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25 Most Inspiring And Thought-Provoking Quotes by Steve Jobs

Being tremendously outspoken, the visionary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs seemingly had opinions on nearly everything including leadership, philosophy, creativity, approach to life, love, succeeding in business, communications, and a whole lot more. Steve Jobs didn’t hesitate to take risks and dreaming big, he was also known for his direct style of speaking and his charisma.

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by. I hope you found this collection of “Steve Jobs Quotes” inspiring. What are your favorite and most inspiring quotes?

Here are my favorite “Steve Jobs Quotes.” I hope they inspire you as much as they have inspired me:

1. “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”

2. “Don’t sweat for small stuff”

3. “Learn more and Know more.”

4. “Innovation is the only way to win.”

5. “When You Need A Miracle, Be Miracle”

6. “Creativity is just connecting things.”

7. “Focus is saying no to 1,000 good ideas.”

8. “Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”

9. “The goal is not to be the richest man in the cemetery.”

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

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

12. “Everything is important- that success is in the details.”

13. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”

14. “Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.”

15. “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.”

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

17. “Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world usually do.”

18. “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”

19. “Don’t let something that doesn’t matter cause you to lose something that does”

20. “You’ve baked a really lovely cake, but then you’ve used dog shit for frosting.”

21. “We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?”

22. “Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.”

23. “Your time on this earth is limited, don’t live someone else’s life, live by your vision”

24. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards.”

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

26. “If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle, Never give up! You’ll know when you find it…”

27. “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.”

28. “My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.”

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

Have a favorite leadership quote I missed? I’d love to add to my collection: leave it for us all to marvel at in the comments below.

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