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Prayerful Quotes

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After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must
say I have climbed my last political mountain.
- George C. Wallace

Related topics: Politics

In prayerful silence you must look into your own heart.
No one can tell you better than yourself what comes between you and God.
Ask yourself.
Then listen!
- Johannes Tauler

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)

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is a form of prayer.
- Toru Takemitsu

Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
- Saint Teresa

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

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

The wish to pray is a prayer in itself.
God can ask no more than that of us.
- Georges Bernanos

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

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

In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense
that each of us is a unique person,
with a unique perspective on the world,
a member of a class of one.
- W. H. Auden

The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing,
thy prayer will also be without ceasing.
The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.
- Saint Augustine

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

By my definition, prayer is consciously hanging out with God.
Being with God in a deliberate way.
- Malcolm Boyd

There can be no doubt that the practice of opening
legislative sessions with prayer has become part of
the fabric of our society.
- Warren E. Burger

Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat,
leading to bad science and worse religion.
- Michael Shermer

I have only ever made one prayer to God,
a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.
And God granted it.
- Voltaire

The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
- Henry Ellis

Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes
than on the knees of your trousers.
- Austin O'Malley

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

Prayer in private results in boldness in public.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

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

When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my
bed every night before I went to sleep,
and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary.
- Olympia Dukakis

We must not sit still and look for miracles;
up and doing,
and the Lord will be with thee.
Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus,
will do anything.
- George Eliot

Prayer means that the total you is praying.
Your whole being reaches out to God,
and God reaches down to you.
- E. Stanley Jones

Anything large enough for a wish to light upon,
is large enough to hang a prayer upon.
- George MacDonald

The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
- Marcus Aurelius

I mean, George Bush is a man of prayer.
He talks to the lord.
He tries to get his direction from the lord.
- Pat Robertson

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

God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience,
experience, hope and love often is to put him into
the furnace of affliction.
- Richard Cecil


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