Expectations are a form of first-class truth

Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.

–Bill Gates
The Internet is the easiest thing to get into

The Internet is the easiest thing to get into. To be an Internet retailer, you just get that URL.

–Bill Gates
The 'Billionaire' song is what my kids tease me with

The ‘Billionaire’ song is what my kids tease me with. They sing it to me. It’s funny.

–Bill Gates
If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble.

If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble.

–Bill Gates
Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world

Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.

–Bill Gates
The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.

The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.

–Bill Gates
leaders will be those who empower others

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

–Bill Gates
I believe that if you show people the problems and...

I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.

–Bill Gates
If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.

If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.

–Bill Gates
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.

Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.

–Bill Gates
Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.

Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.

–Bill Gates
Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering

Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.

–Bill Gates
We all need people who will give us feedback

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.

–Bill Gates
By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.

By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.

–Bill Gates
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

–Bill Gates
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village

The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.

–Bill Gates
It’s fine to celebrate success but

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

–Bill Gates
I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all

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.

–Bill Gates
Life is not fair get, used to it!

Life is not fair get, used to it!

–Bill Gates
Success is a lousy teacher

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.

–Bill Gates
Technology is just a tool

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.

–Bill Gates
if you die poor it’s your mistake

If you are born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.

–Bill Gates
I will choose a lazy person to do a hard job

I will choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.

–Bill Gates