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55 Sunday Quotes to Prepare You for a Productive Week Ahead

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By Karabo Baloyi
Jun 02, 2022
04:35 P.M.

Sundays mean different things for different people. They can be a time to laze around or be super-focused on the goals one wants to achieve during the upcoming week. Regardless of the kind of Sunday you want to have, these 55 Sunday quotes are perfect to enjoy as you prepare for the week ahead.

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The work week can feel like an endless rat race to complete the next task. Endless demands from work, family, and friends can sometimes feel overwhelming. This is why so many of us spend our weekdays looking forward to the weekend. A time to just take a breather and focus on ourselves.

When Sunday comes, though it's still a day to relax and laze around, it's also a bitter reminder that another busy work week awaits. We may simultaneously feel super relaxed while harboring anxieties on a Sunday. This is why it is important to be intentional about how we want to spend that day.

Whether you want to spend your Sunday lazying around or planning for the week ahead, these 55 Sunday quotes will encourage you to have your ideal day so you can have an awesome week ahead.

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Srinivas Mishra's quote: “My Sunday is a leisure day in which I encourage myself to forget the responsibilities of my workdays and engage honestly with my friends and loved ones.” | Image:mAmoDays

QUOTES ON WHAT SUNDAY MEANS

“Sunday, the day for the language of leisure.” — Elfriede Jelinek

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“Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Sunday is my favorite day.” — Emma Caulfield

“Sundays are like confetti floating in the air in slow motion, in the evening they reach the ground, and you hope a bit of wind could blow on them so they could fly a bit longer.” — Alain Bremond-Torrent, "Running is Flying Intermittently"

“My Sunday is a leisure day in which I encourage myself to forget the responsibilities of my workdays and engage honestly with my friends and loved ones.” ― Srinivas Mishra

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Marilynne Robinson's quote: “Sometimes I have loved the peacefulness of an ordinary Sunday. It is like standing in a newly planted garden after a warm rain. You can feel the silent and invisible life.” | Image: AmoDays

“Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“You know what Sunday is, it’s a day with a lot of potential for naps.” — Polly Horvath

“Sunday is a time when you sit back and reflect on all the blessings that you have received. Smile at all the good things that you are enjoying.” — Sera Train

“Sunday was always the best of days for being the self you had intended to be, but were not, for one reason or another.” — Jesse Ball

“Champagne makes you feel like it’s Sunday and better days are just around the corner.” — Marlene Dietrich

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's quote: “Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week.” | Image: AmoDays

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“Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.” — Philibert Joseph Roux

“Sunday! A family day with a touch of weekend thrown in for good measure.” — Anthony T. Hincks

“Sunday is the Lord’s Day. Let us find time to be with him.” — Pope Francis

“Sundays are a good day to look at the limitless possibilities of the week ahead.” — Bob Saget

Emma Caulfield's quote: “Sunday is my favorite day.” | Image: AmoDays

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SUNDAY QUOTES ON WHY SUNDAYS ARE GREAT

“Sometimes I have loved the peacefulness of an ordinary Sunday. It is like standing in a newly planted garden after a warm rain. You can feel the silent and invisible life.” — Marilynne Robinson

“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 are your Saturdays and Sundays. Make every day your weekend. Make everyday a play-day…” — James A. Murphy

“Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.” — Joseph Addison

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“Happiness is a hot bath on a Sunday afternoon.” — A.D. Posey

“Feeling blessed, never stressed. Got that sunshine on my Sunday best.” — Surfaces, “Sunday Best”

Alain Bremond-Torrent's quote: “Sundays are like confetti floating in the air in slow motion, in the evening they reach the ground, and you hope a bit of wind could blow on them so they could fly a bit longer.” | Image: AmoDays

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“How necessary Sundays have become. I reach for them like sleeping lovers on the other side of my earth or my mattress.” — Darnell Lamont Walker

“May your Sunday be full of fun and laughter.” — Kate Summers

“There is always something new to learn and feel each Sunday.” — Bishop Gerald Causse

“On Sunday morning, I’m not nervous… I can’t wait to tell what God wants me to say.” — Charles Stanley

“There’s nothing better than putting your feet up on a Sunday afternoon and grabbing a good book.” — Chris Klein

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Ralph Waldo Emerson's quote: “Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence.” | Image: AmoDays

“Sunday on the beach, having seashells in the pocket, sand in the shoes, was the day to refuel our souls and be grateful to the blessings.” — ejump

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“I’m easy like Sunday morning.” — Commodores, “Easy”

“After a week of the contained chaos that is my job, I need some solitary running time. On Sundays, I can unwind and reconnect with the natural world.” — Linda Jones

“The city takes a breath on Sunday. Of all that’s lost with the pursuit of what’s next, I hope we don’t lose that…” — Hawksley Workman

“Sunday brings along memories of childhood when I used to wake up to go to church. Then when I would return home there would be something special for breakfast. I miss those days.” — Quincy Latte

Polly Horvath's quote: “You know what Sunday is, it’s a day with a lot of potential for naps.” | Image: AmoDays

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“On Sundays, the world is as bright and empty as a balloon.” ― Joseph Roth

QUOTES ON WHAT WE WANT TO DO ON SUNDAYS

“I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.” — Audrey Hepburn

“SUNDAY. The day… I planned a lot, but actually do nothing.” ― Lovely Goyal, "I Love the Way You Love Me"

“Do not waste a single Sunday. If you don’t waste Sundays, you will be less likely to waste Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.” — Matthew Kelly

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“Sunday is the day when I prepare for the week ahead by making improbable To-Do lists and browsing Pinterest for ideas on how to decorate my imaginary mansion.” — Nanea Hoffman

Sera Train's quote: “Sunday is a time when you sit back and reflect on all the blessings that you have received. Smile at all the good things that you are enjoying.” | Image: AmoDays

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“Sunday is a good day to save the world in one’s pajamas.” ― Adrienne Posey

“The goal of Sunday is to leave my home as little as possible.” — Mark Morris

“Without Sunday, I wouldn’t know when to put on the brakes of a hurtling life.” — Byron Pulsifer

“Ah, Sunday, the day of rest… now that’s something to be thankful for!” — Aaron P. Taylor

“Sunday, for me, is all about being home with the family with no plans.” — John Lasseter

Jesse Ball's quote: “Sunday was always the best of days for being the self you had intended to be, but were not, for one reason or another.” | Image: AmoDays

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“I try not to work too many Sundays. At least on Sunday nights, I try to chill out a little bit. I call it Sunday Funday.” — Miley Cyrus

“Sundays tend to be a day where just I do nothing but visit people. It’s kind of like trick-or-treating.” — Chuck Palahniuk

“It’s a lazy Sunday morning, where the dreams are floating and sleep is sinking.” — Dr. Sreeremya

Related: 92 Ego Quotes to Help You Become Less Egocentric and More Well-Rounded

Marlene Dietrich's quote: “Champagne makes you feel like it’s Sunday and better days are just around the corner.” | Image; AmoDays

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SUNDAY QUOTES ABOUT HOW THE DAY FLOWS

“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. Mixell

“Oh dear Sunday, I want to sleep in your arms and have a fun day.” ― Santosh Kalwar

“Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.” — Susan Ertz

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

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“Time flows in a strange way on Sundays.” — Haruki Murakami

Philibert Joseph Roux's quote: “Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.” | Image: AmoDays

“There are many persons who look on Sunday as a sponge to wipe out the sins of the week.” — Henry Ward Beecher

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

“Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.” — Fred Allen

SUNDAY QUOTES GIVING ADVICE

“Do not let Sunday be taken from you. If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.” — Albert Schweitzer

“Happy Sunday. Spread love. Show kindness. Live life in the present.” ― Independent Zen

Anthony T. Hincks's quote: “Sunday! A family day with a touch of weekend thrown in for good measure.” | Image: AmoDays

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“Don’t judge men’s wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Have a great Sunday! Experience life in all possible ways: good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.” — Osho

“Live forgiveness every day rather than just talking about it on Sunday.” — Wayne Dyer

Related: 145 Zen Quotes for a Peaceful State of Mind

Bob Saget's quote: “Sundays are a good day to look at the limitless possibilities of the week ahead.” | Image: AmoDays

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There are many options for how you want your Sunday to look. But regardless of what kind of Sunday you want to have, it is important to feel in control of your day.

Whether you want your Sunday to be family-focused or focused on your solitude, your Sunday should look like your ideal time for your week ahead to be that much better. So enjoy these quotes, enjoy your Sunday, and conquer your week ahead.

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