For many of us, Friday heralds the long-awaited weekend, a time to relax after a busy week of work or school. Friday is often payday, a night you fall into bed early or stay up late to sleep in on Saturday.
Friday may be a time to spend with family and friends, a time to reflect, or a time to prepare for the week ahead.
If you need motivation this Friday, here are 50 quotes to get you going.
Find a quote for your Friday:
10 Funny Friday Motivational Quotes
“Every Friday, I like to high-five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, willpower, and inappropriate humor.” – Nanea Hoffman, American writer, businesswoman, and entrepreneur.
“The wages of sin is death but so is the salary of virtue, and at least the evil get to go home early on Fridays.” – Terry Pratchet, English writer and satirist.
“Friday is my second favorite F word. Food is my first.” – Anonymous.
“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost, American poet.
“For Children: You will need to know the difference between Friday and a fried egg. It’s quite a simple difference, but an important one. Friday comes at the end of the week, whereas a fried egg comes out of a chicken. Like most things, of course, it isn’t quite that simple. The fried egg isn’t properly a fried egg until it’s been put in a frying pan and fried. This is something you wouldn’t do to a Friday, of course, though you might do it on a Friday. You can also fry eggs on a Thursday, if you like, or on a cooker. It’s all rather complicated, but it makes a kind of sense if you think about it for a while.” – Douglas Adams, English writer, comedian, radio dramatist, and musician.
“‘I’m so sad it’s Friday. I wish it was Monday already,’ said no one in history, ever.” – Anonymous.
“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, American writer.
“Dear Friday, I’m so glad we are back together. I’m sorry you had to see me with Mon–Thurs, but I swear I was thinking of you the whole time.” – Anonymous.
“There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.” – Henry Kissinger, German-American politician, and diplomat.
“Every day is a gift. But some days are packaged better.” – Sanhita Baruah, Indian writer, blogger, and poet.
10 Friday Motivational Quotes For A Good Weekend
I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade … And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” – Ron White, American comedian.
“The night before a day off is more satisfying than the actual day off.” – Pratik Thakker, Indian tech entrepreneur.
“‘ But it’s Friday’ is a valid excuse for almost anything today.” – William Anderson, American writer, historian, and lecturer.
“Hands up if you’re ready to do something you’ll regret this weekend. Go forth! You have my blessing.” – Florence Welch, English singer.
“I have been known to hang out and party back in the day. I had a weekend that lasted a few years.” – Vanilla Ice, aka Robert van Winkel, American rapper, actor, and TV host.
“May the week end, But the weekend never end.” – Hrishikesh Agnihotri, Indian writer.
“The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.” – Chuck Palahniuk, American journalist and writer.
“Everything in life that’s any fun, as somebody wisely observed, is either immoral, illegal or fattening.” – P.G. Wodehouse, English writer and humorist.
“The weekends are too short for sleep!” – Bryant A. Loney, American writer.
“If you’re not having fun, you’re doing something wrong.” – Groucho Marx, American comedian, actor, and writer.
10 Friday Motivational Quotes To Inspire
“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is yourer than you.” – Dr. Seuss, aka Theodore Geisel, American children’s writer and cartoonist.
“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams, American actor, and comedian.
“Happy Friday! You’re responsible for the energy of your day. Remember, when you give off positive energy, you attract it! Decide to be Happy:)!” – Tracey Edmonds, American businesswoman, and TV producer.
“No matter what happened yesterday, it is insignificant when compared to what lies within the core of your being today.” – Sandy Brewer, American writer.
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St Francis of Assisi, Italian Catholic friar and mystic.
“Passion can transform the mind, body, and spirit … Passion can align you with the wisdom of nature and the power of what is in your heart.” – Jo Lynne Valerie, American writer.
“I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life.” – Maya Angelou, American writer, poet, and activist.
“Let’s practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.” – Zendaya, an American actress and singer.
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr., American writer.
“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South African bishop, theologian, activist, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
10 Relaxing Friday Motivational Quotes
“I don’t care if Monday’s blue, Tuesday’s gray, and Wednesday too. Thursday, I don’t care about you. It’s Friday I’m in love.” – The Cure, British rock band.
“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, American writer, blogger, and public intellectual.
“Mondays are a good day to make statements, not Friday.” – Ernie Els, South African golfer.
“Fridays are absolutely without a doubt the best day of the week, five grueling days of the same routine seem to melt at three o’clock on Friday afternoon. There’s a sense of magic there, everything smells better, tastes better, and the colors are brighter. As opposed to Sunday evenings when everything begins to get dim all over again.” – Stefanie Ellis, American writer.
“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” – Audrey Hepburn, British actor, and humanitarian.
“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” – Emily Dickinson, American poet.
“There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, writer, poet, teacher, and activist.
“Music – it’s motivational and just makes you relax.” – Taika Waititi, New Zealand filmmaker, actor, and comedian.
“Together with a culture of work, there must be a culture of leisure as gratification. To put it another way: people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport.” – Pope Francis, Argentinian Head of the Catholic Church.
“Friday is about hanging out with friends, having fun.” – Rebecca Black, American singer, and YouTuber.
10 Friday Motivational Quotes About Success
“Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana, South African writer and philosopher.
“You know you’re doing what you love when Sunday nights feel the same as Friday nights …” – Donny Deutsch, American marketing and branding specialist and TV personality.
“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.” – Byron Pulsifer, Canadian motivational speaker.
“Don’t count the days. Make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali, an American professional boxer and activist.
“You are only Half Happy unless you love them both equally: Friday & Monday!” – Mohith Agadi, Indian writer, journalist, and film producer.
“It’s not that we spend five days looking forward to just two. It’s that most people do what they enjoy most on those two days. Imagine living a life where every day is your Saturdays and Sundays. Make every day your weekend. Make every day a play-day …” – James A. Murphy, American politician, and jurist.
Always take some of the play, fun, freedom, and wonder of the weekend into your week & your work.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru, English writer, life coach, and motivational speaker.
“Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?” – Marilyn Vos Savant, American magazine columnist.
“When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation.” – Arsene Wenger, French FIFA executive, and former football coach.
“Once something is a passion, the motivation is there.” – Michael Schumacher, German former racing driver.
Congratulations on making it to the end of the week! But before diving headfirst into the weekend, one more day to stay motivated and focused.
Friday’s motivation is essential to finishing the week strong and setting yourself up for success in the days to come.
And as you prepare to take on the weekend, our motivational quotes for Saturday can inspire you to tackle any challenges or pursue any goals you may have.