"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Meg Whitman on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Meg Whitman on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Meg Whitman on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Meg Whitman on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Meg Whitman on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"And I want to be able to - you know, make Republicans and Democrats famous for keeping jobs in California."
"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."