Bible Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bible quotes, bible sayings, and bible proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The Bible says that the devil is like a roaring lion (1 Peter 5:8). He comes in the darkness, and tries to frighten the children of God with his mighty roar. But when you switch on the light of the Word of God, you discover that there is no lion. There is only a mouse with a microphone! The devil is an imposter. Got it?     

Reinhard Bonnke

The Bible tells us that there are some things worth fighting for. In fact, the Bible says there's some things worth dying for.     

Rick Warren

The Bible is a sanctum; the world, sputum.     

Franz Kafka

Verse by verse, the Bible becomes more than theory. It becomes my firsthand experience.      

Mark Batterson

The Bible is the story of two gardens: Eden and Gethsemane. In the first, Adam took a fall. In the second, Jesus took a stand. In the first, God sought Adam. In the second, Jesus sought God. In Eden, Adam hid from God. In Gethsemane, Jesus emerged from the tomb. In Eden, Satan led Adam to a tree that led to his death. From Gethsemane, Jesus went to a tree that led to our life.     

Max Lucado

Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.     

George Bernard Shaw

Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.     

Frank Sinatra

The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine -- but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously.      

Sir Arthur Keith

Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.     

William Blake

As the diamond is among precious stones, even so is the Bible among books.     

William Scott Downey

The Bible says somewhere that we are desperately selfish. I think we would have discovered that fact without the Bible.     

Abraham Lincoln

On the other hand, the Bible contains much that is relevant today, like Noah taking 40 days to find a place to park.      

Curtis McDougall

The Bible makes it clear that every time that there is a story of faith, it is completely original. God's creative genius is endless.     

Eugene H. Peterson

If you replace the word God in the Bible with the word Truth, it reads exactly right.     

Ricky Williams

The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its Author, salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure, all sincere; nothing too much; nothing wanting!      

John Locke

The Bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.     

Soren Kierkegaard

Fight truth decay - study the Bible daily.     


God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.     

Martin Luther

The Gospel is like water; no man invented it, yet no man can live without it.     

Reinhard Bonnke

The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid.     

Martin Luther

No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible.      

Isaac Newton

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors as ourselves. Surely part of loving in this way is trying to understand what another person wants us to understand. I may not understand perfectly and I may not agree, but if I love you I should try to know what it is you wish I could know.     

Kevin DeYoung

The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.      

Hugh Blair

One of my less pleasant chores when I was young was to read the Bible from one end to the other. Reading the Bible straight through is at least 70 percent discipline, like learning Latin. But the good parts are, of course, simply amazing. God is an extremely uneven writer, but when He's good, nobody can touch Him.      

John W. Gardner

The Bible isn't a storybook with many heroes. No, there's only one hero in Scripture: the Son, the Lamb, the Savior, the King, the Redeemer – Jesus.     

Paul David Tripp

The Bible was composed in such a way that as beginners mature, its meaning grows with them.     

St. Augustine

It is Christ Himself, not the Bible, who is the true Word of God. The Bible, read in the right spirit and with the guidance of good teachers, will bring us to Him.     

C.S. Lewis

The Bible must be considered as the great source of all the truth by which men are to be guided in government as well as in all social transactions.     

Noah Webster

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.     

G. K. Chesterton