Prayer Quotes

Billy graham - heaven is full of answers to prayer for which no...
Prayer is the wing wherewith the soul flies to heaven, and meditation the eye wherewith we see God.
Ambrose of Milan

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.
Oscar Wilde, An Ideal husband, 1893
Meister eckhart - if the only prayer you ever say in your whole...
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.
John Bunyan
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila

Her eyes are homes of silent prayers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Prayer gives us the opportunity to speak to GOD, Meditation allows GOD to speak back to us.
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Unknown - prayer is.... the salve on the wounds of our...
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
A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
Phillips Brooks
We are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe. Therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole. All thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings, and deeds are listened to by all that is.
Serge Kahili King
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
One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
G. E. Lessing
Praising God is one of the highest and purest acts of religion. In prayer we act like men in praise we act like angels.
Thomas John Watson, Sr.
I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.
Jean Ingelow
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.
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
Nothing costs so much as what is bought by prayers.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Voltaire
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
Prayer is our humble answer to the inconceivable surprise of living.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
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
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 give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Gandhi
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Maya Angelou
Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Mother Teresa
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
The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
Martin Luthe
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
Soren Kierkegaard
Who rises from a prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.
George Meredith
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
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
In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.
Mark Twain
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
Mark Twain
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Herbert Clark Hoove
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
Saint Theresa of Jesus
To saints their very slumber is a prayer.
Saint Jerome
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
If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is thank you, that would suffice.
Meister Eckhart