Steven Paul Jobs

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日期:2018/05/23   NOAH

Steve Jobs, born in San Francisco, California, is an American inventor, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Apple.

Steve Jobs is considered an iconic figure in the computer and entertainment industries. He has experienced the ups and downs of Apple for decades, leading and launching the Macintosh, iMac, iPod, Electronic products such as iPhone and iPad that are popular around the world have profoundly changed modern communications, entertainment, and lifestyles. Steve Jobs is also the former chairman and CEO of Pixar Animation Company.

1.Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?
Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugar water, or do you want a chance to change the world?

2. Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
Death may well be the only and best creation of life. It is the change agent of life. It sends away the older generation and clears the way for the new generation.

3.If you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s
next.
If you do something great, you should do something else great. Don’t linger on the previous thing for too long and think about what to do next.

4. There’s a phrase in Buddhism, ‘Beginner’s mind.’ It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind.
There is a saying in Buddhism: Beginner’s mentality; having a beginner’s mentality is a great thing.

5. 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.
It doesn't matter to me whether I can be the richest man in the cemetery. What's important is that when I go to bed at night, I can say: We accomplished something wonderful today.

6.Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.
Remembering that you will eventually die is the best way to avoid falling into the trap of thinking that you have lost something in life.

7.Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.…Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
Your time is limited, don't waste it living someone else's life. Don’t let other people’s opinions drown out your inner voice.

8. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
Have the courage to follow your heart and listen to your intuition – they know on some level what you want to be. Everything else comes second.

9.Life is brief, and then you die, you know?
Life is short, live it and you will be gone, you understand?

10.You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then figure out what to do for them. By the time you do it, they will already have a new love.

11.Stay hungry, stay foolish.
Seeking knowledge is like being hungry, being humble is like being foolish.

12.Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Innovation determines whether you are a leader or a follower.

13. Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Design is more than just how it looks and feels, design is how a product works.

14.We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?
I live to change the world. Are there any other reasons?

15.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.
The only way to achieve success is to love your career. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking and don't give in.

16.Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is better than two doubles.
Quality over quantity, a home run is much better than two hits.

17.Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Being synonymous with excellence, some people are not suited to an environment that requires extraordinary qualities.

18.You know, we don't grow most of the food we eat. We wear clothes other people make. We speak a language that other people developed. We use a mathematics that other people evolved… I mean, we're constantly taking things. It's a wonderful, ecstatic feeling to create something that puts it back in the pool of human experience and knowledge.
We know that not everyone needs to grow their own food, and not everyone needs to make their own clothes. We speak the language invented by others, and use the mathematics invented by others... I mean, we have been using other people's Results. It is a joy to use existing knowledge and experience of mankind to invent and create.

19.I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.
I would trade all my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.

20.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. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
The only way to achieve greatness is to love what you do. If you haven't found a career you love yet, keep looking and don't stop. Follow your heart and you will find it one day.

21.We think basically you watch television to turn your brain off, and you work on your computer when you want to turn your brain on.
We believe that when you watch TV, you 'turn off' your brain, and your brain only turns on when you are working.

22.I’m the only person I know that’s lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year…. It’s very character-building.
I'm the only person I know who lost $250 million in one year... which helped me grow.

23.Focusing is about saying No.
Focus means saying no.

24.Think different.
Extraordinary.

25.The journey is the reward.
The process is the reward.