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Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes

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Steve Jobs was an American college dropout from Reed college,Portland, Oregon, United States, who later became one of the most charismatic, inspirational, and influential person in the field of consumer electronics. Despite the fact that Steve Jobs was a dropout student, he became a Billionaire and Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc., Co-founder and CEO of Pixar Animation Studio, and Founder and CEO of NeXT Inc.

Under Steve Jobs leadership as the CEO, Apple Inc. developed products such as iMAC, iPOD, iPHONE, iPAD, iTUNES, and other services such as Apple Retail Store, iTUNES Store and App Store. All these products and services became a huge success, and gave Apple Inc. a long term stable financial returns. As a result, Apple Inc. became worlds most valuable public traded company in 2011.

Below is a list of Inspirational Steve jobs quotes, which is very motivational and full of wisdom.

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.

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.

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.

You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

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.

I want to put a ding in the universe.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 quotes

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.

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

But innovation comes from people meeting up in the hallways or calling each other at 10:30 at night with a new idea, or because they realized something that shoots holes in how we’ve been thinking about a problem.

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 quotes

Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.

Stay hungry, stay foolish.

We’re just enthusiastic about what we do.

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.

26 thoughts on “Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes

  1. Thank you ‘Alchemist’ for liking ‘Thumbs up to you!’ i agree with what is written above. We must Live from our hearts and Love what we do and think out of the box and Know that we Can because we Are.

  2. This is beautiful work, I’ve idolized Steve Jobs for the longest time now and I’ve always found his speeches inspiring and motivational. Thank you for the post

      1. Before you leave a reply here my blind friends just think in a minute ..
        Do you have any idea the what does this lovely colorful Apple mean?
        Apple is a forbidden fruit in Christian and Jewish belief.
        When did God leave Adam and Lucifer to the world ?
        When Adam bite the Apple…
        And why do you think Apple choose colorful “biten Apple” in its logo ? Maybe it symbolize the Lucifer to win this world ?
        Ok, do u know first Apple comp price ; its 666,66$. And if lucifer mean is “light” , Apple tells you we are enlightened with lucifers light and reflected this to Adama Apple.
        Alright ?

        1. The company’s name was inspired by jobs visit to an apple farm while on a fruitarian diet. Jobs thought the name “Apple” was “fun, spirited and not intimidating”. Apple’s first logo, designed by Ron Wayne, depicts Sir Isaac Newton sitting under an apple tree. It was almost immediately replaced by Rob Janoff’s “rainbow Apple. The logo was designed with a bite so that it would not be confused with a cherry. The colored stripes were conceived to make the logo more accessible, and to represent the fact that Apple II could generate graphics in color.

          gulfer 🙂 Your comments are interesting 🙂
          Thank you for comment 🙂 have a nice day 🙂

  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking something. I am enjoying my visit to yours. I am a big fan of Steve Jobs. After much soul searching and research, I bought an Apple for my first computer back in 1979. Never regretted it. Steve was a gifted innovator. Because I love my Apple computers through the years, I bought his stock when it became available. Thank you, Steve Jobs! BTW, I couldn’t find any place for comments on your About Us Page. Keep up the good work. Inspirational quotes are like wonderful little seeds. You spread them around and never know when they will spring up and bear fruit that nourishes someone else.

  4. Love this Steve Jobs post because there were so many facets to the man. He was an innovator but above all he inspired those around him to reach their higher self. Self actualization is something that few reach but he did and his example will inspire generations to come. Like they say…your dreams should be so big they scare you.

  5. Very nice, actually normally i dont look for this kind of stuff but now i can see that it is pretty good and inspirational! 😀 Anyway thank you and steve jobs!

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