Quotes by prayer

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  • Austin O'Malley
    Austin O'Malley
    American writer, ophthalmologist and a professor of English literatur 1858-1932
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    Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.
  • Benjamin Stillingfleet
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author 1702-1771
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
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    Prayer among men is supposed a means to change the person to whom we pray; but prayer to God doth not change him, but fits us to receive the things prayed for.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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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.
  • C. Neil Strait
    C. Neil Strait
    American priest and author 1934-2003
    C. Neil Strait
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    Prayer is talking with God and telling Him you love Him, conversing with God about all the things that are important in life, both large and small, and being assured that He is listening.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
    English writer and poet 1810-1889
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
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    Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
  • Prayer is the voice of faith.
  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
    Leonard Cohen
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    Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
    British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
    Adam Clarke
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    Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
    John Selden
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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.
  • George Herbert
    George Herbert
    English poet 1593-1633
    George Herbert
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    Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
  • Aaron Neville
    Aaron Neville
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    So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years.
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