125 Best Wednesday Quotes To Get Over That Hump Day

Srija Chanda
Dec 12, 2023 By Srija Chanda
Originally Published on Jan 28, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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Wednesdays are all about hard work and making it through the week to the weekend.

Wednesday is popularly known as the 'hump day'. This is because it falls in the middle of the week, and one needs to climb over the hump to make it to Friday.

If you are having trouble getting through a Wednesday morning and looking for inspiration to get through the second half of the week, don't worry we have got your back.

Here we have compiled some of the best and most positive quotes that will help you get started and energize you to get through this hump day in the middle of the week.

The one good thing about Wednesday is you have made halfway through the week, and now that you are already in the middle of the week, all you have to do is work two more days, and you will make it to the weekend.

We hope these happy Wednesday quotes can offer you a positive quote for the day (this is a quote that you share with someone every morning to keep spirits high) and push you through it!

If you love what you read, check out our Wellness Wednesday quotes and weekend quotes too.

Wednesday Inspirational Quotes

These quotes about Wednesdays will always bring inspiration to you. These are the best positive quotes for the day. Here is a list of Wednesday morning quotes that will bring out the best in you.

1. "Inspiration is one thing, and you can't control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Keep up the good work."

– Kevin Eubanks.

2. "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."

-Thomas Edison.

3. "You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction."

-George Lorimer.

4. "Without a calendar, where would the week go?"

-Anthony T. Hincks.

5. "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."

-Robert Louis Stevenson.

6. "Yes, I know some days are more difficult than others. But if you program your mind in a positive way, you won't have to drag through certain days just hoping to get to Friday so you can finally enjoy life."

-Joel Osteen, 'Every Day A Friday'.

7. "Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better."

-Jim Rohn.

8. "If life was a book, every day would be a new page, every month would be a new chapter, and every year would be a new series."

― Elizabeth Duivenvoorde.

9. "Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort."

- Franklin D. Roosevelt.

10."There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."

– Beverly Sills.

11. "The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."

-Confucius, 'The Analects.'

12. "I try to live my life one day at a time, and if I look too far in advance, I get really stressed."

-Hope Solo.

13. "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in, and day-out."

– Robert Collier.

14. "You don't have to see the whole staircase; just take the first step."

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

15. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started."

– Mark Twain.

16. "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.

17. "Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."

– Thomas Jefferson.

18. "Some fish love to swim upstream. Some people love to overcome challenges."

-Amit Ray, 'Walking the Path Of Compassion'.

19. "Seek out success but don't be fearful of failure along the way."

- Sarah Pullen, 'Healthy Profits.'

20. "Today is your day; your mountain is waiting. So get on your way."

-Dr. Seuss, 'Oh, The Places You'll Go!'

21. "It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up."

–Vince Lombardi.

22. "The future belongs to the competent. Get good, get better, be the best!"

– Brian Tracy, 'Time Management'.

Wednesday Quotes For Work

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These quotes will help you create and aims for new plans for your work life. Wisdom Wednesday is when meaningful quotes and pieces of advice are shared every Wednesday to give your team a boost!

These Wisdom Wednesday quotes are exactly what you need in the midweek. Check out these amazing Wednesday quotes, which will open the door to a new day with a new opportunity on any hump day.

23. "Your attitude, more than anything, will influence your effectiveness."

-Pat Gelsinger.

24. "When people refer to 'back in the day,' it was a Wednesday. Just a little fun fact for you."

- Dane Cook.

25. "Every day may not be good...but there's something good in every day."

-Alice Morse Earle.

26. "When you wake up, think about winning the day. Don't worry about a week or a month from now -- just think about one day at a time."

- Drew Brees, 'Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing The Hidden Power Of Adversity'.

27. "Either you run the day or the day runs you."

– Jim Rohn.

28. "Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves."

– Dale Carnegie.

29. "Practical! On Wednesday afternoons, I could be practically anything. What's up?"

-Kit Williams, 'Masquerade'.

30. "Wednesdays were the best thing about Atlantis. The middle of the week was a traditional holiday there. Everyone stopped work and celebrated the fact that half the week was over."

– Walter Moers, 'The 13½ Lives Of Captain Bluebear'.

31. "Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful."

– Joshua J. Marine.

32. "Opportunities don't happen; you create them."

– Chris Grosser.

33. "Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day."

– 14th Dalai Lama.

34. "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.

35. "To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing."

-Eva Young.

36. "Ah, you know, it's Wednesday. But I'm blessed. I love my work."

– John Darnielle.

37. "Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."

-Conrad Hilton.

38. "When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too."

-Paulo Coelho, 'The Alchemist'.

39. "If you expect life to be easy, challenges will seem difficult. If you accept that challenges may occur, life will be easier."

-Rob Liano.

40. "If you are working on something that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you."

– Steve Jobs.

41. "I think goals should never be easy; they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time."

– Michael Phelps.

42. "Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible."

– Tony Robbins.

Happy Wednesday Quotes

These happy quotes about Wednesday will always bring smiles to your Wednesday mornings. Check out these Wednesday sayings and Wednesday quotes to inspire you this hump day!

43. "On Wednesday, when the sky is blue, and I have nothing else to do, I sometimes wonder if it's true, that who is what and what is who."

–A.A. Milne, 'Winnie The Pooh'.

44. "To create a wonderful day sometimes takes just a slight change in the way you look at it. Be willing to let go of an old, negative way that you look at something, and look at it in a new, positive way."

- Louise Hay, 'Meditations To Heal Your Life'.

45. "Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom."

– Benjamin Franklin.

46. "When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They're opportunities to learn patience."

– Scott Curran.

47. "He couldn't believe it was only Wednesday. And it was made worse when he realized it was actually Tuesday."

-T.J. Klune, 'The House In The Cerulean Sea'.

48. "Happy Wednesday! Cast your love to all, trust in the team to which you are joined, and do not do wrong to others for your own self-gratification."

– Byron Pulsifer.

49. "Happy Wednesday! Happiness is found from within when you learn to appreciate your blessings, live in the present, and love!"

– Tracey Edmonds.

50. "The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life."

– William Morris, 'Aims Of Art' lecture.

51. "Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort."

– Franklin D. Roosevelt.

52. "There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second."

– Logan Pearsall Smith.

Midweek Quotes And Wednesday Sayings

These lovely Wednesday quotes will surely make you feel grateful for this day. Here are some middle of the week hump day quotes that will inspire you to work hard and will motivate you to keep up the good work.

53. "Wednesdays are like Mondays in the middle of the week!"

– Lee Fox Williams.

54. "Wednesday: Halfway to the weekend! Enjoy your day!"

– Unknown.*

55. "When we train our minds to radiate positive viewpoints, we will see positive results in our lives."

-John Faulkner.

56. "I want to enjoy my life and don't wish any weekday away. I want each day to matter to me, in some way, even if it's a small tiny way."

- Akilnathan Logeswaran, Facebook post.

57. "I think vestigially there's a synesthete in me, but not like a real one who immediately knows what color Wednesday is."

– A. S. Byatt.

58. "Heaven knows the difference between Sunday morning and Wednesday afternoon. God longs to speak as clearly in the workplace as He does in the sanctuary."

– Max Lucado.

59. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary."

– Jim Rohn.

60. "The middle of the week is a great time to reflect on what was done and still needs to be done before the end of the week."

-David Dweck.

61. "Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming big!"

-Jo Franz.

62. "Well, if it can be thought, it can be done, a problem can be overcome."

- E.A. Bucchianeri, 'Brushstrokes Of A Gadfly'.

63. "Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions."

-Albert Einstein.

64. "We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated."

– Maya Angelou.

65. "There's only one day at a time here, then it's tonight, and then tomorrow will be today again."

-Bob Dylan, 'Chronicles: Volume One'.

66. "Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out."

– John Wooden.

Happy Hump Day Quotes

These positive Wednesday quotes will make your Wednesday hump day just a little more productive. Check out these Wednesday (the best day) quotes.

67. "Be like a duck, paddling, and working hard in the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling, calm face."

– Manoj Arora, 'From The Rat Race To Financial Freedom'.

68. "Wednesdays will always bring smiles for the second half of the week."

– Anthony T. Hincks.

69. "Happy Wednesday, Fam! Dream big, live courageously, communicate honestly, be mindful, act with kindness, and spread love today and every day!"

– Tracey Edmonds.

70. "People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat – that's the only moral they know."

– Dany Laferrière, 'I Am A Japanese Writer.'

71. "Wednesday's like a river, Thursday rivers are lakes, Friday finds me in the ocean, sometimes love is hard to take."

- Sheila E, 'Wednesday Like A River'.

72. "The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."

-Molière.

73. "You're powerful enough to overcome it all."

-Mitta Xinindlu.

74. "Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness."

– Ayn Rand.

75. "It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it."

– Dale Carnegie, 'How To Win Friends And Influence People'.

76. "Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future."

– Earl Nightingale.

77. "There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do."

– Freya Stark.

78. "The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts."

Marcus Aurelius, 'Meditations'.

79. "Monday for wealth, Tuesday for health, Wednesday the best day of all. Thursday for crosses, Friday for losses, Saturday no luck at all."

– English Proverb.

Funny Wednesday Quotes

These fun and happy Wednesday quotes will make your Wednesdays enjoyable. Here are some happy Wednesday quotes.

80. "When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere."

– John Wyndham.

81. "If all our national holidays were observed on Wednesdays, we could wind up with nine-day weekends."

– George Carlin.

82. "You'll make it through the day; see things another way and behold."

-John Frusciante, 'Wednesday's'.

83. "If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit."

– Banksy.

84. "They didn't want it good; they wanted it Wednesday."

- Robert A. Heinlein.

85. "Home may be where the heart is, but it's no place to spend Wednesday afternoon."

– Walker Percy, 'Lost In The Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book'.

86. "It will not be lonely on Wednesday when it has all around it."

– Anthony T. Hincks.

87. "It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me and I'm feeling good."

-Nina Simone, 'Feeling Good'.

88. "Elephants love Wednesday, and so will you."

– Anthony T. Hincks.

Wednesday Motivational Quotes

These quotes will persuade you to work hard and accomplish your goals. Here are some quotes for Wednesday morning.

89. "I've heard of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, but I've never heard of Someday."

– Reverend Ike.

90. "You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take."

– Wayne Gretzky.

91. "Each morning is the open door to a new world, new vistas, new aims, new plans, new things.... Wednesday morning is no less."

- Unknown.*

92. "The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra."

– Jimmy Johnson.

93. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do."

– Steve Jobs.

94. "Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same."

– Francesca Reigler.

95. "Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games."

– Babe Ruth.

96. "But it's a brand new day, new opportunities, what can I say."

-Dizzee Rascal, 'Brand New Day'.

97. "All progress takes place outside the comfort zone."

– Michael John Bobak.

98. "Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus."

– Alexander Graham Bell.

99. "Work it harder, make it better, do it faster, makes us stronger, more than ever, hour after hour work is never over."

-Daft Punk, 'Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger'.

100. "Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly."

-Stephen R. Covey.

101. "Many times, we are our worst enemy. If we could learn to conquer ourselves, then we will have a much easier time overcoming the obstacles that are in front of us."

-Stephan Labossiere.

102. "Success in life depends on your desire to keep moving forward despite the odds."

-Lailah Gifty Akita.

103. "Even the worst days have an ending, and the best days have a beginning."

-Jennifer Coletta.

104. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."

– Walt Disney.

105. "To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage."

– Confucius.

106. "Today's accomplishments were yesterday's impossibilities."

– Robert H. Schuller.

107. "The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them."

– Michelle Obama, 'Democrat Convention Speech.'

Wednesday Morning Quotes

Show how blessed you are and that you feel grateful for this day with these Wednesday morning greetings. You can use these quotes as good morning wishes on any Wednesday hump day.

108. "Wednesday is the angel of the week because she balances the days evenly for us. Sun, Mon, Tues - Wednesday - Thu, Fri, Sat."

-Anthony T. Hincks.

109. "I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days or great days."

- Lance Armstrong.

110. "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, 'The Blank Book'.

111. "Keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling because life's a beautiful thing, and there's so much to smile about."

– Marilyn Monroe.

112. "Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen."

– Wayne Huizenga.

113. "Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile."

– Connor Franta.

114. "With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."

– Eleanor Roosevelt.

115. "Every day is a good day. There is something to learn, care for, and celebrate."

-Amit Ray, 'Walking The Path Of Compassion'.

116. "Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning, and you'll start to see a big difference in your life."

– Yoko Ono.

117. "Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day."

– George Allen, Sr.

118. "Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it."

– Richard Whately.

119. "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."

– Maria Robinson.

120. "If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not."

– Elon Musk.

121. "Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present."

– Jim Rohn.

122. "If you're changing the world, you're working on important things. You're excited to get up in the morning."

– Larry Page.

123. "Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, 'It's going to be a good day!"

– Lindsay Lohan.

124. "I gotta be strong, just keep pushing on, 'cause there's always gonna be another mountain, I'm always gonna wanna make it move."

-Miley Cyrus' The Climb'.

125. "Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine."

- Jack Ma.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Wednesday quotes then why not take a look at these at the end of the day quotes, Transformation Tuesday quotes, or [Monday coffee quotes]

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Written by Srija Chanda

Master of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

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Srija ChandaMaster of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

An aspiring media professional, Srija is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication at St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, after completing her degree in journalism. With experience in PR and social media, she has also honed her leadership skills through her participation in a youth parliament. Srija's interests include devouring books, watching movies, and exploring new places through travel.

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