Bill Gates Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Bill Gates quotes, Bill Gates sayings, and Bill Gates proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. 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 advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life. Bill Gates
The best teacher is very interactive. Bill Gates
Innovation is moving at a scarily fast pace. Bill Gates
Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time. Bill Gates
If your culture doesn't like geeks, you are in real trouble. Bill Gates
There's a basic philosophy here that by empowering...workers you'll make their jobs far more interesting, and they'll be able to work at a higher level than they would have without all that information just a few clicks away. 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
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one. Bill Gates
Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up. Bill Gates
Flying cars are not a very efficient way to move things from one point to another. Bill Gates
Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity - the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires. Bill Gates
Philanthropy should be taking much bigger risks that business. If these are easy problems, business and government can come in and solve them. Bill Gates
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. Bill Gates
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. Bill Gates
I'm in the same traffic as everybody else. I'm in the same airplane delay as everybody else. I sit in the same coach seat as everybody else. Bill Gates
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
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure. Bill Gates
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one. 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
Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself. Bill Gates
We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve. Bill Gates
My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things. Bill Gates
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one. Bill Gates
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. Bill Gates
Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved. Bill Gates
The internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. Bill Gates