When I was younger, I loved now and again having stayed up all night.
There was some kind of electricity in the air if you did it with your friends too, and a calm, as the dawn approached.
Or maybe it was just the feeling of youth and the knowledge that your future was wide open.
We would stay up late sipping beers and smoking cigars and laughing about all the stupid things we had gotten into over the last few summers.
We’d make fun of each other and talk about the future.
Before “serious” jobs and big families filled our days – I think I just miss having the time to have friendships like that…
Another party occurred in Paris. Musk, his brother, and cousins found themselves awake at midnight and decided to bicycle through the city until 6 A.M. They slept all day and then boarded the Orient Express in the evening. Once again, they stayed up all night.
-Ashley Vance, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Amazon)