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My goal wasn't to make a ton of money.
by Steve Wozniak

My goal wasn't to make a ton of money.
It was to build good computers.
- Steve Wozniak

Related topics: Money

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
- Steve Wozniak

What I was proud of was that I used very few parts
to build a computer that could actually speak words
on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a
programming language that could play games.
And I did all this myself.
- Steve Wozniak

I had a TV set and a typewriter and that made me think
a computer should be laid out like a typewriter with a video screen.
- Steve Wozniak

 

In the end, I hope there's a little note somewhere
that says I designed a good computer.
- Steve Wozniak

I'd learned enough about circuitry in high school electronics
to know how to drive a TV and get it to draw -
shapes of characters and things.
- Steve Wozniak

All the best people in life seem to like LINUX.
- Steve Wozniak

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It's just not right that so many things don't work when they should.
I don't think that will change for a long time.
- Steve Wozniak

It would be nice to design a real briefcase -
you open it up and it's your computer but it also stores your books.
- Steve Wozniak

My whole life had been designing computers I could never build.
- Steve Wozniak

I think everything I have done in my life,
my reasons at the time were right no matter how things worked out.
- Steve Wozniak

A lot of hacking is playing with other people,
you know, getting them to do strange things.
- Steve Wozniak

Everything we did we were setting the tone for the world.
- Steve Wozniak

In some parts of life, like mathematics and science,
yeah, I was a genius.
I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by.
- Steve Wozniak

For some reason I get this key position of being one
of two people that started the company that started the revolution.
- Steve Wozniak

But I know newspapers.
They have the first amendment and they can tell any
lie knowing it's a lie and they're protected if the
person's famous or it's a company.
- Steve Wozniak

After the Apple II was introduced, then came the Commodore and the Tandy TRS-80.
- Steve Wozniak

I worked with such concentration and focus and I had
hundreds of obscure engineering or programming things in my head.
I was just real exceptional in that way.
- Steve Wozniak

Even if you do something that others might consider wrong,
you should at least be willing to talk about it and
tell your parents what you're doing because you believe it's right.
- Steve Wozniak

Atari is a very sad story.
- Steve Wozniak

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.
- Steve Wozniak

Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.
- Steve Wozniak

Hard disks have disappointed me more than most technologies.
- Steve Wozniak

Every dream I've ever had in life has come true ten times over.
- Steve Wozniak

The first Apple was just a culmination of my whole life.
- Steve Wozniak

The way I did it, every job was A+.
- Steve Wozniak

Creative things have to sell to get acknowledged as such.
- Steve Wozniak

Teachers started recognizing me and praising me for
being smart in science and that made me want to be even smarter in science!
- Steve Wozniak

I sold my most valuable possession, but I knew that
because I worked at Hewlett Packard,
I could buy the next model calculator the very next
month for a lower price than I sold the older one for!
- Steve Wozniak

The more we thought, the more they all sounded boring compared to Apple.
You didn't have to have a real specific reason for
choosing a name when you were a little tiny company of two people;
you choose any name you want.
- Steve Wozniak

Steve Jobs didn't really set the direction of my Apple
I and Apple II designs but he did the more important
part of turning them into a product that would change the world.
I don't deny that.
- Steve Wozniak

If I designed a computer with 200 chips,
I tried to design it with 150.
And then I would try to design it with 100.
I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny.
- Steve Wozniak

Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books.
What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge
and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems.
He's always been a hero to me.
I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children.
- Steve Wozniak

I'm surprised at the extent of the bigotry.
But it really plays out when companies or schools take
a side and prohibit the other platform at all.
We Mac users should be good even when the other side is bad.
We should do what we can to accept the other platforms.
- Steve Wozniak

I thought Microsoft did a lot of things that were good
and right building parts of the browser into the operating system.
Then I thought it out and came up with reasons why it was a monopoly.
- Steve Wozniak

At our computer club, we talked about it being a revolution.
Computers were going to belong to everyone,
and give us power, and free us from the people who
owned computers and all that stuff.
- Steve Wozniak

Some great people are leaders and others are more lucky,
in the right place at the right time.
I'd put myself in the latter category.
But I'd never call myself a normal designer of anything.
- Steve Wozniak

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing can stop the man with the right
mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

If you know what to do to reach your goal,
it's not a big enough goal.
- Bob Proctor

Beating an opponent is not a goal,
but a by-product of success.
- John Wooden

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

A goal is a dream with a deadline.
- Napoleon Hill

You know that you have fully experienced love
when you turn into love -
that is the spiritual goal of life.
- Deepak Chopra

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
- Benjamin E. Mays

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success... A goal is a dream with a deadline.
- Napoleon Hill

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal,
and not in reaching it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Choose your goal and keep your eye on it. Never give up.
Perhaps you will need to change your plan
and approach you goal from a different direction, but don't quit.
Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The main goal of the future is to stop violence.
The world is addicted to it.
- Bill Cosby

Every day is a new day -
a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action -
a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery.
TODAY, what is your goal?
What is your dream?
What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Can you achieve your goals?
You can't reach your goal if you haven't
defined your goals.
And you can't succeed if you don't try -
and then pick yourself up
and try again each time you fail.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact.
If that doesn't happen, none of this is worth it.
- Jewel

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

The goal of life is
to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe,
to match your nature with Nature.
- Joseph Campbell

The very nature of the world is constant change.
You set a goal and create a plan to achieve it;
then the assumptions on which you
based your plan change - they always do.
The challenge is to retain your goals
while adapting your tactics.
Relax and stay flexible in order to reach
your goals and maintain your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is a continuity always and always.
There is no final destination it is going towards.
Just the pilgrimage, just the journey in itself is life,
not reaching to some point,
no goal - just dancing and being in pilgrimage,
moving joyously, without bothering about any destination.
- Osho

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

Every goal, every action, every thought,
every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known,
is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
- Sydney Madwed

The government should set a goal for a clean environment
but not mandate how that goal should be implemented.
- Dixie Lee Ray

The function of education is to teach one
to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal.
My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
- Louis Pasteur

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis


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