I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means.— Kanye West
Most Powerful Steve Jobs quotations
I'm not saying I'm smarter than Steve Jobs was, but I would have made the iPhone charger cord twice as long.
Nobody has ever denied that when it comes to his trade - gigolo - John Forbes Kerry is one of the all-time greats. He's in the Gigolo Hall of Fame. See, a really good gigolo might snag one heiress in a lifetime with a nine-figure trust fund. Kerry has married two. When it comes to gigolos, he's Steve Jobs.
I want to express my deepest condolences at the passing of Steve Jobs, one of the founders of our industry and a true visionary. My heart goes out to his family, everyone at Apple and everyone who has been touched by his work.
Steve Jobs is a national treasure. He is so visionary, and so bright. I had to fire him, though.
Steve Jobs was a great friend as well as a trusted advisor.
His legacy will extend far beyond the products he created or the businesses he built. It will be the millions of people he inspired, the lives he changed, and the culture he defined.
Steve Jobs was Apple; Sir Alex Ferguson is Manchester United.
Steve Jobs was a digital pioneer, but when he went home, he listened to vinyl.
Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg didn't finish college.
Too much emphasis is placed on formal education - I told my children not to worry about their grades but to enjoy learning.
Steve Jobs doesn't use a Mac, and won't, because it's too crappy in his opinion.
Steve Jobs and Apple taught us that profit is not the ultimate goal, but rather a consequence of something greater.
I like a basic uniform for guys. Steve Jobs is my fashion icon, because he wears the same outfit every day. If you always wear the same thing, you make a statement. Then put a bow tie on and really stand out.
I watch like, Steve Jobs interviews, I don't really watch TV.
I stopped watching TV when I turned like ten because my parents were like, 'TV's really bad for you.'
Steve Jobs was an iconic entrepreneur and businessman whose impact on technology was felt beyond Silicon Valley. He will be remembered for the innovation he brought to market and the inspiration he brought to the world.
The paradox of Steve Jobs's career is that he had no interest in listening to consumers - he was famously dismissive of market research - yet nonetheless had an amazing sense of what consumers actually wanted.
Imagine the world of mobile based on Nokia and Motorola if Apple had not been restarted by a missionary entrepreneur named Steve Jobs who cared more for his vision than being tactical and financial.
A lot of people thought Steve Jobs was a CEO of Apple but he never was until he came back to Apple in 1997.
Having made up my mind, I went to see Steve [Jobs].
I brought a hand-drawn sketch with me, and I said, "Please make something like this." He said, "Don't show me such an ugly design sketch." But he also said, "You've got the right idea. I totally agree that the time has come when we can make the ultimate mobile machine."
I'm truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs' death.
The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it's been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.
Kate Winslet [for Steve Jobs movie, 2015] is the darling.
If you wanna be the king you gotta kill the king. I think Charlotte [Rampling] is the dark horse on this one. No one does classic beauty better than her.
The boards had to be beautiful in Steve [Jobs]'s eyes when you looked at them, even though when he created the Macintosh he made it impossible for a consumer to get in the box, because he didn't want people tampering with anything.
I think that genius comes not just from having great mental processing power.
It comes from being able to, as Steve Jobs' ad said, think different.
He said, 'From then on, I realized that I was not just abandoned.
I was chosen. I was special.' And I think that's the key to understanding Steve Jobs.
Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc, which set the computing world on its ear with the Macintosh in 1984.
To model yourself after Steve Jobs is like, 'I'd like to paint like Picasso, what should I do? Should I use more red?'
Lying is common in social life, often done for benign purposes, seldom draws severe sanctions, and many of the most notable leaders, including the late Steve Jobs, were consummate prevaricators. Told with enough persistence and conviction, what was once untrue can become true, in a self-fulfilling prophecy sort of way.
I would love to have a long and serious conversation with the Pope.
And Woody Allen, whom I have never interviewed. Then, after those two? Steve Jobs.
Steve [Jobs'] brilliance is his ability to see something and then understand it and then figure out how to put it into the context of his design methodology - everything is design.
I'll watch movies I like to see, Steve Jobs interviews, something that's going to make me smart and then go to sleep.
I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means. I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period. By a long jump. I honestly feel that because Steve has passed, you know, it's like when Biggie passed and Jay-Z was allowed to become Jay-Z.
You know what, Steve Jobs is real nice to me.
He lets me be an employee and that's one of the biggest honors of my life.
Autism's a very big spectrum. At one end of the spectrum, Einstein would probably be labeled autistic, Steve Jobs, half of Silicon Valley, you know, Van Gogh. And at the other end of the spectrum, you got much more severe handicaps where they never learn to speak.
Steve [Jobs] and I spent months getting to know each other before I joined Apple. He had no exposure to marketing other than what he picked up on his own. This is sort of typical of Steve. When he knows something is going to be important, he tries to absorb as much as he possibly can.
What I proposed was a computer that would be easy to use, mix text and graphics, and sell for about $1,000. Steve Jobs said that it was a crazy idea, that it would never sell, and we didn't want anything like it. He tried to shoot the project down.
When Steve Jobs toured Xerox PARC and saw computers running the first operating system that used Windows and a mouse, he assumed he was looking at a new way to work a personal computer. He brought the concept back to Cupertino and created the Mac, then Bill Gates followed suit, and the rest is history.