Quotes From Steve Jobs

If someone were to ask you to name the first thing that came into your mind when you heard the word ‘Apple’ some may think : iPhone, iPad, Mac, or  maybe even fruit, but when I hear the word “Apple” the first thing that pops in my mind is Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was a brilliant innovator that changed technology drastically. While his hard work and determination to be the greatest led him to leading a billion dollar company, he had had many icons he looked up to in his life that motivated and inspired him to be one of the most influential leaders of our time. Now the tides have turned and some of us look up to Steve Jobs and are motivated and inspired by his work. Here are some influential Steve Jobs’ quotes:

  • “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.” -Steve Jobs
  • “Stay hungry, stay foolish.” - Steve Jobs
  • “Older people sit down and ask, 'What is it?' but the boy asks, 'What can I do with it?'.” - Steve Jobs
  • “The Ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do it.” – Steve Jobs
  • “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.” – Steve Jobs
  • “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.” – Steve Jobs
  • “If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the hear, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.” – Steve Jobs
  • “Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” – Steve Jobs
  • “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs
  • “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.” – Steve Jobs
Who are some of the motivators and inspirational leaders in your life?