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60 Monday Motivational Quotes for Work w/ Images

Need a jump start on your workweek? We’ve got a list of Monday motivational quotes for work to help give you a boost this week. We know that start the work can be difficult with the weekend ending and the trek back to the office. Keep in mind that work doesn’t have to feel like a chore and it’s your choice to find enjoyment and fulfillment in your career. We hope the following insights can help keep you motivated.

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Motivational Monday Messages

Let’s get our work week off to a happy start with these inspirational quotes and insights. We’ve also added in some of our personal tips and tricks for productivity.

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

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Break up your bigger projects:

Big projects and campaigns can seem very daunting. Remember that huge projects get done one step at a time so go ahead and break up those huge campaigns into manageable milestones. Just work on focusing on the next step and start making progress.

2. “You will never have this day again, so make it count.” – unknown

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Focus on today’s work:

Try to keep your mind on the task at hand. It can be easy to start worrying about more deadlines and projects later in the week but remember that you can only complete today’s objectives.  Give your full energy to today’s efforts and strive for excellence.

3. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

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Find the right work environment:

Our mind gets attracted to blinking lights on our phones, people passing by, and crowded places in general. Try not to do your most important work in the most crowded places. Start to create the perfect work environment by making small adjustments each day to suit your preference.

4. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brené Brown

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Take it easy on yourself this Monday:

It’s really easy to be overly critical of our own work. Remember that everyone great is constantly in a state of improvement and there’s little need to focus on perfection. Just try your best and do what you can with the resources you have.

5. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert H. Schuller

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Remember great projects are accomplished with teamwork:

If something goes wrong, don’t be the first to start pointing fingers. Remember that great things are usually the result of an amazing group of people working together. Try to do something nice today that will build up your team chemistry at work.

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6. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

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7. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being excited of what could go right.” – Tony Robbins

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8. “The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” – Anonymous

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9. “We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it as not as dreadful as it appears, discovering that we have the strength to stare it down.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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10. “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” – Mark Twain

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11. “The sun is new each day.” — Heraclitus

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12. “There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” – Malcolm X

monday motivational quotes Malcolm X

13.“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

monday motivational quotes Charles Swindoll

14. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

monday motivational quotes Wayne Gretzky

15. “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Seth Godin

monday motivational quotes Seth Godin

16. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

monday motivational quotes Aristotle

17. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell

monday motivational quotes Colin Powell

18. “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien

monday motivational quotes Conan O Brien

19. “There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas A. Edison

monday motivational quotes Thomas A Edison

20. “The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” – Elbert Hubbard

monday motivational quotes Elbert Hubbard

21. “The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” – Swami Vivekananda

monday motivational quotes Swami Vivekananda

22. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” – William Ellery Channing

monday motivational quotes Swami Vivekananda

23. “Spending too much time focused on others’ strengths leaves us feeling weak. Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us strong.” – Simon Sinek

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24. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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25. “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.” – John F Kennedy

monday motivational quotes John F Kennedy

26. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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27. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey

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28. “Tough times never last but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

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29. “Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

monday motivational quotes Ralph Waldo Emerson

30. “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”  – Muhammad Ali

monday motivational quotes Muhammad Ali

31. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

monday motivational quotes Winston Churchill

32. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

monday motivational quotes Thomas Edison

33. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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34. “You never fail until you stop trying.” – Albert Einstein

monday motivational quotes Albert Einstein

35. “The only one you should compare yourself to is you. Your mission is to become better today than you were yesterday. You do that by focusing on what you can do today to improve and grow.” – John Maxwell

monday motivational quotes John Maxwell

36. “Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.” – Joseph Campbell

monday motivational quotes Joseph Campbell

37. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” – Muhammad Ali

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38. “Never say never because limits, like fears are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

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39. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

Monday Motivational Quotes - Aristotle

40. “Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” – Clint Eastwood

Monday Motivational Quotes - Clint Eastwood

41. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates

Monday Motivational Quotes - Bill Gates

42. “If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

Monday Motivational Quotes - Ray Kroc

43. “Other people’s successes are good news- for them and for you. Good for you because they show you the way to go.” – Steve Wynn

Monday Motivational Quotes - Steve Wynn

44. “To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.” – J. Paul Getty

Monday Motivational Quotes - J. Paul Getty

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

Monday Motivational Quotes - Wayne Huizenga

46. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

Monday Motivational Quotes - Conrad Hilton

47. “Don’t be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

Monday Motivational Quotes - Richard Branson

48. “Success is a journey, not a destination.” – Ben Sweetland

Monday Motivational Quotes - Ben Sweetland

Monday Motivation Images

Get up this week and start strong with these inspirational images. Just because it’s Monday doesn’t mean that you have to be slow or negative!

Monday Motivational Images - Thomas A. Edison

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Download our free 25 page PDF of inspirational quotes for Mondays. It’s a collection of quotes and images to keep you happy and positive when Monday comes around.

Start your Monday off right

The work week can be a growing, creative experience or a just plain agony. It’s really up to you to determine for yourself what your relationship with work is. We hope that you can find some peace and motivation this Monday from our list of sayings and insights.

Happy Monday,