Jack Dorsey is an American philanthropist and billionaire who is the co-founder and ex-CEO of Twitter as well as the creator and CEO of Square, a financial payments firm.
Best Jack Dorsey Quotes
“Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Success is never accidental.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“The greatest lesson that I learned in all of this is that you have to start. Start now, start here, and start small. Keep it Simple.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Everyone has an idea, but it’s really about executing the idea and attracting other people to help you with the idea.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Build what you want to see in the world.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Pick a movement, pick a revolution and join it.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Short term satisfaction will never lead to something timeless.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“My goal is to simplify complexity.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Don’t avoid eye contact and don’t be late.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Making something simple is very difficult.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“From a product standpoint, we want every touch point to feel magical. It inspires trust.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“You don’t have to start from scratch to do something interesting. You don’t have to start from scratch to have a massive impact on the world. You have to have a good idea. You have to convince other people of those good ideas. And you have to push as quickly as possible.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
Top Jack Dorsey Quotes
“My goal is to simplify complexity. I just want to build stuff that really simplifies our base human interaction.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“The strongest thing you can cultivate as an entrepreneur is to not rely on luck but cultivating an ability to recognize fortunate situations when they are occurring.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I was fascinated with jeans, because you can impress your life upon the jeans you wear. The way you sit imprints on the jeans.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“It’s really complex to make something simple.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“An idea that can change the course of the company can come from anywhere.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I love cities, and I love city governments in particular. But in politics it would have taken me 8 years from implementing a policy before I would get to see the feedback. With programming I could model the same policies and see the impact immediately. Technology is a far more efficient way to test.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“It’s empowering to be asked to look at what’s possible, not told how to do it.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Great companies don’t just have one founding moment. They have many founding moments.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Life happens at intersections.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I spend 90% of my time with people who don’t report to me, which also allows for serendipity, since I’m walking around the office all the time. You don’t have to schedule serendipity. It just happens.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
Famous Jack Dorsey Quotes
“The idea of Twitter started with me working in dispatch since I was 15 years old, where taxi cabs or firetrucks would broadcast where they were and what they were doing.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Starting anything is a roller coaster with the highest highs and lowest lows.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Twitter was around communication and visualizing what was happening in the world in real-time. Square was allowing everyone to accept the form of payment people have in their pocket today, which is a credit card.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Your job as an executive is to edit, not write. It’s OK to write once in a while but if you do it often there’s a fundamental problem with the team. Every time you do something ask if you’re writing or editing and get in the mode of editing.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I fell in love with flora of all types, especially ferns. Loved the sparse structure and repetition of shape – almost fractal.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“My mom cares that I tweeted a picture of my breakfast. She’s knows I’m eating and I’m safe.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“We get to design what we want to see in the world rather than doing what other people think should be done.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Technology to me does two things: it increases the velocity of communication and increases the number of people who can participate. That’s it. That’s really all technology for our entire history has ever done.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“TweetDeck is a very interesting client, because it presents a view that no other client in the world presents, which is this multicolumn, massive amounts of information in one pane. And people really, really enjoy that.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“As CEO, my main job is editor-in-chief.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Twitter is the world.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“The interesting products out on the Internet today are not building new technologies. They’re combining technologies. Instagram, for instance: Photos plus geolocation plus filters. Foursquare: restaurant reviews plus check-ins plus geo.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
Popular Jack Dorsey Quotes
“You don’t have to start from scratch to have a massive impact on the world.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I think Twitter is the future of communications and Square will be the payment network.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I think Twitter is best when it sparks conversations elsewhere. To use YouTube and Facebook and all the tools we have available to us today to respond and also promote and answer and engage is awesome.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“There’s an entire universe in every single tweet, and it all really depends on the content as far as how it’s going to spread.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“A number of people in the United States, almost everyone, is using plastic cards to pay for things, but it’s extremely difficult to accept these cards. So let’s make it’s easy and take more and more of the friction out as we can.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Revolution looks at the intersection ahead and pushes people to do the right thing.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Anything you’re interested in the world – whether it be Charlie Rose or JetBlue or a public figure or your local coffee shop – they’re on Twitter and broadcasting what is interesting to them.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
Inspiring Jack Dorsey Quotes
“I’m less interested in how people are following each other and more interested in how they are following topics and tweets themselves. People are following more keywords and concepts and more ideas and acting on those rather than individuals or organizations.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Constraints inspire us in how we approach the press, how we approach business relationships, how we do everything.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“Twitter has been my life’s work in many senses. It started with a fascination with cities and how they work, and what’s going on in them right now.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“The Web provides a very easy way to immediately grasp what’s going on. It really offers the transparency, so you can see, especially with the search engine, how people are using Twitter at one glance. The phone doesn’t allow for that.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I am someone who tweets about what I have for breakfast, what I have for lunch, what I have for dinner, and for 99.99999 percent of the world, it’s useless. It’s meaningless. But for my mother, she loves it.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“IM is interesting because you look at your buddy list and, at a glance, see what your friends are listening to, what they’re working on, what they’re doing. The problem was that you were bound to the computer keyboard.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“What I love about New York is just the electricity I feel right away.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“I said a long time ago that Foursquare can make cities better. You have these augmented realities like Foursquare and Twitter and Facebook that provide these virtual nodes and instant feedback from anywhere, adding annotation around a physical places.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).
“What’s interesting about Twitter and the influencers that someone follows – like, say, Shaquille O’Neal – is that they see someone who is using the exact same tools that they have access to, and I think that inspires this hope to be able to really engage with someone like him.” ~ (Jack Dorsey).