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"Thank God for unanswered prayers." - Garth Brooks

"Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas" - W C Fields

"Remember that God, during your prayers, is watching for your affirmative answer to the question which He is inwardly asking you: 'Do you believe I am able to do this?' To which question you must from the depth of your heart reply, 'Yes, Lord'" - John of Kronstadt

"Got everything I'm asking for but you." - Drake

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"Don't apologize for asking for what you deserve." - Mika Brzezinski

"Prayers aren't for the deity...They're for you, to recommit yourself to what you believe." - James A. Owen

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Prayer is asking for guidance. Meditation is listening to it." - Sonia Choquette

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible." - Giovanni Niccolini

"Pain is a message asking for our help." - Gerald Epstein

"Study your prayers, a great part of my time is spent getting in tune for prayer." - Robert Murray M'Cheyne

"The United States Constitutional Convention, except for three or four persons, thought prayers unnecessary." - Benjamin Franklin

"Don't quit. For if you do, you may miss the answer to your prayers." - Max Lucado

"For me writing has always felt like praying even when I wasn't writing prayers." - Marilynne Robinson

"Ever doubt that God answers your prayers? Pray (sincerely) for humility... and watch what happens." - Mark Hart

"For I am that way going to temptation, Where prayers cross." - William Shakespeare

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity." - C S Lewis

"Be sure that someday you'll praise and thank God for your unanswered prayers that once you had wept for them." - Shams Tabrizi

"Our prayers are prophets." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I've seen prayers answered. But often, in my experiences, if you get what you pray for, you've really shortchanged yourself." - Anne Lamott

"God loves it when His children pray BIG, BOLD PRAYERS. Don't be afraid to ask your Father for anything!" - Christine Caine

"It's a big world. Don't get trapped by tiny dreams and feeble problems. Time for big prayers and bold faith." - Louie Giglio

"Some of the qualities of ? God must be merged into us before our ? prayers can be fit for His acceptance." - Oswald Chambers

"God sometimes answers our prayers by giving us what we would have asked for had we known what He knows." - J. D. Greear

"Even our hardest prayers are easy for the Omnipotent One to answer because there is no degree of difficulty." - Mark Batterson

"When a majority of my prayers are for others to change, I've gotten off track. Lord, change this sinner's heart." - Mark Hart

"A hungry people listens not to reason, not cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"It is really not so repulsive to see the poor asking for money as to see the rich asking for more money. And advertisement is the rich asking for more money." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Sometimes I thank God for unanswered prayers. Remember when you're talkin' to the man upstairs; that just because he doesn't answer doesn't mean he don't care. Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers" - Garth Brooks

"Asking for help with shame says: You have the power over me. Asking with condescension says: I have the power over you. But asking for help with gratitude says: We have the power to help each other." - Amanda Palmer

"In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Lose not thy own for want of asking for it; it will get thee no thanks." - Thomas Fuller

"Lose not thine own for want of asking for it; 'twill get thee no thanks." - Thomas Fuller

"There are prayers that help us last through the day, or endure the night. There are prayers of friends and strangers, that give us strength for the journey. And there are prayers that yield our will to a will greater than our own..." - George W Bush

"Keep quiet and say one's prayers-certainly not merely the best, but the only things to do if one would be truly happy; but, ashamed of asking when I have received so much, the only form of prayer I would use would be a form of thanksgiving." - Elizabeth von Arnim

"Are you asking me if there is a god?' he said, still in that soft voice. 'All I can say is, I believe there is. I feel him when I sing. He has responded to my prayers countless times. He guides my actions and he dwells in my heart. I know he is there." - Sharon Shinn

"A friend who offers help without asking for explanations is a treasure beyond price" - Robert A Heinlein

"The world has kissed my Soul with its pain, asking for its return in Songs." - Rabindranath Tagore

"If you even think about asking Harry Potter for an autograph, your day ends right now." - Jasper Fforde

"What is school for? If you're not asking that, you're wasting time and money." - Seth Godin

"Can I cut off your head?" "Are you asking for my permission?" - Amanda Hocking

"A man asking for help ought to at least give directions." - Barbara Mertz

"Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved" - J. D. Greear

"Forever," he vowed, still a little staggered. "That's all I'm asking for," I said," - Stephenie Meyer

"Life, nature and God always answer, 'Yes,' to you. What are you asking for?" - Mark Victor Hansen

"You already gave me forever, Aislinn. I'm asking for a chance at right now." - Melissa Marr

"Prayer is asking for rain and faith is carrying the umbrella." - Barbara Johnson

"I have never been disappointed upon asking microorganisms for whatever I wanted." - Kinichiro Sakaguchi

"Fervent prayers produce phenomenal results." - Woodrow M. Kroll

"Your tears are my prayers." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Deeply saddened by the news of the terrorist attacks in central London, the Holy Father offers his fervent prayers for the victims and for all those who mourn." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"For spiritual blessings, let our prayers be importunate, perpetual and persevering; for temporal blessings, let them be general, short, conditional and modest." - Jeremy Taylor

"I have something else to ask you-to ask every American. I ask for you to pray for this great nation. I ask your prayers for leaders from both parties. I thank you for your prayers for me and my family, and I ask you to pray for Vice President Gore and his family." - George W Bush

"There is nothing to be valued more highly than to have people praying for us; God links up His power in answer to their prayers." - Oswald Chambers

"when I am alone in the forest I always say my prayers; and that occasional solitary communion with God is surely the only true religion for intelligent beings." - Gertrude Atherton

"I join the March for Life in Washington with my prayers. May God help us respect all life, especially the most vulnerable." - Pope Francis

"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 it." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"What would your prayers look like if you believed that the cross really was the measure of God's compassion for someone?" - J. D. Greear

"I'm all for teaching creation and allowing prayers in schools, as soon as scholars begin teaching Darwinism and geometry in church." - J Michael Straczynski

"I'll always say my prayers...and if God doesn't answer them at once I shall know it's because He's planning something better for me." - Johanna Spyri

"By affliction prayer is quickened, for our prayers are very apt to grow languid and formal in a time of ease." - John Newton

"A wife's prayers for her husband have a far greater effect on him than anyone else"s, even his mother"s. (Sorry, Mom.)" - Stormie Omartian

"I am weary of your quarrels, Weary of your wars and bloodshed, Weary of your prayers for vengeance, Of your wranglings and dissensions" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I am much indebted to the good Christian people of the country for their constant prayers and consolations; and to no one of them, more than to yourself." - Abraham Lincoln

"There are endless treasures of grace waiting for those who will make even the most feeble attempts to pray. The weakest prayers yield grace." - Paul Washer

"God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers and thrust the thing we have prayed for in our face, like a gauntlet with a gift in it." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"He was very religious; he believed that he had a secret pact with God which exempted him from doing good in exchange for prayers and piety." - Jorge Luis Borges

"A wife's prayers for her husband have a far greater effect on him than anyone else's, even his mother's. (Sorry, Mom.)" - Stormie Omartian

"My deepest condolences for DJ AM, you were a great artist and will be severely missed. My thoughts and Prayers to his family and friends." - Shanna Moakler

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"Is it normal to make a minute-to-minute schedule for the timing of thanksgiving? I'm asking for a friend." - Casey Wilson

"We should spend as much time in thanking God for his benefits as we do in asking him for them." - Vincent de Paul

"Movies and life become a little more symmetrical when you start asking for and looking for connections." - Josh Lucas

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"I love going out and it is a bit sad when the photographers stop asking you for your picture." - Alice Evans

"I am not asking for 60 months to sit and enjoy power, but to be the Chowkidaar of the country." - Narendra Modi

"Atheists who keep asking for evidence of God's existence are like a fish in the ocean wanting evidence of water." - Ray Comfort

"'T is heaven alone that is given away; 'T is only God may be had for the asking." - James Russell Lowell

"I learned also that the best way to keep out of trouble was by never complaining or asking for anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"Patrick Kenzie asking a bemused waitress for a newspaper in smalltown USA. 'It's like a homepage without a scroll button?'" - Dennis Lehane

"If I had a dog I would not feel so lonely, but I suppose that is asking for too much." - Eva Braun

"There is a basket of fresh bread on your head, yet you go door to door asking for crusts." - Rumi

"Love cannot be had for the asking; it comes only as a gift from the heart of another" - Paramahansa Yogananda

"We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us." - Stephen Covey

"In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers in this room for Divine protection," he stated. "Our prayers, Sir, were heard, and they were graciously answered. ... Do we imagine we no longer need His assistance?" - Benjamin Franklin

"I strongly suspect that if we saw all the difference even the tiniest of our prayers make, and all the people those...prayers were destined to affect...we would be so paralyzed with awe...that we would be unable to get up off our knees for the rest of our lives." - Peter Kreeft

"be mindful of the prayers you send pray hard but pray with care for the tears you are crying now are just your answered prayers letters of light we scale merrily, move mysteriously around so that when you think you're climbing up, man, in fact you're climbing down" - Nick Cave

"Do you not wonder sometimes, she showed now, sadly, if in some ways they are correct? That we are asking too much of the world?"No," he said. "They're the ones who are asking for too little."" - Patrick Ness

"Her eyes are homes of silent prayers." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Can mortal prayers ensure immortal happiness?" - Sophia Lee

"All our blasphemies are only little prayers." - Antoni Lange

"Good work instead of long prayers." - Anne Royall

"God delights in answering our impossible prayers." - Bob Goff

"Our prayers are the shadows of mercy." - Charles Spurgeon

"We must empty purgatory with our prayers." - Pio of Pietrelcina

"Her eyes are homes of silent prayers." - Alfred Tennyson

"Prayers and sacrifices are of no avail." - Aristotle

"The prayer most pleasing to God is that made for others and particularly for the poor souls. Pray for them, if you want your prayers to bring high interest." - Anne Catherine Emmerich

"Answered prayers are scary. They imply responsibility. You asked for it. Now that you've got it, what are you going to do? Why else the cautionary phrase Watch out for what you pray for; you might just get it?" - Julia Cameron

"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." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Are you making no progress in prayer? Then you need only offer God the prayers which the Savior has poured out for us in the sacrament of the altar. Offer God His fervent love in reparation for your sluggishness." - Margaret Mary Alacoque

"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

"I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers." - Melissa Rivers

"Do not exclusively say your prayers in the form of asking God for something. The prayer of thanksgiving is much more powerful." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Prayers and provender hinder no journey. [Prayers and provender hinder no man's journey.]" - George Herbert

"Prayer does not mean asking God for all kinds of things we want, it is rather the desire for God Himself, the only Giver of Life." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"There is only one excuse for a speaker's asking the attention of his audience: he must have either truth or entertainment for them." - Dale Carnegie

"Grace is given of God, but knowledge is bought in the market; Knowledge needful for all, yet cannot be had for the asking." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"How could you be nervous about asking me to marry you, Bones? I'd die for you. Why wouldn't I want to live for you as well?" - Jeaniene Frost

"For one priceless moment in the whole history of man, all of the people on this earth are truly one. One in their pride at what you have done, one in our prayers that you will return safely to earth." - Richard M. Nixon

"Ashcroft went on to say that our way of life is being threatened by a group of radical religious fanatics who are armed and dangerous. And then he called for prayers in the schools and an end to gun control." - Jay Leno

"Did we perfectly know the state of our own condition, and what was most proper for us, we might have reason to conclude our prayers not heard if not answered." - William Wake

"A man who possesses a veneration of life will not simply say his prayers. He will throw himself into the battle to preserve life, if for no other reason than that he himself is an extension of life around him." - Albert Schweitzer

"Let us hear the peal of a new international liberty bell that calls us all to the creation of a system of enforceable world law in which the universal desire for peace can place its hope and prayers." - Walter Cronkite

"God cannot hear the prayers on our lips often because the desires of our heart after the world cry out to Him much more strongly and loudly than the our desires for Him." - Andrew Murray

"These things you did were like prayers; you did them and you hoped they would save you. And for the most part they did. Or something did; you could tell by the fact that you were still alive." - Margaret Atwood

"In the moment of hardship, we ask why some things happen. In those moments of suffering, questioning prayers that do not ask for explanations but beg the Lord to accompany us are the most useful" - Pope Francis

"Prayers are answered in one of four ways," she said. "Yes. No. I have something else in mind. And . . ." She paused long enough for my impatience to show. "And what's the fourth answer?" "Wait," she said." - Megan Mccafferty

"Each prayer is like a seed that gets planted in the ground. It disappears for a season, but it eventually bears fruit that blesses future generations. In fact, our prayers bear fruit forever." - Mark Batterson

"His helmet now shall make a hive for bees, And lover's sonnets turn'd to holy psalms; A man at arms must now serve on his knees, And feed on prayers, which are his age's alms." - George Peele

"Prayers are answered in one of four ways," she said. "Yes. No. I have something else in mind. And . . ." She paused long enough for my impatience to show. "And what's the fourth answer?" "Wait," she said." - Megan Mccafferty

"A Poem from Edna St. Vincent Millay: Grown-up Was it for this I uttered prayers, And sobbed and cursed and kicked the stairs, That now, domestic as a plate, I should retire at half-past eight?" - Edna St Vincent Millay

"To imagine that God wants prayers and hymns of praise is to make him out to a sort of oriental potentate; while praying for favours is an attempt to get him to change his allegedly all-wise mind." - Barbara Smoker

"If they are wrong they need your prayers all the more; and if they are your enemies, then you are under orders to pray for them. That is one of the rules common to the whole house." - C S Lewis

"Some prayers are followed by silence (from God) because they are wrong, others because they are bigger than one can understand. It will be a wonderful moment for some of us when we stand before God and find that the prayers we clamored for in early days and imagined were never answered, have been answered in the most amazing way, and that God's silence has been the sign of the answer." - Oswald Chambers

"Understand the power of asking." - Drayton Bird

"Prayers are designed to raise God-consciousness five times a day, throughout one's life. Prayers also provide regular exercise - like yoga or Tai Chi or Qigong built into the day - and serve as a calming retreat from the daily demands of life. Muslims thus learn to balance deeni wa dunyavi (the spiritual and the worldly). They can't abandon one for the other; that's the essence of their faith." - Haroon Siddiqui

"The secret of our lost mode of prayer is to shift our perspective of life by feeling that the miracle has already happened and our prayers have been answered. Now we have the opportunity to bring this wisdom into our lives as prayers of gratitude for what already exists, rather than asking for our prayers to be answered." - Gregg Braden

"You're your first best audience, long before anybody else hears you. So don't be an easy audience. Keep asking for more." - Michael Caine

"Contemplating an object fixedly with the mind, asking myself, 'What is it?' without thinking of any other object or relating it to anything else for hours on end." - Simone Weil

"You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you're asking for money!" - Gary Vaynerchuk

"For many people, feminism is one of those words of which, as St. Augustine said about time, they know the meaning as long as no one is asking." - Katha Pollitt

"What Plato was really asking was perhaps why a horse was a horse, and not, for example, a cross between a horse and a pig." - Jostein Gaarder

"When we have done our very, very best, papa, and that is not enough, then I think the right time must have come for asking help of others." - Charles Dickens

"I'm asking you in your sermons to do the work of the Lord here on earth. I ask for your help in getting that message out urgently tomorrow." - Al Gore

"Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned." - Marianne Williamson

"Here in California, one candidate for governor is a 100-year-old woman. She's going door-to-door and asking one simple question - 'Do I live here?'" - Craig Kilborn

"Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool." - Alexander Pushkin

"A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan." - Mary Daly

"I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan." - Mary Daly



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