"And I want to be able to - you know, make Republicans and Democrats famous for keeping jobs in California."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Meg Whitman on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Meg Whitman on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Meg Whitman on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Meg Whitman on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Meg Whitman on Ambrose Bierce
"Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It's all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net."
"Because if you don't have a great workforce, a great higher education system, you're not going to have the next eBay, the next AmGen, the next, you know, Miasole, and not only California but America is going to fall behind a whole new competitive context which is obviously China, India, and other countries."
"You can't stand for too many things. You can't use the bully pulpit for too many things. So, I promise you, every day, I am going to talk about jobs, spending, and education."
"Because what happens is, as the economy suffers, tax revenues go down. But unlike businesses, where at least your variable costs go down, in government your variable costs go up: unemployment insurance, workmen's compensation, health care benefits, welfare, you name it."
"It is very clear that voice communications is moving on to the Internet. In the end, the price that anyone can provide for voice transmission on the Net will trend toward zero."