121 Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

Looking to start your day on a positive note?

Then, start your day with a boost of positivity by reading the best motivational quotes I have collected from all over the Internet.

These quotes will help you to look forward to good things, work through tough times and encourage personal growth.

Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

Make your mornings energetic, charismatic and your days solid with a dose of daily inspiration and motivation.

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Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. ~ Napoleon Hill

If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it. ~ Unknown

Each day is a new opportunity to improve yourself. Take it. And make the most of it. ~ Unknown

Today is a new beginning. ~ Unknown

The only bad workout is the one you didn’t do. ~ Unknown

If you believe something needs to exist, if it’s something you want to use yourself, don’t let anyone ever stop you from doing it. ~ Tobias Lütke

Success doesn’t just find you. You have to go out and get it. ~ Unknown

Dream big, work hard, stay focused. ~ Unknown

Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. ~ Angela Bassett

Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too. ~ Isabel Allende.

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Best Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. ~ Sam Levenson

The only thing standing between you and your goal is the story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it. ~ Jordan Belfort

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want. ~ Zig Ziglar

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. ~ Napoleon Hill

Find something you’re excited about and start doing it. Passion is the ultimate motivator. ~ Unknown

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect. ~ W. Clement Stone

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art. ~ Andy Warhol

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. ~ Aristotle

If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will. ~ Bob Hooey

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. ~ Steve Jobs

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. ~ George Lorimer.

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Motivational Quotes to Start the Day

The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them. ~ Unknown

Without a customer, you don’t have a business – all you have is a hobby. ~ Don Peppers

Everyone lives by selling something. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Create the life you can’t wait to wake up to. ~ Unknown

Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable. ~ Unknown

The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it. ~ Unknown

Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

The best view comes after the hardest climb. ~ Unknown

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ~ C.S. Lewis

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. ~ Vince Lombardi

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. ~ Arthur Ashe

She believed she could, so she did. ~ Unknown

Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both. ~ Unknown.

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Powerful Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. ~ Michael Jordan

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. ~ Zig Ziglar

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. ~ Stephen Covey

A positive mind finds opportunity in everything. ~ Unknown

Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals. ~ David Ogilvy

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. ~ Confucius

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. ~ Wayne Gretzky

Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. ~ Steve Jobs

Focus on the good. ~ Unknown

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. ~ Unknown

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ~ Thomas A. Edison

Hire character. Train skill. ~ Peter Schutz

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day Positively

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. ~ Jim Rohn

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins. ~ Edith Wharton

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. ~ Zig Ziglar

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. ~ Vince Lombardi

Every day is a second chance. ~ Unknown

Choose to shine like the sunrise. ~ Unknown

New day, new thoughts, new strength, new possibilities. ~ Unknown

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. ~ Malcolm X

Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them. ~ Unknown

Morning is a wonderful blessing, either sunny or stormy. It stands for hope, giving us another start of what we call life. ~ Unknown

Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working. ~ Pablo Picasso

Start each day with a grateful heart. ~ Unknown

Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day with Energy

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. ~ Henry Ford

Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. ~ George Addair

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. ~ Winston S. Churchill

It’s not just about being better. It’s about being different. You need to give people a reason to choose your business. ~ Tom Abbott

There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits. ~ Michael Phelps

Don’t count the days, make the days count. ~ Unknown

Success is what comes after you stop making excuses. ~ Unknown

The golden rule for every businessman is this: Put yourself in your customer’s place. ~ Orison Swett Marden

Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done. ~ Marilyn Monroe

I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes. ~ Barbara Elaine Smith

Don’t look back. You’re not going that way. ~ Unknown

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning. ~ Unknown

Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have. ~ Unknown

Top Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

Action is the foundational key to all success. ~ Pablo Picasso

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further. ~ Thomas Carlyle

I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘how far can I push this company in the next 24 hours.’ ~ Leah Busque

Make today so awesome yesterday gets jealous. ~ Unknown

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment. ~ Stephen Covey

Hustle until your haters ask if you’re hiring. ~ Unknown

When you feel like quitting, think about why you started. ~ Unknown

The best project you’ll ever work on is you. ~ Unknown

Someday is not a day of the week. ~ Denise Brennan-Nelson

I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. ~ Lucille Ball

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ~ Walt Disney

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life. ~ Mary Kay Ash

Rise up and attack the day with enthusiasm. ~ Unknown

This is not just another day, this is yet another chance to make your dreams come true. ~ Unknown

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. ~ George Herbert

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. ~ Mark Twain

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. ~ Vidal Sassoon

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. ~ Mark Twain

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. ~ Rosa Parks

No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up, and never give up. ~ Unknown

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others. ~ Hasidic Proverb

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. ~ Unknown

Good things come to those who hustle. ~ Unknown

Wake up with purpose and intent. Live life with clarity and conviction. ~ Unknown

It’s a good day to have a good day. ~ Unknown

Your attitude determines your direction. ~ Unknown

Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today. ~ Will Rogers

Positive Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

Just because you’re awake doesn’t mean you should stop dreaming. ~ Unknown

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. ~ Zig Ziglar

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody. ~ Unknown

I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. ~ Florence Nightingale

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. ~ Steve Jobs

Wake up with determination, go to bed with satisfaction. ~ Unknown

Life begins after coffee. ~ Unknown

Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life. ~ Unknown

Make today so awesome that yesterday gets jealous. ~ Unknown

The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory. ~ Les Brown

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else. ~ J.M. Barrie

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. ~ Chinese Proverb

Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy. ~ Unknown

Every morning brings new potential, but if you dwell on the misfortunes of the day before, you tend to overlook tremendous opportunities. ~ Unknown

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do. ~ Unknown

Today will be what it is. I will be who I am. And there will be beauty in both. ~ Unknown

To be most effective in sales today, it’s imperative to drop your ‘sales’ mentality and start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you. ~ Jill Konrath.

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Chandan Negi
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