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 John Battelle - “The hardest thing in the world is to capture the loyalty of people on the Web, and AIM has done that. AIM is a window to the youth market and a platform for so much more than just instant messaging.”
 John Battelle - “When we see a remarkable new company that redefines the technology industry, we either fear it because of all the things it might do or we expect more from it than it can possibly deliver,”
 John Battelle - “Google is a global Rorschach test. We see in it what we want to see. Google has built an infrastructure that makes a lot of dreams closer to reality.”
 John Battelle - “The only thing Google has failed to do, so far, is fail.”
 John Battelle - “China is a huge market, and as a soon-to-be-public company, Google could not afford to sit on the sidelines as competitors charge into the region.”
 John Battelle - “At the Web 2.0 Conference a year ago, we gathered to discuss the implications of the Web becoming a platform. This year, we're taking it further, focusing not just on declaring the platform, but showing where the innovation is happening and what we might expect in the coming year, ... Web 2.0 attendees will be immediately plugged into the ecosystem of the new Internet and allowed to make connections vital to their business strategy.”
 John Battelle - “It would be another way for Google to sell targeted advertising and burnish its brand. And it's very much in the tradition of Google's brand promise - great stuff free.”
 John Battelle - “I think product development is intricately tied to revenue. And, I worry that if he does not directly control it, his ability to move the business where he needs it to go will suffer.”
 Phyllis Battelle - “Fame is an ego-building but back-breaking state of being which -- rather like love -- is most comfortable in private, and most frightening when its loss is contemplated.”
 Phyllis Battelle - “A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see the guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying long-time-no-see. If he hadn't broken your heart, you couldn't have that glorious feeling of relief”
 Phyllis Battelle - “If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.”
 Phyllis Battelle - “The general rule is that people who enjoy life also enjoy marriage.”
 Phyllis Battelle - “A reporter discovers, in the course of many years of interviewing celebrities, that most actors are more attractive behind a spotlight than over a spot of tea.”
 Phyllis Battelle - “A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see the guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying 'Long Time, No See.'”