Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Steve Jobs, this article we look at Steve Jobs’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Steve Jobs.

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.

Steve Jobs
Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful… that's what matters to me.


Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.

Steve Jobs
 Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.

It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.

Steve Jobs
 It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.

Do not try to do everything. Do one thing well.

Steve Jobs
 Do not try to do everything. Do one thing well.

There are downsides to everything; there are unintended consequences to everything.

Steve Jobs

Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact — everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you.

Steve Jobs
 Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact — everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you.

A small team of A+ players can run circles around a giant team of B and C players.

Steve Jobs
 A small team of A+ players can run circles around a giant team of B and C players.

You have to have a lot of passion for what you do… because if you don’t, any rational person would give up.

Steve Jobs
 You have to have a lot of passion for what you do… because if you don't, any rational person would give up.

The most important decisions you make are not the things you do, but the things you decide not to do.

Steve Jobs
 The most important decisions you make are not the things you do, but the things you decide not to do.

If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.

Steve Jobs
 If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.

A brand is simply trust.

Steve Jobs
 A brand is simply trust.

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. And I have always wished that for myself. And now, as you graduate to begin anew, I wish that for you.

Steve Jobs
 Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. And I have always wished that for myself. And now, as you graduate to begin anew, I wish that for you.

If you don’t have a passion, you’ll give up.

Steve Jobs
 If you don't have a passion, you'll give up.

Find people who are competent and really bright, but more importantly, people who care exactly about the same things you care about.

Steve Jobs
 Find people who are competent and really bright, but more importantly, people who care exactly about the same things you care about.

Learn continually – there’s always one more thing” to learn!”

Steve Jobs
 Learn continually - there's always one more thing" to learn!"

A-plus players like to work together and they don’t like it if you tolerate B work.

Steve Jobs
 A-plus players like to work together and they don't like it if you tolerate B work.

To me, ideas are worth nothing unless executed. They are just a multiplier. Execution is worth millions.

Steve Jobs
 To me, ideas are worth nothing unless executed. They are just a multiplier. Execution is worth millions.

The real art is knowing what to leave out, not what to put in.

Steve Jobs
 The real art is knowing what to leave out, not what to put in.

You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology. You can’t start with the technology and try to figure out where you’re going to sell it.

Steve Jobs
 You've got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology. You can't start with the technology and try to figure out where you're going to sell it.

If today were my last day, would I do what I’m doing?…If the answer was ‘No’ too many days in a row, I’d make a change.

Steve Jobs
 If today were my last day, would I do what I'm doing?…If the answer was 'No' too many days in a row, I'd make a change.

Overnight success stories take a long time.

Steve Jobs
 Overnight success stories take a long time.

It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.

Steve Jobs
 It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.

We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.

Steve Jobs
 We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.

The hardest thing when you think about focusing. You think focusing is about saying Yes.” No. Focusing is about saying “No.” And when you say “No you piss off people.

Steve Jobs
 The hardest thing when you think about focusing. You think focusing is about saying Yes." No. Focusing is about saying "No." And when you say "No you piss off people.

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