Prayer begins by talking to God, but it ends by listening to Him. In the face of Absolute Truth, silence is the soul's language.— Fulton J. Sheen
Famous Talking To Him quotations
Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt.
He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Prayer is spiritual communication between man and God, a two-way relationship in which man should not only talk to God but also listen to Him. Prayer to God is like a child's conversation with his father. It is natural for a child to ask his father for the things he needs.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
I hear you guys all the time talking about Daniel Bryan, trained by Shawn Michaels. One curious thing to me is, how come you guys never mention William Regal? William Regal did the real work with this young man. Shawn Michaels took $3,000 from him, that's all he ever did.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. Nelson Mandela and The Language of Leaders.
Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher of poison with milk on top.
Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.
I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Can't you see the Creator of the universe, who understands every secret, every mystery, sitting patiently and listening to a four-year-old talk to Him? That's a beautiful image of a father.
Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.
What's closest to your heart is what you talk about, and if God is close to your heart, you'll talk about Him.
Fall on your knees and grow there. There is no burden of the spirit but is lighter by kneeling under it. Prayer means not always talking to Him, but waiting before Him till the dust settles and the stream runs clear.
Often times God wants us to sit before Him in quietness.
He doesn't want us to do all the talking. As Is. 30:15 says "In quiet and confidence will be your strength."
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
It’s difficult to find a person who can accept the truth consistently and more when it is related to him only and that’s what keeps the difference between the real talk and the negative talk very marginal.
Stop for a minute and think about how you typically interact with God.
If prayer time is dominated by your own talking, some adjustments may be in order. Just as the Lord spoke to David, God also has many things to say to you, if you'll simply let Him speak.
Don't talk negatively about yourself, you may just start to believe it.
When I want to be lectured on strategy, I'll consult someone who's actually won battles," Amelie said. "Not one who ran away from them." "Snap," Eve said. "You know what they're talking about?" Shane asked. "Don't need to know to get that one. She smacked him so hard his momma felt it.
Watch a man at play for an hour and you can learn more about him than in talking to him for a year.
When I was a kid I had an imaginary friend and I used to think that he went everywhere with me, and that I could talk to him and that he could hear me, and that he could grant me wishes and stuff. And then I grew up, and I stopped going to church.
When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.
In place of our exhaustion and spiritual fatigue, God will give us rest.
All He asks is that we come to Him...that we spend a while thinking about Him, meditating on Him, talking to Him, listening in silence, occupying ourselves with Him - totally and thoroughly lost in the hiding place of His presence.
I found my God in music and the arts, with writers like Hermann Hesse, and musicians like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Little Walter. In some way, in some form, my God was always there, but now I have learned to talk to him.
A designer can mull over complicated designs for months.
Then suddenly the simple, elegant, beautiful solution occurs to him. When it happens to you, it feels as if God is talking! And maybe He is.
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.
Them Jews aren't going to let (Obama) talk to me.
I told my baby daughter, that he'll talk to me in five years when he's a lame duck, or in eight years when he's out of office. ...They will not let him talk to somebody who calls a spade what it is.
I think the evidence is just so overwhelming that Jesus existed, that it's silly to talk about him not existing. I don't know anyone who is a responsible historian, who is actually trained in the historical method, or anybody who is a biblical scholar who does this for a living, who gives any credence at all to any of this.
If you want to know how to make people shun you and laugh at you behind your back and even despise you, here is the recipe: Never listen to anyone for long. Talk incessantly about yourself. If you have an idea while the other person is talking, don't wait for him or her to finish: bust right in and interrupt in the middle of a sentence.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
If we knew how much God loved us and was for us, we’d talk to Him all day long.
Working with Mario Testino was a joy.
He's very young spirited, and it's always lovely and a pleasure to spend time talking to him about all different things.
As you read or listen to God's Word and spend time talking to Him in prayer, your spirit will eventually become stronger than your flesh.
Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.
Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart.
Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
The one thing you absolutely need is the one thing you can never lose: God's presence and love for you. Just have to talk to him.
Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day.
Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.
Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.
[Pablo Escobar] always told me that the day he used the phone would be his last day, something I had very clear while I was talking to him.
The lover of silence draws close to God. He talks to Him in secret and God enlightens him.
I never knew a man more free from conceit, or one to whom it was a greater extent a pleasure, as well as a recognized duty, to listen patiently to what might be said to him upon any subject under consideration....Neither, I need scarcely say, was he in the habit of talking, much less boasting, of his own achievements.
People talk about imitating Christ, and imitate Him in the little trifling formal things, such as washing the feet, saying His prayer, and so on; but if anyone attempts the real imitation of Him, there are no bounds to the outcry with which the presumption of that person is condemned.
Why don't you meet Osama bin Laden, invite him to Brussels or to the White House and engage in talks, ask him what he wants and give it to him so he leaves you in peace?