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50 Inspiring Quotes by Bill Gates

Famous Bill Gates Quotes

Chairman and Chief Executive of Microsoft, Bill Gates is the well known business tycoon, investor, philanthropist as well as computer program developer. He is leads the world in net worth as well as charitable donations. He is one of the world’s richest personalities. Below we share some of the inspiring quotes by Bill Gates.

Bill Gates Quotes

  1. “If you show people the problems and you show people the solutions they will be moved to act.” –Bill Gates
  2. “Patience is a key element of success.” –Bill Gates
  3. “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
  4. “If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.” –Bill Gates
  5. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” –Bill Gates
  6. “I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.” –Bill Gates
  7. “Life is not fair; get used to it.” –Bill Gates
  8. “To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.” –Bill Gates
  9. “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
  10. “We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.” –Bill Gates
  11. “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.” –Bill Gates
  12. “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
  13. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” –Bill Gates
  14. “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.” –Bill Gates
  15. “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
  16. “Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.” –Bill Gates
  17. “If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?” –Bill Gates
  18. “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
  19. “People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?” –Bill Gates
  20. “Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.” –Bill Gates
  21. “Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.” –Bill Gates
  22. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” –Bill Gates
  23. “Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent’s generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.” –Bill Gates
  24. “‘I don’t know’ has become ‘I don’t know yet’.” –Bill Gates
  25. “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
  26. “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
  27. “If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.” –Bill Gates
  28. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” –Bill Gates
  29. “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
  30. “Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping – they called it opportunity.” –Bill Gates
  31. “Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off, and very few employers are interested in helping you. Find yourself.” –Bill Gates
  32. “Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.” –Bill Gates
  33. “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” –Bill Gates
  34. “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
  35. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” –Bill Gates
  36. “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
  37. “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” –Bill Gates
  38. “If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.” –Bill Gates
  39. “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
  40. “Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.” –Bill Gates
  41. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” –Bill Gates
  42. “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” –Bill Gates
  43. “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
  44. “If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them.” –Bill Gates
  45. “Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.” –Bill Gates
  46. “We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.” –Bill Gates
  47. “The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.” –Bill Gates
  48. “The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice.” –Bill Gates
  49. “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
  50. “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

Exceeding are few of the powerful inspiring quotes by one of the world’s wealthiest Billionaires, Bill Gates. If you have more of quotes by Bill Gates do share in the comments section without any hesitation.