Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

American businessman and inventor
14 February 1955 — 5 October 2011

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There is no reason not to follow your heart.

You can`t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.

For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: `If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?` And whenever the answer has been `No` for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.

You've got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And 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.

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. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.

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.

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