40 Inspirational Easter Quotes That Celebrate the Holiday

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These Inspirational Easter Quotes Will Get You in the Spirit of the Holiday

Though it may not feel like it, Easter is right around the corner.

The year has been going by at lightning speed, which makes it all the more difficult to slow down and appreciate the important holidays like this one.

This is why we're here to remind you to stop, take a break, and appreciate this magical holiday. To really help you get in the Easter spirit, we're rounded up 40 inspirational Easter quotes that'll remind you why this holiday is worth celebrating. Many of us forget its importance in our life, but these quotes won't let it slip your mind ever again.

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Inspirational Easter Quotes

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

  • "The resurrection of Jesus is the most amazing miracle of all time. It is well documented that not only one person saw Him but hundreds." -Catherine Pulsifer

  • "Jesus did not come to make God's love possible, but to make God's love visible." -Unknown

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

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

  • "There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter." -Unknown

  • "We are the Easter people and 'Alleluia' is our song." -Pope John Paul II

  • "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

  • "Easter is an answer. It is such a dramatic, earthshaking answer that for nearly twenty centuries, artists of every kind and quality have been trying to portray its significance." -J. Ellsworth Kalas

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

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Easter Inspirational Quotes

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

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

  • "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

  • "Easter tells us of something children can't understand, because it addresses things they don't yet have to know: the weariness of life, the pain, the profound loneliness and hovering fear of meaninglessness." -Frederica Mathewes-Green

  • "Easter is an arts and crafts moment where your whole family and friends can get involved." -Alex Guarnaschelli

  • "It is at Easter that Jesus is most human, and like all humans, he fails and is failed. His is not an all-powerful God, it is an all-vulnerable God." -Michael Leunig

  • "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 Mathewes-Green

  • "Easter is not limited to the passion and death of Christ; it also includes the dismal tragedy of life unlived by the many, and all the loss of passion and truth that goes with it." -Michael Leunig

  • "The great gift of Easter is hope." -Basil C. Hume

  • "The world is waking up after a long winter. Easter is a time to celebrate life!" -Trudi Strain Trueit

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Inspirational Quotes for Easter

  • "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

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

  • "Easter is reflecting upon suffering for one thing, but it also reflects upon Jesus and his non compliance in the face of great authority where he holds to his truth—so there's two stories there." -Michael Leunig

  • "Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness." -Floyd W. Tomkins

  • "Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing." -Albert Laighton

  • "I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole century has been about, people liberating themselves, freeing themselves." -Leon Uris

  • "Easter is one of my favorite holidays with the kids. They get to run loose, and we always have our family and loved ones all around us!" -Camila Alves

  • "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 Hume

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

  • "We ask the risen Jesus, who turns death into life, to change hatred into love, vengeance into forgiveness, war into peace." -Pope Francis I

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Inspirational Quotes for Easter Sunday

  • "O the Easter bells are gladly ringing, Let the whole world join the happy lay, Let the hills and vales break forth in singing, Christ, the Lord of Life, is ris'n today." -Lizzie Akers

  • "Happy Easter to you, my friend! This day's light shall have no end. For Christ did rise In the golden morn And by His life are we reborn. Happy Easter to one and all! The night is over, the sun is tall. The day did break with a tiny beam And flooded life with Light supreme." -Paul F. Kirtepeter

  • "The Hallmark version of Easter is not the real deal. The real story is as manly as manly gets." -Michael Burns

  • "Easter is significantly symbolic to Christians in that during that period, Jesus Christ offered himself as a sacrifice so that we could be all saved from sin." -Francis Okumu

  • "Today is Easter, but what does it mean? It's a time of renewal for each and everything." -Sharon Gardner

  • "And Easter, the most important church festival, offers the perfect opportunity to examine the relationship between the spiritual and the secular, the sacred and the profane, and between humanity and God." -Michael Arditti

  • "If Advent/Christmas is a revelation of God's presence with us, then Lent/Easter is a revelation of God’s desire to use all of life for our wholeness and our healing—the revelation that he will pull life from death." -Greg Pennoyer

  • "The church arrives at Easter, the oldest and most sacred feast of the Christian year, by way of a fast. Like Advent, the season of Lent has given Christians throughout history a period of time to prepare for the coming holiday through practices of reflection, repentance, prayer, and self-restraint." -Beth Bevis

  • "His sacrifice is the heart of the story. But not the end of the story. The Lord's resurrection is the most glorious, victorious moment in history." -Liz Curtis Higgs

  • "Christianity begins where religion ends—with the resurrection." -Unknown

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