USA Today’s 25 Most Memorable Quotes: #17 ‘One more thing’ – Steve Jobs

Many things are said, and quoted, in 25 years. Some become catchphrases. Others we’d like to forget. And some words capture the essence of a news event, a phenomenom, or a time. USA TODAY reporters and editors came up with this list of our Top 25 most memorable quotes of the last 25 years.

1. “Let’s roll.”
2. “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”
3. “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.”
4. “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.”
5. “You’ve got mail!”
6. “Read my lips: no new taxes.”
7. “Obviously a major malfunction.”
8. “How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values?”
9. “You can’t handle the truth!”
10. “I knew Jack Kennedy; Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you’re no Jack Kennedy.”
11. “Just say no.”
12. “I want to focus on my salad.”
13. “Which office do I go to to get my reputation back?”
14. “Keep hope alive.”
15. “I can hear you. The rest of the world hears you. And the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.”
16. “My belief is we will, in fact, be greeted as liberators.”
17. “One more thing.”Apple CEO Steve Jobs, 1999. He uses the phrase before unveiling products such as the iMac and iPod at computer shows.
18. “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.”
19. “It takes a village to raise a child.”
20. “I’d run over my own mother to win the Super Bowl.”
21. “You gotta fight for your right to party.”
22. “People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along?”
23. “Where’s the beef?”
24. “I can’t deny the fact that you like me! Right now, you like me!”
25. “Not that there’s anything wrong with that.”

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Doug” for the heads up.]
Where the heck is “You are coming to a sad realization. Cancel or allow?” wink

43 Comments

  1. and where is “developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, …” Why THAT piece of verbal eloquence didn’t make it on the list I’ll never understand.

  2. Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country.

    All we have to fear is fear itself.

    My fellow Americans

    We hold these truths to be self-evident…

    …but I did not inhale

  3. Hummm, I’m no expert like the folks at USA Today, but I have studied the USA some, and seems a few have been left out – although let’s imagine they’re in the next 25 (in no particular order):

    D’oh

    Duh

    Go with throttle up

    Mission Accomplished

    Dude, I’m gonna buy a Dell

    Think Different

    Oh, probably enough for now. Leave some room for others, and if I come up with more/better – well, I’ll be back.

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