91. "The people who built Silicon Valley were engineers. They learned business, they learned a lot of different things, but they had a real belief that humans, if they worked hard with other creative, smart people, could solve most of humankind's problems. I believe that very much."
Where: Wired, Feb. 1996
With minor innovations popping up daily in the form of web apps or mobile apps that serve some social utility, the original Silicon Valley tycoons held the fundamental belief that creativity, knowledge, and hard work could bring significant changes to humankind. Needless to say, Jobs helped implement, execute, and teach this way of thinking throughout Silicon Valley