Success and Investment learnings by Bill Gates

"It is fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure."

Bill Gates
Bill Gates

Here are some of the best success and motivational quotes by Bill Gates. 

  • It is fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
  • Television is not a real life. In real life – people actually have to leave the coffee shop & go to jobs.
  •  I can understand wanting to have – millions of dollars; there is a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, which comes with that. But once you get much – beyond that, I have to – tell you; it is the same hamburger. 
  • Your most unhappy customers are your – greatest source of learning.
  • Do not compare yourself with anyone in this world; if you do so, you are insulting yourself. 
  • Everyone needs a coach. It does not matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast, or a bridge player.
  • The belief that the – world is getting worse, that we cannot solve extreme poverty and disease, is not just mistaken. It is harmful.
  • Patience is a key element of success.
  • We all require people who will give us – feedback. That is how we improve.
  • Success is a – lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can not lose.
  • The first rule of any technology utilized 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.
  • The Internet is becoming the town square for the – global village of tomorrow. 
  • If you cannot make it good, at least make it look good. 
  • We always overestimate the change that will happen in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction. 
  • Information technology & business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I do not think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without talking about the other. 
  • I think it is fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we have ever created. They are tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.