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Larry Page Quotes: Lessons and Inspiration From The Co-Founder of Google

Larry Page is the co-founder of Google, one of the most innovative companies in history. He has led many successful projects and initiatives as an entrepreneur and philanthropist. His quotes are filled with wisdom about leadership, technology, innovation, and creativity.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration, we hope today’s quotes will motivate you to go out and do something great!

41 Empowering Larry Page Quotes

“If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.”

“You never lose a dream, it just incubates as a hobby.”

“Always work hard on something uncomfortably exciting.”

“It’s very hard to fail completely if you aim high enough.”

“I know it sounds completely crazy, but since no one is crazy enough to do it, you’ll have little competition.”

“If you’re not doing some things that are crazy, then you’re doing the wrong things.”

“Always remember the saying “Money doesn’t buy happiness.” I used to think that a lot of money would buy happiness. But in reality, this isn’t true.”

“Small groups of people can have a really huge impact.”

“Sometimes it’s important to wake up and stop dreaming. When a really great dream shows up, grab it.”

“Optimism is important. You have to be a little silly about the goals you are going to set. There is a phrase I learned in college called, ‘having a healthy disregard for the impossible.’ That is a really good phrase. You should try to do things that most people would not do.”

“Anything you can imaging is probably doable. You just have to imagine it and work on it.”

“We have always believed that it’s possible to make money without being evil.”

“The idea that everyone should slavishly work so they do something inefficiently so they keep their job – that just doesn’t make any sense to me. That can’t be the right answer.”

Larry Page Quotes For Entrepreneurship and Companies

“Always deliver more than expected.”

“Don’t delegate: Do everything you can yourself to make things go faster.”

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“Many leaders of big organizations, I think don’t believe that change is possible but if you look at history, things do change, and if your business is static, you’re likely to have issues.”

“Lots of companies don’t succeed over time. What do they fundamentally do wrong? They usually miss the future.”

“If we are not trusted, we have no business.”

“Big companies have always needed and cooperated in areas where it made sense.”

“We’ve tried to accurately define what it meant to be a good force, always doing what’s right, what’s ethical. In the end, “don’t be evil” seemed to be the easiest way to sum it up.”

“If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.”

“You don’t need to have a 100 person company to develop that idea.”

“You’re probably on the right track if you feel like a sidewalk worm during a rainstorm.”

“You need to get one thing done well, or else you don’t have permission to do anything else.”

“We really care about our brand. We really want it to stand for high quality. We want people to be excited about it, for it to be fun.”

“My job as a leader is to make sure that everybody in the company has great opportunities, and that they feel they’re having a meaningful impact and are contributing to the good of society. As a world, we’re doing a better job of that. My goal is for Google to lead, not follow that.”

“You can be serious without a suit.”

“We should be building great things that don’t exist.”

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“Ideas are more important than age. Just because someone is junior doesn’t mean they don’t deserve respect and cooperation.”

Larry Page Quotes On Technology and Innovation

“Especially in technology, we need revolutionary change, not incremental change.”

“We will make machines that can reason, think and do things better than we can.”

“I recently got a scale and it measures air quality and uploads it to the internet. That’s amazing!”

“Google will fulfill its mission only when its search engine is AI-complete. You guys know that that means? That’s artificial intelligence.”

“Invention is not enough. Tesla invented the electric power we use, but he struggled to get it out to people. You have to combine both things: invention and innovation focus, plus the company that can commercialize things and get them to people.”

“Almost everyone who has had an idea that’s somewhat revolutionary or wildly successful was first told they’re insane.”

“You may think Google is great, but I still think its terrible.”

“It really matters whether people are working on generating clean energy or improving transportation or making the internet work better and all those things.”

“Computing is kind of a mess. Your computer doesn’t know where you are. It doesn’t know what you’re doing. It doesn’t know what you know.”

“The ultimate search engine would basically understand everything in the world, and would always give you the right thing. And we’re a long ways from that.”

“You need to invent things and you need to get them to people. You need to commercialize those inventions. Obviously, the best way we’ve come up with doing that is through companies.”

Which Larry Page quotes were your favorite?

Larry has experienced firsthand how one idea can change our world. We hope today’s post has inspired you to think outside the box and create something that will have an impact on others as well as yourself.

Let us know in the comments what quotes resonated with you or if you have a favorite that we didn’t include.

And if you enjoyed these quotes, be sure to check out our quotes by Lao Tzu for more inspiration on leadership and life. 

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