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William H. Gates
(1955-____) born on
Oct 28
US business executive. He co-founded "Microsoft Corp.", world's largest computer software company, 1975; at age 31 was the youngest person to become a billionaire.
         
   
F
[Smart] is an elusive concept. There's a certain sharpness, an ability to absorb new facts. To ask an insightful question. To relate to domains that may not seem connected at first. A certain creativity that allows people to be effective.

R
What if Columbus had been told, "Chris, baby, don't go now. Wait until we've solved our number-one priorities -- war and famine; poverty and crime; pollution and disease; illiteracy and racial hatred. . . ."
A
Often you have to rely on your intuition.
N
Software suppliers are trying to make their software packages more 'user-friendly' [...] Their best approach, so far, has been to take all the old brochures, and stamp the words, 'user-friendly' on the cover.
K
640K ought to be enough for anybody.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Interview with "Playboy."
R: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
A: In "Adam Smith's Moneyworld," 21 Nov 1987.
N: From "Alt.Quotations Misc," an internet collection of quotations.
K: Said in 1981; From an unpublished collection of quotations found on the Internet.
   


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