START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

10 Notable Figures Who Died in 2011 (slideshow)

  • 2 of 11

Steve Jobs on BoingBoing

Steve Jobs (b. 1955)

Co-founder and CEO of Apple; innovator, visionary, pioneer in the personal computing revolution.


“[Y]ou can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” (Stanford University commencement address, June 2005)


Photo by Terry Madeley

  • 2 of 11

Read more: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Photo by Neon Tommy

have you shared this story yet?

some of the best people we know are doing it


+ add your own
7:57PM PDT on Oct 9, 2012

I totally missed the sad news of passing Elena Bonner. She, as her late husband, was deeply respected for her exceptional honesty and standing up for what she believed it, afainst Soviet States.

7:57AM PST on Jan 14, 2012

Thanks fo rthe article.

10:55AM PST on Jan 13, 2012

Thanks for posting.

10:07AM PST on Jan 10, 2012

Signed and shared. :)

11:29AM PST on Jan 8, 2012

Steve Jobs had so much to give us beyond his technology. His thoughts on his approach to life are life changing.

8:34AM PST on Jan 8, 2012

Steve Jobs is @ the top of the list. In his life & in his dying he modeled exceptional human courage, dignity of spirit & one of a kind entrepreneurship. He codified the American ideal in spite of his humble beginnings, or perhaps because of of the same. He made it possible to continue to believe the American dream during his lifetime. One can only hope that the American dream will continue to survive under current conditions.....................

10:43AM PST on Jan 7, 2012

Inspiring, dedicated, tireless, courageous, just a few words out of many to describe what the world has lost. May they all rest in peace. And thank you for all you have done...

4:05AM PST on Jan 7, 2012

noted thanks!

7:06PM PST on Jan 6, 2012

Still missing Amy Winehouse.

Her music touched my soul and her death broke my heart.

5:30PM PST on Jan 6, 2012

Amazing, the power of one.

add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

Care2 - Be Extraordinary - Start a Care2 Petition
ads keep care2 free

Recent Comments from Causes

Yes, important step in the right direction but until the last person stop buying tickets for so called…

Of course there are still some of the original human residents who have remained as well.

meet our writers

Kristina Chew Kristina Chew teaches and writes about ancient Greek and Latin and is Online Advocacy and Marketing... more
ads keep care2 free

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.