"And once you get instantaneous communication with everybody, you have economic activity that's far more advanced, far more liquid, far more distributed than ever before."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Marc Andreessen on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Marc Andreessen on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Marc Andreessen on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Marc Andreessen on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Marc Andreessen on Bill Gates
"When I started Netscape I was brand new out of college and all the aspects of building a business, like balance sheets and hiring people, were new to me."
"Our combination of great research universities, a pro-risk business culture, deep pools of innovation-seeking equity capital and reliable business and contract law is unprecedented and unparalleled in the world."
"Perhaps the single most dramatic example of this phenomenon of software eating a traditional business is the suicide of Borders and corresponding rise of Amazon."
"Newspapers with declining circulations can complain all they want about their readers and even say they have no taste. But you will still go out of business over time. A newspaper is not a public trust - it has a business model that either works or it doesn't."
"The days when a car aficionado could repair his or her own car are long past, due primarily to the high software content."