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51 Greatest Quotes by Mark Zuckerberg

Famous Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

Mark Zuckerberg is an American Internet entrepreneur as well as computer programmer. He is the co-founder of and CEO of Facebook, a well known social networking website. He is world’s youngest billionaires. Here are some of the best quotes by Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

  1. “In order to succeed, we must believe we are capable of success.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  2. “I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  3. “You are better off trying something and having it not work and learning from that than not doing anything at all.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  4. “It feels better to be more connected to all these people. You have a richer life.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  5. “People think innovation is just having a good idea but a lot of it is just moving quickly and trying a lot of things.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  6. “Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  7. “People can be really smart or have skills that are directly applicable, but if they don’t really believe in it, then they are not going to really work hard.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  8. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  9. “My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don’t care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being “just” a company means to me is building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  10. “I literally coded Facebook in my dorm room and launched it from my dorm room. I rented a server for $85 a month, and I funded it by putting an ad on the site, and we’ve funded ever since by putting ads on the site.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  11. “We look for people who are passionate about something. In a way, it almost doesn’t matter what you’re passionate about. What we really look for when we’re interviewing people is what they’ve shown an initiative to do on their own.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  12. “I remember really vividly, you know, having pizza with my friends a day or two after — I opened up the first version of Facebook at the time I thought, ‘You know, someone needs to build a service like this for the world. But I just never thought that we’d be the ones to help do it. And I think a lot of what it comes down to is we just cared more.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  13. “Calm down. Breathe. We hear you.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  14. “In Silicon Valley, you get this feeling that you have to be out here. But it’s not the only place to be. If I were starting now, I would have stayed in Boston. [Silicon Valley] is a little short-term focused and that bothers me.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  15. “Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. We do this by giving people the power to share whatever they want and be connected to whoever they want, no matter where they are.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  16. “I got my first computer in the 6th grade or so. As soon as I got it, I was interested in finding out how it worked and how the programs worked and then figuring out how to write programs at just deeper and deeper levels within the system.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  17. “Building a mission and building a business go hand-in-hand. It is true that the primary thing that makes me excited about what we’re doing is the mission, but I also think, from the very beginning, we’ve had this healthy understanding which is that we need to do both.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  18. “This is a perverse thing, personally, but I would rather be in the cycle where people are underestimating us. It gives us latitude to go out and make big bets that excite and amaze people.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  19. “People don’t care about what you say, they care about what you build.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  20. “I mean, the real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  21. “The question I ask myself like almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?’ … Unless I feel like I’m working on the most important problem that I can help with, then I’m not going to feel good about how I’m spending my time.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  22. “A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  23. “We’ve made a lot of mistakes building this feature, but we’ve made even more with how we’ve handled them. We simply did a bad job with this release, and I apologize for it. While I am disappointed with our mistakes, we appreciate all the feedback we have received from our users.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  24. “In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  25. “I don’t want Facebook to be an American company. I don’t want it to be this company that just spreads American values all across the world. …My view on this is that you want to be really culturally sensitive and understand the way that people actually think.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  26. “The question isn’t, ‘What do we want to know about people?’, It’s, ‘What do people want to tell about themselves?’” – Mark Zuckerberg
  27. “I think as a company, if you can get those two things right –having a clear direction on what you are trying to do and bringing in great people who can execute on the stuff—then you can do pretty well.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  28. “The Hacker Way is an approach to building that involves continuous improvement and iteration. Hackers believe that something can always be better, and that nothing is ever complete.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  29. “One of things that I do focus on at Facebook is making sure the culture is very friendly and that people hang out. So instead of having 20% of people’s time working on projects I make people hang out with each other.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  30. “They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  31. “We encourage you to participate and make your voice heard.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  32. “I started the site when I was 19. I didn’t know much about business back then.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  33. “Openness, making things that help people connect and share what’s important to them, revolutions, information flow, minimalism.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  34. “When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  35. “If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  36. “Almost any mistake you can make in running a company, I’ve probably made” – Mark Zuckerberg
  37. “By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  38. “If Facebook were a country, it would be the 8th most populated in the world, just ahead of Japan.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  39. “Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  40. “In reality, we wouldn’t share your information in a way you wouldn’t want … The trust you place in us as a safe place to share information is the most important part of what makes Facebook work.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  41. “And connected is helping people stay in touch and maintain empathy for each other, and bandwidth.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  42. “There’s lots of stuff none of us have ever seen before. That’s good in some ways, but limiting in other ways.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  43. “People are learning how to use the site and what’s OK to share. As time goes on, people will learn what’s appropriate, what’s safe for them – and learn to share accordingly.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  44. “You know, you really don’t need a forensics team to get to the bottom of this. If you guys were the inventors of Facebook, you’d have invented Facebook.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  45. “The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  46. “It’s not because of the amount of money. For me and my colleagues, the most important thing is that we create an open information flow for people. Having media corporations owned by conglomerates is just not an attractive idea to me.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  47. “And just from the 6 years of experience we’ve had building Facebook, which is a pretty complex system, you can’t just wake up one day and decide you want to do this stuff. Even building a whole operating system is, like years and years of work. So that is what Google does.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  48. “I made so many mistakes in running the company so far, basically any mistake you can think of I probably made. I think, if anything, the Facebook story is a great example of how if you’re building a product that people love you can make a lot of mistakes” – Mark Zuckerberg
  49. “The thing that I really care about is making the world more open and connected. What that stands for is something that I have believed in for a really long time. Open means having access to more information, right? More transparency, being able to share things and have a voice in the world.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  50. “Right now, with social networks and other tools on the Internet, all of these 500 million people have a way to say what they’re thinking and have their voice be heard.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  51. “The companies that work are the ones that people really care about and have a vision for the world so do something you like.” – Mark Zuckerberg

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