100 Bill Gates Quotes On Success, Life, Money, Education

If you are looking for inspiration then these Bill Gates quotes about life, and success will make you feel good to start working on your goals.

William Henry Gates III  was born on October 28, 1955, and is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, author, and philanthropist. 

Bill Gates is one of the most influential minds in technology and business. As a co-founder of Microsoft, Gates helped to shape the software industry as we know it today. In addition to his professional achievements, Gates is also a notable philanthropist, recognized for his generosity and wisdom having donated over $60 billion to charity through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Best Bill Gates Quotes About Life

In 1975, Gates co-founded Microsoft with his late childhood friend Paul Allen, which is now the world’s largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO, and chief software architect. He was the richest person in the world from 1995 to 2007 and has been since 2014.

Bill Gates, technology pioneer and founder of Microsoft, is quoted as saying: “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” Gates understands that feedback plays an important role in learning as well as growing – both as individuals and as a company. Microsoft has long been known for its focus on employee development, which has helped the company stay ahead of the curve in terms of technological

There is no doubt that Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution but he has been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive. Gates has also been criticized for his lack of charitable giving

Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people since 1987. From 1995 to 2017, he was the richest person but now Gates had an estimated net worth of US$125 billion as of May 2022 which makes him the fourth-richest person in the world.

Here we are sharing a collecti0n of Bill Gates quotes about dreams, money, education, and love for you to learn a couple of things and apply them to your life to become successful.

Bill Gates Quotes

“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

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

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

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

“If you count E-mail, I’m on the Internet all day, every day.” ― Bill Gates

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

“Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off, and very few employers are interested in helping you. Find yourself.” ― Bill Gates

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

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

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

“Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe 10% to business thinking. Business isn’t that complicated.” ― Bill Gates

“If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.” ― 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

“Who decides what’s in Windows? The customers who buy it.” ― Bill Gates

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

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

“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 energy, you have to plan and do research way in advance, sometimes decades in advance to get a new system that’s safer, doesn’t require us to go around the world to get all our oil.” ― Bill Gates

Famous Bill Gates Quotes About Success

“The best way to prepare [to be a programmer] is to write programs, and to study great programs that other people have written. In my case, I went to the garbage cans at the Computer Science Center and fished out listings of their operating system.” ― Bill Gates

“I studied everything but never topped. But today the toppers of the best universities are my employees.” ― Bill Gates

“I am not in competition with anyone but myself.” ― Bill Gates

“Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.” ― Bill Gates

“In this business, by the time you realize you are in trouble, it’s too late to save yourself. Unless your running scared all the time, you’re gone.” ― Bill Gates

“A bad strategy will fail no matter how good your information is, and lame execution will stymie a good strategy. If you do enough things poorly, you will go out of business.” ― Bill Gates

“A fundamental new rule for business is that the Internet changes everything.” ― 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

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

“We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.” ― Bill Gates

Inspirational Bill Gates Quotes About Money

“In my view, investing in public libraries is an investment in the nation’s future.” ― Bill Gates

“Americans move more than 10 times over the course of a lifetime.” ― Bill Gates

“Business is a money game with few rules and a lot of risks.” ― Bill Gates

“The vision is 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

“Innovation is moving at a scarily fast pace.” ― 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

“I’m a big believer that as much as possible, and there’s obviously political limitations, freedom of migration is a good thing.” ― Bill Gates

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

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

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

Best Bill Gates Quotes About Life

“Life is not fair, get used to it!” ― Bill Gates

“I am not a topper in my university but all toppers are working in my Microsoft company.” ― Bill Gates

“I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they’re interested in.” ― Bill Gates

“I don’t know’ has become ‘I don’t know yet’.” ― Bill Gates

“Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.” ― Bill Gates

“Given how few young people actually read the newspaper, it’s a good thing they’ll be reading a newspaper on a screen.” ― 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

“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

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

“My goal is to improve myself continuously.” ― Bill Gates

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“Well, no one gives aid to Zimbabwe through the Mugabe government.” ― Bill Gates

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

“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

“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

“Netscape was able to get the government working on its behalf.” ― Bill Gates

“This social-networking thing takes you to crazy places.” ― 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

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

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

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“Money has always been in politics. And I’m not sure you’d want money to be completely out of politics.” ― Bill Gates

“Legacy is a stupid thing! I don’t want a legacy.” ― Bill Gates

“Middle-income countries are the biggest users of GMOs. Places like Brazil.” ― Bill Gates

“I think any statement about stock prices is always suspect unless it’s made by Warren Buffett.” ― Bill Gates

“Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we’d want to get involved.” ― Bill Gates

“Everyone knows about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Now help me spread the word about Giving Tuesday!” ― Bill Gates

“Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rainforest from the parasites of your parent’s generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.” ― 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

“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 outpouring of support from millions of people in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti has been impressive.” ― Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quotes About Dreams, Education, Love

“Power comes not from knowledge kept but from knowledge shared.” ― Bill Gates

“In particular, Green Premiums are a fantastic lens for making decisions.” ― Bill Gates

“The ability of a successful company to add functionality to its product has long been upheld.” ― Bill Gates

“It wasn’t enough to deliver cheap, reliable energy for the poor. It also had to be clean.” ― Bill Gates

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

“I do think this next century, hopefully, will be about a more global view. Where you don’t just think, ‘Yes, my country is doing well,’ but you think about the world at large.” ― Bill Gates

“There is a certain responsibility that accrued to me when I got to this unexpected position.” ― Bill Gates

“You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines show us the way.” ― Bill Gates

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

“I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.” ― Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quotes On Leadership, Hardwork, Business

“With tech companies, whoever’s the leader is always questioned, you know. They say, ‘Is this the end of them?’ And—there’s more—more times people think that’s the case than it really is the case.” ― Bill Gates

“As I see it, there are two great forces of human nature: self-interest, and caring for others. Capitalism harnesses self-interest in a helpful and sustainable way, but only on behalf of those who can pay. Government aid and philanthropy channel our caring for those who can’t pay. But to provide rapid improvement for the poor we need a system that draws in innovators and businesses in a far better way than we do today.” ― Bill Gates

“China adopted a capitalist system in the 1980s, and they went from a 60% poverty rate to 10%.” ― 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

“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

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

“The future of Windows is to let the computer see, listen and even learn.” ― Bill Gates

“My son likes to go see mines and electric plants, or the Large Hadron Collider, and we’ve had a chance to see a lot of interesting stuff.” ― Bill Gates

“The idea that you encourage companies to take their innovative thinkers and think about the most needy—even beyond the market opportunities—that’s something that appropriately ought to be done.” ― Bill Gates

“The part of uranium that’s fissile—when you hit it with a neutron, it splits in two—is about 0.7%. The reactors we have today are burning that 0.7%.” ― Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quotes On Technology

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

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

“Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping—they called it opportunity.” ― Bill Gates

“The protestor I think will speak up for the world’s poorest.” ― Bill Gates

“A lot of people assume that creating software is purely a solitary activity where you sit in an office with the door closed all day and write lots of code.” ― Bill Gates

“Most poor people live in the poorest countries.” ― Bill Gates

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

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

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

Did you get inspired by these Bill Gates quotes?

You all must have already known the business magnet story of Bill Gates. Now let’s talk about his generosity. He has invested billions of dollars in his private charitable trust which he and his wife Melinda French Gates established in 2000 to make the world a better place for the poor. Saving 5 million lives of children by bringing vaccines and donating more than half of his current net worth, he also invests in the other foundations that work for many good causes including climate change, health, social, and educational development of poor people.

Being successful never changed him into an arrogant person instead made him a wise man, we hope you will also learn these qualities, take some of Bill Gates’s quotes seriously and apply them to your life.

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