40 Best Motivational Quotes for Bloggers

40 Best Motivational Quotes for Bloggers

When your story is ready for a rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done. Stephen King

  1. You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give. Winston Churchill

  2. After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. Philip Pullman

  3. Write what you know. Mark Twain

  4. Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else. Gloria Steinem

  5. Making money from blogging requires you to do only two things: drive a lot traffic, then maximize the income from that traffic. John Chow

  6. The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book. Samuel Johnson

  7. Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything really good. William Faulkner

  8. No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” —Robert Frost

  9. Half my life is an act of revision. John Irving

  10. Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. Joan Didion 

  11. Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers. Seth Godin

  12. There’s a lot of information out there for free, so you’ve got to figure out what makes your information different. Matt Wolfe

  13. My aim in constructing sentences is to make the sentence utterly easy to understand, writing what I call transparent prose. I’ve failed dreadfully if you have to read a sentence twice to figure out what I meant. Ken Follett

  14. Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren’t. I’m not surprised some people prefer books. Julian Barnes

  15. Don’t be the person who shows up to the party and won’t stop talking about themselves. Nobody likes that person. And your audience won’t be very fond of you if you’re constantly interrupting them with things they don’t want to hear. Craig Davis

  16. I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work. Pearl S. Buck

  17. Begin by figuring out the platforms that your ideal readers are on, and figuring out the ways you can reach them there. Chase Diamond

  18. In at least one way we are atypical bloggers. That’s because we just keep on posting. The typical blogger, like most people who go on diets and budgets, quits after a few months, weeks, or in many cases, days. Stephen J. Dubner.

  19. Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to do. Pat Flynn

  20. A memoir isn’t the summary of a life; it’s a window into a life, very much like a photograph in its selective composition. It may look like a casual and even random calling up of bygone events. It’s not; it’s a deliberate construction. William Zinsser

  21. Whatever you are wanting to do with your writing career, the truth is, there will never be a better time to start than now. Rebecca Matter

  22. Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it. Oscar Wilde

  23. Content is anything that adds value to the reader's life. Avinash Kaughik

  24. The past is never dead. It’s not even past. William Faulkner

  25. The currency of blogging is authenticity and trust. Jason Calacanis

  26. If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that. Stephen King

  27. There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Maya Angelou

  28. When your story is ready for a rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done. Stephen King

  29. The best time to act on this was decades ago. The second best time is now. David Brin

  30. Content: there is no easy button. Scott Abel

  31. That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

  32. The story must strike a nerve in me. My heart should start pounding when I hear the first line in my head. I start trembling at the risk. Susan Sontag

  33. The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning. Mark Twain

  34. Successful blogging is not about one time hits. It’s about building a loyal following over time. David Aston from Income Diary

  35. I'm all for the scissors. I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil. Truman Capote

  36. When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before. Mae West

  37. Words weren’t dull, words were things that could make your mind hum. If you read them and let yourself feel the magic, you could live without pain, with hope, no matter what happened to you. Charles Bukowski

  38. Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule. Stephen King

  39. It doesn’t matter how many book ideas you have if you can’t finish writing your book. Joe Bunting

  40. Don’t let anyone convince you that your dream, your vision to be an entrepreneur, is something that you shouldn’t do. Cathy Hughes