102 Monday Motivation Quotes to Get You Pumped


Are you looking for some quick help to get you energized and motivated on a Monday morning? If you’re trying to fight the Monday blues, have a look at the following selection of Monday motivation quotes. And for even more awesomeness, be sure to also have a look at our collection of uplifting Monday quotes.

Monday mornings can be brutal. As if forcing yourself out of bed wasn’t bad enough, all the joyful weekend vibes are gone as soon as you arrive at work. New deadlines may be popping up and urgent problems may need to be addressed immediately.

“Just once, I would like to wake up, turn on the news, and hear: ‘Monday has been canceled, go back to sleep.’”

Sadly, even the greatest weekend does eventually come to an end. When you’re absolutely not feeling like it, it’s time for a change. With the right mindset and some motivating goals, Monday’s sluggishness can quickly become a thing of the past.

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This collection of Monday motivation quotes will help you to beat the Monday blues

To help you in getting started, we have created this selection of energizing Monday motivation quotes that will get you pumped quickly. Whenever you feel the need for a quick motivational boost, these quotes are perfect for you.

However, to keep you motivated throughout a long period of time, it’s important to have some techniques at hand that help you to reignite the fire repeatedly. If you want to learn what you can do to effectively motivate yourself, have a look at our ultimate guide on how to get motivated.

102 Monday Motivation Quotes to Get You Pumped

Many of the following authors knew exactly what it means to struggle on a Monday morning. Luckily for us, they have found creative ways to kickstart after the weekend. The following collection of Monday motivation quotes will help you to get yourself through the challenges you’re confronted within your daily life.

Whenever you lack the right willpower to pursue your dreams on a Monday morning, the following quotes will help you to get you excited again. To spice things up, we have also added some great Monday motivation memes and Monday morning motivation quotes.

Here’s our selection of Monday motivation quotes


“To work for the sheer joy of it, to wake up and be really excited on a Monday, to love what you do so much that the idea of a long vacation looks boring – that’s living.”
Manoj Arora

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

Monday is the perfect day



“To the normal person, waking up on Mondays can suck. Let’s face it: who enjoys having to wake up early on a Monday to start your week over again? For me, it is something I’ve missed. I swear, when I beat this cancer I will never complain about it again. Why? Because it means I’m healthy. It means that it is a day other than Saturday. It means I have something to do, or somewhere else to be, other than at home, sick and feeling helpless.”
Amanda Maxlyn

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

Monday the best day of your life


“Your life goal should be to make Monday the best day of the week.”
Trevor Carss

Motivational quotes about Monday


“Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.”
Ella Wheeler Wilcox


“Monday was my favorite day of the week, the embarkation of a seven-day cruise where the ports of call were as yet unknown but the possibilities for adventure were unlimited.”
Kate Collins


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


“Honestly, I never really understood the glorification of Fridays & weekends. I don’t want to build a life and career, where I spent five days a week waiting for the weekend. No! I want to enjoy my life, and don’t wish any weekday away. I want each day to matter to me, in some way, even if it’s a small tiny way. I love my life. Everyday. That’s the spirit we should convey all around us.”
Akilnathan Logeswaran


“If you can’t figure out your purpose, find out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.”
T.D. Jakes


“Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude.”
Ralph Marston


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


“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
Jim Rohn


“People who discipline themselves to get up and do things they don’t necessarily love or like doing, but do it regardless to succeed are people who will get the results and the success they are looking for.”
Jeanette Coron


“It is the responsibility of every human, not just dancers, sports stars, kids, and Olympians – to move. To embrace movement. To become movement. To live movement. Because moving can turn a regular Monday into an extraordinary start to your week. It can turn Tuesday into a quest, Wednesday into an adventure, Thursday into a triumph, Friday into a feat.”
Cameron Díaz


“You are only half happy unless you love them both equally: Friday & Monday!”
Mohith Agadi


“Sometimes, people who hate on your dream aren’t really mad about your dream. They’re mad because you’re making them jealous.”
Jon Acuff


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


“A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain.”
Mildred Struven


“Mondays are the start of the workweek which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!”
David Dweck


“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called opportunity.”
Edith Pierce


“Hustle tries. Then it fails. Then it tries again, because of grit, which is simply being brave when you don’t feel like being brave.”
Jon Acuff


“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”
Colin Powell


“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.”
Zig Ziglar


“Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.”
Katrina Mayer


“Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.”
Studs Terkel


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


“Goals aren’t enough. You need goals plus deadlines: goals big enough to get excited about and deadlines to make you run. One isn’t much good without the other, but together they can be tremendous.”
Ben Feldman


“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


“I like sunrises, Mondays, and new seasons. God seems to be saying, ‘with me you can always start afresh.'”
Ada Lum


“All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.”
Calvin Coolidge


“The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!”
Marvin Phillips


“Candy is natures way of making up for Mondays.”
Rebecca Gober


“The bottom line is simple: It’s not about where you sit on Sunday but how you live on Monday.”
Dwayne Morris


“Monday is the yardstick against which all that is unpleasant is measured.”
Lou Brutus


“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”
Joshua J. Marine


“Most people hate Mondays because most people do not know the incredible beauty of being in any day whatsoever!”
Mehmet Murat ildan


“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”
George Bernard Shaw


“On Monday morning I look foward fearlessly to Friday’s eve.”
Ellen Wittlinger


“Your dream job does not exist. You must create it.”


“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”
Earl Nightingale


“Magnificent Monday, let’s go!”
LaNina King


“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.”
Louis Pasteur


“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”
Jordan Belfort


“Everyone I knew hated Monday mornings, but I never minded them.”
Jojo Moyes


“The secret of success is constancy of purpose.”
Benjamin Disraeli


“Good morning to you beautiful souls! In spite of Monday’s reign, today will be a great day filled with blessings and good reports. Stay focused, stay positive and grind hard.”
LaNina King


“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”
John C. Maxwell


“Do the things you like to be happier, stronger and more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication.”
Rossana Condoleo


“I am always ready for Monday morning, that time that other people dread.”
Anita Brookner


“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”
Jim Rohn


“Uncle Monday arrives, and it is time to sit down at your desk.”
Anne Lamott


“Never hope for it more than you work for it.”
Sonya Teclai


“Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7 of your life.”
Steven Wright


“Don’t mess with anybody on a Monday. It’s a bad, bad day.”
Louise Fitzhugh


“Life is like Friday on a soap opera. It gives you the illusion that everything is going to wrap up, and then the same old shit starts up on Monday.”
Stephen King


“In my life long study of human beings, I have found that no matter how hard they try, they have found no way yet to prevent the arrival of Monday morning. And they do try, of course, but Monday always comes, and all the drones have to scuttle back to their dreary workday lives of meaningless toin and suffering.”
Jeff Lindsay


“Some days, it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed.”
Jim Butcher


“Let passion devour laziness.”
Christopher Poindexter


“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson


“Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus.”
Helen Hanson


“No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work.”
Jonathan Sacks


“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”
Vince Lombardi


“Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
Saint Francis


“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”
Jimmy Johnson


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
Walt Disney


“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
Beverly Sills


“Throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.”
Dale Carnegie


“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”
Roger Staubach

Monday motivation meme


“Success is not easy, and it is certainly not for the lazy.”
Samantha Berngard


“You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”
Henry Ford


“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”
Florence Nightingale


“365 new days, 365 new chances.”


“Motivation is the fuel necessary to keep the human engine running.”
Zig Zigler


“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”
Lou Holtz


“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston Churchill


“A year from now you will wish you had started today.”
Karen Lamb


“Giving up on your goal because of one setback is like slashing your other three tires because you got a flat.”


“The first part of success is ‘Get-to-it-iveness’; the second part of success is ‘Stick-to-it-iveness.’”
Orison Swett Marden


“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it. But if you love what you are doing and always put the customer first, success will be yours.”
Ray Kroc


„Do what you have to do until you can do what you want.”
Oprah Winfrey


“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
Carl Bard


“Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.”
Zig Ziglar


“Life’s battles don’t always go to the strongest or fastest; sooner or later those who win are those who think they can.”
Jill Konrath


“Take risks. If you win, you’ll be happy; if you lose, you’ll be wise.”


„I’m scared of failure all the time but I’m not scared enough to stop trying.”
Ronda Rousey


“If your dream is a big dream, and if you want your life to work on the high level that you say you do, there’s no way around doing the work it takes to get you there.”
Joyce Chapman

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“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”
Ayn Rand


“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”
Zig Ziglar


“Success is the culmination of failures, mistakes, false starts, confusion, and the determination to keep going anyway.”
Nick Gleason


“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
Winston Churchill


“Today is always the most productive day of your week.”
Mark Hunter


“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.”
Zig Ziglar


“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”
Victor Kiam


“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excited you.”
Oprah Winfrey


“The road to success is always under construction.”
Lily Tomlin


“The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.”
Tricia Cunningham


“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”
Paul J. Meyer


“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
Og Mandino


Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.”
Bethany Hamilton


“Take more chances than you dare.”
Jeffrey Gitomer


“If you don’t burn out at the end of each day, you’re a bum.”
George Lois

We hope you enjoyed this collection of Monday motivation quotes.

These quotes should have helped you to quickly boost your motivation. However, more work will be required to keep your motivation on a high level throughout the entire week.

Having ambitious goals that get you pumped can help you to increase your motivation significantly. For this reason, we recommend reading motivational quotes in combination with proven tactics that help you to keep your inner fire burning.

What’s your favorite Monday motivation quote?

Do you have a favorite quote that always does the job on a Monday morning? Be sure to share it with us in the comment section below. 

Stay victorious!


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