Weekends are the two days in the week workers can take our time off, spend them with family and friends, and focus on self care. But not everyone is blessed to enjoy their weekends off because a big percentage of people have work on weekends or take on a second-job to make ends meet.

So, whether you’re looking to celebrate the weekend or looking for inspiration to get you through working during the weekend, I have 200 amazing quotes you can post on social media or read in anticipation of Saturday and Sunday.

Weekend Quotes

  • “Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.” – Bill Watterson
  • “Weekends are days to refuel your soul and to be grateful for the blessings that you have.” – Unknown
  • “I think weekends are made in China. They don’t last long.” – Unknown
  • “Why is Monday so far away from Friday and Friday so bloody close to Monday?” – Unknown
  • “Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme, although you would have had a greater certainty of coming back alive.” – Alan Bullock
  • “The weekend is like a superhero, flying and swooping in to save the rest of the week.” – Unknown
  • “Nothing in the world is more expensive than a woman who’s free for the weekend.” – Unknown

“The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.” – Chuck Palahniuk

  • “Weekends are like rainbows. They look great from a distance but once you get up close to them, they start to disappear.” – John Shirley
  • “Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.” – Bo Bennett
  • “The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “If this weekend manages to go as planned, then it will not include any actual plans.” – Unknown
  • “It is known that the first five days after the weekend are always the hardest to get through.” – Unknown
  • “Nobody wants to give up a weekend-long excuse to dress up and attempt to outshine one another.” – Elizabeth Eulberg
  • “There is little chance that meteorologists can solve the mysteries of weather until they gain an understanding of the mutual attraction of rain and weekends.” – Arnot Sheppard
  • “When you are unemployed, weekends are seven days long.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  • “When I have the chance to make my favorite breakfast on the weekend, I often choose to make pancakes.” – Marcus Samuelsson
  • “Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it. Have a Great Weekend!” – Unknown
  • “When you’re single, your weekend days are wide-open vistas that extend in every direction; in a relationship, they’re like the sky over Manhattan: punctured, hemmed-in, compressed.” – Unknown

“Let’s try to have a marvelous time this weekend. I mean not try to analyze everything to death for once, if possible. Especially me. I love you.” – J. D. Salinger

  • “I hate weekends because there is no stock market.” – Rene Rivkin
  • “I like to dance, but it’s not my weekend activity. I’m not a clubber.” – Ewan McGregor
  • “Marriages don’t last. When I meet a guy, the first question I ask myself is: is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?” – Rita Rudner
  • “People care about my personal life. But really I’m dorky! I drink beer and go to football games. And ya know, sit in my house on a t-shirt on the weekends and play with my dog!” – Sophia Bush
  • “On the weekends, I would go down and play these clubs in Key West or West Palm Beach or surrounding areas of Florida and then I’d go back to school for the week.” – Carrot Top

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  • “I’m hosting weekend retreats all over America. It is like a 24-hour slumber party for moms. We laugh, eat, play games, get massages, win prizes, talk about parenting and even cry a bit.” – Lisa Whelchel
  • “Joan organizes our social life, and on weekends I follow her around.” – Robert B. Parker
  • “I’ve got a stag weekend coming up and I’ve said I’m not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won’t have it. I’ll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow.” – Martin Freeman
  • “I saw why people died and how they died. I saw gunshot wounds and liver failure. It was a good learning experience, so I came regularly on weekends and holidays.” – Michael Baden
  • “If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.” – Doug Larson
  • “Movies are not about the weekends that they’re released, and in the grand scheme of things, that’s probably the most unimportant time of a film’s life.” – Quentin Tarantino

Working on the weekend at the office.

Weekend Quotes for Work

  • “I work mostly during the week, and on the weekend I get to hang out with friends, so it balances out pretty well.” – Jimmy Bennett
  • “Dear weekend, can you last a little while longer? I’m not quite ready to go back to work just yet.” – Unknown
  • “Weekends don’t pay as well as weekdays but at least there’s football.” – S. A. Sachs

“Those who continue to work at a job they hate for the money alone are more likely to be stressed, and very unhappy … They live for their vacations and weekends. Unfortunately, they are sadly missing out on the happiness of everyday life.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  • “Without the weekend, where would the week be?” – Anthony T. Hincks
  • “Does your life have a purpose? Are you contributing anything useful to this world, or just shuffling papers, banging on a keyboard, and coming home to a drunken existence on the weekends?” – Tim Ferris
  • “I respect the fact that people have worked hard all week and want to go to the movies on the weekend and be entertained.” – Michael Moore
  • “For the drivers, a weekend off would be nice, but for the fans, it would not be a very good deal.” – Tony Stewart
  • “Everyday is a gift. But some days are packaged better.” – Sanhita Baruah 

Weekend Motivational Quotes for Work

  • “The weekend is here and you deserve a medal for getting through this week. May your weekend feel longer than the working week.” – Unknown
  • “I try to treat each evening and weekend as little slices of retirement because no one is guaranteed a lengthy one at the end of their career.” – Mike Hammar
  • “Must leave all your worries and jump like a child on your weekends.” – Unknown
  • “There are 365 days and 52 weekends in a year. Even if you are short on time off, you can still take weekend getaways. Does that count as a vacation? Of course it does.” – Anita Kaltenbaugh
  • “Why not try to relax your troubled mind by taking a walk in the park, or going on a weekend hiking trip with family or friends and enjoy the view? It can surely do wonders for a tired mind and soul.” – E. L. Herndon

“It’s okay if every weekend doesn’t lead to big moments and campfires and laughter that carries on for hours and hours. Some weekends might be quiet, still, with plenty of room to contemplate. And in that contemplation room, there is room to grow.” – Morgan Harper Nichols

  • “Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend.” – Zenna Schaffer
  • “Have a lovely weekend. Let go of your anxieties and worries