65 Monday Motivation Quotes To Help You Get Back To Work

Every Monday is a chance to start a new fabulous week!

Monday stands out as the day for returning to work after the weekend. Even when you love your job, and especially if you don’t love your job, it can be hard to go back to work on Monday morning. After a few days out of the routine, it can feel jarring and overwhelming to jump back into the workday world. To get your Monday off to a bright start, here are the best quotes to motivate you.

  1. “Wake up every Monday knowing that you can create something amazing this week.” – Author Unknown
  2. “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.” – Denis Waitley
  3. “Rise up and attack the day with enthusiasm.” – Author Unknown
  4. “I never wake up in the morning and wonder why I am here. I wake up and wonder why I am not making here better.” – Jeffrey Fry
  5. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle
  6. “Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.” – Jerry Spinelli
  7. “If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn’t anything you can’t do if you want to.” – Jim Henson
  8. “Today is a new day. Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny! Let today be the day you stop being a victim of your circumstances and start taking action towards the life you want. You have the power and the time to shape your life. Break free from the poisonous victim mentality and embrace the truth of your greatness. You were not meant for a mundane or mediocre life!” – Steve Maraboli
  9. “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
  10. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” – Joe Girard
  11. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn
  12. “Monday is just a reminder that the weekend has past and there are only a few more days before another weekend gets here.” – Author Unknown
  13. “Success is to wake up each morning and consciously decide that today will be the best day of your life.” – Ken Poirot
  14. “The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  15. “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
  16. “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
  17. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
  18. “Inspiration exists, but it must find you working.” – Pablo Picasso
  19. “Monday is a fresh start. It’s never too late to dig in and begin a new journey of success.” – Author Unknown
  20. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan
  21. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” – Ryan Freitas
  22. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde
  23. “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
  24. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison
  25. “To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.” – Sister Mary Lauretta
  26. “I can’t imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.” – Edgar Winter
  27. “You can never ride on the wave that came in and went out yesterday.” – John Wanamaker
  28. “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama XIV
  29. “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.” – Daniel Handler
  30. “Dear Monday, thanks for having the word “mon” in you. That’s French for “mine,” in case you weren’t aware, Monday, but it makes me think of you more as “my day,” and frankly, that sounds like a much more promising start to the week.” – Author Unknown
  31. “Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.” – Donald Trump
  32. “If you start the week with a positive attitude on Monday, it’ll be a lot easier to fight off negativity the rest of the week.” – Author Unknown
  33. “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
  34. “Oh! Yeah 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
  35. “Hey, 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 Ealy
  36. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
  37. “It’s Monday. Get a new perspective. Whatever obstacle you’re facing, it’s not permanent.” – Israelmore Ayivor
  38. “Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
  39. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown
  40. “It’s Monday. It’s a new week. God is doing a new thing. New doors. New breaks. New blessings. Prepare your mind. Enlarge your vision.” – Author Unknown
  41. “You are in control. Never allow your Monday to be manic.” – Andrea L’Artiste
  42. “Don’t wait on perfect conditions for success to happen; just go ahead and do something.” – Dan Miller
  43. “Turning Your Passion Into Your Job Is Easier Than Finding A Job That Matches Your Passion.” – Seth Godin
  44. “When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” – Ella Woodward
  45. “Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining.” – Teddy Roosevelt
  46. “No matter how bad you may feel, get up, show up, dress up, and never, ever give up.” – Tim Love
  47. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action. Fear is nature’s way of warning us to get busy.” – Dr. Henry Link
  48. “You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.” – Benjamin Franklin
  49. “Monday is the perfect day to correct last week’s mistakes.” – Author Unknown
  50. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi
  51. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” – Ralph Marston
  52. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers
  53. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller
  54. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker
  55. “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-then make that day count!” – Steve Maraboli
  56. “You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.” – Author Unknown
  57. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
  58. “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden
  59. “I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” – Oprah Winfrey
  60. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain
  61. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  62. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
  63. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  64. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”- Thomas Jefferson
  65. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

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