The biggest risk is not taking any risk.— Mark Zuckerberg
The most terrific Mark Zuckerberg quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you
Don't discount yourself, no matter what you're doing.
Everyone has a unique perspective that they can bring to the world.
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.
Move fast, take risks, it's okay to try big things you're better off trying something and having it not work and learning from that than having not done anything at all.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
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.
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.
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My number one piece of advice is: you should learn how to program.
If things aren’t breaking, then you’re not moving fast enough. People learn by making mistakes.
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.
People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcast message. A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of advertising.
Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.
I don't hate anybody. The Winklevi aren't suing me for intellectual property theft. They're suing me because for the first time in their lives, the world didn't work the way it was supposed to for them.
In a world that's changing so quickly, you're guaranteed to fail if you don't take any risks.
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.
If you actually do something you love it's a lot easier and takes on a lot more purpose.
By giving people the power to share, we're making the world more transparent.
I'm trying to make the world a more open place by helping people connect and share.
Mobile is a lot closer to TV than it is to desktop.
Don't discount yourself, no matter what you're doing.
Building a mission and building a business go hand in hand.
If you don't risk anything you risk everything
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.
Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today. I'm looking forward to shifting more of my media diet towards reading books.
It is important for young entrepreneurs to be adequately self-aware to know what they do not know.
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.
Simply put: we don't build services to make money; we make money to build better services.
A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.
You grow more when you get more people's perspective.
There is a huge need and a huge opportunity to get everyone in the world connected, to give everyone a voice and to help transform society for the future. The scale of the technology and infrastructure that must be built is unprecedented, and we believe this is the most important problem we can focus on.
Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity.
I think as a company, if you can get 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.
Virtual Reality is going to be an important technology. I am pretty confident about this.
Of course, hate speech and racism have no place on Facebook
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.
I look at Google and think they have a strong academic culture.
Elegant solutions to complex problems.
Nothing influences people more than are commendation from a trusted friend.
I’m here to build something for the long-term. Anything else is a distraction.
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.
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.
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 ten-to-fifteen-year thing.
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.
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.
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.
Connecting the world is really important, and that is something that we want to do. That is why Facebook is here on this planet.
I updated my grilling app, iGrill, today and it now has Facebook integration that lets you see what other people are grilling right now around the world. Awesome.
People developed planes first and then took care of flight safety.
If people were focused on safety first, no one would ever have built a plane.
It took 10 years to go from building the initial Smartphone to reaching the mass market. BlackBerry came out in 2003 and it didn't get to about a billion units until 2013. So I can't imagine it would be much faster for VR.
The world is changing so quickly, with mobile stuff and different platforms emerging, that I think it's more likely that the biggest competitor for Facebook is someone that we haven't heard of. What that means for us is that we should just really stay focused on what we're doing.
What Facebook stands for in the world is giving people a voice and spreading ideas and rationalism.
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.