I believe that love is a better teacher than a sense of duty — Albert Einstein about learning the violin after listening to Mozart’s sonatas
Another very cute tiny story
The older I get, the more I see how much motivations matter. The Zune was crappy because the people at Microsoft don’t really live musuc or art the way we do. — Steve Jobs
Great paragraph by Jobs about unknown similarities between tech and art worlds
My intuition told me that joining Apple would be a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity to work for a creative genius. Engineers are taught to make a decision analytically, but there are times when relying on gut or intuition is most indispensable — Tim Cook, Apple’s COO about its initial itw with Jobs
Jobs replied that if he weren’t working with computers, he could see himself as a poet in Paris. — Walter Isaacson in Steve Jobs, discussion between Jobs and Sculley
One day before breakfast, an orange rolled off the counter and escaped its fate, bounding happily through the kitchen door.
Filled with hope,
the egg followed.
It’s better to be a pirate than to join the navy — Steve Jobs to the Macintosh team
The journey is the reward — Steve Jobs to the Macintosh team