"Prayer is not getting man's will done in heaven, but getting God's will done on earth. It is not overcoming God's reluctance but laying hold of God's willingness."
Richard C. Trench -- Read about it in "Yes" Will Come
"Only those who see the invisible can attempt the impossible."
Dick Eastman -- Try An Open Door for more about this.
"More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of."
Alfred Lord Tennyson
"It is the habit of faith, when she is praying, to use pleas. Mere prayer sayers, who do not pray at all, forget to argue with God; but those who prevail bring forth their reasons and their strong arguments"
Charles H. Spurgeon
"God does nothing but by prayer, and everything with it."
John Wesley -- Chance Thoughts develops this theme.
"Most men pray for power, the strength to do things. Few people pray for love, the quality to be someone."
"Prayer requires more of the heart than the tongue."
Adam Clarke -- Ever feel like this?: Pray In Vain
"No one is a firmer believer in the power of prayer than the devil; not that he practices it, but he suffers from it."
Guy H. King -- Try practicing this concept: That Is Not Acceptable
"The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer."
F.B. Meyer -- Learn to just Ask
"Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work."
"Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended upon man."
Francis J. Spellman
"The reason why we obtain no more in prayer is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts."
Richard Alleine -- Read this to increase your effectiveness: What Are YOU Expecting?
"Do not make prayer a monologue-make it a conversation."
Author unknown -- Read all about it in Prayer That Whispers In His Ear.
"Effective prayer is prayer that attains what it seeks. It is prayer that moves God, effecting its end."
Charles Finney -- Try I Declare to increase your prayer's effectiveness
"Seven days without prayer makes one weak."
Allen Vartlett -- Why don't you Get In The Habit?
"Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure."
D. L. Moody
"Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."
"Our prayers must mean something to us if they are to mean anything to God."
Maltbie D. Babcock -- Here's a man they meant something to: Add Fifteen
"To pray in Jesus' name means to pray in his spirit, in his compassion, in his love, in his outrage, in his concern. In other words, it means to pray a prayer that Jesus himself might pray."
Kenneth L. Wilson