Steve Jobs was the co-founder and innovator of “Apple”, he was the visionary behind the ipod, iTunes, iPad, and iPhone. Jobs battle with cancer begin in 2004 , in 2007 he had a liver transplant, however,  October 5, 2011 Steve Jobs succumb to his illness, according to his family he died peacefully, he was 56.  Jobs left us technology that transcended the world.  In his Commencement speech at Stanford he shares his thoughts on success, and how knowing you will die, can leave you fearless. 

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.”

“No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life.”

“It is life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it is quite true.”

“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.”

RIP Steve Jobs FYI thisandthatreaders!!!

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