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Ed Asner Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Ed Asner

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I pray that this council, which will probably be too late to save Iraq,
will do what it can, which will be immeasurably strong
in what it does in trying to save our democracy.
- Ed Asner

Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare.
- Ed Asner

They're sheep.
They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 9/11.
Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks
they're next on the list.
The president comes along, and he's got his six-guns strapped on,
and people think he's going to save them.
- Ed Asner

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

 

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

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Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

I pray that my greatest desires will always be for
exactly what Spirit is offering me at that very moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

I think it's naive to pray for world peace if we're
not going to change the form in which we live.
- Godfrey Reggio

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

I do not pray for success,
I ask for faithfulness.
- Mother Teresa

Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you, and pray for them
which despitefully use you and persecute you.
- Matthew 5:44

Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the
number of the families who call upon God.
- Christopher Love

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
- Elbert Hubbard

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Pray for power equal to your tasks.
- Phillips Brooks

I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
- Junipero Serra

We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone,
why then should we pray alone?
- Anna Letitia Barbauld

God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable,
he will wear you out.
The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this:
'Use me.'
- Rick Warren

I have a really great relationship with God.
I pray.
I read the Bible.
- Hunter Tylo

You believe in God, then you don't believe anymore
and when you have a big problem,
you pray anyway.
- Alain Delon

I actually pray everyday, but I don't believe in God.
- Harvey Fierstein

I pray to be of service to the playwright,
the audience, the other actors and my character.
- Lusia Strus

Maybe the words that I say is just another way to pray.
- Curtis Mayfield

Let's get on our knees and pray.
I don't know to whom.
Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
- Adam Savage

'Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' No, I look
at the senators and I pray for the country.
- Edward Everett Hale

Can we pray for the re-election of George Bush?
- Sean Hannity

I was gladly cuffed, shackled, loaded into the caged
bus and driven through the main gate of Bare Hill Correctional
Facility for what I pray to God will be forever.
- Jack Carroll

There may be some so very Ignorant, that they know not how to Pray.
- Cotton Mather

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers,
but for powers equal to our tasks,
to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door
of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

When life knocks you to your knees, and it will,
why, get up!
If it knocks you to your knees again,
as it will, well, isn't that the best position from which to pray?
- Ethel Barrymore

It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard,
if we do not strive as well as pray.
- Aesop

For it is we who must pray for our daily bread,
and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour,
our skill and preparation.
- Paracelsus

Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled
on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
- Ambrose Bierce

Pray as though everything depended on God.
Work as though everything depended on you.
- Saint Augustine

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

Pray for the angry,
but express your prayers and intentions silently.
Saying openly to an angry person,
"I pray for you to receive inner-peace."
is almost certain to provoke an even angrier reaction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents,
maybe waves at times.
More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
- Drew Barrymore

It is not the body's posture, but the heart's attitude
that counts when we pray.
- Billy Graham

The difference between humans and wild animals is that
humans pray before they commit murder.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
- Phillips Brooks

Let's pray that the human race never escapes from Earth
to spread its iniquity elsewhere.
- C. S. Lewis

I pray God I may never be brought to the melancholy trial;
but,
if ever I should, it will then be known how far I can
reduce to practice principles which I know to be founded in truth.
- James Otis

What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality.
You should pray every night that you don't wake up with it.
- George Weinberg

From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that
by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek.
- Heinrich Schliemann

Pray for your mate.
Ask God to soften your heart and show you ways to be a better spouse.
- Willie Aames

You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too.
That's a part of it.
- Denzel Washington

Tim Burton...
as an actor you wait and wish and hope and pray you'll work with him.
- Casper Van Dien

And God knows I needed to be forgiven.
So I had to forgive everybody.
And then God - as I read in the word,
you're supposed to pray for your enemies.
Try that one on.
- Jim Bakker

Pray look better, Sir...
those things yonder are no giants, but windmills.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Colonel, I do not care to die, but I pray to God I
may never leave this field.
- Winfield Scott Hancock

We pray that every field of science may contribute in bringing happiness -
not disaster -
to human beings.
- Kenichi Fukui

However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words -
is unimportant to God.
What matters is the heart's intent.
- Malcolm Boyd

Long time no see.
I only pray the caliber of your questions has improved.
- Kevin Smith

Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.
- Mother Jones

You pray in your distress and in your need;
would that you might also pray in the fullness of your
joy and in your days of abundance.
- Khalil Gibran

We have to pray with our eyes on God,
not on the difficulties.
- Oswald Chambers

The less we read the Word of God, the less we desire to read it,
and the less we pray, the less we desire to pray.
- George Muller

I bow at His Feet constantly, and pray to Him,
the Guru, the True Guru, has shown me the Way.
- Guru Nanak

Pray always for all the learned, the oblique,
the delicate.
Let them not be quite forgotten at the throne of God
when the simple come into their kingdom.
- Evelyn Waugh

Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit;
for he hath given you his great gift of utterance,
if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.
- Jane Grey

Our supporters support us for one reason,
people pray for us for one reason - because of the healing ministry.
- Benny Hinn

The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration,
for a way of thinking, because I don't have any particular goal in sight.
- Mike Tyson

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes.
When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
- Desmond Tutu

We often want one thing and pray for another,
not telling the truth even to the gods.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Why do I pray? Because I never know what's going to pop out of my mouth.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

Tammy Faye, I pray for every day.
I really liked her.
I wanted to be in their family.
- Jessica Hahn


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