Perhaps the name of William Henry Gates III who is also known as Bill Gates is among the most popular name in the minds of almost all the people of the world. This great personality is not only an American business magnate but also a great inventor, humanitarian, author, investor, and a philanthropist. The greatest requirement of every business procedures 'Microsoft' is the creation of Bill Gates. Besides, he has pioneered his talents in various other dimensions too.
Bill Gates was born in Washington on October 28th, 1955. From the very childhood, Bill was highly interested in learning and using Computers. His first one was a simple Tic-Tac-Toe Game in the computer which he created after learning a lot of things on programming. Being a brilliant student of Mathematics Bill started to explore his talent in coding and then started to create new applications and software. He even left his studies uncompleted at Harvard University and started his own business.
In 1976, Bill founded his largest invention “Microsoft Corporations” which portrayed a blast around the whole world. In 1980, he extended Microsoft with the creation of Windows which is still now the base of every computer programs with updated versions. Today, Microsoft Internet Explorer is the default and dominant web browser in every PCs. With the extreme fame and talent, Bill Gates has earned a lot of wealth too, and he is one of the wealthiest and also most influential person of the world with an estimated net worth of about US$96.6 billion.
This great personality also guides the youth of the world through his co-authored books like “Business @ The Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy”, “The Road Ahead”, “Kasparov Against the World”, “OS/2 Programmer's Guide”, etc.
"It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure."
"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others."
"Patience is a key element of success."
"Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it's true."
"I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it."
"The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important."
"If you can't make it good, at least make it look good."
"People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they?"
"To win big, you sometimes need to take big risks."
"Television is not real life. In real life, people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs."
"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning."
"If I'd some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?"
"Microsoft is not about greed. It's about innovation and fairness."
"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."
"If you are born poor, it's not your mistake. But if you die poor, it's your mistake."
"Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world...if you do so, you are insulting yourself."
"Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up."
"We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve."
It is the passion that forced Bill Gates to take a life-changing decision and that decision led him the success. The quotes of this incredibly inspiring person will help you for life :)