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150 Good Morning Quotes to Help You Rise and Shine

Starting off the morning right is the most important way to start your day! Check out these good morning quotes and tips to start your day on a positive note.

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The morning is the time to set the vibe for your day.

It is important to start it in the right way and with a positive attitude, which is why we at Blendtw are here to bring you some good morning quotes that will motivate you to reach any goal that you have in mind for the day.

These quotes will bring you the inspiration that you need to be in the right mindset and be the best version of yourself.

Check out these 150 good morning quotes!

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Good Morning Quotes for Life

1. “Make a plan. Set a goal. Work toward it, but every now and then look around. Drink it in, ’cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow.”  – Ellen Pompeo (Dr. Meredith Grey)

2. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

3. “Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso

4. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

5. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

6. “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” – John Green, Looking for Alaska

7. “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” – Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

8. “Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can.” – Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight

9. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

10. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

11. “May you live every day of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

12. “Get busy living or get busy dying.” – Stephen King, Different Seasons

13. “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

14. “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” – Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

15. “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” – William Wallace, Braveheart

16. “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” – Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

17. “The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.”  – Prince of Genovia, The Princess Diaries

18. “The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

19. “Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you.” – Gayle Forman, If I Stay

20. “People aren’t born good or bad. Maybe they’re born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.” – Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

21.“I was smiling yesterday, I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow. Simply because life is too short to cry for anything.” – Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

22. “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.” – Emily Dickinson

23 “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

24. “This is your life, and it’s ending one moment at a time.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

25. “Don’t take life too seriously. Punch it in the face when it needs a good hit. Laugh at it.” – Colleen Hoover, Slammed

26. “Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.” – Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

27. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” – Bram Stoker, Dracula

28. “You only get one life. It’s actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.” – Jojo Moyes, Me Before You

29. “Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War

30. “Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.” –         J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

31. “The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you.”Peter Shaffer, Five Finger Exercise

32. “To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.” – Yann Martel, Life of Pi

33. “The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” – Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

34. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin, The Life & Letters of Charles Darwin

35. “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” – Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

36. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller, The Open Door

37. “He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.” – Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

38. “If you were happy every day of your life you wouldn’t be a human being. You’d be a gameshow host.” – Winona Ryder, Heathers

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Wise Good Morning Quotes

39. “The longest way must have it’s close – the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin

40. “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 Blank Book

41. “It sounds plausible enough tonight, but wait until tomorrow. Wait for the common sense of the morning.” – H.G. Wells, The Time Machine

42. “In the early morning on the lake sitting in the stern of the boat with his father rowing, he felt quite sure that he would never die.” – Ernest Hemingway, In Our Time

43. “A glooming peace this morning with it brings; The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head: Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things; Some shall be pardon’d, and some punished: For never was a story of more woe, Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

44. “If it is a good morning, which I doubt.” – A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

45. “There is a hollow empty feeling that a man can have when he is waked too early in the morning that is almost like the feeling of disaster and he had this multiplied a thousand times.” – Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Toll

46. “And when he awoke in the morning and looked upon the wretchedness about him, his dream had had its usual effect: it had intensified the sordidness of his surroundings a thousandfold.” – Mark Twain, Prince and the Pauper

47. “I remember awakening one morning and finding everything smeared with the color of forgotten love. – Charles Bukowski & Frantz Fanon, What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire

48. “If men only felt about death as they do about sleep, all terrors would cease. . . Men sleep contentedly, assured that they will wake the following morning. They should feel the same about their lives.” – Richard Matheson, What Dreams May Come

49. “The quickest way to spoil a friendship is to wake somebody up in the morning before he is ready.” – E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

50. “No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.” – Bram Stoker, Dracula

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51. “Every morning when I wake up, now, I regard it as having another borrowed day.” – Malcolm X & Alex Haley, Malcolm X: The Autobiography of Malcolm X

52. “How queer everything is to-day! And yesterday things went on just as usual. I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night? Let me think: *was* I the same when I got up this morning?” – Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

53. “Rays from the sunrise drew forth the buds and stretched them into long stalks, lifted up sap in noiseless streams, opened petals, and sucked out scents in invisible jets and breathings.” – Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles 

54. “Morning made a considerable difference in my general prospect of Life, and brightened it so much that it scarcely seemed the same.” – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations 

55. “Saturday morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life. There was a song in every heart; and if the heart was young the music issued at the lips. There was cheer in every face and a spring in every step.” – Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 

56. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

57. “Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

58. “All endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time.” – Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet In Heaven

59. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

60. “The only limits for tomorrow are the doubts we have today.” – Pittacus Lore, The Power of Six

61. “If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.” – Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator

62. “Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.” – Paulo Coelho, Brida

63. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

64. “Up at dawn, the dewy freshness of the hour, the morning rapture of the birds, the daily miracle of sunrise, set her heart in tune, and gave her Nature’s most healing balm.” – Louisa May Alcott, “In the Strawberry Bed,” Work: A Story of Experience

65. “Morning is the dream renewed, the heart refreshed, earth’s forgiveness painted in the colors of the dawn.” – Kent Nerburn, Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday

66. “To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning…morning is when I am awake and there is a dawn in me…to be awake is to be alive.” – Henry David Thoreau, Walden

67. “…Those dulcet sounds in break of day that creep into the dreaming…” – William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice

68. “The morning was a cup filled with mist and glamour.” – L. M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

69. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you.” – Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

70. “Such harsh truths so early in the morning cannot be good for digestion.” – Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

71. “At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear.” – Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through it and Other Stories

72. “Another world, another day, another dawn. The early morning’s thinnest sliver of light appeared silently. Several billion trillion tons of super hot exploding hydrogen nuclei rose slowly above the horizon and managed to look small, cold, and slightly damp. There is a moment in ever dawn when light floats, there is the possibility of magic. Creation holds its breath.” – Douglas Adams, The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

73. “O sky above me, you modest, glowing sky! O you, my happiness before sunrise! Day is coming: so let us part!” – Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

74. “In someone’s darkest hour your simple act of kindness may imitate the sunrise, and to sad eyes you become their only source of light.” – Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year

75. “Saw the sunrise. A lovely apricot sky with flames in it and then solemn pink. Heavens, how beautiful…I feel so full of love to-day after having seen the sunrise.” – Katherine Mansfield, Journal of Katherine Mansfield

76. “In a world like ours, all we’ve got to be is the warmth of the morning sun.” – Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

Good Morning Quotes for Students

77. “The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.” – Alexandra K. Trenfor

78. “Once in a while our school has half days, and the teachers spend the afternoon ‘in service,’ which I think must be a group therapy for having to deal with us.” – Neal Shusterman, Bruiser

79. “Never try to understand the students. They hate it. They would much rather be tragically misunderstood, wallow in self-pity, stew in their own —.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

80. “The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard. The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it’s too easy.” – Henry Jenkins

81. “An exceedingly confident student would in theory make a terrible student. Why would he take school seriously when he feels that he can outwit his teachers?” – Criss Jami, Killosophy

82. “The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught.” – Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams

83. “The purpose of school should not be to prepare students for more school. We should be seeking to have fully engaged students now.” – Donalyn Miller, The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

84. “Instead of making prisoners out of our students, we ought to make students out of our prisoners.” – Paul W. Silver, The Dangerous Dream

85. “A large number of students don’t read to understand, they read because an examination is around the corner.” – Michael Bassey Johnson, Before You Doubt Yourself: Pep Talks and other Crucial Discussions

86. “Forcing youthful brains to become early birds will guarantee that they do not catch the worm, if the worm in question is knowledge or good grades.” – Matthew Walker, Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

87. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” – Oscar Wilde

88. “The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.” – Thomas Paine, A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal on the Affairs of North America

89. “Marriage can wait, education cannot.” – Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

90. “[Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” – Jim Henson, It’s Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider

91. “Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.” – Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

92. “To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul.” – Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

93. “By seeking and blundering we learn.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

94. “Ignorance is the parent of fear.” – Herman Melville, Moby-Dick or, the Whale

95. “A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.” – Jostein Gaarder, Sophie’s World

96. “Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.” – Plato, The Republic

97. “When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.” – Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper

98. “A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.” – Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

99. “Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.” – Chuang Tzu

100. “…What you learn today, for no reason at all, will help you discover all the wonderful secrets of tomorrow.” – Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

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101“An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.” – Tara Westover, Educated

102. “Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” – Confucius, The Sayings of Confucius

103. “Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known.” – Frank Herbert, Dune

104. “‘Why do I do anything?’ she says. ‘I’m educated enough to talk myself out of any plan. To deconstruct any fantasy. Explain away any goal. I’m so smart I can negate any dream.’” – Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

105. “Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person.” – Immanuel Kant

106. “All of life is a constant education.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, The Wisdom Of Eleanor Roosevelt

107. “It is the mark of a truly educated man to know what not to read.” – Ezra Taft Benson

108. “Real education doesn’t make your life easy. It complicates things and makes everything messy and disturbing. But the alternative…is to live your life based on injustice and lies.” – Laurie Forest, The Black Witch

109. “He believed that lack of education was the root of all of Pakistan’s problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected.” – Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

110. “Wisdom is nothing more than confirmed imagination: just because one did not study for his exam does not mean that he should leave it blank.” – Criss Jami, Killosophy

111. “The educated ones leave, the ones with the potential to right the wrongs. They leave the weak behind. The tyrants continue to reign because the weak cannot resist. Do you not see that it is a cycle? Who will break that cycle?” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus

112. “One learns from books and example only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things.” – Frank Herbert, Children of Dune

113. “I read my eyes out and can’t read half enough…the more one reads the more one sees we have to read.” – John Adams, Letters of John Adams, Addressed to His Wife

Good Morning Quotes for Love

114. “Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.” – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

115. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon

116. “Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.” – Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

117. “People don’t write sonnets about being compatible, or novels about shared life goals and stimulating conversation. The great loves are the crazy ones.” – Blair Waldorf, Gossip Girl

118. “Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want.” – Heath Ledger, 10 Things I Hate About You

119. “It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” – Tyler Durden, Fight Club

120. “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.” – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

121. “Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

122. “Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night. Very dark, but there were stars, points of light and reason…and then you shot across my sky like a meteor. Suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. When you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. Nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. I couldn’t see the stars anymore. And there was no more reason, for anything.” – Stephenie Meyer, New Moon

123. “Be with me always – take any form – drive me mad! Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!” – Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

124. “You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all.” – Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

125. “A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” – Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan

126. “I feel so grateful to discover that each new day brings me the opportunity to watch the sunrise and fall in love with you again.” – Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

127. “Sunrise is the time to feel that you will be able to find out how to help somebody close to you who you think needs help even if he doesn’t think so. At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear.” – Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through it and Other Stories

128. “The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” – Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

129. “I could die for you. But I couldn’t, and wouldn’t, live for you.” – Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

130. “I’ve been fighting to be who I am all my life. What’s the point of being who I am, if I can’t have the person who was worth all the fighting for?” – Stephanie Lennox, I Don’t Remember You

131. “Watching them was like watching the sunset and the sunrise, equally beautiful in different ways.” – Shannon A. Thompson, Death Before Daylight

132. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

133. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – Andre Gide, Autumn Leaves

134. “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well

135. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

136. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

137. “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” – Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

138. “‘Tis better to have loved and lost. Than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam

139. “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

140. “I would die for you. But I won’t live for you.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

141. “You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

142. “I would always rather be happy than dignified.” – Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

143. “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

144. “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.” – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

145. “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

146. “If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.” – Emily Jane Brontë, Wuthering Heights

147. “Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.” – Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City

148. “What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.” – Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

149. “Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Airman’s Odyssey

150. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.” – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

151. “It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

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10 Bonus Tips to Start Your Morning Positively 

1.  Drink Water.

2. Meditate or do something mindful.

3. Have a good hearty breakfast.

4. Snooze your smartphone.

5. Think – what are you grateful for?

6. Make your bed.

7. Have a dance party.

8. Practice self-care.

9. Make a list.

10. One word: manifest.

Final Thoughts

These quotes from movies, notorious people, books, and so on are a match for any kind of goal you have.

They’re perfect to visualize and say, “Good morning!” to the world without looking at the past.





150 good morning quotes to help you rise and shine

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