Prayer Quotes

In prayer you communicate with God, in meditation God communicates with you.


Excerpt from Prayer-World, Mantra-World And Japa

Sri Chinmoy

Are you there? Say a prayer for the pretender who started out so young and strong only to surrender

Clyde Jackson Browne

Apostolic preaching cannot be carried on unless there be apostolic prayer.

Edward McKendree Bounds

My love for you is a prayer, she thought. Love is the only prayer I know. She thought she had never loved him so much as at this moment, when she heard the convent door close, hard and final, and felt the wall shutting her in.

Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation


God has some areas where he likes to be supplicated in, and the prayer of the supplicator is accepted (in those areas); the sanctuary of Husayn (a.s.) is one of these.

al-Hadi, Ali

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.

William James

The sovereign cure for worry is prayer

William James

God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.

Mother Teresa

Prayer is not merely an occasional impulse to which we respond when we are in trouble: prayer is a life attitude.

Walter A. Mueller

Prayer is exhaling the spirit of man and inhaling the spirit of God.

Edwin Keith

Prayer is the little implement through which men reach; where presence is denied them.

Emily Dickinson

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

Josephine Baker

Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness

Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.

Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.

Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life

Jonathan Edwards

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God.

Diana Robinson

Prayer is meaningless unless it is subversive, unless it seeks to overthrow and to ruin the pyramids of callousness, hatred, opportunism, falsehoods. The liturgical movement must become a revolutionary movement, seeking to overthrow the forces that continue to destroy the promise, the hope, the vision.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

A recent government publication on the marketing of cabbage contains, according to one report, 26,941 words. It is noteworthy in this regard that the Gettysburg Address contains a mere 279 words while the Lord's Prayer comprises but 67

Norman R. Augustine

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
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