Photos: 18 tech leaders share advice they wished they got as teenagers

1. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder

AdView compiled a list of inspirational quotes from leaders in multiple industries. Here are the best in tech.

Smartness is not single-dimensional and not quite as important as I thought it was back then.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is a Senior Editor for TechRepublic. He covers enterprise technology and is interested in the convergence of tech and culture.