When you’re young, you look at television and think, There’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That’s a far more depressing thought. Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards! We can have a revolution! But the networks are really in business to give people what they want. It’s the truth.
Steve Jobs, 1996.
I still think that tens of millions of PC owners needlessly use a computer that is far less good than it should be.
Steve Jobs, 1991.
[On his 1$ annual salary] I make 50 cents for showing up … and the other 50 cents is based on my performance.
Steve Jobs, 2007.
The HD revolution is over, it happened. HD won. Everybody wants HD.
Steve Jobs, 2010.
You know, I’ve got a plan that could rescue Apple. I can’t say any more than that it’s the perfect product and the perfect strategy for Apple. But nobody there will listen to me.
Steve Jobs, 1995.
We believe it’s the biggest advance in animation since Walt Disney started it all with the release of Snow White 50 years ago.
It is hard to think that a $2 billion company with 4,300-plus people couldn’t compete with six people in blue jeans.
Steve Jobs, 1985.