Bill Gates Quote
“If people had understood how patents would be granted when most of today's ideas were invented, and had taken out patents, the industry would be at a complete standstill today.… The solution to this is patent exchanges with large companies and patenting as much as we can.”
Challenges and Strategy (16 May 1991). Note that this quotation has been paired with a misattributed quotation.
The Road Ahead (1995)
“Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.”
TIME magazine Vol. 149, No. 2 (13 January 1997)
As quoted in "In the Eye of the Storm: Reengineering Corporate Culture" (Leadership Press, 1995) by John R. Childress, p. 134
Born: October 28, 1955 (age 62)
Bio: William Henry Bill Gates III is an American business magnate, computer programmer and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen.