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quote by Bill Gates: A great lathe operator commands several times the wage of an average lathe operator, but a great writer of software code is worth 10,000 times the price of an average software writer. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

A great lathe operator commands several times the wage of an average lathe operator, but a great writer of software code is worth 10,000 times the price of an average software writer.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: Students deserve great teachers. And teachers deserve the support they need to become great. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Students deserve great teachers. And teachers deserve the support they need to become great.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: The information highway will transform our culture as dramatically as Gutenberg's press did the Middle Ages. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The information highway will transform our culture as dramatically as Gutenberg's press did the Middle Ages.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: I believe the government has the right to recover from the heirs to the fortunes of its most successful citizens some portion of those fortunes. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

I believe the government has the right to recover from the heirs to the fortunes of its most successful citizens some portion of those fortunes.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: The world is progressing and resources are becoming more abundant. I'd rather go into a grocery store today than a king's banquet a hundred years ago. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The world is progressing and resources are becoming more abundant. I'd rather go into a grocery store today than a king's banquet a hundred years ago.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved.

--Bill Gates

Longer Version:

Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved. Eliminate politics, by giving everybody the same message. Keep a flat organization in which all issues are discussed openly. Empower teams to do their own things.


quote by Bill Gates: Success on the Web require high-level corporate understanding of the Internet's capabilities and support of early test-and-invest projects. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Success on the Web require high-level corporate understanding of the Internet's capabilities and support of early test-and-invest projects.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: The two areas that are changing... are information technology and medical technology. Those are the things that the world will be very different 20 years from now than it is today. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The two areas that are changing... are information technology and medical technology. Those are the things that the world will be very different 20 years from now than it is today.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: I'm quite worried about the fiscal imbalances that we've got and what that might mean in terms of financial crisis ahead. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

I'm quite worried about the fiscal imbalances that we've got and what that might mean in terms of financial crisis ahead.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Often you have to rely on intuition. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Often you have to rely on intuition.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: If you're smart, you often want a feedback loop so you know if what you've done is... is right. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

If you're smart, you often want a feedback loop so you know if what you've done is... is right.

--Bill Gates






quote by Bill Gates: We will never make a 32-bit operating system. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

We will never make a 32-bit operating system.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: You always overestimate what you can get done in a year and underestimate what you can get done in 10 years. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

You always overestimate what you can get done in a year and underestimate what you can get done in 10 years.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: People often overestimate what will happen in the next two years and underestimate what will happen in ten. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

People often overestimate what will happen in the next two years and underestimate what will happen in ten.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world.

--Bill Gates

Longer Version:

By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world. Almost all countries will be what we now call lower-middle income or richer.


quote by Bill Gates: The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: As you improve health in a society, population growth goes down. You know, I thought it was... before I learned about it, I thought it was paradoxical. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

As you improve health in a society, population growth goes down. You know, I thought it was... before I learned about it, I thought it was paradoxical.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Thanks to quality education, Israel is one of the most advanced countries in the world .. Israel is advancing in high-tech even more than other developed countries. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Thanks to quality education, Israel is one of the most advanced countries in the world .. Israel is advancing in high-tech even more than other developed countries.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: The close relationships we form between researchers and product groups have already shown we can move the great ideas as they come along, without a schedule, into the products. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The close relationships we form between researchers and product groups have already shown we can move the great ideas as they come along, without a schedule, into the products.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: No more misquoted forms, lost invoices, redundant entries, missing checks, or delays caused by incomplete paperwork. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

No more misquoted forms, lost invoices, redundant entries, missing checks, or delays caused by incomplete paperwork.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: In the U.S., we believe the best way to improve lives is to improve public education. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

In the U.S., we believe the best way to improve lives is to improve public education.

--Bill Gates


quote by Bill Gates: How fast a company can respond in an emergency is a measure of its corporate reflexes. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

How fast a company can respond in an emergency is a measure of its corporate reflexes.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: With a public library card in your hand, you have access to the Internet and a world of opportunities. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

With a public library card in your hand, you have access to the Internet and a world of opportunities.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: In my view, investing in public libraries is an investment in the nation's future. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

In my view, investing in public libraries is an investment in the nation's future.

--Bill Gates





quote by Bill Gates: Robotics and other combinations will make the world pretty fantastic compared with today. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Robotics and other combinations will make the world pretty fantastic compared with today.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: If you want to build a great company, get the hell out of Silicon Valley. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

If you want to build a great company, get the hell out of Silicon Valley.

--Bill Gates







quote by Bill Gates: There's no such thing as going to a soapbox and saying, 'The government's corrupt,' and not having the intelligence service see your face. In the digital world, that can be done. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

There's no such thing as going to a soapbox and saying, 'The government's corrupt,' and not having the intelligence service see your face. In the digital world, that can be done.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: The early personal computers were not very powerful so the idea of feeding their program into a small amount of memory requires immense skill. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The early personal computers were not very powerful so the idea of feeding their program into a small amount of memory requires immense skill.

--Bill Gates


quote by Bill Gates: Test scores aren't perfect, but having a test score for math or reading or other things that we can objectively measure is a meaningful component that makes a lot of sense. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Test scores aren't perfect, but having a test score for math or reading or other things that we can objectively measure is a meaningful component that makes a lot of sense.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: The Ebola epidemic can serve as an early warning wake-up call to get ready. If we start now, we can be ready for the next epidemic. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The Ebola epidemic can serve as an early warning wake-up call to get ready. If we start now, we can be ready for the next epidemic.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Take our 20 best people away, and I will tell you that Microsoft will become an unimportant company. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Take our 20 best people away, and I will tell you that Microsoft will become an unimportant company.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: Leaders need to provide strategy and direction and to give employees tools that enable them to gather information and insight from around the world. Leaders shouldn't try to make every decision. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Leaders need to provide strategy and direction and to give employees tools that enable them to gather information and insight from around the world. Leaders shouldn't try to make every decision.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize in positive ways to help society. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize in positive ways to help society.

--Bill Gates
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

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

quote by Bill Gates: We believe unbelievable progress can be made, in both inventing new vaccines and making sure they get out to all the children who need them. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

We believe unbelievable progress can be made, in both inventing new vaccines and making sure they get out to all the children who need them.

--Bill Gates


quote by Bill Gates: We have completely eradicated smallpox; we have almost eradicated polio. That's the miracle of vaccines, which is even greater than that of antibiotics. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

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


quote by Bill Gates: Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: You've got to give great tools to small teams. Pick good people, use small teams and give them great tools so that they are very productive in terms of what they are doing. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

You've got to give great tools to small teams. Pick good people, use small teams and give them great tools so that they are very productive in terms of what they are doing.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Contraception really shouldn't be all that controversial because it's a tool a woman can use to delay her first birth until she's, say, 18 or 19 years old. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Contraception really shouldn't be all that controversial because it's a tool a woman can use to delay her first birth until she's, say, 18 or 19 years old.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Philanthropy, although it's tiny compared to the government, it's 2% of the US economy, which is the largest percentage, other than the Middle East. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Philanthropy, although it's tiny compared to the government, it's 2% of the US economy, which is the largest percentage, other than the Middle East.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: I hope someday what people can do with their lives depends on their talents and how hard they are willing to work, rather than on where they happen to be born. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

I hope someday what people can do with their lives depends on their talents and how hard they are willing to work, rather than on where they happen to be born.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: And knowledge management is a means, not an end. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

And knowledge management is a means, not an end.

--Bill Gates

quote by Bill Gates: I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time. But many others were also in the same place. The difference was that I took action. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time. But many others were also in the same place. The difference was that I took action.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: People cannot become truly knowledgeable without being excellent readers. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

People cannot become truly knowledgeable without being excellent readers.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: If your business is not on the Internet, then your business will be out of business. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

If your business is not on the Internet, then your business will be out of business.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Je choisis une personne paresseuse pour un travail difficile, car une personne paresseuse va trouver un moyen facile de le faire. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Je choisis une personne paresseuse pour un travail difficile, car une personne paresseuse va trouver un moyen facile de le faire.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: If I had a dollar for every time someone made fun of me in high school-oh wait, I do! with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

If I had a dollar for every time someone made fun of me in high school-oh wait, I do!

--Bill Gates
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

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
quote by Bill Gates: If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not.

--Bill Gates

Longer Version:

Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT. In some schools they have abolished failing grades and they'll give you as MANY TIMES as you want to get the right answer. This doesn't bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.


quote by Bill Gates: Leaders are those who empower others. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Leaders are those who empower others.

--Bill Gates


quote by Bill Gates: Investing in tomorrow's technology today is more critical than ever. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Investing in tomorrow's technology today is more critical than ever.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: Vision without execution is daydreaming. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

Vision without execution is daydreaming.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bill Gates: The vision is really about empowering workers giving them all the information about what's going on so they can do a lot more than they've done in the past. with background image: photo of author Bill Gates with quote

The vision is really about empowering workers giving them all the information about what's going on so they can do a lot more than they've done in the past.

--Bill Gates

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