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Showing posts with label Bill Gates. Show all posts

"If the pressure of working here is too much for you, then go and work at Boeing." - Bill Gates

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"If the pressure of working here is too much for you, then go and work at Boeing." - Bill Gates
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"I've been very lucky, and therefore I owe it to try and reduce the inequity in the world. And that's kind of a religious belief. I mean, it's at least a moral belief." - Bill Gates

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"I've been very lucky, and therefore I owe it to try and reduce the inequity in the world. And that's kind of a religious belief. I mean, it's at least a moral belief." - Bill Gates
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"Since World War II, U.S.-government R&D has defined the state of the art in almost every area; the private sector is in general, inept." - Bill Gates

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"Since World War II, U.S.-government R&D has defined the state of the art in almost every area; the private sector is in general, inept." - Bill Gates
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"In my twenties, I worked very, very hard." - Bill Gates

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"In my twenties, I worked very, very hard." - Bill Gates
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"Conditions often seem worse than they are because of our lack of tolerance for those conditions." - Bill Gates

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"Conditions often seem worse than they are because of our lack of tolerance for those conditions." - Bill Gates
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"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." - Bill Gates

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"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." - Bill Gates
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"The world can always use more rigorous thinking." - Bill Gates

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"The world can always use more rigorous thinking." - Bill Gates
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"Women who sell chickens are likely to reinvest the profits in their families." - Bill Gates

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"Women who sell chickens are likely to reinvest the profits in their families." - Bill Gates
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"I'm certainly well taken care of in terms of food and clothes. Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point. Its utility is entirely in building an organization and getting the resources out to the poorest in the world." - Bill Gates

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"I'm certainly well taken care of in terms of food and clothes. Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point. Its utility is entirely in building an organization and getting the resources out to the poorest in the world." - Bill Gates
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"...once you’ve found a solution that works, catalytic philanthropy can harness political and market forces to get those innovations to the people who need them most." - Bill Gates

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"...once you’ve found a solution that works, catalytic philanthropy can harness political and market forces to get those innovations to the people who need them most." - Bill Gates
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"Countries can't improve what they don't measure." - Bill Gates

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"Countries can't improve what they don't measure." - Bill Gates
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"Intellectual property has the shelf-life of a banana." - Bill Gates

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"Intellectual property has the shelf-life of a banana." - Bill Gates
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"Knowledge is the best tool of power." - Bill Gates

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"Knowledge is the best tool of power." - Bill Gates
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"We have accomplished a lot together during our first 40 years and empowered countless businesses and people to realize their full potential. But what matters most now is what we do next. Thank you for helping make Microsoft a fantastic company now and for decades to come." - Bill Gates

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"We have accomplished a lot together during our first 40 years and empowered countless businesses and people to realize their full potential. But what matters most now is what we do next. Thank you for helping make Microsoft a fantastic company now and for decades to come." - Bill Gates
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"So many of the people who want to be like Steve Jobs have the asshole side down. What they’re missing is the genius part." - Bill Gates

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"So many of the people who want to be like Steve Jobs have the asshole side down. What they’re missing is the genius part." - Bill Gates
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"Hopefully I can stay at a high level of intensity into my 80s. I’m not very good at golf." - Bill Gates

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"Hopefully I can stay at a high level of intensity into my 80s. I’m not very good at golf." - Bill Gates
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"Capitalism does not self-correct toward greater equality — that is, excess wealth concentration can have a snowball effect if left unchecked. Letting inheritors consume or allocate capital disproportionately simply based on the lottery of birth is not a smart or fair way to allocate resources." - Bill Gates

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"Capitalism does not self-correct toward greater equality — that is, excess wealth concentration can have a snowball effect if left unchecked.  Letting inheritors consume or allocate capital disproportionately simply based on the lottery of birth is not a smart or fair way to allocate resources." - Bill Gates
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"Most innovation is capitalistic innovation. Where products and goods are created because somebody wants to be able to send their kid to school, wants to be able to eat that type of thing. Unfortunately when it comes to helping the poorest in the world, there is no market." - Bill Gates

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"Most innovation is capitalistic innovation. Where products and goods are created because somebody wants to be able to send their kid to school, wants to be able to eat that type of thing. Unfortunately when it comes to helping the poorest in the world, there is no market." - Bill Gates
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"We were just ahead of our time, like most of our mistakes." - Bill Gates

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"We were just ahead of our time, like most of our mistakes." - Bill Gates
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"Twitter's good for things I would normally send in e-mail, anyway." - Bill Gates

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"Twitter's good for things I would normally send in e-mail, anyway." - Bill Gates

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