Easter is a special holiday celebrated by many people from all around the world. It is a religious event for sure but you don’t have to be religious to celebrate it, as many people enjoy the season for its beauty and joy. Easter brings with it special decorations, treats, traditions, and even inspiring quotes.

In this post, I compiled some popular and inspiring Easter quotes that you can use to remind yourself of the true meaning of Easter. From T.D Jakes to Luther Burbank, these Easter quotes will help remind you of the true essence and joy Easter brings.

1. “Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all of your eggs in one basket.” — Evan Esar

2. “Unless there is Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.”― Fulton J. Sheen

3. “Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals.”― Charles M. Crowe

4. “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”― Rainer Maria Rike

5. “There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter.”― Gordon B. Hinckley

6. “If Easter says anything to us today, it says this: you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.” — Clarence W. Hal

7. “Easter was when Hope in person surprised the whole world by coming forward from the future into the present.”― N.T.Wright

8. “Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.”― T. D. Jakes

9. “We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining – they just shine.” ― Dwight L. Moody

10. “God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.” ― Bede Griffiths

11. “I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration.”― William P. Young

12. “A rebirth out of spiritual adversity causes us to become new creatures.”― James E. Faust

13. “Easter is not limited to the passion and death of Christ; it also includes the dismal tragedy of life unlived by the many, and all the loss of passion and truth that goes with it. ” ― Michael Leunig

14. “Easter is joy, hope, love, and renewal. Easter is proof that we can begin again.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

15. “Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.” — Luther Burbank

16. “I think we need to do some deep soul searching about what’s important in our lives and renew our spirit and our spiritual thinking, whether it’s through faith-based religion or just through loving nature or helping your fellow man.” ― Louie Schwartzberg

17. “At one time I smoked, but in 1959 I couldn’t think of anything else to give up for Lent so I stopped – and I haven’t had a cigarette since.” — Ethel Merman

18. “Someone must X-ray my stomach to see if the Peeps I ate on Easter are still in there, intact and completely undigested. And I’m not talking about this past Easter. I’m talking about the last time I celebrated Easter, in 1962.” — Bill Maher

19. “Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

20. “Easter opened up a crack in a universe winding down toward entropy and decay, sealing the promise that someday God will enlarge the miracle of Easter to cosmic scale.” ― Philip Yancey,

21. “And now brothers, I will ask you a terrible question, and God knows I ask it also of myself. Is the truth beyond all truths, beyond the stars, just this: that to live without him is the real death, that to die with him the only life?” ― Frederick Buechner

22. “Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless.” — Charles M. Crowe

23. “I just love Easter. It’s just the best holiday ever. I love Peeps, and jelly beans, and I love chocolate covered bunnies, but I really love Peeps the best.” — Reese Witherspoon

24. “Good idea: Finding the Easter eggs on Easter. Bad idea: Finding the Easter eggs on Christmas.” — Jack Handey

25. “I really wanted to name [my daughter] Easter Ann. I thought it was so cute. Literally no one agreed with me.” — Busy Philipps

26. “The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created spring.” — Bernard Williams

27. “When I die, I would like Easter hymns sung at my funeral because they are so joyful. They’re hopeful. They reflect our belief in the resurrection of the dead.”― Eliot Wigginton,