The late Apple co-founder wasn’t only known for the Macintosh PC, iPod, and iPhone however also for his articulate musings on everything from lsd to entrepreneurship.

The tech tycoon was popularly known for his direct and fluent type of speaking and his charisma which in turn impressed a lot of people, particularly during his keynote speeches at Apple events. They often complete with Jobs feigning forgetfulness, saying the phrase “And an extra thing…” and so debuting a revolutionary new product.

Jobs died at age fifty six on October. 5, 2011, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Before he lost consciousness, Jobs looked at his sister, children, and spouse and repeated the words “OH WOW” 3 times, according to his sister’s eulogy in the new york Times. She wrote Jobs’ last words in all capital letters.

Jobs left a legacy and a huge mark on the innovation business together with a treasure of unforgettable quotes for all of us to live by.

Read ten of the most effective below on the occasion of his birth day and draw some inspiration from his successful life:

“Your time is limited, so do not waste it living someone else’s life. do not be cornered by dogma — which lives with the results of different people’s thinking. do not let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most significant, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”

“Your work is going to fill a large a part of your life, and the only way to be actually satisfied is to do what you think is nice work. and the only way to do nice work is to love what you are doing. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. do not settle. as with all matters of the heart, you will understand when you find it.”

“Great things in business are never done by one person. they are done by a team of people.”

“We don’t get an opportunity to do that a lot of things, and everybody should be really wonderful. because this is our life. Life is brief, then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. so it better be damn smart. It better be worth it.”

“Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is far better than 2 doubles.”

“Creativity is simply connecting things. when you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a bit guilty because they didn’t extremely do it, they only saw something. It appeared obvious to them after a while.”

“It’s better to be a pirate than to join the navy.”

“Technology is nothing. what is necessary is that you have a religion in people, that they are essentially good and smart, and if you provide them tools, they will do fantastic things with them.”

“That’s been one of my mantras: focus and ease. easy will be harder than complex. you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to create it easy. however it’s worth it in the finish because once you get there, you can move mountains.”

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people are not used to an environment where excellence is expected.”