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.


Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.     

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

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

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The only way to do great work is to love what you do.     

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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. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.     

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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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Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.     

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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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Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.     

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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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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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Stay hungry, stay foolish.     

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Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, 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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The most corrosive piece of technology that I've ever seen is called television – but then again, television, at its best, is magnificent.     

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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 ever see it. You'll know it's there, so you're going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back.     

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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.     

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The desktop metaphor was invented because one, you were a stand-alone device, and two, you had to manage your own storage. That's a very big thing in a desktop world. And that may go away. You may not have to manage your own storage. You may not store much before too long.     

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The desktop computer industry is dead. Innovation has virtually ceased. Microsoft dominates with very little innovation. That's over. Apple lost. The desktop market has entered the dark ages, and it's going to be in the dark ages for the next 10 years, or certainly for the rest of this decade.     

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It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do. We hire smart people and they tell us what to do.     

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When we started off we didn't know how to spell software.     

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Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.     

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

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You're already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.     

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My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.     

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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. 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

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

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

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We've got to make the small things unforgettable.     

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Breakthrough is how to distinguish a leader and who followed.     

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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. 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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