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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, writer
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Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one Bruce Lee, actor
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Pray that you will never have to bear all that you are able to endure. Yiddish Proverbs,
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I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven. Josephine Baker, dancer
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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, statesman
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Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher
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When we take one step toward to God, he takes seven steps toward us. Proverbs,
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There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. Teresa of Avila,
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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. Saint Augustine of Hippo,
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In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. John Bunyan, clergyman
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Why is it when we talk to God, we're praying, but when God talks to us, we're schizophrenic? Lily Tomlin, actress
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Pray for what you want, but work for what you need. Source Unknown,
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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, scientist
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To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing. Martin Luther, monk
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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, theologian
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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. Chiang Kai-shek, soldier
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The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep. Charles Baudelaire, poet
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The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher
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Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher
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We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
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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, poet
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How rare it is to find a soul quiet enough to hear God speak. Francois FeNelon, clergyman
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Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night. George Herbert, poet
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More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. Mother Theresa, saint
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When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't. Sir William Temple,
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Prayer is a passport to heaven. Your communication with God. Source Unknown,
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Do not make prayer a monologue -- make it a conversation. Source Unknown,
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The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman
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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, coach
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Pray to God but continue to row to the shore. Proverbs,
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Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. Meister Eckhart, philosopher
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Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it. Jeremy Taylor, clergyman
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Prayer moves the hand that moves the universe. Source Unknown,
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Prayer is not asking for what you think you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine. Kathleen Norris,
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Ask God for what man can give, and you may get it. English Proverbs,
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Short prayers reach heaven. Proverbs,
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Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks. I Thessalonians Bible,
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We know little of the things for which we pray. Chaucer,
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Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer. Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet
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My prayer to God is a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous! God has granted it. Voltaire (Fran, writer
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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., clergyman
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Spiritual favors are not always to be looked for, and not always to be relied on. Amelia E. Barr,
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So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. Bible,
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There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God. Ivan Illich, sociologist
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Religion is in the heart, not in the knees. Douglas William Jerrold, dramatist
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Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body. Juvenal, poet
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A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer. Doris Lessing, writer
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Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
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Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us. Socrates, philosopher
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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. Mark Twain, author
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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, businessman
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I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe. Loretta Young, actress
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Music is a form of prayer. Toru Takemitsu, composer
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Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying. Ernest Holmes, theologian
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It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman
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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 Bible,
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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, philosopher
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Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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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, leader
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Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. Victor Hugo, author
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Prayer is a groan. St. Jerome, saint
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Don't put people down, unless it's on your prayer list. Stan Michalski,
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Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers. Austin O'Malley, physicist
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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, comedian
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Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence. Martin Tupper,
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Our thanks to God should always precede our requests. Source Unknown,
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Seven days without prayer makes one weak. Source Unknown,
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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, author
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Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels. Frank Sinatra, musician
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Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand. Hippocrates, scientist
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A prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages. Tennessee Williams, dramatist
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For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. Saint Teresa of Avila, saint
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I do believe in the power of prayer. Geraldine Ferraro, politician
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Prayer and practice is good rhyme. Scottish Proverbs,
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When life knocks you to your knees, and it will, why, get up! If it knocks you to your knees again, as it will, well, isn't that the best position from which to pray? Ethel Barrymore, actress
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The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. God can ask no more than that of us. Georges Bernanos, author
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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,
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If I regard wickedness in my heart the Lord will not hear. Psalms 66:18 Bible,
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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, clergyman
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Prayer is not a substitute for work, thinking, watching, suffering, or giving; prayer is a support for all other efforts. George Buttrick,
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Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered. Leonard Cohen, musician
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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,
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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,
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Most men pray for power, the strength to do things. Few people pray for love, the quality to be someone. Robert D. Foster,
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Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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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, leader
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Just pray for a tough hide and a tender heart. Ruth Graham, celebrity
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I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for. Angelina Grimke, activist
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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, diplomat
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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, lawyer
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It is good to pray for the repair of mistakes, but praying earlier would keep us from making so many. When puzzled, go to prayer and listen. J. C. Macaulay,
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There are few men who dare to publish to the world the prayers they make to Almighty God. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
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We are to be shut out from men, and shut in with God. Andrew Murray,
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Praying without ceasing is not ritualized, nor are there even words. It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God. Peace Pilgrim, activist
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Ask God's blessing on your work, but don't ask him to do it for you. Dame Flora Robson,
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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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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, statesman
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Common people do not pray; they only beg. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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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, author
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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,
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When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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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, president
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About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation. Will Rogers, actor
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Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon. George Macdonald, novelist
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The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. Havelock Ellis, psychologist
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Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish, and leave it or merge it in God's will. Frederick William Robertson, clergyman
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Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life. Jonathan Edwards, clergyman
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If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough. Meister Eckhart, philosopher
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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, musician
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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, politician
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Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God. E. Stanley Jones, theologian
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Prayer means that the total you is praying. Your whole being reaches out to God, and God reaches down to you. E. Stanley Jones, theologian
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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, clergyman
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One hour in the execution of justice is worth seventy years of prayer. Proverbs,
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No one can pray well, but those who live well. Proverbs,
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O Lord! thou knowest how busy I must be this day: if I forget thee, do not thou forget me. Sir Jacob Astley,
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The object of most prayers is to wangle an advance on good intentions. Robert Brault, writer
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God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers and thrust the thing we have prayed for in our face, like a gauntlet with a gift in it. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet
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A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection. Alexander Cockburn, lawyer
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I throw myself down in my chamber, and I call in, and invite God, and his Angels thither, and when they are there, I neglect God and his Angels, for the noise of a fly, for the rattling of a coach, for the whining of a door. John Donne, poet
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The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals. Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,
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In the life of the Indian there was only one inevitable duty, - the duty of prayer - the daily recognition of the Unseen and Eternal. Charles Eastman,
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Father mother god, help me to feel my oneness with you. Help me to feel my equality with my brothers and sisters Paul Ferinni,
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Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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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, novelist
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Prayer is the voice of faith. William Van Horne,
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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, president
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Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher
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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,
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The time of business does not with me differ from the time of prayer, and in the noise and clatter of my kitchen, while several persons are at the same time calling for different things, I possess God as if I were upon my knees at the blessed sacrament. Brother Lawrence,
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A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer. Gotthold Lessing,
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They tell me, Lord, that when I seemTo be in speech with you.Since but one voice is heard, it C.S. Lewis, novelist
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All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired. Martin Luther, monk
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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, artist
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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, poet
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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,
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Praying is no easy matter. It demands a relationship in which you allow someone other than yourself to enter into the very center of your person, to see there what you would rather leave in darkness, and to touch there what you would rather leave untouched. Henri Nouwen, clergyman
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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,
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Practice in life whatever you pray for and God will give it to you more abundantly. Edward Bouverie Pusey,
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If you can't pray a door open, don't pry it open. Lyell Rader,
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Indeed many things which we shall not be able to discover either by the experiment of works or by the investigations of reason we shall deserve to be taught by importunate prayer, by the revelation of divine inspiration. Richard of Saint Victor,
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Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end. George Santayana, philosopher
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It is from prayer that the spirit's victory springs. Schillerbuch,
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Bow, stubborn knees! William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Sweet souls around us watch us still, Press nearer to our side; Into our thoughts, into our prayers, With gentle helpings glide. Harriet Beecher Stowe, author
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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,
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An essential condition of listening to God is that the mind should not be distracted by thoughts of resentment, ill-temper, hatred or vengeance, all of which are comprised in the general term, the wrath of man. R. V. G. Tasker,
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