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30 Quotes That Will Inspire You to Write Better Content

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Screen_Shot_2014-02-10_at_7.33.40_PMWalking your dog, in the cereal aisle at the grocery store, in the shower on a Tuesday morning.

It seems as though inspiration strikes at the most unlikely times.

Seriously, it's as if it waits for the exact moment that you find yourself without pen and paper, and then it hits you hard.

Here we are complaining about inconvenient inspiration, when what we should really be worried about is the feeling we're faced with when the inspiration well runs dry.

For a seasoned writer, you may find that you've got the perseverance it takes to put on your content creation pants and work through the writer's block. However, for newbie bloggers, this type of content creation hesitation can feel like the end all be all.

Whatever your background, everyone can benefit from a few nuggets of inspiration every once in a while. 

No matter what struggles stand between you and that finalized blog post, we hope that at least one of these 30 quotes will help you transcend your limitations and get back on the content creation horse with confidence.

30 Quotes That Will Inspire You to Write Better Content:

“Why waste a sentence saying nothing?” - Seth Godin

"Writing isn't about using big words to impress. It's about using simple words in an impressive way." - Sierra Bailey

"Just be useful." - Jay Baer

"Easy reading is damn hard writing." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Write so that people can hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart" - Maya Angelou

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"You can’t write if you can’t relate." - Beck

"The easy, conversational tone of good writing comes only on the eighth rewrite." - Paul Graham

"Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs." - Henry Ford

"Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive." - Barry Lopez

"Blocks usually stem from fear of being judged. If you imagine the world is listening, you'll never write a line." - Erica Jong

"Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers." - Ray Bradbury

"If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it." - Elmore Leonard

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"What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure." - Samuel Johnson

"To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing." - Elbert Hubbard

"Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space." - Orson Scott Card

"Make the prospect a more informed buyer with content." - Robert Simon

"To be momentous, create content with purpose." - Russell Sparkman

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"Like most—maybe all— writers, I learned to write by writing and, by example, by reading books." - Francine Prose

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King Jr.

"The only thing you absolutely need to know is the location of the library." - Albert Einstein

"Start writing, no matter what. The water doesn't flow until the faucet is turned on." -  Louis L’amour

"Write drunk; edit sober." - Ernest Hemingway

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“Here’s the thing: The book that will most change your life is the book you write.” - Seth Godin

"Content should ask people to do something and reward them for it." - Lee Odden

"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." - Maya Angelou

"If content is King, context is God." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." - Benjamin Franklin

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