Amazing 48 bill gates quotes you must know

bill gates quotes

1.
Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness. ― Bill Gates


2.
Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.  ― Bill Gates


3.
Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe 10% to business thinking. Business isn’t that complicated. I wouldn’t want that on my business card. – Bill Gates


4.
Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.  ― Bill Gates


5.
Patience is a key element of success. ― Bill Gates


6.
People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? ― Bill Gates


7.
Philanthropy should be voluntary. – Bill Gates


8.
Powerful women are either sexually voracious rulers like Catherine the Great or Elizabeth I, or treacherous bitches like Cleopatra or Helen of Troy  ― Bill Gates


9.
So it's an absolute lie that has killed thousands of kids. Because the mothers who heard that lie, many of them didn't have their kids take either pertussis or measles vaccine, and their children are dead today. And so the people who go and engage in those anti-vaccine efforts — you know, they, they kill children. It's a very sad thing, because these vaccines are important.  ― Bill Gates


10.
Succes is a lousy teacher. It makes smart people think they can't lose.  ― Bill Gates


11.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.  ― Bill Gates


12.
Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs. – Bill Gates


13.
The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life. ― Bill Gates


14.
The best teacher is very interactive. – Bill Gates


15.
The best way to prepare [to be a programmer] is to write programs, and to study great programs that other people have written. In my case, I went to the garbage cans at the Computer Science Center and fished out listings of their operating system. ― Bill Gates


16.
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. ― Bill Gates


17.
The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important. – Bill Gates


18.
The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn’t get bigger or heavier. ― Bill Gates


19.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. ― Bill Gates


20.
The Internet will help achieve  friction free capitalism  by putting buyer and seller in direct contact and providing more information to both about each other. ― Bill Gates


21.
The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice. – Bill Gates


22.
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.  ― Bill Gates


23.
The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it’s Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same. – Bill Gates


24.
The world today has 6.8 billion people. That's heading up to about nine billion. Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care & reproductive health services, we could LOWER that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent.  ― Bill Gates


25.
The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. ― Bill Gates


26.
There is a certain responsibility that accrued to me when I got to this unexpected position. – Bill Gates


27.
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.  ― Bill Gates


28.
There’s only one trick in software, and that is using a piece of software that’s already been written. ― Bill Gates


29.
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. ― Bill Gates


30.
To create a new standard, it takes something that’s not just a little bit different; it takes something that’s really new and really captures people’s imagination — and the Macintosh, of all the machines I’ve ever seen, is the only one that meets that standard. ― Bill Gates


31.
To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks. – Bill Gates


32.
Until we’re educating every kid in a fantastic way, until ever inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do. – Bill Gates


33.
We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve. – Bill Gates


34.
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. – Bill Gates


35.
We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be. ― Bill Gates


36.
We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering. – Bill Gates


37.
We’re responsible for the creation of the PC industry. The whole idea of compatible machines and lots of software.. that’s something we brought to computing. And so it’s a responsibility for us to make sure that things like security don’t get in the way of that dream. ― Bill Gates


38.
We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior. – Bill Gates


39.
Well, Steve [Jobs]… I think it’s more like we both had this rich neighbour named Xerox and I broke into his house to steal the TV set and found out that you had already stolen it.  ― Bill Gates


40.
When the PC was launched, people knew it was important. ― Bill Gates 


41.
When you have money in hand,only you forget who are you .But when you do not have any money in your hand,the whole world forget who you are.It's life.  ― Bill Gates


42.
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. ― Bill Gates


43.
Whether I’m at the office, at home, or on the road, I always have a stack of books I’m looking forward to reading. – Bill Gates


44.
Whether it’s Google or Apple or free software, we’ve got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes. ― Bill Gates


45.
Who decides what’s in Windows? The customers who buy it. – Bill Gates


46.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines show us the way. – Bill Gates


47.
You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both. ― Bill Gates


48.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.  ― Bill Gates

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