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Google's not a real company.
by Steve Ballmer

Google's not a real company.
It's a house of cards.
- Steve Ballmer

What we've gone through in the last several years has
caused some people to question 'Can we trust Microsoft?'
- Steve Ballmer

We don't have a monopoly.
We have market share.
There's a difference.
- Steve Ballmer

Accessible design is good design.
- Steve Ballmer

 

I have lots of sources of information about what's going on at the company.
I think I have a pretty good pulse on where we are
and what people are thinking.
- 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

Great companies have high cultures of accountability,
it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before,
and I think our culture is strong on that.
- Steve Ballmer

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Great companies in the way they work,
start with great leaders.
- Steve Ballmer

Our company has to be a company that enables its people.
- Steve Ballmer

I don't know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me.
- Steve Ballmer

I think it would be absolutely reckless and irresponsible
for anyone to try and break up Microsoft.
- Steve Ballmer

Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual
property sense to everything it touches.
- Steve Ballmer

And then you take a look at Spaces, there is this great
innovation that came out of nowhere.
We have the number one blogging site in the world because
of the innovation that's there.
- Steve Ballmer

I think our leadership team is a highly accountable leadership team.
- Steve Ballmer

We will make our products work out of the box.
- Steve Ballmer

Our mail product, Hotmail, is the market leader globally.
- Steve Ballmer

I have never, honestly, thrown a chair in my life.
- Steve Ballmer

The number one benefit of information technology is
that it empowers people to do what they want to do.
It lets people be creative.
It lets people be productive.
It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before,
and so in a sense it is all about potential.
- 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

Our people, our shareholders, me, Bill Gates,
we expect to change the world in every way,
to succeed wildly at everything we touch,
to have the broadest impact of any company in the world.
- Steve Ballmer

We can believe that we know where the world should go.
But unless we're in touch with our customers,
our model of the world can diverge from reality.
There's no substitute for innovation,
of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch,
either.
- Steve Ballmer

My children - in many dimensions they're as poorly
behaved as many other children,
but at least on this dimension I've got my kids brainwashed:
You don't use Google,
and you don't use an iPod.
- Steve Ballmer

I'm very, very bullish about our prospects,
and as I tell our board, as I tell our employees,
this is the time to invest.
There's so much opportunity.
Let's just invest in that opportunity,
and really get after it.
- Steve Ballmer

So, I think the output of our innovation is great.
We have a culture of self-improvement.
I know we can continue to improve.
There is no issue.
But at the same time, our absolute level of output is fantastic.
- 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

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

Certainly, we continue to bring in new people.
We'll hire, net new, over 4,000 people this year,
and attract great people into the company.
I'm very bullish about the employee base and what it can accomplish.
- Steve Ballmer

I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife:
clean,
simple, the tool you want to take everywhere.
- Marissa Mayer

It's actually not unlike Google at that stage of development.
They had an up-and-running site.
It wasn't losing very much money, it wasn't making very much money,
but it was growing.
- John Doerr

Whether it's Google or Apple or free software,
we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
- Bill Gates

Google actually relies on our users to help with our marketing.
We have a very high percentage of our users who often
tell others about our search engine.
- Sergey Brin

We want Google to be the third half of your brain.
- Sergey Brin

Google is in an amazing position to be the target of
tons of lawsuits that will set precedent for many important
things for us on the Internet.
- Joichi Ito

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo should be developing new
technologies to bypass government sensors and barriers to the Internet;
but instead,
they agreed to guard the gates themselves.
- Tom Lantos

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

Google is making a huge investment in developing the Ajax approach.
- Jesse James Garrett

With Google I'm starting to burn out on knowing the answer to everything.
People in the year 2020 are going to be nostalgic for
the sensation of feeling clueless.
- Doug Coupland

The only thing Google has failed to do,
so far, is fail.
- John Battelle

We want to make sure the thing you're looking for is
on Google 100 percent of the time.
- Eric Schmidt

I basically did all the library research for this book on Google,
and it not only saved me enormous amounts of time but
actually gave me a much richer offering of research in a shorter time.
- Thomas Friedman

Half of Google's revenue comes from selling text-based
ads that are placed near search results and are related
to the topic of the search.
Another half of its revenues come from licensing its
search technology to companies like Yahoo.
- Eric Schmidt

The Google algorithm was a significant development.
I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have
been saved by information on a medical website or who
have found the love of their life on a dating website.
- Tim Berners-Lee

It is very similar to companies like Google and other internet companies.
When you go and search on Google you don't pay for that.
But sometimes you click on an advert and Google makes money on that.
- Niklas Zennstrom

The thing that people seem to miss about not just Google,
but also our competitors, Yahoo, eBay and so forth,
is that there's an awful lot of communities that have
never been served by traditional media.
- Eric Schmidt

In comparison, Google is brilliant because it uses
an algorithm that ranks Web pages by the number of links to them,
with those links themselves valued by the number of
links to their page of origin.
- Michael Shermer

I am hoping, though, that many of them have kids,
who, when they have a moment to take a break from their iPods,
Internet, or Google, will explain to their parents
running the country just how the world is being flattened.
- Thomas Friedman

Some say Google is God.
Others say Google is Satan.
But if they think Google is too powerful,
remember that with search engines unlike other companies,
all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine.
- Sergey Brin

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius


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