Steve Jobs Quotes (185 quotes)
“When you're a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you're not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You'll know it's there, so you're going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back.”
As quoted in "Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different" by Karen Blumenthal, Macmillan, 2012 - ISBN: 9781250014610
“I was worth about over a million dollars when I was twenty-three and over ten million dollars when I was twenty-four, and over a hundred million dollars when I was twenty-five and it wasn't that important because I never did it for the money.”
Interview in the PBS documentary Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996)
“I'm the only person I know that's lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year.... It's very character-building.”
As quoted in Apple Confidential 2.0: The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful Company (2004) by Owen W. Linzmayer
“I get asked a lot why Apple's customers are so loyal. It's not because they belong to the Church of Mac! That's ridiculous.”
As quoted in The Seed of Apple's Innovation in BusinessWeek (12 October 2004)
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Born: February 24, 1955
Died: October 5, 2011 (aged 56)
Occupation: Businessman, co-founder
Bio: Steven Paul Steve Jobs was an American businessman and technology visionary. He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields.