"Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Linus Torvalds on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Linus Torvalds on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Linus Torvalds on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Linus Torvalds on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Linus Torvalds on John F. Kennedy
"Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial software with the worst of free software."
"Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done."
"In my opinion MS is a lot better at making money than it is at making good operating systems."
"That's what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It's a positive feedback cycle."
"The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it."