Prayer Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Prayer

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There can be no doubt that the practice of opening legislative sessions with prayer has become part of the fabric of our society.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


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


The physical voice we use in prayer need not be great nor startling; even should we not lift up any great cry or shout, God will yet hear us.
~By Origen ~


My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.
~By Toby Keith ~


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Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.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


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


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


Poetry and prayer are very similar.
~By Carol Ann Duffy ~


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 ~


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 ~


The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.
~By Ovid ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.
~By Henri Matisse ~


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 ~


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'll do a little prayer here and there if I feel the need to.
~By Jeff Gordon ~


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


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.'
~By Billy Graham ~


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 ~


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


When the fire of prayer goes out, the barrenness of busyness takes over.
~By George Carey ~


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


It was the courts, of course, that took away prayer from our schools, that took away Bible reading from our schools. It's the courts that gave us same-sex marriage. So it is quite a battlefield, and the Supreme Court is the highest court in the land.
~By Rod Parsley ~


Our hearts and prayers go out to the people in London and in Egypt. We're very concerned about it. We are providing our expertise to aid in the investigation in London.
~By Alberto Gonzales ~


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


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 ~


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


Like many Americans my thoughts and prayers are with the people of London. My deepest sympathies are extended to those who lost a loved one in the recent terror attacks.
~By Doc Hastings ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


As priests uphold their people in prayer, so their people are to uphold them with prayer and love, for he cannot work without his people.
~By Arthur Middleton ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.
~By Josephine Baker ~


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


We can never know for certain where our prayers are likely to go, nor from whom the answers will come. Just when we think we are at our nearest to God, we could be assisting the Devil.
~By Norman Mailer ~


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


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 ~


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


A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
~By Martin Luther ~


A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.
~By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ~


The object of most prayers is to wangle an advance on good intentions.
~By Robert Brault ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it.
~By Voltaire ~


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 ~


My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
~By Anna Lee ~


Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well; while the one ascends the other descends.
~By Mark Hopkins ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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