"...and keep me a normal, healthy, American girl."
"All right. O.K. I'll admit that last request may have been a little over the top."
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"Please help us reduce our garbage and improve our energy efficiency and our water quality. Help us to be eco-wise and-above all-to empower others."
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"And may we continue to be worthy of consuming a disproportionate share of this planet's resources."
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"Catherine would like to share some holiday thoughts with us on the subject of gender-neutral toys."
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"Actually, it's pronounced 'An-hel'."
"And please let Alan Greenspan accept the things he cannot change, give him the courage to change the things he can and the wisdom to know the difference."
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"I'm old enough to recognize a lecture disguised as grace."
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"First time, long time."
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"And God bless Mr. Chu's Szechuan Palace."
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"Anyway, we'd love to have You on board for the Creighton deal."
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That New-Time Religion
"How's my praying?"
"Lourdes: The Cosmetic Surgery Chapel"
"Peace on Earth, good will toward crows."
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"Put in something about the stock market."
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"We've always admired those literate prayers of yours, and it's our hope that you'll keep them coming even though you're dead."
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"A lot of them I only pretend to watch over."
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"Help this poor wretch, Lord."
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"For the profits of which we are about to partake, we give thanks. Amen."
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"...and help my parents to pick the right mutual funds in my portfolio for my education..."
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"Under the Freedom of Information Act, I'm requesting that you disclose what you have on me in your files."
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'Will He know what this is regarding?'
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"And may you also bless the bounty we are about to receive from that convenience store over there."
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"Perhaps if you gave me one big lump sum of cash, I wouldn't have to keep asking for small amounts all the time."