"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."Bill Gates on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Bill Gates on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."Bill Gates on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Bill Gates on Steven Wright
"I had to stop driving my car for a while... the tires got dizzy."Bill Gates on Steven Wright
"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."
"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction."