Steve Jobs Quotes

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.

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Make it like a sunflower.

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Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.

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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.

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Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

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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.

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It takes a lot of hard work to make something simple.

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Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat

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Great things in business are never done by one person, they're done by a team of people.

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

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

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Do not try to do everything. Do one thing well.

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If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.

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Everything is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.

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Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

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To go forward you have to leave something behind

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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.

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The most important decisions you make are not the things you do, but the things you decide not to do.

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Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.

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Strategy is figuring out what not to do.

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You have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future... 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... Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

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Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.

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Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

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Life is about creating and living experiences that are worth sharing.

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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.

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Don't just live a life; build one.

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Learn continually - there's always "one more thing" to learn!

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If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.

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You can't look at the competition and say you're going to do it better. You have to look at the competition and say you're going to do it differently.

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If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.

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Packaging can be theater, it can create a story

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

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To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.

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We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.

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Guess who surprised themselves and changed their minds.

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Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.

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Focus and simplicity...once you get there, you can move mountains.

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Details matter, it's worth waiting to get it right.

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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.

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

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Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking.

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And we've all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.

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Whatever you do, you must never let the voice in your head control the brain in your heart.

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Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

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Your time on this earth is limited, don’t live someone else's life, live by your vision.

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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.

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Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently - they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

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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.

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If you don't have a passion, you'll give up.

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The most powerful person in the world is the story teller. The storyteller sets the vision, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come.

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