American businessman, designer and inventor
Feb 24 1955
May 01 1999
"The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting. The cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament"
Feb 01 1985
"The most compelling reason for most people to buy a computer for the home will be to link it to a nationwide communications network. We’re just in the beginning stages of what will be a truly remarkable breakthrough for most people––as remarkable as the telephone."
Feb 01 1996
"The desktop metaphor was invented because one, you were a stand-alone device, and two, you had to manage your own storage. That’s a very big thing in a desktop world. And that may go away. You may not have to manage your own storage. You may not store much before too long."
May 12 1998
"I think Pixar has the opportunity to be the next Disney — not replace Disney — but be the next Disney"
May 12 1998
"It will go down in history as a turning point for the music industry. This is landmark stuff. I can’t overestimate it!"
"I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product"
Jan 01 1987
"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."
Jan 01 1996
"The desktop computer industry is dead. Innovation has virtually ceased. Microsoft dominates with very little innovation. That’s over. Apple lost. The desktop market has entered the dark ages, and it’s going to be in the dark ages for the next 10 years, or certainly for the rest of this decade."
Jan 01 1985
"I’ll always stay connected with Apple. I hope that throughout my life I’ll sort of have the thread of my life and the thread of Apple weave in and out of each other, like a tapestry. There may be a few years when I’m not there, but I’ll always come back."
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