Christianity Sayings and Quotes

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


The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is one who has found the right road.     

Charles L. Allen

Christianity is the companion of liberty in all its conflicts, the cradle of its infancy, and the divine source of its claims.     

Alexis de Tocqueville

Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The measure of a Christian is not in the height of his grasp but in the depth of his love     

Clarence Jordan

No egoism is so insufferable as the Christian with regard to his soul.     

W. Somerset Maugham

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.     

William Blake

The Christian life has been nothing more and nothing less than a daily dependence on and a rediscovery of God's grace.     

Tullian Tchividjian

Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment and its wars.     

Leo Tolstoy

Christianity is the oxygen of the moral world.     

Eliza Cook

Christians ought not to slander God by looking as if they were at an everlasting funeral.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life.     

Francis Schaeffer

Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan.     

Ouida

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.     

K Chesterton

Christianity has enriched the erotic meal with the appetizer of curiosity and spoiled it with the dessert of remorse.     

Karl Kraus

The Christianity which is shared is the Christianity which is convincing.     

Lynn Harold Hough

All Christian language about the future is a set of signposts pointing into a mist.     

N.T. Wright

One can be a full-fledged Christian and at the same time, enjoy the reality of a universal spiritual truth.     

Elizabeth Lesser

A Christian should use these arts to the glory of God, not just as tracts, mind you, but as things of beauty to the praise of God. An art work can be a doxology in itself.     

Francis A. Schaeffer

The true strength of the Christian is the power of truth and love, which leads to the renunciation of all violence. Faith and violence are incompatible.     

Pope Francis

Christianity has no ceremonial. It has forms, for forms are essential to order; but it disdains the folly of attempting to reinforce the religion of the heart by the antics of the mind.     

George Croly

The Christian in the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars.     

Francis A. Schaeffer

A Christian man is a man who is within himself, who puts out good vibes.     

Ozzy Osbourne

When our words are connected with the mind of Christ, they are powerful and life changing.     

Vicki Edwards

The truth is the real Christian experience is truly about repenting every day because there is no Christian that doesn't sin.     

Stephen Baldwin

Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men.     

Novalis

Christianity is a lifestyle. And being a Christian is more than a label.     

Joyce Meyer

The paradox in Christian truth is invariably due to the fact that it is the truth that exists for God. The standard of measure and the end is superhuman; and there is only one relationship possible: faith.     

Soren Kierkegaard

Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime. It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself.     

Richard Halverson

The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing.     

Leslie Weatherhead

Christianity takes for granted the absence of any self-help and offers a power which is nothing less than the power of God.     

A. W. Tozer

Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.     

C. S. Lewis

In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Christianity is simply the ideal form of manhood represented to us by Jesus Christ.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Christianity preaches the infinite worth of that which is seemingly worthless and the infinite worthlessness of that which is seemingly so valued.     

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.     

George Bernard Shaw

If a man cannot be a Christian in the place where he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere.     

Ward Beecher

Christianity is the opposite: it's about grace; it says God loves you simply because you're his child.     

Vince Antonucci

Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity.     

Samuel Johnson

Christianity is one beggar telling another beggar where he found bread.     

D.T. Niles

A spiritual Christian therefore is one whose spirit is led by God's Spirit. Perhaps their speech does convey truth, but without the quickening of the Holy Spirit even truth is of small advantage.     

Watchman Nee

Spreading Christianity abroad is sometimes an excuse for not having it at home.     

Henry Ward Beecher

To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.     

C.S. Lewis

Christianity makes suffering contagious.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

The Christian faith is a grand cathedral with divinely pictured windows.     

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.     

G.K. Chesterton

How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.     

Olympia Brown

Christianity's goal is not escape from this world. It loves this world and seeks to change it for the better.     

Marcus J. Borg

A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.     

Thomas Ybarra

Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.     

William Blake

A Christianity which will not help those who are struggling from the bottom to the top of society, needs another Christ to die for it.     

Henry Ward Beecher