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100 Good Morning Quotes for a Happy Start to the Day

Are you looking for good morning quotes to start the day? You have come to the right place! These quotes are a great way to start the morning with a smile. These good morning sayings thoughts, blessings, wishes and quotes we’ve collected have the power and capacity to change your thoughts.

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Our Favorite Good Morning Quotes

“The next morning dawned bright and sweet, like ribbon candy.“ — Sarah Addison Allen

“I’ve got nothing to say but it’s okay, good morning, good morning” — The Beatles

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“I like my coffee black and my mornings bright.” — Terri Guillemets

Sunrise over mountains with short morning quotes by Guillemets

“The day will be what you make it, so rise, like the sun, and burn.” — William C. Hannan

“Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.” — Ursula K. Le Guin

“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.” — Rumi

“Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.” — Emily Dickinson

“When the sun came up… I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.” — Tom Hanks

“What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.” — Sinclair Lewis

“Every morning starts a new page in your story. Make it a great one today.” — Doe Zantamata

“Every morning is a revolution against the darkness.” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Every morning, I wake up saying, ‘I’m still alive, a miracle.’ And so I keep on pushing.” — Jim Carrey

“If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.” — Larry Page

“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” — Yoko Ono

“I used to love night best but the older I get the more treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings.” — Terri Guillemets

“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.” — S. Ajna

Sunrise over snowy field with best good morning quotes by Ajna

“Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.” — Lemony Snicket

“If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.” — Elon Musk

“In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.” — Carl Sandburg

“I never wake up in the morning and wonder why I am here. I wake up and wonder why I am not making here better.” — Jeffrey Fry

“I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.” — Miles Davis

“There is enormous power in nailing your morning routine, but there’s even more power in adapting to it when it doesn’t happen as we’d like.” — Terri Schneider

“The silence in the morning holds lots of expectations and is more hopeful than the silence at night.” — Victoria Durnak

“I get up every morning and it’s going to be a great day. You never know when it’s going to be over, so I refuse to have a bad day.” — Paul Henderson

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson

“The repetition becomes the important thing; it’s a form of mesmerism. I mesmerize myself to reach a deeper state of mind.” — Haruki Murakami

“The silence in the morning holds lots of expectations and is more hopeful than the silence at night.” — Victoria Durnak

“First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ‘I believe,’ three times.” — Ovid

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“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” — J. B. Priestley

“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.” — S. Ajna

“Your current life is the result of your previous choices, if you want something different, begin to choose differently.” — Joe Tichio

“In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My principal motivation is supporting my family, which is not a bad reason for getting up in the morning. That’s always been my motivation – to take care of the people who rely on me.” — Tony Parsons

“The most important thing I do each morning is steady myself by not allowing a sense of urgency to penetrate.” — Matthew Weatherley-White

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Short Morning Quotes, Inspirational Morning Quotes, Funny Morning Quotes, New Day Quotes, Good Night Quotes, Morning Captions and Good Morning Love Quotes.

Quotes for Morning Motivation

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.” — Richard Whately

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” — Marcus Aurelius

“I get up every morning and it’s going to be a great day. You never know when it’s going to be over, so I refuse to have a bad day.” — Paul Henderson

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“Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” — Wayne Huizenga

“Now that your eyes are open, make the sun jealous with your burning passion to start the day. Make the sun jealous or stay in bed.” — Malak El Halabi

“I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.” — Larry King

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.” — E. B. White

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” — J. B. Priestley

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot

“Eating right and taking the time to slow down and plan in the morning is crucial to a productive day.” — David Moore

“If I fail to follow my morning routine I try to get a hard workout in. A hard workout is like a manual restart of the day.” — Aubrey Marcus

“I know it’s Monday, but it’s also a new day, a new week, and in that lies a new opportunity for something special to happen.” ― Michael Ely

“Wake up on Monday and start your day with a lot of awesomeness and you will get happiness back.” ― Jim Butcher

“Every Monday you wake up is a day to make a change.” ― Irvine Welsh

“When life give you monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” – Ella Woodward

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“There is something about an early Tuesday morning that resonates with me.” — Tahnni Dupre

“When Wednesday morning came the weather was very fine, And the sun in the heavens brightly did shine, And continued so all the live long day.” — William Topaz McGonagall.

“One small positive thought on this Thursday morning can change your whole day.” — Nadine Locke

“It’s Friday morning mankind! Good vibe, don’t frown and let the monster see you smile!” — Napz Cherub Pellazo

“On a lazy Saturday morning when you’re lying in bed, drifting in and out of sleep, there is a space where fantasy and reality become one.” — Lynn Johnston

“Good morning Sunday, wish it was Saturday.” ― Bev Johnston

Sunrise over a palm tree with good morning Sunday quotes by Johnston

“Your body tells you what it needs, and if you sleep past your alarm on a Saturday morning, it’s probably because you need the sleep.” — Sophia Bush

“She woke up every morning with the option of being anyone she wished. How beautiful it was that she always chose herself.” — Tyler Kent White

“When you do something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” — John Lennon

“The secret to a good morning is to watch the sunrise with an open heart.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

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“Celebrate the new day with shouts of praise, love, and grace, and with a beautiful smile upon your face.” — Caroline Naoroji

“Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” — Marilyn Monroe

“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” — Hans Christian Andersen

“When you do something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” — John Lennon

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

“You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and you’re excited for the day? That’s one of my main goals in life.” — Kirsten Dunst

Positive Good Morning Quotes

“Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat: “Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.” — Gina Rodriguez

“It is a serious thing – just to be alive – on this fresh morning – in this broken world.” — Mary Oliver

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” — Maria Robinson

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“One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.” — Paulo Coelho

“These morning practices are what fuel me; keeping my routine is not about willpower.” — Jenny Blake

“When I’m just waking up I like to keep a space for my own thoughts and ideas. Checking my phone is not a priority of mine.” — Andre D. Wagner

“Whether the day is for writing, designing, or painting, the consistent practice of a morning routine is the doorway into it all.” — Elle Luna

“I care less about my wake-up time than about the number of hours slept.” — Rachel Binx

“Waking up early, connecting with nature, and having my quiet time are priorities to me, and they are non-negotiable.” — Danette May

“When I’m tempted to skip my morning routine or another form of self-care, I remind myself that I can better serve the people I love and the projects I care about when I start with me.” — Courtney Carver

“The biggest task in the morning is to try to keep my headspace from being invaded by the outside world.” — Austin Kleon

“Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “Awe sh*t, they’re up.”” — Dwayne Johnson

“I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.” — Benjamin Franklin

“When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.” — Ernie Banks

“I like freedom. I wake up in the morning and say, ‘I don’t know, should I have a popsicle or a donut?’ You know, who knows?” — Oscar Nunez

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” — Charlie Chaplin

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“I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off.” — Bruce Willis

“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” — Mindy Kaling

“Not all the creatures will be excited by the sunrise.” ― Kamaran Ihsan Salih

“Sunrise is starting to feel like a guilt trip.” ― Kris Kidd

“The sun rises before I do, but I break even by retiring after it does.” — Jules Rena

“If I need to remind myself to bring something with me in the morning, I’ll usually put my car keys on top of it.” — Des Traynor

Sunrise Quotes for the Morning

“Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise.” ― Fleetwood Mac

“It’s a new day. Yesterday’s failure is redeemed at the sunrise” ― Todd Stocker

“O sky above me, you modest, glowing sky! O you, my happiness before sunrise! Day is coming: so let us part!” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Don’t you feel you get value for your day if you’ve actually watched the sun rise?” ― AJ Vosse

“If a fee were charged to see the sun rise, almost everybody would be up to watch it.” — Evan Esar

“Every sunrise is an invitation to brighten someone’s day.” — Jhiess Krieg

“Sunrise is the reminder that we can start new beginning from anywhere.” ― Rupal Asodaria

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“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.” — Walt Whitman

“As I watched the sun began its daily routine, casting golden hue and illuminating cities, I wondered, what an exemplary way to start my daily routine.” — Val Uchendu

“Ah, good morning. Sunrise over the jungle. Magnificent.” — Nathan Juran

“Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” — William Arthur Ward

“Next time a sunrise steals your breath or a meadow of flowers leaves you speechless, remain that way.” — Max Lucado

“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” — John Muir

“Get outside. Watch the sunrise. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there’s something good about feeling both.” — Amy Grant

“Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.” — William Feather

“I used to love a walk in the early morning, when the streets are quiet and the sun was shining.” — Imran Amed

“Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.” — Elizabeth Bowen

“I don’t like to miss that beautiful early morning light.” — David Hockney

Sunrise over lake with early morning quotes by Hockney

“From early morning to late at night, it’s such an interesting life, and I’m healthy and free.” — Olav Thon

“I’ve found that I do some of my best thinking during our early morning walks. For that one hour each morning, I’m focused on the now.” — Suleika Jaouad

“I’m not an early morning person.” — Abhijit Banerjee

“Traveling around a lot, you see people from all different walks of life. Especially in the early morning hours, you see and meet a lot of characters that you wouldn’t usually meet.” — Ryan Bingham

“Early morning out on a prairie highway, when darkness lifts and reveals the outline of farmhouses and copses of trees in the distance.” — David Bergen

“Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

“We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness.” — Sapna Reddy

“You can only come to the morning through the shadows.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.” — S. Ajna

Sunrise over mountain wtih life quotes for good mornings

“I’ve found that the first thirty minutes of my day have the biggest impact on how I feel for the rest of my waking hours.” — Molli Sullivan

“If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” — J.M. Power

“It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don’t worry. I say that to myself every morning.” — Gordon B. Kinkley

“Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside—remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.”  — Charles Bukowski

“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.” — George S. Patton

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau

“In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.” — Vladimir Nabokov

Happy Morning Quotes

“Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Today’s goals: Coffee and kindness. Maybe two coffees, and then kindness.” — Nanea Hoffman

“I wake up in the morning and my heart is light, man. It’s not heavy. I don’t have skeletons in the closet on their way out.” — Drake

“Saying good morning to the sun is my favorite way to start the day.” — Tahnni Dupre

Sunrise over harbour with happy morning quotes by Tahnni Dupre

“For each new morning let there be flow of love. Let there be light of happiness in every direction.” — Amit Ray

“Mornings are so precious because it’s when I’m most productive. For me, thirty minutes at 5:30 am is equivalent to at least an hour at 3:00 pm.” — Whitney Johnson

“Dance when the sun comes up.” ― A.D. Posey

“For a girl with such a dark mind, you’re a little too in love with the sunrise.” ― Sherry Namdeo

“Be the morning in everyone’s eyes and make their day turn into a thing of beauty.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

“I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.” ― Juansen Dizon

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” — J.B. Priestley

“Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” — Buddha

“Every day brings you a chance to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes and dance.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Every new day begins with possibilities.” — Ronald Reagan

ing, because you can’t turn the clock back.” — Mel Gibson

“When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.” — Steve Maraboli

“Every morning is a chance at a new day.” — Marjorie Pay Hinckley

“Every new day gives me ceaseless hope to reach out for my dreams.” — Lailah Gifty Akita

“Stretching always helps me start my day in a good way.” — Nyjah Huston

“For me, every day is a new thing.” — Frank Gehry

“Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.” — W. C. Fields

Sunrise over ocean with start the day quotes by Fields

“Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best.” — Marilu Henner

“Coffee has always been a significant part of my life. For me, it’s a chance to start my day and gather my thoughts – it’s fuel for my creative process.” — Connor Franta

“It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.” — Jane Fonda

Good Morning Messages

A cup of coffee and a lot of fresh air gives you a great start to your day. Hope you have both of them. Good morning!

On this beautiful morning, I hope that all your troubles disappear and may all your wishes be fulfilled. Have a wonderful morning!

Sun reminds us every morning to be grateful for what we have in life. Have a fantastic morning!

Sunrise on the beach with good morning thoughts

Today was not like yesterday and will never ever be like tomorrow. Always live life to the fullest and make each day beautiful. Good morning!

The greatest motivation is to know that you are an inspiration to others. Get up and start living an inspiring life today.

Have a pleasant morning! Wake up. A wonderful morning is waiting for you and it cannot wait forever!

If you take a deep breath in the fresh air of morning, half of your tension will go away. Good morning!

May this morning bring a lot of joy and happiness that will last throughout the day. Good morning!

Mornings define the entire day, so get out of your bed, make some coffee, and kick start your day.

Have a beautiful morning that is beyond amazing. I hope you will make the best of it.

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Life never gives a second chance. So, enjoy each and every moment. Have a lovely morning!

There is no way you can perhaps miss the beauty of today’s morning. Get up and have a beautiful morning!

Stop being afraid of what can go wrong. Start being excited about what can go right. Have a lovely day!

I hope your morning is as glowing and beautiful as your smile. Happy morning!

Good morning! May all your dreams become a reality.

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Wishing you a fantastic morning! Take life challenges day by day and be grateful for the little things.

Have a wonderful morning! Wishing you a day full of joy, magical moments, and happiness.

May this morning be beautiful and fruitful for you. Wishing you a lovely morning!

I wish you an awesome morning. May this morning bring you happiness and joy.

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Good morning! A day has only 24 hours. How you spend these precious hours depend on you.

Time is valuable. Cherish every moment and use it wisely by doing something productive. Good morning!

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Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

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