Elon Musk

Mar 23 Fri 2018

An entrepreneurial visionary, and dubbed “tech titan” of the world, Elon Musk has gone where most would not dare to tread.

His innovative, revolutionary and often-unorthodox ideas – the steps of one man – resulted in some giant leaps for mankind.

A penny for his thoughts – top 10 quotes by Elon Musk

  • I think life on Earth must be more than just solving problems . . . It’s got to be something inspiring, even if is vicarious. 
  • Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough. 
  • 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?
  • Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else. 
  • Land on Mars, a round-trip ticket – half a million dollars. It can be done. 
  • 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.
  • No, I don’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or completely incapacitated.