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10 brilliant quotes from Elon Musk about business, and his love for America

1.) "Optimism? Pessimism? Fuck that. We're going to make it happen. As God as my bloody witness, I'm hell-bent on making it work." - Elon Musk

2.) "America is the spirit of human exploration." - Elon Musk

3.) "I approach things from a physics framework. And physics teaches you to reason from first principles rather than by analogy." - Elon Musk

4.) "Great companies are built on great products." - Elon Musk

5.) "Any product that needs a manual to work is broken." - Elon Musk

6.) "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

7.) “Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. This improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in 40 hour work weeks and you're putting in 100 hour work weeks, then even if you’re doing the same thing you know that. You will achieve in 4 months what it takes them a year to achieve.” - Elon Musk

8.) “I’m nauseatingly pro-American. I would have come here from any country. The U.S. is where great things are possible.” - Elon Musk

9.) "I always invest my own money in the companies that I create. I don't believe in the whole thing of just using other people's money. I don't think that's right. I'm not going to ask other people to invest in something if I'm not prepared to do so myself." - Elon Musk

10.) "I'm reasonably optimistic about the future, especially the future of the United States." - Elon Musk