Billy Graham Quotes On love, peace, patience, leadership, grace, death

The full name of Billy Graham is William Franklin Graham Jr. He was an American evangelist. Here we have a collection of Billy Graham quotes on love, peace, patience, salvation, leadership, grace, death and hope with images.

Billy Graham was born on November 7, 1918, in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States and died on February 21, 2018, in Montreat, North Carolina, United States. His wife’s name is Ruth Bell.

Billy Graham Quotes

The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same. -Billy Graham

God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’ -Billy Graham

A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip. -Billy Graham

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

I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right. -Billy Graham

I just want to lobby for God. -Billy Graham

billy graham quotes on death
You’re born. You suffer. You die. Fortunately, there’s a loophole. -Billy Graham

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience, and being persistent. -Billy Graham

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has. -Billy Graham

We are not cisterns made for hoarding, we are channels made for sharing. -Billy Graham

Only the supernatural love of God through changed lives can solve the problems that we face in our world. -Billy Graham

If we had more hell in the pulpit, we would have less hell in the pew. -Billy Graham

There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men. -Billy Graham

billy graham quotes on prayer
Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God. -Billy Graham

Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle’s light. -Billy Graham

God’s angels often protect his servants from potential enemies. -Billy Graham

God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with. -Billy Graham

The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course. -Billy Graham

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. -Billy Graham

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. -Billy Graham

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I am not a televangelist. -Billy Graham

The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.’ -Billy Graham

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when a character is lost, all is lost. -Billy Graham

Only those who want everything done for them are bored. -Billy Graham

Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength. -Billy Graham

My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world. -Billy Graham

When anyone has the power to destroy the whole human race in a matter of hours, it becomes a moral issue. The church must speak out. -Billy Graham

‘Suffering should not make us bitter people,’ my mother once said, ‘it should make us better comforters.’ Young people need to hear this from those who have walked before them, because someday they’ll be walking those same steps, but there may not be anyone following behind. -Billy Graham

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billy graham quotes on love
Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love. -Billy Graham

It’s sometimes comical to hear the younger generation ask their peers to repeat themselves. -Billy Graham

Only God who made us can touch us and change us and save us from ourselves. -Billy Graham

All my life I’ve been taught how to die, but no one ever taught me how to grow old. -Billy Graham

Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world and lost your soul. Was it worth it? -Billy Graham

When granted many years of life, growing old in age is natural, but growing old with grace is a choice. Growing older with grace is possible for all who will set their hearts and minds on the Giver of grace, the Lord Jesus Christ. -Billy Graham

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I don’t have many sad days. -Billy Graham

Throughout my ministry, I have sought to build bridges between Jews and Christians. -Billy Graham

It seems the only way to gain attention today is to organize a march and protest something. -Billy Graham

I can’t explain 9/11, except the evil of man. -Billy Graham

God has given us two hands – one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing. -Billy Graham

Regardless of what society says, we can’t go on much longer in the sea of immorality without judgment coming. -Billy Graham

I look forward to death with great anticipation, to meeting God face to face. -Billy Graham

There are many things that I don’t understand. -Billy Graham

I don’t think the Christian Right dominates America in the way some in the media believe they do. -Billy Graham

I think about my own sons and my own daughters, and I’m sure that many parents are concerned about what their children are exposed to. Billy Graham

Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don’t complain. -Billy Graham

No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply. -Billy Graham

billy graham quotes on salvation
There is no scriptural basis for segregation. -Billy Graham

The time has come for all evangelists to practice full financial disclosure. The world is watching how we walk and how we talk. We must have the highest standards of morality, ethics, and integrity if we are to continue to have influence. -Billy Graham

Only when Christ comes again will the little white children of Alabama walk hand in hand with little black children. -Billy Graham

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. -Billy Graham

I haven’t written my own epitaph, and I’m not sure I should. Whatever it is, I hope it will be simple, and that it will point people not to me, but to the One I served. -Billy Graham

Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness. -Billy Graham

The thing that alarms me is that there are so many clergymen who say that the so-called ‘new morality’ is all right. They say we’re living in a new generation; let’s be relevant, let’s change God’s law. Let’s say that adultery is all right under certain circumstances; fornication’s all right under certain circumstances. If it’s ‘meaningful. -Billy Graham

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The human heart is the same the world over. -Billy Graham

Many churches today have special programs for people who are grieving, and these can be very helpful. -Billy Graham

I believe the home and marriage is the foundation of our society and must be protected. -Billy Graham

I’m going to Heaven just like the thief on the cross who said in that last moment: ‘Lord, remember me. -Billy Graham

The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. -Billy Graham

God knows what we are going through when we grieve, and He wants to assure us of His love and concern. He also wants us to turn to Him and bring our heartaches and burdens to Him. -Billy Graham

The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. -Billy Graham

I think where political issues invade moral situations, spiritual leaders have to speak out. -Billy Graham

God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world. -Billy Graham

I’m not focused on the gay and lesbian movement. -Billy Graham

billy graham quotes on grace
Almost everybody will listen to you when you tell your own story. -Billy Graham

I can barely walk, but it’s a privilege to be able to move at all. -Billy Graham

Self-centered indulgence, pride, and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle. -Billy Graham

I think that if I would talk on a political subject if I talk about it, it would divide the audience on that issue. That’s not my issue. -Billy Graham

There’s a great deal to say in the Bible about the signs we’re to watch for, and when these signs all converge at one place we can be sure that we’re close to the end of the age. -Billy Graham

I’ve spent too much time giving speeches, traveling the world. -Billy Graham

I am just one of many thousands called to be an evangelist. -Billy Graham

It is not the body’s posture, but the heart’s attitude that counts when we pray. -Billy Graham

I’m thankful for the incredible advances in medicine that have taken place during my lifetime. I almost certainly wouldn’t still be here if it weren’t for them. -Billy Graham

A calling is you feel – you look out and see the need – maybe it’s the need for the poor, to help poor people. Maybe it’s the need to get involved in the race problem, as Martin Luther King was – felt called. -Billy Graham

billy graham quotes on hope
Man is not born to atheism. He is born to believe. -Billy Graham

I believe that I have received Jesus Christ into my heart. I believe that he has covered all of my sins. -Billy Graham

Every year during their High Holy Days, the Jewish community reminds us all of our need for repentance and forgiveness. -Billy Graham

Sincere Christians can disagree about the details of Scripture and theology – absolutely. -Billy Graham

I don’t think the government should be in the trailer-park business. I don’t think they know how to run a trailer park. -Billy Graham

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

If you’d have said Evangelical in 1957, most people wouldn’t know what you were talking about. And then, they’d be against it. -Billy Graham

Over the years I’ve seen people lose a spouse and then withdraw and lose interest in life, and I believe we need to resist that. -Billy Graham

I don’t need a successor, only willing hands to accept the torch for a new generation. -Billy Graham

I’m not an analyzer. I’ve got a son that analyzes everything and everybody. But I don’t analyze people. -Billy Graham

billy graham quotes about life
Every day is a gift from God, no matter how old we are. -Billy Graham

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children. -Billy Graham

Give me five minutes with a person’s checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is. -Billy Graham

The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry. -Billy Graham

A lot of Jews are great friends of mine. -Billy Graham

Communism has decided against God, against Christ, against the Bible, and against all religion. -Billy Graham

I haven’t been faithful to my own advice in the past. I will in the future. -Billy Graham

I can’t prove it scientifically, that there’s a God, but I believe. -Billy Graham

As a former resident with strong personal and ministry ties to the North Star State, I pray that the good people of Minnesota will show their support for God’s definition of marriage, between a man and a woman. -Billy Graham

It’s no secret that in New York during the last 30 years there has been a tragic exodus from the churches into materialism, secularism, and humanism. -Billy Graham

Growing old has been the greatest surprise of my life. -Billy Graham

There are two great forces, God’s force of good and the devil’s force of evil, and I believe Satan is alive and he is working, and he is working harder than ever, and we have many mysteries that we don’t understand. -Billy Graham

Death wasn’t part of God’s original plan for humanity, and the Bible calls death an enemy – the last enemy to be destroyed. -Billy Graham

As I got older, I guess I became more mellow and more forgiving and more loving. -Billy Graham

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Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him. -Billy Graham

The Bible is clear – God’s definition of marriage is between a man and a woman. -Billy Graham

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless. -Billy Graham

We’re all sinners. Everybody you meet all over the world is a sinner. -Billy Graham

Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone – except God. -Billy Graham

God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are. -Billy Graham

People have a negative impression of New York that I don’t think is quite fair. -Billy Graham

Once you’ve lost your privacy, you realize you’ve lost an extremely valuable thing. -Billy Graham

Rose Adams is a wonderful Christian woman who cared for my mother, Morrow Coffey Graham, in her last years of life. -Billy Graham

There are a lot of groups that feel a little bit strange around me because I am inclusive. -Billy Graham

God never meant that people were to wear clothes. He meant we were to be nude. But we were in a state of innocence. Then sin came into the human race and became a blood poisoning. -Billy Graham

Certainly, a woman should never disguise the fact that she is a woman. A woman’s body is very beautiful. -Billy Graham

I don’t think I get angry. -Billy Graham

The word ‘romance,’ according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime. -Billy Graham

I have the problems of, I must confess, old age. -Billy Graham

We’re a diverse society, and I think the TV is doing a great job in showing that we’re all human beings, that we can all get along, that we can all be together, and I think that’s a marvelous thing. -Billy Graham

Every President I think I’ve ever known, except Truman, has thought they didn’t quite get done what they wanted to be done. And toward the end of their Administrations, they were disappointed and wished they had done some things differently. -Billy Graham

Believers, look up – take courage. The angels are nearer than you think. -Billy Graham

billy graham quotes about life
Don’t get old, if you can avoid it. -Billy Graham

The older I get, the more important the eternal becomes to me personally. -Billy Graham

I used to read five psalms every day – that teaches me how to get along with God. Then I read a chapter of Proverbs every day and that teaches me how to get along with my fellow man. -Billy Graham

Evangelicals can’t be closely identified with any particular party or person. We have to stand in the middle, to preach to all the people, right and left. -Billy Graham

There have been times that I’ve wept as I’ve gone from city to city and I’ve seen how far people have wandered from God. -Billy Graham

The New Testament says nothing of Apostles who retired and took it easy. -Billy Graham

I’ve been praying that we might have a spiritual awakening. But I think that becomes possible as individuals surrender their lives fresh and anew to Christ. -Billy Graham

The great question of our time is, ‘Will we be motivated by materialistic philosophy or by spiritual power?’ -Billy Graham

The Old is authentic. Old is genuine. Old is valuable. -Billy Graham

We go on in our pleasures thinking they’re going to last forever. -Billy Graham

Christ was God in human flesh, and He proved it by rising from the dead. -Billy Graham

Seemingly, man has learned to live without God, preoccupied, and indifferent toward Him and concerned only about material security and pleasure. -Billy Graham

I don’t have to see a murder in order to condemn murder. -Billy Graham

It was a privilege to pray with Governor Romney – for his family and our country. -Billy Graham

I don’t eat with beautiful women alone. -Billy Graham

Even the securest financial plan and the finest health coverage aren’t enough to hold us steady when the challenges come… We need something more, something deeper and unshakeable, something that will see us through life’s hard times. -Billy Graham

I found that this Parkinson’s does slow you down, whether you want to slow down or not. -Billy Graham

The Bible says that God has a reason for keeping us here; if He didn’t, He would take us to Heaven far sooner. -Billy Graham

Old age may have its limitations and challenges, but in spite of them, our latter years can be some of the most rewarding and fulfilling of our lives. -Billy Graham

I have never changed my message. I preach the Bible, and I preach it with authority. -Billy Graham

Don’t be misled by those who claim God doesn’t exist, because He does. -Billy Graham

I still enjoy watching a batter successfully cross home plate, but nothing thrills me more than seeing the Holy Spirit at work in hearts as the Gospel is carried into stadiums, across the airwaves, and around the world. -Billy Graham

I want to tell people about the meaning of the cross. -Billy Graham

Oral Roberts was a man of God and a great friend in ministry. I loved him as a brother. -Billy Graham

Racial prejudice, anti-Semitism, or hatred of anyone with different beliefs has no place in the human mind or heart. -Billy Graham

Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer. Then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish. -Billy Graham

Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact – men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do. -Billy Graham

‘Hope and change’ has become a cliche in our nation, and it is daunting to think that any American could hope for change from what God has blessed. -Billy Graham

I first met Bev Shea while in Chicago when he was on Moody Radio. As a young man starting my ministry, I asked Bev if he would join me. He said yes, and for over 60 years we had the privilege of ministering together across the country and around the world. -Billy Graham

I am not going to Heaven because I have preached to great crowds or read the Bible many times. I’m going to Heaven just like the thief on the cross who said in that last moment: ‘Lord, remember me. -Billy Graham

I have never talked publicly or privately about the Jewish people, including conversations with President Nixon, except in the most positive terms. -Billy Graham

I think Pat Robertson is a terrific fellow. -Billy Graham

I wish I had been home more when the children were growing up. I missed it a lot. -Billy Graham