"I think our leadership team is a highly accountable leadership team."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Steve Ballmer on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Steve Ballmer on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."Steve Ballmer on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Steve Ballmer on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Steve Ballmer on Colin Powell
"I come back to the same thing: We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06."
"What we've gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question 'Can we trust Microsoft?'"
"We don't have a monopoly. We have market share. There's a difference."
"Accessible design is good design."
"Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders."