Prayer Quotes

Prayer is the first thing wherewith a righteous life beginneth, and the last wherewith it doth end.

Richard Hooker

The effect of intercessory prayer was neutral. It showed no sign of any benefit.

Charles Bethea

Prayer--Love's great artillery.

Richard Crashaw

Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude, no prudence, no husbandry. The Conservative.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you ask to attend to them.

Dag Hammarskjld

For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance.

Nick Rahall

It is my humble prayer that I may be of some use in my day and generation

Hosea Ballou

There are five prayers and five times of day for prayer; the five have five names. Let the first be truthfulness, the second honest living, and the third charity in the Name of God. Let the fourth be good will to all, and the fifth the praise of the Lord.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

The important thing is not the finding, it is the seeking, it is the devotion with which one spins the wheel of prayer and scripture, discovering the truth little by little. If this machine gave you the truth immediately, you would not recognize it,

Ursula K. LeGuin

The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church.

Edith Stein

Prayer for many is like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists. Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place. Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too long and go somewhere else.

Robert McAfee Brown

Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live.

Jackie Windspear

Prayer is an end to isolation. It is living our daily life with someone; with him who alone can deliver us from solitude.

Georges Lefevre

God shapes the world by prayer.

Edward McKendree Bounds

Grudge no expense, yield to no opposition and forget fatigue till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love overcomes.

Maria W. Chapman
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