"In hindsight, I slid into arrogance based upon past success."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Reed Hastings on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Reed Hastings on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Reed Hastings on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Reed Hastings on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Reed Hastings on Winston Churchill
"In fact, technology has been the story of human progress from as long back as we know. In 100 years people will look back on now and say, 'That was the Internet Age.' And computers will be seen as a mere ingredient to the Internet Age."
"About half my work in education is U.S. political reform around school districts and charter schools, and creating more room for entrepreneurial organizations to develop. And about half on technology, which I look at as a global platform."
"What's got me excited about the education space is the growth of the Internet over the next 10, 20, 30 years."
"When we think about online learning, it's such 'early days.' Bill Gates is a wildly smart insightful guy. Yet, even a guy as smart and insightful as that, 30 years ago can say things like,'Who's every going to need more than 640K of memory?'"
"We have a very wide range of content, but the brand-newest movies, what's happening with those is a $30 pay-per-view option - not from Netflix but from DirecTV and others - of movies that are in the theater."