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Elon Reeve Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is an engineer, entrepreneur, investor, and inventor. He is the co-founder of Tesla, CEO of SpaceX, and the chairman of SolarCity. Musk also co-founded PayPal, which he later sold in order to focus on his three other companies. His achievements have made him a billionaire. We’ve listed some of the best Elon Musk quotes, which will inspire you to work on your goals. At times, his witty quotes will also make you laugh or smile.

Elon Musk is considered as the Nikola Tesla of our generation. His projects involve maintaining a sustainable and safe environment for the future by reducing global warming. The Tesla line of vehicles is electrically powered, which is safe for the environment. He is one of the few people who do something to protect our environment. He is currently working on his biggest project, which is sending people Mars and establishing a colony there.

25 Motivational Elon Musk Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

6. “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

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

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

9. “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

10. “Optimism, pessimism, f*ck that; we’re going to make it happen.” – Elon Musk

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

12. “It is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” – Elon Musk

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

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

15. “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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22. “There’s a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is trying to optimize their ass-covering.” – 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. “You should take the approach that you’re wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong.” – Elon Musk

25. “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

I'm Nikos Alepidis, blogger at motivirus. I'm passioned for all things related to motivation & personal development. My goal is to help and inspire people to become better.

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