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

Teach me to feel another's Woe. To hide the Fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That Mercy show to me.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
Peter said "Lord, I believe. Help my unbelief." It is the most natural and most human and most agonizing prayer in the gospels, and I think it is the foundation prayer of faith.
You know I ain't never prayed before 'Cause it always seemed to me That prayin's the same as beggin' Lord, I don't take no charity.
Only that man's prayer is answered who lifts his hands with his heart in them.
O ye who believe! When ye rise up for prayer, wash your faces, and your hands up to the elbows, and lightly rub your heads and (wash) your feet up to the ankles. And if ye are unclean, purify yourselves. . . . Allah would not place a burden on you, but He would purify you and would perfect His grace upon you, that ye may give thanks.
From needing danger to be good, From owing thee yesterday's tears today, From trusting so much to thy blood That in that hope we wound our souls away, From bribing thee with alms to excuse Some sin more burdenous, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lord, deliver us.
To Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love All pray in their distress; And to these virtues of delight Return their thankfulness.
He prayeth best, who loveth best All things both great and small; For the God who loveth us, He made and loveth all.
I own that I am disposed to say grace upon twenty other occasions in the course of the day besides my dinner. I want a form for setting out upon a pleasant walk, for a moonlight ramble, for a friendly meeting, or a solved problem. Why have we none for books, these spiritual repasts--a grace before Milton--a grace before Shakespeare--a devotional exercise proper to be said before reading The Fairie Queene ?
Almost every human being, however vague his notions of the Power addressed, is capable of being lifted and solemnized by the exercise of public prayer.
Prayer is often an argument of laziness: "Lord, my temper gives me a vast deal of inconvenience, and it would be a great task for me to correct it; and wilt thou be pleased to correct it for me, that I may get along easier?" If prayer was answered under such circumstances, independent of action of natural laws, it would be paying a premium on indolence.
Prayer draws us near to our own souls, and purifies our thoughts.
There's something in it when a body like the widow or the parson prays, but it don't work for me, and I reckon it don't work for only just the right kind.
PRAY, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
I added that he said we ought to pray for things we needed and that I needed the humming top a great deal more than I did the conversion of the heathen or the restitution of Jerusalem to the Jews, two objects of my nightly supplication which left me very cold.
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. . . . . . . Prayer is the first and the last lesson in learning the noble and brave art of sacrificing self in the various walks of life culminating in the defence of one's nation's liberty and honour.
Scientific research is based on the idea that everything that takes place is determined by laws of nature, and therefore this holds for the actions of people. For this reason, a research scientist will hardly be inclined to believe that events could be influenced by a prayer, i. e. by a wish addressed to a supernatural Being.