Quotation Explorer - 'Prayers'

I raised my three teens with love, perseverance, tenacity, sweat, tears, prayers, lighting candles, and the list could go on. - Ana Monnar
Yank some of the groans out of your prayers and shove in some shouts. - Billy Sunday
Counsel involving right and wrong should never be sought from a man who does not say his prayers. - Fulton J. Sheen
When my prayers are answered, I am happy because it was my wish. When my prayers are not answered, I am even more happy because that was gods wish. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
If your prayers remain unanswered, start fasting - Sunday Adelaja
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. - Victor Hugo
The trouble with most of our prayers is that we give them as if we were picking up the phone and ordering groceries - we place our order and hang up. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Go where your best prayers take you. - Frederick Buechner
Some prayers have a longer voyage than others, but they return with the richer lading at last, so that the praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer. - William Gurnall
Intimacy with God is not experienced through monolog prayers but through reflective listening as well as earnest petitioning. - Gary Rohrmayer
GOD will never disregard or turn away sincere prayers from those who diligently seek Him and humbly call upon His Name. - Errol Anthony Smythe
Those who recite prayers do not pray from their heart but are heard to say the words of the prayers that someone wrote down some time ago. - Errol Anthony Smythe
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard. - Aesop
Do you pray for our world or just your world? If all your prayers were answered, would it change our world or just your world? - T S. Edwards
Short prayers with long legs travel far. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We never understand what we're praying; and God, in His mercy, does not answer our prayers according to our understanding, but according to His wisdom.
My brothers and sisters prayers and faith in God does not negate professionalism and dignity of labour. - Sunday Adelaja
The earth is not supposed to be developed and civilized by prayers alone, the earth is supposed to be civilized by hard work, labour and diligence. - Sunday Adelaja
Taking actions will fulfill your dreams and wishes, not the prayers and blessings. - Amit Kalantri
Prayer is the key that opens heaven; the favors we ask descend upon us the very instant our prayers ascend to God. - Augustine of Hippo
Each time, before you intercede, be quiet first, and worship God in His glory. Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things! - Andrew Murray
If you want your prayers answered, you get off your knees and do the one thing you’re praying someone else will do for you. - Shannon L. Alder
If you pray for rain long enough, it eventually does fall. If you pray for floodwaters to abate, they eventually do. The same happens in the absence of prayers. - Steve Allen
Through dreams, God awakened me; through prayers, God directed me. - Teresa Odden
...atheism is not a conscious act of turning away from all gods. It is simply the final destination for those who think. ...you will be pleased to discover that the sky does not fall down on your head. ... if you still want to pray, you can (the success rate of your prayers is unlikely to change). - Guy P. Harrison
Despite countless prayers for Joseph to be safe, God said no. His plan remains a mystery. I have had to accept that mystery and trust Him in the dark. - Shelley Ramsey
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. - Saint Theresa of Jesus
I like Dancing of Indian girls more than my parents’ prayers . Because they dance with love and passion . But my parents just say their prayers because they got used to it . - Ali Shariati - علی شریعتی
A worshipper perceives that he is near to God because he is awake all night worshipping God. But after worship, your prayers are for health, long life, wealth, and for the damsels and slaves of the Paradise. Ponder! Did you ever pray to God, ‘O’ God, I desire from Thee nothing but Thee’? - Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
I regret all the prayers that do not shed tears. - Davi Oliveira
We add caveats to prayers like seasoning to bad sauce. We hope for something else or something more, but we forget. Sometimes life isn’t the pleasure of the taste, rather the nutrition we get from it. - Shannon L. Alder
You only have to do one good thing to be in somebody’s lifetime of prayers. - Sanober Khan
all his prayers of the past had been simple concrete requests: God, give me a bicycle, a knife with seven blades, a box of oil paints. Only how, how, could you say something so indefinite, so meaningless as this: God, let me be loved. - Truman Capote
The only way you can pray with absolute faith is to be confident that your prayers are in line with the revealed will of God, His Word. - Sunday Adelaja
Keep negative people in your prayers, not in your life. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God works on earth only through the prayers of believers and based on this basis, the destiny of this world is not in the hands of earthly kings and rulers but in the hands of prayer warriors. - Sunday Adelaja
The simple act of praying and petitioning for prayers is in itself a blessing of God's grace and yet another step toward peace, forgiveness, healing, and salvation, regardless of the initial outcome of the prayer. - Joe Campos
God wants to bless us in many ways that require faith. We must trust that He is answering our prayers even when we can’t see it. - Stormie Omartian
My prayer is that God would continue to love me enough to refuse to answer the prayers I'm praying that I shouldn't be praying. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I foresee the day when we shall read nothing but telegrams and prayers. - Emil Cioran
To take away a man’s sanity, answer all his prayers and solve all his problems. Or give him everything and everyone he wants. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We never know how God will answer our prayers, but we can expect that He will get us involved in His plan for the answer. If we are true intercessors, we must be ready to take part in God’s work on behalf of the people for whom we pray. - Corrie ten Boom
Prayers are to men as dolls are to children. - Samuel Butler
Groans that words cannot express are often prayers that God cannot refuse. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
You think I wanted to fall for you? I stayed away from you! I gave him the chance to be with you! But there’s another part of me that asks what if? What if you’re not supposed to be with Ren? What if you were supposed to be the answer to my prayers? Not his! - Colleen Houck
Sometimes it is best for men not to attempt to interfere with destiny. Our prayers can be answered in ways which we do not expect and do not welcome. - Wilbur Smith
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
One day in your prayers, maybe once a month or week, lie back and thank God for the things not given to you. - Rajwant Singh Bachhal
Public prayers of are of little value unless they are founded on or followed up by private praying. - E.M. Bounds
Prayers and love are learned in the hour when prayer has become impossible and your heart has turned to stone. - Thomas Mann
Let me fly in your own sky, soaring and grasping your tranquil thoughts, touching your dreams with my sincere prayers. - Ibaa Younis
Pray with a pure heart and pray from where you are. He will answer your prayers. There is no need to abandon the world or retreat to a jungle - Radhe Maa
Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the One who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference. - Max Lucado
Are we willing to shun vain repetition and keep our prayers out of an unchallenging rut by asking God to make us more sensitive to our own sin? - John Pereira
I've always wondered how much can you do for your fellow man if your hands are constantly stuck together in Prayers for them? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully. - Abraham Lincoln
Pray for "all men." We usually pray more for things than we do for men. Our prayers should be thrown across their pathway as they rush in their downward course to a lost eternity. - E.M.Bounds
From darkness; take me unto Light.O God! Help me today, make my maiden flight.From sorrow; give me the strength to break. And help me to love and to care.From darkness take me unto Light.O God! Hear my prayers and let in the sunlight. (excerpts of my poem from my book 'From the Silence Within') - Madhavi Sood
Prayers are a very personal and sacred thing. One prays when one feels like. Feel disgusted when I see people forcing others to pray, carry out certain rituals or chant the prayers loudly on loudspeakers. - Neelam Saxena Chandra
Evil spawns mayhem while benevolence repairs; doing good comforts the living while prayers are extended to the one who attends to the dead. - Donna Lynn Hope
God has always heard and answered the prayers of all who cry on Him and call His name. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The Yogic scriptures say that God responds to the sacred prayers and efforts of human beings in any way whatsoever that mortals choose to worship - just so long as those prayers are sincere. - Elizabeth Gilbert
In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance. - Dieter F. Uchtdorf
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers. - Epicurus
Write them all down. The mistakes and the blessings and the places you cracked in two. Write the prayers and the tantrums. The sacred and the profane. The open roads and the closed doors. Nothing is permanent. - Jeanette LeBlanc
People thank God when God no longer sits on the throne. The angels descend down to deliver miracles because they are trying to maintain the face of God. In the end, you must place your hopes and prayers with the angels. It has become quite sad in Heaven without its puppet master. - Lionel Suggs
I have now concentrated all my prayers into one, and that one prayer is this, that I may die to self, and live wholly to Him. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
As I read the Qur’an and prayed the Islamic prayers, a door to my heart was unsealed and I was immersed in an overwhelming tenderness. - Jeffrey Lang
Prayers only help the person doing the praying, and then, only if they strengthen and focus that person's resolve. - Octavia E. Butler
...A world is supported by four things...the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the righteous and the valor of the brave. But all of these are as nothing without a ruler who knows the art of ruling. - Frank Herberterbert
The highest prayers lift you out of the lowest places. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God answers all prayers, but sometimes his answer is 'no'! And you may become upset because he said no. But open up your eyes and look around at the things he said yes to. - Jerome D. Williams
When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers. - Oscar Wilde
God will answer you prayers better than you think. Of course, one will not always get exactly what he has asked for....We all have sorrows and disappointments, but one must never forget that, if commended to God, they will issue in good....His own solution is far better than any we could conceive. - Fanny J. Crosby
Sometimes am so worried,i complain to God that He's not been listening to my prayers,and then my son comes and says,"hey dad,why are you not mom?"ilook at him and say,God.you've already answered my prayers with the best..who knows whats on the way for me?. - Matovu Jonathans Eriah
Learn to pray. Pray often. Pray in your mind, in your heart. Pray on your knees. Prayer is your personal key to heaven. The lock is on your side of the veil. And I have learned to conclude all my prayers with ‘Thy will be done’ (Matthew 6:10; see also Luke 11:2; 3 Nephi 13:10). - Boyd K. Packer
His Nana's prayers were moving toward his mother like little butterflies of thoughts wrapped in the most beautiful colors. Each prayer looked like a mini-rainbow. - H. L. Balcomb
The problem with our society today is that when things fall apart we do remember to call upon the Lord, but when God answers our prayers we are too quick to exclude Him from those answered prayers. - Gugu Mona
Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message, oppose our arguments, despise our persons, but they are helpless against our prayers. - J. Sidlow Baxter
More so God didn’t choose to resolve the problem of the earth by sending PRAYERS but by sending his son - Sunday Adelaja
Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity. - C.S. Lewis
We have to believe that our prayers, if pure and powerful can transform any catastrophic situation, regardless of its magnitude. - Pooja Ruprell
you only talk to yourself when you pray without believing and having faith in your prayers - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Pray the largest prayers. You cannot think a prayer so large that God, in answering it, will not wish you had made it larger. Pray not for crutches but for wings. - Phillips Brooks
Here are the two best prayers I know: 'Help me, help me, help me' and 'Thank you, thank you, thank you. - Anne Lamott
Lord, I thank you for answering my prayers at the right time. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Be specific in your prayers. Carefully craft what you speak. What you say should be in accordance with the word of God and the guidance of the Holy Spirit. You will find that this will resolve attacks or issues that arise. - Dr. Glen A. Staples
If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another. - Epicurus
If you turn your nose up to people, God will turn down your prayers. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears, our faith triumphant o’er our fears, are all with thee are all with thee! - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is not the number of prayers that will give you happiness, but the number you answer for another person. - Shannon L. Alder
Hope keeps dreams alive through the prayers of those who never give up. They are able to pursue their dreams with confidence and reach their goals.For every one that asks receives, and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks, it shall be opened. Matthew 7:8 words of Jesus Christ - Ellen Jean Barrier
What is to be, will be, and no prayers of ours can arrest the decree.[Lincoln's maxim and philosophy] - Abraham Lincoln
The tears we shed are sacred prayers. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We must remember that the test of our religious principles lies not just in what we say, not only in our prayers, not even in living blameless lives - but in what we do for others - Harry Truman
I have confidence that my prayers are answered because I sought God's will before I asked. - Davin Whitehurst
... I told him I was so happy that I had nothing else to pray for. 'Why,'says I, I've got prayers to sell. - Sandra Dallas
Courage is fear that has said its prayers. - Dorothy Bernard
If you think you are unworthy to pray, that thought is not coming from Jesus Christ. More than anything, He wants us to approach Heavenly Father, to have our prayers heard and answered. - Toni Sorenson
Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Whenever He answers prayers, God usually prioritizes those by people who, instead of their mouths, have prayed with their hands and/or feet. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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