Kickstart Your Year: 85 Fresh and Inspirational New Year Quotes

New Year quotes and powerful sayings from great people can serve as inspiration, motivating us to embark on a fresh start and strive for new heights in life.

Each year, the arrival of the New Year brings fresh opportunities accompanied by a surge of excitement and emotions. New Year’s Eve marks a time of thrilled celebrations as we eagerly anticipate sharing these moments with our loved ones. Regardless of the progress made on last year’s resolutions, the onset of the new year provides an open canvas for crafting new goals and resolutions. It’s also a moment of reflection, where we remember the positive experiences of the past year and celebrate them.

New Year brings new hopes and possibilities with a fresh start. During the holiday season, everyone has a chance to reconnect with family and friends. Reading inspirational quotes is also an excellent way to kick off the new year, before immersing yourself in the festivities of New Year’s Eve. Reflecting on the highs and lows of the past year holds equal significance alongside crafting resolutions for the upcoming one. To kick off your new year on a positive note, we’ve compiled a list of 85 inspiring quotes for you.

85 New Year Quotes:

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

New Year Quote - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  1. “Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” : Karen Kaiser Clark
  1. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” : Maya Angelou
  1. “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
  1. “No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” : Buddha

New Year Quote : Buddha

  1. “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.
  1. “Life’s not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it’s about doing, being and becoming.” : Mike Dooley
  1. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” : E.E. Cummings
  1. “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” : Brad Paisley

New Year Quote - Brad Paisley

  1. “We are the authors of our destinies.” : Nike Campbell-Fatoki
  1. “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” : Benjamin Franklin
  1. “You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you.” : Eckhart Tolle
  1. “Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” : David McCullough Jr.

New Year Quote - David McCullough Jr.

  1. “With dawn of the new year on the horizon, I resolved to exert my will on the world.” : Holly Black
  1. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” : Arthur Rubenstein
  1. “A year from now, you’re gonna weigh more or less than what you do right now.” : Phil McGraw
  1. “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” : David Bowie
  1. “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” : F. Scott Fitzgerald
  1. “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” : Ghandi
  1. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” : Eleanor Roosevelt
  1. “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions!” : Joey Adams
  1. “Remove ‘shoulds’ from your vocabulary this year. Start your journey of self-love now.” : Kelly Martin
  1. “He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; he who makes one is a fool.” : F.M. Knowles
  1. “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” : Benjamin Franklin
  1. “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.” : T.S. Eliot

New Year Quote : T.S. Eliot

  1. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” : Paulo Coehlo
  1. “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
  1. “We joyfully pray with grateful hearts to welcome blessings in New Year.” : Lailah Gifty Akita
  1. “New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” : Charles Lamb
  1. “Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” : Sarah Ban Breathnach
  1. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” : Seneca
  1. “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
  1. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” : Plato
  1. “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” : Nido Qubein
  1. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” : George Eliot
  1. “Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” : Kristin Kreuk
  1. “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
  1. “What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” : Vern McLellan
  1. “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” : Germany Kent
  1. “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” : Melody Beattie
  1. “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

New Year Quote - William E. Vaughan

  1. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” : C.S. Lewis
  1. “Celebrate endings: for they precede new beginnings.” : Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  1. “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” : Oprah Winfrey
  1. “Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” : Robin Sharma

New Year Quote - Robin Sharma

  1. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” : Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” : Josiyah Martin
  1. “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” : J.P. Morgan
  1. “When you see a new year, see realities and limit fantasies!” : Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  1. “New year: a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” : Alex Morritt
  1. “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” : Thomas Jefferson
  1. “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
  1. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” : Michael Altshuler

New Year Quote - Michael Altshuler

  1. “We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” : Hillary DePiano
  1. “Making New Year resolutions is one thing. Remaining resolute and seeing them through is quite another.” : Alex Morritt
  1. “I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings.” : Nick Frederickson
  1. “Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” : Neil Gaiman

New Year Quote - Neil Gaiman

  1. “There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.” : C.S. Lewis
  1. “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” : Taylor Swift
  1. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” : Albert Einstein
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” : Hillary DePiano
  1. “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

New Year Quote - Catherine Pulsifer

  1. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” : T.S. Eliot
  1. “Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.” : Steven Spielberg
  1. “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
  1. “Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” : Mandy Hale

New Year Quote - Mandy Hale

  1. “What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.” : Anne Frank
  1. “Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.” : John R. Dallas Jr.
  1. “Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” : Oscar Wilde
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” : Socrates
  1. “You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” : Steve Harvey
  1. “Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better.” : Emilie Coue

New Year Quote - Emilie Coue

  1. “When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” : Shauna Niequist
  1. “This year, be structured enough for success and achievement and flexible enough for creativity and fun.” : Taylor Duvall
  1. “Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” : Frank Scully
  1. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” : William James

New Year Quote - William James

  1. “Cheers to a gracious New Year. May we uphold the fullness of God’s grace, goodness and goodwill.” : Lailah Gifty Akita
  1. “A New Year has tiptoed in. Let’s go forward to meet it.” : Anusha Atukorala
  1. “New Beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way.” : Auliq Ice
  1. “Approach the new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” : Michael Josephson

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