The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Paul Robeson

As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.
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Verse of the Day: 'To proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners'

The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppresse
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Voice of the Day: Anne Frank

I don't believe that the big men, the politicians and the capitalists alone, are guilty of the war.
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Verse of the Day: 'I desire mercy and not sacrifice'

But if you had known what this means, 'I desire mercy and not sacrifice,' you would not have condemned the guiltless.
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Voice of the Day: Abraham Lincoln

Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away.
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Verse of the Day: 'Entrusting the message of reconciliation to us'

From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view; even though we once knew Christ from a human point of view, we know him no longer in that way.
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Voice of the Day: Diane Ackerman

Love, like truth, is the unassailable defense.
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Verse of the Day: 'Whoever corrects a scoffer wins abuse'

Whoever corrects a scoffer wins abuse; whoever rebukes the wicked gets hurt. A scoffer who is rebuked will only hate you;
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Voice of the Day: Dwight D. Eisenhower

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
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Verse of the Day: 'I will not save them by bow, or by sword, or by war'

But I will have pity on the house of Judah, and I will save them by the Lord their God; I will not save them by bow, or by sword,
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