"I think top scientists need to be compensated at a different scale in society. Somebody with experience will tell you that true scientists are not motivated by money - they are motivated by the quest itself. That is true. But I think an additional recognition will not hurt."
"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."Yuri Milner 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."Yuri Milner on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Yuri Milner on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Yuri Milner on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Yuri Milner on Mahatma Gandhi
"Science is one of a handful of things that defines us as a very special species. It is amazing how far we have been able to get and how accurate our predictions are. I think understanding how the universe was born is very important. It really gives us a perspective on many things."
"I must analyze, from what I do now, what will be the impact two or three or five years in the future. What is the statement I want to make?"
"Facebook now is mostly about people you know. In the future it could be about people you know less but are more important."
"Facebook is at the forefront. It's the company that can fundamentally change the way information is being exchanged and processed. It can be the basis for artificial intelligence to develop over time."
"There is huge demand for artificial intelligence technologies."