The goal of prayer is the ear of God, a goal that can only be reached by patient and continuous waiting on Him, pouring out your hearts to Him and permitting Him to speak to us. -- E.M. Bounds
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks. -- Phillip Brooks
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. -- Saint Augustine
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pray often; for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan. -- John Bunyan
From Great Men Bow Down by Gordon Lawrence