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"Anything in life worth working for, is worth praying for." - Napoleon Hill

"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'm praying for a misdemeanor" - Bobby Bowden

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

"I am also praying for you, my beloved partner. God has a miracle breakthrough for your life." - Mike Evans

"I am still praying for revolution." - Ani Difranco

"Praying for freedom never did me any good til I started praying with my feet." - Frederick Douglass

"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

"Prepared for the worst,but still praying for the best" - Lil Wayne

"Are you living for the things you are praying for?" - Austin Phelps

"I'll certainly be praying for Hillary Clinton, too." - Robert Jeffress

"Leave not off praying to God: for either praying will make thee leave off sinning; or continuing in sin will make thee desist from praying." - Thomas Fuller

"It is much easier for me to imagine a praying murderer, a praying prostitute, than a vain person praying. Nothing is so at odds with prayer as vanity." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"All our life is like a day of celebration for us; we are convinced, in fact, that God is always everywhere. We work while singing, we sail while reciting hymns, we accomplish all other occupations of life while praying." - Clement of Alexandria

"Quit praying about yourself and spend your life for the sake of others as the bondservant of Jesus. That is the true meaning of being broken bread and poured-out wine in real life." - Oswald Chambers

"[Praying] demands that you take to the road again and again, leaving your house and looking forward to a new land for yourself and your [fellow human]. This is why praying demands poverty, that is, the readiness to live a life in which you have nothing to lose so that you always begin afresh." - Henri Nouwen

"You've never in your life seen a picture, I bet any one of you, never seen a picture of one of these old Pilgrims praying when they didn't have a gun right by the side of them. That was to see that he got what he was praying for." - Will Rogers

"And so I urge you: carry on an ongoing conversation with God about the daily stuff of life, a little like Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. For now, do not worry about "proper" praying, just talk to God." - Richard J. Foster

"The Rosary is the most excellent form of prayer and the most efficacious means of attaining eternal life. It is the remedy for all our evils, the root of all our blessings. There is no more excellent way of praying." - Pope Leo XIII

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

"I imagine the life of an atheistic praying mantis to be rather torturous." - Brian Celio

"Praying for revival equates to blaming God for the condition of your local church." - Andy Stanley

"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

"I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for." - Angelina Grimke

"It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain." - Mark Twain

"Always remember that somebody is praying for the opportunity that you have." - Adrienne Bailon

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

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

"The biggest enemy to prayer is praying for something you already have." - Bill Johnson

"Praying for the end of time, so I can end my time with you." - Meat Loaf

"When God intends great mercy for his people, he first of all sets them praying." - Matthew Henry

"I can't watch TV longer than five minutes without praying for nuclear holocaust." - Bill Hicks

"Worrying is like praying for something you don't want to happen." - Robert Downey Jr

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

"Please join me in praying for America, that we will turn our hearts back toward God." - Billy Graham

"If you'll spend time praying for people instead of talking about them, you'll get better results." - Joel Osteen

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

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

"It's hard to criticize someone if you are praying for them." - Elizabeth George

"Is your integrity at the level of the thing you are praying for?" - DeVon Franklin

"Even if I had nothing to do with the Canada Council, I'd be praying for it." - Karen Kain

"My self healing lies in praying for those who have harmed me." - Marianne Williamson

"I remember praying for peace all the time as a kid." - Queen Latifah

"Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another." - Jean Paul

"I don't think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He's given you... but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things... he's not a small God; this God is incredible." - Joel Osteen

"Our praying, to be strong, must be buttressed by holy living. The life of faith perfects the prayer of faith." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"If you're tolerating sin in your life, my friend, don't waste your breath praying unless it's a prayer of confession." - Bill Hybels

"If the spiritual life be healthy, under the full power of the Holy Spirit, praying without ceasing will be natural." - Andy Murray

"We obey people we don't trust, to buy things we don't need, to impress people we don't like, using money we don't have, for gratifications that don't last, killing animals we don't hate, for pleasures that don't satisfy, dreaming of a life we don't deserve, and praying for an afterlife that doesn't exist, we are a stupid species" - Philip Wollen

"For my heart is always with Him, day and night it thinks unceasingly of its heavenly and divine Friend, to whom it wants to prove its affection. Also within it arises this desire: not to die, but to suffer long, to suffer for God, to give Him its life while praying for poor sinners." - Elizabeth of the Trinity

"Do not stop praying as long as, by God's grace, the fire and the water have not been exhausted, for it may happen that never again in your whole life will you have such a chance to ask for the forgiveness for your sins." - John Climacus

"Stop praying. Start thinking." - Marilyn Manson

"Praying is begging for an unseen deity to alter the laws of nature for someone admittedly unworthy." - George Carlin

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

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

"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

"A person who sets his or her mind on the dark side of life, who lives over and over the misfortunes and disappointments of the past, prays for similar misfortunes and disappointments in the future. If you will see nothing but ill luck in the future, you are praying for such ill luck and will surely get it. (Prentice Mulford)" - Rhonda Byrne

"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

"It is important for Christians to spend time praying with or in the spirit-that is, praying in tongues. The Bible says, "For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God"" - Chris Oyakhilome

"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

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

"If I could hear Christ praying for me in the next room, I would not fear a million enemies." - Robert Murray M'Cheyne

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

"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

"The best way to encourage your children is to let them know you are praying for them." - Jim George

"Kindness, kindness, kindness. I want to make a New Year's prayer, not a resolution. I'm praying for courage." - Susan Sontag

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

"Keep on praying for faith, it is through prayer that you develop all your wonderful qualities of soul." - Myrtle Fillmore

"I pray, but who I pray to I'm not exactly sure, especially when I'm praying for more money." - Gary Panter

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

"Seeing a man praying to Allah is enough for some people to assume he is a terrorist." - Damian Lewis

"The prayer of Noah, He cried out in the darkness, Hear, O God, Hear Him: hear this one; through the gates of death, If life be all past praying for, O give To Thy great multitude a way to peace; Give them to Him." - Jean Ingelow

"Most of us go through life praying a little, planning a little, jockeying for position, hoping but never being quite certain of anything, and always secretly afraid that we will miss the way. This is a tragic waste of truth and never gives rest to the heart." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"It is useless for large companies of believers to spend long hours begging God to send revival. Unless we intend to reform we may as well not pray. Unless praying men have the insight and faith to amend their whole way of life to conform to the New Testament pattern there can be no true revival." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"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

"The time I spend in the morning - praying, sipping coffee, and coming up with my list - is a ritual I relish. I have done it for so long now that I subconsciously measure whether or not the things I'm doing match with what I should be doing, what I want to be doing, and the life I want to live." - Kristin Armstrong

"Families with disabled children are praying for their kids to die before them because they have no support systems. They are very scared about who will take care of their kids and how their kids will have a dignified life after they die." - Safak Pavey

"When praying for the Lord's will about something questionable, don't give up if you don't receive clear leading after one prayer; just keep on praying until God makes it clear." - Curtis Hutson

"We should not be afraid, when praying to God, to give expression to a definite desire, even though we are in doubt at the time we are praying whether it is really the right thing to pray for or not." - Ole Hallesby

"I have been benefited by praying for others; for by making an errand to God for them I have gotten something for myself." - Samuel Rutherford

"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

"What you do in the present-by painting, preaching, singing, sewing, praying, teaching, building hospitals, digging wells, campaigning for justice, writing poems, caring for the needy, loving your neighbor as yourself-will last into God's future. These activities are not simply ways of making the present life a little less beastly, a little more bearable, until the day when we leave it behind altogether. They are part of what we may call building for God's kingdom." - N T Wright

"What you do in the present-by painting, preaching, singing, sewing, praying, teaching, building hospitals, digging wells, campaigning for justice, writing poems, caring for the needy, loving your neighbor as yourself-will last into God's future. These activities are not simply ways of making the present life a little less beastly, a little more bearable, until the day when we leave it behind altogether. They are part of what we may call building for God's kingdom." - N T Wright

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

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

"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

"Abiding fully means praying much." - Andy Murray

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

"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

"We must not be contented however with praying, without exerting ourselves in the use of means for the obtaining of those things we pray for." - William Carey

"God gave us family so that when we have a hard time praying for ourselves, we have others who will pray for us." - James Potter

"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

"If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another." - Epicurus

"Your prayers, effort and fasting for many years are not lost. This is the time you have been praying for. Breakthrough!" - T. B. Joshua

"If we think we will have joy only by praying and singing psalms, we will be disillusioned. But if we fill our lives with simple good things and constantly thank God for them, we will be joyful, that is, full of joy. And what about our problems? When we determine to dwell on the good and excellent things in life, we will be so full of those things that they will tend to swallow our problems." - Richard J. Foster

"The word 'ivory' rang in the air, was whispered, was sighed. You would think they were praying to it. A taint of imbecile rapacity blew through it all, like a whiff from some corpse. By Jove! I've never seen anything so unreal in my life. And outside, the silent wilderness surrounding this cleared speck on the earth struck me as something great and invincible, like evil or truth, waiting patiently for the passing away of this fantastic invasion." - Joseph Conrad

"From now on, I pray like I mean it. No more hitting SEND over and over. It's changed my life. It has freed me from fear and opened up endless avenues for me as a writer, radio host, parent, wife, and friend. It has enhanced every relationship I'm in, starting with the most important one: my relationship with God. Real faith isn't praying without ceasing. It's believing that God heard you the first time." - Regina Brett

"When I am praying the most eloquently, I am getting the least accomplished in my prayer life. But when I stop getting eloquent and give God less theology and shut up and just gaze upward and wait for God to speak to my heart He speaks with such power that I have to grab a pencil and a notebook and take notes on what God is saying to my heart." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"If your fundamental is a man dying on the cross for his enemies, if the very heart of your self-image and your religion is a man praying for his enemies as he died for them, sacrificing for them, loving them - if that sinks into your heart of hearts, it's going to produce the kind of life that the early Christians produced. The most inclusive possible life out of the most exclusive possible claim - and that is this is the truth. But what is the truth? The truth is a God become weak, loving and dying for the people who opposed him, dying forgiving them." - Timothy Keller

"We read of preaching the Word out of season, but we do not read of praying out of season, for that is never out of season." - Matthew Henry

"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

"Just because they say they're praying for you in your face, doesn't mean they aren't laughing at your struggle behind your back." - Trent Shelton

"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

"Prayer isn't where we change God, but He changes us. Instead of praying for OUR desires, let's pray He burden us with HIS." - LeCrae

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

"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

"I believe the enemy has numerous tactics to keep us from praying because he knows that it is the greatest way for the kingdom of God to expand." - K.P. Yohannan

"Sometimes we think we are too busy to pray. That is a great mistake, for praying is a saving of time." - Charles Spurgeon

"My praying friend, continue to make known your desires to God in all things. ... Let Him decide whether you are to receive what you ask for or not." - Ole Hallesby

"Praying, is recognizing yourself to be that which you desire to be, rather than begging God for that which you desire." - Neville Goddard

"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

"Intercession means raising ourselves up to the point of getting the mind of Christ regarding the person for whom we are praying." - Oswald Chambers

"There are certain things we must not pray about - moods, for instance. Moods never go by praying, moods go by kicking." - Oswald Chambers

"The good news is that Jesus is praying for us. The bad news is that we are going to need it!" - John Wimber

"There is no point in praying for victory over temptation if we are not willing to make a commitment to say no to it." - Jerry Bridges

"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

"We will not, therefore, lose our time praying to an imaginary god for things which our own exertions alone can procure." - Francesc Ferrer i Guardia

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

"The white right is trying to set Barack up to be assassinated... There are Christians praying for God to kill Obama." - Louis Farrakhan

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good." - Thomas A Kempis

"In doing God's work, there is no substitute for praying. The men of prayer cannot be displaced with other kinds of men." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"I've been praying to God to show me how to forgive myself. Because... maybe... that's the thing I've been searching for." - Mary J Blige

"When Queer Eye hit, the church told my mom they were praying for me. She said, God loves him too. And I support him 100 percent." - Jai Rodriguez

"As a comedy writer, I'm always praying for the day I can tell a self-aware/break-the-fourth-wall style of joke." - Nicholas Stoller

"My mother was a Sunday school teacher. So I am a byproduct of prayer. My mom just kept on praying for her son." - Steve Harvey

"True praying has the largest results for good. Poor praying the least. We cannot do too much of real praying. We cannot do too little of the sham. If we would learn the wondrous power of prayer, we must not give a fragment here and there - A little talk with Jesus, as the tiny saintlets sing - but we must demand and hold with an iron grasp the best hours of the day for God and prayer, or there will be no praying worth the name." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"I think that was when the headmaster realized he had lost; he realized then that he was finished. Because, what could he do? Was he going to tell us to stop praying? We kept our heads bowed; and we kept praying. Even as awkward as he was, the Rev. Mr. Merrill had made it clear to us that there was no end to praying for Owen Meany." - John Irving

"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

"Praying is the same to the new creature as crying is to the natural. The child is not learned by art or example to cry, but instructed by nature; it comes into the world crying. Praying is not a lesson got by forms and rules of art, but flowing from principles of new life itself." - William Gurnall

"Certainly every Christian ought to be praying and working to nullify the abominable abortion law. But as we work and pray, we should have in mind not only this important issue as though it stood alone. Rather, we should be struggling and praying that this whole other total entity "(this godless) worldview" can be rolled back with all its results across all of life." - Francis Schaeffer

"No man is greater than his prayer life. The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. The pulpit can be a shop window to display one's talents; the prayer closet allows no showing off." - Leonard Ravenhill

"No judge can stop us from praying for our country and I pray that on May 6, millions of Americans will join me in praying for our President, all of our elected leaders, and even for this unjust judge and all those who rule from the bench - that God would guide them and give them wisdom." - Franklin Graham

"Most of us are tiptoeing through life so we can reach death safely. We should be praying, "If I should wake before I die. . . ." Life can get away from you." - Tony Campolo

"We do not pray for the sake of praying, but for the sake of being heard. We do not pray in order to listen to ourselves praying but in order that God may hear us and answer us. Also, we do not pray in order to receive just any answer: it must be God's answer." - Thomas Merton

"Have you noticed how much praying for revival has been going on of late - and how little revival has resulted? I believe the problem is that we have been trying to substitute praying for obeying, and it simply will not work." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I'm praying for 'Ice Age' 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10. Because I really think we can run those characters into the '60s, and I'm talking the 1960s, you know? The Civil Rights Movement. That's what I'm praying for, because then I wouldn't have to do anything else." - Denis Leary

"When you pray, remember that you are not praying to a distant God, but to the God that dwells within you. Don't just speak the words; feel what they mean in your life. Don't pray from your lips, but from your heart. Your prayers aren't for God, they are for you, to remind you of the presence of the Holy Spirit within you. When you say "Thy kingdom come, thy will be done," remember that you are loved and protected. God has planned greater things for us than we can imagine. The more we maintain an awareness of God's unchanging love, the safer and more at home we will feel in the world." - Susan L Taylor



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