"I know I could be the host of 'SportsCenter' in two years if I changed my show today to sports."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Gary Vaynerchuk on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Gary Vaynerchuk on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Gary Vaynerchuk on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Gary Vaynerchuk on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Gary Vaynerchuk on Henry David Thoreau
"From age 16, I lived and breathed wine. I read every magazine and book about wine."
"IQ is a commodity, data is a commodity. I'm far more interested in watching people interact at a restaurant with their smartphone. We can all read 'Tech Crunch,' 'Ad Age.' I would rather be living in the trenches. I would rather be going to Whole Foods in Columbus Circle to watch people shop with their smartphones."
"I'm a big fan of Mashable and TechCrunch and other outlets like that, but TechMeme obviously does an amazing job of aggregating."
"Okay, let's talk about cartoon labels for half a second - some people think anything with a dog or a car or a colorful alien is garbage, which is not true. Look at Big Moose Red. It's, like, a $6 wine with a cheesy label, and it's actually a solid wine."
"I am surprised by how not-adopted the video reply has been. What keeps other people from doing it, I think, is that they think a video comes across as 'I'm cool, look at how many e-mails I get.' That perception doesn't scare me, because I know who I am."