May 10

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Quotes of the day from previous years:
2004
There are worlds beyond worlds and times beyond times, all of them true, all of them real, and all of them (as children know) penetrating each other. ~ P. L. Travers
2005
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape. ~ Bono (born 10 May 1960)
2006
The Truth lies not in the Yes and not in the No, but in the knowledge and the beginning from which the Yes and the No arise. ~ Karl Barth (born 10 May 1886)
2007
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. ~ Jean de La Bruyère, Les Caractères, (d. 10 May 1696)
2008
We're one, but we're not the same
We get to carry each other, carry each other... one.

~ Bono ~ (Born 10 May 1960)
2009

Suggestions

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all. ~ Jean de La Bruyère, Les Caractères, (d. 10 May 1696)

  • 3 --Aphaia 05:27, 9 May 2007 (UTC)
  • 2 Zarbon 05:07, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 02:10, 9 May 2008 (UTC)
  • Since La Bruyère was born on August 16, I would propose that this quote be transferred to that date. - InvisibleSun 15:40, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

The Truth lies not in the Yes and not in the No, but in the knowledge and the beginning from which the Yes and the No arise. ~ Karl Barth (born May 10)

  • 3 because understanding that there is no definite yes and no, but rather a knowledge of all that is in between is key to comprehension of what truth is all about. Zarbon 05:21, 29 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Aphaia 09:07, 8 May 2008 (UTC)
  • This was already used on this date in 2006.

I do not preach universal salvation, what I say is that I cannot exclude the possibility that God would save all men at the Judgment. ~ Karl Barth (born May 10)

  • 3 because there has been no positive nor negative assurance that men, even those who have heavily committed to sin would or would not enter salvation. The final judgment is but a perspective, the ideology of universal salvation, however, holds some truth. Zarbon 05:21, 29 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Aphaia For people who have no Christianity background, it may not make a sense at all.
  • 3 Kalki 02:10, 9 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 15:40, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Man as man can never know God: His wishing, seeking, and striving are all in vain. ~ Karl Barth (born May 10)

  • 3 because the image of God is not visible to the physical man...for the man of the material world is blinded by illusion. Zarbon 05:21, 29 April 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 02:10, 9 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 15:40, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

What you don't have you don't need it
What you don't know you can feel it somehow

~ Bono (Born in this day)

Seeing a woman's child is like seeing a woman naked, in the way it changes how her face looks to you, how her face becomes less the whole story. ~ John Crowley

  • 3 Ningauble 20:55, 9 November 2008 (UTC) Suggested for Mother's Day, if it is not too starkly unconventional in perspective.