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Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.

Source:

The Wall Street Journal (May 1993).

Additional Information:

As quoted in a Wall Street Journal interview, published May 25, 1993. Jobs was discussing the success of Bill Gates and Microsoft, saying that he is not concerned about amassing more money than Gates, but about achieving more in his career.

The Wall Street Journal (May 1993).

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