Quotes: prayer

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.



  • 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
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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
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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
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
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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.
  • Betty Wright
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    All of my babies know that I preach all day... I ain't trying to hide no light under no bushel. Everybody needs a little light in their life, and when they need prayer, they know where to come because they know I love them all, and I ain't judging nobody.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    And rest, that strengthens unto virtuous deeds, Is one with Prayer.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
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