Wednesday Quotes

53 Wednesday Quotes & Sayings For Hump Day

Happy Wednesday! It's the middle of the week already. Whatever your perspective is toward the remaining two working days, our Wednesday quotes below have inspirational and humorous messages to help you make the most of the middle of the week. 

Can you relate to this? If you're in the middle of a busy week, you may need to remember what day it is. Based on a study, we often mix up days with no clear differentiation from the weekend, specifically Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. But we can quickly answer if someone asks us if it's a Monday, Friday, or day of the weekend since they have distinct representations3. But if you're from North America, you will most likely refer to Wednesdays as Hump Day. 

Celebrate the hump by looking through our curated Wednesday quotes below.

Best Wednesday Quotes

If Friday has TGIF, Wednesday has Happy Hump Day. This North American idiom came about as early as the 1950s and refers to the middle of the week. It refers to the peak, or the hump, of an uphill journey that starts sliding towards the eagerly awaited weekend. So for someone experiencing a busy week, even if their work week is more than five days, reaching the hump is comforting. 

Greet your workmates a Happy Hump Day with the Wednesday quotes you can choose from below.

"Wednesday lets me move forward to the second half of the week. Happy Wednesday!" -Anthony T. Hincks #trvst #quotes #dogood #bethechange #wednesday #humpday
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"Wednesday lets me move forward to the second half of the week. Happy Wednesday!"

- Anthony T. Hincks

"Because you have thought of good things to come your way, good things will locate you all through your days on earth. Have a blessed Wednesday morning." - #trvst #quotes #bethechange #socialchange #wednesday #earth #humpday
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"Because you have thought of good things to come your way, good things will locate you all through your days on earth. Have a blessed Wednesday morning."

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"Wednesday is a day to help others celebrate life . You and only you are accountable for what you extend and give to others. One smile not only increases your value, but it gives joy to each person you meet." -Byron Pulsifer #trvst #quotes #dogood #changetheworld #humpday #person #wednesday #life
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"Wednesday is a day to help others celebrate life . You and only you are accountable for what you extend and give to others. One smile not only increases your value, but it gives joy to each person you meet."

- Byron Pulsifer

"He couldn't believe it was only Wednesday. And it was made worse when he realized it was actually Tuesday." -T.J. Klune #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #changetheworld #wednesday #humpday
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"He couldn't believe it was only Wednesday. And it was made worse when he realized it was actually Tuesday."

- T.J. Klune

Wednesday Motivation Quotes To Celebrate The End Of Half The Week

Every day of the week comes with its special challenges and rewards. Wednesday is no different. When Wednesday becomes the best day of the week, it means that we live a life of meaning and that we know how to make the best of each moment, no matter where we are.

~ Samantha Jobs

Reaching hump day could be trivial, but celebrating any small win works wonders for morale. 

Authors of the book The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work collected over 12,000 work diary entries across companies. After an exhaustive analysis of the entries, they came up with the Progress Principle. 

It states that making progress in something meaningful contributes to positive inner work life and a positive attitude, even if it is a small win. So, however little progress you made on the first two days, remember it is still a step forward, and you have two more days to do more. 

You've made it to the midweek! Why not start with some morning affirmations or maybe some journaling to accompany your zero-waste coffee? And pat yourself on the back while reading the following motivational Wednesday quotes.

"By Wednesday, work is something that’s easy to complain about. But at the end of the day, you’re making money and making a living." -Unknown #trvst #quotes #beinspired #bethechange #wednesday #humpday
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"By Wednesday, work is something that’s easy to complain about. But at the end of the day, you’re making money and making a living."

- Unknown

"Wednesdays will always bring smiles for the second half of the week." -Anthony T. Hincks #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #bethechange #wednesday #humpday
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"Wednesdays will always bring smiles for the second half of the week."

- Anthony T. Hincks

"The road to a happy Wednesday goes through a productive Tuesday. When we split our tasks evenly throughout the days, we find ourselves in a comfortable and serene place, where work no longer overwhelms us, but rather excites us." -Unknown #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #socialimpact #humpday #happy #wednesday
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"The road to a happy Wednesday goes through a productive Tuesday. When we split our tasks evenly throughout the days, we find ourselves in a comfortable and serene place, where work no longer overwhelms us, but rather excites us."

- Unknown

"Happy Wednesday! Cast your love to all, trust in the team to which you are joined, and do not do wrong to others for your own self-gratification." -Byron Pulsifer #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #ecoconscious #humpday #love #wednesday
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"Happy Wednesday! Cast your love to all, trust in the team to which you are joined, and do not do wrong to others for your own self-gratification."

- Byron Pulsifer

My attitude toward progress has passed from antagonism to boredom. I have long ceased to argue with people who prefer Thursday to Wednesday because it is Thursday.

~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Inspirational Wednesday Quotes To Survive The Middle Of The Week

According to organizational psychologist Andrew Naber, the average person spends approximately one-third of their life at work. No matter what your environment at the office is, you’ll want to be productive and achieve your weekly goals, so we must match it with a positive mindset. 

As cliche as it sounds, we can exercise mental toughness by believing in ourselves. In a study, that's one of the twelve attributes of mental toughness top athletes ranked1. The researchers also categorized those attributes into four dimensions: attitude, training, competition, and post-competition. And yes, even if we're not athletes, mastering these attributes can significantly benefit us. 

You might also like to stop and reflect on what you’ve achieved so far and how to close out the rest of the week productively. Learn something new by fostering a growth mindset, or take a moment to practice mindfulness before launching into the tasks ahead. 

So whether it's midweek or the middle of your working life, read the following Wednesday quotes below to approach your midweek with a can-do attitude. You can do it! 

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." -Thomas Jefferson #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #collectiveaction #humpday #earth #wednesday #attitude
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"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."

- Thomas Jefferson

"Wednesday will either make you or break you. You are either on the upward trend or the downward slide to the end of the work week. Give it all you got this Wednesday!" -Catherine Pulsifer #trvst #quotes #beinspired #planetearthfirst #humpday #wednesday
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"Wednesday will either make you or break you. You are either on the upward trend or the downward slide to the end of the work week. Give it all you got this Wednesday!"

- Catherine Pulsifer

"When we train our minds to radiate positive view points, we will see positive results in our lives." -John Vaulkner #trvst #quotes #bethechange #dogood #wednesday #results #humpday
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"When we train our minds to radiate positive view points, we will see positive results in our lives."

- John Vaulkner

"A good day is a day in which we manage to grow even a little bit and to move ahead at least one tiny step. When we stagnate, we lose ourselves and we lose endless chances. That is why a good Wednesday is a day when we did things, and we did them well." -Liza Hawkins #trvst #quotes #takeaction #planetearthfirst #humpday #wednesday
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"A good day is a day in which we manage to grow even a little bit and to move ahead at least one tiny step. When we stagnate, we lose ourselves and we lose endless chances. That is why a good Wednesday is a day when we did things, and we did them well."

- Liza Hawkins

"List out all your worries and place them before the Lord for he will see you through. You will have a wonderful Wednesday morning because you are blessed." -Unknown #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #impact #wednesday #humpday
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"List out all your worries and place them before the Lord for he will see you through. You will have a wonderful Wednesday morning because you are blessed."

- Unknown

"Heaven knows the difference between Sunday morning and Wednesday afternoon. God longs to speak as clearly in the workplace as He does in the sanctuary." -Max Lucado #trvst #quotes #impact #socialchange #wednesday #humpday
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"Heaven knows the difference between Sunday morning and Wednesday afternoon. God longs to speak as clearly in the workplace as He does in the sanctuary."

- Max Lucado

When people refer to ‘Back in the Day,’ it was a Wednesday. Just a little fun fact for you.

~ Dane Cook

Happy Hump Day! At least you're at the top of the hill! Enjoy the roller coaster ride down to Sunday! Then just get back in line!

~ Sotero M Lopez

Funny Wednesday Quotes To Brighten Your Day

Even if we're trying our best to be mentally tough on a midweek, stress can still get through. Therefore, crack a joke on a busy Wednesday to put a smile on your workmates. And even if you have lame jokes, make them smile and witness the mood lift. Don't worry. It's not magic; there's a science behind it. A study says that even fake smiling releases happy hormones called endorphins, which can transform the smile into a genuine laugh2.

Don't just greet a Happy Wednesday! Also, share these funny Wednesday quotes below to transform the office mood into a merry one. Making someone laugh with Wednesday sayings might just brighten up both of your days.

"Wednesdays are like Mondays in the middle of the week!" -Lee Fox Williams #trvst #quotes #impact #collectiveaction #humpday #wednesday
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"Wednesdays are like Mondays in the middle of the week!"

- Lee Fox Williams

"Wednesday: it's almost, sorta, kinda, close to, just about nearly the weekend…" -Unknown #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #impact #humpday #wednesday
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"Wednesday: it's almost, sorta, kinda, close to, just about nearly the weekend…"

- Unknown

"To some, it's Hump Day. To us, it's Wednesday's getting its ass kicked and Thursday just asking Friday to switch places." -Dwayne Johnson #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #changetheworld #wednesday #humpday
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"To some, it's Hump Day. To us, it's Wednesday's getting its ass kicked and Thursday just asking Friday to switch places."

- Dwayne Johnson

"If all our national holidays were observed on Wednesdays, we could wind up with nine-day weekends." -George Carlin #trvst #quotes #impact #bethechange #humpday #wind #wednesday
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"If all our national holidays were observed on Wednesdays, we could wind up with nine-day weekends."

- George Carlin

"Home may be where the heart is but it's no place to spend Wednesday afternoon." -Walker Percy #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #socialimpact #wednesday #humpday
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"Home may be where the heart is but it's no place to spend Wednesday afternoon."

- Walker Percy

"Help! Why is Wednesday spelled like that?" -Unknown #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #bethechange #humpday #wednesday
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"Help! Why is Wednesday spelled like that?"

- Unknown

"On Wednesday afternoons I could be practically anything." -Kit Williams #trvst #quotes #socialchange #gogreen #wednesday #humpday
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"On Wednesday afternoons I could be practically anything."

- Kit Williams

On Wednesday, when the sky is blue, and I have nothing else to do, I sometimes wonder if it’s true That who is what and what is who.

~ Winnie the Pooh

Never schedule a board meeting on Wednesday because it kills two weekends.

~ Kurt Vonnegut

On Wednesdays we wear pink.

~ Karen - Mean Girls

When the president decides something on Monday, he still believes it on Wednesday—no matter what happened Tuesday.

~ Stephen Colbert

Happy Wednesday Wishes You Can Post In Social Media

Imagine a Wednesday afternoon in the office. You may have found yourself watching funny videos on your phone from time to time while waiting to clock off on the dot. The statistics show that 34% of employees use social media for a mental break and one in five believe it negatively impacts their performance.

Scrolling our feeds at work can both be helpful and detrimental. So we must find that balance by using social media for personal reasons during breaks and turning off unnecessary notifications to avoid distraction during working hours. 

None of us are immune to distractions. Before work starts, post the following Wednesday quotes to encourage other people. 

"Welcome to a blessing filled Wednesday." - #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #dogood #wednesday #humpday
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"Welcome to a blessing filled Wednesday."

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"May this Wednesday morning bring you the blessing of thankfulness and appreciation for all that you have." - #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #dogood #humpday #wednesday
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"May this Wednesday morning bring you the blessing of thankfulness and appreciation for all that you have."

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"Wednesday morning brings you halfway through the week. May you be blessed with happiness and success this day." - #trvst #quotes #gogreen #dogood #humpday #happiness #wednesday
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"Wednesday morning brings you halfway through the week. May you be blessed with happiness and success this day."

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"Be thankful that it's a Wednesday. Be thankful that you got to the level you are now. You are blessed beyond doubts. Have a blissful Wednesday altogether." - #trvst #quotes #bethechange #dogood #humpday #wednesday
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"Be thankful that it's a Wednesday. Be thankful that you got to the level you are now. You are blessed beyond doubts. Have a blissful Wednesday altogether."

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"Hip, hip, hooray, it is happy hump day!" - #trvst #quotes #takeaction #impact #wednesday #happy #humpday
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"Hip, hip, hooray, it is happy hump day!"

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"Welcome to a bright new day called Wednesday. All your prayers will be answered and your wishes granted." - #trvst #quotes #bethechange #beinspired #humpday #bright #wednesday
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"Welcome to a bright new day called Wednesday. All your prayers will be answered and your wishes granted."

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"You have been made strong to face this beautiful Wednesday morning. Upon the windowsill of heaven will favor follow you all through the activities of the day." - #trvst #quotes #thinkgreen #ecoconscious #humpday #wednesday
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"You have been made strong to face this beautiful Wednesday morning. Upon the windowsill of heaven will favor follow you all through the activities of the day."

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"Focus on good thoughts and good things will happen. Happy Wednesday stay positive. Think positive. Do positive a very good morning." - #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #planetearthfirst #humpday #wednesday
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"Focus on good thoughts and good things will happen. Happy Wednesday stay positive. Think positive. Do positive a very good morning."

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Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.

~ Dalai Lama

Other Wednesday Quotes By Authors And Personalities

The Old English version of Wednesday, Wōdnesdæg, honors Woden or Odin, the chief god of Norse mythology. Since both of them are frequent traveling gods, Odin is compared to the Roman god Mercury. That's why a few European languages derive Wednesday from Mercury. For example, in French, Wednesday is Mercredi. Meanwhile, in East Asian countries, the word is associated with water because the days are based on the Chinese philosophy called Wuxing

Research more about the diverse linguistics of the days of the week after reading the rest of our Wednesday quotes.

"When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere." -John Wyndham #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #takeaction #humpday #wednesday
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"When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere."

- John Wyndham

"Wednesdays were the best thing about Atlantis. The middle of the week was a traditional holiday there. Everyone stopped work and celebrated the fact that half the week was over." -Walter Moers #trvst #quotes #takeaction #gogreen #humpday #wednesday
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"Wednesdays were the best thing about Atlantis. The middle of the week was a traditional holiday there. Everyone stopped work and celebrated the fact that half the week was over."

- Walter Moers

"Fennel, which is the spice for Wednesdays, the day of averages, of middle-aged people… Fennel…smelling of changes to come." -Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni #trvst #quotes #impact #thinkgreen #wednesday #humpday
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"Fennel, which is the spice for Wednesdays, the day of averages, of middle-aged people… Fennel…smelling of changes to come."

- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

"Happy Wednesday Fam! Dream big, live courageously, communicate honestly, be mindful, act with kindness, and spread love today and every day!" -Tracey Edmonds #trvst #quotes #gogreen #changetheworld #humpday #love #wednesday
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"Happy Wednesday Fam! Dream big, live courageously, communicate honestly, be mindful, act with kindness, and spread love today and every day!"

- Tracey Edmonds

"Elephants love Wednesday, and so will you." -Anthony T. Hincks #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #changetheworld #humpday #love #wednesday
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"Elephants love Wednesday, and so will you."

- Anthony T. Hincks

"I think vestigially there's a synesthete in me, but not like a real one who immediately knows what color Wednesday is." -A. S. Byatt #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #impact #humpday #wednesday
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"I think vestigially there's a synesthete in me, but not like a real one who immediately knows what color Wednesday is."

- A. S. Byatt

My job is to give people who work hard all week something to enjoy on Saturdays and Wednesdays.

~ Arsene Wenger

Monday for wealth, Tuesday for health, Wednesday the best day of all: Thursday for crosses, Friday for losses, Saturday no luck at all.

~ English Proverb

Each morning is the open door to a new world – new vistas, new aims, new plans, new things… Wednesday morning is no less.

~ Unknown

A Wednesday with no rain is a dry hump day.

~ Demetri Martin

Happy Wednesday! You are who you are; be happy with what you are called to do. Do not pretend to be like someone else for your gifts are unique to help lead you to the success as only you can define. Have a good day.

~ Byron Pulsifer

Listen, people like me and you, we’re different. We’re original thinkers, intrepid outliers in this vast cesspool of adolescence. We don’t need these inane rites of passage to validate who we are.

~ Wednesday Addams (Wednesday, Netflix)

The abbreviated exam week meant that Wednesday was the last day of school for us. And all day long, it was hard not to walk around, thinking about the lastness of it all.

~ John Green

I do remember dreamy Wednesdays, In the rain creative pain.

~ The Wannadies

More Days of the Week Inspiration:

Light tomorrow with today.

~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Jones, Graham & Hanton, Sheldon & Connaughton, David. (2002). What Is This Thing Called Mental Toughness? An Investigation of Elite Sport Performers. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology .. 14. 205-218. 10.1080/10413200290103509.

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Kraft, T. L., & Pressman, S. D. (2012). Grin and Bear It: The Influence of Manipulated Facial Expression on the Stress Response. Psychological Science, 23(11), 1372–1378. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797612445312

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University of Lincoln. (2015, August 19). 'I keep thinking it’s Wednesday': Why do we find it hard to keep track of days of the week?ScienceDaily.

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