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
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.