February 5

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Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible—it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Barbara De Angelis
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Quotes of the day from previous years:
2004
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are ~ Theodore Roosevelt
2005
I profoundly believe that there is on this horizon, as yet only dimly perceived, a new dawn of conscience. In that purer light, people will come to see themselves in each other, which is to say they will make themselves known to one another by their similarities rather than by their differences. Man's knowledge of things will begin to be matched by man's knowledge of self. The significance of a smaller world will be measured not in terms of military advantage, but in terms of advantage for the human community. It will be the triumph of the heartbeat over the drumbeat. ~ Adlai Stevenson (born 5 February 1900)
2006
What counts now is not just what we are against, but what we are for. Who leads us is less important than what leads us — what convictions, what courage, what faith — win or lose. ~ Adlai Stevenson (born 5 February 1900)
2007
God needeth not the help of a material sword of steel to assist the sword of the Spirit in the affairs of conscience. ~ Roger Williams (early advocate of freedom of conscience in religious matters, and the separation of Church and State, he emigrated from England to America on this date in 1631)
2008
Let’s talk sense to the American people. Let’s tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains, that we are now on the eve of great decisions, not easy decisions, like resistance when you're attacked, but a long, patient, costly struggle which alone can assure triumph over the great enemies of man — war, poverty, and tyranny — and the assaults upon human dignity which are the most grievous consequences of each. ~ Adlai Stevenson
2009

Suggestions

Enforced uniformity confounds civil and religious liberty and denies the principles of Christianity and civility. No man shall be required to worship or maintain a worship against his will. ~ Roger Williams

  • 3 Kalki 20:58, 5 February 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 21:42, 4 February 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 21:51, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

Men's consciences ought in no sort to be violated, urged, or constrained. ~ Roger Williams

  • 3 Kalki 20:58, 5 February 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 21:42, 4 February 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 21:51, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

I'm Ready, I'm Ready, I'm Ready! ~ Spongebob Squarepants

—This unsigned comment is by 69.253.95.224 (talkcontribs) .
  • 1 Kalki 07:58, 4 February 2008 (UTC) (minor quote, no clear relation to the date)
  • 0 Zarbon 21:51, 22 April 2008 (UTC)