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50 Steve Jobs Quotes On Life and One More Thing!

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Header image of the article "Steve Jobs Quotes On Life": a selection of the best 50 Steve Jobs quotes on life. Includes pictures and a video.

Steve Jobs is undoubtedly one of the biggest influences of our time.

His life was packed with huge success moments. But, like any other success story, failure was also around Steve Job's life (Steve Jobs Stanford University Inspirational Speech.)

From an inspirational rise to fame founding Apple, to a shocking loss of everything and being fired from his own company, to another inspirational rise that culminated with a comeback with a bang to Apple.

Get inside the mindset of this men and get wiser by reading the words of  Steve Jobs on a number of topics about life: like leadership, technology, creativity, business, entrepreneurship and things in general. 

He inspired millions, his works inspired millions and inspire millions to work. We had to go deep down selecting the best Steve Jobs quotes on life for you to get inspired:

50 Steve Jobs Quotes On Life


Featured in the article 50 Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes and One More Thing!1. “Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?” – Steve Jobs

2. "Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice." – Steve Jobs

3. "Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works" – Steve Jobs

4. “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

5. "You've baked a really lovely cake, but then you've used dog shit for frosting." –Steve Jobs

6. "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.” – Steve Jobs

7. "We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and everyone should be really excellent. Because this is our life." – Steve Jobs

8. "If you live each day as it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right" – Steve Jobs

9. "You can’t con people in this business. The products speak for themselves.” – Steve Jobs

10. "The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do." – Steve Jobs

Featured in the article 50 Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes and One More Thing!11. "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." – Steve Jobs

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

13. “A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.” – Steve Jobs

14. "I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates." – Steve Jobs

15. "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.” – Steve Jobs

16. "Creativity is just connecting things." – Steve Jobs

17. "Don't be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people's thinking." – Steve Jobs

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

Picture quote featured in the article "Steve Job Quotes On Life": a selection of the best 50 Steve Jobs Quotes on Life. This one is: “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

19. “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

20. "Details matter, it's worth waiting to get it right." – Steve Jobs

21. “...love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle.” – Steve Jobs

22. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs

Featured in the article 50 Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes and One More Thing!23. "Focusing is about saying No.” – Steve Jobs

24. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs

25. "Things don't have to change the world to be important." – Steve Jobs

26. "Real artists ship." – Steve Jobs

27. "My model for business is The Beatles. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people." – Steve Jobs

28. “If you don’t love something, you’re not going to go the extra mile, work the extra weekend, challenge the status quo as much.” – Steve Jobs

Picture quote featured in the article "Steve Job Quotes On Life": a selection of the best 50 Steve Jobs Quotes on Life. This one is: "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."
29. "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." – Steve Jobs

30. "People who know what they’re talking about don’t need PowerPoint." – Steve Jobs

31. “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully.” – Steve Jobs

32. “Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.” – Steve Jobs

33. “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

Featured in the article 50 Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes and One More Thing!34. “I'm as proud of what we don't do as I am of what we do.” – Steve Jobs

35. “You’ve baked a really lovely cake, but then you’ve used dog shit for frosting.” – Steve Jobs

36. “I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.” – Steve Jobs

37. "Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles." – Steve Jobs

38. “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.” – Steve Jobs

39. “If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs

 40. “We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?” – Steve Jobs

41. “My job is to not be easy on people. My job is to make them better.” – Steve Jobs

Picture quote featured in the article "Steve Job Quotes On Life": a selection of the best 50 Steve Jobs Quotes on Life. This one is: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do."
42. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." – Steve Jobs

43. “I'm the only person I know that's lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year.... It's very character-building.” – Steve Jobs

44. “You have to trust in something, your gut, destiny life, karma, whatever this approach has never let me down.” – Steve Jobs

45. “Older people sit down and ask: What is it? But the boy asks: What can I do with it? – Steve Jobs

46. “One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are.” – Steve Jobs

47. "We made the buttons on the screen look so good you'll want to lick them." – Steve Jobs

48. "I want to put a ding in the universe." – Steve Jobs

50. “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs

...and one more thing!



50+1. “When you grow up you, tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world, try not to bash into the walls too much, try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money. That’s a very limited life. Life can be much broader, once you discover one simple fact, and that is that everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.” – Steve Jobs 

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