"When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can oftentimes arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions. Most people just don't put in the time or energy to get there. We believe that customers are smart, and want objects which are well thought through."
The quality Steve Jobs obtained was a direct result of his attention to detail at every level. This dedication to quality over quantity fueled his search for the best solution thoroughly though through, not just any solution.