18 inspirational quotes for fellow freelancers

18 inspirational quotes for fellow freelancers

We all know how challenging being self-employed can be, there is a time where you experience a period of very few to no billable projects. This often leads to most people questioning their decision to work for themselves and some even consider calling it quits, I’ve collected quotes that will help you keep your focus on the ‘price’ and fight one more round when things gets a bit tough!

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As you make your way through life, let this ever be your goal, keep your eye upon the doughnut and not upon the hole.

Unknown author

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The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

Epictetus

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I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John D. Rockefeller

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There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

Unknown author

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Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese proverb

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Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.

Napoleon Hill

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Never, never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

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History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.

B. C. Forbes

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Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

African Proverb

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Your biggest break can come from never quitting. Being at the right place at the right time can only happen when you keep moving toward the next opportunity.

Arthur Pine

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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

Thomas A. Edison

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Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

Newt Gingrich

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A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.

Norwegian proverb

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There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

Unknown author

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Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

Vincent Lombardi

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Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

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When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Quitting is only a short cut to losing.

Unknown author

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