40+Best Elon Musk Motivating Quotes



Elon Musk is an American entrepreneur and a businessman with great purposes and goals to change the world, especially in regard to global warming of the Earth and sustainable energy. His optimism and positive attitude is his way of relating to life and business.

We have compiled a collection of his most interesting quotes about life and his particular way to see it and succeed in it. Don’t miss them and share them.

40 Best Elon Musk Motivating Quotes about life.

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

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

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

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

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

When you want to do something new, you have to apply the physics approach. Physics is really figuring out how to discover new things that are counterintuitive, like quantum mechanics. – Elon Musk

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

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

A lot of kids are in school puzzled as to why they’re there. I think if you can explain the ‘why’ of things, then that makes a huge difference to people’s motivation. Then they understand purpose. – Elon Musk

In order to have clear air in cities, you have to go electric. – Elon Musk

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

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

A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating. – Elon Musk

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

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

The only thing that makes sense to do is strive for greater collective enlightenment. – Elon Musk

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

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

You have to say, ‘Well, why did I succeed where others did not? – Elon Musk

Constantly seek criticism. A well thought out critique of whatever you’re doing is as valuable as gold. – Elon Musk

Don’t be afraid of new arenas. – Elon Musk

You should take the approach that you’re wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong . – Elon Musk

You get paid in direct proportion to the difficulty of problems you solve. – Elon Musk

Constantly think about how you could be doing things better and question yourself. – Elon Musk

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

I don’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or completely incapacitated. – Elon Musk

When you struggle with problem, that is when you understand it. – Elon Musk

Great companies are built on great products. – 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

You should always bear in mind that entropy is not on your side. – Elon Musk

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

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

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

Something that can be helpful is fatalism, to some degree. If you just accept the probabilities, then that diminishes fear. – Elon Musk

If something is important enough, you should try, even if the probable outcome is failure. – Elon Musk

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

If the rules are such that you can’t make progress, then you have to fight the rules. – Elon Musk

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

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

Once you figure out the question, then the answer is relatively easy. – Elon Musk

It is a mistake to hire huge numbers of people to get a complicated job done. Numbers will never compensate for talent in getting the right answer. (two people who don’t know something are no better than one), will tend to slow down progress, and will make the task incredibly expensive. – Elon Musk

One should try to make the world a better place because the inverse makes no sense. – Elon Musk