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.


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

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

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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.     

Steve Jobs

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

Steve Jobs

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

Steve Jobs

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

Steve Jobs

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.     

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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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Details matter. It’s worth waiting to get it right.     

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

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

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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 life will never make sense until you look in the rear view mirror.     

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