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Steve Jobs Quotes |Inspirational Quotes |Motivational quotes |Apple CEO
Steve Jobs was the co-founder, Chairman and Chief executive officer (CEO) of APPLE Inc., United States of America. He was born in February 24th 1955. His biological father is Abdul Fattah John Jandali. Later Jobs was adopted in San Francisco in 1960s. His adoptive father was Paul Reinhold Jobs. Steve job died in October 5th 2011.
Achievements Of Steve Jobs:
Steve jobs designed computers, portable devices which included touch based gadgets, speakers, keyboards, power adapters, clasps, lanyards and packages. Steve jobs had 450 patents. His actions reverberated across industry lines: He shook up the music business, dragged the wireless carriers into the boxing ring, and changed the way software and hardware were sold and altered the language of computer interfaces forever. Along the way, he built up Apple company into one of the most inestimable corporations in the world.
Steve jobs Honors and Awards:
- Year 1985, National medal of technology
- In 1987, Jefferson award for public service
- Year 1989, Entrepreneur of the decade
- In 1991, Howard vollum award by Reed College
- Year 2007, California hall of fame and most powerful person in business by Fortune magazine.
- Year 2012, Steve jobs got Grammy trustees ward (for highly influenced music industry)
- In 2013, Posthumsly inducted as a Disney Legend. This award recognized his extraordinary and integral contribution.
Steve Jobs Quotations:
Jobs quoted multiple highly influenced quotations. Few quotations are listed below,
A. Inspiring Quotes:
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”
“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works”
“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations”
“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected”
“Creativity is just connecting the things”
“Your time is limited, so don’t waster it living someone else’s life”
“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”
“If I try my best and fail. WELL, I have tried MY BEST”
“Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future”
“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. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains”
“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”
“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.”
B. Entrepreneurship Quotes:
“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”
“Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.”
“When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.”
“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. It seemed obvious to them after a while.”
“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.”
“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. 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.”
“If you want to live your life in a creative way, as an artist, you have to not look back too much. You have to be willing to take whatever you’ve done and whoever you were and throw them away.”
C. Leadership Inspirational Quotes:
"Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You've got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. 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."
"My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to make them better."
"If you want it, you can fly; you just have to trust you a lot."
"Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: 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, and you can build your own things that other people can use."