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Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: something that's so thoughtful on the outside you something that's so thoughtful on the outside you say, 'Oh, wow, it must be really thoughtful Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: the simplicity that comes from conquering complexities, not the simplicity that comes from conquering complexities, not ignoring them. Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: By 1940 Grace Hopper was bored. She had By 1940 Grace Hopper was bored. She had no children, her marriage was unexciting, and teaching math was not as fulfilling as she had hoped. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Tale is thus both instructive and cautionary, filled Tale is thus both instructive and cautionary, filled — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: was restored to the throne at Apple, we was restored to the throne at Apple, we put him on — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I've always had an abundance of material about I've always had an abundance of material about the subjects of my biographies. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: The comparison is perhaps a little bit unfair The comparison is perhaps a little bit unfair because a sonnet written by a machine will be better appreciated by another machine. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Like many entrepreneurs, Bushnell had no shame about Like many entrepreneurs, Bushnell had no shame about distorting reality in order to motivate people. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Was he smart? No, not exceptionally. Instead, he Was he smart? No, not exceptionally. Instead, he was a genius. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Betty Snyder, who, under her married name, Betty Betty Snyder, who, under her married name, Betty Holberton, went on to become a pioneer programmer who helped develop the COBOL and Fortran languages, — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Thus did Ada, Countess of Lovelace, help sow Thus did Ada, Countess of Lovelace, help sow the seeds for a digital age that would blossom a hundred years later. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: States is seeking ways to sustain its innovative States is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, and when societies around the world are trying to build creative digital-age economies, Jobs — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Laurene, Eve, Erin, and Lisa at the Corinth Laurene, Eve, Erin, and Lisa at the Corinth Canal in Greece, 2006: For young people, this — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: A theme of digital success is keeping it A theme of digital success is keeping it simple. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: You shouldn't whitewash it. He's good at spin, You shouldn't whitewash it. He's good at spin, but he also has a remarkable story, and I'd like to see that it's all told truthfully. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Good telling of human stories is the best Good telling of human stories is the best way to keep the Internet and the World Wide Web from becoming a waste vastland. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: the removal of all royal governments in the the removal of all royal governments in the colonies. Patriotic — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: A foolish faith in authority is the worst A foolish faith in authority is the worst enemy of truth.46 — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I am a fruitarian and I will only I am a fruitarian and I will only eat leaves picked by virgins in the moonlight - Steve Jobs — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: half that. The next quarter it sold fewer half that. The next quarter it sold fewer than — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: We'd buy brochures of Dylan lyrics and stay We'd buy brochures of Dylan lyrics and stay up late interpreting them. Dylan's words struck chords of creative thinking. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: And extol his new Macintosh. He was petulant And extol his new Macintosh. He was petulant — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: An irresistible glimpse into his complex and often An irresistible glimpse into his complex and often — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Don't worry about people stealing an idea," he Don't worry about people stealing an idea," he once told a student. "If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Customers don't know what they want until we've Customers don't know what they want until we've shown them. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I think that's exactly what Silicon Valley was I think that's exactly what Silicon Valley was all about in those days. Let's do a startup in our parents' garage and try to create a business. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I think that genius comes not just from I think that genius comes not just from having great mental processing power. It comes from being able to, as Steve Jobs' ad said, think different. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Old physicist joke: they knew that the approach Old physicist joke: they knew that the approach worked in practice, but could they make it work in theory? — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Perhaps no matter how fast computers progress, artificial Perhaps no matter how fast computers progress, artificial intelligence may never outstrip the intelligence of the human-machine partnership. Let — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Innovation is driven by people who have both Innovation is driven by people who have both good theories and the opportunity to be part of a group that can implement them. The — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: During the crossing, Einstein explained his theory to During the crossing, Einstein explained his theory to me every day, and by the time we arrived I was fully convinced that he really understands it. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: the best semiconductor engineers in the country the best semiconductor engineers in the country — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Otherwise, as Dylan says, if you're not busy Otherwise, as Dylan says, if you're not busy being born, you're busy dying. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: A few days after he unveiled the iPad A few days after he unveiled the iPad in January 2010, Jobs held a "town hall" meeting with employees at Apple's campus. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: assented. I ended up having more assented. I ended up having more — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: It takes a lot of hard work," he It takes a lot of hard work," he said, "to make something simple, — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: When I was diagnosed with cancer, I made When I was diagnosed with cancer, I made my deal with God or whatever, which was that I — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Physics should represent a reality in time and Physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky action at a distance. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Pretend to be completely in control and people Pretend to be completely in control and people will assume that you are. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: If you act like you can do something, If you act like you can do something, then it will work. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Unlike other product developers, Jobs did not believe Unlike other product developers, Jobs did not believe the customer was always right; if they wanted to resist using a mouse, they were wrong. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: When you write biographies, whether it's about Ben When you write biographies, whether it's about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I think it's very important to have a I think it's very important to have a sense of balance in covering the war, but you don't have to be morally neutral about terrorism. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Tangerine clam, and a professional desktop computer that Tangerine clam, and a professional desktop computer that suggested a Zen ice cube. Like bell-bottoms that turn up in the — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: With the "SWAB JOB" school prank sign With the "SWAB JOB" school prank sign — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Getting shocked was a badge of honor for Getting shocked was a badge of honor for Woz. He prided himself on being a hardware engineer, which meant — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Steve Jobs: The best way to predict the Steve Jobs: The best way to predict the future is to invent it. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I do think it's important, if you're going I do think it's important, if you're going to be very creative, to be a seeker. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: See God in the instruments and mechanisms that See God in the instruments and mechanisms that work reliably. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: There was no such thing as the Scientific There was no such thing as the Scientific Revolution, — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Everything you've ever done in your life is Everything you've ever done in your life is shit," Jobs said, "so why don't you come work for me? — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: A frank, smart and wholly unsentimental biography . A frank, smart and wholly unsentimental biography . . . a remarkably — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Steve Jobs had a tendency to see things Steve Jobs had a tendency to see things in a binary way: A person was either a hero or a bozo, a product was either amazing or shit — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: (Franklin and, by extension, the Junto were particularly (Franklin and, by extension, the Junto were particularly fond of things that could help the public as well as themselves.) — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: The people who are crazy enough to think The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Write a biography of him. I had recently Write a biography of him. I had recently published one — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Responded with a presidential note describing how Washington Responded with a presidential note describing how Washington defined a "base." Work on the new facility was halted, — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: most grounded people I have ever met. "There most grounded people I have ever met. "There are parts of his life and personality that are extremely messy, and — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: In the annals of innovation, new ideas are In the annals of innovation, new ideas are only part of the equation. Execution is just as important. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: crazy enough to think they can change the crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. - Apple's "Think Different" commercial, 1997 — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Apple's products Apple's products — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Form follows emotion Form follows emotion — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: There are parts of his life and personality There are parts of his life and personality that are extremely messy, and that's the truth — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: It is tasteless to prolong life artificially," he It is tasteless to prolong life artificially," he told Dukas. "I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: The tale of their teamwork is important because The tale of their teamwork is important because we don't often focus on how central that skill is to innovation. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: much of my time trying to convince people much of my time trying to convince people to do — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: rethink things. There was something about the design rethink things. There was something about the design that lacked purity, he felt. "Why — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Innovation requires articulation. Innovation requires articulation. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Didn't care to make their product perfect, they Didn't care to make their product perfect, they were a bozo. At the West Coast Computer Faire — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Himself as the natural successor in that sequence. Himself as the natural successor in that sequence. Because — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Steve had a TEAC reel-to-reel and massive quantities Steve had a TEAC reel-to-reel and massive quantities of Dylan bootlegs," Kottke recalled. "He was both really cool and high-tech. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: People will provide judgment, intuition, empathy, a moral People will provide judgment, intuition, empathy, a moral compass, and human creativity. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: since he was also in California. At since he was also in California. At — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I don't have any skeletons in my closet I don't have any skeletons in my closet that can't be allowed out. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Engelbart showed, back in 1968, nearly everything that Engelbart showed, back in 1968, nearly everything that a networked personal computer does today. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: ATKINSON. Early Apple employee, developed graphics for the ATKINSON. Early Apple employee, developed graphics for the Macintosh. CHRISANN BRENNAN. Jobs's girlfriend at Homestead High, mother — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I think one problem we've had is that I think one problem we've had is that people who are smart and creative and innovative as engineers went into financial engineering. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: The digital age could not become truly transformational The digital age could not become truly transformational until computers became truly personal. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Deism, tribunes of tolerance, and apostles of revolution. Deism, tribunes of tolerance, and apostles of revolution. So it was inevitable — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: misanthrope." Einstein misanthrope." Einstein — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Taking a long walk was his preferred way Taking a long walk was his preferred way to have a serious conversation. It turned — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: You have to deeply understand the essence of You have to deeply understand the essence of a product in order to be able to get rid of the parts that are not essential. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: In the first 30 years of your life, In the first 30 years of your life, you make your habits. For the last 30 years of your life, your habits make you. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Kissinger would probably be outraged even if he Kissinger would probably be outraged even if he reread his own memoirs, on the grounds that they are not favorable enough. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Perhaps the oddest meeting was when Dr. Dre Perhaps the oddest meeting was when Dr. Dre came to visit Jobs at Apple headquarters. Jobs loved the Beatles — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: Innovation happens in stages. Innovation happens in stages. — Walter Isaacson
Isaacson Quotes By Walter Isaacson: There should be an honored place in history There should be an honored place in history for statesmen whose ideas turned out to be right. — Walter Isaacson