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Thursday Quotes for Motivation and Inspiration

Thursday Quotes written on open book with a cup of tea.

Looking for some Thursday Inspiration to get you through the rest of the week? Look no further! We’ve put together a collection of uplifting and motivational Thursday quotes to kickstart your day with positivity and enthusiasm. 

Whether you’re seeking a little midweek boost or simply need a reminder to stay focused on your goals, these Thursday quotes will brighten your day and set the tone for a fantastic end to the week.

So, grab your coffee, take a deep breath, and let these Thursday quotes guide you toward a day filled with productivity, joy, and optimism!

Thursday Morning Quotes

“It was on a sweet Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday all had passed, Came the day I’d waited for at last.”

—Johnny Mathis

“Some people call it Thursday, I like to call it Friday Eve.” —Unknown

“Thursday is the future that I’ve been waiting to experience.” —Anthony T. Hincks

“You see, you can’t please everyone, so you’ve got to please yourself.” —Harry Nilsson

“Happy Thursday! Greet your problems and decisions with peace and calm. Use your inner wisdom to evaluate and make smart decisions for yourself! You got this!” —Tracey Edmonds

“Thursday comes and the week’s gone.” —George Herbert

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

“Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.” —Alice Morse Earle

“No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” —Demi Lovato

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —C.S. Lewis

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” —Unknown

“The best is yet to come.” —Unknown

“You are capable of more than you know.” —Glinda the Good Witch (from “The Wizard of Oz”)

“The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” —Charles Dickens

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” —A.A. Milne (from “Winnie the Pooh”)

“Thursday is a day of reflections and thoughts.” —Anthony T. Hincks

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” —Dr. Seuss

Thursday Quote: “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” —Elbert Hubbard

“Lesson one in time travel, Thursday. First of all, we are all time travelers. The vast majority of us manage only one day per day.” —Jasper Fforde

“This must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays.” —Douglas Adams

“Thursday morning and the sun is early, Thursday morning and the trees are singing.” —Giles, Giles & Fripp

“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” —Elbert Hubbard

Thursday Inspirational Quotes

“I wish you a tolerable Thursday. That’s all any of us can hope for.”  

—April Winchell

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” —Dalai Lama

“In life you have to learn to count the good days. You have to tuck them in your pocket and carry them around with you. So I’m putting today in my pocket and I’m off to bed.” —Richard Osman

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” —Winston Churchill

“Start your Thursday with an attitude of optimism. It’s going to be a good day!” —Kate Summers

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” —Robert Frost

“People think that you have to do something huge, like go to Africa and build a school, but you can make a small change in a day. If you change Wednesday, then you change Thursday. Pretty soon it’s a week, then a month, then a year. It’s bite-size, as opposed to feeling like you have to turn your life inside out to make changes.” – Hoda Kotb

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” —Benjamin Franklin

“One small positive thought on this Thursday morning can change your whole day.” —Tahnni Dupre

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” —Byron Pulsifer

Thursday Motivational Quotes

“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.”

—Albert Einstein

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” —Winston Churchill

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

“The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.” —Unknown

“Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure.” —Aisha Tyler

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” — Roy T. Bennett

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

“Dream big and dare to fail.” —Norman Vaughan

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” —Winston Churchill

Thoughtful Thursday Quote: “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” —Dalai Lama. Pic of flowers with bee.

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” —Chris Grosser

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” —Vidal Sassoon

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —C.S. Lewis

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” —Lao Tzu

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” —Christian D. Larson

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” —Winston Churchill

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” —Walt Disney

“Success is not in what you have, but who you are.” —Bo Bennett

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” —Confucius

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” —Jimmy Dean

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” —Vince Lombardi

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” —Steve Jobs

“If you think you’re too small to make an impact, try sleeping with a mosquito in the room.” —Dalai Lama

“One of the best things you can do on Thursday is to keep yourself held accountable for your goals.” —Byron Pulsifer

“When you are clear in your intention, the universe conspires to make it happen.” —Neale Donald Walsch

“By Thursday morning, we’d gotten over the worst of it.” —William Scranton

“Thursday is full of timeless thoughts and marshmallow dreams.” —Anthony T. Hincks

“Children born on Wednesday are sad, but those born on Thursday will achieve a lot.” —Elisse Boyd

“Even if you’re doing the right thing, you’ll fail if you don’t move forward.” —Will Rogers

“I’m glad tomorrow’s Thursday, ‘Cause with a bit of luck, As far as I remember, That’s the day they pass the buck.” —Pam Ayres

“How many things in your life do you do without realizing that they are a waste of time? Use Thursday to take the time to eliminate time-wasters.” —Byron Pulsifer

 “Effort is what is required on Thursday to finish all that needs to be done.” —Kate Summers

Happy Thursday Positive Quotes

“Be happy. It really bothers negative people.”

—Ricky Gervais

“Weak people seek revenge. Strong people forgive. Smart people just ignore.” —Albert Einstein 

“Confidence is 10% hard work and 90% pretending.” —Tina Fey

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” —Peter Drucker

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.”—Helen Keller

“Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” —Jim Rohn

“The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how you use them.” —Unknown

background of flowers with thursday quote: "Dream big and dare to fail." -Norman Vaughan

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you.” —Walt Whitman

“Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.” —Unknown

“You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct, and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.” —Napoleon Hill

“In the end, everything will be okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” —John Lennon

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” —Oprah Winfrey

“Your attitude determines your direction.” — Unknown

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” —John Muir

“The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” —Charles R. Swindoll

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” —John F. Kennedy

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” —Dalai Lama

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” —Zig Ziglar

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” —Plato

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi

Thoughtful Thursday Quotes

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

—Nelson Mandela

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Ziglar

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” —William Arthur Ward

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” —Maya Angelou

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” — Henri Frederic Amiel

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” —William Blake

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” —Thornton Wilder

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” —Melody Beattie

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” —Henry Ward Beecher

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” —Dalai Lama

“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.” —Lionel Hampton

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” —Willie Nelson

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” —Melody Beattie

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” —Eckhart Tolle

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” —Henry Van Dyke

“Appreciation can change a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” —Margaret Cousins

“When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” —Tony Robbins

“Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” —William Faulkner

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” —Aesop

“Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” —Jacques Maritain

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” —Unknown

“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” —Unknown

“The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.” —Norman Vincent Peale

“Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.” —Rumi

“Gratitude is the open door to abundance.” —Unknown

“Gratitude is the music of the heart, when its chords are swept by the breeze of kindness.” —Unknown

“Gratitude is the best attitude.” —Unknown

Funny Thursday Quotes

“The best part about Thursday is that nobody calls it ‘hump day’.”

—Dean Johnston

“I’m from Canada, so Thanksgiving to me is just Thursday with more food. And I’m thankful for that.” —Howie Mandel

“Happy Thursday! Or as I like to call it, ‘Day Four of the hostage situation.’” —Jim Gaffigan

“Thursdays are confusing for me. I never seem to get them right.” —Douglas Adams

“By the time Thursday comes, we’re just playing a game of chicken with the weekend.” —Billy Crystal

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Thursday, which is ‘Friday Eve’ in Optimisian.” —Unknown

“Thursdays are just wannabes. They wannabe Friday but they’re not.” —Jack Sanders

“Nothing screws up your Friday like realizing it’s only Thursday.” —Unknown

“It’s funny; your Man Crush Monday is my Throwback Thursday.” —Unknown

“Thursday is the day when reality quietly prods you with the realization that you’ve survived the chaotic beginning of the week, and the weekend is still teasing you from a safe distance.” —Douglas Adams

“Thursday is probably the worst day; it doesn’t mean much, just that the week has dragged on.” —Nicci French

“And God said, ‘Let there be light’ and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected.” —Spike Milligan

“Dear Thursday, are you sure you’re not Friday? Because I could really go for it being Friday today!” —Unknown

“Thursday is my favorite day to plan how I’m going to get out of the plans I already made for the weekend.” —Unknown

“Thursday: I can smell the weekend from here.” —Unknown

“Thursday is like a puppy with its eyesight. It’s cute, but it’s not really going anywhere.” —Unknown

“Thursday is the day I start working on my weekend plans.” —Unknown

“Thursday: The day I officially start pretending to look busy for the next two days.” —Unknown

“Thursday: Proof that I’ve somehow survived the first four days of the workweek.” —Unknown

“Thursday is the new Friday… said no one who has to work on Friday.” —Unknown

“Thursday is my favorite day to regret the things I did on Monday.” —Unknown

“Thursday: The day when you’re almost there, but not quite. Like being on a treadmill with a bag of chips just out of reach.” —Unknown

“Thursday is just Friday eve. Hang in there!” —Unknown

Thursday Work Quotes

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

—Steve Jobs

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” —Albert Schweitzer

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” —Ann Landers

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” —Confucius

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” —Tim Notke

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.” —Steve Jobs

“The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.”— Unknown

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” —Pele

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” —Sam Levenson

“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” —Aristotle

“Success isn’t owned, it’s leased. And rent is due every day.” —J.J. Watt

“The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.” —Charles Kingsleigh

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” —Winston Churchill

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” —Roy T. Bennett

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” —Winston Churchill

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” —Jimmy Johnson

“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” —Harry Golden

“Dream big and dare to fail.” —Norman Vaughan

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” —Wayne Gretzky

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” —Robert Collier

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” —Thomas Jefferson

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

“The only way to do great work is to do what you love.” —Unknown

“The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.” —Seth Godin

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Thursday Quotes

“Thursday is a day to reflect on what you’ve done throughout the week and what’s still to come. Stay positive and make today amazing!” —Unknown

“Thursday is my favorite day to plan how I’m going to get out of the plans I already made for the weekend.” —Unknown

“Thursday is a day to admit that you may not have all the answers, but you can certainly find them.” —Byron Pulsifer

“Thursday, I forecast as mostly sunny. It’s a much-needed break.” —John Farley

“Happy Thursday! Don’t count the days, make the days count.” —Unknown

“Thursday is the day to make your move, to take that step towards your dreams. You’re closer than you think!” —Unknown

“Thursday is the day to put your best foot forward and show the world what you’re made of.” —Unknown

Thursday Quote: 'Happiness is not by chance, but by choice." _ Jim Rohn. Background of lake and dock.

“Thursday is a day to remind yourself that you are capable of achieving anything you set your mind to.” —Unknown

“Happy Thursday! Embrace the blessings of this day and live with gratitude in your heart.” —Unknown

“Thursday is a day to let go of any negativity from earlier in the week and focus on the positive opportunities ahead.” —Unknown

“Thursday is the perfect day to take a deep breath, relax, and recharge for the rest of the week.” —Unknown

“Happy Thursday! Life is full of possibilities, so seize the day and make it amazing!” —Unknown

“Thursday is a day to celebrate progress, no matter how small, and to keep moving forward with determination.” —Unknown

“Happy Thursday! Take time to appreciate the little things today, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” —Robert Brault

Final Thoughts on Thursday Quotes

As the day draws to a close, let these inspiring Thursday Quotes serve as a reminder that every day is an opportunity for growth, success, and happiness. 

Whether you’ve faced challenges or celebrated victories, remember that you have the strength and resilience to overcome any obstacle that comes your way.

As you reflect on the day’s accomplishments and prepare for the weekend ahead, carry the positivity and motivation from these quotes with you. 

Embrace each moment, stay true to your aspirations, and continue to find inspiration in the beauty of everyday life. Here’s to ending Thursday on a high note and embracing the endless possibilities that tomorrow brings!

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