41+ Bill Gates Quotes And Sayings For Inspiration

The man whose firm revolutionized the world of computing in the twentieth century with his Windows system, has a way of seeing the business world with an approach that has a benefit for humanity and some of his quotes prove it.

Check our collection of Bill Gates Quotes for inspiration in your personal and professional life.

Be nice to nerds chances are you’ll end up working for one.

– Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quotes

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

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

3. “I will always choose a lazy person to do a difficult job, because he will find an easy way to do it.” – Bill Gates

4. “If you are born poor it’s not your mistake. But if you die poor it’s your mistake.” – Bill Gates

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

6. “Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten.” – Bill Gates

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

8. “Surround yourself with people who challenge you, teach you, and push you to be your best self.” – Bill Gates

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

10. “Whatever other resources you may have, you can always use your voice and your vote to effect change.” – Bill Gates

Inspirational Bill Gates Quotes

11. “In life and in business if you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go together.” – Bill Gates

12. “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

13. “A fundamental new rule for business is that the Internet changes everything.” – Bill Gates

14. “A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bill Gates

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

16. “DNA is like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created.” – Bill Gates

17. “Don’t you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.” – Bill Gates

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

19. “Embrace bad news to learn where you need the most improvement.” – Bill Gates

20. “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

21. “Your most unhappy customers are you greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

22. “Vision without execution is daydreaming.” – Bill Gates

23. “To win big, you sometimes have to make big risks.” – Bill Gates

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

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

26. “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them the teacher is the most important.” – Bill Gates

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

28.Patience is a key element of success.” – Bill Gates

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

30. “Life is not fair; get used to it.” – Bill Gates

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

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

33. “If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure.” – Bill Gates

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

35. “I failed my exam in some subjects but my friend passed. Now he’s an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner.” – Bill Gates

36. “I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.” – Bill Gates

37. “I never took a day off in my twenties, not one.” – Bill Gates

38. “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

39. “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

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

41. “To be a good professional engineer, always start to study late for exams, because it teaches you how to manage time and tackle emergencies.” – Bill Gates

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

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

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