Inspirational Bible Sayings and Quotes

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


The Bible will always be full of things you cannot understand, as long as you will not live according to those you can understand.     

Billy Sunday

All other Books are of little importance in comparison with the Holy Scriptures     

Alexander Cruden

Reading the Bible will help you get to know the word, but it's when you put it down and live your life that you get to know the author.     

Steve Maraboli

The Word of God is a Person. When you read it, do you see words or do you see Him?     

Jacquelyn K. Heasley

The Bible was written in tears, and to tears it yields its best treasures.     

A.W. Tozer

It is not at all incredible, that a book which has been so long in the possession of mankind should contain many truths as yet undiscovered.     

Bishop Butler

The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes.     

Mark Twain

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.     

Theodore Roosevelt

The Bible is the greatest example of the whole being greater that its parts.     

Michael Phillips

In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.     

Robert E. Lee

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

Frank Sinatra

It is impossible to enslave mentally or socially a Bible-reading people. The principles of the Bible are the groundwork of human freedom.     

Horace Greeley

What we really need, after all, is not to defend the Bible but to understand it.     

Millar Burrows

Where one man reads the Bible, a hundred read you and me.     

Dwight L. Moody

The word of God hidden in the heart is a stubborn voice to suppress.     

Billy Graham

The highest earthly enjoyments are but a shadow of the joy I find in reading God's word     

Lady Jane Grey

If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don't like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.     

Augustine of Hippo

The Bible is meant to be down-to-earth. It was written for real people facing real issues.     

Judah Smith

The whole hope of human progress is suspended on the ever growing influence of the Bible.     

W.H. Seward

The Bible is...as necessary to spiritual life as breath is to natural life. There is nothing more essential to our lives than the Word of God.     

Jack Hayford

The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible.     

George Washington Carver

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

William Blake

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.     

Ronald Reagan

I know the Bible is inspired because it inspires me.     

Dwight L. Moody

I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good from The Savior of the world is communicated to us through this Book.     

Abraham Lincoln

The Bible is the greatest of all books; to study it is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.     

Charles C. Ryrie

The Bible is the cornerstone of liberty...students' perusal of the sacred volume will make us better citizens, better fathers, and better husbands.     

Thomas Jefferson

England has two books; the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare, but the Bible made England.     

Victor Hugo

Fresh light shall yet break out from God's word     

John Robinson

The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.     

Jupiter Hammon

No one ever graduates from BIBLE study until he meets the Author face to face     

Everett T. Harris

The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it.     

Robert Ingersoll

It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.     

George Washington

The Bible has noble poetry in it... and some good morals and a wealth of obscenity, and upwards of a thousand lies.     

Mark Twain

I believe that the existence of the Bible is the greatest benefit to the human race. Any attempt to belittle it, I believe, is a crime against humanity.     

Immanuel Kant

The word morality, if we met it in the Bible, would surprise us as much as the word telephone or motor car.     

George Bernard Shaw

The Bible is the book of my life. It's the book I live with, the book I live by, the book I want to die by.     

N. T. Wright

We do not read the Bible the way it is; we read it the way we are.     

Evelyn Uyemura

The Bible is the Book of faith, and a Book of doctrine, and a Book of morals, and a Book of religion, of special revelation from God; but it is also a Book which teaches man its responsibility, his own dignity, and his equality with his fellow man     

Noah Webster

The Bible is no mere book, but a Living Creature, with a power that conquers all that oppose it.     

Napoleon

The Bible is still loved by millions, read by millions, and studied by millions.     

Bernard Ramm

The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.     

Samuel Butler

If you look at the Bible as a whole, it's redemptive and beautiful, and it's God's love story to mankind.     

Tom Shadyac

The Bible is only as good and decent as the person reading it.     

Dan Savage

Down through the years, I turned to the Bible and found in it all that I needed     

Ruth Bell Graham

I am busily engaged in the study of the Bible. I believe it is God's word because it finds me where I am.     

Abraham Lincoln

Bible reading is an education in itself.     

Lord Tennyson

The Bible tells me that every life is holy; the Bible tells me that every life is loved; the Bible tells me that every life is called to be all that it can be.     

John Shelby Spong

There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history. I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by men who were inspired. I study the Bible daily.     

Sir Isaac Newton

The bible when taken metaphorically, provides us the truth about god; but when taken literally, the bible provides as the truth about man.     

Joey Lawsin