Prayer Quotes

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

Ernest Holmes

The theater is a communal event, like church. The playwright constructs a mass to be performed for a lot of people. She writes a prayer, which is really just the longings of one heart.

Marsha Norman

One hour's meditation on the work of the Creator is better than seventy years of prayer

Muhammad

It is a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer.

George Muller

In their efforts to provide a sufficiency of water where there was not one, men have resorted to every expedient from prayer to dynamite. The story of their efforts is, on the whole, one of pathos and tragedy, of a few successes and many failures

Walter Prescott Webb

Every wish Is like a prayer--with God.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A good deed is the best prayer.

Robert Green Ingersoll

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

Jackie Windspear

Backstabbing occurs when you share a confidence with someone at church only to learn later that the person has told your story on the prayer chain.

Les Parrott

The Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence, but government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.

National Review

There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.

Ivan Illich

If you make a habit of sincere prayer, your life will be very noticeably and profoundly altered. Prayer stamps with its indelible mark our actions and demeanor. A tranquility of bearing, a facial and bodily repose, are observed in those whose inner lives are thus enriched. . . . Properly understood, prayer is a mature activity indispensable to the fullest development of personality . . . . Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strengths

Alexis Carrel

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

Maria Weston Chapman

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

Charles Baudelaire

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus

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