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Chiang Kai-shek Quotes and Sayings

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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

We become what we do.
- Chiang Kai-shek

My good health is due to a soup made of white doves.
It is simply wonderful as a tonic.
- Chiang Kai-shek

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer) PHOTO

 

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart PHOTO

The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Prayer doesn't change God, but changes him who prays
- Soren Kierkegaard

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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

Today I offer a prayer of forgiveness:
forgive the pettiness of my ingratitude...
the absence of profound thankfulness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Gratitude is the prayer,
while Celebration is the song and the dance of praise.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never forget the three powerful resources
you always have available to you:
love, prayer, and forgiveness.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Lord, grant comfort, joy and health
to those I call friend,
to those I call enemy,
and to those I have cursed by my indifference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words
than words without a heart.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Grace isn't just a little prayer
you say before receiving a meal.
It's a way to live.
- Jackie Windspear

Prayer is the key of the morning
and the bolt of the evening.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

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

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

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.
- Billy Graham

On this day, as on every day,
we Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving.
We have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring us to this moment.
We give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of our courage
and the cold sweat of our fear.
We accept gratefully the entirety
of our past and our present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be a Christian without prayer
is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

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.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul;
man cannot live in health without them.
- Mahalia Jackson

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

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

In our home there was always prayer -
aloud,
proud and unapologetic.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.
- Philip James Bailey

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

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

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.
- William James

Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church;
it is a goodly Christian weapon.
- Martin Luther

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

I pray for miracles.
I have always found prayer to bring quick results.
- Martha Reeves

Poetry and prayer are very similar.
- Carol Ann Duffy

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

Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so,
and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society,
and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
- Nat Turner

I'll tell you right now.
I'm for prayer in school.
- Kinky Friedman

Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.
- George Meredith

Prayer is not so much the means whereby God's will
is bent to man's desires,
as it is that whereby man's will is bent to God's desires.
- Charles Bent

No god ever gave any man anything, nor ever answered any prayer at any time -
nor ever will.
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair

Some people think that prayer just means asking for things,
and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for,
they think the whole thing is a fraud.
- Gerald Vann

Today we thank God for all the blessings He has bestowed
upon this great Country and ask Him to continue to
heal our land and meet our needs -
and we do so through the power of prayer.
- Nick Rahall

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

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.

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

If we really want to achieve true prayer,
we must turn our backs upon everything temporal,
everything external, everything that is not divine.
- Johannes Tauler

A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
- Phillips Brooks

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words
than words with out a heart.
- John Bunyan

People would be surprised to know how much I learned
about prayer from playing poker.
- Mary Austin

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

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 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

Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish,
and leave it or merge it in God's will.
- Frederick William Robertson

Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation.
It makes history possible.
- Jacques Ellul

The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
- Martin Luther

Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.
- William Wilberforce

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

Mr. Tennyson has said that more things are wrought
by prayer than this world dreams of,
but he wisely refrains from saying whether they are good or bad things.
- Samuel Butler

I do believe in the power of prayer.
- Geraldine Ferraro


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