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Steve Jobs quote on death

By now I'm sure you've all heard the news of Steve jobs' passing. I just wanted to express my condolences to Steve's family and my gratitude for all of his innovations. Below is a quote from Jobs' Stanford commencement address:

 

‎"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."

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David Averbach is the CEO and Publisher of iPhone Life magazine. In addition to an obsession with all things Apple, David enjoys backpacking and ultimate Frisbee. David has traveled to over 20 countries. To contact David you can email him at Davida@thaddeus.com