Tech Entrepreneur and Self Made Billionaire “Larry Ellison” is the 3rd wealthiest man in America with a net worth of $51 Billion, and is the highest paid executive over the last decade.
His home is worth $200 million dollars and he has created the second highest selling software in the world, “Oracle”, which is used by the CIA and billions of people around the world.
If you have made any government transactions or operated any computer system that runs through databases, chances are that you have used his “Oracle” software before.
Larry Ellison is on a mission to overtake Microsoft with Oracle and will not stop at anything.
His words of advice have inspired millions of entrepreneurs around the world.
So we have decided to share a collection of 17 Inspirational Larry Ellison Quotes For Success.
Larry Ellison Quotes
“Being first is more important to me [than earning money]. I have so much money. Whatever money is, it’s just a method of keeping score now. I mean, I certainly don’t need more money.” – Larry Ellison
“Life’s a journey. It’s a journey about discovering limits.” – Larry Ellison
“Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success, but by the fear of failure.” – Larry Ellison
“The most important aspect of my personality as far as determining my success goes; has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting experts and questioning authority. While that can be painful in your relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life.” – Larry Ellison
“When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for people telling you that you are nuts.” – Larry Ellison
“You have to believe in what you do in order to get what you want.” – Larry Ellison
“You have to act and act now.” – Larry Ellison
“To model yourself after Steve Jobs is like, ‘I’d like to paint like Picasso, what should I do? Should I use more red?’” – Larry Ellison
“If you do everything that everyone else does in business, you’re going to lose. The only way to really be ahead, is to ‘be different’.” – Larry Ellison
“I’m addicted to winning. The more you win, the more you want to win.” – Larry Ellison
“There’s a wonderful saying that’s dead wrong. ‘Why did you climb the mountain?’ ‘I climbed the mountain because it was there.’ That’s utter nonsense…You climbed the mountain because you were there, and you were curious if you could do it. You wondered what it would be like.” – Larry Ellison
“When I started Oracle, what I wanted to do was to create an environment where I would enjoy working. That was my primary goal. Sure, I wanted to make a living. I certainly never expected to become rich, certainly not this rich. I mean, rich does not even describe this. This is surreal. And it has nothing to do with money. I mean, you buy clothes with money, and cars. But I really wanted to work with people I enjoyed working with, who I admired and liked.” – Larry Ellison
“When you live your life in different ways, it makes people around you become uncomfortable. So deal with it. They don’t know what you are going to do.” – Larry Ellison
“When you are the first person whose beliefs are different from what everyone else believes, you are basically saying, ‘I’m right and everyone else is wrong.’ That’s a very unpleasant position to be in. It’s at once exhilaration and the same time an invitation to be attacked.” – Larry Ellison
“You can’t spend as much money as I have, even if you try. I’ve been trying.” – Larry Ellison
“All you can do is every day, try to solve a problem and make your company better. You can’t worry about it, you can’t panic when you look at the stock market’s decline. You get frozen like a deer in the headlights. All you can do is all you can do.” – Larry Ellison
“The only way to get ahead is to find errors in conventional wisdom.” – Larry Ellison
“I believe people have to follow their dreams—I did.” – Larry Ellison
“When I do something, it is all about self-discovery. I want to learn and discover my own limits.” – Larry Ellison