Who said Pray as if everything depended on God?

St. IgnatiusThere’s an old saying that we should “pray as if everything depends on God, and work as if everything depends on you.” It’s been attributed to St. Ignatius, who said something similar, if not using those exact words, as reported in Vida del Bienaventurado Padre Ignacio de LoyolaIgnacio de LoyolaThe Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius (Italian: Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola in Campo Marzio, Latin: Ecclesia Sancti Ignatii a Loyola in Campo Martio) is a Roman Catholic titular church, of deaconry rank, dedicated to Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus, located in Rome, Italy.

Who said pray like it all depends on God?

Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine Quotes

Pray as though everything depended on God.

What is the famous line of St Augustine?

Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe.

What does St Ignatius say about prayer?

Ignatius instructs us to “consider how the Lord my God looks upon me.” This reminds us that we should always pause before we pray and medtiate on that simple fact. God is already there waiting for us, and beholding us; he is already there in the room looking at us.

What did St Augustine say about prayer?

Prayer is the language of the heart’s yearning for God; it is the interpreter of the heart’s desire. “The mouth speaks through the medium of words, the heart speaks through the medium of its desires. It is your heart’s desire that is your prayer.”

What did Albert Einstein say about prayer?

He said that scientists believe that every occurrence, including the affairs of human beings, is due to the laws of nature. Therefore a scientist cannot be inclined to believe that the course of events can be influenced by prayer, that is, by a supernaturally manifested wish.

What did Gandhi say about prayer?

It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

What is Martin Luther’s famous quote?

Martin Luther (Germany)

You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the Word which the Lord Who receives sinners preaches to you.

What is the famous line of David Hume?

Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.

What is the famous line of Plato?

Here are some of Plato’s most famous quotes: “Love is a serious mental disease.” “When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.” “Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and knowledge.”

What did Charles Spurgeon say about prayer?

Prayer is the natural outgushing of a soul in communion with Jesus. Just as the leaf and the fruit will come out of the vine-branch without any conscious effort on the part of the branch, but simply because of its living union with the stem, so prayer buds, and blossoms, and fruits out of souls abiding in Jesus.”

What did Martin Luther King say about prayer?

Men always have prayed and men always will pray. Although prayer is native to man, there is the danger that he will misuse it. Although it is a natural outpouring of his spirit, there is the danger that he will use it in an unnatural way. Never make prayer a substitute for work and intelligence.

What did Thomas Merton say about prayer?

Prayer does not blind us to the world, but it transforms our vision of the world, and makes us see it, all men, and all the history of mankind, in the light of God.