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Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.

If I regard wickedness in my heart the Lord will not hear. [Psalms 66:18]
Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks. [I Thessalonians]
So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep.
O Lord! thou knowest how busy I must be this day: if I forget thee, do not thou forget me.
Spiritual favors are not always to be looked for, and not always to be relied on.
Why is it when we talk to God, we're praying, but when God talks to us, we're schizophrenic?
When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.
Ask God's blessing on your work, but don't ask him to do it for you.
If you can't pray a door open, don't pry it open.
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; 'Tis dearness only that gives everything its value.
Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.
Every great person has first learned how to obey, whom to obey, and when to obey.
Men never plan to be failures; they simply fail to plan to be successful.
Better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
Pray to God but continue to row to the shore.
Don't put people down, unless it's on your prayer list.
The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.
The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.
The really unhappy person is the one who leaves undone what they can do, and starts doing what they don't understand; no wonder they come to grief.
When I was young, I said to God, god, tell me the mystery of the universe. But God answered, that knowledge is for me alone. So I said, god, tell me the mystery of the peanut. Then God said, well, George, that's more nearly your size.
You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.
God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.
God's delays are not God's denials.
Fear only two: God, and the man who has no fear of God.
God is subtle, but He is not malicious. I cannot believe that God plays dice with the world.
Your talent is God's gift to you; what you do with it is your gift to God.
God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers and thrust the thing we have prayed for in our face, like a gauntlet with a gift in it.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Prayer is not a substitute for work, thinking, watching, suffering, or giving; prayer is a support for all other efforts.
Most men pray for power, the strength to do things. Few people pray for love, the quality to be someone.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
Ability without honor is useless.

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