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By Mike Piazza   
Sunday, 10 October 2010
I read a great book on General George S. Patton Jr., which I thought was really interesting. Here was a vile, blood-and-guts type general who would stop at nothing to get victory on the battlefield. But he was very religious and very devout and prayed every day, and then would swear like nobody's business. And I think that’s the ultimate dichotomy, the ultimate paradox. The reason why I bring this up is, someone asked him one time, “Do you pray for victory?” And he says, “No, I don't pray for victory. I pray for the Lord to help me do my best.”
 
 
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