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