Quotes Inspired by Easter

Published by: Carolyn Brooks Fleming on Apr 15, 2022.

Enjoy these quotes inspired by Easter, springtime, and eggs. In 2022, Easter is celebrated on April 17.

“‘Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.” —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. “The Spanish Student.” University of Michigan, https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa&cc=moa&sid=95e3f6e828e116b80d4cccd93c806bc1&view=text&rgn=main&idno=ABX7877.0001.001.

“Christ the Lord is risen today, sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; sing, ye heavens and earth reply.” —Charles Wesley
Wesley, Charles. “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today.” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/music/library/hymns/christ-the-lord-is-risen-today?lang=eng.

“Earth laughs in flowers.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Emerson, Ralph Waldo. “Hamatreya.” Poetry Foundation, https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/52341/hamatreya.

“In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade.” —Fred Astaire, singing in the 1948 movie “Easter Parade”
“Easter Parade by Fred Astaire.” Songfacts, https://www.songfacts.com/lyrics/fred-astaire/easter-parade.

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” —Leo Tolstoy
Tolstoy, Leo. “Anna Karenina.” Bartleby.com, https://www.bartleby.com/316/213.html.

“I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and true love. Don't even try to tell me different.” —Dolly Parton
Silverman, Leah. “32 of the Best Quotes About Easter.” Town & Country, February 4, 2022, https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/g18211259/best-easter-quotes-sayings/.

“I’ve long said that if I were about to be executed and were given a choice of my last meal, it would be bacon and eggs.” —James Beard
Sietsema, Robert. “James Beard’s 10 Greatest Quotes.” The Village Voice, June 22, 2011, https://www.villagevoice.com/2011/06/22/james-beards-10-greatest-quotes/.

“It has, I believe, been often remarked, that a hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg.  Every creature must be allowed to ‘run’ its own development in its own way; the egg’s way may seem a very roundabout manner of doing things; but it is its way, and it is one of which man, upon the whole, has no great reason to complain.” —Samuel Butler
Butler, Samuel. “The Project Gutenberg eBook, Life and Habit, by Samuel Butler.” Project Gutenberg, August 2, 2014, https://www.gutenberg.org/files/6138/6138-h/6138-h.htm.

“Sauces enriched with egg yolks and cream are among the richest and most velvety in all the French repertoire.” —Julia Child
Child, Julia, et al. “Full text of ‘Mastering The Art Of French Cooking.’” Internet Archive, https://archive.org/stream/JuliaChildMasteringTheArtOfFrenchCooking/Julia+Child+-+Mastering+the+Art+of+French+Cooking_djvu.txt.

“I lied on my Weight Watchers list. I put down that I had 3 eggs… but they were Cadbury eggs.” —Caroline Rhea
Telegraph. “The Funniest Quotes and Jokes about Dieting.” May 6, 2016, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/features/the-funniest-quotes-and-jokes-about-dieting/caroline-rhea/.


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