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Section 1Edit

  • Алексей Котельников (12:08, 17 August 2010): For a better world encyclopedia.
  • Umair Khan (15:39, 16 August 2010): Just wanted to donate something which is better than nothing
  • Graham Connolly (12:39, 16 August 2010): A simply incredible wealth of information that cannot be taken for granted. Hence my donation.
  • Glen Vickery (22:03, 15 August 2010): The ability to learn words so quickly and completely is vital to mastering knowledge.
  • Michael Ward (02:47, 15 August 2010): Wikipedia has given me far more than I could give it.
    • I like it. Emijrp 15:58, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Richard de Ferranti (02:03, 15 August 2010): Donating to Wikipedia in gratitude to its commitment to informed community-moderated free expression
  • eugenia lizalde maldonado (02:36, 13 August 2010): I find Wikipedia extremely useful whenever I need to precise some data of my researchs. It's also very useful as a memory reminder.
  • Sotiris Papapavlou (17:01, 12 August 2010): Please accept this little donation. Wikipedia has helped me a lot. This is the least i can do to say thanks.
  • Adeep Mathur (09:53, 12 August 2010): Thanks for keeping Wikipedia free of advertisements.
  • Peter Maggs (16:34, 11 August 2010): Information is invaluable.
    • Very good. Emijrp 16:01, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • SHOVAN DAS (13:14, 11 August 2010): indispensible.
  • Afid S Y Uno (01:07, 11 August 2010): a tear drop in Wikipedia ocean
    • Nice one. Emijrp 16:01, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Vincent Rhea (22:47, 10 August 2010): Knowledge is power. Knowledge is vital to a healthy society. Knowledge should never be underestimated. Thanks!
  • Josef Mommertz (21:04, 10 August 2010): Wiki gives power to the people, thanks for your great initiative!
  • David Bramwell (20:11, 10 August 2010): Keep it free if you can.
  • Jamel ALJANE (19:20, 10 August 2010): keep providing free access of knowledge. It's important! Many people in many developing world just CANNOT even they are willing to ....
  • Aaron Vornovitsky (18:14, 10 August 2010): Thanks for a very useful resource.
  • Lakshmi Srinivas Sekha (06:19, 10 August 2010): This is not a donation, its the amount I would like to pay for what I read in wikipedia for one day :)
  • Jeffersson Berana (09:40, 9 August 2010): It's about time I give back a little for the big knowledge it has given me
    • Good. Emijrp 16:01, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Natalie Sullaway (00:57, 8 August 2010): Keep information free.
  • David Blizz (07:15, 7 August 2010): I don't mind leaving back my life for such a heavenly gift.

Section 2Edit

  • Kartikeya Iyer (11:25, 6 August 2010): Wikipedia is an invaluable reference source and I am glad to be able to contribute.
  • Chris Sandles (21:25, 5 August 2010): Wikipedia has become indispensible as a source of reference. You couldn't buy this sort of reference book in the shops, but I hope my contribution might cover the few pages I've read online.
  • Joshua Rivers (17:50, 5 August 2010): Share the wealth of our knowledge.
  • Peter Kolev (09:30, 5 August 2010): So much knowledge in one easily accessible place; it is intellectually stimulating
  • Michele Fromowitz (19:06, 4 August 2010): It is so empowering to have so much information at the tips of your fingers; I am a proud "Wikiholic"
  • Bilyana Terzieva (08:08, 4 August 2010): Thank you for being here for us.
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:20, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • KANTESH GUTTAL (03:06, 4 August 2010): How did we live without Wikipedia all these years? Heck how did we live without the internet?
  • james ingram (00:00, 4 August 2010): When you seek goodness in others you find it in yourself.
  • Teodor Mladenov (00:00, 3 August 2010): Keep going, Wikipedia!
  • Kulashekhar Chakravarty (00:00, 3 August 2010): My contribution is very less but my support is whole hearted. Could not stop ignoring the need to contribute to this wonderful site. Will donate more as and when I get better funds.
  • SARAVANAN DHAKSHINAMURTHY (00:00, 2 August 2010): My small contribution to the world's largest encyclopedia available to anyone at anytime !
  • Kurt Becker (15:40, 1 August 2010): Wikipedia is an indispensible part of my life and research.
  • Jacqueline Bolanos (18:02, 31 July 2010): Maybe not enough to make a big impact but enough to start one.
  • Sona Salami (11:21, 31 July 2010): The great arises out of small things that are honored and cared for.
  • Anonymous (23:17, 30 July 2010): Information should be accessible to all!
  • Jörg-André Luzina (07:00, 30 July 2010): If social correspondence and behavior would be shared as quickly and efficient like with Wikipedia, this world could become a bit better.
  • Jordan Hare (15:39, 29 July 2010): Essential for the further development of human thought.
  • Kim Cooney (21:19, 28 July 2010): Donating to ensure Wikipedia stays ad free forever. Thank you Jimmy Wales.
  • Jim Howard (19:54, 28 July 2010): Peace and happiness - all is possible for the whole world with Truth, Wikipedia and the internet
  • igor daniel vieira rodriguez (00:04, 27 July 2010): Keeping knowledge accessible to everyone is essential for a better world.
  • Anonymous (17:01, 26 July 2010): Heard Susan Gardner's 7/23/10 presentation on CBC Ideas. Very stimulating; very inspiring!
  • Aniruddha Bhat (01:18, 26 July 2010): I use it so often. I have always found what I have been looking for.
  • Bill Christenson (02:25, 25 July 2010): Really useful service. I use it often.

Section 3Edit

  • Steve Maziarz (00:45, 23 July 2010): I use and see Wikipedia content often. Just doing my fair share to support it.
  • Anonymous (16:08, 22 July 2010): Best thing that happened in the '00s.
  • Matteo Palladino (10:33, 22 July 2010): for an even better world :)
  • Rajat K Bose (06:39, 21 July 2010): Internet is the best thing in modern society, the next best is wikipedia.
  • Laurent Perraudin (01:34, 21 July 2010): Every night, I go to sleep a little less dumb than when I woke up the same morning, thanks to wikipedia !
  • alice bernd (21:54, 20 July 2010): my open door to everything i don't know yet
  • Robert Marritz (01:04, 18 July 2010): Wikipedia is a gift to us all. I hope to contribute to the collection one day.
  • Kurt Becker (20:38, 17 July 2010): Indispensible to further my knowledge.
  • Karthik Narayanan (12:44, 16 July 2010): Wikipedia has helped me lots. It's time I give back.
  • Debdutta Bhattacharya (09:18, 16 July 2010): To a fundamental aspect of being human - knowledge... thank you wiki
  • earl stanfield jr (17:35, 15 July 2010): Not a day goes by that I do not use Wikipedia
  • Anonymous (15:57, 13 July 2010): The answer to almost everything
  • Jonathan Christ (03:01, 13 July 2010): I use Wikipedia daily and owe a great deal of what I know to it. This is my meagre and long overdue contribution.
  • Jayson Levy (15:58, 12 July 2010): As a small business that relies on teamwork, we find Wikipedia's content helpful, and concept inspiring.
  • Edward Byers (14:22, 8 July 2010): I pledged to donate when I graduated.I am now starting a PhD. For the past and the future, many thanks!
  • Ting Chao-Chiu (13:56, 8 July 2010): Thanks to wiki, I know I can pass my statistic-final-exam-crisis at the moment professor told us we can answer with computer, and i actually did : )
  • MANU M (08:38, 8 July 2010): I've been using Wikipedia for more than 5 years now and am greatly benefited. So, I would call this a small "giving back" than a "donation". May Wikipedia grow much more than what it is today.
  • Andreas Voss (01:48, 8 July 2010): almost the last lines of the Beatles we should remember: and in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make. (Abbey Road, The End)
  • Todd Spaulding (00:27, 8 July 2010): Thanks for life-changing paradigm of.new information-available age...
  • Bibhas Biniwale (10:46, 6 July 2010): Thanks for keeping it free!
  • SUNG NAM (02:15, 6 July 2010): Thank you Wikipedia for sharing information and knowledge by allowing an easy approach to Encyclopedia
  • Daniel Jackson (20:38, 5 July 2010): I can't justify using Wikipedia as much as I do for work related problems and not donate money, it feels like I am stealing.
  • Christian Fochler (08:24, 5 July 2010): Wikipedia is the Web site I visit most often. Thank you for your work.

Section 4Edit

  • Sean Sluys (00:04, 4 July 2010): This website embodies the information revolution. You guys kick ass; keep up the good work.
  • Nicholas Speaks (01:24, 3 July 2010): Wikipedia is probably the best thing that has happened to the internet! I Love It! Thank you Jimmy Wales! You have made the world a better place as knowledge should be shared!
  • marc falco (19:37, 2 July 2010): Google to Wiki...I feel like the smartest man in the world!! Love it, this from a guy who grew up devouring his encyclopedias'!!!
  • Tokihiro Yamaji (17:48, 2 July 2010): Thank you, we love you, Wiki.
  • ZACHARY SVOBODA (15:41, 2 July 2010): Learned more from Wikipedia than all my days at school.
  • Anonymous (14:31, 2 July 2010): wiki helps people
  • Csaba David (05:21, 2 July 2010): God bless wikipedia
  • Harikrishnan Hariharan (23:51, 1 July 2010): wikipedia has part of our life. thanks for the idea and implementation of wiki.. a small contribution from my side, not enough for the wealth of information that I gained/gaining through wikipedia.
  • Anonymous (12:59, 30 June 2010): I use wikipedia several times a day. I should chip in a bit.
  • Aaron Morris (01:01, 30 June 2010): Knowledge & Information should be free and available to all
  • Gypsi Bates (23:52, 29 June 2010): I said i'd give $10 to know what it was, and Wikipedia told me it was a geologic formation called the 'Selma Group'. At the insistence of my wife, here's my tenner!
  • Robert Cargill (23:36, 28 June 2010): I consider Wikipedia as I do NPR: I use it for free, so I feel obligated to offer a small user-member donation. Thank you for what you do.
  • Thomas Plaskon (00:24, 28 June 2010): A very useful public resource.
  • peter epprecht (13:53, 27 June 2010): Thank the stars for Wikipedia
  • Anonymous (20:05, 26 June 2010): Arguably the most powerful, yet underappreciated information resource on the web today. I am proud to support Wikipedia.
  • Galiero Giulio (13:37, 26 June 2010): Sharing is giving power to the people.
  • Petri Takala (19:51, 25 June 2010): free sharing of human knowledge is the basis for civilization
  • Michel Braun (11:37, 25 June 2010): Smilla, Changing the world, one site at a time...
  • Orsini Sanchez (02:29, 25 June 2010): ProjectGiveOpp.com : Wikipedia is knowledge shared and knowledge is freedom.
  • William Paul Saupe (20:01, 24 June 2010): It' the way it should be.
  • Michael Persell (14:27, 24 June 2010): Keep up the good work. I use Wikipedia every day
  • Marcos Vinícius Bentes do Couto (00:05, 24 June 2010): Information costs money. Wikipedia is one of world's most valuable assets.
  • Jan Bleha (08:51, 23 June 2010): For knowladge in so many languages - keeping the world colorful, but together :p)
  • john mills (03:01, 23 June 2010): Wikipedia seeks nothing less than to make the sum of human knowledge available for anyone for free. Thank you for dreaming big.
  • Radoslaw Zelewski (23:24, 22 June 2010): you have saved my life. you all did!
  • Frank Macabenta (13:10, 20 June 2010): I promised myself that I would donate to Wikipedia if I pass my written qualifying exam -- thanks, Wikipedia!
  • Dona Bolt (11:19, 20 June 2010): Wiki is a priceless global oracle for trivia geeks -
  • POK SHUN AU (09:17, 20 June 2010): It shows the power of sharing.
  • Alok Rajadhyaksha (19:53, 19 June 2010): wikipedia helped me for completing my school projects and constantly helps to increase my general knowledge so now it is my duty to help it.
  • Stephen Zeoli (16:10, 19 June 2010): Wikipedia...thank you for what you are doing. You've made a difference!
  • Vikram Sembhi (21:12, 18 June 2010): For being there to answer questions nobody else could. Thank you.
  • Jeremy Chase (23:07, 17 June 2010): Wikipedia is a great resource with huge value!
  • Emily Su (15:49, 17 June 2010): For my dad, a scientist and explorer, who gave me a pioneering spirit for knowledge. Happy Father's Day!
  • Anonymous (17:36, 16 June 2010): Great educations on earth for human life.
  • GAURAV MAROO (06:51, 16 June 2010): wikipedia is a face of unified humanity

Section 5Edit

  • Makarand Puranik (06:28, 15 June 2010): Best of LUCK WIKIPEDIA
  • Carl-Erik Hagelien (16:18, 14 June 2010): Wikipedia has been merged in with my daily routines. I don't really remember how I used the internet as an information source pre-Wikipedia.
  • Marco Lackovic (13:51, 14 June 2010): For the memory of the human beings
  • Brian Boatright (05:55, 14 June 2010): No More Secrets
  • Anonymous (17:50, 13 June 2010): Wikipedia rules! [citation needed]
  • Anonymous (21:27, 12 June 2010): I wish Wikipedia to further expand and deepen the topics so that more and more people would be armed with accurate knowledge.
  • Anonymous (19:48, 12 June 2010): Continue with this great project
  • Govindraj Prabhu (11:33, 12 June 2010): we need to encourage American kids with low income background so that they do not lose heart and courage during present times
  • George Owens (18:39, 11 June 2010): Wikipedia - The 21st Centurys - Library of Alexandria
  • Bristol-Bank-Boy (05:00, 11 June 2010): Wikipedia helped me go through my degree.Thank you Wikipedia.
  • Evelina Rioukhina (15:11, 10 June 2010): Undoubtedly, Wikipedia is and will remain one of the most ingenious intellectual innovations of the 21st century. Evelina Rioukhina
  • Anonymous (12:04, 9 June 2010): Thank you for touching people's lives and inspiring us! A message from www.SegaBuddy.Com
  • Anonymous (23:21, 8 June 2010): "Wissen für alle" ist ein Baum den wir umsorgen müssen denn Frieden ist seine Frucht.
  • David Chaudy (14:34, 8 June 2010): best site of all
  • William Elliott (11:52, 8 June 2010): Simply a Wonderment ! - Let'$ keep the ball rolling . . .
  • Gordon Uhlich (22:46, 7 June 2010): In honor to all the past, present, and future knowledge contributors to Wikipedia and to my father, Eberhard Bruno Uhlich - whose dream of a free Global Human Brain Trust is realized with Wikipedia
  • Walter Wynkoop (13:34, 7 June 2010): Two Kids In Elementary School... Indispensable when we find out "I have a project due tomorrow"
  • R Bryan Edwards III (08:01, 7 June 2010): Thanks for such a great gift to the Internet
  • Peter Fee (22:56, 6 June 2010): Thank you, Jimmy for developing this wonderful project that has helped me to help others with a couple of very special books.
  • Chris Brengel (14:05, 6 June 2010): Wikipedia, Google, and Facebook have changed the world.
  • Sean Rich (03:16, 6 June 2010): Very useful website. Has always given me an easy to understand, and unbiased view on any topic.
  • Ronald Smith (12:19, 5 June 2010): My first source for background information.
  • Anonymous (11:57, 5 June 2010): I use Wikipedia almost daily and find it very helpful.
  • Forrester Hambrecht (16:59, 4 June 2010): I've been using Wikipedia for years and this is the least I can do. Thanks for providing such a wonderful resource!
  • Peter Stephens (14:25, 4 June 2010): Always been and hopefully always will be my first port of call.
  • Kang Chin (11:14, 4 June 2010): Raymond Ng's Birthday Wish (by Mary Kang)
  • Nathan Church (05:52, 4 June 2010): Met Jimmy Wales at a conference last year and he inspired me to become a wiki editor!
  • Christoph Varga (14:26, 3 June 2010): free information for everyone! it is worth a donation
  • Anonymous (22:38, 2 June 2010): I use Wikipedia all the time! Thank you for the service you provide.
  • VIVEKKUMAR SHROFF (08:41, 2 June 2010): "A living breathing proof of the power of sharing knowledge together" - Vivek Shroff, Ahmedabad, India
  • jane cavanagh (20:04, 1 June 2010): Thank you wikipedia for enriching the lives many through you wonderful knowledge sharing it makes the internet truly beautiful
  • Megan Hernandez (19:17, 1 June 2010): Thank you tech team for your awesome work. Welcome Ryan and Brandon!
  • david brodsky (01:22, 1 June 2010): wikipedia rules!! saved my grades more than once!!
  • Dawain Hachenberg (01:50, 31 May 2010): When my textbooks tapped dance around the main point, Wikipedia would make thesubject clear.
  • Anonymous (17:52, 30 May 2010): Wikipedia erstatter skolebøkene mine.
  • daniel abdullah (10:18, 30 May 2010): Thank you Wikipedia, and keep up the good work.
  • Jeff Robinson (23:23, 29 May 2010): I couldn't in good conscience continue using Wikipedia every day, and not just for recreational use, but for my education, without getting involved.
  • Thomas Eimers (11:12, 29 May 2010): For the community. Keep on going.
  • VASANTHAN DEVARAJ (04:26, 29 May 2010): Wikipedia help me a lot gaining knowledge. Since I came from a village in India which has no high quality education, wiki helped me lot in whenever i was in trouble.
  • Julian Abbott (10:57, 28 May 2010): Wikipedia is an endless fount of information

Section 6Edit

  • Charles P Rock (07:53, 28 May 2010): Kudos to W's values of anticommercialism in knowledge!
  • Thomas Herskovic (01:43, 28 May 2010): Wikipedia is the most important free encyclopedia for the general public.
  • Robert Hott (23:56, 27 May 2010): Use it all the time
  • Polina Litovskaya (14:37, 27 May 2010): Wikipedia...making medical school easier.
  • Philipp Stengele (05:16, 27 May 2010): so fast, so easy, so helpfull. just don't stop. thank you.
  • Sunny Shirazian (00:31, 27 May 2010): Wikipedia is an indispensable repository of mankind's knowledge
  • Arun Kumar (11:51, 25 May 2010): One of the best informative site :). I like it the most
  • Anders Karlsson (07:28, 24 May 2010): let there be knowledge and truth
  • christopher fields (21:38, 23 May 2010): Knowledge can lead to appreciation, and appreciation can lead to peace.
  • Jonathon Brown (09:47, 23 May 2010): What the internet was made for, and so very important and valuable to the human race.
  • oluwakemi abdul (05:42, 23 May 2010): Wikipedia has given me more power with general knowledge. I can look up current and background info on my bberry in a matter of seconds. It's one of the best things that has happened to education.
  • Amirreza Jourabchi (01:23, 23 May 2010): As my financial status get better, I will donate more...
  • Seyed Khashayar Mirbahaeddin (20:33, 22 May 2010): Wikipedia is my big big complementary medical book 24/7/365! Thank you all authors and Thank you Jimmy. Good luck!
  • Anonymous (10:40, 22 May 2010): Wiki is the start of a new world...
  • Nick Coakley (05:58, 22 May 2010): I use the site so much I had to donate!
  • Oleg Dolomanov (20:11, 21 May 2010): Lovely site, nice compendium of knowledge...
  • Anonymous (05:52, 21 May 2010): wiki makes you better in many ways
  • Sanford Felton (22:08, 20 May 2010): Wikipedia is a phenomenal reference for the earth, for the galaxy!
  • Anton Rekounov (19:51, 20 May 2010): a small investment in a lot of knowledge --- Wikipedia 4ever
  • Gabriela Karrer (13:44, 20 May 2010): understanding = peace = love
  • Eqan Asif (02:25, 20 May 2010): No contribution of mine will ever come close to matching the wealth of knowledge that I've received.
  • Nathanael Barbettini (22:53, 19 May 2010): Rarely does a day in my life go by without at least one visit to Wikipedia.
  • RICHARD TURNER (12:22, 19 May 2010): Wikipedia is my friend.
  • Anonymous (18:15, 18 May 2010): If Fox News is attacking you, you must be doing something right!
  • Anonymous (15:03, 18 May 2010): wikipedia: an extension of my conscious mind online
  • Anonymous (03:22, 18 May 2010): Keep up the good work!
  • David L. Kiffer (22:44, 17 May 2010): Thanks for the curious man's (woman's) encyclopedic compilation of knowledge! I often start with something mundane and end up in the roots of WWI - Wiki is addictive!
  • Mario Pezzutto (10:46, 17 May 2010): I grew up with Wikipedia. Without it I guess I would not have come through High School and University as well as I did.
  • James Carmichael (00:57, 17 May 2010): I owe so much knowledge to Wikipedia, I ought to give 100 times more. But this will have to do! Thanks Wiki!
  • Crandal Hardy (08:30, 16 May 2010): I should have done this sooner. This site has been immensely helpful. Wish I could give more.
  • Priyank Chodisetti (23:45, 14 May 2010): I love wikipedia
  • Chris Penn (19:51, 14 May 2010): I use Wikipedia almost daily.. seem only right to support this great resource.
  • Niranjan Katrapelli (23:23, 13 May 2010): I'm very thankfull to Wikipedia for this wonderfull knowledge Center. I wish wikipedia team all the very best!! Keep it going!!
  • Mark Gamble (17:46, 13 May 2010): Wikipedia is flat-out fantastic. Always useful, informative, and (as long as used intelligently) indispensable.
  • Gert Friis Eriksen (07:31, 13 May 2010): Free and open information is essential.
  • Neelesh Singhal (11:09, 12 May 2010): Thanks for making all my high school projects!
  • Sid Harth (00:00, 10 May 2010): Cough-it-up-Buddy, money cant buy you Love.

Section 7Edit

  • Hyuntae Suk (16:21, 13 April 2010): It was Wikipedia that has quenched my thirst of incessant curiosity in the first place. -- In short, thanks to Wikipedia!
  • Akira Morio (07:46, 12 April 2010): Small contribution for minimizing the gap between "value creation" and "money making"
  • Gary Wilkinson (07:57, 11 April 2010): We all should all contribute by offering our money or technical ability to ensure that quality content and open source code can thrive. Without these the web will not survive. It is up to us.
  • Ratana Voan (04:56, 8 April 2010): Wikipedia brings lots of knowledge to all people of the world
  • Ratana Voan (04:47, 8 April 2010): To protect Wikipedia means that knowledge can be shared among people around the world.
  • Anonymous (22:42, 6 April 2010): Wikipedia gave me a new approach to my university education.
  • Patrick Johnson (21:58, 6 April 2010): To build a better world, we must liberate knowledge from those who seek to control it. If we protect it, Wikipedia will change the world.
  • Anonymous (14:19, 6 April 2010): donate to keep it alive
  • Peter Browne (10:44, 5 April 2010): I return to wikipedia time and again; I want to give something back.
  • Paul Wandley (03:28, 5 April 2010): Wikipedia is such an invaluable resource for both academic study and intellectual curiosity. Think of all the great things you've learned here and consider giving something too!
  • Steve Simms (20:34, 3 April 2010): Bravo to Wikipedia (and to Google that serves up the site). A refreshing factual oasis amidst a sea of infomercial bilge...
  • Anonymous (17:49, 3 April 2010): Thanks you Wikipedia for remaining free of advertising, and the influences that would bring!
  • Dr Adamson (11:06, 3 April 2010): This is an awesome resource, to which I am also happy to contribute knowledge
  • Matthew BEWLEY (22:19, 31 March 2010): Possibly the most valuable resource that cuts through all race, creed & religion issues that have plagued mankind since the dawn of time.
  • Daniel Wittig (20:03, 31 March 2010): Truth be our goal!
  • Anonymous (23:49, 29 March 2010): Aging, typically, I became interested in religious matters, I bought my first and only Bible (4 parallel versions). Being naturally suspicious , Wikipedia allows me to evaluate faith for myself .
  • david cohen (02:30, 29 March 2010): what a fine tool, a real important entitity that hopefully one day every person on earth will be able to have free and simple access.
  • Petr Skapa (21:37, 28 March 2010): Just thanks for all the heaps of the information I'm used to source from you. One can't just take, sometimes one has to give to equal the balance. And balance is good.
  • Robert Hiekel (12:01, 28 March 2010): knowledge is owned by everyone
  • Anonymous (05:28, 28 March 2010): An endeavor that obligates us all to function on a higher plane.
  • judson meyers (20:25, 26 March 2010): Just hit me how often I have gotten answers to need to know questions on Wiki. Won't forget to contribute anymore.
  • Anonymous (18:09, 26 March 2010): WIKI IS HELPING MANKIND
  • Han Tacoma (17:33, 26 March 2010): The Encyclopédie, from my heroes of the past. Wikipedia is the closest thing to knowledge for everybody!
  • Anonymous (10:50, 26 March 2010): Wikipedia is the best thing ever. Anyone in the world can share anything they want about any subject. Please Donate...
  • SHIGERU YAMAMOTO (01:56, 26 March 2010): Thank you for the greatest knowledge compilation ever.

Section 8Edit

  • Alfie van den Bos (17:36, 25 March 2010): Knowledge is the strongest bridge between peoples
  • Jasur Koshchanov (14:44, 25 March 2010): I am so glad that wikipedia was created and it is very helpful, thanks.
  • Mr. Brian Duffy (00:00, 25 March 2010): In empowering the world with knowledge, we pave a path for peace and prosperity for our humanity.
  • Anonymous (22:19, 24 March 2010): Where else can you link Boutros Boutros-Ghali to Lil Jon in just six clicks?
  • Anonymous (11:19, 24 March 2010): Freedom is having & implementing a successful plan
  • Ian Breslin (21:11, 23 March 2010): I am a drop in the ocean, but the oceans are made up of droplets
    • Nice. Emijrp 17:07, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • 光平 石田 (12:08, 23 March 2010): I do not have the day when I do not click <a> of WIKIPEDIA.
  • ray paramalingam (03:01, 23 March 2010): this is the least i could do for what wiki has given me
  • Anonymous (22:52, 22 March 2010): PAX !
  • Anonymous (10:55, 22 March 2010): Wikipedia is an exhaustive resource of knowledge; provides wholesome information at your fingertips, about almost anything, in a moments notice. Indispensible. Keep up the good work.
  • Anonymous (09:48, 22 March 2010): This is meant as a small reward for all the easy access to information and knowledge supporting our daily learning. Thank you.
  • Amy Melesi-Boortz (19:54, 21 March 2010): We use This website every single day and cannot imagine life without it.
  • Anonymous (15:02, 21 March 2010): Battons nous pour ce grand espace de savoir et de partage
  • Robindar Batra (12:34, 21 March 2010): I cannot imagine my internet browsing experience being complete without Wikipedia!
  • Ivan Tattoli (01:48, 21 March 2010): Keep up the good work!
  • Joe Reddington (22:54, 20 March 2010): Because every little counts
  • Manojit Ray (13:09, 20 March 2010): A friend in need is a friend indeed
  • Bharatan Konnanath (00:27, 19 March 2010): I promised I would donate as soon as I got a job :)
  • Anonymous (18:19, 18 March 2010): Credo in questo proggetto
  • byron coward (08:59, 18 March 2010): Thanks to Wikipedia, the world has no excuse for ignorance
  • Anonymous (22:31, 16 March 2010): The most meaningful fifty bucks I ever spent.
  • Nathan Badgley (08:36, 16 March 2010): Humanities Past,Present,and Future.........rely on what we know about eachother
  • chuck sticklen (22:20, 15 March 2010): you've probably heard the expression, "pay it forward". I like to suggest "pray it forward" which needs no explanation.
  • Anonymous (20:13, 15 March 2010): The friendship and the love are the things that make the life entertaining, funny and interesting.
  • Kathryn Fonte (22:15, 14 March 2010): As a college student, our son uses Wikipedia on a daily basis. Thank you.
  • Anonymous (06:43, 14 March 2010): I learned alot and I keep learning, thanks Wikipedia
  • Anonymous (04:54, 14 March 2010): It's nice to be a part of the world.
  • Jim Farrell (03:48, 14 March 2010): WikiPedia is worth much more than I can give right now.
  • Vem Sorte (22:09, 13 March 2010): o mundo é meu é seu, é nosso
  • Dennis Olszewski (22:33, 12 March 2010): Just my small contribution to support this excellent online encyclopedia. Can't imagine living without it. Keep up the good work!
  • Matthias Weber (12:44, 12 March 2010): If you use Wikipedia all the time and if you can afford it you should think of donating a bit...
  • Anonymous (10:22, 12 March 2010): you deserve it
  • Steven C Chandler (05:58, 12 March 2010): It's 03.11.10 my B'day. Even I don't have much here's what I can spare on my day--$50.
  • Anonymous (23:20, 11 March 2010): Wikipedia has all the answers!. A go-to site for me. Thanks much
  • Mark Bieschke (19:43, 11 March 2010): Hey people over 30: when we were growing up, could ever get this much information (quickly) for less than $35? No way.
  • khoi nguyen (18:52, 11 March 2010): Knowledge should be free for everyone, and Wikipedia did just that :)
  • Peter Fiorillo (15:32, 11 March 2010): Donate regularly, and remember the information garnered here is a blessing.
  • Dennis McEfee (01:10, 11 March 2010): Wikipedia - One of the best things on the net. -- D. McEfee
  • Anonymous (10:36, 10 March 2010): Everybody will know everything thanks to Wikipedia !
  • Birju Patel (21:33, 9 March 2010): For an incredible resource and the triumph of collective action, here's to the future of knowledge.
  • Anonymous (20:32, 9 March 2010): a little drop in this beautiful growing sea
  • Rose Schreier (16:27, 9 March 2010): Thanks to this site, I'm able to seem much smarter than I am at cocktail parties.
  • Massimo Olivetti (14:03, 9 March 2010): Una piccola donazione per un portale indispensabile alla vita di tutti i giorni
  • Marc O'Sullivan (09:55, 9 March 2010): Wikipedia offers so much in a world tormented by neoclassical equations built on profit maximisation.
  • Abhijith Ananda Thirtha (07:13, 9 March 2010): Well, Thanks for the knowledge you are giving me, I hope to improve the world with it.
  • Dirk Wassenaar (23:14, 8 March 2010): Wiki Is The Knowledge Tree. Grow Knowledge. Wiki!
  • Leo Gertsenshteyn (18:28, 8 March 2010): Wikipedia has become indispensible in my work and at home. How did information workers get their jobs done before?
  • Dany B (06:52, 8 March 2010): wikipdia is always there when you need some info and you can always rely on it
  • Anonymous (04:58, 8 March 2010): Wikipedia was precious to me at uni, and it still is at work. Thanks everyone!
  • Sunit B (16:30, 7 March 2010): I have received from wikipedia - now I give :)
  • Andrew Knepley (11:55, 7 March 2010): Most straightforward source for news on the web
  • Rodrigo Salazar (00:07, 7 March 2010): You are the new Enlightenment
  • Raphael Jubin (18:49, 6 March 2010): Humanity should evolve to a new consciousness level to face today's global challenges. In this Information Age, wikipedia enables that. RJ
  • Maria Cappelli (09:41, 6 March 2010): Grazie a Wikipedia!
  • Mitchell Geller (04:58, 6 March 2010): I don't know how I lived without Wikipedia.
  • Michelle Nilsen (20:21, 5 March 2010): this site is a dream come true!
  • Caleb Nidey (05:50, 5 March 2010): This is more or less a small donation that represents my great satisfaction with the Wikimedia Foundation's work.
  • Anonymous (03:50, 5 March 2010): It`s difficult to remember how I did without it.
  • Al Miller (00:03, 5 March 2010): How many people use this without donating anything? Selfish!
  • Frederick Meshna (16:01, 4 March 2010): Wikipedia is the single most important advancement in my 33 year teaching career. It is priceless. Jimmy Wales is amazing. Keep up the good work. Fred Meshna email fredmeshna@hotmail.com
  • Anton Stropnik (20:39, 2 March 2010): prima Sache, sollte von mehreren unterstützt werden!
  • Eva Porutsenko (21:48, 1 March 2010): Thank you, Wikipedia, for sharing knowledge to the world!
  • Jocelyn Johnson (07:11, 1 March 2010): this IS a revolution ! the good kind.
  • Anonymous (14:53, 28 February 2010): In a world ravaged by Corporate America: at last the voice of American reason!
  • Muhammad Siddiqui (01:03, 28 February 2010): Wikipedia is a part of my daily life work and learning. I dont want to see my world without it.
  • Thomas Jensen (17:56, 27 February 2010): Not much to say but "thank you".
  • Jesse Johns (17:25, 27 February 2010): I haven't found the word yet to describe the excitement I experienced today; while studying in Wikipedia! I am donating to insure I can keep looking for it!!! Thanks!
  • John Finlay (16:00, 27 February 2010): When I need to research some data I eventually resort to Wikipedia.
  • Anonymous (09:44, 26 February 2010): For the freedom of knowledge!
  • Cesar Peña (17:15, 25 February 2010): For all those whom understand that access to information is not a privilege but a way to build a better society.
  • Muthiah Alagappan (09:30, 25 February 2010): Wikipedia is really helping the world by sharing immense knowledge from various sources. Hats off!!!
  • Anonymous (08:27, 25 February 2010): The greatest forward step in the internet industry since the internet was webbed.
  • Andrew Dawson (05:13, 25 February 2010): I love what you have done. This foundation is a great service!!!

Section 9Edit

  • Anonymous (19:01, 24 February 2010): For me, Wikipedia is the go-to place for knowledge on just about anything.
  • Anonymous (18:01, 24 February 2010): I used Wikipedia twice on the bus today on my way to work to answer random questions that popped into my head and was inspired to contribute because I use and appreciate it so much.
  • Mathieu MOLA (17:21, 24 February 2010): Wikipedia vit avec son temps...
  • Anonymous (16:01, 24 February 2010): Awesome initiative to help the world with knowledge. God bless you guys who made this real.
  • camark yang (12:29, 24 February 2010): I have a clue,I come to you.Thanks for the details.
  • Maharamanan Sivalingam (07:34, 24 February 2010): First Thing I do when I reasearch is search Wikipedia
  • Anonymous (21:42, 23 February 2010): I had decided I would not donate to wikipedia because I don't have much money and I use the Internet (different sites) all the time. However, today it saved my day, and gratitude works that way for me
  • Anonymous (19:17, 23 February 2010): This is an invaluable resource; if u use it @ all, u shld pay SOMEthing 4 it. Ask yrself: "If i had 2 pay 4 THIS pc o data, what wld i pay?" 4 a year’s lookups – then give @ lst that much.
  • Ravi Jayachandran (13:54, 23 February 2010): what i am donating is nothing compared to what i get from Wikipedia.
  • Edward Haynes (05:13, 23 February 2010): To each of those that use the information that has been compiled by Wikipedia and made available to us "we need to assure the continued axistent of Wikipedia." Therefore, let us contribute more often.
  • Brad Guzules (02:41, 23 February 2010): ...of the people, by the people, and for the people!
  • Luke Easterbrook (23:37, 22 February 2010): amidst the torrent, wikipedia is there, and free forever.
  • Alan Marcy (09:34, 22 February 2010): "... the Gods, themselves, contend in vain..." but, with Good Cheer ;)
  • Morris Key (16:29, 21 February 2010): ...makes reading most enjoyable.
  • Nikolaj Sheller (13:06, 21 February 2010): Knowledge for all
  • Adam Gerchick (23:47, 19 February 2010): Ten years ago, I would have paid thousands for the information Wikipedia provides.
  • Anonymous (19:34, 19 February 2010): Smile and make a difference
  • Ravi Bansal (17:52, 19 February 2010): Wikipedia has become such an immense pool of information that it has become a site which can be quoted without any requirement for verification. I compare this site to sci-fi movies Dr. Question.
  • Steven Bredemann (16:45, 19 February 2010): What would I do without Wikipedia? Starve for information that"s what.
  • Anonymous (14:17, 19 February 2010): Wikipedia helps mankind.
  • Jaewon Kim (07:53, 19 February 2010): I just found myself using this website everyday. Thank you Wikipedia!
  • Alexander Murashov (22:02, 18 February 2010): Wikipedia makes life better
  • anthony grayson (12:53, 18 February 2010): I'm waiting for the Wikipedia neural implant that allows me to have relevant information on any conversation :-)
  • Dmytro Yurchenko (08:51, 18 February 2010): Information is the most important kind of freedom.
  • James Barclay (07:41, 18 February 2010): My donation may not be on par with Andrew Carnegie or Bill Gates, but I hope it goes far in making knowledge available for the benefit of my fellow man (and woman) to improve on their lives
  • Philip Anderson (19:47, 17 February 2010): A great tool for truth and unity!
  • Nancy Packard (15:59, 17 February 2010): Thank you for a site with information without advertising.
  • Anonymous (02:12, 17 February 2010): Seeking for improvement is the human nature. The founding of Wikipedia reflects and acelerates this fact. Thks for the team!!
  • joseph dorsey (19:48, 16 February 2010): Wikipedia is one of our most valuable world knowledge resources
  • Anonymous (18:23, 16 February 2010): "Truly there is no break in the continuity of unfolding consciousness"
  • alex bills (16:20, 16 February 2010): I love Wikipedia. I am studing Nursing and I use it for biology and chem all the time. It is like having an expert in the room with me.
  • maria beatrice corato (14:39, 16 February 2010): The Investment in Knowledge is Best Gift that We can give to us:)
  • Cole Dillingham (10:22, 16 February 2010): I don't have a lot of money and have never donated to a non-profit organization. But I have acquired so much knowledge from Wikipedia that I must at least give this.

Section 10Edit

  • Anonymous (23:51, 15 February 2010): Just found some useful (academic) entries got updated and improved. It made my day. Thank you for the wonderful idea of a free encyclopedia.
  • Nandakumar Murugan (05:10, 15 February 2010): The articles about Science, Evolution, History and people really impacts the way I perceive the world.
  • Randle Taylor (18:30, 14 February 2010): Happy to help support one of the most useful sites on the web!
  • Anonymous (12:59, 14 February 2010): Wikipedia is amazing. I love how I can be looking up The White Stripes and end up clicking around so much I learn all about sociology. I love you Wikipedia!
  • Andrew Stein (06:02, 14 February 2010): An unsurpassed service/resource in the history of the world. Thanks.
  • Denislav Savkov (14:14, 13 February 2010): One small donation for a man, one giant gain for mankind.
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:53, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Elijah Taylor (03:50, 13 February 2010): We use Wikipedia almost daily. Thank you!
  • Douglas Ingram (22:04, 12 February 2010): Can't believe it! I now take Wikipedia for granted!!
  • Peter Pichler (15:09, 12 February 2010): I have never paid a penny for a commercial encyclopedia, but somehow donating to a free one seems right. The breadth and depth of information it provides is hard to measure in money.
  • Shawn Southard (04:34, 12 February 2010): Thanks for (literally) everything.
  • JOHN BOWEN (02:17, 12 February 2010): The more I use Wikipedia, the more I know what I didn't know.
  • Herbert Rahm (18:44, 11 February 2010): For my kids, Megan and Christine, and my beloved wife, Marylyn. Forever yours, Herb. Wikipedia, has helped me to be a better person. We've got a long way to go. Thanks!
  • Beau Maryniuk (02:48, 11 February 2010): In my mind, Wikipedia is the very essence of the information age.
  • Vinay Sawant (01:25, 11 February 2010): We are amazed with the spirit of all those who contribute so much of knowledge without asking for any rewards. Thanks to your team for sharing this wealth of knowledge with us.
  • Salem Baras (00:08, 11 February 2010): We have to help each other cause we live together (Muslims, Christian and etc)
  • Anonymous (19:55, 10 February 2010): My grades don't show (yet) the amount of information I obstain from here. Thank you Wiki, Technion undergrad student.
  • Amelia Derstine (13:24, 10 February 2010): Because Wikipedia does math too....
  • hem surana (12:21, 10 February 2010): Posterity will remember Jimmy Wales for his invaluable contribution he has made by coming up with the idea of Wikipedia. We may die but wikipedia must live to serve who are in search of more knowledge
  • James Grove (04:46, 10 February 2010): I use Wikipedia far too often to not support it.
  • Suraj Sadasivan Nair (00:22, 10 February 2010): Knowledge is Power, Wiki shares the the power
  • Josephine Cuyugan (19:00, 9 February 2010): For our family, Wikipedia IS an invaluable tool/source of information. Thank you!
  • Mohammed Al Baharnah (06:58, 9 February 2010): Alway my first source of knowledge
  • Joel Dedrick (03:04, 9 February 2010): Here's to Wikipedia, Wikipedians, and the death of ignorance!
  • Anonymous (01:06, 9 February 2010): Joshua Loughran fixed my laptops and would not accept pay. Josh preferred that I donate to Wikipedia instead. Josh - I did!
  • tim parmenter (10:34, 8 February 2010): A true oasis in this Internet quagmire. Keep up the excellent work.
  • Michael Meehan (07:51, 8 February 2010): This is a wonderful service to humanity--Don't ever stop!

Section 11Edit

  • Anonymous (20:01, 7 February 2010): Indespensible
  • Venkata Gannu (19:00, 7 February 2010): common man's knowledge source.
  • Jason Roberts (10:35, 7 February 2010): I'm cash poor, but due to Wikipedia, information rich.
  • Neil Simpson (00:09, 7 February 2010): Wikipedia is an invaluable resource that we who use it must support financially with whatever we can afford.
  • Anonymous (22:27, 6 February 2010): It has given us so much, time to give something back!
  • EJ Stephenson Jr (18:47, 6 February 2010): I can't vacation on the Moon or Mars but I have the Encyclopedia Galatica at my fingertips.
    • Funny. Emijrp 16:49, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Aamir Ali (02:29, 6 February 2010): A well-deserved donation to a site that I use everyday
  • Alan McMillen (18:12, 5 February 2010): Success is maximize when we are all working towards mutual, well understood goals.
  • Stefan Peters (12:45, 5 February 2010): Wissen was mir wert ist...
  • PHYLESHA RESTREPO (09:31, 5 February 2010): I'm happy to contribute at least whatever I can spare monthlly. It is only right to help maintain this source of information shared with the public. Wikipedia is a great idea ! Please help contribute.
  • Jan Alejandro (02:28, 5 February 2010): Wikipedia is one of my favorite online tools for writing my plays and musicals. I listen to NPR and I donate to them. I use Wikipedia, so why shouldn't I donate to the cause as well?
  • Owain Parry (00:49, 5 February 2010): If we are curious about anything our generation demands an instant answer and gets frustrated when we don't find it. Thanks to wikipedia we are rarely frustrated.
  • Cidney Hue (19:21, 4 February 2010): Knowledge liberates.
  • Milos Petricic (09:12, 4 February 2010): Thank you for keeping probably the most important thing for us before everything disappears: KNOWLEDGE FOR EVERYONE, for our children and their children, for all humankind .
  • Anonymous (08:10, 4 February 2010): Acquire Knowledge
  • Stephen Doutt (21:01, 3 February 2010): As always, the fact that Wikipedia exists gives me great hope
  • Mark Thomas Gazel (16:46, 3 February 2010): Wikipedia is the most beautiful example of how user maintained information will change the world.
  • Neel Jadia (07:34, 2 February 2010): It is an wasy for me to access this knowledge pool, i want it to grow so that i can grow along
  • Laura Bartley (05:39, 2 February 2010): Given that it has saved me hundreds of dollars in text books and tens of hours of time, I should at least give this...
  • Michael Gabona (05:13, 2 February 2010): A modern day Encyclopaedia Galactica at its finest
  • Anonymous (02:01, 2 February 2010): The next greatest thing since the internet
  • Daniel Asarnow (10:49, 1 February 2010): Today we all use Wikipedia, but soon we will not fear to cite it as well.
  • Anonymous (01:03, 31 January 2010): Wikipedia is a wonderful gift to humanity - our sincere thanks to it's visionary creators.
  • Anonymous (22:30, 30 January 2010): Of One Essence is the Human Race, Thusly has Creation put the Base. One Limb impacted is sufficient, For all Others to feel the Mace. The Unconcern'd with Others' Plight,Are but Brutes with Human Face
  • Ulf Bauerschaefer (16:58, 30 January 2010): Shield Wikipedia from advertising
  • Sebastian Meznaric (15:23, 30 January 2010): Wikipedia is one of the best open projects out there. Thanks!
  • Chetan Patel (09:07, 30 January 2010): What Wiki gives to the world is much more then what we contribute towards it. I can't imagine a world without Wiki. Let's donate for a noble cause.
  • Joel Miller (08:43, 30 January 2010): It gives so much, it is dishonorable not to give something in return.
  • Anonymous (18:27, 29 January 2010): Thank you for keeping knowledge & opinion free to all
  • René MALKA (11:14, 29 January 2010): Not Forever but for a very .. very .. very long !!

Section 12Edit

  • Ben Miner (05:22, 29 January 2010): I could give $1000 and still not feel like I've given enough
  • Rajvinder Saini (03:17, 29 January 2010): Greatest and Most Useful Website. Ever.
  • Nabil Hireche (21:44, 28 January 2010): One world, one people called Human Being, all together promoting education, knowledge, tolerance, against ignorance and prejudices.
  • Monica Guzman (00:40, 28 January 2010): I think a significant percentage of my knowledge has been provided by Wikipedia surfing.
  • Clifton Follis (23:36, 27 January 2010): Incredibly useful resource; with iPhone 3G S I can find good information on almost anything at any time, almost everywhere I am.
  • Suzan Greeson (23:06, 27 January 2010): Wikipedia's the greatest thing since sliced bread. I use it daily and have told numerous people about it. Great job "Wiki" staff!
  • Madison Groves (21:01, 27 January 2010): Thank you for helping me understand about so many things that I would have never known about
  • Kimberly Arends (19:05, 27 January 2010): Best $20 I've spent in a while.
    •  : ) Emijrp 16:45, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
      • I like this too. Renata3 03:39, 15 September 2010 (UTC)
  • Brandon Spiteri (13:26, 27 January 2010): Learning is only fun when when it is not done to be assessed on.
    • Nice one. Emijrp 16:45, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Franck Mazeyrat (11:43, 27 January 2010): Wikipedia is The great library of Alexandria of our times,many thanks,Jimmy Wales.
  • Anonymous (03:28, 27 January 2010): Thank you for being the most democratic source of information in human history.
  • DENIS ALFEREZ (22:28, 26 January 2010): Used at work, home and pub. Always a good read for any occasion.
    • haha, funny! Renata3 03:39, 15 September 2010 (UTC)
  • Rolf Lee Dixon (21:53, 26 January 2010): For the Love of Knowledge.
  • HAIM DANON (11:07, 26 January 2010): may god be with us on the logic test today... wiki helped me alot, now it's time to give back.... Yours, Ron Liberman, Ori Silberberg, Roy Danon
  • Alec Henken (01:56, 26 January 2010): This was the money I made in tips last night. College would be impossible without you!
  • Anonymous (21:18, 25 January 2010): Googling became a word. Wikiing may be next. The site is that important.
  • Paolo Sacconier (23:36, 24 January 2010): perché Wikipedia resti sempre libera
  • Marco Tognato (14:05, 24 January 2010): The Encyclopedia Britannica is utterly useless in comparison. That's remarkable.
    • No ditching on competitors! Renata3 03:39, 15 September 2010 (UTC)
  • Raja Keldani (09:13, 24 January 2010): Wikipedia is by far the most important contribution to online knowledge.
  • Anonymous (17:55, 23 January 2010): I don't want to be a free-rider.
  • Andrea Solaro (13:37, 23 January 2010): Perché lei c'è sempre e mi aiuta. Buona parte di quello che so lo devo anche a Wikipedia
  • Jesse Ziser (01:50, 23 January 2010): Oops. Forgot my usual Xmas gift to Wikipedia. Well, here then.
  • Poramest Boonsri (01:18, 23 January 2010): Thanks a lot Wiki, The data of some part of my Ph.D paper came from this website.
    • Don't think it would such a great idea to publicize the fact... Renata3 03:39, 15 September 2010 (UTC)
  • Helen Alex (21:02, 22 January 2010): I think that Wikipedia is one of the best tools on the Internet. I don't know what I would do without this great resource.
  • lisa johnson (20:02, 22 January 2010): I would be lost without this website so would my 10 year old daughter
  • Samrat Mondal (03:20, 22 January 2010): Now I can know the basic of anything anytime I need, that makes Wikipedia the best guide for me.
  • Anonymous (02:10, 22 January 2010): I can only afford $35 now but promise to send more later,,,I use Wikipedia nearly every day. Thanks Mr. Wales. I'm a 75 year old late blooming "Geek". Liela J. Newcomb
  • Sunaina Seelam (18:49, 21 January 2010): Thank you for advancing a read-write culture to enable the undiscriminated sharing of knowledge.
  • Øyvind Halskau (16:17, 21 January 2010): Wikipedia - An inoculation against ignorance.
    • Heh. sonia 06:07, 19 August 2010 (UTC)

Section 13Edit

  • Jason Sayler (00:06, 21 January 2010): Even though it is a small donation it will add up! This was left over from a Visa gift card I got for x-mas...imagine how many small amounts left on this type of cards go wasted!!!
  • Stephen Lijek (21:36, 20 January 2010): This is one of the greatest things on the internet. I use it all the time in my work and personal life.
  • Anonymous (18:40, 20 January 2010): proud to be part of the donation tradition since 2004 - tscholars.com
  • Junko Honda (11:12, 20 January 2010): I just want to thank Wiki for all the information you have given us. My work would suck without you.
  • Suhas Walgude (05:09, 20 January 2010): I hardly have some knowledge to contribute; the only thing I can provide is support...
  • Mr. Arjan Snaterse (00:00, 20 January 2010): MediaWiki has helped us enormously in managing our internal knowledgment by using the Wiki software
  • florian darsy (21:37, 19 January 2010): happy to participate to make a better wikipedia
  • David Clarry (16:05, 19 January 2010): I realize I use Wikipedia so often I have an obligation to recognize its value and support its continued presence.
  • Anonymous (13:31, 19 January 2010): Wikipedia is my present, and Our Future ...
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:37, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • william kassed (07:59, 19 January 2010): thank you, you can make this work
  • Anonymous (07:56, 19 January 2010): I'm doing my part for a world; united, unrestricted.
  • Paul Crout (06:08, 19 January 2010): If any one web site/service has served most to prove that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, surely it is wikipedia.
  • George Anagnostopoulos (23:44, 18 January 2010): Veni, Vidi, Wiki.
  • Leonard Szigeti (21:14, 18 January 2010): May this information continue to be free to all.
  • robert buchanan (19:56, 18 January 2010): I couldn't have gotten into uni without wiki, thanks.
  • Philipp Bühler (12:50, 18 January 2010): Wikipedia ist nicht mehr aus meinem Leben wegzudenken!
  • Samuel Mason-Smith (10:57, 18 January 2010): My donation is only a fraction of the value I've got out of Wikipedia so far. Keep up the fantastic work!
  • Boris Mazniker (05:02, 18 January 2010): Thanks! I feel that I receive so much from Wikipedia that I need to give back.
  • Kamil Sadowski (03:01, 18 January 2010): Honored to help cultivate our one mind.
  • Srikanth Bandla (18:39, 17 January 2010): I can't think of any day without opening wikipedia first for any sort of information on any sort of subject.
  • Douglas Green (18:24, 17 January 2010): Thanks for sharing your knowledge.
  • Dmitri Bandiliuc (06:16, 17 January 2010): Every time I need to learn some interesting facts (virtually on any subject) I head to Wikipedia. I'm glad I have a chance to give something back. Thank you!
  • Alexander D'Aloia (05:00, 17 January 2010): It's not perfect, nor indispensible. But useful, and in a sense, democratic. An excellent symbol of the modern age.
  • Anonymous (03:52, 17 January 2010): Wikipedia...your cause is so great...even a cheapo like me wanted to donate. Keep it goin!
  • Terri Purchase (01:14, 17 January 2010): Thank you, Jimmy Wales, for your vision and perseverance. The world needs more commerical-free venues such as Wikipedia. It is one of the "best of the best."
  • xin liu (00:41, 17 January 2010): Thank you for making learning a lot easier!
  • Maurizio Barbato (23:30, 16 January 2010): I easily learnt from Wikipedia what I should have learnt in long and exhausting researches in lots of libraries. I have no words to thank Wikipedia. I owe to it a sizeable part of my knowledge
  • Susheel Puthana (19:18, 16 January 2010): Wiki has made an ocean of knowledge available to everyone that wants to KNOW. We greatly appreciate and thank everyone who makes this possible.
  • Sara Gersen (19:12, 16 January 2010): This is just a portion of the money I would have had to spend on reference materials if not for wiki!
  • Mikołaj Podgórski (18:34, 16 January 2010): You make me wanna learn.
  • Riyan Mynuddin (15:55, 16 January 2010): I learned a lot by reading the materials on this site.
  • Anwarul alvi (13:40, 16 January 2010): Origination of Wikipedia has consolidated the human brain on earth and expanded individuals knowledge.
  • Ajit Gaunekar (10:30, 16 January 2010): True democratization of knowledge as never before!

Section 14Edit

  • Thomas Cordova (05:55, 16 January 2010): I hope that others will join me in protecting this great resource.
  • Vinh To (02:44, 16 January 2010): Thanks for your contribution. Now it's my turn.
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:09, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • RONA JOAN BARTOLINI (02:03, 16 January 2010): Thank you Wikipedia. You have opened my eyes to so many things.
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:09, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Titilopemi Oladosu (23:08, 15 January 2010): Although a relatively poor student, my life would be poorer without this wonderful resource, it is a shame I can never reference it.
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:09, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Aish Ray (20:21, 15 January 2010): I have gotten so much information from wikipedia and I just want to donate
  • Judee Ann Tejero (19:55, 15 January 2010): Thank you wikipedia for enriching people's lives all over the world.
  • Prashant Gopinathan (12:58, 15 January 2010): Knowlege for all.
  • Fernando Ochoa (07:51, 15 January 2010): For all those times when it was too late to ask a professor for help, here is a little back.
  • Anonymous (07:29, 15 January 2010): Wikipedia is one of the true wealths of humanity in the 21st Century.
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:15, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Bryon Reihms (05:33, 15 January 2010): When beauty lies within a grain of sand, that lies within potential gorgeous as your website... Then I thank You, sorry my contribution is not more.
  • Puneet Batra (04:57, 15 January 2010): Please keep sharing knowledge.
  • Anonymous (03:49, 15 January 2010): I've always been thankful to Wikipedia. I finally thank Wikipedia today.
  • Toriano Bailey (23:50, 14 January 2010): Knowledge is power. Without Wikipedia, I would be powerless.
  • Meaghan Carroll (22:53, 14 January 2010): It has helped me learn so many things, and is a vital path to information.
  • Luis Arean (22:03, 14 January 2010): I am a regular user, and very thankful for the existence of Wikipedia. I figured I should contribute something back.
  • George Armhold (18:11, 14 January 2010): Wikipedia is our own Library of Alexandria.
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:15, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Justin Brammall (16:39, 14 January 2010): Wikipedia makes the world a better place to live
  • Maria Xiao (16:06, 14 January 2010): wikipedia is a revolution to knowledge sharing. Let's keep it going !
  • Patrick Thornton (15:05, 14 January 2010): The world's knowledge should be free for all humans. Wikipedia is helping to make that possible
  • Anonymous (13:36, 14 January 2010): my mother loves wiki but does'nt have a credit card, contribution on her behalf keep up the good work
    • Nice example. Emijrp 16:15, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Anonymous (05:08, 14 January 2010): Wikipedia - providing enough information so I don't sound like an idiot. -Eric
  • Ilya Rabich (03:17, 14 January 2010): The sum of all human knowledge, avaliable for free? Very nice.
  • Jeffery Jacobs (20:31, 13 January 2010): wikipedia provides the indispensable service of instant information. i am proud to donate to such a worthy cause.
  • Hans Hindrum (09:13, 13 January 2010): "What gunpowder did for war, wikipedia has done for the mind" (Wendell Phillips quoted)
  • JUSTIN M SHORB (07:47, 13 January 2010): If everyone who used Wikipedia gave just $10... I can do that.

Section 15Edit

  • Vail Henry (00:02, 13 January 2010): Made by, respected by, and drawn upon by the many, Wikipedia is one of the proudest products of our cooperative public intelligence.
  • Martin Jocic (21:26, 12 January 2010): "If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it." /Margaret Fuller
  • Anonymous (21:04, 12 January 2010): Wikipedia is so helpful for entrepeneurial R&D!!!
  • Soumadri Roy Chowdhury (17:55, 12 January 2010): A small donation to Wiki, which made my life rich with information. -Soumadri Roy
  • Aaron Cloward (17:34, 12 January 2010): In sincere and humble gratitude for sharing the gift of knowledge.
  • Anonymous (15:44, 12 January 2010): I believe in all of you :-)
  • Stanley Hardage (05:01, 12 January 2010): I am so grateful for Wikipedia. I use it for my classroom daily.
  • Jamal Muthana (02:58, 12 January 2010): Thank you very much for this everyday priceless gift.
  • Michelle Patt (00:34, 12 January 2010): It's so refreshing, almost relieving to have a site to go to for information on just about anything that isn't biased toward the interests of some commercial entity. Thank you.
  • Richard Stelling (00:45, 11 January 2010): This is a social and academic obligation

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  • Thomas Bruszauskas (11:16, 15 January 2010): Wikipedia macht Wissen demokratisch. Vielen Dank!
  • Anke Reichert (17:17, 14 January 2010): www.plueschtier-kaufhaus.de nutzt Wikipedia regelmäßig für Recherchen, vielen Dank.
  • Helena Reinhardt (13:57, 15 January 2010): Wenn schon spenden, dann hierfür.
  • manuel lauter (07:20, 15 August 2010): sehr lässiges projekt, weiter so und danke!
  • Detlef Lange (17:22, 2 August 2010): Friede Deinem Herzen.
  • Katrin Nolte (07:06, 8 July 2010): Immer noch überkommt mich von Zeit zu Zeit ein großes Staunen, dass es so etwas wie das Internet gibt und der Zugang zu Wissen ständig möglich ist, wie z.B. über die geniale Wikipedia!!
  • Ulrich Dickmann (18:59, 28 June 2010): Einerseits zerreißt es unsere Welt immer wieder in und durch Konflikte. Andererseits bin ich überzeugt von den einigenden und verbindenden Kräften unseres menschseins. frieden trotz unterschied
  • Pia Heppner (23:51, 6 June 2010): Logik und Kreativität sind die Bausteine des Wissens
  • Micha Werner (21:11, 4 June 2010): Für schulische Recherche mittlerweile für mich unverzichtbar. Vielen Dank an die vielen Autoren, die auch die hohe Qualität sicherstellen!
  • Bernd Diederich (18:29, 4 June 2010): Jeder der öfter Wikipedia nutzt,sollte wenigstens im Wert von einem Pfund/Euro/Dollar/Franken spenden.Das sollte es uns Wert sein,das nahezu gesamte Wissen der Menschheit festzuhalten und abrufen zu k
  • Anonymous (20:42, 13 April 2010): Edel sei der Mensch - hilfreich und gut
  • Claudia Betzeler (23:07, 24 March 2010): Klasse, hier findet man auch Infos zu Themen, die sonst kaum oder gar nicht zu finden sind!
  • Anonymous (14:47, 14 March 2010): Positiv denken, positiv fühlen, positiv handeln
  • Dirk Werner (17:34, 9 March 2010): Sie haben es verdient.
  • Anonymous (17:36, 8 March 2010): Wikipedia bereichert die Zugriffsmöglichkeiten auf das "Weltwissen" außerordentlich. Danke an den Gründer und alle Teilnehmer!
  • Klaus ZINSER (21:58, 7 March 2010): Eine der besten Investitionen in die globale Chancengleichheit
  • Sven Deutschmann (19:43, 6 March 2010): Geschehnisse beeinflussen uns und unsere Gedanken, aber wechselseitig kann ein Gedanke, ist er ersteinmal als solcher "geschaffen", die Geschehnisse beeinflussen.Das ist die Chance der Menschheit.
  • Anonymous (21:57, 23 February 2010): Fragen sind nur Antworten, nach denen noch niemand gesucht hat.
  • Axel Stach (07:34, 21 February 2010): Die Welt ist ein bisschen besser zu verstehen - dank Wikipedia!
  • Silvio Michalk (20:27, 17 February 2010): Es ist zwar nur ein kleiner Beitrag aber " Kleinvieh macht auch Mist" ;-)
  • Peter Wieland (00:58, 30 January 2010): Den größten Feind auf Erden können wir nicht mit Waffen schlagen: Halbwissen
  • Peter Karnotzki (14:25, 28 January 2010): Der Wikipedia Dienst hat mir schon oft geholfen mir schnell einen Überblick zu den unterschiedlichsten Themen zu verschaffen.
  • Svenja Hoepfner (23:13, 23 January 2010): Jeden Tag kann man auf Wikipedia etwas neues lernen, das ist es wert, dass wir alle unseren Beitrag leisten, so wie ein jeder es kann.
  • Anonymous (21:21, 20 January 2010): Wissen von allen für alle
  • Erik Schaffernicht (16:27, 15 January 2010): Immer wieder dankbar für schnell verfügbare Information aus mir fremden wissenschaftlichen Bereichen :) -- Erik
  • wolfgang hamp (09:51, 14 January 2010): wunderbares basisdemokratisches Projekt
  • Uwe Eberspächer (19:48, 13 January 2010): Gemeinsam sind wir stark
  • Walter Wohlgemuth (05:57, 13 January 2010): Wikipedia macht schlau!
  • Bernd Meckelmann (20:34, 12 January 2010): Danke für das unerschöpfliche Lexikon
  • Michael Tix (18:31, 12 January 2010): Bücher sind klasse - Internet ist super - per WLAN und Flatrate mit dem Schöpfer der Welt zu reden - - man nennt das "Beten" und IHN "Jesus Christus" - - - ÜBERLEBENSWICHTIG ! ! !
  • Matthias Giger (21:44, 11 January 2010): Einfach genial...danke! Benutze Wikipedia täglich.
  • Oliver Lackorn ([//wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Special:ContributionHistory?
  • Till Kleinert (13:37, 11 January 2010): Wissen, ist wissen, wo es steht! Danke sagt iTanum.

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  • Anaid Pérez (04:01, 14 January 2010): Esta fue la primera enciclopedia donde encontré Astro Boy.
  • Victor Fernandez Lozano (18:51, 15 August 2010): Si entendemos el conocimiento no como un conjunto de verdades universales sino como una diversidad de postulados nacidos del conjunto de la humanidad, este proyecto es una consecuencia l
  • Alvaro Novo Perez (20:32, 31 July 2010): Por un mundo de libre conocimiento, construido entre todos y para todos.
  • Ernesto Mantilla (17:46, 20 July 2010): Aguante Wikipedia Chabooooon Que la informacion sea de la humanidad!!
  • Sergio FERNANDEZ-PEÑA MOSQUERA (23:29, 8 July 2010): Me satisface donar a quienes ofrecen su esfuerzo gratuito, y piratear a quienes exigen más de lo que merecen
  • Pedro Ricoy Huerta (18:28, 7 July 2010): Me gusta esta pagina ....
  • Ruben Infante (02:39, 30 June 2010): Por todo lo que me ha ayudado
  • Saúl Bordes Sánchez (14:26, 16 June 2010): Wikipedia es el referente por excelencia de informacion y fuente de conocimiento, le debemos mucho a este proyecto no lucrativo.
  • Desiree González (21:29, 11 June 2010): Wikipedia, otro ejemplo de altruísmo, las ansias de aportar de las gentes ... bueno siempre el dinero por medio, pero en fin, las reglas del "juego" social las inventaron otros, no? :-)
  • antonio j macias jimenez (02:00, 10 June 2010): la cultura nos hará libres.
  • Anonymous (12:48, 21 May 2010): Seguid con vuestra filosofía
  • Anonymous (16:45, 17 May 2010): Considerate la vostra semenza:fatti non foste a viver come bruti, ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza.
  • Anonymous (02:16, 14 May 2010): El conocimiento es todo.
  • Gregorio Troncoso (15:04, 28 March 2010): Wikipedia siempre me ayudo en la escuela, se que no es mucho dinero pero espero que sirva.
  • augusto sánchez pérez (10:06, 11 March 2010): salud y libertad
  • Tomas Ugalde (15:40, 8 March 2010): unamonos todos , por esta bella causa, asi formaremos una fran familia , que dios bendiga a todos los seres humanos que contribuyan de cualquier manera , gracias . soy Tomas Ugalde y vivo en USA.
  • Miguel Conde (21:38, 1 March 2010): Un gran proyecto
  • JORGE LAMADRID GUERRERO (18:56, 11 February 2010): MINIMA ENERGIA y MAXIMA ENTROPIA -gracias Wiki
  • María Del Pilar Gorricho del Castillo (18:40, 4 February 2010): No sé muy bien a que viene ese empeño de mis padres en que fuese alguien en la vida. Todo lo que ansiaba era ser Yo.
  • Pedro Gonzalo (20:39, 29 January 2010): Hay que financiar las ideas como Wikipedia, no a los bancos
  • Mario Alberto Palos Campillo (01:53, 24 January 2010): Wikipedia noes solo información, es un poco de cada uno de nosotros. Gracias
    • Brilliant. Emijrp 16:45, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Fernando Gutierrez (19:44, 23 January 2010): No importa si el universo fue creado por una "voluntad divina" o la de la propia naturaleza, tenemos el privilegio de estar aquí y ahora, haz algo por tu bienestar y por el de los demás.
  • Khalid Dahbi (16:59, 15 January 2010): El conocimiento debe llegar a todos.
  • Anonymous (15:38, 15 January 2010): Mi pequeña pero sincera aportación a un proyecto que se merece la colaboración de todos
    • Nice. Emijrp 16:09, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • ANTONIO RIVAS PADILLA (15:08, 12 January 2010): CONSIDERO QUE EL VERDADERO ALTRUISMO ES EL DE COMPARTIR LOS CONOCIMIENTOS..Y WIKIPEDIA ES EL INSTRUMENTI IDEAL PARA PERENIZAR ESTOS INTERCAMBIOS
  • salvador galvan (04:35, 12 January 2010): Hola des de mexico es una pequeña aportasion pero lo ago con mucho gusto espero aportar mas en el futuro sigan asi
  • Oscar Altuve (15:26, 4 April 2010): Un saludo desde Barquisimeto, todos leemos Wikipedia

fr - French (français)Edit

  • Benoît DELVAUX (21:01, 15 January 2010): Pour tous les services rendus...
  • Anonymous (17:28, 13 April 2010): veuillez excuser les coups de fatigue
  • Issam Saby (17:00, 1 March 2010): merci tout simplement !
  • Roger MBOUTCHOUANG (07:40, 26 February 2010): Afin que le savoir libre continue de se propager dans le monde
  • Anonymous (23:15, 23 February 2010): Savoir pour prévoir, afin de pouvoir. Auguste Comte
  • Anonymous (17:28, 20 February 2010): Les fondements de Wikipedia me semble tellement évident que je me demande pourquoi ils ne sont pas plus appliqués? L'entraide et le partage du savoir devrait être chose commune.
  • Jean Francois Le Guen (10:40, 31 January 2010): Merci d'avoir organisé cette forme du partage du savoir, au point de la faire aimer par tous ses utilisateurs.
  • bruno mercier (10:15, 30 January 2010): La voie de la connaissance, seule sauvegarde de l'humanité.
  • Anonymous (01:39, 25 January 2010): J'ai fait beaucoup de recherches en histoire, rapidement, grâce à Wikipedia; ce n'est pas complet, mais cela fournit de bonnes pistes. Il est normal que je fasse un don!
  • Jean-François Laloux (09:43, 19 January 2010): Merci pour tous les projets que Wikipedia m'a aidé à réaliser!
  • Francis Bergeron (03:44, 19 January 2010): Que wikipédia soit éternel et en constante croissance

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  • Marco Vecchi (09:08, 11 August 2010): MANTENIAMO WIKI LIBERA DAI GRUPPI DI POTERE!!!
  • Giuseppe Cuoco (20:33, 10 August 2010): Ho smesso di consultare le mie varie enciclopedie cartacee. Mi chiederete: "Perch
  • Gabriele Arena (22:04, 4 August 2010): Bona sira...prima di tuttu mi voddiu prisintari...e scusatimi se nsaccio scriviri giustu. iu sugnu di Paterno` provincia di catania.
  • Marco Fontana (18:59, 26 July 2010): la libera cicolazione di idee in senso orizzontale dal "basso" permette società più eque e democratiche,grazie Wiki
  • Claudio Spallone (18:06, 16 July 2010): Sono uno studente di infermieristica e non esagero dicendo che se ho ottenuto determinati risultati nell'ambito universitario e non solo è anche grazie a Wikipedia.
  • Andrea Di Iorio (15:18, 22 May 2010): Se tu hai una mela, e io ho una mela, e ce le scambiamo, allora tu ed io abbiamo sempre una mela per uno. Ma se tu hai un'idea, ed io ho un'idea, e ce le scambiamo, allora abbiamo entrambi due idee.
  • Anonymous (13:42, 25 March 2010): La conoscenza è una risorsa incrementabile
  • Mario Battilotti (10:00, 28 February 2010): ugualianza solidarietà fratellanza
  • Anonymous (08:23, 3 February 2010): questa donazione è il regalo di natale(ritardato x mancanza di fondi) x mio nipote gabriele
  • Marco Bariselli (14:36, 30 January 2010): La uso spesso, quindi è giusto pagare per quello che ricevo.
  • Fabio Argnani (08:42, 27 January 2010): La conoscenza è il cibo dell'anima!
  • Aurelio Bertolino (10:45, 25 January 2010): Libertà
  • Pietro Dentella (15:41, 21 January 2010): Fate un lavoro molto importante! Grazie mille!
  • Anonymous (08:05, 21 January 2010): Wikipedia? Uno strumento indispensabile!
  • bruno cavallaro (19:13, 18 January 2010): Ringrazio Jimmy Wales: davvero anche per me Wikipedia è diventata indispensabile. E' come trovare un amico, quando navigo in Rete. L'incendio della Biblioteca di Alessandria è stato riscattato!
  • Samuel Biancucci (16:47, 15 January 2010): La uso quotidianamente... veramente unica! Donare anche pochi euro è un obbligo morale!!!
  • Luca Mazzoni (17:55, 14 January 2010): "l'enciclopedia del 3° millennio"
  • Niccolò Olivo (17:43, 12 January 2010): ...Wikipedia libera per sempre dalla pubblicità...
  • Paola Eleonora Raschellà (09:21, 11 January 2010): Sì, Wikipedia per sempre! Grazie!!!
  • EMIDIO ARMILI (21:36, 20 February 2010): STOP A TUTTE LE GUERRE

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pt - Portuguese (português)Edit

  • MariaCelina Bodin de Moraes (13:28, 16 August 2010): Quero doar para manter a Wikipedia livre e substanciosa, tal como é.
  • maria da graça gambaro da silva deogado (22:12, 29 July 2010): eu minha familha ajudamos a proteger o mundo
  • Luiz Antonio Berto (11:22, 29 July 2010): A construção coletiva do conhecimento é um salto quântico para a Humanidade.
  • Marcelo Miranda (12:05, 31 May 2010): Nada resiste ao trabalho!
  • Vasco Cortez (11:16, 7 April 2010): A Wikipédia trouxe a uma grande inovação ao mundo: a democratização do acesso ao conhecimento e um espírito solidário de comunhão com um objectivo comum. Mais revolucionário não poderia ser!
  • Danilo golveia (06:34, 12 March 2010): Amigo é Amigo, filho da puta é filho da puta.
  • Guilherme Simões (23:15, 23 January 2010): Obrigado.
  • Rafael Zarapico Arias (09:42, 16 January 2010): Paciencia, humildad y trabajo duro para seguir forjando esta puerta al futuro.
  • Pedro Santos (16:07, 2 February 2010): Wikipedia, definitivamente é algo a que vale a pena doar!

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