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.


Focusing is about saying No.     

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I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.     

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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.     

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If you live each day as if it were your last, someday you'll be right.     

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

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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.     

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It's more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.     

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Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.     

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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.     

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

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

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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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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.     

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I'm as proud of many of the things we haven't done as the things we have done. Innovation is saying no to a thousand things.     

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Focusing is about saying No.     

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You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.     

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

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Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.     

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

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Never settle for average.     

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Don't settle, as with all matters of the heart you'll know when you find it     

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

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Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.     

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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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Stay hungry. Stay foolish. Never let go of your appetite to go after new ideas, new experiences, and new adventures.     

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

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We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.     

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There is always one more thing to learn.     

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

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It's not about money. It's about the people you have, and how you're led.     

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