Prayer Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Prayer

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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 ~


Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.
~By Billy Graham ~


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 ~


But I used to have a bit of a gambling problem. And that would have been the answer to my prayers. It got worse when I started playing this character, too.
~By Fisher Stevens ~


In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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


I foresee the day when we shall read nothing but telegrams and prayers.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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


It is a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer.
~By George Muller ~


I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.
~By Roy Orbison ~


Many of our prayers were not answered, and for this we are now grateful.
~By William Feather ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


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 ~


The issue of prayer is not prayer; the issue of prayer is God.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


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 ~


I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


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


Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.
~By Austin O'Malley ~


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 ~


Poetry was invented as an mnemonic device to enable people to remember their prayers.
~By Peter Davison ~


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


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 ~


The real end of prayer is not so much to get this or that single desire granted, as to put human life into full and joyful conformity with the will of God.
~By Charles Bent ~


If you get down and quarell everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say.
~By Bob Marley ~


One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


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


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 ~


Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


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 ~


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 ~


A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection.
~By Alexander Cockburn ~


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


For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
~By Saint Teresa ~


Well the basic thesis is that there's a god in heaven who is all powerful who wants to help people. And that - he will answer prayer, and does miraculous things in people's lives. And so I've documented some of these wonderful things.
~By Pat Robertson ~


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


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


Prayers were held in Assembly Hall. We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers sat up on the platform in armchairs, facing us.
~By Roald Dahl ~


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


Intercessory prayer might be defined as loving our neighbour on our knees.
~By Charles Bent ~


The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one's striving.
~By Franz Kafka ~


I'm just one of many moms who will say an extra prayer each night for our sons and daughters going into harm's way.
~By Sarah Palin ~


We don't have a prayer of defeating the Red Threat of our generation without a long boom of almost unprecedented duration.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


With that in mind and in celebration of National Prayer Day, today I have proposed in the House of Representatives a Constitutional Amendment that would restore voluntary prayer in our Nation's schools.
~By Nick Rahall ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.
~By William James ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Prayer is commission. Out of the quietness with God, power is generated that turns the spiritual machinery of the world. When you pray, you begin to feel the sense of being sent, that the divine compulsion is upon you.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.
~By Saint Augustine ~


Our real work is prayer. What good is the cold iron of our frantic little efforts unless first we heat it in the furnace of our prayer? Only heat will diffuse heat.
~By Mother Maribel ~


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 ~


Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you ask to attend to them.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


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 ~


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 Joseph Ratzinger ~


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


Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


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 ~


As a people of faith, we know that prayer is a powerful instrument. And as one Nation under God, we know that many times our most powerful tool is prayer.
~By Nick Rahall ~


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


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 ~


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


I pray for miracles. I have always found prayer to bring quick results.
~By Martha Reeves ~


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


Prayer for many is like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists. Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place. Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too long and go somewhere else.
~By Robert McAfee Brown ~

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