I am a huge fan of early bird quotes because I’m a self-made early bird who worked very hard to ditch my night owl persona. These are the 15 best quotes for early risers that I could find, after scouring the Internet. I was hoping to find more than 15, but I wanted to exclude the negative quotes that were complaining about mornings or proclaiming they aren’t an early bird. Who wants to read negativity?
Anyway, here are my favorite early bird quotes in no particular order…
An early bird will hop farther.Czech Proverb
I’m an early bird and I’m a night owl. So I’m wise and I have worms.Michael Scott (Steve Carell), The Office, Season 2: Office Olympics
Since the early bird catches the worm, it’s a good idea to begin your day as soon as you can — unless, of course, you happen to be a worm.Ed Bliss
The early bird gets the worm, the rest starve.Darren Hardy
I’m an early bird, partly because I like to have some quiet time and partly because byAndrew Motion
9amemails begin arriving, the phone starts ringing and I have dragons to kill of one sort or another.
I think we consider too much the luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.Franklin D. Roosevelt
This early bird quote made me laugh:
I am not an early bird or a night owl. I am some form ofUnknown
If you’re a bird, be an early bird. But if you’re a worm, sleep late.Shel Silverstein
It’s not the early bird that gets the worm, it’s the one who knows to go outside after a rainstorm.James Schannep
The early bird gets the first worm, but the wisest bird gets the fastest one.Matshona Dhliwayo
The early bird catches the worm and the sleeper catches nothing but dreams. Get up and get about your business. Good morning world, rise and grind.LaNina King
In the next century, it will be the early mechanical bird which gets the first plastic worm out of the artificial grass.William E. Vaughan
The early bird gets a choice, which, to me, is more important than the worm itself.Stacey Alcorn
The early bird gets a parking spot and the next guy gets a ticket… that’s how it works for us, unfortunately.Gary Cunningham
I thought this last early bird quote (#15) was funny, even though it’s not always true. It usually is true, though, but that’s a whole other blog! Don’t get me started! 🙂
The early bird who catches the worm works for someone who comes in late and owns the worm farm.Travis McGee
Other Morning Quotes
If you’ve enjoyed reading this post containing funny yet inspiring early bird quotes, I also recommend checking out some of my other blog posts with morning-related quotes that I have carefully compiled over the years.