Quotes by Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III KBE is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen launched Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company.

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Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces people into thinking they can't lose.

- Bill GatesSuccess

There are a few things that I doubt will ever go back.

- Bill Gates, April 2020Coronavirus

The U.S. is past this opportunity to control COVID-19 without shutdown. We did not act fast enough to have an ability to avoid the shutdown.

- Bill Gates, March 2020Coronavirus

Life is not fair, get used to it!

- Bill GatesLife, Fairness

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

- Bill GatesLaziness

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 GatesTechnology, Business

The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.

- Bill GatesInternet

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

- Bill GatesTeachers, Education, Technology

The Internet is like a wave. You either learn to swim with it or you sink.

- Bill GatesInternet

Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.

- Bill GatesCharacter, Self-Confidence

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

- Bill Gates, 1999Business

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

- Bill Gates, am 1. Oktober 2004 (Rede im Museum für Computergeschichte)Computer, Business, Microsoft & Windows

If you were born poor, it's not your mistake.
But if you die poor, it's your mistake.

- Bill GatesMoney