Quotes of the week

Craig Newmark, Craigslist founder, on why he’s not interested in cashing out by selling his classifieds juggernaut.

“Who needs the money? We don’t really care…

…If you’re living comfortably, what’s the point of having more?

…We both know some people who own more than a billion (dollars) and they’re not any the happier. They also need bodyguards.”

Craig is one of the smartest and nicest people I’ve ever met, and these beliefs come from his heart. And isn’t it refreshing to hear somebody successful say things like this?


  1. thedetroitchannel says

    gee, it looks like Mr. Newark just might be on his way back from a BUSINESS MEETING!

    that is one sharp zip-up sport coat he is wearing, isn’t it?

    gotta wonder if he is also wearing the matching sweat pants!

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