The best Quotes by Bill Gates

The best Quotes by Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American billionaire, philanthropist, and investor best known for co-founding the software giant Microsoft, along with his childhood friend Paul Allen. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president, and chief software architect, while also being its largest individual shareholder until May 2014.

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Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces people into thinking they can't lose.
Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Life is not fair, get used to it!
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.
There are a few things that I doubt will ever go back.
April 2020
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.
March 2020
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
The Internet is like a wave. You either learn to swim with it or you sink.
If you were born poor, it's not your mistake.
But if you die poor, it's your mistake.
Nuclear energy, in terms of an overall safety record, is better than other energy.
The AIDS is a disease that is hard to talk about.
If you have less money than Elon [Musk], you should probably watch out.
February 2021, about investing in Bitcoin
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
Bitcoin is exciting because it shows how cheap it can be. Bitcoin is better than currency in that you don't have to be physically in the same place and, of course, for large transactions, currency can get pretty inconvenient.
October 2014
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.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It's a good thing we have museums to document that.
am 1. Oktober 2004 (Rede im Museum für Computergeschichte)

Quotes about Bill Gates

Hello, Bill Gates? Turns out I’m the richest guy in the world, because I have an adoring wife and a loving family.
Hello, UNICEF? Yes, I’d like to donate some of my immense riches. What’s that? Children are still starving in Africa because wife love is worthless to you? What an odd policy!
Hi, my name is Bill Gates and I'll teach you how to count to ten:
1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10

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Our net worth is ultimately defined not by dollars but rather by how well we serve others.
Facing your own mortality forces you to re-evaluate your priorities.
The intensity of the Super Bowl is one-of-a-kind. An NBA finals is best-of-seven. But the Super Bowl, one game, winner-take-all. The intensity is off the charts.
Why can't you compare Washington State and Florida?
Because it'd be like comparing apples and oranges.
One doesn't soon forget the natural beauty of Washington, although those of us who live here do sometimes take it for granted.
Great companies are built on great products.
In a world that's changing so quickly, you're guaranteed to fail if you don't take any risks.
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Facebook is manipulating the public almost everywhere on Earth. That is why they won't open source their algorithm.
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ChatGPT is scary good. We are not far from dangerously strong AI.
Elon Musk - December 2022
Now, more than any time in our history, we will be judged by our capacity for compassion. Our ability to come through this, won't just be down to what government or businesses do, but by the individual acts of kindness that we show each other.
Rishi Sunak - March 2020
Give me your love and not your like!
We're working on becoming more efficient with our energy usage, but those algorithms use as much energy as the whole country of Denmark.
Frank Thelen - December 2017
I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
Guns don't kill people, people kill people! Guns defend people against people with smaller guns.
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Microsoft is in a very unique position to be able to go spend Sony out of business. Sony is really the only other player who could compete with Game Pass and we have a 2 year and 10 million subs lead.
Matt Booty - June 2023
Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
You know what capitalism is? Gettin' f*cked!
Tony Montana in Scarface
North Korea, voted Korea of the year by North Korea Magazine for the past three decades.
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
Win or lose, do it fairly!
My ambition is handicapped by laziness.
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
AIDS is an absolutely tragic disease. The argument about AIDS being some kind of divine retribution is crap.

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