50 Best Marissa Mayer Quotes and Sayings for Motivation

Marissa Mayer is an entrepreneur and investor from the United States.

Best Marissa Mayer Quotes

1. “If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).


2. “You have to ruthlessly prioritize.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

3. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

4. “I’m not a pro, but I know enough to be dangerous.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

5. “You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

6. “If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

7. “Product management really is the fusion between technology, what engineers do – and the business side.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

8. “Creativity thrives best when constrained.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

9. “The utmost thing is the user experience, to have the most useful experience.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

10. “Even in the Future the Story Begins with Once Upon a Time.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

11. “Maybe there isn’t such a thing as fate. Maybe it’s just the opportunities we’re given, and what we do with them. I’m beginning to think that maybe great, epic romances don’t just happen. We have to make them ourselves.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

12. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).


13. “Success is never getting to the bottom of your to-do list.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

14. “Keep your head in the clouds and your hands on the keyboard.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

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15. “I think I realized that I would rather die because I betrayed them, than live because I betrayed you.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

16. “Geeks are people who love something so much that all the details matter.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

17. “Innovation is born from the interaction between constraint and vision.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

18. “Imagine there was a cure, but finding it would cost you everything. It would completely ruin your life. What would you do?” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

19. “I promise, I will not let you die without being kissed.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

20. “She was a cyborg, and she would never go to a ball.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

21. “Vanity is a factor, but it is more a question of control. It is easier to trick others into perceiving you as beautiful if you can convince yourself you are beautiful. But mirrors have an uncanny way of telling the truth.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

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22. “Beyond basic mathematical aptitude, the difference between good programmers and great programmers is verbal ability.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

23. “With data collection, ‘the sooner the better’ is always the best answer.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

24. “Soon, the whole world would be searching for her -Linh Cinder. A deformed cyborg with a missing foot. A Lunar with a stolen identity. A mechanic with no one to run to, nowhere to go. But they will be looking for a ghost.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

25. “She did not know that the wolf was a wicked sort of animal, and she was not afraid of him.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

26. “I refuse to be stereotyped.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

27. “That you prefer to rule through fear rather than justice? So sorry, Your Majesty, I’m afraid I already knew that about you.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

28. “To me, the future is personalization.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

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29. “I don’t see that her being cyborg is relevant.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

30. “I’m going to escape now.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

31. “She briefly wished she did have some sort of magic so she could shoot a bolt of lightning through his head.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).


32. “Pick something and make it great.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

33. “I’m sure I’ll feel much more grateful when I find a guy who thinks complex wiring in a girl is a turn-on.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

34. “When people think about computer science, they imagine people with pocket protectors and thick glasses who code all night.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

35. “Her mind emptied of everything but the gusting wind and how fragile Wolf looked in that heartbeat, like one movement could break him open.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

36. “Vince Lombardi says, you know, in my life there are three things: God, family, and the Green Bay Packers, in that order. For me, it’s God, family, and Yahoo, in that order.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

37. “The mobile phone acts as a cursor to connect the digital and physical.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

38. “One cannot be brave who has no fear.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

39. “Really in technology, it’s about the people, getting the best people, retaining them, nurturing a creative environment and helping to find a way to innovate.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

40. “But you’re the only one, Scarlet. You’ll always be the only one.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).


41. “Hope was a coward’s tool.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

42. “New beginnings – professional, personal, or come what may – are always uncomfortable, but being open to them is the only way to grow. In the end, we are all capable of so much more than we think.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

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43. “Right. I’m sure that poor etiquette is the number one reason for most failed revolutions.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

44. “The internet creates more of an appetite for media – it doesn’t replace physical books, radio or TV.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

45. “Right,? said Kai, ’that’ll be no problem in a city of two and a half million people. Let me just go dig out my special Lunar detector, and I’ll get right on that.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

46. “Stuff and nonsense. Nonsense and stuff and much of a muchness and nonsense all over again. We are all mad here, don’t you know?” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

47. “The Googly thing is to launch products early on Google Labs and then iterate, learning what the market wants – and making it great. The beauty of experimenting in this way is that you never get too far from what the market wants. The market pulls you back.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

48. “Employees, especially young people, want more than a paycheck.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

49. “Prince Kai! Check my fan, I think I’m overheating.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

50. “For me the core principles of privacy online are transparency, choice and control.” ~ (Marissa Mayer).

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