"I need more raw experience. I've read and watched a lot of things, but I haven't done a lot of things."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Marc Andreessen on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Marc Andreessen on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Marc Andreessen on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Marc Andreessen on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Marc Andreessen on Mark Twain
"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."