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Grant us a common faith that man shall know bread and peacethat he shall know justice and righteousness, freedom and security, an equal opportunity and an equal chance to do his best not only in our own lands, but throughout the world. And in that faith let us march toward the clean world our hands can make.Benet, Stephen Vincent
Source: STEPHEN VINCENT BENET, Prayer, concluding sentences .Archibald MacLeish, poet and Librarian of Congress, asked Benet to write The United Nations Prayer to be used in the celebration of Flag Day, 1942. President Franklin D. Roosevelt used it to close his radio address on Flag Day, June 14, 1942. Adlai E. Stevenson used this final section of the prayer on his Christmas cards in 1964. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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