Redemption Sayings and Quotes

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


In life, redemption was walking up the down escalator: stop to congratulate yourself, and back you slid.     

Amy Waldman

There will be no redemption because the men who run this place do not want redemption. They want to be as near to hell as they can.     

Colson Whitehead

Between the radiant white of a clear conscience and the coal black of a conscience sullied by sin lie many shades of gray--where most of us live our lives. Not perfect but not beyond redemption.     

Sherry L. Hoppe

The idea of redemption is always good news, even if it means sacrifice or some difficult times.     

Patti Smith

Redemption is possible, and it is the measure of a civilized society.     

Greg Boyle

Redemption is not perfection. The redeemed must realize their imperfections.     

John Piper

Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.     

Richard von Weizsaecker

The mark of our society as civilized will come when we embrace confidence in the power of redemption.     

Greg Boyle

Hell is yourself and the only redemption is when a person puts himself aside to feel deeply for another person.     

Tennessee Williams

Language is conceived in sin and science is its redemption.     

Willard Van Orman Quine

Redemption sounds like a jubilee. Like a second line, if you will.     

Dawn Richard

The best way to use the gold of the Redeemer is for the redemption of those in peril.     

Saint Ambrose

Redemption isn't giving a bank robber a job as a teller.     

Jane Velez-Mitchell

[No] matter what a waste one has made of one's life, it is ever possible to find some path to redemption, however partial.     

Charles Frazier

We seek redemption, yet, we don't seek forgiveness.     

Anthony T. Hincks

To be in Christ -- that is redemption; but for Christ to be in you -- that is sanctification!     

Major W. Ian Thomas

Life is complex. You don't have any person who is nice from the beginning until the end. You don't always have the notion of redemption. The bad people don't always pay.     

Marjane Satrapi

When you find your definitions in God, you find the very purpose for which you were created. Put your hand into God's hand, know His absolutes, demonstrate His love, present His truth, and the message of redemption and transformation will take hold.     

Ravi Zacharias

At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.     

E. Stanley Jones

People find meaning and redemption in the most unusual human connections.     

Khaled Hosseini

The gospel comprises indeed, and unfolds, the whole mystery of man's redemption, as far forth as it is necessary to be known for our salvation.     

Robert Boyle

You have to be a little contrite to get redemption.     

Steve Madden

The Christian notion of the possibility of redemption is incomprehensible to the computer.     

Vance Packard

In all God's plans for human redemption, He proposes that men pray. The men are to pray in every place, in the church, in the closet, in the home, on sacred days and on secular days.     

Edward Mckendree Bounds