It is difficult to name a person who does not wait with bated breath for the arrival of New Year’s Eve. Children are waiting for gifts, adults want to take stock of the past 365 days. But each of us expects some kind of miracle, improvement of our own capabilities, expansion of horizons and growth in everything.

People gather around the table wishing each other all the best wishes that can be imagined. Do not deviate from this tradition, but be sure to bring something of your own. Speech is especially appreciated at this time, so use quotes from our collections. They will help to bring thoughts together when delivering a solemn speech.

Magic New Year quotes

Sometimes it seems that this time is really filled with something magical. All these elves, the deer Rudolph, Santa Claus and other characters seem as real as ever.

“May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions!” —Joey Adams

In His first coming, Jesus was a helpless baby who looked like any other Jewish boy. He came as a Savior offering Himself as a sacrifice for our sins so we could be forgiven and reconciled to God. But when He returns, He will come to judge the earth as the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Instead of humbly entering the world in a stable, this time He will come in glory and power with all the mighty angels. As a new year approaches, consider whether you’re ready to meet the Lord when He returns. Charles F. Stanley

“Tonight’s December thirty-first, Something is about to burst. The clock is crouching, dark and small, Like a time bomb in the hall. Hark, it’s midnight, children dear. Duck! Here comes another year!” ―Ogden Nash

Each passing year sees changes in our world, our society, but we also change and grow up to appreciate the value of each day of every New Year.

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” —Maya Angelou

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” —J.P. Morgan

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” —Oprah Winfrey

In the first days of every New Year it might be well to turn right back to the beginning of the Bible and start from there. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Confidence

You could consider a new beginning as the start of a new year. A fresh start, a new goal, a year to make your dreams come true. Be determined and persevere. Catherine Pulsifer

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” —Seneca

The finale of every year is a time to say goodbye to one year and welcome the coming of a new one. A blessed year may it be.

If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap.If you want happiness for a day – go fishing.If you want happiness for a month – get married.If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune.If you want happiness for a lifetime – help others.Chinese Proverb

We celebrate another year ending and a new one beginning. Let us look back and appreciate the experiences we had and learn from the mistakes we made. And better still let us look forward to this new year with the anticipation and excitement of a child. Embrace the New Year with a positive outlook and a determined spirit to make all your dreams come true.

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” —Buddha

Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go. Brooks Atkinson

“What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” —Vern McLellan

“Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” —Mandy Hale

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” —Benjamin Franklin

“Make New Year’s goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you’re interested in fully living life in the year to come.” —Melody Beattie

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, And next year’s words await another voice. What we call the beginning is often the end, And to make an end is to make a beginning. T. S. Eliot

The kindest New Year quotes

Happy New Year Quotes

Do not bring evil with you for the next 365 days, even if we are talking about your worst enemies. Forgive them, forget about all their bad deeds. After all, nobody canceled the boomerang law.

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” —Karen Kaiser Clark

“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” —Helen Keller

“New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” —Charles Lamb

“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot

“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” —Oscar Wilde

While the fates permit, live happily; life speeds on with hurried step, and with winged days the wheel of the headlong year is turned. Seneca

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilke

“You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” ―Hillary DePiano

“A year from now, you’re gonna weigh more or less than what you do right now.” —Phil McGraw

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” —Hal Borland

A new year is a time for inspirational dreams but more importantly a time to set your goals to see the dreams turn into a reality. Samuel Fixon

“Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to put in time.” –Catherine Pulsifer

We tend to think that money and fame and the adulation of others will make us happy – but we come to realize that those things are not foundations for real success. Jimmy Carter, Through the Year with Jimmy Carter

This is the new year the new you. You can pass through another year, coasting on cruise control. Or you can step out of your comfort zone, trying things you have never done before,…. Pablo

We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives… not looking for flaws, but for potential. Ellen Goodman

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” —Oprah Winfrey

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” —Neil Gaiman

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” —Paulo Coehlo

A great way to start the New Year is to forgive yourself and others – hold no grudges; By doing this your New Year will be free of excess baggage.

New Year quotes for a friendly company

And so, you will definitely gather with your friends at the festive table, say loud words of wishes. Use these quotes to bring maximum pleasure and confidence in the future to all guests.

“Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she became a butterfly.” —Unknown

It is not the things you have done today,That will haunt you through the year;It’s the little things you didn’t do,That will banish joy and cheer.Eldred Herbert

Life is only what you make it and it is a choice that you make every day not every month or every year. Catherine Pulsifer, Life An Adventure

Think BIG and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small. Tim Ferriss

“Approach the new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” —Michael Josephson

“He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; he who makes one is a fool.” —F.M. Knowles

The first few days of each new year have always seemed to be filled with a special magical quality of anticipation. What will the new calendar produce in our lives? Og Mandino, Secrets for Success and Happiness

As you go through your week, month, and even New Year, recognize the people who have packed your parachute and enabled you to get where you are today! Author Unknown

“It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.” T.S. Eliot

“Let our New Year’s resolution be this: We will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.” —Göran Persson

“On New Year’s Eve the whole world celebrates the fact that a date changes. Let us celebrate the dates on which we change the world.” ―Akilnathan Logeswaran

“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake.” —Francis Bacon Sr.

Time for another year to begin. The year will be gone and we will start again. As the new year begins stay focused on your goals and let your attitude be happy, positive, and encouraging to others.

“Make New Year’s goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you’re interested in fully living life in the year to come.” —Melody Beattie

“Many years ago, I made a New Year’s resolution to never make New Year’s resolutions. Hell, it’s been the only resolution I’ve ever kept!”―D.S. Mixell

The sun is just rising on the morning of another day, one of the first of a new year. What can I wish that this day, this year, may bring to me? W. R. Hunt

It’s believed that your behavior and actions on the first day of the year sets a precedent for all the days that follow. So, wear brightly colored new clothes with circles on, and keep smiling to ensure you have a very Happy New Year! Paul K Stevens, Vintage New Year

Don’t go into the new year holding a grudge from last year. Leave the hurts and disappointments behind. Joel Osteen

“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake.” —Francis Bacon Sr.

Universal New Year quotes

You never know who you will be giving your wishes to next time. These quotes will make everything much easier and faster.

“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” —Shauna Niequist

Embrace this New Year with the enthusiasm of a child, with the optimism filled with hope, and motivation to achieve all that you wish for.

“This bright new year is given me to live each day with zest to daily grow and try to be my highest and my best!” —William Arthur Ward

“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” —Taylor Swift

“Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” —Mandy Hale

“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” —Oscar Wilde

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” —Nido Qubein

“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.” —Anne Frank

“Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.” —Unknown

“We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” —Hillary DePiano

“The New Year is a painting not yet painted; a path not yet stepped on; a wing not yet taken off! Things haven’t happened as yet! Before the clock strikes twelve, remember that you are blessed with the ability to reshape your life!” ―Mehmet Murat ildan

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” —Albert Einstein

“Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day. Michael Josephson

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” —Brad Paisley

“Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” —David McCullough Jr.

“Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.” —Bill Vaughan

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstien

““A New Year has tiptoed in. Let’s go forward to meet it.”―Anusha Atukorala

No year should start with traces of resentment hanging in the air. The greatest gift we can give ourselves and others is the gift of forgiveness… Brenda Shoshanna, Everyday Gratitude

May your new year be filled with joy and humor and that you find a smile for each day of the year. Reflect on your blessings, appreciate the beauty and always be willing to help others. If you do these things your new year will be a good one!

Best quotes and wishes for the New Year’s feast

New year quotes and wishes

It is possible that you will get together with friends, neighbors and acquaintances, your colleagues. It doesn’t matter who it is. But your eloquence should amaze everyone. Learn a few quotes now.

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. T.S. Eliot

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year. John Foster Dulles

Some will be glad the year is over. Some will end the year with regrets. What does this new year hold for you? Sumner M. Davenport, No More New Year’s Resolutions

How can you celebrate each New Year? Include in your plan seeking the Lord and asking Him what He desires to do in and through you that year. Then trust him to do it. Bill Thrasher, Putting God Back in the Holidays

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” —Ghandi

Keep in mind that thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of people, re-invent themselves every year. Like you they are eager for a better quality of life and finally decide to do something about it. Christopher Quinn, Reinventing Yourself at Any Age

“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot

If you learned one new thing every day imagine what you would have learned in a year. Catherine Pulsifer, What Do You Feed Your Mind

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover. Mark Twain

“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” —Carl Bard

“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” —Seneca

“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” —Frank Scully

All the joy and love that surrounds the season leaves us and others wondering; wondering; “Why can’t life be this way all year long?” Claude Jennings, Christmas 364

As the old year retires and a new one is born, we commit into the hands of our Creator the happenings of the past year and ask for direction and guidance in the new one. Peggy Toney Horton, Does God Want Us to Be Happy

“There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.” —C.S. Lewis

As this new year begins – start it with gratitude. Be thankful for the opportunity for the new year as there are many people who do not get this chance. But you, you have the opportunity and when you look at your life with gratitude it changes everything. Rather than wishing for more or for different, you appreciate what you have. With this type of attitude, your year will be a good one for sure!

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” —Karen Kaiser Clark

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot

The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months! Edward Payson Powell

Quotes for the upcoming New Year

Remember, this is only a date. This is a huge number of new events that will surely bring only pleasant impressions and positive emotions.

“Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” —Robin Sharma

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” —Paulo Coehlo

“The priceless lesson in the New Year is that endings birth beginnings and beginnings birth endings. And in this elegantly choreographed dance of life, neither ever find an end in the other.”―Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” —Sarah Ban Breathnach

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one. Brad Paisley

Taking the purposes for the major observances aside – – Thanksgiving to celebrate the harvest and the unity of groups coming together to enjoy the bounty … Christmas, the rejoicing of the birth of Jesus Christ … And welcoming in the New Year where it’s the onset of possibilities. Frances C. Rodriguez, 12 Ways to Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive All Year Around

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” —Joseph Campbell

“Making New Year resolutions is one thing. Remaining resolute and seeing them through is quite another.” —Alex Morritt

If you like the results you are getting, then by all means, continue with your current behaviors. On the other hand, if you are open to a change in anything; consider starting your New Year differently. Sumner M. Davenport, No More New Year’s Resolutions

“The ending of year is also a time when serious people want real changes in their lives. Change offers a fresh new start, a new beginning, and rightly so.” Boomy Tokan, New Year’s Resolutions

““Cheers to a gracious New Year. May we uphold the fullness of God’s grace, goodness and goodwill.” ―Lailah Gifty Akita

Cloud of thoughts on confident flight, vision on higher altitude of life. Commitment on motivated gear, wishing you a Krishmatic New Year. Sanjve Kumar Sharma, Wishing You A Krishmatic New Year

A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life. Mandy Hale

A time to say goodbye and a time to say hello. A time to bid farewell and a time to look forward. A time to let go and a time to learn new things, that is what happens when the New Year rings in. Catherine Pulsifer

This custom of giving rich presents to rich people on New Year’s Day exists no longer in England; and that is well. For in many cases these costly gifts were given not from kindness but from selfishness; the gift-givers wanted some favour in return. Now, it is an ill thing to begin a New Year with a spirit of greediness. Hamish Hendry, Holidays & Happy Days

“Life’s not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it’s about doing, being and becoming.” —Mike Dooley

“Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she became a butterfly.” —Unknown

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” —Buddha

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot

“Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.” —John R. Dallas Jr.

New Year quotes with deep connotations

Always connect your mind to understand as many benefits as possible. But they are already coming in the next 12 months, 365 days.

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.” T.S. Eliot

Perfectionism is a time waster – 20 percent of the effort you put into any project accomplishes 80 percent of the outcome – so this is a time to ask yourself when good enough is enough and then stop. Mira Kirshenbaum, The Gift of a Year

“Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.”—Steven Spielberg

Rather than saying, good luck and good fortune to you this New Year, let me say work hard, laugh often, continue to learn, be kind, help others, pray for wisdom and then good fortune will see you this coming year. Robert Rivers

“It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” Rainer Maria Rilke

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” Rainer Maria Rilke

“Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” —Kristin Kreuk

“I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings.” —Nick Frederickson

“New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” —Alex Morritt

The one time of the year that many people have the spirit of giving is Christmas. People seem to open their hearts and their wallet to help those who need it. But what if the spirit was with us throughout the year, wouldn’t the world be a better place! Byron Pulsifer, Giving Back

“Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.” —Unknown

Goals and actions can help us accomplish more in a year than what some people will accomplish in a lifetime. To prove this point read the biographies of successful people and you will see that goals and actions did, in fact, play a big role in their success. Catherine Pulsifer, Do Not Limit Yourself

Let go of past years and as the new year begins let it be a year where you try new things, learn new things and develop to the potential within you. Theodore W. Higginsworth

“Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to put in time.” –Catherine Pulsifer

“Many years ago, I made a New Year’s resolution to never make New Year’s resolutions. Hell, it’s been the only resolution I’ve ever kept!”―D.S. Mixell

The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. G. K. Chesterton

A new year, a new day to live the purpose we were meant to live. Are you living your passion, are you loving each day? It is never to late to change, taking one step at a time.

Write it on your heart that everyday is the best day of the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most interesting New Year quotes from the heart

Merry Chistmas and Happy New Year

Always connect your mind to understand as many benefits as possible. But they are already coming in the next 12 months, 365 days.

“Forget yesterday and last month and last year, with their gloomy diary of failures and disappointments. All that is in the past.” Og Mandino, Og Mandino’s University of Success

What an era is ever New Year’s Day if well considered! Another stage in our journey, a shifting of the scene without interrupting the continuity of the piece …the winding up of our watch that it may tell us the time of tomorrow; a fresh page in our Book of Existence, in which much may be written. Caroline Fox

“Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.” —Bill Vaughan

“We joyfully pray with grateful heart’s to welcome blessings in New Year.” ―Lailah Gifty Akita

A new year is a time to get your options clear and to make a significant decision to do what it is that makes you really happy. The real issue here is that you must take each day as a new opportunity to keep moving towards what you want.

This Poem is just for youBe happy and live life throughLook forward to coming the daysMay happiness be your way.Kate Summers, Just For You

They ask what I often refer to as the best question ever: “In light of my past experience, and my future hopes and dreams, what’s the wise thing to do?” Andy Stanley, The Principle of the Path

We all need motivational thoughts and encouragement throughout the day, month and year. Catherine Pulsifer

No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning. Proverb

“What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” —Vern McLellan

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” —William James

Do not waste your days. Be one of those people who accomplish more in a week than others do in a year! Catherine Pulsifer, Motivational Time

“Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” —Sarah Ban Breathnach

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” —Benjamin Franklin

Not only at Christmas but throughout the year we all need to stop and count our blessings. Catherine Pulsifer, Count Those Blessings

“This year, be structured enough for success and achievement and flexible enough for creativity and fun.” —Taylor Duvall

Your life is rich with possibility, and you are the only one who can discover the opportunities that will allow you to live your dreams.” Jason Harvey, Achieve Anything In Just One Year

The old year now away is fled, the new year it is entered, then let us now our sins down-tread and joyfully all appear. Let’s merry be this holiday, and let us now both sport and play, hang sorrow, let’s cast care away: I send you a happy New Year! Author UnknownSports Quotes

Everyone approaches the New Year in a different fashion. Some like to focus on improving one area of their life. Others want to work on lots of different areas. S. J. Scott, Resolutions That Stick!

“New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” —Alex Morritt

The wisest New Year quotes

Wisdom is something that we must cultivate in ourselves every day. May every year you add one coin to the piggy bank of this magnificent quality of your character.

New day – new start; new you, New Year! It’s never too late to start anew, merely throw out the old and bring in the new. Jean Renee Porter, A New Day

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” —Benjamin Franklin

“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The New Year is a painting not yet painted; a path not yet stepped on; a wing not yet taken off! Things haven’t happened as yet! Before the clock strikes twelve, remember that you are blessed with the ability to reshape your life!” ―Mehmet Murat ildan

““As the year comes to a close, it is a time for reflection – a time to release old thoughts and beliefs and forgive old hurts. Whatever has happened in the past year, the New Year brings fresh beginnings. Exciting new experiences and relationships await. Let us be thankful for the blessings of the past and the promise of the future.” ―Peggy Toney Horton

”Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Midnight on New Year’s Eve is a unique kind of magic where, just for a moment, the past and the future exist at once in the present. Hillary DePiano

“Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.” —Alfred Lord Tennyson

“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul…” —Gilbert K. Chesterton

“A year of ending and beginning, a year of loss and finding…and all of you were with me through the storm. I drink your health, your wealth, your fortune for long years to come, and I hope for many more days in which we can gather like this.”―C.J. Cherryh

“Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” —Robin Sharma

This cannot be the year of talking. Of wishing. Of wanting. This has to be the year, you get it done! Eric Thomas

Harvest is real, but be wise to sow what you will love to reap in the new year, because your day of harvest is fast approaching. Bamigboye Olurotimi

“The attraction of New Year is this: The year changes, and in that change we believe that we can change with it. It is far more difficult, however, to change yourself than turn the calendar to a new page.” ― R. Joseph Hoffmann

We all need a fresh start every year. It’s important that we go into the New Year with an open mind and a new way of thinking. Tony A. Gaskins Jr., The Road to Destiny

“As we grow older and wiser, we begin to realize what we need and what we need to leave behind. Sometimes there are things in our lives that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes the changes we don’t want are the changes we need to grow. And sometimes walking away is a step forward.” —Unknown

The amazing thing about this coming year is that every one of us has one thing in common: we all have 365 days. The difference between us is how we use our days.

If you wrote a book for each day of the year that has past. And then reread it on New Year’s Eve, what things would you change, what things would you cherish. Take the things that are cherished and vow to focus more on that in the coming New Year. Theodore W. Higginsworth

“Be like a tree. Stay grounded. Connect with your roots. Turn over a new leaf. Bend before you break. Enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing.” —Joanne Raptis

“Past and Present I know well; each is a friend and sometimes an enemy to me. But it is the quiet, beckoning Future, an absolute stranger, with whom I have fallen madly in love.” —Richelle E. Goodrich

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” —Hal Borland

New Year quotes for best wishes and vibes

If a thousand people wish something good to happen, then it will definitely come true. And what will happen if all of humanity does it? Join us!

“Tonight’s December thirty-first, Something is about to burst. The clock is crouching, dark and small, Like a time bomb in the hall. Hark, it’s midnight, children dear. Duck! Here comes another year!” ―Ogden Nash

“Be the girl who decided to go for it.” —Unknown

“We joyfully pray with grateful heart’s to welcome blessings in New Year.” ―Lailah Gifty Akita

“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” ―Germany Kent

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” —Brad Paisley

“If I could wish a wish for you, it would be for peace, faith, and happiness not only at Christmas but for the whole year through!” Catherine Pulsifer, My Christmas Wish To YOU

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year — and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!

It’s New Year’s Day Hurray! Hurray! The old year’s past and gone away. We’ll raise our glasses and make a toast, because this Now and this Present is what means the most. Sharon Gardner, Holidays in Poem for the Heart of a Child

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” —E.E. Cummings

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” —Nido Qubein

“Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.”—Steven Spielberg

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” –Plato

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” —Thomas Jefferson

Make up your mind to enjoy this day, to have a blessed, prosperous, victorious year. Joel Osteen, Every Day a Friday

“As we grow older and wiser, we begin to realize what we need and what we need to leave behind. Sometimes there are things in our lives that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes the changes we don’t want are the changes we need to grow. And sometimes walking away is a step forward.” —Unknown

“Be like a tree. Stay grounded. Connect with your roots. Turn over a new leaf. Bend before you break. Enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing.” —Joanne Raptis

My wish for you on this special dayIs that the coming year goes wellAnd may life treat you great in all the waysThat my wishes and words can’t tell. Your birthday is the beginning of a New Year!Theodore W. Higginsworth

As the year begins pick one positive word to represent what you would like the year to hold for you. As the year progresses think of this word often. You see what you think about does come true.

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” —E.E. Cummings

“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” —Steve Harvey

New Year quotes from great thinkers

This magical time has repeatedly inspired people who are driving the evolution of progress forward. They, using all their intelligence, often showed the world real aphorisms.

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” —Melody Beattie

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” —Socrates

The year gone by is now in the past, learn from it but don’t dwell on it. Look forward to the new year with motivation and expectation. Expect a happy new year, find the good in each and every day no matter what the circumstances there is good. Do this and you will find a happy new year.

“Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings.” —Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“When you see a new year, see realities and limit fantasies!” ―Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” —Joseph Campbell

There’s never a year nor a season that prayer may not bless every hour,And never a soul need be helpless when linked with God’s infinite power.Frances McKinnon Morton, The Meaning of Prayer

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” —Michael Altshuler

May the joy of Christmas Day linger like a blessing in the hearts of all. And may the whole year be gladder, sweeter, brighter.Helen Keller

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Each year sees new records set in almost every field. Better songs can be written, better radios can be made, more beautiful paintings can be painted. Someone is going to do these things. Why should not YOU be the one to do some of them? Dorothea S. Kopplin, Something to Live By

Celebrate new life in the New Year. Doreen Virtue, Mornings with the Lord

The way you SEE your life SHAPES your life. How you define life determines your destiny. Your perspective will influence how you invest your time, spend your money, use your talents, and value your relationships. Rick Warren

“On New Year’s Eve the whole world celebrates the fact that a date changes. Let us celebrate the dates on which we change the world.” ―Akilnathan Logeswaran

The calendar is changing, a new year is beginning. And like all new beginnings, it is a time to reflect on what you want in your life. Let this new year be a time when you set your goals and achieve what you perhaps only once dreamed of.

By setting goals and taking action, you will accomplish more in a year than most people accomplish in a lifetime! Do not limit yourself, set your goals, take the action, and lead the life you perhaps once only dreamed of. Catherine Pulsifer, Wings for Goals a goal in itself

When the shadows begin to lengthen on the afternoon of December 31st we experience a feeling of buoyancy as we hurry home. The air is already charged with hope for the New Year, now so close at hand. Author Unknown

How the New Year will turn out is entirely up to you. The attitude you bring, the determination you have, the goals you set all will result in the type of year that you will have. So let your attitude be positive, your determination be strong! Theodore W. Higginsworth

The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” ―Josiyah Martin

“Life’s not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it’s about doing, being and becoming.” —Mike Dooley

Positive New Year quotes

Short new year quotes

Never regret what happened. Better think about what might happen. Quotes from our selection will help you with this on the eve of the new year.

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” — William E. Vaughan

The New Year symbolizes the ending of one year and the beginning of yet another. We celebrate this event, send new year wishes, yet it is only a moment in time, like any other day but you can choose to make it meaningful by the actions you take.

The New Year symbolizes the ending of one year and the beginning of yet another. We celebrate this event, yet it is only a moment in time, like any other day. But it is also considered a time when new beginnings can happen. Be determined to have a Happy New Year!

“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.” —Anne Frank

It doesn’t matter where you came from, all that matters is where you are going. Brian Tracy

Some countries don’t celebrate Christmas, but everyone welcomes in the New Year, even if it’s on different dates. Paul K. Stevens, Vintage New Year

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” —J.P. Morgan

“New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” —Charles Lamb

“We are the authors of our destinies.” ―Nike Campbell-Fatoki

You have the pencil and paper in your hand, you write the story of the upcoming year. May your story be a year filled with positive happenings and successes, with few erase marks and full of exclamation marks. Theodore W. Higginsworth

“With dawn of the new year on the horizon, I resolved to exert my will on the world.”―Holly Black

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” —Neil Gaiman

Well, we have a whole new year ahead of us. And wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could all be a little more gentle with each other, a little more loving, and have a little more empathy, and maybe, next year at this time we’d like each other a little more. Judy Garland

May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks.May your heart be as light as a song.May each day bring you bright happy hours,That stay with you all year long.

“New Beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way.” —Auliq Ice

“Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better.” —Emilie Coue

Today we stand at the threshold of the unknown. Before us lies a new year, and we are going forward to take possession of it. Who knows what we will find? L. B. E Cowman; Jim Reimann, Streams in the Desert

“Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” —Kristin Kreuk

“Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings.” —Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” —Maya Angelou

The most cheerful New Year quotes

When the hands of the clock begin to count down a new minute, and the first of January in the calendar is marked on the wall, make a wish. Just do it as sincerely as possible, each time you utter our quotes.

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” —Neil Gaiman

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” — William E. Vaughan

“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” ―Germany Kent

For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of New Year, we look at our own. It is a good habit. Arthur H. Sulzberger

Traditionally, the holiday season is a time to highlight the truly human qualities of peace, of generosity, and of understanding. No matter how we choose to celebrate this season, regardless of whom we share this time with, and no matter where we decide to gather, this time of year reminds us that the beliefs that unite us are far greater than those which divide us. Shawn Graham and Roxanne Reeves, 2009 Christmas message

New Year = A New Life! Decide today who you will become, what you will give how you will live. Anthony Robbins

A brand new year could be considered the seed, and your goals could be the buds, but taking action and achieving your dreams, well, that is the flower. May the New Year be your seed and may you have lots of flowers to inspire you! Kate Summers

“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” —Helen Keller

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” –Plato

The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” ―Josiyah Martin

“You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” ―Hillary DePiano

Each new year offers an exciting opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings, which is probably why we all look forward to New Year’s Eve so much. No matter what your goals are for the coming year are or how many new year’s resolutions you plan on making for 2020, ringing in the start of a new year is a moment to acknowledge. One, to celebrate all of your experiences from 2019; and two, to welcome the new year ahead.

“Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.” —Alfred Lord Tennyson

Display, a life full of gratitude, and remember to give thanks each day. Danielle Duckery, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year Greetings

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” —Thomas Jefferson

“You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you.” —Eckhart Tolle

“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” —Carl Bard

”Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Remove ‘shoulds’ from your vocabulary this year. Start your journey of self-love now.” —Kelly Martin

Final selection of New Year quotes

Happy New Year Quotes

It’s a pity that all good things come to an end. This list of quotes can be extended endlessly. Use them to enrich your knowledge right now and cultivate your own speech culture.

This bright new year is given me to live each day with zest, to daily grow and try to be my highest and my best! William Arthur Ward

“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” —Steve Harvey

The attitude you bring, the determination you have, the goals you set all will result in the type of year that you will have. So let your attitude be positive, your determination be strong, and regarding your goals don’t just set them – take action every day to achieving them. Theodore W. Higginsworth

“Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.” —John R. Dallas Jr.

The past prepares us for the present. Lailah Gifty Akita

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” —Melody Beattie

Take time to appreciate the people who have encouraged you over the last year. Send them a message telling them so. You will start their New Year out on a positive note. Robert Rivers

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” —Arthur Rubenstein

I am such a geek when it comes to planning and New Years! I’ve been known to book myself into a local hotel for 2 days over the holiday in order to do some serious planning for the upcoming year. P. Seymour, Resolutions in the New Year…or Any TimePreparation

The beginning of a new year is a good time for reflection of the year past but also it is a good time to think about the future, your dreams, your goals, and the things that make a difference in your life.

On New Year’s Eve when I was young I would always stay up and see the clock strike almost one. But now as the years go by the drive to stay up has not survived. You see the years tick away and realize what’s important in each and every day. It is not the parties but the wonderful relationships we have with everyone. Those who are dear, those far away and near, they are the important one that is now so clear. So on this New Year’s Eve, I will pray for safety and happiness for those close and away.

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis

Laugh often friends tho’ passing years bring, sometimes, smiles and, sometimes, tears, for mirth forever warms and cheers. John McLeod

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul…” —Gilbert K. Chesterton

“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” —David Bowie

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” —Socrates

So no matter what comes your way today, tomorrow, next week, or next year for that matter understand that you have in you what it takes to overcome it. Josh Hinds

Enter the New Year with a smile

Best New Year quotes

In many countries, traditions of celebration involve getting rid of all the old negativity that has accumulated over the previous 12 months. It is said to actually work. You must be able to see the old one out the door so that new achievements are not long in coming.

Italians are throwing away old furniture on the eve of December 31 for good reason. They believe that in this way they can remove everything that they did not dare to throw away earlier. You should do the same with all bad thoughts, actions directed against you. Just forgive your enemies and move on.

This is perhaps the best advice. And to meet a new revolution of our planet around the Sun is best with positive thoughts in your head. Try to do good deeds starting on January 1st, and then continue to do so daily. And you will not notice how the world around you will change.