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" If I hadn't given my money away, I'd have had more than anyone else on the planet. "
" The next time someone tells you we can trim the budget by cutting aid, I hope you will ask whether it will come at the cost of more people dying. "
" Flying cars are not a very efficient way to move things from one point to another. "
" 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. "
" At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top - I'm afraid that's not quite right. "
" It's hard to improve public education - that's clear. "
" Like my friend Warren Buffett, I feel particularly lucky to do something every day that I love to do. He calls it 'tap-dancing to work.' "
" Unemployment rates among Americans who never went to college are about double that of those who have a postsecondary education. "
" I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in. "
" Digital reading will completely take over. It's lightweight and it's fantastic for sharing. Over time it will take over. "
" China has many successful entrepreneurs and business people. I hope that more people of insight will put their talents to work to improve the lives of poor people in China and around the world, and seek solutions for them. "
" Windows 8 is key to the future, the Surface computer. "
" I have seen firsthand that agricultural science has enormous potential to increase the yields of small farmers and lift them out of hunger and poverty. "
" I agree with people like Richard Dawkins that mankind felt the need for creation myths. Before we really began to understand disease and the weather and things like that, we sought false explanations for them. Now science has filled in some of the realm - not all - that religion used to fill. "
" Africa is on the rise. "
" I think when smallpox was eliminated, the whole world got pretty excited about that because it's just such a dramatic success. "
" My mom and my dad were both very sociable, meeting lots of interesting people. "
" The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life. "
" People should just buy a CD and rip it. You are legal then. "
" According to Ethiopian custom, parents wait to name a baby because children often die in the first weeks of life. "
" In the long run, your human capital is your main base of competition. Your leading indicator of where you're going to be 20 years from now is how well you're doing in your education system. "
" Bitcoin is mostly about anonymous transactions, and I don't think over time that's a good way to go. I'm a huge believe in digital currency... but doing it on an anonymous basis I think that leads to some abuses, so I'm not involved in Bitcoin. "
" The Green Revolution focused on the big three - maize, rice and wheat - and the Green Revolution did not adapt the big three to African conditions, other than South Africa, as much as they should have. "
" Like any well designed software product, Windows is designed, developed and tested as an integrated whole. "
" The main thing that's missing in energy is an incentive to create things that are zero-CO2-emitting and that have the right scale and reliability characteristics. "
" The Center for Disease Control started out as the malaria war control board based in Atlanta. Partly because the head of Coke had some people out to his plantation, and they got infected with malaria, and partly 'cause all the military recruits were coming down and having a higher fatality rate from malaria while training than in the field. "
" I read a lot of obscure books and it is nice to open a book. "
" There's no such thing as going to a soapbox and saying, 'The government's corrupt,' and not having the intelligence service see your face. In the digital world, that can be done. "
" It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. "
" The tablet is not mainstream. Reading off the screen is not mainstream. "
" The most interesting biofuel efforts avoid using land that's expensive and has high opportunity costs. They do this by getting onto other types of land, or taking advantage of byproducts that aren't used in the food chain today, or by intercropping. "