"Me and my dad are the biggest promoters of an estate tax in the US. It's not a popular position."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Bill Gates on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Bill Gates on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Bill Gates on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Bill Gates on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Bill Gates on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."