34 Inspirational Bill Gates Quotes

34 Inspirational Bill Gates Quotes

Bill Gates is the richest man on earth according to Fobes, he has a net worth of $75 billion. He is an entrepreneur, innovator, leader, visionary, and philanthropist. May his quotes inspire within you the belief that you can achieve your dreams and live life on your terms.

“Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world, if you do so, you are insulting yourself.” Bill Gates

“If you were born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.” Bill Gates

“Patience is a key element of success.” Bill Gates

“I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.” 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 really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think that a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.” Bill Gates

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” Bill Gates

“People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they.” Bill Gates

“Find yourself.” Bill Gates

“To win big, you sometimes need to take big risks.” Bill Gates

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” Bill Gates

“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

“On my desk I have three screens, synchronized to form a single desktop. I can drag items from one screen to the next. Once you have that large display area, you’ll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity.” Bill Gates

“What’s amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It’s so far away in time that they can’t appreciate what it means for their whole life.” Bill Gates

“The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it’s Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same.” Bill Gates

“Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.” Bill Gates

“Exposure from a young age to the realities of the world is a super-big thing.” Bill Gates

“Software innovation, like almost every other kind of innovation, requires the ability to collaborate and share ideas with other people, and to sit down and talk with customers and get their feedback and understand their needs.” Bill Gates

“I don’t think there’s anything unique about human intelligence.” Bill Gates

“I was lucky to be involved and get to contribute to something that was important, which is empowering people with software.” Bill Gates

“At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top – I’m afraid that’s not quite right.” Bill Gates

“Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity – the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires.” Bill Gates

“I spend a lot of time reading.” Bill Gates

I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts.” Bill Gates

“The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.” Bill Gates

“I’m a geek.” Bill Gates

“I was a kind of hyper-intense person in my twenties and very impatient.” Bill Gates

“Our success has really been based on partnerships from the beginning.” Bill Gates

“We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” Bill Gates

“Don’t make the same decision twice. Spend time and thought to make a solid decision the first time so that you don’t revisit the issue unnecessarily.” Bill Gates

“Reward worthy failure–experimentation.” Bill Gates

“We start life with many big dreams–things we want to accomplish, create, build and experience. But if you ask anyone past the age of 40 what happened to all the dreams they had, they will most likely answer; Life.” Bill Gates

“Life has a tendency to just happen. But it happens because we make choices. The life you create and design for yourself is going to accumulate from the choices you make over time. Sure, there are unexpected things that can derail dreams. But we can control where we put our focus, and if we choose to put one dream ahead of another.” Bill Gates

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

 

 

 

 

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