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Inspirational Morning Quotes for 2022 to Start Your Day

Each morning is fresh start. The key is having the motivation to get up and make the day the best it can be. These inspirational morning quotes will help you do just that. We also included motivational good morning quotes, short inspirational morning quotes, funny quotes for morning inspiration, morning inspirational quotes about happiness, inspiration quotes on mornings and love, inspirational quotes about morning routines, positive morning quotes and motivational morning sayings and messages.

There is something about the start of a new day that inspires you to look at new beginnings.

We have also paired our favorite inspirational quotes for the morning with our favorite pictures of the morning.

If you like inspirational quotes check out our list of Short Inspirational Quotes.

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Inspirational Morning Quotes

Here are our favorite inspirational morning quotes.

“Be the morning in everyone’s eyes and make their day turn into a thing of beauty.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

“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

“It is in the early morning hour that the unseen is seen, and that the far-off beauty and glory, vanquishing all their vagueness, move down upon us till they stand clear as crystal close over against the soul.” – Sarah Smiley

“First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ‘I believe,’ three times.” – Ovid

Boat on lake at sunrise with Inspirational morning quotes by Ovid

“I like to work in the morning. I like to sometimes go to a place where I’m all alone where I’m not going to get a phone call early that hurts my feelings, because once my feelings are hurt, I’m dead in the water.” – Francis Ford Coppola

“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

“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

“In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Your current life is the result of your previous choices, if you want something different, begin to choose differently.” – Joe Tichio

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“The repetition becomes the important thing; it’s a form of mesmerism. I mesmerize myself to reach a deeper state of mind.” – Haruki Murakami

“My principal motivation is supporting my family, which is not a bad reason for getting up in the morning. That’s always been my motivation – to take care of the people who rely on me.” – Tony Parsons

“The most important thing I do each morning is steady myself by not allowing a sense of urgency to penetrate.” – Matthew Weatherley-White

“The silence in the morning holds lots of expectations and is more hopeful than the silence at night.” – Victoria Durnak

Motivational Good Morning Quotes

If you are looking for motivational good morning quotes, this is the section for you. You might also like our list of Good Morning Quotes.

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

“Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, ‘It’s going to be a good day!” – Lindsay Lohan

“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 arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.” – E. B. White

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson

Person watching sunrise with motivational good morning quotes by Maria Robinson

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

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Nelson Mandela

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln

“I put my phone as far across the room as possible the night before to force me out of bed when the alarm goes off.” – Josh Gross

“When I’m just waking up I like to keep a space for my own thoughts and ideas. Checking my phone is not a priority of mine.” – Andre D. Wagner

“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

“If I can feel like the chaos [of the day ahead] is at least known, I can dive in with more composure.” – Wendy McKennon

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

“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

“You’ve got to wake up each day and understand what that day is about; you’ve got to have personal goals. Be flexible in getting to those goals, but if you do not have goals, you will not achieve them.” — Cary Cohn

Short Inspirational Morning Quotes

We love these short inspirational morning quotes. Check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Today.

“Every morning is a revolution against the darkness.” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

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

“Every morning, I wake up saying, ‘I’m still alive, a miracle.’ And so I keep on pushing.” — Jim Carrey

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

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

“When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.” – Ernie Banks

“One key to success is to have lunch at the time of day most people have breakfast.” – Robert Brault

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

Sun coming up over lake with short inspirational morning quotes by Rumi

“It is a serious thing – just to be alive – on this fresh morning – in this broken world.” – Mary Oliver

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

“The next morning dawned bright and sweet, like ribbon candy.“ — Sarah Addison Allen

“I’ve got nothing to say but it’s okay, good morning, good morning” — The Beatles

“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” — Hans Christian Andersen

“When the sun came up… I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.” — Tom Hanks

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

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

“Someday is not a day of the week.” – Denise Brennan-Nelson

“When one begins to turn in bed, it is time to get up.” – Arthur Wellesley

Funny Quotes for Morning Inspiration

These funny quotes for morning inspiration will put a smile on your face. You might also like our list of Funny Good Morning Quotes, Funny Quotes of the Day and Short Funny Quotes.

“I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “Awe sh*t, they’re up”. – Dwayne Johnson

Woman on swing at sunrise with funny quotes for morning inspiration by Dwayne Johnson

“I like freedom. I wake up in the morning and say, ‘I don’t know, should I have a popsicle or a donut?’ You know, who knows?” – Oscar Nunez

“In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.” – Carl Sandburg

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

“Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside—remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.”  — Charles Bukowski

“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.” — Kurt Vonnegut

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

“The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.” — Robert Frost

Morning Inspirational Quotes About Happiness

If you like these morning inspirational quotes about happiness check out our list of Short Happy Quotes.

“Let me wake up next to you, have coffee in the morning and wander through the city with your hand in mine, and I’ll be happy for the rest of my little life.” – Charlotte Eriksson

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charlie Chaplin

“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono

Sunrise over the ocean with morning inspirational quotes by Yoko Ono

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” — Marilyn Monroe

“I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off.” – Bruce Willis

“You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and you’re excited for the day? That’s one of my main goals in life.” – Kirsten Dunst

Inspirational Quotes on Mornings and Love

Check out these inspirational quotes about mornings and love. And you might also like our lists of Short Love Quotes, Romantic Quotes and True Love 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

Hiker in morning with inspirational quotes on mornings by Marcus Aurelius

“I used to love night best but the older I get the more treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings.” – Terri Guillemets

“I learned to love myself, because I sleep with myself every night and I wake up with myself every morning, and if I don’t like myself, there’s no reason to even live the life.” – Gabourey Sidibe

“What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.” – Sinclair Lewis

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

“You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love … I love … I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.” — Pride and Prejudice

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” — Mother Teresa

“When I’m tempted to skip my morning routine or another form of self-care, I remind myself that I can better serve the people I love and the projects I care about when I start with me.” – Courtney Carver

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.“ — Nicholas Sparks

“The scariest thought in the world is that someday I’ll wake up and realize I’ve been sleepwalking through my life: under-appreciating the people I love, making the same hurtful mistakes over and over, a slave to neuroses, fear and the habitual. “ — George Saunders

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

Inspirational Quotes About Morning Routines

These inspirational quotes about morning routines will encourage you to start your day out right!

“Your first ritual that you do during the day is the highest leveraged ritual, by far, because it has the effect of setting your mind, and setting the context, for the rest of your day.” – Eben Pagan

“Whether the day is for writing, designing, or painting, the consistent practice of a morning routine is the doorway into it all.” – Elle Luna

“These morning practices are what fuel me; keeping my routine is not about willpower.” – Jenny Blake

Yoga mat on dock with a inspirational quotes about morning routines by Jenny Blake

“The moment when you first wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the 24 hours. No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that, during the day that lies before you, absolutely anything may happen. And the fact that it practically always doesn’t, matters not a jot. The possibility is always there.” — Monica Baldwin

“Your morning sets up the success of your day. So many people wake up and immediately check text messages, emails, and social media. I use my first hour awake for my morning routine of breakfast and meditation to prepare myself.” — Caroline Ghosn

“Eating right and taking the time to slow down and plan in the morning is crucial to a productive day.” – David Moore

“If I fail to follow my morning routine I try to get a hard workout in. A hard workout is like a manual restart of the day.” – Aubrey Marcus

“I’ve found that the first thirty minutes of my day have the biggest impact on how I feel for the rest of my waking hours.” – Molli Sullivan

“For many years, my morning routine was a result of how other people expected me to show up. I was overwhelmed and off-center because I was ignoring the messages my body was sending me.” – Amber Rae

“When I find something I value, I systematize it into my daily habits. Then I live by my values freely and effortlessly.” – Joshua Spodek

“Front-loading my day (getting a whole bunch done in the morning) is my productivity secret.” — Celeste Headlee

“Waking up early, connecting with nature, and having my quiet time are priorities to me, and they are non-negotiable.” – Danette May

“Starting my day with exercise gives me a big mood and energy boost throughout the day and makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something right off the bat.” – Jake Knapp

Inspirational New Day Quotes

The best inspirational quotes from our list of Best New Day Quotes. If you like quotes about the start of each day you might like our lists of Monday Quotes, Tuesday Quotes, Wednesday Quotes , Thursday Quotes, Friday Quotes, Saturday Quotes and Sunday Quotes.

“The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life.” – Arnold Bennet

“Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” – Bil Keane

“Light is sweet; how pleasant to see a new day dawning.” – Ecclesiastes

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

Sunrise over mountains with positive new day quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt

“Every single day is an opportunity for you to start anew; I call this my ’24-hour Reset Button.’ Each new day stands alone and brings you another chance to move closer towards your goals, so make each day a Great Day!” – Tamara Tilleman

“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

Check out our list of Meaningful Quotes.

“My grandmother lived to 104 years old, and part of her success was she woke up every morning to a brand new day.” – George Takei

“Every morning starts a new page in your story. Make it a great one today.” – Doe Zantamata

Sunrise above the clouds with inspirational quotes about a new day by Doe Zantamata

“To live in the light of a new day and an unimaginable and unpredictable future, you must become fully present to a deeper truth – not a truth from your head, but a truth from your heart; not a truth from your ego, but a truth from the highest source.” – Debbie Ford

“Participate in your dreams today. There are unlimited opportunities available with this new day. Take action on those wonderful dreams you’ve had in your mind for so long.” – Steve Maraboli

“Celebrate the new day with shouts of praise, love, and grace, and with a beautiful smile upon your face.” – Caroline Naoroji

Positive Morning Quotes

These positive morning quotes will help you start your day on the right foot. Check out our full list of Best Short Positive Quotes.

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

“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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“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

“I wake up in the morning and my heart is light, man. It’s not heavy. I don’t have skeletons in the closet on their way out.” – Drake

“One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.” – Paulo Coelho

Paddle boarding at sunrise with positive morning quotes by Paulo Coelho

“Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” — Steve Jobs

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” — Dr. Seuss

“I care less about my wake-up time than about the number of hours slept.” – Rachel Binx

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

“I find that checking my phone [in the morning] tramples over my positive vibes, because we all know that checking messages is like rattling a wasp nest.” – Stephanie Lee

“If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”— E.B. White

“Given another shot at life, I would seize every minute of it … look at it and really see it … try it on … live it … exhaust it … and never give that minute back until there was nothing left of it.” — Erma Bombeck

“If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” – J.M. Power

Inspirational Sunrise Quotes

The morning is all about the sunrise for me. These inspirational quotes are from our list of Best Sunrise Quotes.

“The secret to a good morning is to watch the sunrise with an open heart.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

“What better motivation are you looking for in the morning than the incredible motivation of the morning sunrise?” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Saying good morning to the sun is my favorite was to start the day.”  – Tahnni Dupre

“Every day a million miracles begin at sunrise.” – Eric Jerome Dickey

Church spires at sunrise with quotes for sunrise by Eric Jerome Dickey

“There is a reason why morning follows night. After times of great darkness, we must take time to mourn all we have lost and all who were lost, even as hope rises with the sun.” ― Emory R. Frie

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

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“Sunrise doesn’t last all morning, a cloudburst doesn’t last all day, seems my love is up and has left you with no warning. It’s not always going to be this grey. All things must pass, all things must pass away.” -George Harrison

“How beautiful is the sunrise! when the golden beams of day shoot upwards in the morning sky, and the clouds of night roll away before the brightness of the dawning.” – James Yeames

“Every sunrise gives you a new beginning and a new ending. Let this morning be a new beginning to a better relationship and a new ending to the bad memories. It’s an opportunity to enjoy life, breathe freely, think and love. Be grateful for this beautiful day.” – Norton Juster

“I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.” – Juansen Dizon

Sun rising over hill with inspirational sunrise quotes by Juansen Dizon

“Not everyone was privileged to see another sunrise like you did, so before you start complaining; remember that the breath of life, is not for sale.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

“Thank you is what each and every one of us should say when we see either a sunrise or sunset. And when we do that, maybe, just maybe the world will start to become a better place.” — Anthony T. Hincks

“One grateful thought is a ray of sunshine. A hundred such thoughts paint a sunrise. A thousand will rival the glaring sky at noonday – for gratitude is light against the darkness.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

“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

Motivational Morning Sayings and Messages

No one is sure who said these motivational morning sayings and messages first.

“There are so many reasons to be thankful every morning. I am thankful for you.”

“Something special awaits you each day. All you need is to recognize it and make the most of it. Have a positive attitude throughout the day and then that today is going to be the best day of your life.”

“Rise up, start fresh & see the bright opportunity in each day.”

Two people having sunrise coffee with motivational morning sayings

“The morning is good because we remember that no matter what went wrong the previous days, we just got a perfect opportunity to rewrite history and do better.”

“Some times just lie in bed, don’t make an effort to rush off into the morning, listen to the earth rouse from sleep and you’ll understand how perfect life is designed to be.”

“Everything in your life is dictated by you. Be who you want to be. Start each morning thinking positive thoughts and great things will happen to you.”

“Being happy or sad, gloomy or excited, moody or stable … are options that are presented to you every morning. You just have to make the right choice.”

“She believed a cup of coffee marked the beginning of each day.”

“It is a myth that you need to rise and shine to have a good start to a day. You can roll around in bed thinking about friends like me and you will still have a great start to the day.”

Last Inspirational Quotes for the Morning

And here are our last inspirational quotes for the morning.

“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

“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

Sunrise with inspirational quotes for the morning by Malak El Halabi

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

“Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat: “Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.” – Gina Rodriguez

“I never wake up in the morning and wonder why I am here. I wake up and wonder why I am not making here better.” – Jeffrey Fry

“The biggest task in the morning is to try to keep my headspace from being invaded by the outside world.” — Austin Kleon

“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” – Leo Buscaglia

“If I need to remind myself to bring something with me in the morning, I’ll usually put my car keys on top of it.” – Des Traynor

“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

“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

“Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake up in the day to find it was vanity, but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.”— T.E. Lawrence

“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

“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.” – George S. Patton

Inspirational Morning Captions for Instagram

Your followers will love these inspirational morning captions for Instagram.

Today is a good day for a good day

Good morning, make it a great day

If you are going to rise, you might as well shine

Today is a good day to smile

Another day, another sunrise

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Every morning is a new beginning

Sunrise with inspirational morning captions for Instagram

Start your morning with a smile

Rise and Shine

Deep breath. It’s a new day.

I need to get up – my coffee needs me

Rise up, start fresh, see the bright opportunity in each day

Rise before the sun!

Wake up for the sunrise, stay out for the moon

And there you have it! Our list of the best inspirational morning quotes, messages and sayings. We hope you found one that spoke to you.

Let us know in the comments below if we missed a inspirational quote about mornings that should be added.

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