Bill Gates Inspirational Quotes To Motivate You

 Whether it’s Google or Apple or free software, we’ve got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
 As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
 640K ought to be enough for anybody.
 Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.
 Television is not real life. In real life peoplef actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.
 We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.
 Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off, and very few employers are interested in helping you. Find yourself.
 Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe 10% to business thinking. Business isn’t that complicated
 I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
 Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
 We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.
 There are people who don’t like capitalism, and people who don’t like PCs. But there’s no-one who likes the PC who doesn’t like Microsoft.
 I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts.
 Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.
 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.
 The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.
 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.
 Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.
 If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss.
 We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.
 The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice.
 I was lucky to be involved and get to contribute to something that was important, which is empowering people with software.
 Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
 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!
 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.
 Who decides what’s in Windows? The customers who buy it.
 The best teacher is very interactive.
 Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity – the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires.
 We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.
 To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.
 Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.
 The best way to prepare [to be a programmer] is to write programs, and to study great programs that other people have written.
 If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.
 Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
 Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.
 There’s only one trick in software, and that is using a piece of software that’s already been written.
 Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved.
 About three million computers get sold every year in China, but people don’t pay for the software. Someday they will, though. As long as they are going to steal it, we want them to steal ours. They’ll get sort of addicted, and then we’ll somehow figure out how to collect sometime in the next decade.
 Make it just like a Mac.
 At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas, but the image is that they all come from the top — I’m afraid that’s not quite right.
 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.
 I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
 In three years, every product my company makes will be obsolete. The only question is whether we will make them obsolete or somebody else will.
 We’re responsible for the creation of the PC industry. The whole idea of compatible machines and lots of software.. that’s something we brought to computing. And so it’s a responsibility for us to make sure that things like security don’t get in the way of that dream.
 Life is not fair; get used to it.
 People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?
 Every day we’re saying, ‘How can we keep this customer happy?’ How can we get ahead in innovation by doing this, because if we don’t, somebody else will.
 It’s easier for our software to compete with Linux when there’s piracy than when there’s not.
 Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It’s a good thing we have museums to document that.
 If something is expensive to develop, and somebody’s not going to get paid, it won’t get developed. So you decide Do you want software to be written, or not?
 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.
 Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness.
 Patience is a key element of success.
 Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.
 ‘I don’t know’ has become ‘I don’t know yet’.
 It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
 The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.
 You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both.
 If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them.
 Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT.
 I realized about 10 years ago that my wealth has to go back to society. A fortune, the size of which is hard to imagine, is best not passed on to one’s children. It’s not constructive for them.
 I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
 The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
 We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.
 The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn’t get bigger or heavier.
 To create a new standard, it takes something that’s not just a little bit different; it takes something that’s really new and really captures people’s imagination — and the Macintosh, of all the machines I’ve ever seen, is the only one that meets that standard.
 If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?
 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.
 The Internet will help achieve “friction free capitalism by putting buyer and seller in direct contact and providing more information to both about each other.
 If you are born poor its not your mistake, but if you die poor its your mistake.
 If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
 If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
अगर तुम गरीब पैदा हुए हो तो ये तुम्हारी गलती नहीं है, लेकिन अगर तुम गरीब मर जाते हो तो ये तुम्हारी गलती है.
अगर तुम्हे लगता है कि तुम्हारी टीचर कठोर है, तो तब तक इंतज़ार करो जब तक तुम्हे बॉस नहीं मिल जाता।
अपने आप को किसी और के साथ कम्पेयर मत करो। अगर तुम ऐसा करते हो, तो तुम अपनी बेइज्जती कर रहे हो।
आपके सबसे असंतुष्ट कस्टमर आपके सीखने का सबसे बड़ा श्रोत हैं।
इस बिजनेस में, जब तक आप ये अंदाजा लगाते हैं कि आप खतरे में हैं, तब तक खुद को बचाने के लिए बहुत देर हो चुकी होती है। जब तक आप हर समय डर कर नहीं चलते, आप बर्बाद हो जाते हैं।
इसे बिलकुल मैक की तरह बना दो।
कंप्यूटर के के कीड़ों के साथ अच्छा व्यवहार करिए। सम्भावना है आपको इन्ही में से किसी एक के लिए काम करना पड़े।
कंप्यूटर नोटबुक के बारे में सबसे अच्छी बात ये है कि आप इसमें चाहे जितना कुछ भर दें, ये बड़ा या भारी नहीं होता है।
कठिन काम को करने के लिए मैं एक आलसी आदमी को ढूंढता हूँ। क्योंकि एक आलसी आदमी उसे करने का एक आसान तरीका ढूंढ निकालेगा।
कारोबार की दुनिया में दाखिल होने का ये शानदार वक़्त है, क्योंकि पिछले 50 सालों की तुलना में अगले 10 सालों में कारोबार कहीं ज्यादा बदलने वाला है।
जब मैं छोटा था तब मेरे बहुत सारे सपने थे, और मुझे लगता है उनमें से ज्यादातर इसलिए पनप पाए क्योंकि मुझे बहुत अधिक पढ़ने के मौका मिला।
तकनीक बस एक साधन है। बच्चों को एक साथ काम करने और मोटिवेट करने के लिए, शिक्षक सबसे महत्त्वपूर्ण है।
तीन साल में, हर एक प्रोडक्ट जो मेरी कंपनी बनाती है बेकार हो जाएगा। सवाल केवल ये है कि उसे हम बेकार बनाते हैं या कोई और।
धैर्य सफलता का एक महत्वपूर्ण तत्व है।
बड़ी जीत के लिए आपको कभी-कभी बड़े जोखिम उठाने पड़ते हैं।
बौद्धिक संपदा की शेल्फ लाइफ केले जितनी होती है।
मेरा मानना है कि गरीबों में इन्वेस्टमेंट पर रिटर्न उतना ही रोमांचक है जितना व्यापार क्षेत्र में हासिल की गई सफलता, और वे उससे भी अधिक सार्थक हैं!
यदि जनरल मोटर्स कम्प्यूटर इंडस्ट्री के हिसाब से अपनी प्रौद्योगिकी का विकास करता तो आज हम $25 की कार चला रहे होते जो 1000 माईल्स पर गैलन के हिसाब से चलती।
सफलता की ख़ुशी मानना अच्छा है पर उससे ज़रूरी है अपनी असफलता से सीख लेना।
सबसे गजब के दानी वे लोग होते हैं जो वास्तव में एक सार्थक बलिदान दे रहे हों।
हम हमेशा अगले दो वर्षों में होने वाले परिवर्तन को अधिक महत्व देते हैं और अगले 10 वर्षों में होने वाले परिवर्तन को कम करके देखते हैं। अपने आप को निष्क्रिय नहीं होने दें।
हो सकता है आपके स्कूल ने विनर और लूजर बताना छोड़ दिया हो, लेकिन ज़िन्दगी ने नहीं।

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