Bill gates is one of the top successful people in the world. He is the wealthiest man in USA with a net worth of more than $79 Billion.

All the success that he has achieved and the wealth he has accumulated is not a matter of luck, but of hard work and wisdom. And we can learn from him through all the powerful words and meaningful quotes he said to empower the society.

Here are 30 great Bill Gates quotes that will inspire you and motivate you to pursue your dreams and achieve success:


“It’s fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates


“Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.” – Bill Gates


“If you give people tools, and they use their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.” – Bill Gates


“I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.” –Bill Gates


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“Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It’s a good thing we have museums to document that.” Bill Gates


“Great organizations demand a high level of commitment by the people involved.” – Bill Gates


“If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?” – Bill Gates


“I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.” – Bill Gates


“ ‘I don’t know’ has become ‘I don’t know yet’.” – Bill Gates


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“Every day were saying, ‘How can we keep this customer happy?’ How can we get ahead in innovation by doing this, because if we don’t, somebody else will.” – Bill Gates


“The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.” – Bill Gates


“In three years, every product my company makes will be obsolete. The only question is whether we will make them obsolete or somebody else will.” – Bill Gates



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“This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.” – Bill Gates


“Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.” – Bill Gates


“You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both.” – Bill Gates


“Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe 10% to business thinking. Business isn’t that complicated. I wouldn’t want that on my business card.” – Bill Gates


“Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you FIND YOURSELF. Do that on your own time.” – Bill Gates


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“Capitalism is this wonderful thing that motivates people, it causes wonderful inventions to be done.” – Bill Gates


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“If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.” – Bill Gates


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


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


“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates


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“We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” – Bill Gates

Between all these Bill Gates quotes, which ones are your favorites?

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