John McAfee Quotes

Who was John McAfee?

John David McAfee was a British-American computer programmer and businessman known for founding anti-virus company McAfee.

Later he became a crypto enthusiast, particularly in Bitcoin. He was arrested and died in his cell in a similar way as Jeffrey Epstein.

Born September 18, 1945
Died June 23, 2021
Aged 75 years old

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Best 21 Quotes by John McAfee

“A good example is more irritating than a bad one.”

“All of life is relationship. We relate to people, things, and ideas, and our actions reflect the tone and substance of each relationship. How we relate to money, to the ideal of love, to nature, to our concept of death, and to our spouse reveals, in the moment, the truth of ourselves.”

“Any idiot can make money. Keeping money, very few can do.”

“Bitcoin, generally, is a great idea. Keeping wallets on smartphones is the worst idea of the decade.”

“Disobedience is the vehicle of progress.”

“Governments are composed of human beings, and all of the frailties that humans possess are absorbed into these governments and become active within these governments. Hatred, anger, jealousy, fear, greed, distrust and the whole host of afflictions that humans must bear, lurk just beneath the surface of civility displayed by government.”

“If the majority holds some thing of value, you can be certain it has none.”

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“If you own the facts, you may distort them as you like.”

“Ignorance and confidence are constant companions.”

“Let me tell you what the truth is... I have learned one thing in life: there is no such thing as bad press. There is not. That's a fundamental truth. The more bad things said about you, the more power they give to you.”

“Living with one woman is horrific.”

“Making money is easy. It is. The difficult thing in life is not making it, it's keeping it.”

“More than one of my girlfriends tried to kill me a few times.”

“Opinions need a willing ear.”

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“Our mobile phones have become the greatest spy on the planet.”

“Private communication systems have been around since the beginning of human culture.”

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“Most problems better solved at cultural level via virtue. Live a good life that others can model.”

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“The gig economy is empowerment. This new business paradigm empowers individuals to better shape their own destiny and leverage their existing assets to their benefit.”

“To say what your disguise is would be foolish.”

“True love has no object. It is a state of being.”

“You can't stop things like Bitcoin. It's like trying to stop gunpowder.”

“You cannot become what you already are.”

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