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100 Funny and Inspirational Thursday Work Quotes to Start Your Morning Right

It’s Thursday and sometimes you need a little extra motivation to make it to the end of the week. Well, if you are looking for Thursday work quotes, you have come to the right place. If you’re feeling a little unmotivated or need some humor to get you moving, these Thursday work motivation quotes will give you that extra push you need.

Start scrolling to find your favorite Thursday quote for work.

Our Favorite Thursday Quotes for Work

“You can make a small change in a day. If you change Thursday, then you change Thursday. Pretty soon it’s a week, then a month, then a year. It’s bite-size, as opposed to feeling like you have to turn your life inside out to make changes.” Hoda Kotb

“Let this Thursday be filled with possibilities – be aware of the opportunities around you, don’t just go through the day, live the day with your eyes and your mind open.” Catherine Pulsifer

“Thursday is perhaps the worst day of the week. It’s nothing in itself; it just reminds you that the week has been going on too long” – Nicci French

Hiker and mountains with Thursday quotes for work by French

“Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining.” – Jef Raskin

“Thursday is the future that I’ve been waiting to experience.” –  Anthony T. Hincks

“We usually have margaritas on Thursdays but since it’s Tuesday I’ll make an exception.” – Chelsea Handler

“It was on a sweet Thursday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday all had passed, Came the day I’d waited for at last.” – Johnny Mathis

“Thursday is party day for the week that surrounds it.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“Monday is a blues day that goes for Tuesday, Wednesday’s just the middle of the week, Friday is just another payday, the weekend’s just another heyday, But Thursday’s surreptitiously unique. That’s why I didn’t go to work today.” – Harry Nilsson

“Yesterday ended last night, today is a brand-new day. And it’s yours.” – Zig Ziglar

Hiker on rocky mountain with New Day quotes

“Honestly, I never really understood the glorification of Fridays & weekends. I don’t want to build a life and career, where I spent five days a week waiting for the weekend. No! I want to enjoy my life, and don’t wish any weekday away. I want each day to matter to me, in some way, even if it’s a small tiny way. I love my life. Everyday. That’s the spirit we should convey all around us.” ― Akilnathan Logeswaran

“This new day has greeted us with no rules; unconditional opportunity. Do not dilute the power of this new day with the hardship of yesterday. Greet this day the way it has greeted you; with open arms and endless possibility.” – Steve Maraboli

“Thursday has its own peculiar way of saying, “Hey”, Sometimes Thursday almost makes you want to run away.” – Harry Nilsson

“The beginning is always today.” – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

“Thursday is one day closer to my expectation that everything I have done through the week culminates in progress.” – Byron Pulsifer

“On this Thursday take nothing for granted. Look around and show gratitude for your work, your family, and your friends.” – Theodore W. Higginsworth

“Thursday is end day in weekend. Today you are so tired, will think about how your week was, and how will go on Thursday. With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself, or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything.” – Wayne Dyer

“Thursdays bring a focus to our week to complete all that needs to be done.” – Byron Pulsifer

Hiker and mountains with Thursday motivational quotes for work by Pulsifer

“People should know, understand that not all Thursdays are the same.” ― Percival Everett

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

“Thursday is full of tenderness and kindness. So have a good day, and share it with those around you.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“Today is a brand new day. Forget about yesterday; it does not matter. Forget about tomorrow; it will take care of itself. Concentrate on this day. Make it the best ever.” – Mary-Frances Winters

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” —  Thomas Jefferson

“Dream big, stay positive, work hard, and enjoy the journey.” – Urijah Faber

Person standing on cliff looking at ocean with Thursday motivaitonal quotes for work by Faber

“The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life.” – Arnold Bennet

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” — Stephen King

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

“Work and you’ll get what you need; work harder and you’ll get what you want.” — Prabakaran Thirumalai

“Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” — Brian Tracy

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Inspirational Work Quotes and work quotes specific to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Short Work Quotes for Thursday

“Start your Thursday with an attitude of optimism. It’s going to be a good day!” – Kate Summers

“So I won’t wear makeup on Thursday, ‘Cause who I am is enough.” – Jess Glynne

“It’s just that Thursday’s twice as long as it should be.” – Harry Nilsson

Person looking at lake with short work quotes for Thursday by Nilsson

“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

“Effort is what is required on Thursday to finish all that needs to be done.” – Kate Summers

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

“Thursday is a day to admit your mistakes and try to improve.” – Byron Pulsifer

“The reward for good work is more work.” — Francesca Elisia

“Today is a new day, the first day of the rest of your life.” – Abbie Hoffman

“With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything.” — Antoine Griezmann

“Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.” – Iain Duncan Smith

River and trees with funny quotes about hard work by Smith

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” — Estee Lauder

“Thursday, I forecast as mostly sunny. It’s a much-needed break.” – John Farley

“If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock.” — Claude McDonald

“Doing nothing is very hard to do… you never know when you’re finished.” — Leslie Nielsen

“Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?” — Edgar Bergen

“You can’t have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage worth ethic.” — Zig Ziglar

Happy Thursday Quotes for Work

“Happy Thursday! Life at work and at home is so much HAPPIER when you speak and act with kindness. Share a smile and make it a great day.” – Tracey Edmonds

“It’s important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.” ― Paula Cole

“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” — Joseph Barbara

Hiker and mountains with happy Thursday quotes for work by Barbara

“When you work hard, you are not going to be happy the whole time, you are going to have frustration, bad times in life.” ― Emiliano Martinez

“My theory on life is that life is beautiful. Life doesn’t change. You have a day, and a night, and a month, and a year. We people change – we can be miserable or we can be happy. It’s what you make of your life.” ― Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

“Simply enjoy life and the great pleasures that come with it.” ― Karolina Kurkova

“Live Life to the fullest. You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece. Laugh some every day. Keep growing, keep dreaming, keep following your heart. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ― Albert Einstein

“Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.” ― Kenneth Branagh

“All happiness depends on courage and work.” ― Honoré de Balzac

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

Person silhouetted on cliff at sunrise with short happy quotes about life by Omar Khayyam

“The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while being grateful. All of this because the world belongs to those who dare to go after what they want. And because life is really too short to be insignificant.” ― Charlie Chaplin

“Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.” ― Tena Desae

“From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.” — Anais Nin

Funny Thursday Quotes for Work

“And whether it is Thursday or the day is stormy, With thunder and rain, or the birds attack each other, We have rolled into another dream.” – John Ashbery

“Thursday is the most dangerous day of the week.” – Marty Stern

Hiker and mountains with Funny Thursday quotes for work by Stern

“By Thursday, you know, jet fumes, the smell of jet fumes.” – Olympia Snowe

“Thursday has its own peculiar way, Of saying “Hey.”” – Harry Nilsson

“As I have gotten older and wiser I discovered that there are six things that I really loved about my job. Pay day, lunch time, quitting time, vacation time, holidays, and of course retirement.” — Tom Goins

“Thursday, I accidentally spent some of my own money.” – Bill Vaughan

“Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” — George Carlin

“It could be Monday and I’d have on underwear saying Thursday. I just didn’t care.” – Sue Monk Kidd

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar

“…By the time Thursday rolls around, you stay in, and you work, and you don’t go out because it’s horrible.” – El-P

Stairs to beach with funny Thursday quotes for work by El-P

“The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” — Oscar Wilde

“I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.” — Jerome K. Jerome

“I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.” — Charles Lamb

“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” — Will Rogers

“Why do people say they wish every day was Friday? If it was always Friday, we’d be here every freakin’ day.” — Ed Bernard

“Doing nothing is very hard to do… You never know when you’re done.” – Leslie Nielson

Town and mountains with funny work quotes by Nielsen

“I work for myself, which is fun. Except when I call in sick, I know I’m lying.” — Rita Rudner

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” — Zig Ziglar

Thursday Inspirational Quotes for Work

“This Thursday, expect nothing. Work hard. Appreciate everything.” – Unknown

“As the end of the week approaches, Thursday should be a day for persistence not inconsistence.” – Byron Pulsifer

Boat on lake with Thursday inspirational quotes for work by Pulsifer

“Never mind those failures till yesterday. Each new day is a sequel of a wonderful life; gifted with hopes to succeed.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Life is made out of Thursday afternoons. You just keep having them one after the other and let everything else take care of itself.” – Tim Tharp

“It’s Thursday! While pursuing your goals for the workweek, take time to appreciate what you’ve already accomplished.” – Unknown

“Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” – Bil Keane

“Today is a brand new day. A perfectly good reason to get up and start over. Never give up.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

“Work smarter not harder.” – Allen F. Morgenstern

Trees and sun with famous quote about hard work

“Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.” — Gertrude B. Elion

“Every day that you open your eyes is a new day and another day to get it right.” – Jean Renee Porter

“Thursday should start with a teabag of fun.” – Anthony T. Hincks

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

“Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now.” — Margaret Fuller

“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” — Harry Golden

“Hard work is an essential element in tracking down and perfecting a strategy or in executing it.” — Charlie Munger

“A lot of hard work is hidden behind nice things.” — Ralph Lauren

“Where people aren’t having fun, they seldom produce good work.” — David Ogilvy

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.“ — Alexander Graham Bell

“Never stop dreaming. Wake up and chase your dreams.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

“Every day, I like to wake up and remind myself to be grateful of the simple things.” ― Miranda Ker

“Hit the reset button. Whatever happened yesterday, forget about it. Get a new perspective. Today is a new day. Start fresh, begin now.” – Germany Kent

“Thursday is one of the days of the week that I strive to maintain a positive outlook.” – Byron Pulsifer

Person walking on beach with positive Thursday work quotes by Pulsifer

“All great beginnings start in the dark when the moon greets you on a new day at midnight.” – Shannon L. Alder

“It’s Thursday. The excitement and anticipation build for the upcoming weekend.” – Byron Pulsifer

“One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.” – Deep Roy

“Every single day is an opportunity for you to start anew; I call this my ’24-hour Reset Button.’ Each new day stands alone and brings you another chance to move closer towards your goals, so make each day a Great Day!” – Tamara Tilleman

“You can quit anything on a Thursday.” –  Bob Goff

“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Make your snacks on Sunday, and you will be good to go until Thursday or so.” – Summer Sanders

“Thursday is full of timeless thoughts and marshmallow dreams.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles.” – Widad Akrawi

“You go in with a positive attitude and stay there.” – Shelley Long

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

Desert cliffs with positve inspirational life quotes by Byrne

“Be positive with every idea surrounding your dreams.” – Israelmore Ayivor

“Positive energy knows no boundaries.” – Lu Wei

“Having a positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” ― Natalie Massenet

“Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.” ― Tena Desae

“Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.” ― George Allen, Sr

“No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.” ― Demi Lovato

“Team spirit is knowing and living the belief that what a group of people can accomplish together is much larger, far greater, and will exceed that which an individual can accomplish alone.” – Diane Arias

“The ratio of we’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.” – Lewis B. Ergen

“The way team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” – Babe Ruth

“Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

Hikers and mountains with Turnsday team quotes for work by Jobs

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson

“Teamwork. A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.” – Justin Sewell

“Teamwork is the lynchpin in our long-term success.” – Ned Lautenbach

“The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.” — Margaret Carty

“If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?” – Matthew Woodring Stover

“No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy is, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” – Reid Hoffman

“Teamwork makes the dream work.” – John C. Maxwell

“In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.” – Mark Sanborn

“For our own success to be real, it must contribute to the success of others.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.” ― Wilfred Peterson

“Success is not about never falling, but about rising every time you fall.” ― Michelle Cohen Corasanti

“If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.” ― Henry Ford

“Don’t care about success or failure. Keep doing what you love. Success will follow.” ― Udai Yadla

Ocean and driftwood with Thursday quotes about work and success by Yadla

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” ― Robert Collier

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” ― John Wooden

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” ― Edward Everett Hale

“The road to success is always under construction.” ― Lily Tomlin

“Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.” ― Arnold H. Glasgow

“Everyday presents a new opportunity to grow and press forward to your success. Stay the course believing that where you are right now doesn’t matter, as long as you are moving in the right direction.” ― Germany Kent

“Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” ― Oliver Goldsmith

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” ―Alexander Graham Bell

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ― Maya Angelou

Thursday Morning Quotes for Work

“Thursday morning and the sun is early, Thursday morning and the trees are singing.” – Giles, Giles & Fripp

“One small positive thought on this Thursday morning can change your whole day.” – Tahnni Dupre

Sunrise over lake with Thursday morning motivation quotes by Tahnni Dupre

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

“I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.'” ― Jim Carrey

“By Thursday morning, we’d gotten over the worst of it.” – William Scranton

“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 was a sinking feeling, that feeling when you wake up thinking its Friday only to realize its Thursday.” – Danielle Poulin

Orange sunrise with funny Thursday morning quotes by Poulin

“When you wake up are you ready to meet the day or has the day already beaten you? Your perspective, your life!” ― Monika Zands

“Wake up early every day so that while others are still dreaming, you can make your dreams come true.” ― Hal Elrod

“Wake up and dare to try… Time doesn’t care to fly!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

“Wake up. Be thankful. For whatever happens on this day, you are endlessly given the chance to start again-to be alive. And all of us should wish for that.” ― Carew Papritz

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

Sunrise above the clouds with inspirational quotes about a new day by Doe Zantamata

“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

“Go to bed early and wake up early. The morning hours are good.” ― Jeff Bezos

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Now get out there and make the best of your Thursday!

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