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125 Positive Monday Morning Quotes for Inspiration and Motivation to Start Your Week

Got the Monday blues? We’ve got you covered! We all know Mondays are the hardest day of the week. That’s why we decided to share with you a list of our favorite positive Monday morning quotes and sayings for some extra inspiration and motivation.

So, whether you need a kick start for your Monday or just want to feel energized and motivated, you’ve come to the right place.

Our Favorite Positive Monday Morning Quotes

Here are some of our favorite Monday morning quotes.

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

“What do sharks do on Monday mornings? They get up and start biting. That’s me.” ― Gemma Collins

“Candy is natures way of making up for Mondays.” ― Rebecca Gober

Sunrise and canoe on river with Monday morning quotes by Gober

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

“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

“For me, Monday represents a fresh start to the week. It is the day where the slate from the previous week is wiped clean. It is a day of new beginnings.” ― Allen Smith

“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

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

“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

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

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

“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

“Because you know what happens when you say ‘hello’ or ‘good morning?’ You make a connection. And isn’t that what being human is all about?” ― Philip Rosenthal

“Good morning is a contradiction of terms.” ― Jim Davis

“Every day, I wake up and say, ‘Good Morning.’ ― Vanity

Sunrise on river with Good morning monday quotes by Vanity

“When you meet a new day, take a deep breath and tell yourself, ‘ I am new in this day’.” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“The only good Monday is a Monday in bed” ― Lee Horton

“Monday isn’t that bad to be honest, What makes it bad is living in it.” ― Day

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

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

“Everyday is Monday….till Friday.” ― Viktor VolksPrater

Sunrise over mountains with short monday morning quotes by Volksprater

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

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

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

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

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

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

“One key to success is to have lunch at the time of day most people have breakfast.” ― Robert Brault

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Monday Captions, Monday Quotes, Monday Work Quotes, New Week Quotes, Sunday Morning Quotes and our other motivational quotes for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Inspiring Monday Morning Motivation Quotes

“Good Morning Humans…’It’s Monday don’t forget to be awesome, make it a good one” ― Napz Cherub Pellazo

“You are in control. Never allow your Monday to be manic.” ― Andrea L’Artiste

“Monday is for people with a mission.” ― Christina Imre

Person watching sunrise over ocean with Monday morning motivation quotes by Imre

“The best weeks start on Monday.” ― Nice Peter

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

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

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

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

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

“Each day provides its own gifts.” —Marcus Aurelius

“Today is a good day to try.” — Quasimodo

“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

“Your first ritual that you do during the day is the highest leveraged ritual, by far, because it has the effect of setting your mind, and setting the context, for the rest of your day.” ― Eben Pagan

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

“Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

“Monday is the day that opens up the week for many opportunities.” ― R.K. Narayan

“Don’t let a day of the week have so much power over your happiness. Happy Monday!” ― Andrea L’Artiste

“Good Morning Beautiful souls. Guide us for a new week rolls in and today’s full of possibilities for OK MONDAY mood” ― Napz Cherub Pellazo

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

Sunrise over mountain with Monday morning inspiration quotes by Moore

“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

“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

“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

“Mondays are a lot like getting fat. They make you feel sad, sometimes angry and there is not much scope for liking either fat or Mondays for any reason.” ― Garry Moll

“So. Monday. We meet again. We will never be friends – but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more positive partnership.” ― Julio Alexi Genao

“When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” ― Ella Woodward

Sunrise over ocean with funny quotes about Monday morningby Woodward

“This has been such a Monday! I wish I stayed in bed, and I wish that yesterday had never happened.” ― Lisa Mantchev

“The awfulness of Monday mornings is the world’s greatest common denominator. To the millionaire and the coolie it is the same, because there can be nothing worse.” ― Kenneth Fearing

“The challenge of every Monday is to maintain the same vitality in each and every day of the week.” — Byron Pulsifer

“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

“Don’t let the Monday morning quarterbacks stop you from being bold. You’ve got to set a high bar.” — Antonio Villaraigosa

“Turn every life situation into a positive one.” — Rhonda Byrne

Person watching sunrise with positive Monday morning quotes by Byrne

“I must break the routines and become a person who becomes productive every Monday. I must break the mindset of unhappiness and turn myself into a happy magnet for Mondays.” — Leggy Saul

“Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier and healthier life.” — Germany Kent

“Be the Sun that brightens up everyone’s morning.” ― Aakanksha Das

“There are two tests in life, more important than any other test. On Monday morning, when you wake up, do you feel in the pit of your stomach you can’t wait to go to work? And when you’re ready to go home Friday afternoon, do you say, ‘I can’t wait to go home?’” ― Chuck Schumer

“In my life long study of human beings, I have found that no matter how hard they try, they have found no way yet to prevent the arrival of Monday morning. And they do try, of course, but Monday always comes, and all the drones have to scuttle back to their dreary workday lives of meaningless toin and suffering.” ― Jeff Lindsay

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn

Sunrise in mountains with Monday morning quotes for work by Rohn

“Mondays are the start of the work week which offers new beginnings 52 times a year!” ― David Dweck

“When you start to do the things that you truly love, it wouldn’t matter whether it is Monday or Friday; you would be so excited to wake up each morning to work on your passions.” ― Edmond Mbiaka

“I have to go to work on Mondays and yes everyone hates Mondays. But I look at it a little differently. I don’t have to work, I GET to work. I am blessed to have a job while many don’t have one.” ― Dinky Manuel

Monday Morning Sayings

“I hate mornings and Mondays. And working. But other than that I am entirely happy.”

“Set your clocks at the start of the weekend so that you know just how much fun time you get to have. Then smash your clocks so you won’t know when Monday starts.”

“Hangovers are bad; hangovers are even worse on a Monday morning.”

“Good morning. Keep calm and pretend it’s not Monday.”

Person looking at sunrise with Monday morning sayings

“Never make your favorite song the alarm for Monday morning; you’ll hate it for years.”

“I can honestly say that I am likely to resemble a sloth when I crawl out of bed on Monday morning!”

“This is your Monday morning reminder that you can handle whatever this week throws at you.”

“This Monday, choose to make a difference. Every little action counts. Good Morning!”

“Take advantage of Monday to think about what you need to do to get what you want. Good Morning!”

“A little positive thinking in the morning can change your entire day. Good Monday!”

“This is your Monday morning reminder that you are powerful beyond measure, that you are capable of anything you are willing to work for, and that you could change your life today.”

So that is our list of quotes and sayings. We hope you were able to find the Monday morning quote you were looking for.

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About the Author

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.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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