40 Motivational Monday Quotes to Rise Above The Blues

The boost you need at the start of the week.

Welcome to Motivational Monday! We all know the feeling of the Monday blues - the feeling of dread and unease as the weekend comes to a close and the work week begins.

But it doesn't have to be this way!

Mondays can often feel like a drag, but it's important to remember that it's just one day of the week and it's up to us to make the most of it.

One way to stay positive on Monday is to set small goals for the day or week ahead.

This can help give you a sense of accomplishment and keep you motivated.

It's also helpful to surround yourself with positivity - this could mean seeking out uplifting conversations with coworkers or friends, listening to music that puts you in a good mood, or even just taking a few moments to appreciate the beauty in your surroundings.

And don't forget to treat yourself kindly - be patient with yourself, give yourself grace when things don't go as planned, and remember to take breaks and take care of yourself.

In this blog post, we'll share some of our favorite Monday quotes to help you start your week off on the right foot and stay motivated throughout the week.

So let's get rid of those Monday blues and tackle the week with enthusiasm and determination!

Here are Monday quotes for you:

Monday Quotes

Monday Motivation Quotes

“Believe on Monday the way you believe on Sunday.”
— Rita Schiano

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”
— Jim Rohn

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

“What starts on Monday should carry through to Friday; that is, enthusiasm.”
— Byron Pulsifer

“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 Embiaka

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

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
— Neale Donald Walsh

“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.”
— Lao Tzu

“I get up every morning and it’s going to be a great day. You never know when it’s going to be over, so I refuse to have a bad day.”
— Paul Henderson

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

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.”
— Muhammad Ali

Monday Morning Quotes

“Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.”
— Jerry Spinell

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

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”
— Carl Gustav Jung

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”
— Zig Ziglar

“You do not find the happy life. You make it.”
— Camilla Eyring Kimball

“The future depends on what you do today.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

“Coming to you this Monday morning to remind you how awesome you are, and that you my darling… matter. After all, there’s only one of you in the whole world. Don’t waste one second trying to be like anyone else.”
— Sara Blakely

“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

“Monday morning you sure look fine.”
— Lindsey Buckingham

“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

Monday Inspirational Quotes

“Monday, Monday, so good to me; Monday morning, it was all I hoped it would be.”
— John Phillips

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

“What about Monday? That could be our one day we look at things the same way, and wear funny shoes.”
— Kevin Dalton

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

“This should be the spirit every Monday. Know that something good will always happen.”
— Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

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

“The most effective way to do is to do it.”
— Amelia Earhart

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

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
— Theodore Roosevelt

“Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.”
— Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Happy Monday Quotes

“The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
— Walt Disney

“The beginning is always today.”
— Mary Shelley

“You do not find the happy life. You make it.”
— Camilla Eyring Kimball

“Monday is for people with a mission.”
— Cristina Imre

“Yesterday is ashes, tomorrow wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly.”
— Old Eskimo Proverb

“Every day, think as you wake up: Today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it.”
— Dalai Lama XIV

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”
— Maria Robinson

“It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life for me. And I'm feeling good.”
— Nina Simone

“Embrace every new day with gratitude, hope and love.”
— Lailah Gifty Akita

“Another day, another chance.”
— A.D. Aliwat

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Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

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