We know, weekends are great, whether you’re having fun with your friends or simply use the time to rest. But do we really have to hate Mondays that much?

Sure, it might be harder to start your engines on a Monday morning, but think of all the time you lose worrying that a new week is about to start when you should actually be happy about it. Instead of using Mondays as a reminder that the weekend has passed, use them to plan an awesome and productive week.

For an extra energy boost, check out our Monday motivation quotes. Let them to take off some of the pressure you might feel when your alarm goes off. And by all means, share them with everyone around you.

They say every day is a privilege so why treat this one differently? Monday is a new day, not a bad day. So roll your eyes as much as you want, but don’t be pessimistic and ruin your day before it even started.

Here are 100 Monday motivation quotes to start your day with enthusiasm:

Monday Motivation quotes

I’ve learned it’s important not to limit yourself. You can do whatever you really love to do, no matter what it is.

RYAN GOSLING

Hey, I know it’s Monday. But it’s also a new day and a new week. And in that lies a new opportunity for something special to happen.

MICHAEL ELY

Begin the week with momentum and you’ll look back with great satisfaction on all you achieved.

SKIP PRICHARD

The sun himself is weak when he first rises; and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.

CHARLES DICKENS

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

ARTHUR ASHE

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

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

JIM ROHN (more Jim Rohn quotes)

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.

GROUCHO MARX 

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

EDMOND MBIAKA


You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.  

GEORGE LORIMER


The best way to predict the future is to create it. Abraham Lincoln
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

MILTON BERLE


This should be the spirit every Monday. Know that something good will always happen.

GABRIEL GARCÍ­A MÁRQUEZ (more Gabriel García Márquez)


Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

OG MANDINO


The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today.

NOLAN BUSHNELL


Mondays are the start of the workweek which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!

DAVID DWECK


If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.

SHERYL SANDBERG


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


What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU


 Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.

WILL ROGERS


I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

I can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life everything he’s got.

WALTER CRONKITE


You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

WALT DISNEY


Motivation is BS. Don’t start with motivation. Don’t wait to feel like it. Start by doing.

MEL ROBBINS


Monday is great if I can spend it in bed. I’m a man of simple pleasures, really.

ARTHUR DARVILL


It always seems impossible until it is done.

NELSON MANDELA (more Nelson Mandela quotes)


GOTTA MAKE EVERY SINGLE DAY COUNT, NO MATTER WHAT DAY IT IS.

UNKNOWN

Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.

YODA

May your coffee be strong and your Monday be short.

UNKNOWN

Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot.

JIM ROHN

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

GEORGE ELIOT


Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

PABLO PICASSO


Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

TRUMAN CAPOTE

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.

PAULO COELHO


‘The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.’ …so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success. 

LEO TOLSTOY


The road to success is always under construction.

LILY TOMLIN

Inspirational Monday quotes

Inspirational Monday quotes

Your regrets aren’t what you did, but what you didn’t do. So I take every opportunity.

CAMERON DIAZ

In the morning, when you rise unwillingly, let this thought be present: I am rising to the work of a human being.

MARCUS AURELIUS

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

DALAI LAMA

If not us, who? If not now, when?

JOHN F. KENNEDY

The only way around is through.

ROBERT FROST

We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.

DOLLY PARTON

Every day is different, and some days are better than others, but no matter how challenging the day, I get up and live it.

MUHAMMAD ALI

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.

BRUCE LEE

When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…

MARCUS AURELIUS

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

MAHATMA GANDHI

Light tomorrow with today.

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.

RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Be so good they can’t ignore you.

STEVE MARTIN

Your best days are still out in front of you.

JOEL OSTEEN

Nothing will work unless you do.

MAYA ANGELOU (more Maya Angelou quotes)

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

C.S. LEWIS

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

SAMUEL BECKETT

I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.

ESTEE LAUDER

The most effective way to do is to do it.

AMELIA EARHART

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

CONFUCIUS

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further.

THOMAS CARLYLE

Action is the foundational key to all success.

PABLO PICASSO

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars.

HENRY FORD

Don’t count the days, make the days count.

MUHAMMAD ALI

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

LAO TZU

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

NEALE DONALD WALSH

 How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

ANNE FRANK

Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.

LEO BUSCAGLIA 

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

FRANCIS OF ASSISI

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

ROBERT H. SCHULLER

The future depends on what you do today.

MAHATMA GANDHI (more Mahatma Gandhi quotes)

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. 

WALT DISNEY (more Walt Disney quotes)

There is a winner in you. You were created to be successful, to accomplish your goals, to leave your mark on this generation. You have greatness in you. The key is to get it out. 

JOEL OSTEEN (more Joel Osteen quotes)

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

MAYA ANGELOU

Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’

ECKHART TOLLE

It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts.

BRIAN WHITE

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

BEVERLY SILLS 

Monday Motivation quotes for work

Monday Motivation quotes for work

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

THOMAS JEFFERSON (more Thomas Jefferson quotes)

Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.

CHERYL STRAYED

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.

DALE CARNEGIE (more Dale Carnegie quotes)

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

CONFUCIUS

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.

OSCAR WILDE

Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

Work to become, not to acquire.

ELBERT HUBBARD 

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.

UNKNOWN

The key i s not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.

STEPHEN COVEY

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

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL (more Alexander Graham Bell quotes)

Done is better than perfect.

SHERYL SANDBERG

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.

OSCAR WILDE

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. 

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

Monday motivational workout quotes

Monday motivational workout quotes

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.

BABE RUTH

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

ARISTOTLE

You just can’t underestimate the power of showing up every single day and doing the work.

KOBE BRYANT

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

JIM ROHN

Motivated people always find a way. Unmotivated people will always find a way not to.

ED LATIMORE

It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.

CONFUCIUS

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

BABE RUTH

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

JACK CANFIELD

A year from now you may wish you had started today.

KAREN LAMB

Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.

WESLEY SNIPES

What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

MUHAMMAD ALI