As an average Russian child, Sergey Brin’s parents had never imagined that their child would be the brain behind the world’s biggest and widely popular search engine Google;so much, so that Google is today considered a synonym forthe term search. The childhood days of Brin were spent in Russia before he moved to the USA for his further studies and it was here that he met Page, his partner in the development of Goggle. The idea was Brin’s and the two worked on it, which ultimately came in front of the world as Google Inc.
"I feel there's an existential angst among young people. I didn't have that. They see ... I only saw one little hill to climb"
"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"
"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 a 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 do lots of stuff the only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first"
"We just want to have GREAT PEOPLE working for us"
"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"
Google today is world’s most used internet search engine andif you own an Android phone, it functions solely because there is Google to back it up. The company also acquired YouTube and the public offering of the website was about $3.8 billion in 2004. Sergey has achieved what others can only dream of, and by doing so has set an example for many to follow.
Here are few scintillating quotes from Sergey.