You must pray that the way be long, full of adventures and experiences.
- Constantine Peter Cavafy
Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.
- Francis Cardinal Spellman
One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
- G. E. Lessing
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.
- Josh Billings
You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.
If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is "thank you," that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart
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. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.
- Phillips Brooks
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
- Saint Theresa of Jesus