Top 12 Quotes & Sayings by Charlie Shrem

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Charlie Shrem

Charles Shrem IV is an American entrepreneur and bitcoin advocate. He co-founded the now-defunct startup company BitInstant, and is a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation. In 2014 he was sentenced to two years in prison for aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money-transmitting business related to the Silk Road marketplace. He was released from prison in 2016. In 2017, he joined Jaxx and served as its chief operating officer, and founded cryptocurrency advisory CryptoIQ.

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In prison, you have to forget about the world on the outside. You have no Internet, no communications, and you're cut off from the whole world. Everything is given to you. You have shelter; you have food, a shower, water. You don't need to spend a dime. You don't have to worry about bills.
I was, like, 22 years old. I had half a million dollars sitting in the bank. I had no expenses. Life was great.
I spend thousands of dollars on lawyers every day just to make sure that I'm not gonna go to jail. — © Charlie Shrem
I spend thousands of dollars on lawyers every day just to make sure that I'm not gonna go to jail.
My word is gold, And I make sure everyone gets paid.
A lot of people say that I took the first shot for Bitcoin. The first person to walk through the door always gets shot, and then everyone else can come through.
Bitcoin is my baby; it's my whole world and my whole life. It's what I was put on this earth to do.
Before I went to prison, there were not really many blockchain products. It was only bitcoin.
I'm investing. I'm taking a lot of bitcoin, selling it as the price goes up, and putting it into real estate. Because then if bitcoin goes to zero - which, it's an experiment, it could - I won't be on the street.
Good-quality protein is very hard to come by in prison. Tuna is good, but tuna doesn't have texture. Mackerel is meaty.
A lot of people have, like, 95 percent of their wealth in bitcoin. Great for them, but I got to be smart.
My brain is here for the picking, and a lot of people are calling me to see what I think about their business, and I'm brutally honest with them.
The hardest obstacles for Bitcoin companies are banking and regulation.
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