Telling others to “Have a Great Day” can have a counter-intuitive effect. It can make the receiver feel great as well.
So many of the challenges in life can be met head-on by showing up and approaching things with the right attitude. Doing difficult things with a smile on your face makes a difference.
The positive insights below will put you in the right frame of mind. Please read through them all, jot down your favorites, and use them for daily motivation.
Best Have a Great Day Sayings
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1.) This is a wonderful day; I have never seen this one before.
2.) A great attitude is like a perfect cup of coffee – don’t start your day without it.
3.) For me, a lovely day is any day I wake up.
4.) It’s a great day to be alive. I know the sun’s still shining when I close my eyes.
5.) Make each day your masterpiece.
6.) Every day is a good day. There is something to learn, care and celebrate.
7.) Lovely days don’t come to you; you should walk to them.
8.) A good day is a good day. A bad day is a good story.
9.) Good news equals good days.
10.) It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.
Lovely Days Sayings
11.) No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
12.) I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days or great days.
13.) Even the worst days have an ending, and the best days have a beginning.
14.) Today is such a lovely day. My heart is dancing with joy. My mind is flowing with time, and my soul is longing for your soul.
15.) Today is your day; your mountain is waiting. So get on your way.
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Good Have a Great Day Quotes
16.) I have learned over the years that the nicest thing I can do is to say to myself, Good Morning, Darling, I love you; we’re going to have a really great day today.
17.) Start every day with a smile and get it over with.
18.) It was such a lovely day. I thought it a pity to get up.
W. Somerset Maugham
19.) A lesson learned is a deed well done. Make sure you learn something new every day.
20.) As stupid and vicious as men are, this is a lovely day.
21.) A day is a day. It’s just a measurement of time. Whether it’s a good day or a bad day is up to you. It’s all a matter of perception.
Donald L. Hicks
22.) A bad day for our ego is a great day for our soul.
Beautiful Day Messages
23.) A little spark of kindness can put a colossal burst of sunshine into someone’s day!
24.) May you be blessed with lots of compassion and opportunities as you start your new day.
25.) Have a nice day, dear. Your happiness is my happiness!
26.) Start your day by convincing yourself that today will be a wonderful day, no matter what the odds are.
27.) The only secret behind a good day is a good attitude.
28.) Don’t wake up with regret for what you couldn’t accomplish yesterday. Wake up while thinking about what you will be able to achieve today.
29.) Rise and shine like the day is new; yesterday is gone, so bid adieu, And welcome this new day today.
Wishes for the Day
30.) This is a wonderful day waiting for you to enjoy.
31.) Wishing you a day full of sunshine.
32.) I just wanted to say I hope you have a wonderful day.
33.) Start each day with a grateful heart.
34.) Today is a good day to have a good day!
35.) May your worries be light and your joy is great.
36.) Don’t forget to be awesome today!
37.) Good morning…have an awesome day!
38.) Enjoy life; expect miracles.
39.) Spread sunshine all over the place and put on a happy face.
40.) Life is beautiful; enjoy the ride.
41.) Be good for no reason.
42.) Have a ridiculously amazing day!
43.) Good morning, sunshine – it’s coffee time.
44.) Unwrap the gift of life with gratitude.
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Have a Wonderful Day Sayings
45.) I am grateful for being alive today. It is my joy and pleasure to live another wonderful day.
46.) Your imagination is your preview of life-coming attractions.
47.) The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
48.) A broken wing simply means you have to find another way to fly. Have a wonderful day, people.
49.) To create a wonderful day sometimes takes just a slight change in the way you look at it. Be willing to let go of an old, negative way that you look at something, and look at it in a new, positive way.
50.) I think a day in your life on which nothing bad happens may be a wonderful day, but it probably isn’t going to be the basis of a story.
51.) Don’t count the days; make the days count.
One Day At A Time
52.) None of us know what will happen. Don’t spend time worrying about it. Make the most beautiful thing you can. Try to do that every day. That’s it.
53.) Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
54.) How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
55.) Every day is a new deal. Keep workin’, and maybe sump’n’ll turn up.
56.) Todo mi amor y suerte por tener un gran día hoy.
57.) No te preocupes por cómo fue ayer. No te preocupes por cómo será el mañana. Concéntrese en lo que está haciendo hoy para hacer un gran día.
58.) Cada nuevo día está destinado a grandes cosas, y espero que solo te pasen grandes cosas hoy.
59.) Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
60.) A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
61.) The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.
62.) Smile. It’s free therapy.
63.) Every smile makes you a day younger.
64.) If you smile at someone, they might smile back.
65.) Hey, I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.
66.) Just keep smiling, and one day life will get tired of upsetting you.
67.) Smiling is infectious; you can catch it like the flu. Someone smiled at me today, And I started smiling too.
68.) You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.
69.) Sending you lots of smiles your way because I want to see you smiling every day.
Good Day Thoughts
70.) If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.
71.) You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
72.) Someday is not a day of the week.
73.) Leave something good in every day.
74.) A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
Leonardo da Vinci
75.) Every day above earth is a good day.
76.) On this beautiful day, I wish you all the best.
77.) Embrace the day with open arms, and all will be good.
78.) Always strive to be a better person as you meet challenges in your daily life.
79.) Wishing you happiness, hope, and oodles of good luck.
80.) Good intentions and thoughtful planning lead to a good day.
81.) Every single day is a good day, no matter how bright or dark it is, because it always brings an opportunity to start a positive beginning in your life.
82.) Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day; that’s just the way it is!
Dita Von Teese
83.) You’re going to struggle. You’re going to do well. You can’t really let the past or the day before – whether you had a good day or a bad day – dictate the day you have that certain day.
Good Day Quotes
84.) Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.
85.) “I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes, you have an opportunity to change that.
86.) I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning, and there I am, just laughing my head off.
87.) As the rising sun fills the world with its light, so let your positive thoughts fill your life and brighten your day.
88.) If we are in a good mood when we get up in the morning, if there is a warm-hearted feeling within, automatically, our inner door is opened for that day.
89.) We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today.
90.) Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, it’s going to be a good day.
Short Have a Great Day Sayings
91.) Beautiful moments can come at any time.
92.) No negative energy, just positive thoughts.
93.) Treat every day like it’s Friday afternoon!
94.) A successful day starts with the right attitude.
95.) Sunny days, sunny outlook.
96.) Stay as bright and steady as the sun!
97.) Be yourself. No one can do you better than you!
98.) Be ready for the magic in your life.
99.) Today offers 24 reasons to be happy.
100.) Bring your own sunshine to every room you step in.
101.) Do what makes you joyful.
102.) Be thankful, be you.
103.) Happy endings start with happy nows.
Inspirational Morning Quotes
104.) Every day is a good day to be alive, whether the sun’s shining or not.
105.) Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning, and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.
106.) Even the worst days have an ending, and the best days have a beginning.
107.) My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
108.) 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.
109.) 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.
110.) When you do something noble and beautiful, and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun, every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and yet most of the audience still sleeps.
111.) Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.
Ursula K. Le Guin
112.) Everyone should experience a sunrise at least once a day.
113.) I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
J. B. Priestley
114.) You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning, and you’re excited for the day? That’s one of my main goals in life.
Inspirational Day Quotes
115.) With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
116.) Don’t count the days; make the days count.
117.) A lot of good days make a great life. Each day is important. Plan and execute it meticulously.
118.) Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
119.) Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand-new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh
10 Steps for Making It A Good Day
1.) Get a good night’s rest the night before.
2.) Drink a glass of water to rehydrate as soon as you wake up.
3.) Eat a nutritious breakfast.
4.) Find time to go on a walk and smile at every person you encounter.
5.) Stretch your muscles – take it slow at first.
6.) Stretch your mind by trying something new, doing something creative, or working on something fun besides work.
7.) Do something special for the one(s) you love. Make dinner, buy flowers, or complete that small project that no one likes to do.
8.) Listen to your favorite song and dance to it if you get the urge.
9.) Spread compliments around like confetti. What are you saving them for?
10.) Be thankful for all that you have – there are much less fortunate.
By Mike O’Halloran
As Greeting Card Poet editor, Mike views his role as bringing the best content to the page for every category featured. In curating this collection, the goal was to encourage folks to express to others the sentiments described and provide direction on what makes a good day.
So much of one’s enjoyment of each day is tied to the attitude with you approach it. Start each day with a smile and a feeling of gratefulness and joy.
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