49 Short Mark Zuckerberg’s Quotes

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.#Mark Zuckerberg

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.#Mark Zuckerberg

By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.#Mark Zuckerberg

Move fast with stable infrastructure.#Mark Zuckerberg

Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.#Mark Zuckerberg

I don’t have an alarm clock. If someone needs to wake me up, then I have my BlackBerry next to me.#Mark Zuckerberg

When I started Facebook from my dorm room in 2004, the idea that my roommates and I talked about all the time was a world that was more open.#Mark Zuckerberg

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

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.#Mark Zuckerberg

Figuring out what the next big trend is tells us what we should focus on.#Mark Zuckerberg

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

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

Connectivity is a human right.#Mark Zuckerberg

The biggest mistake we made as a company was betting too much on HTML5.#Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook is in a very different place than Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, and Microsoft. We are trying to build a community.#Mark Zuckerberg

My goal was never to make Facebook cool. I am not a cool person.#Mark Zuckerberg

Once you have a product that you are happy with, you the need to centralize things to continue growth.#Mark Zuckerberg

Our philosophy is that we care about people first.#Mark Zuckerberg

The question isn’t, ‘What do we want to know about people?’, It’s, ‘What do people want to tell about themselves?’#Mark Zuckerberg

I wear the same outfit or, at least, a different copy of it almost every day.#Mark Zuckerberg

The only meat I eat is from animals I’ve killed myself.#Mark Zuckerberg

Our goal is not to build a platform; it’s to be cross all of them.#Mark Zuckerberg

At Facebook, we build tools to help people connect with the people they want and share what they want, and by doing this we are extending people’s capacity to build and maintain relationships.#Mark Zuckerberg

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

The thing I really care about is the mission, making the world open.#Mark Zuckerberg

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.#Mark Zuckerberg

I’m trying to make the world a more open place.#Mark Zuckerberg

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

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.#Mark Zuckerberg

It’s against all of our policies for an application to ever share information with advertisers.#Mark Zuckerberg

The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.#Mark Zuckerberg

I think that people just have this core desire to express who they are. And I think that’s always existed.#Mark Zuckerberg

The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music.#Mark Zuckerberg

On engagement, we’re already seeing that mobile users are more likely to be daily active users than desktop users. They’re more likely to use Facebook six or seven days of the week.#Mark Zuckerberg

One of my big regrets is that Facebook hasn’t had a major chance to shape the mobile operating system ecosystem.#Mark Zuckerberg

There are good examples of companies – Coca-Cola is one – that invested before there was a huge market in countries, and I think that ended up playing out to their benefit for decades to come.#Mark Zuckerberg

About half my time is spent on business operation type stuff.#Mark Zuckerberg

I think a lot of the time there isn’t such a black-and-white difference between what’s a platform and what’s an app. It’s really just like the most important apps become platforms.#Mark Zuckerberg

Hackathons are these things where just all of the Facebook engineers get together and stay up all night building things. And, I mean, usually at these hackathons, I code too, just alongside everyone.#Mark Zuckerberg

We’re running the company to serve more people.#Mark Zuckerberg

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.#Mark Zuckerberg

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

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

I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person. It’s a pretty good test.#Mark Zuckerberg

Our mission is to connect every person in the world. You don’t do that by having a service people pay for.#Mark Zuckerberg

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.#Mark Zuckerberg

I like making things. I don’t like getting my picture taken.#Mark Zuckerberg

When Facebook was getting started, nothing used real identity – everything was anonymous or pseudonymous – and I thought that real identity should play a bigger part than it did.#Mark Zuckerberg

A lot of times, I run a thought experiment: ‘If I were not at Facebook, what would I be doing to make the world more open?’#Mark Zuckerberg

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