70 Best New Year Quotes

Looking for the best New Year quotes? We’ve compiled a list of the most popular and inspiring quotes and sayings about New Year (with images).

70 Best New Year Quotes

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

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

3. “It wouldn’t be New Year’s if I didn’t have regrets.” – William Thomas

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

5. “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

6. “New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

7. “To have the kind of year you want to have, something has to happen that you can not explain why it happened. Something has to happen that you can not coach.” – Bobby Bowden

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

9. “Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

10. “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.” – Goran Persson

11. “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” – Melody Beattie

new year quotes

12. “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” – Bill Vaughn

13. “Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.” – Charles Kettering

14. “I’ve had some lovely extraordinary experiences on New Year’s Eve.” – Debbie Harry

15. “Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Years resolutions, and I have stuck with it ever since.” – Dave Beard

16. “Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.” – Jonathan Edwards

17. “New Year’s Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.” – James Agate

18. “A new year brings not only happiness, it makes us happy with a hope to fulfill our dreamz or a new beginning of our life. So, a new year is very special to everyone.” – Santonu Kumar Dhar

19. “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.” – Joey Adams

20. “New year is a day, to tune the rhythm called SOUL, with best chords called EXPERIENCES and play the guitar called LIFE.”

21. “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 quotes and sayings

22. “What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” – Vern McLellan

23. “A New Year brings new grace for new accomplishments.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

24. “May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early. My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall.” – Aleister Crowley

25. “”The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.” – Thomas Jefferson

26. “We can find a new hope every new day and every New Year.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

27. “I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding my life, is too much of a daily event for me.” – Anais Nin

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

29. “Never leave anything out to dry as the sun comes up for the New Year.” – Markus Zusak

30. “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

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

best new year quotes

32. “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

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

34. “New Year’s cards from friends – colored patterns of my life.” – Mitsu Suzuki

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

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

37. “For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

39. “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

40. “I hope you get all your dream in your hand till end of the year.” – Faiz Israili

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

best new year quotes

42. “My New Year’s resolution list usually starts with the desire to lose between 10 and 3,000 pounds.” – Nia Vardalos

43. “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

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

45. “It isn’t only a new year; it is a new chance for everyone to restart.” – Mohammed Sekouty

46. “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

47. “All of us every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives.” – Steven Spielberg

48. “New Year’s most glorious light is sweet hope.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

49. “Life has no remote, so wake up and change it.” – Sushil Singh

50. “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

51. “And now we welcome the New Year, full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

new year quotes

52. “Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.” – Walter Scott

53. “There will be always something old in the New Year!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

54. “My New Year’s resolution is to stick to a good workout plan that will keep me healthy and happy.” – James Lafferty

55. “I know. I’m lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have ’til December, right?” – Catherine O’Hara

56. “We are the authors of our destinies. No one can see the vision any clearer, believe in and work any harder to make it a reality more than the visionary.” – Nike Campbell-Fatoki

57. “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

58. “There are greater things to be achieved in every New Year, and each and everyone must prepare themselves to be great, not by words of the mouth, but by a lot of sacrifices.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

59. “Be content with what you have rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. Happy New Year.”

60. “Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. I wish you Happy New Year and diary full of best stories ever written in your life.”

61. “And I went into the New Year loving myself a little less, but a little more where it actually mattered.” – Dominic Riccitello

new year quotes

62. “Now the New Year reviving old desires, the thoughtful soul to solitude retires.” – Omar Khayyam

63. “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

64. “The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective.” – G.K. Chesterton

65. “May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall!” – Aleister Crowley

66. “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

67. “We spend January 1st 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

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

69. “The great miraculous bell of translucent ice is suspended in mid-air. It rings to announce endings and beginnings. And it rings because there is fresh promise and wonder in the skies.” – Vera Nazarian

70. “Let the brand New Year discovers you fresher, happier, healthier, more joyful, more cheerful and more satisfied. Here is wishing you a Happy New Year.”