35 Fabulous Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

Mark Zuckerberg is an American programmer and internet entrepreneur. Most known as the co-founder of Facebook, Zuckerberg currently operates as its chairman and Chief Executive Officer. With a net worth of more than 60 billion, Zuckerberg currently only draws a dollar salary from his company. Here is a look at some of the most notable Mark Zuckerberg quotes to know.

“A lot of people are focused on taking over the world or doing the biggest thing and getting the most users. I think part of making a difference and doing something cool is focusing intensely.”

“A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.”

“About half my time is spent on business operation type stuff.”

“Advertising works most effectively when it’s in line with what people are already trying to do.”

“Building a mission and building a business go hand in hand. The primary thing that excites me is the mission. But we have always had a healthy understanding that we need to do both.”

“By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.”


“Figuring out what the next big trend is tells us what we should focus on.”

“Find that thing you are super passionate about.”

“I feel that the best companies are started not because the founder wanted a company but because the founder wanted to change the world… If you decide you want to found a company, you maybe start to develop your first idea. And hire lots of workers.”

“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.”

“I just want to make sure when I have kids, I can spend time with them. That’s the whole point.”

“I started the site when I was 19. I didn’t know much about business back then.”

“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.”

“If you’re always under the pressure of real identity, I think that is somewhat of a burden.”

“In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”

“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.”

“Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.”

“My friends are people who like building cool stuff. We always have this joke about people who want to just start companies without making something valuable. There’s a lot of that in Silicon Valley.”

“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.”

“Once you have a product that you are happy with, you need to centralize things to continue growth. ”

“People don’t care about what someone says about you in a movie – or even what you say, right? They care about what you build. And if you can make something that makes people’s life better, then that’s something that’s really good.”

“People don’t care about what you say, they care about what you build.”

“Simply put: we don’t build services to make money; we make money to build better services.”

“So many businesses get worried about looking like they might make a mistake, they become afraid to take any risk. Companies are set up so that people judge each other on failure.”

“The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music.”

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk.”

“The companies that work are the ones that people really care about and have a vision for the world so do something you like.”

“The question I ask myself like almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?'”

“The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.”

“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.”

“We’re running the company to serve more people.”

“What really motivates people at Facebook is building stuff that they’re proud of.”

“When most people ask about a business growing, what they really mean is growing revenue, not just growing the number of people using a service. Traditional businesses would view people using your service that you don’t make money from as a cost.”

“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.”

“You get a reputation for stability if you are stable for years.”

Here is a brief mini bio of Mark Zuckerberg as they discuss his early life and professional success.