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Quotes About Prayer
•“There's a traditional Kenyan prayer: "From the cowardice that dares not deal with new truth, from the laziness that is content with half-truth, from the arrogance that thinks it knows all truth, Good Lord, deliver me.” 
― Joni Rodgers
•“Pray to catch the bus, then run as fast as you can.” 
― Julia Cameron
•“Sometimes not getting what you want is God's greatest blessing.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance. It is laying hold of His willingness.” 
― Martin Luther
•“Sometimes the best answers to prayer are the ones God doesn't answer.”
― Robin Jones Gunn
•“The common man prays, 'I want a cookie right now!' And God responds, 'If you'd listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Prayer is a path where there is none.” 
― Noah Benshea
•“God withholds blessing only in wisdom, never in spite or aloofness.” 
― Elisabeth Elliot
•“Pray like it all depends on God, but work like it all depends on you.” 
― Dave Ramsey
•“You might not be able to change your situation but prayer can.” 
― Jerry Kinard
•“Disasters work like alarm clocks to the world, hence God allows them. They are shouting, 'Wake up! Love! Pray!” 
― Criss Jami
•“The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others.” 
― Bryant McGill
•“I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.” 
― Martin Luther
•“The man who prays is the one who thinks that god has arranged matters all wrong, but who also thinks that he can instruct god how to put them right.” 
― Christopher Hitchens
•“May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in.” 
― Mother Teresa
•“The great tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer but unoffered prayer.” 
― KB Meyer
•“Catholics have more extreme sex lives because they're taught that pleasure is bad for you. Who thinks it's normal to kneel down to a naked man who's nailed to a cross? It's like a bad leather bar.” 
― John Waters
•“Victories are won while on your knees! Keep praying for those who rise up against you. Fear not. The Lord has rectified the problem. Prayer is POWERFUL!!” 
― Anita R. Sneed-Carter
•“Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.” 
― Soren Kierkegaard 
•“The woman who makes a sweet, beautiful home, filling it with love and prayer and purity, is doing something better than anything else her hands could find to do beneath the skies.” 
― J.R. Miller
•“Only those who see the invisible can attempt the impossible.” 
― Dick Eastman
•“It is possible to move men, through God, by prayer alone.” 
― Hudson Taylor
•“Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.” 
― Benjamin Franklin
•“When I worship,I would rather my heart be without words than my words be without heart”  ― LaMar Boschman
•“A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.” 
― Doris Lessing 
•“For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.” 
― Saint Teresa of Avila   
•“Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.” 
― Martin Luther
•“Prayer is the rope that pulls God and man together. But, it doesn’t pull God down to us: It pulls us up to Him.”
― Billy Graham
•“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” 
― Meister Eckhart 
•“If the Christian does not allow prayer to drive sin out of his life, sin will drive prayer out of his life"
- M.E. Andross
•“God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.” 
― Dan Brown
•“I would rather teach one man to pray than ten men to preach.”
― Charles Spurgeon
•“Prayer is beyond any question the highest activity of the human soul. Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God.” 
― D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
•“Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.” 
― Mother Jones
•“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 task.” 
― Phillip Brooksv
•“Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused.” 
― Charles H. Spurgeon
•“Lord, make me a blessing to someone today” 
― Jan Karon
•“Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.” 
― Laurence Sterne 
•“The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
•“God is much in the difficult home problems as in the times of quiet and prayer.” 
― Evelyn Underhill 
•“In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance.” 
― Dieter F. Uchtdorf
•“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.” 
― Abraham Lincoln
•“It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.” 
― Epicurus
•“The only difference between a wish and a prayer is that you're at the mercy of the universe for the first, and you've got some help with the second.” 
― Jodi Picoult
•“If we seem to get no good by attempting to draw near to Him, we may be sure we will get none by keeping away from Him.” 
― John Newton
•“Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray to.” 
― Terry Pratchett
•“Perfect prayer does not consist in many words, silent remembering and pure intention raises the heart to that supreme Power.” 
― Amit Ray
•“Work is a prayer. And I start off every morning dedicating it to our Creator.” 
― Joseph Murray 
•“God stays awake all the time. In case we need to talk to Him about something.” 
― Karen Kingsbury
•“Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.” 
― Corrie Ten Boom
•“If you want your prayers answered, get up off your knees and do something about them.” 
― Wally Lamb
•“Our forgiving love toward men is the evidence of God's forgiving love in us. It is a necessary condition of the prayer of faith.” 
― Andrew Murray
•“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one” 
― Bruce Lee
•“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” 
― Martin Luther King Jr.
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