Steve Jobs Quotes (185 quotes)
“It is hard to think that a $2 billion company with 4,300-plus people couldn't compete with six people in blue jeans.”
On Apple's lawsuit against him, following his resignation to form NeXT, as quoted in Newsweek (30 September 1985)
“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.”
As quoted in BusinessWeek (25 May 1998)
“A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.”
Interview with the New York Times (5 June 2007)
“Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?”
Interview published in Macworld website, 2 February 2004, "Steve Jobs on the Mac's 20th Anniversary" by Jason Snell
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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.