Paul Gardner Allen is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft, alongside Bill Gates.
Quotes by Paul Allen
In global warming, I think everyone is scratching their heads - are there technological things that can be brought to bear that can make a difference? When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help. You've got to enjoy time with your family and friends, and if you're involved in sports franchises, those peak moments in playoff games. You have to enjoy life. I am very excited to be supporting one of the world's most visionary efforts to seek basic answers to some of the fundamental question about our universe and what other civilisations may exist elsewhere. The possible is constantly being redefined, and I care deeply about helping humanity move forward. You look at things you enjoy in your life, but much more important is what you can do to make the world a better place. With documentary-film projects, you hope you highlight an area of concern people haven't thought about before. A lot of times, I'm asking myself - 'This seems to be a significant problem. What can be done that hasn't been done?' In my own work, I've tried to anticipate what's coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people's lives in a meaningful way. I'm a very private person that prefers a low profile. We've had some tough times, but we've hung in there.