Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. (Source). Added 2/20/12
I'm as proud of what we don't do as I am of what we do (Source). Added 8/25/11
A biography of Steve Jobs is at http://www.biography.com/articles/Steven-Jobs-9354805.
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