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Prayer is not asking for what you think you want,
but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine.
- Kathleen Norris

Related topics: Spiritual

Stop asking God to bless what you're doing.
Get involved in what God is doing -
because it's already blessed.
- Bono

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Democracy is the only system that persists in asking
the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
- Sydney J. Harris

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you're asking your kids to exercise,
then you better do it, too.
Practice what you preach.
- Bruce Jenner


 

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
- Carl Sandburg

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking
if there is anything you can do.
Think up something appropriate and do it.
- Edward W. Howe

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is
like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.
- John Perry Barlow

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live,
it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
- Oscar Wilde

The fans have been great to me.
I don't think it's asking too much to have me sign something for them.
- Justin Timberlake

Everyone keeps asking you for pictures,
and after a while you get tired of that.
I always say, They are in the archives.
- Annie Leibovitz

It is also worth asking whether the strict limitations
of Geneva make sense in a war against terrorists.
- John Yoo

The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about,
is happiness enough to get their work done.
- Thomas Carlyle

It's a weird scene.
You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're
surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking
you about Vietnam and race relations.
- Vida Blue

God does not begin by asking our ability,
only our availability, and if we prove our dependability,
He will increase our capability.
- Neal A. Maxwell

I spent a lot of time in churches.
If you go to a synagogue, someone is always asking if you're alone,
if you're married.
In a church, in a hundred years no one would ask.
- Peter Malkin

It's about putting the pedal to the metal and not asking
any questions at all and just going for it.
- Brandon Thomas

By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers,
the people doing the work have lost track of the questions.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

I did write a letter to the archdiocese who'd banned the song,
Only the Good Die Young, asking them to ban my next record.
- Billy Joel

He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it,
without asking who is for it or who is against it.
- Henry George

And I like asking questions, to keep learning;
people with big egos might not want to look unsure.
- Heston Blumenthal

If you're asking me to compare myself to other people,
I don't really know what other people are like.
- Jules Shear

People are still asking me if I knew Star Wars was
going to be that big of a hit.
Yes, we all knew.
The only one who didn't know was George.
- Carrie Fisher

If a man's from Texas, he'll tell you.
If he's not, why embarrass him by asking?
- John Gunther

Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking
a plant to discuss horticulture.
- Jean Cocteau

A building is hard to judge.
It takes many years to find out whether it works.
It's not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it.
- Helmut Jahn

And people coming up asking for autographs,
there's only one time when it kind of bothers me:
when I'm eating.
- Enrique Iglesias

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

It is not viable for one country to demand a right
to increase and upgrade its nuclear weapons capabilities
while asking others to eliminate theirs.
- John Bruton

I speak relatively little, except when I'm at home
and I'm asking for things.
- Roger Moore

Rocco paid me 35 bucks a week at Murray's Inn in South Jersey.
People started asking Rocco to have me sing.
- Frankie Avalon

If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more
by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch?
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

The links between the American government and the Iraqi
government are so close that you cannot judge one without
asking at least the other what he has done by this time.
- Jacques Verges

I love the early process of asking questions about
a story and deciding which questions matter most.
- Diane Sawyer

To call in the statistician after the experiment is
done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination:
he may be able to say what the experiment died of.
- Ronald Fisher

Well, the first time I ran into the term religion,
people were asking whether you had any.
You know, some people had religion and some people didn't have religion.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

Adults are always asking kids what they want to be
when they grow up because they are looking for ideas.
- Paula Poundstone

What do you want most to do? That's what I have to keep asking myself,
in the face of difficulties.
- Katherine Mansfield

I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit,
I guess that's quite romantic.
- Orlando Bloom

Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment,
and are always answering questions when the chief relish
of a life is to go on asking them.
- Frank Moore Colby

It is neither the statesman nor the friend who is asking
your help and assistance,
but simply the man.
- Pierre Laval

I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism.
I am not involved in the story.
I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions.
I am not the story.
- Jim Lehrer

Survival is a privilege which entails obligations.
I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.
- Simon Wiesenthal

A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking
for a definition of species.
- Walter Lang

Both of us played basketball, and I played tennis and my knees are done.
Now if you ask us head-to-head who wins at golf,
I'm asking for a couple of strokes.
- Michael Wilbon

When you stop learning, stop listening,
stop looking and asking questions, always new questions,
then it is time to die.
- Lillian Smith

Whether or not our system of Indian management has
been a success during the past ten,
fifty, or hundred years is almost answered in the asking.
- Nelson A. Miles

Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical
of other people's children and publicly admit they
can do better are asking for it.
- Erma Bombeck

No one is asking what happened to all the homeless.
No one cares, because it's easier to get on the subway and not be accosted.
- Richard Linklater

It was a wrong number that started it,
the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night,
and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not.
- Paul Auster

A player dreams of being a superstar,
but he doesn't want people flocking all over him asking for an autograph.
- Dennis Rodman

One of the reasons I don't have kids is because I think
people would have been very unfair to them.
Think of it.
You're still asking me questions about The Exorcist.
- Linda Blair

If you're asking if my breasts are natural,
yes, this is how I've looked since I was 13 years old.
- Sofia Vergara

I would never offer advice without the person asking for it.
I, in general, don't believe in giving advice,
actually, as a human being I don't.
- Joan Chen

Fabio kept asking me out, but I knew we'd never get
his ego through the door.
- Lorna Luft

Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in
question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'
- Henry Miller

You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time.
If it were not so, how could we take it back without asking?
- Jeanette Winterson

I was asking Charlie the most important questions,
and you heard the answers.
- Edgar Bergen

But since you're asking me, I'll tell you my opinion:
all cornbread is authentic,
as long as it's good, hot, and made with love and fresh ingredients.
- Jeremy Jackson

I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves,
'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly;
we either overstate it or understate it.
- Hillary Clinton

Prayer is translation.
A man translates himself into a child asking for all
there is in a language he has barely mastered.
- Leonard Cohen

It is no use asking me or anyone else how to dig...
Better to go and watch a man digging,
and then take a spade and try to do it.
- Gertrude Jekyll

It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things,
and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter
to look into our living rooms night after night.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

There is no point in asking a man a question until
you have established whether he has any reason to lie to you.
- Ken Follet

The problem is, of course, that these interest groups
are all asking for changes,
but their enthusiasm for change rapidly disappears
when it affects the core of their own interests.
- Angela Merkel

People are always asking me what it's like to be Judy Garland's daughter.
It's hard to be a legend's child.
- Lorna Luft

Almost everyone thinks they are a good person,
but the question you should be asking is,
am I good enough to go to Heaven? How would you know?
- Candace Cameron

Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals,
everyone starts asking him about it.
- Just Fontaine

If you are asking for my point of view,
I would say that the Palestinians should go back to Palestine.
- Hassan Nasrallah


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