28 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes

Steven Paul also known as Steve Jobs was an American inventor, co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs birthday is celebrated on February 24 in his memory. He died on October 5, 2011 at the age of  56 in Palo Alto, California, US.

He has influenced life so many people. He believed in himself and his dreams. when he was fired from apple , he quoted –

“I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.” » Steve Jobs

Following are the best inspiring steve jobs quotes with images.

Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes


“I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.” » Steve Jobs


“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.” » Steve Jobs Theguardian.com


When You'Re A Carpenter Making Steve Jobs


“Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” » 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. 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


“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


“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


Sometimes When You Innovate, You Make Mistakes. It Is Best To Admit Them Quickly, And Get On With Improving Your Other Innovations. Steve Jobs Quotes


“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.” » Steve Jobs


“It’s better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.” » Steve Jobs

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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.” » Steve Jobs Forbes.com


“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.” » 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. You. Steve Jobs


“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other opinions drown your own inner voice. And most important, 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


“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.” » Steve Jobs


“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” » Steve Jobs


“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


“Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.” » Steve Jobs


By The Lightness Of Being A Beginner Again, Less Sure About Everything. It Freed Me To Enter One Of The Most Creative Periods Of My Life. 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. It seemed obvious to them after a while.” » Steve Jobs


“No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.” » Steve Jobs


“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.” » Steve Jobs


“Ultimately, it comes down to taste. It comes down to trying to expose yourself to the best things that humans have done and then try to bring those things into what you’re doing. Picasso had a saying: good artists copy, great artists steal. And we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas, and I think part of what made the Macintosh great was that the people working on it were musicians and poets and artists and zoologists and historians who also happened to be the best computer scientists in the world.” » Steve Jobs


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


“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.” » Steve Jobs


“Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. 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


“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


“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


“My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people.” » Steve Jobs


Everyone Here Has The Sense That Right Now Is One Of Those Moments When We Are Influencing The Future. Steve Jobs


“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” » Steve Jobs


“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” » 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.” » Steve Jobs Amazon.com


“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” » Steve Jobs


4 comments

  • I hope that somewhere you have quoted Steve Jobs’ last words. Reportedly, as the amazing man left us too soon (or so we would think), he was in awe of what was drawing his spirit from his sick body and leading him into the journey about which we have no facts: “Wow. Wow. Wow.”

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