Larry Ellison was on Charlie Rose last week and discussed the NSA, his dislike of Google and other topics. Below is a brief excerpt on Apple, followed by the full video embedded below.

Larry Ellison: Apple Can't Succeed without Steve Jobs [VIDEO]

LARRY ELLISON: He was — he was brilliant. I mean, our Edison. He was our Picasso. He was an incredible inventor.

CHARLIE ROSE: So what happens to Apple without Steve?

LARRY ELLISON: Well, we already know.


LARRY ELLISON: We saw — we conducted the experiment. I mean, it’s been done. We saw Apple with Steve Jobs. We saw Apple without Steve Jobs. We saw Apple with Steve Jobs. Now, we’re gonna see Apple without Steve Jobs.