60 Search Engine Quotes On Success In Life

These search engine quotes will inspire you.  A search engine is a software system that is designed to carry out web searches or a program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging search engine quotes, search engine sayings, and search engine proverbs.

Best Search Engine Quotes

  1. “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.” ~ Sergey Brin
  2. “The ultimate search engine would basically understand everything in the world, and it would always give you the right thing. And we’re a long, long ways from that.” ~ Larry Page
  3. “Search engine marketing and search engine optimization are critically important to online businesses. You can spend every penny you have on a website, but it will all be for nothing if nobody knows your site is there.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky , Search engine quotes marketing
  4. “The nature of search engines is that they can make a major issue out of something small that no person would otherwise be able to find.” ~ Max Mosley

  5. “The ultimate search engine… would understand exactly what you mean and give back exactly what you want.” ~ Larry Page
  6. “Relevance is a search engine’s holy grail. People want results that are closely connected to their queries.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky
  7. “Memory has always been social. Now we’re using search engines and computers to augment our memories, too.” ~ Clive Thompson
  8. “Everyone knows what search engines are. But relatively few know how to use them effectively.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky

  9. “It’s amazing what you can get on open source now if you actually use the right search engines to find the material.” ~ Gus O’Donnell, Baron O’Donnell
  10. “Google actually relies on our users to help with our marketing. We have a very high percentage of our users who often tell others about our search engine.” ~ Sergey Brin
  11. “I’d rather have a search engine or a compiler on a deserted island than a game.” ~ John Carmack
  12. “I think the search engines are the new equivalent of publishing: an enabler of information.” ~ James Dyson

  13. “Much of the lifeblood of blogs is search engines – more than half the traffic for most blogs.” ~ Matt Mullenweg
  14. “A world where everyone creates content gets confusing pretty quickly without a good search engine.” ~ Ethan Zuckerman
  15. “A search engine can determine who shall live and who shall die.” ~ Marc Goodman
  16. “Google started as a free search engine. It’s still free, but now it’s making a lot of money on ads, right? A lot of money.” ~ Terry Gross

  17. “EVERY MOMENT IN business happens only once. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won’t create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them.” ~ Peter Thiel
  18. “The thirteenth search engine- and without all the features of a web portal, most people thought that was pointless.” ~ Sam Altman
  19. “This intelligence, or what I’ll call “the wisdom of crowds,” is at work in the world in many different guises. It’s the reason the Internet search engine Google can scan a billion Web pages and find the one page that has the exact piece of information you were looking for. It’s the reason it’s so hard to make money betting on NFL games, and it helps explain why, for the past fifteen years, a few hundred amateur traders in the middle of Iowa have done a better job of predicting election results than Gallup polls have.” ~ James Surowiecki
  20. “The destiny of [Google’s search engine] is to become that Star Trek computer, and that’s what we are building.” ~ Amit Singhal

  21. “One way to think about the magnitude of the changes to come is to think about how you went about your business before powerful Web search engines. You probably wouldn’t have imagined that a world of answers would be available to you in under a second. The next set of advances will have an different effect, but similar in magnitude.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee
  22. “If the search engines don’t respect the creators, there won’t be anything to search in the future because creators have to make a living too.” ~ Patricia Schroeder
  23. “In spite of my own reservations about Bing’s ability to convert Google users, I have to admit that the search engine does offer a genuine alternative to Google-style browsing, a more coherently organized selection of links, and a more advertiser-friendly environment through which to sell space and links.” ~ Douglas Rushkoff
  24. “My practical approach based on experience is to create a website for real Internet users, not for search engine spiders.” ~ David Naylor

  25. “Open source is a beautiful way of collaborating; but what’s happening on the free Internet is more akin to the ‘crowdsourcing’ of journalists and other content creators by advertisers who no longer have to pay them – only the search engines that parse their articles.” ~ Douglas Rushkoff
  26. “SEO is knowing what the search engines want and giving it to them… so hard they f***ing bleed” ~ David Naylor
  27. “The other night I searched (the Web) for ‘self-transforming elf machines.’ There were 36 hits! It surprised me. I sort of use the search engine like an oracle. I’ve used the phrase for DMT, ‘Arabian hyperspace.’ So I thought of this, and then I searched it, ‘Arabian hyperspace,’ in quotes. And it took me right to a transcript of the talk in which I’d said the thing! You can find your own mind on the Internet. I’m very grateful to the people who type up my talks and then post them at their websites.” ~ Terence McKenna
  28. “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.” ~ Sergey Brin

  29. “There really was nothing like it at the time. We had good ideas for implementation, so we proceeded. I think it was an excellent solution to the reliability issues with existing search engines.” ~ Shawn Fanning
  30. “Like any big company, they’ve got a brand name, and they’ve got to keep extending it. Because the reality is, there’s not a whole lot of difference between their search (engine) and anyone else’s.” ~ John Tinker
  31. “What I need is a search engine that, no matter what I type in, comes back with GO BACK TO WORK.” ~ Dave Barry
  32. “Just as infinite access to free music ultimately leads to no one making a living at music anymore, free journalism just doesn’t pay for itself – particularly not when a search engine is serving all the ads.” ~ Douglas Rushkoff

  33. “We all agree that parents have the primary responsibility of filtering the material that reaches children. However, children are often lured onto websites containing obscene material through the devious manipulation of search engines.” ~ Robert A. Brady
  34. “My favorite thing is landscaping. I love landscaping. And so what I’ll do is, mostly I put language into search engines, and if I want to look, like, at tulip gardens, or, like, Georgian gardens, i love English gardens, how they’re laid out. Japanese gardens, Asian gardens. So, I’m kind of a frustrated landscaper.” ~ Michele Bachmann
  35. “Google’s AdWords, they allow you to bid on words that people will type into the search engine, and they cost more or less. For example, I think mortgage refinancing can cost – now, it’s probably hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars. So, in other words, they are allowing you to bid on what people are going to type, and that is the AdWords program. So you own certain terms, and then your ads show up as opposed to someone else’s.” ~ Tim Wu
  36. “We never set up Yandex to imitate what others were doing. We’ve been in the business longer than other search engines and have created many original products.” ~ Arkady Volozh

  37. “We want people doing white hat search engine optimization (or even no search engine optimization at all) to be free to focus on creating amazing, compelling web sites. As always, we’ll keep our ears open for feedback on ways to iterate and improve our ranking algorithms toward that goal.” ~ Matt Cutts , Search engine quotes optimization
  38. “Google or other search engines are examples of AI, and relatively simple AI, but they’re still AI. That plus an awful lot of hardware to make it work fast enough.” ~ Stuart J. Russell
  39. “You’re able to use a search engine, like Google or Bing or whatever. But those engines don’t understand anything about pages that they give you; they essentially index the pages based on the words that you’re searching, and then they intersect that with the words in your query, and they use some tricks to figure out which pages are more important than others. But they don’t understand anything.” ~ Stuart J. Russell
  40. “When people search for “Life Quotes” they are often looking for quotes about life. Why do the major search engines only give them hundreds of pages of commercial garbage about Life Insurance Quotes?” ~ Bill Austin

  41. “Consumer habits have changed dramatically. People have gotten used to getting the news they want, when they want it, how they want it, and where they want it. And this change is here to stay. Despite all the dire reports about the state of the newspaper industry, we are actually in the middle of a golden age for news consumers who can surf the Net, use search engines, access the best stories from around the world, and be able to comment, interact, and form communities.” ~ Arianna Huffington
  42. “Google – and some of the other sites, YouTube and, you know – Google has an amazing search engine. The map product is incredible. So there’s a sort of exchange when you put up with a bunch of ads. Facebook basically gives you access to your friends who, in theory, you had access to already. So sometimes I don’t really understand the deal, but I guess it makes it slightly easier. So that’s their contribution.” ~ Tim Wu
  43. “Advertising always corrupts the goal of the search engine, which is to try to give you the most important stuff, not the stuff someone paid there to be there.” ~ Tim Wu
  44. “Google understood that if you’re just a search engine, people assume you’re a very, very good search engine.” ~ Rory Sutherland

  45. “Yahoo today is not a portal. Yahoo today is a search engine.” ~ Jack Ma
  46. “Artificial intelligence would be the ultimate version of Google. The ultimate search engine that would understand everything on the Web. It would understand exactly what you wanted, and it would give you the right thing. We’re nowhere near doing that now. However, we can get incrementally closer to that, and that is basically what we work on.” ~ Larry Page
  47. “Google will fulfill its mission only when its search engine is AI-complete. You guys know what that means? That’s artificial intelligence.” ~ Larry Page
  48. “That is really not much different from the search engines that are being constructed today for users throughout the entire world to allow them to search through databases to access the information that they require.” ~ Stephen Cambone

  49. “The Web provides a very easy way to immediately grasp what’s going on. It really offers the transparency, so you can see, especially with the search engine, how people are using Twitter at one glance. The phone doesn’t allow for that.” ~ Jack Dorsey
  50. “Good website practice and optimizing for conversion usually makes for good search engine optimization. These work together to ensure you drive quality traffic and can persuade that traffic to help you meet your business goals.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky
  51. “Traditional horizontal search engines cannot always identify the target audience, niche or vertical industry of a page or site. Vertical search engines address this issue by the nature of their design. They identify sites according to more specific criteria and sometimes even by human input.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky
  52. “Many people bypass search engines altogether and still find what they’re looking for online. These Internet surfers are using direct navigation.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky

  53. “Google (and pretty much every other major search engine) uses hyperlinks to help determine reputation. Links are usually editorial votes given by choice, and link-based analysis has greatly improved the quality of web search.” ~ Matt Cutts
  54. “Net neutrality would require that every search engine produce an equal number of results that satisfy every disagreement about the issue… Just think of it as Fairness Doctrine for the Internet. I’m not making this up.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  55. “Vertical search engines that match your business, service or products with a target market offer you a higher conversion rate than traditional search engines. Because they have already qualified their interest by coming to a search engine with a specific focus, searchers will be more receptive to targeted advertising.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky
  56. “In the future, search engines should be as useful as HAL in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey-but hopefully they won’t kill people.” ~ Sergey Brin

  57. “I want to know what good is a web search engine that returns 324,909,188 ‘matches’ to my keyword. That’s like saying, “Good news, we’ve located the product you’re looking for. It’s on Earth.” ~ W. Bruce Cameron
  58. “[Making meth] is a complex process. The truth of it is that we live in a post-Google world where you can find six recipes for meth in 30 seconds on a search engine.” ~ Vince Gilligan
  59. “Good SEO work only gets better over time. It’s only search engine tricks that need to keep changing when the ranking algorithms change.” ~ Jill Whalen
  60. “I love computers. I think it’s a miracle that you can type ‘coffee stain’ into a search engine and get a page of answers, but I don’t like the viciousness of the Internet. It gives public voice to quite mad people.” ~ Sheila Hancock

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