Tech innovators are geeks and they talk no nonsense. That is why, sometimes they give some awesome statements which are meaningful and also witty at the very same time.

Here I am sharing the top 45 quotes by the famous people of the technology world. Few of these quotes are inspiring, few are funny. Hope that you will like them and do not forget to share that which quote you liked most out of these.

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45 Great Quotes By Famous Tech Innovators

Bill Gates (Founder of Microsoft)

1. There are people who don’t like capitalism, and people who don’t like PCs. But there’s no-one who likes the PC who doesn’t like Microsoft.

2. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

3. Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.

4. If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.

5. We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.

6. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.

7. DOS is ugly and interferes with users’ experience.

8. Any operating system without a browser is going to be fucking out of business. Should we improve our product, or go out of business?

9. About 3 million computers get sold every year in China, but people don’t pay for the software. Someday they will, though. As long as they are going to steal it, we want them to steal ours. They’ll get sort of addicted, and then we’ll somehow figure out how to collect sometime in the next decade.

10. 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.

Steve Jobs (CEO of Apple)

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11. I want to put a ding in the universe.

12. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

13. Nobody has tried to swallow us since I’ve been here. I think they are afraid how we would taste.

14. Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

15. Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?

16. We made the buttons on the screen look so good you’ll want to lick them

17. You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.

18. Unfortunately, people are not rebelling against Microsoft. They don’t know any better.

19. The products suck! There’s no sex in them anymore!

20. Everyone wants a MacBook Pro because they are so bitchin’.

21. It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.

Mark Zuckerberg (Founder Of Facebook)


22. I don’t have an alarm clock. If someone needs to wake me up, then I have my Blackberry next to me.

23. There’s lots of stuff none of us have ever seen before. That’s good in some ways, but limiting in other ways.

Sergey Brin (Founder of Google)

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24. We just want to have great people working for us.

25. To me, this is preserving history and making it available to everyone.

26. Some say Google is God, others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines unlike other companies, all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine.

27. We believe we could build a better search. We had a simple idea, that not all pages are created equal. Some are more important.

Larry Page (Founder of Google)

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28. Basically, our goal is to organize the world’s information and to make it universally accessible and useful.

29. We don’t have as many managers as we should, but we would rather have too few than too many.

30. The Star Trek computer doesn’t seem that interesting. They ask it random questions, it thinks for a while. I think we can do better than that.

Jack Dorsey (Founder of Twitter)

31. In 2006, SMS was getting really big in the U.S.. We looked at it (Twitter) again.

32. I knew the concept was huge, but the velocity was surprising.

33. The most surprising thing is that people adopted the technology and made it their own.

Thomas J. Watson (Founder of IBM)

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34. The way to succeed is to double your error rate.

35. Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.

36. You don’t hear things that are bad about your company unless you ask. It is easy to hear good tidings, but you have to scratch to get the bad news.

37. Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops.

38. Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.

Elon Musk (Founder of PayPal)


39. I didn’t really expect to make any money. If I could make enough to cover the rent and buy some food that would be fine. As it turns out, it turned out to be quite valuable in the end.

40. “I don’t want to say specific numbers. But I’ve certainly spent more than I expected to spend,”

41. This is the chance to fulfill a dream.

42. I’m nauseatingly pro-American. It is where great things are possible.

43. I could either watch it happen, or be part of it.

Jerry Yang (Co-Founder of Yahoo!)

44. On the outside, Yahoo is a fun and irreverent place, but on the inside, we are extremely competitive.

45. We look at our users’ interests, without our users, we don’t have business.