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The 15 Most Remarkable Elon Musk Quotes

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Elon Musk is one of the most brilliant engineers and entrepreneurs the world has seen. He has been entrepreneur since the age of 10, at that time he bought a computer and by age 12 programmed a game and sold it for 500$. In 1995 he dropped out of Stanford to start a company called Zip2, which he sold later in 1999 for ~341 million $ in cash and stock. He got $22 million off the deal, but that wasn’t enough, and his biggest ventures were yet to come.

He founded, which after a merge with Confinity became, the world’s first online payment system. Paypal was then sold to E-Bay for 1.5 billion$ in 2002, but Elon Musk continued to invent and innovate. He founded Space X, Tesla Motors and Solar City.

SpaceX, the company he founded in 2002, got a contract from NASA 6 years later for 1.6 billion $.

He also founded Tesla Motors, an electric car company.

And then he founded SolarCity, which is the largest provider of solar-powered systems in the US.

This basically proves that Elon Musk is, in fact, the Tony Stark of real life. If only he had a suit, he could be Iron Man too! And that’s why today I’ve decided to share with you the best Elon Musk quotes.


Here are the 15 Most Remarkable Elon Musk Quotes

1. On making it happen: “Optimism, pessimism, f*** that – we’re going to make it happen. As God is my bloody witness, I’m hell-bent on making it work.”Elon Musk Quotes about optimism and pessimism

2. On risk: “Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.”Failure is an option quote by Elon Musk

3. On new experiences: “Don’t be afraid of new arenas.”Elon Musk quotes about not being afraid

4. On the future: “You want to have a future where you’re expecting things to be better, not one where you’re expecting things to be worse.”Have a future where you expect things to be better quote by Elon Musk

5. On having feedback: “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. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.”Having feedback quote, Elon Musk

6. On perseverance: “If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.”Elon Musk Quotes about the odds

7. On persistence: “Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up.”Persistence quote by Elon Musk

8. On taking the first step: “The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur.”taking the first step quote by Elon Musk

9. On hiring: “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 quotes about hiring

1o. On seeking negative feedback: “You want to be extra rigorous about making the best possible thing you can. Find everything that’s wrong with it and fix it. Seek negative feedback, particularly from friends.”Elon Musk quotes about seeking feedback

11. On the difference between the past and the present: “If you go back a few hundred years, what we take for granted today would seem like magic – being able to talk to people over long distances, to transmit images, flying, accessing vast amounts of data like an oracle. These are all things that would have been considered magic a few hundred years ago.”Go back to the past quote from Elon Musk

12. On having fun at work: “Everybody around here has slides in their lobbies. I’m actually wondering about putting in a roller coaster — like a functional roller coaster at the factory in Fremont. You’d get in, and it would take you around [the] factory but also up and down. Who else has a roller coaster? … It would probably be really expensive, but I like the idea of it.”having fun at work quote by Elon Musk

13. On changing the world: “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?”Going from Paypal quote from Elon Musk

14. On his college dreams: “When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world. Now I am.”One of the best Elon Musk quotes ever about changing the world

15. On being extraordinary: “I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”

The best Elon Musk extraordinary and remarkable quote


I would love to hear your thoughts about Elon Musk in the comments below and which quote from Elon Musk did you enjoy the most? Also if you enjoyed reading this article, here are few suggestions that I think you would love as well – 25 Kick-ass Dwayne Johnson QuotesTop 10 Richard Branson Quotes About Life and Success19 Sylvester Stallone Quotes About Pursuing Your Dreams.



  1. Tony

    December 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm

    Hi Cris,

    I hardly put down words in the comments section, but this is absolutely the most endearing information I have read through. This is the type of attitude/disposition I subscribe to.


    Do keep it up.


  2. Narek Mkrtchyan

    February 9, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Elon Musk or any other one can do nothing without the environment(USA) where the team(Strong team) work is taking a place.
    So no one can do anything extraordinary without an environment(not much aggressive) and without a Strong team (goal oriented people).

    With the best regards!

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