Mondays are everyone’s enemy. And, we know that Fridays and Saturdays are the life of the party. Sundays are all dressed up and pious. Heck, even Wednesdays have that whole hump-day cache thing going.
Well, what about Thursdays?
We’re going to give it some recognition right here. And, here’s why. Nearly everyone could use some inspirational Thursday quotes to get them to the weekend. On a day when you are almost drained of your energy and need a bit of a boost, some words of encouragement can go a long way. Whether it’s completing that project that has had been lingering on or closing that important deal, Thursdays are a day when business happens. Get motivated and be ready to meet your challenges head-on. And, if you’re leading a group or team, use these insights to inspire others in your charge.
There is light at the end of the tunnel. Two more days of work and then, two days of doing whatever you want (well, at least some of the time). So, check out the 52 quotations below – one for every Thursday of the year – and get inspired, have a laugh, and share with friends.
Best Quotes about Thursday – Top 10 Selected by Our Expert Panel
So, if you’re in a hurry, we’ve identified the top ten quotes on this subject to make it easy for you to pick a favorite.
1.) I wish you a tolerable Thursday. That’s all any of us can hope for.
2.) The only thing I throwback on Thursday is Scotch.
3.) Friday just called – she’ll be here tomorrow, and she’s bringing the wine.
4.) This must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays.
5.) It’s day 4 of the hostage situation.
6.) Some people call it Thursday, I like to call it Friday Eve.
7.) Thursday is perhaps the worst day of the week. It’s nothing in itself; it just reminds you that the week has been going on too long.
8.) Thursday. The most useless day. it only exists as a reminder that it’s been a really long week, and it’s still not over.
9.) If 40 is the new 30, and 50 is the new 40, why can’t Thursday be the new Friday?
10.) Nothing screws up your Friday like realizing it’s only Thursday.
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11.) Be in love with every minute of your life – live every day like it’s your last.
12.) Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.
13.) It’s Thursday. Let’s get shaken and stirred. Do I smell the weekend?
14.) You have to value all the things that you have right now.
15.) Inspire others, give thanks and live in the moment every day of the week.
16.) Think positive and positive things will happen.
17.) One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
18.) Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things will happen to you.
19.) Let God guide you in your path today. He will provide you the strength that you need.
20.) Always think about positive thoughts so that you can move forward and be an inspiration to other people.
21.) A new day also means a new beginning. Forget about the past and have a fresh start.
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22.) Be someone’s sunshine today.
23.) If you can stand on tiptoes, you can see Friday. There’s light at the end of the weekend tunnel!
24.) May your day feel like pancakes and coffee on a Saturday morning.
25.) Woohoo! Sorry, just practicing for tomorrow.
26.) Positive thinking will let you do everything than negative thinking will.
Funny Thursday Quotes
27.) Thursday, I forecast as mostly sunny. It’s a much-needed break.
28.) Friday just called. She’ll be here tomorrow and she’s bringing the wine.
29.) Better days are just around the corner. They are called Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!
30.) Thursday is the end day of the weekend. Today you are so tired, will think about how your week was, and how will go on Thursday. With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything.
31.) Nothing screws up your Friday like realizing its Thursday.
32.) Thursday is my favorite day to plan how I’m going to get out of the plans I already made for the weekend.
33.) I wait until Thursday to ask people about their weekend plans so there’s a better chance they’re already busy.
34.) Thursday, you’re only one day away from being two days away from doing the same work you’re doing right now!
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Good Thursday Quotes
35.) Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only YOU can stop you.
36.) Be strong because things will get better It may be stormy now, but it never rains forever.
37.) I wish you a tolerable Thursday. That’s all any of us can hope for.
38.) Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.
39.) Opportunities don’t just happen you create them.
40.) Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
41.) Work hard & be proud of what you achieve.
42.) The day is what you make it! so why not make it great one
43.) The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don´t give up.
44.) Challenge yourself with something you know you could never do, and what you’ll find is that you can overcome anything.
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Great Thursday Sayings
45.) It’s Thursday. I’m breathing. I’m Alive and I’m Blessed. God is Good.
46.) Happy Day before Friday!
47.) When you are going through hell, keep on going. Never never never give up.
48.) And whether it is Thursday or the day is stormy, With thunder and rain, or the birds attack each other, We have rolled into another dream.
49.) The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
50.) The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.
51.) Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
52.) If you ever think about giving up, remember why you held on for so long.
Origin of the Word Thursday
The name is derived from Thor, the Germanic god of thunder. Thor equates to the Roman god Jupiter. So, the day of the week between Wednesday and Friday is named after the god of thunder. In the Romance languages, the names come from Jupiter.
In Chinese and Slavic languages, the day’s name comes from a derivation of “fourth,” as in the fourth day of the week. While the Greek and Portuguese designate the name “fifth day.” The Portuguese’s Quinta-Feira means literally “fifth day.”
What is Thursday in French and Other Languages
Thursdays in Religion
This fourth or fifth day of the week, depending on where you start the days of the week, holds significance in many religions.
Maundy Thursday, or Holy Thursday, is important in Christianity because it is the day of Jesus’ last supper. It’s part of Holy Week. Ascension Thursday comes 40 days after Easter, where Jesus Christ ascended into heaven.
In Judaism, this day of the week is considered good for fasting. The Torah is read in public on these mornings.
What does “Thursday’s Child has far to go” mean?
The phrase comes from the popular English nursery rhyme, “Monday’s Child.” See the poem below.
The poem features the days of the week. The reference to “far to go” has been interpreted in different ways. The most positive is that the child is full of talent and potential and the sky is the limit for their success. The other interpretation is that the child has had either setbacks or special needs in life, and has a way to go to just catch up.
Written by Louise Bagshawe
Monday’s child is fair of face,
Tuesday’s child is full of grace,
Wednesday’s child is full of woe,
Thursday’s child has far to go,
Friday’s child is loving and giving,
Saturday’s child works hard for his living,
And the child that is born on the Sabbath day,
Is bonny and blithe, and good and gay.
Where to Use These Thursday Quotations
Mondays and Fridays, the starts and the finishes to the workweek, tend to hog all of the attention. But, that can change by getting some of these great inspirational Thursday quotes in front of more eyes.
Here are some suggested places to use these sayings:
- On a Facebook post on the fourth day of the workweek.
- Below your signature on emails.
- Post it on the fridge at your house – encourage others to do the same.
- In texts to friends and families when a big weekend is planned.
- Include them in notes to friends. Everyone could use a little laugh to start the day.
- Display a favorite in a retail setting like in a coffee shop by the menu on the wall.
- Kick off a meeting by reading one of the funny ones.
- Post it on the work bulletin board.
The fourth day of the workweek has seemingly grown more popular for many folks for different reasons.
As many colleges have reduced class activities on Fridays, the night before is adding to the weekend fun. It’s a night to hang out with friends, perhaps enjoy a libation, and relax from the stress of studies and day-to-day living. Perhaps most important, it’s become a night that students relish because they know they can sleep in the next morning. (And, who doesn’t like that feeling?)
And, on the career front, more and more employers are allowing employees to work from home at least one day of the week. Fridays seem to be the pick of many. And, as such, Thursday nights likely feel a little more relaxed with employees knowing that they won’t have to deal with daily commuting issues and that the weekend is just around the corner.
In Norway, this day of the week is the day when most stores stay open later for shoppers. Norwegians don’t have to rush to pick up that last-minute gift or necessity. In Australia, most workers are paid on Thursdays, so it immediately becomes a favored day for that reason alone. Movies also premiere on this day in the land down under.
So, is Thursday the new Friday? Well, not quite yet. But, it does seem to be a day that most folks are in very positive moods, while work is still being accomplished and goals are being worked on. With people in good moods, Thursdays tend to be good days to make sales calls, lunch with friends, and just live in the moment. The weekend will come when it comes. The start of the week is far behind you. Enjoy the moment; enjoy your Thursday!
Michael is an author and editor of the Greeting Card Poet. His love of quotes came from reading great authors. Prior to developing this website, he was president and an inventor at Magnetic Poetry, where his love of words came in handy for the company’s word-based magnets.
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