Prayer Quotes

Prayer is not getting man's will done in heaven, but getting God's will done on earth. It is not overcoming God's reluctance but laying hold of God's willingness. -Richard C. Trench

Only those who see the invisible can attempt the impossible.- Dick Eastman

More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

It is the habit of faith, when she is praying, to use pleas. Mere prayer sayers, who do not pray at all, forget to argue with God; but those who prevail bring forth their reasons and their strong arguments. - Charles H. Spurgeon

God does nothing but by prayer, and everything with it.- John Wesley

Most men pray for power, the strength to do things. Few people pray for love, the quality to be someone. - Robert Foster

Prayer requires more of the heart than the tongue.- Adam Clarke

No one is a firmer believer in the power of prayer than the devil; not that he practices it, but he suffers from it. - Guy H. King

The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer. - F.B. Meyer

Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work. - Oswald Chanbers

Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended upon man. - Francis J. Spellman

The reason why we obtain no more in prayer is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts. - Richard Alleine

Do not make prayer a monologue-make it a conversation.- Author unknown

Effective prayer is prayer that attains what it seeks. It is prayer that moves God, effecting its end. - Charles Finney

Seven days without prayer makes one weak.- Allen Vartlett

Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure. - D. L. Moody

Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
Benjamin Franklin

Our prayers must mean something to us if they are to mean anything to God.- Maltbie D. Babcock

To pray in Jesus' name means to pray in his spirit, in his compassion, in his love, in his outrage, in his concern. In other words, it means to pray a prayer that Jesus himself might pray. - Kenneth L. Wilson