10 Inspired Quotes About the Freelancer Life

Carla Tensuan

Carla Tensuan

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Freelancing can be a great way to make a living. It’s flexible, and you can work from anywhere in the world. But it’s also demanding, and making it a freelancer can be challenging.

In this article, we’ll give you 10 quotes about the freelancer life that will inspire you. These quotes remind you that freelancing is a rewarding and challenging career path. They’ll also remind you that the freelance life is full of opportunities and adventure. So whether you’re a freelancer just starting or you’ve been freelancing for years, these quotes will help you stay inspired and motivated.

I immensely enjoyed working as a freelance journalist because it gets you out of the house and talking to people.

Kevin Barry, Irish author

Sixteen years as a freelance features journalist taught me that neither the absence of ‘the Muse’ nor the presence of ‘the block’ should be allowed to hinder the orderly progress of a book.

Jim Crace, British writer

It was daunting, giving up a regular job for a freelance world, where every day off is a day of unemployment, and you are conscious you are not earning. But it was time to take a gamble and see what was on the other side.

Konnie Huq, British celebrity

There’s a cumulative effect to getting good parts as a freelance actor because you’re only as good as your last job, and you must keep going out and getting them.

Bruce McGill, American actor

Anybody in freelance work, especially artistically, knows that it comes with all the insecurity and the ups and downs. It’s a frightening life.

Alessandro Nivola, American actor

The biggest mistake is assuming another writer’s successful strategy will also work for you.

M.J. Rose, American author

The life of the professional writer—like that of any freelance, whether she be a plumber or a podiatrist—is predicated on willpower. Without it, there wouldn’t be any remuneration, period.

Will Self, British author

I’m a freelance person, and I’ve always been able to support myself.

Gloria Steinem, American activist

I am a freelance artiste.

Barun Sobti, Indian actor

Old age treats freelance writers pretty gently.

John Updike, American novelist
About the author

Carla Tensuan is a freelance writer, editor, and communications specialist. She specializes in crafting creative copy, blog content, and press releases. She enjoys listening to podcasts, reading books, and practicing yoga in her free time. She lives with her husband in Manila, Philippines.