50 Inspiring good morning quotes to get you going

We're cheering you on as you wakey & smell the coffee. Good morning!

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Early morning rays seep in through our windows. Chirpy tweet alarm comes on. We are awake. All is well! 

But some mornings might not be all happy cheery. So we came up with positive good morning quotes to make the separation between you and your bed just a little easier!

Now you know – we’re here to cheer you on as you get up and smell the coffee. Wakey wakey!

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Steal the sun

"The morning steals upon the night, melting the darkness." – William Shakespeare
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“The morning steals upon the night, melting the darkness.”

All fears melt in the morning. Chase after your nightmares and you’ll see them disappear as soon as you take a step towards them. Be brave and make a start!

He inspired the term Bardolatry

Early to rise

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

An hour before sunrise guarantees an hour less after sunset! Wake up early so you can get to bed early. It’ll get a lot more do.

He was a founding foodie

Alarm or no alarm

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

One of the most important thing to do is to resist going back to bed. And how to do that? The second your eyes open and you’re reaching for the phone, jump up and make your bed. You definitely can’t go to bed now!

She was a leading feminist icon and a sci-fi writer. Out of this world we say!

Burn like the sun

"The day will be what you make of it, so rise like the sun & burn." - William C Hannan
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“The day will be what you make of it, so riise like the sun& burn.”

Wake up and tell yourself it is going to be a good day! Watch how the day listens to you. 😉

Fresh meanings

"I love that this morning’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset." – Steve Maraboli
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“I love that this morning’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset.”

New day means new you and that means new beginnings! Today’s the day you pluck that weed of worry and put it to rest.

Did you know he has delivered speeches in over 30 countries?

Start anew

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

Every hour is Happy Hour and no, we know what you’re thinking and that’s not how we begin the day. Instead, try to allot time slots to every task today and see how it works!

Did you know that he was ordained at 16?

Golden mornings

"Mornings are so precious because it’s when I’m most productive. For me, thirty minutes at 5:30 am is equivalent to at least an hour at 3:00 pm." – Whitney Johnson
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“For me, thirty minutes at 5:30 am is equivalent to an hour at 3:00 pm.”

Want to have a good, fruitful day? Then, be prepared for tomorrow. For e.g. fix a meal plan or an outfit for 2 days, so you don’t have to think of it and instead, just follow through!

Did you know she had initially quit her job to produce a TV show and write a children’s book?

Make the most of it

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

Don’t set yourself on fire to keep someone else warm. Worry about yourself a tad bit more than your spouse/ co-worker/ best friend. Say no when your heart says no!

Did you know he adored fish and vegetables? Eat your greens peeps!

Minute matters

"In one minute you can change your attitude, and in that minute you can change your entire day." – Spencer Johnson
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“In one minute you can change your attitude & in that minute you can chnage your entire day.”

We could give you all the tips but it wouldn’t make a difference if you don’t act on them.
Today’s tip: Well, just make up your mind to have a good day!

Did you know his books have been translated into 42 different languages?

Make it happen

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

Did you know that he is the only known person to have founded three Fortune 1000 companies from scratch?

If you’re not feeling very motivated, and don’t want to get out of bed cause you feel like trash, we’re here to tell you that it’s trash can, not trash cannot. Here’s our tip — spoil yourself! Settle with a strong coffee and your favourite stationery to get the job done.

Listen to nature

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

Switch your workout music because nothing beats a brand new playlist to remind you of a brand new day!

Did you know that he was likely never called ‘Rumi’ in his lifetime?

Set your goals

"Today’s goals: Coffee and kindness. Maybe two coffees, and then kindness." – Nanea Hoffman
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“Today’s goals: Coffee & Kindness. Maybe two coffees, & then kindness.”

Don’t hold back on the cream! Instead, put on some running shoes and hit the park or the treadmill. Endorphins and coffee make the perfect combination to start the day.

Did you know that she’s a blanket fort dweller? Coolest. Cat lady. Ever!

Adopt a routine

"There is enormous power in nailing your morning routine, but there’s even more power in adapting to it when it doesn’t happen as we’d like." – Terri Schneider
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“There is enormous power in nailing your morning routine, but there’s even more power in adapting to it.”

If today’s the day your fridge conked off or your car refused to start, we’re here to assure you that you’re still on top of things. Today’s tip: Stay hydrated! All that coffee keeps you running but the water keeps you cool.

Did you know Schneider has a thesis on risk taking? Speaks volumes!

Plant your seeds

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

Our little tip for you today is to just keep going! Start something today and keep at it every day until it’s done.

Did you know he had a donkey called ‘Modestine’?

Future starts now

"I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life." – Miles Davis
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“My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.”

Did you know Miles attended Julliard? How gifted!

Stimulate your mind first thing in the morning. Whether it’s solving the crossword or the sudoku, or even if it’s a little doodling on the corner of your daily planner, take a little time to focus on getting those creative juices flowing! 

Every hour matters

"Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it." – Richard Whately
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“Lose an hour in the morning, & you will spend all day looking for it.”

Wake up a little earlier than you usually do and hit the gym. It gives you the perfect amount of energy to beat the day.

Did you know he was one of the first people to recognize and appreciate Jane Austen’s talent?

Every day is best

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

If you haven’t been struck by lightning, it’s not a bad day. If you have and you’re alive to tell the tale — cool story!
Today’s tip: Here’s a tip to have a good day — Don’t skip breakfast.

Did you know he was the Class Poet at Harvard?

Go out and greet

"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
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“Don’t be surly at home. Go out in the street & start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.”

Charity begins at home, folks! That means – share the orange juice and the coffee even if all you want to do is go back to bed. Today’s tip: Just be nice.

Did you know she edited the Arab Observer?

New choices

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

And you can choose between your dream and reaching your goals! Today’s tip: Squeeze in some reading time (and we don’t mean reading news snippets while you’re on the.. ahem). Happy reading!

Did you know she’s one of the leading columnists of the Oprah magazine?

A blank new slate

"Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name." – Rabindranath Tagore
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“Do not say dismiss morning with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.”

The immense possibility that a new day holds is too bright to dismiss with a mundane label.
Today’s tip: Say no to things you don’t want to do or think about right then.

Did you know Tagore inspired three national anthems?

You're alive

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

Today’s tip: Extra chocolate chips on your pancakes! Don’t hold back, it’s good for your soul and makes you look forward to the gym.

Did you know Marcus Aurelius was considered to be the last ruler of Rome in its Golden Age?

Make it beautiful

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

A good day deserves good food! Take out some time to cook yourself a lunch instead of ordering in.

He was great friends with Hellen Keller.

Dreams to reality

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up." - Paul Valery
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“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”

Take the first step towards your dream today and watch how the rest of the path unfolds.

Valéry was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 12 different years.

Sleep helps

"It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it." – John Steinbeck
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“A problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after thr committee of sleep has worked on it.”

They ask you to sleep on a problem for a reason – it’ll either go away when you wake up or you’ll have dreamed up a solution. Follow it up with a long soak in the shower.

His first draft was eaten by his dog.

Sunlight and hope

"The morning was full of sunlight and hope." – Kate Chopin
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“The morning was full of sunlight & hope.”

Hope is eternal! Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.

Her last novel – The Awakening has been banned once

Change the world

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

Every day is an adventure if you can picture people in eyepatches and pirate hats. Remember that you’re not a pirate and don’t skip that shower!

The idea of Google came to Page in a dream

Own the day

"Either you run the day, or the day runs you." - Jim Rohn
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“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.”

Take control! Keep reminding yourself that – ‘Your life means your rules’.

Rohn mentored Mark R. Hughes (the founder of Herbalife International) and life strategist Tony Robbins in the late 1970s.

Take a walk

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

Get in some reflection time before the madness sets in. And we say it’s not reflecting unless it’s with a strong cup of coffee and absolutely no phone!

He invented a machine the improved the quality of pencils. We’re sure he tested them by writing notes!

Be grateful

"Wake in the morning with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving." – Kahlil Gibran
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“Wake at dawn with a winged heart, & give thanks for another day of loving.”

Be grateful! If you’ve made it through the night and woken up safe and sound in your bed, you’re lucky. So give thanks to God, to the universe or even to your family who’ve helped you come this far.

His first name is Gubran

Fly high

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

If today’s one of those days where you just don’t want to face the world and you’re reading this while you’re in bed – it’s a sign.
Get up and get going. If you want a good day, it’s a good day you’re gonna get.

He attempted to build a city called ‘Fordlandia’ in the middle of the Amazon.

Start today

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

Do not put off till tomorrow what you can do today! Start your research for a task you’ve been pushing off. The leap is easy, the run up to it is all you’ve to convince yourself to do.

She started writing while helping her husband with research for his book. How cool is that!

It's a bright day

"If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not." – Elon Musk
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“If you get up in the morning & think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Else, it’s not.”

You have the power to make it what it is. Meditate upon your goals to get them to manifest.

He dropped out of Stanford after just 2 days. Worked out pretty well though!

Sunrise awaits

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

Catch the sunrise! Nothing reaffirms the new beginning like a sunrise – and you’ll have the time to get some personal work done.

He came up with more than 300 products from peanuts alone

Special mornings

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

Morning shows the day! Take the time to fill up a bottle with some infused water that keeps you charged throughout the day.

His sermons were often recorded and distributed

Make a masterpiece

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

Acknowledge that your work is art and that it brings joy to people. You’re a contributing member of society and you got this.

He caused the NAIB tournament of Kansas City to change their ‘No African American’ rule after he turned down an invitation

Be pleasant

"Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself." — Elbert Hubbard
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“Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning & the rest of the day will take care of itself.”

If you’ve had your morning coffee, you have no excuse for rudeness. Laugh a little harder at that lame joke your colleague cracked. At least one of you might cheer up before 10am!

He started selling soap by 16.

Face the sunshine

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

Today’s tip: Get in some cuddle time before you have to start your day. Whether it’s with your baby or your dog, nothing makes sun shine brighter than cuddles!

Did you know that she was the first deaf and blind person to earn a college degree?

New day, fresh try

"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
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“A new day, a fresh try, one more start, & a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”

There’s a sunset to be seen and if you’re quick enough, a sunrise too! Take a peek at the outside while the world is asleep.

Priestley wrote the first play ever to be televised!

Enjoy and improve

"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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“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world & a desire to enjoy the world.”

Monday mornings could be for starting the week slowly or with a bang! Plan out your week so you begin each morning easier and finish the day extra hard.

White wrote an obituary for his dog. We can all go home now, he’s won the internet! 

Seek adventure

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

Every day has 24 hours extra to not do the same old things.
Today’s tip: Give some time to your mind to come with new ideas to approach a target differently.



Did you know he became World Champion a second time at age 45?

Born again

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

Have you told your mum how much you love her recently? If you haven’t, here’s a nudge: call your mom. She’ll be up too — years of  waking you up for school doesn’t go away in a jiffy!

Did you know that the Buddha was born a prince?

Make new endings

"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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“Though no one can go back & make a brand new start, anyone can start from now & make a brand new ending.”

Today’s the day you boss up and get that dream.  Reminder to not start something new until you finish what’s pending.

He won a Pulitzer for his biography on Abraham Lincoln

New day, new you

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." – Eleanor Roosevelt
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“With the new day comes new strengths & new thoughts.”

Attack your problems! Out with the old thought processes, get some new armour and fight those battles.

She was BFFs with Amelia Earhart? Talk about birds of a feather!

Everyday awaits you

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“I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.”

Sleeping in is for the dead! Catch those Zzzs a little early today so you don’t have to hit the snooze button over and over again.

He was a fashion icon in France

Something is good

"Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day." – Alice Morse Earle
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“Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.”

Begin your morning well and you’ll have one less thing to crib about! Get in 15 minutes of news consumption that gets you ready to face the day.

She’s written over 17 books, pamphlets and articles during colonial New England? How brilliant was she?

Flow of love

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

Today’s tip: Drop your loved ones who are far, far away a cute little text and see how cheery you make their day.

Did you know he is one of the pioneers of the compassionate AI movement?

Be grateful

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“When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.”

A little spirituality goes a long way! Spend some time with yourself as you meditate and reflect on how you wish the day to pan out today.

He believes in ‘Fiction with a cause’

Watch sunrise

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“The sunrise doesn’t care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one looks at it.”

Dream some impossible dreams! Try to fit in as many as you can and not them down every day. See the ideas that come out of this practice.

Gene started out as a radio broadcaster

Think positive

"Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day." – Dalai Lama
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“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change the whole day.”

Instead of saying “I hate getting up”, switch to “I can’t wait to get back to bed tonight”. Both express your deep love for sleep except the latter is a whole lot more cheery.

You can look him up on Instagram 🙂

Never too late

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

It’s a good day to start doing what you’ve been thinking of for a while. Plan out a morning routine and change something in it every day.

Mary Ann Evans, is known by her pen name George Eliot

Don't miss a chance

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“Every day I’d wake up and think today is another opportunity to do something important.”

We can’t stress this enough, so we made it into a tip for you: Mark your targets on your calendars. Set reminders on your phone. Do whatever you have to, to get started and get the job done.

Brian came up with the idea of AirBnB when he was unable to afford his rent

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