Steve Jobs Quotes

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. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
“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. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.”
Don't let the noise of other people's opinions drown your inner voice.
“Don't let the noise of other people's opinions drown your inner voice.”
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.
“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.”
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.”
You can't 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 can't 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.”
I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.
“I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”
For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.
“For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.”
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovations.
“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovations.”
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.
“The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.”
We have always been shamelss about stealing great ideas.
“We have always been shamelss about stealing great ideas.”
If you are working on something you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.
“If you are working on something you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.”
My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
“My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”
You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.
“You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.”
The people who made Mac are sort of on the edge.
“The people who made Mac are sort of on the edge.”
We are gambling on our vision, and we would rather do that than make 'me-too' products. For us, it's always the next dream.
“We are gambling on our vision, and we would rather do that than make 'me-too' products. For us, it's always the next dream.”
Stay hungry. Stay foolish.
“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”
Death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life's change agent, it clears out the old to make way for the new.
“Death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life's change agent, it clears out the old to make way for the new.”
Each dream you leave behind is a part of your future that will no longer exist.
“Each dream you leave behind is a part of your future that will no longer exist.”
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
“If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.”
That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.
“That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.”
Sometimes life's going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.
“Sometimes life's going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.”
You gotta act. And you've gotta be willing to fail, you gotta be ready to crash and burn, with people on the phone, with starting a company, with whatever. If you're afraid of failing, you won't get very far.
“You gotta act. And you've gotta be willing to fail, you gotta be ready to crash and burn, with people on the phone, with starting a company, with whatever. If you're afraid of failing, you won't get very far.”
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.
“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.”
My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.
“My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.”
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.
“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?
“Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”
Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. Have the courage to follow your own heart and intuition.
“Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. Have the courage to follow your own heart and intuition.”
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life and don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. Most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life and don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. Most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.”
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.”
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something.
“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something.”
The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
“The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.”
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
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.
“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.”
The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.
“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.”
Focus does not mean saying yes, it means saying no.
“Focus does not mean saying yes, it means saying no.”
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 hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully.
“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 hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully.”
Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”
The key thing to remember about me is that I'm still a student. I'm still in boot camp.
“The key thing to remember about me is that I'm still a student. I'm still in boot camp.”
Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
“Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.”