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Bill Gates Biography (William Henry Gates III): Microsoft Founder
Famous for : Being the richest man in the world, a cofounder of the software company Microsoft, and for being one of the world's most generous philanthropists through his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Bill Gates retired as Microsoft CEO in 2008.
Gates details : Born - 28th of October, 1955 Seattle, Washington, United States / Lives - United States of America
More Information : Bill Gates Biography - Person of the Year 2005 - Richest Man in the World

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If I think something's a waste of time or inappropriate I don't wait to point it out. I say it right away. It's real time. So you might hear me say 'That's the dumbest idea I have ever heard' many times during a meeting.
Bill Gates - Leadership - Opinions - Dumb - Ideas - Meeting

We are in the throes of a transition where every publication has to think of their digital strategy.
Bill Gates - Strategies - Technology

If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
Bill Gates - Ideas - Inspirational - Goals

Robots will play an important role in providing physical assistance and even companionship for the elderly.
Bill Gates - Technology - Robot - Care

First we've got population. Now, the world today has 6.8 billion people. That's headed up to about nine billion. Now, if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care, reproductive health services, we could lower that by, perhaps, 10 or 15 percent, but there we see an increase of about 1.3 (per year).
Bill Gates - Population - Vaccine - Controversy - Health - Disease

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Bill Gates - Success - Teaching - Smart - Deceptive

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.
Bill Gates - Internet - Business - Change - Scared

Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent's generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.
Bill Gates - Parent - Funny - Boring - Responsibility - Bills - Self Awareness

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.
Bill Gates - Time - Religion - Priorities

It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Bill Gates - Success - Teaching - Failure - Learning

Capitalism is this wonderful thing that motivates people, it causes wonderful inventions to be done. But in this area of disease of the world at large, it's really let us down.
Bill Gates - Capitalism - Motivational - Disease - Failure - Invention

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?
Bill Gates - Invention - Technology - Software - Products - Profits

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.
Bill Gates - Internet - Funny - Rich

Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we'd want to get involved.
Bill Gates - Philanthropy - Life - Rich - Helping

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
Bill Gates - Internet - Technology - Business

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Bill Gates - Customers - Learning

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.
Bill Gates - Internet - Technology - Products

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.
Bill Gates - Internet - Capitalism - Customers

It's pretty incredible to look back 30 years to when Microsoft was starting and realize how work has been transformed. We're finally getting close to what I call the digital workstyle.
Bill Gates - Technology - Improvement - Change

Microsoft has had its success by doing low-cost products and constantly improving those products and we've really redefined the IT industry to be something that's about a tool for individuals.
Bill Gates - Products - Technology - Improvement - Success

We are always saying to ourself.. we have to innovate. We got to come up with that breakthrough. In fact, the way software works.. so long as you are using your existing software.. you don't pay us anything at all. So we're only paid for breakthroughs.
Bill Gates - Products - Technology - Customers - Innovative

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