60 Friday Quotes to Start Your Weekend Right

If you’re tired and feeling beat up, read these Friday quotes we’ve compiled, as they’ll undoubtedly give you the motivation you need to get through the day!

Fridays are the end of a long work or school week and mark the beginning of a much-needed break. This is perhaps why people across the globe eagerly wait for Friday, especially when Monday comes around.

Many people even count down the days and even minutes till they reach Friday so they can kick back, relax, and enjoy some time for themselves. Apart from this, Fridays, especially Friday nights, are notorious for being a time when people can go out, have fun, and maybe even dance the night away with friends and loved ones.

Though Fridays are great and fun, we can’t deny that it’s a double-edged sword. As we eagerly await Friday, the rest of the week feels like a drag, leading us to become unmotivated and unproductive.

So, next time, instead of just waiting for Friday, maybe we need some Friday quotes to keep us inspired and motivated throughout the week. Check out our list below; they’re full of relatable and helpful advice to help you power through!

Best Friday Quotes

1. “Work starts on Monday. Life begins on Friday.” – Ozama Yasin

2. “Friday sees more smiles than any other day of the workweek.” – Kate Summers

3. “Why is Monday so far away from Friday, but Friday is so close to Monday?” – Anonymous

4. “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. Mixel

5. “Friday. The golden child of the weekdays. The superhero of the workweek. The welcome wagon to the weekend.” – Anonymous

Famous Quotes About Fridays

6. “Friday is about hanging out with friends, having fun.” – Rebecca Black

7. “I believe that it is a mandatory Law of the Universe that on Fridays, you have to do something a little fun.” – Hanna Rhoades

8. “Fridays are the hardest in some ways: you’re so close to freedom.” – Lauren Oliver

9. “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

10. “Without Friday, the weekend would be half over already.” – Anthony T. Hincks

Inspirational Friday Quotes

11. “It’s 4:58 on Friday afternoon. Do you know where your margarita is?” – Amy Neftzge

12. “It’s always difficult to keep Fridays confined within themselves; they tend to spill over.” – Parag Tipnis

13. “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

14. “People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness.” – Abhysheq Shukla

15. “Friday might seem like it’s long, but at least it welcomes in the weekend.” – Anonymous

Friday Quotes About Life

16. “Life is like Friday on a soap opera. It gives you the illusion that everything is going to wrap up, and then the same old shit starts up on Monday.” – Stephen King

17. “Life is good, especially on a Friday.” – Anonymous

18. “Welcome to the good life. Friday life.” – Anonymous

Short Friday Quotes

19. “Music always sounds better on Friday.” – Lou Brutus

20. “Friday afternoon feels like heaven.” – El Fuego

21. “It’s Friday! Time to go make stories for Monday.” – Anonymous

22. “Everyone smiles more on Fridays.” – Anonymous

23. “Worries tend to melt away on Fridays.” – Anonymous

24. “Friday morning—the longest morning of the week.” – Anonymous

Friday Quotes for Your Next Instagram Caption

25. “Friday is a little spark of happiness that ends the week.” – Anonymous

26. “On Fridays, we celebrate being alive.” – Anonymous

27. “Even if everything goes wrong today, at least it’s Friday.” – Anonymous

28. “Fridays are simply the best, better than all the rest.” – Anonymous

29. “Friday is a great day to chase your dreams!” – Anonymous

Friday Quotes to Motivate You for the Weekend

30. “This Friday, finish your work and be done. Look forward to the weekend and have some fun!” – Kate Summers

31. “You know you’re doing what you love when Sunday nights feel the same as Friday nights.” – Donny Deutsch

32. “Weekends welcome warriors for social fun that starts on Friday.” – David Chiles

33. “Every Friday, I like to high-five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, willpower, and inappropriate humor.” – Nanea Hoffman

34. “Hands up if you’re ready to do something you’ll regret this weekend. Go forth! You have my blessing.” – Florence Welch

35. “Fridays are for fun—whether that’s going out with friends or staying home with a good book.” – Anonymous

Funny Friday Quotes You’ll Relate To

36. “If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.” – Noel Coward

37. “There’s just one legitimate synonym for Friday: Boom Shakalaka.” – Anonymous

38. “If my boss knew how unproductive I am on Fridays, he wouldn’t want me here either.” – James Johnson 

39. “Friday is like a superhero that always arrives just in time to stop me from savagely beating one of my coworkers with a keyboard.” – Anonymous

40. “Thursday doesn’t even count as a day; it’s just the thing that’s blocking Friday.” – Anonymous

Friday Quotes for Work

41. “Make a Friday a day to celebrate work well done that you can be proud of knowing that you just didn’t put in time to the next paycheck.” – Byron Pulsifer

42. “Friday is my least productive day of the week. But it’s also my happiest.” – Anonymous

43. “When you leave work on Friday, leave work. Don’t let technology follow you throughout your weekend—answering text messages and emails—take a break. You will be more refreshed to begin the workweek if you have had a break.” – Catherine Pulsifer

44. “It’s Friday. Any plan of being a productive member of society is officially thrown out the window.” – Ronald Wilson

45. “Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

46. “If every day at work feels like a Friday, then you are doing what you were meant to do.” – Alan W. Kennedy

Happy Friday Quotes

47. “Happy Friday! Here’s to all of us who made it through another week of faking adulthood.” – Nanea Hoffman

48. “It’s Friday morning, mankind! Good vibe, don’t frown and let the monster see you smile!” – Napz Cherub Pellazo

49. “It’s Friday night. Time to be a hero and rescue some wine trapped in a bottle.” – Anonymous

50. “It’s Friday! My smile is brighter, and my coffee is richer because I know the weekend is nearly here.” – Anonymous

51. “Happy Friday! The weekend starts now.” – Anonymous

Positive Friday Quotes to Excite You

52. “Making food is a wonderful way to spend a Friday night.” – Chrissy Teigen

53. “It’s finally Friday. I’m free again. I got my motor running for a wild weekend.” – George Jones

54. “I have never in my life found myself in a situation where I’ve stopped work and said, ‘Thank God it’s Friday.’ But weekends are special even if your schedule is all over the place. Something tells you the weekend has arrived, and you can indulge yourself a bit.” – Helen Mirren

55. “On a Friday night, I like to go out because my friends, who have been working normal hours, just want to let go after a stressful week at work.” – Douglas Booth

More Friday Quotes and Lyrics We’re Sure You’ll Love

56. “It’s Aloha Friday, no work ’til Monday.” – Kimo Kahoano & Paul Natto

57. “Friday night, and the lights are low. Looking out for a place to go. Where they play the right music, getting in the swing, you come to look for a king.” – ABBA

58. “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

59. “Gotta get down on Friday. Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend.” – Rebecca Black

60. “Hello, Friday, I’ve been waiting for you for a long time.” – Flo Rida

Is Friday Your Favorite Day of the Week?

Fridays are often referred to as everyone’s favorite day of the week. After all, it’s a day associated with the feeling of joy, relief, and excitement.

Having the time to rest and unwind gives tired minds and hearts some much-needed respite. So, knowing that the weekend is just one sleep away positively impacts our mood and perspective.

Though waiting for Friday can make you unmotivated and unproductive, if you shift your perspective, then you’ll actually be able to focus more. While waiting for Friday, stay motivated at work, do your best, and always excel in your tasks!

With that, we hope the Friday quotes we’ve rounded up were able to help you improve your mindset about weekdays and weekends. The next time you’re waiting for Friday to come, remember that the rest of the days of the week are important, too!

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Karen Danao

Hi, I’m Karen, a content curator and writer for Quote Ambition; I’m also a marketing and advertising professional. Beyond the keyboard and the screen, I’m someone who’s out to enjoy every bit that life has to offer!

Poetry, philosophy, history, and movies are all topics I love writing about! However, my true passion is in traveling, photography, and finding common ground to which everyone from different cultures can relate.

With the many places I’ve been to, I found that love, inspiration, and happiness are some things that bring people together. No matter how different we are on the outside, I’m a true believer that our emotions don’t lie; if you dig deep into our psyche, we’re all the same inside.

This belief was further amplified when I joined Quote Ambition. Through the quotes I’ve read, collected, organized, and written about, I found that humans are resilient, creative, and compassionate.

We take from each others’ hearts and courage, and it’s through our individual experiences that we learn how to rise above our challenges and pain. In so many ways, Quote Ambition is a platform that allows people from all over the world to gain the inspiration they need anytime, anywhere!

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