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  1. Picture quote by Sayings about prayer

    Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you. ⏤ Sayings

  2. Picture quote by Eckhart Tolle about pray

    If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you", that will be enough. ⏤ Eckhart Tolle

  3. Picture quote by Kirk Douglas about belief

    God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is no. ⏤ Kirk Douglas

  4. Picture quote by Meister Eckhart about good

    If the only prayer you said was "Thank you", that would be enough. ⏤ Meister Eckhart

  5. Picture quote by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar about pray

    What you cannot achieve with your efforts, you can achieve with prayer. ⏤ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

  6. Picture quote by Mark Twain about profanity

    Under certaion circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. ⏤ Mark Twain

  7. Picture quote by Eckhart Tolle about thanks

    If the only prayer you ever say is "Thank you", that will be enough. ⏤ Eckhart Tolle

  8. Picture quote by Ranal Currie about power

    Never underestimate the amazing power of prayer. ⏤ Ranal Currie

  9. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about prayer

    Prayer is the key of the morning and bolt of the evening. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

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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

Pray that you will never have to bear all that you are able to endure.

Yiddish Proverbs

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

Josephine Baker

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.

Soren Kierkegaard

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.

Mahatma Gandhi

When we take one step toward to God, he takes seven steps toward us.


There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.

Teresa of Avila

Pray for what you want, but work for what you need.


When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.

Sir William Temple

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

Saint Augustine

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

Why is it when we talk to God, we're praying, but when God talks to us, we're schizophrenic?

Lily Tomlin

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

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

Soren Kierkegaard

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

John Bunyan

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.

Martin Luther

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

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

Charles Baudelaire

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


How rare it is to find a soul quiet enough to hear God speak.

Francois FeNelon

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

George Herbert

If thou shouldst never see my face again,Pray for my soul. More things are wrought by prayerThan this world dreams of.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Marcus Aurelius

We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.

Meister Eckhart

More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.

Mother Theresa

Prayer is a passport to heaven. Your communication with God.


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

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.

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

Jeremy Taylor

Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

Ambrose Bierce

Prayer moves the hand that moves the universe.


Pray to God but continue to row to the shore.


Prayer is not asking for what you think you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine.

Kathleen Norris

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

Ask God for what man can give, and you may get it.

English Proverbs

My prayer to God is a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous! God has granted it.


Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks. I Thessalonians


Short prayers reach heaven.


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

Ivan Illich

My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.

Toby Keith

We know little of the things for which we pray.


Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body.


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


Religion is in the heart, not in the knees.

Douglas William Jerrold

Seven days without prayer makes one weak.


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

Mark Twain

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

Victor Hugo

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

Spiritual favors are not always to be looked for, and not always to be relied on.

Amelia E. Barr

I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.

Loretta Young

Music is a form of prayer.

Toru Takemitsu

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord doesn't work that way, so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

Emo Philips

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


Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying.

Ernest Holmes

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

A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.

Doris Lessing

Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk.

Henry Ward Beecher

Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.

Martin Tupper

But if it were I, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before Him. He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted. Job 5:8-9


Our thanks to God should always precede our requests.


For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.

Saint Teresa of Avila

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

Stan Michalski

There are few men who dare to publish to the world the prayers they make to Almighty God.

Michel de Montaigne

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Frank Sinatra

A prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages.

Tennessee Williams

Heaven grant that the burden you carry may have as easy an exit as it had an entrance. Prayer To A Pregnant Woman

Desiderius Erasmus

About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.

Will Rogers

I do believe in the power of prayer.

Geraldine Ferraro

To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.

Victor Hugo

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


Prayer is a groan.

St. Jerome

Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.

Austin O'Malley

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

Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. God can ask no more than that of us.

Georges Bernanos

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 aligning ourselves with the purposes of God.

E. Stanley Jones

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

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

Robert D. Foster

Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming. You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?

Robert A. Cook

When a man has done all he can do, still there is a mighty, mysterious agency over which he needs influence to secure success. The one way he can reach it is by prayer.

Russel H. Conwell

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

Leonard Cohen

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

George Buttrick

Who prays for Satan? Who, in 1,800 years, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?

Mark Twain

If I regard wickedness in my heart the Lord will not hear. Psalms 66:18


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


Prayer and practice is good rhyme.

Scottish Proverbs

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

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.

Phillips Brooks

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

George Macdonald

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

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

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.

Saint John of the Cross

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