Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
In the Independent on Sunday, 12 October 1997.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.Bill Gates
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
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
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.Bill Gates
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.Bill Gates
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
Instead of buying airplanes and playing around like some of our competitors, we've rolled almost everything back into the company.Bill Gates
There's only one trick in software, and that is using a piece of software that's already been written.Bill Gates
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
Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It’s a good thing we have museums to document that.Bill Gates
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
I wish I wasn't ... There's nothing good that comes out of that. You get more visibility as a result of it.Bill Gates
Stolen's a strong word. It's copyrighted content that the owner wasn't paid for. So yes.Bill Gates
I'm a big believer that as much as possible, and there's obviously political limitations, freedom of migration is a good thing.Bill Gates
The obvious mathematical breakthrough would be development of an easy way to factor large prime numbers.Bill Gates
I see little commercial potential for the internet for the next 10 years.Bill Gates
Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.Bill Gates
We are in the throes of a transition where every publication has to think of their digital strategy.Bill Gates
What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It's so far away in time that they can't appreciate what it means for their whole life.Bill Gates
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