quote by Benedict of Nursia

Prayer ought to be short and pure, unless it be prolonged by the inspiration of Divine grace.

— Benedict of Nursia

Thrilling Short Prayer quotations

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.


Short prayer quote Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.
Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.

We pray when there's nothing else we can do; Jesus wants us to pray before we do anything at all.

Short prayer quote Life is too short to silence your personality.
Life is too short to silence your personality.
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This hard place in which you perhaps find yourself is the very place in which God is giving you opportunity to look only to Him, to spend time in prayer, and to learn long-suffering, gentleness, meekness - in short, to learn the depths of the love that Christ Himself has poured out on all of us.

He who is unable to spend a long time together in prayer, should often lift up his mind to God by short prayers.

A man who prays much in private will make short prayers in public.


Short prayer quote Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.

I write quite a lot of sonnets, and I think of them almost as prayers: short and memorable, something you can recite.

Almost nobody gives thanks to God at Thanksgiving, unless there's a short prayer before we eat.

All who call on God in true faith...will certainly be heard.

Short prayer quote Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a re
Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a reason.

We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defense.

If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.


Short prayers reach heaven.

Short prayer quote Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or
Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.

Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us.

On Thanksgiving we do just everything except give thanks.

We eat, we watch football, we have a good time with family. Almost nobody gives thanks to God at Thanksgiving, unless there's a short prayer before we eat.

Prayer is no fitful, short-lived thing.

It is no voice crying unheard and unheeded in the silence. It is a voice which goes into God's ear, and it lives as long as God's ear is open to holy pleas, as long as God's heart is alive to holy things.

Short prayer quote If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you", that will be enough.
If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you", that will be enough.

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


A hungry stomach makes a short prayer.

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it. (Letter to Étienne Noël Damilaville, May 16, 1767)

Short prayer quote Anger is only one letter short of danger.
Anger is only one letter short of danger.

O what their joy and their glory must be, Those endless sabbaths the blessed ones see! crowns for the valiant, for weary ones rest: God shall be all, and in all ever blest. Truly Jerusalem name we that shore, vision of peace that brings hope evermore; wish and fulfillment shall severed be ne'er, nor the thing prayed for come short of the prayer.

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.

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


Short prayer quote Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer, and weather the storm.
Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer, and weather the storm.
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My little secret before I do every scene is I say a short little prayer.

Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why He should grant this or that; He knows best wheat is good for us. If your boy should ask you for a suit of clothes and give you reasons, would you endure it? You know his needs better than he; let him ask for a suit of clothes.

The Lord's Prayer is short and mysterious, and, like the treasures of the Spirit, full of wisdom and latent senses: it is not improper to draw forth those excellencies which are intended and signified by every petition, that by so excellent an authority we may know what it is lawful to beg of God.

Short prayer quote Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.

If a man does not argue with the thoughts that the enemy secretly sows in us, but by prayer to God uproots conversation with them, this is a sign that his mind has attained wisdom, and that he has found a short path.

Let's not pray long, drawn-out prayers, but let's pray short ones full of love.

Let us pray on behalf of those who do not pray. Let us remember, if we want to be able to love, we must be able to pray!


Any heart turned Godward feels more joyIn one short hour of prayer, than e'er was raisedBy all the feasts of earth since its foundation.

Short prayer quote No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

Short prayer pierceth heaven.

Prayer is vastly superior to worry. With worry, we are helpless; with prayer, we are interceding. When I hear sad news, I try to say a prayer for the victims. When I am troubled, I will say a prayer that asks for relief for myself and for all those who suffer as I do. When I am concerned about my relatives or friends I say a short prayer to myself - "May they be happy and free of suffering."

Have enough faith in the love of God to believe that a short heartfelt prayer is just as good as a long one. Too long a session of prayer usually means that in your heart you really doubt the love of God, and think that a great deal of effort and toil will be necessary to move Him. Pray quietly and sincerely for a reasonable time-and then leave the matter, expecting success.

Short prayer quote Life is too short to be anything but happy.
Life is too short to be anything but happy.
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I used to think the Lord's Prayer was a short prayer;

but as I live longer, and see more of life, I begin to believe there is no such thing as getting through it. If a man, in praying that prayer, were to be stopped by every word until he had thoroughly prayed it, it would take him a lifetime.


You will probably have but a short time to live.

Before you launch into eternity, it behooves you to improve the time that may be allowed you in this world: it behooves you most seriously to reflect upon your past conduct; to repent of your evil deeds, to be incessant in prayers to the great and merciful God to forgive your manifold transgressions and sins, to teach you to rely upon the merit and passion of a dear Redeemer.

It's an undeniable fact, that President Jonathan has done well for Nigeria in such a very short time, and I think he is the answer to the prayer of many Nigerians. I must not be President, but I have vowed to support anyone who shares the same vision I have for Nigeria. And take it from me, President Jonathan has surpassed my vision for Nigeria

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Some men’s prayers need to be cut short at both ends and set on fire in the middle.