Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO and founder of the multi-billion dollar company Facebook. He’s known for living a humble life and wants to inspire the rest of the world to get involved with education. We’ve compiled 20 Amazing Mark Zuckerberg Quotes to get you inspired and acquainted with the man behind Facebook.
“He left Harvard after his sophomore year to concentrate on the site, the user base of which has grown to more than 250 million people, making Zuckerberg a billionaire,” according to Biography.
“The birth of Facebook was recently portrayed in the film The Social Network.”
Check out the 20 Amazing Mark Zuckerberg Quotes below.
“The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”
“Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.”
“Find that thing you are super passionate about. A lot of founding principles of Facebook are that if people have access to more information and are more connected, it will make the world better; people will have more understanding, more empathy. That’s the guiding principle for me. On hard days, I really just step back, and that’s the thing that keeps me going.
“All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school – my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program.”
“Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. 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.”
“I know it sounds corny, but I’d love to improve people’s lives, especially socially… Making the world more open is not an overnight thing. It’s a 10- to 15-year thing.”
“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. And that’s what this company is.”
“I think that people just have this core desire to express who they are. And I think that’s always existed.”
“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 not being just that – building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.”
“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.”
“In terms of doing work and in terms of learning and evolving as a person, you just grow more when you get more people’s perspectives… I really try and live the mission of the company and… keep everything else in my life extremely simple.”
“There are people who are really good managers, people who can manage a big organization, and then there are people who are very analytic or focused on strategy. Those two types don’t usually tend to be in the same person. I would put myself much more in the latter camp.”
“I believe that over time, people get remembered for what they build, and if you build something great, people don’t care about what someone says about you in a movie… they care about what you build.”
“Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission – to make the world more open and connected.”
“I just think people have a lot of fiction. But, you know, I mean, the real story of Facebook is just that we’ve worked so hard for all this time. I mean, the real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.”
“Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.”
“People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people – and that social norm is just something that has evolved over time.”
“I’m here to build something for the long-term. Anything else is a distraction.”
“Our goal is not to build a platform; it’s to be cross all of them.”
“In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”