30 Motivation Monday Quotes That Will Inspire You To #UnsuckWork

30 Motivation Monday Quotes That Will Inspire You To #UnsuckWork

Mondays can always be a little painful at times. No matter how much you love your job, the transition from weekend mode into work mode can sometimes be a little rocky. 

Need a little kick in the pants? We’ve compiled 30 of our favorite Motivation Monday quotes that will inspire you to start your week off right!

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1. When people go to work, they shouldn’t leave their hearts at home. – Betty Bender (Click to tweet this!)

2. Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it. – Henry David Thoreau (Click to tweet this!)

3. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. – Thoreau (Click to tweet this!)

4. Find a job you like and you will add five days to every week. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (Click to tweet this!)


H. Jackson Brown, Jr. quote

5. Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. – David Frost (Click to tweet this!)

6. What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail? – Unknown (Click to tweet this!)

7. You are unrepeatable. There is a magic about you that is all your own. – D.M. Dellinger (Click to tweet this!)

8. It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot (Click to tweet this!)

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George Eliot quote


9. Insist on yourself. Never imitate. – Ralph Waldo Emerson (Click to tweet this!)

10. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt (Click to tweet this!)

11. I can’t imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it. – Edgar Winter (Click to tweet this!)

12. To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. – Pearl S. Buck (Click to tweet this!)

Pearl S. Buck quote

13. The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. – Richard Bach (Click to tweet this!)

14. Hide not your talents, they for use were made; what’s a sundial in the shade? – Benjamin Franklin (Click to tweet this!)

15. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. – Les Brown (Click to tweet this!)


Les Brown quote

16. Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it – Siddhartha Gautama (Click to tweet this!)

17. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. – Aristotle (Click to tweet this!)

18. This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. – Alan Wilson Watts (Click to tweet this!)

Alan Wilson Watts quote inspiration motivation #motivationmonday


19. In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all. – Gandhi (Click to tweet this!)

20. If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours. – Ray Kroc (Click to tweet this!)

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21. Love your work. If you can’t love it, then leave it. If you can’t leave it, then love it. – Unknown (Click to tweet this!)

22. If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work. – Kahlil Gibran (Click to tweet this!)


Kahlil Gibran quote


23. As long as you’ve got passion, faith and are willing to work hard, you can do anything and have anything you want in this world. – Unknown (Click to tweet this!)

24. You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you. – Maya Angelou (Click to tweet this!)

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25. You do your best work if you do a job that makes you happy. – Bob Ross (Click to tweet this!)


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26. If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it! – Jonathan Winters (Click to tweet this!)

27. If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn’t anything you can’t do if you want to. – Jim Henson (Click to tweet this!)

28. Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases. – Jeremy Collier (Click to tweet this!)

29. If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. – Thomas Edison (Click to tweet this!)

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30.  Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. – Proverb (Click to tweet this!)


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