Bill Gates

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

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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

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

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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

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Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority.Bill Gates

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

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We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve.Bill Gates

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The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.Bill Gates

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What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It's so far away in time that they can't appreciate what it means for their whole life.Bill Gates

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

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If you go back to 1800, everybody was poor. I mean everybody. The Industrial Revolution kicked in, and a lot of countries benefited, but by no means everyone.Bill Gates

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The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of. Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard.Bill Gates

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

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Microsoft is not about greed. It's about innovation and fairness.Bill Gates

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Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.Bill Gates

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This social-networking thing takes you to crazy places.Bill Gates

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Certainly I'll never be able to put myself in the situation that people growing up in the less developed countries are in. I've gotten a bit of a sense of it by being out there and meeting people and talking with them.Bill Gates

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China adopted a capitalist system in the 1980s, and they went from a 60% poverty rate to 10%.Bill Gates

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If you have 50 different plug types, appliances wouldn't be available and would be very expensive. But once an electric outlet becomes standardized, many companies can design appliances, and competition ensues, creating variety and better prices for consumers.Bill Gates

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Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.Bill Gates

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

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You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.Bill Gates

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

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The future of advertising is the Internet.Bill Gates

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Bitcoin is mostly about anonymous transactions, and I don't think over time that's a good way to go. I'm a huge believe in digital currency... but doing it on an anonymous basis I think that leads to some abuses, so I'm not involved in Bitcoin.Bill Gates

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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

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In inner-city, low-income communities of color, there's such a high correlation in terms of educational quality and success.Bill Gates

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In American math classes, we teach a lot of concepts poorly over many years. In the Asian systems they teach you very few concepts very well over a few years.Bill Gates

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The AIDS is a disease that is hard to talk about.Bill Gates

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Well I think any author or musician is anxious to have legitimate sales of their products, partly so they're rewarded for their success, partly so they can go on and do new things.Bill Gates

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