Wikipedia's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Wikipedia's Quotes

#1. Wikipedia only works in practice. In theory, it's a total disaster. - Author: Sue Gardner
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#2. The definition of marriage cannot be disputed. It's right there in black and white and it's been the same since the start of Wikipedia. - Author: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
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#3. If you think of the ideas of open source applied to information in an encyclopedia, you get to Wikipedia - lots and lots of small contributions that bubble up to something that's meaningful. - Author: Matt Mullenweg
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#4. It's fair to say that Wikipedia has spent far more time considering the philosophical ramifications of categorization than Aristotle and Kant ever did. - Author: James Gleick
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#5. Julian: "Wikipedia knows about everything. It might be run by warlocks."
Emma: "You think that's what they do all day in the Spiral Labyrinth? Run Wikipedia?"
Julian: "I admit it seems like a letdown. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#6. Paper cuts are like battle scars for the academic ... I, on the other hand, am best friends with Wikipedia. - Author: Kody Keplinger
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#7. I know Wikipedia is very cool. A lot of people do not think so, but of course they are wrong. - Author: Larry Sanger
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#8. TV ushered in the age of postliteracy. And we have gone so far beyond that. I mean, what with the Internet and Google and Wikipedia. We have entered the age of post-intelligence. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#9. The notion of collective contribution, like the Wikipedia, is a very powerful one. - Author: Nicholas Negroponte
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#10. People of Granny's age describe Wikipedia as 'an encyclopaedia, but on the net!' Encyclopaedias are what Elsa describes as 'Wikipedia, but analogue. - Author: Fredrik Backman
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#11. When you consider the magnitude of how many people use Wikipedia globally, there is a potential here for really creating some noise and getting some attention in the U.S. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#12. For all we know, this" - he scrolled up on the phone screen to find a label - "this Wikipedia information database here is compiled by complete idiots. - Author: John Scalzi
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#13. Too often we just look at these glistening successes. Behind them in many, many cases is failure along the way, and that doesn't get put into the Wikipedia story or the bio. Yet those failures teach you every bit as much as the successes. - Author: Michael Mullen
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#14. I do not go on my Wikipedia page. There's just too much weird information on there for me to pick apart. - Author: Amos Lee
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#15. This semester has born in me the flame of hope to one day become a leader in the modern feminist movement. I can and will be the force that blows new life into it, giving a face and name to associate with instead of those women now who's names I don't know because they weren't listed on Wikipedia. - Author: Christy Leigh Stewart
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#16. When I'm really frustrated with things," she giggles " ... I like to get online and change things in Wikipedia!"
This, bitch ... is weird. - Author: C.J. Roberts
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#17. I first met Jimbo Wales, the face of Wikipedia, when he came to speak at Stanford. - Author: Aaron Swartz
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#18. The Only Group That Can Categorize Everything Is Everybody - Author: Clay Shirky
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#19. Wikipedia is run by hippies of course - the same kind of impractical utopian losers who gave us the first affordable desktop computer and the iPod - Author: Andre The BFG
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#20. Everybody's saying, be skeptical of Wikipedia. That is true. They should also be skeptical of everything. We should all be critical consumers of the media. - Author: Sue Gardner
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#21. When you look at Yahoo Answers, there can be a lot of garbage. But if you're careful about the rules and supporting good contributions, over time you can get better and better, like Wikipedia. - Author: Adam D'Angelo
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#22. Wikipedia represents a belief in the supremacy of reason and goodness of others. - Author: Daniel H. Pink
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#23. Wikipedia is so dangerous. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#24. Wikipedia has a way of compiling compendiums of information on subjects. - Author: Mitch Kapor
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#25. Go ahead and make up a ton of lies about me. That's way more interesting than pretending Wikipedia has any real information. - Author: Nick Kroll
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#26. I racked my brain trying to remember the names of all of Nut's five children. Bit difficult without my brother, the human Wikipedia, around to keep track of such trivia for me. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#27. I kept hearing about mindfulness, which isn't a new subject. In fact it's rooted in ancient Buddhism. Wikipedia defines Mindfulness as "The intentional, accepting, non-judgmental focus of one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment. - Author: KP Croft
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#28. Wikipedia says I have Antisocial Personality Disorder, which is dumb, because I'm all kids of social--I love society, society is like the ocean to my shark--and I have plenty of personality, and it's only a disorder if it messes up your life, and my life is awesome. - Author: Harrison Geillor
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#29. For all its shortcomings, Wikipedia does have strong governance and deliberative mechanisms; anyone who has ever followed discussions on Wikipedia's mailing lists will confirm that its moderators and administrators openly discuss controversial issues on a regular basis. - Author: Evgeny Morozov
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#30. Wikipedia, every day, is tens of thousands of people inputting information, and every day millions of people withdrawing that information. It's a perfect image for the fundamental point that no one of us is as smart as all of us thinking together. - Author: James G. Stavridis
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#31. It's things like Wikipedia that help us to advance as a society and help us to accelerate our evolution. If you're a researcher and you need some answer to something, and in today's world you can find it this quickly, it allows you to develop whatever you are doing much faster. - Author: Kim Dotcom
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#32. It is seldom right to say that anything is true 'according to Google.' Google is the oracle of redirection. Go there for 'hamadryad,' and it points you to Wikipedia. Or the Free Online Dictionary. Or the Official Hamadryad Web Site (it's a rock band, too, wouldn't you know). - Author: James Gleick
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#33. If you go to Wikipedia and you look at the Tour de France, there's this huge block in World War One with no winners, and there's another block in World War Two. And then it seems like there's another world war. - Author: Lance Armstrong
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#34. I'm loath to use my personal life to promote what I do, but at the same time, I don't like a journalist going away with no more than you could get off Wikipedia, where most of it's invented anyway. - Author: Johnny Vegas
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#35. Take it from someone who's read the Wikipedia entry: this is how the Ottoman Empire was won: madden horsemen fueled by lethal jet-black coffee-mud. - Author: Cory Doctorow
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#36. Wikipedia celebrates its 12th birthday today. Of course, I have no idea if it's true. I read it on Wikipedia. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#37. I don't appreciate it when women - or men - bandy about these stupid stereotypes about feminism that are age-old, and that are meant to keep people turned off from it. It's like, "All you have to do is Wikipedia feminism to know that it's not about man-hating - so shut up." That makes me annoyed. - Author: Kathleen Hanna
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#38. That's why Linux and Wikipedia and Firefox work. - Author: Daniel H. Pink
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#39. I have always viewed the mission of Wikipedia to be much bigger than just creating a killer website. We're doing that of course, and having a lot of fun doing it, but a big part of what motivates us is our larger mission to affect the world in a positive way. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#40. 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. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#41. But in the book," I say, "the mockingbird is supposed to be a symbol of innocence. That's why it's a sin to kill one."
"Who says it's a symbol of innocence?" asks Mort.
"Teachers," I tell him. "Book reviewers, critics --"
"Wikipedia," Elena calls from behind the window display. - Author: Paul Acampora
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#42. People who go around advertising their birthdays are douchebags. It's a fact. You can look it up on Wikipedia. - Author: Katja Millay
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#43. The real trouble with Wikipedia lies exactly where its strength lies: its democratic impulse. In an arena where everyone's version of the facts is equally valid, and the opinions of specialists become marginalized, corporate and politicized interests are potentially empowered. - Author: Michael Harris
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#44. I think it's weird that the news cedes so much ground to Wikipedia. That isn't true in other informational sectors. - Author: Ezra Klein
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#45. Online instruction isn't just conducted on the Web; it embodies an idea of knowledge that's been shaped by the Web - by Google, by Wikipedia - a confusion of information with understanding. - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#46. Internet users, that blue screen of death you were looking at this morning? That's the sky. If you're still confused, look it up on Wikipedia tomorrow. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#47. The Internet gives you access to a lot of material, and it's fun to sit and read. I go to something like Wikipedia and look at different topics ... I find the subject fascinating. I like to read about concepts and mathematicians. - Author: Viswanathan Anand
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#48. The cultivated person's first duty is to be always prepared to rewrite the encyclopedia. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#49. The Internet has become a remarkable fount of economic and social innovation largely because it's been an archetypal level playing field, on which even sites with little or no money behind them - blogs, say, or Wikipedia - can become influential. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#50. Wikipedia is kind of weird. I feel it's lame to put up my own page, but I desperately want someone else to do it. - Author: Kumail Nanjiani
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#51. A Wikipedia article is a process, not a product. - Author: Clay Shirky
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#52. How youMore people will learn about IBM from Wikipedia in the coming years than from IBM itself. - Author: Thomas L. Friedman
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#53. Human agency, the ability to affect the surrounding world, may be a result not so simply of conscious choice - but instead a result of training unconscious habits beforehand. - Author: Quelle Wikipedia
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#54. Wait, Wikipedia isn't working? Why hasn't someone invented a paper version of it? A set of books organized alphabetically by topic? - Author: Ben Shapiro
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#55. Wikipedia is the best thing ever. Anyone in the world can write anything they want about any subject. So you know you are getting the best possible information. - Author: Steve Carell
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#56. If you're reading IMDB, half of it's made up. You can't trust it or Wikipedia, which is just lies, lies! - Author: Julianne Moore
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#57. If I don't get a TV show next year because someone looks up my Wikipedia and it says 'openly gay,' then it's worth the risk because I've had so many years being openly gay and proud of myself as a role model. - Author: Max Von Essen
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#58. I gave him the name Wiki, because his brain seems to contain as much knowledge as Wikipedia, whereas my revision notes disappear from my memory as fast as a Snapchat. - Author: Zoe Sugg
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#59. Times have changed in research and if you are not using Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Wikipedia, Google, and the like, you will be left in the dark. - Author: Steven Magee
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#60. We have lived in this world where little things are done for love and big things for money. Now we have Wikipedia. Suddenly big things can be done for love. - Author: Clay Shirky
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#61. He found a set of encyclopedias - like Wikipedia, but paper and very bulky. - Author: Michael Grant
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#62. Wikipedia is the best thing ever. - Author: Michael Scott
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#63. Given enough time humans will screw up Wikipedia just as they have screwed up everything else, but so far it's not too bad. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#64. People rely on Wikipedia, and a lot of it is wrong. But because there it is on the Internet, they assume it's right. Rumor gets printed as fact. We may have lost our critical facility as a nation. - Author: Ben Mezrich
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#65. Wikipedia is a victory of process over substance. - Author: Ethan Zuckerman
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#66. Think about it. If it's taking pictures, it's not a cellphone. If it has a McDonald's app to tell you where McDonald's is based on your GPS location, that's not a cellphone. If you can get Wikipedia or go to Google, that's not a cellphone. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#67. I think it's important never to look yourself up on Wikipedia. I think the temptation to correct any interesting factual errors would be too much. - Author: Marcus Brigstocke
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#68. There are other sources, but Wikipedia is a good start. - Author: Ru Freeman
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#69. I go on Wikipedia and alter pages of animals with fake facts that I've made up about those animals. - Author: Kurt Braunohler
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#70. Some people believe linking to Wikipedia is bad practice, but I disagree. I'd rather link directly to a topic that is continuously being improved than referring to part of a dead tree that is hard to obtain because it is either expensive or out of stock. - Author: Jurgen Appelo
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#71. Frankly, and let me be blunt, Wikipedia as a readable product is not for us. It's for them. It's for that girl in Africa who can save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around her, but only if she's empowered with the knowledge to do so. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#72. The number of authors in the Old Testament suggests that it is a community document, almost like a Wikipedia article. - Author: Tripp York
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#73. I dont know how to add things to my own wikipedia page. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#74. Oh, Wikipedia, with your tension between those who would share knowledge and those who would destroy it. - Author: John Green
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#75. Well, this was disappointing. I supposed I had jumped to a rather large conclusion, with the help of my research. It just went to show that Wikipedia was a liar and Google a whore. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#76. Wikipedia's triumph seems to defy the laws of behavioral physics. - Author: Daniel H. Pink
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#77. You know it's Oscar season when you see a slew of new movies based on true stories whose resolutions you can find in three seconds on Wikipedia. - Author: Richard Corliss
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#78. People go to the movies to have an emotional experience, not to learn information they could look up on Wikipedia. - Author: Peter Landesman
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#79. Most of my work is, I get an idea, and, with the help of Wikipedia, I can write. I don't have to leave my apartment. - Author: Simon Rich
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#80. When I opened Wikipedia, it had three articles, yet it was called an encyclopedia. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#81. you're deluding yourself that you have some deep spiritual connection, like you didn't just read it on Wikipedia. There's a difference between tradition and culture. - Author: Lauren Beukes
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#82. Encyclopedias are finished. All encyclopedias combined, including the redoubtable Britannica, have already been surpassed by the exercise in groupthink known as Wikipedia. - Author: James Gleick
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#83. Hand and wrist aches are more common than ever ... Wikipedia lists ... my favorite, Raver's Thumb, which you can get from repeatedly waving a glow stick in the air (see, kids, ecstasy really is bad for you). - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#84. A lot of biopics to me feel very much like someone is standing in front of the camera and is reading a Wikipedia page to you, like someone is reciting event. Did you know this happened? Did you know that happened? But Alan Turing's life deserved a sort of passionate film, and an exciting film. - Author: Graham Moore
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#85. It turns out a lot of people don't get it. Wikipedia is like rock'n'roll; it's a cultural shift. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#86. I barely trust established sources of information. I have a hard time finding [Wikipedia], an encyclopedia that anyone can alter, to be a safe way to learn about anything except how many idiots think their opinions are a suitable substitute for facts. - Author: R. K. Milholland
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#87. Lennon had a good point when he said that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus, the Beatles have a longer Wikipedia page. - Author: Zachary Crosby
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#88. In the media age, everybody was famous for 15 minutes. In the Wikipedia age, everybody can be an expert in five minutes. Special bonus: You can edit your own entry to make yourself seem even smarter. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#89. Does anything really matter? We all end up in the same place. All that's left is our Wikipedia entry. - Author: Lorde
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#90. Many American TV actors employ agents, managers, business managers, publicists and stylists, and are now adding digital media manager to the list. Their job is to reach out to the fans, managing websites, Twitter feeds, Facebook and Wikipedia. - Author: Gina Bellman
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#91. Leo took out a pen and autographed the arm of one of the nymphs. Narcissus is a loser! He's so weak, he can't bench-press a Kleenex. He's so lame, when you look up lame on Wikipedia, it's got a picture of Narcissus - only the picture's so ugly, no one ever checks it out. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#92. It's really hard for me to memorize the medical jargon if I don't know the meaning of every single word. So I do have to do a little Wikipedia/YouTube research to figure out what I'm talking about. - Author: Kelly McCreary
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#93. I don't think Silicon Valley understands the power of Wikipedia, how it works, or the opportunities it represents. - Author: Mitch Kapor
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#94. One of the most common questions writers are asked is "Where do you get your ideas?" But the sad truth is, we don't know. Ideas can come at any time and from any direction: in the shower, waiting for an elevator, or while bouncing across Wikipedia pages. - Author: Scott Westerfeld
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#95. You are looking at the largest portal ever. The internet. You can start on the Wikipedia page for jelly donut, and four link clicks later, end up on the meaning of life. - Author: Jake
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#96. I think open source is an evolutionary idea for humanity, this idea of transparency. It played out for us in the technology world, but it also played out with the idea of a truth and reconciliation commission and Wikipedia. - Author: Megan Smith
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#97. Wikipedia gets a lot of things wrong. - Author: Scott Adsit
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#98. What's to stop the populace from decrying you as a witch and rising against you?"
"I don't know. A couple hundred years of social evolution, combined with a general failure to believe in anything that doesn't have a Wikipedia entry? - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#99. If it were a choice between putting ads on Wikipedia or shutting down Wikipedia, we would then very reluctantly consider putting ads on Wikipedia. - Author: Sue Gardner
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#100. I made it into Wikipedia," sang Erszebet. "I'll bet none of my enemies ever made it into Wikipedia. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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