Bill Gates Quotes
Born: October 28, 1955
Be encouraged and inspired by these Bill Gates quotes. He was born in Seattle, Washington, USA. One of the cofounders of Microsoft. Bill Gates is one of the
greatest philanthropists of all times.
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.
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.
If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have
crossed it years ago?
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I choose a lazy person to do a hard job, because a lazy person
will find an easy way to do it.
Business is a money game with few rules and a lot of risk.
Quotes about Risk Taking
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they
We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve.
Words of Encouragement
Software innovation, like almost every other kind of innovation, requires
the ability to collaborate and share ideas with other people, and to
sit down and talk with customers and get their feedback and understand
Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.
Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity; the same
kind of focus and skills that building a business requires.
Historically, privacy was almost implicit, because it was hard to find
and gather information. But in the digital world, whether it's digital
cameras or satellites or just what you click on, we need to have more
explicit rules - not just for governments but for private companies.
Poems about Life
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.
Quotes about Change
What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well
in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would
be more motivated. It's so far away in time that they can't appreciate
what it means for their whole life.
Life has a tendency to just happen. But it happens because we make choices.
The life you create and design for yourself is going to accumulate from
the choices you make over time. Sure, there are unexpected things that
can derail dreams. But we can control where we put our focus, and if we
choose to put one dream ahead of another.
Don't compare yourself with anyone else in the world. If you do so you
are insulting yourself.
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.
We should all grow our own food and do our own waste processing;
we really should.
Quotes to Live By
Okay, I have a nickname. My family calls me "Trey" because I'm
William the third. My dad has the same name, which is always
confusing because my dad is well known, and I'm also known.
Unemployment rates among Americans who never went to college are
about double that of those who have a postsecondary education.
College Graduation Quotes
The Gates Foundation has learned that two questions can predict
how much kids learn:
"Does your teacher use class time well?" and, "When you're confused,
does your teacher help you get straightened out?"
Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT.
Quotes about Life
In some schools they have abolished failing grades and they'll give you
as MANY TIMES as you want to get the right answer. This doesn't
bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.
Poems about Life
Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the
coffee shop and go to jobs.
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.
When the PC was launched, people knew it was important.
The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much
you stuff into it, it doesn't get bigger or heavier.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I've always loved digging into the science and math behind my work.
At Microsoft, I got deep into computer science. At the foundation, it's
computer science plus biology, chemistry, agronomy, and more. I'll spend
hours talking to a researcher or an expert, and then I'll go home,
dying to tell Melinda what I've learned. I can't imagine a better way
to spend the bulk of my time.
Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.
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Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved.