Bill Gates Quotes About Love, Money, Technology, Leadership, Employees

The full name of Bill Gates is William Henry Gates III. He is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, & philanthropist. Here we have a collection of Bill Gates quotes about love, money, technology, leadership, employees, dreams, school.

Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. He was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, United States. His father’s name is Bill Gates Sr. and his mother’s name is Mary Maxwell. His wife’s name is Melinda Gates. Phoebe Adele Gates, Rory John Gates, Jennifer Katharine Gates is his children.

Bill Gates Quotes

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

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

I spend a lot of time reading. -Bill Gates

When the PC was launched, people knew it was important. -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

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Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. -Bill Gates

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

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

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without talking about the other. -Bill Gates

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. -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 exciting. -Bill Gates

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Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness. -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

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? -Bill Gates

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. -Bill Gates

People everywhere love Windows. -Bill Gates

The U.S. couldn’t even get rid of Saddam Hussein. And we all know that the EU is just a passing fad. They’ll be killing each other again in less than a year. I’m sick to death of all these fascist lawsuits. -Bill Gates

I am results-oriented. -Bill Gates

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

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

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. -Bill Gates

We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be. -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

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

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. -Bill Gates

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

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

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. -Bill Gates

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

DOS is ugly and interferes with users’ experience. -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

Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority. -Bill Gates

Playing bridge is a pretty old fashioned thing in a way that I really like. -Bill Gates

There’s no such thing as going to a soapbox and saying, ‘The government’s corrupt,’ and not having the intelligence service see your face. In the digital world, that can be done. -Bill Gates

Well, the protester I think is a very powerful thing. It’s basically a mechanism of democracy that, along with capitalism, scientific innovation, those things have built the modern world. And it’s wonderful that the new tools have empowered that protestor so that state secrets, bad developments are not hidden anymore. -Bill Gates

The Internet is the easiest thing to get into. To be an Internet retailer, you just get that URL. -Bill Gates

Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome. -Bill Gates

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

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. -Bill Gates

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

The part of uranium that’s fissile – when you hit it with a neutron, it splits in two – is about 0.7%. The reactors we have today are burning that 0.7%. -Bill Gates

If you’re using first-class land for biofuels, then you’re competing with the growing of food. And so you’re actually spiking food prices by moving energy production into agriculture. -Bill Gates

I do the dishes every night – other people volunteer, but I like the way I do it. -Bill Gates

Well, private money can take risks in a way that government money often isn’t willing to. -Bill Gates

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

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

Playing bridge is a pretty old fashioned thing in a way that I really like. -Bill Gates

We should all grow our own food and do our own waste processing, we really should. -Bill Gates

You know 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. -Bill Gates

Harnessing steam power required many innovations, as William Rosen chronicles in the book ‘The Most Powerful Idea in the World.’ -Bill Gates

Rich countries can afford to overpay for things. -Bill Gates

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. -Bill Gates

According to Ethiopian custom, parents wait to name a baby because children often die in the first weeks of life. -Bill Gates

Nuclear energy, in terms of an overall safety record, is better than other energy. -Bill Gates

The ‘Billionaire’ song is what my kids tease me with. They sing it to me. It’s funny. -Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quotes
If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble. -Bill Gates

There are websites that any government wants to block. The truth about the Internet is that it’s extremely hard to block anything – extremely hard. You’ll never get perfect blocking. -Bill Gates

Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point. -Bill Gates

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. -Bill Gates

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

Governments will always play a huge part in solving big problems. They set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone. -Bill Gates

When I was in my 40s, Microsoft was my primary activity. -Bill Gates

In inner-city, low-income communities of color, there’s such a high correlation in terms of educational quality and success. -Bill Gates

I’m certainly well taken care of in terms of food and clothes. -Bill Gates

If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble. -Bill Gates

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The Internet is the easiest thing to get into. To be an Internet retailer, you just get that URL. -Bill Gates

Oh, I think there are a lot of people who would be buying and selling online today that go up there and they get the information, but then when it comes time to type in their credit card they think twice because they’re not sure about how that might get out and what that might mean for them. -Bill Gates

Countries that receive aid do graduate. Within a generation, Korea went from being a big recipient to being a big aid donor. China used to get quite a bit of aid; now it’s aid-neutral. -Bill Gates

AIDS is a disease that is hard to talk about. -Bill Gates

Eventually, you won’t think of ‘the Internet business.’ You’ll think of it more like news, weather, sports, but even that taxonomy isn’t clear. -Bill Gates

I’m a geek. -Bill Gates

Innovation is a good thing. The human condition – put aside bioterrorism and a few footnotes – is improving because of innovation. -Bill Gates

Well, I think any author or musician is anxious to have legitimate sales of their products, partly so they’re rewarded for their success, partly so they can go on and do new things. -Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quotes
The kids are a big part of my schedule. -Bill Gates

With Windows 8, Microsoft is trying to gain market share in what has been dominated by the iPad-type device. But a lot of those users are frustrated. They can’t type. They can’t create documents. -Bill Gates

I know there’s a farmer out there somewhere who never wants a PC and that’s fine with me. -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

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

There’s no magic line between an application and an operating system that some bureaucrat in Washington should draw. -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

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

Well, I don’t think there’s any need for people to focus on my career. -Bill Gates

The world is not flat, and PCs are not, in the hierarchy of human needs, in the first five rungs. -Bill Gates

I and my dad are the biggest promoters of an estate tax in the US. It’s not a popular position. -Bill Gates

The kids are a big part of my schedule. -Bill Gates

We should all grow our own food and do our own waste processing, we really should. -Bill Gates

I was a kind of hyper-intense person in my twenties and very impatient. -Bill Gates

Today, we’re very dependent on cheap energy. We just take it for granted – all the things you have in the house, the way industry works. -Bill Gates

Certainly, I’ll never be able to put myself in the situation that people growing up in the less developed countries are in. I’ve gotten a bit of a sense of it by being out there and meeting people and talking with them. -Bill Gates

I think the thing we see is that as people are using video games more, they tend to watch passive TV a bit less. And so using the PC for the Internet, playing video games, is starting to cut into the rather unbelievable amount of time people spend watching TV. -Bill Gates

The outside perception and inside perception of Microsoft is so different. The view of Microsoft inside Microsoft is always kind of an underdog thing. -Bill Gates

In terms of mathematics textbooks, why can’t you have the scale of a national market? Right now, we have a Texas textbook that’s different from a California textbook that’s different from a Massachusetts textbook. That’s very expensive. -Bill Gates

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

Although I don’t have a prescription for what others should do, I know I have been very fortunate and feel a responsibility to give back to society in a very significant way. -Bill Gates

I have seen firsthand that agricultural science has enormous potential to increase the yields of small farmers and lift them out of hunger and poverty. -Bill Gates

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

The trouble with energy farming is that the energy isn’t always where you want to use it, and it isn’t always when you want to use it. -Bill Gates

I’m going to save my public voice largely for the issues where I have some depth. -Bill Gates

In poor countries, we still need better ways to measure the effectiveness of many government workers providing health services. They are the crucial link bringing tools such as vaccines and education to the people who need them most. How well trained are they? Are they showing up to work? -Bill Gates

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

I read a lot of obscure books and it is nice to open a book. -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. -Bill Gates

There are more people dying of malaria than any specific cancer. -Bill Gates

Polio’s pretty special because once you get an eradication, you no longer have to spend money on it; it’s just there as a gift for the rest of the time. -Bill Gates

We all know that there are these exemplars who can take the toughest students, and they’ll teach them two-and-a-half years of math in a single year. -Bill Gates