To me there is nothing more sacred than love and laughter, and there is nothing more prayerful than playfulness.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
'As soon as man is at one with God, he will not beg. He will then see prayer in all action'
You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it.
Therefore must we pray to God, and believe that He has granted the favour we have been praying for, even when in appearance it seems the reverse.
I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion.
For it is we who must pray for our daily bread, and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour, our skill and preparation.
Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.
A generous prayer is never presented in vain; the petition may be refused, but the petitioner is always, I believe, rewarded by some gracious visitation.
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
Because only man is capable to laugh, that means laughter is the highest point of consciousness, the highest point of understanding,the highest point of evolution. That's why I have started calling laughter "the prayer time."
The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one's striving.
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem, or saying a prayer.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine o mother o' mine.
When you pray purify your intelligence and it becomes your wisdom. Purify yourself completely and you become one with whole.
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
When I am angry I can pray well and preach well.
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
I never force myself to be devout except when I feel so inspired, and never compose hymns of prayers unless I feel within me real and true devotion.
The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world.
What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.