Top 10 Quotes by Michael Arrington

Michael Arrington

For the most part, I've sat on the sidelines over the years during the endless debates about how we need to do more to encourage more women to start companies.

Michael Arrington
Journalists hold themselves apart, and above, the common person. They have rules designed to ensure their objectivity and impartiality.
Michael Arrington

Success in Silicon Valley, most would agree, is more merit-driven than almost any other place in the world. It doesn't matter how old you are, what sex you are, what politics you support or what color you are. If your idea rocks and you can execute, you can change the world and/or get really, stinking rich.

Michael Arrington
I always try to find the truth in a situation. That unvarnished, pure nugget of truth at the core of every issue that I write about.
Michael Arrington

Women in my world are respected as much as men.

Michael Arrington
Our government is just way too interested in mucking around in Silicon Valley by creating and enforcing rules based on little or no understanding of the consequences.
Michael Arrington

The main thing to know about me is that I'm a champion of entrepreneurs and the startups they build. They are my rock stars. If in doubt, I side with them, and that's clear from my writing.

Michael Arrington
Generally speaking, experience counts for something. So you'd expect entrepreneurs who've been through the ups and downs of a tech startup to have an advantage over the newcomers. Or at least have an equal chance at success. But in fact the opposite may be true. A number of venture capitalists I've spoken with have said that too many "old guard" entrepreneurs are not being bold enough in their business decisions, and it's hurting their startups.
Michael Arrington

There are lots of things that I will probably never experience in this life. Military combat. Being dictator of a small central American country. Dunking a basketball. Being a famous rock star. Or walking on Mars. But one thing I have been, and will always be, is an entrepreneur.

Michael Arrington
A business model that hasn't been tried before is always interesting, even if it's likely to fail.