My software freedom is intersectional.
-- Cory Doctorow (from Beyond unfree: The software you can go to jail for talking about LibrePlanet 2017)
There is no system but GNU, and Linux is one of its kernels.
-- Richard M. Stallman (| Saint IGNUcius)
If you use a program to carry out activities in your life, your freedom depends on your having control over the program. You deserve to have control over the programs you use, and all the more so when you use them for something important in your life.
-- Richard M. Stallman (from Free Software is Even More Important Now)
My dear Children, I rejoice to see you before me today, happy youth of a sunny and fortunate land. Bear in mind that the wonderful things you learn in schools are the work of many generations, produced by enthusiastic effort and infinite labour in every country of the world. All this is put in your hands as your inheritance, in order that you may recieve it, honour it, add to it, and one day dutifully hand it on to your children. Thus do we mortals achieve immortality in the permanent things we create in common. If you always keep this in mind you will find a meaning in life and work and acquire the right attitude towards other nations and ages.
--Albert Einstein (quoted in The World as I See It)
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
--Isaac Newton (in a letter to Robert Hooke in February 1676)
I consider that the golden rule requires that if I like a program I must share it with other people who like it.
-- Richard M. Stallman (| The GNU Manifesto)
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