"People who build family businesses are not classically trained. They have to deal with an enormous amount of politics. You think corporate politics are tough? Go work for your dad or your mom."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Gary Vaynerchuk on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Gary Vaynerchuk on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Gary Vaynerchuk on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Gary Vaynerchuk on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Gary Vaynerchuk on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."