Quotes: prayer

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  • 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
    John Bunyan
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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
    Mahatma Gandhi
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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-
    Doris Lessing
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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.

  • 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.
  • Frank Sinatra
    Frank Sinatra
    American singer, actor, and producer 1915-1998
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    Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels.

  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
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    Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Half at least of all morality is negative and consists in keeping out of mischief. The lords prayer is less than 50 words long, and 6 of those words are devoted to asking god not to lead us into temptation.
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