My Favorite Quotes
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 Richard Stallman - “If programmers deserve to be rewarded for creating innovative programs, by the same token they deserve to be punished if they restrict the use of these programs.”
 Richard Stallman - “Whether gods exist or not, there is no way to get absolute certainty about ethics. Without absolute certainty, what do we do We do the best we can.”
 Richard Stallman - “All governments should be pressured to correct their abuses of human rights.”
 Richard Stallman - “Value your freedom or you will lose it, teaches history. 'Don't bother us with politics', respond those who don't want to learn.”
 Richard Stallman - “Anything that prevents you from being friendly, a good neighbour, is a terror tactic.”
 Richard Stallman - “The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors' works have survived even in part.”
 Bob Stallman - “Farm Bureau remains committed to achieving significant progress in market access. Opening markets is the only way to achieve real trade liberalization. We further oppose any effort to single out cotton on domestic supports. Instead, cotton must be treated in the same realm and timeframe as all other commodities.”
 Richard Stallman - “The desire to be rewarded for one's creativity does not justify depriving the world in general of all or part of that creativity.”
 Bob Stallman - “Most of that increase they note is due to high world oil prices. The same study reflects that ethanol affects prices by just a few pennies.”
 Richard Stallman - “The world has sprung very nasty threats on us and our software.”
 Richard Stallman - “There is nothing wrong with wanting pay for work, or seeking to maximize one's income, as long as one does not use means that are destructive.”
 Richard Stallman - “I could have made money this way, and perhaps amused myself writing code. But I knew that at the end of my career, I would look back on years of building walls to divide people, and feel I had spent my life making the world a worse place.”
 Karl Tallman - “We are seeing reef ... we haven't seen since last winter. There are going to be a lot of rip currents. People should stay out of the water unless they are really experienced.”
 Bob Stallman - “Farmers are feeling the pain of rising input costs, including energy prices, and fertilizer prices that have tripled in just the last few years. They are clearly looking for relief from costs pressures, which they cannot pass along to their customers.”
 Tisha Tallman - “It is our opinion that it's unconstitutional, unrealistic and inhumane.”
 Richard Stallman - “If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough - you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal.”
 Erika Tallman - “We've had very good luck with the weather. I thought we wouldn't be done until December, but we've made a lot of progress.”
 Bob Stallman - “So you do have your work cut out for you, ... I'm not going to pretend this is going to be easy here in this county. But other counties have managed to defeat these kinds of initiatives.”
 Richard Stallman - “The free world welcomes Sun's decision to use the Free Software Foundation's GPL.”
 Richard Stallman - “Fighting patents one by one will never eliminate the danger of software patents, any more than swatting mosquitoes will eliminate malaria.”
 Richard Stallman - “Control over the use of one's ideas really constitutes control over other people's lives and it is usually used to make their lives more difficult.”
 Richard Stallman - “UCITA applies to any sort of computer-readable information. Even if you use only free software, you are likely to read articles on your computer, and access databases. UCITA will allow the publishers to impose the most outrageous restrictions on you. They could change the license retroactively at any time, and force you to delete the material if you don't accept the change. They could even prohibit you from describing what you see as flaws in the material.”
 Richard Stallman - “The paradigm of competition is a race by rewarding the winner, we encourage everyone to run faster. When capitalism really works this way, it does a good job but its defenders are wrong in assuming it always works this way.”
 Erika Tallman - “I know when we've had tours here to prospective students they've been very excited about what's going on. I imagine it will bring people here. When we're doing stuff on campus, that tells people the place is a vital part of our community.”
 Tisha Tallman - “I don't think this is going to be the last of our community coming forward and taking the active part in what will impact their future. This is just the beginning.”

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