"For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance:
that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that He
was buried, that He was raised on the third day according to
- St. Paul, 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
"Earth's saddest day and gladdest day were
just three days apart!"
- Susan Coolidge
"To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything,
when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ."
- Bernhard Langer
"The marvel of heaven and earth, of time and eternity,
is the atoning death of Jesus Christ. This is the mystery
that brings more glory to God than all creation."
- C. H. Spurgeon
"The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which
makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph,
and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake."
- Basil C. Hume
"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
"He takes men out of time and makes them feel eternity."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the
opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances."
- Robert Flatt
"Do not abandon yourselves to despair.
We are the Easter people and hallelujah
is our song."
- Pope John Paul II