Consistently ranked as the wealthiest man from 1995 to 2007 on earth, Bill Gates is truly an inspiration for all the youngsters all over the world. The founder of Microsoft Corporation and chief software architect is not only one of the most influential software entrepreneurs of all time but also a renowned philanthropist who donates often to several charity organizations. The Harvard dropout even pledged to give 95% of his wealth to charity than leaving it for his children.
Here are some motivational Bill Gates quotes to inspire you.
“Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.”
“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.”
“I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.”
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
“Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.”
“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.”
“Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren’t so exciting.”
“Until we’re educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up. there is no shortage of things to do.”
“Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.”
“In terms of doing things I take a fairly scientific approach to why things happen and how they happen. I don’t know if there’s a god or not, but I think religious principles are quite valid.”
“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.”
“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”
“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.”
“People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?”
“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”
I graduated from Birmingham University. Currently, I am living with my family in the West Midlands of England and working for a media company. My hobby is writing about current affairs, celebrities and fashion.