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Prayer Quotes

We have all been tutored to say our prayers from a very tender age, but have you wondered why? Apart from its religious implication, prayers also install good moral among people. Prayer is one of the most powerful ways to realize the divine. Every religion practices a different method of prayer either to deities or saints. The subject of prayers is a vast topic that is argued and discussed by many research groups. Read through the prayer quotations and sayings to know more on the power of praying.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy.


It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.

Kevin Smith

Long time no see. I only pray the caliber of your questions has improved.

Norman Vincent Peale

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.

Martin Luther

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.

Emo Philips

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

Laurence Sterne

Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.

Frederick Douglass

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.

Will Rogers

About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.

Martin Luther

I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.

John Milton

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.


Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.

Drew Barrymore

I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in it.

Dwight L. Moody

Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man.

Emo Philips

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.


Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.

Douglas MacArthur

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.

Willie Nelson

The whole house came up and I came up with it... I was just praying to the Lord to take care of me.

Billy Graham

It is not the body's posture, but the heart's attitude that counts when we pray.

Robert Burns

Some hae meat and canna eat, - And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.

Saint Augustine

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

P. G. Wodehouse

Have fun and listen to hip-hop and still have God in your life, without being overbearing, without being preachy.

Will Rogers

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.

Mahatma Gandhi

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee!

Mark Twain

Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.

Mark Twain

We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that a savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter. 

William Shakespeare

O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.

C. S. Lewis

Solemnity is proper in church, but things that are proper in church are not necessarily proper outside, and vice versa. For example, I can say a prayer while washing my teeth, but that does not mean I should wash my teeth in church.

I Pray to God to give you Shanti, Shakti, Sampati, Swarup, Saiyam, Saadgi, Safalta, Samridhi, Sanskar, Swaasth, Sanmaan, Saraswati, Wish you and your family Shubh Deewali.

Rango Ke Tyohar May Sbhi Rango Ki Ho Bharmar. Dheer Saari Khushiyo Sy Bhara Ho Aapka Sansar. Yahi Dua hai Bhagwan Sy Hamari Har bar.

Mausam ki bahar acchi ho! phulon ki kaliyan kacchi ho! Hamari yeh dosti sacchi ho! Bhagwan bus ek duwa hai ki, mere dost ka har tyohar accha ho! aour har tyoharoki rango ki bahar ho...

Angels, roll the rock away; Death, yield up thy mighty prey: See, He rises from the tomb, Glowing with immortal bloom.