134 Motivational Happy Friday Quotes That Don’t Suck

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There can’t be many of us that don’t have that Friday feeling when the working week comes to an end, so kick back and relax in style with some words of wisdom about the best part of each week. Whether you’re going out, staying in, or even dealing with chores, do it with a smile on your face and some smart words from others who relish clocking off at the end of the 9-5.

Of course, you can extend the weekend by embracing Fridays as the beginning of the fun, so set your alarm early, jump out of bed with a smile, and set about making the end of the week as awesome as it can be with these fun Friday quotes. Starting as you mean to go on with some of these well-chosen words will ensure that Saturday isn’t a sadder-day, and that Sunday is the most fun day of all.

With inspiration from Dr. Seuss, wise words from Helen Keller, and motivation from Stephen King, these Friday quotes will spur you on to make the most of your weekends. You might even find that by taking these quotes on board, your weekdays are pretty awesome, too.

If you’re looking for more daily inspiration, take a look at these motivational quotes for Sunday, Monday and Wednesday.

Best Friday Quotes for Motivation and Inspiration for the Week Ahead

Weekends welcome warriors for social fun that starts on Friday.

“Weekends welcome warriors for social fun that starts on Friday.” – David Chiles

Your life is not static. Every decision, setback, or triumph is an opportunity to identify the seeds of truth that make you the wondrous human being that you are.

“Your life is not static. Every decision, setback, or triumph is an opportunity to identify the seeds of truth that make you the wondrous human being that you are.”Oprah Winfrey

Happy Friday! Here’s to all of us who made it through another week of faking adulthood.

“Happy Friday! Here’s to all of us who made it through another week of faking adulthood.” – Nanea Hoffman

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Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive.

“Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive.” – Matt Cameron

I never watch anything live, I record all my programmes and have a real binge on a Friday night and watch them all.

“I never watch anything live, I record all my programmes and have a real binge on a Friday night and watch them all.” – Katie Piper

I like going to the movies on a Friday night and seeing something fun.

“I like going to the movies on a Friday night and seeing something fun.” – Charlie Kaufman

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You know what rhythms with Friday? Wine.

“You know what rhythms with Friday? Wine.” – Jack Davis

Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.

“Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.” – Bum Phillips

Take a drink—Friday is the shit.

“Take a drink—Friday is the shit.” – Tomsten, Friday is the Shit

I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.

“I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.” – Joan Rivers

It’s Friday morning mankind! Good vibe, don’t frown and let the monster see you smile!

“It’s Friday morning mankind! Good vibe, don’t frown and let the monster see you smile!” – Napz Cherub Pellazo

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.

“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.” – Lemony Snicket

Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.

“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.” – Bryan Stevenson

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – Marthe Troly

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – Marthe Troly” – Curtin

Happy Friday! You’re responsible for the energy of your day. Remember, when you give off positive energy, you attract it ! Decide to be Happy:)!

“Happy Friday! You’re responsible for the energy of your day. Remember, when you give off positive energy, you attract it ! Decide to be Happy:)!” – Tracey Edmonds

It’s Friday, Friday! Gotta get down on Friday. Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend, weekend.

“It’s Friday, Friday! Gotta get down on Friday. Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend, weekend.” – Rebecca Black, Friday

My weekends start at about 4 P.M. on Friday afternoon, when I let go of work and leave my colleagues to crawl through the rest of the day in our New York offices.

“My weekends start at about 4 P.M. on Friday afternoon, when I let go of work and leave my colleagues to crawl through the rest of the day in our New York offices.” – Bobbi Brown

I believe that it is a mandatory Law of the Universe that on Fridays, you have to do something a little fun.

“I believe that it is a mandatory Law of the Universe that on Fridays, you have to do something a little fun.” – HANNA RHOADES

My mum always used to buy a record every Friday.

“My mum always used to buy a record every Friday.” – Elton John

How high you fly is derived from how big you think.

“How high you fly is derived from how big you think.” – Robin Sharma

The work has been done and the boss is gone. Baby, I’m on my way to you—Friday night.

“The work has been done and the boss is gone. Baby, I’m on my way to you—Friday night.” – Arabesque, Friday Night

A smile is the beauty of the soul.

“A smile is the beauty of the soul.” – Lailah Gifty

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.

“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon

People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to ‘The Art of Happiness’ by the Dalai Lama.

“People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to ‘The Art of Happiness’ by the Dalai Lama.” – Carmen Electra

On a Friday night, I like to go out because my friends, who have been working normal hours, just want to let go after a stressful week at work.

“On a Friday night, I like to go out because my friends, who have been working normal hours, just want to let go after a stressful week at work.” – Douglas Booth

Let Friday show you where the smiles are in life.

“Let Friday show you where the smiles are in life.” – Anthony T. Hincks

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”Eleanor Roosevelt

Every Friday, I like to high five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, will power, and inappropriate humor.

“Every Friday, I like to high five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, will power, and inappropriate humor.” – Nanea Hoffman

Success is a bright sun that obscures and makes ridiculously unimportant all the little shadowy flecks of failure.

“Success is a bright sun that obscures and makes ridiculously unimportant all the little shadowy flecks of failure.” – Harold Helfer

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Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.

“Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”Dalai Lama

At the end of each day write down on a calendar the best thing that happened to you that day.

“At the end of each day write down on a calendar the best thing that happened to you that day.” – Brenda Shoshanna

Slow down and remember this: Most things make no difference.

“Slow down and remember this: Most things make no difference.” – Tim Ferriss

Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.

“Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Youth is like a long weekend on Friday night. Middle age is like a long weekend on Monday afternoon.

“Youth is like a long weekend on Friday night. Middle age is like a long weekend on Monday afternoon.” – Richard Nelson Bolles

Be positive. Stay happy and don’t let the negativity of the world get you down.

“Be positive. Stay happy and don’t let the negativity of the world get you down.” – Germany Kent

The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us greatest delight.

“The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us greatest delight.” – Unknown

Every morning is a beautiful morning.

“Every morning is a beautiful morning.” – Terri Guillemets

I’ve taught fifth-year Christmas leavers last thing on a Friday afternoon. Basically, if you can face that you can face anything.

“I’ve taught fifth-year Christmas leavers last thing on a Friday afternoon. Basically, if you can face that you can face anything.” – Johann Lamont

Friday’s a free day. A woman’s day.

“Friday’s a free day. A woman’s day.” – Neil Gaiman

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau

It’s 4:58 on Friday afternoon. Do you know where your margarita is?

“It’s 4:58 on Friday afternoon. Do you know where your margarita is?” – Amy Neftzger

You know what I want to do? Wake up one weekend and not have to go anywhere and do nothing.

“You know what I want to do? Wake up one weekend and not have to go anywhere and do nothing.” – Derek Jeter

Today’s goals: Coffee and kindness. Maybe two coffees, and then kindness.

“Today’s goals: Coffee and kindness. Maybe two coffees, and then kindness.” – Nanea Hoffman

Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them.

“Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them.” – John Shirley

Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. – Mary Anne Roadacher

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. – Mary Anne Roadacher” – Hershey

When you leave work on Friday, leave work. Don’t let technology follow you throughout your weekend (answering text messages and emails) take a break you will be more refreshed to begin the workweek if you have had a break.

“When you leave work on Friday, leave work. Don’t let technology follow you throughout your weekend (answering text messages and emails) take a break you will be more refreshed to begin the workweek if you have had a break.” – Catherine Pulsifer

It’s Friday. Any plan of being a productive member of society is officially thrown out the window.

“It’s Friday. Any plan of being a productive member of society is officially thrown out the window.” – Ronald Wilson

There are no perfect people who can say to the world, ‘I don’t need anybody else.’ We need each other. We were made to work in teams!

“There are no perfect people who can say to the world, ‘I don’t need anybody else.’ We need each other. We were made to work in teams!” – Rick Warren

Participate in life instead of just watching it pass you by.

“Participate in life instead of just watching it pass you by.” – Lindsey Wonderson

Friday afternoon feels like Heaven.

“Friday afternoon feels like Heaven.” – El Fuego

Making food is a wonderful way to spend a Friday night.

“Making food is a wonderful way to spend a Friday night.” – Chrissy Teigen

Make each day of the week like Friday and your life will take on new enthusiasm.

“Make each day of the week like Friday and your life will take on new enthusiasm.” – BYRON PULSIFER

Positivity always wins…Always.

“Positivity always wins…Always.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” Dr. Seuss

I’m glad that my films have been consistently faring well rather than one stray Friday!

“I’m glad that my films have been consistently faring well rather than one stray Friday!” – Akshay Kumar

Happy Friday! Happiness begins with a loving heart! Open your heart and share time with those who warm your heart and make you smile!

“Happy Friday! Happiness begins with a loving heart! Open your heart and share time with those who warm your heart and make you smile!” – Tracey Edmonds

Every day may not be good… but there’s something good in every day.

“Every day may not be good… but there’s something good in every day.” – Alice Morse Earle

Wishes for a Happy Friday, and a happy day for every day of the week.

“Wishes for a Happy Friday, and a happy day for every day of the week.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Friday was added to my nickname because I have a talent of getting on with most people. So it’s a bit of a man Friday thing.

“Friday was added to my nickname because I have a talent of getting on with most people. So it’s a bit of a man Friday thing.” – Gavin Friday

We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh.

“We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh.” – William James

Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.

“Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.” – Richard Branson

Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.

“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.” – Dennis Waitley

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

For Children: You will need to know the difference between Friday and a fried egg. It’s quite a simple difference, but an important one. Friday comes at the end of the week, whereas a fried egg comes out of a chicken.

“For Children: You will need to know the difference between Friday and a fried egg. It’s quite a simple difference, but an important one. Friday comes at the end of the week, whereas a fried egg comes out of a chicken.” – Douglas Adams

Don’t worry about letting the dogs out. It’s Friday! Let them have a great weekend, too.

“Don’t worry about letting the dogs out. It’s Friday! Let them have a great weekend, too.” – Anthony T. Hincks

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

Friday sees more smiles than any other day of the workweek!

“Friday sees more smiles than any other day of the workweek!” – Kate Summers

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Herman Cain

I still want a curry on a Friday night and maybe a steak and kidney pudding at the weekend but not all the time.

“I still want a curry on a Friday night and maybe a steak and kidney pudding at the weekend but not all the time.” – Dave Myers

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard

It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.”

Hands up if you’re ready to do something you’ll regret this weekend. Go forth! You have my blessing.

“Hands up if you’re ready to do something you’ll regret this weekend. Go forth! You have my blessing.” – Florence Welch

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde

The first step is you have to say that you can.

“The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith

Although I understand that all days are equal with 24 hours each, most of us agree that Friday is the longest day of the week and Sunday the shortest.

“Although I understand that all days are equal with 24 hours each, most of us agree that Friday is the longest day of the week and Sunday the shortest.” – D.S. Mixel

Make a Friday a day to celebrate work well done that you can be proud of knowing that you just didn’t put in time to the next paycheck.

“Make a Friday a day to celebrate work well done that you can be proud of knowing that you just didn’t put in time to the next paycheck.” – Byron Pulsifer

I love to go out with my husband and a few friends on Friday or Saturday. Being from Southern California, Mexican food is my favorite, and I normally splurge on enchiladas and margaritas.

“I love to go out with my husband and a few friends on Friday or Saturday. Being from Southern California, Mexican food is my favorite, and I normally splurge on enchiladas and margaritas.” – Denise Austin

Raise your glass in the air. It’s a Friday.

“Raise your glass in the air. It’s a Friday.” – SprayEagle SP, Friday

Friday can be a hard day especially if you have not followed through on your commitments.

“Friday can be a hard day especially if you have not followed through on your commitments.” – Byron Pulsifer

I am always happy to meet my friend, and my friend is my weekend.

“I am always happy to meet my friend, and my friend is my weekend.” – Debasish Mridha

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.

“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

It’s Friday, it’s Friday! Gonna get fried today cos it’s my day.

“It’s Friday, it’s Friday! Gonna get fried today cos it’s my day.” – 808 Saints, Friday

If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

“If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.” – Finley

Friday fills my day with hope & happiness.

“Friday fills my day with hope & happiness.” – Anthony T. Hincks

Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.

“Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” – 14th Dalai Lama

Last Friday night—Yeah we danced on tabletops and we took too many shots. Think we kissed but I forgot…

“Last Friday night—Yeah we danced on tabletops and we took too many shots. Think we kissed but I forgot…” – Katy Perry, Last Friday Night

The morning wind spreads its fresh smell. We must get up and take that in, that wind that lets us live. Breathe before it’s gone.

“The morning wind spreads its fresh smell. We must get up and take that in, that wind that lets us live. Breathe before it’s gone.” – Rumi

We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.

“We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” – Bill Watterson

Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.

“Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” – Bonnie Blair

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

It’s finally Friday, I’m free again. I got my motor running for a wild weekend.

“It’s finally Friday, I’m free again. I got my motor running for a wild weekend.” – George Jones

If every day at work feels like a Friday, then you are doing what you were meant to do.

“If every day at work feels like a Friday, then you are doing what you were meant to do.” – Alan W. Kennedy

It’s Friday night. Time to be a hero and rescue some wine trapped in a bottle.

“It’s Friday night. Time to be a hero and rescue some wine trapped in a bottle.” – Anonymous

The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.

“The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.” – Chuck Palahniuk

Friday is a day to finish your goals for the week. It is a day to celebrate that which you set out to accomplish at the beginning of the week. Well done.

“Friday is a day to finish your goals for the week. It is a day to celebrate that which you set out to accomplish at the beginning of the week. Well done.” – Byron Pulsifer

Work starts on Monday. Life begins on Friday.

“Work starts on Monday. Life begins on Friday.” – Ozama Yasin

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.

“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” – Richard Bach

But it’s Friday is a valid excuse for almost anything today.

“But it’s Friday is a valid excuse for almost anything today.” – William Anderson

When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED.

“When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED.” – Dr. Seuss

It’s not who you want to spend Friday night with.  It’s who you want to spend all day Saturday with.

“It’s not who you want to spend Friday night with.  It’s who you want to spend all day Saturday with.” – Woody Harrelson

Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.

“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” – Walt Whitman

I like going to the movies on a Friday night and nseeing something fun.

“I like going to the movies on a Friday night and nseeing something fun.” – Charlie Kaufman

Feed your soul and mind with positivity for it will bear fruit to your life

“Feed your soul and mind with positivity for it will bear fruit to your life” – Shara

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Soren Kierkegaard

The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.

“The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.” – Stephen Richards

The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now, to the fullest. Do what matters, now.

“The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now, to the fullest. Do what matters, now.” – Leo Babauta

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.

“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 Mbiakading

Friday: The day after Thursday and before Saturday according to Rebecca Black. Also the most annoying day of the week now.

“Friday: The day after Thursday and before Saturday according to Rebecca Black. Also the most annoying day of the week now.” – Aaron Peckham

It’s always difficult to keep Fridays confined within themselves… they tend to spill over…

“It’s always difficult to keep Fridays confined within themselves… they tend to spill over…” – Parag Tipnis

Change your way of thinking. Use your energy to accomplish more productive things. The choice is yours and it can be made today!

“Change your way of thinking. Use your energy to accomplish more productive things. The choice is yours and it can be made today!” – Garrett Kingston

Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week. In a worthy moment of peace and bliss.

“Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week. In a worthy moment of peace and bliss.” – S. O’Sade

Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.

“Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” – Oliver Goldsmith

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Friday—Became reality again.

“Happy Friday—Became reality again.” – Emility, Happy Friday is Here Again

We have to make sure the Good Friday Agreement works.

“We have to make sure the Good Friday Agreement works.” – Gerry Adams

The morning was full of sunlight and hope.

“The morning was full of sunlight and hope.” – Kate Chopin

May today be the Fridayest Friday that ever Friday.

“May today be the Fridayest Friday that ever Friday.” – Vinay Agarwal

I look forward to Fridays because I know I have spent the week offering encouragement, solace, assistance and good-will to everyone I have met through my journey.

“I look forward to Fridays because I know I have spent the week offering encouragement, solace, assistance and good-will to everyone I have met through my journey.” – Byron Pulsifer

Follow your hopes and not your fears.

“Follow your hopes and not your fears.” – Jody Bower

I stop working at about 3 p.m. on Fridays.

“I stop working at about 3 p.m. on Fridays.” – Patricia Cornwell

I go to the movies every Friday.

“I go to the movies every Friday.” – Cameron Monaghan

You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.

“The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.” – Woody Allen

I have never in my life found myself in a situation where I’ve stopped work and said, ‘Thank God it’s Friday.’ But weekends are special even if your schedule is all over the place. Something tells you the weekend has arrived and you can indulge yourself a bit.

“I have never in my life found myself in a situation where I’ve stopped work and said, ‘Thank God it’s Friday.’ But weekends are special even if your schedule is all over the place. Something tells you the weekend has arrived and you can indulge yourself a bit.” – Helen Mirren

There are going to be good times and bad times, but lighten up.

“There are going to be good times and bad times, but lighten up.” – Chris Pine

People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness.

“People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness.” – Raimonda.B

Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.

“Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” – Alice Walker

Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.

“Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.” – Eileen Caddy

Friday’s child, makes something look like nothing.

“Friday’s child, makes something look like nothing.” – Nancy Sinatra, Friday’s Child

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