Scott McNealy Quotes

34 Scott McNealy quotes:

"Probably the most dangerous and powerful industrialist of our age. [About Bill Gates]"
"[He opened with a new one-liner about Microsoft's new advertising slogan:] Microsoft is now talking about the digital nervous system, ... I guess I would be nervous if my system was built on their technology too."
"We'll use their advertising and they'll use our technology."
"Jonathan has earned the admiration and respect of our 37,900 employees, our customers and partners, and the industry as a whole. He is the ideal leader to take the helm as Sun's chief executive officer."
Author: McNealy Quotes Category: Admiration Quotes
"You already have zero privacy - get over it."
"The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"W2K will be a bigger disaster than Y2K."
"Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products."
"Get the best people and train them well."
"The Evil Empire. [About Microsoft]"
Author: McNealy Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"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."
"Our belief is that anything with an electrical or digital heartbeat will be connected to the Internet,"
Author: McNealy Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"We're not talking about new regulation. We are only talking about enforcing the laws that have been on the books and that have gone after the railroads, the telephone companies, everybody's who's had a monopoly in the past."
"It's more bad news for the competition."
"I have this conversation with Scott a lot, ... He always wonders if I'm mad at him for going into competitive markets, and the answer is no, because I don't think they stand a chance. Bless their heart, it's not what they do well. I think it's going to be really hard for an open standards company like that to get deep into the software business."
"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."
"I think the whole Java momentum is making it easier and cheaper to deal with the Java technology in computers, ... It has been incredibly widely adapted and people are writing applications and investing in the whole Web Java technology at a rate we never even fantasized."
Author: McNealy Quotes Category: Computers Quotes

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