42 Quotes from Steve Jobs that will Help You Become The Great Person You Were Meant To Be

37. “You have to trust in something, your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.”

William Wayne
5 min readOct 31, 2020


illustration by the author as a tribute to Apple’s colorful 1977–98 logo which Steve Jobs himself chose

Steve Jobs was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor. He was one of the founders of Apple Inc. in 1976, and is widely considered a visionary and a genius, he oversaw the launch of such revolutionary products as the iPod and the iPhone.

Here are 42 of the greatest known things Steve Jobs has said:

1. “I think the things you most regret in life are things you didn’t do. What you really regret was never asking that girl to dance.”

2. “We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know…”

3. “The only thing you have in your life is time. If you invest that time in yourself to have great experiences that are going to enrich you, then you can’t possibly lose.”

4. “That’s maybe the most important thing. It’s to shake off this erroneous notion that life is there and you’re just gonna live in it, versus embrace it, change it, improve it, make your mark upon it. I think that’s very important and however you learn that, once you learn it, you’ll want to change life and make it better, cause it’s kind of messed up, in a lot of ways. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.”

5. “The minute that you understand that you can poke life and actually something will pop out the other side, that you can…



William Wayne

A god, trillionaire, 2020’s Sexiest Being in The Universe, Galactical Times best selling author and I also like kittens, they’re incredibly adorable!