Quotes About Prayer

Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him. ~Gordon B. Hinckley

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.  ~Abraham Lincoln

  • Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth. ~Philip James Bailey
  • Just pray for a tough hide and a tender heart. ~Ruth Graham
  • God can pick sense out of a confused prayer. ~Richard Sibbes

Prayer is not merely an occasional impulse to which we respond when we are in trouble: prayer is a life attitude. ~Walter A. Mueller

  • Grow flowers of gratitude in the soil of prayer. ~Terri Guillemets
  • Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue. ~Adam Clarke
  • God tells us to burden him with whatever burdens us. ~Author Unknown

I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because I’m helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn’t change God- it changes me.  ~C.S. Lewis

  • Prayer is the language of a man burdened with a sense of need. ~E.M. Bounds
  • Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered. ~George Meredith
  • Prayer is exhaling the spirit of man and inhaling the spirit of God. ~Edwin Keith

Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself. ~William Inge

  • Be thankful that God’s answers are wiser than your answers. ~William Culbertson
  • We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties. ~Oswald Chambers
  • What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul. ~Corrie ten Boom
  • I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.  ~Martin Luther

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.  ~Søren Kierkegaard

  • The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but that we will hear Him. ~William McGill
  • Prayer may not change things for you, but it for sure changes you for things. ~Samuel M. Shoemaker
  • When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart. ~John Bunyan
  • Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. ~Corrie ten Boom

Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. ~Victor Hugo

  • Call on God, but row away from the rocks. ~Indian Proverb
  • It is of course possible to dance a prayer. ~Terri Guillemets

If I really wanted to pray I’ll tell you what I’d do. I’d go out into a great big field alone or into the deep, deep woods, and I’d look up into the sky – up – up – up – into that lovely blue sky that looks like there’s no end to it’s blueness. And then I’d just feel a prayer.  ~L.M. Montgomery

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