"My interactions with Sorkin were agonisingly weird. He is by far the weirdest person I have ever met. I had dinner with him and a few hours before I got an e-mail from his assistant saying, 'Sean, this does not need to be a long conversation. Aaron is only going to use it to win your trust.'"
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Sean Parker on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Sean Parker on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Sean Parker on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Sean Parker on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Sean Parker on Golda Meir
"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."