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Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.

When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.
Prayer is a passport to heaven. Your communication with God.
Do not make prayer a monologue -- make it a conversation.
Our thanks to God should always precede our requests.
Prayer moves the hand that moves the universe.
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you, but I will instruct you in the good and right way. [I Samuel 12:23]
The object of most prayers is to wangle an advance on good intentions.
Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered.
A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection.
I throw myself down in my chamber, and I call in, and invite God, and his Angels thither, and when they are there, I neglect God and his Angels, for the noise of a fly, for the rattling of a coach, for the whining of a door.
Audible prayer can never do the works of spiritual understanding, which regenerates; but silent prayer, watchfulness, and devout obedience enable us to follow Jesus example. Long prayers, superstition, and creeds clip the strong pinions of love, and clothe religion in human forms. Whatever materializes worship hinders man's spiritual growth and keeps him from demonstrating his power over error.
Heaven grant that the burden you carry may have as easy an exit as it had an entrance. [Prayer To A Pregnant Woman]
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.
Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you ask to attend to them.
Our nada who art in nada, nada be thy name thy kingdom nada thy will be nada in nada as it is in nada. Give us this nada our daily nada and nada us our nada as we nada our nadas and nada us not into nada but deliver us from nada; pues nada. Hail nothing full of nothing, nothing is with thee.
There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.
A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.
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.
The fates are not quite obdurate; they have a grim, sardonic way of granting them who supplicate the thing they wanted yesterday.
Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.
We are all weak, finite, simple human beings, standing in the need of prayer. None need it so much as those who think they are strong, those who know it not, but are deluded by self-sufficiency.
Ask God for what man can give, and you may get it.
Indeed many things which we shall not be able to discover either by the experiment of works or by the investigations of reason we shall deserve to be taught by importunate prayer, by the revelation of divine inspiration.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
It is from prayer that the spirit's victory springs.
Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.
Common people do not pray; they only beg.
If I told you what it takes to reach the highest high you'd laugh and say nothing that simple, but you've been told many times before messiah's point you to the door though no one's got the guts to leave the temple.
Seven days without prayer makes one weak.
My prayer to God is a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous! God has granted it.
I hate it when people pray on the screen. It's not because I hate praying, but whenever I see an actor fold his hands and look up in the spotlight, I'm lost. There's only one other thing in the movies I hate as much, and that's sex. You just can't get in bed or pray to God and convince me on the screen.
Pray only with our kind heart while keeping either both hands folded or opened

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