Pixar is the most technically advanced creative company; Apple is the most creatively advanced technical company.
Steve Jobs, 2005.
If, for some reason, we make some big mistake and IBM wins, my personal feeling is that we are going to enter a computer Dark Ages for about twenty years.
Steve Jobs, 1987.
You know, everybody has a cell phone, but I don’t know one person who likes their cell phone. I want to make a phone that people love.
I’m sorry, it’s true. Having children really changes your view on these things. We’re born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It’s been happening for a long time.
Steve Jobs, 1993.
All the work I have done in my life will be obsolete by the time I’m 50.
We think Android is very, very fragmented, and becoming more fragmented by the day. And as you know, Apple strives for the integrated model so that the user isn’t forced to be the systems integrator.
Steve Jobs, 2010.
(about the Macintosh) None of us wanted to release it at the end. It was as though we knew that once it was out of our hands, it wouldn’t be ours anymore. When we finally presented it at the shareholders’ meeting, everyone in the auditorium gave it a five-minute ovation. What was incredible to me was that I could see the Mac team in the first few rows. It was as though none of us could believe we’d actually finished it. Everyone started crying.
Steve Jobs, 1985.