The death of Steve Jobs on Oct. 5 seemed to have rocked the world with an outpouring of tributes from Apple fans, celebrities and leaders from the business community.

The inventor and business man was responsible for such innovations such as the graphical user interface, the iPod, iPhone and iPad as well as the hit movie Toy Story.

Here is what the world had to say about the death of Steve Jobs:

Steve was among the greatest of American innovators -- brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it. - President Obama.

Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. Your genius will live on for generations to come... - Neil Patrick Harris, actor.

Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives. The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it's been an insanely great honor. - Bill Gaetes, Microsoft co-founder and chairman.

Steve Jobs was the greatest inventor since Thomas Edison. He put the world at our fingertips. - Steven Spielberg, director.

Today, we lost one of the most influential thinkers, creators and entrepreneurs of all time. Steve Jobs was simply the greatest CEO of his generation. - Rupert Murdoch, CEO if News Corp.

Steve Jobs! Thanks for never settling for the way things were during a life you spent showing us how things could be. O Captain! My captain! - Kevin Smith, actor and director.

Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you. - Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO.

Thank you, Steve Jobs, for all of the fun and amazing ways you made our lives better....Sent from my iPhone. - Jimmy Fallon, Late Night host.

He always seemed to be able to say in very few words what you actually should have been thinking before you thought it. His focus on the user experience above all else has always been an inspiration to me. - Larry Page, CEO of Google, on Google+.

From his own invention I open my browser to it's homepage. Today it took my breath away. #ThankYouSteve. Going to eat Apples all day. - Lady Gaga, singer, on Twitter.

There are so few people who are undeniably, brilliantly inspiring. Steve Jobs, a man who changed the way we create, the way we communicate, the way we live, was one of those people. I already miss knowing he is out there. - JJ Abrams, TV producer.

Steve ... saw the potential of what Pixar could be before the rest of us, and beyond what anyone ever imagined. Steve took a chance on us and believed in our crazy dream of making computer animated films; the one thing he always said was to simply 'make it great.' He is why Pixar turned out the way we did and his strength, integrity and love of life has made us all better people. He will forever be a part of Pixar's DNA. - John Lasseter and Ed Catmull, Chief Creative Officer and President of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios.