Elon Musk

60 Minutes: When you had that third failure in a row, did you think, I need to pack this in?

Elon Musk: Never.

60: Why not?

E: I don’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or, completely incapacitated.

60: Do you believe that your rocket will be the next American rocket to send an astronaut to space?

E: I believe that is the most likely outcome, yes.

60: When critics say you can’t do this, your response to them is…

E: We’ve done this.

—Elon Musk

Definitely one of the most inspirational entrepreneurs I’ve found.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwZyyAxkqQc&w=560&h=315]