Bill Gates

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.

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Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.

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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.

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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.

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Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

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

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Bill Gates — quotes and aphorisms

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.

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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.

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

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

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