Happy New Year Quotes

Happy New Year Quotes and Sayings to your Family and Friends

“As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.” – Simon Newcomb

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

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

“We meet today/ To thank Thee for the era done, And Thee for the opening one.” – John Greenleaf Whittier

“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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“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

“Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it’s twice as onerous a duty.” – John Selden



“Waste no tears over the grieves of yesterday.” – Euripides.

“You must leave your many millions, And the gay and festive crowd; Though you roll in royal billions, There’s no pocket in a shroud.” – John Alexander Joyce

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“A happy New Year! Grant that I May bring no tear to any eye When this New Year in time shall end Let it be said I’ve played the friend, Have lived and loved and labored here, And made of it a happy year.” – Edgar Guest

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

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

“I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what I think no matter whom it offends.” – Julia Ward Howe

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

“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

“Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.” – Delmore Schwartz

“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



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

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

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

“Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average. Which means you’ve met your New Year’s resolution.” – Jay Leno

“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

“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

“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

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

“I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn’t be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year’s resolution is not to bark back.” – Tucker Carlson

“Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.” – Akhenaton

“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.  So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.  Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it.  Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” – Neil Gaiman

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

“Glory to God in highest heaven, Who unto man His Son hath given; While angels sing with tender mirth, A glad new year to all the earth.” – Martin Luther

“All of us every single year, we are a different person. I do not think we are the same person all our lives.” – Steven Speilberg

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

“Youth is when you are allowed to stay up late on New Years Eve. Middle age is when you are forced to.” – Bill Vaughan

“Be always at War with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you, a better person.” – Benjamin Franklin

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




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