The Reverend Billy Graham preached the Gospel with power and conviction for over 60 years. Here’s the 10 best Billy Graham quotes we could find:

Billy Graham Quotes on Jesus

“Christ not only died for all: he died for each.”

“The only hope for enduring peace is Jesus Christ.”

“Without the resurrection, the cross is meaningless.”

“We say to our children, ‘Act like grown-ups,’ but Jesus said to the grown-ups, ‘Be like children.'”

“The cross shows us the seriousness of our sin—but it also shows us the immeasurable love of God.”

“God proved his love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.'”

“Make sure of your commitment to Jesus Christ, and seek to follow Him every day. Don’t be swayed by the false values and goals of this world, but put Christ and His will first in everything you do.”

Billy Graham Quotes on Heaven

“My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world.”

“Heaven is full of answers for which nobody ever bothered to ask.”

“The moment we take our last breath on earth, we take our first in heaven.”

“God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.”

Billy Graham Quotes on Eternity

“The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.”

“I’ve read the last page of the Bible, it’s all going to turn out all right.”

“There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men.”

“Knowing we will be with Christ forever far outweighs our burdens today! Keep your eyes on eternity!”

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.”

“If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.”

“World events are moving very rapidly now. I pick up the Bible in one hand, and I pick up the newspaper in the other. And I read almost the same words in the newspaper as I read in the Bible. It’s being fulfilled every day round about us.”

Billy Graham Quotes on Suffering

“Believers, look up – take courage. The angels are nearer than you think.”

“Quit beating yourself up. We all live under grace and do the best we can.”

“When we come to the end of ourselves, we come to the beginning of God.”

“Mountaintops are for views and inspiration, but fruit is grown in the valleys.”

“Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.”

“Someone asked me recently if I didn’t think God was unfair, allowing me to have Parkinson’s and other medical problems when I have tried to serve him faithfully. I replied that I did not see it that way at all. Suffering is part of the human condition, and it comes to us all. The key is how we react to it, either turning away from God in anger and bitterness or growing closer to him in trust and confidence.”

Billy Graham Quotes on Evangelism

“I have never known anyone to accept Christ’s redemption and later regret it.”

“Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.”

“We are the Bibles the world is reading; we are the creeds the world is needing; we are the sermons the world is heeding.”

“Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.”

“The message I preach hasn’t changed. Circumstances have changed. Problems have changed, but deep inside man has not changed, and the gospel hasn’t changed.”

Billy Graham Quotes on God’s Will for Us

“The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us.”

“God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.”

“Take one day at a time. Today, after all, is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.”

“God never takes away something from your life without replacing it with something better.”

Billy Graham Quotes on Loving Others and God

“A real Christian is the one who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.”

“It is the Holy Spirit’s job to convict, God’s job to judge and my job to love.”

“Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone – except God.”

“The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.”

“Sin is the second most powerful force in the universe, for it sent Jesus to the cross. Only one force is greater—the love of God.”

“They asked her (Ruth Graham) did she ever think about divorce and she said, ‘No, I’ve never thought of divorce in all these 35 years of marriage, but,’ she said, ‘I did think of murder a few times.'”

Billy Graham Quotes on Keeping Your Eyes Fixed on Jesus

“I’ve read the last page of the Bible, it’s all going to turn out all right.”

“There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men.”

“Knowing we will be with Christ forever far outweighs our burdens today! Keep your eyes on eternity!”

“If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.”

References: Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham, by Billy Graham (Harper Collins Publishers, 1999)

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