A free culture is not a culture without property; it is not a culture in which artists don’t get paid.
A free culture has been our past, but it will only be our future if we change the path we are on right now.
My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.
To discover your mission and put it into action – instead of worrying on the sidelines – is to find peace of mind and a heart full of love.
Nelson Mandela went to jail believing in violence, and 27 years later he and his colleagues had slowly and carefully honed the skills, the incredible skills, that they needed to turn one of the most vicious governments the world has known into a democracy. And they did it in a total devotion to non-violence.
Consistently rated the most peaceable of all countries in the world by the Global Peace Index, Iceland has reduced its military expenditure to zero, has no armed forces, and has reduced the inequality gap between rich and poor.
Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.
By the time Apple’s Macintosh operating system finally falls into the public domain, there will be no machine that could possibly run it. The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited.
Power runs with ideas that only the crazy would draw into doubt.
I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs – when I was 17 – that I realized I was talking through an empty skull… I wasn’t thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts.