A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.
About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
Accessible design is good design.
Color does not add a pleasant quality to design – it reinforces it.
A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.
A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships.
Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface, and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out, but investors face risk no matter what they do.
Charles A. Jaffe
What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.
What we’ve gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question ‘Can we trust Microsoft?’
About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
All lasting business is built on friendship.
Alfred A. Montapert
We don’t have a monopoly. We have market share. There’s a difference.
We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don’t care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.