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Entrepreneur Bill Gates established Microsoft with Paul Allen, the world’s biggest software business, and later became one of the world’s richest men.See Bill Gates Quotes below.

Gates was born in Seattle, Washington, on October 28, 1955, to William Henry Gates III. Gates grew up with his older sister, Kristianne, and his younger sister, Libby, in an upper-middle-class family. When he encountered his future spouse, Mary Maxwell, their dad, William H. Gates Sr., was promising, if somewhat shy, a law student. She was an outgoing athletic student at Washington University.

Entrepreneur and businessman Bill Gates and his company partner Paul Allen, through technological innovation, strong business strategy and aggressive company tactics, established and constructed the world’s biggest software business, Microsoft. Gates became one of the world’s richest men in the process. Gates announced in February 2014 that he was stepping down as the chairman of Microsoft.

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Bill Gates

In this business, by the time you realize you’re in trouble, it’s too late to save yourself. Unless you’re running scared all the time, you’re gone.

Bill Gates

If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?

Bill Gates

Some very poor countries run great vaccination systems, and some richer ones run terrible programs.

Bill Gates

By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.

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

In the old generation, if one kid bought a PlayStation 2 and the other kid bought an Xbox, at his house you played PlayStation, at your house you played Xbox. Now that it’s online, all those early buyers who… you want to play with, they’ve got their reputation online of who they are and how good they are at these games.

Bill Gates

I’m never fully satisfied with any Microsoft product.

Bill Gates

The best teacher is very interactive.

Bill Gates

Fortunately for India, it has got a growing economy. If it is doing the right things with taxation and focusing on the right areas for human development, it is going to have no problem, over a period of time, taking care of its own needs.

Bill Gates

Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.

Bill Gates

Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.

Bill Gates

Paper is no longer a big part of my day. I get 90% of my news online, and when I go to a meeting and want to jot things down, I bring my Tablet PC. It’s fully synchronized with my office machine, so I have all the files I need. It also has a note-taking piece of software called OneNote, so all my notes are in digital form.

Bill Gates

I believe the returns on investment in the poor are just as exciting as successes achieved in the business arena, and they are even more meaningful!

Bill Gates

It’s OK for China to invent cancer drugs that cure patients in the United States. We want them to catch up. But as the leader, we want to keep setting a very, very high standard. We don’t want them to catch up because we’re slowing down or, even worse, going into reverse.

Bill Gates

This whole phenomenon of the computer in a library is an amazing thing.

Bill Gates

Corruption is one of the most common reasons I hear in views that criticize aid.

Bill Gates

Certainly I’ll never be able to put myself in the situation that people growing up in the less developed countries are in. I’ve gotten a bit of a sense of it by being out there and meeting people and talking with them.

Bill Gates

Whether I’m at the office, at home, or on the road, I always have a stack of books I’m looking forward to reading.

Bill Gates

Bitcoin is mostly about anonymous transactions, and I don’t think over time that’s a good way to go. I’m a huge believe in digital currency… but doing it on an anonymous basis I think that leads to some abuses, so I’m not involved in Bitcoin.

Bill Gates

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

Bill Gates

Headlines, in a way, are what mislead you because bad news is a headline, and gradual improvement is not.

Bill Gates

Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it’s about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it’s less than one ton. It’s an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero.

Bill Gates

The nuclear approach I’m involved in is called a traveling-wave reactor, which uses waste uranium for fuel. There’s a lot of things that have to go right for that dream to come true – many decades of building demo plants, proving the economics are right. But if it does, you could have cheaper energy with no CO2 emissions.

Bill Gates

I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you’re trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you’re giving it away. I mean is it gonna erode your ability, you know, to make money? Are you gonna somehow get confused about what you’re trying to do?

Bill Gates

When you revolutionize education, you’re taking the very mechanism of how people be smarter and do new things, and you’re priming the pump for so many incredible things.

If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble.

Bill Gates

The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice.

Bill Gates

One of the statistics that always amazes me is the approval of the Chinese government, not elected, is over 80 percent. The approval of the U.S. government, fully elected, is 19 percent. Well, we elected these people and they didn’t elect those people. Isn’t it supposed to be different? Aren’t we supposed to like the people that we elected?

Bill Gates

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

Bill Gates

Unfortunately, the highly curious student is a small percentage of the kids.

Bill Gates

Steve Jobs’ ability to focus in on a few things that count, get people who get user interface right, and market things as revolutionary are amazing things.

Bill Gates

Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.

Bill Gates

The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of. Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard.

Bill Gates

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

Bill Gates

Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness.

Bill Gates

What destroys more self-confidence than any other educational thing in America is being assigned to some remedial math when you get into some college, and then it’s not taught very well and you end up with this sense of, ‘Hey, I can’t really figure those things out.’

Bill Gates

Well the protester I think is a very powerful thing. It’s basically a mechanism of democracy that, along with capitalism, scientific innovation, those things have built the modern world. And it’s wonderful that the new tools have empowered that protestor so that state secrets, bad developments are not hidden anymore.

Bill Gates

Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to local circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.

Bill Gates

In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance… you thrive on that.

Bill Gates

In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance… you thrive on that.

Bill Gates

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

Bill Gates

The intersection of law, politics, and technology is going to force a lot of good thinking.

Bill Gates

The intersection of law, politics, and technology is going to force a lot of good thinking.

Bill Gates

Capitalism has shortfalls. It doesn’t necessarily take care of the poor, and it underfunds innovation, so we have to offset that.

Bill Gates

I do the dishes every night – other people volunteer, but I like the way I do it.

Bill Gates

Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point.

Bill Gates

Until we’re educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.

Bill Gates

Playing bridge is a pretty old fashioned thing in a way that I really like.

Bill Gates

It’s a nice reader, but there’s nothing on the iPad I look at and say, ‘Oh, I wish Microsoft had done it.’

Bill Gates

Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.

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

Flying cars are not a very efficient way to move things from one point to another.

Bill Gates

Innovation is a good thing. The human condition – put aside bioterrorism and a few footnotes – is improving because of innovation.

Bill Gates

Driving up the value of the advertising is a big commitment for Microsoft.

Bill Gates

Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.

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

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 Gates

Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority.

Bill Gates

I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.

Bill Gates

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

Bill Gates

The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life.

Bill Gates

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

Bill Gates

Technology is unlocking the innate compassion we have for our fellow human beings.

Bill Gates

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.

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

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

Bill Gates

Historically, privacy was almost implicit, because it was hard to find and gather information. But in the digital world, whether it’s digital cameras or satellites or just what you click on, we need to have more explicit rules – not just for governments but for private companies.

Bill Gates

Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.

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

Digital technology has several features that can make it much easier for teachers to pay special attention to all their students.

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

We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.

Bill Gates

If you go back to 1800, everybody was poor. I mean everybody. The Industrial Revolution kicked in, and a lot of countries benefited, but by no means everyone.

Bill Gates

If you have 50 different plug types, appliances wouldn’t be available and would be very expensive. But once an electric outlet becomes standardized, many companies can design appliances, and competition ensues, creating variety and better prices for consumers.

Bill Gates

The U.S. immigration laws are bad – really, really bad. I’d say treatment of immigrants is one of the greatest injustices done in our government’s name.

Bill Gates

By the time we see that climate change is really bad, your ability to fix it is extremely limited… The carbon gets up there, but the heating effect is delayed. And then the effect of that heat on the species and ecosystem is delayed. That means that even when you turn virtuous, things are actually going to get worse for quite a while.

Bill Gates

The tool that’s most associated with the recent progress against malaria is the long-lasting bed net. Bed nets are a fantastic innovation. But we can do even better. We can invent new ways to control the mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite.

Bill Gates