The Best Sentence I Read Today: Jobs on iTunes

In my never-ending quest for awesome images / metaphors / similes / sentences, I came across this gem:

It’s like giving a glass of ice water to somebody in hell.

– Steve Jobs on why Windows users love iTunes’ jukebox software so much.

From Scott Rosenberg’s excellent recap of the Gates / Jobs conversation at the D conference today.

6 Responses to The Best Sentence I Read Today: Jobs on iTunes

  1. judy says:

    I’m reading your book. Tim sent it to me. Congratulations! You have a lot of insight for one so young. I wish you the best.

    My quote of the day (maybe you’ve heard it) Ghandi–Live as if you’ll die tomorrow. Learn as if you’ll live forever.

  2. Martha says:

    True confession: I use a PC. And the PC version of iTunes works A-OK on my machine.

  3. Danielle says:

    hi ben,

    thanks for the comment.
    do you google your name?

    anyways, i read your blog all the time.
    i can’t wait to read the book.


  4. Sunita says:

    To Judy, who commented above, it’s “Gandhi”, not “Ghandi”.

    To Ben,
    I look forward to reading your book. Congratulations on your success!

  5. Krupo says:

    This is me spitting on Jobs’ ice cube.

    (Why did the act of writing that make me feel like Tyler Durden?)

    Seriously, he – well, his firm – resorts to tricking people into using his software, plain and simple.

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