201 Monday Motivation Quotes To Start The Week Off Strong

Sometimes, by the time Monday comes around we neeed a little extra motivation!

If you are trying to accomplish something big this week, starting Monday off strong is key!

Learn to cultivate a positive mindset, you get to prep yourself well and turn every motivation Monday into the best day of your week.

Gone are the days where Mondays are only blue. You’ll now be looking forward to Mondays because it is going to be the day you turn dreams into a reality.

201 Monday Motivation Quotes to boost inspiration and motivation

  1. “Okay, it’s Monday but who said Mondays have to suck? Be a rebel and have a great day anyway.” – Kimberly Jiménez
  1. “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
  1. “Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!” – David Dweck
  1. “Begin the week with momentum and you’ll look back with great satisfaction on all you achieved.” – Skip Prichard
  1. “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

  1. “May your coffee be strong and your Mondays be short.”
  1. “Mondays are tough only for those people, who don’t know how to spend them cheerfully. Get up and have fun today!”
  1. “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
  1. “The only limits you have are the limits you believe.” – Wayne Dyer
  1. “You are in control. Never allow your Monday to be manic.” – Andrea L’Artiste
  1. “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
  1. “What if I fall? Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?” – Erin Hanson
  1. “Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.” – Jerry Spinelli
  1. “This should be the spirit every Monday. Know that something good will always happen.” – Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

More Monday motivation

  1. “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali
  1. “Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up & chase them.” – Kristin, Sophisticated Gal
  1. “The sun himself is weak when he first rises; and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” – Charles Dickens
  1. “It’s Monday. Get a new perspective. Whatever obstacle you’re facing—it’s not permanent.”
  1. “What about Monday? That could be our one day we look at things the same way, and wear funny shoes.” – Kevin Dalton
  1. “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 In Dalton
  1. “This is your Monday morning reminder that you can handle whatever this week throws at you.”

  1. “Monday, Monday, so good to me; Monday morning, it was all I hoped it would be.” – John Phillips
  1. “Believe on Monday the way you believe on Sunday.” – Rita Schiano
  1. “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
  1. “The biggest thrill wasn’t in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday.” – Art Rooney
  1. “A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.” – Henry Kissinger
  1. “I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.” – Tom Landry
  1. “Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars.” – Henry Ford

Monday motivation quotes to start the day

  1. “Only you have the power to determine whether your future mimics your past.” – Skip Prichard
  1. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson
  1. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  2. “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.” – Ben Hogan
  3. “A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it’s built for.” – Albert Einstein
  4. “Make each day a masterpiece.” – John Wooden
  5. “Your best days are still out in front of your.” – Joel Osteen
  1. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” – Dalai Lama
  3. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin
  4. “You’re 100% responsible for your life. Stop whining and do something about it.” – Mathieu Fortin
  1. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde
  2. “Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller
  3. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” – Lao Tzu

Motivation Monday quotes to keep in mind

  1. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney
  2. “Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining.” – Teddy Roosevelt
  3. “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
  4. “Don’t wait on perfect conditions for success to happen; just go ahead and do something.” – Dan Miller
  5. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
  6. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

  1. “The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “Life is an adventure; we get out of it what we put into it.”– Richard Daly
  3. “Mondays don’t have to be terrible; make them magical instead!”– Kate Hudson
  4. “Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.”– Dale Carnegie
  5. “I said that the issue is not Monday. The issue is action without motivation.”– Denny Dey
  6. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.”– Alexander Graham Bell
  7. “It’s time to readjust your mind, Monday mornings no longer have to be a dreaded moment in your life.”– Funké Baffour
  1. “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”– Stephen Covey

Monday Morning Motivation For Positive Outcomes

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “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
  4. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
  5. “You are rewarded in this world based on the value that you give to it.” – Jamie Alderton
  6.  “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
  1. “Only a desperate mind, or an open one, has that small window of opportunity to plant new seeds of thoughts.” – Dash Trembley
  2. “Work to become, not to acquire.” – Elbert Hubbard
  1. “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!”
  2. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  3. “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
  4. “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield
  5. “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
  6. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb

More Monday Work Motivation

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “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
  4. “Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi
  5. “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

  1. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson
  2. “A humble person is more concerned about what is right than about being right.” – Stephen Covey
  3. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde
  4. “The past, good or bad, has already happened; there is nothing you can do to change it.” – Frances Trussell
  5. “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
  1. “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
  2. “Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.” – Brian Tracy
  3. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu
  4. “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” – Aristotle

Monday motivation to power up your week

  1. “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” – Olin Miller
  2. “The morning was full of sunlight and hope.” – Kate Chopin
  3. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson
  4. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn
  5. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.” – Seth Godin
  6. “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
  7. “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

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  1. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
  2. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden
  3. The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” – Joe Girard
  4. “Few ever lived to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising.” – John Todd
  5. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” – Albert Einstein
  6. “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
  1. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar

Find out more Monday Motivation Quotes for living

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “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
  4. “Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday’s code.” – Dan Salomon
  5. “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
  6. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” – George Lorimer
  1. “Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga
  2. “Morning not only forgives, it forgets.” – Marty Rubin
  3. “Monday is a sloppy umbrella day, which makes everybody a little blue.” – Giorge Leedy

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  1. “Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono
  2. “Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.” – Richard Whately
  3. “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
  4. “There is nothing more dreadful than having to go walking on one’s own on Monday” – Thomas Bernhard
  5. “When was the last time you woke up and realized that today could be the best day of your life?” – Steve Maraboli

Monday fitness motivation quotes

  1. “Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.” – Ursula K. Le Guin
  2. “Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.” – George Washington Carver
  3. “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
  4. “This has been such a Monday! I wish I stayed in bed, and I wish that yesterday had never happened.” – Lisa Mantchev
  5. “Do and act on what you believe to be right, and you’ll wake up the next morning feeling good about yourself.” – Janet Reno
  6. “I like my coffee black and my mornings bright.” – Terri Guillemets
  7. “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
  1. “Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

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  1. “A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray.” – Marcia Carrington
  2. “One key to success is to have lunch at the time of day most people have breakfast.” – Robert Brault
  3. “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
  4. “When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…” – Marcus Aurelius
  5. “To be disciplined is to follow in a good way. To be self-disciplined is to follow in a better way.” – Corita Kent
  6. Monday is great if I can spend it in bed. I’m a man of simple pleasures, really.” –  Arthur Darvill

More Motivation Monday quotes to conquer the day

  1. “Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” – Henry David Thoreau
  2. “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
  3. “Don’t let a day of the week have so much power over your happiness. Happy Monday!” –  Andrea L’Artiste
  4. “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
  5. “Your life goal should be to make Monday the best day of the week.” – Trevor Carss
  6. “When you wake up every morning, let thanksgiving be your first thought.” – Lailah Gifty Akita
  7. “Monday is for people with a mission. Those who favor vacations, not weekends.” – Cristina Imre

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  1. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  2. “Magical Monday is an amalgamation of passion, perseverance and performance.” – Subhashree Jena
  3. “I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, “aw shit, he’s up!” – Steve Maraboli
  1. “Candy is nature’s way of making up for Mondays.” – Rebecca Gober
  2. “This morning do something different: When you wake up in the morning, wake your forgotten and forsaken dreams up as well, wake them up like an insisting rooster!” –  Mehmet Murat ildan
  3. “The best weeks start on Monday.” – Nice Peter

Monday motivation motivational quotes to remember

  1. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee
  2. “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
  3. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King
  4. “Monday won’t be so gloomy if you believe that something good is always bound to happen.”

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  1. “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
  2. Good things don’t come to those who wait. Good things come to those who pursue the goals and dreams they believe in…Happy Monday!” – Venus Rivers
  1.  “I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.” – Martha Stewart
  2. “It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts.” – Brian White
  3. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
  4. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill
  5. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison
  6. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell
  7. “This is your Monday morning reminder that you are powerful beyond measure, that you are capable of pretty much anything you are willing to work for, and that you could change your life today.” – Unknown
  8. “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

Best Motivation Monday for life

  1. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  2.  “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso
  3. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou
  4. “On my own I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.” – Oprah Winfrey
  5. “To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.” – Sister Mary Lauretta
  6. “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump
  7.  “Wake up on Monday and start your day with a lot of awesomeness and you will get happiness back.” – Jim Butcher
  1. “The best revenge is massive success.”  – Frank Sinatra
  2. “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” –  Ancient Indian Proverb
  3. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. “ – Charles Swindoll

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  1. “If you want to be an anomaly, you have to act like one.”  – Gary Vaynerchuk 
  2. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs
  3. “Obstacles are those frightening things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford
  4. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you have to keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
  5. “Don’t taunt the alligator until after you’ve crossed the creek.” –  Dan Rather
  6. “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley
  7. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.” – John Muir
  8. “As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.” –  Ben Hogan
  9. “All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.” – Henry David Thoreau
  10. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  11. “A mistake is simply another way of doing things.” – Katharine Graham
  12. “A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.” – Herb Caen
  13. “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” – Nelson Mandela
  14. “A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
  15. “When people go to work, they shouldn’t leave their hearts at home.” – Betty Bender
  1. “A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bruce Lee
  2. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. ” – Les Brown
  3. “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  4. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller
  5. “Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” – Hal Borland
  6.  “In order to succeed, you can’t be afraid to fail. Just do it and don’t let anybody tell you you can’t.” – Faith Hill
  7. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” …so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success.” – Leo Tolstoy
  8. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin
  9. “Forget about what you have to do for a second. How do you want to be for today?” – Jane Scudder
  10. “Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.” – Will Rogers
  11.  “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.” –  Katia Beauchamp


If these quotes helped motivate you to start you Monday off strong, remember that cultivating a positive state of mind is essential to starting new beginnings.