64 New Year Quotes for Inspiration That Lasts

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The world consists largely of two types of people; Christmas people, and New Year people, and if you fall into the latter category, you will already know all the advantages that a new year brings. January 1st is the perfect chance to draw a line in the sand and start again, whether that means adopting a healthier lifestyle, ticking the next thing off your bucket list, or simply taking stock of your life (like these life quotes) and making the changes you know you need to make.

Whatever your feelings around a brand-new 12-month stint, these New Year quotes will help you to focus on your goals – no matter how big or small – and really encourage you to go for what you want. To paraphrase the king of motivation himself – Tony Robbins – a new year is a chance to decide who you want to become and how you will live, so take inspiration from these and other words of wisdom to make the first day of January work for you.

Offering a completely clean slate, a new year is an exciting time of possibilities and improvements, and reading these New Year quotes will fill you with an enthusiasm to grab life with both hands and finally push for what you really want. Let the New Year be the springboard you need to achieve all your goals, and if it doesn’t go quite as you planned it, the next New Year is only 12 months away!

If you’re looking for motivational quotes to start each week with inspiration and drive, make sure to take a look at these motivational Monday quotes.

New Year Quotes

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.

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

New year is the glittering light to brighten the dream-lined pathway of future.

“New year is the glittering light to brighten the dream-lined pathway of future.” – Munia Khan

Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings.

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

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

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

The future is before us in the coming year, turn all your wishes turn into goals!

“The future is before us in the coming year, turn all your wishes turn into goals!” – Unknown

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

“New Year = A New Life! Decide today who you will become, what you will give how you will live.” – Tony Robbins

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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.

“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

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

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

As this New Year approaches find inspiration around you, and motivation within you, to be all that you can be.

“As this New Year approaches find inspiration around you, and motivation within you, to be all that you can be.” – Kate Summers

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

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

“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

No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!

“No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” – C. JoyBell C.

The beginning is always today.

“The beginning is always today.” – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.

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

When you see a new year, see realities and limit fantasies!

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

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.

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

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.

“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” – Meister Eckhart

Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges; whether we seize them or not, the New Year will bring new opportunities.

“Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges; whether we seize them or not, the New Year will bring new opportunities.” – Michael Josephson

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”Mother Teresa

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

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

A new year, a new day, to bring you everything you wish for.

“A new year, a new day, to bring you everything you wish for.” – Unknown

Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.

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

The New Year comes and goes, but our bond will last a lifetime. Excited to see what 2022 has in store for us!

“The New Year comes and goes, but our bond will last a lifetime. Excited to see what 2022 has in store for us!” – Unknown

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.

“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

An optimist stays up till midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.

“An optimist stays up till midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” – Bill Vaughn

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.

“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

Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.

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

New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.

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

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.

“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. Vaughn

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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

May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.

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

Nothing is as good as coming into the new year with zeal, hope and positive mind.

“Nothing is as good as coming into the new year with zeal, hope and positive mind.” – Bamigboye Olurotimi

The merry year is born like the bright berry from the naked thorn.

“The merry year is born like the bright berry from the naked thorn.” – Hartley Coleridge

Tonight’s another chance to start again. It’s just another New Year’s Eve. Another night like the rest. It’s just another New Year’s Eve. Let’s make it the best!

“Tonight’s another chance to start again. It’s just another New Year’s Eve. Another night like the rest. It’s just another New Year’s Eve. Let’s make it the best!” – Barry Manilow

Another fresh new year is here. Another year to live! To Banish worry, doubt and fear, to love and give.

“Another fresh new year is here. Another year to live! To Banish worry, doubt and fear, to love and give.” – William Arthur Ward

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.

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

A new year means a new chapter. I hope 2022 is an incredible part of your story.

“A new year means a new chapter. I hope 2022 is an incredible part of your story.” – Unknown

Approach the new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.

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

The best is yet to come.

“The best is yet to come.” – Frank Sinatra

A year from now, you’re gonna weigh more or less than what you do right now.

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

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.

“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

A new year brings not only happiness, it makes us happy with a hope to fulfill our dreams or a new beginning of our life. So, a new year is very special to everyone.

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

With dawn of the new year on the horizon, I resolved to exert my will on the world.

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

Sometimes a year has been so disastrous and so terrible that entering a new year will automatically mean entering a wonderful year!

“Sometimes a year has been so disastrous and so terrible that entering a new year will automatically mean entering a wonderful year!” – Mehmet Murat idlan

There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.

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

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.

“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.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse

Let’s forget the baggages of the past and make a new beginning.

“Let’s forget the baggages of the past and make a new beginning.” – Shehbaz Sharif

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

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

New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.

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

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

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

If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

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

Making New Year resolutions is one thing. Remaining resolute and seeing them through is quite another.

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

We should celebrate every year that we made it through and every year that we’re happier and healthier.

“We should celebrate every year that we made it through and every year that we’re happier and healthier.” – Ellen DeGeneres

New year gives us an opportunity and power to begin the magical first day of the rest of our lives.

“New year gives us an opportunity and power to begin the magical first day of the rest of our lives.” – Debasish Mridha

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

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

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

“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

Stir the eggnog, lift the toddy, Happy New Year everybody!

“Stir the eggnog, lift the toddy, Happy New Year everybody!” – Phyllis McGinley

As we look forward to the New Year, let’s resolve to recommit ourselves to the values we share.

“As we look forward to the New Year, let’s resolve to recommit ourselves to the values we share.” – Barack Obama

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.

“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

Each New Year, we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages. Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year—the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer.

“Each New Year, we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages. Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year—the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer.” – Peggy Toney Horton

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.

“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

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

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

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.

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

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