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Elon Musk Quotes

Elon Musk Quotes on Business and success

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Elon Musk is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder and chairman of SolarCity; co-chairman of OpenAI; co-founder of Zip2; and founder of X.com, which merged with Confinity and took the name PayPal. As of March 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $13.9 billion, making him the 80th wealthiest person in the world. (Wikipedia)

Top 45 Inspiring Elon Musk Quotes

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

2.  “If you’re co-founder or CEO, you have to do all kinds of tasks you might not want to do… If you don’t do your chores, the company won’t succeed… No task is too menial.”  – Elon Musk

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

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

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

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

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

8. “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

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

Elon Musk Quote: 11 “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.”

Elon Musk quotes: Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.

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

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

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

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

16. “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

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

18. “I think the best way to attract venture capital is to try and come up with a demonstration of whatever product or service it is and ideally take that as far as you can. Just see if you can sell that to real customers and start generating some momentum. The further along you can get with that, the more likely you are to get funding.” – Elon Musk

19. “Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time. Sometimes it will be ahead, other times it will be behind. But brand is simply a collective impression some have about a product.” – Elon Musk

20. “I’m interested in things that change the world or that affect the future and wondrous, new technology where you see it, and you’re like, ‘Wow, how did that even happen? How is that possible?.” – Elon Musk

Elon Musk Quotes: 21. “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.”

Elon Musk quotes "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."

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

23.  “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

24.”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

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

26. “Talent is extremely important. It’s like a sports team, the team that has the best individual player will often win, but then there’s a multiplier from how those players work together and the strategy they employ.” – Elon Musk

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

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

29. “I do think there is a lot of potential if you have a compelling product and people are willing to pay a premium for that. I think that is what Apple has shown. You can buy a much cheaper cell phone or laptop, but Apple’s product is so much better than the alternative, and people are willing to pay that premium.” – Elon Musk

30. “I always invest my own money in the companies that I create. I don’t believe in the whole thing of just using other people’s money. I don’t think that’s right. I’m not going to ask other people to invest in something if I’m not prepared to do so myself.” – Elon Musk

Elon Musk  Quote: 31. “Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.” – Elon Musk

Elon Musk quotes: Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.

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

33. 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

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

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

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

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

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

39. “You have to be pretty driven to make it happen. Otherwise, you will just make yourself miserable.” – Elon Musk

40. “Going from PayPal, I thought: ‘Well, what are some of the other problems that are likely to most affect the future of humanity?’ Not from the perspective, ‘What’s the best way to make money?”   – Elon Musk

Elon Musk Quote: 41. ” 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: Don't delude yourself into thinking something's working when it's not, or you're gonna get fixated on a bad solution.

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42. “We have a strict ‘no-assholes policy’ at SpaceX.” – Elon Musk

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

44. “Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. [This] improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in 40 hour workweeks and you’re putting in 100 hour workweeks, 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

45. “I do think there is a lot of potential if you have a compelling product and people are willing to pay a premium for that. I think that is what Apple has shown. You can buy a much cheaper cell phone or laptop, but Apple’s product is so much better than the alternative, and people are willing to pay that premium.” Elon Musk

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