25 Steve Jobs' Quotes to Inspire Your Life

25 Steve Jobs’ Quotes to Inspire Your Life

1. “The people who made Mac are sort of on the edge.”

Steve Jobs

The people who made Mac are sort of on the edge.

2. “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.”

Steve Jobs

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.

3. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non successful entrepreneurs is pure perseverance. It is so hard, you pour so much of your life into this thing, there are such rough moments in time, that most people give up. I don’t blame them, it’s really tough.”

Steve Jobs

I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non successful entrepreneurs is pure perseverance. It is so hard, you pour so much of your life into this thing, there are such rough moments in time, that most people give up. I don't blame them, it's really tough.

4. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

Steve Jobs

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.

5. “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.”

Steve Jobs

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.

6. “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.”

Steve Jobs

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.

7. “There’s an old Wayne Gretzky quote that I love. I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been. And we’ve always tried to do that at Apple. Since the very, very beginning.”

Steve Jobs

There's an old Wayne Gretzky quote that I love. I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been. And we've always tried to do that at Apple. Since the very, very beginning.

8. “Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.”

Steve Jobs

Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.

9. “I believe that with every bone in my body that all the inventions of humans, the computer is going to rank near, if not at the top, as history unfolds and we look back.”

Steve Jobs

I believe that with every bone in my body that all the inventions of humans, the computer is going to rank near, if not at the top, as history unfolds and we look back.

10. “The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.”

Steve Jobs

The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.

11. “On his father: He spent a lot of time with me… teaching me how to build things, how to take things apart, put things back together.”

Steve Jobs

On his father: He spent a lot of time with me... teaching me how to build things, how to take things apart, put things back together.

12. “You have to believe that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”

Steve Jobs

You have to believe that the dots will somehow connect in your future.

13. “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.”

Steve Jobs

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.

14. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

Steve Jobs

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.

15. “We have always been shamelss about stealing great ideas.”

Steve Jobs

We have always been shamelss about stealing great ideas.

16. “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.”

Steve Jobs

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

17. “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”

Steve Jobs

Stay hungry. Stay foolish.

18. “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.”

Steve Jobs

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.

19. “I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I’ve done that sort of thing in my life, but 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.”

Steve Jobs

I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I've done that sort of thing in my life, but 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.

20. “The doers are the major thinkers. The people that really create the things that change this industry are both the doer/thinker in one person.”

Steve Jobs

The doers are the major thinkers. The people that really create the things that change this industry are both the doer/thinker in one person.

21. “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

Steve Jobs

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

22. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

Steve Jobs

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

23. “The key thing to remember about me is that I’m still a student. I’m still in boot camp.”

Steve Jobs

The key thing to remember about me is that I'm still a student. I'm still in boot camp.

24. “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.”

Steve Jobs

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.

25. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”

Steve Jobs

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.

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