Top 50 best bill gates quotes

bill gates quotes

Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself. – Bill Gates

Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity – the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires. – Bill Gates

Every day were saying, ‘How can we keep this customer happy?’ How can we get ahead in innovation by doing this, because if we don’t, somebody else will. 
Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player. – Bill Gates

Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true. – Bill Gates

Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping – they called it opportunity. ― Bill Gates

Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved. ― Bill Gates

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.  ― Bill Gates

I am not topper in my university but all toppers are working in my microsoft company.  ― Bill Gates

I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts. – Bill Gates

I believe that if you show people the problems and you show Them The Solutions They Will Be Moved To Act  ― Bill Gates

I believe the returns on investment in the poor are just as exciting as successes achieved in the business arena, and they are even more meaningful! – Bill Gates

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.  ― Bill Gates

I do think this next century, hopefully, will be about a more global view. Where you don’t just think, ‘Yes, my country is doing well,’ but you think about the world at large. – Bill Gates

I don’t know’ has become ‘I don’t know yet’. ― Bill Gates

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.  ― Bill Gates

I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition. – Bill Gates

I realized about 10 years ago that my wealth has to go back to society. A fortune, the size of which is hard to imagine, is best not passed on to one’s children. It’s not constructive for them. ― Bill Gates

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.  ― Bill Gates

I studied every thing but never topped…. But today the toppers of the best universities are my employees  ― Bill Gates

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. ― Bill Gates

I was lucky to be involved and get to contribute to something that was important, which is empowering people with software. – Bill Gates

I will always hire a lazy person to do a hard job, because they will always find an easy way to do it  ― Bill Gates


I’m a big believer that as much as possible, and there’s obviously political limitations, freedom of migration is a good thing. – Bill Gates

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. – Bill Gates

If geek means you’re willing to study things, and if you think science and engineering matter, I plead guilty. If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble. ― Bill Gates

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG. – Bill Gates

If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago? – Bill Gates

If something is expensive to develop, and somebody’s not going to get paid, it won’t get developed. So you decide: Do you want software to be written, or not? ― Bill Gates

if u are born poor then it's not your mistake but if u die poor then it is your mistake  ― Bill Gates

If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake.  ― Bill Gates

If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good. – Bill Gates

If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected. ― Bill Gates

If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them. ― Bill Gates

If you show people the problems and you show people the solutions they will be moved to act. ― Bill Gates

If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. ― Bill Gates

In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance… you thrive on that. – Bill Gates

in china when you're one in a million, there are 1300 people just like you  ― Bill Gates

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…  ― Bill Gates

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. 
In three years, every product my company makes will be obsolete. The only question is whether we will make them obsolete or somebody else will. ― Bill Gates

Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana. ― Bill Gates

It’s easier for our software to compete with Linux when there’s piracy than when there’s not. ― Bill Gates

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. – Bill Gates

It’s not manufacturers trying to rip anybody off or anything like that. There’s nobody getting rich writing software that I know of. ― Bill Gates

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.  ― Bill Gates

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.  ― Bill Gates

Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you FIND YOURSELF. Do that on your own time. 
Life is not fair; get used to it.  ― Bill Gates

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 irritating. ― Bill Gates

Make it just like a Mac. ― Bill Gates

Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. ― Bill Gates

Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It’s a good thing we have museums to document that. ― Bill Gates


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