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.

Bless me, Lord, as this day ends. Bless my family and my friends. Keep me safe all through the night. Wake me with the dawn of light.

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Go out on a limb when you pray for others. Take a risk. Be outrageous. Be passionate. Take a leap. Love a lot, not just a little.

Rick Hamlin

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.

Soren Kierkegaard

We must lay before him what is in us; not what ought to be in us.

C.S. Lewis

Blessings are the spiritual equivalent of breathing in, and prayer is the spiritual equivalent of breathing out.

Monsignor Tom Hartman and Rabbi Marc Gellman

The best result of prayer is awareness of the presence of God, which allows us to face life with fortitude and dignity.

Sheba Ross Delaney

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

Rick Warren

Prayer immediately turns us into something greater than ourselves.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan
If you’re praying, you’re not worrying, and if you’re worrying, you’re not praying!
Ruffin McNeill

Whenever I'm in trouble, I pray. And because I'm in trouble all of the time, I pray almost constantly.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

A spontaneous conversation with God, one where you say what's really on your mind, is more likely to lead to a satisfying conclusion than anything you could have planned.

Rick Hamlin

Pick a time and place for prayer and try to do it every day. Familiarity does not breed contempt in the spiritual life. Familiarity makes it all the easier.

Rick Hamlin