Positive quotes to add to your morning routine

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You’ve heard it time and time, again: how you spend your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day. Whether you’re someone who rises at dawn to do your daily workout or hit the snooze button exactly twelve times before your feet hit the floor, what you do in this crucial time has the potential to impact the rest of your day. How can you create a more positive morning routine? Simply add in the practice of reading positive quotes into your morning routine.

Regardless of how you spend your mornings — sipping coffee in bed, heading to the gym, spending two hours doing your skincare routine or even running around getting yourself and the kids ready for school — you can make your mornings that much better by making it a habit to read through positive quotes to boost your mindset, mood and change your perspective for the better.

To help aid in bettering your routine, we’ve compiled a list of positive quotes centered around the power and privilege of mornings. For uplifting, introspective and positive quotes, keep reading, below.

Positive quotes to bring your morning routine to the next level

1. “Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.” — Jim Rohn

2. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” — Zig Ziglar

3. “Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” — William Arthur Ward

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

5. “You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” — John C. Maxwell

6. “A year from now, you may wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb

7. “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” —Buddha                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 8. “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

9. “Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow.” — Robert Kiyosaki

10. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” — Ralph Marston

11. “Every morning starts a new page in your story. Make it a great one today.” — Doe Zantamata

12. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau

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

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

15. “The morning was full of sunlight and hope.” — Kate Chopin

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

17. “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

18. “Your current life is the result of your previous choices, if you want something different, begin to choose differently.” — Joe Tichio

19. “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” — Howard Thurman

20. “Having a routine is great, but only if it serves your goals. If it’s not doing that, it’s called a rut.” — Josh LaJaunie

21. “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

22. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” — William James

23. “There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing. It’s not a matter of time; it’s a matter of desire.” — Nina Yau

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

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

26. “Making your bed every morning is correlated with better productivity and a greater sense of well-being.” — Charles Duhigg

27. “How you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.” — Lemony Snicket

28. “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

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

30. “Mornings belong to whatever is new; the current composition. Afternoons are for naps and letters.” — Stephen King