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Scott McNealy Quotes

I can't figure the stock market out. I think it's wacky. I have done well with a long-term strategy and will continue being a long-term investor.
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#American Businessman

The collaboration that we are announcing today with Sony will unleash the power of the Internet in networked consumer electronic devices, forever changing the way people think of them.
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#Collaboration

This is a big deal. It's a fairly natural partnership; it shouldn't surprise people, ... We're working on bringing this network-is-the-computer, Net services environment.
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#Partnership

Students today are raised on technology, fundamentally changing the educational environment and how students interact, learn and share. Continued focus on eliminating barriers to education by leveraging technology and the network will help bridge the digital divide and deliver world-class education to everyone. Today's students are the leaders of tomorrow and it is our duty to provide the education they need to shape the future.
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#Environment

Computers shouldn't be unusable. You don't need to know how to work a telephone switch to make a phone call, or how to use the Hoover Dam to take a shower, or how to work a nuclear-power plant to turn on the lights.
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#Computers #Technology

Get the best people and train them well.
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#People #American Businessman

Probably the most dangerous and powerful industrialist of our age. [About Bill Gates]
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#Age And Aging

You already have zero privacy - get over it
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#Privacy

The utility model of computing - computing resources delivered over the network in much the same way that electricity or telephone service reaches our homes and offices today - makes more sense than ever.
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#American Businessman #Electricity

If I could embed a locator chip in my child right now, I know I would do that. Some people call that Big Brother; I call it being a father.
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#People #American Businessman

Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
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#American Businessman #Business

I don't believe Microsoft has innovated, ... I don't believe they have driven and created the industry. I think it's been done by a whole bunch of folks.
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#Believe

I don't believe Microsoft has innovated. I don't believe they have driven and created the industry. I think it's been done by a whole bunch of folks.
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#Believe

We've become the arms supplier for service providers and corporations who want to help people put up shop on the Internet, ... We're the way in which the Netscape products can safely and comfortably reach all of AOL's competitors. That's really why we were brought into the deal.
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#Corporations

The collaboration that we are announcing today with Sony will unleash the power of the Internet in networked consumer electronic devices, forever changing the way people think of them,
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#Collaboration

You've seen a huge decrease in the amount of browser innovation ever since Microsoft went out and bought Spyglass Technology and bundled it in for free into Windows. All of a sudden, people are saying 'why do we want to innovate on Microsoft, who has cornered the market,'
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#Innovation

What we're doing is resizing the company, not re-aiming it,
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#Company

The bear is pretty strong in the computer business, ... But we are outrunning the other hikers.
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#Business

W2K will be a bigger disaster than Y2K.
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#American Businessman #Disaster

He has never gotten credit for it.
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#Credit

Shame on us if we can't deliver some growth and profits over the next twelve months.
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#Growth

The backlog is the highest in years and this increase in bookings and demand is driving improved business fundamentals.
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#Business

It's going to get scarier if we don't come up with technology and rules to protect appropriately privacy and secure the data, and the most important asset we have is obviously the data on people--our customers and employees and partners. And if we can't protect that, people are not going to go online.
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#Privacy

Sun takes great pride in its impeccable reputation as a transparent and compliant organization. With the addition of Bob to Sun's board and the appointment of Mike as Sun's new CFO, I'm 100 percent confident that the strong tradition will continue and I look forward to working with them both in their new roles.
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#Pride