My Favorite Quotes
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 Steve Ballmer - “All companies of any size have to continue to push to make sure you get the right leaders, the right team, the right people to be fast acting, and fast moving in the marketplace. We've got great leaders, and we continue to attract and promote great new leaders.”
 Steve Ballmer - “Accessible design is good design.”
 Steve Ballmer - “I don't know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me.”
 Steve Ballmer - “People want hosted CRM, ... We will respond to and address that need. We expect to give Salesforce.com a very effective run for its money by having on-premise and hosted solutions over time.”
 Steve Ballmer - “at the earliest and appropriate time.”
 Steve Ballmer - “At least a little more rapid cycle time would be appropriate,”
 Steve Ballmer - “We believe this has potential over time to be a major new revenue stream,”
 Steve Ballmer - “If you look at our track record over time, investors who have been with us long term are very happy with the kind of returns that they have received, ... I'd encourage investors to again take that long term outlook.”
 Steve Ballmer - “Open source software does not today respect the intellectual property rights of any intellectual property holder. Some day, for all countries that are entering WTO, somebody will come and look for money to pay for the patent rights for that intellectual property.”
 Steve Ballmer - “The phones that people have today are not the phones that people will want to use in the XML generation.”
 Steve Ballmer - “We're very confident about our growth outlook -- so confident that we announced today we're accelerating our stock-buyback plans,”
 Steve Ballmer - “There's no mission critical enterprise job today you should feel uncomfortable running on the Microsoft platform. There is no job that's too big to run on Microsoft and the Windows platform.”
 Steve Ballmer - “We're about to kick-start a new growth engine for the mobile industry. To grow, the wireless industry needs to provide end-to-end solutions and innovative services. We're creating great new tools to do just that.”
 Steve Ballmer - “Microsoft's collaboration with Cable Wireless and Compaq will mean great new integrated messaging and collaboration tools, ... By basing a range of new services on the Windows platform, Cable Wireless, Compaq and Microsoft will enable more reliable and more efficient IT services for small and medium-sized businesses.”
 Steve Ballmer - “I'm not sure blogs are necessarily the best place to get a pulse on anything. People want to blog for a variety of reasons, and that may or may not be representative.”
 Steve Ballmer - “Ford shared this vision. We are inviting more players to join in.”
 Steven Ballmer - “Our brand means there is someone you can call if there is a problem, and some of these things don't come out of the non-paid volunteer format.”
 Steve Ballmer - “The world is changing, but so is Microsoft,”
 Steven Ballmer - “This is an all-makes and all-models site, ... We want to license it build to order technology to the world. We'll fail if CarPoint doesn't sell its information broadly to manufacturers and dealers.”
 Steve Ballmer - “By bringing together the software experience and the service experience, we will better address the changing needs of our customers' digital lifestyles and the new world of work.”
 Steve Ballmer - “We've grown from 18 of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry to 23 of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry over the last five years. Profits are up over 70, where the industry profit is up about 35. Pretty good.”
 Steve Ballmer - “Look at the product pipeline, look at the fantastic financial results we've had for the last five years. You only get that kind of performance on the innovation side, on the financial side, if you're really listening and reacting to the best ideas of the people we have.”
 Steve Ballmer - “I come back to the same thing We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06.”
 Steve Ballmer - “One of the most competitive battlegrounds for our platform as we face the next five to ten years is the embedded space,”
 Steven Ballmer - “Corporations - paid entities - offer things that free systems do not, ... Consistency over the years and brand.”

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