20 Popular Quotes Of Bill Gates

Bill Gates is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time. He is one of the founders and owners of the software giant Microsoft. Recently he was the richest person in the world, currently, he is the second in this list with his net worth of $72 billion in 2013. Here you can see some of the most popular and engaging quotes of his:

 

Quotes On Success
* Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.
* Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
* I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
* If you are born poor it’s not your mistake, But if you die poor it’s your mistake.

 

Quotes On Education

* I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer at Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.
* I studied everything but never topped… But today the toppers of the best universities are my employees
* I spend a lot of time reading.
* If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure.

 

Steve Jobs chatting with Bill Gates, Author: Joi Ito from Inbamura, Japan. Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034362831@N01/522695099/

Steve Jobs chatting with Bill Gates, Author: Joi Ito from Inbamura, Japan. Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/522695099/

Quotes About Life

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* Life is not fair; get used to it.
* Life’s not fair, get over it!
* Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.
* Television is not real life. In real life, people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.

 

Failure
* It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

 

Business

* Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
* 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.
* People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
* I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
* Whether it’s Google or Apple or free software, we’ve got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
* I remember thinking quite logically that I didn’t want to spoil my children with wealth and so that I would create a foundation, but not knowing exactly what it would focus on.

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