140 Thursday Quotes for Motivation, Gratitude and a Boost of Energy

It’s Thursday.

Sometimes the most important day of the week as you are focused on getting what truly matters done before the weekend.

At other times the day of the week when you’re unmotivated and just wish it was Friday already.

No matter what Thursday you’re having this week I’d like to help by sharing 140 of the best and most inspiring Thursday quotes.

To give you a boost of energy. To help you focus again. And to let you to tap into gratitude, motivation and inspiration as you make one final push before the weekend is here.

And if you want even more uplifting and helpful advice then check out this post with Monday motivation quotes and this one filled with Wednesday quotes.

Uplifting Thursday Quotes

Thursday Quotes for Motivation, Gratitude and a Boost of Energy

“Make it your goal to make someone smile on this Thursday by a small act of kindness, you could change a person’s life in a way you may not even realize.”
– Catherine Pulsifer

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

“Happy Thursday! Greet your problems and decisions with peace and calm.”
– Tracey Edmonds

“With a positive attitude, it is possible to turn situations of failure into success.”
– Dan Miller

“Thursday is one of the days of the week that I strive to maintain a positive outlook.”
– Byron Pulsifer

“Thursday is the best day. As it falls close to the weekend, it doesn’t feel like the same pressure to work on Thursdays as on the big pressure days of the week like Monday and Tuesday. And that lack of pressure can lead to having a really productive and creative day.”
– Anna Dormer

“Have a blessed and wonderful Thursday! Make the most of this day!”
– Unknown

Thursday Quotes 1

“You’ve made it through almost the whole week today. Finish strong by making this Thursday into an excellent day!”
– Trey Anders

“It’s Thursday morning. Just one more day until the upcoming weekend. So let’s push forward fueled by the excitement of the weekend and make this a beautiful morning and a good Thursday!”
– Unknown

“More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.”
– Roy T. Bennett

“Rise up, start fresh see the bright opportunity in each day. Have an amazing Thursday morning.”
– Unknown

Thursday Inspirational Quotes

“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

“Good morning I hope your day is as amazing as you are! Have a good Thursday, you deserve it!”
– Unknown

“Hit the reset button. Whatever happened yesterday, forget about it. Get a new perspective. Today is a new day. Start fresh, begin now.”
– Germany Kent

“Good morning! Thursday is here, or as we often call it, Friday Jr. The weekend is almost here so let’s have a blessed morning, a wonderful day and a happy Thursday!”
– Unknown

“A fantastic Thursday morning to everyone out there! Let’s start today on a positive vibe and then ride it throughout the rest of the day.”
– Olga Skinner

“A little progress every day adds up to big results.”
– Satya Nani

“Thursday is a beautiful day filled with peace, ideas of a better tomorrow and of grace if you keep the faith and let your joy and your gut feeling guide you.”
– Unknown

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

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

“Make this a wonderful Thursday and happy Thursday as best you can. Go around or over obstacles, keep your focus sharp and be positive towards the people in your life and your future.”
– Unknown

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”
– George Lorimer

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

“Let this Thursday be filled with possibilities – be aware of the opportunities around you, don’t just go through the day, live the day with your eyes and your mind open.”
– Catherine Pulsifer

“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.“
– Groucho Marx

Motivational Thursday Quotes

“Thursday is one day closer to my expectation that everything I have done through the week culminates in progress.”
– Byron Pulsifer

“Some people call it Thursday, I like to call it Friday Eve. Happy Thursday!”
– Unknown

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

“Wednesday’s child is full of woe, but Thursday’s child has far to go.”
– Elisse Boyd

“Approach your Thursday with the same calm as you do with your Saturday morning and you’ll have a less stressful day but also a productive one with less mistakes being made.”
– Eric Green

“The average person confuses success with luck. But luck has nothing to do with it.”
– Dean Graziosi

“A successful Thursday sometimes starts with what you do on Wednesday morning. Build your week day by day into something excellent.”
– Denise Brown

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

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”
– Milton Berle

“It’s Thursday. The excitement and anticipation build for the upcoming weekend.”
– Byron Pulsifer

Thursday Quotes 2

“It’s Thursday. Quit something. Eliminate some of the noise in your life and let your symphony have the stage again.”
– Bob Goff

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
– Arthur Ashe

“When life puts you it tough situation don’t say ‘why me’ just say ‘try me’. Have a productive Thursday.”
– Unknown

“Today, this morning, is Thursday. Many will seize this day, and many will live it to the fullest. Why not you?”
– Unknown

“Wishing you a nice Thursday with good health, action forward towards your goals and may the Lord bless you and your family.”
– Bob Edelson

“Thursdays bring a need to shape up, refocus on what matters the most and to get those tasks all the way to done before the weekend is here.”
– Unknown

Positive Thursday Quotes to Help You to Success

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

“As the end of the week approaches, Thursday should be a day for persistence not inconsistence.”
– Byron Pulsifer

“Thursday is a day to take some time to find your focus again if it has slipped. So you don’t spend these last two days of the work week on busy work and things that don’t really move you forward.”
– Eric Green

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

“Make this a great Thursday! Keep your hope alive today even if life may throw you some curveballs.”
– Unknown

“Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”
– Conrad Hilton

“Use an attitude of gratitude to elevate this Thursday into a good morning and then a happy Thursday and early start to your time off!”
– Jane Gleese

“It’s a nice Thursday morning. Make this a great day by going for what you truly want in your life and letting time-thieves go!”
– Unknown

“Be conscious of your attitude. Work extra hard at keeping your attitude positive in all kinds of weather, through all the challenges of life.”
– Catherine Pulsifer

“Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.”
– Charles Swindoll

“Spend most of your time this Thursday on what’s in front of you and on the opportunities of tomorrow. Not on the setbacks or problems of yesterday or last week.”
– Rip Miller

“By taking the time to actually look at why you failed, you can find it much easier to find solutions. Many of us know that we failed – but why?”
– Michael Chapman

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”
– Pablo Picasso

“Have a productive Thursday today by focusing on doing one thing at a time and that thing one step at a time. Don’t get distracted to make the most of this day.”
– Rip Miller

“I was thinking one day and I realized that if I just had somebody behind me all the way to motivate me I could make a big difference. Nobody came along like that so I just became that person for myself.”
– Unknown

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”
– Zig Ziglar

Insightful and Happy Thursday Sayings and Quotes

“Life is made out of Thursday afternoons. You just keep having them one after the other and let everything else take care of itself.”
– Tim Tharp

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.”
– Albert Einstein

Thursday Quotes 3

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
– Jim Rohn

“Thursday is full of tenderness and kindness. So have a good day, and share it with those around you.”
– Anthony T. Hincks

“Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”
– Muhammad Ali

“Start your Thursday the way you want your whole day to go. Because the tone you set early tends to persist.”
– John Brown

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity.”
– Amelia Earhart

“If your mind and body screams for a much needed break then listen to that. And when you come back from that break you’ll be more focused, energetic and be far more effective than if you are all worn out.”
– Unknown

“Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings.”
– Marianne Williamson

“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.”
– Bertolt Brecht

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow is not here yet. Don’t hesitate, don’t wait, start building your best life right now and here on this great Thursday.”
– Unknown

“Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’
– Eckhart Tolle

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”
– Jim Rohn

“Everyone fails from time to time. So if that happens to you on this fine Thursday then first remember that it’s OK and normal. And then learn from it and try again.”
– Sandra Culver

“As the week culminates, remember that today – as any day of the week – it lies within you and your thinking if this will be a successful and happy Thursday.”
– Meredith Brie

”Create a life that feels good on the inside. Not one that just looks good on the outside.”
– Maison Blanc

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
– Booker T. Washington

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
– Jim Rohn

“One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.”
– Viggo Mortensen

Thankful Thursday Quotes

“Have an amazing Thursday morning – and day – by focusing on 3 things you are grateful for as soon as you get out of bed.”
– Eric Green

“On this Thursday take nothing for granted. Look around and show gratitude for your work, your family, and your friends.”
– Theodore W. Higginsworth

“Today I am thankful that tomorrow is Friday and then the weekend begins!”
– Andy Singer

“It’s Thankful Thursday! Count your many blessings to lose sight of your problems.”
– Unknown

“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.”
– Frank A. Clark

“Thankful Thursday means that you append a minute or two today to simply reflect upon your small and larger blessings in your life.”
– Roy Edwards

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

“Start your Thursday with an attitude of optimism. It’s going to be an awesome and blessed day.”
– Unknown

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.”
– Brené Brown

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”
– Voltaire

“The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.”
– Neale Donald Walsch

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”
– Robert Brault

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself, or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything.”
– Wayne Dyer

“Make today totally fabulous by being thankful for the small and big things in life, for the people you love and for yourself.”
– Unknown

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

“On Thursday noon I liked you well, and fondly felt that we must dwell not far apart, whatever befell.”
– Thomas Hardy

“To make this a good morning and a wonderful Thursday, one easy tip is to begin a gratitude practice by finding three small or tiny things you can be thankful for in your life.”
– Unknown

“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

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”
– Sean Patrick Flanery

“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.”
– Ralph Marston

Funny Thursday Quotes

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

“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

“After a year’s research, one realizes that it could have been done in a week.”
– William Henry Bragg

“Thursdays bring a focus to our week to complete all that needs to be done.”
– Byron Pulsifer

“Dear Thursday: Are you sure you’re not Friday? Because I could really go for it being Friday. Nothing personal, it’s just been a long week.”
– Unknown

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.”
– Zig Ziglar

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

“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

“It’s Thursday and it really feels like a Thursday. Sometimes things just work out.”
– Demetri Martin

“If you can stand on tiptoes, you can see Friday. There’s light at the end of the weekend tunnel!”
– Unknown

“To some, it’s Hump Day. To us, it’s Wednesday getting its ass kicked and Thursday just asking Friday to switch places.”
– Dwayne Johnson

“Thursday is perhaps the worst day of the week. It’s nothing in itself; it just reminds you that the week has been going on too long.”
– Nicci French

“We usually have margaritas on Thursdays but since it’s Tuesday I’ll make an exception.”
– Chelsea Handler

“People who think Thursday is the new Friday have serious mental problems.”
– Unknown

“Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining.”
– Jef Raskin

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

Short Thursday Quotes and Sayings

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

“The Thursday night game is by far the most difficult game to prepare for.”
– Matt Cassel

“By the time Thursday rolls around, you stay in, and you work, and you don’t go out because it’s horrible.”
– El-P

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

“You might transform your entire Thursday with just one optimistic thought in the morning.”
– Unknown

“Thursday is a day to admit your mistakes and try to improve.”
– Byron Pulsifer

“Thursday’s such a crazy, lazy day. Thursday has its own peculiar way of saying: ‘Hey’”
– Harry Nilsson

“And whether it is Thursday or the day is stormy, With thunder and rain, or the birds attack each other, We have rolled into another dream.”
– John Ashbery

“Happy Thirsty Thursday! Here’s to you, my friend.”
– Unknown

“You’re such a good friend to me and hope that today, this Thursday will be a wonderful day for you!”
– Emma Conklin

“Have a blessed Thursday and remember to be kind to yourself today.”
– Unknown

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

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

“It’s not where you start – it’s where you finish that counts.”
– Zig Ziglar

“On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays we use the wave theory; on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays we think in streams of flying energy quanta or corpuscles.”
– William Henry Bragg

“So I won’t wear makeup on Thursday ’cause who I am is enough.”
– Jess Glynne

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

“Be happy this Thursday as tomorrow is Friday! Live the day!”
– Kate Summers

“Thursday, I accidentally spent some of my own money.”
– Bill Vaughan

“Good morning! Have a Thursday filled with love, peace and understanding of yourself and what makes you tick.”
– Rip Miller

“Thursday is party day for the week that surrounds it.”
– Anthony T. Hincks

“Use Thursday to take the time to eliminate time wasters.”
– Byron Pulsifer

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”
– Zig Ziglar

If you liked these Thursday quotes then share them with a friend or family that may need some Thursday motivation and positive energy right now.

Want even more uplifting and helpful thoughts? Check out this post with Thursday morning quotes and blessings and this one with Thursday inspirational quotes on thankfulness. Plus, these three for the weekend with Friday blessings, positive Saturday blessings and happy Sunday blessings.

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