50 Friday Quotes and Sayings to Wrap Up Before the Weekend
12·02·22 · LAST UPDATED: 01·06·24
No more asking you're friends, "Is it Friday yet?" because, Thank Goodness, It's Friday! It's hard to focus when you are excited for the weekend and give your best for the last eight hours at work, filled with meetings and beating deadlines. The following Friday quotes come in handy when you need help to boost your motivation for the last day of the week at the office.
Following Saturday, Friday is America's favorite day of the week, according to a survey by YouGov. We immediately make plans with friends during lunch to hang out, grab a drink, go to a club, and do other fun Friday night activities. While some choose to stay in, relax, and prepare for the weekend ahead.
Whatever you're planning today, kickstart your weekend by reading our Friday quotes below or check our weekend quotes to get you in the mood.
Throughout decades of pop culture, TGIF is the most common phrase we associate with Friday. However, it did not start with the food chain of the same name - based on internet claims, it began with a local newspaper in 1941.
Then, in 1965, the TGI Friday's restaurant chain opened in New York, and in 1978, a movie about disco culture had a title of the same name. The presence of this phrase is undeniable in our daily vocabulary, and it makes sense because it perfectly captures what we all feel about Friday.
Other than saying TGIF to express anticipation of the weekend, use the following Friday quotes as well. Or click on to our tips for Friday motivation to keep you going.
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Lively Friday Quotes To Get You Excited
It’s the last workday of the week, and it's common to be distracted by weekend expectations, but let's stay focused while working on a Friday afternoon. Suppose you are a manager or a supervisor. In that case, you can still make Friday productive by conducting lighter activities that overall motivate the staff.
Award shows, silly weekly surveys, and tried and tested party games can ease the stress and remove creative blocks for everybody. Creating a relaxed environment welcomes the weekend mood. And as our more motivational Friday quotes express, it also fosters teamwork and productivity for a better workweek.
Start your work-life balance in the office by choosing a Friday quote of that day from those below with your workmates.
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Cheerful Friday Quotes To Brighten Your Day
When somebody is frowning on a Friday, you can flash a smile and improve their day. First described by psychologist Elaine Hatfield, Emotional Contagion explains how people tend to copy the emotions and behaviors of others.
We mimic others' facial expressions, voice tone, posture, and movements. If we exude a positive attitude and vibes, we can spread them to our surroundings, making it a perfect setup to kickstart the weekend as Friday evening beckons.
Share the following funny Friday quotes to improve someone's day.
Quotes About Friday Night Activities And Getting Out
We enjoy our Friday evenings in different ways. Sometimes, we feel like partying with friends to decompress, while on other Fridays, we like to stay indoors with the family.
But are we always present? A study collected 250,000 entries of people's feelings at random intervals with the help of a web app. The research concluded that we spend almost half of our waking time thinking about anything other than the present1.
They mentioned our wandering minds accounted for about 10.8 percent of our happiness. Contemplating the past and the future is a cognitive feat but comes with an emotional cost.
So stop thinking about work. Instead, stay in the present, practice mindfulness, and be happy while you experience the activities mentioned in the Friday quotes below.
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Other Friday Quotes To Celebrate The Day
Have you made random weekend plans with friends on a Friday afternoon? According to a 2020 survey by OnePoll, those who described themselves as spontaneous were 40% more likely to consider themselves happy and 38% more likely to feel content.
One opportunity to be spontaneous without sacrificing work or studies is to look into the productivity method called time boxing, calendar blocking, or task batching. This way, we will not be guilty while fully in the moment.
After reading the Friday quotes below, plan your fun weekend without worrying about work emails.
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People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness.
~ Abhysheq Shukla
Perfect Friday Captions To Post On Social Media
These shorter Friday thoughts, quotes, and captions are perfect for sharing on your socials to welcome the weekend. Leave the work week behind, and Happy Friday!
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Thursday doesn't even count as a day; it's just the thing that's blocking Friday.
Can we take a lunch break on Friday and come back the next Friday?
Weekends welcome warriors for social fun that starts on Friday.
~ David Chiles
There's just one legitimate synonym for Friday: Boom Shakalaka.
Gotta get down on Friday. Everybody's lookin' forward to the weekend
~ Rebecca Black
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