SQLAuthority News – Famous Quotes From Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quotes -

  • “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”
  • “Until we’re educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.”
  • “If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?”
  • “If I had to say what is the thing that I feel best about, it’s being involved in this whole software revolution and what comes out of that.”
  • “Whenever new technologies come along, parents have a legitimate concern about how it’s being used. And the Internet had to be high on the list there.”
  • “We are living in a phenomenal age. If we can spend the early decades of the 21st century finding approaches that meet the needs of the poor in ways that generate profits and recognition for business, we will have found a sustainable way to reduce poverty in the world.”
  • “The finest pieces of software are those where one individual has a complete sense of exactly how the program works.”
  • “Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren’t so irritating.”
  • “Competition is always a fantastic thing, and the computer industry is intensely competitive. Whether it’s Google or Apple or free software, we’ve got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.”
  • “If you give people tools, (and they use) their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.”
  • “Paper is no longer a big part of my day. I get 90% of my news online, and when I go to a meeting and want to jot things down, I bring my Tablet PC. It’s fully synchronized with my office machine so I have all the files I need.”
  • “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.”
  • “Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without talking about the other.”
  • “Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we’d want to get involved.”
  • “To create a new standard, it takes something that’s not just a little bit different; it takes something that’s really new and really captures people’s imagination.”
  • “The finest pieces of software are those where one individual has a complete sense of exactly how the program works. To have that, you have to really love the program and concentrate on keeping it simple, to an incredible degree.”
  • “In terms of doing things I take a fairly scientific approach to why things happen and how they happen. I don’t know if there’s a God or not, but I think religious principles are quite valid.”
  • “Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There’s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.”
  • “We’ve done some good work, but all of these products become obsolete so fast… It will be some finite number of years, and I don’t know the number – before our doom comes.”
  • “Personal computing today is a rich ecosystem encompassing massive PC-based data centers, notebook and Tablet PCs, handheld devices, and smart cell phones. It has expanded from the desktop and the data center to wherever people need it – at their desks, in a meeting, on the road or even in the air.”
  • “If you show people the problems and you show people the solutions they will be moved to act.”
  • “If you get health, then you have opportunity for literacy. Health first, then literacy. Once you have literacy, then you have a chance to bring in the new tools of communication. Let people reach out and have access to the latest advances.”
  • “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.”
  • “Having kids has been a fantastic thing for me. It’s meant that I’m a little more balanced. In my twenties I worked massively, hardly took vacation at all. Now, I, with the help of my wife, I’m always making sure I’ve got a good balance of how I spend my time.”

Reference : Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)

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4 thoughts on “SQLAuthority News – Famous Quotes From Bill Gates

  1. LOL – I love this one:

    “Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren’t so irritating.”

  2. Pingback: SQLAuthority News - Famous Quotes From Bill Gates - Part 2 Journey to SQL Authority with Pinal Dave

  3. Sir
    in query analyser sql server 2000 we were able to change font of resultset
    but higher versions do have this facility. eg we were enable to change the font as “Kruti Dev 010″ in sql server 2000. why?

  4. Sir
    in query analyser of sql server 2000 we were able to change the font of resultset
    but higher versions do not have this facility. eg we were enable to change the font as “Kruti Dev 010″ in sql server 2000. why?

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