39 Inspirational Quotes by Elon Musk on Success & Progress

39 Inspirational Quotes by Elon Musk on Success & Progress

Elon Musk, is a South African born entrepreneur and the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla. He first started his career with the founding of Zip2, which was eventually sold to Compaq for US$305 Million with Musk pocketing US$22 Million. With the proceeds, Elon decided to start another company known X.com, an online bank, eventually merging with Confinity to become PayPal. Paypal was then later sold for US1.5 Billion to eBay.

Clearly, Musk has a unique ability to build successful companies from the ground up and we have therefore selected the most inspiring Quotes by Elon Musk on Success & progress for use in our own every day lives.

Quotes by Elon Musk

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favour.”

– Elon Musk

“It is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”

– ELON MUSK

“I’m not trying to be anyone’s savior. I’m just trying to think about the future and not be sad.”

– ELON MUSK

“Constantly seek criticism. A well thought out critique of whatever you’re doing is as valuable as gold.”

– ELON MUSK

“I don’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or completely incapacitated”

– ELON MUSK
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“Darkness is merely the absence of light.”

– ELON MUSK

“If you need inspiration, don’t do it.”

– ELON MUSK

“I think it would be great to be born on Earth and die on Mars. Just hopefully not at the point of impact.”

– ELON MUSK

“It’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better.”

– ELON MUSK

“You should take the approach that you’re wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong.”

– ELON MUSK
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Inspirational Quotes by Elon Musk

“You get paid in direct proportion to the difficulty of problems you solve”

– ELON MUSK

“The first step is to establish that something is possible then probability will occur.”

– ELON MUSK

“I’ve actually not read any books on time management.”

– ELON MUSK

“Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.”

– ELON MUSK

“Constantly think about how you could be doing things better.”

– ELON MUSK

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

– ELON MUSK
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“I take the position that I’m always to some degree wrong, and the aspiration is to be less wrong.”

– ELON MUSK

“Every person in your company is a vector. Your progress is determined by the sum of all vectors.”

– ELON MUSK

“I was raised by books. Books, and then my parents”

– ELON MUSK

“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
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Motivational Quotes by Elon Musk

“People work better when they know what the goal is and why. It is important that people look forward to coming to work in the morning and enjoy working.”

– ELON MUSK

“There are some important differences between me and Tony Stark, like I have five kids, so I spend more time going to Disneyland than parties.”

– ELON MUSK

“I think it matters whether someone has a good heart.”

– ELON MUSK

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

– ELON MUSK

“In order for us to have a future that’s exciting and inspiring, it has to be one where we’re a space-bearing civilization.”

– ELON MUSK

“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
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“There have to be reasons that you get up in the morning and you want to live. Why do you want to live? What’s the point? What inspires you? What do you love about the future?”

– ELON MUSK

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

– ELON MUSK

“With artificial intelligence, we are summoning the demon.”

– ELON MUSK

“Really, the only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment.”

– ELON MUSK

“We are at the dawn of a new era in commercial space exploration.”

– ELON MUSK
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Our Favorite Quotes by Elon Musk

“When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.”

– ELON MUSK

“Life cannot just be about solving one miserable problem after another.”

– ELON MUSK

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

– ELON MUSK

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

– ELON MUSK

“Over time I think we will probably see a closer merger of biological intelligence and digital intelligence.”

– ELON MUSK

“If I’m not in love, if I’m not with a long-term companion, I cannot be happy.”

– ELON MUSK

“We are the first species capable of self-annihilation.”

– ELON MUSK

“Man has the power to act as his own destroyer – and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.”

– ELON MUSK

We hope that you enjoyed our selection of Quotes by Elon Musk. If so, then perhaps you may also like our collection of quotes by Bill Gates!

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