Steve Jobs Quotes

“Stay hungry, stay foolish.”

“I want to put a ding in the universe.”

“Knowing that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.”

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

“It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.”

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.”

“I don’t think I’ve ever worked so hard on something, but working on Macintosh was the neatest experience of my life. Almost everyone who worked on it will say that. None of us wanted to release it at the end. It was as though we knew that once it was out of our hands, it wouldn’t be ours anymore. When we finally presented it at the shareholders’ meeting, everyone in the auditorium gave it a five-minute ovation. What was incredible to me was that I could see the Mac team in the first few rows. It was as though none of us could believe we’d actually finished it. Everyone started crying.” [Playboy, Feb. 1, 1985]

“What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.”

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”

“And one more thing….”

“Insanely Great!”

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