Adam & Eve Sayings and Quotes

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


Ever since Eve gave Adam the apple, there has been a misunderstanding between the sexes about gifts.     

Nan Robertson

God didn't give Adam and Eve the right to decide what was good and evil. He gave them the right to choose between good and evil.     

Mark Hart

The Devil did not tempt Adam and Eve to steal, to lie, to kill, to commit adultery; he tempted them to live independent of God.     

Bob Jones Sr

It all goes back, of course, to Adam and Eve - a story which shows among other things, that if you make a woman out of a man, you are bound to get into trouble.     

Carol Gilligan

I sometimes think Adam and Eve were Russians. They didn't have a roof over their head, nothing to wear, but they had one apple between them and they thought that was Paradise.     

Ronald Reagan

Adam blamed Eve, Eve blamed the serpent and the serpent didn't have a leg to stand on.     

Charles R Gerber

Conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult at times because they had nobody to talk about.     

Agnes Repplier

Adam and Eve were the first of all unions to defy management.     

Evan Esar

Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething.     

S.L. Clemens

Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him.     

Matthew Henry

The true unconscious is the well-head, the fountain of real motivity. The sex of which Adam and Eve became conscious derived from the very God who bade them be not conscious of it.     

D.H. Lawrence

Since antiquity, one story has stood at the center of every conversation about men and women. One couple has been the battleground for human relationships and sexual identity. That couple is Adam and Eve.     

Bruce Feiler

Adam was the image of God, he was man and woman, and yet neither of them before his Eve, but a masculine virgin in peculiar love, full of chastity and purity.     

Jako Bohme

We're children of God through our blood kinship with Christ. We're also sons and daughters of Adam and Eve, with a hereditary craving for forbidden fruit salad.     

Barbara Brown Taylor

Eve had one advantage over all the rest of her sex. In his wildest moments of rage Adam never could accuse her of being ‘just like her mother!     

Helen Rowland

Since Adam and Eve ate the apple, man has never refrained from any folly of which he was capable     

Bertrand Russell

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.     

Helen Rowland

None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.     

E.W. Howe

The curse of Adam and Eve that fell upon the earth because of their sin will be lifted when Christ returns.     

Tim LaHaye

That world is ended, as if it had never been. Let the race of Adam and Eve take warning.     

CS Lewis

And so Adam, in that his speech to Eve, uttered his faith in the promise made to her of her seed, and so in that respect Adam himself came in under her covenant.     

Thomas Goodwyn