55 Happy Friday Quotes To Start A Happy Weekend — TGIF!

Friday, is that you?

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Kick-off your shoes and throw on your weekend outfit 'cause it's Friday, y'all!

If you’re reading this, you have made it to the end of another work week and likely could little use these Friday quotes for some motivation to make it through until the weekend officially begins.

You’ve endured boring virtual meetings, your neighbor’s yappy dog barking 15 minutes before your alarm, and probably your kids bugging you to make them a second lunch because the first wasn’t enough.


Throw a bone at that dog (and your kids if you’re a rebel) and blast your headphones to the maximum capacity! You do not need to worry about any work until Monday rolls around again.

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I’m sure I speak for the majority of us who feel that Fridays are the second-best things in life. First, of course, are taco Tuesdays, am I right? Beware the feeling of extreme margarita-itis as soon as Friday hits.

Whether you are going into your office again or walking from your bed to the kitchen, Friday is here, so let's get you ready to enjoy the weekend!

Here are 40 Friday quotes to help you say "TGIF!"

Happy Friday Quotes

1. "People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness." — Raimonda B.

Raimonda B Friday quote


2. “Friday is a day to finish your goals for the week. It is a day to celebrate that which you set out to accomplish at the beginning of the week. Well done.” — Byron Pulsifer

3. “Music always sounds better on Friday.” — Lou Brutus

4. “I don’t care if Monday’s blue, Tuesdays gray and Wednesday too. Thursday I don’t care about you, it’s Friday I’m in love.” — The Cure, "Friday I'm In Love"

5. "Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week. In a worthy moment of peace and bliss." — S. O’Sade

6. “It’s Friday morning mankind! Good vibe, don’t frown and let the monster see you smile!” — Napz Cherub Pellazo

7. “It’s always difficult to keep Fridays confined within themselves… they tend to spill over…” — Parag Tipnis

8. “Friday afternoon feels like Heaven.” — El Fuego

9. “Happy Friday you beautiful human.” — J. York

10. "Life begins on Friday night." — Unknown

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Motivational Friday Quotes About Work

11. "It always seems impossible until it's done." — Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Friday quote

12. “Make each day of the week like Friday and your life will take on new enthusiasm.” — Byron Pulsifer

13. "The best career choice is can make is one in which you hate to see Friday come because you love your work." — Catherine Pulsifer

14. "I never have written every day. When I'm writing a book, I write Monday through Friday. I always try to take Saturday and pretend to have some sanity." — Maya Angelou

15. "If you must have the motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday." — Noel Coward

16. “Friday sees more smiles than any other day of the workweek!”— Kate Summers

17. “I’ve taught fifth-year Christmas leavers last thing on a Friday afternoon. Basically, if you can face that you can face anything.” — Johann Lamont

18. “I challenge you to let every day be a Friday. Give yourself permission to be happy every day.” — Joel Osteen

19. “Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana

20. "When you start to do the things that you truly love, it wouldn’t matter whether it is Monday or Friday; you would be so excited to wake up each morning to work on your passions." — Edmond Mbiakading

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Funny Friday Quotes

21. "I am always happy to meet my friend, and my friend is my weekend." — Debasish Mridha

Debasish Mridha Friday quote

22. “The famous F word we thank God for every week, Friday!” — Unknown

23. "On Friday, I like to high five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, will power, and inappropriate humor." — Nanea Hoffman

24. "Hands up if you're ready to do something you'll regret this weekend. Go forth! You have my blessing." — Florence Welch

25. "If you've got some news that you don't want to get noticed, put it out Friday afternoon." — David Gergen

26. "I believe that it is a mandatory Law of the Universe that on Fridays, you have to do something a little fun." — Hanna Rhoades

26. “Friday is like a superhero that always arrives just in time to stop me from savagely beating one of my coworkers with a keyboard.” — Unknown

27. "Although I understand that all days are equal with 24 hours each, most of us agree that Friday is the longest day of the week and Sunday the shortest." — D.S. Mixell

28. “Friday the 13th is still better than Monday the whatever.” — Unknown

29. “How do you know it’s Friday? Look at everyone around you counting down the seconds until the weekend starts.” — Unknown

30. “I haven’t been so excited about Friday since last Friday.” — Unknown

31. "If my boss knew how unproductive I am on Fridays, he wouldn't want me here either." — James Johnson


32. "I know each day is a gift, but where's the receipt for Mondays? I want to exchange it for another Friday" — Unknown

33. "It's 4:58 on Friday afternoon. Do you know where your margarita is?" — Amy Neftzger

34. "Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired." — Mark Twain

35. "Youth is like a long weekend on Friday night. Middle age is like a long weekend on Monday afternoon." — Richard Nelson Bolles

36. "Life must be terrible for working people, considering they spend every Friday night celebrating a two-day break from it." — Robert Black

37. “It’s Friday and I’m thirsty.” — Unknown

38. “Happy Friday! Here’s to all of us who made it through another week of faking adulthood.” — Nanea Hoffman

39. “Why is Monday so far away from Friday and Friday so bloody close to Monday?” — Unknown

40. "Pretend like it's the weekend… We could pretend it all the time." — Jack Johnson

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TGIF Friday Quotes

41. “Oh Friday, let me hug you.” — Unknown

42. “Not for nothing is their motto TGIF – ‘Thank God It’s Friday.’ They live for the weekends, when they can go do what they really want to do.” — Richard Nelson Bolles

43. “I have never in my life found myself in a situation where I’ve stopped work and said, ‘Thank God it’s Friday.’ But weekends are special even if your schedule is all over the place. Something tells you the weekend has arrived and you can indulge yourself a bit.” — Dame Helen Mirren

44. “It’s Friday morning mankind! Good vibe, don’t frown and let the monster see you smile!” — Napz Cherub Pellazo

45. “Making food is a wonderful way to spend a Friday night.” — Chrissy Teigen

46. “Fridays are the hardest in some ways: you’re so close to freedom.” — Lauren Oliver

47. “It’s finally Friday, I’m free again. I got my motor running for a wild weekend.” — George Jones

48. “Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?” — Marilyn vos Savant

49. “Hi Friday, I’ve been looking for you since Monday.” — Unknown

50. “Without the weekend, where would the week be?” — Anthony T. Hincks

51. “It’s the weekend. Do something that your future self will thank you for.” —Anonymous

52. “Weekends are life’s gift to those who hate their jobs.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana

53. “OK Friday, I have waited six days on you to arrive. I hope you have brought Saturday and Sunday with you, but please lock the door and don’t let Monday in.” — Unknown

54. "Friday night is what he lived for, bled for, worked so hard for." — H.G. Bissinger

55. "Finally, Friday afternoon arrives and we are off the clock. We do what we have to do for five days to enjoy what we want to do for two." — Nik Halik

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Destiny Duprey is a writer who covers self-care, love and relationships, and astrology topics.