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Google quotes to quench your thirst for knowledge

Google is the gateway to everything and anything that the internet has to offer. These Google quotes show just how much the search engine has changed our lives.

When you’re looking for a recipe or directions, you turn to Google. If you want to learn something new or win an argument, you turn to Google. When you have medical concerns or want to check the sports score, you turn to Google. Chances are, you arrived on this page after googling ‘Google quotes’ on Google.

Studies show that we trust Google more than we trust our friends and family. It shows – we now turn to Google more than 2 trillion times a year, with 2.3 million searches made via the search engine each second.

Google quotes that show our love for search

The source of all knowledge

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“If it isn’t on Google, it doesn’t exist.” – Jimmy Wales

“TV ushered in the age of post-literacy. And we have gone so far beyond that. I mean, what with the Internet and Google and Wikipedia, we have entered the age of post-intelligence.” – P. J. O’Rourke

“People in the year 2020 are going to be nostalgic for the sensation of feeling clueless.” – Douglas Coupland

“I didn’t know that there was such a thing as butter carving. But then, I poked around a little bit. A quick Google search will show you 55,000 images of butter carvings, and they’re extraordinary.” – Ty Burrell

“Can life be defined? Well, how would you go about it? Well, of course, you’d go to Encyclopedia Britannica and open at L. No, of course you don’t do that; you put it somewhere in Google.” – Chris Adami

Founders’ vision

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“It is easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition.” – Larry Page

“We want Google to be the third half of your brain.” – Sergey Brin

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

“The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.” – Sergey Brin

Start-up culture

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“In my view, its irreverence, foolish confidence and naivety combined with persistence, open mindedness and a continual ability to learn that created Facebook, Google, Yahoo, eBay, Microsoft, Apple, Juniper, AOL, Sun Microsystems and others.” – Vinod Khosla

“If Google teaches you anything, it’s that small ideas can be big.” – Ben Silbermann

“A lot of Google inventions came from engineers just screwing around with ideas. And then management would see them and we’d say, ‘boy, that’s interesting. Let’s add some more engineers’.” – Eric Schmidt

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