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100 Best Monday Quotes for Work

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It’s Monday and the work week is starting. Sometimes you need a little extra motivation to get going. Well, if you are looking for Monday work quotes, you have come to the right place. We have gathered all the best quotes, including Monday motivation quotes for work, short motivational Monday quotes for work, funny Monday morning quotes for work, funny Monday quotes for work, inspirational work quotes for Monday, Monday morning quotes for work, positive Monday Quotes for work and happy Monday work quotes.

If you’re feeling a little under-motivated or need some humor to get you moving, these Monday work quotes will give you an extra push.

You might also like our lists of Funny Work Quotes, Funny Teamwork Quotes, Inspirational Work Quotes and Hard Work Quotes. We also have a list of the best Monday Quotes for the least favorite day of the week.

Jump ahead to your favorite section or keep scrolling to find your favorite Monday quote for work.

Monday Work Quotes

Here are a few of our favorite Monday work quotes.

“There are two tests in life, more important than any other test. On Monday morning, when you wake up, do you feel in the pit of your stomach you can’t wait to go to work? And when you’re ready to go home Friday afternoon, do you say, ‘I can’t wait to go home?’” – Chuck Schumer

“Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier and healthier life.” – Germany Kent

“Monday is the day that opens up the week for many opportunities.” – R.K. Narayan

Hiker on trail with Monday work quotes by Narayan

“In my life long study of human beings, I have found that no matter how hard they try, they have found no way yet to prevent the arrival of Monday morning. And they do try, of course, but Monday always comes, and all the drones have to scuttle back to their dreary workday lives of meaningless toin and suffering.” – Jeff Lindsay

“I have to go to work on Mondays and yes everyone hates Mondays. But I look at it a little differently. I don’t have to work, I GET to work. I am blessed to have a job while many don’t have one.” – Dinky Manuel

“Everyday is Monday….till Friday.” – Viktor VolksPrater

“Mondays are the start of the work week which offers new beginnings 52 times a year!” – David Dweck

Sunrise over ocean with Monday quotes for work by David Dweck

“You are in control. Never allow your Monday to be manic.” – Andrea L’Artiste

“Mondays are mundane, like Tuesdays minus 24 hours.”- Jarod Kintz

“Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday’s code.” – Dan Salomon

Monday Motivation Quotes for Work

Check out these Monday motivation quotes for work, then head to our Tuesday Motivation Quotes, Wednesday Motivation Quotes, Thursday Motivation Quotes and Friday Motivation Quotes for those days you need a little extra motivation.

“The challenge of every Monday is to maintain the same vitality in each and every day of the week.” – Byron Pulsifer

“I know it’s Monday, but it’s also a new day, a new week, and in that lies a new opportunity for something special to happen.” – Michael Ely

Person looking at sunrise with monday motivation quotes for work by Ely

“For me, Monday represents a fresh start to the week. It is the day where the slate from the previous week is wiped clean. It is a day of new beginnings.” – Allen Smith

“Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” — Patrick Suskind

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” — Colin Powell

“Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” — Tyler Perry

“Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.” — Gertrude B. Elion

“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” — Harry Golden

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” — Jim Rohn

Ocean and cliffs with motivational quotes for work by Rohn

“Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” — Haile Gebrselassie

“Hard work is an essential element in tracking down and perfecting a strategy or in executing it.” — Charlie Munger

“Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.” — Lou Holtz

“Work and you’ll get what you need; work harder and you’ll get what you want.” — Prabakaran Thirumalai

“If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” — Olin Miller

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” — Albert Einstein

“If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.” — Jim Rohn

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Short Motivational Monday Quotes for Work

These short motivational Monday quotes for work will give you the bite-sized inspiration you need. You many also like our lists of Best Short Quotes and Short Inspirational Quotes.

“What do sharks do on Monday mornings? They get up and start biting. That’s me.” – Gemma Collins

“Monday is for people with a mission.” – Christina Imre

“The best weeks start on Monday.” – Nice Peter

Person looking at mountain wtih short motivational monday quotes for work by Peter

“Every Monday you wake up is a day to make a change.” – Irvine Welsh

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” — Henry Ford

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” — Napoleon Hill

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” — Vince Lombardi

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” — Stephen King

“With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything.” — Antoine Griezmann

“When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” – Ella Woodward

Waterfall with funny quotes about Monday by Ella Woodward

“Delegate your work. Stop spending dollar time on penny jobs.” — Mary Kay Ash

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” — Dale Carnegie

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” — Estee Lauder

“Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No Excuses.” — Kobe Bryant

“Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.” — Iain Duncan Smith

“With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything.” — Antoine Griezmann

“Go and get your things. Dreams mean work.” — Paolo Coelho

“The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Hiker looking at mountain with short inspirational work quotes by Gandhi

“Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can.” — Lowell Thomas

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” — Beverly Sills

“Work hard. Play hard. Be kind.” — Harry Styles

“Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus.” — Helen Hanson

Funny Monday Morning Quotes for Work

If you like these funny Monday morning quotes for work, head to our lists of Funny Good Morning Quotes and Funny Monday Quotes for more.

“This has been such a Monday! I wish I stayed in bed.” – Lisa Mantchev

“The awfulness of Monday mornings is the world’s greatest common denominator. To the millionaire and the coolie it is the same, because there can be nothing worse.” – Kenneth Fearing

“Sunday just came down like a nine-pound hammer … it was tainted with the closing-in feeling of the loss of freedom. Because after the sun went down, it came back up on Monday morning. And you had to go to work five more days. And it sucked.” – Larry Brown

“If each day is a gift, I’d like to know where to return Mondays!” – John Wagner

Sunrise over river with funny Monday morning quotes for work by Wagner

“I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake.” — Lewis Black

“Mornings are pure evil from the pits of hell, which is why I don’t do them anymore.” — Rachel Caine

“Some mornings I just feel like breaking the damn alarm but then one thing always stops me. I paid hundreds of dollars to buy my phone.” — Job Might

“When reality and dreams collide, typically it’s just your alarm clock going off.” — Crystal Woods

“I’m sorry for people who don’t drink. They wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.” — Frank Sinatra

“Good morning is a contradiction of terms.” — Jim Davis

“I hate mornings, they start so early.” — Janet Evanovich

Sunrise over the hills with short good morning funny quotes by Evanovich

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

“Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.” — Glen Cook

“Keep the dream alive: Hit the snooze button.” — Punit Ghadge

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

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!” — Bob Marley

“Life is like Friday on a soap opera. It gives you the illusion that everything is going to wrap up, and then the same old shit starts up on Monday.” – Stephen King

Funny Monday Quotes for Work

Here are a few of our favorite Monday quotes for work from our list of Funny Work Quotes. And for funny quotes about each day of the week head to Funny Monday Quotes, Funny Tuesday Quotes, Funny Wednesday Quotes, Funny Thursday Quotes, Funny Friday Quotes, Funny Saturday Quotes and Funny Sunday Quotes.

“So. Monday. We meet again. We will never be friends – but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more positive partnership.” – Julio Alexi Genao

“Like the song says, rainy days and Mondays always get ya down.” – Haruki Murakami

“Monday is a sloppy umbrella day, which makes everybody a little blue.” – George Leedy

“Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7 of your life.” – Steven Wright

“Monday isn’t that bad to be honest, What makes it bad is living in it.” – Day

Clouds with Funny Monday quotes for work by Day

“Today I am doing better than yesterday, and tomorrow I hope to be doing better than I am today. And two days from now? Well, that’s a Monday, so I’ll be feeling shitty.” ― Jarod Kintz

“There isn’t a Monday that would not cede its place to Tuesday.” – Anton Chekhov

“Doing nothing is very hard to do… you never know when you’re finished.” — Leslie Nielsen

“Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” — George Carlin

“As I have gotten older and wiser I discovered that there are six things that I really loved about my job. Pay day, lunch time, quitting time, vacation time, holidays, and of course retirement.” — Tom Goins

“The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” — Oscar Wilde

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar

“The reward for good work is more work.” — Francesca Elisia

Mountains with short funny quotes about work by Elisia

“I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.” — Charles Lamb

“Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?” — Edgar Bergen

“I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.” — Jerome K. Jerome

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” — Joe Girard

“Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.” — Don Herold

“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” — Will Rogers

Inspirational Work Quotes for Monday

Here are a few inspirational work quotes for Monday. If you like inspirational quotes, you should also check out our lists of Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

“Your Monday is not going to be like Saturday; the emotions are going to be different.” – Jean Grae

“The biggest thrill wasn’t in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday.” – Art Rooney

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.“ — Alexander Graham Bell

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” — Abraham Lincoln

“I would visualize things coming to me. It would just make me feel better. Visualization works if you work hard. That’s the thing. You can’t just visualize and go eat a sandwich.” — Jim Carrey

“Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now.” — Margaret Fuller

“Work and you’ll get what you need; work harder and you’ll get what you want.” — Prabakaran Thirumalai

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison

“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” — Stephen R. Covey

“It’s not about money or connections – it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone.” — Mark Cuban

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” — Michael John Bobak

Hikers by lake with inspirational work quotes for Monday by Bobak

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” — Denis Waitley

“Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.” — G.K. Neilson

“Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.” — Ed Bradley

“Your attitude is either the lock on or key to your door of success.” — Denis Waitley

“If you want to be successful, find out what the price is and then pay it.” — Scott Adam

“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” — David Bly

“Believe in yourself, work hard, work smart and passionately present your best self to the world.” — Hill Harper

Monday Morning Quotes for Work

We love these Monday morning quotes for work. You might also like our lists of Monday Morning Quotes and Good Morning Quotes.

“The only good Monday is a Monday in bed” – Lee Horton

“Wake up on Monday and start your day with a lot of awesomeness and you will get happiness back.” – Jim Butcher

Sunrise with Monday morning quotes for work by Butcher

“When you start to do the things that you truly love, it wouldn’t matter whether it is Monday or Friday; you would be so excited to wake up each morning to work on your passions.” – Edmond Mbiaka

“By and large I think art is made by people who have discipline married to talent in sufficiently large amounts to work even if they don’t feel like it. Anybody can get maudlin and decide to write poetry at 11 at night; the question is, can you do it at 8:30 on a Monday morning..?” – Clive Barker

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

“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

“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

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

Sunrise in mountains with Monday morning quotes for work by Rohn

“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

“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

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

“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

Positive Monday Quotes for Work

Check out our lists of Short Positive Quotes and Positive Quotes About Life for more.

“Monday is great for becoming too busy to die.” – Roy Station

“Mondays are the start of the work week which offers new beginnings 52 times a year!” – David Dweck

Person looking at mountains with positive Monday quotes for work by Dweck

“Stay strong, stay positive, and never give up.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“I’ve always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy.” ― Thalia

“Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.” ― Bo Bennett

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” ― Willie Nelson

“Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment you’ll have much to live for.” ― Ralph Marston

“The more you are positive and say, ‘I want to have a good life,’ the more you build that reality for yourself by creating the life that you want.” ― Chris Pine

“Having a positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” ― Natalie Massenet

“Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.” ― George Allen, Sr

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

Ocean and trees with positive quotes for work by Confucius

“You go in with a positive attitude and stay there, and that’s a big part of what does make it work.” ― Shelley Long

“Keep positive. Stay focused. Stand strong. Fight on.” — Matshona Dhliwayo

“There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.” — Hillary Clinton

“Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself… Keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn good.” — Conor McGregor

“A lot of people love to do affirmations first thing in the morning – to keep themselves feeling peppy and positive.” — Karen Salmansohn

Happy Monday Work Quotes

These happy Monday work quotes will put a smile on your face. You might also like our lists of Short Happy Quotes, Be Happy Quotes and Happy Quotes About Life.

“I must break the routines and become a person who becomes productive every Monday. I must break the mindset of unhappiness and turn myself into a happy magnet for Mondays.” – Leggy Saul

dreams they believe in…Happy Monday!” – Venus Rivers

“Don’t let a day of the week have so much power over your happiness. Happy Monday!” – Andrea L’Artiste

“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” — Joseph Barbara

Mountain tops with happy Monday work quotes by Barbara

“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” — Roy T. Bennett

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” — Albert Schweitzer

“Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” — Brian Tracy

So that’s our list of Monday quotes about work. We hope you found the one you were looking for.

Now get out there and make the best of your Monday!

If you know a Monday work quote we missed, let us know in the comments.

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