Christian Quotes

Read the best selected Christian quotes by some famous people of their times. These Christian quotes will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.


Faith makes a Christian. Life proves a Christian. Trial confirms a Christian. Death crowns a Christian. Anonymous
Christian life consists of faith and charity. Martin Luther
I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion. Patrick Henry
Christians are rare people on earth. Martin Luther
The real security of Christianity is to be found in its benevolent morality, in its exquisite adaptation to the human heart, in the facility with which its scheme accommodates itself to the capacity of every human intellect, in the consolation which it bears to the house of mourning, in the light with which it brightens the great mystery of the grave. Thomas B. Macaulay
Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first -- rock and roll or Christianity. John Lennon
Here I swear, and as I break my oath may eternity blast me, here I swear that never will I forgive Christianity! It is the only point on which I allow myself to encourage revenge. Oh, how I wish I were the Antichrist, that it were mine to crush the Demon; to hurl him to his native Hell never to rise again -- I expect to gratify some of this insatiable feeling in Poetry. Percy Bysshe Shelley
There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things. Dwight L. Moody
He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it. Hector Hugh Munro
Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure. Fred A. Allen
A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better. Henry Ward Beecher
God doesn't have any grandchildren. Eli Stanley Jones
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned. Lord Byron
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness. William Blake
How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity. Olympia Brown
If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him. C. T. Studd
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime. Edgar Allan Poe
White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus. Nikki Giovanni
I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man. Dwight L. Moody
Don't feel superior just because you go to church, it doesn't make you a Christian. Anonymous
Christianity is a battle not a dream. Wendell Phillips
A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday. Thomas Ybarra
Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded. Dwight L. Moody
Real Christianity is lovely. There is a quality about a Spirit-filled, radiant Christian that draws and attracts others and causes them to ''enjoy favor with all the people.'' The truth is that the gospel is not nearly as offensive as some of its proponents! O. S. Hawkins
Christianity makes suffering contagious. Friedrich Nietzsche
The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world. Henry Ward Beecher
If there is any moral in Christianity, if there is anything to be learned from it, if the whole story is not profitless from first to last, it comes to this: that a man should back his own opinion against the world. Samuel Butler
The fear of hell, or aiming to be blest, savors too much of private interest. Edmund Waller
Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you. Thomas p Kempis
Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men. Novalis
Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment and its wars. Count Leo Tolstoy
Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty -- necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels. James Baldwin
Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan -- spoiled. Israel Zangwill
Regardless of the day or the hour; whether in seeming good times or bad, the Christian lives in the world for the good of the world and for the sake of the world. Harold Lindsell
The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around. Herb Caen
Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity. Samuel Johnson
The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own Gods I go. It may be they shall give me greater ease than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities. Rudyard Kipling
It is only when all our Christian ancestors are allowed to become our contemporaries that the real splendor of the Christian faith and the Christian life begins to dawn upon us. Lynn Harold Hough
With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head. Louis-Ferdinand Celine
The Christianity which is shared is the Christianity which is convincing. Lynn Harold Hough
Is your Christianity ancient history--or current events? Samuel M. Shoemaker
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Many people profess Christianity. Very few live it-almost none. And when you live it people may think you're crazy. It has been truthfully said that the world is equally shocked by one who repudiates Christianity as by one who practices it. Peace Pilgrim
If you make a great deal of Christ, He will make a great deal of you; But it you make but little of Christ, He will make but little of you. R. A. Torrey
Christian means coming from Christ. Just as a Californian comes from California and a Bostonian is someone who comes from Boston, A Christian is one who comes from Christ. Don Walk
Wherever there are walls I shall inscribe this eternal accusation against Christianity upon them -- I can write in letters which make even the blind see. I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one immortal blemish of mankind. Friedrich Nietzsche
What if men take to following where He leads, weary of mumbling Athanasian creeds? Roden Noel
Christianity is completed Judaism or it is nothing. Benjamin Disraeli
The early Christian rules of life were not made to last, because the early Christians did not believe that the world itself was going to last. George Bernard Shaw
To be like Christ is to be a Christian. William Penn
The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing. Leslie Weatherhead
There were honest people long before there were Christians and there are, God be praised, still honest people where there are no Christians. It could therefore easily be possible that people are Christians because true Christianity corresponds to what they would have been even if Christianity did not exist. Georg C. Lichtenberg
I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded. Simone Weil
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The question is not ''How much may I indulge in and still be saved. God forbid! I must rather ask, ''What about Christ's will and the example I set for my fellow Christians?'' Robert A. Cook
He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity. Friedrich Nietzsche
Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse. William Blake
Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life. Francis Schaeffer
Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion; it is like a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ. Billy Graham
No one is without Christianity, if we agree on what we mean by that word. It is every individual's individual code of behavior by means of which he makes himself a better human being than his nature wants to be, if he followed his nature only. Whatever its symbol -- cross or crescent or whatever -- that symbol is man's reminder of his duty inside the human race. William Faulkner
The great difference between present-day Christianity and that of which we read in these letters is that to us it is primarily a performance, to them it was a real experience. To these men it is quite plainly the invasion of their lives by a new quality of life altogether. They do not hesitate to describe this as Christ ''living in'' them. James Phillips
I believe in Christianity as I believe in the rising sun; not because I see it, but by it I can see all else. C. S. Lewis
A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip. Billy Graham
What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians. Albert Camus
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul. W. Somerset Maugham
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried. Gilbert K. Chesterton
A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have. Dwight L. Moody
One ABC of Christianity: ''Always Be Cheerful'' [1 Thessalonians 5:16] Anonymous
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced. Samuel Butler
Christianity, above all, has given a clear-cut answer to the demands of the human soul. Anonymous
Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime. It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself. Richard Halverson

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