100+ Best Wake Up Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Wake up is something you say to tell someone to listen or to become involved when they have not been listening or paying attention. Profoundly inspirational wake up quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Wake Up Quotes

I have a saying. ‘Never judge a book by its cover’. I say that because I don’t even know who Ozzy is. I wake up a new person every day. — Ozzy Osbourne

I can fall asleep at any time and wake up at any time. — Mojo Nixon

When I wake up, I always drink tons of Guayaki organic yerba mate tea. — Lisa Edelstein

I don’t mean to be a diva, but some days you wake up and you’re Barbara Streisand. — Courtney Love

It’s the best feeling when you wake up and it’s warm and cozy, and you don’t have to go to work. — Emmy Rossum

I’d wake up in the morning and I would think, ‘Where am I?’ I’d have to gather myself, — Pat Summitt

I wake up each and every day with a smile on my face knowing I get to do something musically. — Two Chainz

I have a recurring nightmare that I wake up in a gutter with nothing. I’ve had it all my life. That’s why I work, I think. — Kevin McCloud

It seems like we wake up and it’s a race until you get to bed. It gets to you after a while and you think, ‘What the hell am I doing?’ — Steven Wright

Generally, I wake up, honestly it’s creepy, but I wake up around 4:20. — Kevin Smith

We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming. — Novalis

I just enjoy life now. I just enjoy every morning I get to wake up. — Nas

Nothing seemed as scary as waking up at 40 and realizing that I had not lived a very courageous life. — Brit Marling

What inspires you, what excites you when you wake up in the morning? — Jennifer Aniston

Wake up, Carolee, the plane is waiting for us, we have to get to the game. — Al Davis

Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again. — Chinua Achebe

Suddenly life has new meaning to me, there’s beauty up above and things we never take notice of, you wake up suddenly you’re in love. — Billy Ocean

Everybody takes breaks, and I decided to take mine. I wanted a chance to wake up at two in the afternoon and not be a subject of entertainment. I wanted to be a human being. At certain times and certain years, I felt like the Energizer bunny. That gets old very quickly. — Raven-Symone

Every morning I wake up and thank God. — Aaron Neville

They should invent some way to tape-record your dreams. I’ve written songs in my dreams that were Beatles songs. Then I’d wake up and they’d be gone. — Alice Cooper

You wake up one day and suddenly realize that your youth is behind you, even though you’re still young at heart. — Joni Mitchell

I don’t wake up every day and think about which tournaments I won and which titles I hold. It’s something I don’t care about. — Steffi Graf

Every day each of us wakes up, reaches into drawers and closets, pulls out a costume for the day and proceeds to dress in a style that can only be called preposterous. — Mary Schmich

I like freedom. I wake up in the morning and say, ‘I don’t know, should I have a popsicle or a donut?’ You know, who knows? — Oscar Nunez

Yeah, I made it. It sneaks up on you. You’re some schmuck and you wake up one day and you go, Good God, I’m the cheese. — William H. Macy

I didn’t wake up one day and say, you know, ‘Supply-side economics doesn’t make sense. — David Brock

We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown. — William Booth

Cancer is such a wake-up call to remind us how high the cosmic stakes really are and how short and brief and frail life really is. — Joni Eareckson Tada

I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off. — Bruce Willis

And now, I’m a best selling author, a different sort of fairy tale that I still sometimes wonder when I’ll wake up from. — Erin Morgenstern

Running in Central Park is my favorite thing to wake up and do. I have my own specific path that I have to run every single time. There’s a little bit of OCD involved, but I love it. — Nate Ruess

If you’re sad about what you see in the mirror when you wake up every morning, you must change it. — Azzedine Alaia

I wake up every morning and I surprise myself. I wake up to a new me. — Gina Carano

Waking up with a bad head in the morning is difficult sometimes. — Caroline Corr

It’s one thing to be twenty and touring the world, but doing it in your forties, you wake up with aches and pains. — Jane Wiedlin

Having Zoe saved my life. It was my wake-up call. There were so many things I didn’t want to pass on to her. — Lisa Bonet

Many people have come to think they can just wake up and have things handed to them. — Eric Church

I do dream about Afghanistan. I wake up and think I’m still there. — Ross Kemp

God be thanked for the thinkers of good and noble thoughts! It wakes up all the best in ourselves, to come into close contact with others greater and better in every way than we are. — Lucy Larcom

You have to be able to wake up in the morning and say, ‘I’ve been true. — Charles Gwathmey

When I’m in love, I wake up happy. — Enrique Iglesias

It sounds cliche, but success is your friends, your family, what you do, and if you’re happy when you wake up. — Michael Pitt

I don’t want to wake up and not truly be enjoying my life and these amazing things around me. — LeAnn Rimes

If you want to be watched 24 hours a day in everything you do, you can’t turn that around. You can’t wake up three years later and say, ‘Stop bothering me, I’m a serious actor,’ if all you’ve done is wear certain clothes and show up half-loaded at clubs. — Ali MacGraw

Writers’ bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor’s early wake-up call — Bill Walsh

Even I don’t wake up looking like Cindy Crawford. — Cindy Crawford

So all of these things are going on that make you wake up and realize you are a mortal person. You can choose to cruise through your life, but if you do, you’re going to open your eyes at some point, and it’s gone. — Kathy Mattea

Sometimes, I wake up and the skies are grey and everything’s horrible. — Patricia Kaas

I had eight brothers and sisters. Every Christmas my younger brother Bobby would wake up extra early and open everybody’s presents – everybody’s – so by the time the rest of us got up, all the gifts were shredded, ribbons off, torn open and thrown aside. — Tommy Hilfiger

Most of us wake up every day and make decision that will make us happy, and generally decisions that will make us happy right then in the moment or that day. We are not really on a truth quest. — Andy Stanley

When I wake up in a bad mood, I try not to stay in one. Learn to make the best of what you have. — Faith Hill

It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint, considering that one may not wake up the following morning. — Frank Auerbach

Waking up sober is a good day. I love being able to wake up and do positive things, to go to the gym. — Rodney King

What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality. You should pray every night that you don’t wake up with it. — George Weinberg

The more I read about feeding times, sleep times and waking-up times, the more inadequate and miserable I felt. — Gail Porter

I have nightmares that I’m going to wake up, and everyone’s driving a Prius and living in a condo, and we’re all getting health insurance. — Kid Rock

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

If you’ve been driving for a little while and nothing’s happened to you yet – and you’ve been texting and driving – you think, ‘Oh nothing’s going to happen.’ But all it takes is an accident happening with one of your friends or God forbid, something happening to you, to really give you a wake-up call. — Victoria Justice

I wake up every day with a smile on my face. — Henry Ian Cusick

A mother, after all, is your entry into the world. She is the shell in which you divide and become a life. Waking up in a world without her is like waking up in a world without sky: unimaginable. — Meghan O’Rourke

I have been accused of being a very simplistic, very lyrical player, and that’s okay. That just comes from the blues, which is my background. But every day you wake up and transcend. You can’t ever rest on your laurels. — Carlos Santana

An awareness of one’s mortality can lead you to wake up and live an authentic, meaningful life. — Bernie Siegel

I’m definitely someone who enjoys life and wakes up with a ball of energy. — Pitbull

I just need green. I need to wake up and see grass and squirrels. I don’t want to see skyscrapers. — Andre Leon Talley

I do have bad hair days. If I fall asleep with it slightly damp, I wake up and it’ll all be piled up on top in a mess. — Georgia May Jagger

Music is everything to me. I wake up and go to bed with it. I listen to all genres, depending on my mood. — Chanel Iman

Every day you wake up is an opportunity to go beyond, and that ‘s why I let my band go right now. For the first time in my life I’m just roaming around, vagabonding. — Carlos Santana

I wake up some mornings hating me too. — Rahm Emanuel

There really isn’t a day when I wake up and DON’T have to be someplace. — Trish Stratus

It’s not easy waking up every single morning knowing what you’re going to put your body through and having to do it. We don’t have days off. — Bryan Clay

I train six to seven hours every single day. I wake up six days a week and know that it’s going to be the same thing. — Bryan Clay

The dog can only become what’s in your bubble. The dog is imitating the energy that is in your bubble. You are the source, the feast of energy. If you feel anxious, the dog becomes anxious with you. If you become nervous, the dog wakes up nervous with you. — Cesar Millan

I, of course, meditate for two hours every morning. It’s part of my schedule; I wake up at 4 a.m. every day and I love it. — Deepak Chopra

It’s great to see that celebrities can be just like us – that they too have their highs and lows, that they don’t always wake up looking their best, that they have bad habits and annoying traits. — Shirley Jones

Most of the time I like to start an album abroad, not at home, just to avoid the pressure, to not wake up and think, OK, its the first of recording this album. I like to avoid that. — Yann Tiersen

Buddhist practices offer a way of saying, ‘Hey, come back over here, reconnect.’ The only way that you’ll actually wake up and have some freedom is if you have the capacity and courage to stay with the vulnerability and the discomfort. — Tara Brach

There is a certain comfort in waking up and finding that Michael Jackson is still the Big Story. At least it tells you that nothing horrible has happened in the world that would force them to move on to real news. — Pat Sajak

If I wasn’t even famous or had any success, I would still wake up and put tons of make-up on, and put on a cool outfit. That’s always been who I’ve been my whole life, so that’s never gonna change. I love fashion. I love getting dressed up. I love Halloween, too. — Gwen Stefani

Hearing things like ‘Wake Up’ by Lora Logic, or the Raincoats’ ‘In Love’ – that was something I wasn’t prepared for. I couldn’t hear anything that came before it in the music, and I didn’t want to. I was absolutely in love with its out-of-nowhereness. — Greil Marcus

My mum and dad have always enjoyed life, and it’s something that’s been instilled in me. I wake up in a good mood most mornings. — Rafe Spall

I only remember the end of my dreams, like waking up at a steering wheel, or falling. — Ben Barnes

Sometimes I wake up, I feel like, I’m like 80-years-old. — Bam Margera

Anesthesia is quite remarkable. Its lost time. And you wake up kind of refreshed. — Michael Keaton

But our waking life, and our growing years, were for the most part spent in the kitchen, and until we married, or ran away, it was the common room we shared. — Laurie Lee

My philosophy is I take today, live it the best way I can and if I wake up I’ll take another shot at tomorrow. — Paul Henderson

You know, I don’t really understand a suburban environment. I want to be out in the woods, I want to be where it’s wild, I want to wake up and hear birds, I want to walk outside and see a gaggle of turkeys bouncing across my lawn – I want to be someplace like that – or I want to be right in the middle of an urban environment. — Karen Allen

It’s always a wake-up call to get beaten. — Usain Bolt

I made that decision back in 1985. I was out here getting certified in SCUBA with Garcia in Kona and I thought to myself, this is a place to wake up in in the morning. — Bill Kreutzmann

I think glamour all the time. I wake up in the morning and I’m already thinking glamour. — Donatella Versace

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and wonder how I do these things. I can embarrass myself so badly that I literally get a hot prickle down the back of my neck. — Daisy Donovan

Every day we wake up, we have an opportunity to do some good, but there’s so much bad that you have to navigate to get to the good. — Chesley Sullenberger

If I wake up during a dream I can usually go back to sleep and finish the story. — Marion Cotillard

There are days that I wake up and I complain, and when I complain I pinch myself and say, ‘that’s for complaining.’ Not many people can do what they really like in life. — Enrique Iglesias

I want to get so famous that I don’t have to wake up in the morning. It’ll probably never happen. — Gabriel Iglesias

You always say ‘I’ll quit when I start to slide’, and then one morning you wake up and realize you’ve done slid. — Sugar Ray Robinson

I am still bowled over by this great young adult novel by David Levithan called ‘Every Day,’ which is about a character with no gender or body who wakes up every day in the body of a different person. It’s a really impressive execution of a really great premise. — John Green

My ideal is to wake up in the morning and run around the meadow naked. — Daryl Hannah

I’m a really hectic dreamer; I never wake up not out of a dream, and there’s loads going on, lots of action, big blockbuster dreams, they’re all major enterprises. — Linda Grant

If you’ve got cool nails, you wake up and you’re like, ‘Oh, I’m happy now.’ — Maisie Williams

Nothing is better than waking up in the morning and being excited to go into work. — Caprice Bourret