I have always liked the idea of going to print because a big part of what we are about is to disseminate knowledge throughout the world and not just to people who have broadband.Jimmy Wales
I have always viewed the mission of Wikipedia to be much bigger than just creating a killer website. We're doing that of course, and having a lot of fun doing it, but a big part of what motivates us is our larger mission to affect the world in a positive way.Jimmy Wales
I have zero interest in sports of any kind - professional, college or international.Jimmy Wales
I think it's a mistake to treat different realms of knowledge as if they are some how fundamentally the same.Jimmy Wales
I'm a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.Jimmy Wales
Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing.Jimmy Wales
My view is that good community management is like having good municipal government: You should be able to have dissenting opinions and so on, freedom of speech, but your grandmother should also be able to walk down the street at night without having to worry about getting mugged.Jimmy Wales
What can we put into the hands of people under oppressive regimes to help them? For me, a big part of it is information, knowledge - the ability to defeat propaganda by understanding it.Jimmy Wales
is a famous American businessman,
who was born on
August 8, 1966. As a person born on this date, Jimmy Wales is listed in our database as the 5th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 8) and the 51st most popular for the year (1966).
People born on August 8
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Jimmy Wales is the 357th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Jimmy Wales' birthday, Jimmy Wales is the 2346th most famous American and ranks 7th in famous people born in Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
In general, Jimmy Wales ranks as the 4173rd
most popular famous person, and the 48th most popular businessman / businesswoman of all time.
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