Prayer Quotes

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

From the back label of a Cline Zin: Zin Prayer "Know me, stranger, For I am thy life blood and thy nectar. I shall wet thy lips, parched by the winds of deprivation. And nourished shall be thy body, dessicated by the scorching inferno of temperance. Rest thy head upon my bosom, Lose thyself in the ecstasy of my caresses, And know me, For I am ZINFANDEL

Doug Brown

Labor is the only prayer that Nature answers.

Robert Green Ingersoll

If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is "thank you," that would suffice.

Meister Eckhart

The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but that we will hear Him.

William McGill

Prayer may not change things for you, but it for sure changes you for things.

Samuel M. Shoemaker

Prayer is the language of a man burdened with a sense of need.

E.M. Bounds

Prayer draws us near to our own souls.

Herman Melville

Whatever a man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this: "Great God, grant that twice two be not four."

Ivan Turgenev

Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.

William Inge

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

Josephine Baker
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