"Before Google, I don’t think people put much effort into ordering of results. You might get a couple thousand results for a query. We saw that a thousand results weren’t necessarily as useful as 10 good ones."
"Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world."
"Google actually relies on our users to help with our marketing. We have a very high percentage of our users who often tell others about our search engine."
"I feel there’s an existential angst among young people. I didn’t have that. They see enormous mountains, where I only saw one little hill to climb."
"I would like to see anyone be able to achieve their dreams, and that’s what this organization does."
"Once you go from 10 people to 100, you already know who everyone is. So at that stage you might as well keep growing, to get the advantages of scale."
"Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems."
"Some say Google is God. Others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines unlike other companies, all it takes is single click to go to another search engine."
"The kind of environment that we developed Google in, the reason that we were able to develop a search engine, is the web was so open. Once you get too many rules, that will stifle innovation."
"We want Google to be the third half of your brain."
"When I was growing up, I always knew I’d be in the top of my class in math, and that gave me a lot of self-confidence."