Bill Gates — Born in Seattle, Washington, Bill Gates showed an interest in technology at an early age. Thanks to his keen interest in computers and innovation, the world of computers has made a significant amount of progress.
In addition to his work as a programmer he has also been a philanthropist and inventor. He has quickly become one of the most wealthy people in the United States and has a lot to say about how he got to be in such a position.
“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”
“Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.”
“I will always choose a lazy person to do a difficult job, because, he will find an easy way to do it.”
“If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.”
“The Internet? We are not interested in it.”
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
“Be nice to nerds. Chances are, you’ll end up working for one.”
“Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.”
“I never topped in the university, but today toppers of best universities are my employees…”
“I have $100 billion… You realized I could spend $3 million a day, every day, for the next 100 years? And that’s if I don’t make another dime…”
“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.”
“There’s nobody getting rich writing software that I know of.”