The Makers of History: Steve Jobs

This week in our series of The Makers of History: Steve Jobs.

Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is 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. Don’t settle.

2005, Stanford University

 

Read Steve Jobs’ entire speech at this link.

This is part of a series on The Makers of History where we look at the best historical speeches. Let us know via Twitter @ldnoralhistory if you have a recommendation you’d like us to include.

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