Inspiring Mark Zuckerberg Quotes On Success In Life

If you’re looking for some words of wisdom from one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, look no further than Mark Zuckerberg. The founder of Facebook has shared his thoughts on everything from the power of technology to the importance of giving back. Here are some of our favorite Mark Zuckerberg quotes.

Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder of Facebook, the world’s largest social media platform. He was born in 1984 in White Plains, New York, and attended Harvard University. In 2004, he created Facebook with his classmates Dustin Moskovitz and Eduardo Saverin. The website quickly grew in popularity, and Zuckerberg became a household name. 

Today, Facebook has more than 2 billion active users. Zuckerberg has also been involved in other ventures, including the founding of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropic organization. He has been criticized for his business practices and for his handling of the Cambridge Analytica data breach, but he remains one of the most influential figures in the world.

48 Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

  1. “Ideas don’t come out fully formed , they only become clearer as you work on them . You just have to get started.”

2. “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.”

3. “Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity.”

4. “Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.”

5. “Finding your purpose isn’t enough. the challenge for our generation is creating a world where everyone has a sense of purpose.”

6. “Instead of building walls, we can help build bridges.” 

7. “If we want to have the biggest impact, the best way to do this is to make sure we always focus on solving the most important problems.” 

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

9. “Done is Better than Perfect.”

10. “You don’t let people deter you. That’s how you do it.” 

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Motivational Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

11. “I generally think if you do good things for people in the world, that comes back and you benefit from it over time.”

12. “Companies face a handful of different risks, whether it is competitors or different market environments. But I think that people focus way too much on competitors and not enough on their own execution.” 

13. “People think innovation is just having a good idea but a lot of it is just moving quickly and trying a lot of things.”

14. “If you actually do something you love it’s a lot easier and takes on a lot more purpose.”

15. “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.”

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

17. “What Facebook stands for in the world is giving people a voice and spreading ideas and rationalism.”

18. “It is important for young entrepreneurs to be adequately self-aware to know what they do not know.” 

19. “We don’t build services to make money, we make money to build better services.” 

20. “The greatest successes come from having the freedom to fail”

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Mark Zuckerberg Quotes on Success

21. “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.”

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

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

24. “You are better off trying something and having it not work and learning from that than not doing anything at all.”

25. “In fifteen years we’ll be teaching programming just like reading and writing, and wondering why we didn’t do it sooner.”

26. “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.”

27. “We don’t build services to make money, We make money to build services.”

28. “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.”

29. “My number one piece of advice is: you should learn how to program.”

30. “The most important thing is to keep your team as small as possible.”

Inspiring Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

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

32. “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.”

32. “They just can’t wrap their head around the idea that someone might build something because they like building things.”

33. “Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend.”

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.”

35. “It is really important for us that people understand what the strategy is and that the real approach is to make everything social, not to build a vertical approach.”

36. “Don’t let anyone tell you to change who you are.”

37. “There’s a difference between being obsessed and being motivated.”

38. “Our philosophy is that we care about people first.”

39. “Don’t discount yourself, no matter what you’re doing. Everyone has a unique perspective that they can bring to the world.”

40. “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.” – Mark Zuckerberg

41. “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.”

42. “I think the internet is really good in general because it helps people get access to more information.” 

43. “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.”

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

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

46. “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.” 

47. “I really want to clear my life to make it so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community”

48. “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.”

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