Inspirational New Years Quotes 

Bring in the new year with these inspirational new years quotes and sayings.

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.  ~Abraham Lincoln

Resolve to make at least one person happy every day, and then in ten years you may have made three thousand, six hundred and fifty persons happy, or brightened a small town by your contribution to the fund of general enjoyment. ~Sydney Smith

One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things. ~John Burroughs

Of all sound of all bells... most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year. ~Charles Lamb

A new year is unfolding - like a blossom with petals curled tightly concealing the beauty within. ~Unknown Author

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No one ever regarded the First of January with indifference. It is that from which all date their time, and count upon what is left. It is the nativity of our common Adam. ~Charles Lamb

For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. ~T.S. Eliot

If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am.~Cyril Cusack

And ye, who have met with Adversity's blast,

And been bow'd to the earth by its fury;

whom the Twelve Months, that have recently pass'd

Were as harsh as a prejudiced jury -

Still, fill to the Future! and join in our chime,

The regrets of remembrance to cozen,

And having obtained a New Trial of Time,

Shout in hopes of a kindlier dozen.

~Thomas Hood

Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of the cycle. ~Eric Zorn


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

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

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Let us not drink to the past, but to the future. ~Unknown Author

New Year's eve is like every other night; there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights. ~Hamilton Wright Mabie

Let us not drink to the past, but to the future. ~Unknown Author

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

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

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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, & make 2012 as the year that you elevate from where you are & soar high. Make it happen! ~Pablo

New Year's Day is every man's birthday. ~Charles Lamb

Every New Year people get you some presents but your best present you get never changes: Your own existence! It is also your best present to others! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take no interest in the things that were and are past. ~Henry Ward Beecher

In the New Year, you carry all the experiences of the past years and that is the greatest power of every New Year! This year again, you are less student and more master! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

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

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