Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

This speech is certainly Steve Jobs’ most profound and beautiful presentation. It is one of the rare and long orations given by him that is about life rather than technology. His perspective on death inspired me when I first heard this for the first time a few years ago.


“If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am going to do today?. And whenever the answer has been ‘no’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something”