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"Praying men must be strong in hope, and faith, and prayer." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Praying men stop sinning and sinning men stop praying." - Leonard Ravenhill

"The Indian race are waiting and praying." - Chief Joseph

"The secret of praying is praying in secret. A sinning man will stop praying, and a praying man will stop sinning." - Leonard Ravenhill

"The key is to practice praying - and to practice praying regularly, privately, sincerely and specifically." - Bill Hybels

"If you're praying, you're not worrying, and if you're worrying, you're not praying!" - Ruffin McNeill

"I've never thought there was anything I could hope to get by praying for it." - Julianna Baggott

"I hope that this man can be won over by your bearing charitably with him, advising him prudently, and praying for him. This is what I do for your family in general and for you in particular." - Vincent de Paul

"I'm praying that was my one little dip in the cancer pool. I hope never to have to revisit that, but I learned a lot, I'm cancer free with a bright and hopeful future." - Julie Gold

"None but praying leaders can have praying followers. A praying pulpit will beget praying pews. We do greatly need pastors and evangelists who will set the saints to this business of praying. We are not a generation of praying saints. Who will restore this breach? The greatest will he be of reformers who can set the Church to praying." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"No one has failed who keeps trying and keeps praying." - Jeffrey R. Holland

"Three duties of every Christian are giving, praying, and fasting." - Jentezen Franklin

"I can tell that you been crying all night, drinking all summer, praying for your happiness, hope that you recover" - Drake

"Prayer is the way to both the heart of God and the heart of the world - precisely because they have been joined through the suffering of Jesus Christ Praying is letting one's own heart become the place where the tears of God's children merge and become tears of hope." - Henri Nouwen

"Prayer is the acid test of the inner man's strength. A strong spirit is capable of praying much and praying with all perseverance until the answer comes. A weak one grows weary and fainthearted in the maintenance of praying." - Watchman Nee

"Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself." - George Bernard Shaw

"Don't be like the preacher who thought about praying while making love with his life and thought about love while praying." - Dan Millman

"Whatever this feeling is - this is what I have been praying for. And this is also what I have been praying to." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"The Secret of Praying is Praying in Secret. The secret place of prayer calls for every faculty of mind and heart." - Samuel Chadwick

"Every time before I throw my first pitch, I am praying. And not only that, in the bullpen I am praying." - Mariano Rivera

"I'm extremely blessed with my teammates. They're such an encouragement in my life. I have people praying for me and I'm praying for them as well." - Tobin Heath

"I was born odd. I was a strange child. My grandmother was always praying over me. She was always rubbing me and praying over me." - Lorraine Toussaint

"There is a mighty lot of difference between saying prayers and praying." - John G. Lake

"One can believe intellectually in the efficacy of prayer and never do any praying." - Catherine Marshall

"Each day, whatever I am doing, I am always praying and thinking of God." - Thomas Yellowtail

"I gave up on cussing - I'd run out of words filthy enough - and just started praying." - Sarah Monette

"When man is with God in awe and love, then he is praying." - Karl Rahner

"No matter how dark and hopeless a situation might seem, never stop praying." - Billy Graham

"When things get bad enough, your only resort is to lie in bed and start praying." - Lana Del Rey

"The conditions of praying are the conditions of righteousness, holiness, and salvation." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Let's be diligent in giving, careful in our living, and faithful in our praying." - Jack Hyles

"Christian perfection consists in three things: praying heroically, working heroically, and suffering heroically." - Anthony Mary Claret

"The world needs more true praying to save it from the reign and ruin of Satan." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"The first and last stages of holy living are crowned with praying." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"I know there are millions of people praying for me, and I strongly believe in prayers." - Mariano Rivera

"No man drowns if he perseveres in praying to God, and can swim." - Proverbs

"No nation can last long when it stops praying and takes up playing." - Vance Havner

"But the way to overcome is by patience, forgiving and praying for your enemies, in doing whereof you heap coals upon their heads, and your Lord shall open a door to you in your trouble: wait upon Him, as the night watch waiteth for the morning. He will not tarry. Go up to your watch-tower, and come not down, but by prayer, and faith, and hope, wait on." - Samuel Rutherford

"Stop praying. Start thinking." - Marilyn Manson

"Farewell Hope, and with Hope farewell Fear" - John Milton

"He had never thought of himself as much of a praying man, but as he sat in the car in the growing darkness and the minutes passed, he knew what it was to pray. It was to will goodness out of evil, hope out of despair, life out of death. It was to will dreams into existence and spectres into reality. It was to will an end to anguish and a beginning to joy." - Elizabeth George

"Admittedly, repentance is not always easy; I suppose it would not be true repentance if it were. It can also take a longer time than we think or hope. There can be missteps along the way, when we falter or lose heart, but we can reset our course and move forward again, even if it is only one small step at a time. As well as praying for forgiveness, we can also plead for courage, and it will come. If we do so, steady but surely, we will rise from the miry depths of sin and emerge into the sunny uplands of forgiveness and hope." - David S. Baxter

"So you scream from behind your door, say what's mine is mine, and not yours I may have too much, but I'll take my chances Cause God's stopped keeping score And you cling to the things they sold you Didn't you cover your eyes when they told you that he can't come back Cause he has no children to come back for It so hard to learn, there's so much to hate Hanging on to hope when there is no hope to speak of And the wounded skies above say it's much too late So maybe we should all be praying for time" - George Michael

"While praying I passed into a state of entrancement, and in that state I saw the angel and the plates." - Martin Harris

"I desire that death find me ready and writing, or if it please Christ, praying and intears." - Petrarch

"It's difficult isn't it, when you're in a Mosque and everyone's praying and you really enjoy leapfrog." - Milton Jones

"I think that I failed by not studying more, and praying more, and spending more time with my family." - Billy Graham

"If thou wouldst preserve a sound body, use fasting and walking; if a healthful soul, fasting and praying; walking exercises the body, praying exercises the soul, fasting cleanses both." - Francis Quarles

"If thou wouldst preserve a sound body, use fasting and walking; if a healthful soul, fasting and praying. Walking exercises the body; praying exercises the soul; fasting cleanses both." - Francis Quarles

"Little praying is a kind of make believe, a salve for the conscience, a farce and a delusion." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Sometimes prayer moves the hand of God, and sometimes prayer changes the heart of the person who is praying." - Mark Driscoll

"When God lays a burden on our hearts and thus keeps us praying, He obviously intends to grant the answer." - J. Oswald Sanders

"Praying is simple. Use the words that you know. You don't have to be eloquent, just sincere and reverent." - Oleta Adams

"When the Goths are at the gates, forming study groups and praying for deliverance is not effective defense." - G. Edward Griffin

"And as it turns out, if one person is praying for you, buckle up. Things can happen." - Anne Lamott

"We are hoping and praying that they will not be able to deny what the Lord has ordained." - Roland Burris

"There are three ways that men get what they want: by planning, by working, and by praying." - George S Patton

"Pray and seek for strength to change our circumstances rather than praying for our circumstances to be changed" - David A Bednar

"One day of praying and six days of fun, the odds against going to heaven are six to one." - Brook Benton

"Not by talking, but by praying And becoming something good, Can we offer peace to the world." - Sri Chinmoy

"Praying is what confirms our true belief that we cannot succeed without God, and its absence confirms the exact opposite." - James MacDonald

"The God we've been praying to is deaf to our words and only responds to our actions." - Steve Maraboli

"Prayer delights God's ear; it melts His heart; and opens His hand. God cannot deny a praying soul." - Thomas Watson

"Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man -and after that, praying." - Proverbs

"Serving God is doing good to man, but praying is thought an easier service and therefore more generally chosen." - Benjamin Franklin

"When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself." - Peter Otoole

"Praying and sinning will never live together in the same heart. Prayer will consume sin, or sin will choke prayer." - J C Ryle

"Praying through is all about CONSISTENCY and INTENSITY. It's 'all-nighter' prayer. It just won't take 'NO' for an answer!" - Mark Batterson

"The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!" - Francois Rabelais

"The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem." - Yasser Arafat

"I'm not sure if President Obama is an ideologue or a pragmatist. I am hoping and praying he's a pragmatist." - Rudy Giuliani

"When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself." - Peter O'Toole

"Do not have as your motive the desire to be known as a praying man. Get an inner chamber in which to pray where no one knows you are praying, shut the door, and talk to God in secret." - Oswald Chambers

"A dynamic praying church must be built from the inside out, employing all four levels of prayer: the secret closet, the family altar, small group praying and finally, the congregational setting." - Richard Burr

"When we pray for the Spirit, we are not praying for an answer; we are praying for God to enter us, to fill us with his presence, his thoughts, and his words." - James Bryan Smith

"When the spirit of adoration takes over and we begin pondering God's attributes, we soon say from the heart, 'I am praying to a tremendous God!' Which only motivates us to keep on praying." - Bill Hybels

"I've always believed in the power of prayer. One prayer can accomplish more than a thousand plans. That isn't a magic formula, but it's an idea that if you pray, keep praying and then praying some more." - Mark Batterson

"After doing two years in prison, trust me, I've seen a lot of tough guys pray. They're not just praying for themselves; they're praying for their family and the people they've let down." - Ja Rule

"Praying which does not result in pure conduct is a delusion. We have missed the whole office and virtue of praying if it does not rectify conduct. It is in the very nature of things that we must quit praying, or quit bad conduct." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"When you're worrying you're not praying. Stop worrying start praying." - LeCrae

"A sinning man stops praying; a praying man stops sinning." - Leonard Ravenhill

"The secret of praying is praying in secret." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Out-of-balance praying leads to no praying at all!" - Bill Hybels

"I'm praying for a misdemeanor" - Bobby Bowden

"I'm praying for a misdemeanor" - Bobby Bowden

"Abiding fully means praying much." - Andy Murray

"No praying, it spoils business." - Thomas Otway

"Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith," - Gabrielle Giffords

"Hope and fear are inseparable." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Love and hope are twins." - Maria Gowen Brooks

"Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry" - Pio of Pietrelcina

"Hope in gates, hope in spoons, hope in doors, hope in tables, no hope in daintiness and determination. Hope in dates." - Gertrude Stein

"Hope provides comfort, and hope does not always require probability." - John Perry

"Hope against hope, and ask till ye receive." - James Montgomery

"Farewell all relations and friends in Christ; farewell acquaintances and all earthly enjoyments; farewell reading and preaching, praying and believing, wanderings, reproaches, and sufferings." - Donald Cargill

"Now might I do it pat, now a is a-praying. And now I'll do't. And so a goes to heaven; And so am I reveng'd." - William Shakespeare

"Hope and fear are inseparable. There is no hope without fear, nor any fear without hope." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It is impossible to pray for someone without loving him, and impossible to go on praying for him without discovering that our love for him grows and matures." - John Stott

"We do our work for Jesus and with Jesus. It's not a matter of praying some times and working others. We pray the work." - Mother Teresa

"Taqwaa is not by praying all night and fasting all day but rather it is abiding by the commands of Allah and staying away from His prohibitions." - Umar

"Our praying, however, needs to be pressed and pursued with an energy that never tires, a persistency which will not be denied, and a courage which never fails." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"The Great Spirit Chief who rules above all will smile upon this land... and this time the Indian race is waiting and praying." - Chief Joseph

"Seek by reading and you will find by meditating. Knock by praying, and it will be opened to you in contemplation." - John of the Cross

"Prayer gives us light by which to see and to judge from God's perspective and from eternity. That is why you must not give up on praying!" - Pope John Paul Ii

"When you are weary of praying, and do not receive, consider how often you have heard a poor man calling, and have not listened to him." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day; give him a religion, and he'll starve to death while praying for a fish." - Anonymous

"The body and the soul join in doing the work of the soul, ie. praying, meditating, praising and coming in communion with God." - Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria

"Sensing the carelessness and one-sidedness of our prayers, we start to feel guilty about praying. Guilt leads to faint-heartedness and that in turn leads to prayerlessness." - Bill Hybels

"It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man well than to be always praying and fasting and touching one's head to a prayer mat." - Naguib Mahfouz

"I never had any expectations of winning a Grammy. It wasn't something I was set on, that I was hoping and praying and starving for." - Beck

"Prayer concerns God, whose purposes and plans are conditioned on prayer. His will and His glory are bound up in praying." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life." - Lionel Blue

"I suspect that much of our praying to be used is selfish, and underneath it is the sneaking desire to make our mark and be recognized." - Vance Havner

"First and foremost, praying about things and having the good Lord as a part of my life is a huge grounding thing for me." - Ashton Shepherd

"I remember being a kid and praying in the hell of my house to have somebody love me and somebody that I could love." - Tyler Perry

"Play and pray; but on the whole do not pray when you are playing and do not play when you are praying." - Charles Williams

"Sometimes even on an hourly basis we need to keep praying and keep our peace in God and remind ourselves on the promises of God that never fails." - Nick Vujicic

"I'm a huge advocate of prayer. I've been praying since I was fifteen years old and the doctor told me I was going to be a mother and I was like "what?" I started praying that day that God would help me do what I needed to do to be a good mother and to raise this baby boy that I was going to be blessed with. I haven't stopped praying in years." - Cathy Hughes

"Instead of waiting until crisis problems develop which result in panic praying for others, we need to trust God to protect them as we pray Spirit-led, thoughtful, caring prayers before the problems overwhelm them, and they are unable to cope. We need to engage in major battles, not just minor skirmishes, moving from surface praying to in-depth praying. We need to pray both defensively and offensively." - Bruce Willis

"There is a tremendous strength that is growing in the world through sharing together, praying together, suffering together, and working together." - Mother Teresa

"The impression that a praying mother leaves upon her children is life-long. Perhaps when you are dead and gone your prayer will be answered." - Dwight L Moody

"That man is the most immortal who has done the most and the best praying. They are God heroes, God's saints, God's servants, God's vicegerents." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"It is good to pray for the repair of mistakes, but praying earlier would keep us from making so many. When puzzled, go to prayer and listen." - J. C. Macaulay

"When I was praying there was a Presence - I saw nothing and yet Our Lord Crucified seemed present for a few instants." - Mary Potter

"I'm folding up my little dreams Within my heart tonight, And praying I may soon forget The torture of their sight." - Georgia Douglas Johnson

"Many of us in our praying are like nasty little boys who ring front door bells and run away before anyone answers." - D A Carson

"My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share." - Rita Mae Brown

"In my opinion, there are two things that can absolutely not be carried to the screen: the realistic presentation of the sexual act and praying to God." - Orson Welles

"I believe that the obsessive worship of movie, TV and sports figures is less likely to produce spiritual gain than praying to Thor." - Chuck Lorre

"By praying with friends, you will be able to hear and see facets of Jesus that you have not yet perceived." - Timothy Keller

"No one can pray and worry at the same time. When we worry, we aren't praying. When we pray, we aren't worrying." - Max Lucado

"God's cause is committed to men; God commits Himself to men. Praying men are the vice-regents of God; they do His work and carry out His plans." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Sometimes it helps to begin our prayers by confessing we don't feel like praying-and ask God to help us with our preference to be doing something else." - David Jeremiah

"When giving, praying, and fasting are practiced together in the life of a believer, it creates a type of threefold cord that is not easily broken." - Jentezen Franklin

"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." - Rich Mullins

"People can't see your root system, but God can. Praying and meditating on the Word of God will cause your roots to go down deep into His love." - Warren W. Wiersbe

"I think it very wrong to pray for people while they are in distress and then not to continue praying, now with thanksgiving, when they are relieved." - C S Lewis

"Let us fall before the majesty of our great God, acknowledging our faults, and praying that he will make us ever more conscious of them." - John Calvin

"I will be praying with my best wishes that the Orthodox move ahead because they are brothers and their bishops are bishops like us." - Pope Francis

"The New Testament never once warns us that humbly seeking and praying for spiritual gifts will bring anything other than a blessing." - Sam Storms

"How do we make the Lord's ways our ways? I believe we begin by learning of Him and praying for understanding." - Neill F. Marriott

"Let us, by praying, purify ourselves and we shall not only remove untouchability but shall also hasten the advent of Swaraj." - Mahatma Gandhi

"You're always cursing, you're always praying and you're always making love. It ain't do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do." - Carlos Santana

"I became a lesbian out of devout Christian charity. All those women out there are praying for a man and I gave them my share." - Rita Mae Brown

"I'm spending nights just dreaming / And playing the music loud / They're banging on the ceiling / They're praying that I'll soon be out." - Kim Wilde

"The Eyes of the Future are looking back at us and they are praying for us to see beyond our own time." - Terry Tempest Williams

"The ancient Greek oral poets all had this anxiety about the deficiencies of their memories and always began poems by praying to the Muse to help them remember." - David Antin

"I just keep praying for Joan to get her power back. To resolve her problems and rise to the top. To fight back!" - Christina Hendricks

"In particular, I found praying very disturbing, like swimming with bricks tied to your feet. And yet I was drawn to it constantly." - Jack Dee

"Prayer means that the total you is praying. Your whole being reaches out to God, and God reaches down to you." - E Stanley Jones



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