The 100 Greatest Steve Jobs Quotes

23. "Sometimes I believe in God, sometimes I don't. I think it's 50-50 maybe. But ever since I've had cancer, I've been thinking about it more. And I find myself believing a bit more. I kind of – maybe it's 'cause I want to believe in an afterlife. That when you die, it doesn't just all disappear. The wisdom you've accumulated. Somehow it lives on, but sometimes I think it's just like an on-off switch. Click and you're gone. And that's why I don't like putting on-off switches on Apple devices."

Where: "Steve Jobs," by Walter Isaacson, 2011.

A 50-50 belief in a God may equal a 50-50 chance of just plain death or some greater afterlife, but the fear of the former inspired possibly the most distinguishing aesthetic feature on Apple products.

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