Bill Gates Quotes : 41 Inspirational Thoughts By World Richest Man

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Bill Gates is one of the most successful entrepreneur of this century. Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen, which became world largest computer software company and made him the richest man of this century. He is one of the entrepreneur who revolutionized personal computer industry and changed the way we work today.

He ranked world richest man by Forbes since 1995 to 2007, again in 2009, and has been since 2014. Currently he is the richest man with estimated income of more than $80  Billion as of October 2016. Bill Gates stepped down from Chairman of Microsoft  to give 100% of his time to “Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation” which he and his wife established to do various charitable work like eradicating Polio, Malaria, Maintaining global healthcare and helping in scientific research programs.

There is no doubt that Bill is extremely intelligent guy, but what makes him great is his vision to put computer at every desk and courage to follow it by his perseverance and hard work. This was just short version of Bill Gates Biography, if you want to pick up his mind you should read two widely popular Bill Gates books -“The Road Ahead” and “Business @ the Speed of Thought”.

There are several things you can learn from this computer genius, so i have collected few of bill gates thoughts to inspire you.

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List of Bill Gates Quotes : 41 Inspirational Thoughts By World Richest Man

1. “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

2. “I was lucky to be involved and get to contribute to something that was important, which is empowering people with software”

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

4. “I’ve been very lucky, and therefore I owe it to try and reduce the inequity in the world. And that’s kind of a religious belief. I mean, it’s at least a moral belief”

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

6. “Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering”

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

8. “Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself. Do that on your own time”

~Bill Gates

9. “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

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

~Bill Gates

11. “If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them”

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

13. “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

14. “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 rain forest from the parasites of your parent’s generation, try delousing the closet in your own room”

~Bill Gates

15. “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

16. “If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake”

~Bill Gates

17. “When you have money in hand,only you forget who are you .But when you do not have any money in your hand,the whole world forget who you are.It’s life”

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

23. “Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years”

~Bill Gates

24. “Computers are great because when you’re working with them you get immediate results that let you know if your program works. It’s feedback you don’t get from many other things”

~Bill Gates

25. “Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There`s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning”

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

27. “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

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

~Bill Gates

29. “If geek means you’re willing to study things, and if you think science and engineering matter, I plead guilty. If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble”

~Bill Gates

30. “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it”

~Bill Gates

31. “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

32. “Patience is a key element of success”

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

34. “The vision is really 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

35. “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

36. “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

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

~Bill Gates

38. “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

39. “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

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

~Bill Gates

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

~Bill Gates

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Last thing to my readers , I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Bill Gates quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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