Bill Gates Quotes

189 Bill Gates quotes:

"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others."
"Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs."
"Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana."
"It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure."
"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."
"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."
"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning."
"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."
"The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow."
"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."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG."
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"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."
"Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back."
"We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior."
"We're hoping the remaining states will join in this agreement so that everyone can focus on the future and avoid the unnecessary costs and delays of further litigation, ... While this decree will place significant restrictions on Microsoft's business, we believe this is a fair and reasonable settlement that will be good for consumers, good for the high-tech industry and good for the economy."
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"I'm excited by the possibilities I see for medicine, for education and of course for technology, ... And I believe that through our natural inventiveness, creativity and willingness to solve tough problems, we're going to make some amazing achievements in all these areas in my lifetime."
Author: Gates Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"It's really a tragedy that the world has done so little to stop this disease that kills 2,000 African children every day, ... If those children were in rich countries, we'd have headlines, we'd take action, and we wouldn't rest until every child was protected."
Author: Gates Quotes Category: Disease Quotes
"AIDS is a disease that is hard to talk about. The ideal thing would be to have a 100 percent effective AIDS vaccine."
Author: Gates Quotes Category: Disease Quotes
"This is a very tough disease. It is going to take all of us -- private sector, the pharmaceutical companies, philanthropy and governments in countries that have the disease -- to participate as well."
Author: Gates Quotes Category: Disease Quotes
"This is a very tough disease."
Author: Gates Quotes Category: Disease Quotes

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