The 100 Greatest Steve Jobs Quotes

100. Picasso had a saying. He said 'Good artists copy, great artists steal.' And we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.

Where: Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires, PBS, 1996

Fairly hypocritcal given later opinions on Microsoft and Android, but I guess it depends on what you are stealing. After all, innovation is simply improving something previously invented

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