These 11 Steve Jobs Quotes Will Motivate You to Change the World
The late Steve Jobs was a vehicle of inspiration, motivation and passion.
On Oct. 5, 2011, Steve Jobs lost a battle to cancer -- but he made sure his legacy lived on. The Apple founder left a huge mark on the world, and without his brains, vision and attitude, it would be a different place.
From iconic moments like the unveiling of the first iPod to his 2005 Stanford commencement speech, Jobs has proven anything is possible. He was a firm believer in pursuing your passion, dreaming big and changing the world. To Jobs, no idea was too big.
To recognize Jobs’ achievements and contributions to the world, we’ve collected some of his greatest quotes.
To get inspired, check them out.
"My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to make them better." -- Steve Jobs
On getting started
“You have to trust in something; your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever, because believing that the dots will connect down the road, will give you the confidence to follow your heart.” -- 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.” -- 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
“Great things in business are never done by one person, they're done by a team of people." -- Steve Jobs
On bouncing back
“Sometimes life hits you on the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” -- Steve Jobs
“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
“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” -- Steve Jobs
"Have the courage to follow your heart and your intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” -- Steve Jobs
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” -- Steve Jobs