70 Best Funny and Inspirational Easter Quotes

Easter is the day when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Easter quotes have religion, passion, and wisdom in them. This day revolves around Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies but let us celebrate this time with some inspiring Easter quotes.



“The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day He created spring”   Bernard Williams


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


“As we think of the upcoming rebirth of spring, perhaps we can consider that just as the daffodil and tulip bulbs buried in the ground all winter require good soil, water, and sunshine to burst forth and brighten our spring days, so, too, fasting, almsgiving, and prayer are necessary ingredients to nurture our spiritual growth on our Lenten journey to Easter.”  Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle


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


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


“We can celebrate today because of what Jesus has accomplished. Let us never forget that our salvation came at such a high cost. Thankfully, one which was paid by our Savior.” David Ramos


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


“He has risen. Three words that can wipe away all the loss and grief of the past days. Three words that change everything.”  Mike McKinley


“Lent is a doozy of a Christian celebration:… It’s also a remembrance of Christ’s suffering, a reminder of his difficult sojourn on earth, and an incredible way to make Easter more than just a day for Cadbury eggs.” Heather Caliri


“The earthshaking promise of Easter is that God has not forsaken any of us. The risen Christ will meet us along the confused, chaotic, fearful paths of our lives and speak the same words the women hear at the tomb, “Do not be afraid.” James A. Harnish


“Success is merely failure turned inside out. If we look at the Easter story, we see that Good Friday was an absolute disaster. The disciples panicked and fled. Then, on Easter Sunday, Christ rose from the dead.” Angus Buchan


“Whereas “Christmas brings the promise of peace on earth” to all, within all, “Easter reveals the achievement of full Christhood by the Master and reveals the way by which we can attain immortality.” Joel S. Goldsmith



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


“Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy.”     Jefferey R.Holland


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


“Do not go to an Easter service to hear the best news in the world without bringing someone with you who needs to hear it for the first time.”  Rick Warren


“When Jesus died on the cross, He also rose from the dead to break the power of death over anyone who receives His life. Jesus conquered death – whether at the end of life or in the multiple ways that we face death daily.”  Stormie Omartian


“When our children were growing, we’d often choose something to give up for Lent as a family – a small sacrifice to remind us of Jesus’ amazing sacrifice for us. . . . Our small struggle to set aside an indulgence reminded us of all Jesus gave up to come to earth and die in our place. And the end of the “fast” added an extra element to our Easter celebration.” Sharon Hinck


“The Easter earthquake invites us into a new creation: a creation . . . In this new creation, the tomb does not signal the end of Jesus’ story but the beginning of the reign of his love, grace, justice, and peace.” James A. Harnish


“He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less.” C.S Lewis


“God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” Saint Augustine


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


“Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer; he died as we shall die, and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil.”  Bernhard Langer


“Easter celebrates an event that proved Jesus was who he claimed to be. He was God in the flesh, and he came to Earth to save us. And that meant he had to die for us.” Rick Warren


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


“We celebrate Good Friday each year. We call it “good” now, but two thousand years ago, on the day when Jesus was crucified, it didn’t look like a good Friday.” Joel Austen


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


” Easter reminds us of the sacrifice Jesus made for us.”


“This is the day when Jesus made a sacrifice that we should have made. “


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



“Where flowers bloom, so does hope” Ladybird Johnson


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


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


“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” Marty Rubin


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


“The world is waking up after a long winter. Easter is a time to celebrate life!” Trudie Strain Trueit


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


“The Good News is that the death and Resurrection of Jesus give us access to God. In other words, we can only get to Heaven by trusting in God through his Son, Jesus Christ.” Rick Warren


“If Jesus forgave those who nailed Him to the cross, and if God forgives you and me, how can you withhold your forgiveness from someone else?”  Anne Graham Lotz


“The Hallmark version of Easter is not the real deal. The real story is as manly as manly gets.” Michael Burns


Funny Easter Quotes



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


“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


“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


“Easter has been cancelled – they found the body.” Jim Butcher


“There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate. ” Linda Greyson


“If you believe in the Easter Bunny, it means you believe in a fat, purple bunny, which is pooping multi-color eggs in your garden.”   Alex Antunes


“In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade.” Irving Berlin


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


“Good Idea: Finding Easter eggs on Easter. Bad Idea: Finding Easter eggs on Christmas.”  Jack Handy


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


“Easter combines the best of the present with the traditions of the past – like Cadbury cream eggs with hunting and gathering.” Melanie White


“The Easter Bunny ate all of the carrots we left for him. What a pig.” Steve Carrell



“My mom used to say that Greek Easter was later because then you get stuff cheaper.” Amy Sadaris


“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 not a passport to another world; it is a quality of perception for this one.” W.P Lemon


“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


“That first Easter must have been awkward, because you know the apostles had already divided up Jesus’ stuff.” William Ader


“Happy Easter everyone! Jesus dies, comes back from the dead — and we get chocolate eggs. It’s like turn-down service from God.” Dennis Leary

Easter Quotes by Billy Graham


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


“Without the resurrection, the cross is meaningless.”


“The cross shows us the seriousness of our sin—but it also shows us the immeasurable love of God.”


“God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’”


“Why is it that the cross has become the symbol of Christianity? It is because at the cross Jesus purchased our redemption and provided a righteousness which we could not ourselves earn.”


“It was not the people of the Roman soldiers who put [Jesus] on the cross—it was your sins and my sins that made it necessary for Him to volunteer His death.“


“When Jesus hung on the cross, a great unseen cosmic battle raged in the heavens—and in the end, Christ triumphed over all the forces of evil and death and hell.”


“Sin’s masterpiece of shame and hate became God’s masterpiece of mercy and forgiveness. Through the death of Christ upon the cross, sin itself was crucified for those who believe in Him.”


“It has been said there was a cross in the heart of God long before the cross was erected at Calvary. As we think about it we will be overwhelmed at the wonder and greatness of His love for us.”


“The resurrection of Christ changed the midnight of bereavement into a sunrise of reunion; it changed the midnight of disappointment into a sunrise of joy; it changed the midnight of fear to a sunrise of peace.”


“Christ broke the bonds of death by His resurrection, and from that moment on, Satan was a defeated foe.”

Easter quotes reflect the true essence of what Easter Day really is. You can have eggs and you can have chocolate. But these Easter quotes remind us that the day is about sacrifice.
Read and share these Easter quotes with your friends and family. They will be inspired by these quotes on Easter that are full of inspiration and love.


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