Prayer Books

Famous quotes containing the words prayer books, prayer and/or books:

    ... it was religion that saved me. Our ugly church and parochial school provided me with my only aesthetic outlet, in the words of the Mass and the litanies and the old Latin hymns, in the Easter lilies around the altar, rosaries, ornamented prayer books, votive lamps, holy cards stamped in gold and decorated with flower wreaths and a saint’s picture.
    Mary McCarthy (1912–1989)

    Some pray to marry the man they love,
    My prayer will somewhat vary;
    I humbly pray to Heaven above
    That I love the man I marry.
    Rose Pastor Stokes (1879–1933)

    “The life of reason”Ma phrase once used by people who thought that reading books would deliver them from their passions.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)