"At the end of the day, money is just a proxy for votes. That is what makes politics so vulnerable to social media."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Sean Parker on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Sean Parker on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Sean Parker on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Sean Parker on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Sean Parker on Joseph Stalin
"You actually don't want people thinking your product is cool, because then you're a fad."
"I think being a wealthy member of the establishment is the antithesis of cool. Being a countercultural revolutionary is cool. So to the extent that you've made a billion dollars, you've probably become uncool."
"I definitely wanted to earn my freedom. But the primary motivation wasn't making money, but making an impact."
"It would be incredibly presumptuous and self-serving of me to believe that Facebook was the end of history. The only way it could possibly be the end of history is if it becomes some sort of artificial super intelligence that takes over the world."
"I suffer from the delusion that every product of my imagination is not only possible, but always on the cusp of becoming real."