Quoted: Larry Summers on the Winklevi

July 20, 2011

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss leaving a San Francisco court appearance in January. (Kimihiro Hoshino/ AP)


“If an undergraduate is wearing a tie and jacket on Thursday afternoon at three o’clock . . . they’re [either]looking for a job and have an interview . . . [or] they are an @#$%!&.”


Larry Summers on first meeting the Winklevoss twins when they sought his help in their battle with Mark Zuckerberg for a piece of Facebok’s profits. “This was the latter case,” the former Harvard president recalled at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in New York.


Read earlier: The Larry Summers moment in ‘The Social Network,’ and how actor Douglas Urbanski nailed it, 10/7/10

Larry Summers goes to see ‘The Social Network’, 10/12/10

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