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    pray Quotes

    My own grandmother went to great lengths to make sure I knew simple things like how and when to open the door for a lady. And the best thing my mama taught me was to pray.
    — Ronnie Dunn
    tags: pray 
    Between stimulus and response, there is a space, and when you take time to pray or make a cuppa, you don't have to live in reaction to a situation.
    — Roma Downey
    tags: time  live  space  pray 
    I pray. I try to find space to process with a walk on the beach, a hike in the hills. Nature is restorative. I also try not to overreact. I grew up in Ireland, and we are big tea drinkers, and I think it's less about the tea itself and more about the ritual and the moment to prepare.
    — Roma Downey
    tags: nature  moment  process  space  pray 
    I do take time to pray. I also start my day in gratitude, and as my first foot hits the floor in the morning when I climb out of bed, I say "Thank," and as the next foot hits the floor, I say "You," and I say "Thank you" all the way to the bathroom. Starts the day in the right headspace and the right heart space!
    — Roma Downey
    tags: time  heart  gratitude  right  pray 
    Pray that no sleep may seize upon your eyes, nor slumber upon your eyelids until your thoughts have seriously, calmly, and unchangably fixed.
    — Roger Williams
    tags: thoughts  sleep  eyes  pray 
    Someone sent an email to Reverend Joanna Watson [an American missionary] saying that I'm gay, and she sent it to all the anti-gay pastors in Uganda. One of them said, "We're going to take care of this guy." When I was confronted by them I didn't know what they were going to do, but they decided to pray over me. They said they were going to cure me. That didn't work, of course.
    — Roger Ross Williams
    tags: work  care  saying  gay  pray  american 
    I pray and try every day to be a better actor.
    — Rod Taylor
    tags: pray 
    And when you can't do nothing else - pray.
    — Rod Parsley
    tags: pray 
    I believe when you're stuck in one spot for too long it's best to throw a grenade where you stand, and jump"and pray.
    — Robyn Davidson
    tags: believe  pray 
    Prayer is such an ordinary, everyday, mundane thing. Certainly, people who pray are no more saints than the rest of us. Rather, they are people who want to share a life with God, to love and be loved, to speak and to listen, to work and to be at rest in the presence of God.
    — Roberta Bondi
    tags: people  work  god  prayer  pray  shares 
    The danger, then, is that materialism is not only shaping how we live but the way we think as well. It influences our consumer tastes and our preference for high-paying jobs, but it also alters our capacity to pray, the nature of our prayers, and the ways in which religious tutelage instructs our values.
    — Robert Wuthnow
    There is no Muslim version of 'love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you' or 'if anyone strikes you on the right cheek turn to him the other also'.
    — Robert Spencer
    tags: enemies  right  enemy  pray 
    We think the Republicans are the ones who started this fundamentalist religion claptrap, you know? It was Jimmy Carter. He's the one who talked about, you know, "I'm a born-again Christian. I pray all the time. I do this," etc.
    — Robert Scheer
    tags: time  christian  pray 
    I ought to pray before seeing any one. Often when I sleep long, or meet with others early, it is eleven or twelve o'clock before I begin secret prayer. I feel it is far better to begin with God-to see His face first, to get my soul near Him before it is near another.
    — Robert Murray M'Cheyne
    tags: secret  soul  sleep  seeing  prayer  pray 
    Seek to be made holier every day; pray, strive, wrestle for the spirit, to make you like God. Be as much you can with God. I declare to you that I had rather be one hour with God than a thousand with the sweetest society on earth or in Heaven. All other joys are but streams; God is the fountain.
    — Robert Murray M'Cheyne
    tags: society  joy  earth  god  pray  spirit  heaven 
    God's children should pray. They should cry day and night to Him. God hears every one of your cries in the busy hour of the daytime and in the lonely watches of the night.
    — Robert Murray M'Cheyne
    tags: children  night  child  god  pray 
    Men, I am not a religious man and I don't know your feelings in this matter, but I am going to ask you to pray with me for the success of the mission before us. And while we pray, let us get on our knees and not look down but up with faces raised to the sky so that we can see God and ask his blessing in what we are about to do.
    — Robert Lee Wolverton
    tags: men  blessing  sky  god  religious  pray  success 
    At 40 years of age, I thought I knew everything. I got a reality check with this class. Kenny (Winston) has become like a big brother to me. We've learned to agree to disagree. I hope and pray that this program continues and we all keep in touch. I'm a st
    — Robert Hughes
    tags: reality  thoughts  age  pray  hope  year 
    There is a prayer that lives in the center of your heart. If you pray it, it will change your life. How does it begin?
    — Robert Holden
    tags: heart  live  prayer  pray 
    Here a pretty Baby lies Sung asleep with Lullabies: Pray be silent, and not stirre The easie earth that covers her.
    — Robert Herrick
    tags: lies  earth  pray 
    But here's the sunset of a tedious day,These two asleep are; I'll but be undrest,And so to bed. Pray wish us all good rest.
    — Robert Herrick
    tags: wishes  pray 
    Our people do not want barren theories from their democracy. Maury Maverick has expressed very quaintly, but clearly, what they really want when he says: 'We Americans want to talk, pray, think as we please and eat regular'.
    — Robert H. Jackson
    The hands that help are better far than lips that pray.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    tags: help  pray 
    We are told in the Pentateuch, that god, the father of us all, gave thousands of maidens, after having killed their fathers, their mothers, and their brothers, to satisfy the brutal lusts of savage men. If there be a god, I pray him to write in his book, opposite my name, that I denied this lie for him.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    tags: men  lies  lust  god  pray  book  write  father  mother  savage 
    And yet this same Deity says to me, resist not evil; pray for those that despitefully use you; love your enemies, but I will eternally damn mine. It seems to me that even gods should practice what they preach.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    tags: enemies  enemy  god  pray 
    The hands that help are better far / Than lips that pray. / Love is the ever gleaming star / That leads the way, / That shines, not on vague worlds of bliss, / But on a paradise in this.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    tags: world  star  help  pray  vague 
    The savage prays to a stone that he calls a god, while the Christian prays to a god he calls a spirit, and the prayers of both are equally useful.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    tags: god  christian  prayer  pray  spirit  savage 
    Life is a free fall parachute jump. Pray all the way down and hope for a safe landing.
    — Robert G. Allen
    tags: pray  hope 
    Therefore, whether the desire for prayer is on you or not, get to your closet at the set time; shut yourself in with God; wait upon Him; seek His face; realize Him; pray.
    — Robert Forman Horton
    tags: desires  prayer  pray 
    Let us pray for ourselves, that we may not lose the word "concern" out of our Christian vocabulary. Let us pray for our nation. Let us pray for those who have never known Jesus Christ and redeeming love, for moral forces everywhere, for our national leaders. Let prayer be our passion. Let prayer be our practice.
    — Robert E. Lee
    We poor sinners need to come back from our wanderings to seek pardon through the all-sufficient merits of our Redeemer. And we need to pray earnestly for the power of the Holy Spirit to give us a precious revival in our hearts and among the unconverted.
    — Robert E. Lee
    tags: heart  power  poor  pray  holy  spirit  sinner 
    I pray that on this day [Christmas] when only peace and good-will are preached to mankind, better thoughts may fill the hearts of our enemies and turn them to peace.
    — Robert E. Lee
    When we want to speak to God, we pray. And when we want Him to speak to us, we search the scriptures.
    — Robert D. Hales
    tags: god  pray 
    To find the gifts we have been given, we must pray and fast. Often Patriarchal blessings tell us the gifts we have received and declare the promise of gifts we can receive if we seek after them. I urge you each to discover your gifts and to seek after those that will bring direction to your life's work and that will further the work of heaven.
    — Robert D. Hales
    tags: work  blessing  gift  pray  heaven 
    I promise you in [Jesus] name that if you pray with a sincere desire to hear your Heavenly Father's voice in the messages of this conference, you will discover that He has spoken to you to help you, to strengthen you, and to lead you home into His presence.
    — Robert D. Hales
    tags: desires  help  pray  father 
    Too often we pray to have patience, but we want it right now!
    — Robert D. Hales
    tags: patience  right  pray 
    A man's a man for a' that. . . . . A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith he mauna fa' that! . . . Then let us pray that come it may, As come it will for a' that, That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree and a' that. For a' that, and a' that, It's comin' yet, for a' that, When man to man, the world o'er, Shall brithers be for a' that.
    — Robert Burns
    tags: men  world  earth  faith  pray  worth 
    When Death to either shall come - I pray it be first to me.
    — Robert Bridges
    tags: death  pray 
    Never pray to God for release of your problems. Never pray to God to change your life, and to give you something better. This is wrong prayer. If you have to pray to God, pray to God to give you the strength and the wisdom and the courage that you need to be able to handle the situation that you're in. This is correct prayer.
    — Robert Adams
    If you pray for things, I am proof that they can happen. I want to repay the manager's faith in bringing me back. (on re-signing for Liverpool)
    — Robbie Fowler
    tags: faith  pray 
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