35 Inspirational Elon Musk Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Elon Musk Quotes On Success

Elon Musk is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder and CEO of Neuralink; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder and co-chairman of OpenAI; and co-founder of PayPal. In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People. As of May 2019, he has a net worth of $20.1 Billion and is listed by Forbes as the 40th-richest person in the world. May his quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “The first step is to establish that something is possible; the probability will occur.” Elon Musk

2. “I could either watch it happen or be part of it.” Elon Musk

3. “I think life on Earth must be about more than just solving problems. It’s got to be something inspiring, even if it is vicarious.” Elon Musk

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

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

6. “Don’t be afraid of new arenas.” Elon Musk

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

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

9. “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

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

11. “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

12. “Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. This improves the odds of success.” Elon Musk

13. “If other people are putting in 40-hour workweeks and you’re putting in 100-hour work weeks, then even if you’re doing the same thing, you know that you will achieve in four months what it takes them a year to achieve.” Elon Musk

14. “My biggest mistake is probably weighing too much on someone’s talent and not someone’s personality. I think it matters whether someone has a good heart.” Elon Musk

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

16. “Life is too short for long-term grudges.” Elon Musk

17. “The idea of lying on a beach as my main thing just sounds like the worst. I like high intensity.” Elon Musk

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

19. “I tend to approach things from a physics framework. And physics teaches you to reason from first principles rather than by analogy.” Elon Musk

20. “When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world. Now I am.” Elon Musk

21. “No, I don’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or completely incapacitated.” Elon Musk

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

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

24. “Really pay attention to negative feedback and solicit it, particularly from friends. Hardly anyone does that and its incredibly helpful.” Elon Musk

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

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

27. “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

28. “I’d rather be optimistic and wrong, than pessimistic and right.” Elon Musk

29. “We’re going to make it happen.” Elon Musk

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

31. “Take risks now and do something bold, you won’t regret it.” Elon Musk

32. “Focus on signal over noise. Don’t waste time on stuff that doesn’t actually make things better.” Elon Musk

33. “People work better when they know what the goal is and why.” Elon Musk

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

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

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Hii there,
    I am working with Xpert. You really write a very interesting article and all quotes are very good especially this one- “A failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.”

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