144 Monday Quotes to Start Your Week Off Right

Here are some of our favorite Monday quotes to inspire you for the week ahead. Many people find Mondays to be a rather challenging day of the week. As we get back into the swing of work and life, we’re often left feeling uninspired and unmotivated.

However, it’s important to remember that every Monday is just a stepping stone towards Friday and the rest of the weekend. For that reason, we need to take some time to look for inspiration in order to survive the week’s challenges!

It’s Monday! And that means it’s time to start the week off with a dose of inspiration. Here are some of my favorite Monday quotes to get you motivated for the week ahead and to remind you that you have the power to make your week what you want it to be.

Take a few minutes this morning to read these Monday quotes, and I promise you’ll be ready to take on the week with confidence and enthusiasm.

Monday Quotes

Monday Quotes

If you think you can, you will. – Unknown

Monday Quotes

A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it’s built for. – Albert Einstein

Monday Quotes

Monday is here, a new day, a new week to propel us to success and happiness. Happy Monday! – Unknown

Monday Quotes

Do what they think you can’t do. – Duke Fergerson

Monday Quotes

One day or day one. It’s your choice. – Unknown

Monday Quotes

Stop thinking. Start Doing. – Priyanshu Singh

Monday Quotes

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. – Margaret Thatcher

Monday Quotes

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail Again. Fail better. – Samuel Beckeet

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Monday Quotes

Monday is a state of mind. Put up your positive pants and get things done. – Unknown

Monday Quotes

Your direction is more important than your speed. – Unknown

Monday Quotes

Tough times never last, but tough people do. – Robert H. Schuller

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Monday Quotes

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. – H. Jackson Brown. Jr.

Monday Quotes

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. – Napoleon Hill

Monday Quotes

Never, never, never give up. – Winston Churchill

Monday Quotes

If you want it, work for it. – Unknown

Monday Quotes

Start where you are use what you have do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

Monday Quotes

Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. – Unknown

Monday Quotes

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. – Unknown

Monday Motivation Quotes

Monday Quotes

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. – Dale Carnegie

Set goals. Say prayers. Work hard. – Unknown

Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want. – Ken Poirot

Don’t wait for an opportunity. Create it. – Priyanshu Singh

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda

Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits. – Unknown

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. – Zig Ziglar

Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton

If the plan doesn’t work. Change the plan. But never the goal. – Unknown

Everybody starts somewhere, trying to forget or ignore your past is ignoring a part of you.. good or bad that’s how you got to where you are. – Unknown

Either you run the day or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

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Sometimes God doesn’t give you what you think you want, not because you don’t deserve it, but because you deserve better. – Unknown

We share our stories with people who have earned the right to hear them in spaces that are safe. – Brene Brown

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. – Unknown

To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to. – Unknown

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. – Zig Ziglar

Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth. – Unknown

Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value. – Albert Einstein

Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year! – David Dweck

This life will ask a lot of you but light well still pour through. – Unknown

Happy Monday Quotes

Monday Quotes

So much time of the week rides on that golden weekend when in reality, it’s already Monday. – Unknown

Make each day your masterpiece. – John Wooden

Think of many things; do one. – Portuguese proverb

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

A Smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose. – Tom Wilson

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

Related: Smile Quotes

Happy are they who take life day by day, complain very little and are thankful for the little things in life. – Unknown

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

Monday morning you sure look fine. – Lindsey Buckingham

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford

Don’t ask if your dream is crazy, ask if it’s crazy enough. – Lena Waithe

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Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. – Ashley Smith

There is more to life than increasing its speed. – Mahatma Gandhi

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. – Wayne Dyer

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

In this life, to earn your place you have to fight for it. – Shakira

Monday Morning Quotes

Monday Quotes

The biggest thrill wasn’t in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday. – Art Rooney

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John R. Wooden

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

The starting point of all achievement is desire. – Napoleon Hill

Related: Words of Encouragement

Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – Priyanshu Singh

Done is better than perfect. – Sheryl Sandberg

If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves. – David Allen

Candy is nature’s way of making up for Mondays. – Rebecca Gober

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

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

Inspirational Monday Quotes

The biggest thrill wasn’t in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday. – Art Rooney

If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse. – Jen Sincero

I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. – Estée Lauder

If Monday is strong coffee, don’t despair and add a few pieces of sugar to make it tasty and sweet! – Unknown

Monday Quotes

Being your true self is the most effective formula for success there is. – Danielle LaPorte

Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday. – Brian Tracy

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. – Brian Littrell

Always believe something wonderful is about to happen. – Unknown

Gotta make every single day count, no matter what day it is. – Unknown

Related: Quotes About Change And Growth

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

Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. – Emily Dickinson

Success is to wake up each morning and consciously decide that today will be the best day of your life. – Ken Poirot

Monday is a perfect day for the expansion of the boundaries and the implementation of all plans. – Unknown

I have the same goal I’ve had ever since I was a girl. I want to rule the world. – Madonna

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event. – Brian Tracy

Success means doing the best we can with what we have, Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph, Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. – Zig Ziglar

Positive Monday Quotes

I don’t like to gamble, but if there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself. – Beyoncé

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

Okay, it’s Monday but who said Mondays have to suck? Be a rebel and have a great day anyway. – Kimberly Jiménez

Life is a fairytale starring you. You have the power to write your own story and be the hero of it, too. – Joelle Speranza

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

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

Someday is not a day of the week. – Denise Brennan-Nelson

May your coffee be strong and your Mondays be short. – Unknown

All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

Whatever your situation might be, set your mind to whatever you want to do and put a good attitude in it, and I believe that you can succeed. – Bethany Hamilton

My experiences remind me that it’s those black clouds that make the blue skies even more beautiful. – Kelly Clarkson

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt

The only limits you have are the limits you believe. – Wayne Dyer

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

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

If you want to be a successful in this world, you have to follow your passion, not a pay-check. – Jen Welter

Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen. – Deep Roy

What if I fall? Oh, but my darling, what if you fly? – Erin Hanson

Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow. – Jerry Spinelli

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

Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up & chase them. – Kristin

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

Positive Monday Quotes

A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure. – Henry Kissinger

I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. – Tom Landry

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

I said that the issue is not Monday. The issue is action without motivation. –  Denny Dey

Your best days are still out in front of your. – Joel Osteen

Monday, the start of a new work week, keep your mind open even if you feel desperate – find the opportunities that are there for you! – Unknown

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

Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining. – Teddy Roosevelt

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

People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou

You’re 100% responsible for your life. Stop whining and do something about it. – Mathieu Fortin

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

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

Each day can count if we learn to live it “on purpose” rather than passively drifting through the day, allowing the wind of circumstances and distractions to make our choices for us. – Joyce Meyer

Happy Monday Quotes

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

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

It’s time to readjust your mind, Monday mornings no longer have to be a dreaded moment in your life. – Funké Baffour

Work to become, not to acquire. – Elbert Hubbard

If you can’t outplay them, outwork them. – Ben Hogan

Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin

Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. – Stephen Covey

Mondays don’t have to be terrible; make them magical instead! – Kate Hudson

You’ll find that implementing small changes can have a significant impact on your life. Remember – little hinges swing on big doors. – S.J. Scott

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. – Lao Tzu

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there. – Bo Jackson

You are rewarded in this world based on the value that you give to it. – Jamie Alderton

Only a desperate mind, or an open one, has that small window of opportunity to plant new seeds of thoughts. – Dash Trembley

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new. – Dalai Lama

Only you have the power to determine whether your future mimics your past. – Skip Prichard

A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb

Everything you want is on the other side of fear. – Jack Canfield

For me, accountability has its foundations in the past but the emphasis is on the future: Doing what you said you would do within the time frame you agreed to do it. – Greg Bustin

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle. – Paulo Coelho

Monday Work Quotes

Make each day a masterpiece. – John Wooden

If you can dream it, you can do it. – Walt Disney

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

Life is an adventure; we get out of it what we put into it. – Richard Daly

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

The future depends on what you do today. – Mahatma Gandhi

Don’t wait on perfect conditions for success to happen; just go ahead and do something. – Dan Miller

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

Do and act on what you believe to be right, and you’ll wake up the next morning feeling good about yourself. – Janet Reno

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

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

A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray. – Marcia Carrington

There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or your OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between. – Pat Riley

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

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

The past, good or bad, has already happened; there is nothing you can do to change it. – Frances Trussell

For all of its faults, it gives most hardworking people a chance to improve themselves economically, even as the deck is stacked in favor of the privileged few. Here are the choices most of us face in such a system: Get bitter or get busy. – Bill O’ Reilly

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do. – Dennis Waitley

Good Morning Monday Quotes

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

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

The sun just touched the morning; the morning, happy thing, supposed that he had come to dwell, and life would be all spring. – Emily Dickinson

To be disciplined is to follow in a good way. To be self-disciplined is to follow in a better way. – Corita Kent

Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better. – Jim Rohn

I never wake up in the morning and wonder why I am here. I wake up and wonder why I am not making it better. – Jeffrey Fry

When you wake up every morning, let thanksgiving be your first thought. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Monday is a sloppy umbrella day, which makes everybody a little blue. – Giorge Leedy

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

Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. – Richard Branson

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

People want to be heard and want to be loved. That attitude of acceptance and support inspires them to be the best they can be. – Bobby Genovese

Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment. – Thich Nhat Hanh

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

When was the last time you woke up and realized that today could be the best day of your life? – Steve Maraboli

I like my coffee black and my mornings bright. – Terri Guillemets

If you talk about it, it’s a dream, if you envision it, it’s possible, but if you schedule it, it’s real. – Tony Robbins

But where most people jump ship, only the truly motivated and the truly committed push forward towards one clear destination through even the hardest of times. – Andrew Alexander

So fine was the morning except for a streak of wind here and there that the sea and sky looked all one fabric as if sails were stuck high up in the sky, or the clouds had dropped down into the sea. – Virginia Woolf

If only one of the presidential candidates would make it part of his platform to do something about making Monday part of the weekend. I think he would get a lot of votes. – Thomas Wayne

Cute Monday Quotes

There is nothing more dreadful than having to go walking on one’s own on Monday. – Thomas Bernhard

People who discipline themselves to get up and do things they don’t necessarily love or like doing, but do it regardless to succeed are people who will get the results and the success they are looking for. – Jeanette Coron

All men tend to become angry and irritated at the start of the week. It is the start of the week but is the end of all fun and happiness in life. – Venus Rivers

Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! – Steve Maraboli

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

Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today. – Steve Maraboli

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it. – Olin Miller

It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom. – Aristotle

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu

The morning was full of sunlight and hope. – Kate Chopin

Magical Monday is an amalgamation of passion, perseverance and performance. – Subhashree Jena

A humble person is more concerned about what is right than about being right. – Stephen Covey

Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not. – Ursula K. Le Guin

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

Monday is for people with a mission. Those who favor vacations, not weekends. – Cristina Imre

Morning not only forgives, it forgets. – Marty Rubin

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. – George Washington Carver

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

The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something. – Seth Godin

New days should be greeted like new lovers and babies toddling along a table looking back to make sure we’re watching. – Darnell Lamont Walker

The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time. – Joe Girard

Few ever lived to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising. – John Todd

There is no royal, flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it. For if I have accomplished anything in life, it is because I have been willing to work hard. – C.J. Walker

Your life goal should be to make Monday the best day of the week. – Trevor Carss

Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday’s code. – Dan Salomon

Conclusion

In conclusion, use Monday Quotes to help boost your mood and feel better each day. I hope this article has helped you to be more positive during the week. If you want, you could use the quotes as a daily routine by posting them on social media, writing them down in a journal, or memoizing them. I think they’re worth the praise!

I am Priyanshu the founder of Quotesjin. I am an Engineer by profession but Blogger by passion. I have been doing blogging and affiliate marketing since 2018, and established a few digital online businesses. I am passionate about sharing motivation thoughts and stories to my readers.