Monday mornings do not have to be dreadful. The idea is to have something to look out for on Monday that will motivate you to kick some ass all week. Let these Monday morning encouragement quotes motivate you to get up, get going, and live the life you deserve, whether you’re contemplating getting out of bed, considering running a marathon, making a job shift, or simply deciding what you want for lunch.

Here are 7 peaceful quotes for your hectic Monday

1. “Life is a fairytale starring you. You have the power to write your own story and be the hero of it, too.”— Joelle Speranza

2. “If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.”— Jen Sincero

3. “Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.”— Katia Beauchamp

4. “Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.”— Elizabeth Gilbert

5. “Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist—while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!”— Lori Greiner

6. “On my own I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.”— Oprah Winfrey

7. “I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose. When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.”— Ellen DeGeneres

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