The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Lillian Hellman

Since when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice? - Lillian Hellman
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Voice of the Day: Zora Neale Hurston

There is nothing to make you like other human beings so much as doing things for them.
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Verse of the Day: 'half of my possessions, Lord, I will give to the poor'

Zacchaeus stood there and said to the Lord, "Look, half of my possessions, Lord, I will give to the poor; and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will pay back four time
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Voice of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt

We have to face the fact that either all of us are going to die together or we are going to learn to live together, and if we are to live together we have to talk.
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Verse of the Day: 'We have set our hope that he will rescue us again'

For we were so utterly, unbearably crushed that we despaired of life itself.
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Verse of the Day: 'Am I now seeking human approval, or God's approval?'

Am I now seeking human approval, or God's approval? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still pleasing people, I would not be a servant of Christ.
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Voice of the Day: Dom Helder Camara

When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.
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Verse of the Day: 'They lurk that they may seize the poor'

[The wicked] think in their heart, "We shall not be moved; throughout all generations we shall not meet adversity."
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Voice of the Day: Moshe Dayan

If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends, you talk to your enemies. - Moshe Dayan
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Voice of the Day: Carl Sandburg

The single clenched fist lifted and ready, Or the open asking hand held out and waiting. Choose: For we meet by one or the other.
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