Steve Jobs Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Steve Jobs quotes, Steve Jobs sayings, and Steve Jobs proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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. Steve Jobs
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
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
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. That's because they were able to connect experiences they've had and synthesize new things. Steve Jobs
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. Steve Jobs
Don't let the noise of others? opinions drown out your own inner voice. Steve Jobs
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. Steve Jobs
Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future. Steve Jobs
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Steve Jobs
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. Steve Jobs
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Steve Jobs
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. Steve Jobs
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Steve Jobs
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. 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
Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat. Steve Jobs
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... 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
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's opinion drown your own inner voice. Everything else is secondary. Steve Jobs
The ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do. Steve Jobs
Things don't have to change the world to be important. Steve Jobs
The only way to do great work is to love what you do Steve Jobs
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. Steve Jobs
Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles. Steve Jobs
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. 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
Older people sit down and ask, 'What is it?' but the boy asks, 'What can I do with it?'. Steve Jobs
A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not. Steve Jobs
Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people. Steve Jobs
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
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