Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.
It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there’s a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that. ‘But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it’s the same hamburger.
Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.
“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
“The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it’s Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same.” Bill Gates
“Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.” Bill Gates
“Exposure from a young age to the realities of the world is a super-big thing.” Bill Gates
“Software innovation, like almost every other kind of innovation, requires the ability to collaborate and share ideas with other people, and to sit down and talk with customers and get their feedback and understand their needs.” Bill Gates
“I don’t think there’s anything unique about human intelligence.” Bill Gates