“[Physics is] a good framework for thinking. … Boil things down to their fundamental truths and reason up from there.”
“We can transport cargo to anywhere on earth in 45 minutes at the longest. Most places on earth we can get to in maybe 20-25 minutes.”
"Almost anyone, if they saved up and that was their goal, they could ultimately save up enough money and buy a ticket and move to Mars"
"Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster."
"Tesla is sometimes criticized for government support, but all US car companies (plus some non) got loans and only Tesla has paid its back."
"If we can effectively merge with AI by improving the neural link ... then effectively you become an AI-human symbiote"
“I’m confident we can get to at least one meter per second [on Tesla’s production line]. So, a 20-fold increase.”
"I think this [autopilot 8.0 update] is quite a massive enhancement, I wish we could have done it earlier, but the perfect is the enemy of the good."
"Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy taught me that the tough thing is figuring out what questions to ask"
"It would be awesome to throw a pie in the face of all naysayers on Wall Street who keep insisting that Tesla will always be a money loser!"