Thursday, October 6, 2011

What Steve Jobs leaves behind, a moral

“Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure — these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”

-- Steve Jobs, at a Stanford University commencement ceremony in 2005.

1 comment:

LBR said...

thats an awesome quote. I might be mulling it over and sharing it again later. I have found myself fighting a fear of failure to put myself out there in photography! We really don't have anything to lose but our pride at the end of the day, so might as well start going for it!