Quotations that match 'prayer'.

Prayers not felt by us are seldom heard by God. Philip Henry
[ Felt God Heard Prayers Seldom Us]
Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book. Charles Lamb
[ Before Book Books Dying Give Just Large Last Perhaps Prayer Service Shakespeare Should Up]
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. Richard Holloway
[ Act After Children Disciplines Each Eagerly Feeble Filled God Him His Hunger Little New Offers Only Prayer Respond Searching Self-Control Shall Small Strength Thirst Waiting Will]
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. Jeremy Taylor
[ Commit Creator Done Down Dying Hands Him Into Lie Must Prayer Short Trust Your Yourself]
Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life. Jonathan Edwards
[ Breathing Expression Faith Life Natural Prayer]
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. Charles Simeon
[ Ceiling Considering Evil Faith Feel Get Good Heaven How Humble Into Lord Mount Often Oh Prayer Prayers Reach Scarcely Spirit Then Will Wings Your]
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers. Abdul Kalam Faith
[ Ability Creator Develop God Great Helps Minds Our Personalities Potential Powers Prayer Stored Strength Tap These Us Within]
I've found that prayers work best when you have big players. Knute Rockne
[ Best Big Found Players Prayers Work]
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. Catherine O'Hara
[ Also Anything Basic Being Belief Believe Care Catholic Creatures Even Family Foundation Girl God Good Heart Human Just Mean Much Prayer Pretty Religious Seriously Take Takes Think Though]
One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue. Mary Antin
[ Chief Close Command Congregation Czar Emperor Every Gave Health Honor Love Must Police Positive Prayer Said Shall Synagogue Us Would Your]
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. Whitley Strieber
[ Amen Associated Completion Egyptian Ends Everytime God Gods Name Prayer Praying Say Someone Still Their Western World]
A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection. Alexander Cockburn
[ Any Childish Compulsory Infection Open Prayer Religious Soul]
Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts. Alan Cohen
[ Acknowledges Appreciation Form Good Highest Light Prayer Presence Shine Thankful Thoughts Wherever Your]
Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers. Austin O'Malley
[ Harder Knees Practical Prayer Shoes Soles Than Trousers Your]
There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God. Ivan Illich
[ Between Distance God Greater Man Prayer Than]
The joining of the whole congregation in prayer has something exceedingly solemn and affecting in it. Karl Philipp Moritz
[ Affecting Congregation Exceedingly Joining Prayer Solemn Something Whole]
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. Chiang Kai-shek
[ Goes Greater His Meditation More Own Prayer Prays Self Source Strength Than]
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. George Muller
[ Common Enjoy Enjoyment Give Gone Make Our Pray Prayer Read Reading Satan Scriptures Spirit Temptation Them Up Us Use Were Word]
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. Nick Rahall
[ Amendment Celebration Constitutional Day House Mind Nation National Our Prayer Proposed Representatives Restore Schools Today Voluntary Would]
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray. Aesop
[ Expect Heard Our Pray Prayers Strive Vain Well]
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. Frederic William Farrar
[ Again Became Before Died Extinct Father Generation Granted Great Hear His Know Line Many Men Prayer Probable Second Seneca Whether]
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand. Hippocrates
[ Calling Gods Good Hand Himself Indeed Lend Man Prayer Should While]
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. Dalai Lama
[ Cannot Daily Desist Find Harming Help Least Lives Necessary Only Others Our Prayers Them]
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. Julia Margaret Cameron
[ Almost Been Before Camera Duty Embodiment Endeavored Faithfully Features Greatness Had Inner Man Men Outer Photograph Prayer Recording Soul Such Taken Them Thus Towards Well Whole]
I'll do a little prayer here and there if I feel the need to. Jeff Gordon
[ Feel Here Little Need Prayer]
Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night. George Herbert
[ Day Key Lock Night Prayer Should]
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. Warren Jeffs
[ Accepting Corruption Forget God Immorality Lead Negro Person Prayers Race Rock Soul Spirit Their Thus Ways World]
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. Nat Turner
[ Appear Avoided Devoting Discovered Fasting Great Having Mixing Must Myself Mystery Prayer Society Soon Studiously Therefore Time Wrapped]
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. David Herbert Donald
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered. Leonard Cohen
[ Asking Barely Child Himself Into Language Man Mastered Prayer Translates Translation]
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. E. Stanley Jones
[ Co-Operation Continuing Creation Exercise Faculties Given God Had Intentions Links Maker Mind Out Prayer Purest Series Their These Us Work]
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words with out a heart. John Bunyan
[ Better Heart Out Prayer Than Without Words]
Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. Garth Brooks
[ Gifts God Greatest Prayers Some Unanswered]
I'll tell you right now. I'm for prayer in school. Kinky Friedman
[ Now Prayer Right School Tell]
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. Pope John Paul II
[ Asks Assistance Benefit Christ Desires Feels Great Humbly Immeasurable Most Need Peter Prayers Sacrifice Successor Unworthy Wealth Your]
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. Thomas S. Monson
[ Act Attended Church Decision Each Eternal Friend Goal Heartfelt Life Meeting Prayer Precede Righteous Service Worthy]
By my definition, prayer is consciously hanging out with God. Being with God in a deliberate way. Malcolm Boyd
[ Being Consciously Definition Deliberate God Hanging Out Prayer Way]
We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David. William Brewster
[ Bible David Gather Prayer Reading Singing Songs]
The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. Billy Graham
[ Bless Eloquent Hands Heal Most Prayer Through]
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. Roy Orbison Dreams
[ Asleep Away Close Dream Dreamers Dreams Drift Eyes Fall Into Magic Night Prayer Say Silent Softly Then]
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. Saint Augustine
[ Also Ceasing Continuance Desire Longing Prayer Prayers Thy Will Without Your]
Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation. It makes history possible. Jacques Ellul
[ Creation Fragments History Holds Makes Possible Prayer Shattered Together]
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. Michael Shermer
[ Bad Celestial God Lab Leading Makes Prayer Rat Religion Science Scientific Worse]
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard Religion
[ Change Changes Does God Him Prayer Prays]
God is much in the difficult home problems as in the times of quiet and prayer. Evelyn Underhill
[ Difficult God Home Much Prayer Problems Quiet Times]
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. Saint Teresa of Avila
[ Answered More Over Prayers Shed Tears Than Unanswered]
Basically I say a few prayers before a game and let that direct me, not superstitions. Brian McBride
[ Basically Before Direct Few Game Prayers Say Superstitions]
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. Henri Matisse
[ Believe Buddhist Close Essential Frame God Know Mind Oneself Prayer Put Really Some Sort Thing Think Whether Which]
Patients describing the benefits of prayer often talk about how it provides a sense of well being. Armstrong Williams
[ Being Benefits Describing How Often Patients Prayer Provides Sense Talk Well]
An authentic life is the most personal form of worship. Everyday life has become my prayer. Sarah Ban Breathnach
[ Authentic Become Everyday Form Life Most Personal Prayer Worship]
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. Dean Inge
[ Act Action Always Begins Completion Effective Energy External Kind Normal Prayer Some Which Will]
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. Terry McMillan
[ Any Around Because Care Days Forever God Make Prayers Say Sure Takes These Time Want]
I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness. Marianne Williamson
[ Deepen Experience Forgiveness God Meditation Prayer Through]
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. Pat Robertson
[ Also Blessing Down Favor Go His Life List Might Minister Ministry Pray Prayer Prayers Principal Spiritual]
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. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Able Blend Breathe Creep Each Earthly Forth God Into Just Life Long Longs Love Lovers Moment Mystic Other Prayer Soft Souls Their Were Whisper]
The object of most prayers is to wangle an advance on good intentions. Robert Brault
[ Advance Good Intentions Most Object Prayers]
People would be surprised to know how much I learned about prayer from playing poker. Mary Austin
[ How Know Learned Much Playing Poker Prayer Surprised Would]
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. Madame de Stael
[ Goes Greater His Meditation More Own Prayer Prays Self Source Strength Than]
The fewer the words, the better the prayer. Martin Luther
[ Better Fewer Prayer Words]
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. Abraham Lincoln Mom
[ Always Followed Life Mother Prayers Remember]
To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer. Martin Luther
[ Adoration Christian Father Gather God Life Necessary Prayer United]
Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night. Thomas Fuller
[ Day Key Lock Night Prayer]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere. James Martineau
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language. Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer. John Edward
[ Defense How Individuals Information Journal Keep Language Learn Meditate Own Practice Prayer Psychic See Sees Self Sign Surrounding Your Yourself]
The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world. George Sand
[ Imperious Lover Menaces More Prayers Than Whole World]
Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God. Billy Graham
[ Between Conversation God Prayer Simply Two-Way]
Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon. Terry Prachett
[ Centuries Combating Death Demon Doom Eat Evil Fasting Forces Good Leaden Mankind Many Over Prayer Seemed Shotgun Thought Tried Until Up Ways Works]
Prayer is mans greatest power! W. Clement Stone
[ Greatest Mans Power Prayer]
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. Meister Eckhart
[ Enough Entire Ever Life Only Prayer Say Thank Will Your]
I mean, George Bush is a man of prayer. He talks to the lord. He tries to get his direction from the lord. Pat Robertson
[ Bush Direction George Get His Lord Man Mean Prayer Talks Tries]
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Change Function God Influence Nature Prayer Prays Rather]
The candidate was required to prepare himself by confession, fasting, and passing the night in prayer. Horatio Alger
[ Candidate Confession Fasting Himself Night Passing Prayer Prepare Required]
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. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Achievement Alone Available Away Base Concrete Development Every Leadership Luck Nation Opportunity Prayers Success Survival While]
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. Rick Allen
[ Before Drum Even Further Going Inspire Intention Just Onstage Prayer Same Say Taking Using Vehicle Way]
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. Alberto Gonzales
[ Aid Concerned Egypt Expertise Go Hearts Investigation London Our Out Prayers Providing Very]
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another. Epicurus
[ Against Another Evil Forever God Listened Men Perished Prayers Praying Quickly Would]
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. E. Stanley Jones
[ Back Certain Co-Operate Co-Operation Commitment Equals God Held Means Merely Person Prayer Things Total Within]
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. Karl Rahner
[ Advent Beautiful Celebrate Every God Holy Hope Longing Lovely Pray Prayers Promise Season Sing Songs Those Waiting Year]
Many of our prayers were not answered, and for this we are now grateful. William Feather
[ Answered Grateful Many Now Our Prayers Were]
But a prayer that he sends from his heart's deep core. Paul Laurence Dunbar
[ Core Deep Heart His Prayer Sends]
If we really want to achieve true prayer, we must turn our backs upon everything temporal, everything external, everything that is not divine. Johannes Tauler
[ Achieve Backs Divine Everything External Must Our Prayer Really Temporal True Turn Upon Want]
The right wing always mobilizes around constitutional amendments: the right to bear arms, school prayer. Al Sharpton
[ Always Amendments Arms Around Bear Constitutional Prayer Right School Wing]
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. Jonathan Edwards
[ Apparently Being Believe Desire Directly Disposes Does Friendship Glorious God Heart Him Incline Infinitely Intelligent Less Most Our Prayer Properly Sincere Strongly Towards Willing]
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. Harvey Fierstein
[ Believe Care Connected Each Energy Good Into Other Out Positive Power Prayer Putting Taking World]
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. Frank R. Wolf
[ Action America Awake Backs Body Boldness Christ Content Holy Hope Mere Neither Nor Prayer Results Silence Those Up Will Words]
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. Franz Schubert
[ Compose Devotion Devout Except Feel Force Hymns Inspired Myself Never Prayers Real True Unless Within]
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. Sarah Ban Breathnach
[ Again Answered Come Dry Expect Hope Last Life Prayers Rains Rekindled Seasons Spring Ways Will Wondrous Your]
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. William Gurnall
[ Answer Faithful Last Longer Lost Never Others Prayer Prayers Praying Return Richer Some Soul Than Their Then Voyage Waiting]
The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me, and above all I entrust myself to your prayers. Joseph Ratzinger
[ Above Act Consoles Entrust Even Fact Insufficient Lord Means Myself Prayers Work Your]
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. Josh McDowell
[ Attitude Concerned God Heart Knows Prayer Talking Words Your]
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. Shania Twain
[ Allow Always Best Desperate Dictate Feel Few Flow Go Hope Itself Just Life Lived Naturally Possible Prayers Really Say Should Unfold Way Will]
Music is a form of prayer. Toru Takemitsu
[ Form Music Prayer]
Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels. Frank Sinatra
[ Anything Basically Bottle Daniels Gets Jack Night Prayer Through Tranquilizers]
I do believe in the power of prayer. Geraldine Ferraro
[ Believe Power Prayer]
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. Woodrow Wilson
[ Bread Business Daily Empty Everything Fact First God His Including Life Lord Love National Neighbor Our Petition Prayer Spiritual Stomach Underlies Witness Worship]
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence. Martin Farquhar Tupper
[ Moves Muscle Nerve Omnipotence Prayer Slender]
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. John Clayton
[ Early Exposing Fervent Following Hope Life Make Might Mistakes Out Part Paths Pointing Prayer Same Some Things Those Were]
I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered. Jean Ingelow
[ Answered Been God Lived Prayers Thank]
It is not only our duty to pray for others, but also to desire the prayers of others for ourselves. William Gurnall
[ Also Desire Duty Only Others Our Ourselves Pray Prayers]
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it. Voltaire
[ Enemies Ever God Granted Lord Made Make Only Prayer Ridiculous Short Very]
I read a poem every night, as others read a prayer. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Every Night Others Poem Prayer Read]
I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it. Henry Wilson
[ Amendments Believe Here Introduced Large Lord Number Prayer Propose Senators Would]
The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course. Billy Graham Sports
[ Answered Course Golf Never Only Prayers Time]
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.' Thomas Kinkade
[ Aside Basis Constantly Daily Encounter Everything Now Often Pray Prayer Rather Right Say Set Shares Simply Someone Something Spontaneously Than Time]
Prayer begins where human capacity ends. Marian Anderson
[ Begins Capacity Ends Human Prayer Where]
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. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Abortion Animal Belief Between Control Correlation Economic Even Evolution Freedom Government Gun Liberal Prayer Rights Schools Strong Views]
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. Franz Kafka
[ Draws Fellow Man Oneself Prayer Relationship Strength Striving]
More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. Saint Teresa
[ Answered More Ones Over Prayers Shed Tears Than Unanswered]
Experience teaches us that we do not always receive the blessings we ask for in prayer. Mary Baker Eddy
[ Always Ask Blessings Experience Prayer Receive Teaches Us]
I used a lot of pancake makeup and a prayer, and a Buddhist chant. Steven Cojocaru
[ Buddhist Chant Lot Makeup Pancake Prayer Used]
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it. Voltaire
[ Enemies God Granted Lord Made Make Never Prayer Ridiculous Short Very]
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. Francis W. Newman
[ Almost Began Bible Books Commenced Eleven Especially First Habit Immediately Old Prayer Read Religious School Secret Years]
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. Alexander Herzen
[ Abstract Contemplation General Just Monks Our Prayer Regions Spirit Wasted Wither World]
Prayer in private results in boldness in public. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Boldness Prayer Private Public Results]
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. James Hogg
[ Apartment Bad Barking Beast Before Conclusion Crazed During Family Feet Four Had His Just Practice Prayer Ran Round Seconds Started Three Time Uniform Very Worship]
Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon. George MacDonald
[ Anything Enough Hang Large Light Prayer Upon Wish]
Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them. Mahalia Jackson Faith
[ Cannot Faith Health Live Man Prayer Soul Them Vitamins Without]
Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well; while the one ascends the other descends. Mark Hopkins
[ Ascends Buckets Descends God Mercy Other Our Prayer Two Well While]
If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine o mother o' mine. Rudyard Kipling
[ Body Dammed Know Make Mine Mother Prayers Soul Were Whole Whose Would]
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. Norman Mailer
[ Answers Assisting Certain Come Could Devil Go God Just Know Likely Nearest Never Nor Our Prayers Think Where Whom Will]
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end. George Santayana
[ Among Desired Efforts End Never Practical Prayer Sane Secure]
Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us. John Selden
[ Almighty Best Giving God Good Grant Knows Prayer Reasons Short Should Us Why Without]
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. Charles Spurgeon
[ Any Ask Christian Die Enough Epitome Get Hell Live Long Pray Prayer Religion Say Should Will Without Word]
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. Rod Parsley
[ Away Battlefield Bible Course Court Courts Gave Highest Land Marriage Our Prayer Quite Reading Same-Sex Schools Supreme Took Us]
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. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Atheist Believes Built Church Conquered Death Deed Disease Done Eliminated Escape Hospital Instead Into Involvement Life Must Poverty Prayer Said Should Strives Vanished Wants War]
A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward. Phillips Brooks
[ Definition Merely Prayer Simplest Turned Wish]
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. Samuel Butler
[ Bad Dreams Good More Mr Prayer Said Saying Than Things Whether Wisely World Wrought]
Poetry and prayer are very similar. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Poetry Prayer Similar Very]
My longing for truth was a single prayer. Edith Stein
[ Longing Prayer Single Truth]
I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven. Josephine Baker
[ Believe Best Draw Heaven Prayer Strength Way]
God hears a mother's prayer. Victoria Gotti
[ God Hears Mother Prayer]
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. Richard Cecil
[ Affliction Answering Christian Experience Furnace God Him Hope Into Love More Often Patience Prayer Put Way]
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. Roald Dahl
[ Assembly Benches Facing Hall Held Perched Platform Prayers Rows Sat Teachers Up Us Were While Wooden]
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. Alex Grey
[ Being Consciousness Expanse Here Identity Innermost Liberated Liberation Moment Now Place Play Prayer Realize Supreme Vast]
Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy. Laurence Sterne
[ Certainly Duties Easy Most Prayer Sweetest]
The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer. Muhammad Iqbal
[ Act Kind Mystic Nature Observer Prayer Scientific Seeker]
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. George Eliot
[ Anything Christ Doing Faith Jesus Look Lord Miracles Must Pains Prayer Sit Still Thee Through Up Will]
I believe in prayer and in strong belief. Tina Turner
[ Belief Believe Prayer Strong]
When about fifteen I once made a great scandal by taking out my knife in prayer meeting and assaulting a young man who, while I was kneeling down during the prayer, stood above me and squeezed my neck. Simon Newcomb
[ Above Assaulting Down During Fifteen Great Kneeling Knife Made Man Meeting Neck Once Out Prayer Scandal Squeezed Stood Taking While Young]
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! Johannes Tauler
[ Ask Better Between Comes God Heart Into Listen Look Must Own Silence Tell Than Then Your Yourself]
There is no problem with the opening of new houses of prayer for Lutherans and Pentecostals. Vladimir Zhirinovsky
[ Houses New Opening Prayer Problem]
The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. God can ask no more than that of us. Georges Bernanos
[ Ask God Itself More Pray Prayer Than Us Wish]
Cover this confirmation process with prayer. When they make it harder for us to pray, we just pray harder. Zell Miller
[ Confirmation Cover Harder Just Make Pray Prayer Process Us]
Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious. Daisy Ashford
[ Afterwards Always Bernard Few Had Hall Pious Prayers Rather Some Whiskey]
God knows, we don't want prayer. Oliver North
[ God Knows Prayer Want]
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. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Always Clearly Fasting Fellow Head Important Man Mat More Prayer Praying Than Touching Treat Well]
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. Bob Schaffer
[ Accomplished Activities Begun Being Cannot Collective Conduct Day Each Help Impressed Intention Kiev Kindness Peaceful Prayer Protest Protesters Respect Revolution Sense]
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. Frederick William Robertson
[ Become Divine Earth Escape Evil Given Good Learn Means Meet Obtain Prayer Strong Them Things Us Whereby Wisdom Without]
I write quite a lot of sonnets, and I think of them almost as prayers: short and memorable, something you can recite. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Almost Lot Memorable Prayers Quite Short Something Sonnets Them Think Write]
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. John Wooden
[ Acquired Arriving Cannot Essential Faith Important Many Mind Most Peace Prayer Things True Which Without]
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. David Wilkerson
[ Africa America Areas Assist Challenge Counseling Especially Every Finances Ministry Overseas Own Prayer Raising Responsible Siberia South Such Teen These Works]
I sang at the Inaugural prayer service at the National Cathedral. Michael W. Smith
[ Cathedral National Prayer Sang Service]
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. Robert McAfee Brown
[ Before Else Feel Foreign Go Land Long Many Most Move Out Place Prayer Somewhere Therefore Too Tourists Uncomfortable]
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers. Virgil
[ Cease Changed Decrees Gods Prayers Think]
A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer. Doris Lessing
[ Grateful Most Perfect Prayer Simple Thought Turned]
Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you ask to attend to them. Dag Hammarskjold
[ Animal Ask Attend Because Become Cravings God Human Just Prayer Them Whom Your]
My impression, is that prayer is one of the most basic forms of magic. That it's harnessing the powers of your mind. Boyd Rice
[ Basic Forms Harnessing Impression Magic Mind Most Powers Prayer Your]
Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God. E. Stanley Jones
[ Aligning God Ourselves Prayer Purposes]
What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer. Thomas Kempis
[ Consolation Heavenly Hinders Most Prayer Slow Too Turning Yourself]
Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. Corrie Ten Boom
[ Any Burden Concern Into Made Prayer Small Too Turned]
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. Edith Stein
[ Capable Church Degree Devotion Elevation Gift God Heart Highest Himself Limitless Loving Makes Point Prayer Reached Souls Truly Which]
When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith. Ernest Holmes
[ Becomes Built Certainty Distrust Doubt Enters Faith Field Mental Prayer Removes Universe]
The best prayers have often more groans than words. John Buchan
[ Best Groans More Often Prayers Than Words]
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. E. Stanley Jones
[ Begin Being Commission Compulsion Divine Feel Generated God Machinery Out Power Pray Prayer Quietness Sense Sent Spiritual Turns Upon World]
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. Mother Maribel
[ Cold Diffuse Efforts First Frantic Furnace Good Heat Iron Little Only Our Prayer Real Unless Will Work]
Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon. Martin Luther
[ Christian Church Fortress Goodly Prayer Strong Wall Weapon]
Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church; by means of that prayer the Church prays, since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church, Who in every single soul 'prays in us with unspeakable groanings'. Edith Stein
[ Church Every Holy Living Means Prayer Prays Since Single Soul Spirit True Unspeakable Us]
After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must say I have climbed my last political mountain. George C. Wallace Politics
[ After Climbed Consideration Feel Last Mountain Much Must Political Say]
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. Origen
[ Any Cry Even God Great Hear Lift Need Nor Physical Prayer Should Shout Startling Up Us Use Voice Will Yet]
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. Ivan Turgenev
[ Almighty Comes Down Equal Every Four God Grant May Miracle Person Pray Prayer Prays Times Two Whatever]
It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them in our practice. Matthew Henry
[ Account Good Keep May Our Practice Prayers Some Them Us]
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God. John Buchan
[ Empty Filled God Heart Means Opens Prayer Soul Though Which]
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. Artur Davis
[ Also Always Ask Bustle Continue Easy Far Forget Hustle Life Next Offer Phase Politics Pray Prayers Prepare Protected See Seen Those Thus Washington Will]
In our home there was always prayer - aloud, proud and unapologetic. Lyndon B. Johnson Home
[ Aloud Always Home Our Prayer Proud]
It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer. Stockwell Day
[ Accompanied Canadian Figures Inauguration Life Our Political Prayer Public Supreme Today Unthinkable Would]
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. Nick Rahall
[ Ask Bestowed Blessings Continue Country God Great Heal Him Land Meet Needs Our Power Prayer Thank Through Today Upon]
Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition - forget fatigue - till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome . Maria W. Chapman
[ Expense Fatigue Forget Grudge Love Opposition Overcome Prayer Sacrifice Shall Spirit Strength Till Yield]
From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer. William Ames
[ Act Arises Bears Between Communion Double Exercised Faith God Hearing Hope Love Prayer Referring Religion Spiritual Us Virtues Which Word]
Prayer means that the total you is praying. Your whole being reaches out to God, and God reaches down to you. E. Stanley Jones
[ Being Down God Means Out Prayer Praying Reaches Total Whole Your]
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. Walter Martin
[ Accordance Does Entertain Exercise Faith God Graciously Hear His Our Prayers Request Say Says Us Will]
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. Johannes Tauler
[ Able According Contemplative Day Depths Each Engage Every Fashion Find His Into Night Own Prayer Should Sink Some Suitable Time]
Intercessory prayer might be defined as loving our neighbour on our knees. Charles Bent
[ Defined Knees Loving Might Neighbour Our Prayer]
I know no words of prayer - God help me because I can not help myself. Harold E. Hughes
[ Because God Help Know Myself Prayer Words]
I desire an special interest in your prayers that my faith fail not in the day of adversity. John Hawley
[ Adversity Day Desire Fail Faith Interest Prayers Special Your]
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. Nick Rahall
[ Faith God Instrument Know Many Most Nation Our Powerful Prayer Times Tool Under]
No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer. Jane Elliot
[ Always East Founded Greece Group Knew Major Middle Orient Planet Prayer Racists Religion Religious Rome Started Were White]
No god ever gave any man anything, nor ever answered any prayer at any time - nor ever will. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Answered Any Anything Ever Gave God Man Nor Prayer Time Will]
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us. Socrates
[ Best Blessings General God Good Knows Our Prayers Should Us]
The sovereign cure for worry is prayer. William James
[ Cure Prayer Sovereign Worry]
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. Woodrow Wilson
[ Bread Daily Empty First God His Lord Love Neighbor Petition Prayer Stomach Worship]
Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding. Edward Albert
[ Courage Fear Just Plus Prayers Understanding]
If you get down and quarell everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say. Bob Marley
[ Devil Down Everyday Get Prayers Say Saying]
I began to pray those same fervent prayers, lying in bed at night, hoping to see a scroll unrolled from the ceiling with a message from God just for me. James Green Somerville
[ Bed Began Ceiling Fervent God Hoping Just Lying Message Night Pray Prayers Same Scroll See Those]
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. Jo Bonner
[ Alabama Around Country During Each Here Know Many Others Please Prayers Those Thoughts Time Well]
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. Harold Brodkey
[ Aside Bringing Chapel Clear Complete End Ended Evasive Head Leaving Memory Prayer Put Were]
Poetry was invented as an mnemonic device to enable people to remember their prayers. Peter Davison
[ Device Enable Invented Poetry Prayers Remember Their]
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. Johannes Tauler
[ Allow Babbling Beads Believe Consists Many Mere Never Prayer Psalms Reciting Roam Saying Thoughts True While Your]
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. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
[ Arranging Bowl Crowded Day Flowers Give Morning Poem Prayer Quiet Saying Sense Writing]
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. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Ask Best Books Divine Go God Obtain Prayer Teaching Truth Way Wisdom]
Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying. Ernest Holmes
[ Arising Belief Feeling Mind Prayer Praying Thought Within]
To all my little Hulkamaniacs, say your prayers, take your vitamins and you will never go wrong. Hulk Hogan
[ Go Little Never Prayers Say Take Vitamins Will Wrong Your]
The prayers of cowards fortune spurns. Ovid
[ Cowards Fortune Prayers]
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. Sarah Palin
[ Daughters Each Extra Going Harm Into Just Many Moms Night Our Prayer Say Sons Way Will]
Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart. Steven Cojocaru
[ Gave Good Heart Persevere Prayers Strength Thank Warmed Wishes Your]
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. Anne Heche
[ Anyone Anything Because Broke Ellen Ever Forget Had Man Marrying Mistaken More Mother Off Prayers Sexuality Thought]
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. Aaron Neville
[ Book Found Front Guilty Had Jude Judge Law Medal Pocket Prayer Prescribed Said Sentenced St Standing Went Years]
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. Nick Rahall
[ Americans Believe Between Bridge Earth Find God Guidance Hearts Heaven Hundreds Intimate Lord Millions Opening Our Peace Prayer Relationship Through Way]
When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my bed every night before I went to sleep, and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary. Olympia Dukakis
[ Bed Before Down Every Greek Kid Kneel Mary Mother Night Prayer Say Side Sleep Went Would]
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. Fisher Stevens
[ Answer Been Bit Character Gambling Got Playing Prayers Problem Started Too Used Worse Would]
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. Pat Robertson
[ Answer Basic Documented Does God Heaven Help Lives Miraculous Powerful Prayer Some These Thesis Things Wants Well Will Wonderful]
There can be no doubt that the practice of opening legislative sessions with prayer has become part of the fabric of our society. Warren E. Burger
[ Become Doubt Fabric Legislative Opening Our Part Practice Prayer Sessions Society]
I foresee the day when we shall read nothing but telegrams and prayers. Emile M. Cioran
[ Day Foresee Nothing Prayers Read Shall Telegrams]
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.' Billy Graham
[ Christian Constant Deep Discouragement Eyes Forgive Go God Help High Life Moments Prayer Say Tears]
Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself. William Ralph Inge
[ Ever Gentleman Getting Gives Hardly Himself His Know Maker Man Mean Meets Opportunity Prayer]
We should not permit prayer to be taken out of the schools; that's the only way most of us got through. Sam Levenson
[ Got Most Only Out Permit Prayer Schools Should Taken Through Us Way]
Those whose lives were lost on September 11 will remain in our thoughts and prayers forever. Vito Fossella
[ Forever Lives Lost Our Prayers Remain September Those Thoughts Were Whose Will]
About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation. Will Rogers
[ Closes Investigation Opens Prayer Say Senate States United]
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. Andre Gide
[ Beauty Caress Caresses Hands Join Joined Love Made Make Old Pity Prayer Seems Soil Soon Their Them Too Were Whatever Young]
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. Bernhard Langer
[ Badly Catholic Church Going Grew Kneel Lot Prayers Routine Same Say Sit Stuff Talk Up Want Whatever]
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. Charles Bent
[ Bent Desires God Man Means Much Prayer Whereby Will]
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. Feisal Abdul Rauf
[ America Bad Cannot Circumstances Exists Fact Fast Fixed Freely Living Misperceptions Muslim Muslims Needs Our Perception Practice Practicing Pray Prayers Religion Truth Very Which World]
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. Gerald Vann
[ Asked Asking Exactly Fail Fraud Just Means Prayer Receive Some Thing Things Think Whole]
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. Richard Morris
[ Aesthetic Anything Being Canon End First Important Inaudible Mass Music Part Particularly Prayers Seem Structure Traditional Up Very Which]
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Alive Breathing Christian More Possible Prayer Than Without]
The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. Henry Ellis
[ Compared Embrace Music Only Prayer Romantic]
I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe. Loretta Young
[ Believe Contact Force Greatest Our Powerful Prayer Universe]
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. Arthur Middleton
[ Cannot His Love Prayer Priests Their Them Uphold Without Work]
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing. Herbert Hoover
[ Americans Especially Fishing Occasions Only Prayer Presidents Privacy Respect Those Two]
The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me, and above all I entrust myself to your prayers. Pope Benedict XVI
[ Above Act Consoles Entrust Even Fact Insufficient Lord Means Myself Prayers Work Your]
Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth. Philip James Bailey Religion
[ Prayer Speaking Spirit Truth]
Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish, and leave it or merge it in God's will. Frederick William Robertson
[ Forget God Leave Makes Merge Own Pray Prayer Till Will Wish Your]
The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep. Charles Baudelaire
[ Captain Evening His Man Posting Prayer Says Sentinels Sleep]
The issue of prayer is not prayer; the issue of prayer is God. Abraham Joshua Heschel
[ God Issue Prayer]
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. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
[ Answers Face Gauntlet Gift God Our Prayed Prayers Sharp Some Sudden Thing]
My desk drawer is filled with all kinds of prayers. Geraldine Ferraro
[ Desk Drawer Filled Kinds Prayers]
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. Doc Hastings
[ Americans Attacks Deepest Extended London Lost Loved Many Prayers Recent Sympathies Terror Those Thoughts]
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. Saint Teresa
[ Being Else Friendship God Nothing Prayer Terms Than]
He knows the tax code as thoroughly as the pope knows the Lord's Prayer. William Proxmire
[ Code Knows Lord Pope Prayer Tax Thoroughly]
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. Margaret Mead
[ Any Artificial Burn Dance Does Energy Fossil Fuel Love Neither Prayer Song Up Use]
Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer. William Wilberforce
[ Against God Guard Neglecting Place Prayer Secret Things]
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. Bill Shuster
[ Adequate Along Detainee Dollars Every Koran Meals Meets Millions More Per Prayer Religious Rug Spend Standards Supplying Than Their Year]
Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered. George Meredith
[ Answered Better His Man Prayer Rises]
A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
[ Grateful Heaven Most Perfect Prayer Single Thought Toward]
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. David Brainerd
[ Cease Divine Employed Fill Hands Heart Labour Labouring Meditation Much Possible Prayer Reading Thoughts Time Up While Your]
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. Thomas Aquinas
[ Clear Does Far God Him Himself Lower Man Only Persuade Pray Prayer Requires Resorts Shall Stir Uplifting Us Will Wills]
As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school. Cokie Roberts
[ Algebra Long Prayer School Taught Will]
My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age. Toby Keith Mom
[ Age Mom Prayer Serenity Taught Us Young]
The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking. Will Rogers
[ Asking Been Bless Carrying Clear Convention Even Get His Lord Opened Ought Party Prayer Republican Rest See Then Us Way Without]
The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. Marcus Aurelius
[ Compared Embrace Music Only Prayer Sexual]
Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue. Adam Clarke
[ Heart More Prayer Requires Than Tongue]
When the fire of prayer goes out, the barrenness of busyness takes over. George Carey
[ Busyness Fire Goes Out Over Prayer Takes]
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. Jo Bonner
[ Affected Alabama Bush Cabinet Coast Continuing Days Devastation Everyone Gulf Level Offer Officials Prayers President Recent Rice Secretary Several State Storm Support Their Tour Visited]
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. Gerald R. Ford
[ Acutely Am Ask Aware Ballots Confirm Elected Prayers President Your]
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? Pierre Loti
[ Become Break Could Determination Duty Fast Given God Had Held How Minister Myself Pledged Prayers Seemed Still Therefore Vow Word]
Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you. Doug Coupland
[ Answered Become Big Boomerang Broad Curse Enough Goals Make Never Prayers Your]
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. W. H. Auden
[ Class Each Equal Member Person Perspective Prayer Sense Unique Us World]
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals. Arthur Wellesley
[ Contains Lord Morals Prayer Religion Sum Total]
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. Zack Wamp
[ Americans Families Making Matter May Must Our Patriots Policy Positions Prayers Sacrifices Soldiers Support Taught Thank Thoughts Us Veterans Vietnam Your]
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.' Rick Warren
[ Dangerous Get God Looking Most Out Pray Prayer Usable Use Wear Will]
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. Charles Bent
[ Conformity Desire End Full Get God Granted Human Into Joyful Life Much Prayer Put Real Single Will]
I'm for prayer in schools. Charles Evers
[ Prayer Schools]
My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer. Anna Lee Dad
[ Always Been Comforted Episcopalian Father Minister Power Prayer]
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness. H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Forgiveness
[ Always Available Forget Forgiveness Love Never Powerful Prayer Resources Three]
I pray for miracles. I have always found prayer to bring quick results. Martha Reeves
[ Always Bring Found Miracles Pray Prayer Quick Results]