Famous Quotes of Founder of Medium Evan Williams

I suspect there's a lot of validity to the premise that big companies aren't going to attract entrepreneurial talent.

Where you are defines what you're interested in.

I've done a lot of stupid things, but in most cases I can't complain about the outcomes.

The things that keep nagging at you are the ones worth exploring.

I had a blog for many years. Once you develop your readership on your blog, and you can put something out there or direct traffic or get attention - it's like a super power.

My life has been a series of well-orchestrated accidents; I've always suffered from hallucinogenic optimism.

Most of the great businesses of our time have experimented. Like Google.

I was broke for more than 10 years. I remember staying up all night one night at my first company and looking in couch cushions the next morning for some change to buy coffee.

Google started out when the dot-com boom was happening. It grew under the radar of big companies that were competing in but basically ignoring search. Then they were able to really invest during the bust for a long time.

What the Internet is great at is building networks.

Every time you start a company - and I've started five or six - you have the opportunity to screw up in whole new ways.

I would recommend reading “Zero to One by Peter Thiel”, for your entrepreneur's journey.

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