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Junipero Serra Quotes and Sayings

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I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
- Junipero Serra

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Father Fernando did every thing in his power to assist the sick;
and although he arrived much reduced in flesh,
he did not become ill, and is now well.
- Junipero Serra

The tract through which we passed is generally very good land,
with plenty of water; and there, as well as here,
the country is neither rocky nor overrun with brush-wood.
- Junipero Serra

We have seen Indians in immense numbers,
and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive
to make a good subsistence on various seeds,
and by fishing.
- Junipero Serra

 

Here I found those who had set out before me,
both by sea and land, except those who have died.
- Junipero Serra

We found on our journey, as well as in the place where we stopped,
that they treated us with as much confidence and good-will
as if they had known us all their lives.
- Junipero Serra

We found vines of a large size, and in some cases quite loaded with grapes;
we also found an abundance of roses,
which appeared to be like those of Castile.
- Junipero Serra

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Thank God I arrived the day before yesterday,
the first of the month, at this port of San Diego,
truly a fine one, and not without reason called famous.
- Junipero Serra

The people got daily worse from the cold and the bad water,
and they must all have perished if they had not discovered
the port about the time they did.
- Junipero Serra

Here are also the two vessels, but the San Carlos without sailors,
all having died of the scurvy, except two.
- Junipero Serra

As, however, the port in reality lies in thirty-two
degrees thirty-four minutes,
according to the observations that have been made,
they went much beyond it, thus making the voyage much
longer than was necessary.
- Junipero Serra

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

I pray that my greatest desires will always be for
exactly what Spirit is offering me at that very moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you, and pray for them
which despitefully use you and persecute you.
- Matthew 5:44

I do not pray for success,
I ask for faithfulness.
- Mother Teresa

I think it's naive to pray for world peace if we're
not going to change the form in which we live.
- Godfrey Reggio

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the
number of the families who call upon God.
- Christopher Love

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
- Elbert Hubbard

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Pray for power equal to your tasks.
- Phillips Brooks

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

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

Never pray for justice, because you might get some.
- Margaret Atwood

Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray.
- Paul Bryant

Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent,
O God.
Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting,
and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
- Karl Rahner

Work and pray, live on hay, you'll get pie in the sky when you die.
- Joe Hill

I was gladly cuffed, shackled, loaded into the caged
bus and driven through the main gate of Bare Hill Correctional
Facility for what I pray to God will be forever.
- Jack Carroll

I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us,
we find consolation only in religion.
- Paul Cezanne

We know little of the things for which we pray.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

Pray as though everything depended on God.
Work as though everything depended on you.
- Saint Augustine

Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where
I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed.
And I've had to pray a lot!
- June Carter Cash

He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest
secret of a holy and happy life.
- William Law

It is not only our duty to pray for others,
but also to desire the prayers of others for ourselves.
- William Gurnall

Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats;
then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.
- Fred Allen

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
- Satchel Paige

Whatever a person may pray for, that person prays for a miracle.
Every prayer comes down to this - Almighty God,
grant that two times two not equal four.
- Ivan Turgenev

I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself
in a manner that gives an example to others.
As a young man, I prayed for success.
Now I pray just to be worthy of it.
- Brendan Fraser

I began to pray those same fervent prayers,
lying in bed at night, hoping to see a scroll unrolled
from the ceiling with a message from God just for me.
- James Green Somerville

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
- George Herbert

However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words -
is unimportant to God.
What matters is the heart's intent.
- Malcolm Boyd

I am so infinitely happy that he loves me so much,
and I pray that it will always be like this.
It won't be my fault if he ever stops loving me.
- Eva Braun

God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable,
he will wear you out.
The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this:
'Use me.'
- Rick Warren

I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents,
maybe waves at times.
More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
- Drew Barrymore

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers,
but for powers equal to our tasks,
to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door
of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

And help us, this and every day, to live more nearly as we pray.
- John Keble

The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration,
for a way of thinking, because I don't have any particular goal in sight.
- Mike Tyson

Let's get on our knees and pray.
I don't know to whom.
Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
- Adam Savage

Just pray for a tough hide and a tender heart.
- Ruth Graham

Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean,
And fat his soul, and make his body lean.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

Pray always for all the learned, the oblique,
the delicate.
Let them not be quite forgotten at the throne of God
when the simple come into their kingdom.
- Evelyn Waugh

My feeling is that when you're managing a baseball team,
you have to pick the right people to play and then pray a lot.
- Robin Roberts

I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice,
and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance
achieve success for themselves.
- Major Taylor

I bow at His Feet constantly, and pray to Him,
the Guru, the True Guru, has shown me the Way.
- Guru Nanak

When you face the perils of weariness,
carelessness, and confusion, don't pray for an easier life.
Pray instead to be a stronger man or woman of God.
- Luis Palau

Before I fight, I always pray that no one gets hurt.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I hope in God, I pray on, and look yet for the answer.
They are not converted yet, but they will be.
- George Muller

Four things for success: work and pray,
think and believe.
- Norman Vincent Peale

I don't go to church regular.
But I pray for answers to my problems.
- Loretta Lynn

For it is we who must pray for our daily bread,
and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour,
our skill and preparation.
- Paracelsus

And I just pray that god gives me longevity in the music industry.
- Ruben Studdard

You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too.
That's a part of it.
- Denzel Washington

I pray that this council, which will probably be too late to save Iraq,
will do what it can, which will be immeasurably strong
in what it does in trying to save our democracy.
- Ed Asner

God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our
ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us -
as,
indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray.
- John Calvin

We pray that henceforth not only Japan but all mankind
may know the blessings of harmony and progress.
- Shigeru Yoshida


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