70 Bill Gates inspirational quotes on business, success and life.

          Bill Gates, born on (Oct. 28, 1956)

Bill is being a successful American business man, a computer programmer, an inventor and a philanthropist who has helped millions of people especially in the underdeveloped countries through his foundation which he cofounded with his wife Melinda Gates.

Bill began picking an interest in computer programming at the early stage of his age. At 13, bill began programming with Paull Allen at the computer center, this singular step laid the foundation of his ingenious career in software programming.

Let us quickly learn one or two words of one of the most successful business man of this generation. Below are 70 bill gates inspirational quotes on business, life and love.



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


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


3.  “Patience is a key element of success.”


  1. “If you are born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.”


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




  1. “Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.”


  1. “We all know that there are these exemplars who can take the toughest students, and they’ll teach them two-and-a-half years of math in a single year.”


  1. “Our teachers deserve better feedback.”


  1. “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.”



  1. “The best teacher is very interactive.”


  1. “Unfortunately, the highly curious student is a small percentage of the kids.”


  1. “In the long run, your human capital is your main base of competition. Your leading indicator of where you’re going to be 20 years from now is how well you’re doing in your education system.”


  1. “If you think your teacher is tough, wait ’til you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure.”



  1. “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.”


  1. “Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.”


  1. “Exposure from a young age to the realities of the world is a super-big thing.”


  1. “I spend a lot of time reading.”



  1. “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.”


  1. If all my bridge coach ever told me was that I was ‘satisfactory,’ I would have no hope of ever getting better. How would I know who was the best? How would I know what I was doing differently?


  1. “Life has a tendency to just happen. But it happens because we make choices. The life you create and design for yourself is going to accumulate from the choices you make over time. Sure, there are unexpected things that can derail dreams. But we can control where we put our focus, and if we choose to put one dream ahead of another.”


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



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


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


  1. “Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.”


  1. “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.”



  1. “On my desk I have three screens, synchronized to form a single desktop. I can drag items from one screen to the next. Once you have that large display area, you’ll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity.”


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


  1. “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.”


  1. “In American math classes, we teach a lot of concepts poorly over many years. In the Asian systems, they teach you very few concepts very well over a few years.”



  1. “People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?”


  1. “Reward worthy failure–experimentation.”


  1. “The future of advertising is the Internet.”


  1. “The Internet is the easiest thing to get into. To be an Internet retailer, you just get that URL.”


  1. “Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.”



  1. “Who decides what’s in Windows? The customers who buy it.”


  1. “This social-networking thing takes you to crazy places.”


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


  1. “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.”


  1. “For a highly motivated learner, it’s not like knowledge is secret and somehow the Internet made it not secret. It just made knowledge easy to find. If you’re a motivated enough learner, books are pretty good.”



  1. “I do think this next century, hopefully, will be about a more global view. Where you don’t just think, ‘Yes, my country is doing well,’ but you think about the world at large.”


  1. “We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.”


42  “Living on $6 a day means you have a refrigerator, a TV, a cell phone, your children can go to            school. That’s not possible on $1 a day.”


  1. “By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.”


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



  1. “We have to find a way to make the aspects of capitalism that serve wealthier people serve poorer people as well.”


  1. “The next time someone tells you we can trim the budget by cutting aid, I hope you will ask whether it will come at the cost of more people dying.”


  1. “I believe the returns on investment in the poor are just as exciting as successes achieved in the business arena, and they are even more meaningful!”


  1. “The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can’t solve extreme poverty and disease, isn’t just mistaken. It is harmful.”


  1. “Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.”



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


  1. “In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count, like customer satisfaction and performance … you thrive on that.”


  1. “On my desk I have three screens, synchronized to form a single desktop. I can drag items from one screen to the next. Once you have that large display area, you’ll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity.”


  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.”


  1. “A company’s ability to respond to an unplanned event, good or bad, is a prime indicator of its ability to compete.”


  1. “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.”


  1. “Don’t make the same decision twice. Spend time and thought to make a solid decision the first time so that you don’t revisit the issue unnecessarily. If you’re too willing to reopen issues, it interferes not only with your execution but also with your but also with your motivation to make a decision in the first place. After all, why bother deciding an issue if it isn’t really decided?”



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


  1. “Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.”


  1. “The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice.”


  1. “Like my friend Warren Buffett, I feel particularly lucky to do something every day that I love to do. He calls it ‘tap-dancing to work.”


  1. “I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts.”



  1. “If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?”


  1. “For Africa to move forward, you’ve really got to get rid of malaria.”


  1. “Helping convene global stakeholders to establish a set of measurable, actionable and consensus-built goals focused on extreme poverty is invaluable.”


  1. “I’ve always been amazed by Da Vinci, because he worked out science on his own. He would work by drawing things and writing down his ideas. Of course, he designed all sorts of flying machines way before you could actually build something like that.”


  1. “When Paul Allen and I started Microsoft over 30 years ago, we had big dreams about software. We had dreams about the impact it could have.”


  1. “Personally, I’d like to see more of our leaders take a technocratic approach to solving our biggest problems.”


  1. “Steve Jobs’ ability to focus in on a few things that count, get people who get user interface right, and market things as revolutionary are amazing things.”


  1. “If African farmers can use improved seeds and better practices to grow more crops and get them to market, then millions of families can earn themselves a better living and a better life.”


  1. “We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.”






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