Little international addition to the interesting quotes ;-)
No des pescado: enseña a pescar. by Alberto Gaona
"Don't give fish, teach how to fish."
Bravo à cette formidable initiative pour démocratiser la connaissance
! by Guillaume Lasnier
"Bravo to this wonderful initiative destined to democratize knowledge!"
Wissen ist die Waffe der Gewaltlosigkeit. by Arnim Faryn
"Knowledge is the weapon of non-violence."
and my favorite ones ;-)
Bon j'irais pas au restau aujourd'hui ;o). by Fabrice Terrasson
"Ok, I won't go to the restaurant today ;o)"
Is there really a 200 character max? really? really? really? really?
really? really? really? really? really? really? really? really?
really? really? really? really? really? really? really? really? ok by
On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 01:43:46 -0800 (PST), Daniel Mayer
On Day 1 (Friday eastern US timezone since PayPal data
are not available in
UTC) we made $9,939.47 (USD equivalent) through a combination of PayPal and
AUD 314.03 (247.27 USD)
CAD 334.40 (271.58 USD)
EUR 3413.75 (4464.75 USD)
GBP 475.17 (899.77 USD)
JPY 28340 (269 USD)
Total 9576.78 (USD equivalent)
$362.69 (USD equivalent)
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Some selected comments from Day 1:
"Knowledge isn't a possession - it cannot be monopolized." by Robert K
"You guys rock!!" by Anonymous
"Fantastic system - best of luck from a Random Page addict" " by Steve
"Wikipedia is Hope" by Anonymous
"Ignorance breeds fear, use information to gain knowledge and empower yourself
with Peace" by Anonymous
"Wikipedia is a splendid way of sharing information. Lets do this!" by
"You guys do a fantastic job!!!" by Guoming Sun
"You have helped me in college and in life. I don't have much money, and
never given a donation. But if any cause is worthy, it is your own. Thank you"
by Ryan Lewis
"Wikipedia, is there anything it can't do?" by Anonymous
"If you read this note, donate!" by Anonymous
"It's Not Much But Every Individual's Contribution Counts! What The Wiki Is
About!" by Anonymous
And my personal favorites:
"For not deleting at least some articles" by Vladimir Mozhenkov
"Wikipedia: Destroyer of productivity; love of my life." by Anonymous
"bonk" by Anonymous