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Steve Wozniak Quotes

Steve Wozniak
The Mac's a symbol of a whole revolution, and most of us that participated in it from the beginning and believed in it bought into these new ideals of computers to really help people, and not something that you had to fight, memorize and learn, ... That whole revolution just continues in our hearts to this day.
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#Beginning

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Macintosh users tend to be a very independent type, and they tend to be very loyal to their product. They've been threatened with [Apple] going out of business and being put out of their schools and out of their companies, and they've got to fight. There's so much passion for it.
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#Independent

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But it was kind of fun to have a company, and that was good enough reason to do it. And step by step, boy, it was right timing. Computers were exploding and we were in it exactly at the right time.
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#Company

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It disturbed me quite a bit when young children had to get on the evacuation buses and leave their pets behind, ... Pets are a part of your family, at least in my opinion. I have five dogs of my own and they're my family. I can't imagine having to leave them behind.
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#Children

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Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
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#American Businessman #Trust

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Steve and I ran the business into 1977 with just a few hundred bucks.
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#Business

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All of a sudden, we needed something like $250,000, so we had to go out and pursue the company in a whole different aspect, and we found somebody who was willing to put their money in.
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#Company

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When I designed projects in college, he said, let's sell it.
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#College

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My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.
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#American Businessman #Computers

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You have to think offensively and defensively and see where your opponent is going to go. Your mind has to be totally aware of the whole situation. That doesn't come the first time you play.
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#Mind

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Some great people are leaders and others are more lucky, in the right place at the right time. I'd put myself in the latter category. But I'd never call myself a normal designer of anything.
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#American Businessman

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A lot of hacking is playing with other people, you know, getting them to do strange things.
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#American Businessman

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After the Apple II was introduced, then came the Commodore and the Tandy TRS-80.
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#American Businessman

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All the best people in life seem to like LINUX.
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#American Businessman

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Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He's always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children.
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#American Businessman

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At our computer club, we talked about it being a revolution. Computers were going to belong to everyone, and give us power, and free us from the people who owned computers and all that stuff.
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#American Businessman

Steve Wozniak
Atari is a very sad story.
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#American Businessman

Steve Wozniak
But I know newspapers. They have the first amendment and they can tell any lie knowing it's a lie and they're protected if the person's famous or it's a company.
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#American Businessman

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Creative things have to sell to get acknowledged as such.
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#American Businessman

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Even if you do something that others might consider wrong, you should at least be willing to talk about it and tell your parents what you're doing because you believe it's right.
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#American Businessman

Steve Wozniak
Every dream I've ever had in life has come true ten times over.
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#American Businessman

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Everything we did we were setting the tone for the world.
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#American Businessman

Steve Wozniak
For some reason I get this key position of being one of two people that started the company that started the revolution.
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#American Businessman

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Hard disks have disappointed me more than most technologies.
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#American Businessman

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I had a TV set and a typewriter and that made me think a computer should be laid out like a typewriter with a video screen.
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#American Businessman

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I sold my most valuable possession, but I knew that because I worked at Hewlett Packard, I could buy the next model calculator the very next month for a lower price than I sold the older one for!
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#American Businessman

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I think everything I have done in my life, my reasons at the time were right no matter how things worked out.
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#American Businessman

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I thought Microsoft did a lot of things that were good and right building parts of the browser into the operating system. Then I thought it out and came up with reasons why it was a monopoly.
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#American Businessman