CATEGORIES Movie Quotes'The Social Network' is a fictional story of the birth of Facebook, but more specifically about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, played by Jesse Eisenberg. The film focuses on the simultaneous lawsuits against Zuckerberg by his best friend Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield) and three former classmates. The story is told in flashbacks between depositions of both cases and explores the intriguing psyche of Zuckerberg during his quest towards creating a thriving social network. Set with a twist of irony since, Zuckerberg was unable to attain the social niche he desired while at Harvard. The movie highlights the tribulations of college life, social acceptance, relationships, friendships, deceit, and social envy, all while depicting the start up of one of the biggest societal trends of this decade.
Here are the best quotes from 'The Social Network.'
Erica Albright (Rooney Mara): "You are going to go through life thinking that girls don't like you because you're a nerd. And I want you to know from the bottom of my heart that that won't be true. It'll be because you're an asshole."
Mark Zuckerberg: "As for any charges stemming from the breach of security, I believe I deserve some sort of recognition from this Ad Board."
Administrator: "I'm sorry"
Mark Zuckerberg: "Yes."
Administrator: "I don't understand."
Mark Zuckerberg: "Which part?"
Administrator: "You believe you deserve some recognition?"
Mark Zuckerberg: "I pointed out some pretty gaping holes in your system."
Mark Zuckerberg: "You know you really don't need a damn forensic team to get to the bottom of this. If you guys were the inventors of Facebook you'd have invented Facebook"
Divya Narendra (Max Minghella): "I'm just gonna stand over your shoulder while you write us a check."
Mark Zuckerberg: "No shit"
Mark Zuckerberg: "Eduardo was the president of the Harvard Investor's Association and he was my best friend."
Gage (David Selby): "Your best friend is suing you for 600 million dollars."
Mark Zuckerberg: "I didn't know this. Tell me more."
Bob (Mark Saul): "You know, I could swear he was looking at you when he said the next Bill Gates could be right in this room."
Mark Zuckerberg: "I doubt it."
Bob: "I showed up late. I don't even know who he was."
Mark Zuckerberg: "It was Bill Gates."
Bob: "Oh shit that makes sense."
Eduardo Saverin: "Hey man, sorry. A couple of girls are freshening up in there."
Eduardo Saverin: "We have groupies"
Marilyn Delpy (Rashida Jones): "What are you doing?"
Mark Zuckerberg: "Checking in to see how it's going in Bosnia."
Marilyn Delpy: "Bosnia? They don't have roads, but they have Facebook."
Marilyn Delpy: "You really hate the Winklevoss twins, don't you? "
Mark Zuckerberg: "I don't hate anybody. The Winklevi aren't suing me for intellectual property theft. They're suing me because for the first time in their lives, the world didn't work the way it was supposed to for them."
Divya Narenda: "Then why aren't we doing anything about it? Because we're gentleman at Harvard?"
Cameron Winklevoss: "Because you're not thinking about the way it's going to look."
Divya Narenda: "How's it going to look?"
Cameron Winklevoss (Armie Hammer Jr.): "Like my brother and I are dressed in skeleton costumes chasing the Karat Kid around a high school gym."
Stoned Girl: "So what do you do?"
Sean Parker Parker (Justin Timberlake): "I'm an entrepreneur."
Stoned Girl: "You're unemployed."
Sean Parker Parker: "I wouldn't say that."
Stoned Girl: "What would you say?"
Sean Parker Parker: "That I'm an entrepreneur."
Stoned Girl: "What was your latest preneur?"
Sean Parker: "Well I founded an internet company that let college kids download and share music for free."
Stoned Girl: "Kinda like Napster?"
Sean Parker: "Exactly like Napster."
Stoned Girl: "What do you mean?"
Sean Parker: "I founded Napster."
Stoned Girl: "Sean Parker founded Napster."
Sean Parker: "Nice to meet you."
Stoned Girl: "You're Sean Parker?"
Sean Parker: "Ahhh you see, the shoe's on the other, uh, table which has turned."
Eduardo Saverin: "You know what, settle an argument for us. I'd say its time to start making money from theFacebook but Mark Zuckerberg doesn't want advertising. Who's right?"
Sean Parker: "Neither of you, yet. TheFacebook is cool. That's what it's got going for it."
Mark Zuckerberg: "Yeah."
Sean Parker: "You don't want to ruin it with ads because ads aren't cool."
Mark Zuckerberg: "Exactly."
Sean Parker: "It's like you're throwing the greatest party on campus and someone saying it's gotta be over by eleven."
Mark Zuckerberg: "That's exactly right."
Sean Parker: "You don't even know what the thing is yet. How big it can get, how far it can go. This is no time to take your chips down. A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool?"
Eduardo Saverin [giving evidence at the deposition]: "A billion dollars. And that's what shut everybody up."
Eduardo Saverin: "I like standing next to you, Sean. It makes me look tough in comparison."
Eduardo Saverin: You better lawyer-up, asshole, 'cause I'm not coming for my 30 percent, I'm coming after everything."
Eduardo Saverin: "It was insanely stupid for me not to have my own lawyer look over all the . . . the uh . . . I thought they were my lawyers. I was a Harvard business major. I was your only friend. You had one friend.
Lawyer: "Mr. Zuckerberg, do I have your full attention?"
Mark Zuckerberg: "No."
Lawyer: "Do you think I deserve it?"
Mark Zuckerberg: "What?"
Lawyer: "Do you think I deserve your full attention?"
Mark: "I had to swear an oath before we began this deposition, and I don't want to perjure myself, so I have a legal obligation to say no."
Lawyer: "Okay...no. You don't think I deserve your attention."
Mark Zuckerberg: "I think if your clients want to sit on my shoulders and call themselves tall, they have the right to give it a try, but there's no requirement that I enjoy sitting here listening to people lie. You have part of my attention - you have the minimum amount. The rest of my attention is back at the offices of Facebook, where my colleagues and I are doing things that no one in this room, including and especially your clients, are intellectually or creatively capable of doing. Did I adequately answer your condescending question?
Sean Parker: "You're going to hand them a business card saying, 'I'm CEO, bitch'"