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Prayer is talking with God and telling Him you love Him, conversing with God about all the things that are important in life, both large and small, and being assured that He is listening. - C. Neil Strait

Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it. - Jeremy Taylor

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

Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence. - Martin Tupper

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

Do not make prayer a monologue -- make it a conversation. - Source Unknown

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them. - Charles C. West

Prayer is less about changing the world than it is about changing ourselves. - David J. Wolpe

The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals. - Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley

O Lord! thou knowest how busy I must be this day: if I forget thee, do not thou forget me. - Sir Jacob Astley

Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you, but I will instruct you in the good and right way. [I Samuel 12:23] - Bible

So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. - Bible

Prayer is not a substitute for work, thinking, watching, suffering, or giving; prayer is a support for all other efforts. - George Buttrick

The influence of prayer on the human mind and body is as demonstrable as that of secreting glands. Its results can be measured in terms of increased physical buoyancy, greater intellectual vigor, moral stamina, and a deeper understanding of the realities underlying human relationships. - Dr. Alex Carrel

Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered. - Leonard Cohen

To be sure, this requires effort and love, a careful cultivation of the spiritual life, and a watchful, honest, active oversight of all one's mental attitudes towards things and people. It is not to be learned by world-flight, running away from things, turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, one must learn an inner solitude, where or with whomsoever he may be. He must learn to penetrate things and find God there, to get a strong impression of God firmly fixed on his mind. - Meister Eckhart

Most men pray for power, the strength to do things. Few people pray for love, the quality to be someone. - Robert D. Foster

Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin

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. - Mahatma Gandhi

Just pray for a tough hide and a tender heart. - Ruth Graham

Our nada who art in nada, nada be thy name thy kingdom nada thy will be nada in nada as it is in nada. Give us this nada our daily nada and nada us our nada as we nada our nadas and nada us not into nada but deliver us from nada; pues nada. Hail nothing full of nothing, nothing is with thee. - Ernest Hemingway

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes. - Etty Hillesum

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

Take God for your spouse and friend and walk with him continually, and you will not sin and will learn to love, and the things you must do will work out prosperously for you. - St. John of the Cross

The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America. - Lyndon B. Johnson

If this obstacle is from Thee, Lord, I accept it; but if it is from Satan, I refuse him and all his works in the name of Calvary. - Isobel Kuhn

That prayer has great power which a person makes with all his might. It makes a sour heart sweet, a sad heart merry, a poor heart rich, a foolish heart wise, a timid heart brave, a sick heart well, a blind heart full of sight, a cold heart ardent. It draws down the great God into the little heart; it drives the hungry soul up into the fullness of God; it brings together two lovers, God and the soul, in a wondrous place where they speak much of love. - Mechthild of Magheburg

Don't put people down, unless it's on your prayer list. - Stan Michalski

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. - John Milton

The fates are not quite obdurate; they have a grim, sardonic way of granting them who supplicate the thing they wanted yesterday. - Roselle Mercier Montgomery

More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. - Mother Teresa

We are all weak, finite, simple human beings, standing in the need of prayer. None need it so much as those who think they are strong, those who know it not, but are deluded by self-sufficiency. - Harold C. Phillips

One hour in the execution of justice is worth seventy years of prayer. - Proverb

Practice in life whatever you pray for and God will give it to you more abundantly. - Edward Bouverie Pusey

If you can't pray a door open, don't pry it open. - Lyell Rader

Ask God's blessing on your work, but don't ask him to do it for you. - Dame Flora Robson

It is from prayer that the spirit's victory springs. - Schillerbuch

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

Common people do not pray; they only beg. - George Bernard Shaw


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