95 Thoughtful “Good Morning” Quotes to Start the Day the Right Way
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The morning may be the most important part of your day.
It sets the tone and the tempo of your daily life. If you wake up late and rush through your morning, the day will likely feel rushed and hurried. But if you take your time and start the day with accomplishments, the day will follow suit.
It is all about having a good morning routine.
This page is dedicated to good morning quotes to help inspire us to start our day the right way - with accomplishments, joy, and happiness - rather than starting our day late, angry and behind in our work.
The Power of Positive Thinking
The power of positive thinking is really just a mental attitude you have in which you expect food and favorable results. You are creating these positive thoughts that can help transform your energy and turn that positive energy into a reality.
When you have a positive mind - especially in the morning to start your day - you are allowing that positive mind to nurture happiness and health for the remainder of your day.
How can you accomplish positive thinking? You can start with your positive affirmations for the day, focus on everything good - big and small - and focus on the present. Adopting a positive mindset can set you up for your entire day.
Starting your morning the right way takes a lot of things to accomplish. One of the most important is starting the day with your heart filled with love. The following quotes show how love can influence a morning in an important way.
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Does your beautiful morning routine start with a morning cup of coffee? If so, you will find these following thoughtful good morning quotes and messages funny and encouraging. Definitely a great pick me up after a good night's sleep.
Quotes to Read While Drinking Your Cup of Coffee
"Coffee is always a good idea."
"Morning has broken, Mr. Coffee has spoken."
"She believed a cup of coffee marked the beginning of each day."
"A cup of coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent."
"I love the smell of possibility in the morning."
Quotes for a Beautiful Morning
"Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life."
– Mark Twain
"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep."
"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."
– Eleanor Roosevelt
"The morning was full of sunlight and hope."
– Kate Chopin
Love Good Morning Quotes
“Good Morning! I hope your day is as positive as you are.”
“Happy thoughts are the only cure for a sleepy morning… and I feel the happiest when I think about you!”
“Nothing is impossible when you put your mind, heart, soul, and sweat into it. Have a great morning.”
“Sending love and smiles your way for a happy happy day.”
“Every day is a new day, new hope, and new opportunity. Good morning!”
“You are a blessing to my mornings.”
“There are so many reasons to be thankful every day. I am thankful for you.”
“Sharing smiles with the one you love is the perfect way to start the day. Have an awesome morning, babe!”
“Morning is the start of every day, and I will live each day like it’s a new day, renewing our love.”
“The best feeling in the world is to know that you are mine and I am yours. Every morning that is enough for me to have a good day.”
“I hope your morning is as bright and gorgeous as your smile.”
“With you, my mornings have never been better. I am always on cloud nine.”
“The sun is up, the skies are blue, good morning my love I’ll be thinking about you.”
Romantic Good Morning Quotes for Her
Romantic good morning wishes are always fun to wake to and can help you get a good start to your day. Read the following romantic, love messages for him and her.
"You are my wildest, sweetest, and happiest dream come true. Have a good day, sweetheart."
"My dreams were amazing because you were in them."
"You are the only thing that keeps me going every single day."
"Every morning is a joy because it is another chance to see your lovely smile, your penetrating eyes, and your sweet lips. I cannot wait for this night to pass and to see you again in the morning."
Romantic Good Morning Quotes for Him
"You are my sun on a gloomy day, like a lighthouse in a stormy sea. Thanks for all your care for me, good morning, my love, time to get up."
"I don't need paradise because I found you…I don't need dreams because I already have you. Good morning!"
"Many girls dream to be with a guy as sweet and handsome as you. But I am the luckiest of them all. Why? Because I live my dream every day, I love you, dear, good morning!"
"Why does this morning have to start so soon? I need more time to dream about the guy who gives me weak knees every single day."
The hardest thing about getting a good start on your day is actually getting up and getting started. People often have plans for a great morning, but when the alarm clock goes off before they are ready to get up, they find that they are not nearly as motivated to get up as they thought.
The morning quotes below are designed to help provide that little bit of morning motivation and help you get up, even when you are snug and comfortable in your bed.
If you want some specific examples on ways you can motivate yourself at all times, check out this article on the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.
Also remember, if you are having a tough time getting up, getting to bed earlier is one of the best ways to consistently get up on time or early.
Motivational Good Morning Quotes
“Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning, and the rest of the day will take care of itself.”
– Elbert Hubbard
“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.”
– Meister Eckhart
“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
“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
“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
“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
“The sunrise, of course, doesn’t care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it.”
– Gene Amole
“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 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 do something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”
– John Lennon
“Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.”
– Alice Morse Earle
“Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.”
– Henry David Thoreau
“I simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.”
– Sidney Poitier
“I’m going to make everything around me beautiful – that will be my life.”
– Elsie De Wolfe
“It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.”
“Morning will come; it has no choice.”
– Marty Rubin
“My future starts when I wake up every morning.”
– Miles Davis
“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning, and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.”
– Yoko Ono
“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
“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
“Wake in the morning with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.”
– Kahlil Gibran
“What if every day is the perfect day to finally be exactly who you were always meant to be?”
– Tyler Knott Gregson
“You give me strength; you give me just what I need. And I can feel the hope that’s rising in me. It’s a good morning.”
When you are happy, you often want to share your happiness. The morning quotes below are great ones to share with friends, family, and loved ones to help them experience the joys and success of a good successful morning routine.
Good Morning Quotes for Friends
“The birds sing each morning as they know they have another day to live. Life and mornings are a gift. Learn to enjoy them as the birds do.”
“Each morning brings you a fresh new day to meet unique challenges. Time to get up and meet them.”
“The morning welcomes you with open arms. Give the same greeting to others. Then see how much your day has changed for the better.”
“The morning shines upon everyone the same. Its beauty is for rich or poor alike. You are not less than anyone else in the eyes of the morning.”
“People who have bad days, consider the morning to be an intrusion on their sleep. If you want a good day, think of each new morning as a gift from heaven.”
“The gift of morning reminds you that you still can tell your family you love them.”
“The beauty of the morning is that you get another day to do the things you love.”
“Night tells you everything is grim. But morning brings the message of hope and that things are not as bad as they seem.”
“The dawn of morning serves to remind you that the nightmare you had during the night is pure fiction.”
“Greet the morning right, and you will feel good about yourself. It is an attitude you can use when relating to others. Treat them right, and you will feel good about yourself.”
“Every new morning gives you an opportunity to make someone’s day better.”
“When the sun’s rays first appear over the horizon, we are reminded that there is always something good about the day.”
“The morning is not the enemy sent to torture us. It has been designed to help us. The morning provides us some quiet time of reflection, so we can improve ourselves.”
“The dreams you had last night can only come to reality if you get up and work at achieving them today. So, don’t waste any more time, get out there and do your best. Good morning.”
“It's not possible to make everyone happy, but it's possible to be happy with everyone! Good morning!”
“I wish you peace the kind that lights you up from the inside out. Good morning!”
“Your love is all I need to stay motivated throughout the day. Thank you for being so inspiring. Good morning!”
"Think about the dreams you had last night to make your lazy morning a beautiful one."
A good morning routine allows us to accomplish more. But it does more than that. It actually inspires us to improve ourselves and do even more.
Think about this… Have you ever woken up extra early and accomplished quite a few things before your family awoke? Doesn’t that inspire you? Make you feel all warm and fuzzy?
This style of hard work can help you accomplish more throughout your day. It can help inspire those around you to try and do more themselves. It is all about putting your “best foot forward” and starting the day the right way.
Get inspired and inspire others with the inspirational good morning messages below.
Inspirational Good Morning Messages
“The greatest inspiration you can ever get is to know that you are an inspiration to others. Wake up and start living an inspirational life today.”
“Wake up and face life’s challenges head-on. Else, life will become quite a challenge.”
“The way you get out of bed will lay the foundation of the day that lies ahead. So, wake up with a smile and walk out with a bounce in your step… you deserve it.”
“No matter how good or bad your life is, wake up each morning and be thankful that you still have one.”
“Some days, you just have to create your own sunshine.”
“Each good morning, we are born again; what we do today is what matters most.”
“When you do something beautiful, and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and most of the audience sleeps.”
“If you are thankful and grateful every morning as you woke up, happiness would come out within you.”
“Every new morning gives you the chance to learn, to strive, and to be better than you were the day before.”
“The beauty of the morning is wasted on those who sleep through it. Don’t be like them. Capture the day, make it your own. Get a head start on those who waste the beauty freely granted to them.”
“Each new morning brings you a special gift. The mistakes of yesterday are gone. Use the day to avoid the mistakes of tomorrow.”
“Mornings are a great way to enjoy the world. You see it as it should be- peaceful, quiet and the birds are singing.”
“To change the world, one must begin with themselves. Let the morning influence you to do great things.”
"Set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning."
"When you start each day with a grateful heart, light illuminates from within."
"You will never have this day again, so make it count."
"Rise up, start fresh, see the bright opportunity in each day."
Hopefully, this collection of good morning quotes will help you to start your day the right way. I encourage you to check out my popular good morning routines post for some specific practical solutions to starting your day the right way.
Thanks for taking the time to check out this collection of morning posts. Hopefully, you enjoyed some of the picture quotes, got some inspiration from many of the quotes and maybe it encouraged you a bit to start your day the right way.
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Finally, if you have a favorite morning quote, a bit of insight, or just want to share a quote that is not on this list, please feel free to share in the comments below. And be sure to share these quotes on your favorite social media platform, like Pinterest, LinkedIn, or Twitter!
Thanks, and have a great morning!