe

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“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

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“Let everything you do be done in love.”

— 1 Corinthians 16:14

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“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”

– Audrey Hepburn

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

— Floyd W. Tomkins

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“Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.”

– Martin Luther King Jr.

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“Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as as the survival of the soul.”

— Victor Hugo

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“The great gift of Easter is hope.”

– Basil Hume

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“Let your light shine before others.”

— Matthew 5:16

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“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”

– Hal Borland

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“The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created spring.”

— Bernard Williams

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“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.”

– Janine di Giovanni

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“For I remember it is Easter Morn and life and love and peace are all new born.”

– Alice Freeman Palmer

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“There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter.”

– Gordon P. Hinckley

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“Blessed are those who have not seen and have yet believed.”

– John 20:29

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“Easter is the only time of year when it is safe to put all your eggs in one basket.”

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“If Easter says anything to us today, it says this: You can put truth in a grave but it won’t stay there.”

– Clarence W. Hall

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“Egg hunts are proof that your children can find things when they really want.”

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“A true friend is someone who thinks you’re a good egg, even if you’re cracked.”

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“Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.”

– S.D. Gordon

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“Golf is just the adult version of an Easter Egg Hunt.”

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“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.”

– Pablo Neruda

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“The Easter eggs symbolizes our ability to break out of the hardened, protective shell we’ve surrounded ourselves with that limits our thoughts and beliefs. As we break open our hearts and minds we discover a transformation to new, life enhancing thoughts and beliefs.”

– Siobhan Shaw

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“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”

– Henri Matisse

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“Easter is very important to me. It’s a second chance.”

– Reba McEntire

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“‘Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.”

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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“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

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“With the coming of spring, I am calm again.”

– Gustav Mahler

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“All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!”

– Charles M. Schulz, Peanuts

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