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20 Most Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes

To construct Apple into the business it is today took years of hard work, determination, and perseverance. It’s beyond noteworthy when you take a step back from your MacBook (and put down your iPhone), and really think about everything he’s achieved. He has altered our way of living.

Thanks to his many presentations and speeches, we glimpse his daily work ethic and how he was able to do as much as he did. And we’ve rounded up 25 of his greatest quotes to assist you achieve your career objectives. Read them, be motivated by them, then go out and realize your dreams.

20 Most Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes

“Details matter, it’s worth waiting to get it right.”
Steve Jobs

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”
Steve Jobs

“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”
Steve Jobs

“Creativity is just connecting things.”
Steve Jobs

“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.”
Steve Jobs

“I’m as proud of many of the things we haven’t done as the things we have done. Innovation is saying no to a thousand things.”
Steve Jobs

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become.”
Steve Jobs

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

“Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.”
Steve Jobs

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”
Steve Jobs

“We’re just enthusiastic about what we do.”
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

“Things don’t have to change the world to be important.”
Steve Jobs

“My model for business is The Beatles: They were four guys that kept each others’ negative tendencies in check; they balanced each other. And the total was greater than the sum of the parts.”
Steve Jobs

“Things don’t have to change the world to be important.”
Steve Jobs

“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.”
Steve Jobs

“I’ve always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don’t know why. Because they’re harder. They’re much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you’ve completely failed.”
Steve Jobs

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

“It’s better to be a pirate than to join the navy.”
Steve Jobs