New Year's quotes express the excitement, happiness and fun that awaits in the coming year. Here is a collection of funny, inspirational and famous quotes for the New Year.
According to the Gregorian and Julian calendar (that is followed in nearly all parts of the world), the New Year's Day is celebrated on January 1. The New Year is awaited by one and all. It marks the end of something and the beginning of a new life, new experience and everything new.
We all are in the anticipation of what the New Year holds for us and will bring to us. We experience mixed emotions, of unhappiness and eagerness, as we let go of something and wait with huge expectations for the New Year. The following quotes and sayings tell us what exactly the New Year is all about.
Inspirational Quotes about New Year
If you have had an unhappy experience in the previous year, you must be expecting the New Year to be filled with happiness and joy. In that case, motivational quotes and sayings inspire you to be hopeful and have positive thoughts. The following inspirational quotes for the New Year are for all those who wish to make a new and fresh start.
# A New Year is unfolding - like a blossom with petals curled tightly concealing the beauty within. ~ Anonymous
# 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
# One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things. ~ John Burroughs
# 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
# 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
# My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout plan that will keep me healthy and happy. ~ James Lafferty
# Here's to the bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old; here's to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold. ~ Anonymous
Funny Quotes about New Year
As mentioned earlier, celebrating the New Year is all about fun and excitement. We all wish to have a happy and a wonderful time throughout the new year. Well, if you wish to have a happy beginning, then take a look at the following funny New Year quotes, and smile!
# New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time. ~ James Agate
# Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account. ~ Oscar Wilde
# Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of the cycle. ~ Eric Zorn
# 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
# May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions! ~ Joey Adams
# New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions. ~ Mark Twain
# Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average... which means, you have met your New Year's resolution ~ Jay Leno
Famous Quotes about New Year
The New Year's Day is one of the most significant events for people all over the world. There are several famous quotes about the New Year by famous people. The following is a short compilation of such quotes and sayings. These quotes are meaningful and definitely inspirational.
# Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man. ~ Benjamin Franklin
# 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
# Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. ~ Abraham Lincoln
# Each age has deemed the new-born year The fittest time for festal cheer. ~ Walter Scott
# For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice. ~ T.S. Eliot
# New Year's Day is every man's birthday. ~ Charles Lamb
# 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
You can use these quotes and sayings on Christmas cards, in case you are having homemade Christmas cards. These can also be used as status updates. Lastly, here is one of the best quotes by Oprah Winfrey that sums up the meaning and excitement that comes with the New Year:
Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right. ~ Oprah Winfrey