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100 Best Wake Up Quotes

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Nothing beats a great wake up quote to get me motivated for the day ahead. These quotes to get you up can inspire and motivate you whether you are a student or a business professional. This list includes wake up early quotes, wake up motivation quotes, short quotes on waking up, positive quotes about waking up, funny quotes about waking up early, good morning quotes to wake up to, inspirational quotes about waking up in the morning, quotes about early morning and sunrise and early riser quotes.

Wake up with these really beautiful and inspirational quotes to wake up to that will help start your day right. Don’t let the stress of the day overwhelm you!

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Wake Up Quotes

Here are some of our favorite wake up quotes.

“Always when I woke up, I had the feeling which I am sure must be natural to all of us, a joy in being alive.” ― Agatha Christie

“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

“I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.'” ― Jim Carrey

“The coming of sun is, the coming of surfaces, Flowers have an electric whiteness, Their shadows stand on long uneven stems.” ― Emily Pausch

“We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

“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

Sunrise on mountains with wake up quotes by Coelho

“When you wake up are you ready to meet the day or has the day already beaten you? Your perspective, your life!” ― Monika Zands

“This morning do something different: When you wake up in the morning, wake your forgotten and forsaken dreams up as well, wake them up like an insisting rooster!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

“Wake up and dare to try… Time doesn’t care to fly!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

“Never wake up waiting to hear a command from someone before you make a move; be responsible! Never repeat what made you to waste an hour of yesterday; be accountable!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

“Wake up. Be thankful. For whatever happens on this day, you are endlessly given the chance to start again-to be alive. And all of us should wish for that.” ― Carew Papritz

“Know that dreaming is a waste of sleeping time and energy if you don’t wake up to achieve them.” ― Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

“Wake up, and all will not be for naught. Wake up, and all is not lost.” ― Søren Sørenson

“My mother always closes her bedroom drapes tight before going to bed at night. I open mine as wide as possible. I like to see everything, I say. What’s there to see? Moon. Air. Sunrise. All that light on your face in the morning. Wakes you up. I like to wake up.” ― Anne Carson

“Wake me up; Wake me up, you said; But I was sleeping, too; I was dreaming; But now I”m waking up; Still waking up; I can see the sun” ― Maggie Stiefvater

“It’s perfectly normal, perfectly natural to live in sleep. But to wake up is a revolution in consciousness. To wake up is to break free of nature. To wake up is to rise and unite with the spirit, and nature doesn’t do that for us.” ― Belsebuub

Wake Up Early Quotes

Check out these wake up early quotes and choose the best quotes for waking up early.

“‘Life is too short’. she panicked, ‘I want more’. he nodded slowly, ‘wake up earlier” ― Dr. SunWolf

“The sun has not caught me in bed in fifty years” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Wake up early and tackle the day before it tackles you. Be on offense, not defense.” ― Evan Carmichael

“Go to bed early and wake up early. The morning hours are good.” ― Jeff Bezos

“Wake up early and tackle the day before it tackles you. Be on offense, not defense.” ― Evan Carmichael

“Wake up early every day so that while others are still dreaming, you can make your dreams come true.” ― Hal Elrod

Sunrise over mountains with wake up early quotes by Elrod

“It’s easier to wake up early and work out than it is to look in the mirror each day and not like what you see.” ― Jayne Cox

“Early sleep and early wake up gives health and makes you grow.” ― Portuguese Proverb

“I’m a very early riser, and I don’t like to miss that beautiful early morning light.” ― David Hockney

“Whoever loves the sun always has a reason to wake up.” ― Marty Rubin

If you like this quote, check out our lists of Sun Quotes, Sunshine Quotes and Sunlight Quotes.

“If you really want succeed in what you do, obey this rule;… Wake up very early, go to bed lately… Occupy your time usefully!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

“If you have dreams then wake up early, put on your boots, and start your hustle.” ― Avijeet Das

Wake Up Motivation Quotes

Get inspired with these wake up motivation quotes. Then check out our Tuesday Motivation Quotes, Wednesday Motivation Quotes, Thursday Motivation Quotes and Friday Motivation Quotes for those days you need a little extra motivation.

“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

“Every day, I like to wake up and remind myself to be grateful of the simple things.” ― Miranda Ker

“This morning do something different: When you wake up in the morning, wake your forgotten and forsaken dreams up as well, wake them up like an insisting rooster!” ― Mehmet Murat İldan

“Wake up, you are not lost, you are so close to winning.” ― Santosh Kumar

Person greeting sun with wake up motivation quotes by Kumar

“I wake up every morning literally with a smile on my face, grateful for another day I never thought I’d see.” ― Dick Cheney

“Wake up, live your life and sing the melody of your soul.” ― Amit Ray, Enlightenment Step by Step

“Never stop dreaming. Wake up and chase your dreams.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

“I wake up knowing every day that I might die. And then I do whatever I want.” ― Richie Norton

“Wake up; the world is waiting for your sunny energy. You are the inspiration for many.” ― Amit Ray

“Never stop dreaming, wake up and chase your dreams.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

“You will never be rewarded for the dreams you slept over day in day out. You will be rewarded for dreams you stay awake and achieved.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

“To wake up every morning is miracle. To make a good use of every day is an appreciation of miracle. To waste the entire hours of each day is ungratefulness towards a miracle already given and received!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

“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

Sunrise over lake

“I woke in the hour before dawn, stuck in that strange state where the memory of your dreams is still powerful enough to motivate your actions.” ― Ben Aaronovitch

“To dream of success is to set a goal of where you want to be; to wake up, take action, and achieve it is what true success is all about.” ― Idowu Koyenikan

“Each day, wake up with a plan. Don’t just approach your days in an unfocused void. That state of mind leaves too much room for discontent, opposition, unhappiness and hopelessness.” ― Carlos Wallace

Short Quotes on Waking Up

Enjoy these short quotes on waking up. You might also want to check out our list of Best Short Quotes.

“Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world.” ― Robert Hunter

“Wake up. Be wonderful. Repeat.” ― Adrienne Posey

“To wake up each morning is a miracle.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.” ― Dwayne Johnson

Sunrise over palm trees with short quotes on waking up by Johnson

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

“Waking up from a deep sleep, I always seem to be discovering life for the first time.” ― Marty Rubin

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

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

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

“Wake up, show up.” ― Jeff Finley

“This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” ― Maya Angelou

“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

“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” ― Lyndon B. Johnson

“The sun is new each day.” ― Heraclitus

“Wake up to a new morning.” ― Adrienne Posey

“Don’t go to sleep to dream. Wake up and dream.” ― Debasish Mridha

“Wake up, Life is a gift realize that!” ― Ebelsain Villegas

Positive Quotes About Waking Up

Brighten up your day with these positive quotes about waking up. See our list of Short Positive Quotes for more.

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

“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

“Success is to wake up each morning and consciously decide that today will be the best day of your life.” ― Ken Poirot

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

“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

“Wake up everyday stronger than yesterday, face your fears and wipe your tears.” ― Tyga

Sunrise over ocean with positive quotes about waking up by Tyga

“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

“We can choose to wake up and grumble all day and be bitter and angry and judge others and find satisfaction in others doing bad instead of good. Or we can we wake up with optimism and love and say, ‘Just what is this beautiful day going to bring me?'” ― Margaret Trudeau

“When you wake up every new morning, look for the wonders in the moment.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

“To become a better you, look nowhere else for another alarm to blow before you wake up. Get up and rise up.” ― Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

“Good Morning! Wake up and smile like the morning sun.” ― Debasish Mridha

“Turn every life situation into a positive one.” – Phonda Byrne

Person watching sunrise with positive Monday morning quotes by Byrne

“No matter how terrible my dreams, I’m always happy when I wake up.” ― Marty Rubin

“Always when I woke up, I had the feeling which I am sure must be natural to all of us, a joy in being alive. I don’t say you feel it consciously–you don’t — but there you are, you are alive, and you open your eyes, and here is another day, another step, as it were, on your journey to an unknown place. That very exciting journey which is your life. Not that it is necessarily going to be exciting *as* a life, but will be exciting to you because it is *your* life. That is one of the great secrets of existence, enjoying the gift of life that has been given to you.” ― Agatha Christie

Funny Quotes About Waking Up Early

These funny quotes about waking up early will put a smile on your face. If you like funny quotes and sayings, you should also check out our lists of Funny Good Morning QuotesFunny Love QuotesFunny Work QuotesFunny Quotes of the DayFunny Quotes About Life and Funny Inspirational Quotes.

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

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

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

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

“Some people wake up drowsy. Some people wake up energized. I wake up dead.” — James Marsden

“There should be a rule against people trying to be funny before the sun comes up.” — Kristen Chandler

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

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

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

“Morning will come, it has no choice.” — Marty Rubin

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

“Everyone should experience a sunrise at least once a day.” — Phil Dunphy

“Every single day I wake up and make up my mind that I am going to work really hard. Then my mind laughs at me and says ‘Good joke.’ Then we laugh for some more time and I go back to bed.” — Gehenna Toss

“Waking up to an alarm clock is getting punched in the face by time.” ― J.R. Rim

Good Morning Quotes to Wake Up To

Start your day right with these good morning quotes to wake up to. You might also like our lists of Sunday Morning Quotes, Monday Morning Quotes, Good Morning Quotes and Funny Good Morning Quotes.

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

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

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

Sunrise over river with good morning funny quotes for today

“I love the early hours of the day. It’s a nice place to visit but I wouldn’t want to live there.” — James Lileks

“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

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

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

“One small positive thought on this Thursday morning can change your whole day.” — Nadine Locke

“It’s Friday morning mankind! Good vibe, don’t frown and let the monster see you smile!” — Napz Cherub Pellazo

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

Sunrise over ocean with good morning beautiful quotes

“Good morning Sunday, wish it was Saturday.” ― Bev Johnston

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

“I don’t like to miss that beautiful early morning light.” — David Hockney

“I’ve found that I do some of my best thinking during our early morning walks. For that one hour each morning, I’m focused on the now.” — Suleika Jaouad

Inspirational Quotes About Waking Up in the Morning

Get motivated with these inspirational quotes about waking up in the morning. And if you like inspirational quotes, you can also check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

“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

If you like this quote, check out our list of New Day Quotes for more.

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

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

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

Boat on lake at sunrise with Inspirational thursday morning quotes by Ovid

“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

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

“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’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

“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

“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

Quotes About Early Morning and Sunrise

You will find the best quotes about early morning and sunshine here. Pick the best quotes on early morning, then check out our list of Inspirational Sunrise Quotes.

“The early morning has gold in its mouth.” ― Ben Franklin

“everyday the sunrise I rise, with a since of purpose and a drive to make a difference.” ― Alcurtis Turner

“I thought I wanted caprice and fire, but it turns out that what I really want is someone who will wake me up early so I don’t miss a sunrise.” ― Jenna Evans Welch

“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” ― Mindy Kaling

Pink sunrise with funny sunrise quotes by Mindy Kaling

“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

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

“Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise.” ― Fleetwood Mac

“There is a moment in every dawn when light floats, there is the possibility of magic. Creation holds its breath.” ― Douglas Adams

“Get outside. Watch the sunrise. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there’s something good about feeling both.” — Amy Grant

“Don’t you feel you get value for your day if you’ve actually watched the sun rise?” ― AJ Vosse

“Nature unfolds her treasure at the first ray of sunrise.” ― Kishore Bansal

“At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear.” – Norman Maclean

Early sun over white village with short sunrise quotes by Norman Maclean

“Sunrise is the reminder that we can start new beginning from anywhere.” ― Rupal Asodaria

If you like this quote, check out our list of New Beginning Quotes for more.

“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

“As I watched the sun began its daily routine, casting golden hue and illuminating cities, I wondered, what an exemplary way to start my daily routine.” ― Val Uchendu

Early Riser Quotes

Here are some early riser quotes. Choose the best early to rise quotes from the list below.

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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

“The difference between rising at five and seven o’clock in the morning, for forty years, supposing a man to go to bed at the same hour at night, is nearly equivalent to the addition of ten years to a man’s life.”  ― Philip Doddridge

“Early is a priceless timepiece owned by the successful.” ― Johnnie Dent Jr.

Sunrise over mountains with early riser quotes by Dent

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

“It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” ― Aristotle

“I am always craving that dreamy creative energy I can only get while the rest of the world is asleep.” ― Lindsay Champion

“Heaven to be the first one up and to eat breakfast all alone.” ― Katharine Hepburn

“It was early still, the sky white, nude.” ― Elizabeth Brundage

“While the dawn is still in the dark, God whispers new promises. Listen to those whispers and manifest your dreams.” ― Amit Ray

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