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49+ Bill Gates Quotes About Life, Success, and Business

49+ Bill Gates Quotes About Life, Success, and Business

Here are 49+ Bill Gates quotes about life, success, love, and business. If you love these popular Bill Gates motivational quotes please share them with your friends and family.

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

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

“Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point.”

– Bill Gates

“Life is not a continuous process, there’s some sort of a finite number of achievements that defines your life.”

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

“I read an hour almost every night. It’s part of falling asleep.”

– Bill Gates

“To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.”

– Bill Gates

“Married life is a simpler life. Who I spend my time with is established in advance.”

– Bill Gates

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

“Life is not fair to get, used to it.”

– Bill Gates

“The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something before you feel good about yourself.”

– Bill Gates

“Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe 10% to business thinking. Business isn’t that complicated. I wouldn’t want that on my business card.”

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one. And I’m still fanatical, but now I’m a little less fanatical.”

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

“My dream is that every child has enough food to eat, good medical care, and the chance to go to school and even attend college.”

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

“This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.”

– Bill Gates

“We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.”

– Bill Gates

“Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.”

– Bill Gates

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

– 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

“Patience is a key element of success.”

– Bill Gates

“If all my bridge coach ever told me was that I was ‘satisfactory,’ I would have no hope of ever getting better. How would I know who was the best? How would I know what I was doing differently?”

– 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

“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

“Personally, I’d like to see more of our leaders take a technocratic approach to solving our biggest problems.”

– 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

“The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can’t solve extreme poverty and disease, isn’t just mistaken. It’s harmful.”

– Bill Gates

“We have to find a way to make the aspects of capitalism that serve wealthier people serve poorer people as well.”

– 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

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

– Bill Gates

“We get comfort from those who agree with us, but we get Growth from only those who don’t agree with us.”

– Bill Gates

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

– 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

Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.

– Bill Gates

“When a country has the skill and self-confidence to take action against its biggest problems, it makes outsiders eager to be a part of it.”

– Bill Gates

“By improving health, and empowering women, population growth comes down.”

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

“I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there’s a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that. But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it’s the same hamburger.”

– Bill Gates

“Television is not real life. In real life, people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.”

– Bill Gates

“If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.”

– 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

“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

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

– Bill Gates

“People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.”

– 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

“If your goal is to make the world a better place, one thing you can do is pick a specific challenge that you really care about. Then, learn as much as you can about it and try to volunteer your time to help an organization that is working in this area. While you’re doing that, look for creative new ways to use technology to tackle parts of the problem that you come in contact with.”

– Bill Gates

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

– Bill Gates

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

– 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, it’s pushing that forward. New ideas, surprise the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one and the same.”

– Bill Gates

“I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there’s a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that. ‘But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it’s the same hamburger.”

– Bill Gates

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning”

– Bill Gates

“I believe technology will continue to become more affordable and more people will have the chance to use it. This will help more people get medical care and a good education.”

– Bill Gates

“Life is not a continuous process, there’s some sort of a finite number of achievements that defines your life.”

– Bill Gates

“When making choices, or setting policies about the economy, education or medicine, society is best served by electing people who are particularly hardworking, intelligent and interested in long-term thinking.”

– Bill Gates

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