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

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

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

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

"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

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

"Thou canst not pray to God without praying to Love, but mayest pray to Love without praying to God." - Richard B. Garnett

"Thou canst not pray to God without praying to Love, but mayest pray to Love without praying to God." - Richard Garnett

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"Let us love one another as God loves each one of us. And where does this love begin? In our own home. How does it begin? By praying together." - Mother Teresa

"Tell Aretha I'll be praying for herBecause she needs Jesus!I love her." - Patti Labelle

"Tell Aretha I"ll be praying for herBecause she needs Jesus!I love her." - Patti Labelle

"After praying, and before eating anything, it is a good custom for everyone to feed one another a small portion of the food. This will help to cultivate mutual love and affection among the family members." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"My dad used to sit me on his knee and read from the Bible to us. We were a praying family. Ours was a family of love and a family of prayer." - Roma Downey

"The Christian is not always praying; but within his bosom is a heaven-kindled love - fires of desire, fervent longings - which make him always ready to pray, and often engage him in prayer." - Thomas Guthrie

"The Christian is not always praying; but within his bosom is a heaven-kindled love-fires of desire, fervent longings-which make him always ready to pray, and often engage him in prayer." - Thomas Guthrie

"When I pray for another person, I am praying for God to open my eyes so that I can see that person as God does, and then enter into the stream of love that God already directs toward that person." - Philip Yancey

"I come from a family of very devout, praying people. That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind." - Mos Def

"I was wasting my time, praying for love. For a love that never comes, from someone who does not exist." - Steven Morrissey

"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

"If you don't pray often, you won't gain a love for praying. Prayer is work, and therefore it is not very appealing to our natural sensibilities. But the simple rule for prayer is this: Begin praying and your taste for prayer will increase. The more you pray, the more you will acquire the desire for prayer, the energy for prayer, and the sense of purpose in prayer." - Leslie Ludy

"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

"Such is the compassion, such the love which Mary bears us, that she is never tired of praying for us." - Alphonsus Liguori

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

"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

"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

"Praying and living deeply, richly and fully have become for me almost indistinguishab le. Prayer is being present, sharing love, opening life to transcendence. It is not necessarily words addressed heavenward. Prayer is entering into the pain or joy of another person. Prayer is what I am doing when I love wastefully, passionately and wondrously and invite others to do so." - John Shelby Spong

"At that time I told myself that I didn't want to fall in love ever again. But that night while praying for your happiness Nana, I thought that despite all the wounds and all the pains it could cause I wanted to dream again, and love someone with all my heart." - Ai Yazawa

"Stop praying. Start thinking." - Marilyn Manson

"In passing around the holy aged house (Kaa'bah), and crossing the Safa and Marwa lanes, in prayer inside the Ka'bah, in bowing and prostration, Kuwait was a prayer throbbed in my heart and uttered by my tongue.. Praying for God to protect us from the evils of ourselves and our bad deeds, Praying for God to keep blessing the people of Kuwait with the grace of unity, not to be torn by a difference, and the grace of love not to be destroyed by disputes, and the grace of progress not to be hampered by prejudices." - Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

"I don't think that I'll always necessarily be, I guess, famous. I think, hopefully I'll just have longevity at what I love. So, I kind of think it's about taking the right steps and the right roles, and doing the best you can and praying." - Selena Gomez

"Hate no one, no matter how much they've wronged you. Live humbly, no matter how wealthy you become. Think positively, no matter how hard life is. Give much, even if you've been given little. Keep in touch with the ones who have forgotten you, and forgive who has wronged you, and do not stop praying for the best for those you love." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"There are so many Al Anon fans and friends who have shown me wonderful love, prayers, thoughts! I thank everyone for this. It feels great to have wonderful people behind you, pushing and praying for you. Mostly, I don't want to let myself down, but they encourage me not to let them down." - Steven Adler

"The wonderful thing about praying is that you leave a world of not being able to do something, and enter God's realm where everything is possible. He specializes in the impossible. Nothing is too great for His almighty power. Nothing is too small for His love." - Corrie Ten Boom

"The wonderful thing about praying is that you leave a world of not being able to do something, and enter God's realm where everything is possible. He specializes in the impossible. Nothing is too great for His almighty power. Nothing is too small for His love." - Corrie Ten Boom

"Talking to someone, meditating, praying, or just plain crying it out helps. The most important thing after doing any of these things is to let them go. I focus on all of the many blessings surrounding me and all those I love, instead." - Betsy Landin

"I have seen Christians in Communist prisons with fifty pounds of chains on their feet, tortured with red-hot iron pokers, in whose throats spoonfuls of salt had been forced, being kept afterward without water, starving, whipped, suffering from cold-and praying with fervor for the Communists. This is humanly inexplicable! It is the love of Christ, which was poured out in our hearts." - Richard Wurmbrand

"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

"A black widow loves her mate then kills him. A praying mantis loves her mate then eats him. Women love my dad, but he's too big to eat." - Christopher Titus

"Never forget that if you are God's child through Jesus Christ, you are praying to a Father who couldn't love you more than he already does." - Bill Hybels

"He who has really prayed to the Master, even once, has nothing to fear. By, praying to him constantly one gets ecstatic love (Prema Bhakti) through his grace." - Sarada Devi

"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

"Be faithful to the time spent in prayer and make sure that at least half of your prayer is spent in silence. This will bring you closer to Jesus. If you deepen your prayer life you will grow in holiness and obtain many graces for the souls entrusted to your care. Deepen your love for one another by praying for each other and by sharing thoughts and graces you have received in prayer and reading." - Mother Teresa

"You could sit on top of a mountain praying for hours a day and still not make it if you had no love in your heart. You could spend your life feeding the poor and still not make it because your karma required you to bear and nurture children. The path home to God is different for every person. Only communion with your Higher Self will reveal your path to you." - Elizabeth Clare Prophet

"I realize that many Christians have not been praying because they have not accepted the reality of war in which we find ourselves. There is a spiritual war mode that we must appropriate. It is an aggressive stance that we take against evil. It is governed by love for people, but it is fearless and uncompromising with the powers of darkness that manipulate people to fulfill evil plans." - Francis Frangipane

"Heaven is not a place for those who are afraid of hell; it's a place for those who love God. You can scare people into coming to your church, you can scare people into trying to be good, you can scare people into giving money, you can even scare them into walking down an aisle and praying a certain prayer, but you cannot scare people into loving God. You just can't do it." - Matt Chandler

"Maybe I was praying for him then, in my own way. Does God have a set way of prayer, a way that He expects each of us to follow? I doubt it. I believe some people- lots of people- pray through the witness of their lives, through the work they do, the friendships they have, the love they offer people and receive from people. Since when are words the only acceptable form of prayer?" - Dorothy Day

"Heaven is not a place for those who are afraid of hell; it's a place for those who love God. You can scare people into coming to your church, you can scare people into trying to be good, you can scare people into giving money, you can even scare them into walking down an aisle and praying a certain prayer, but you cannot scare people into loving God. You just ca' do it." - Matt Chandler

"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

"Believing that war is contrary to the will of God and to common sense, and feeling that the way of peace is the way of love, I shall work for peace by using the way of love myself, by helping any group I am part of to use it, by helping the nation of which I am a citizen to use it, by helping the United Nations to use it, and by praying that the way of love be used all over the world." - Peace Pilgrim

"If with love thy heart has burned; If thy love is unreturned; Hide thy grief within thy breast, Though it tear thee unexpressed; For when love has once departed From the eyes of the false-hearted, And one by one has torn off quite The bandages of purple light; Though thou wert the loveliest Form the soul had ever dressed, Thou shalt seem, in each reply, A vixen to his altered eye; Thy softest pleadings seem too bold, Thy praying lute will seem to scold; Though thou kept the straightest road, Yet thou errest far and broad." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"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

"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

"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

"At one time I was praying for the salvation of sinners, and the Saviour appeared on the cross by me, and talked with me; I laid my hand on his mangled body, and looked up in his smiling face. Another time I was meditating upon the love of God in giving his only Son to die for sinners, and of the beautiful home he was preparing for those who love him, and I seemed to float away, and was set down in the Beautiful City. Oh, the glorious sight that met my view can never be expressed by mortal tongue" - Maria Woodworth-Etter

"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



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