Prayer Quotes

Ambrose of milan - prayer is the wing wherewith the soul flies to...
God does not give heed to the ambitiousness of our prayers, because he is always ready to give to us his light, not a visible light but an intellectual and spiritual one but we are not always ready to receive it when we turn aside and down to other things out of a desire for temporal things.
Saint Augustine

Some pray to marry the man they love, my prayer will somewhat vary I humbly pray to heaven above that I love the man I marry.
Anouk Aimee
Thomas john watson, sr. - praising god is one of the highest and purest...
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Gandhi
Christmas - - That magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance - - A day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.
Augusta E. Rundell

The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.
William Franklin Billy Graham
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
Mark Twain
Oscar wilde, an ideal husband, 1893 - when the gods wish to punish us, they answer our...
In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.
Mark Twain
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
Saint Theresa of Jesus
A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
Phillips Brooks
I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your president by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.
Gerald R. Ford
Who rises from a prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.
George Meredith
Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.
Prophet Mohammed, Muslim & Bukhari
I believe that God prays in us and through us, whether we are praying or not and whether we believe in God or not. So, any prayer on my part is a conscious response to what God is already doing in my life.
Malcolm Boyd
To saints their very slumber is a prayer.
Saint Jerome
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Maya Angelou
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered - - That of neither has been answered fully.
Abraham Lincoln
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
Hippocrates, Regimen
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Voltaire
Prayer gives us the opportunity to speak to GOD, Meditation allows GOD to speak back to us.
Unknown
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Victor Hugo
Father, we thank you, especially for letting me fly this flight... for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created. Prayer while orbiting the earth in a space capsule.
L. Gordon Cooper, Jr.
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
G. E. Lessing
Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Mother Teresa
An adventure differs from a mere feat in that it is tied to the externally unattainable. Only one end of the rope is in the hand, the other is not visible, and neither prayers, nor daring, nor reason can shake it free.
William Bolitho
Prayer is.... the salve on the wounds of our spirit that we order from God in our moments with Him.
Unknown
I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.
Jean Ingelow
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.
Epicurus
Her eyes are homes of silent prayers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Prayer is our humble answer to the inconceivable surprise of living.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Heaven is full of answers to prayer for which no one bothered to ask.
Billy Graham
If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is thank you, that would suffice.
Meister Eckhart
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Herbert Clark Hoove
Nothing costs so much as what is bought by prayers.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Whoever in prayer can say, Our Father, acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind.
Tyron Edwards
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.
John Bunyan
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - Like writing a poem, or saying a prayer.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh