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16 Famous Quotes About Cryptocurrency

With Bitcoin well and truly having entered the public consciousness, it’s not surprising that everyone has an opinion on it, regardless of whether they are experts in the technology or cryptocurrency field. At Cryptodaily, we know the importance of following the public mood of Bitcoin, and this includes knowing what technology giants, experts, and even celebrities think about this revolutionary cryptocurrency.

As such, we have compiled a list of 16 famous quotes about cryptocurrency, which provide a detailed insight into how different people across industries and the public sphere view Bitcoin, similar technologies, and the underlying Blockchain programmes.

1. “I think the internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. The one thing that’s missing but that will soon be developed is a reliable e-cash.” – Professor Milton Friedman

2. “But all those who used their knowledge in a bid to enact social change saw cryptography as a tool to enhance individual privacy and to shift power from big, central institutions to the human beings who live in their orbit.” – Paul Vigna

3. “Stay away from it. It’s a mirage, basically” – Warren Buffet

4. “If you care about liberty, the nonaggression principle, or economic freedom in general you should do everything you can to use Bitcoin as often as possible in your daily life.” – Roger Ver aka “Bitcoin Jesus” Voluntaryist

5. “Bitcoin is a very exciting development, it might lead to a world currency. I think over the next decade it will grow to become one of the most important ways to pay for things and transfer assets.” – Kim Dotcom

6. “We don’t really know how this coin is created. You can’t have a functional money without a basic transparency. Unless you are addicted to volatile trading for the sake of trading, stay away from the Bitcoin. Thankfully its plunge will be a salutary caution to most folks.” – Steve Forbes

7. “Bitcoin is the beginning of something great: a currency without a government, something necessary and imperative.” – Nassim Taleb

8. “So my view’s quite clear. I believe cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is the first example, I believe they’re going to change the world.” – Richard Brown

9. “Bitcoin gives us, for the first time, a way for one Internet user to transfer a unique piece of digital property to another Internet user, such that the transfer is guaranteed to be safe and secure, everyone knows that the transfer has taken place, and nobody can challenge the legitimacy of the transfer. The consequences of this breakthrough are hard to overstate.” – Marc Andreesen

10. “Bitcoin is just one example of something that uses a blockchain. Cryptocurrencies are just one example of decentralized technologies. And now that the Internet is big enough and diverse enough, I think we will see different flavors of decentralized technologies and blockchains. I think decentralized networks will be the next huge wave in technology. The blockchain allows our smart devices to speak to each other better and faster.” – Melanie Swan

11. “If you guys want proof Bitcoin is real, send them to me, I’ll cash them out and feed homeless people.” – Jason King

12. “Bitcoin promises to take at least some of that power away from governments and hand it to people. That alone augurs significant political, cultural, and economic clashes.” – Paul Vigna

13. “Blockchain is the tech. Bitcoin is merely the first mainstream manifestation of its potential.” – Marc Kenigsberg

14. “Bitcoin is the currency of resistance.” – Max Keiser

15. “It was the amateurs of cryptology who created the species. The professionals, who almost certainly surpassed them in cryptanalytic expertise, concentrated on down-to-earth problems of the systems that were then in use but are now outdated. The amateurs, unfettered to those realities, soared into the empyrean of theory.” – David Kahn

16. “You can’t stop things like Bitcoin. It will be everywhere and the world will have to readjust. World governments will have to readjust” – John McAfee


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Adrian has been leading teams in the finance sector for over a decade. He is highly experienced, and is responsible for ensuring that the latest news is delivered to you as it is breaking. He has a keen interest in virtual currencies, and has even made investments himself, so is incredibly passionate when it comes to writing about this topic. He knows the news pieces that are interesting to the reader, so will ensure that he keeps you up to date on all of the relevant news in the cryptocurrency world.