The 15 Wildest Things Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Has Ever Said

Jillian D'Onfro

Eric Schmidt is the former CEO of Google and currently serves as its chairman.

Over the years, though, he has become known for saying some pretty controversial, provocative, or bizarre things. 

And yet, despite the fact that he says lots of strange things, he's one of the most vocal senior executives at Google. 

We've rounded up a sample of some of his weirdest quotes.

On privacy: "If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place."


On Google's famous "Don't Be Evil" rule: "When I showed up, I thought this was the stupidest rule ever, because there's no book about evil except maybe, you know, the Bible or something."


On competition: "Our business strategy is not to compete."

On what Google can do: “One day we had a conversation where we figured we could just try and predict the stock market … and then we decided it was illegal. So we stopped doing that.”


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