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Easter is the most important annual religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. According to Christian scripture, Jesus was resurrected from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. Some Christians celebrate this resurrection on Easter Day or Easter Sunday (also Resurrection Day or Resurrection Sunday), two days after Good Friday and three days after Maundy Thursday. The chronology of his death and resurrection is variously interpreted to be between AD 26 and AD 36. Easter also refers to the season of the church year called Eastertide or the Easter Season. Traditionally the Easter Season lasted for the forty days from Easter Day until Ascension Day but now officially lasts for the fifty days until Pentecost. The first week of the Easter Season is known as Easter Week or the Octave of Easter. Easter also marks the end of Lent, a season of fasting, prayer, and penance.

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 Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life. 
— SD Gordon
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 On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer. 
— Douglas Horton Easter
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 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
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 Tomb, thou shalt not hold Him longer;
Death is strong, but Life is stronger;
Stronger than the dark, the light;
Stronger than the wrong, the right...
— Phillips Brooks
 Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless 
— Charles M. Crowe Easter
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 Could life so end, half told; its school so fail? Soul, soul, there is a sequel to thy tale! 
— Robert Mowry Bell
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 The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice.ÂBut the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice. 
— Henry Knox Sherrill
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 It is the hour to rend thy chains, The blossom time of souls. 
— Katherine Lee Bates
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 Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there. 
— Clarence W. Hall Easter
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 The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances. 
— Robert Flatt
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