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I do minor corrections here at Wikiquote. Most of my contributions are at Wikipedia/Commons/Wikisource.

I should work on Elon Musk and maybe create Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX.

Favorite Quotes[edit]

I have taken all knowledge to be my province. --Francis Bacon

I have sworn upon the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. --Thomas Jefferson

You fell victim to one of the classic blunders! The most famous of which is "never get involved in a land war in Asia" ... --The Princess Bride

Sandbox[edit]

Gwynne Shotwell in 2013 on the 2012 Falcon 9 upgrade: "We called it the version 1.1, to not scare anybody, but really it's like the version one thousand and one. It was quite a different vehicle."[1] Added to w:en:Falcon 9 v1.1

Quote of the Day[edit]

 
We all know nations that can be identified by the flight of writers from their shores. These are regimes whose fear of unmonitored writing is justified because truth is trouble. It is trouble for the warmonger, the torturer, the corporate thief, the political hack, the corrupt justice system, and for a comatose public. Unpersecuted, unjailed, unharrassed writers are trouble for the ignorant bully, the sly racist, and the predators feeding off the world’s resources. The alarm, the disquiet, writers raise is instructive because it is open and vulnerable, because if unpoliced it is threatening. Therefore the historical suppression of writers is the earliest harbinger of the steady peeling away of additional rights and liberties that will follow.
~ Toni Morrison ~
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