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Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes.
by Steve Jobs

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes.
It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
- Steve Jobs

Related topics: Business

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

 

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' Three Rules of Life ...
1. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
2. Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
3. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

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Design is not just what it looks like and feels like.
Design is how it works.
- Steve Jobs

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
- Steve Jobs

I want to put a ding in the universe.
- Steve Jobs

I think we're having fun.
I think our customers really like our products.
And we're always trying to do better.
- Steve Jobs

Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money.
They make it by being Wal-Mart.
We make it by innovation.
- Steve Jobs

You can't just ask customers what they want and then
try to give that to them.
By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
- Steve Jobs

To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies
into a company that can continue to innovate for years,
it requires a lot of disciplines.
- Steve Jobs

The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh.
My job is to create a space for them,
to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
- Steve Jobs

Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's
or Porsche's in the automotive market.
What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
- Steve Jobs

It is piracy, not overt online music stores,
which is our main competitor.
- Steve Jobs

A lot of companies have chosen to downsize,
and maybe that was the right thing for them.
We chose a different path.
Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers,
they would continue to open their wallets.
- Steve Jobs

It took us three years to build the NeXT computer.
If we'd given customers what they said they wanted,
we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with
a year after we spoke to them -
not something they'd want now.
- Steve Jobs

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Endings: sometimes a season of sorrow and grief.
Endings: what must precede new beginnings.
Life is an endless cycle of endings and beginnings.
Renewal and rebirth cannot occur without endings -
as the new year's crop can only be planted and flourish
in the decay of last year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge
and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you,
you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A question that sometimes drives me hazy:
am I or are the others crazy?
- Albert Einstein

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung


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