"You can have the best technology in the world, but if you don't have a community who wants to use it and who are excited about it, then it has no purpose."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Chris Hughes on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Chris Hughes on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Chris Hughes on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Chris Hughes on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Chris Hughes on John F. Kennedy
"People are doing amazing things right now on the Web."
"By 2007, we were finally living in a culture where people get what networks are and what technology can do to connect people."
"I knew I wanted to do something at the nexus of what I call global development and technology."