Prayer Quotes

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What a Friend we have in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilege to carry
Everything to God in prayer! [Hymn]
Joseph Scriven

The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend or by fiend, by prayer or by wine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The general atmosphere of Lord's is more like a prayer meeting than a ball game.
Alistair Cooke

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

A child's eyes, those clear, wells of undefiled thought - what on earth can be more beautiful? Full of hope, love and curiosity, they meet your own. In prayer, how earnest; in joy, how sparkling; in sympathy, how tender! The man who never tried the companionship of a little child has carelessly passed by one of the great pleasures of life, as one passes a rare flower without plucking it or knowing its value
Caroline Norton

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

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

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

In prayer the lips ne'er act the winning part
Without the sweet concurrence of the heart
Robert Herrick

All the Saints of God are there to protect me, to sustain me and to carry me. And your prayers, my dear friends, your indulgence, your love, your faith and your hope accompany me.
Pope Benedict XVI

The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
Havelock Ellis

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

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.
André Gide

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

Whatever a man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this: Great God, grant that twice two be not four
Ivan Turgenev

Prayer puts you in touch with the infinite and prepares your mind for the finite.
Peter Daniel

In times of trouble or personal suffering remember that you always have the opportunity to make earnest request to God through your prayers for the strength you need to continue.
Patrick Gordon

I never pray on a golf course. Actually, the Lord answers my prayers everywhere except on the course.
Billy Graham

O Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day; if I forget thee, do not thou forget me. [Prayer before Battle of Edgehill, 1642]
Sir Jacob Astley

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

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Mahatma Gandhi

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Dorothy Bernard

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

Our prayers are answered not when we are given what we ask but when we are challenged to be what we can be.
Morris Adler

Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

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 neighbour on an empty stomach.
Woodrow Wilson

To all my little Hulkamaniacs, say your prayers, take your vitamins and you will never go wrong.
Hulk Hogan

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

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

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

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

The works of God are great mysteries and may truly always be hidden from us, however it is not wrong to lead your own personal enquiry through your prayers to the Lord.
Jane Grey

I admired and valued Robin as a colleague and friend and as one of the greatest parliamentarians of our time. His wife Gaynor and his two sons are in our thoughts and prayers. [on the death of Robin Cook]
Gordon Brown

Deeply saddened by the news of the terrorist attacks in central London, the Holy Father offers his fervent prayers for the victims and for all those who mourn. [on the London terrorist bombings, 7th July 2005]
Pope Benedict XVI

A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages.
Tennessee Williams

The Saudis would struggle in Europe because of that problem with those prayers five times a day.
Don Howe

And so with that spirit of confidence in our step and with that prayer in our heart, let us now quicken our pace to the victory that awaits us!
Perry Christie

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

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

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

The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep.
Charles Baudelaire

The wish for prayer is a prayer in itself
Georges Bernanos

Prayer ardent opens heaven
Edward Young

I bought singles until I started working properly and then I started buying albums, so this brings back a lot of teenage memories from being in London before I got work [say a little prayer]
Billy Ocean

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

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

He who sows the ground with care and diligence acquires a greater stock of religious merit than he could gain by the repetition of ten thousand prayers
Zoroaster

The Church should go forward along the path of progress and be no longer satisfied only to represent the Conservative Party at prayer.
Maude Royden

There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Victor Hugo



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