Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, in an upper-middle-class family. His father, William Henry Gates Sr. was a lawyer while his mother Mary Maxwell was an executive at a bank.
He has two sisters Kristianne and Libby. Gates got his school education from Lakeside School and enrolled at Harvard University from where he dropped out after two years without completing his course.
At school, Gates met Paul Allen with whom he started Microsoft, the world’s most significant software Microsoft Company in 1975. In 1995 Microsoft programmed their first operating system Windows 95 after that many versions of this operating system has been released. Microsoft products like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet explorer set office standards.
In 2000 Bill Gates left the Job of CEO of Microsoft and started the world’s largest private foundation Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In February 2014, Bill Gates stepped down from the chairmanship of Microsoft. Time Magazine named Bill Gates as one of the most influential persons of the twentieth century. Life of Bill Gates is full of inspiration. Here are some of his inspirational quotes:
Bill Gates’ Best Quotes
If you were born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.
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.
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.
Our most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Patience is a key element of success.
To win big, you sometimes need to take big risks.
Don’t make the same decision twice. Spend time and thought to make a solid decision the first time so that you don’t revisit the issue unnecessarily.
Vision without execution is daydreaming.
I am not in competition with anyone, but myself, my goal is to improve myself continuously.
Life is not fair — get used to it!
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.
If you can’t make it good, At least make it look good.
I will always choose a lazy person to do a difficult job, because, he will find an easy way to do it.
I believe in the fact that the more you learn is the more you earn. Rich people are book lovers. They are book nerds. So, if you want to take your life to the next level and get some perspective, start reading and lose the mindset that reading is for losers. It’s for winners and the people who rule the world.