Easter Quotes

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
God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress.
- Robert South, Sermons
O chime of sweet Saint Charity,
Peal soon that Easter morn
When Christ for all shall risen be,
And in all hearts new-born!
That Pentecost when utterance clear
To all men shall be given,
When all shall say My Brother here,
And hear My Son in heaven!
- James Russell Lowell
Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals.
- Charles M. Crowe
On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.
- Douglas Horton
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
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.?
- Phillips Brooks
I'm a little hoarse tonight. I've been living in Chicago for the past two months, and you know how it is, yelling for help on the way home every night. Things are so tough in Chicago that at Easter time, for bunnies the little kids use porcupines.
- Fred Allen
Come, ye saints, look here and wonder, See the place where Jesus lay; He has burst His bands asunder; He has borne our sins away; Joyful tidings, Yes, the Lord has risen to-day.
- Thomas Kelly
Let patriotism have its high days and freedom its monuments, and let the triumphs of navigators and generals be annually observed; but surely, beyond all these, a season that stands for as much to the race as Easter does may well be remembered each year with songs and flowers and with every mark of gratitude and of loftiest jubilation.
- George Horace Lorimer
Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals.
- Charles M. Crowe
Spring bursts to-day, For Christ is risen and all the earth's at play.
- Christina G. Rossetti
Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there.
- Clarence W. Hall
Awake, thou wintry earth
Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth
Your ancient gladness!
- Thomas Blackburn
Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.
- S.D. Gordon

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