We all lead busy lives filled with responsibilities and obligations that sometimes make us feel like we are constantly playing catch up. With so much going on, it’s easy to lose sight of the small moments that make each day special. That’s why today, we wanted to share with you 30 powerful quotes from various authors, philosophers, and influential figures that will inspire you to make the most out of every single day truly!

 Quotes on Making the Most of Each Day

Whether you’re looking for motivation to pursue your dreams or a reminder to cherish the present moment, these quotes will resonate with everyone in different ways. Are you ready? Let’s get started.

Quotes on making the most of each day

  • This new day has greeted us with no rules; unconditional opportunity. Do not dilute the power of this new day with the hardship of yesterday. Greet this day the way it has greeted you; with open arms and endless possibility. ― Steve Maraboli
  • All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused. ― Martha Graham
  • Make each day your masterpiece. ― John Wooden
  • Each day you wake up, you wake up with billions around the world, but when the sun sets, not all retire. It is a joyful privilege to note that you are a unique person among billions of people who wake up each day to walk on the surface of the earth. It is a noble responsibility to note that you have to use this privilege effectively.― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  • Be inspired; you have seen another day! Smile; you have another chance! Take a step; you can do it again! Move; you can’t continue like this! Do something for that is all life is about! Impact makers take steps. Impact makers face challenges. Impact makers overcome challenges. Each day is a new day to have a different view of the real purpose why we live. Each day is another chance to add take a step towards a great end. Each day is another day to choose courage or fear! Each day is another moment of time to dare tactically or to do anything! When you wake up, do something! Make each day count!― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  • Make each day count by setting specific goals to succeed, then putting forth every effort to exceed your own expectations. ― Les Brown
  • Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ― Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death. ― Arthur Schopenhauer
  • It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had. ― Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings, and pray for guidance every day. ― John Wooden
  • Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets and life will become a beautiful success. ― Louisa May Alcott
  • Each day has a story to – deserves to be told because we are made of stories. I mean, scientists say that human beings are made of atoms, but a little bird told me that we are also made of stories. ― Eduardo Galeano
  • The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that’s good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day. ― Julia Roberts
  • Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life. ― Seneca

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Making Every Day Count Quotes

Whether you’re sipping your morning coffee or winding down after a long day, take some time for yourself and dive into these timeless words of wisdom that will reinvigorate your spirit and help you embrace each day as a gift. 

  • We don’t “have” a great day, we “make it” a great day! ― Frosty Westering
  • Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is! ― Dita Von Teese
  • Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy. ― Roy T Bennett
  • Take each good day and relish each moment. Take each bad day and work to make it good. ― Lisa Dado
  • You will never have this day again. So make it count. ― Unknown

Make the day count quotes

  • Make every day count. Make every hour count. Make every minute count. And don’t stop until you have exercised your full potential, realizing your impossible dream and fulfilling your total destiny to become the person that you, and only you , are capable of being. — Mary Kay Ash
  • Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on Discipline. — Jocko Willink
  • You possess a non-renewable resource, which is headed toward total depletion and that resource is time. You can either invest your life or let it dribble through your fingers like sand in an hourglass. If there is ever a time to redeem every second, every minute it is now. You may never have tomorrow. You can’t count your days, but with the Lord as your Savior, you can make your days count.— Billy Graham
  • Today, a new sun has risen. Everything lives. Everything can speak to your soul passionately if you will be still enough to listen. “You have to count on living every single day in a way YOU believe will make YOU feel good about YOUR life,” actress Jane Seymour suggests, “so that if it were over tomorrow, you’d be content. — Sarah Ban Breathnach
  • One day, you will wake up, and there won’t be any more time to do the thing you’ve always wanted. Do it now. — Paulo Coelho
  • Play hard, work hard, love hard. . . .The bottom line for me is to live life to the fullest in the here and now instead of a hoped-for hereafter, and make every day count in some meaningful way, and do something, no matter how small it is to make the world a better place. — Michael Shermer 
  • You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life – so that if it were over tomorrow, you’d be content with yourself. — Jane Seymour 
  • The thing is not to leave unfinished business; make every day count. — Wally Amos
  • If you know me, you know I make every day count, I’m serious about my life. — Anthony Joshua
  • Don’t count the days, make the days count. ― Muhammad Ali
  • Today is life – the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. ― Dale Carnegie

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Final Thoughts

The power of each day should never be underestimated. With these 30 quotes in mind, let us remember to make each moment count and live our lives with intentionality. Life is fleeting, and it’s up to us to create our own happiness and define what success means to us. As we move forward, may these words serve as a reminder to seize every opportunity, cherish our loved ones, and never give up on our dreams. So go out there and live each day with purpose, because every second counts in creating the life you want to lead. Let these quotes inspire you to take action and start making positive changes in your life starting today. It’s never too late to start over or try something new. Take control of your life and make each day count. Don’t wait for tomorrow, do it now! So here’s your call to action: choose one quote that resonated with you the most and use it as your daily mantra – let it be the spark that propels you towards greatness! Go forth and conquer!

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Hermione M.

My name is Hermione. I am the founder of WomenH and I write about women's health, wellness, mental health, and personal growth. I created this platform to inspire women to take care of themselves mentally, physically, and emotionally to become their best selves. Thank you for stopping by.

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