200+ Best Elon Musk Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success

200+ Best Elon Musk Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success 

Elon Musk Quotes will inspire you to achieve your goals. He is a man of inspiration and success. In a short period of time Musk achieved so many things. People know him because of his futuristic work including the Mars mission, Tesla Cars, Neuralink, and Starlink. He is almost a successful man and his incredible work motivates everyone. Quotes on Elon Musk have many types for different purposes like Elon Musk Motivational Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Elon Musk Quotes Funny, Elon Musk Quotes About Success, MBA Quote, and Elon Musk Quotes on Life. Those Quotes help you to know him and also his work.

Elon Reeve Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa. he graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics. He got accepted to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in materials science at Stanford University in California. Musk attempted to get a job at Netscape but never received a response to his inquiries.

Now he is one of the top businessmen and richest people in the world. He is the founder of SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, X.com, and PayPal. And also the Co-founder of  Neuralink, OpenAI, and Zip2. Some other activities of Musk are Hyperloop, OpenAI, Tham Luang cave rescue and defamation case, 2018 Joe Rogan podcast appearance, Music ventures, Donations, and non-profits.

Elon Musk Quotes

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

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

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

“I think 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.

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

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

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

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 “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.” 

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

 “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 Quotes

“Really pay attention to negative feedback and solicit it, particularly from friends. … Hardly anyone does that, and it’s incredibly helpful.” 

“We have a strict ‘no-a*sholes policy’ at SpaceX.” 

“I was exhausted and out of shape mentally,” he said. “But soon I loved it and got totally hooked.”

“The longer you wait to fire someone the longer it has been since you should have fired them”

“I mean, there aren’t that many people you can talk to about this sort of thing”

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

I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I’m really good at email.

“When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.”If the rules are such that you can’t make progress, then you have to fight the rules.”

“If the rules are such that you can’t make progress, then you have to fight the rules.”

“One thing that Musk holds in the highest regard is resolve, and he respects people who continue on after being told no.” #Elon Musk Motivational Quotes

“We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters”

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

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Elon Musk Quotes Funny

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

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

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

“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.” 

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

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

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

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

“They were building a Ferrari for every launch, when it was possible that a Honda Accord might do the trick.” #Elon Musk Motivational Quotes

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

“One of the biggest mistakes we made was trying to automate things that are super easy for a person to do, but super hard for a robot to do.”

“He seems to feel for the human species as a whole without always wanting to consider the wants and needs of individuals.”

“I’d rather play video games, write software, and read books than try and get an A if there’s no point in getting an A.”

“The key test for an acronym is to ask whether it helps or hurts communication.”

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“I just look at it as ‘What grades do I need to get where I want to go?”

“The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads,”

“What’s fascinating is that Musk remains willing to lose it all.”

“One day, soon enough, we’ll be able to download our brains to a computer, relax, and let their algorithms take care of everything.”

“America is the spirit of human exploration distilled.” #Elon Musk Quotes

“The only thing that makes sense to do is strive for greater collective enlightenment,”

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“We can think to ourselves and not feel socially weird about it.”

“The distinction between stumbling into something and having intent is important.”

“Either we fix [the marriage] today, or I will divorce you tomorrow.”

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

“Oddly enough, making Nothing appear to be Something took a lot of work.”

“I was like, ‘Wow,’ but I got it. I came out of a military culture, and you just have to make your objective happen.” #Elon Musk Motivational Quotes

“If things are not failing you are not innovating enough.”

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“It was not unusual for him to read ten hours a day,” said Kimbal.”

“From that point on, the trek from California to the test site became known as the Texas Cattle”

“As Page puts it, “Good ideas are always crazy until they’re not.”

“As Page puts it, “Good ideas are always crazy until they’re not.” It’s a principle he’s tried to apply at Google.”

“The miracle of modern science and business happened. Earlier”

“Really smart people sometimes don’t understand that not everyone can keep up with them or go as fast.”

“Take it down to the physics,” #Elon Musk Quotes

“Zip2, PayPal, Tesla, SolarCity—they are all expressions of Musk. SpaceX is Musk.”

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“You can ask me for anything you like, except time.”

“The two men continue to despise each other today, although they must do so in private, as legally required.”

“That ability to stay focused in the midst of a crisis stands as one of Musk’s main advantages over other executives.”

“Founded in June 2002, Space Exploration Technologies came to life in humble settings.”

“Well, we will decide we’re going into production and then a miracle is going to happen.”

“Tesla had transformed the car into a gadget—a device that actually got better after you bought it.”

“Falcon 1 shut down just as planned and reached orbit, making it the first privately built machine to accomplish such a feat.” #Elon Musk Motivational Quotes

“Customers received a $20 cash card just for signing up to use the service and a $10 card for every person they referred.”

“He has to understand that you’re as crazy as he is.” This ethos filtered through the entire company.”

“You’re twenty-four or twenty-five, and they’re trusting you with so much. It was very empowering.”

“I would like to die thinking that humanity has a bright future.” #Elon Musk Inspirational Quotes

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“I knew I could stay at Mazda for ten years and get very comfortable or take a huge leap of faith.”

“You can forgive the automotive industry veterans.”

“You’re twenty-four or twenty-five, and they’re trusting you with so much. It was very empowering.”

“They were smart, needed to get things done, and didn’t always have time to wait for things like city permits.”

“The longer you wait to fire someone the longer it has been since you should have fired them.” #Elon Musk Quotes

“And it may well be the case that this is exactly the type of person it takes to make a freaking space Internet real.”

“progress, then you have to fight the rules. “

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“Every time he’s fired someone and taken their job, he’s delivered on whatever the project was.”

“Within the next few years, SpaceX expects to cut its price to at least one-tenth that of its rivals.”

“The longer you wait to fire someone the longer it has been since you should have fired them.”   #Elon Musk Inspirational Quotes

“My mentality is that of a samurai. I would rather commit seppuku than fail.”

“You have to put yourself in a position where you say, ‘Well, how would this sound to them, knowing what they know?”

“The only thing that makes sense to do is strive for greater collective enlightenment,”

“He just destroys you and, if you survive, he determines if he can trust you.”

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“You’re told to park at One Rocket Road in Hawthorne, where SpaceX has its HQ.”

“I’m not an investor. I like to make technologies that I think are important for the future and useful in some sort of way.”

“company and the pain that accompanies a grand vision left.”

“He’d started the company to put a dent in the automotive industry and force people to rethink electric cars.”

“I’m pretty sure that we ended up with the only seventeen-inch touch-screen in the world,”

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“this group of young, nimble engineers who crossed disciplines out of necessity and the spirit of adventure.” #Elon Musk Inspirational Quotes

“He’s less a CEO chasing riches than a general marshaling troops to secure victory.”

“I really like computer games, but then if I made really great computer games, how much effect would that have on the world,”

“You don’t know what you don’t know. You realize there are all these things out there.”

Elon Musk Motivational Quotes

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

“Don’t confuse schooling with education. I didn’t go to Harvard but the people that work for me did.”  #Elon Musk Quotes 

“Good ideas are always crazy until they’re not”

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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.”

“My motivation for all my companies has been to be involved in something that I thought would have a significant impact on the world.”

“You want to have a future where you’re expecting things to be better, not one where you’re expecting things to be worse.” #Elon Musk Motivational Quotes

Great companies are built on great products.”

“Take risks now and do something bold. You won’t regret it.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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“Good ideas are always crazy until they’re not.”

Elon Musk Inspirational Quotes

“Do or die but don’t give up.”

elon musk inspirational quotes

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

elon musk inspirational quotes

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

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

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

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

“The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur.”  #Elon Musk Quotes

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

elon musk inspirational quotes

“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

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

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

 “You have to say, ‘Well, why did it succeed where others did not?’”  #Elon Musk Inspirational Quotes

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

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“I would like to die thinking that humanity has a bright future.”

Elon Musk Quotes Funny

We’re trying to have the non-weird future get here as fast as possible. 

My mother always used to say: The older you get, the better you get, unless you’re a banana.”

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Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.

Ned, I would love to stand here and talk with you—but I’m not going to.”

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

It’s very important to like the people you work with, otherwise life [and] your job is going to be quite miserable.”  #Elon Musk Quotes Funny

One of the really tough things is figuring out what questions to ask. Once you figure out the question, then the answer is relatively easy.

I’m sick of following my dreams, man. I’m just going to ask where they’re going and hook up with me later.

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The United States is definitely ahead in culture of innovation. If someone wants to accomplish great things, there is no better place than the U.S.

Don’t want to brag but … I’m the best at humility.

I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them. #Elon Musk Quotes Funny

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

I’d rather be optimistic and wrong than pessimistic and right.

I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact.

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Due to inflation 420 has gone up by 69.

We are choked with news and starved of history.

Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging.

What if your name is Johnson & you just happen to work at Johnson & Johnson?

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.

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

Elon Musk Quotes About Success

“You have to say, ‘Well, why did it succeed where others did not?’” 

elon musk quotes about success

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

“My mind is not easily blown, but this place and this guy were amazing,”

“I came very close to dying,” Musk said. “That’s my lesson for taking a vacation: vacations will kill you.”

If we drive down the cost of transportation in space, we can do great things.

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

“Do you think I’m insane?”  #Elon Musk Quotes About Success

“I think this needs to be done, and I don’t see anyone else doing it.”

elon musk quotes about success

“You don’t know what you don’t know. You realize there are all these things out there.”

“I really like computer games, but then if I made really great computer games, how much effect would that have on the world,”

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

“Musk’s behavior matches up much more closely with someone who is described by neuropsychologists as profoundly gifted.”

“Tesla and SolarCity are public because they didn’t have any choice.”

“After Iron Man came out, Favreau began talking up Musk’s role as the inspiration for Downey’s interpretation of Tony Stark.”  #Elon Musk Quotes About Success

“Six years later, SolarCity had become the largest installer of solar panels in the country.”

“site’s lead writer, dug into the histories”

“Silicon Valley began to look an awful lot like Hollywood. Meanwhile, the consumers it served had turned inward, obsessed with their virtual lives.”

“Valleywag anointed the Tesla Roadster as its No. 1 fail of 2007 among technology companies.”

“surgery. “Elon can be very demanding, but he’ll make sure the obstacles in your way are removed,”

Elon Musk MBA Quote

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

Elon Musk MBA Quote

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

“People had thrown money at green technology because it seemed like the right thing to do, not because it made business sense.”  #Elon Musk MBA Quote

“Buy a Tesla. Forget about the mess you’ve made of the planet for a while.”

“The co-founders were aligned philosophically around the idea that the banking industry had fallen behind the times.”

“Elon said, ‘I would tell those people they will get to see their families a lot when we go bankrupt.”

“Starting and growing a business is as much about the innovation, drive, and determination of the people behind it as the product they sell.”  #Elon Musk MBA Quote

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

Elon Musk MBA Quote

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

“All the bankers did was copy what everyone else did.”  #Elon Musk MBA Quote

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

Elon Musk Quotes on Life

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

“No, I won’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or completely incapacitated”

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“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 Quotes on Life

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

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

“I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact.”  #Elon Musk Quotes on Life

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

“Head down. Plow through the line.”

 “Money is low bandwidth,”

“You need angel investors to have some belief, and it wasn’t a purely financial transaction for him,”

“Musk also trained employees to make the right trade-offs between spending money and productivity.”   #Elon Musk Quotes on Life

“I’m not sure why I’d want to talk about extremely sad events. It does no good for the future.”

Elon Musk Quotes on Life

“That’s my lesson for taking a vacation: vacations will kill you.”  – #Elon Musk Quotes

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