Quotes by prayer

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  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
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    There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
    Martin Luther
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    To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
    E. M. Cioran
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    To exist is equivalent to an act of faith, a protest against the truth, an interminable prayer. As soon as they consent to live, the unbeliever and the man of faith are fundamentally the same, since both have made the only decision that defines a being.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
    Martin Luther
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    To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    We are on the side of religion as opposed to religions, and we are among those who believe in the wretched inadequacy of sermons and the sublimity of prayer.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
    Abraham J. Heschel
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    We do not step out of the world when we pray; we merely see the world in a different setting. The self is not the hub but the spoke of the revolving wheel. It is precisely the function of prayer to shift the center of living from self-consciousness to self-surrender.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
    Alexander Herzen
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    We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation.
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Bill Shuster
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    We spend millions of dollars per year supplying more than adequate meals and a Koran to every detainee along with a prayer rug that meets their religious standards.
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
    British poet and playwright 1955-
    Carol Ann Duffy
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    What do I have
    to help me, without spell or prayer,
    endure this hour, endless, heartless, anonymous,
    the death of love?
    Source: Over, from Rapture (2004)
  • Russell H. Conwell
    Russell H. Conwell
    American Baptist minister, lawyer, and writer 1843-1925
    Russell H. Conwell
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    When a man has done all he can do, still there is a mighty, mysterious agency over which he needs influence to secure success. The one way he can reach it is by prayer.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
    Bill Hybels
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    When Jesus prayed the model prayer we call the Lord's Prayer, his first requests were that God's name be shown reverence, that his kingdom come, that his will be done.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
    Bill Hybels
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    When we make a habit of prayer, we stay constantly tuned to God's presence and open to receive his blessings.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Jeremy Taylor
    Jeremy Taylor
    British churchman and writer 1613-1667
    Jeremy Taylor
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    When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
    George Meredith
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    Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.
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