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This page provides a quick and dirty "dump" of testimonials users have found in the English donation log.

Original dump (complete version).

An edited version exists which has low value entries removed and is intended to distil the dump down to useful entries that may make good banners. Please help with that effort.

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
  • MariaCelina Bodin de Moraes (13:28, 16 August 2010): Quero doar para manter a Wikipedia livre e substanciosa, tal como é.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • w fairchild (14:43, 15 August 2010): Wikipedia is a magic carpet
  • manuel lauter (07:20, 15 August 2010): sehr lässiges projekt, weiter so und danke!
  • Eduardo Sorribas (05:26, 15 August 2010): Thanks.
  • 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
  • ALAN HODGES (13:40, 14 August 2010): Please include Condaleezza Rice on your "notable Fieldmarshals" list. She is the most brilliant mind on the planet.
  • SCOTT MILLER (02:16, 14 August 2010): You guys rock! Thanks for all the info!
  • Alexandr Devterov (11:29, 13 August 2010): Thank you!
  • 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.
  • Luz Stella Silva (20:42, 12 August 2010): The prophet Muhammad(peace be upon him) said "The seeking of knowlwdge is obligatory for every Muslim" - Al Tirmidhi, Hadith 74 lets empower the week and eradicate poverty with Knowledge.
  • 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 Claus (18:59, 11 August 2010): The recent survey frightened me into this with mention of ads and commercial interests!
  • Peter Maggs (16:34, 11 August 2010): Information is invaluable.
    • Very good. Emijrp 16:01, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
  • wayne lenhares (14:03, 11 August 2010): Try gentle.
  • SHOVAN DAS (13:14, 11 August 2010): indispensible
  • Marco Vecchi (09:08, 11 August 2010): MANTENIAMO WIKI LIBERA DAI GRUPPI DI POTERE!!!
  • 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!
  • Giuseppe Cuoco (20:33, 10 August 2010): Ho smesso di consultare le mie varie enciclopedie cartacee. Mi chiederete: "Perch
  • 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 knwoledge.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 usefull resource.
  • Kate Harrison (07:06, 10 August 2010): Thanks Wikipedia
  • 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)
  • Lim Yoke Kuang (16:06, 8 August 2010): Thank you, Wikipedia !!
  • Natalie Sullaway (00:57, 8 August 2010): Keep information free.
  • Karen Zink (17:07, 7 August 2010): Why not. It's awesome.
  • 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.
  • Danielle Duggan (16:18, 5 August 2010): For Mr. Goodwin's brilliant letter to David Larson.
  • Peter Kolev (09:30, 5 August 2010): So much knowledge in one easily accessible place; it is intellectually stimulating
  • 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.
  • Rodney Wyrosdick (21:45, 4 August 2010): This Donation is for the telling the FBI to "kiss-off" about their seal!
  • 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.
  • Aaron Halfaker (00:00, 3 August 2010): Thanks to Stevage. For Science!
  • Richard Westberg (00:00, 3 August 2010): A small straw to the ant hill
  • Ronald Elling (00:00, 3 August 2010): Still waiting on a monthly banking or credit card deduction option.
  • 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.
  • Detlef Lange (17:22, 2 August 2010): Friede Deinem Herzen.
  • 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
  • Massimo Nardotto (04:26, 1 August 2010): ANONYMES CONTRIBUTRIBUTORS TO ME ONE BY ONE ELIVE OR DEATHS
  • Percy Woodson (22:56, 31 July 2010): thanks for what you do
  • Alvaro Novo Perez (20:32, 31 July 2010): Por un mundo de libre conocimiento, construido entre todos y para todos.
  • 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!
  • Ricardo Rodrigues (20:54, 30 July 2010): Wikipedia; on par with he HLC and the IST as one of the greatest efforts to propel humanity into a brighter future
  • 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.
  • maria da graça gambaro da silva deogado (22:12, 29 July 2010): eu minha familha ajudamos a proteger o mundo
  • Anonymous (17:48, 29 July 2010): John 8:32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. Matthew 7:8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
  • Jordan Hare (15:39, 29 July 2010): Essential for the further development of human thought.
  • Luiz Antonio Berto (11:22, 29 July 2010): A construção coletiva do conhecimento é um salto quântico para a Humanidade.
  • 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
  • Dmitry Konyaev (11:34, 28 July 2010): Thanks.
  • igor daniel vieira rodriguez (00:04, 27 July 2010): Keeping knowledge accessible to everyone is essential for a better world
  • 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
  • Anonymous (17:01, 26 July 2010): Heard Susan Gardner's 7/23/10 presentation on CBC Ideas. Very stimulating; very inspiring!
  • Konstantin Arestov (10:20, 26 July 2010): Wikipedia is a profit organisation - by providing the framework to the community you benefit from the human knowledge generated inside and from the positive effect that many others benefit as well.
  • 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.
  • Anonymous (14:45, 22 July 2010): Thank you Wiki
  • Ma Xuanlong (11:22, 22 July 2010): Just hope WIKI forever! --from?Chinese
  • Matteo Palladino (10:33, 22 July 2010): for an even better world :)
    • Simple statement that would work well as a banner. sonia 05:40, 19 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Christian Hunter (09:56, 21 July 2010): Thanks to the founder, employees, and contributors for this invaluable resource.
  • 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 dummy 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
  • Ernesto Mantilla (17:46, 20 July 2010): Aguante Wikipedia Chabooooon Que la informacion sea de la humanidad!!
  • Caleb Nidey (06:10, 20 July 2010): I love this site.
  • Mr. Leon David Michaud (00:00, 20 July 2010): Thanks for a great job Wiki.
  • william schneider (21:42, 19 July 2010): Just infinity inthepalm of a hand and eternity in an hour. I think its like sometimes making a mountain out of a molehill
  • kyle grider (01:21, 19 July 2010): on one is perfect but this site is a step in the right direction
  • 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.
  • Mario Triunfo (18:04, 17 July 2010): NO SPONSOR IN WIKIPEDIA!!! WIKIPEDIA MUST BE FREE, FOREVER!
  • Marilyn Stalzer (12:57, 17 July 2010): ignorance can be a choice...
  • 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.
  • Karthik Narayanan (12:44, 16 July 2010): Wikipedia has helped me lots. Its time I give it 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 meager and long overdue contribution.
    • And this one is good too, as is the one below. sonia 05:40, 19 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Jayson Levy (15:58, 12 July 2010): As a small business that relies on teamwork, we find Wikipedia's content helpful, and concept inspiring.
  • Hua Chung (11:46, 12 July 2010): I am making this donation in the name of Kul "The Winner" Wadhwa. I was foolish enough to bet against him last night, silly me.
  • Steven Millard (02:06, 12 July 2010): Wikipedia ... an amazing idea, an amazing implementation!
  • Deborah Dozier (00:57, 11 July 2010): I am hooked, please keep Wikipedia going.
  • Chloe Glynn (19:57, 10 July 2010): I <3 Wikipedia
  • 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
  • Frantisek Kolinsky (22:41, 8 July 2010): God save Wikipedia against google and co from Izrael
  • 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.
  • 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!!
  • 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...
  • Pedro Ricoy Huerta (18:28, 7 July 2010): Me gusta esta pagina ....
  • Megan Hernandez (16:23, 7 July 2010): From the tip jar to kick off a new fiscal year :)
  • Anton Konnoff (00:42, 7 July 2010): Do on to others as you want done to you.
  • Vinay Shah (18:07, 6 July 2010): Gift from the UB gang - Gaurav/Niki/Joy/Jayesh/Sheetal/Charles/Varsha/Amol/Saloni/Vivek/Deepti/Payal/Vinay
  • Bibhas Biniwale (10:46, 6 July 2010): Thanks for keeping it free!
  • roland roland moreno (09:37, 6 July 2010): Jimmy Wales derserves a (big) Nobel prize
  • 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 steeling.
  • Christian Fochler (08:24, 5 July 2010): Wikipedia is the Web site I visit most often. Thank you for your work.
  • Patti DeLoreto (00:03, 5 July 2010): Donated in honor of Conrad Schmidt's birthday.

Section 4Edit

  • ILIA Oujakov (04:39, 4 July 2010): Wiki simplifies Internet.
  • 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): Goggle 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.
  • Maria Teresa Marcet Margarit (10:27, 30 June 2010): Great job!!
  • Ruben Infante (02:39, 30 June 2010): Por todo lo que me ha ayudado
  • 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!
  • Hubert Espinoza (20:04, 29 June 2010): Hoy por ti, mañana por mi... Today for you, Tomorrow for me... ????? ?? ???? ??????? ??... ???? ?????, ??? ??????... Heute für Sie, morgen für mich... Aujourd'hui, pour vous, demain pour moi...
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Adrian Mihailescu (11:47, 28 June 2010): thank you
  • 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!
  • 誠二 近藤 (14:05, 22 June 2010): Thanks for great helpful information provided.
  • Tony Watson (11:34, 22 June 2010): Keep me informed!
  • 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 knowlege 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.
  • Donald Griffith (15:56, 18 June 2010): Why can't we all just get along?
  • PG HJH MARIA TAJUDDIN (08:33, 18 June 2010): I could not find much details on Brunei Darussalam on Wikipedia - can you shed some light into this
  • 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!
  • Anthony Cassidy (08:47, 17 June 2010): Donated at the request of my father. Hugs to dad.
  • Donald Schenk (18:57, 16 June 2010): You just saved me a terrible head ache, my wife was going to the DirectBuy.Com store for her "free" membership!
  • Anonymous (17:36, 16 June 2010): Great educations on earth for human life.
  • 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.
  • Anonymous (07:44, 16 June 2010): lublu wiki
  • GAURAV MAROO (06:51, 16 June 2010): wikipedia is a face of unified humanity

Section 5Edit

  • Marilyn O'Brien (02:05, 16 June 2010): I am loooking for a lawyer who would help me in Madison, Wisconsin with an old case that has never been resolved because of unscrupulous supervisors and sleazy attorneys. It was wrongful termination
  • 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
  • Dariusz Mejer (03:05, 14 June 2010): dlaczego nie tylko ja
  • 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
  • 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? :-)
  • 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
  • antonio j macias jimenez (02:00, 10 June 2010): la cultura nos hará libres.
  • 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
  • Dorin Claici (17:37, 7 June 2010): We make our own future, only we are not sure of it
  • 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
  • Anonymous (03:33, 7 June 2010): In honor of Josh Greene's Bar Mitzvah
  • Pia Heppner (23:51, 6 June 2010): Logik und Kreativität sind die Bausteine des Wissens.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • Anonymous (01:27, 4 June 2010): THANK YOU!
  • 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.
  • Anonymous (13:28, 2 June 2010): A small donation from SegaBuddy.Com for you to continue sharing the knowledge to mankind!
  • 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!
  • Valerie Whittington (16:55, 1 June 2010): whatever, be ready for the Jesus Christs return
  • Anonymous (14:24, 1 June 2010): I would give more but I don't want my money going to pay your legal fines and fees resulting from hosting illegal images.
  • Beatrice Cervantes (06:04, 1 June 2010): I was very fortunate to meet her backstage in 1955, in Los Angeles, California. I was a senior in high school. I still get goosebumps when I listen to her sing. Incredible woman.
  • david brodsky (01:22, 1 June 2010): wikipedia rules!! saved my grades more than once!!
  • Marcelo Miranda (12:05, 31 May 2010): Nada resiste ao trabalho!
  • Max thomasberger (09:44, 31 May 2010): you rock!
  • 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.
    • There we go- an awesome testimonial. sonia 05:48, 19 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Dawid Deszcz (15:34, 28 May 2010): Happy birthday Dawid
  • 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.
  • Oleg Ligay (00:19, 28 May 2010): PEACE!!!!!!!!!!!;)
  • 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
  • Anonymous (15:11, 26 May 2010): Thank you
  • Arun Kumar (11:51, 25 May 2010): One of the best informative site :). I like it the most
  • Guillaume Riflet (20:20, 24 May 2010): I wanted to pay what was fair to my friends but they were mean and wouldn't let me. So, instead, I donate the same amount to the Wikipedia foundation.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Vassilis Klissouras (12:49, 22 May 2010): If you don't want to have to pay, donate.
    • This is quite a good point. A bit brusque, but it works. sonia 05:43, 19 August 2010 (UTC)
  • 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 (12:48, 21 May 2010): Seguid con vuestra filosofía
  • 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 well ever come close to matching the wealth of knowledge that I've received.
    • Excellent. sonia 05:43, 19 August 2010 (UTC)
  • 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 (08:48, 19 May 2010): Norbert Sandoval amateur boxing champion Pasadena Crown City stables.managed by Canto Robledo, Trained by Eddie
  • Keegan Peterzell (04:01, 19 May 2010): For MZMcBride
  • 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!
  • Anonymous (19:45, 17 May 2010): Nice work for a nicer world. Will done more in future.
  • Anonymous (16:45, 17 May 2010): Considerate la vostra semenza:fatti non foste a viver come bruti, ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza.
  • 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!
  • Rory Sparshott (20:51, 16 May 2010): Could more advertisement of the quite excellent Wikiversity site be made? It is an excellent idea.
  • Crandal Hardy (08:30, 16 May 2010): I should have done this sooner. This site has been immensely helpful. Wish I could give more.
  • Dmitry Shulyukin (07:43, 15 May 2010): JUST TO SHOW THAT YOUR SCREWING UP OF THE ENGLISH VERSION AIN'T WORTH 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.
  • Sandeep George (17:04, 14 May 2010): via Matthew Hoffberg. Love the Whole World !
  • Eric Schloesser (08:30, 14 May 2010): Wikipedia gives the world transparacy and internet would not be the same without it
  • Anonymous (02:16, 14 May 2010): El conocimiento es todo.
  • 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): Frre and open information is essential
  • Neelesh Singhal (11:09, 12 May 2010): Thanks for making all my high school projects!
  • Oksana Petrovic (06:39, 12 May 2010): Thanks Wikipedia!
  • Sid Harth (00:00, 10 May 2010): Cough-it-up-Buddy, money cant buy you Love.

Section 7Edit

  • Anonymous (20:42, 13 April 2010): Edel sei der Mensch - hilfreich und gut
  • Anonymous (17:28, 13 April 2010): veuillez excuser les coups de fatigue
  • 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! ????!
  • Anonymous (22:38, 12 April 2010): Thank you 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 (04:24, 8 April 2010): just thank you
  • Nuala Wilmanski (13:12, 7 April 2010): Charles and Nuala Wilmanski - appreciate your work
  • 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!
  • Anonymous (22:42, 6 April 2010): Wikipedia gave me a new approach to my universitary 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
  • Anonymous (21:58, 5 April 2010): I'm linking here from Serious Science on FaceBook. You should have a monthly deduction option for credit card or bank account!
  • 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!
  • Anonymous (19:23, 4 April 2010): This website's awesome.
  • Oscar Altuve (15:26, 4 April 2010): Un saludo desde Barquisimeto, todos leemos Wikipedia
  • Anonymous (13:55, 4 April 2010): Thank you. I love Wikipedia!!!!
  • Owen Lovejoy (11:10, 4 April 2010): thank you wikipedia
  • 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!
  • Derrick Durrell (15:12, 3 April 2010): When will Wikipedia get on HDTV as a Internet Connectable?
  • 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!
  • Ms. Celia Brown (00:00, 30 March 2010): In vino, veritas - in chaos, order!
  • 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 .
  • ole becker (20:26, 29 March 2010): W=wichtig I=informativ K=kommunikativ I=interessant -danke WIKI!
  • Juras Grincevicius (10:04, 29 March 2010): Thanks
  • 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.
  • Gregorio Troncoso (15:04, 28 March 2010): Wikipedia siempre me ayudo en la escuela, se que no es mucho dinero pero espero que sirva.
  • 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.
  • Anonymous (22:46, 27 March 2010): the best encyclopedia
  • Anonymous (14:56, 27 March 2010): Tack så mycket.
  • Joyce Crump (03:44, 27 March 2010): I thank youall for having this great knowledge to learn about the past make and the future of all In GOD WE TRUST WORD WORLD WORK EDUCATIONS STOP STEALING BUILD ALL OF GOD CHILDREN I,
  • 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.
  • TOM CORBETT (19:48, 26 March 2010): I wish I could afford to donate more
  • 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!
  • Mansour Hajjar (16:46, 26 March 2010): without knowledge sharing human beings wouldn't make past stone age
  • 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.
  • Alessandro Romboni (00:46, 26 March 2010): grazie
  • La Dhana Brown (22:37, 25 March 2010): forewer
  • Thomas Hume (18:16, 25 March 2010): Wikipedia usurps Dictionary.com. G*d bless file-sharing & the information overload age.

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