Tribute to Steve Jobs

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My humble tribute to Steve Jobs, who has been a great inspiration in my life, and whose quotes are like a mantra to me.

My humble tribute to Steve Jobs, who has been a great inspiration in my life, and whose quotes are like a mantra to me.

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  • 1. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
  • 2. “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundredother good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully.”
  • 3. “ Design is the fundamental soul of a human-madecreation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.”
  • 4. “Almost everything — all external expectations, all pride,all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”
  • 5. “Your time is limited, so dont waste it living someone elses life. Dont be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other peoples thinking. Dont let the noise ofothers opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
  • 6. “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Dont lose faith”
  • 7. “Youve got to find what you love. If you havent found it yet, keep looking. Dont settle. As with all matters of the heart, youll know when you find it. And, like any greatrelationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Dont settle.”
  • 8. “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven dont want to die to get there. And yet death isthe destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likelythe single best invention of Life. It is Lifes change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.”
  • 9. “You cant connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut,destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”
  • 10. “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes, the ones who see thingsdifferently — they’re not fond of rules. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do isignore them because they change things. They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.” Thank you Steve!