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155 Good Morning Quotes Celebrating A Beautiful Day

Be grateful for each morning when you step outta bed with a fresh quote of the day to set the tone!

Published on September 24, 2019 6:00 AM EST
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Start your day off on the right foot each morning with these beautiful good morning motivational quotes. This collection of morning quotes is perfect for anyone looking for the right way to begin their day with meaningful words as their guide.

How we begin our day sets a tone for how our entire day will go – we want it to be on a positive note.

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What better way to do that than with an encouraging thought or quote of the day?

Below is a list of over 100 inspirational, wise, and positive good morning quotes to start your morning off right.

Thank you to Motivational Quote of the Day for helping to provide these, so that you can have a jump start on coming up with exciting thoughts!

Remember to also read our collection of beautiful good morning love quotes for that special person in your life. We also have a selection of good morning messages. Be sure to check that as well.

Best Good Morning Quotes To Get You Started

1. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

Good Morning Quotes about success

2. “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” – Zig Ziglar

Good Morning Quotes about dreams

3. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

Good Morning Quotes on great work

4. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

Good Morning Quotes on overcoming challenges

5. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Grandma Moses

Good Morning Quotes on life

6. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” – Beverly Sills

Good Morning Quotes to inspire you

7. “Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

Good Morning Quotes on dreaming big

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8. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

Good Morning Quotes on not giving up

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

Good Morning Quotes on building your dreams

10. “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh

Good Morning Quotes about passion

11. “Rise up, start fresh see the bright opportunity in each day.” – Unknown

Good Morning Quotes on opportunity

12. “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” – Jamie Paolinetti

Good Morning Quotes on possibilities

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

Good Morning Quotes on challenges

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

Good Morning Quotes on living dreams

15. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg

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

Good Morning Quotes on happiness

17. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu

Good Morning Quotes on letting go

18. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.” – Confucius

Good Morning Quotes on beauty

19. “Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.” – Booker T. Washington

Good Morning Quotes on responsibility

20. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” – Aristotle

Good Morning Quotes on criticism

21. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra

Good Morning Quotes on the best revenge

22. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. – Vince Lombardi

Good Morning Quotes on winning

23. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

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Good morning quotes to inspire positivity

24. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

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25. “Just know, when you truly want success, you’ll never give up on it. No matter how bad the situation may get.” – Unknown

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26. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.”– Denis Waitley

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27. “I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them I’m doing it myself.”– Albert Einstein

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28. “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

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Good morning motivational quotes

29. “Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.” – Larry Winget

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

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31. “I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do.” – Lucas (Rory Cochrane, Empire Records)

32. “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” – Unknown

33. “When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.” – Unknown

34. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

35. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Henry S. Haskins

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36. “Challenge yourself with something you know you could never do, and what you’ll find is that you can overcome anything.” – Unknown

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

38. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay

39. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill

40. “An obstacle is often a stepping stone.” – William Prescott

41. “You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give.” – Winston Churchill

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

43. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

44. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi

45. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” – Helen Keller

46. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

47. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

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

49. “You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might.” – Henry David Thoreau

50. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

Inspirational Good Morning Quotes about success

51. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth

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

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

54. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass

55. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Tim Ferriss

56. “The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” – Richard Bach

57. “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein

58. “Do what you love and the money will follow.” – Marsha Sinetar

59. “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” – Gary Player

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

61. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama

62. “The dreamers are the saviors of the world.” – James Allen

63. “Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.” – Russell Warren

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

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65. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King

66. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

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

68. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?” – Joe Namath

69. “Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.” – Ted Williams

70. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

71. “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

72. “It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” – Howard Ruff

Inspirational Good Morning Quotes about dreams

73. “Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” – Doug Ivester

74. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau

75. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” – Denis Waitley

76. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

77. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering the attitudes of his mind.” – William James

78. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.” – Robert Frost

79. “The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress.”– Joseph Joubert

80. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Eliot

81. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

82. Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose yours.” – Paulo Coelho

83. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F. Kennedy

Inspirational Good Morning about greatness

84. “I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.” – James Joyce

85. “It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry James

86. “Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” – William Wallace

87. “Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

89. “Nothing important was ever achieved without someone taking a chance.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Good morning quotes that will enrich your day

91. “The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.” – Rumi

92. “Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga

93. “Morning is when I am awake and there is a dawn in me.” – Henry David Thoreau

94. “When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.” – F. Sionil Jose

Good morning quotes that will enrich your day

95. “I wake up every morning thinking…this is my last day. And I jam everything into it. There’s no time for mediocrity. This is no damned dress rehearsal.” – Anita Roddick

96. “Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.” – George Washington Carver

97. “Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.” – Mark Twain

98. “Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

99. “Life laughs at you when you are unhappy. Life smiles at you when you are happy. But, Life salutes you when you make others happy.” – Charlie Chaplin

100. “Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Good morning quotes to give you inspiration

101. “I get up every morning and it’s going to be a great day. You never know when it’s going to be over so I refuse to have a bad day.”– Paul Henderson

102. “I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.” – Larry King

103. “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

104. “Every morning, leave your worries outside your gate, because that’s where they pick up the garbage! Have a worry free day! Rise and shine.” – Bar Refaeli

105. “To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.” – Sidney Poitier

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106. “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

107. “I get up in the morning looking for an adventure.” – George Foreman

108. “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” – Bernard Williams

109. “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

110. “I like my coffee black and my mornings bright.” – Terri Guillemets

Good morning quotes to enrich life

111. “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

112. “The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.” – Henry Ward Beecher

113. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

114. “On tops of mountains, as everywhere to hopeful souls, it is always morning.” – Henry David Thoreau

115. “Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work.” – Harvey Mackay

116. “If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.” – Larry Page

117. “The sun has not caught me in bed in fifty years.” – Thomas Jefferson

118. “Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.” – W. C. Fields

119. “Joyful morning, good morning, good day.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Beautiful good morning inspirational quotes

121. “Every morning brings new potential, but if you dwell on the misfortunes of the day before, you tend to overlook tremendous opportunities.”- Harvey Mackay

122. “Let your smile change the world but don’t let the world change your smile.” – Unknown

123. “Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.” – Samuel Butler

124. “We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” – Emily Dickinson

125. “The early morning has gold in its mouth.” – Benjamin Franklin

126. “Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” – Henry David Thoreau

127. “Every day brings new choices.” – Martha Beck

128. “My future starts when I wake up every morning.” – Miles Davis

129. “The sun just touched the morning; the morning, happy thing, supposed that he had come to dwell, and life would be all spring.” – Emily Dickinson

130. “Let today be the day you give up who you’ve been for who you can become.” – Hal Elrod

Morning quotes to inspire and motivate you

131. “The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.” – John Milton

132. “If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up.” – Les Brown

133. “Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.” – William Feather

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

135. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

136. “Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.” – Publilius Syrus

137. “Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

138. “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” – Meister Eckhart

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

140. “This is your daily morning reminder that you can handle whatever this week throws at you.” – Unknown

Good morning quotes to bring out the best in you

141. “You can only come to the morning through the shadows.”—J.R.R. Tolkien

142. “Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.”—Emily Dickinson

143. “The day will be what you make it, so rise, like the sun, and burn.”—William C. Hannan

144. “Get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; never treat life casually. To be spiritual is to be amazed.”—Abraham Joshua Heschel

145. “If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.”—Maya Angelou

146. “Seize the day, whatever’s in it to seize, before something comes along and seizes you.”—Lloyd Alexander

147. “Today, many will choose to leave the ghost of yesterday behind and seize the immeasurable power of today. Why not you?”—Steve Maraboli

148. “When you do something beautiful and nobody notices, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”—John Lennon

149. “He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity’s sunrise.”—William Blake

150. “This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.”—Maya Angelou

151. “This day is all I have and these hours are now my eternity. I greet this sunrise with cries of joy as a prisoner who is reprieved from death.”—Og Mandino

152. “It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don’t worry. I say that to myself every morning.”—Gordon B. Kinkley

153. “When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every time the sun rises.”—Paulo Coelho

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

155. “Before I leave the house, I say five things I love about myself, like ‘You have really pretty eyes.’ That way I can go out into the world with that little bit of extra confidence.”—Jennifer Love Hewitt

Which of these good morning quotes will you wake up to?

These beautiful good morning quotes are meant to help you start your day with the right mindset and to truly have a good morning. Pick one – or two – to remind yourself that each day is a chance to do something great.

Did you enjoy these good morning inspirational quotes? Which morning quote resonated with you best? Let us know in the comment section below. Also, don’t forget to share and inspire your friends and followers.

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    Neha

    July 25, 2019 at 9:09 AM

    These good morning quotes are really awesome to start your day

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      Dr. Nikki Martinez

      July 26, 2019 at 6:54 PM

      I’m so glad you thought so! Thank you for taking the time to let me know. It’s genuinely appreciated. – Dr. Nikki Martinez

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    Brij Bhushan

    June 4, 2019 at 12:11 AM

    Thanks so much for these beautiful quotes. I keep on reading them again and again. I have shared them with my team and its improvement is noticeable. I admire your article.

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      Dr. Nikki Martinez

      June 4, 2019 at 10:07 AM

      Thank you for taking he time to share that with me. It really means a lot. You are very kind. – Dr. Nikki Martinez

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    Solomon David

    June 3, 2019 at 1:46 AM

    What an amazing quotes, I get some inspirations now. quotememes.com

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      Dr. Nikki Martinez

      June 4, 2019 at 10:05 AM

      Thank you for saying so. I genuinely appreciate it. – Dr. Nikki Martinez

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    vidyasagar yadav

    March 6, 2019 at 1:31 AM

    In order to motivate people in the morning, this article of yours is very dear to you. We hope that you will continue to post more like this in the future.

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      Dr. Nikki Martinez

      March 7, 2019 at 8:23 PM

      That is so kind of you to say. Thank you so much. -Dr. Nikki Martinez

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    Niazi

    October 13, 2018 at 8:42 AM

    I have sent 2,3 messages from the above list to my friends and my wife. they love these quotes a lot. please keep upload such quotes. they are very heart touching

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      Dr. Nikki Martinez

      March 7, 2019 at 8:24 PM

      Thank much for saying so. I definitely will. – Dr. Nikki Martinez

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