Famous Quotes By Steve Jobs About Work And Technology

Famous Quotes By 

Steve Jobs About Work

And Technology

Steve Paul Jobs was an American inventor, desinger and entrepreneur who was the co-founder, chief executive and chairman of Apple Computer. Apple's revolutionary products, which include the iPod, iPhone and iPad, are now seen as dictating the evolution of modern technology.

Steve jobs was born on February 24, 1995 in San Francisco, California, USA. His father name was Abdulfattah John Jandali and mother's name was Joanne Carole Schieble. His father was a Teacher, Businessman, Political Scientist. He was the adopted son of Paul Reinhold and Clara Jobs. Paul was a Carpenter and Mechanic Clara was an accountant. After passing his high school in 1972, he enrolled at the Reed Collage but dropped out of the same in a time frame of six months to pursue/creative classes, including a course on Calligraphy. His first move professionally was that of a technician at atari, Inc in Los Gatos, California, in 1973.

In mid-night 1974, jobs went to India to meet Neem Karoli Baba for spiritual enlightenment. In 1976, along with Wozniak, he found ‘Apple Computer Company. Initially, the company mainly aimed at selling Circuit Boards. The same year, Wozniak invented the apple I computer. He was blessed with a girl child, Lisa Brennan Jobs, from his love parter Chrisann Brennan, in 1978, at the age of 23. Though he denied paternity initially, later he acknowledged Lisa as his child.

Steve Jobs Quotes

Here are some of the best Steve Jobs quotes about work and technology.

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

2. Your time is limited so don't waste it living someone else's life. - Steve Jobs

3. My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. - Steve Jobs

4. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. - Steve Jobs

5. 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. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. 
- Steve Jobs

6. Let's go invent tomorrow rather than worrying about what happened yesterday. - Steve Jobs

7. 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

8. 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 have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. Because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well worn path. - Steve Jobs

9. If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution. - Steve Jobs

10. 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

11. If you really look closely most overnight successes took a long time.
 - Steve Jobs

12. 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

13. Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. - Steve Jobs

14. I decided to drop out and trust that it would all work out ok. - Steve Jobs

15. The only thing you have in your life is time. If you invest that time in yourself to have great experiences that are going to enrich you, then you can't possibly lose. - Steve Jobs

16. The doers are the major thinkers. The people that really create the things that change this industry are both the thinker and doer in one person. 
- Steve Jobs

17. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through. - Steve Jobs

18. We he had everything to gain. And we figured even if we crash and burn, and lose everything, the experience will have been worth ten times the cost.
 - Steve Jobs

19. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. - Steve Jobs

20. In the broadest context, the goal is to seek enlightenmet however you define it. - Steve Jobs

21. We are very careful about what features we add because we can't take them away. - Steve Jobs

22. Details matter, it's worth waiting to get it right. - Steve Jobs

23. You have to believe that the dots will somehow connect in your future. 
- Steve Jobs

24. I'm actually as proud of many of the things we haven't done as the things we have done. - Steve Jobs

25. Once you discover one simple fact, and that is everything around you that you call life, was made up by people that were no smarter than you. - Steve Jobs

26. 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

27. Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves. - Steve Jobs

28. We hire people who want to make the best things in the world. - Steve Jobs

29. For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‛If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‛No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. - Steve Jobs

30. I think death is the most wonderful invention of life. It purges the system of these old models that are obsolete.
 - Steve Jobs

31. What is apple, after all? Apple is about people who think ‘outside the box,’ people who want to use computers to help them change the world, to help them create things that make a difference, and not just to get a job done. - Steve Jobs

32. My job is not be on people. My job is to make them better. - Steve Jobs

33. I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed. 
- Steve Jobs

34. It's more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy. - Steve Jobs

35. Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles. - Steve Jobs

36. The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. - Steve Jobs

37. 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

38. Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them. - Steve Jobs

39. It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them. 
- Steve Jobs

40. The only problem with Microsoft is they just have no taste. They have absolutely no taste. And I don't mean that in a small, I mean that in a big way, in the sense that they don't think of original ideas, and they don't bring much culture into their products.
 - Steve Jobs

41. One of my beliefs very strongly is that any democracy on a free, healthy press. - Steve Jobs

42. 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

43. We make tools for people. Tools to create, tools to communicate. The age we're living in, these tools surprise you... That's why I love what we do. Because we make these tools, and we're constantly surprised with what people do with them. - Steve Jobs

44. Much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on. 
- Steve Jobs

45. Every once in a while, a revolutionary products comes along that changes everything. - Steve Jobs

46. Companies must have a noble cause, and it's the leaders job to transform that noble cause into such an inspiring vision, that it will attract the most talented people in the world to want to join it. 
- Steve Jobs

47. The cure for apple is not cost-cutting. The cure for apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament. - Steve Jobs

48. We had nothing to lose and everything to gain. - Steve Jobs

49. My passion has been to build an enduring company where people were motivated to make great products. Everything else was secondary. Sure, it was great to make a profit, because that was what allowed you to make great products. But the products, not the profits were the motivation. 
- Steve Jobs

50. We do not say anything about future products. We work on them in secret, than we announce. 
- Steve Jobs

Last Words About Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs don't want to be a burden  on their parents. He started selling cold drinks. He did many part time jobs, but nothing worked. At last he left his college. After that, he prepared an operating system ‘Macintosh.’  To sell this operating system, he made a computer and name it ‘Apple.’ On 1st April 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne found Apple Company. Because of their hardwork, within a short period of time. Apple became company of worth $2 billion dollars with over 5 thousands workers. 

But, because of some misunderstanding and arguments Steve was removed from the company after a discussion by the board of directors. After this incident, Steve was really disappointed. Then also, he continued his journey and founded more companies like Next and Pixler which gained success. At that time, Apple was in a huge loss and taken a big loans. The board of directors requested to rejoin Apple. He accepted their request and joined Apple. Pixler and Next were also combined with Apple. 

After sometime time, Steve became the CEO of Apple. When he returned to his own company, there were more than 250 products. Steve reduced the number of products in Apple, because he believed in quality rather than quantity. After that, he launched many quality products like, iMac, iPad and iPhone which got immense success and profits. Now Apple is so successful that it has twice the amount of money than the U.S. treasury. 

Apple has around $150 billion dollars in excess capital. It could buy companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Netflix. You will be surprised to know that Apple was the first to make a digital color camera. If Apple donates its $150 billion dollars in US. Everyone can get $500. On 5th October, 2011, Steve Jobs died because of pancreatic cancer.

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