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Monday Quotes and Sayings

These inspirational Monday quotes and sayings help you get through what many consider the toughest day of the week.

The transition from Sunday to the first workday of the week is a mundane part of almost everyone’s life. This is mostly because it’s hard to break from the carefree feel of the weekend and enter a hectic new week.

Almost everyone shares their feelings about the start of the week. Many are weary and feel too lazy to kick off the week. Many are worried about the burden of work that awaits them at the job.

If “M-day” is a challenge, here are some inspiring sayings to help you feel better and take on the day with high spirits.

Monday Quotes & Sayings.

Happy Monday Quotes

1.) I swear it was Friday, like 5 minutes ago.

2.) Oh, Hello, week, let’s do this.

3.) 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 Ely

4.) Don’t forget to be awesome.

5.) It’s not bad if you start the day with a grateful heart and do what you really love.

6.) Oh, come on. It’s a day, not doomsday; make it a good one.

7.) Too cold, too early, and too Monday. I elect to stay in bed.

You got this quotation.

Best Monday Quotes

8.) Mondays are the start of the workweek, which offers new beginnings 52 times a year!
David Dweck

9.) Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life.
Germany Kent

10.) It’s not my favorite day, but keep smiling.

11.) Time to take over the world!

12.) Grab some coffee and be awesome!

13.) This day should be optional.

14.) Perfect time to reboot your mind and have a fresh start.

Monday sayings.

Funny Monday Quotes

15.) Hey Monday, my Momma doesn’t like you, and she likes everyone.

16.) Less Monday, More Chocolate. (from the hates Mondays crowd)

17.) Happy Monday, or as we call it: “Pre-Pre-Pre-Pre-Friday!”

18.) Maybe Monday doesn’t suit you either.

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

20.) It’s just another manic Monday. I wish it was Sunday. ‘Cause, that’s my fun day.
Prince Rogers Nelson

21.) 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

Monday Inspirational Quotes

22.) If you meet people who make you happy on Mondays, then it won’t be as hard.

23.) Dear Monday, thanks for having the word mon in you. That’s French for mine, in case you weren’t aware, but it makes me think of you more as my day, and frankly, that sounds like a much more promising start to the week.

24.) We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Dolly Parton

25.) You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. 
C.S. Lewis

26.) Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
Benjamin Franklin

27.) If you start the week with a positive attitude, it’ll be a lot easier to fight off negativity for the rest of the week. Sunday and Monday kickstart the week.

Monday mornings.

Good Monday Quotes

28.) Gotta make every single day count, no matter what day it is.

29.) 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

30.) It’s the perfect day to correct last week’s mistakes.

31.) The biggest thrill wasn’t in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday.
Art Rooney

32.) Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin

33.) For me, the first business day represents a fresh start to the week. It is the day when the slate from the previous week is wiped clean. It is a day of new beginnings.

Good Morning Monday Quotes

34.) Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.
Emily Dickinson

35.) May your coffee be strong and your day be short.

36.) Success is to wake up each morning and consciously decide that today will be the best day of your life.
Ken Poirot

37.) Always believe something wonderful is about to happen.

38.) You are in control. Never allow your Monday to be manic.
Andrea L’Artiste

39.) Don’t let the word Monday scare you; do something awesome.

Check out our Good Morning Messages and Texts.

Monday Morning Quotes Positive

40.) Do what you love and what makes you happy, and Monday will become your favorite day.

41.) This is your morning reminder that you are amazing and you can handle anything.

42.) Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
Dalai Lama

43.) Wake up daily knowing you can create something amazing this week.

44.) When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day!

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It’s Monday Quotations

45.) New day, new week, new challenges, new opportunities, and new blessings!

46.) Start a new day and don’t forget to put a part of your heart in everything you do today.

47.) Let’s get this day started. Good Morning!

48.) Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
Dalai Lama

49.) If Monday’s coffee is strong, don’t despair—add a few pieces of sugar to make it tasty and sweet!

50.) Monday is a perfect day for expanding the boundaries and implementing all plans.

And then comes Tuesday Quotations.

Monday Sayings

51.) Candy is nature’s way of making up for Mondays.
Rebecca Gober

52.) Don’t let a day of the week have so much power over your happiness.
Andrea L’Artiste

53.) Don’t let anybody to mess up your day, handle your business and be successful today.

54.) Don’t victimize yourself, and let life pass you by as you sit around and complain about problems. Be empowered and create solutions. You can!
Tracey Edmonds

55.) Have a blessed Monday; remember that it is the first day without mistakes.

56.) Monday is the day of silence, the day of the whole white mung bean, which is sacred to the moon.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

57.) Monday, I shall slay thee with a mighty cup of coffee.

58.) Monday plan: drink coffee, be awesome, ignore negativity.

Inspiring Monday Sayings

59.) Do not leave your smile and good mood at home. Have a very happy week!

60.) Monday is great for becoming too busy to die.
Roy Station

61.) With enough coffee, even today looks good.

62.) 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

63.) It’s Monday. Get a new perspective. Whatever obstacle you’re facing—it’s not permanent.

64.) Wishing you all a great week filled with smiles, happiness, and all of the good things!

65.) I don’t like to gamble, but if there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.

66.) You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.
George Lorimer

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I don’t like Mondays Quotations

67.) Attack Monday with enthusiasm, laughter, thousands of smiles, and cheerfulness.

68.) It’s a brand new week filled with promises and endless possibilities.

69.) Believe on Monday the way you believe on Sunday.
Rita Schiano

70.) Let’s make it a positive and productive week! Be proud of the strides you’ve made, and BE EXCITED about what YOU WILL accomplish!
Tracey Edmonds

71.) Make each day the day of your triumph, stay brave, strong, and reach success!

72.) 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

73.) Every day is a gift, so don’t be impolite; gifts cannot be returned, so accept them and enjoy them.

74.) Monday is like a math problem. Add the irritation, subtract the sleep, multiply the problems, and divide the happiness.

Monday Blues

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

77.) Monday, I shall slay thee with a mighty cup of coffee.

78.) Monday is great if I can spend it in bed. I’m a man of simple pleasures, really.
Arthur Darvill

79.) Mondays are a lot like getting fat. They make you feel sad, and sometimes angry, and there is not much scope for liking either fat or Mondays for any reason.
Garry Moll

80.) 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

81.) I can see smoke on the horizon. God, I hope it’s the rest of Monday burning to the ground.

82.) On Monday mornings, I am dedicated to the proposition that all men have created jerks.
H. Allen Smith

83.) Imagine having Mondays as a holiday, and then it would be the best thing. Will someone please assist me in making it an official holiday and solving all our Monday blues?
Rolland Mars

Motivational Monday Quotes

84.) Mondays are the start of the work week which offers new beginnings 52 times a year!
David Dweck

85.) This is your Monday morning reminder that you can handle whatever this week throws at you.

86.) Monday is for people with a mission. Those who favor vacations, not weekends.
Cristina Imre

87.) The sun himself is weak when he first rises and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.
Charles Dickens

88.) You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.
Deepak Chopra

89.) 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

90.) Today is a brand new day. Forget about yesterday; it does not matter. Forget about tomorrow; it will take care of itself. Concentrate on this day. Make it the best ever.
Mary-Frances Winters

91.) Hit the reset button. Whatever happened yesterday, forget about it. Get a new perspective. Today is a new day. Start fresh; begin now.
Germany Kent

92.) Wake up on Monday and start your day with a lot of awesomeness, and you will get happiness back.
Jim Butcher

93.) Every Monday morning is new hope.
Maira Kalman

94.) This Monday, choose to make a difference. Every little action counts. Good morning!

95.) 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

Monday Motivation Quotes

96.) You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
Maya Angelou

97.) How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Anne Frank

98.) Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
Farrah Gray

99.) You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr

100.) We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

101.) Even the best weeks start with Monday.
Nice Peter

102.) If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.
Elon Musk

103.) There are many opportunities in every single day, and Monday is the perfect day to seize them all.
Isabella Koldras

104.) So often, people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.
Caterina Fake

105.) Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration; the rest of us just get up and go to work.
Stephen King

106.) 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.
Marcus Aurelius

Encouraging Monday Quotes

107.) Every morning, you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up & chase them.
Kristin, Sophisticated Gal

108.) What starts on Monday should carry through to Friday; that is, enthusiasm.
Byron Pulsifer

109.) Either you run the day, or the day runs you.
Jim Rohn

110.) Begin the week with momentum and you’ll look back with great satisfaction on all you achieved.
Skip Prichard

111.) You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

112.) I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Thomas Jefferson

113.) Life is a fairytale starring you. You have the power to write your own story and be the hero of it, too.
Joelle Speranza

114.) Monday morning blues? Why not change the color of your Monday to yellow and brighten up the coming week?
Kanika Saxena

Short Monday Quotes

115.) Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt

116.) The issue is action without motivation.
Denny Dey

117.) Action will delineate and define you.
Thomas Jefferson

118.) Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.
Ken Poirot

119.) The most effective way to do is to do it.
Amelia Earhart

120.) Every day brings new choices.
Martha Beck

121.) You do not find the happy life. You make it.
Camilla Eyring Kimball

122.) The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

123.) The future depends on what you do today.
Mahatma Gandhi

124.) All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
Earl Nightingale

125.) Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.
Will Rogers

Monday Quotes Quiz

Here’s a short quiz on Mondays. See answers below sign-off.

1.) Who wrote the song “Manic Monday”?

2.) What 1960s band sang the popular song “Monday, Monday”?

3.) In the nursery rhyme “Monday’s Child,” we know that “Tuesday’s child is full of grace,” but what is Monday’s child?

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and four on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most of which deal with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.


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Monday Quotes Quiz Answers

1.) Prince
2.) The Mamas & the Papas
3.) Monday’s child “is fair of face.”

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