Quotes about prayer can be almost as powerful as the act of praying itself. Inspiring prayer quotes can be the seeds of your future prayers, or reflect the precious gifts that prayer brings to your daily life. Turn to prayer quotes for a quick connection to your faith life.

Prayer is not our last resort, but our first resource.

submitted by Gary Moyer

People may refuse our love or reject our message, but they are defenseless against our prayers.

Rick Warren

Prayer, with its unseen hand, can enter where we cannot.

submitted by Lila E. Torres of Waterbury, Connecticut

No prayer too big. No prayer too small. Otherwise, we might not pray at all.

submitted by Karen Strand-Lacey

You should never let adversity get you down—except on your knees. 

From God's Little Instruction Book

If you begin to live life looking for the God that is all around you, every moment becomes a prayer.

Frank Bianco

Grace isn't a little prayer you say before a meal; it's a way to live.

from actress Andie MacDowell’s Twitter feed

If we truly love people, we will desire for them far more than it is within our power to give them, and this leads us to prayer.

Richard Foster

To pray is no small thing. It is nothing less than a sacred pilgrimage into the heart of the whole world.

Wayne Muller

We don't pray to get God's attention. We pray to turn our attention toward Him.

Christopher Knippers

When you pray be sure that you listen as well as talk. You have things you want to say to God but He also has things He wants to say to you.

Joyce Meyer

'Help' is a prayer that is always answered.

Anne Lamott