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33 Prayer Quotes

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God.

Diana Robinson Quotes

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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.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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There is a vast difference between saying prayers and praying

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

Saint Augustine Quotes

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Hope, he called, belief In God,--work, worship . . . therefore let us pray!

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: Aurora Leigh (bk. III)

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In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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Don't pray for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Pray, and let God worry

Martin Luther Quotes

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Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. Elsewhere)

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Courage is fear that has said its prayers.

Dorothy Bernard Quotes

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Doubt not but God who sits on high, Thy secret prayers can hear; When a dead wall thus cunningly Conveys soft whispers to the ear.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: verse inscribed in the Whispering Gallery of Gloucester Cathedral

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O God, if in the day of battle I forget Thee, do not Thou forget me.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: attributed to a soldier by William King in "Anecdotes of his own time", p. 7 (ed. 1818)

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I pray the prayer the Easterners do, May the peace of Allah abide with you; Wherever you stay, wherever you go, May the beautiful palms of Allah grow; Through days of labor, and nights of rest, The love of Good Allah make you blest; So I touch my heart--as the Easterners do, May the peace of Allah abide with you.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Salaam Alaikum (Peace be with you.)

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Yet then from all my grief, O Lord, Thy mercy set me free, Whilst in the confidence of pray'r My soul took hold on thee. - Joseph Addison,

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: Miscellaneous Poems--Divine Ode made by Gentleman on Conclusion of his Travels (verse 6)

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And from the prayer of Want, and plaint of Woe, O never, never turn away their ear! Forlorn, in this bleak wilderness below, Ah! what were man, should Heaven refuse to hear!

James Beattie Quotes , Source: Minstrel (bk. I, st. 29)

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Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

Bible Quotes , Source: Mark (ch. XIII, v. 33)

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But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. VI, v. 7)

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Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. VII, v. 7-8)

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Pray, n:. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. VII, v. 7-8)

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Every wish Is like a prayer--with God.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: Aurora Leigh (bk. II)

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God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in 't.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: Aurora Leigh (bk. II)

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She knows omnipotence has heard her prayer And cries, "It shall be done--sometimes, somewhere."

Ophelia G. Browning (Mrs. Arthur P. Adams, Mrs. T.E. Burroughs) Quotes , Source: Unanswered

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Just my vengeance complete, The man sprang to his feet, Stood erect, caught at God's skirts, and prayed! So, I was afraid!

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Instans Tyrannus (VII)

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They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright!

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night (st. 6)

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Father of Light! great God of Heaven! Hear'st thou the accents of despair? Can guilt like man's be e'er forgiven? Can vice atone for crimes by prayer?

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Prayer of Nature

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