25 Monday Motivation Quotes to Get You Up and Running

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Article by: Joy Matiri

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Monday gets a bad rap. It's the first weekday. It is four days away from Friday and nowhere near as fun. But some of the best days of our lives are Mondays. Think about it. How many interviews have you aced on a Monday? How many 'happy first day at the new job' texts have you got on Mondays? Great meetings happen on Mondays. In short, Friday may be the party animal but Monday gets sh*t done. If you don't believe me about the power of Mondays, here are 25 more people to convince you.

Monday motivation quotes

“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

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

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

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

“I swear it was Friday like five minutes ago.” – Unknown

“Life offers you so many doors, it is up to you which to open and which one to close.” – Unknown

“Monday is a fresh start. It's never too late to dig in and begin a new journey of success.” – Unknown

“Once the choice is made, do not look back, do not second-guess your decisions.” – Muhammad Ali

“The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” – Benjamin Mays

“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.” – Kevyn Aucoin

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

“The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” – Hasidic Proverb

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winningshot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

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

“It’s Monday. Get a new perspective. Whatever obstacle you’re facing, it’s not permanent” – Unknown

“Life offers so many great choices, all you have to do is to see them.” – Unknown

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein

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

“If not us, who? If not now, when?” – John F. Kennedy

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” – Mark Caine

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

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

“If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl

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