Happy Easter Sayings and Quotes

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


Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.     

Pope John Paul II

For I remember it is Easter morn, and life and love and peace are all new born.     

Alice Freeman Palmer

Happy Easter to you, my friend! / This day’s light shall have no end. / For Christ did rise / In the golden morn / And by His life are we reborn. / Happy Easter to one and all! / The night is over, the sun is tall. / The day did break with a tiny beam / And flooded life with Light supreme.     

Paul Kortepeter

Most glorious Lord of lyfe, that on this day / Didst make thy triumph over death and sin, / And having harrowed hell, didst bring away / Captivity thence captive, us to win: / This joyous day, deare Lord, with joy begin.     

Edmund Spenser

Rise, heart; Thy Lord is risen. Sing his praise / Without delays, / Who takes thee by the hand, that thou likewise / With him mayst rise; / That, as His death calcined thee to dust, / His life make thee gold, and, much more, just.     

George Herbert

Death, and darkness get you packing, / Nothing now to man is lacking, / All your triumphs now are ended, / And what Adam marred, is mended.     

Henry Vaughan

Enthroned in thy sovereign sphere / Thou shedd'st thy light on all the year: / Sundays by thee more glorious break, / An Easter Day in every week: / And week-days, following in their train, / The fullness of thy blessing gain, / Till all, both resting and employ, / Be one Lord's day of holy joy.     

John Keble

Spring bursts to-day, / For Christ is risen and all the earth's at play.     

Christina Rossetti

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now / Is hung with bloom along the bough, / And stands about the woodland ride / Wearing white for Eastertide.     

A.E. Housman

If Jesus rose from the dead, we have to accept all He said. If He didn't rise from the dead, why worry about any of what He said? The issue is not whether or not we like His teaching, but whether or not He rose from the dead.      

Tim Keller

Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.     

Janine di Giovanni

The special gift of Easter is Hope. Let us take that into the very heart of our being this Easter Day.     

Bibi Baskin

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

The last time was Easter morning. The church bells were ringing.     

Granny Tyl

Happy Easter darlings! This is my resurrection.     

Gemma Collins

Enthroned in thy sovereign sphere / Thou shedd'st thy light on all the year: / Sundays by thee more glorious break, / An Easter Day in every week: / And week-days, following in their train, / The fulness of thy blessing gain, / Till all, both resting and employ, / Be one Lord's day of holy joy.     

Jack Rollins

The air is like a butterfly / With frail blue wings. / The happy earth looks at the sky / And sings.     

Joyce Kilmer

Open the doors, and let the Easter sunshine / Flow warmly in and out, in amber waves, / And let the perfume floating round our altar / Meet the new perfume from the outer graves. / And let the Easter “Alleluia!” mingle / With the sweet silver rain-notes of the lark; / Let us all sing together!—Lent is over, / Captivity and winter, death and dark.     

Ada Cambridge

Easter Monday in the city - / Rattle, rattle, rumble, rush; / Tom and Jerry, Nell and Kitty, / All the down-the-harbour “push,” / Little thought have they, or pity, / For a wanderer from the bush.     

Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake

Even without church walls, or doors or sconces, Easter had come. Even without altars or crosses, Easter had come     

Mark Andrew Poe

Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.     

Benjamin Franklin

On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.     

Douglas Horton

Wishing everyone Easter that brings you hope filled with lots of love, blessings, unlimited luck and most of all happiness that lasts for a life time.     

Kemmy Nola

Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there.     

Clarence W. Hall

Easter is a time of new life for all that we celebrate at this time of the year.     

Anonymous