- We are
not a stock that you can sleep well with at night. We are
a volatile stock . . . For a short-term investor, or for a
small investor, I wouldn't invest in internet stocks.
Bezos # Investing,
ideas will always get funded, so that's not going to be a
problem. But you will see that it will be harder and harder
for bad ideas to get funded.
Bezos # Good,
- If you
do build a great experience, customers tell each other about
that. Word of mouth is very powerful.
Bezos # Experience,
- A brand
for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn
reputation by trying to do hard things well.
Bezos # Brands,
- I knew
that if I failed I wouldn't regret that, but I knew the one
thing I might regret is never trying.
Bezos # Encouragement,
- We were
hoping to build a small, profitable company. And of course,
what we've done is build a large, unprofitable company.
Bezos # Funny,
- We see
our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the
hosts. It's our job every day to make every important aspect
of the customer experience a little bit better.
Bezos # Customers,
we want to be is something completely new. There is no physical
analog for what Amazon.com is becoming.
Bezos # Different,
are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge
more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.
Bezos # Commitment,
got thousands of investors counting on us. And we're a team
of thousands of employees all counting on each other. That's
Bezos # Employee,
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