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Kevin J. Delaney (Quartz) provides a compilation of the most highlighted sections of text from famous business books from Amazon’s Heavily Highlighted Recently list. These passages are “the most highlighted by users of’s Kindle e-reader software.” Here is one of the gems:

From Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs – the voiceover text for a TV commercial co-written by Jobs in 1997:

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

Here’s a blog post on Quartz: