"No one has done a study on this, as far as I can tell, but I think Facebook might be the first place where a large number of people have come out. We didn't create that - society was generally ready for that. I think this is just part of the general trend that we talked about, about society being more open, and I think that's good."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Mark Zuckerberg on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Mark Zuckerberg on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Mark Zuckerberg on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Mark Zuckerberg on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Mark Zuckerberg on Mahatma Gandhi
"I mean, we've built a lot of products that we think are good, and will help people share photos and share videos and write messages to each other. But it's really all about how people are spreading Facebook around the world in all these different countries. And that's what's so amazing about the scale that it's at today."
"I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress."
"For the first time we're allowing developers who don't work at Facebook to develop applications just as if they were. That's a big deal because it means that all developers have a new way of doing business if they choose to take advantage of it. There are whole companies that are forming whose only product is a Facebook Platform application."
"I started the site when I was 19. I didn't know much about business back then."
"My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don't care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being just a company means to me is not being just that - building something that actually makes a really big change in the world."