Top 15 Hymn Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Hymn Quotes from famous people such as Neil Sedaka, Willy Caballero, Anthea Butler, Madame de Stael, Ezra Taft Benson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The hymn 'Amazing Grace' is so inspirational - I wish I

The hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ is so inspirational – I wish I’d written it.
Neil Sedaka
I think just playing in the Champions League is a big motivation. When you hear the hymn or the song of the Champions League, it’s a big motivation for every player.
Willy Caballero
‘Hymn for the Weekend’ mixes cultural and religious practices, commodifying them into a banal but beautiful message of imagined solidarity.
Anthea Butler
A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn.
Madame de Stael
Coldplay’s ‘Hymn for the Weekend’ video featuring Beyonce is already caught in a heated conversation about cultural appreciation of Indian religion and culture versus cultural appropriation of that culture for the western gaze.
Anthea Butler
Some spiritually alert parents hold early-morning devotionals with their families in their homes. They have a hymn, prayer, and then read and discuss the Book of Mormon.
Ezra Taft Benson
When I was a child, next to my own mother, no woman that ever lived took as much interest in me, gave me as much motherly advice or seemed to love me more than did Sister Snow. I loved her with all my heart, and loved her hymn, ‘O My Father.’
Heber J. Grant
The first time I ever played the trumpet in public, I played the Marine Hymn. I sounded terrible.
Wynton Marsalis
I totally accept that it’s a legitimate criticism that when you are involved in the day-to-day scrum of government… that what can get lost is the narrative, the hymn sheet… the song that inspires and lifts people’s sights.
Nick Clegg
A Hank Cochran song in the studio is spiritual. It’s like singing a hymn in a church.
Jamey Johnson
In a long meter hymn, a singer – they call it ‘lays out a line.’ And then the whole church joins in in repeating that line. And they form a wall of harmony so tight, you can’t wedge a pin between it.
Maya Angelou
At four lines, with the quatrain, we reach the basic stanza form familiar from a whole range of English poetic practice. This is the length of the ballad stanza, the verse of a hymn, and innumerable other kinds of verse.
James Fenton
I don’t want the sort of funeral that everybody else has, but there is one hymn, a good Protestant hymn, and it is sung at all Protestant funerals, and I think I should have it sung at mine. It is called ‘The Day Thou Gave Us Lord is Ended’.
Jennifer Johnston
The ‘Story of Silent Night’, which was given to me one Christmas when I was six – it was the story of a down and out composer who had no ideas left, and it was Christmas, and he came up with the hymn ‘Silent Night.’
Adriana Trigiani
Choir singing’s a wonderful thing for what ails you. There’s a lot of meaning in a hymn if you think about it when you’re singing it.
Sarah Vaughan