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The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
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Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
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When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.William Temple More
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Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you, but I will instruct you in the good and right way. -- I Samuel 12:23
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If I regard wickedness in my heart the Lord will not hear. -- Psalms 66:18
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Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.Phillips Brooks More
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In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.John Bunyan More
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Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
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Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
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Heaven grant that the burden you carry may have as easy an exit as it had an entrance. -- Prayer To A Pregnant WomanDesiderius Erasmus More
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Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks. -- I Thessalonians
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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.Augustine of Hippo More
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It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk.Henry Ward Beecher More
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So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
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But if it were I, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before Him. He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted. -- Job 5:8-9
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Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.Jeremy Taylor More
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Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.Socrates More
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Common people do not pray; they only beg.George Bernard Shaw More
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Bow, stubborn knees!William Shakespeare More
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new! Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson More
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When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.Jeremy Taylor More
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We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods.Seneca the Younger More
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Short prayers reach heaven.
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Ask God for what man can give, and you may get it.
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When we take one step toward to God, he takes seven steps toward us.
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Pray that you will never have to bear all that you are able to endure.
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Pray to God but continue to row to the shore.
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Prayer and practice is good rhyme.
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Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.George Santayana More
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Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us.John Selden More
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Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.Seneca the Younger More
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There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.Teresa of Ávila More
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Why is it when we talk to God, we're praying, but when God talks to us, we're schizophrenic?Lily Tomlin More
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"Be careful what you pray for."Janet Morris More
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Listen close and you can hear, “Please, bless us and forgive us, and make us good here and strong here. Let us get along here. Let those we love and left behind be blessed. Let us find the proper path and keep to it. Help us act harmoniously, and find work pleasing in the sight of god and man.”Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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"Overall, my books represent a kind of shared communion and meditation with my fellow human beings… The books are also a part of what I call the great continuum of spiritual literary dialogue that I feel has been in progress since human beings first gave in to the urge to pray to their sense of something greater than themselves and interpreted certain signs or events or silences as responses to those prayers."Aberjhani More
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And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.Jesus Christ More
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When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.Oscar Wilde More
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I hate it when people pray on the screen. It's not because I hate praying, but whenever I see an actor fold his hands and look up in the spotlight, I'm lost. There's only one other thing in the movies I hate as much, and that's sex. You just can't get in bed or pray to God and convince me on the screen.Orson Welles More
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My prayer to God is a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous! God has granted it.Voltaire More
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Prayer moves the hand that moves the universe.
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Pray for what you want, but work for what you need.
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Our thanks to God should always precede our requests.
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Seven days without prayer makes one weak.
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Do not make prayer a monologue -- make it a conversation.
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You can't pray a lie.
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More than once I had seen a noble who had gotten his enemy at a disadvantage stop to pray before cutting his throat.
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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
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"Kiss my pommel."Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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