When the weekend is over, it’s time to get back to work again. Whether you’re looking forward to the new week or dreading Mondays, here are some happy Monday quotes to cheer you up.

I love these happy Monday quotes because they are so true. Even if you don’t feel like a new day has dawned, every day is a gift.

Happy Monday Quotes

Got another great one? Let us know in the comments below. Also, check out a few of the annual great happy Monday roundups I’ve put together the last couple of years:

1. “If you look for the answers, you will find them. If you ask the questions, you will receive the answers.” -Dr. Wayne Dyer

2. “When I’m happy, I don’t have time to be sick.” -Karen Carpenter

3. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love. To be a human being is to suffer. It is the only way to grow.” -Jiddu Krishnamurti

4. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer someone else up.” -Charles Chaplin

5. “Don’t worry about failure. Worry about the chances you miss because you don’t even attempt to try.” -Jim Rohn

6. “People with a positive attitude live longer, healthier lives.” -Albert Schweitzer

7. “If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.” -Anonymous

8. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” -John Wooden

9. “To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” -Anonymous

10. “Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.” -Jim Rohn

11. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life-think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” -Swami Vivekananda

12. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” -Walt Disney

13. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” -Winston Churchill

14. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” -Proverb

15. “Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” -Chris Grosser

16. “If you do what you always did, you will get what you always got.” -Anonymous

17. “Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.” -Anonymous

18. “The secret of happiness is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” -Soren Kierkegaard

19. “No matter how good your life is, it can always be better.” -Unknown

20. “You can’t be happy all the time, but you can be happy most of the time.” -Woody Allen

21. “It’s not that I’m so smart. It’s just that I stay with problems longer.” -Albert Einstein

22. “I am not young enough to know everything. But I am old enough to understand that there is no way to understand everything. So I just do the best I can.” -Steven Wright

23. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” -Steve Jobs

24. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go…and how to get there.” -Dr. Seuss

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25. “When I look at the moon and the stars, I feel like they are looking back at me.” -Lily Tomlin

26. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” -Unknown

27. “It’s not about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward.” -Vince Lombardi

28. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs

29. “If you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford

30. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever – because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart even when it leads you off the well worn path, and that will make all the difference.” -Steve Jobs

31. “I’m not a pessimist. I just don’t see the point in getting all worked up about things that are beyond our control.” -Unknown

32. “The secret of happiness is freedom.” -Jean-Paul Sartre

33. “If we look at our lives, we will find that everything, good or bad, that happens to us, is the result of what we think.” -Buddha

34. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” -Albert Einstein

35. “Happiness is the reward you get for being happy.” -Anonymous

36. “I believe in America. I believe in you. And if you don’t like the way things are, you change it. That’s why we’re here. That’s why we’re alive. That’s why we’re alive.” -Barack Obama

37. “In a world of uncertainty, we have nothing more important to do than to create our own certainty.” -John F. Kennedy

38. “When I was a child, I talked like a child. I thought like a child. I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.” -1 Corinthians 1311

39. “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” -Dorothy M. Nelkin

40. “Happiness is a personal thing. If you want to be happy, you have to find out what makes you happy and make it happen.” -Zig Ziglar

41. “I am the only one who can change me.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Sunny Monday Quotes

42. “The happiest people don’t have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything they have.” -John Wooden

43. “Sunny Monday can be as sunny as it wants to be.” -Anonymous

44. “If you don’t like Mondays, just look at the sun and smile.” -Anonymous

45. “Monday can be sunny or cloudy, but don’t worry, it will all work out.” -Unknown

46. “Every Monday is a new chance to start over, to begin again, to begin well.” -William Arthur Ward

47. “A Monday morning is a cheerful day if you look at the bright side of life.” -John Steinbeck

48. “Monday is the first day of the week. It is also the first day of the rest of your life. So make it count.” -Unknown

49. “Monday is not a bad day. It’s just another day.” -Unknown

50. “The sun comes up on Monday, but the sun never sets on a sunny Monday.” -Anonymous

51. “The sun is always shining on a sunny Monday.” -Anonymous

52. “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” -Robin Williams

53. “You don’t have to be crazy to work in this business, but it helps.” -Cynthia Payne

54. “Every Monday is a new day. Every Monday is a new start. And every Monday is a chance to make things right.” -Unknown

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55. “Monday is the day you have to start all over again.” -Unknown

56. “Monday is the day you start all over again.” -Unknown

57. “Monday is the first day of the week. It is also the first day of the rest of your life. So make it count.” -William Arthur Ward

58. “I have always found that if you are kind to everyone, you end up being kind to no one.” -Albert Schweitzer

59. “A sunny Monday can cure anything.” -Unknown

60. “You can’t have a happy ending without a happy beginning.” -Anonymous

61. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” -Henry David Thoreau

62. “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” -Sir Edmund Hillary

63. “There’s no business like show business. They say that show business is a contact sport. But I don’t know about that. I think it’s more of a gladiatorial contest. I think they mean that you’re really fighting for your life, and that’s how I feel every time I go on stage.” -Bette Midler

64. “If you look for the sunny side of life, you will find it. If you look for the dark side of life, you will see nothing.” -Elbert Hubbard

Monday Motivation Quotes

65. “The key to motivation is knowing what you want, and then believing you can get it. Don’t worry about the obstacles in your way; worry about the ones you create for yourself.” -Tony Robbins

66. “The most important thing in life is not to win but to strive for excellence and to leave behind you a personal legacy.” -Woody Allen

67. “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.” -Carl Rogers

68. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” -Lewis Carroll

69. “I’m not perfect, but I do my best.” -Dolly Parton

70. “I don’t always succeed, but I never quit.” -Abraham Lincoln

71. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” -Thomas Jefferson

72. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

73. “Never tell a person what they can’t do. Tell them what they can do and how they can do it.” -Lou Holtz

74. “You can’t control what happens to you but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you.” -Dale Carnegie

75. “When you get knocked down, you have to get up and fight back. Never give up.” -John Cusack

76. “When you are young, you think you’ll live forever. When you are old, you realize the only thing you really want is to live forever.” -Ludwig Wittgenstein

77. “You can’t depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus.” -Mark Twain

78. “It’s better to be strong in spirit than in body.” -Unknown

79. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill

80. “The greatest failure is to be discouraged by the odds.” -Thomas Edison

115 Happy Monday Quotes That Will Make You Feel Good

81. “Failure is not falling down. Failure is not getting up again.” -Confucius

82. “You don’t learn from experience; you learn from failures.” -Abraham Lincoln

83. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that’s why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan

84. “Success is a journey, not a destination.” -Ayn Rand

85. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas A. Edison

86. “There are no limits to what you can accomplish if you don’t mind who gets the credit.” -Walt Disney

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87. “The difference between success and failure depends on the amount of time you waste wondering if you can.” -Mark Twain

88. “Never give up on your dreams. You will never know how much you can achieve if you don’t try.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

89. “You can’t fall off the edge of the world.” -Bob Dylan

90. “If you want to achieve success, you must do something worth achieving.” -Henry Ford

91. “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be satisfied.” -Wayne Dyer

92. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” -Tony Robbins

93. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” -Unknown

94. “Failure is not falling down, but refusing to get back up.” -Zig Ziglar

95. “I have failed over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan

96. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” -Tony Robbins

97. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” -Thomas Jefferson

98. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” -Jim Rohn

99. “When you set out to do something, no matter how impossible it may seem, you have already done the impossible.” -Napoleon Hill

100. “Success is a matter of emphasis, not a lack of effort.” -Thomas Watson

101. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” -Zig Ziglar

102. “There are two ways to be successful in life. You can be smart or you can be lucky.” -Tom Hopkins

103. “If you want to succeed in life, you must take the first step. No one can help you take the next step.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

104. “A man who has no dreams will perish in his sleep.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

105. “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” -Babe Ruth

106. “If you find a job you like, you’ll never work a day in your life.” -Unknown

107. “The only thing that will ever hurt you is your own ignorance and if you don’t know anything, there’s nothing to hurt you.” -Jim Rohn

108. “You can’t do a thing about your past, but you can do something about your future.” -Norman Vincent Peale

109. “Successful people are not made by circumstances, they make themselves.” -Bruce Lee

110. “The secret of success is to strike while the iron is hot.” -Thomas Jefferson

111. “The only thing that makes us unhappy is our thoughts about what we have not got.” -Epictetus

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

113. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

114. “If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, start now. I’m not saying you won’t have problems along the way. I’m saying you won’t have as many as you might have if you wait until tomorrow.” -Dale Carnegie

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

116. “We cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” -Mother Teresa

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