Bill Gates Quotes (449 quotes)
“It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
USAir Magazine, "Bill Gates: The Importance of Making Mistakes", July 1995, p. 48
“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)
“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 irritating.”
"Why I Hate Spam" by Bill Gates, June 23 2003, www.microsoft.com/presspass/ofnote/06-23wsjspam.mspx
“Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it's about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it's less than one ton. It's an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero.”
"Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!", Feb 2010. www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html
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Born: October 28, 1955 (age 63)
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.