"DOS is ugly and interferes with users' experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Bill Gates on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Bill Gates on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Bill Gates on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Bill Gates on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Bill Gates on Mark Twain
"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."
"Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other."
"In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone."
"This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."