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Praying Mantis Quotes


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

"I am like a praying mantis, after I have sex with a guy I will rip their heads off." - Jwoww

"I told my girlfriend that a praying mantis female eats its mate after copulation. She didn't take the hint." - James Floyd

"I do destroy men on a weekly basis. It's like a hobby. I'm like a praying mantis." - Kesha

"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

"Mama used to tell us a story about a cicada sitting high in a tree. It chirps and drinks in dew, oblivious to the praying mantis behind it. The mantis arches up its front leg to stab the cicada, but it doesn't know an oriole perches behind it. The bird stretches out its neck to snap up the mantis for a midday meal, but its unaware of the boy who's come into the garden with a net. Three creatures-the cicada, the mantis and the oriole-all coveted gains without being aware of the greater and inescapable danger that was coming." - Lisa See

"Think of me as the praying mantis of the supernatural world. Aren't those the bugs that bite the heads off the males? Link looked skeptical. Yes. Then they eat them" - Kami Garcia

"Stop praying. Start thinking." - Marilyn Manson

"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

"Non-praying is lawlessness, discord, anarchy." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"She died praying that she might die." - Mary Chesnut

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

"Helping hands are better than Praying Lips" - Mother Teresa

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

"I got my own way of praying." - Tom Petty

"The key to prayer is simply praying." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Happiness is a way of praying." - Jose Bernardo

"Praying solves the problems of prayer." - Samuel Chadwick

"She died praying that she might die." - Mary Boykin Chesnut

"I don't believe in praying to win." - John Wooden

"Praying doesn't mean repeating a prayer." - Juanes

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

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

"Satan tries to limit your praying because he knows your praying will limit him." - Rick Warren

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

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

"I've watched goldfish make babies, and ants execute earwigs. I've seen a fly deliver live young while having its head eaten by a mantis. And I had a golden retriever behave like one." - N.D. Wilson

"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

"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

"Pray when you feel like praying," somebody has said. "Pray when you don't feel like praying. Pray until you do feel like praying." - Chip Ingram

"Straight praying is never born of crooked conduct." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"A Christian who isn't praying, is only playing!" - Leonard Ravenhill

"Keep praying, even if you have only a whisper left." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Beware of the guy praying loudest in the amen corner." - Harry S Truman

"The greatest method of praying is to pray the Rosary." - Saint Francis De Sales

"This is heaven. You can stop praying now." - Jhonen Vasquez

"...An honest conversation with anyone is a form of praying." - Kate Jacobs

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

"If you don't feel like praying, pray until you do!" - Brigham Young

"When the praying does no good, insurance does help." - Bertolt Brecht

"The understanding soul prays; the praying soul gets understanding." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Nothing's more attractive than a heavy praying woman," - Andre Benjamin

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

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

"Saying one's prayers isn't exactly the same thing as praying...." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Praying helps me see perspectives otherwise beyond me." - Lysa TerKeurst

"Praying is sending an SOS to the heavenly unknown." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Never give up praying until the answer comes." - George Muller

"Ten minutes praying is better than a year's murmuring." - Charles Spurgeon

"Good praying is more easily caught than taught." - D A Carson

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

"Praying without fervency is like hunting with a dead dog." - Charles Spurgeon

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

"A lot of praying helped me a lot." - Nik Wallenda

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

"My family is a praying family, a Christian family." - Magic Johnson

"We can learn more in an hour praying, when praying indeed, than from many hours of rigorous study." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

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

"If we do not feel like praying, then we should pray until we do feel like praying." - Ezra Taft Benson

"If I were as good at praying as I am at not praying I'd be really holy." - Mark Hart

"The character of our praying will determine the character of our preaching. Light praying makes light preaching." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

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

"A net set up to catch fish may snare a duck; a mantis hunting an insect may itself be set upon by a sparrow. Machinations are hidden within machinations; changes arise beyond changes. So how can wit and cleverness be relied upon?" - Zicheng Hong

"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

"Blessed be God, I not only begin praying when I kneel down, but I do not leave off praying when I rise up." - Thomas Adams

"The Spirit, when He prays through us, or helps us to meet the mighty "ougthness" of right praying, trims our praying down to the will of God..." - R. A. Torrey

"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

"If there are two persons praying, there are three. If three meet to pray, there are four praying. There is always one more than you can see." - S. D Gordon

"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 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

"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

"When you're playing a spirit from another dimension, you really can do anything and get as abstract as you want and still have a context that will work within the movie. I wanted Ghost Rider to move in a way where it would be like a bad dream. I thought about cobra snakes, and the way that they will show you their backs and sway in a rhythmic motion and almost lull you to sleep before suddenly attacking. Well, I put that into the movie. And I decided to move my head in the jerky way a praying mantis does. So, I did all these things to give the movie a feeling of otherness." - Nicolas Cage

"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

"The stream of praying cannot rise higher than the fountain of living." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Importunate praying is the earnest inward movement of the heart toward God." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

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

"A blaspheming Frenchman is a spectacle more pleasing to the Lord than a praying Englishman." - Heinrich Heine

"You all right?" Diana let out a deep breath. "Ask me again when I'm not praying." - Nora Roberts

"Praying is not telling God what to do. It's trusting that God knows what to do." - Stormie Omartian

"Stay in the race. Keep running. Keep walking. Keep praying. The Lord will renew your strength." - Jeffrey R. Holland

"He prays best who does not know that he is praying." - Anthony of Padua

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

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

"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

"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

"Praying in tongues charges your spirit like a battery charger charges a battery." - Kenneth E. Hagin

"When God is about to do a mighty new thing He always sets His people praying." - Jonathan Edwards

"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

"Laughing has always seemed to me to be more Jewish than praying." - Sherwin Wine

"Know this: God's delays are not necessarily His denials. So keep praying." - Greg Laurie

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

"Next to praying there is nothing so important in practical religion as Bible-reading." - J C Ryle

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

"I never sleep in comfort save when I am hearing a sermon or praying to God." - Francois Rabelais

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

"Praying the sinners prayer does not heal you. It saves you" - Christine Caine

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

"When I marched with Martin Luther King in Selma, I felt my legs were praying." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

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

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

"You'll never be a perfect parent, but you can be a praying parent." - Mark Batterson

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

"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

"Praying is the most important thing you will do on any day" - H. Burke Peterson

"The only way you can fail is if you stop praying" - Mark Batterson

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

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

"If you are not a praying person, you are not a Christian." - John Bunyan

"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

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

"There is no way to learn to pray but by praying." - Samuel Chadwick

"By praying ... If you want to pray better, you must pray more." - Mother Teresa

"If you don't feel like praying, pray to God to give you the desire." - Timothy Keller

"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

"Singing is as much the language of holy joy as praying is of holy desire." - John Wesley

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

"Scandisk is now checking your hard disk. You can start praying." - Anonymous

"Know this: God's delays are not necessarily His denials. So keep praying." - Greg Laurie

"Complaining is what we do when we are really not praying." - Gerald Brooks

"Praying with eyes wide open is the only way to pray without ceasing." - Ann Voskamp

"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

"He had been (Thinking? Praying?) It was all the same thing." - Stephen King

"When we talk to God, we're praying. When God talks to us, we're schizophrenic." - Jane Wagner

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

"Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying." - Mason Cooley

"I spent every day just praying that I didn't look like a big dork on camera." - Lara Flynn Boyle

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

"Be sure that your motive in praying is to glorify God." - Billy Graham

"No trouble, no matter how great the trouble is, should prevent you from praying." - T. B. Joshua



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