Prayer Quotes (157)

Quotes and citations about prayer


There is no problem with the opening of new houses of prayer for Lutherans and Pentecostals.

By : Vladimir Zhirinovsky

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I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.

By : Loretta Young

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There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.

By : John Wooden

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My hope and prayer is that the body of Christ in America will awake with holy boldness, a boldness content neither with silence nor mere words but that backs up those words with action and results.

By : Frank R. Wolf

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In the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

By : Woodrow Wilson

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Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

By : Woodrow Wilson

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I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.

By : Henry Wilson

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I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.

By : Marianne Williamson

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Patients describing the benefits of prayer often talk about how it provides a sense of well being.

By : Armstrong Williams

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Every Teen Challenge ministry is responsible for raising its own finances, but we assist these works with finances, prayer and counseling, especially overseas in areas such as Siberia, Africa, South America.

By : David Wilkerson

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When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.

By : Oscar Wilde

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Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.

By : William Wilberforce

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The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.

By : Arthur Wellesley

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God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: 'Use me.'

By : Rick Warren

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Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers.

By : Zack Wamp

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After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must say I have climbed my last political mountain.

By : George C. Wallace

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I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.

By : Voltaire

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I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it.

By : Voltaire

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Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.

By : Virgil

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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.

By : Gerald Vann

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God is much in the difficult home problems as in the times of quiet and prayer.

By : Evelyn Underhill

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I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life.

By : Shania Twain

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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.

By : Mark Twain

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I believe in prayer and in strong belief.

By : Tina Turner

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Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.

By : Nat Turner

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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.

By : Ivan Turgenev

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Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.

By : Martin Farquhar Tupper

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More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.

By : Saint Teresa

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For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.

By : Saint Teresa

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When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator

By : Jeremy Taylor

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Never believe that true prayer consists in mere babbling, reciting so many psalms and vigils, saying your beads while you allow your thoughts to roam.

By : Johannes Tauler

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In prayerful silence you must look into your own heart. No one can tell you better than yourself what comes between you and God. Ask yourself. Then listen!

By : Johannes Tauler

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If we really want to achieve true prayer, we must turn our backs upon everything temporal, everything external, everything that is not divine.

By : Johannes Tauler

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Every one should find some suitable time, day or night, to sink into his depths, each according to his own fashion. Not every one is able to engage in contemplative prayer.

By : Johannes Tauler

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Music is a form of prayer.

By : Toru Takemitsu

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Everytime someone ends a prayer in the Western world they say Amen - that is the name of an Egyptian god associated with completion. So we're still praying to their gods.

By : Whitley Strieber

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Prayer is mans greatest power!

By : W. Clement Stone

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But I used to have a bit of a gambling problem. And that would have been the answer to my prayers. It got worse when I started playing this character, too.

By : Fisher Stevens

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Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.

By : Laurence Sterne

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Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church

By : Edith Stein

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