59 Total Quotes

Larry Ellison Quotes

Larry Ellison
I think the applications space will be diverse and complex five years from now,
Larry Ellison
#Space

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Apple needs to worry about doing something different. It's back to innovation and creativity.
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#Creativity

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Those that believe this is merely a cyclical downturn are mad. Our industry is going to mature and, as something matures, the rate of innovation does slow.
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#Believe

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Microsoft is already the most powerful company on earth, but you ain't seen nothing yet,
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#Company

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As the Internet grows, that's driving our top line, ... Last quarter, our software business grew 30 percent.
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#Business

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We are clearly not No. 1 in middleware. You will see us do a number of things in that space, including acquisitions.
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#Space

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Our goal is very simply to become the desktop for e-businesses.
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#American Businessman

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Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build.
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#American Businessman

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When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts.
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#American Businessman

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Joe brings perspective and experience not commonly found in Silicon Valley companies, ... In the last few years we have transformed Oracle Corporation into the leader in e-business. Joe will help us clearly and broadly communicate the benefits of e-business and e-government.
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#Experience

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We will still be enormously profitable and by far the most profitable enterprise software company,
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#Company

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Oracle's database and e-Business applications have become the software standard for the Internet, ... All 10 of the world's biggest Web sites use Oracle, as do 93 percent of the public dot.com companies. The faster the Internet grows, the faster we grow.
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#Business

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I have had all of the disadvantages required for success.
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#American Businessman #Challenges

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It's Microsoft versus mankind, with Microsoft having only a slight lead.
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#American Businessman #Mankind

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Bill Gates wants people to think he's Edison, when he's really Rockefeller. Referring to Gates as the smartest man in America isn't right... wealth isn't the same thing as intelligence.
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#American Businessman #Man

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I hope they can amend the constitution to let Bill Clinton run again... I'm very fond of Bill Clinton personally... the world's going to miss him. He's gifted, bright, charming and charismatic.
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#Constitution

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We have no large acquisitions in mind right now.
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#Mind

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I don't think that's an unreasonable target, ... through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth.
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#Growth

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I've never experienced anything remotely like this. It's been a very emotional experience to get here. This is not what this is supposed to be about. A lot of us are upset.
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#Experience

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We don't know, ... The fact is that the buying climate remains very tough. There aren't so many big deals around anymore.
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#Climate

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All the information about you as a patient would be in one spot, ... The idea here is to stop collecting paper.
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#Information

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The real highlight of our most recent quarter was the 57 percent growth in our applications business, and this merger is going to make that applications business bigger and stronger,
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#Business

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Twenty minutes compared to never, that's a lot. Our customer, the (U.S.) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), would get very upset (if) somebody looks in their database,
Larry Ellison
#Intelligence

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What Microsoft is doing is patently illegal. Think about it. If you want to build computers, you've got to ask Bill's permission, ... If Bill wanted to triple the price on Windows, what would you do? You'd pay; you wouldn't have any choice.
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#Computers

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What they're doing is not the least bit subtle. The result of all the innovation will be bankruptcy for Netscape,
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#Innovation

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My impression is that we're gaining share, ... More and more people are using Oracle.
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#People

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We think of Microsoft as our major competitor in the database business, not IBM,
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#Business