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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Bill Gates on business, failure, life, success, philanthropy and money.

39 Insightful Quotes By Bill Gates That Will Prompt You To Strive Hard

Quick Facts

Famous As: Co-Founder of Microssoft

Born On: October 28, 1955

Born In: Seattle

Founder / Co Founder: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft Corporation, Corbis, bgC3, Cascade Investment, Microsoft Research, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Bill Gates is an eminent billionaire, philanthropist, author, investor and an American business magnate who revolutionized the Information technology industry. Bill co-founded ‘Microsoft’, which became the world’s largest company manufacturing software for personal computers. He has also authored and co-authored many books. His thoughts and quotations serve as an anchor for all those who are stuck in turbulent sea. He had ruled the Forbes list of World’s Wealthiest People from 1995 to 2007, again in 2009 and has been there again since 2014. Bill is also renowned for his social interests and philanthropic works. The ‘Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’, which works for healthcare, poverty and education, is one such example. His opinions, thoughts and sayings will change your perception about failure, success, and life. Here are few of Bill Gates quotes on numerous aspects of life.

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

Bill Gates

I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.

Bill Gates

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

Bill Gates

If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.

Bill Gates

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

Bill Gates

I studied every thing but never topped.... But today the toppers of the best universities are my employees

Bill Gates

Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.

Bill Gates

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

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

If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.

Bill Gates

In terms of doing things I take a fairly scientific approach to why things happen and how they happen. I don't know if there's a god or not...

Bill Gates

If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake.

Bill Gates

Life is not fair get used to used to it

Bill Gates

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

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

DNA is like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created.

Bill Gates

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.

Bill Gates

Life is not fair; get used to it.

Bill Gates

Life's not fair, get over it!

Bill Gates

Computers are great because when you're working with them you get immediate results that let you know if your program works. It's feedback you don't get from many other things.

Bill Gates

When you have money in hand,only you forget who are you .But when you do not have any money in your hand,the whole world forget who you are.It's life.

Bill Gates

In china when you're one in a million, there are 1300 people just like you

Bill Gates

Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.

Bill Gates

Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.

Bill Gates

Succes is a lousy teacher. It makes smart people think they can't lose.

Bill Gates

The vision is really about empowering workers giving them all the information about what’s going on so they can do a lot more than they’ve done in the past.

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

I am not topper in my university but all toppers are working in my microsoft company.

Bill Gates

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

Bill Gates

I will always hire a lazy person to do a hard job, because they will always find an easy way to do it

Bill Gates

I didn't say this.

Bill Gates

Well, Steve [Jobs]… I think it’s more like we both had this rich neighbour named Xerox and I broke into his house to steal the TV set and found out that you had already stolen it.

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

Powerful women are either sexually voracious rulers like Catherine the Great or Elizabeth I, or treacherous bitches like Cleopatra or Helen of Troy

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

DON'T COMPARE YOURSELF WITH ANYONE IN THIS WORLD..........IF U DO SO U R INSULTING YOURSELF

Bill Gates

If u are born poor then it's not your mistake but if u die poor then it is your mistake

Bill Gates

Some people may call me a nerd. I claim the label with pride.

Bill Gates