“I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.”~Gillian Anderson

How you start your morning is the most important decision you can make during your day. You have to make sure to take control of your mood and attitude as soon as possible so you can set your self up for amazing things.

It might seem difficult to get into this mindset first thing in the morning, but with some daily practice, it will become second nature. If you need a kick in the butt to get you started then check out these 15 inspiring quotes to change the way you start your day.

“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono

“Some people dream of success while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau

“When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless something terrible happened the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.” – Lynda Resnick

“When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.” – F. Sionil Jose

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breath, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” – J.B. Priestley

“If you want to be the best, you can’t take the path of least resistance. Every morning, you wake up, and your mind tells you it’s too early, and your body tells you you’re a little too sore, but you’ve got to look deep within yourself and know what you want and what you’re striving for.” – Antonio Brown

“No matter how bad things are, you can at least be happy that you woke up this morning.” – D.L. Hughley

“Leave your ego at the door every morning, and just do some truly great work. Few things will make you feel better than a job brilliantly done.” – Robin S. Sharma

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

“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

“Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Lose an hour in the morning and you will spend all day looking for it.” – Richard Whately

“Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.” – Mark Twain

I bet you’re feeling pretty good now. Now it’s time to go forth and change your life one morning at a time!