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Steve Jobs' Greatest Quotes

  1. 1. “Steve Jobs ” Greatest quotes
  2. 2. Stay hungry, stay foolish. Stanford commencement address, 2005
  3. 3. When I was 17, I read a quote that wentsomething like: “If you live each day as if itwas your last, someday youll most certainlybe right.” It made an impression on me, andsince then, for the past 33 years, I havelooked in the mirror every morning andasked myself: “If today were the last day ofmy life, would I want to do what I am aboutto do today?” And whenever the answer hasbeen “No” for too many days in a row, Iknow I need to change somethingStanford commencement address, 2005
  4. 4. Design is not just what it looks likeDesign is how it works New York Times article about the iPod, 2003
  5. 5. If you haven’t found it yet,keep lookingDont settle. As with allmatters of the heart, youllknow when you find it. And,like any great relationship, itjust gets better and better asthe years roll on...Stanford commencement address, 2005
  6. 6. You cant connect the dots looking forward;you can only connect them lookingbackwards. So you have to trust that the dotswill somehow connect in your future. Youhave to trust in something —your gut,destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approachhas never let me down, and it has made allthe difference in my lifeStanford commencement address, 2005
  7. 7. You cant just ask customerswhat they want and thentry to give that to them. Bythe time you get it built,they’ll want something newInterview with Inc. magazine, 1989
  8. 8. My model for business is the beatles.They were four guys that kept each others negativetendencies in check; they balanced each other. And thetotal was greater than the sum of parts.60 Minutes interview, 2008
  9. 9. I’m convinced that abouthalf of what separates thesuccessful entrepreneursfrom the non-successfulones is pure perseverance.Interview with the Smithsonian Institute, 1995
  10. 10. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.Dont be trapped by dogma - which is living with the resultsof other peoples thinking. Dont let the noise of othersopinions drown out your own inner voice. And mostimportant, have the courage to follow your heart andintuition. They somehow already know what you truly wantto become. Everything else is secondaryStanford commencement address, 2005
  11. 11. 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 Wall Street Journal interview, 1993
  12. 12. Steve Jobs 1955 -
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