15 Wake Up Early Quotes To Get You Inspired


by Sat Want Singh Khalsa, Courtesy of MorningSadhana.org

Waking up early can be a daunting task, especially when you first attempt it. Nevertheless, being an early riser can significantly boost your personal productivity, so it is an essential routine.

Here are some wake up early quotes that help motivate you when getting up at the break of dawn (or earlier):

1) “Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it.”

~Richard Whately

2) “One key to success is to have lunch at the time of day most people have breakfast.“

~Robert Brault

3) “Life is too short,” she panicked, “I want more.” He nodded slowly, “Wake up earlier.”

~Dr. SunWolf

4) “The sun has not caught me in bed in fifty years.”

~Thomas Jefferson

5) “Every morning is a beautiful morning.”

~Terri Guillemets

6) “The time just before dawn contains the most energy of all hours of the day. This has helped me become an early riser and an early doer…. When I wake to see that it’s light out already, I feel the world has started without me.”

~Terri Guillemets

7) “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.”


8) “I would have it inscribed on the curtains of your bed and the walls of your chamber: “If you do not rise early you can make progress in nothing.” ~William Pitt Chatham

9) “The difference between rising at five and seven o’clock in the morning, for forty years, supposing a man to go to bed at the same hour at night, is nearly equivalent to the addition of ten years to a man’s life.”

~Philip Doddridge

10) “The early morning has gold in its mouth.”

~Benjamin Franklin

11) “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”

~Benjamin Franklin

12) “Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a Lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are a Lion or a Gazelle… when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.”

~ Author Unknown

13) “Early rising not only gives us more life in the same number of years, but adds, likewise, to their number; and not only enables us to enjoy more of existence in the same time, but increases also the measure.”

~ Caleb C. Colton

14) “I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.”

~ Jonathan Swift

15) “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


Satwant Singh Khalsa has been teaching and practicing Kundalini Yoga under the guidance of the Master of Kundalini Yoga, Yogi Bhajan, for over forty years.

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