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Jimmy Wales

American,  Businessman
Total Quotes : 26
Speak Speech Free Speech

Free speech includes the right to not speak.

- Jimmy Wales

Mind Software Making

A lot of people who work on open-source software don't mind making money elsewhere. They aren't anticommercial.

- Jimmy Wales

Schedule Whenever Get

I have no regular schedule. I get up whenever I can.

- Jimmy Wales

Doing Given Which

Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing.

- Jimmy Wales

Big Larger Big Part

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.

- Jimmy Wales

Running Administrative

I'm not real good at the administrative part of running a company.

- Jimmy Wales

Big Always Big Part

I have always liked the idea of going to print because a big part of what we are about is to disseminate knowledge throughout the world and not just to people who have broadband.

- Jimmy Wales

Why Chips Bad

I tend to eat things in fours. I'll eat four nuts, four grapes, four chips at a time. I don't know why. It's not really a superstition. I don't think anything bad will happen if I don't, but three potato chips doesn't seem right.

- Jimmy Wales

Google Exist

If it isn't on Google, it doesn't exist.

- Jimmy Wales

Anymore Anything Quietly

I can't do anything quietly anymore.

- Jimmy Wales

Freedom Big Expression

I'm a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.

- Jimmy Wales

Bad Minority Smallest

People are not fundamentally bad. It only takes the smallest of correctives to take care of that tiny minority that wants to disrupt the community.

- Jimmy Wales

Enlightenment Kind Very

I'm very much an Enlightenment kind of guy.

- Jimmy Wales

Networking Social Just

Wikis and social networking are just tools.

- Jimmy Wales

Goal Free Speech Give

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

Newspaper Code Held

The Supreme Court has held that code is speech. And it doesn't matter that it's done on a computer or done face to face or done in a newspaper, reporting the facts of the world is protected speech.

- Jimmy Wales

Need Secrecy

We don't need secrecy.

- Jimmy Wales

Love Technical Very

Love. It isn't very popular in technical circles to say a lot of mushy stuff about love, but frankly it's a very very important part of what holds our project together.

- Jimmy Wales

World Single Original

My original concept was to provide a free encyclopedia for every single person in the world.

- Jimmy Wales

Internet Still Very

We are still in the very beginnings of the Internet.

- Jimmy Wales