Last updated on April 8th, 2019 at 09:56 pm

This collection of 30 good day quotes will put a smile on your face and inspire you to make today better than yesterday. Includes quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Pablo Picasso and Meister Eckhart.

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Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself. – Elbert Hubbard

You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. – Nicholas Sparks

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have. – Lemony Snicket

Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful. – Prince

It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot

Everything you can imagine is real. – Pablo Picasso

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

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead

I love the smell of book ink in the morning. – Umberto Eco

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. – William Blake

Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day. – Glen Cook

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Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. – Meister Eckhart

I want every day to be a fresh start on expanding what is possible. – Oprah Winfrey

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. – Bil Keane<

I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that. – Gillian Anderson

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi

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Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me … Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. – Shel Silverstein

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend—or a meaningful day. – Dalai Lama

So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be. – Stephen Chbosky

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Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is! – Dita Von Teese

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. – Neil Gaiman

What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain. – Maya Angelou

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. … It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. – S. Lewis

That morning he feels fresh-scrubbed and cleansed, as if he is being given yet another opportunity to live his life correctly. – Hanya Yanagihara

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.
– William W. Purkey

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