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William Henry Gates III (born 28 October 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and humanitarian. He is most famous as the co-founder of Microsoft, and founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Forbes magazine has ranked him as the richest person in the world for twelve consecutive years.

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“If something is expensive to develop, and somebody's not going to get paid, it won't get developed. So you decide: Do you want software to be written, or not?”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Interview with Dennis Bathory-Kitsz in 80 Microcomputing (1980) Clips from the interview can be found on "No Money (Lullaby for Bill)" by Dennis Báthory-Kitsz.

“It's not manufacturers trying to rip anybody off or anything like that. There's nobody getting rich writing software that I know of.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Interview with Dennis Bathory-Kitsz in 80 Microcomputing (1980)

“Instead of buying airplanes and playing around like some of our competitors, we've rolled almost everything back into the company.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Comment to reporters during the IBM PC launch (1981), interpreted as a jab at Gary Kildall

“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 — and the Macintosh, of all the machines I've ever seen, is the only one that meets that standard.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Apple company event (October 1983) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J3FUOCRXPo

“The next generation of interesting software will be done on the Macintosh, not the IBM PC.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: BusinessWeek, 26 November 1984

“I believe OS/2 is destined to be the most important operating system, and possibly program, of all time.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: OS/2 Programmers Guide, November 1987

“There's only one trick in software, and that is using a piece of software that's already been written.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Interview with Electronics magazine (1989)

“I have to say that in 1981, making those decisions, I felt like I was providing enough freedom for 10 years. That is, a move from 64 K to 640 K felt like something that would last a great deal of time. Well, it didn't - it took about only 6 years before people started to see that as a real problem.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: 1989 speech on the history of the microcomputer industry. http://www.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/media/1989%20Bill%20Gates%20Talk%20on%20Microsoft.html

“If people had understood how patents would be granted when most of today's ideas were invented, and had taken out patents, the industry would be at a complete standstill today.… The solution to this is patent exchanges with large companies and patenting as much as we can.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: "Challenges and Strategy" (16 May 1991). Note that this quotation has been paired with a misattributed quotation.

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“Gary Kildall was one of the original pioneers of the PC revolution. He was a very creative computer scientist who did excellent work. Although we were competitors, I always had tremendous respect for his contributions to the PC industry. His untimely death was very unfortunate and he and his work will be missed.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: The Computer Chronicles. "Special Edition: Gary Kildall." 1995

“There are no significant bugs in our released software that any significant number of users want fixed. … I'm saying we don't do a new version to fix bugs. We don't. Not enough people would buy it. You can take a hundred people using Microsoft Word. Call them up and say "Would you buy a new version because of bugs?" You won't get a single person to say they'd buy a new version because of bugs. We'd never be able to sell a release on that basis.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Focus Magazine No. 43 (23 October 1995)

“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.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: PBS interview with David Frost (November 1995)

“What we're saying to people is that every idea about ease-of-use, we can develop in software, for the PC, without asking them to buy new hardware, without asking them to throw away their old applications.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Bill Gates Charlie Rose Interview on Charlie Rose (25 November 1996)

“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.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: TIME magazine Vol. 149, No. 2 (13 January 1997)

“As soon as I learned about this miracle of chip making I thought, what is the key missing element? … I'd been working on software so I decided that maybe that was what was necessary to bring all this power to life. I talked about that with a friend, Paul Allen, and we kept saying, "What can we do? Can we start our own software company?" It seemed impossible at the time because software was not done by independent companies. The companies that built the computers — IBM and DEC — they did all the software. And when we called them up and said, "We would like to do an operating system," they said, "who are you?" to which we said, "we're high-school students." That was s, uh — that was the end of that conversation.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Speech to the Economic Club of Detroit (1997) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzX6UUJ461s

“It's possible, you can never know, that the universe exists only for me. If so, it's sure going well for me, I must admit.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: TIME magazine Vol. 149, No. 2 (13 January 1997)

“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.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time (1997) by Daniel Gross

“One thing we have got to change in our strategy - allowing Office documents to be rendered very well by other peoples browsers is one of the most destructive things we could do to the company. We have to stop putting any effort into this and make sure that Office documents very well depends on PROPRIETARY IE capabilities.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: 1998 a memo to the Office product grouphttp://antitrust.slated.org/www.iowaconsumercase.org/011607/2000/PX02991.pdf

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“Sometimes we do get taken by surprise. For example, when the Internet came along, we had it as a fifth or sixth priority. It wasn't like somebody told me about it and I said, "I don't know how to spell that." I said, "Yeah, I've got that on my list, so I'm okay." But there came a point when we realized it was happening faster and was a much deeper phenomenon than had been recognized in our strategy.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Speech at the University of Washington, as reported in "Gates, Buffett a bit bearish" CNET News (2 July 1998)

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Business*The Speed of Thought (1999)

“Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It’s a good thing we have museums to document that.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: Speech at the Computer History Museum, as quoted in InfoWorld magazine (October 2001)

“We don't have the user centricity. Until we understand context, which is way beyond presence — presence is the most trivial notion, just am I on this device or not; it doesn't say am I meeting with something, am I focused on writing something.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: .NET Briefing Day Speech (24 July 2002)

“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.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: "Why I Hate Spam" in Microsoft PressPass (2003)

“Spam will be a thing of the past in two years' time.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: BBC News (24 January 2004)

“Does the e-mail say it's about 'enlargement' — that might be spam.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: BBC News (24 January 2004)

“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.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: "The PC Era Is Just Beginning" in Business Week (22 March 2005)

“If you show people the problems and you show people the solutions they will be moved to act.”

— Bill Gates

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Quote source: At Live8 (2 July 2005) as reported in BBC News (4 July 2005)

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