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The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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God has no religion.
Each one prays to God according to his own light.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Prayer doesn't change God, but changes him who prays
- Soren Kierkegaard

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Each one prays to God according to his own light.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays
that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who,
having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.
- James Allen


 

He who labours, prays.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God,
and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone.
- Abu Bakr

For support, I fall back on my heart.
Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try
to change into something better,
if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby?
- Haniel Long

Whatever a person may pray for, that person prays for a miracle.
Every prayer comes down to this - Almighty God,
grant that two times two not equal four.
- Ivan Turgenev

The forgotten man...
He works, he votes, generally he prays,
but his chief business in life is to pay.
- William Graham Sumner

Prayer is more than meditation.
In meditation the source of strength is one's self.
When one prays he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
- Chiang Kai-shek

The soldier above all others prays for peace,
for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the
deepest wounds and scars of war.
- Douglas MacArthur

Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church;
by means of that prayer the Church prays,
since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church,
Who in every single soul 'prays in us with unspeakable groanings'.
- Edith Stein

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

I pray that my greatest desires will always be for
exactly what Spirit is offering me at that very moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
- Elbert Hubbard

I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
- Junipero Serra

Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the
number of the families who call upon God.
- Christopher Love

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

I do not pray for success,
I ask for faithfulness.
- Mother Teresa

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you, and pray for them
which despitefully use you and persecute you.
- Matthew 5:44

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Pray for power equal to your tasks.
- Phillips Brooks

I think it's naive to pray for world peace if we're
not going to change the form in which we live.
- Godfrey Reggio

Pray for the angry,
but express your prayers and intentions silently.
Saying openly to an angry person,
"I pray for you to receive inner-peace."
is almost certain to provoke an even angrier reaction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes.
When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
- Desmond Tutu

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers,
but for powers equal to our tasks,
to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door
of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

Pray for intestinal fortitude, work hard,
and keep the faith.
Oh, and pray for good luck, you're gonna need it.
- Jerry Reed

Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth,
name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day.
- Ramakrishna

For it is we who must pray for our daily bread,
and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour,
our skill and preparation.
- Paracelsus

Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats;
then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.
- Fred Allen

We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone,
why then should we pray alone?
- Anna Letitia Barbauld

So this is how you swim inward.
So this is how you flow outwards.
So this is how you pray.
- Mary Oliver

You've got to get out and pray to the sky to appreciate the sunshine;
otherwise you're just a lizard standing there with the sun shining on you.
- Ken Kesey

I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
- Phillips Brooks

Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent,
O God.
Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting,
and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
- Karl Rahner

Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth;
help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.
- Martin Luther

We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts,
for it is impossible to live one way and pray another.
- William Law

It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one.
- C. S. Lewis

Maybe the words that I say is just another way to pray.
- Curtis Mayfield

I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us,
we find consolation only in religion.
- Paul Cezanne

It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard,
if we do not strive as well as pray.
- Aesop

However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words -
is unimportant to God.
What matters is the heart's intent.
- Malcolm Boyd

Many have left their families to defend our freedom.
We salute their bravery; we express our appreciation
and support to their families.
And we pray for their safe return.
- Bob Taft

It is not the body's posture, but the heart's attitude
that counts when we pray.
- Billy Graham

Tim Burton...
as an actor you wait and wish and hope and pray you'll work with him.
- Casper Van Dien

Pray look better, Sir...
those things yonder are no giants, but windmills.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I'm a religious man.
I am Jewish but I believe in all religions.
I believe in God and see him as an old man with a big
white beard and pray to him every day for a few minutes.
- Uri Geller

I pray daily...
for peace.
- Paul O'Neill

When a writer admits that he has an affection for something which he has written,
it is high time to pray for his soul.
- Dornford Yates

We pray that henceforth not only Japan but all mankind
may know the blessings of harmony and progress.
- Shigeru Yoshida

You hope and pray that you'll get involved with a director
that you understand and who has the same sensibility
as you do and knows how to push you and bring out the best in you.
- Matthew Modine

We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies
and blasphemers of the name of Christ -
be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony.
- Peter Stuyvesant

When I am angry I can pray well and preach well.
- Martin Luther

I have a group of people, about 40, in a local church in Surrey in England,
who pray for me regularly.
- Cliff Richard

Before I fight, I always pray that no one gets hurt.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I actually pray everyday, but I don't believe in God.
- Harvey Fierstein

God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our
ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us -
as,
indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray.
- John Calvin

And God knows I needed to be forgiven.
So I had to forgive everybody.
And then God - as I read in the word,
you're supposed to pray for your enemies.
Try that one on.
- Jim Bakker

Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean,
And fat his soul, and make his body lean.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

I am so infinitely happy that he loves me so much,
and I pray that it will always be like this.
It won't be my fault if he ever stops loving me.
- Eva Braun


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