11 Quotes that Will Inspire You to Pursue a Creative Career

Does your job allow you to express your individuality? Are you encouraged to use your imagination to push the boundaries? Do you feel you have the freedom to challenge the status quo and discover innovative ways of thinking?

If the answer is no, your current job may be hindering you from reaching your full potential. Going to work doesn’t have to feel like a chore. There are plenty of creative careers that can make you excited to go to the office every day.

If nobody ever dared to push the limits, we would never have cars that can park themselves, phones that double as computers or remote controls that can pause and rewind live television. From artists to inventors, designers to engineers, there are employees in every industry who get paid to exercise their creativity.

So if you enjoy working like a robot day after day, then you may want to skip to the next article to read. But if you like the sound of a career that pays you to use your imagination, we have the extra inspiration you need to pursue the creative career of your dreams.

As you’ll see in this collection of quotes, creative people come in all varieties and professions. These words of wisdom come straight from the mouths of some of history's most creative folks. If their words inspire you to pursue a creative career, take the time to learn more about what it takes to work in the industry of your choice.

If any of these creativity quotes strike a chord with you, share them on Facebook, pin them to your Pinterest boards or simply bookmark this page. If ever you’re in need of a little inspiration or word wisdom you can revisit them with the simple click of your mouse.

1. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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2. Albert Einstein

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3. Dee Hock

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4. Ursula K. Le Guin

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5. Maya Angelou

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6. Edwin H. Land

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7. Pablo Picasso

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8. Donatella Versace

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9. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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10. Charles F. Kettering

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11. Edward De Bono

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Callie Malvik

Callie is the Content Manager at Collegis Education, overseeing blog content on behalf of Rasmussen College. She is passionate about creating quality resources that empower others to improve their lives through education.

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