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.

The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before. 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
Teaching's hard! You need different skills: positive reinforcement, keeping students from getting bored, commanding their attention in a certain way. Bill Gates
The pace of progress in biology creates a foundation that naturally gets picked up by the biotech and pharmaceutical industry to solve rich-world diseases. This is attractive science. It's science that people want to work on. Bill Gates
We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve. Bill Gates
Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana. Bill Gates
The CEO's role in raising a company's corporate IQ is to establish an atmosphere that promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration. Bill Gates
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. Bill Gates
Sorghum is kind of unusual. It can go to very high heats, but it's not as productive in most environments as maize is. Bill Gates
You have a meeting to make a decision, not to decide on the question. Bill Gates
It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof. Bill Gates
It is hard to smash a computer when you're laughing. Bill Gates
Innovation is moving at a scarily fast pace. Bill Gates
It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof. Bill Gates
The AIDS is a disease that is hard to talk about. Bill Gates
Vaccines are a miracle; they're fantastic. Anything that makes people hesitate to give their children these vaccines according to the recommended schedule creates risk. Risk for the children who don't get vaccinated and risk for children, some of whom don't have an immune system, so they're benefiting from the fact that the community protection means the disease doesn't get to them. Bill Gates
Vaccines are extremely well tested; their safety is well understood. The false allegations about vaccines causing autism have been disproven. But there are still echoes out there confusing people. Bill Gates
The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people. Bill Gates
I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user. Bill Gates
Personal computing today is a rich ecosystem encompassing massive PC-based data centers, notebook and Tablet PCs, handheld devices, and smart cell phones. It has expanded from the desktop and the data center to wherever people need it — at their desks, in a meeting, on the road or even in the air. Bill Gates
Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering. Bill Gates
Software is the magic thing whose importance only goes up over time. 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
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
DNA is like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created. Bill Gates
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
I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts. Bill Gates
The impact of improving health is that the population growth goes down, and so you can educate more kids, feed more kids. Bill Gates
Automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. Bill Gates