Quotes tagged with prayer (180 quotes found)

Mahatma Gandhi
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Søren Kierkegaard
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
faith  god  prayer  # 1848
Friedrich Nietzsche
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
religion  prayer  agama  agnosticism  # 1940
Horatio Alger
The candidate was required to prepare himself by confession, fasting, and passing the night in prayer.
night  Himself  prayer  # 9585
Rick Allen
Just the same way I'd say a prayer before going onstage, taking that even further and using the drum to inspire people. And using that as a vehicle for the intention.
prayer  Taking  Using  # 10462
Marian Anderson
Prayer begins where human capacity ends.
prayer  Begins  Capacity  # 13500
Saint Augustine
The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.
desire  prayer  Prayers  # 20365
Mary Austin
People would be surprised to know how much I learned about prayer from playing poker.
Learned  Playing  prayer  # 20777
Saint Teresa of Avila
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
god  friendship  prayer  # 20992
Saint Teresa of Avila
I don't know what heavy penance I would not have gladly undertaken rather than practice prayer.
Rather  prayer  Practice  # 21036
Josephine Baker
I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.
best  strength  prayer  # 23953
Maria Bamford
My mom is very structured. She gets up, she does her prayers, and she eats her oatmeal with blueberries and Greek yogurt, and she has her prayer list, and she doesn't worry too much about things.
Mom  Her  prayer  # 25908
Mark Batterson
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.
power  prayer  magic  # 30437
Mark Batterson
Prayer is not about letting God know your will; it's about completely submitting to him. You die to yourself.
god  die  prayer  # 30440
Charles Baudelaire
The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep.
sleep  Evening  prayer  # 30550
Kiran Bedi
I believe in prayer. I believe in gratitude and serving people.
gratitude  prayer  Serving  # 32584