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"Good artists copy, great artists steal."

"Good artists copy, great artists steal."

Jobs adopted a concept from another company and then tweaked into something amazing: the Graphical User Interface (GUI). Even though the Xerox computers with the PARC-developed GUI were way ahead of their time, Xerox couldn't see the potential from their company's new invention. 

Jobs had the ability to recognize a great idea from someone else and then adopt it (with some changes) as his own. He wasn't the first to market with the GUI, but he was the best at harnessing its potential by far.

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