Steve Jobs is remembered not only for running an incredibly successful company, he is also remembered as an inspirational speaker! Here are some of the thought-provoking words Steve Jobs said in various interviews and speeches.
15 Most Memorable Quotes From Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs known as Co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple inc was an American information technology entrepreneur and inventor. Without any doubt, Steve Jobs is known not only for running an astonishingly successful company but for being tremendously outspoken.
Steve Jobs had an opinion on everything! Sometimes his thoughts worked as a medicine to boost the Apple’s Market! Here are some of the thought-provoking words Steve Jobs said in numerous interviews and speeches.
1# Your Time Is Limited. Don’t Waste It Living Someone Else’s 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 other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
2# 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.
“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.”
3# Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things
“People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.”
4# You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.
“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.”
5# Sometimes life’s going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.
“Sometimes life’s going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did.”
6# Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
7# Design is a funny word.
“The design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.”
#8 Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish
“Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish”
#9 Your work is going to fill a large part of your life
“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. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the year’s roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”
#10 Great things in business are never done by one person.
“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.”
11# Life is brief
“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it”
12# Focus and Simplicity
“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”
13# Figure out What’s Next
‘”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”
14# Quality is more important
“Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.”
15# Always try to improve
“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.”
So, these are the Top 15 most inspiring quotes from visionary Genius Steve Jobs, the man who changed the world! Did we miss any good things he said in various interviews and speeches? Let’s us know in the comment section below.