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Everytime someone ends a prayer in the Western world they say Amen - that is the name of an Egyptian god associated with completion. So we're still praying to their gods.
~By Whitley Strieber ~


My longing for truth was a single prayer.
~By Edith Stein ~


Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.
~By Andre Gide ~


Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
~By Alan Cohen ~


The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.
~By Ovid ~


Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


People would be surprised to know how much I learned about prayer from playing poker.
~By Mary Austin ~


It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
~By Dalai Lama ~


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


I write quite a lot of sonnets, and I think of them almost as prayers: short and memorable, something you can recite.
~By Carol Ann Duffy ~


If we really want to achieve true prayer, we must turn our backs upon everything temporal, everything external, everything that is not divine.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.
~By William Wilberforce ~


Memory, so complete and clear or so evasive, has to be ended, has to be put aside, as if one were leaving a chapel and bringing the prayer to an end in one's head.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


My hope and prayer is that the body of Christ in America will awake with holy boldness, a boldness content neither with silence nor mere words but that backs up those words with action and results.
~By Frank R. Wolf ~


I never force myself to be devout except when I feel so inspired, and never compose hymns of prayers unless I feel within me real and true devotion.
~By Franz Schubert ~


Never believe that true prayer consists in mere babbling, reciting so many psalms and vigils, saying your beads while you allow your thoughts to roam.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


God knows, we don't want prayer.
~By Oliver North ~


Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


Patients describing the benefits of prayer often talk about how it provides a sense of well being.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


Basically I say a few prayers before a game and let that direct me, not superstitions.
~By Brian McBride ~


More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
~By Saint Teresa ~


It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life.
~By Shania Twain ~


Please know that my thoughts and prayers, as well as those of many, many others here in Alabama and around the country, are with each of you during this time.
~By Jo Bonner ~


Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
~By Margaret Mead ~


You often feel that your prayers scarcely reach the ceiling; but, oh, get into this humble spirit by considering how good the Lord is, and how evil you all are, and then prayer will mount on wings of faith to heaven.
~By Charles Simeon ~


The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


And it is to rock the soul and lead the person to immorality, corruption - to forget their prayers, to forget their God. And thus the world has partaken of the spirit of the Negro race, accepting their ways.
~By Warren Jeffs ~


No god ever gave any man anything, nor ever answered any prayer at any time - nor ever will.
~By Madalyn Murray O'Hair ~


I still held fast to my determination to become a minister; it still seemed to me that that was my duty. I had pledged myself, in my prayers I had given my word to God. How could I therefore break my vow?
~By Pierre Loti ~


Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was, during the time of family worship, and just three or four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer, he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast.
~By James Hogg ~


Prayer begins where human capacity ends.
~By Marian Anderson ~


I used a lot of pancake makeup and a prayer, and a Buddhist chant.
~By Steven Cojocaru ~


It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation.
~By Alex Grey ~


There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


God hears a mother's prayer.
~By Victoria Gotti ~


I'll tell you right now. I'm for prayer in school.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine o mother o' mine.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious.
~By Daisy Ashford ~


Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
~By Hippocrates ~


There is a strong correlation between belief in evolution and liberal views on government control, pornography, prayer in schools, abortion, gun control, economic freedom, and even animal rights.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


I sang at the Inaugural prayer service at the National Cathedral.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
~By Karl Rahner ~


It takes me forever to say my prayers these days, but I don't care, because this time around, I want to make sure God doesn't have to do any guesswork.
~By Terry McMillan ~


A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.
~By Doris Lessing ~


The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
~By John Wooden ~


Whatever a person may pray for, that person prays for a miracle. Every prayer comes down to this - Almighty God, grant that two times two not equal four.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon.
~By George MacDonald ~


I grew up a Catholic and I don't want to talk badly about the Catholic Church but there's a lot of routine stuff going on. You say the same prayers, you sit, you kneel, whatever.
~By Bernhard Langer ~


Prayer is talking with God. God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart.
~By Josh McDowell ~


I know no words of prayer - God help me because I can not help myself.
~By Harold E. Hughes ~


The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me, and above all I entrust myself to your prayers.
~By Pope Benedict XVI ~


Prayer is not so much the means whereby God's will is bent to man's desires, as it is that whereby man's will is bent to God's desires.
~By Charles Bent ~


God does say He will graciously entertain our prayers. He says that if we exercise faith, and if our request is in accordance with His will, He will hear us.
~By Walter Martin ~


I've found that prayers work best when you have big players.
~By Knute Rockne ~


By my definition, prayer is consciously hanging out with God. Being with God in a deliberate way.
~By Malcolm Boyd ~


Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co-operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us - an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some kind of effective energy.
~By Dean Inge ~


The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
~By Arthur Wellesley ~


Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.
~By Martin Luther ~


My desk drawer is filled with all kinds of prayers.
~By Geraldine Ferraro ~


Prayer is commitment. We don't merely co-operate with God with certain things held back within. We, the total person, co-operate. This means that co-operation equals committment.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
~By Socrates ~


I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
~By Voltaire ~


To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.
~By Sarah Ban Breathnach ~


When I have had such men before my camera my whole soul has endeavored to do its duty towards them in recording faithfully the greatness of the inner as well as the features of the outer man. The photograph thus taken has been almost the embodiment of a prayer.
~By Julia Margaret Cameron ~


Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated.
~By Madalyn Murray O'Hair ~


To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
~By Martin Luther ~


We should not permit prayer to be taken out of the schools; that's the only way most of us got through.
~By Sam Levenson ~


To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Just the same way I'd say a prayer before going onstage, taking that even further and using the drum to inspire people. And using that as a vehicle for the intention.
~By Rick Allen ~


There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees.
~By Victor Hugo ~


It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer.
~By Stockwell Day ~


Prayer in private results in boldness in public.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.
~By David Brainerd ~


When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
~By Abdul Kalam ~


One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers.
~By Feisal Abdul Rauf ~


The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


I'm for prayer in schools.
~By Charles Evers ~


After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must say I have climbed my last political mountain.
~By George C. Wallace ~


When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church.
~By Edith Stein ~


The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


My impression, is that prayer is one of the most basic forms of magic. That it's harnessing the powers of your mind.
~By Boyd Rice ~


President Bush, Secretary of State Rice, and several cabinet level officials have visited Alabama's Gulf Coast in recent days to tour the devastation and to offer their continuing support and prayers for everyone affected by the storm.
~By Jo Bonner ~


The joining of the whole congregation in prayer has something exceedingly solemn and affecting in it.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~

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