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.
How many times have you told yourself you’ll wake up early tomorrow?
I’m guessing countless times. Many of us have morning goals and usually they are not always so easy to achieve! It’s not easy to wake up early or to accomplish a lot during the first few hours of the day.
So we’ve tried to help with these good morning quotes which may help you get out of bed that bit earlier. Sometimes, all we need is a little push from wise words in order to achieve our goals. You can also make mornings better through small but very impactful practices. Consider practices like morning mantras, yoga and no emails before 9 am.
With some experimentation you’ll soon discover the perfect way to make your mornings lovelier than ever and with these hand-picked quotes, you’ll be inspired to do so.
Here are the best 40 good morning quotes to kick start your day…
∴ 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
∴ Being alive is a huge privilege, a complete statistical improbability and one grand opportunity to live out a life you could never have contemplated having. Take care to meditate on that.
∴ 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
∴ A great day starts with a happy morning. We must met every morning with passion and enthusiasm to transform our days into a meaningful and beautiful story. Mornings are all about optimism and energizing motivation.
∴ 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
∴ When we wake up in the morning we have the sudden awareness that we are still alive, that we are blessed to live through lovely moments, and that we can enjoy the abundant beauty of the world.
∴ Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. — William Blake
∴ Many people think schedules are boring, yet the truth is our bodies and minds are design to reach their best at certain moments. Morning are for reflection, meditation, and planning the day. In the bright light of the morning, we are open towards ideas and possibilities.
∴ 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
∴ Every day feels like a complete circle of life, from morning to evening. Mornings are moments of rebirth, revitalization, profound awareness, and energy. During the mornings, we feel young and optimistic, able to take over the world.
∴ It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom. — Aristotle
∴ Waking up early is the secret habit of all successful people. A productive day always starts with a productive morning that sets the tone. Our health, wealth, and well-being are dependent on our good habits.
∴ Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful – a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day. – Dalai Lama
∴ Mornings can only be good if you see it as something new, instead of a continuation of yesterday. Make your mornings count by acknowledging the endless list of new things you can try today. You don’t have to be the same person you were a second ago.
∴ Be willing to be a beginner every single morning – Meister Eckhart
∴ Try to start each day willing to learn and open to admitting mistakes. This kind of mentality may not seem important but really, it is. A beginner’s mind is always willing to learn and always full of fresh ideas – two things you need to survive in this world.
∴ 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
∴ Every morning we face a bright and fresh world, full of opportunities and chances waiting for us to discover them. Each morning, our path starts anew, giving us the possibility to write a new story for our lives.
∴ Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. – William Arthur Ward
∴ The difference between highly successful people is that the highly successful ones don’t wait long for opportunity. Once they see a small opening in the door they dash through it, as opposing to waiting for that door to fully open. Use your time wisely, listen to your instincts, and know when you should wait and when you should go for it.
∴ First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ‘I believe,’ three times. – Ovid
∴ Morning mantras are an excellent way to cultivate a good morning. Try a week or two to practice saying any morning mantra and notice how it affects your mood for the whole day.
∴ Morning not only forgives, it forgets. – Marty Rubin
∴ This Marty Rubin quote reminds us that mornings aren’t just the start of another day. More often than not, we wake up and we think our mornings should be productive but aside from continuation, mornings are also that perfect time of the day when we remind ourselves we’re allowed to reset.
∴ My future starts when I wake up every morning. – Miles Davis
∴ Creative mornings are not only for the people living a creative life. It’s not only for the artists or writers or painters. The important thing is that we set aside some time in our mornings for creative thought which can carry us through the day.
∴ Morning will come, it has no choice – Marty Rubin
∴ We all make mistakes so instead of spending time dwelling on them, look to your mornings as a clean slate to start afresh. Time washes away everything in the end.
∴ Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself – Henry David Thoreau
∴ How your day starts and how your day continues is all up to you. Have you ever wondered why you feel heavy and frustrated? It may be because you started your day wrong. Stretch and breathe and appreciate what’s around you. Appreciate the simplicity of mornings, before you start interacting with the bigger world.
∴ Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life. — Yoko Ono
∴ We smile to other people to make a good impression and to brighten their days, yet we should remember to enjoy our own smiles as well. Each morning we can smile in the mirror just to remember that we are beautiful people.
∴ 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
∴ It takes a strong man to speak up, but it takes a superior man to be silent and listen. Whilst speaking our mind clearly and honestly is important, consider reminding yourself each morning that silence is also important. Listening is also important. Because it’s only when we listen that we learn.
∴ There’s a lesson in every silence – Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
∴ Nothing can beat the deep silence that wrap us every morning. So how do we achieve a good, quiet mornings? Try focusing on your inner self instead of the noise this world makes. Spend a few minutes with yourself for yourself. This is one of the best ways to learn more about yourself.
∴ Every day I feel is a blessing from God and I consider it a new beginning. Everything is beautiful. – Prince
∴ Every day is a blessing from this universe. Don’t you feel lucky to get another chance to wake up? We often forget to thank the universe for yet another morning. We forget to see that mornings mean brand new opportunities and we get to decide if we want this brand new day to be beautiful.
∴ There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope – Bernard Williams
∴ Sometimes it is possible to forget about the hope that mornings bring. Try not to go to bed with a heavy mind or heart, sunrise will come every morning and bring with it a fresh opportunity for renewal.
∴ 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
∴ We are strong believers of morning magic. It’s something unexplainable but if you try to spend your first waking minutes in gratitude before anything else, to remind yourself that you’re a beautiful person on a beautiful planet, morning magic will happen.
∴ Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not – Ursula K. Le Guin
∴ How you wake up and the mood you have the moment you open your eyes – it’s up to you. You get to make that decision – whether you want this to be a lazy day or perhaps a day of hustle. Regardless of what you cultivate, mornings will always come.
∴ The morning was full of sunlight and hope – Kate Chopin
∴ It is a fact that we get tired and sometimes all we feel is frustration. Don’t beat yourself up because of this. Instead, pay closer attention to your inner self every morning. Mornings are often filled with sunlight and hope and if you pay a close attention to this, you will fill yourself with brightness and hope as well.
∴ I simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed – Sidney Poitier
∴ You are in control of your life and therefore you get to choose whether to wake up a better person or a worse person or pretty much the same as you were yesterday. This is one of the most powerful choices we get to do every day.
∴ If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning. – Larry Page
∴ For many of us, one of our life goals is to make an impact no matter how big or small. It is in our nature to give and help others. To wake up with this idea in mind, to wake up feeling ready and energized to start your impactful day – that’s one of the best ways to greet the sun good morning.
∴ Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it – Richard Whately
∴ Its been demonstrated time and time again that early morning risers tend to be the most successful productive leaders in society. Often if you lose an hour or two in the morning it can be very difficult to claw back that lost time.
∴ It’s always such a joy that you wake up in the morning and there’s work to do – Jerome Lawrence
∴ The idea of spending ample time in the morning to create something – whether it’s passion or hobby or work – it can greatly affect our entire day. If you wake up bored and wondering what the heck you’re going to do today, then the rest of your day will probably be spent on thinking the same thing.
∴ Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself – Elbert Hubbard
∴ If we start our day right, everything else will fall into place. Waking up with a good mindset doesn’t necessarily mean waking up full of positivity but we can cultivate a neutral approach that entertains all possibilities and is compassionate to all those around us.
∴ Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. – Robert Orben
∴ If you’re chasing a big dream then some external encouragement can be helpful but don’t forget that any lasting ambition must come from within. A desire to make the world a better place.
∴ A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night – Marilyn vos Savant
∴ There’s a fine line between good ideas and great ideas and we all have both. There’s really no such thing as good morning when you have no bright and new ideas. So while you spend most night staring at the ceiling with your mind refusing to quiet down, consider spending your mornings turning these ideas to reality.
∴ Most of the time I spend when I get up in the morning is trying to figure out what is going to happen – Madeleine Albright
∴ Allot portions of your morning to trying to figure out what you want to do for the day, and you’ll get a clearer view of your goals. Sometimes it’s best to live a care-free life and let your day roll however it wants to but other times, you need to be dominant and figure out what you want to do.
∴ Every morning, look in the mirror and affirm positive words into your life. – Lailah Gifty Akita
∴ When was the last time you look in the mirror and told yourself you can do it? Or told yourself you’re beautiful? Affirmations shouldn’t be hollow statements, they should be honest, authentic reminders to yourself that you are great.
∴ If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals – Lou Holtz
∴ Boredom is a sign that you need to engaged with yourself and life more. It is a sign that you need to find means and ways to make your life more sensual, more impactful. Define some goals you want and commit to it to help you rise with energy in to the morning.
∴ A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray – Marcia Carrington
∴ It’s always worth it to practice a morning ritual if you want to have a good morning. Start with meditation, yoga, journalling or simply sitting with a coffee.
∴ I get up in the morning looking for an adventure – George Foreman
∴ There’s a lesson to learn even when we just woke up. It’s a matter of finding your way to these lessons which means going out for an adventure. Instead of waking up to the idea of having to do a job you’re not really happy about, shift your thoughts and look at it as another adventure you have to take. You may not want to do it but hey, there’s always something to learn in adventures. There’s always a way to make mornings worth looking forward to.
∴ 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
∴ Having a plan and accountability to yourself and others is a great way to put structure into your life and give you the energy and motivation to get up each morning and go for it.
∴ I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off. – Bruce Willis
∴ There are now countless studies proving laughing is a great way to exercise facial muscles and is also a great way to shift your mood. Laughing or smiling in the morning will not only encourage a positive mood but it will surely turn your ordinary mornings into a good morning. Be thankful for what you got yesterday and be determined to make rad achievement today.
∴ Every morning, I wake up saying, I’m still alive, a miracle. And so I keep on pushing. — Jim Carrey
∴ Mornings are blessings for our souls. As we escape the dark, silent nights, we open our eyes to a world of pure, bright light where we are free to enjoy life’s miracles. There is nothing more motivating than a fresh morning.