Mark ZuckerbergFacebook founder, entrepreneur and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg turned a year older today.

Apart from being a brilliant programmer and an excellent businessman, Zuckerberg is also an ideal role model.

Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan welcomed their daughter Max into the world last year. He took two-months off from work to spend time with her, setting an example of Facebook’s strong paternity-leave policy.

The couple pledged to give away 99% of their wealth through a new organization called the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. They also donated $25 million in the fight against Ebola last year.

So on his 32nd birthday, here are nine inspirational quotes by the boy genius:

1. Facebook is blue as Mark is colour blind.

2. He learnt Mandarin in 2010 to communicate with Priscill...

3. He has a Hungarian sheepdog named Beast.

4. Zuckerberg holds about 50 patents to his name.

5. Mark Zuckerberg cannot be blocked on Facebook.

6. He is one of the top ten richest people on Earth.

7. Mark dropped out of Harvard University to work on Faceb...

8. He began programming at the age of 11.

9. He turned vegetarian in 2011.