191 Motivational Monday Quotes for the Week Ahead

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The Bangles may have sung about Manic Monday and wishing it was Sunday, but how you feel about the first day of the week is determined by your attitude. Do you see it as the start of another long hard week in a job you hate – just one of five working days to endure before you can enjoy the weekend again – or can you see the possibilities in the clean slate a new week brings?

We know it can be hard to summon the enthusiasm after a relaxing weekend, but if you’re struggling to greet Mondays with anything more than a groan, check out these Monday quotes to find out what other people love about the day. Comprising words of wisdom from actors, writers, politicians and more, this extensive list offers you hundreds of mantras to live your life by, driven by the promise of a brand-new start.

Of course, these Monday quotes can be used for just about any new start; a new week, a new month, or even a new year, or maybe you could apply them to a job you’re just starting (or finishing), or a relationship that’s coming to an end. Take the wisdom in these thought-provoking words and start applying them to your own situation, and you’ll be able to flip each new start on its head to become an exciting change for the better.

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Motivational Monday Quotes

Life offers so many great choices, all you have to do is to see them.

“Life offers so many great choices, all you have to do is to see them.” – Unknown

Let the wisdom of Monday show you why we have weekends.

“Let the wisdom of Monday show you why we have weekends.” – Anthony T. Hincks

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

“The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.” – Pearl Buck

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I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.

“I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.” – Audrey Hepburn

Only your determination and your strong desire will move you forward.

“Only your determination and your strong desire will move you forward.” – Aurora Berill

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

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

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If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.

“If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.” – Ben Hogan

A champion is someone who does not settle for that day’s practice, that day’s competition, that day’s performance. They are always striving to be better. They don’t live in the past.

“A champion is someone who does not settle for that day’s practice, that day’s competition, that day’s performance. They are always striving to be better. They don’t live in the past.” – Briana Scurry

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius

It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts.

“It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts.” – Brian White

In the morning, wonder and be generous like the sun. In the evening, meditate and be kind like the moon.

“In the morning, wonder and be generous like the sun. In the evening, meditate and be kind like the moon.” – Debasish Mridha

A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.

“A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell

The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.

“The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.” – Charles Kingsleigh

Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems.

“Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems.” – Paul J. Meyer

The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.

“The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.” – John D. Rockefeller Jr.

You might not get the outcome you want in life, but you can become one of the few that put in the work.

“You might not get the outcome you want in life, but you can become one of the few that put in the work.” – Shane Parrish

Here’s the only productivity tip you’ll ever need: do the most important thing first each day. Sounds simple. No one does it.

“Here’s the only productivity tip you’ll ever need: do the most important thing first each day. Sounds simple. No one does it.” – James Clear

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached.

“Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached.” – Swami Vivekananda

The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.

“The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.” – Joel Osteen

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.

“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” – Zig Ziglar

We must all either wear out or rust out, every one of us. My choice is to wear out.

“We must all either wear out or rust out, every one of us. My choice is to wear out.” – Theodore Roosevelt

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.

“The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” – Oscar Wilde

Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.

“Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.” – Cheryl Strayed

The starting point of all achievement is desire.

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

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

Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won.

“Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won.” – Billy Bowerman

If you have the right mind-set, you can be just as happy on Monday as you are on Friday.

“If you have the right mind-set, you can be just as happy on Monday as you are on Friday.” – Joel Osteen

No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become Successful.

“No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become Successful.” – Jaymin Shah

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” – Rosa Parks

Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” – Mario Andretti

Nothing will work unless you do.

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

“Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali

Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.

“Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” – Haile Gebrselassie

Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.

“Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.” – Jerry Spinelli

Focus on signal over noise. Don’t waste time on stuff that doesn’t actually make things better.

“Focus on signal over noise. Don’t waste time on stuff that doesn’t actually make things better.” – Elon Musk

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. …so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success.

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. …so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success.” – Leo Tolstoy

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

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

If you cannot worship the Lord in the midst of your responsibilities on Monday, it is not very likely that you were worshiping on Sunday!

“If you cannot worship the Lord in the midst of your responsibilities on Monday, it is not very likely that you were worshiping on Sunday!” – Aiden Wilson Tozer

There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.

“There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach

For each new morning let there be flow of love. Let there be light of happiness in every direction.

“For each new morning let there be flow of love. Let there be light of happiness in every direction.” – Amit Ray

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

Your attitude, more than anything, will influence your effectiveness.

“Your attitude, more than anything, will influence your effectiveness.” – Pat Gelsinger

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.

“Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.” – Abraham Lincoln

Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King

If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.

“If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” – David Allen

The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.

“The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” – Charles Dickens

A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.

“A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bruce Lee

Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.

“Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.” – Isabelle Lafleche

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

This should be the spirit every Monday. Know that something good will always happen.

“This should be the spirit every Monday. Know that something good will always happen.” – Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Every day brings new choices.

“Every day brings new choices.” – Martha Beck

Action is the foundational key to all success.

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde

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

“When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” – Ella Woodward

Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.

“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison

It’s time to read just your mind, Monday mornings no longer have to be a dreaded moment in your life.

“It’s time to read just your mind, Monday mornings no longer have to be a dreaded moment in your life.” – Funké Baffour

Almost every Monday I have a charity thing. I like that. I do.

“Almost every Monday I have a charity thing. I like that. I do.” – Yogi Berra

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

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

I believe the first step in any success-sports, work, a service group, whatever-is showing up.

“I believe the first step in any success-sports, work, a service group, whatever-is showing up.” – David DeNotaris

A year from now you may wish you had started today.

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

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

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

What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.

“What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together” – Vincent Van Gogh

If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.

“If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.” – Catherine Pulsifier

Work to become, not to acquire.

“Work to become, not to acquire.” – Elbert Hubbard

On any given Monday I am one sale closer and one idea away from being a millionaire.

“On any given Monday I am one sale closer and one idea away from being a millionaire.” – Larry D. Turner

Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?

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

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

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.

“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

Whatever your situation might be, set your mind to whatever you want to do and put a good attitude in it, and I believe that you can succeed.

“Whatever your situation might be, set your mind to whatever you want to do and put a good attitude in it, and I believe that you can succeed.” – Bethany Hamilton

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu

Life is about making an impact, changing things and leaving things better than you found them.

“Life is about making an impact, changing things and leaving things better than you found them.” – Munmi Sarma

The most effective way to do is to do it.

“The most effective way to do is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart

When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.

“When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.” – Sydney Smith

Mondays don’t have to be terrible; make them magical instead!

“Mondays don’t have to be terrible; make them magical instead!” – Kate Hudson

Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.

“Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” – Bil Keane

It is an awful thing to say, but if I was a Rover worker, I would not be pinning my hopes on a deal by next Monday, I’d be looking for a new job.

“It is an awful thing to say, but if I was a Rover worker, I would not be pinning my hopes on a deal by next Monday, I’d be looking for a new job.” – Jeff Randall

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill

There is always a miracle at the dawn of Monday; I’m alive.

“There is always a miracle at the dawn of Monday; I’m alive.” – Miracle

You will never plow a field if you only turn it over in your mind.

“You will never plow a field if you only turn it over in your mind.” – Irish Proverb

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.

“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” – Ralph Marston

Mondays are the start of the workweek which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!

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

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell

You can win a lot in life just by being the last one to give up.

“You can win a lot in life just by being the last one to give up.” – James Clear

Don’t chase the money… chase the passion. Because that’s what is going to keep you happy and motivated and jumping out of that bed Monday morning.

“Don’t chase the money… chase the passion. Because that’s what is going to keep you happy and motivated and jumping out of that bed Monday morning.” – Tyra Banks

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

“Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

The challenge of every Monday is to maintain the same vitality in each and every day of the week.

“The challenge of every Monday is to maintain the same vitality in each and every day of the week.” – Byron Pulsifer

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

It’s not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.

“It’s not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.” – Tony Robbins

The difference between winners and ordinary people is winners follow through despite fear while others just dream and take no action.

“The difference between winners and ordinary people is winners follow through despite fear while others just dream and take no action.” – Calvin K. Lee

The future belongs to the competent. Get good, get better, be the best!

“The future belongs to the competent. Get good, get better, be the best!” – Brian Tracy

It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less.

“It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less.” – Nathan W. Morris

To find meaning in life is to know your mission.

“To find meaning in life is to know your mission.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

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

The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.

“The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” – Napoleon Hill

Take a new look at your present ‘impossible.’ Consider positive ways to handle it.

“Take a new look at your present ‘impossible.’ Consider positive ways to handle it.” – Norman Vincent Peale

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H. G. Wells

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

Manifest the best and forget the rest.

“Manifest the best and forget the rest.” – Rob Liano

Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.

“Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.” – Dale Carnegie

Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.

“Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.” – Will Rogers

I do an hour of cardio every day without fail, and I lift on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

“I do an hour of cardio every day without fail, and I lift on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.” – Skip Bayless

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

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

There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.

“There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.” – Anthony Robbins

Don’t let the Monday morning quarterbacks stop you from being bold. You’ve got to set a high bar.

“Don’t let the Monday morning quarterbacks stop you from being bold. You’ve got to set a high bar.” – Antonio Villaraigosa

Public opinions are not your reality… Stay focused on your dream.

“Public opinions are not your reality… Stay focused on your dream.” – Ekere Marshal

It always seems bad at first, but then I find a way…

“It always seems bad at first, but then I find a way…” – Samurai Jack

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!

“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

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.

“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” – Dennis Waitley

What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110% all the time.

“What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110% all the time.” – Don Zimmer

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

You are rewarded in this world based on the value that you give to it.

“You are rewarded in this world based on the value that you give to it.” – Jamie Alderton

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

“The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” – Hasidic Proverb

Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.

“Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.” – Leo Buscaglia

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

“What about Monday? That could be the one day we look at things the same way and wear funny shoes.” – Kevin Dalton

I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder

Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.

“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” – Jack Ma

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

I said that the issue is not Monday. The issue is action without motivation.

“I said that the issue is not Monday. The issue is action without motivation.” – Denny Dey

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” – Robert H. Schuller

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

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

Keep going because you need to be the person who will get through this.

“Keep going because you need to be the person who will get through this.” – Lidia Longorio

Done is better than perfect.

“Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg

You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.

“You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes

Life is too complicated not to be orderly.

“Life is too complicated not to be orderly.” – Martha Stewart

If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.

“If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jen Sincero

You need a plan for yourself, just like you need a plan for a business.

“You need a plan for yourself, just like you need a plan for a business.” – Brenda Barnes

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

With the right mindset, you can be just as happy on a Monday as you are on a Friday.

“With the right mindset, you can be just as happy on a Monday as you are on a Friday.” – Joel Osteen

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

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

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

Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.

“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel

Mondays are mundane, like Tuesdays minus 24 hours.

“Mondays are mundane, like Tuesdays minus 24 hours.” – Jarod Kintz

Life is an adventure; we get out of it what we put into it.

“Life is an adventure; we get out of it what we put into it.” – Richard Daly

By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands — your own.

“By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands — your own.” – Mark Victor Hansen

You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.

“You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” – Charlie Chaplin

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield

Don’t over stress that it’s a Monday, rather think it’s a great day to start a crisp week.

“Don’t over stress that it’s a Monday, rather think it’s a great day to start a crisp week.” – Samreen Kausar

Don’t give it five minutes if you’re not going to give it five years.

“Don’t give it five minutes if you’re not going to give it five years.” – Meghan Markle

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown

How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself.

“How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself.” – Epictetus

What do sharks do on Monday mornings? They get up and start biting. That’s me.

“What do sharks do on Monday mornings? They get up and start biting. That’s me.” – Gemma Collins

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.” – Lao Tzu

The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.

“The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” – Benjamin Mays

The only limits you have are the limits you believe.

“The only limits you have are the limits you believe.” – Wayne Dyer

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.

“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” – Norman Ralph Augustine

Be driven to succeed or get run over.

“Be driven to succeed or get run over.” – Rob Liano

A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.

“A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.” – Arthur Golden

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.

“Knowing is not enough we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.

“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!

“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” – Dr. Seuss

Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.

“Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” – Albert Einstein

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” – Moliere

You should not let setbacks crush your spirit.

“You should not let setbacks crush your spirit.” – Stanley T. Crawford

People will care about your success, not your struggles.

“People will care about your success, not your struggles.” – Brajesh Kumar Singh

When you wake up every morning, let thanksgiving be your first thought.

“When you wake up every morning, let thanksgiving be your first thought.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.

“Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” – Tyler Perry

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

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

It’s Monday… time to motivate and make dreams and goals happen. Let’s go!

“It’s Monday… time to motivate and make dreams and goals happen. Let’s go!” – Heather Stillufsen

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale

You don’t want to have to come into work on Monday already apologizing. I try to save my apologies for what I’ve done later in the week.

“You don’t want to have to come into work on Monday already apologizing. I try to save my apologies for what I’ve done later in the week.” – Ike Barinholtz

You can never ride on the wave that came in and went out yesterday.

“You can never ride on the wave that came in and went out yesterday.” – John Wanamaker

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” – Gore Vidal

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

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

You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.

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

The road to success is always under construction.

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

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.

“An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.” – Thomas Fuller

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.

“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link

One small positive thought can change your whole day.

“One small positive thought can change your whole day.” – Zig Ziglar

Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.

“Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein

Monday would be the start of a whole new chapter in our lives.

“Monday would be the start of a whole new chapter in our lives.” – Rob French

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.

“Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.” – William J. Bennett

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee

The future depends on what you do today.

“The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi

I don’t know about you, but I like to fall in love on Mondays. This way if things go south right away you still have the weekend.

“I don’t know about you, but I like to fall in love on Mondays. This way if things go south right away you still have the weekend.” – Dov Davidoff

Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.

“Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson

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