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1. "IBM decided they were going to enter the copying business in 1968."
Author: Arthur Rock
2. "And then lo and behold IBM, Apple and Motorola took an ad in all the newspapers, double page ad, and said, announcing the chip that they were now able to manufacture it and that they were going to kill Intel."
Author: Arthur Rock
3. "When deep space exploration ramps up, it'll be the corporations that name everything, the IBM Stellar Sphere, the Microsoft Galaxy, Planet Starbucks."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
4. "Apple Computers is a famous example: it was founded by (mostly Republi­can) computer engineers who broke from IBM in Silicon Valley in the 198os, forming little democratic circles of twenty to forty people with their laptops in each other's garages."
Author: David Graeber
5. "IBM was the original contractor for much of the computer interface design on the film."
Author: Douglas Trumbull
6. "There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens."
Author: Douglas Trumbull
7. "Before I liked to write, I liked to type. I remember visiting my grandmother Adele in Ponce Inlet, Florida, when I was three years old, and she had an IBM electric typewriter."
Author: Gabrielle Zevin
8. "My big dream back then was to buy an IBM Selectric. I still have that dream. I really ought to buy a word-processor. Half the cabbies at Rocky own computers. They tell me they can write failed novels ten times faster on a PC."
Author: Gary Reilly
9. "IBM's long-standing mantra is 'Think.' What has always made IBM a fascinating and compelling place for me, is the passion of the company, and its people, to apply technology and scientific thinking to major societal issues."
Author: Ginni Rometty
10. "We have started something called the Corporate Services Corps. Now, it was modeled after the Peace Corps from long ago, the 1960s. And the idea was in this modern day and age, how do you get IBM'ers around the world to be global citizens? You know, globally aware, contribute, understand how to work in that environment, but do it on scale."
Author: Ginni Rometty
11. "And the reason I came to IBM was I think - I always say at a really early age, I learned you've got to be passionate about what you do. No matter what it is, you put too much, your heart and soul in it, you have to be passionate about it. You make too many sacrifices."
Author: Ginni Rometty
12. "And so when I moved to IBM, I moved because I thought I could apply technology. I didn't actually have to do my engineer - I was an electrical engineer, but I could apply it. And that was when I changed. And when I got there, though, I have to say, at the time, I really never felt there was a constraint about being a woman. I really did not."
Author: Ginni Rometty
13. "I've been head of strategy at IBM and together with my colleagues built our five-year plan. My priorities are going to be to continue to execute on that."
Author: Ginni Rometty
14. "These guys are fakes. All they've got on their minds is impressing the new girls with the big words they're so proud of, while sticking their hanse up their skirts. And when they graduate,they cut their hair short and march off to work for Mitsubishi or IBM or Fuji Bank. They marry pretty wives who've never read Marx and have kids they give fancy names to that are enough to make you puke. Smash what educational-industrial complex? Don't make me laugh!"
Author: Haruki Murakami
15. "Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs."
Author: Jack Lynch
16. "Mandelbrot changed the way ibm's engineers thought about the cause of noise. bursts of errors had always sent the engineers looking for a man sticking a screwdriver somewhere."
Author: James Gleick
17. "If being the biggest company was a guarantee of success, we'd all be using IBM computers and driving GM cars."
Author: James Surowiecki
18. "Those of a future generation will one day look back on printed books with the same benign and befuddled expressions that we use when we look at floppy disks or those colossal IBM mainframes with spinning reels of tape that you see in the background of the villain's lair in James Bond movies. Books are bulky, and an individual book doesn't hold much data compared to what an e-reader can hold."
Author: Jason Merkoski
19. "The wrong cribthe wrong cribthe wrong cribthe wrong cribMy advice to anybody is: get bornMy advice to anybody is: get bornMy advice to anybody is: get bornMy advice to anybody is: get bornMy advice to anybody is: get bornIn the Beginning was the Wordwhy be happy when you could be normal?In the Beginning was the Wordwhy be happy when you could be normal?In the Beginning was the WordThis Appointment Takes Place In the Past"
Author: Jeanette Winterson
20. "IBM has taken a leadership role in this area and is prepared to be a technology partner with companies around the world to take advantage of these new developments."
Author: John Patrick
21. "We think the managed security services opportunity is enormous and so we have been an active participant and probably the largest firm in this space outside of an IBM or EDS, which does large outsourcing contracts."
Author: John W. Thompson
22. "I think the way IBM has embraced the open source philosophy has been quite astonishing, but gratifying. I hope they'll do very well with it."
Author: Larry Wall
23. "A lot of people saved IBM. Yes, I was the leader of that team, but I could never have done it without a group of IBMers helping me."
Author: Louis Gerstner
24. "I want to take IBM back to its roots."
Author: Louis Gerstner
25. "If CEO compensation was performance-driven, which I believe it was in IBM's case, nobody would ever argue. If the shareholders didn't make billions and billions of dollars, I wouldn't make millions of dollars. My salary was the same for 10 years. It was all performance-based."
Author: Louis Gerstner
26. "When a manufacturing company in Spain looks to IBM for a solution to a problem, they expect us to bring the best of IBM worldwide to it, not just the experience of IBM Spain."
Author: Louis Gerstner
27. "Fear of foreign domination in India led the Janata Party, in the 1970s, to push for partial Indian ownership of all multinational firms within the country. The result was a spectacular pullback, by companies such as IBM and Coca-Cola, and a stagnant economy."
Author: Peter Blair Henry
28. "You know, IBM was almost knocked out of the box by other types of computer software and manufacturing."
Author: Roy Romer
29. "If you look at any of the big companies, whether it is IBM or L'Oreal, they have a corporate religion and corporate self-image that makes it very difficult for them to execute in different areas."
Author: Sandra Lerner
30. "At IBM, if we kept our same leadership for 36 years, we'd be bankrupt."
Author: Scott Howell
31. "Drugs are in every walk of life - doctors, lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM, teenagers on the street, teenagers in school."
Author: Smokey Robinson
32. "My father had to flee from what is today Pakistan when he was a child, and he became a manager at IBM, and any item of consumption he would acquire was a direct measurement of his success in life. But that same equation wasn't going to work for me - I was quite clear about that in my early teens."
Author: Tino Sehgal
33. "The year before, 279,000 Apple IIs were sold, compared to 240,000 IBM PCs and its clones."
Author: Walter Isaacson
34. "I was going to visit IBM for six months as a visiting scientist. Now, six months is a lot of time, so I came with a whole list of projects that I might want to work on."
Author: Wietse Venema

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