120 Inspirational Good Morning Quotes To Start A Beautiful Day

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Morning is the most important part of our day, so what better way to cheer someone up than to send the important people in your life a little inspiration first thing? Wake them up in the morning with sweet good morning quotes to start the day off on the right foot.

The beauty of mornings is that every day you wake up with a clean slate. This means that any problems and issues we had the day before are behind us — and the new day is a chance to clean up messes we’ve made before. Once we've done that, we are able to go through our new day with the chance to make better choices.

And when it comes to making sure the people who are most important to us have a good morning too, sending a joke, poem, or heartfelt text they'll see when they first wake up can make a major impact.

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So to help you get the day off to the best start possible, here are some of the best good morning quotes for friends that will inspire them and make them smile.

120 Inspirational Good Morning Quotes For A Beautiful New Day

Inspirational Good Morning Quotes

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

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

3. “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

4. “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

5. “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

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

7. “Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” — Wayne Huizenga

8. “Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” — Henry David Thoreau

9. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” —​ Eleanor Roosevelt

10. “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

11. “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

12. “It is a serious thing — just to be alive — on this fresh morning — in this broken world.” —​ Mary Oliver

13. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” — Maria Robinson

14. “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

15. “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

16. “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

17. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” — Grandma Moses

18. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” — Beverly Sills

19. "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius

20. “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

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Good Morning Quotes For Her

21. “She woke up every morning with the option of being anyone she wished. How beautiful it was that she always chose herself.” — Tyler Kent White

22. “Meeting you was not the first day of the rest of my life; it was the first day of the best of my life.” — Steve Maraboli

23. “I want to wake up with you beside me in the mornings. I want to spend my evenings looking at you across the dinner table. I want to share every mundane detail of my day with you and hear every detail of yours. I want to laugh with you and fall asleep with you in my arms.” — Nicholas Sparks

24. “The desire to never leave your side, the desire to never see you again. The desire to see your face asleep on the pillow beside my face and to see your eyes open in the morning when I lie next to you — just watching you, waiting for you to wake up.” — John Irving

25. “I have been loving you a little more every minute since this morning.” — Victor Hugo

26. “I want to be there when your eyes flutter open in the morning, and you see me, and you smile. Surely this would be paradise enough? So I do declare myself to you now, with pen set to paper. I declare it again: I love you.” — Neil Gaiman

27. “Good morning starshine, the Earth says hello.” — Tim Burton

28. “I will remember your small room, the feel of you, the light in the window, your records, your books, our morning coffee, our noons, our nights, our bodies spilled together, sleeping, the tiny flowing currents, immediate and forever. Your leg, my leg, your arm, my arm, your smile and the warmth of you who made me laugh again.” — Charles Bukowski

29. “What if every day is the perfect day to finally be exactly who you were always meant to be?” — Tyler Knott Gregson

30. “Breathtaking, adj.: Those mornings when we kiss and surrender for an hour before we say a single word.” — David Levithan

31. “Right now, after a really bad morning, I want to bury myself in you and just forget everything but us.” — E.L. James

32. “Love gives meaning to one’s world and magic to a million hopes and dreams. It makes the morning shine more brightly and each season seem like it’s the nicest one anyone ever had.” — Douglas Pagels

33. “Love has no culture, boundaries, race, and religion. It is pure and beautiful like early morning sunrise falling in the lake.” — Santosh Kalwar

34. “What’s wrong is that every morning and every night, I lie in bed wondering why you’re not beside me.” — K.A. Tucker

35. “You and I keep looking for light in the darkness, expecting it to appear. But it already has. We’re it... Broken and cracked and stupid as we are, we’re the light, and we’re spreading.” — Pierce Brown

36. “I remember one morning getting up at dawn. There was such a sense of possibility. You know, that feeling. And I... I remember thinking to myself: So this is the beginning of happiness, this is where it starts. And of course, there will always be more… never occurred to me it wasn’t the beginning. It was happiness. It was the moment, right then.” — Michael Cunningham

37. “Things I forgot to tell you: That I love you, and that when I awake in the morning I use my intelligence to discover more ways of appreciating you.” — Anaïs Nin

38. “If you want to know what a truly healthy relationship is, it’s one where both people wake up every morning and say, 'I choose to be with this person.'” — Robert Morrow

39. “I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.“ — J.R.R. Tolkien

40. “I have stayed these years in my hovel because of you. I have taught myself languages because of you. I have made my body strong because I thought you might be pleased by a strong body. I have lived my life with only the prayer that some sudden dawn you might glance in my direction. I have not known a moment in years when the sight of you did not send my heart careening against my rib cage. I have not known a night when your visage did not accompany me to sleep. There has not been a morning when you did not flutter behind my waking eyelids.” — William Goldm

Good Morning Quotes For Him

41. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

42. “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

43. “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.” — Jane Austen, "Pride and Prejudice"

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

45. “A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night.” — Marilyn vos Savant

46. "Keep the dream alive: Hit the snooze button." — Punit Ghadge

47. "Some mornings I just feel like breaking the damn alarm but then one thing always stops me. I paid hundreds of dollars to buy my phone." — Job Might

48. “I hate early mornings. But I love waking up with you.” — Sade Andria Zabala

49. “I want to wake up with you every morning and fall asleep beside you each night. I want to take care of you, cherish you, and love you in a way no other ever could. I want to spoil you — every kiss, every touch, every thought, they all belong to you. I’ll make you happy. Every day, I’ll make you happy.” — Becca Fitzpatrick

50. “Every part of you was made for me. Your lips were made to kiss mine, your eyes were made to wake up to me looking at you in my bed every morning, and your tongue was made to roll my name off of it. I am more certain of us than I’m certain that I require oxygen to breathe.” — Gail McHugh

51. “If you also think it means I wake up every morning wondering what I did to deserve having you back in my life, well, you’d be right about that too.” — Julie James

52. “You give me strength; you give me just what I need. And I can feel the hope that’s rising in me. It’s a good morning.” — Mandisa

53. “Sometimes, you are pretty much the only thing that makes me want to get up in the morning.” — Jojo Moyes

54. “I dreamt we walked together along the shore. We made satisfying small talk and laughed. This morning I found sand in my shoe and a seashell in my pocket. Was I only dreaming?” — Maya Angelou

55. “I want a tattoo of the first morning we woke up together. I want the memory to hurt.” — Clementine von Radics

56. “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

57. “I want morning and noon and nightfall with you. I want your tears, your smiles, your kisses…the smell of your hair, the taste of your skin, the touch of your breath on my face. I want to see you in the final hour of my life... to lie in your arms as I take my last breath.” — Lisa Kleypas

58. “He is my soul mate, my fresh air, the reason I look forward to getting up every morning.” — Tabitha Suzuma

59. “I want you in my bed every night. I want you there when I wake up in the morning. I want your clothes strung across my apartment and your scent on my skin.” — Darynda Jones

60. “The sun just touched the morning; the morning, happy thing, supposed that he had come to dwell, and life would be all spring.” — Emily Dickinson

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Funny Good Morning Quotes

61. “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 Frankin

62. “I like the 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

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

64. "Good morning is a contradiction of terms." — Jim Davis

65. "My alarm clock is clearly jealous of my amazing relationship with my bed." — Anonymous

66. “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

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

68. "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

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

70. “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

71. “Love is blind. Especially in the morning, because I can’t see a damn thing before having coffee.” — Aleksandra Ninkovic

72. “Everyone should experience a sunrise at least once a day.” — Phil Dunphy on "Modern Family"

73. “There are two ways of waking up in the morning. One is to say, ‘Good morning, God,’ and the other is to say, ‘Good God, morning’!” — Fulton J. Sheen

74. “Afternoons are hard. Mornings are pure evil from the pits of hell, which is why I don’t do them anymore.” — Rachel Caine

75. “Sometimes I wake up and think I should start wearing a beret, but I don’t do it.” — Mitch Hedburg

76. “You feel a little older in the morning. By noon I feel about 55.” — Bob Dole

77. “One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I’ll never know.” — Groucho Marx

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

79. “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.” — T. S. Eliot

80. “Even bad coffee is better than no coffee at all.” — David Lynch

Beautiful, Sweet and Romantic Good Morning Quotes

81. “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

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

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

84. “What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.” — Sinclair Lewis

85. “Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.” — Emily Dickinson

86. “For each new morning let there be a flow of love. Let there be the light of happiness in every direction.” — Amit Ray

87. “When you do something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” —​ John Lennon

88. “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

89. “The next morning dawned bright and sweet, like ribbon candy.“ — Sarah Addison Allen

90. “When the sun came up... I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.” — Tom Hanks

91. “There’s always a sunrise and always a sunset and it’s up to you to choose to be there for it,’ said my mother. ‘Put yourself in the way of beauty.” — Cheryl Strayed

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

93. “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

94. “So fine was the morning except for a streak of wind here and there that the sea and sky looked all one fabric, as if sails were stuck high up in the sky, or the clouds had dropped down into the sea.” — Virginia Woolf

95. “If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” — J.M. Power

96. "Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment." — Thich Nhat Hanh

97. "There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope." — Bernard Williams

98. "In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed." — Khalil Gibran

99. “Life is too short, she panicked, I want more. He nodded slowly, Wake up earlier.” — Dr. SunWolf

100. “When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Positive and Motivational Good Morning Quotes

101. “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

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

103. “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

104. “I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning, and there I am just laughing my head off.” — Bruce Willis

105. “When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.” — Ernie Banks

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

107. “I used to love night best, but the older I get the more treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings.” — Terri Guillemets

108. “In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.” — Carl Sandburg

109. “I wake up in the morning and my heart is light, man. It’s not heavy. I don’t have skeletons in the closet on their way out.” —​ Drake

110. “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

111. "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

112. "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

113. “I learned to love myself, because I sleep with myself every night and I wake up with myself every morning, and if I don’t like myself, there’s no reason to even live the life.” — Gabourey Sidibe

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

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

116. “Rise up, start fresh see the bright opportunity in each day.” — Anonymous

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

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

119. “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

120. “The biggest task in the morning is to try to keep my head space from being invaded by the outside world.” — Austin Kleon

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Maatie Kalokoh is a writer who covers music, self-care, and astrology.