Michael Moritz quotes

  • There's nothing more invigorating than being deeply involved with a small company and a young team of founders out to do something incredibly special.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Team #Special #Young

  • Israel is the second Silicon Valley, and it is therefore the only other place we have chosen to expand our activities.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Israel #Valleys #Economy

  • I think the notion of retirement is just a dreadful, dreadful idea and I hope I never have to do that.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Retirement #Thinking #Ideas

  • My wife calls me the Imelda Marcos of books. As soon as a book enters our home it is guaranteed a permanent place in our lives. Because I have never been able to part with even one, they have gradually accumulated like sediment.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Book #Home #Wife

  • I think overall it is better for businesses to stay private because you have more latitude, more freedom.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Thinking #Latitude

  • All you need do is listen to very smart people and sift out the ideas that are unworthy or implausible, and I wouldn't pretend for a moment that I hadn't made lots of mistakes and there are companies, perhaps, that we had been investors in.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Mistake #Smart #Ideas

  • History shows that there is no more potent engine for reform than the passion of voters who feel betrayed by the politicians they hoped would do the right thing.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Passion #Betrayed #Voters

  • My undergraduate degree was in history, and I wish I had been smart enough to really excel at maths, physics, chemistry or biology because... the voyagers and adventurers and real contributors - that's where they come from.
    -- Michael Moritz

    #Real #Smart #Math

  • When you're picking a basketball team, you'll take the brother over the guy with the yarmulke. Why? Because you're playing the odds.

  • Any time you lose a few in a row, you have to hit reset and come back tomorrow and do the best you can to forget about how the past series went. It's frustrating. Individually it's frustrating. I'm trying to figure it out. And I know as a team, it sucks losing a few in a row any time. So you know, we'll snap out of it.

  • Thank you to my family, my fans and fans of other teams for their support. The NFL is a fraternity of brothers and I am thankful for the tweets, phone calls and text messages from my fellow players. God Bless everyone and thank u so much,

  • Not everyone sees you the way you do. Sometimes our imperfections are what makes us special. - Tripp

  • Waiting is a large part of living. Great, passive, negative chunks of our time are consumed by waiting, from birth to death. Waiting is a special kind of activity - if activity is the right word for it - because we are held in enforced suspension between people and places, removed from the normal rhythms of our days and lives.

  • My life has been a bit special, this is true. I participated in the liberation of my country. I was one of the organisers of its struggle for liberation. I likewise actively participated in all the struggles for liberation.

  • I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever.

  • The Congress is virtually incapable of passing any reforms unless they first get permission from the powerful special interests who are most affected by the proposal.

  • Now I know why tigers eat their young.

  • A young man with a very good past. [Fr., Un jeune homme d'un bien beau passe.]

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