It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man well than to be always praying and fasting and touching one's head to a prayer mat.

By : Naguib Mahfouz 0 Likes          


The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.

By : Joseph Smith, Jr.

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I'm pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart, and I believe in family. I also have a basic belief that God takes care of me. I believe in prayer, even though I'm not that religious. I just have that foundation from my family. I mean when you think that you're just a human being and one of God's creatures, you can't take anything that seriously.

By : Catherine O'Hara

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When about fifteen I once made a great scandal by taking out my knife in prayer meeting and assaulting a young man who, while I was kneeling down during the prayer, stood above me and squeezed my neck.

By : Simon Newcomb

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There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.

By : Herbert Hoover

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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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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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A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.

By : Doris Lessing

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

By : Marianne Williamson

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

By : Saint Teresa

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

By : Arthur Wellesley

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

By : Evelyn Underhill

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