Dear Lord: Please Make My Words Sweet And Tender, For Tomorrow I May Have To Eat Them.
Dear Lord: Please make my words sweet and tender, for tomorrow I may
have to eat them.
Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender, for tomorrow we may have to eat them.
-- Morris Udall, quoted in "Sierra", May/June 1989...
Marge: Homey, I -- Homer: Can't talk, praying. Dear Lord, the gods have been good to me and I am thankful.
For the first time in my life, everything is absolutely perfect just the way it is....
Dear Lord, the gods have been good to me. As an offering, I present these milk and cookies.
If you wish me to eat them instead, please give me no sign whatsoever....
Always use tasteful words. You may have to eat them.
Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow they may make it illegal.
Bart: May I have some more lima beans, please? Lisa
Certainly. [gives him a few] Bart: More than that....
Be careful of the words you say. Keep them soft and sweet, Because you never know, from day to day, Which ones you'll have to eat.
-- K. McCarthy...