110 Weekend Quotes to Wish You a Restful Break

Let these weekend quotes wish you a Saturday and Sunday full of fun, relaxation, and peace.

Weekends serve as our time to rest from the responsibilities we have for the week. After a long tiring day at work or school, the weekend is one of the things we look forward to the most. These two days charge us up and give us time to spend with ourselves and our loved ones. 

So, if you need some quotes that will inspire you to grind through your weekdays, then this collection is perfect for you!

Weekend Quotes to Wish You a Restful Break

Read our complete list below to bless you with a happy and great weekend.

Let’s get started.

And make sure to check out these Sunday quotes and Saturday quotes.

Best Weekend Quotes

1. “Weekends are days to refuel your soul and to be grateful for the blessings that you have.” – Anonymous

2. “Better days are coming. They are called Saturday and Sunday.” – Anonymous

3. “Spend some time this weekend on home improvement. Improve your attitude toward your family.” – Bo Bennett

4. “The weekend is usually seen as a time for relaxation, or a time to do what you wanted to do through the week but couldn’t, or a time to catch up on needed sleep, or a time to visit with family and friends.” – Byron Pulsifer

5. “It’s weekend. Take it slow and give your soul a chance to catch up with your body.” – Anonymous

6. “Weekends are sacred for me. They’re the perfect time to relax and spend time with family and friends.” – Marcus Samuelsson

7. “Take the time to do what you love to do this weekend.” – Catherine Pulsifer

8. “Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?” – Marilyn vos Savant

9. “There is no quote out there that can fully describe how great the weekend is.” – Anonymous

10. “Weekends are a bit like rainbows. They look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them.” – John Shirley

11. “All five previous days, you have spent your life in vain, so it’s time to start living! Meet the weekend.” – Anonymous

12. “Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.” – Bill Watterson

13. “If you find you are stressed out during the week, then it is even more important that you focus on what you want to do for the weekend, don’t bring work home.” – Kate Summers

14. “The weekend is a time for nos—no alarm clock, no rushing, no urgent phone calls, no working nights!” – Catherine Pulsifer

15. “I am always happy to meet my friend, and my friend is my weekend.” – Debasish Mridha

Inspirational Weekend Quotes

16. “Always strive to excel, but only on weekends.” – Richard Rorty

17. “It’s the weekend. Do something that your future self will thank you for.” – Anonymous

18. “The weekend is here, and you deserve a medal for getting through this week. May your weekend feel longer than the working week.” – Anonymous

19. “To have a productive long weekend, you need to remember to wake up early, get some fresh air, set a schedule for yourself, and be goal-oriented.” – Anonymous

20. “This weekend, remember that you cannot direct the wind, but you do have the power to adjust the sails on your boat.” – Anonymous

21. “Leave all your troubles and worries in the past and have a wonderful weekend ahead!” – Anonymous

22. “Productive weekends require waking up early, basking in the sunshine, breathing fresh air, making plans for yourself, and being goal-oriented.” – Anonymous

Also read: Inspirational Quotes, Famous Quotes

Quotes That Will Greet You a Happy Weekend

23. “Happy weekend! Life is short. Grab a friend, and do whatever excites your spirit.” – Anonymous

24. “Happy weekend! If you happen to be reading this, I hope that something really good happens to you today.” – Anonymous

25. “Happiness is not having to set the alarm for the next morning. Happy weekend!” – Anonymous

26. “Happiness comes when you believe in what you are doing, know what you are doing, and love what you are doing. Have a happy weekend.” – Anonymous

27. “Wishing you a weekend full of love and laughter!” – Anonymous

28. “Laughing and sleeping are the two best cures in the world. They’re even more effective during weekends.” – Anonymous

29. “Have a lovely weekend. Let go of our anxieties and worries so that you can be free.” – Anonymous

30. “Keep smiling and enjoy the weekend!” – Anonymous

31. “Must leave all your worries and jump like a child on your weekends.” – Anonymous

32. “May your weekend be full of adventure and cheer, and may the beginning of the next week be far away.” – Anonymous

33. “Make this sleepy weekend unique and blow the cobwebs away for a change. Have a marvelous weekend.” – Anonymous

34. “Make your weekend shine with a smile and happiness!” – Anonymous

Also read: Monday Motivation Quotes

Meaningful Quotes About the Weekend

35. “Without the weekend, where would the week be?” – Anthony T. Hincks

36. “It’s okay if every weekend doesn’t lead to big moments and campfires and laughter that carries on for hours and hours. Some weekends might be quiet, still, with plenty of room to contemplate. And in that contemplation room, there is room to grow.” – Morgan Harper Nichols

37. “There aren’t enough days in the weekend.” – Rod Schmidt

38. “Weekends are when you truly feel alive.” – Anonymous

39. “This weekend, reflect on the amazing, productive week you had, and you think about how you are going to tackle next week.” – Anonymous

40. “Always take some of the play, fun, freedom, and wonder of the weekend into your week and your work.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru

41. “The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald 

42. “It’s not that we spend five days looking forward to just two. It’s that most people do what they enjoy most on those two days. Imagine living a life where every day is your Saturdays and Sundays. Make every day your weekend. Make every day a play day.” – James Murphy

Also read: Meaningful Quotes

Short Weekend Quotes

43. “Weekends are about replenishment and rejuvenation.” – Neil Morrissey

44. “A weekend wasted isn’t a wasted weekend.” – Anonymous

45. “The weekend is finally here! Now you can finally go to sleep.” – Anonymous

46. “I don’t know about you, but I am ready for the weekend to begin.” – Anonymous

47. “Start this weekend without any doubt, tears, fears, or worry.” – Anonymous

48. “Have a wonderful weekend! Do what makes you smile and be happy!” – Anonymous

49. “If weekend were a person, I would give it a big hug and a kiss.” – Anonymous

50. “The weekends are too short for sleep!” – Bryant A. Loney

51. “I live, I live, I live for the weekend.” – Triumph

52. “It’s weekend. Remember to count your rainbows instead of your thunderstorms.” – Anonymous

53. “Why wait for the weekend to have fun?” – Loesje

54. “If the only thing you plan on doing this weekend is breathing, then that’s fine as well.” – Anonymous

55. “No weekend, all weakened.” – Anonymous

56. “It’s a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning.” – Jimmy Buffett

57. “Freedom begins where work ends. This is exactly what weekends are for.” – Anonymous

Also read: Short Quotes, Positive Quotes

Positive Weekend Quotes

58. “Spending the weekend smiling and laughing.” – Anonymous

59. “Stop stressing out and chill out. It is finally the weekend.” – Anonymous

60. “The sun shines brightest on Fridays because it knows that the weekend is here.” – Anthony T. Hincks

61. “Wherever you go on this beautiful, relaxing weekend, make sure that you always remember to bring the happiness of your sunshine with you so that you may spread that happiness to all of the people that you encounter.” – Anonymous

62. “Collect your energy during the week. You’ll need it if you still want to dance during the whole weekend!” – Anonymous

63. “Have a nice weekend! Remember that a few hours on the beach can fix everything, so take a cocktail and forget about everything.” – Anonymous

64. “This weekend, remember that the Lord is with you at all times, guiding you through every moment of your life. Where you are right now is exactly where you are supposed to be.” – Anonymous

65. “Forget the things that made you sad and remember those that made you glad. Happy weekend.” – Anonymous

66. “No matter how demanding and tiresome the weekdays have been, the weekends will always come and let the good things in.” – Anonymous

67. “Be in love with the weekend and let this affection be mutual.” – Anonymous

68. “It’s finally weekend! Time to have unlimited amounts of fun.” – Anonymous

69. “Take your life in your hands this weekend and remember that impulsive and foolish decisions make up the best stories.” – Anonymous

Weekend Quotes to Have a Great Time

70. “Weekend forecast: mild cocktails, cool parties, and silly decisions: calls to your ex. Enjoy!” – Anonymous

71. “If you want to spend all weekend in bed, do it. It’s your time, and you’ve earned it.” – Anonymous 

72. “A wild and crazy weekend involves sitting on the front porch, smoking a cigar, reading a book.” – Robert Gates

73. “This weekend, don’t think about Monday. It will come soon enough.” – Robert Rivers

74. “Oh, I just want what we all want: a comfortable couch, a nice beverage, a weekend of no distractions and a book that will stop time, lift me out of my quotidian existence and alter my thinking forever.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

75. “I’m learning the power of going away for the weekend and keeping myself company.” – Zoe Saldana

76. “Play, fun, and freedom from the weekends are best parted and imaginatively assimilated into busy weekdays.” – Anonymous

77. “You know what I want to do? Wake up one weekend and not have to go anywhere and do nothing.” – Derek Jeter

78. “If this weekend manages to go as planned, then it will not include any actual plans.” – Anonymous

79. “With amusement, freedom, peace, and tranquility as companions during the weekends, who would not be happy?” – Anonymous

80. “Typically, a weekend retreat for the heart, soul, and palate, brunch is the perfect way to unwind and reconnect.” – Marcela Valladolid

81. “Whatever you’re planning on doing this weekend, be sure it’s worth it and will make you happy.” – Anonymous

82. “When you’re young, you should live out every weekend. Even if you look like a scarecrow, you just gotta go!” – Jonathan Brandis

Weekend Quotes on How Time Flies Too Fast

83. “Dear weekend, can you last a little while longer? I’m not quite ready to go back to work just yet.” – Anonymous

84. “I haven’t expected that the weekend would pass so quickly and imperceptibly, so can we repeat it?” – Anonymous

85. “I really need a button ‘slow down’ for my weekend, and you?” – Anonymous

86. “Sunday evenings often feel like the weekend is over before it’s even begun.” – Catherine McCormack

87. “I really need a day between Saturday and Sunday.” – Anonymous

88. “Two days is not enough! There’s simply too much fun to be had during the weekends.” – Anonymous

Relatable Weekend Quotes

89. “The weekend is like a superhero, flying and swooping in to save the rest of the week.” – Anonymous

90. “I haven’t been so excited about the weekend since the last weekend.” – Anonymous

91. “It is known that the first five days after the weekend are always the hardest to get through.” – Anonymous

92. “My goal this weekend is to move just barely enough so that everyone knows I’m still alive.” – Anonymous

93. “It’s weekend, which means that I am feeling 100% motivated to do absolutely nothing. I would say that so far, I have accomplished that.” – Anonymous

94. “You know what I love about waking up early on a weekend morning? None of it! Let me sleep.” – Anonymous

95. “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

Great Weekend Quotes That Will Lift Your Spirits

96. “You deserve an award for surviving the week. Have a great weekend!” – Anonymous

97. “Are you ready for the weekend? It’ll be great if it is pointless, relaxing, and funny.” – Anonymous

98. “Forget about all the bad things that happened to you this week and just have a great weekend.” – Anonymous

Funny Weekend Quotes to Have a Good Laugh

99. “There are 365 days and 52 weekends in a year. Even if you are short on time off, you can still take weekend getaways. Does that count as a vacation? Of course, it does.” – Anita Kaltenbaugh

100. “The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.” – Chuck Palahniuk

101. “Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they’re successful.” – Casey Stengel

102. “Weekends don’t pay as well as weekdays, but at least there’s football.” – S.A. Sachs

103. “Every day is a weekend when you’re retired!” – Anonymous

104. “Getting stuck in a time loop would be dope if it happens during the weekend.” – Anonymous

105. “Nobody wants to give up a weekend-long excuse to dress up and attempt to outshine one another.” – Elizabeth Eulberg

Also read: Funny Quotes

More Weekend Quotes to Treasure Your Rest Days

106. “Weekend forecast: refreshing drinks, extravagant revelries, and silly decisions.” – Anonymous

107. “I wish you to spend this weekend in such a stunning way so that all emojis won’t be able to describe it.” – Anonymous

108. “On Saturdays and Sundays, we relax.” – Anonymous

109. “A weekend well-spent brings a whole week of satisfaction and contentment.” – Anonymous

110. “They live for the weekends when they can go do what they really want to do.” – Richard Nelson Bolles

Did These Quotes Make You Think About the Things You Would Like to Do for the Weekend?

Everyone needs a period to rest. After all, humans are not machines that can work every day and are still expected to perform their best. To be more productive and efficient, we must let our body and mind breathe for a few days before facing another hectic day.

Still, despite knowing the need for rest, some people continue to glorify working seven days a week as a lifestyle toward success. They keep going in this cycle, which causes burnout, significantly affecting their abilities and performance. Without time to pause and breathe, we cannot tend to the different needs we have as humans.

We hope that these quotes were able to remind you of the importance of a weekend filled with rest and laughter. Make sure to enjoy this period for a more fruitful week!

Did you enjoy this weekend quote collection? Which weekend quote is your favorite? Don’t forget to leave a comment below.

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