Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Top 33 Impressive Steve Jobs Quotes

Top 33 Impressive Steve Jobs Quotes

Author: Peter Chan

Steve Jobs passed away on October 5 after his rollercoaster like life. He left lots of good things for us. He was a great inventor and a innovative computer entrepreneur. He left us great inventions such as a personal computer, ipod, iphone and ipad. He also left us great inspirational quotes. Here are the great quotes by Steve Jobs.  

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's 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.
~ Steve Jobs

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
~ Steve Jobs

You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
~ Steve Jobs

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
~ Steve Jobs

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
~ Steve Jobs

I was lucky -- I found what I love to do early in life,
~ Steve Jobs

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.
~ Steve Jobs

Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?
~ Steve Jobs

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because 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.
~ Steve Jobs

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And 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.
~ Steve Jobs

To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
~ Steve Jobs

We've gone through the operating system and looked at everything and asked how can we simplify this and make it more powerful at the same time,
~ Steve Jobs

A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
~ Steve Jobs

So we went to Atari and said, 'Hey, we've got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we'll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay our salary, we'll come work for you.' And they said, 'No.' So then we went to Hewlett-Packard, and they said, 'Hey, we don't need you. You haven't got through college yet.
~ Steve Jobs

The tragedy is that Dell didn't win it - we lost it,
~ Steve Jobs

What this means is that people are seeing a stable business, which is good, and a business that is in control, which is also good.
~ Steve Jobs

I wish him the best, I really do. I just think he and Microsoft are a bit narrow. He'd be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger.
~ Steve Jobs

I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
~ Steve Jobs

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
~ Steve Jobs

In most people's vocabularies, design means veneer. It's interior decorating. It's the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.
~ Steve Jobs

It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
~ Steve Jobs

[We want to] get new products out there and have new ways to buy them. I think if we manage the top line, the bottom line will follow. I don't know what the future will bring, but we're working as fast as we can,
~ Steve Jobs

We're cautious. We'd rather exceed expectations than miss but I think it's going to be a continued difficult economy. Apple is trying a different way to navigate out of this ? we're trying to innovate.
~ Steve Jobs

My girlfriend always laughs during sex - no matter what she's reading.
~ Steve Jobs

Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
~ Steve Jobs

I want to put a ding in the universe.
~ Steve Jobs

We want to stand at the intersection of computers and humanism
~ Steve Jobs

It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
~ Steve Jobs

The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
~ Steve Jobs

We do not say anything about future products. We work on them in secret, then we announce them.
~ Steve Jobs
" Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish. "
~ Steve Jobs quotes

" I get 50 cents a year for showing up, and the other 50 cents is based on my performance. "
~ Steve Jobs quotes

" 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. "
~ Steve Jobs quotes

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