Prayer Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Prayer

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I do believe in the power of prayer.
~By Geraldine Ferraro ~


It is my fervent hope and prayer that by exposing my mistakes and by pointing out the things that were a part of my early life, some who might be following the same paths might not make those same mistakes.
~By John Clayton ~


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


God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in it.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation. It makes history possible.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


Prayer is mans greatest power!
~By W. Clement Stone ~


It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them in our practice.
~By Matthew Henry ~


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 ~


I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.
~By Loretta Young ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud.
~By Gerald Vann ~


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 ~


If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
~By Epicurus ~


Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
~By George Herbert ~


Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.
~By Victor Hugo ~


God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.
~By Richard Holloway ~


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


Cover this confirmation process with prayer. When they make it harder for us to pray, we just pray harder.
~By Zell Miller ~


God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: 'Use me.'
~By Rick Warren ~


Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.
~By Edward Albert ~


Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
~By George Santayana ~


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 ~


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


The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world.
~By George Sand ~


I first began to read religious books at school, and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old; and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer.
~By Francis W. Newman ~


Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man well than to be always praying and fasting and touching one's head to a prayer mat.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition - forget fatigue - till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome .
~By Maria W. Chapman ~


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 ~


I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


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


In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words with out a heart.
~By John Bunyan ~


There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.
~By Ivan Illich ~


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


Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
~By Nat Turner ~


Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything.
~By George Eliot ~


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 ~


It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
~By Aesop ~


Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.
~By George Meredith ~


Mr. Tennyson has said that more things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of, but he wisely refrains from saying whether they are good or bad things.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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 ~


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


An authentic life is the most personal form of worship. Everyday life has become my prayer.
~By Sarah Ban Breathnach ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


In prayerful silence you must look into your own heart. No one can tell you better than yourself what comes between you and God. Ask yourself. Then listen!
~By Johannes Tauler ~


And for anyone who ever thought that Ellen and I broke it off because of sexuality, you couldn't be more mistaken. And for anyone who thought my mother's prayers had anything to do with me marrying a man, forget it.
~By Anne Heche ~


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. ~


There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
~By Saint Teresa of Avila ~


Inaudible prayers, particularly of the Canon, which at first don't seem to have anything to do with music, end up being a very important part of the aesthetic of the traditional structure of the Mass.
~By Richard Morris ~


We spend millions of dollars per year supplying more than adequate meals and a Koran to every detainee along with a prayer rug that meets their religious standards.
~By Bill Shuster ~


God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.
~By Richard Cecil ~


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


If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word - prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
~By Virgil ~


Prayers not felt by us are seldom heard by God.
~By Philip Henry ~


I also pray for favor and His anointing on my life and ministry that I might have spiritual blessing when I minister to people. They're my principal prayers; I don't have a prayer list that I go down.
~By Pat Robertson ~


Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.
~By Corrie Ten Boom ~


Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels.
~By Frank Sinatra ~


Never was a faithful prayer lost. Some prayers have a longer voyage than others, but then they return with their richer lading at last, so that the praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer.
~By William Gurnall ~


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 ~


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


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


The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion.
~By Michael Shermer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I mean, George Bush is a man of prayer. He talks to the lord. He tries to get his direction from the lord.
~By Pat Robertson ~


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 ~


I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.
~By Jean Ingelow ~


Every Teen Challenge ministry is responsible for raising its own finances, but we assist these works with finances, prayer and counseling, especially overseas in areas such as Siberia, Africa, South America.
~By David Wilkerson ~


Rather than set aside daily time for prayer, I pray constantly and spontaneously about everything I encounter on a daily basis. When someone shares something with me, I'll often simply say, 'let's pray about this right now.'
~By Thomas Kinkade ~


It is not only our duty to pray for others, but also to desire the prayers of others for ourselves.
~By William Gurnall ~


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 ~


I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


I read a poem every night, as others read a prayer.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


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 ~


Whether the prayer of Seneca was granted we do not know; but, as we do not again hear of Marcus, it is probable that he died before his father, and that the line of Seneca, like that of so many great men, became extinct in the second generation.
~By Frederic William Farrar ~


Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.
~By Garth Brooks ~


Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


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


So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years.
~By Aaron Neville ~


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 ~


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


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 candidate was required to prepare himself by confession, fasting, and passing the night in prayer.
~By Horatio Alger ~


Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David.
~By William Brewster ~


Today we thank God for all the blessings He has bestowed upon this great Country and ask Him to continue to heal our land and meet our needs - and we do so through the power of prayer.
~By Nick Rahall ~


I desire an special interest in your prayers that my faith fail not in the day of adversity.
~By John Hawley ~

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