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Quotes And Sayings About Prayer

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


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


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


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


Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.
~By John Buchan ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


As I prepare for this next phase in my life, I ask that people continue to offer the prayers that have protected me thus far. I also pray that I will always see those who are not seen and easy to forget in the hustle and bustle of Washington politics.
~By Artur Davis ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Music is a form of prayer.
~By Toru Takemitsu ~


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


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


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 ~


Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers.
~By Zack Wamp ~


We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.
~By Henry Wilson ~


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 ~


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


Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish, and leave it or merge it in God's will.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


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


Every one should find some suitable time, day or night, to sink into his depths, each according to his own fashion. Not every one is able to engage in contemplative prayer.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
~By Adam Clarke ~


In our home there was always prayer - aloud, proud and unapologetic.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us.
~By John Selden ~


Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation the source of strength is one's self. When one prays he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
~By Chiang Kai-shek ~


I'm pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart, and I believe in family. I also have a basic belief that God takes care of me. I believe in prayer, even though I'm not that religious. I just have that foundation from my family. I mean when you think that you're just a human being and one of God's creatures, you can't take anything that seriously.
~By Catherine O'Hara ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense that each of us is a unique person, with a unique perspective on the world, a member of a class of one.
~By W. H. Auden ~


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


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 ~


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


The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
~By Henry Ellis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 means that the total you is praying. Your whole being reaches out to God, and God reaches down to you.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 an august avowal of ignorance.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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