50 Elon Musk Quotes That Will Inspire You

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One of the most successful entrepreneurs of the century, Elon Musk became a multimillionaire before he turned 30. Elon Musk has many awards to his name and his vision for humanity extends beyond any borders. His innovative mind is constantly working to change the future of mankind. We have scoured and curated the most famous of visionary CEO Elon Musk quotes just for you. Elon Musk quotes will make you ready to face the struggles in the business world.  

50 Inspirational Elon Musk Quotes

1. “Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.” – Elon Musk

2. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” – Elon Musk

3. “There’s a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is trying to optimize their ass-covering.”Elon Musk

4. “I don’t think it’s a good idea to plan to sell a company.” – Elon Musk

5. “I say something, and then it usually happens. Maybe not on schedule, but it usually happens.” – Elon Musk

6. “Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up.” Elon Musk

7. “I don’t create companies for the sake of creating companies, but to get things done.” – Elon Musk

8. “What makes innovative thinking happen?… I think it’s really a mindset. You have to decide.” – Elon Musk

9. “If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.” – Elon Musk

10. “I wouldn’t say I have a lack of fear. In fact, I’d like my fear emotion to be less because it’s very distracting and fries my nervous system.” – Elon Musk

11. “I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.” – Elon Musk

12. “When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars, people said, ‘Nah, what’s wrong with a horse?’ That was a huge bet he made, and it worked.” – Elon Musk

13. “Don’t be afraid of new ideas.” – Elon Musk

14. “The reason we should do a carbon tax is because it’s the right thing to do. It’s economics 101, elementary stuff.” – Elon Musk

15. “As you heat the planet up, it’s just like boiling a pot.” – Elon Musk

16. “People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.” – Elon Musk

17. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” – Elon Musk

18. “If something’s important enough, you should try. Even if you – the probable outcome is failure.” – Elon Musk

19. “Disruptive technology where you really have a big technology discontinuity… tends to come from new companies.” – Elon Musk

20. “As much as possible, avoid hiring MBAs. MBA programs don’t teach people how to create companies.” – Elon Musk

21. “Don’t delude yourself into thinking something’s working when it’s not, or you’re gonna get fixated on a bad solution.” – Elon Musk

22. “Constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.” – Elon Musk

23. “It’s very important to like the people you work with, otherwise life [and] your job is gonna be quite miserable.” – Elon Musk

24. “I don’t spend my time pontificating about high-concept things; I spend my time solving engineering and manufacturing problems.” – Elon Musk

25. “If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.” – Elon Musk

26. “Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” – Elon Musk

27. “America is the spirit of human exploration distilled.” – Elon Musk

28. “If you had to buy a new plane every time you flew somewhere, it would be incredibly expensive.” – Elon Musk

29. “Tesla is here to stay and keep fighting for the electric car revolution.” – Elon Musk

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30. “Really pay attention to negative feedback and solicit it, particularly from friends.” – Elon Musk

31. “If we drive down the cost of transportation in space, we can do great things.” – Elon Musk

32. “I think we are at the dawn of a new era in commercial space exploration.” – Elon Musk

33. “Mars is the only place in the solar system where it’s possible for life to become multi-planetarian.” – Elon Musk

34. “I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” – Elon Musk

35. “I don’t think it’s a good idea to plan to sell a company.” – Elon Musk

36. “In order to have your voice be heard in Washington, you have to make some little contribution.” – Elon Musk

37. “Nobody wants to buy a $60,000 electric Civic. But people will pay $90,000 for an electric sports car.” – Elon Musk

38. “Great companies are built on great products.” Elon Musk

39. “If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.” – Elon Musk

40. “Land on Mars, a round-trip ticket – half a million dollars. It can be done.” – Elon Musk

41. “Some companies out there quote a start of production that is substantially in advance of when customers get their cars.” – Elon Musk

42. “It’s OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.” Elon Musk

43. “You shouldn’t do things differently just because they’re different. They need to be… better.” – Elon Musk

44. “You have to say, ‘Well, why did it succeed where others did not?” – Elon Musk

45. “It is remarkable how many things you can explode. I’m lucky I have all my fingers.” Elon Musk

46. “People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.” – Elon Musk

47. “Being an entrepreneur is like eating glass and staring into the abyss of death.” – Elon Musk

48. “The first step is to establish that something is possible! Then probability will occur.” Elon Musk

49. “We’re going to make it happen. As God is my bloody witness, I’m hell-bent on making it work.” – Elon Musk

50. “I could either watch it happen or be a part of it.” – Elon Musk

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