HOW STUFF WORKS
QUIZZES

FOLLOW US
Who Said It: Gates or Jobs?
by Staff
Bill Gates and Steve Jobs: self-made geeks who got very rich and just a wee bit drunk with power. Hey, we're not saying it's wrong. If we were the lords of the technology universe, maybe we'd say these things, too. Can you guess who said what?

"I was worth over $1,000,000 when I was 23, and over $10,000,000 when I was 24, and over $100,000,000 when I was 25, and it wasn't that important because I never did it for the money."

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Donald Trump

"I have $100 billion ... You realize I could spend $3 million a day, every day, for the next 100 years?"

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Warren Buffett

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

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Barack Obama

"Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window."

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Steve Wozniak

"Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all."

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • John F. Kennedy

"It's rare that you see an artist in his 30s or 40s able to really contribute something amazing."

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Mick Jagger

"Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one."

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Pee-Wee Herman

"The word "user" is the word used by the computer professional when they mean 'idiot.' "

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Dave Barry

"The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy."

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Neither

"He'd be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger."

  • Gates
  • Jobs
  • Bill Clinton