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Early risers rejoice! Mornings give us the opportunity to start fresh and embark upon a new day. It’s a special time when most living beings emerge from a restful slumber and are instantly rejuvenated by the sun’s glorious rays.

Of course, not everyone feels their best in the a.m. — some would much rather hit the snooze button, but this collection of good morning quotes and sayings just might get the crankiest sleeper out of bed and energized for the day.

Whether you embrace daybreak or need some early morning inspiration, this comprehensive list will give you a mental boost to jump-start your day. Positive vibes are always good, right? These quotes will provide you with the motivation you need to take on whatever the day may bring.

Whether you’re sharing them on social media as Instagram captions, sending them in a group text to family or friends, or whispering them in the ear of your significant other, these good morning sayings are sure to please.

From inspirational words of wisdom to sage advice and funny insights to read while you get ready for work, this uplifting roundup includes quotes that will make every morning good. So, go ahead and grab your favorite coffee mug, make breakfast, and dig into these inspiring morning quotes for a stimulating way to start your day.

Funny Good Morning Quotes

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  • “Good morning is a contradiction of terms.” — Jim Davis
  • “Everyone wants me to be a morning person. I could be one, only if morning began after noon.” — Tony Smite
  • Some people wake up drowsy. Some people wake up energized. I wake up dead.” — James Marsden
  • “Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.” — Glen Cook
  • “There should be a rule against people trying to be funny before the sun comes up.” — Kristen Chandler
  • “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
  • “Morning will come, it has no choice.” — Marty Rubin
  • “So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o’clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience.” — Moss Hart
  • “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
  • “Moist groaned. It was the crack of seven and he was allergic to the concept of two seven o’clocks in one day.” — Terry Pratchett
  • “I hate when I dream of alarm clocks going off.” — Jarod Kintz
  • “Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?” — J.R.R. Tolkien
  • “Keep the dream alive: Hit the snooze button.” — Punit Ghadge
  • “Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something. — Robert Heinlein
  • “Never face facts; if you do you’ll never get up in the morning.” — Marlo Thomas
  • “The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.” — Dorothy Parker
  • “Every morning is a battle between the superego and the id, and I am a mere foot soldier with mud and a snooze button on her shield.” — Catherynne Valente
  • “Even bad coffee is better than no coffee at all.” — David Lynch
  • “Mornings are pure evil from the pits of hell, which is why I don’t do them anymore.” — Rachel Caine
  • “What irritates me most of all about these morning people is their horribly good temper, as if they have been up for three hours and already conquered France.” — Timur Vermes
  • “Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don’t speak bird.” — Kurt Cobain
  • “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” — Mark Twain
  • “I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.” — Dean Martin
  • “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 hate mornings, they start so early.” — Janet Evanovich
  • “There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” — Mindy Kaling

Romantic Good Morning Quotes

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  • “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
  • “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
  • “There are so many reasons to be thankful every day. I am thankful for you.” — Anonymous
  • “True love is the tide that pulls out to sea, but always returns to kiss the shore at sunrise.” ― Shannon L. Alder
  • “Every day, I want to sleep in your arms and wake up by your side in the mornings.” — Jagdish Joghee
  • “Wrapped within another’s arms further intensifies the divine beauty of a sunrise…” – Virginia Alison
  • “The most beautiful sunset is when you have it with your beloved one and the most beautiful sunrise is quite the same.” ― Galina Nelson
  • “A girl in love with sunsets. A man hell-bent on being her sunrise.” ― Nitya Prakash
  • “I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” — John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
  • “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” — Leo Christopher

Self-Love Good Morning Quotes

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  • “Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” — Yoko Ono
  • “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” — Steve Maraboli
  • “Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.” — Groucho Marx
  • “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — Christopher Robin
  • “Today, expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.” — Sarah Breathnach
  • “Every morning, when we wake up, we have twenty-four brand-new hours to live. What a precious gift! We have the capacity to live in a way that these twenty-four hours will bring peace, joy, and happiness to ourselves and others.” — Nhat Hahn
  • “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.” — Flavia Weedn
  • “To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.” — Alan Cohen
  • “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” — Henry Ford
  • “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
  • “Our first and last love is self-love.” — Christian Nestell Bovee

Wise Good Morning Quotes

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  • “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” — Ralph Marston
  • “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius
  • “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “First thing every morning before you arise, say out loud, ‘I believe,’ three times.” — Ovid
  • “Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” — William Arthur Ward
  • “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
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  • “Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.” —Richard Whately
  • “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
  • “The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.” — Rumi
  • “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.” — Muhammad Ali
  • “Do and act on what you believe to be right, and you'll wake up the next morning feeling good about yourself.” — Janet Reno
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  • “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
  • “Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” — Wayne Huizenga
  • “Whether the day is for writing, designing, or painting, the consistent practice of a morning routine is the doorway into it all.” — Elle Luna
  • “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” — Dalai Lama
  • “In one minute, you can change your attitude, and in that minute, you can change your entire day.” — Spencer Johnson
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  • “In the morning, instead of saying to yourself, ‘I got to wake up’ say ‘I get to wake up!’” — Erykah Badu
  • “Morning is a wonderful blessing, either sunny or stormy. It stands for hope giving us another start of what we call life.” — Unknown
  • “Every morning a new sun greets us, and our new life begins.” — Marty Rubin
  • “Gloom and darkness are temporary. Joy comes in the morning.” — Sunday Adelaja
  • “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” — Zig Ziglar
  • “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” — Buddha
  • “Each new day brings new strength and new ideas.” — Unknown
  • “Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow.” — Robert Kiyosaki
  • “Every day, wake up with the thought that something wonderful is about to happen.” — Unknown
  • “Each day is an adventure in discovering the meaning of life.” — Jack Canfield
  • “Do one thing every day that scares you.” — Unknown
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  • "Remember. Every day, some ordinary person does something extraordinary. Today, it’s your turn." — Lou Holtz
  • “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot

Special Good Morning Quotes

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  • “Today’s goals: Coffee and kindness. Maybe two coffees, and then kindness.” — Nanea Hoffman
  • “Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful." — Prince
  • “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
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  • “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
  • “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 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
  • “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
  • “If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” — J.M. Power
  • “When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.” — F. Sionil Jose
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  • “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
  • “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 used to love night best but the older I get the more treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings.” — Terri Guillemets
  • “When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.” — Ernie Banks
  • “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.” — Anonymous
  • “The sun is new each day.” —Heraclitus
  • “Mornings are a free pass to new opportunities, so don't take them for granted.” —Unknown
  • “Every morning is a beautiful morning.” — Terri Guillemets
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  • “I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.” — E. B. White
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “God's mercy is fresh and new every morning.” — Joyce Meyers
  • "Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening." — Mahatma Gandhi
  • “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
  • "Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not." — Ursula K. Le Guin
  • "Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise." — George Washington Carver
  • “It is a serious thing – just to be alive – on this fresh morning – in this broken world.” — Mary Oliver
  • “No matter how bad things are, you can at least be happy that you woke up this morning.” — D.L. Hughley

Motivational Good Morning Quotes

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  • “Light tomorrow with today.” — Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • “Always believe something wonderful is about to happen.” —Unknown
  • “Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.” —Robert Orben
  • “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to bed with satisfaction.” — George Lorimer
  • “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” — Lou Holtz
  • “Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” — Farrah Gray
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  • “Someday is not a day of the week.” — Denise Brennan-Nelson
  • “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” — Bernard Williams
  • “Make today your masterpiece.” — John Wooden
  • “When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.” —Steve Maraboli
  • “Rise up, start fresh, see the bright opportunities each day.” — Anonymous
  • “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
  • “Rise up, start fresh, see the bright opportunity in each day.” — Unknown
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  • “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” — Jim Ryun
  • “Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up and chase them.” — Unknown
  • “A year from now, you may wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb
  • “Every morning starts a new page in your story. Make it a great one today.” — Doe Zantamata
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  • “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning." — Meister Eckhart

Good Morning Quotes About Success

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  • “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” — Will Rogers
  • Rise and grind!
  • Remember, the early bird always gets the worm.
  • “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain
  • “Don’t be afraid to fail; it’s proof you’ll soon be successful.” — Barbara Corcoran.
  • “One key to success is to have lunch at the time of day most people have breakfast.” — Robert Brault
  • “The sun has not caught me in bed in fifty years.” — Thomas Jefferson
  • “It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you.” — Abu Bakr
  • “Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” — Robert Collier
  • “Success only comes to those who dare to attempt.” — Mallika Tripathi
  • “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” — Dale Carnegie
  • “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it.” — Maya Angelou
  • “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney
  • "Action is the foundational key to all success." — Pablo Picasso
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  • “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston S. Churchill
  • “Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.” — J. Paul Getty
  • “Don’t aim for success if you want it. Just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” — David Frost
  • "Success is falling nine times and getting up ten." — Jon Bon Jovi
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  • “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” — Coco Chanel
  • “One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." — Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” — George Bernard Shaw
  • “You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” — John C. Maxwell
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    Karla Pope is a longtime writer, editor and blogger with nearly two decades of editorial experience. She’s written for a variety of outlets including Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, People, Parade, BET.com. WebMD and more. Her coverage includes entertainment, beauty, lifestyle, parenting and fashion content. If she's not exploring New York City with her two young children, you can find her curled up on the couch watching a documentary and eating gummy bears.