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35 The Social Network Quotes On Success

The Social Network is a 2010 movie about a part of a life of Mark Zuckerberg as he founded Facebook. The film was directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. The National Board of Review hailed The Social Network as the Movie of the Year 2010. It received numerous nominations at the 83rd Academy Awards and won the Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing and Best Original Score. The story revolves around how Zuckerberg (played by Jesse Eisenberg) broke up with his girlfriend and created a website to rate female student’s attractiveness. The film also tackles friendship, betrayal, and bravery. Before we see Facebook as a successful company and one of the leading social networking sites, Mark Zuckerberg went through breakup, investment deals and lawsuits. May these The Social Network Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Private behavior is a relic of a time gone by, and if somehow, someway, you’ve managed to live your life like the Dalai Lama, they’ll make things up. Because they don’t want you, they want your idea.” Sean Parker

2. “I don’t hate anybody. The ‘Winklevii’ aren’t suing me for intellectual property theft. They’re suing me because for the first time in their lives, things didn’t go exactly the way they were supposed for them.” Mark Zuckerberg

3. “They came to me with an idea. I had a better one.” Mark Zuckerberg

4. “You know, you really don’t need a forensics team to get to the bottom of this. If you guys were the investors of Facebook, you’d have invented Facebook.” Mark Zuckerberg

5. “The internet’s not written in pencil, Mark. It’s written in ink.” Erica Albright

The internet's not written in pencil, Mark. It's written in ink. Erica Albright

6. “Ma’am, I know you’ve done your homework and so you know that money isn’t a big part of life, but at the moment I could buy Mt. Auburn Street, take the Phoenix Club, and turn it into my ping-pong room.” Mark Zuckerberg

7. “When there’s emotional testimony, I assume that 85% of it is exaggeration.” Marylin Delpy

8. “And that’s where you’re headed, a billion dollar valuation. Unless you take bad advice, in which case you may as well have come up with a chain of very successful yogurt shops. When you go fishing you can catch a lot of fish, or you can catch a big fish. You ever walk into a guy’s den and see a picture of him standing next to fourteen trout?” Sean Parker

9. “I didn’t want to spend my twenty’s as a professional defender. Who knew the music industry doesn’t have a sense of humor? We tried to sell the company to pay the thirty five million they said we owed in royalties but I guess to them that was a little like selling a stolen car to pay for the stolen gas. So we said screw it, declare bankruptcy.” Sean Parker

10. “A guy who builds a nice chair doesn’t owe money to everyone who ever has built a chair.” Mark Zuckerberg

A guy who builds a nice chair doesn't owe money to everyone who ever has built a chair. Mark Zuckerberg

11. “What the VC’s wanted to say, ‘Good idea, kid. The grown-ups will take it from here.’ But not this time. This is OUR time. This time you’re gonna hand ’em a business card that says ‘I’m the CEO.’ That’s what I want for you.” Sean Parker

12. “A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion dollars.” Sean Parker

13. “A Stanford MBA named Roy Raymond wants to buy his wife some lingerie, but he’s too embarrassed to shop for it at a department store. He comes up with the idea for a high end place that doesn’t make you feel like a pervert. He gets a $40,000 bank loan, borrows another $40,000 from his in-laws, opens a store, and calls it Victoria’s Secret. Makes a half million dollars his first year. He starts a catalog, opens three more stores, and after five years, he sells the company to Leslie Wexner and the Limited for four million dollars. Happy ending, right? Except two years later, the company’s worth 500 million dollars, and Roy Raymond jumps off the Golden Gate Bridge. Poor guy just wanted to buy his wife a pair of thigh highs.” Sean Parker

14. “Even a few people leaving would reverberate through the entire userbase. The users are interconnected, that is the whole point. College kids are online because their friends are online, and if one domino goes, the other domino goes.” Mark Zuckerberg

15. “The ability to make money doesn’t impress anybody around here.” Mark Zuckerberg

The ability to make money doesn't impress anybody around here. Mark Zuckerberg

16. “My friend Eduardo made three hundred thousand dollars betting oil futures one summer and Eduardo won’t come close to getting in.” Mark Zuckerberg

17. “As for any charges stemming from the breach of security, I believe I deserve some recognition from this Board. I believe I pointed out some pretty gaping holes in your system.” Mark Zuckerberg

18. “It was a great idea. There was nothing to hack, people were going to provide their own pictures, their own information. And people had the ability to invite or not to invite their friends to join. See in a world were social structure was everything, that was the thing.” Eduardo Saverin

19. “I don’t mind that we lost to the Dutch today by less than a second. That was a good race, and that was a fair race and they’ll see us again. What I mind and what you should mind is showing up on Monday for a race that was run on Sunday.” Tyler Winklevoss

20. “I think if your clients want to sit on my shoulders and call themselves tall, they have the right to give it a try.” Mark Zuckerberg

I think if your clients want to sit on my shoulders and call themselves tall, they have the right to give it a try. Mark Zuckerberg

21. “Fashion is never finished.” Mark Zuckerberg

22. “There’s not a lot of money in free music. Even less when you’re being sued by everyone who’s ever been to the Grammys.” Sean Parker

23. “Everyone at Harvard is inventing something. Harvard undergraduates believe that inventing a job is better than finding a job.” Larry Summers

24. “Letting our imaginations run away with us is exactly what we were told to do in your freshmen address.” Tyler Winklevoss

25. “I went to my friend for the money because that’s who I wanted to be partners with.” Mark Zuckerberg

I went to my friend for the money because that's who I wanted to be partners with. Mark Zuckerberg

26. “You don’t have to be an intellectual property expert to understand the difference between right and wrong.” Cameron Winklevoss

27. “People want to go online and check out their friends, so why not build a website that offers that? Friends, pictures, profiles, whatever you can visit, browse around, maybe it’s someone you just met at a party. Eduardo, I’m not talking about a dating site, I’m talking about taking the entire social experience of college and putting it online.” Mark Zuckerberg

28. “And I wanted to do it nice this time. I put on a tie and I shined my shoes, but nobody wants to take orders from a kid. So, let me tell you what happens to a twenty year old at a top of a hot dot com.” Sean Parker

29. “I don’t have a dog in this fight. I’m just a fan who came to say hi.” Sean Parker

30. “Just because something’s trite doesn’t make it any less true.” Erica Albright

Just because something's trite doesn't make it any less true. Erica Albright

31. “I figured we were partners. I wanted to be a team player, I figured Mark, Dustin and the new interns could work on the site while I was generating advertiser interest in New York.” Eduardo Saverin

32. “Because TheFacebook is cool and if we start installing pop-ups for Mountain Dew it’s not going to be cool. We don’t even know what it is yet. We don’t know what it is. We don’t know what it can be. We don’t what it will be. We know that it is cool. That is a priceless asset I’m not giving up.” Mark Zuckerberg

33. “Did you like being nobody? Did you like being a joke? Do you want to go back to that?” Mark Zuckerberg

34. “Well, Mark doesn’t care about money and he needs to be protected.” Eduardo Saverin

35. “You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies.” Mark Zuckerberg

You don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies. Mark Zuckerberg

I hope you enjoyed these The Social Network Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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Being a mischievous youth in my early days, I often cause misunderstanding among my classmates and friends. This also lead to numerous failed social relationships among my peers. The pandemic led me to reassess my life and through a series of unplanned events, I am now the one giving people advice through the power of words.

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