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Steve Jobs Death: Comments & Condolence Messages From The Masters

The founder and CEO of Apple Steve Jobs has died from pancreatic cancer on October 5th, 2011 at the age of 56. This message appeared on the official website of the company.

The company’s website stated that today the world lost a genius and a remarkable, extraordinary person, and those lucky enough to personally know and work with Steve lost a friend and mentor. Steve Jobs created the company, which could only be done by a man of his scale. His spirit will always be a guide for the company’s actions.

Condolences to the family and friends of Steve Jobs have been sent by many politicians and public figures worldwide, read some of them below:

“Cheers to your greatness, Steve Jobs. You will forever be missed.” – Jack Canfield, American Motivational Speaker & Author.

“He was one of the greatest icons of the modern era and his untimely death was a huge loss to all.” – Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Group.

“Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you.” – Mark Zuckerburg, The Facebook Founder.

“I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work. Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives. The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.” – ~ Bill Gates, Microsoft Chairman.

“Michelle and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Steve Jobs. Steve was among the greatest of American innovators – brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.

By building one of the planet’s most successful companies from his garage, he exemplified the spirit of American ingenuity. By making computers personal and putting the internet in our pockets, he made the information revolution not only accessible, but intuitive and fun. And by turning his talents to storytelling, he has brought joy to millions of children and grownups alike. Steve was fond of saying that he lived every day like it was his last. Because he did, he transformed our lives, redefined entire industries, and achieved one of the rarest feats in human history: he changed the way each of us sees the world.

The world has lost a visionary. And there may be no greater tribute to Steve’s success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented. Michelle and I send our thoughts and prayers to Steve’s wife Laurene, his family, and all those who loved him” – President Barack Obama – USA.

“I am very, very sad to hear the news about Steve. He was a great man with incredible achievements and amazing brilliance. He always seemed to be able to say in very few words what you actually should have been thinking before you thought it. His focus on the user experience above all else has always been an inspiration to me. He was very kind to reach out to me as I became CEO of Google and spend time offering his advice and knowledge even though he was not at all well. My thoughts and Google’s are with his family and the whole Apple family.” – Larry Page, Google CEO.

“Steve Jobs was a great friend as well as a trusted advisor. His legacy will extend far beyond the products he created or the businesses he built. It will be the millions of people he inspired, the lives he changed and the culture he defined. Steve was such an ‘original,’ with a thoroughly creative, imaginative mind that defined an era. Despite all he accomplished, it feels like he was just getting started. With his passing the world has lost a rare original, Disney has lost a member of our family, and I have lost a great friend.” – Bob Iger, Disney CEO.

“Today the world lost a visionary leader, the technology industry lost an iconic legend and I lost a friend and fellow founder. The legacy of Steve Jobs will be remembered for generations to come.” – Michael Dell, Dell CEO.

“Once in a rare while, somebody comes along who doesnt just raise the bar, they create an entirely new standard of measurement.” – Dick Costolo ,Twitter CEO.

“People like Steve Jobs change our world. My sincere condolences to his loved ones and to everyone who admired his intellect and talent.”- Dmitri Medvedev, Russian President

And this below message goes on behalf of all Africans, who are truly grateful for all the contribution given by Steve Jobs to Africa.

“You were a great mentor and source of  inspiration to us, thank you for everything. Rest in peace Steve Jobs. Our prayers and thought are with Family and friends of Apple Founder. Aum Namah Shivay” – Love-The Life Force Energy.

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  1. Shammi
    October 9, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    May God bless his soul. Must say he has done well despite the odds starting from his birth.

    • October 9, 2011 at 5:15 pm

      Yes, He was a legend, people should read his biography to learn and get inspiration, thank you for comment Shammi, You are the only one who still write a comment. Usually takes less then a minute to write 1 small comment, but other reader does not do it, its ok, someday they will too 🙂

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