Tim Cook Reflects on the Passing of Steve Jobs

By Naveen Athrappully, Epoch Times
October 8, 2013 Updated: October 8, 2013

With the second anniversary of Steve Jobs’s death having passed recently, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an internal email, uncovered by 9to5mac, to Apple employees remembering the legend and the impact he’s had.


Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of Steve’s death. I hope everyone will reflect on what he meant to all of us and to the world. Steve was an amazing human being and left the world a better place.I think of him often and find enormous strength in memories of his friendship, vision and leadership. He left behind a company that only he could have built and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple. We will continue to honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to the work he loved so much. There is no higher tribute to his memory. I know that he would be proud of all of you.



Cook tweeted publicly on October 5, sharing the long and enduring friendship he had with Jobs for over a decade.

“Second anniversary of Steve’s death. Going on a long hike today and reflecting on his friendship and all the dents he made in the universe.”



Following the passing of jobs, Apple had invited fans to leave remembrances on their website.

Here is the official Apple video “Remembering Steve Jobs”

And, some Jobs inspired videos to re-live one of the greatest business leaders of our times:

Steve Jobs’s Inspirational Speech “If today were the last day of my Life”

Rare footage of a 1980 presentation given by Steve jobs

Steve Jobs’s Goodbye Speech

Steve Jobs gets emotional with Bill Gates about their friendship

Jobs – Official Trailer (2013) [HD] Ashton Kutcher