200 Life Changing Monday Motivation Quotes to Start the Week

This list of inspirational quotes from the best minds in history will give you a dose of motivation for your work week. Get your Monday off to a good start!

Motivation is hard to come by, especially at the start of the week. We can't be the only ones who feel stuck on Monday, right? If that’s the case, we’ve got you covered!

We've compiled a list of quotes that'll give you a kick in the right direction. Having a positive attitude and a feeling of empowerment as you step into the week is a crucial aspect of your success and productivity. Each quote will help you find some form of motivation, since they're relevant to both life in general and Mondays.

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Positive Monday morning quotes.

Positive Monday morning quotes


  • Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs 
  • I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams. – Oprah Winfrey 
  • 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 winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –Michael Jordan 
  • Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. –Unknown 
  • Don't wait. The time will never be just right. –Napoleon Hill 
  • Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being. –Kevin Kruse 
  • If you can dream it, you can achieve it. –Zig Ziglar 
  • How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I'm committed to? –Anthony Robbins 
  • Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. –Les Brown 
  • Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. –Farrah Gray 
  • I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou 
  • Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –Charles Swindoll 
  • Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. –Henry David Thoreau 
  • Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. –John Lennon 
  • The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. –Chinese Proverb 
  • Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. –Napoleon Hill
  • Dream big and dare to fail. –Norman Vaughan 
  • If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. –Booker T. Washington 
  • A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. –George Patton 
  • Two roads diverged in a wood, and I–I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. –Robert Frost 
Positive Monday morning quotes
  • A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. –Lao Tzu 
  • What would you do if you weren't afraid? –Spencer Johnson 
  • Try not to become a man of success. Rather try to become a man of value. - Albert Einstein
  • All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. - Charles M. Schulz
  • Make today worth remembering. - Zig Ziglar
  • You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The best way out is always through. - Robert Frost
  • One man with courage makes a majority. - Andrew Jackson
  • Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality. - Brian Tracy
  • There is no such thing as failure. There are only results. - Anthony Robbins
  • It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. - J.K. Rowling
  • It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, always do what you are afraid to do. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. -Henry Ford
  • Eighty percent of success is showing up -Woody Allen
  • Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. - Steve Jobs
  • Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are. - Kurt Cobain
  • If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. - Virginia Woolf
  • How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank
  • Seek opportunity, not security. A boat in a harbor is safe, but in time its bottom will rot out. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature. - John D. Rockefeller
  • Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway. - Mary Kay Ash
  • Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first hour sharpening the axe. - Abraham Lincoln
  • Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. - Ella Fitzgerald
  • Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise. - Ram Dass
  • Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden
  • All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney
Positive Monday morning quotes
  • A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. - Lao Tzu
  • To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle and never stop fighting. - E.E. Cummings
  • It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. - Brian Tracy
  • Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. - Roald Dahl
  • You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want. - Zig Ziglar

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Inspirational Monday motivation quotes

Inspirational Monday motivation quotes
  • Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position. –Brian Tracy 
  • A goal without a plan is just a wish. –Larry Elder 
  • Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. –Mark Twain 
  • A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. –Lao Tzu 
  • A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. –Charles Darwin 
  • A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. –Albert Einstein 
  • A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. –Unknown 
  • A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. –Douglas MacArthur
  • All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. –Victor Hugo 
  • Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. –Publilius Syrus 
  • A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at. –Bruce Lee 
  • Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone
  • Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb 
  • If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. –Henry Thoreau 
  • Goals are dreams with deadlines. –Diana Scharf Hunt 
  • I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. –Stephen Covey 
  • I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody. –Herbert Swope 
  • I recommend to you to take care of the minutes; for hours will take care of themselves. –Lord Chesterfield 
Inspirational Monday motivation quotes
  • If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. –Sheryl Sandberg 
  • Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools. –Napoleon Bonaparte
  • The only way to do great work is to love what you do. –Steve Jobs 
  • It is better to have lived one day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep. –Tibetan saying 
  • It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. –Abraham Lincoln
  • My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them. –Richard Branson 
  • Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. –General George Patton 
  • Money is a wonderful thing, but it is possible to pay too high a price for it. –Alexander Bloch 
  • If you’re going through hell, keep going! –Winston Churchill 
  • Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. –Les Brown 
  • Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. –Maya Angelou 
  • Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow. –Chinese Proverb 
  • Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. –Albert Einstein 
  • Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves. –Lord Chesterfield 
  • The key question to keep asking is, are you spending your time on the right things? Because time is all you have. - Randy Pausch
  • If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down. - Mary Pickford
  • Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck. - Joss WhedonWe don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. - Anaïs Nin
  • Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. - John F. Kennedy
  • Dance for yourself, if someone understands, good. If not then no matter, go right on doing what you love. - Lois Hurst
  • The easiest thing is to react. The second easiest is to respond. But the hardest thing is to initiate. - Seth Godin
  • The biggest mistake of man is that he thinks he doesn't deserve the good and the bad things from his life. - Paulo Coelho
  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Integrity is doing the right thing, when no one is watching. - C.S. Lewis
  • Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. - Jim Rohn
  • Believe you can and you’re halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt
Inspirational Monday motivation quotes
  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - Henry S. Haskins
  • I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. - Bruce Lee
  • A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston S. Churchill
  • Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. - Lao Tzu
  • If you are never scared, embarrassed, or hurt, it means you never take chances. - Julia Soul
  • Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter F. Drucker
  • Success is about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this and adopt this definition, success is yours. - Kelly Kim
  • First, say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. - Epictetus
  • Why fit in when you were born to stand out? - Dr. Seuss
  • The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. - Jane Austen
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. - Mahatma Gandhi
  • Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley
  • If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. - Napoleon Hill
  • We must overcome the notion that we must be regular, it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to be mediocre. - Uta Hagen
  • Being realistic is the most commonly travelled road to mediocrity. - Will Smith

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Monday motivation Monday quotes

Monday motivation Monday quotes
  • The greatest dreams are always unrealistic. –Will Smith 
  • The mind is everything. What you think you become. –Buddha 
  • The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. –Ayn Rand 
  • The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. –Mark Twain 
  • There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. –Roger Staubach 
  • There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. –Peter Drucker 
  • There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. –Aristotle 
  • Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. –Carl Sandburg 
  • We become what we think about. –Earl Nightingale 
  • What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. –Bob Dylan 
  • Whatever you are, be a good one. –Abraham Lincoln 
  • Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 
  • Where there is no vision, the people perish. –Bible 
  • When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. –John Lennon 
  • Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. –Henry Ford 
  • You become what you believe. –Oprah Winfrey 
  • You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky 
  • You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. –Charles Buxton 
  • Change your thoughts and you change your world. –Norman Vincent Peale 
  • Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. –Margaret Mead 
  • Neither success nor failure are ever final. –Roger Babson 
Monday motivation Monday quotes
  • You are not defined by your past. You are prepared by your past. –Joel Osteen
  • Always do what you are afraid to do. –Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  • We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather recognizing and appreciating what we do have. –Friedrich Koenig 
  • Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. –Maria Robinson 
  • Seek opportunity, not security. A boat in a harbor is safe, but in time its bottom will rot out. –H. Jackson Brown Jr. 
  • Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear. - Brian Tracy
  • Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. - Vince Lombardi
  • Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. - John C. Maxwell
  • I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don't mind the failure, but I can't imagine that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try. - Nikki Giovanni
  • Find out who you are and do it on purpose. - Dolly Parton
  • If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you! - T. Harv Eker
  • We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like. - Dave Ramsey
  • Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. - Maya Angelou
  • Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. - Albert Einstein
  • Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again. - James Cook
  • I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ - Muhammad Ali
  • When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. - Wayne Dyer
  • The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job. - Zig Ziglar
  • Life is different when we discover what is deeply important to us. - Stephen Covey
  • We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. - Randy Pausch
  • I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail. - Muriel Strode
  • The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. - Helen Keller
  • The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will'. Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities. - David Copperfield
Monday motivation Monday quotes
  • Each moment of the year has its own beauty, a picture which was never before and shall never be seen again. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • You can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pocket. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Love the life you live. Live the life you love. - Bob Marley
  • That which does not kill us makes us stronger. - Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Today I do what others won’t, so that tomorrow I can accomplish what others don’t. - Jerry Rice
  • The best way to predict the future is to invent it. - Alan Kay
  • Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was. - Richard L. Evans

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Happy Monday motivation quotes 

Happy Monday motivation quotes 
  • Don't worry about failure; you only have to be right once. –Drew Houston 
  • I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? –Benjamin Disraeli 
  • If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes. –Andrew Carnegie 
  • People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision. –John Maxwell 
  • Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. –Howard Thurman
  • The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. –Tony Blair 
  • To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less. –Andre Malraux 
  • We are too busy mopping the floor to turn off the faucet. –Unknown  
  • What you do has far greater impact than what you say. –Stephen Covey 
  • You manage things; you lead people. –Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper 
  • A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self. –Charles Dickens 
  • A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit. –John C. Maxwell 
  • A leader is a dealer in hope. –Napoleon Bonaparte 
  • A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. –John C. Maxwell 
  • A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be. –Rosalynn Carter 
  • A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. –Max Lucado 
  • All great achievements require time. –Maya Angelou 
  • All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do. –Norman Vincent Peale 
  • All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that. –Baltasar Gracián
  • All the flowers of all of the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. –Chinese Proverb
  • An unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates
  • Arise, awake, stop not until your goal is achieved. –Swami Vivekananda 
  • An average person with average talents and ambition and average education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals. –Mary Kay Ash 
Happy Monday motivation quotes 
  • Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. –John Dewey 
  • Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. –Jesus 
  • Be mindful of how you approach time. Watching the clock is not the same as watching the sun rise. –Sophia Bedford–Pierce 
  • Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. –Jack Welch 
  • Believe you can and you’re halfway there. –Theodore Roosevelt 
  • Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. –Ancient Indian Proverb 
  • Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. –Joshua J. Marine 
  • Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved. –William Jennings Bryan 
  • Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. –Jim Rohn 
  • Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress. –Alfred A. Montapert 
  • You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give. - Winston Churchill
  • Feel the fear and do it anyway! - Susan Jeffers
  • You've got to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you love, who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams. - Oprah Winfrey
  • Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses. - Brian Tracy
  • Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs. - Jim Rohn
  • Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain
  • What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while. - Gretchen Rubin
  • When the need to succeed is as bad as the need to breathe, then you’ll be successful. - Eric Thomas
  • You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play. - Warren Beatty
  • Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. - Allen Saunders
  • When I was 5 years old, my mom always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment and I told them they didn't understand life. - John Lennon
  • So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. - Christopher Reeve
  • Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman
  • To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have. - Ken S. Keyes, Jr.
  • Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis. - Zig Ziglar
  • Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - W.B. Yeats
  • Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes. - Antisthenes
  • Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed. - Wayne Dyer
  • You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in the future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. - Steve Jobs
  • Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. - Jim Rohn
  • The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. - Roseanne Barr
  • Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively. - Dalai Lama
  • It is better to be a lion for a day, than a sheep all your life. - Elizabeth Kenny
Happy Monday motivation quotes 
  • At any given moment you have the power to say this is not how the story is going to end. - Christine M. Miller
  • Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. - Henry Van Dyke
  • It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. - Leon C. Megginson
  • Everyone has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth. - Mike Tyson
  • Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have laboured hard for. - Socrates
  • Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. - Truman Capote
  • Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

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Positive Monday blessings quotes

Positive Monday blessings quotes
  • Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. –Buddha 
  • Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. –Teddy Roosevelt 
  • Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway. –Eleanor Roosevelt 
  • Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week. –Charles Richards 
  • Don’t be stomping on ants when you have elephants to feed. –Peter Turla 
  • Don’t spend a dollar’s worth of time on a ten-cent decision. –Peter Turla 
  • Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff that life is made of. –Benjamin Franklin 
  • Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. –Gloria Steinem 
  • Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. –Pablo Picasso 
  • Education costs money. But then so does ignorance. –Sir Claus Moser 
  • Eighty percent of success is showing up. –Woody Allen 
  • Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. –Benjamin Franklin 
  • Earn your leadership every day. –Michael Jordan 
  • Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn 
  • I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t. –Dee Dee Myers 
  • Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. –Babe Ruth 
  • Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. –George Adair 
  • Fear melts when you take action towards a goal you really want. –Robert Allen 
  • Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths. –John Zenger 
  • Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. –Will Rogers 
  • Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. –Dalai Lama 
  • He who has great power should use it lightly. –Seneca 
  • He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. –Aristotle 
  • How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. –Anne Frank 
  • I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done. –Henry Ford 
  • I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. –Benjamin Franklin 
  • Don't be pushed by your problems; be led by your dreams. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Positive Monday blessings quotes
  • Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker. - Zig Ziglar
  • Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. - Mother Teresa
  • Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. - Jamie Paolinetti
  • I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. - Diane Ackerman
  • It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle
  • The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping stone in the pathway of the strong.- Thomas Caryle
  • You're tougher than you think you are, and you can do more than you think you can. - Christopher McDougall
  • When you know what you want, and you want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to get it. - Jim Rohn
  • The only one who can tell you ‘you can't’ is you. And you don't have to listen. - Nike
  • Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter. - Francis Chan
  • A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Although time seems to fly by, it never travels faster than one day at a time. Each day is a new opportunity to live your life to the fullest. - Steve Maraboli
  • Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. - Ambrose Redmoon
  • Success is never permanent, and failure is never final. - Mike Ditka
  • What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable? - John Green
  • We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us. - Virginia Satir
  • An obstacle is often a stepping stone. - William Prescott
  • Man's most valuable faculty is his imagination. - Madame de Stael
  • If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today. - E. Joseph Cossman
  • It's never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot
  • I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. - Mahatma Gandhi
Positive Monday blessings quotes
  • We live, we love, we let it go. - Kevin Dalton
  • Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. - Maria Robinson
  • Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs - Zig Ziglar

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Monday inspirational quotes and images

Monday inspirational quotes and images


  • I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. –Rosa Parks 
  • I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. –Ralph Nader 
  • I would rather die of passion than of boredom. –Vincent van Gogh 
  • The purpose of our lives is to be happy. –Dalai Lama 
  • If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. –Maya Angelou 
  • If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time. –Zig Ziglar 
  • If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. –Tony Robbins 
  • If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. –Vincent Van Gogh 
  • If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. –Oprah Winfrey 
  • If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. –John Quincy Adams 
  • In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. –Thomas Jefferson 
  • Live fully. Love openly. Make a difference. –Brendan Burchard 
  • In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking. –Sir John Lubbock 
  • It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. –Brian Tracy 
  • It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. –Ernest Hemingway 
  • It’s better to do the right thing slowly than the wrong thing quickly. –Peter Turla 
  • Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination; Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. –Lord Chesterfield 
  • Know your limits, but never stop trying to exceed them. –Unknown 
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  • Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead. –Ross Perot 
  • Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. –Vince Lombardi 
  • Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. –Rodin 
  • Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. –Woodrow Wilson
  • Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, “I’m possible!” –Audrey Hepburn
  • Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. –General Dwight Eisenhower 
  • Living without an aim is like sailing without a compass. –Alexander Dumas 
  • Money, I can only gain or lose. But time I can only lose. So, I must spend it carefully. –Unknown 

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  • Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. –Warren Bennis 
  • My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back. –Unknown 
  • Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts. –Erskine Bowles 
  • Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. –Anais Nin 
  • Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. –Bill Bradley 
  • Live each day as if it be your last. –Marcus Aurelius 
  • Lost time is never found again. –Proverb 
  • Map out your future, but do it in pencil. –Jon Bon Jovi 
  • Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. –Harry S. Truman 
  • Nothing is ours except time. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 
  • Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. –Henry Ford 
  • Of course I'm ambitious. What's wrong with that? Otherwise you sleep all day. –Ringo Starr 
  • One of the secrets of life is to make stepping-stones out of stumbling blocks. –Jack Penn 
  • Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. –Martin Luther King Jr. 
  • Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. –Dalai Lama 
  • Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. –Arthur Ashe 
  • The best revenge is massive success. –Frank Sinatra 
  • The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. –Bruce Feirstein 
  • We’re all just walking each other home. - Ram Dass
  • Success is doing what you want, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want. - Anthony Robbins
  • Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. - Washington Irving
  • The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. - Bette Midler
  • If you have a warm and caring heart, you're loved ones will ensure you never depart. For long after you've turned that final page you'll still be right there on center stage. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
  • Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. - Oscar Wilde
  • People may doubt what you say but they will believe what you do. - Lewis Cass
  • To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. - Fred Shero
  • Look for the good in every person and every situation. You’ll almost always find it. - Brian Tracy
  • If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. - Jim Rohn
  • Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. - Dale Carnegie
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  • Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. - Babe Ruth
  • You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. - Mae West
  • Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. - Claude Bissell
  • I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison
  • Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything, that makes you smile. - Mark Twain
  • What is now proved was once imagined. - William Blake
  • Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. - Abraham Lincoln
  • If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up. - J.M. Power
  • Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart. - Zig Ziglar
  • Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's. - Billy Wilder
  • The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time. - Joe Girard
  • The most radical act anyone can commit is to be happy. - Patch Adams

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  • The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. –Max DePree 
  • The key is in not spending time, but in investing it. –Stephen R. Covey 
  • The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. –Alice Walker 
  • The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. –Chinese Proverb 
  • The supreme quality of leadership is integrity. –Dwight Eisenhower 
  • Time is money. –Benjamin Franklin 
  • Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. –William Penn 
  • Try not. Do or do not. There is no try. –Yoda 
  • Until thought is linked with purpose there is no intelligent accomplishment. –James Allen 
  • Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. –Peter Drucker 
  • Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. –M. Scott Peck 
  • Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. –Japanese Proverb 
  • There is no such thing as failure. You either succeed or learn. –Kevin Kruse 
  • We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. –Plato 
  • We can no more afford to spend major time on minor things than we can to spend minor time on major things. –Jim Rohn 
  • When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. –Erma Bombeck 
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  • You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. –Christopher Columbus
  • Do you really want to be happy? You can begin by being appreciative of who you are and what you've got. - Benjamin Hoff
  • Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. - Steve Jobs
  • You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside. - Wayne Dyer
  • Life is a grindstone, and whether it grinds you down or polishes you up is for you and you alone to decide. - Cavett Robert
  • Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you're in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that's the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self because with that, you can do anything else. - Angelina Jolie
  • You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. - Jim Rohn
  • Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves? - Andy Warhol
  • Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. - Og Mandino
  • Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. - Judy Garland
  • Two men looked out from prison bars, one saw the mud, the other saw stars. - Dale Carnegie
  • The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they enjoy most. - Malcolm S. Forbes
  • If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katharine Hepburn
  • Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable. - Sydney J. Harris
  • No matter how many plans you make or how much in control you are, life is always winging it. - Carroll Bryant
  • A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drive... but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child. - Dr. Forest E. Witcraft
  • Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom. - Jim Rohn
  • Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought. - Matsuo BashoI
  • like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. - Dr. Seuss
  • The groundwork of all happiness is health. - Leigh Hunt
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  • This time like all times is a very good one if we but know what to do with it. - Ralph Waldo EmersonIn
  • Between goals is a thing called life; that has to be lived and enjoyed. - Sid Caesar
  • Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. - Robert Kiyosaki
  • Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. - Harold Thurman
  • The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. - Socrates
  • Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, That’s why it's called the Present. - Bil Keane
  • Flatter yourself critically. - Willis Goth Regier
  • Never be afraid to try something new; remember amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic. - Dave Barry
  • A ship is safe in harbor, but that is not what ships are built for. - John A. Shedd
  • You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. - Zig Ziglar
  • Experience life in all possible ways good-bad, bitter-sweet, darklight, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don't be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become. - Osho
  • Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure. - Jim Rohn
  • Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. - Deepak Chopra
  • I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. - Groucho Marx
  • Every really new idea looks crazy at first. - Alfred North Whitehead
  • I'd rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not done. - Lucille Ball
  • Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. - Sandra Carey
  • Don’t go through life, grow through life. - Eric Butterworth
  • Too many talented people string and unstring their instruments without ever playing their music. - Ken Standley
  • There are moments when a rope's end, a pole, the branch of the tree, is life itself, and it is a frightful thing to see a living being lose his hold upon it, and fall like a ripe fruit. - Victor Hugo
  • 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
  • Courage doesn't mean you don't get afraid. Courage means you don't let fear stop you. - Bethany Hamilton
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  • Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing. - Theodore Roosevelt
  • Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. - Albert Szent-Györgyi
  • The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. - Socrates
  • If you know where you are going, any road will take you there. - Lewis Carroll
  • The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. - Donald M. Kendall
  • I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am. - Sylvia Plath
  • Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. - Oprah Winfrey
  • We must be our own before we can be another’s. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. - Carlos Castaneda
  • The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. - Anna Quindlen
  • The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. - Jimmy Johnson
  • Fear is not real. It is a product of thoughts you create. Now do not misunderstand me, danger is very real, but fear is a choice. - Cypher Raige

 

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Conclusion


Many times, we wish the weekend would last a little longer. We spend a lot of time during the week to hustle and look for ways to improve our work. What we should do is spend a little time each morning to motivate ourselves or others with these positive Monday quotes. You will eventually see that by starting your day off with positivity and motivation, you can create an awesome day, one where good things happen! We hope you found the above compilation of positive Monday quotes to be a source of fresh motivation.

FAQs 

What should I post on motivation Monday?


Monday motivation is a good avenue to share positive inspiring quotes with your co-workers, and friends. Most people think that nothing happens on Monday, but they are completely wrong. Read our list of the most amazing positive motivational quotes to inspire yourself. You can choose any one of the above inspirational quotes according to your needs.

What's your Monday motivation?

It's only Monday, and you're already tired. But don't worry! It's time to find some motivation for this week. Find your motivation through quotes that remind you that anything is possible with the right attitude and help.

"If we weren't all so busy telling ourselves we can't do it, we might just do it." - Michael Jordan

"We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained." - Bruce Lee

 

How to stay motivated on Monday?

It's that time of the week: MONDAY! Blaming Monday for all your struggles is probably a way out, but on a serious note. I’m sure you need a lot of motivation on Mondays, right? Above-mentioned are some quotes and thoughts which you can use to motivate yourself every Monday morning! 

Monday is definitely a challenging day. More often than not, it opens our mouths to complain about the feeling of inadequacy that comes from being tied down by various commitments, but we would like to remind you that every new challenge should be treated as additional motivation.

 

How to get motivated to go to work on Monday?

The best way to motivate yourself to go to work on Monday is by finding your motivation. You can do it by asking yourself one question, "What are the reasons I am doing this?"

If you are not motivated enough, make sure you are clear with your objectives. For example, If you want to be a successful content writer, then you need to focus just on that. If it is not what you really want, then try something else instead - maybe something that is more aligned with your skill set and passion.

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