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The key to having a great day is starting the day off right with a good morning routine and a positive attitude. To help you start your day off right, we are sharing 31 good morning quotes to reflect on each day of the month.
How To Use Inspirational Quotes
Instead of mindlessly scrolling on social media, reading the news, or getting sucked in your email inbox, you should start your morning with a routine that includes self-reflection.
The absolute best thing you can do to increase the chances of having a good day is to start off with a motivational quote.
But you can’t just read the quote and be on your way.
You need to take time to really reflect on the quote. Think about it’s meaning and how you can apply it to your life.
I like to just write a sentence or two in this notebook.
Good Morning Quotes
“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
“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” –Tecumseh
“The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.” -Wallace Stevens
“No matter how bad things are, you can at least be happy that you woke up this morning.” -D. L. Hughley
“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” -Mark Twain
“Smell the roses. Smell the coffee. Whatever it is that makes you happy.” -Rita Moreno
“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” -Maya Angelou
“She woke up every morning with the option of being anyone she wished. How beautiful it was that she always chose herself.” – Tyler Kent White
“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.” – The Alchemist
“The day will be what you make it, so rise, like the sun, and burn.” – William C. Hannan
“Wake in the morning with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.” – Kahlil Gibran
“Lovely days don’t come to you, you should walk to them.” – Rumi
“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“What if every day is the perfect day to finally be exactly who you were always meant to be?” – Tyler Knott Gregson
“Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.” -Mark Twain
“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” -C.S Lewis
“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn
“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.” – S. Ajna
“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo
“You have a bad day, you go to bed, you wake up, and work a little harder.” -Michelle Obama
“When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The world is new to us every morning – this is God’s gift and every man should believe he is reborn each day.” -Baal Shem Tov
“My future starts when I wake up every morning.” -Miles Davis
“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
“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” -J. B. Priestley
“I simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.” -Sidney Poitier
“The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one’s day and every night to examine the results obtained.” – Alexis Carrel
“Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
“Now that your eyes are open, make the sun jealous with your burning passion to start the day. Make the sun jealous or stay in bed.” – Malak El Halabi
“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.” – E. B. White
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