"When I was growing up, a guy across the street had a Volkswagen Bug. He really wanted to make it into a Porsche. He spent all his spare money and time accessorizing this VW, making it look and sound loud. By the time he was done, he did not have a Porsche. He had a loud, ugly VW."
Steve Jobs did not believe in shortcuts to quality. His pursuit for perfection made him a firm believer that quality could not be achieved without paying close attention to the details at every level of the development process.