100+ Amazing Quotes By Bill Gates That Will Inspire You

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September 19, 2020

Bill Gates Quotes

Founder of Microsoft Corporation, one of the most popular IT giants. Bill Gates is a technologist, business leader, and philanthropist. He grew up in Seattle, Washington, with an amazing and supportive family.

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  1. Life is not fair, get used to it!
  2. As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
  3. If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake.
  4. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
  5. I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.
  6. Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.
  7. The vision is really about empowering workers giving them all the information about what’s going on so they can do a lot more than they’ve done in the past.
  8. I agree with people like Richard Dawkins that mankind felt the need for creation myths. Before we really began to understand disease and the weather and things like that, we sought false explanations for them. Now science has filled in some of the realm – not all – that religion used to fill.
  9. Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
  10. Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
  11. I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
  12. I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
  13. I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts.
  14. I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there’s a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that. ‘But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it’s the same hamburger.
  15. I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
  16. I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you’re trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you’re giving it away. I mean is it gonna erode your ability, you know, to make money? Are you gonna somehow get confused about what you’re trying to do?
  17. I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they’re interested in.
  18. The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
  19. Some people may call me a nerd. I claim the label with pride.
  20. Computers are great because when you’re working with them you get immediate results that let you know if your program works. It’s feedback you don’t get from many other things.
  21. At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top – I’m afraid that’s not quite right.
  22. If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.
  23. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
  24. Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.
  25. Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren’t so exciting.
  26. If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure.
  27. If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?
  28. In terms of doing things I take a fairly scientific approach to why things happen and how they happen. I don’t know if there’s a god or not.
  29. Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.
  30. I’m sorry that we have to have a Washington presence. We thrived during our first 16 years without any of this. I never made a political visit to Washington and we had no people here. It wasn’t on our radar screen. We were just making great software.
  31. Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
  32. The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice.
  33. Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There’s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
  34. We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.
  35. There’s no magic line between an application and an operating system that some bureaucrat in Washington should draw. It’s like saying that as of 1932, cars didn’t have radios in them, so they should never have radios in them.
  36. Well, I went for a ride but I didn’t find my car.
  37. Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it’s about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it’s less than one ton. It’s an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero.
  38. It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
  39. As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
  40. To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.
  41. We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.
  42. We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.
  43. We have to find a way to make the aspects of capitalism that serve wealthier people serve poorer people as well.
  44. DNA is like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created.
  45. I studied every thing but never topped… But today the toppers of the best universities are my employees.
  46. Lectures should go from being like the family singing around the piano to high-quality concerts.
  47. There are people who don’t like capitalism, and people who don’t like PCs. But there’s no-one who likes the PC who doesn’t like Microsoft.
  48. There’s no magic line between an application and an operating system that some bureaucrat in Washington should draw.
  49. Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.
  50. In this business, by the time you realize you are in trouble, it’s too late to save yourself. Unless your running scared all the time, you’re gone.
  51. Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.
  52. Legacy is a stupid thing! I don’t want a legacy.
  53. Almost every way we make electricity today, except for the emerging renewables and nuclear, puts out CO2. And so, what we’re going to have to do at a global scale, is create a new system. And so, we need energy miracles.
  54. The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.
  55. The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
  56. I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one. And I’m still fanatical, but now I’m a little less fanatical.
  57. In my view, investing in public libraries is an investment in the nation’s future.
  58. In this business, by the time you realize you’re in trouble, it’s too late to save yourself. Unless you’re running scared all the time, you’re gone.
  59. Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.
  60. Lectures should go from being like the family singing around the piano to high-quality concerts.
  61. Until we’re educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
  62. Digital reading will completely take over. It’s lightweight and it’s fantastic for sharing. Over time it will take over.
  63. Business is a money game with few rules and a lot of risk.
  64. Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.
  65. People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
  66. The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
  67. Personally, I’d like to see more of our leaders take a technocratic approach to solving our biggest problems.
  68. The vision is about empowering workers, giving them all the information about what’s going on so they can do a lot more than they’ve done in the past
  69. If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
  70. Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to local circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.
  71. Most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a day – and overestimate what they can accomplish in a year.
  72. If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble.
  73. The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can’t solve extreme poverty and disease, isn’t just mistaken. It is harmful.
  74. Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off, and very few employers are interested in helping you. Find yourself.
  75. When you have money in hand only you forget who are you but when you do not have any money in your hand, whole world forget who you are. It’s life!
  76. When you want to do your homework, fill out your tax return, or see all the choices for a trip you want to take, you need a full-size screen.
  77. Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.
  78. Like my friend Warren Buffett, I feel particularly lucky to do something every day that I love to do. He calls it ‘tap-dancing to work.’
  79. The hardest thing in education is motivation.
  80. If all my bridge coach ever told me was that I was ‘satisfactory,’ I would have no hope of ever getting better. How would I know who was the best? How would I know what I was doing differently?
  81. Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.
  82. I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
  83. It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
  84. To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.
  85. Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point.
  86. Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness.
  87. We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.
  88. We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.
  89. If we do a really great good job on new vaccines and healthcare, we can lower the world population by 10 to 15%.
  90. It’s the main thing I do in my life. I read and I chew glasses. That’s my job.
  91. This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.
  92. Patience is a key element of success.
  93. Whether it’s Google or Apple or free software, we’ve got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
  94. Capitalism is this wonderful thing that motivates people, it causes wonderful inventions to be done. But in this area of diseases of the world at large, it’s really let us down.
  95. Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point.
  96. If your business is not on the internet, then your business will be out of business.
  97. When a country has the skill and self-confidence to take action against its biggest problems, it makes outsiders eager to be a part of it.
  98. Leaders need to provide strategy and direction and to give employees tools that enable them to gather information and insight from around the world. Leaders shouldn’t try to make every decision.
  99. Power comes not from knowledge kept but from knowledge shared.
  100. Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if we don’t solve these security problems, then people will hold back.

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