Bill Gates

American business magnate and philanthropist

William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is the co-founder and Chairman of Microsoft. He is the founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Bill Gates is also famous for being the richest man in the world.

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

Sourced quotes

  • "Instead of buying airplanes and playing around like some of our competitors, we've rolled almost everything back into the company."
About the quote: Quoted while commenting to reporters during the IBM PC launch (1981). It was interpreted as a jab at Gary Kildall.
Simple: We did not buy airplanes or play with the profits from our company unlike other companies. Instead we invested almost everything into the company.
  • "Spam will be a thing of the past in two years' time."[1]
Simple: In two years, spam will no longer exist.

References

  1. "Gates forecasts victory over spam". BBC News (January 24, 2004). Retrieved on August 26, 2009

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