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    You always have to lie. I've been in plays that people don't enjoy and I pray that they lie to my face when I come outside.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    tags: people  lies  pray 
     
    Cover this confirmation process with prayer. When they make it harder for us to pray, we just pray harder.
    — Zell Miller
    tags: process  prayer  pray 
     
    The cool thing about Watchmen is it has this really complicated question that it asks, which is: who polices the police or who governs the government? Who does God pray to? Those are pretty deep questions but also pretty fun questions. Kind of exciting. It tries to subvert the superhero genre by giving you these big questions, moral questions. Why do you think you're on a fun ride? Suddenly you're like how am I supposed to feel about that?
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: giving  fun  questions  god  pray  morals 
     
    I'm a modern Muslim. I pray, and if I have a question, I ask someone who is more educated in the religion than me.
    — Youssou N'Dour
    tags: questions  pray 
     
    You can't always measure the effects of activist work; you just have to wish and pray that the message gets through.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: wishes  pray 
     
    On that Day, we will see the t
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: reality  earth  night  true  sky  prayer  pray  heaven 
     
    Pray according to faith, not circumstances.
    — Woodrow M. Kroll
    tags: faith  pray 
     
    Most of the mosques were built in our cities in recent years because Turkish citizens in those neighborhoods feel a growing need for places to pray.
    — Wolfgang Schauble
    tags: pray  year 
     
    Stupidity is falling pray to your own illusions.
    — Wojciech Kurtyka
    tags: stupidity  illusion  pray 
     
    Water is life. We are the people who live by the water. Pray by these waters. Travel by the waters. Eat and drink from these waters. We are related to those who live in the water. To poison the waters is to show disrespect for creation. To honor and protect the waters is our responsibility as people of the land.
    — Winona LaDuke
    I do not care to die, but I pray to God I may never leave this field.
    — Winfield Scott Hancock
    tags: care  die  god  pray 
     
    I pray that no child of mine would ever descend into such a place as a library. They are indeed most dangerous places and unfortunate is she or he who is lured into such a hellhole of enjoyment, stimulus, facts, passion and fun.
    — Willy Russell
    Pray for your mate. Ask God to soften your heart and show you ways to be a better spouse.
    — Willie Aames
    tags: heart  god  pray 
     
    I know divers, and divers men know me, which love me as I do them: yet if I should pray them, when I meet them in the street openly, they would abhor me; but if I pray them where they be appointed to meet me secretly, they will hear me and accept my request.
    — William Tyndale
    tags: men  pray 
     
    When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.
    — William Temple
    tags: pray 
     
    You may have to declare your forgiveness a hundred times the first day and the second day, but the third day will be less and each day after, until one day you will realize that you have forgiven completely. And then one day you will pray for his wholeness and give him over to me so that my love will burn from his life every vestige of corruption.
    — William P. Young
    tags: time  forgiveness  pray 
     
    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.
    — William Nicholson
    tags: help  pray 
     
    The greatest saint in the world is not he who prays most or fasts most; it is not he who gives alms, or is most eminent for temperance, chastity or justice. It is he who is most thankful to God.
    — William Law
    tags: justice  world  god  pray 
     
    We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and pray another.
    — William Law
    tags: heart  live  impossible  pray 
     
    He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest secret of a holy and happy life.
    — William Law
    tags: secret  pray  holy 
     
    They, therefore, who are hasty in their devotions and think a little will do, are strangers both to the nature of devotion and the nature of man; they do not know that they are to learn to pray, and that prayer is to be learnt as they learn other things, by frequency, constancy, and perseverance.
    — William Law
    If religion commands universal charity, to love our neighbors as ourselves, to forgive and pray for all our enemies without any reserve; it is because all degrees of love are degrees of happiness, that strengthen and support the Divine life of the soul, and are as necessary to its health and happiness, as proper food is necessary to the health and happiness of the body.
    — William Law
    We don't need a constitutional amendment for kids to pray.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: pray  kids 
     
    He who ceases to pray ceases to prosper.
    — William Gurney Benham
    tags: pray 
     
    Sometimes, perhaps, thou hearest another pray with much freedom and fluency, whilst thou canst hardly get out a few broken words. Hence thou art ready to accuse thyself and admire him, as if the gilding of the key made it open the door the better.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: freedom  key  broken  pray 
     
    Cease to pray and thou will begin to sin. Prayer is not only a means to prevail for mercy but also to prevent sin.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: mercy  prayer  sin  pray 
     
    CEASE to PRAY and thou will BEGIN to SIN.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: sin  pray 
     
    It is not only our duty to pray for others, but also to desire the prayers of others for ourselves.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: desires  prayer  pray 
     
    Pray often rather than very long at a time. It is hard to be very long in prayer, and not slacken in our affections.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: time  prayer  pray 
     
    The forgotten man... He works, he votes, generally he prays, but his chief business in life is to pay.
    — William Graham Sumner
    tags: men  work  pray  business 
     
    What do you mean by praying that God will have mercy upon all men, and save them with an everlasting salvation, and then tell the congregation that God has done all He can to save them, and the matter rests with them, whether they will be saved or not?...if God has done all He can, why pray for Him do more? And if He has not done all He can, why tell the people He has?
    — William Gadsby
    tags: men  people  mercy  god  salvation  pray 
     
    One day I was talking to Cora. She prayed for me because she believed I was blind to sin, wanting me to kneel and pray too, because people to whom sin is just a matter of words, to them salvation is just words too.
    — William Faulkner
    tags: people  sin  salvation  pray 
     
    Alas! if my best Friend, who laid down His life for me, were to remember all the instances in which I have neglected Him, and to plead them against me in judgment, where should I hide my guilty head in the day of recompense? I will pray, therefore, for blessings on my friends, even though they cease to be so, and upon my enemies, though they continue such.
    — William Cowper
    The few that pray at all pray oft amiss.
    — William Cowper
    tags: pray 
     
    We must not be contented however with praying, without exerting ourselves in the use of means for the obtaining of those things we pray for.
    — William Carey
    tags: pray 
     
    You must pray with all your might. That does not mean saying your prayers, or sitting gazing about in church or chapel with eyes wide open while someone else says them for you. It means fervent, effectual, untiring wrestling with God. This kind of prayer be sure the devil and the world and your own indolent, unbelieving nature will oppose. They will pour water on this flame.
    — William Booth
    tags: nature  world  eyes  devil  saying  water  god  prayer  church  pray 
     
    To meditate for world peace, to pray for a better world, and to work for social justice and environmental protection while continuing to purchase the flesh, milk, and eggs of horribly abused animals exposes a disconnect that is so fundamental that it renders our efforts absurd, hypocritical, and doomed to certain failure.
    — Will Tuttle
    10 ways to love: listen, speak, give, pray, answer, share, enjoy, trust, forgive, promise.
    — Will Smith
    tags: trust  pray  shares 
     
    Prayer is intended to increase the devotion of the individual, but if the individual himself prays he requires no formula; he pours himself forth much more naturally in self-chosen and connected thoughts before God, and scarcely requires words at all. Real inward devotion knows no prayer but that arising from the depths of its own feelings.
    — Wilhelm von Humboldt
    tags: thoughts  real  god  prayer  pray 
     
    The privilege of prayer to me is one of the most cherished possessions, because faith and experience alike convince me that God himself sees and answers, and His answers I never venture to criticize. It is only my part to ask. If it were otherwise, I would not dare to pray at all.
    — Wilfred Grenfell
    tags: experience  god  faith  prayer  pray 
     
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