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Elon Musk quotes are the most influential quotation on Twitter and other media.

Elon Musk is a well-known entrepreneur and innovator who has founded several successful companies, including Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. He has been quoted on a variety of topics, ranging from technology and innovation to entrepreneurship and sustainability that is well-known as “The Elon Musk Quotes “

Quote is an amazing leader and visionary. The Elon Musk quotes are golden nuggets of ideas that will inspire you to go beyond your comfort zone and become a better version of yourself.

Every day he twits several quotes about his plan for the future of the world, all are highly influential as he thinks outside the box. The Elon Musk quotes are really innovative and wise. The best and most selected Elon Musk quotes are collected from his Twitter accounts.

The Best Elon Musk Quotes

“To be successful in anything you have to do the tough stuff as well as the enjoyable stuff, you have to do the boring stuff as well as the non-boring stuff.”

“Population collapse is the biggest threat to civilization.”

“When you’re building something new, there’s going to be mistaken. It’s important to recognize those mistakes, acknowledge them and take corrective action.”

Solar/wind + batteries + electric cars is obviously the future.”

“Defeating traffic is the ultimate boss battle. Even the most powerful humans in the world cannot defeat traffic.”

“Science is discovering the essential truths about what exists in the Universe, engineering is about creating things that never existed.”

“There are no angels in war.”

“The smarter someone is, the harder it is to simulate/predict their behavior.”

“Asteroid impact risk is well understood, but not comets. Those worry me.”

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Elon Musk Quotes on solar energy

“Consciousness, civilization as we know it is extremely rare and a very precious thing. Our consciousness is like a small candle in a vast darkness. And we must not let that small candle go out”

“If people are going to dislike me, I’d prefer they do so for what I’ve actually done.”

“Frankly, when starting a company I would advise people to have a high pain tolerance.”

[on solar energy] “That free fusion reactor in the sky conveniently converts ~4 million tons of mass into energy every second. We just need to catch an extremely tiny amount of it to power all of civilization.”

“The future is a set of branching probability streams. Some actions by humanity have an extremely leveraged effect on shape & size of those streams.”

“Twitter is the source of truth.”

“If companies post interesting or entertaining content, they will gain an audience rapidly.”

“Teslas are the safest cars on the road, but most people don’t know that.” | Elon Musk

“Twitter is arguably already the least wrong source of truth on the Internet, but we obviously still have a long way to go.

“I think generally people’s thinking process is too bound by convention or analogy to prior experiences.

“Media want to control what you know, which is why citizen journalism is essential.”

“Citizen journalism is vital to the future of civilization.

Elon Musk Quotes on population

“Population collapse is an existential problem for humanity, not overpopulation!”

“Increasing quality of life for the aged is important, but increased lifespan, especially if cognitive impairment is not addressed, is not good for civilization. We are already ruled by a gerontocracy!”

“Sea water contains enough of every element to support >10X current civilizational needs.”

“Nuclear is way safer than coal.”

“Easier to argue that global warming is a risk (rather than a certainty), but it is foolish to roll those dice, given that we will eventually run out of fossil fuels and have to generate energy sustainably anyway.”

Elon Musk Quotes on robots

“There will probably be far more robots than humans in the future.”

“Some things that your party tells you are false and some things that the other party says are true.”

“An actual Jurassic Park would be awesome.”

“Twitter gives you immediate news from the actual sources themselves vs filtered, hidden-agenda “news” that is days old.”

“Being pro-humanity is speciesist!”

Elon Musk Quotes  on politics 

“We’re mining and burning trillions of tons of hydrocarbons that used to be buried very deep underground and now we’re sticking them in the atmosphere and running this crazy chemical experiment on the atmosphere.”

[on fusion power] “We already have a giant, free fusion reactor in the sky called the sun. Just catch it’s energy with PV, store in battery & you’re pretty much done.”

“Business or personal, wishful thinking causes a lot of trouble. You really have to ascertain whether something is true or not, does it make sense, and if it ever feels like it’s too easy. it probably is.”

“I’ve made several hiring decisions in the past where I valued intellect over heart and I think that was a mistake.”

“Work hard like every waking hour. That’s the thing I would say, particularly if you’re starting a company.”

“Politics is a sadness generator.”

Elon Musk Quotes on gravity

“All a company is is a group of people who have gathered together to create a product or service. Depending upon how talented and hardworking that group is and the degree to which they are focused… that will determine the success of the company.”

“What really matters for the longevity of civilization is making life multiplanetary on a sustained basis.”

“You should not only not shut down the nuclear power plants, but you should reopen the ones that have been already shut down. Those are the fastest to produce energy. It’s crazy to shut down nuclear power plants now. Total madness”

“Nothing can escape gravity, not even black holes (and they really tried!)

Elon Musk Quotes tunnels

“Tunnels are the solution to traffic. You can have as many levels as you want. Usable tunnel depth far exceeds tallest buildings, so would work even for New York or Beijing.”

“Manufacturing is so hard. I have the utmost respect for those who build things.”

“Funny to think that sapphire is just corroded aluminum”

“The simplest solution is not necessarily the most satisfying.”

“Last year, Japan had ~800k births & life expectancy is 85 years (impressively high!), implying future population of only 68M, dropping almost half from current population of 126M. That’s a lot of ghost towns & cities.”

“There are vast amounts of iron (and lithium) on Earth, but much less nickel. For global industry to scale battery production to ~10 TWh/year, it needs to be mostly iron. Higher energy density of Nickel only needed for very long range vehicles & aircraft.”

Elon Musk Quotes on Nasa

“Am not saying that is *necessarily* good or bad, but reality will force us to live with the consequences of our actions.”

“I would definitely advise people who are starting a company to expect a long period of quite a high difficulty.”

“Focus on signal over noise.”

“For sure it’d be very problematic if I were consuming billions of dollars a year in personal consumption, that’s not the case. I don’t even own a home right now, I’m literally staying at friends’ places. I don’t have a yacht, I really don’t take vacations.”

“Our official name is actually Space Exploration Technologies. SpaceX is short form.”

“Physics is simply the search for truth. Nothing is more rigorous.”

“Embrace tunnels!”

“I find it more helpful to read/follow individual journalists, rather than publications. Any given publication is going to have wide range of views, albeit vast majority of stories about any subject are negative, perhaps reflecting innate human biases”

“70 is currently the age when you receive maximum social security benefits. In other words, that’s when the govt concludes that you can’t hold a job!!”

“I do love NASA, always have.”

Elon Musk Quotes on climate change

“Mass to orbit is the fundamental metric for making life multiplanetary.”

“Minimizing $/ton to the surface of Mars is the fundamental optimization.”

“I strongly believe that all managers in a technical area must be technically excellent.”

“Managers in software must write great software or it’s like being a cavalry captain who can’t ride a horse!”

“Humanity did not evolve to mourn the unborn. But we should. I’m talking about not having kids in the first place. That’s the problem.”

“When you first start a company there’s lots of optimism and things are great… then you encounter all sorts of issues and happiness will steadily decline… eventually if you succeed and in most cases you will not… after a long time you will get back to happiness.”

“Climate change deniers claim “scientists disagree”, same rebuttal used by tobacco industry about lung cancer for decades.”

“To be super clear, I don’t wish to (nor could I) mandate anything about a Mars Colony. Am just working on the tech to get people there.”

Elon Musk Quotes on  failure

“It’s not like I like failure, who likes failure? It’s terrible. But if you only do things that are certain to succeed, you’re only going to be doing very obvious things.”

“Essentially. Long-term purpose of my Tesla stock is to help make life multiplanetary to ensure it’s continuance. The massive capital needs are in 10 to 20 years. By then, if we’re fortunate, Tesla’s goal of accelerating sustainable energy & autonomy will be mostly accomplished.”

“I started The Boring Company as a joke, but now it’s digging real tunnels!”

“If you do the simple math and you say OK, if somebody else is working 50 hours and you’re working 100, you’ll get twice as much done in the course of a year than the other company.”

“In an electric future, batteries are as essential to transport as oil is today.”

“There is something about traditional books of course, but… since I’m traveling so much I often find I’m reading the books on my iPhone (iPhone 4 at the time), which may sound like ‘wow, this is really tiny’ but it’s always with you.”

“Other companies spend money on advertising & manipulating public opinion, Tesla focuses on the product.”

Elon Musk Quotes on Governments

“The lesson from “tortoise & hare” is not that tortoises are faster, but rather that hares should not be complacent.”

“Generally starting a business, I’d say #1 is have a high pain threshold. There’s a friend of mine who’s got a good saying which is that starting a company is like eating glass and staring into the abyss.”

“The government should be the referee, but not the player and there shouldn’t be too many referees.”

“If you like what you’re doing, you think about it even when you’re not working, it’s something that your mind is drawn to and if you don’t like it, you just really can’t make it work I think.”

Wrap Up

In conclusion, Elon Musk quotes provide an inspiring and thought-provoking view of the world. His words challenge us to think differently, and to strive for greatness. He encourages us to take risks and move beyond our comfort zones, while motivating us to think more critically and intelligently. With his words and influence, Elon Musk has truly revolutionized the modern world and continues to be a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship.

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