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.

We have completely eradicated smallpox; we have almost eradicated polio. That's the miracle of vaccines, which is even greater than that of antibiotics. Bill Gates
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
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 Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. Bill Gates
People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? Bill Gates
The barrier is not too little caring; it is too much caring. Bill Gates
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
To a certain extent. a little blindness is necessary when you undertake a risk. Bill Gates
Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative. Bill Gates
If we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back. Bill Gates
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
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. Bill Gates
Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity. Bill Gates
The genius of Leonardo da Vinci imagined a flying machine, but it took the methodical application of science by those two American bicycle mechanics to create it. Bill Gates
Business is a good game. Lots of competition and a minimum of rules. You keep score with money. Bill Gates
When you swing for the fences, you’re putting every ounce of strength into hitting the ball as far as possible. You know that your bat might miss the ball entirely—but that if you succeed in making contact, the rewards can be huge. Bill Gates
Globalization has made copper and other minerals more valuable, and Ghana and Kenya have recently discovered mineral resources. Bill Gates
Eradications are special. Zero is a magic number. You either do what it takes to get to zero and you're glad you did it; or you get close, give up and it goes back to where it was before, in which case you wasted all that credibility, activity, money that could have been applied to other things. Bill Gates
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning Bill Gates
If there's any part of the economy that's delivered for all the citizens, it's got to be the work that we and our partners in our industry have done, Bill Gates
Being flooded with information doesn't mean we have the right information or that we're in touch with the right people. Bill Gates
There's always been a lot of information about your activities. Every phone number you dial, every credit card charge you make. It's long since passed that a typical person doesn't leave footprints. Bill Gates
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. Bill Gates