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People take issue with individual aspects of Wikipedia all the time. But it's kind of hard to hate the general idea of a free encyclopedia. It's like hating kittens.


Jimmy Wales


#encyclopedia #free #general #hard #hate

The goal is to give people a free encyclopedia to every person in the world, in their own language. Not just in a 'free beer' kind of way, but also in the free speech kind of way.


Jimmy Wales


#beer #encyclopedia #every #free #free speech

To create and distribute a free encyclopedia of the highest possible quality to every single person on the planet in their own language - That's who I am. That's what I am doing. That's my life goal.


Jimmy Wales


#create #distribute #doing #encyclopedia #every

What we need is an electronic encyclopedia of life, with one page for each species. On each page is given everything known about that species.


E. O. Wilson


#each #electronic #encyclopedia #everything #given

Certitude belongs exclusively to those who only own one encyclopedia.


Robert Anton Wilson


#certitude #encyclopedia #exclusively #only #own

In many of the more relaxed civilizations on the Outer Eastern Rim of the Galaxy, the Hitch-Hiker's Guide has already supplanted the great Encyclopaedia Galactica as the standard repository of all knowledge and wisdom, for though it has many omissions and contains much that is apocryphal, or at least wildly inaccurate, it scores over the older, more pedestrian work in two important respects. First, it is slightly cheaper; and secondly it has the words DON'T PANIC inscribed in large friendly letters on its cover.


Douglas Adams


#h #respect

You have a diasporic black world, and the only way to put it back together again is symbolic. It's like Humpty Dumpty. Whoever could edit the 'Encyclopedia Africana' would provide symbolic order to the fragments created over the past 500 years. That is a major contribution.


Henry Louis Gates


#back #black #contribution #could #created

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.


Stephen Leacock


#alice #encyclopedia #i #personally #sooner

The hardest thing was learning to write. I was 13, and the only writing I had done was for Social Studies. It consisted of copying passages right out of the encyclopedia.


Tracy Kidder


#copying #done #encyclopedia #had #hardest

Will there ever be an encyclopedia? Possibly. I would say two things about the encyclopedia: firstly, I’ve always said and I stand by it, whenever I do do a printed encyclopedia I would like all the proceeds to go to charity. Back in 1998 I never dreamt I personally I would be in the position that I could set up a large charitable foundation and personally do things for charity, and I’ve done other charity books already.


J.K. Rowling


#harry-potter #j-k-rowling #pottermore #the-scottish-book #charity






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