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    Throughout my years in business, I discovered something. I would always ask why you do things. The answers that I would invariably get are: 'Oh, that's just the way things are done around here.' Nobody knows why they do what they do. Nobody thinks very deeply about things in business.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: business  year 
     
    Of all the inventions of humans, the computer is going to rank near or at the top as history unfolds and we look back. It is the most awesome tool that we have ever invented. I feel incredibly lucky to be at exactly the right place in Silicon Valley, at exactly the right time, historically, where this invention has taken form.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: time  right  computer 
     
    If you're gonna make connections which are innovative... you have to not have the same bag of experiences as everyone else does.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: experience 
     
    My model for business is The Beatles: They were four guys that kept each others' negative tendencies in check; they balanced each other. And the total was greater than the sum of the parts.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: business 
     
    I believe life is an intelligent thing: that things aren't random.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: believe 
     
    I think money is a wonderful thing because it enables you to do things. It enables you to invest in ideas that don't have a short-term payback.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: ideas  money  invest 
     
    I learned about serif and san serif typefaces, about varying the amount of space between different letter combinations, about what makes great typography great. It was beautiful, historical, artistically subtle in a way that science can't capture, and I found it fascinating.
    — Steve Jobs
    I've done a lot of things I'm not proud of, such as getting my girlfriend pregnant when I was 23 and the way I handled that.
    — Steve Jobs
    Apple took the edge off the word 'computer.'
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: computer 
     
    I was lucky - I found what I loved to do early in life. Woz and I started Apple in my parents' garage when I was 20. We worked hard, and in 10 years, Apple had grown from just the two of us in a garage into a $2 billion company with over 4000 employees.
    — Steve Jobs
    My biological mother later found out that my mother had never graduated from college and that my father had never graduated from high school. She refused to sign the final adoption papers. She only relented a few months later when my parents promised that I would someday go to college.
    — Steve Jobs
    If you keep your eye on the profit, you're going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: focus  eyes 
     
    Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
    — Steve Jobs
    The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: work  believe 
     
    To go forward you have to leave something behind
    — Steve Jobs
    It isn't the consumers' job to know what they want.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: job 
     
    Everything is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: business  quality 
     
    Your customers don't care about you. They don't care about your product or service. They care about themselves, their dreams, their goals. Now, they will care much more if you help them reach their goals, and to do that, you must understand their goals, as well as their needs and deepest desires.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: desires  service  help  care  goal  dreams 
     
    Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
    — Steve Jobs
    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
    tags: time  money 
     
    Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: opinion 
     
    Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat
    — Steve Jobs
    Most people never pick up the phone and call. Most people never ask, and that's what separates the people who do things from the people who just dream about them.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: people  dreams 
     
    It takes a lot of hard work to make something simple.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: work 
     
    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
    tags: care  vision 
     
    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
    tags: time 
     
    the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: people  world  crazy 
     
    It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: smart  people 
     
    Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.
    — Steve Jobs
    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
    tags: past  year 
     
    I was at Reed [College] for only a few months. My parents intended for me to stay there for all four years but I decided that college wasn't right for me. I had no idea what I wanted to do I didn't see how college was going to help me.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: right  help  college  ideas  parent  year 
     
    Details matter, it's worth waiting to get it right.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: right  worth 
     
    Life is about creating and living experiences that are worth sharing.
    — Steve Jobs
    Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves
    — Steve Jobs
    Focusing is about saying No.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: saying 
     
    Manage the top line: your strategy, your people, and your products, and the bottom line will follow.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: people  strategy 
     
    If a user is having a problem, it's our problem.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: problem 
     
    Again, 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. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: future  trust  karma 
     
    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.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: people  influence 
     
    You have to have a lot of passion for what you do... because if you don't, any rational person would give up.
    — Steve Jobs
    tags: people  passion 
     
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    steve jobs
    Birth    : February 24, 1955
    Death  : October 5, 2011
    Occupation  : Entrepreneur

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