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A slide series with famous and not so well-known quotes. December Issue 2010. Steve Ballmer, Don Norman, Jef Raskin, Alan Cooper, Peter Drucker, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Groucho Marx, Not Seth Godin, Thomas Edison, Mark D. Lutchen, Peter Drucker, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Clay Shirky, Paul Klee, Jyri Engeström, Steve Jobs, The Cluetrain Manifesto, Kurt Cobain, Ben Bernanke, Ivan Turgenev, George Best, Herbert Simon, Woody Allen, Kevin Kelly, Groucho Marx, Blaise Pascal, Matt Hunter, John Geleynse, A Chinese Proverb, David Ogilvy, Groucho Marx, Niels Bohr, Henry Ford, Jeffrey Zeldman. Image credits: flickr.com/jdlasica , /sndrv, /dpritchard, /mwichary, /denejac, /alinetavernier, /dgroup, /cornelluniversitylibrary, /gloq, /photographi_esc_, /osucommons, /astrablog, /mini82, /giorgiotomassetti, /lwallenstein, /iamthestig2, /mogmismo, /kevinwhite, /miikka_skaffari, /phinz, /aasgier, /kenyee, /kevint, /antonkovalyov, /bgwilson89, /ucumari, /nationaalarchief, /rickharris, /quasimondo, /wongjunhao.

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Business Quotes 2011

Steve Ballmer, USA TODAY CEO Forum, April 29, 2007

Image credit: (cc) JD Lasica/Socialmedia.biz, flickr.com/jdlasica/3189974600 >

Theres no chance that the iPhone is going to get any

significant market share.No chance.

Don Norman

Image credit: flickr.com/sndrv/4635764320 >

The inventors will invent,for that is what inventors do.

The technology will come first,

the products second,and then

the needs will slowly appear.

Jef Raskin

Image credit: flickr.com/dpritchard/4709643893 & mwichary/2240608755 >

A computer shall not waste your time

or require you to domore work than isstrictly necessary.

Alan Cooper

Image credit: flickr.com/denejac/3362611715 >

Just how do I design if not with prototyping?

An excellent question.The short answer is

on paper.

Peter Drucker

Image credit: flickr.com/alinetavernier/3848709104 >

The most important thingin communication

is to hearwhat isn't being said.

Sergey Brin

Image credit: flickr.com/dgroup/4508204873 >

We arecurrently

not planningon conquering the world.

Larry Page, Businessweek, March 13, 2001

Image credit: flickr.com/cornelluniversitylibrary/3610752603 >

Basically, our goal is to organize the world's

informationand to make it universally

accessible and useful.

Groucho Marx as Dr. Hackenbush

Image credit: flickr.com/gloq/124424483 >

If I hold you any closer,I'll be in back of you.

Seth Godin A saying that has been around since the ice age

Image credit: flickr.com/photographi_esc_/2797736030 >

Nine women can't have a baby in one month,

no matter how closely they coordinate their work.

Thomas Edison

Image credit: flickr.com/osucommons/3724236532 >

Opportunity is missed by most because it comes

dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Mark D. Lutchen, Former Global CIO of PWC

Image credit: flickr.com/astrablog/4133302216 >

IT is not comparable to a fully sequential engineering

system in which deliverables result from planning,

designing, building, testing, reworking, retesting, and

finalizing.

Peter Drucker

Image credit: flickr.com/mini82/1198278806 >

Do not believe that it is very much of an advance

to do the unnecessarythree times as fast.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Image credit: flickr.com/giorgiotomassetti/4790262687 >

One has to do something new

in order to see something new.

Clay Shirky

Image credit: flickr.com/haraldfelgner/3656446341 >

Institutions will try to preserve the problemto which they are the

solution.

Paul Klee

Image credit: flickr.com/haraldfelgner/2004459134 >

A line is a dotthat went for a walk.

Jyri Engestrm

Image credit: flickr.com/lwallenstein/3867427676 >

The term social networking makes little sense if we leave out the objects that mediate the ties between people. [...]

The fallacy is to think that social networks are just made

up of people.

Steve Jobs

Image credit: flickr.com/iamthestig2/3505659428 >

Innovation is not about saying yes to everything.

Its about saying NO to all but the most crucial features.

The Cluetrain Manifesto

Image credit: flickr.com/mogmismo/3564024948 >

The long silence the interruption of the human

conversation is coming to an end. On the Internet,

markets are getting more connected and more

powerfully vocal every day.

Kurt Cobain

Image credit: flickr.com/haraldfelgner/3440504351 >

Rather be dead than cool.

Ben Bernanke

Image credit: flickr.com/haraldfelgner/3485973665 >

These are issues that we are going to have to address,

because they are significant.

Herbert Simon

Image credit: flickr.com/kevinwhite/225709357 >

One finds limitsby pushing them.

Ivan Turgenev

Image credit: flickr.com/miikka_skaffari/3228249024 >

If we wait for the moment when everything,

absolutely everything is ready,we shall never begin.

George Best

Image credit: flickr.com/phinz/3695488807 >

I spent 90% of my money on women and drink.The rest I wasted

Herbert Simon

Image credit: flickr.com/aasgier/2414686179 >

[...] a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention,

and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among

the overabundance of information sources

that might consume it.

Woody Allen

Image credit: flickr.com/haraldfelgner/1903389348 >

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

Kevin Kelly

Image credit: flickr.com/haraldfelgner/3646390382 >

Complexity that works is built up out of

modules that work perfectly,layered one over the other.

Groucho Marx

Image credit: flickr.com/kenyee/2817511001 >

A child of five would understand this.

Send someone to fetch a child of five.

Blaise Pascal

Image credit: flickr.com/kevint/7854090 >

I apologize for writing you a long letter

but I didnt have time to write you a short one.

Matt Hunter, Product Development, IDEO

Image credit: flickr.com/antonkovalyov/3605921613 >

Fail earlyto succeed sooner.

John Geleynse, Software Technology Evangelism, Apple

Image credit: flickr.com/bgwilson89/2253180349 >

Implement solutions,not features.

Chinese Proverb

Image credit: flickr.com/ucumari/696344991 >

Don't open a shopunless

you like to smile.

David Ogilvy

Image credit: flickr.com/nationaalarchief/4193508328 >

The best ideascome as jokes.

Make your thinkingas funny as possible.

Groucho Marx

Image credit: flickr.com/rickharris/3241285917 >

Before I speak,I have somethingimportant to say.

Niels Bohr

Image credit: flickr.com/quasimondo/98423379 >

Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.

Henry Ford

Image credit: flickr.com/haraldfelgner/3644756242 >

If Id asked my customers what they wanted,

theyd have saida faster horse.

Jeffrey Zeldman

Image credit: flickr.com/wongjunhao/22677518115 >

Content precedes design. Design in the absence of

content is not design,its decoration.

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