73 Rockin’ New Year Quotes

Check out these New Year quotes to welcome in the next 365 days. You’ll find short, funny, and famous quotations to get you thinking about the year ahead.

Happy New Year Quotes

New Year’s most glorious light is sweet hope.
Mehmet Murat ildan

So tonight I’m gonna party like it’s 1999.
Prince

First, you take a drink; then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

This is a new year—a new beginning. And things will change.
Taylor Swift

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 Beattle

Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Good New Year’s Quotes

I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the years.
Henry Moore

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

The beginning is the most important part of any work.
Plato

Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

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Funny New Years Quotes

Youth is when you are allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you are forced to.
Bill Vaughan

New Year’s Day — now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.
Mark Twain

Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.
Unknown

I was going to quit all my bad habits for the new year, but then I remembered that nobody likes a quitter.
Unknown

Hilarious

I’m a little bit older, a little bit wiser, a little bit rounder, but still none the wiser.
Robert Paul

New Year’s is just a holiday created by calendar companies who don’t want you reusing last year’s calendar.
Unknown

New Years Quotes Funny

Every New Year’s, I have the same question: “How did I get home?”
Melanie White

My New Year’s Resolution List usually starts with the desire to lose between ten and three thousand pounds.
Nia Vardalos

“Out with the old, in with the new” is a fitting expression for a holiday that is based on vomiting.
Andy Borowitz

A new year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.
Unknown

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

Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn’t it, of a long line of proven criminals?
Ogden Nash

New Years Sayings

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

A lot can happen in a year.
Unknown

Life goes by so very fast, my dears, and taking the time to reflect, even once a year, slows things down. We zoom past so many seconds, minutes, hours, killing them with the frantic way we live that it’s important we take at least this one collective sigh and stop, take stock, and acknowledge our place in a time before diving back into the melee. Midnight on New Year’s Eve is a unique kind of magic where, just for a moment, the past and the future exist at once in the present. Whether we’re aware of it or not, as we countdown together to it, we’re sharing the burden of our history and committing to the promise of tomorrow.
Hillary DePiano

The attraction of New Year is this: the year changes, and in that change, we believe that we can change with it. It is far more difficult, however, to change yourself than turn the calendar to a new page. We are creatures of faith, like it or not.
Joseph Hoffmann

We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, and 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

Rocking New Year’s Eve Quotes

No one knows the future, yet we can’t stop guessing while expecting of only the good, and not the bad or even both.
Aulic Ice

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

A year of ending and beginning, a year of loss and finding, and all of you were with me through the storm. I drink your health, wealth, and fortune for long years to come, and I hope for many more days in which we can gather like this.
C.J. Cherryh

Quotations for the year ahead

Any new beginning is forged from the shards of the past, not from the abandonment of the past.
Craig D. Lounsbrough

And I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it’s not because I’m lonely, and it’s not because it’s New Year’s Eve. I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
Harry Burns, “When Harry Met Sally”

Honor to the earth, the abbot said, honor to the dead in the passing of the year; honor to the living, in the coming of the new. A Great Year passes tonight. A new one begins. Let the good that is old continue, and let the rest perish.
C.J. Cherryh

As the old year retires and a new one is born, we commit into the hands of our Creator the happenings of the past year and ask for direction and guidance in the new one. May He grant us His grace, His tranquility, and His wisdom!
Peggy Toney Horton

January 1 Sayings

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

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called “Opportunity,” and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.
Edith Lovejoy Pierce

New Year Quotes

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

Your Merry Christmas may depend on what others do for you. But your Happy New Year depends on what you do for others.
Unknown

Make New Year’s goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happened 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

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 more great Benjamin Franklin quotes

Fresh Start Quotes

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.
Brad Paisley

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

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier.’
Alfred Tennyson

Let this coming year be better than all the others. Vow to do some of the things you have always wanted to do but could not find the time. Call up a forgotten friend. Drop an old grudge, and replace it with some pleasant memories. Vow not to make a promise you do not think you can keep. Walk tall, and smile more. You will look ten years younger. Do not be afraid to say; I love you. Say it again. They are the sweetest words in the world.
Ann Landers

Quotes for the New Year

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain.

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

A New Leaf Quotations

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

Time is the school in which we learn; time is the fire in which we burn.
Delmore Schwartz

Happy New Year Quote

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

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

Rock the Night Away

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

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

Awesome New Year’s Eve Quotes

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, and 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

New Year Resolutions Quotes

Glory to God in the 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 in all our lives.
Steven Speilberg

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

New Year Sayings

Looking for some inspirational New Year quotes? Here you go:

Of all sound of all bells, most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year.
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.
Bill Vaughn

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

Stir the eggnog, lift the toddy, and Happy New Year, everybody.
Phyllis McGinley

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

Turn the Page Phrases

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 for everyone.
Santonu Kumar Dhar

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

Each age has deemed the newborn year the fittest time for festal cheer.
Sir Walter Scott

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

Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous New Year by believing.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

A New Start Sayings

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

The new year begins in a snowstorm of white vows.
George William Curtis

May the New Year bring you the 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

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

New Year Quotes

New Years Resolution Quotes

May the New Year bring you the 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

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

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 until December, right?
Catherine O’Hara

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

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 think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the years.
Henry Moore

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

New Year – New Chapter Quotes

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

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

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.
Nido Qubein

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

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson

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

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.
Germany Kent

A New Year…a fresh, clean start. It’s like having a big white sheet of paper to draw on.
Bill Watterson

Best New Year Quotes

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C.S. Lewis

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

Enter this new year with a gratitude for this new chance to create your dreams.
Avina Celeste

The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Plato

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

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Eleanor Roosevelt

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.
Göran Persson

Kindness, kindness, kindness. I want to make a New Year’s prayer, not a resolution. I’m praying for courage.
Susan Sontag

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

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

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author and editor of Greeting Card Poet.

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