Quotes by prayer

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  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Prayer busters (causes of unanswered prayer) are prayerlessness, unconfessed sin, unresolved relational conflict, selfishness, uncaring attitudes, and inadequate faith.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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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.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    All I'm saying is, is God the god who we look to for comfort during tragedies? Is he the god who can control all those things, or is he the god that we don't even trust with our daily lives... As long as there's prayer and exams, as long as there's games, there will be prayers.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Be wary of insisting that you know better than God about when a prayer request should be granted. God's delays are not necessarily denials. He always has reasons for his 'not yets.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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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 Woman]
  • John Bunyan
    John Bunyan
    British writer 1628-1688
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    In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
  • Alexander Cockburn
    Alexander Cockburn
    Irish-American political journalist and writer 1941-2012
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    A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection.
  • Phillips Brooks
    Phillips Brooks
    American Minister, Poet 1835-1893
    Phillips Brooks
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    A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
  • Doris Lessing
    Doris Lessing
    British novelist 1919-
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    A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.
  • A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Adoration in prayer reminds us of God's identity and inclination. As we list his attributes, lifting up his character and personality, we reinforce our understanding of who he is.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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