Overpeinzingen uit Steve Jobs' (1955-2011) 'Stanford Commencement address'
Overpeinzingen uit Steve Jobs' (1955-2011) 'Stanford Commencement address"
Connecting the dots (synchroniciteit)
"You cannot connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future, you have to trust in something, your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever... because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart even when it leads you in the well worn path, and that will make all the difference."
Love and lost
"You have got to find what you love and that is true for work as it is true for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work and the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking and don't settle"
"If today was the last day of my life, would I do what I am about to do today?"
"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's life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new [...}
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else his life, don't be trapped with dogma which is the result of other peoples thinking, don't let the voice of other peoples opinions drown out your 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"
"Stay hungry, stay foolish"